- Computer science demand forces state's colleges to ramp up Updated: Apr-30-16 3:06 am
SEATTLE - Four years after graduating from the University of Washington, Audra Linsenmayer began to realize that the job opportunities were few for someone who had majored in English and psychology, as she had.
- Plan for Hudson River park wins approval from Army Corps Updated: Apr-28-16 5:13 am
NEW YORK - The Army Corps of Engineers has cleared the way for the construction of a 2.4-acre park on a pier in the Hudson River.
- Corps determines Kennewick Man is Native American Updated: Apr-27-16 6:36 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to tribes for burial one of the oldest and most complete set of bones ever found in North America.
- Tribe officials disagree on who should get excess Corps land Updated: Apr-25-16 8:21 am
NEW TOWN, North Dakota - The federal government is preparing to return 48 square miles of land to the Three Affiliated Tribes, but tribal officials disagree on who should get the property.
- Rockford school district hoping to expand robotics clubs Updated: Apr-25-16 6:27 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - Rockford schools are hoping to start robotics clubs district-wide in an effort to teach students science, technology, engineering and math skills.
- About 35 Vermont Air Guard members due back from Florida Updated: Apr-23-16 8:28 am
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - About 35 civil engineers from the Vermont Air National Guard are due to return to the state after an exercise in Florida.
- Latest: Corps of Engineers releases water from control dams Updated: Apr-21-16 11:06 pm
HOUSTON - The Latest on Houston-area flooding (all times local):
- NY governor: Commuter RR workers must get sleep apnea tests Updated: Apr-19-16 3:59 pm
NEW YORK - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says conductors and engineers with two commuter railroads will need to undergo testing for sleep apnea (AP'-nee-uh) after a deadly 2013 derailment caused by a sleeping engineer.
- Engineer accused of illegally helping China build reactors Updated: Apr-14-16 6:21 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A Chinese-born U.S. nuclear engineer has been accused of recruiting a team of U.S.-based experts to help a state-controlled Chinese nuclear energy company build reactors there.
- Italian team arrives as part of Mosul Dam repair project Updated: Apr-14-16 3:17 pm
MOSUL DAM, Iraq - A team of Italian specialists arrived Thursday at the site of the Mosul Dam as part of an emergency campaign to repair Iraq's largest dam before it collapses.
- EPA, other agencies seek more careful review of oil pipeline Updated: Apr-13-16 8:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Environmental Protection Agency and two other federal agencies have asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to more carefully review and revise its preliminary plan for the Dakota Access oil pipeline, saying it should pay closer attention to the impact a spill would have on drinking water for Native American tribes.
- Corps seeks volunteers to help at Burnsville Lake Updated: Apr-13-16 4:55 am
BURNSVILLE, West Virginia - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for volunteers to work at Burnsville Lake.
- Experts tell US agency to slow down on self-driving cars Updated: Apr-09-16 4:33 am
WASHINGTON - Engineers, safety advocates and even automakers have a safety message for federal regulators eager to get self-driving cars on the road: slow down.
- Cumberland's Washington Street bridge ordered closed Updated: Apr-08-16 10:17 am
CUMBERLAND, Maryland - The Washington Street bridge in Cumberland will be closed indefinitely based on results from an engineering inspection.
- Army Corps of Engineers deems Lake Sakakawea to be ice-free Updated: Apr-06-16 7:05 pm
RIVERDALE, North Dakota - Lake Sakakawea is officially ice-free.
- Federal judge throws out complaint over Red River diversion Updated: Apr-01-16 3:55 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - A federal judge has thrown out a complaint challenging a $2.1 billion project to divert the Red River around Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, that accused the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to follow proper protocol when selecting the route.
- High-tech Boston area in legal bind on driverless-car tests Updated: Apr-01-16 12:15 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - With its Colonial-era street patterns, icy winters, notoriously aggressive drivers and high-tech talent, the Boston region would seem the perfect place to test self-driving cars and ensure they can handle anything thrown at them.
- Michigan State gets $650K to boost Lyman Briggs students Updated: Apr-01-16 9:54 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University is getting a $650,000 grant to help students with academic potential and financial need earn their degrees in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM fields.
- Lawmaker: Engineers must address delay in locks, dams repair Updated: Mar-31-16 12:13 pm
MOON, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania congressman is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to address delays in a $2.3 billion plan to repair three weathered locks and dams on the Ohio River.