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Weekly News Roundup (Mar 2)

Weekly News Roundup (Mar 2)

Interesting news and online content from the week:

Bill Gates: It’s ‘Crazy’ How Little Is Invested in Clean-Tech (WSJ)
Takeaways from the Energy Department’s ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit this week — including some powerful statements from Bill Gates.

Best Jobs 2012: Civil Engineer (U.S. News)
An inspiring look at the role of the Civil Engineer and the impact it may play in our future.

Students Get Hands-On with Math, Science During Engineering Week (Rapid City Journal)
Great story about the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s Rube Goldberg Machine Contest and the young engineers that participated.

Robotic Team Heads to World Championship (Newberg Public Schools)
Along those same lines, here’s an impressive robotics competition that’s bringing out the best in youth around our Oregon office.

Meet America’s Next Top Energy Innovators (GOOD)
More inspiration from the Energy Innovation Summit — this article profiles three companies whose energy work stands out. Fascinating ideas.

Animated Images from General Electric Aviation (GE)
General Electric has been doing a great job of visually showcasing their projects and machinery. These animated images are a testament to that.