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(Series) The Career Landscape During and After COVID: The Past, Present, and Future

August 5, 2020
It should come as no surprise that COVID-19 has impacted nearly every aspect lives across the nation and globe. Beyond physical health, one of the most dire effects of COVID-19 are the financial health of individuals and families.  

Using Data Science to Confront Healthcare Inequality

August 3, 2020
It is not news that disparities exist within healthcare. Many professionals within the healthcare industry have been trying to find ways to lessen and ultimately remove those disparities, to varying success.

The Future of Technology Starts with Capitol Technology University Students: Bachelor's Edition 

August 4, 2020
Capitol Tech offers practical courses taught by industry experts so students can graduate with a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree and gain the experience necessary to seamlessly enter the most technologically advanced government agencies and companies. 

Cybersecurity news: Honda encounters a ransomware attack

August 3, 2020
With the increase in telework due to COVID-19, more companies have found themselves increasingly vulnerable to ransomware and other cybersecurity attacks as a larger group of employees are working outside of a company network.

3 Tips for Surviving Online Classes

July 30, 2020
This is the summer where professors are also students. We're taking a lot of online classes ABOUT online classes–how to run them and traps to avoid. Online classes–due to COVID, costs, accessibility, and more–are becoming a standard part of a student's curricula. Sometimes it's online-only, sometimes it is the mixed classroom/online hybrid model. And as with any class, we're finding out some online classes are awesome and well-run and others are, well, 'less than engaging'.

Mechatronics engineering and renewable energy systems

July 27, 2020
Mechatronics engineers, with their understanding of control systems, computer systems, robotics, electronics, and product engineering, are poised to create the next great advance in renewable energy.

Rise of virtual and augmented reality technology in construction management

July 24, 2020
The construction industry is often thought of as being slow to adopt technology, but virtual and augmented reality have taken a growing role in construction management primarily because of the safety improvements that they offer.

Pandemic Proves to be Test for AI and Machine Learning Systems

July 22, 2020
​​​​​​​Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) can be helpful tools in the world of data analytics and cybersecurity, helping to predict human behavior and identify potential threats. But what happens when an event causes humans to act in an unexpected way?

AWS Shield Reports Largest DDoS Attack, Overall Increase in Threats

July 21, 2020
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks may not be as common as they once were, but that doesn’t mean that malicious entities have given up on bringing systems to a halt by overwhelming web servers.

Women in the Space Industry

July 20, 2020
Women make up 24% of the aerospace and defense industry. Though in the minority, they have made great strides in recent years with their contributions to the space industry.