The Institute has a commitment to translating research and development findings into practical solutions. This section is designed to highlight some solutions developed by the Institute. These solutions include information repositories and training tools. Feel free to explore the information and resources contained in this section.

Assessing Educational Pathways for Manufacturing in Rural Communities

  •  The institute's research on investiating the role of AM program pathways have in meeting the needs of new professionals who are employed in the region; expanding the research base and curriculum content recommendations for entrepreneur and intrapraeneur education; building regional capacity for AM program assessment and improvement.

Public Libraries & The Internet

  •  Since 1994, there have been eight studies conducted that track the level of involvement, key issues, trends, and other aspects of public library Internet use.

Broadband Deployment, Use, & IT Education

  •  The Institute's research on the alignment between the needs of IT employers and new IT professionals and the skills and content taught in regional IT degree programs provides valuable insights for developing effective and current curricula for Broadband and IT education.  
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