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May 29, 2018
Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management employees listen and give tips to third-graders presenting their “Schools around the World” project.
EM Helps Oak Ridge Schools Take Next Steps in STEM Education
EM Helps Oak Ridge Schools Take Next Steps in STEM Education
May 24, 2018
A participant at NETL's Daughters and Sons to Work Day
In STEM, Inspiration Can Come from Anywhere
Dr. Sean Plasynski, Acting Director at NETL, shares how winter morning bus rides shaped his STEM career.
May 21, 2018
A photo that features an igloo shaped dome that houses a nuclear reactor and trees with wind turbines in the distance.
It’s Time for the World to Recognize Nuclear as a Clean Energy Source
New global effort will make sure nuclear has a seat at the table during discussions about innovation and future advanced clean energy systems.
May 21, 2018
Photo of a carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) facility
Carbon Capture and the Low-Carbon Economy
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette on how carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) can help foster a global clean energy economy.
May 15, 2018
Colgate undergraduates group photo
Undergraduate students get to talk nuclear stockpile with the experts
A group of students recently traveled to NNSA headquarters to talk to experts about science-based stockpile stewardship and nuclear policy 
May 9, 2018
Prosumer data tool by ARPA-e
Building a More Resilient Grid in Puerto Rico
New data tool will help decision makers determine a set of technology and policy options for Puerto Rico's power system.
May 7, 2018
Students from Gallup, NM participate in STEM activities during the Dream Catchers Science Program.
Championing Diversity in STEM
Dr. Steve Younger, Director of Sandia National Laboratories, lays out the reasons STEM is critical to the success of Sandia's mission.
May 3, 2018
Collegiate Wind Competition
5 Facts About the Collegiate Wind Competition
Collegiate Wind Competition helps undergraduates learn the real-world skills they need to grow America's energy economy.
April 27, 2018
2017 Visiting Faculty Program student Ariana Alvarez from Texas A&M University
STEM: An Integral Part of Ames Laboratory’s Mission
Director of Ames National Laboratory Dr. Adam Schwartz shares highlights of the STEM outreach programs at his Lab and Iowa State students involved.
April 25, 2018
2017 national science bowl
5 Things to Know About National Science Bowl
A few facts about America's top science competitions for middle and high school students.
April 19, 2018
Science on Saturday at PPPL
Find Your World's Fair Moment
Director Hawryluk of Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory unveils the moment that captured him to pursue a career in STEM.
April 5, 2018
Calutron girls illustration
Five Fast Facts About the "Calutron Girls"
The "Calutron Girls" are the final women of the Manhattan Project we're celebrating this year.
April 4, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry visits Berkley Lab
From Sea to Shining Sea: Leadership Visits Every Energy Department National Lab
Secretary Perry and other Energy Department leaders see some of America's most important science and technology research up close.
April 4, 2018
Energy imports graphic
CHART: U.S. net energy imports in 2017 fell to their lowest levels since 1982
Total U.S. energy imports are down while exports are shattering records.
April 3, 2018
In 2017, Kansas State University tied for 2nd place at Argonne’s second annual Cyber Defense Competition.
University teams to compete in Department of Energy’s 2018 National Cyber Defense Competition
Announcing the 29 university teams selected to compete in the third annual Cyber Defense Competition (CDC), taking place April 6–7, 2018.
March 30, 2018
Inspiring and Training the Next STEM Generation
Director Nigel Lockyer of Fermilab shares the programs he's most proud of at Fermilab that shape and inspire the next STEM generation.
March 29, 2018
Illustration of Floy Agnes Lee, a researcher in Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project.
Five Fast Facts About Floy Agnes Lee
The fourth woman from the Manhattan Project we're highlighting this Women's History Month is Floy Agnes Lee.
March 29, 2018
Terry Wallace visits students during the Hour of Code.
Sparking Scientific Curiosity
Terry Wallace Jr., Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, shares what's at the heart of STEM outreach for his Lab.
March 22, 2018
Illustration of scientist Irene Joliot-Curie, who's work greatly influenced the Manhattan Project.
Five Fast Facts About Irène Joliot-Curie
The third woman whose work helped the Manhattan Project that we're highlighting this month is Irène Joliot-Curie.
March 20, 2018
Interns at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
STEM Education Shapes the Future
Bill Goldstein, Director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, lays out the key STEM education programs that help his Lab ensure a STEM future.
March 15, 2018
Illustration of Blanche Lawrence, a technician at the Met Lab during the Manhattan Project
Five Fast Facts About Blanche J. Lawrence
The second woman from the Manhattan Project we're highlighting this month is Blanche J. Lawrence.
March 8, 2018
Illustration of Dr. Lilli Horning, a chemist at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project
Five Fast Facts About Dr. Lilli Hornig
The first woman from the Manhattan Project we're highlighting this Women's History Month is Lilli Hornig.
March 7, 2018
Y-12 Photo vintage
How Women Helped Build the Atomic Bomb
This Women's History Month, we're showcasing the broad spectrum of women who contributed to the Manhattan Project.
March 6, 2018
ORNL Traveling Science Fair, TN STEAM Festival, Knoxville TN, October 17, 2017
Building Our Future
Dr. Zacharia, Director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, highlights the reasons why Oak Ridge invests in the next generation of STEM professionals.
March 1, 2018
Barrier Breakers: Celebrating the Women of the Manhattan Project
This month the Department of Energy is celebrating women's contributions to the Manhattan Project.