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January 22, 2020
Teaching Near D.C. This Summer? Bring Your Students to the Solar Decathlon!
Teaching Near D.C. This Summer? Bring Your Students to the Solar Decathlon!
Students, teachers, and administrators are invited to go on a free field trip (including transportation) to Solar Decathlon Education Days.
January 15, 2020
Check out What's New with the Solar Decathlon
Check out What's New with the Solar Decathlon
Collegiate institutions can start planning now for the Solar Decathlon 2021 Design Challenge and 2022 Build Challenge.
January 15, 2020
NETL Regional Workforce Initiative to Present Energy 101 Webinar Series
NETL Regional Workforce Initiative to Present Energy 101 Webinar Series
The series provides a basic primer on the research conducted at NETL, including the challenges and potential economic and workforce opportunities.
January 14, 2020
McCracken County High School students (left to right) David Dodd, Drew Schofield, Katelyn Woodard collaborate on a science problem during the competition.
K-12 STEM Education & Outreach Team Supports WV Regional Science Bowl Competitions in December
The competitions determined which middle and high school teams will compete in the main WVSB event.
January 13, 2020
Aerial view of Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.
Jefferson Lab Announces Public Open House in 2020
Save the date! Jefferson Lab’s next open house event scheduled for Sept. 19
January 13, 2020
Victor Fung is a Eugene P. Wigner Fellow at the ORNL.
Victor Fung: Early Focus on Sciences, Happy Accidents Lead Wigner Fellow to Career in Computational Chemistry
Eugene P. Wigner Fellow Victor Fung’s story is proof that a series of positive experiences around science and happy accidents can lead to STEM careers
January 9, 2020
Juliette Ugirumurera works at NREL
Juliette Ugirumurera: Solving Real-World Computational Problems Between Two Worlds
Her exceptional aptitude and a passion for problem-solving opened the door for Juliette Ugirumurera to work at the National Renewable Energy Lab.
January 9, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Nearly $6.3 Million for University Training and Research for Fossil Energy Applications
Fossil Energy has announced approximately $6.3 million in federal funding for R&D projects under FOA 2193.
January 8, 2020
35 Student Teams Advance in Collegiate Competition
Solar District Cup Heats Up
Get an inside look at competition updates from the Solar District Cup.
January 8, 2020
In this “Science Trek’ episode from 2013 (when the program was still called “Dialogue for Kids”), guest scientists Kirk Tubbs and Ron Bitner were on hand to answer students’ questions about bees.
Idaho National Laboratory Support for 'Science Trek" Public Television Show Advances STEM Mission
Idaho National Laboratory has been a longtime sponsor of Science Trek, the 21-year-old Idaho Public Television show aimed young children.
January 7, 2020
Steven Kirschenmann, left, a training specialist, demonstrates lubrication principles of oil-based lubricants to Columbia Basin College (CBC) students James Longmire, center, and Austin Silveira during a hydraulic and fluid flows class.
College’s Nuclear Program Provides Pipeline for Hanford’s Future Workforce
A nuclear technology program at an area community college helps the Hanford tank operations contractor maintain a stream of qualified applicants.
January 7, 2020
Mason Richardson, with the information technology division at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, leads a tour of Evans High School students at the Savannah River Site Data Center.
Students Explore “IT for a Day” at Savannah River Site
During the inaugural “IT for a Day” career tour, local high school students met with IT and human resources employees to learn about working at SRS.
January 6, 2020
ake Tibbetts (far left), a University of California, Berkeley student and a research assistant at the Lab’s Center for Global Security Research, and Jon Whetzel (middle), a researcher at Sandia National Laboratories/California, provide a demonstration.
SIGNAL wins 'best student game'
A wargame developed by University of California, Berkeley students, and LLNL and Sandia won first prize at an international conference.
January 2, 2020
START YOUR ENGINES — Student teams designed and raced electric cars with guidance from their coaches in the 12th annual New Mexico Electric Car Challenge.
New Mexico Kids Design Electric Cars to Race at Annual Challenge
Nearly 250 students competed this year to build the fastest model electric car.
December 30, 2019
MLEF Graduate Success Q&A
National Mentoring Month: MLEF Graduate Success Q&A
We asked several MLEF alumni to tell us about their research experience and to update us on where they are working now.
December 19, 2019
High school teams compete in first-ever New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge
High school teams compete in first-ever New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge
Event showcases the ‘ingenuity and passion’ of students in solving real-world problems with STEM.
December 19, 2019
Andrew Zwicker, head of the Office of Communications and Public Outreach, the host of the lectures, with the packed audience. (Photo by Elle Starkman/PPPL Office of Communications)
Wake up with Cutting-Edge Science at PPPL’s Science on Saturday Lecture Series
Science enthusiasts will get a jolt of excitement at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s (PPPL) Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturdays lectures.
December 18, 2019
Shelter Island High School students Lauren Gurney and Emma Gallagher with a 3-D model of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), a protein involved in a range of diseases whose structure the students solved using x-rays at Brookhaven Lab.
LI High School Students Solve Protein Structures at Brookhaven's Light Source
Knowledge gained at world-class research facility could open doors to new treatments for diseases and advance careers of young scientists.
December 10, 2019
The Cybercore Integration Center at Idaho National Laboratory sponsors a Girls Who Code club
Idaho National Laboratory Launches Coding Coalition for Eastern Idaho Schools
Idaho National Laboratory’s K-12 Education Enrichment program has launched a new Coding Coalition to support extracurricular computer science clubs.
December 10, 2019
Daniel Lizama Molina is a year-round intern from University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, studying geomechanics at Sandia National Laboratories.
Internships Fuel Research for Engineering Students from Puerto Rico
Program connects students from five Hispanic-serving institutions with Sandia researchers.
December 10, 2019
Inspiring the Cyber Workforce of the Future... One Celebration at a Time
Inspiring the Cyber Workforce of the Future... One Celebration at a Time
One of Secretary Dan Brouillette's highest priorities is to ensure our staff and the workforce of the future have the training they need.
December 9, 2019
IEA Ministerial C3E Side Event 2019
An International Approach to Advocating for More Women in Energy Careers
At the International Clean Energy Education Empowerment (C3E) Initiative’s Women in Energy event, Assistant Secretary Garrish spoke on US support.
December 5, 2019
STEM programs are offered at all DOE National Laboratories.
Building a Computer Literate Workforce
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Laboratories and the NNSA have a wide variety of cyber-focused STEM programs.
December 5, 2019
Argonne Laboratory Director Paul Kearns speaking at First Look@Argonne.
Argonne launches First Look@Argonne: A minorities STEM conference
Argonne’s launch of First Look@Argonne helps minority undergrads learn how to apply for internships.
December 4, 2019
Rotational engineers Bill Harris, left, and Nick Santoro, at the National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade (NSTX-U) test cell.
Early-career Engineers Learn About the Wide Variety of Tasks in PPPL Program
There are two new “rotational engineers” at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).