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Fall in love with tech this Autumn with these great events!

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Fall seems to finally be upon us. And although the weather continues to fluctuate between the clingy summer heat and the seasonably chilly, the first official day of Fall was on Thursday, September 22. So, we thought a good way to celebrate would be to list a few Fall must-do’s in the tech community. 

The many career prospects of a construction management graduate

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Few degrees offer the income, flexibility, and career satisfaction of the Construction Management diploma. Which pathway will you take? Which opportunities most appeal? One attractive feature of this field is that it offers the option to work on site with the professionals who actually construct buildings, or to work in an office in front of a computer in an area like sustainability. A sustainability consultant focuses on environmental issues and their relationship to building practices. Their work may include an analysis of a building’s energy consumption and that energy source’s environmental impact. They also identify practices within an organization that can be optimized to achieve sustainability. By advising clients on the most optimal choices, they focus environmental activism in a practical direction.

Civic Hacking Day: Building Better Communities with What You’ve Got 

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Civic hacking goes beyond just hacking in the technical sense, as in, coding, programming, and infiltrating a computerized networking system. Civic hacking is a term for using what you have, whether it be skills, resources, or opportunities, and utilizing them to help your community and effectively improve government policies. 

The Power of Concrete in Post-9/11 Construction

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Skyscraper design has evolved over the decades, but until the World Trade Center (WTC) collapse, the trend had been toward the use of lighter, airier materials to construct our towers in the sky. Tenants and therefore building owners preferred glass skins and open floorplans, with an emphasis on environmental friendliness. Lightweight, high-tech fireproofing materials protected critical support elements.

Detecting Contaminants in Drinking Water and Source Water During a Hazardous Spill

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The following is a guest blog by Capitol Tech doctoral graduate Jegnaw G Essatu, who breaks down the Jackson Water Crisis from a Critical Infrastructure point of view and discusses the methods in which contaminants are detected and r

ALPHA: From Breaking Ground to Breaking Records



This year is certainly turning out to be an exciting one for the space industry.

Recover from the Summer Slump with these unique tips

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Summer’s over! At least your summer has concluded. Officially the season does not end until September 22, but once you are back in school or college, it’s game over. Back to the routine for you! The more quickly you can segue back into the daily grind, the easier you will find adjustment. Consider these tips for an easier transition:

Dr. Ward and Dr. Butler: From Battlefields to Cyberspace



As part of our fundraising campaign for the David Ward Memorial Bench and Scholarship, Dr. William Butler, a dear friend of Dr. Ward and a prominent figure in Capitol's cyber history (who now serves as Capitol's VP of Academic Affairs), has written the following account of the wonderful years the two spent knowing each other. 

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