STEM Rising Blog

You are here

June 1, 2020
A student installs his team’s turbine in a wind tunnel for a test during the CWC 2019 Technical Challenge.
Mind the Wind Workforce Gap
Ensuring today’s students meet tomorrow’s wind energy workforce needs.
May 28, 2020
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne Live!
Middle school and high school students should check out these STEM Q&A sessions and live video chats.
May 22, 2020
Students who took a robotics camp at SNL now making face shields for COVID-19 responders.
Teens Pay it Forward, Use 3D Printers Built at Sandia to Make Face Shields
Teens who built 3D printers during a weeklong robotics camp at Sandia National Laboratories last year have used them to make over 3,000 face shields.
May 22, 2020
Digital STEM activities with PNNL
Digital STEM Outreach Takes Center Stage at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Lab moves activities and resources online to maintain connections.
May 21, 2020
Graphic of a computer.
High school students: Hear from professionals at Fermilab Online STEM Career Expo
Visit the page to hear from professionals working in STEM and explore your future STEM career.
May 20, 2020
Lee Teng worked at Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab.
STEM Spotlight: Lee Teng’s High-energy and High-passion Physics
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We look back on Lee Teng’s contributions to physics and to the future workforce.
May 15, 2020
Logo for the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Initiative.
Welcoming New U.S. C3E Ambassadors
The U.S. Department of Energy welcomes 12 new Ambassadors to the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Initiative.
May 11, 2020
DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program Selects 62 Outstanding U.S. Students
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected 62 graduate students from across the nation for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.
May 8, 2020
Katie Mead, a first-year apprentice as an outside machinist
Y-12 Apprenticeship Program Prepares Future Trades Workers
For more than 10 years, the Y-12 Apprenticeship Program has been in business, training employees for trade professionals. Read on to learn more.
May 5, 2020
Instilling a STEM Mindset: A Look at Idaho National Laboratory
A science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mindset to approaching issues, involving a trial-and-error approach, is INL's focus.
May 4, 2020
Given the critical role internships play in the STEM pathway and student career development, and their value to PNNL and its sponsors, PNNL knew that retooling its program for virtual delivery was a necessity.
Amidst Covid-19, Virtual Internships Allow PNNL to Sustain Valuable STEM Workforce Development Component
Students on STEM pathways will find a variety of online experiences, including a virtual research symposium.
May 1, 2020
Ecosystem Ecologist Verity Salmon captures and analyzes field data from sites in in Alaska and Minnesota to inform earth system models that are being used to predict environmental change.
Verity Salmon: Investigating Carbon Cycles at the Top of the World
Learn about Verity's experience as an Oak Ridge National Laboratory environmental scientist working in the field in the Alaskan Tundra.
April 30, 2020
Shadya Maldonado Rosado works at PNNL.
The STEM Future is Female: Catch the Energy Department, NASA, and the U.S. Department of State for a Virtual SXSW EDU Session
Join our interagency SXSW EDU virtual session on engaging girls in STEM on May 19, 2pm EDT.
April 28, 2020
LM Collaborates on Virtual Fieldtrip for Environmental Sciences Students
LM Site Manager Bill Frazier virtually visited housebound college students in April.
April 24, 2020
A lab tech working in a lab with a bucket of algae
PNNL's Science and Technology: Progress, Partnerships and Pride
From basic scientific research to practical solutions to vexing problems, PNNL is doing its part to make a difference.
April 21, 2020
Person sits using a mouse at a computer during the CWC competition.
Collegiate Wind Competition Teams Look to the Future with 2020 Vision
12 teams of students from across the United States will present a virtual showcase of technological adaptability and wind energy wizardry at CWC.
April 21, 2020
Student in a hard hat stands in front of a monitor.
2020 Collegiate Wind Competition Goes Virtual To Accommodate Health Concerns
The 2020 Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC) will be held via webinar in May and June.
April 20, 2020
Proud to Present: STEM with LM
LM announces the launch of a brand-new webpage: STEM with LM
April 20, 2020
Ward Melville High School Student Wins Brookhaven's First-ever Virtual Bridge Contest
Ward Melville High School Student Wins Brookhaven's First-ever Virtual Bridge Contest
Students from 17 Nassau and Suffolk County high schools designed and constructed a total of 190 model bridges.
April 20, 2020
Energy Department Manufacturing Traineeship Develops and Scales Protective Equipment Production for Local Medical Community
America is working together to support the healthcare professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus response.
April 16, 2020
PNNL and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) are building future leaders for nuclear security through the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program
Fellowship Builds Future Leaders for Nuclear Security
Spend a year gaining hands-on experience strengthening our nation’s nuclear security in direct support of the National Nuclear Security Administration
April 14, 2020
collage of nuclear science photos
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Education Awards for the Next Generation of Nuclear Scientists and Engineers
More than $5 million awarded in scholarships and fellowships to students pursuing nuclear energy-related degrees.
April 14, 2020
DOE 50th Earth Day Logo
Idaho National Laboratory K-12 Education Program Opens Earth Day Art Competition
Idaho National Laboratory’s K-12 Education Program is holding an art competition for local students in recognition of Earth Day.
April 13, 2020
solar in your community Colorado
Workforce Webinar: EMPOWERED
Get the details about a new workforce training program on our webinar April 16, 1pm ET.
April 13, 2020
Kat Royston is in her dream job in nuclear transport at ORNL.
Kat Royston: Finding Excitement in Nuclear Physics
Why did Kat choose physics at Oak Ridge National Laboratory? Read on to find out.