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June 25, 2013
Illustration: Sandbox Studio, Chicago.
Around the US in 17 Labs

Use symmetry’s interactive map to learn more about what goes on at the national laboratories, including the 10 institutions under the purview of the DOE Office of Science, the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States.

June 23, 2013
Fourth Graders Power Their Classroom with Solar Energy

Video documents a group of fourth graders quest to take their classroom "off the grid."

June 21, 2013
Celebrating Small Business Week at the Energy Department

Small businesses are at the heart of our work. Find out why.

June 19, 2013
Domnique Newallo is a 2012 recipient of the Spelman STEM scholarship funded by the Department of Energy.
Spelman Graduate Defies Odds with Help from DOE Scholarship

According to Domnique, the Spelman STEM Scholarship was the best thing that could have come to her. She says, “I wouldn’t have been able to do it without the Department of Energy. I believe there are no excuses in life that you can’t accomplish something if you work hard for it.”

June 10, 2013
Dr. Siva Sivananthan at the Sivananthan Laboratories in Bolingbrook, Illinois. | Photo courtesy of Megan Strand, UIC
White House Champions of Change Recognizes Solar Innovator

A solar innovator among a group of honorees representing the best and brightest entrepreneurs from around the world.

June 10, 2013
Department of Energy Contractor Diana Lewis Heading to National Small Business Week

Diana Lewis, a West Virginia native and founder of Action Facilities Management, Inc., a Department of Energy contractor, is one of the small business owners being recognized by her state as the Small Business Person of the Year. During National Small Business Week she will travel to Washington, D.C. to receive an award and compete for the national title, which will be awarded on June 21.

June 4, 2013
Making Connections for Atlanta Students

The Atlanta Students in Energy and Climate Forum, held in April 2013, brought together entrepreneurs, and professors to share experiences and motivations in their pursuit of environmental stewardship.

June 3, 2013
John Britton, with Office of River Protection contractor Washington River Protection Solutions, explains the Hanford tank waste program to Western Washington University students in a recent tour of the Hanford site.
Hanford Grows Young Minds Through Site Tours

RICHLAND, Wash. – It is harvest season for cherries, raspberries and rhubarb in Washington state. But employees at the Hanford site are helping grow the young minds of the nation’s future science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce.

May 31, 2013
We're Hiring: Deputy Director for the Office of Civil Rights

From now through June 27, 2013, applications are open for the Deputy Director position in the Office of Civil Rights. 

May 31, 2013
Women at the White House Talk Climate and Energy Solutions

Watch a video of highlights from the White House Leadership Summit on Women, Climate and Energy.