Funding

Getting down to business—Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation’s first Board of Trustees meeting lays groundwork for initial programs

By Eileen De Guire / April 29, 2015

On Monday, the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation Board of Trustees met in Cleveland, Ohio, marking the next important step in the Foundation’s growth.

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ACerS PCSA produces video to recruit the next generation of Society leaders

By Jessica McMathis / March 23, 2015

Attracting, inspiring, and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals starts with getting students engaged. At ACerS, that means getting students involved with the Society on the local, national, and international levels early and often.

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NIST awards $26 million to American manufacturing centers

By Jessica McMathis / March 8, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently reaffirmed its commitment to small- and mid-sized manufacturers through the awarding of cooperative agreements to 10 nonprofit organizations and universities who oversee Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership centers.

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Materials research and research centers get leg up from NSF funding

By Jessica McMathis / March 2, 2015

Thanks to a multi-million-dollar infusion of funding from the National Science Foundation, materials and materials research centers are having one of their best months ever.

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Engineers Week 2015 provides opportunity to champion our champions

By Jessica McMathis / February 17, 2015

Engineers Week 2015, February 22–28, is an opportunity to reinforce our commitment to promoting the impact of ceramic and glass materials, as well as the people who work with them.

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Budget 2016 breakdown: Who gets what, and how much

By Jessica McMathis / February 14, 2015

When it comes to budget time, every one is a winner—that is, until they’re not. For now, that means big wins for science and technology in President Barack Obama’s proposed $2.63-trillion Fiscal Year 2016 budget.

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Agree to disagree: Americans’ and US scientists’ views on science not-at-all yet somewhat the same

By Jessica McMathis / February 10, 2015

Americans think that our country’s achievements and advancements in science are tops—but when it comes to their views on top issues like climate change and nuclear power, their perceptions differ from the views of scientists, says a new report from the Pew Research Center.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 23, 2015

ANH Refractories gets a new name, HeidelbergCement selling building products, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 23, 2015.

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Advanced composites receive $259-million investment to cut time from concept to prototype

By Jessica McMathis / January 13, 2015

Last week, the White House announced a new $259-million public-private partnership in the creation of the Department of Energy’s Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), which will accelerate the transition from concept to prototype.

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Blinded me with science: A look back at 2014

By Jessica McMathis / December 29, 2014

Because it’s that time of year, and because it’s worth remembering—associate editor Jessica shares her top five posts, people, and moments from 2014.

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