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Capitol's Roots Are in Distance Learning 

April 1, 2020
As universities across the nation switch to purely online classes, some are calling this a new look at education. I'd call it a retro take—we're going back to a mode of education Capitol perfected in 1927. In essence, we're returning to our roots as a correspondence school, only better. To start, let's take a peek at Capitol's origins.

Top paying employers for mechatronics engineers

March 30, 2020
For mechatronics engineers, the industries of top-paying employers vary widely, but all have a focus on advancing technology.

Edith Clarke: A Trailblazing Leader for Women and a Pioneer in Computing and Engineering  

March 24, 2020
This profile on Edith Clarke is the ninth post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month.

Green building and construction management

March 23, 2020
Due to the inherent environmental impacts of the construction industry, construction managers must look to green building solutions, which not only benefit the environment but have cost benefits as well.

The Nation's "Best Cybersecurity Program" Will Help You to Become the Best

March 20, 2020
The news covers it weekly, you use it daily, and businesses monitor it by the minute. It’s difficult to remain unaware that the cybersecurity industry needs highly skilled personnel when it is used so often and so ubiquitously across industries. Despite the need, not just anyone can become a cybersecurity expert – especially not overnight or after attending a short course.  

Ada Lovelace: The Mother of Computer Programming

March 19, 2020
This profile on Ada Lovelace is the eighth post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month. Check back each weekday to read a new profile. 

Dr. Persis Drell: A Life-long Education and Contributor to the Field of Physics

March 18, 2020
This profile on Dr. Persis S. Drell is the seventh post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month. Check back each weekday to read a new profile. 

Dr. Gloria Hewitt: One of the First African-American Woman to Receive a PhD in Mathematics

March 17, 2020
This profile on Dr. Gloria Hewitt is the sixth post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month. Check back each weekday to read a new profile. 

Latest in data privacy protection legislation

March 16, 2020
The first major piece of legislation passed in California this year that protects consumer data privacy. Though the law was only passed in one state it has had sweeping impacts across the country – and beyond.

Hedy Lamarr: Star of the Silver Screen and Inventor of a WWII Changing Communications Device

March 12, 2020
This profile on Hedy Lamarr is the fifth post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month. Check back each weekday to read a new profile.