Students are using 3-D printers in "makerspaces," where they turn innovative ideas into reality. At one U.S. university, the space is in a dormitory.
Austrian auto parts firm Voestalpine followed customers in building a plant in Cartersville, Georgia, a small city helped by foreign direct investment.
Apple co-founder and computer designer Steve Wozniak has lent his name to Woz U, an online class provider aimed at saving money for future tech workers.
America's unique community colleges have propelled Americans to fame and fortune in many fields, from Hollywood to space to the frontiers of science.
President Trump is pushing to double the number of apprenticeships in the U.S., to give workers the skills employers seek and lead to rewarding careers.
Ivanka Trump, President Trump's daughter and White House adviser, says changes in workplace culture are vital to women's empowerment and to economic growth.
The arrival of a Chinese textile plant in Forrest City, Arkansas, will help local cotton farmers while showcasing sturdy U.S.-China economic ties.
A U.S.-backed program offers job training for young people in the Philippines who live in areas with high rates of poverty and violence.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson credits "disease detectives" for tracking and preventing the spread of infectious diseases around the world.