Applied Research Innovations in Science and Engineering (ARISE)

Now accepting applications for its eighth cohort for summer 2019, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Applied Research Innovations in Science and Engineering (ARISE) program has graduated over 225 high school students. This free program is for academically motivated, current 10th and 11th grade New York City students with a...

Now Available Minority Serving Institutions: America’s Underutilized Resource for Strengthening the STEM Workforce

This report provides evidence-based conclusions and multi-stakeholder recommendations to help create and support the necessary conditions, systems, policies, and practices to bolster the STEM education and workforce outcomes for millions of MSI students across the nation. Importantly, the educational outcomes and STEM readiness of students of color will have direct...

Event Allows NH youth to Explore Construction, Transportation Careers

By KIMBERLY HOUGHTON Union Leader Correspondent Event Allows NH youth to Explore Construction, Transportation Careers NEW BOSTON — Hundreds of students in New Hampshire left their classrooms on Thursday for a unique, hands-on experience in the fields of construction and transportation. The two-day event kicked off on Thursday at the 4-H...

FMCSA eliminates requirement for military CDL holders to pass knowledge, driving skills tests

Military members looking to become truck drivers may have an easier time in doing so as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has authorized states to waive the commercial learner’s permit (CLP) knowledge test and driving skills tests. It does not direct the states to do so but allows...

Finding the Future Workforce for State DOT’s Becoming Tougher

With the unemployment rate hitting an 18-year low of 4 percent this July and “Baby Boom” generation workers now retiring at roughly 10,000 per day, industries across the United States are finding it harder to recruit and retain workers. A study released by consulting firm Korn Ferry in May predicts...

ARTBA, WTS Alliance Encourages Advancement of Women in Transportation

ARTBA looks forward to working with WTS to promote the development and advancement of women in the transportation design and construction industry. Through this MOU, we also hope to help drive an increase in the number of women entering the transportation workforce,” said AECOM Executive Vice President Matt Cummings, who served as 2017-2018 ARTBA chairman and championed the agreement. Read more here!