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  • Stu Shea: SAIC Considering McLean HQ Sale As Company Splits - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Stu Shea: SAIC Considering McLean HQ Sale As Company Splits

    Science Applications International Corp.'s plans to split the company into two independent firms may include selling its McLean, Va. headquarters located on SAIC Drive, Chief Operating Officer Stu Shea told the Washington Post. SAIC plans to divide into two by the second half of fiscal year 2014, with one firm focused on developing science and […] More

  • Battelle to Feature Geology Experiment At DC Science, Engineering Expo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Battelle to Feature Geology Experiment At DC Science, Engineering Expo

    Battelle will feature a geology experiment at its booth during a science and engineering conference Saturday and Sunday in Washington, the institute announced Wednesday. The USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo will occur at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Thirty-five employees will attend the free festival, which is expected to attract more than 750,000 […] More

  • Raytheon Delivers Pies for Pi Day, Celebrating STEM - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Delivers Pies for Pi Day, Celebrating STEM

    Raytheon is celebrating Pi Day by delivering apple pies to math and science teachers at middle and high schools located within a nearly three-mile radius of selected Raytheon business locations nationwide. The Pi Day is part of the company's MathMoves initiative. The event is celebrated to highlight the importance of pi calculations in science, technology, […] More

  • Raytheon to Participate in National Engineers Week - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Participate in National Engineers Week

    Raytheon will participate in National Engineers Week from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25, Raytheon announced Friday. National Engineers Week originated in 1951 and contains more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies. National Engineers Week promotes pre-college literacy in math and science and encourages students to pursue engineering and technology. Students will have […] More

  • Lockheed, NASA Team up to Donate Computers to Alabama High School - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, NASA Team up to Donate Computers to Alabama High School

    Hazel Green High School in Huntsville, Ala., received 100 laptop computers as part of a new program to promote and enhance reading comprehension. The computers were donated in partnership by Lockheed Martin and NASA for Lockheed's Outsourcing Desktop Initiative Program for NASA. Through Lockheed's and NASA's support of the ODIN program, 106,000 computers have been […] More

  • Cisco's STEM Project Challenges UK Students to Create Paralympian Websites - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco’s STEM Project Challenges UK Students to Create Paralympian Websites

    IT and communications firm Cisco announced it is teaming up with STEMNET, which promotes science and technology, to challenge students across the United Kingdom to create an online presence for the U.K. Paralympics team. Cisco is the official network infrastructure provider of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games to be held in London. Students, ages […] More

  • Lockheed Martin to Support US Cyber Challenge, Pre-Engineering Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin to Support US Cyber Challenge, Pre-Engineering Program

    Lockheed Martin has announced its support for the Center for Internet Security's U.S. Cyber Challenge, a program made up of student competitions, training and events designed to groom the next generation of cybersecurity professionals in the United States. Charles Croom, VP of Cyber Security Solutions for Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions, said programs […] More

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    Lockheed Martin’s Ray Johnson on the Future of Science, Technology

    With the upcoming USA Science and Engineering Festival in October in Washington, D.C., Dr. Ray Johnson, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Lockheed Martin, spoke to EarthSky about the future in science and technology. Expected to draw a million visitors to the National Mall on Oct. 23-24, Johnson said the aim of the […] More

  • SAIC's Walt Havenstein helps reinvigorate STEM educational enterprise - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC’s Walt Havenstein helps reinvigorate STEM educational enterprise

    Last April, President Obama issued a challenge to corporations and individuals: It’s time to reinvigorate America’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) educational enterprise. Looks like Walt Havenstein, SAIC’s new CEO, is picking up the torch. Just recently Havenstein told a paper in Huntsville, Ala., where SAIC employs 2,300: “STEM is a way of getting […] More

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