ENR Art Dept. What prevents lifelong learning. Related Links: University of Oklahoma Students Learn Craft in Hands-On Lab High-Tech Projects Make STEM Fun for K-12 Grades Apps Help Flatten Learning Curves Matt Collins, the 50-year-old manager of construction operations for Jacobs Engineering Group in Seattle, manages about 60 people in a workweek that can stretch to 60 hours on big-ticket municipal transportation and wastewater construction projects.The father of two young children also is earning—online—a master of engineering degree in professional practice at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. “I always wanted to do it,” says Collins. “The biggest obstacle was finding
Despite a faltering international market, 2015 and the beginning of 2016 are proving to be strong years for U.S. contractors, with steady domestic growth and only moderate strain from workforce shortages.