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AME Announces Its Sponsorship of Manufacturing Day

A number of different national events will take place on Manufacturing Day to highlight manufacturing's impact on the world as well as give a sneak peak into different organizations.  Manufacturing companies and schools will open the door the public and offer tours of their facilities.

Three-Week Program for Chicago Students in Englewood Stirs Interest in STEM

While Englewood in Chicago, IL may not have the best reputation nationally, one program, SEEK, is changing that this summer.

Purchasing an Encoder? Check out Amazon.com

Previously focused on consumer products, the online shopping site Amazon.com also provides fairly highly engineered devices. 

STEM Children's Museum Exhibit Powers up Energy Education Through Play

Kids explore a pretend power grid and learn how to make smart energy choices.

Team "Final Cut" Slashes Competition For National Robotics League Title

NRL Program Director Maureen Carruthers boasted that the students had a great time at the competition and were introduced to the world of manufacturing in the 21st century.

Even Female Engineers Would Wear Hard Hats

Should industry create a different or more modern representation of the profession than that of the "hard-hat engineer"? 

Obama Mingles With a Giraffe at 'Maker Faire' to Promote STEM Education and Boost Manufacturing Industries

Today President Barack Obama mingled with a 17-foot electric giraffe. It was towering in the South Lawn of the White House as a symbol of innovation at the White House's first "Maker's Faire." 

After a YouTube Rant and an Online Campaign, Lego Designs Female Figurines

A YouTube Video and a handwritten letter by two different, special young girls inspires an online campaign that sends a very strong message to the makers of Lego figurines.

Computer Passes Turing Test — Fools Examiner into Thinking It's Human

Recently, and for the first time, a computer "passed" the 65-year old Turing Test.

STEM Job Seekers Need Look No Further

As the demand for more workers in manufacturing industries continues to climb, AME wants to connect professionals with the organizations that need their unique skills.