Category: In The Media
The special celebration of Mother’s Day first originated in 1908, West Virginia, when a woman named Anna Jarvis held a memorial to honour her mother who had passed three years earlier, and who first campaigned for Mother’s Day to be a recognized holiday in the United States. Today, it is celebrated in numerous countries across … Read More »
Executive orders and the new proposed Dakota and Keystone pipelines make for good political sound bites. But what is their real impact on engineering jobs and the economy as a whole?
After about eight years of political wrangling, environmental concerns and opposition at the state level, the final approvals for both the Keystone XL Pipeline and … Read More »
This great new website is for parents and students preparing to enter college in the USA. It provides a very quick and realistic estimate of actual costs to attend private and public colleges in America. Private colleges have extremely high published tuition which keeps many students of modest and even middle class income families from applying. This website … Read More »
The deterioration of the environment has been a rising concern for decades, particularly in recent years as we have learned more about the impact of climate change. The only way to address and resolve these concerns is through worldwide education and cooperation.
This is the significance behind Earth Day, an international event that occurs every year … Read More »
Easter is both a religious and cultural celebration that has been celebrated for centuries across the globe. In North America, Easter is also synonymous with the arrival of spring; the legend of the Easter Bunny is thought to have originated as early as the 19th century and served as a symbol of new life and … Read More »