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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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CH2M Donates $1M for Oregon State University Professorship

CH2M has pledged a donation of $1 million to create an endowed professorship within the Oregon State University’s College of Engineering. The company said Thursday an endowed professor will be appointed to teach at the college for a term of up to five years through the CH2M Hill Professorship in Civil Engineering Fund. …

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Northrop to Back Interdisciplinary Research Projects of 3 Australian Professors; Ian Irving Comments

Northrop Grumman has selected three Australia-based professors to receive multiyear research grants and conduct a collaborative studies in the areas of cognitive radio systems, engineering, human machine interactions and quantum communications. The company said Tuesday it offered initial grants worth approximately $56,000 to Robert Malaney of the University of New South Wales; Roberto Sabatini of …

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