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Nov092016

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Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans Day as a way to honor those who served in all American wars.

Nov072016

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As a professor of engineering, I see a big gap between university research and industry.  One way to bridge this gap is to educate researchers about the importance of intellectual property (IP) in moving their ideas to industry.  About three years ago, I had a student who developed an app for deterring break-ins by text message. It was a fantastic idea.

Nov042016

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Speaking before 200 participants at the 13th Annual Lockheed Martin Women’s Impact Network Leadership Forum, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker made the case for the advancement of women in today’s high-growth, high-tech industries.

Nov032016

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The U.S. economy is now in its eighth year of economic expansion. On average, the economy has grown at an annualized rate of 2 percent these past seven years. Thanks to many economic policies implemented since the financial crisis, the economy is on solid footing and is now enjoying the fourth longest period of expansion on record dating back to the mid-1800s.

Nov022016

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Smaller than the size of a fingernail, semiconductors drive the digital economy and have put the whole of human knowledge at our fingertips. Over the last half century, they have become one of the world’s most important technologies and the basis of America’s most critical industries. Today, the U.S.

Nov022016

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The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today introduced CyberSeek, an interactive online tool designed to make it easier for cybersecurity job seekers to find openings and for employers to identify the skilled workers they need.

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