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Duke Energy Awards More Than $200,000 in Grants for Workforce Education and Training Across Greater Cincinnati

Press Release
  • Grants presented to eight initiatives that aim to increase training opportunities for students who want to become electric line technicians or pursue other energy industry careers

  • Announcement comes on the heels of nearly $265,000 in education grants awarded in April for initiatives in southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky

Interview With Hannah George, Engineer, Information Communications and Technology

Forging a path in engineering by being authentic and true to yourself
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Hannah George is a project manager who specializes in information and communications technology (ICT) and security. She joined Tetra Tech in 2012 and applies her 17 years of experience to high performance buildings for health, education, office, and retail. Hannah earned a Bachelors of Engineering with honors in Automation and Control from Massey University and a Post Graduate Diploma of Business Administration in Finance from Massey University.

Schneider Electric Announces Go Green in the City 2019 North American Regional Finals Winner

Summary: 
  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets
Press Release
  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets

Itron and Discovery Education Awarded for Global Sustainability Leadership

2019 Sustainability Awards Honors Companies that have Prioritized Sustainability as an Integral Business Practice
Press Release

Silver Spring, Md., August 1, 2019, /3BL Media/ – The Business Intelligence Group today named Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities use energy and water, and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, winners of the Sustainability Serv

HPE Partners With Texas A&M to Create New Computer Engineering Center

With support from the technology giant, Texas A&M students and faculty will be able to explore the future uses of data analytics.
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Subaru Fosters Education Through Annual “Subaru Loves Learning” Initiative

Automaker Continues Partnership with American Association for the Advancement of Science to Bring Award-Winning Books to Students Nationwide
Press Release

CAMDeN, NJ, August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that for the fifth consecutive year, the automaker will partner with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to broaden students’ worlds with the study of science, engineering and innovation through the Subaru Loves Learning initiative.

Duke Energy Teams up With Clemson University to Bring Mobile Engineering Lab to SC Middle School Students

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Duke Energy and Clemson University are hitting the road this summer behind the wheel of the Explore Mobile Lab, an innovative approach to educating middle school students across the Palmetto State about the critical and growing field of engineering. The program hopes to educate and engage young scientists and engineers who will be the future workforce for industries, such as electric utilities, that will need those skills to power communities in the 21st century. The mobile STEM lab is unique to South Carolina and was made possible by a $400,000 gift from Duke Energy.

 

An Udderly Amazing STEM Day at ON Semiconductor

by Billie Johnson
Blog

How does a herd of tech professionals and engineers divide 290 students for an on-site field trip?

With a Cow-culator.

Or at ON Semiconductor in June, with five Cowculators. Three engineers, an operations manager and an administrative assistant donned cow suits to welcome an unprecedented number of students to the Pocatello, Idaho factory for an extensive day of STEM investigation and discovery.

Why the cows you may ask?

Interview With Maureen Harris, Water Resources Engineer

Recognizing from the strengths women bring to engineering fields
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Maureen Harris is a water resources engineer and joined Tetra Tech in 2012. She specializes in modeling, green infrastructure, and stormwater engineering. Maureen received both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University. We spoke with Maureen as part of our #INWED19 campaign to not only celebrate our brilliant women engineers but also to raise their profiles and encourage those who aspire to become engineers and work in STEM. Follow #WomenInStem on social media for more stories.

MilliporeSigma Inspires the Next Generation of Scientists Through SPARK™ Volunteer Program

Press Release

July 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Throughout the year, MilliporeSigma employees volunteer their skills and expertise to make a difference in their communities across the globe. This shared commitment to giving back brings employees together each quarter during a designated “SPARK™ Week,” in which they participate in a variety of volunteer opportunities. During MilliporeSigma’s latest SPARK™ Week, June 1–9, employees brought impactful hands-on science experiences to students.

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