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Arizona building workforce to manufacture semiconductors

Season 2024 Episode 164 | 8m 04s

The 2022 CHIPS Act led to a surge in funding for semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S. and a demand for qualified workers. These chips power everything from our phones and cars to advanced fighter jets and artificial intelligence. Now, some colleges and universities are trying to help fill those jobs and create the workforce of the future. Stephanie Sy reports for our series, Rethinking College.

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