Calgon Carbon President and CEO John Stanik discusses the opportunities for environmental stewardship in treating bilge water, the water stored in the bottom of a ship that keeps it balanced and afloat. Using UV light disinfection machines manufactured in Pittsburgh and special pressure filtration techniques, this emerging market is estimated to become a $20 to [...]
What career options are available for students who don’t complete four years of college? How can today’s students best prepare for the workforce of tomorrow? These and other questions will be explored on a local level during Imagine! Career Week, from Thursday, April 26 to Friday, May 4. For six years running, [...]
Think engineers are made in college? Think again.
Calvin Phelps, national chair of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) says engineers are built in the third or fourth grade.
Phelps made his point at the recent NSBE gathering in Pittsburgh, which drew more than 8,500 engineers, students and teachers to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.The [...]
When the going is tough – as in the worst national recession since the 1930s – the tough get going. It’s exactly that tough-get-going drive, exhibited by the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA), which has earned the alliance a place among the top 10 economic development groups in the U.S. for 2011.
Pittsburgh has come quite a long way from the smoky city of only a few decades ago. Robert Vagt is President of the Heinz Endowments and Organizer of the Breathe Project, a coalition dedicated to clearing up the air to support physical health and a more robust economy. Citing environmentally [...]
Congrats to Highlands High School and their robot, Honeybadger, the Grand Champion of the 2012 Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ competition April 14 at Westmoreland County Community College. I’ve emceed the finals of the event since its inception seven years ago. Back then just six schools battled. This year hundreds of students from more [...]
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