Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Blog

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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DOE Celebrates 2018 Native American Heritage Month
February 1, 2019
DOE Celebrates 2018 Native American Heritage Month on November 29, 2018.
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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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AABE Hackathon Explores the African-American Experience of Energy Issues
December 13, 2018
The AABE hackathon on November 16 and 17 focused on the African American experience of energy issues.
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Diversity and Inclusion at the Pacific Northwest National Lab
November 29, 2018
The Honorable James Campos toured PNNL receiving an Overview of the lab and overviews of STEM and Diversity and Inclusion.
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DOE Celebrates 2018 HBCU Week
October 22, 2018
DOE partnered with representatives from the White House Initiative on HBCUs, NSF, and the DoEd convened to highlight funding STEM and research.
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Millennial Nuclear Caucuses Encouraging Our Youth
October 18, 2018
Millennial Nuclear Caucuses feature discussions on the path forward for the nuclear industry and the role innovative technology.
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Understanding the Energy Challenges of the Alaska's Remote Villages
October 18, 2018
Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, traveled to Alaska to survey energy related projects across the state.
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Special observances are designed to promote cultural awareness at the Department of Energy. Learn more.

Special Observances

DOE Celebrates 2018 Native American Heritage Month
February 1, 2019
DOE Celebrates 2018 Native American Heritage Month on November 29, 2018.
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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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National Disability Employment Awareness Month Observance Program
November 15, 2018
The Department of Energy held its annual special emphasis observance recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month program, Oct 23, 2018
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2018 Hispanic Heritage Month Observance Program
November 15, 2018
The Department of Energy held its annual special emphasis observance recognizing Hispanic Heritage on October 4, 2018.
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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.

 

 

Secretary Perry tours the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Secretary Perry Visits Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry tours the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC on February 22, 2018.
U.S. Department of Energy