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April 5, 2019
Assistant Secretary Bruce Walker visited Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Keeping the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure Secure and Resilient Requires a Strong STEM Workforce
Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Electricity, lays out why STEM is invaluable to their mission.
April 2, 2019
Hans Carman, left, and Matt Halsted with CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company show students equipment used at a Hanford Site mock-up. The recent tour highlighted the complexity of Hanford cleanup and allowed students to speak with professionals from a va
Students Visit Hanford Mock-up to Learn About STEM Career Opportunities
Local high school students recently visited a high-tech mock-up at the Hanford Site to learn about science, technology, engineering and math careers.
April 2, 2019
Nuclear Waste Partnership Fire Marshal Brenda Larsen discusses fire protection engineering at Hobbs Freshman School in Hobbs, New Mexico during Engineers Week.
More Than 3,500 Students Explore Engineering With WIPP Workers
Employees of Nuclear Waste Partnership recently participated in Engineers Week events, providing presentations to over 3,500 students.
March 26, 2019
Third-grade students have fun with engineering projects during Hanford Engineers Week.
Hanford Employees Show Local Students the World of Engineering
Employees with EM’s Office of River Protection Hanford tank operations contractor recently helped area students discover the wonders of engineering.
March 21, 2019
Group of college student sitting on steps.
CWC Opens Doors for New Grads Seeking Jobs in Wind
The competition includes two multi-faceted challenges: design, build, and test a wind turbine; and plan and financially analyze a wind plant.
March 15, 2019
A student team in the Collegiate Wind Competition stands on stage in front of a banner at the WINDPOWER conference.
Collegiate Wind Competition Provides Students with Opportunities
This competition challenges interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate students to create unique solutions to complex wind energy projects.
March 13, 2019
Lauryn Williams is a member of the 2018-19 NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP)
Graduate Fellow Feature: Lauryn Williams
Lauryn Williams is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
March 8, 2019
Women in Power. Innovate Impact Inspire
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.
March 7, 2019
Women of Water Power
To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, we’ve interviewed some of the women working across the Water Power Technologies Office.
March 5, 2019
NGFP Fellows listen intently and take copious notes at the two-day career information session.
NNSA fellows learn the ins and outs of building their future
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program recently held a two-day career event to prepare fellows for the next steps in their careers.
March 1, 2019
NNSA Graduate Fellow Merritt Earle
Graduate Fellow Feature: Merritt Earle
NNSA Graduate Fellows like Merritt Earle are offered full-time, salaried positions in the Nuclear Security Enterprise and a year of training.
March 1, 2019
Graphic of a fast test PRISM reactor
DOE: There's a Definite Need for a Fast Test Reactor
Having a fast test reactor will drastically speed up the time it takes to test, develop and qualify advanced reactor technologies.
February 28, 2019
Dr.  William Jacob Knox
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.
February 26, 2019
Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Manager Jay Mullis participates in the DOE Career Café, where students shared interests, learned about careers, and asked questions.
800 People Attend DOE-Supported STEM Night at Oak Ridge School
Nearly 20 employees from DOE’s offices of EM and Science supported a local middle school’s first STEM night, which attracted more than 800 students.
February 26, 2019
Students from Waverly High School toured the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant site recently as part of the Ohio University Student Annual Site Environmental Report Summary Project.
High Schoolers Kick Off Environmental Project at Portsmouth Site
high school students recently toured EM’s former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant as part of an annual educational outreach with Ohio University.
February 26, 2019
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) engineer Wim Lewis discusses safety requirements with SRNS employees Zach Bogard, left, and Wes McGuire, who are recent graduates of Murray State University.
SRNS Explores Expanding University Recruitment
EM’s cleanup contractor at the Savannah River Site is benefiting from a new recruitment strategy to fill much-needed positions in industrial health.
February 26, 2019
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions engineer Steve Watson helps Millbrook Elementary School students create battery-powered Lego windmills during "Science Enrichment Day" at a school near the Savannah River Site.
Students Celebrate Science With Help From SRNS Employees
Scientists and engineers with EM's cleanup contractor at the Savannah River Site piqued the curiosity of students during the “Science Enrichment day."
February 22, 2019
Kimberly Harper remembers her parents sharing insight from their experiences during the Civil Rights Movement, including marching and protesting for equal access to education in her home state of Arkansas.
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.
February 14, 2019
Samuel Massie worked at Ames Lab and the Manhattan Project
Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. Samuel P. Massie
Dr. Samuel P. Massie worked at Ames National Lab during the Manhattan Project and became the first black professor to teach at the Naval Academy.
February 12, 2019
High school senior Micah Gilbert works on his skills as a videographer during Job Shadow Day at DOE's Savannah River Site (SRS). Dozens of local students visit SRS each year to explore a potential career.
Students Explore Career Options While Shadowing Savannah River Site Employees
Area high school students experienced how classroom education intersects with the working world during a day of job shadowing at the Savannah Site.
February 7, 2019
Dr. Moddie Taylor courtesy of the Smithosonian
Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. Moddie Taylor
Dr. Moddie Taylor was part of an elite group of scientists tasked with developing the atomic bomb, helping to end the deadliest war in world history.
January 31, 2019
2018 MEISPP Interns pose in front of the DOE building with staff from the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
Minority Students Encouraged to Apply for 2019 MEISPP Internships
Applications now open for the 2019 MEISPP summer internship program.
January 29, 2019
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summit Supercomputer
American Scientific Leadership in the 21st Century
The prosperity, security, and national competitiveness of the United States depend on science and innovation.
January 16, 2019
Sarah Pevey, Safety, Operations, and Infrastructure Fellow
Graduate Fellow Feature: Sarah Pevey
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program participants like Sarah Pevey have a unique opportunity within the the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
January 4, 2019
Solar Install in Colorado
9 Energy Data Tools You Can Use in 2019
The Energy Department has resources to help consumers understand the role energy plays in their daily lives and how they can manage it.