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Immigrants enhance U.S. competitiveness

If we want to compete, it does not make sense to push away tens of thousands of some of the world’s most highly educated people.

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No time to rest on workforce development

This “skills gap” affects a wide range of industries in New York and adds to the growing ranks of workers who feel stuck and underemployed.

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Can job creation today keep pace with job destruction?

Arthur Gardner was an electrician. Born in 1883, one year after Thomas Edison turned on the lights for 59 customers in Lower Manhattan, my grandfather was part of a new and rapidly growing occupation. He spent his workdays running wire ...

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The Optical Society–marking a century of light

Optics and photonics are the backbone of modern national security applications, energy exploration, environmental monitoring, industrial controls and more.

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