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Russell: Get Creative in Engineering

Jeffrey Russell, who teaches in EPD’s Master of Engineering: Engineering Management online degree program, is asking engineers to be more creative.

In an article published in Engineering News-Record this week, Russell writes:

“Creativity is an attribute most of us associate …


BLS: More Employees Working From Home

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The number of employees working from home is increasing, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The number of employees working from home is increasing, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The share of workers …


Engineering Talent Hard to Find, says SHRM

Finding talent keeps getting more difficult, especially in manufacturing and engineering fields, according to a report released by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). However, while many organizations are embracing social media to find good candidates (which means you …


5 Tips to Make the Most of Your PE Credits

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Looking to fulfill your PE credits? Here are some tips to keep in mind.

Being a licensed PE in Wisconsin means you have until July 31 on even numbered years to fulfill your 30 credit requirement. While fulfilling your credit …


6 Ways to Protect Yourself from Heatstroke

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Click here to view an infographic with heatstroke prevention tips.

Summer is here—and temperatures are heating up, especially if you’re working outside. Take some time to protect yourself from heat-related illness with these tips from EPD.

If you’re new on …


Smith Featured in Finance Monthly

Finance Monthly featuring tom smithEPD’s Tom Smith has been featured in an issue of Finance Monthly. To read the article, click here.

Smith’s research and teaching focus is on engineering leadership and physical asset management. In the article, Smith answers a number of questions …


O’Leary featured in Machine Design article

photo of Phil O'LearyPhil O’Leary, Engineering Professional Development chair, was recently featured in a Machine Design article about the value of engineering continuing education.

The article cited a study completed by O’Leary and graduate assistant Amy Prevost. O’Leary and Prevost surveyed two groups …


UW-Madison Explores Business Applications for Drones

Whether you’re an MBA working in real estate, a news reporter who tells stories by helicopter, or a farmer practicing precision agriculture, you need data to do your job—and you can get it using a drone.

Drones—or unmanned aerial systems …



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