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March 21, 2019
As Assistant Secretary, Steven Winberg is responsible for the management and oversight of FE’s research and development program, encompassing coal, oil, and natural gas, as well as the Office of Petroleum Reserves.
ASFE Steven Winberg Touts FE Efforts in STEM Community
Students deserve access to STEM education, for their future and America’s future. Read about the Office of Fossil Energy's STEM programs here.
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 19, 2019
Several states across the country, including Idaho, will participate in an innovative cybersecurity training initiative aimed at encouraging high school girls to pursue careers in information technology.
Idaho National Laboratory Supports State Efforts to Develop Cybersecurity Workforce
Idaho National Laboratory joins the Girls Go CyberStart movement.
March 18, 2019
The Summit Supercomputer at ORNL can be considered the world's "smartest" supercomputer for solving problems using artificial intelligence.
Attention Students: Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute Applications Open Now
At Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute, students and graduates get ten weeks of AI learning.
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 12, 2019
Laboratory biologist Audrey Sanchez led a workshop on identifying bird characteristics.
Highlighting STEM Opportunities for Girls
Conference at Los Alamos National Laboratory includes workshops and careers fair.
March 12, 2019
Argonne hosted the 17th annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) on Feb. 21. IGED, a diversity outreach program, provides 8th-grade girls with an opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers.
Students Team With Argonne Scientists and Engineers to Learn About STEM Careers
More than 100 eighth-grade girls from area schools attend IGED to learn about math, science and technology.
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 4, 2019
Graphic that say $5 million, 45 scholarships, 33 fellowships and 37 universities.
$5 Million in Scholarships Awarded to Future Nuclear Scientists and Engineers
Awards include 45 scholarships and 33 fellowships for students at U.S. colleges and universities.
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.
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 25, 2019
Argonne offers internships to hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Leading Students to the Wonders of Science
Argonne National Laboratory provides educational opportunities to students across all stages of the STEM pipeline.
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 22, 2019
Students at an Idaho National Laboratory STEM event.
Hello, National Engineers Week!
Learn what Idaho National Laboratory is doing to celebrate National Engineering Week this year & inspire the next generation.
February 21, 2019
STEM outreach at NETL.
Inspiring Tomorrow's STEM Professionals Through Community Engagement Today
ETL researchers are proud to share their expertise and STEM enthusiasm with students in our local areas.
February 20, 2019
Student teams compete in turbine performance testing at the Collegiate Wind Competition 2018, in Chicago on May 8–10, 2018.
2020 Collegiate Wind Competition Participants Announced
Announcement of the 2020 Collegiate Wind Competition Teams
February 20, 2019
Idaho National Lab Hosts 12th My Amazing Future Event
For the 12th year, Idaho National Laboratory will gather nearly 150 eighth-grade young women to see what their future could hold in STEM.
February 13, 2019
The Chicago Chapter of CHIBPSA introduced a scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students named after Ralph Muehleisen, a building scientist and engineer at Argonne, to honor him for his contributions to the field of building energy modeling.
Building a Foundation - New Scholarship Announced at Argonne
Scholarship named after pioneering Argonne scientist.
February 13, 2019
Four students share ideas as they work together to design a wall retrofit product as part of NREL’s mini-hackathon challenge.
Mini-Hackathon Lets Students Tackle Real Buildings Challenges
On January 9, a group of 20 undergraduate students from around the country participated in a mini-hackathon that melded their ingenuity and the lesson