Tag Archives: STEM education

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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Northrop Backs Cyber, STEM Education Programs at U.S. Naval Academy

Northrop Grumman has invested an undisclosed sum to help expand the U.S. Naval Academy’s cyber, science, technology, engineering and math programs. The company and its philanthropic arm have also donated more than $21 million to support strategic priorities of USNA since 2001, Northrop said Tuesday. The Northrop Grumman Foundation is supporting USNA’s Cybersecurity …

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Army, Ten80 to Co-Host STEM Education Event

Ten80 Education and the U.S. Army has launched an educational program with the goal to engage high school students in science, technology, engineering and math. The Army Marketing and Research Group said Tuesday the STEMFest event will offer an opportunity for students to hone their teamwork, leadership and critical thinking skills with …

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Leidos, USC Partner on Network Analysis, Computing Research Projects; Gulu Gambhir Comments

Leidos and the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering's Information Sciences Institute have partnered for two research projects that seek to advance high-performance computing and network analysis. Leidos said Monday it will fund both projects through a five-year, $500,000 grant under the Strategic University Alliances Program. The program seeks to support science, …

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Julie Gravallese: 10 Female Mitre Employees Receive Honors at Magazine’s STEM Conference

Women of Color magazine has recognized the leadership and work of 10 Mitre employees during the publication’s STEM Conference that was held from Oct. 15 to 17 in Detroit. Mitre said Tuesday the conference acknowledges contributions of female professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The 10 awardees from Mitre “have not …

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Stephanie Hill: Sustain Student Interest in STEM to Build Future Workforce

Industry and government need to keep high school and college students interested in science, technology, engineering and math for them to pursue STEM as a career, Stephanie Hill of Lockheed Martin said in May. The Oakridger reported Monday that Hill told a Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit audience more action is needed to energize students and …

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CA Technologies, 2 Swiss Universities Partner on STEM Program; Bjarne Rasmussen Comments

 CA Technologies has invested $207,000 in new technologies developed by students from Swiss universities Wcole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne and Haute Ecole d’Ingenierie et de Gestion du Canton de Vaud. The investment is part of a five-year program that kicked off in 2013 to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education at the Swiss …

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Pamela Drew: Exelis Factors Diversity in Company’s STEM Career Push

Pamela Drew, executive vice president and president information systems at Exelis, has discussed the company’s initiative to advocate science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects among students in an interview with STEM Blog published Friday. Drew told STEM Blog that the company highlights contributions of STEM careers to different fields as it “is an important message to convey when …

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Marillyn Hewson Highlights Lockheed STEM, Collaboration Initiatives

Marillyn Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin, has outlined the company’s planned strategy for technology initiatives as she encouraged collaboration and innovation among Lockheed’s engineering, scientific and technical workforce. The company said Wednesday Hewson also pointed to new education efforts on science, technology, engineering and math during an address at the Lockheed Martin Fellows …

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