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July 10, 2018
Millenial Nuclear Caucus at INL this June.
DOE Seeks Nuclear Inspiration, Answers From a New Generation
Millennial Nuclear Caucus events have been held across the country to engage young people in a conversation about nuclear energy and careers.
July 9, 2018
Science Education Administrator, Steve Gagnon, experiments with liquid nitrogen in a recent Physics Fest.
Jefferson Lab Offers Additional Summer Physics Fest
On July 12, Jefferson Lab will offer a summer edition of its popular Physics Fest program.
July 6, 2018
Sandia National Laboratories materials scientist Olivia Underwood hopes to inspire others through Sandia’s HMTech program.
Sandia materials scientist looks to inspire students through STEM program
For 32 years, Sandia National Laboratories’ Black Leadership Committee has brought STEM to more than 3,000 middle and high school students.
July 6, 2018
Members of the Lewis University (Romeoville, Ill.) team celebrate their win at the 2018 DOE Cyber Defense Competition.
Building the Next Generation of Computational Thinkers
How does STEM move products from scientific discovery to impact? Hear the answer from Paul Kearns, Director of Argonne National Laboratory.
July 6, 2018
Claire Lee, Particle Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Meet Claire Lee: Particle Physicist and Non-Traditional Science Communicator
Don't miss the chance to get to know Claire Lee, a Brookhaven Lab particle physicist, Jedi, and STEM role model.
July 3, 2018
High-School Students Studying Carbon-Based Nanomaterials for Cancer Drug Delivery Visit Brookhaven Lab's Nanocenter
The 11th graders from Islip High School brought their research from Stony Brook University to Brookhaven for imaging.
July 2, 2018
The KidWind Challenge, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is a national competition for middle and high school students to explore wind energy by doing.
KidWind Challenge Wraps up Successful Season
The KidWind Challenge is a national competition for middle and high school students to explore wind energy by doing.
June 27, 2018
Female ARM Aerial Facility staff and instrument mentors during ACE-ENA gather in front of ARM’s Gulfstream-159 (G-1) research aircraft during the winter 2018 intensive operational period.
Women in Flight: The Atmospheric Research Measurement Team's Women in STEM
Women were an integral part of every aspect of the Aerosol and Cloud Experiments in the Eastern North Atlantic campaign in the Azores.
June 26, 2018
NETL Dynamic Gas Turbine Combustion Test
STEM Employment Opportunities on the Rise with Increased U.S. Dominance in Oil and Gas
There are 650,000 jobs in mining, oil, and natural gas extraction industries. Learn more about these careers now during World Gas Conference week.
June 19, 2018
Ramprashad (“Ram”) Prabhakaran and the seventh-grade students discussed economics and career planning.
Why We Need STEM Ambassador Fellows
STEM Ambassadors translated their work into interactive, hands-on displays for the public to excite kids about their work.
June 13, 2018
Daniel Cacace Brookhaven National Laboratory
Meet Daniel Cacace: Designer of Subsystems for sPHENIX Detector
Read Daniel's story of how he went from intern at DOE to employee, following his STEM dreams.
June 11, 2018
Girls Blazing a Way for a Future in Computer Programming
The Cybercore Integration Center at Idaho National Laboratory announces the successful completion of a pilot of the “Girls Who Code” club.
May 31, 2018
LLNL routinely conducts STEM outreach opportunities.
Teaching in California? Sign up Today for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Teacher Research Academy Courses
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory offers six summer workshop topics for middle school, high school, and community college teachers. Get the info.
May 31, 2018
Peter Meidl, ORISE research participant in the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, studied fungal symbiosis of poplar trees in an effort to improve biofuel production.
Strengthening the STEM Workforce - A Perspective From ORISE
Dr. William (Jim) Vosburg has served as director of ORISE since 2016. How did they produce more than 70,000 research participation alumni? Find out.
May 30, 2018
Summer interns take a tour of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Light Source (SSRL) at SLAC.
The Many Paths to STEM
What drew Chi-Chang Kao, Director of SLAC, into STEM? Read on to find out.
May 29, 2018
Photo of Chelsea Chee and other 2013 interns.
Former Office of Indian Energy Intern Recognized with National Award for Leadership in Diversity and Equity
Chelsea Chee’s leadership across several major projects in New Mexico, including her Natives in STEM project, helped earn her the award.
May 29, 2018
Area high school students prepare a robot for testing in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant underground in early May, prior to an international robotics competition.
WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
May 29, 2018
Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management employees listen and give tips to third-graders presenting their “Schools around the World” project.
EM Helps Oak Ridge Schools Take Next Steps in STEM Education
EM Helps Oak Ridge Schools Take Next Steps in STEM Education
May 29, 2018
She’s been inside a nuclear power plant, written intelligence for policy-makers, and briefed the Secretary of Energy. She’s also a vocal advocate for women and minorities to pursue careers in STEM.
Meet J'Tia
She’s been inside a nuclear power plant, written intelligence for policy-makers, and briefed the Secretary of Energy. Meet Dr. J'Tia Hart.
May 24, 2018
A participant at NETL's Daughters and Sons to Work Day
In STEM, Inspiration Can Come from Anywhere
Dr. Sean Plasynski, Acting Director at NETL, shares how winter morning bus rides shaped his STEM career.
May 24, 2018
Felix Vazquez-Guemarez
Community, Mission, and Challenge: Why Felix Chooses the Department of Energy
Felix Vazquez-Guemarez served as a Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program four times. Now he's with DOE: read his story.
May 21, 2018
Brookhaven Elementary School Science Fair First Place Winners
Winning Projects at Brookhaven Lab's 2018 Elementary School Science Fair
Celebrate the winners of the elementary school science fair, hosted by Brookhaven National Laboratory this May.
May 15, 2018
Colgate undergraduates group photo
Undergraduate students get to talk nuclear stockpile with the experts
A group of students recently traveled to NNSA headquarters to talk to experts about science-based stockpile stewardship and nuclear policy 
May 7, 2018
Students from Gallup, NM participate in STEM activities during the Dream Catchers Science Program.
Championing Diversity in STEM
Dr. Steve Younger, Director of Sandia National Laboratories, lays out the reasons STEM is critical to the success of Sandia's mission.
May 4, 2018
ORNL launches STEM internship program for Anderson, Roane County students
High school students in Anderson and Roane counties are invited to apply for a new summer internship program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.