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Dr. Rudolph Buchheit: In Kentucky, we are meeting the engineering talent demand — and much more

Earlier this month, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education released results of a study assessing engineering workforce trends relative to the offerings and effectiveness of engineering programs of Kentucky schools, colleges and universities. The study found that Kentucky engineering jobs are growing slightly faster than engineering jobs across the U.S., and that earnings for engineers are...

Dunbar senior Rachel Seevers places eighth in prestigious national science competition

Rachel Seevers of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School finished in the Top 10 of the 2019 Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Rachel Seevers She placed eighth and received a $60,000 award for her project developing a virtual winglet, which works by ejecting high-speed air at the leading edge of the underside of...