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Inside Our Space Flight Operations Training Center

July 15, 2019
The Space Flight Operations Training Center at Capitol Tech provides students a unique experience commanding a spacecraft that contains software from a NASA mission.

Why is cybersecurity risk growing in the construction industry?

July 8, 2019
The construction industry is relatively new to addressing cybersecurity, but as business becomes progressively more digital, the industry is taking steps to address digital risks alongside physical ones.

Using risk assessments to find cybersecurity vulnerabilities

July 3, 2019
When it comes to technology, lessening cybersecurity risks is vital and best accomplished by introducing risk assessments, which are a proactive way of providing protection for IT systems.

Technology innovations improving safety in the construction industry

June 26, 2019
It comes as no surprise that construction sites – populated with heavy machinery, power tools, and scaffolding – can be dangerous. Find out how technology innovations are improving safety in the construction industry.

Real life applications of Mechatronics

June 24, 2019
Mechatronics includes integrating mechanical, telecommunication, and computer engineering. Today, it is used in manufacturing, health care, space exploration, and in tools that make our daily lives easier.

Dinosaur Engineering

June 18, 2019
Once, majestic and gigantic dinosaurs roamed every continent. Then they died -- and now, in museums, engineers have to figure out how the heck to hold up their massive skeletons. Check out the Smithsonian's new exhibit with Dr. Sandy Antunes.

Biggest Myths About Construction Management

June 17, 2019
Michael Wilber, a construction manager, has worked on projects from single house renovations to a million-square-foot high-rise, enabling him to gather a comprehensive list of myths about construction management.

Q&A with Connie Harrington, Associate Director of Career Development and Employer Relations

June 13, 2019
Career services is about more than helping students write a resume or land a job. Connie Harrington, Capitol's new Associate Director of Career Development and Employer Relations, shares her story.

Capitol adds new PhD in Product Management, enables leaders to join one of the fastest-growing career fields

June 12, 2019
With more than 12,000 job openings, product management is one of the top 10 fastest-growing fields. Check out Capitol’s new PhD in product management.

Using summer time wisely

June 11, 2019
Dr. Ian McAndrew, FRAeS, provides suggestions for the summer break based on your classification. Learn how to return to campus rejuvenated and ready to tackle a new semester.