Innovative Arkansas Non-Profit Supports Inventive Minds

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:05:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

America is in the midst of a “maker movement," a world-wide initiative aimed at teaching people to make products rather than consume them. Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, and its “Lead Maker" Dr. Chris Jones, want to deliver this new type of freedom to rural Arkansas.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/arkansas-makerspace-07-11-2018.htm

Constructing a Lasting Legacy in Brazos Valley, Texas

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 17:53:00 CDT Insights Yes Yes

Mike Zucker spent seven years visualizing how Union Pacific's new 1,875-acre classification yard might grow up from the khaki-colored dirt of rural Robertson County, Texas. Today, his vision is becoming reality.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/brazos-construction-06-27-2018.htm

No Bad Apples in This Bunch

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:48:00 CDT Innovation Yes Yes

Some say one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch. Sarah Gross thinks she can prevent that with the right kind of filter.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/ethylene-filters-06-12-2018.htm

Landmark Merger Creates Ocean of Challenge

Mon, 4 Jun 2018 15:21:00 CDT Insights Yes Yes

Halloween 2016 was no trick-or-treat moment for Mark Simon, Union Pacific's assistant vice president of intermodal marketing and sales. That was the day he learned Japan's three largest ocean carriers – MOL, NYK and K Line – would merge to become ONE: Ocean Network Express.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/ocean-network-express-06-04-2018.htm

Revamped Union Pacific Foundation Targets Key Community Needs

Wed, 23 May 2018 13:50:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

When Union Pacific Chairman E. Roland Harriman voiced his support for the railroad's first corporate philanthropy program more than 60 years ago, he could never have dreamed his actions would help the teens of today learn how to make “wearable tech."

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/community-ties-05-23-2018.htm

Big Shoulders Fund Brings STEM to Underrepresented Students

Wed, 16 May 2018 14:48:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

In Chicago's inner-city schools, phrases like “I'm just not good at math" echo among low-income Latino and African-American students. Many of these students don't consider a career in the STEM fields a possibility.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/big-shoulders-fund-05-16-2018.htm

Steam Update: Modern Bolts and Big Announcements

Mon, 7 May 2018 14:00:00 CDT Heritage Yes Yes

Before we get to the details of the Steam Team's big May 10 announcement, here's a look at how new technology is being applied to locomotive No. 4014's restoration.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/steam-update-05-07-2018.htm

Union Pacific and National Park Foundation Invite You to Explore America's Backyard

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:07:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

Close your eyes and picture a majestic landscape. Listen for chirping birds and the rustling of leaves. For Union Pacific Project Manager Josh Ford, a visit to Montana's Glacier National Park changed his perspective – he found a place of hope.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/national-parks-americas-backyard-04-30-2018.htm

Positive Train Control: Complex Technology Framework Explained

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:00:00 CDT Innovation Yes No

It's only fitting that as the 150th anniversary of the driving of the golden spike approaches – a monumental effort that joined a nation – that American railroads are implementing Positive Train Control (PTC), a technology framework that brings the rail industry into a new era.

http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/ptc-tech-explained-04-26-2018.htm