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DOE Celebrates National African American History Month
On Feb 27, Secretary Rick Perry and Secretary Ben Carson participated in a fireside chat celebrating National African American History Month.
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8 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day
Today is International Women’s Day, a worldwide celebration about the incredible contributions to society women have made throughout history.
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Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr.
Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr. broke barriers his entire life and was the first black supervisor in the Manhattan Project.
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Kimberly Harper Receives MLK Spirit Award for Raising Up Young Women
Working in a STEM field for almost twenty-five years has provided Harper with a personal perspective about the need to increase STEM literacy.
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2018 C3E Keynote Dr. Montgomery Rice Connects the Dots between Energy and Health
Dr. Montgomery Rice connects the dots between energy and health in her remarks on health equity.
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DOE Celebrates 2018 Native American Heritage Month
DOE Celebrates 2018 Native American Heritage Month on November 29, 2018.
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Minority Students Encouraged to Apply for 2019 MEISPP Internships
Applications now open for the 2019 MEISPP summer internship program.
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DOE Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.
DOE celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special event hosted by the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity on January 23, 2018.
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Mayor of Flint, DOE and White House Staff Explore Ways to Help the City Bring in Economic Growth
The White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council works across 13 federal agencies to help revitalize economically distressed communities.
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AABE Hackathon Explores the African-American Experience of Energy Issues
The AABE hackathon on November 16 and 17 focused on the African American experience of energy issues.
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Secretary Perry and Secretary Carson Celebrate National African American History Month
Their discussion will focus on the countless contributions African Americans have made -- and continue to make –- to the greatness of our Nation.
February 26, 2019
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Secretary Perry Hosts DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards Ceremony
Secretary Perry recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling DOE’s mission.
August 29, 2018
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The United States and Israel Establish Joint Center of Excellence in Energy
Energy Rick Perry and Israeli Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz signed the agreement today at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
June 25, 2018
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C3E Announces Texas A&M Energy Institute Joining Collaborative Effort to Advance Women’s Leadership in Clean Energy
New collaboration with the Texas A&M Energy Institute will broaden the geographic reach and diversity representation of the United States C3E program.
May 9, 2018
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Energy Department creates Jobs Strategy Council to Focus on Job Growth in Energy Economy

Today, Secretary Moniz announced the creation of the Jobs Strategy Council (JSC), an initiative focused on accelerating job growth in American-made...

January 23, 2015
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Energy Department Announces New Minorities in Energy Industry Partner Network

WASHINGTON – At a forum marking the first anniversary of its Minorities in Energy Initiative (MIE), the Energy Department today announced the...

November 18, 2014
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Energy Department Trains Veterans in Advanced Manufacturing

Today, the first 24 participants marked the successful completion of the Advanced Manufacturing Internship program, a pilot effort sponsored by the...

August 15, 2014
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Historically Black Colleges and Universities Receive Funds for Fossil Energy Research

Five fossil energy-related projects that will help maintain the nation’s energy portfolio while also providing educational and research training...

August 15, 2013
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Sixty-Eight Students to Receive Nuclear Energy Scholarships and Fellowships

Energy Department Awards $5 Million to Support Next Generation Energy Leaders

July 17, 2013
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Tribal Renewable Energy Development Potential Webinar

Learn about opportunities for feasible tribal renewable energy development during a free webinar on February 27.

February 21, 2013
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