Education

Navy Research Teams, Carnegie Mellon Partner to Encourage More Studies in STEM, AI

The Office of Naval Research, Naval Research Laboratory and Carnegie Mellon University have partnered to boost interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and artificial intelligence studies for the U.S. Navy. NRL said Thursday the three entities will educate CMU students on the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief-related aspects of …

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Lockheed Sponsors New NASA Educational Attraction at Kennedy Space Center

Lockheed Martin is sponsoring a new astronaut-themed attraction made to educate students on the training needed to explore space. Located at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, the Astronaut Training Experience attraction features technology-enabled, hands-on activities that simulate an astronaut’s training for a Mars mission, the center said Thursday. The attraction …

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LexisNexis Presents Computer Science Education Program at House Committee Innovation Forum

LexisNexis Risk Solutions presented its free summer coding and computer science mentoring program at a House Education and the Workforce Committee forum that took place Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Rep. Karen Handel, R-Ga., invited LexisNexis and 24 other participants across the country to present their education programs before committee members and …

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Lockheed Sponsors Jordan-Based Robotics Lab

Lockheed Martin has helped establish a robotics laboratory for students at King’s Academy in Jordan through sponsorship, TradeArabia reported Saturday. The Lockheed Martin Incubator features equipment, software and systems designed to complement science, technology, engineering and math education at the nonprofit boarding school. King’s Academy educates students from grades 7 to 12.  Lockheed …

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Engility to Expand Cyber Scholarship Program for Military Vets; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has announced plans to grant additional scholarships to former U.S. military personnel through its CyberWarrior Scholarship Program. The company said Tuesday the next round of grants will help four transitioning service members receive cybersecurity certification training. “Through these scholarships, we’re not only providing veterans with a viable option as they reenter …

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NIST, Florida International University to Collaborate on Cyber Education

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has partnered with Florida International University to implement outreach programs that will focus on cybersecurity education, training and workforce development. NIST said Wednesday its National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education program will oversee the agency-university collaboration as part of efforts to help address gaps in training and labor supply. …

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Booz Allen, Saudi Arabia Partner for Cyber Challenge Program

The Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming has partnered with Booz Allen Hamilton to implement an educational program to help address a demand for cybersecurity talent. Booz Allen said Friday it will establish a cyber skills competition for students and professionals to support the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and National Cyber Strategy. The company …

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BAE to Establish Combat Vehicle Innovation Center for Collaboration With University of Melbourne

BAE Systems plans to establish an AMV35 vehicle innovation and manufacturing center in Australia that will facilitate collaboration with the engineering faculty of a nearby University of Melbourne campus. The creation of the facility, which will potentially be located at the Fishermans Bend technology hub, is dependent on the company’s bid to …

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Siemens Plans New STEM Education, Training Initiatives

Siemens‘ philanthropic arm has announced plans to launch new educational and training programs to boost student engagement in science, technology, engineering and math. The company said Thursday these initiatives will replace Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology that ended in 2017 after 19 years of providing annual scholarship opportunities to …

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BAE, University Partner for Postgraduate Engineering Apprenticeship Program

BAE Systems has partnered with Cranfield University in the U.K. to offer an apprenticeship program that aims to help graduate engineers obtain a masters-level qualification. BAE’s level 7 apprenticeship program’s academic activities are scheduled to commence Monday and will cover topics such as operations management, design-based innovation and cost engineering, the company said Thursday. …

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Microsoft to Launch IT Academy at Marine Corps Base Quantico

A partnership of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Microsoft will launch an information technology academy meant to train transitioning service members at the U.S. Marine Corps‘ installation in Quantico, Virginia. The ERAU-Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will be unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Marine Corps’ National Museum on Jan. 8, the …

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