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DOE Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 30, 2019
On May 7, 2019, DOE honored Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the media and arts.
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DOE Celebrates Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence
April 2, 2019
On March 20, Secretary Rick Perry, NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and a panel of distinguished women celebrated Women's History Day.
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DOE Celebrates National African American History Month
March 14, 2019
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
March 8, 2019
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.
February 28, 2019
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
February 22, 2019
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
February 8, 2019
Dr. Montgomery Rice connects the dots between energy and health in her remarks on health equity.
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Minority Students Encouraged to Apply for 2019 MEISPP Internships
January 31, 2019
Applications now open for the 2019 MEISPP summer internship program.
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DOE Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 24, 2019
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
December 21, 2018
The White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council works across 13 federal agencies to help revitalize economically distressed communities.
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Equity in Energy™

Equity in Energy™ is an initiative designed to include and expand the participation of individuals in underserved communities in all Department of Energy programs. Equity in Energy™ also seeks to infuse and expand participation in the private energy sectors in our nation’s economy to ensure America’s energy independence. 

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Minority Serving Institutions and Energy Department National Laboratories Map

Interactive Map: Energy Department National Labs and Minority Serving Institutions

Minority serving institutions (MSIs) include:

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • Hispanic Serving Institutions
  • Asian American Native American/Pacific Islander Serving Institutions
  • Tribal Colleges and Universities. 

Access our interactive map to identify which National Laboratories are within close proximity to MSIs.

 

 

Special observances are designed to promote cultural awareness at the Department of Energy. Learn more.

Special Observances

DOE Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 30, 2019
On May 7, 2019, DOE honored Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the media and arts.
Learn More
DOE Celebrates Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence
April 2, 2019
On March 20, Secretary Rick Perry, NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and a panel of distinguished women celebrated Women's History Day.
Learn More
DOE Celebrates National African American History Month
March 14, 2019
On Feb 27, Secretary Rick Perry and Secretary Ben Carson participated in a fireside chat celebrating National African American History Month.
Learn More
DOE Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 24, 2019
DOE celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special event hosted by the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity on January 23, 2018.
Learn More