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Virtual Instructor Training for Industry 4.0 Fundamentals

Industry 4.0 Instructor Training This summer, we're offering the first ever virtual instructor training for Industry 4.0 Fundamentals. Dozens of instructors across the Midwest have been successfully prepared to...Read More

How Leading Institutions of Higher Education are Utilizing CARES Act Funding

Written by Matthew D. Kirchner The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020, constitutes the single largest stimulus bill in U.S....Read More

5 Steps to Implement Your Online Learning Program

Many educators are finding that they need the ability to teach students remotely. In the hands-on world of advanced manufacturing, this can be difficult. Not to worry. We have...Read More

Skill Boss Logistics Trainer Designed for Supply Chain Automation

Amatrol and the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) have developed a new technology to create more supply chain automation technicians. The Skill Boss Logistics was designed to train and...Read More

New Engineering Labs at UW-Green Bay Bring Theory to Life

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay recently opened new engineering labs that will give students the real-world skills they need for the workforce. The project is part of a greater...Read More

Mayville High School Wins Team Robotics Competition

Three high school students from Mayville, Wisconsin were recently recognized by FANUC, the world’s largest industrial robotics company, for winning the Team Robotics Competition. The event is the first...Read More

Overcoming Barriers to Practical Engineering Education

Engineering programs face a simple reality: offer abundant lab time and practical experience to students, or graduate engineers who aren't ready for the field. We'd all prefer the former....Read More

Four Ways to Increase CTE Enrollment

The US Department of Education published findings on the long-term effect of student participation in career and technical education (CTE) programs. See the data story here. 8 years after...Read More

Self-Driving Car Research Studio for Higher Ed

The self-driving car craze continues to gain traction as more players step into the race to build the first fully-functioning autonomous vehicle. A simple Google search of "self-driving cars"...Read More