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Resources for Transitioning Service Members and Employers
In addition to well-known programs such as the GI Bill, there are a range of tools, programs, and resources designed to ease the transition from military service to the civilian workforce, including certification partnerships, tax credits for employers, and funding for training programs. Read more...
Austin's Tech Sector Battling Shortage of Wet Lab Space
Austin's biotechnology sector suffers from a missing link: Wet lab space for early startup companies is in such short supply that intellectual property discovered at the University of Texas is being commercialized at labs in Georgetown, Abilene, Dallas, and points beyond. Read more...
Infographic: A Snapshot of Our Nation's Veterans
The U.S. Census Bureau has prepared an insightful series of data points characterizing the veteran population in the U.S. Which cities have the highest percentage of veterans? How do their education levels compare with the average American? Read more...
What To Do With Old Walmarts? Turn Them Into Libraries
An abandoned Walmart in McAllen, Texas, has been transformed into a book haven. The space also includes a computer lab, study rooms, study areas for children, teens, and adults, a cafe, an auditorium, a genealogy research area, and more. Read more...
Small Farmers Creating a New Business Model as Agriculture Goes Local
The movement toward local food is creating a vibrant new economic laboratory for American agriculture. The result, with its growing army of small-scale local farmers, is as much about dollars as dinner: a reworking of old models about how food gets sold and farms get financed, and who gets dirt under their fingernails doing the work. Read more...