Tag Archives: Education

Mitre, Virginia Public Universities Partner to Help Address Gov’t R&D Requirements

 

Mitre has partnered with nine public universities in Virginia to create an exchange program to help the government address technology requirements in areas such as national security, aviation and cybersecurity. The nonprofit company said Thursday it seeks to gain access to tools and ideas from the academic sector through the University Innovation Exchange under a signed master agreement.

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SAIC Opens Cyber Scholarship Program to Military Vets; Alicia Lynch Quoted

Science Applications International Corp. has opened the application period for a scholarship program meant to help military veterans access cyber education opportunities. The company said Thursday its CyberWarrior Scholarship program aims to develop veteran careers and address the country's demand for cybersecurity practitioners. SAIC will award 10 grants under the program's current wave.

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Raytheon Engages Students in STEM-Focused Challenge; Thomas Bussing Quoted

Raytheon hosted a circuit board build contest in a move to foster student interest in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. The challenge took place during the MathMovesU Day on Feb. 4 at the University of Arizona where Raytheon engineers guided Tucson-based elementary students through construction and inspection of circuit boards, the company said Feb. 12.

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Westat Gets $94M Contract to Help Education Dept Conduct Early Childhood Longitudinal Studies

Westat has secured a potential 10-year, $93.5M contract to help the Department of Education design and perform early childhood longitudinal studies. The Rockville, Md.-based company will assist in department efforts to collect data on children’s early learning and development, preschool care and education experiences, transition into kindergarten and progress through …

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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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Commerce-DHS Report: Private, Public Sectors Should Grow Cyber Workforce via Apprenticeships

A report by the departments of Homeland Security and Commerce calls for both private and public sectors to build up the cybersecurity workforce through “hands-on, experiential and work-based learning approaches” such as internships and apprenticeships. DHS and the Commerce Department prepared the report in compliance with President Donald Trump’s executive …

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