Mi-Light, the Michigan photonics industry cluster, announced the funding and award of $5,000 in scholarships to four in-state academic institutions. Baker College, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Technological University and Northwestern Michigan College. Each college or university was allocated $1,250 in funds to be awarded to students enrolled in a photonics programs.
In the July issue of Manufacturing Engineering magazine, subscribers were offered a special section dedicated to advancements in industrial laser technology.
In September 2013, ILC advisors decided to do something a little different by giving a presentation promoting laser technology to students at Wheeling High School in Wheeling, Ill.