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Save the Date: May 15-17, 2024, at Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois

Apply today to help your students participate in the renewable energy transformation! The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will offer a free workshop for faculty May 15 – 17, 2024, to help cultivate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) career pathways for college students. The workshop will take place at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) in Lemont, Illinois, and participation is by application only. Space is limited. 

The agenda will include presentations by scientists, tours, discussions, and training on teaching the Bioenergy Research Education and Bridge (BRIDGES) Program case studies developed by DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office in partnership with ANL and Idaho National Laboratory (INL). BRIDGES is a case study-based education curriculum for high school, technical and community college, and university classroom settings. Each BRIDGES case study toolkit includes guides for students and instructors, with a focus on careers in biofuels, plastics upcycling, sustainable aviation fuel, and more! 

College faculty from across the nation are invited, with priority going to applications from instructors from community colleges and technical colleges. Travel support is available for those located more than 50 miles from ANL’s physical address. 

The deadline to apply for this free faculty workshop is March 30, 2024. Apply today to secure your spot, and for more information on the BRIDGES programdirect questions to