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UI and Caterpillar relationship strong, despite cuts

UI and Caterpillar relationship strong, despite cuts

By Ali Braboy

November 10, 2015

Recently, Caterpillar Inc. announced 4,000 to 5,000 job cuts by the end of 2016 and possibly cutting 10,000 jobs through 2018, according to the company’s Sept. 24 press release. What does that mean for University graduates interested in working for the company?http://www.caterpillar.com/en/news/cor...

University to lead new Engineering Research Center

University to lead new Engineering Research Center

By Caeli Cleary

August 26, 2015

The University is leading a new Engineering Research Center that is being further developed with an $18.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The center, called Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal Systems, or P.O.E.T.S., is being established to increase the power in smaller electri...