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Leidos Sponsors US-UK University Cyber Competition

Leidos has agreed to sponsor the Cambridge2Cambridge cyber competition for university teams from the U.S. and the U.K. as part of the company’s efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and math careers for students. The University of Cambridge will host the 2017 C2C cyber challenge that will run from July 24 through …

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Northrop Grants STEM Scholarships to High School Seniors in Virginia

Northrop Grumman has awarded scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Albemarle County, Virginia, as part of its 10th annual STEM scholars event in an effort to encourage students to pursue careers in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The company doled out scholarships through its Engineering Scholars and High School …

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Boeing to Sponsor AFA’s Cyber Education Program

Boeing has been named a diamond-level sponsor for a cyber education program managed by the Air Force Association. AFA said Friday Boeing will help expand the CyberPatriot program’s efforts to promote cyber, science, technology, engineering and math education across U.S. The program works to facilitate the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition for high …

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Lockheed Provides $1M Grant to Fund Additive Manufacturing Lab at MSU Denver

Lockheed Martin has provided a $1 million grant to the Metropolitan State University of Denver to fund the construction of an additive manufacturing laboratory that will support the production of aerospace components. The company said Thursday the Lockheed Martin Additive Manufacturing Laboratory will give MSU Denver students access to a three-dimensional printer. Lockheed said …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon, (ISC)2 to Offer 6 New Cybersecurity Scholarships for Women

A partnership between Raytheon and (ISC)2’s Center for Cyber Safety and Education will offer six new scholarships this year to drive women’s interest in cybersecurity careers. Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, wrote in an article published Monday on Fifth Domain that the initiative aims to help address talent shortfall in …

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BMC-Sponsored Program Aims to Help Military Vets Explore Tech Careers

BMC Software has teamed with Andreessen Horowitz, LifeLock and PayPal to launch a program that seeks to educate former U.S. military personnel about digital skills required for potential careers in the technology sector. All four sponsors of the BreakLine Tech program will hold educational sessions on culture, organizational design, talent management and expected future trends to guide …

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Microsoft to Offer Cybersecurity Administration Training for Military Vets

Microsoft has introduced a cybersecurity learning path under the company’s technology training program for military veterans and transitioning service members. The company said its Microsoft Software & Systems Academy will offer the Cybersecurity Administration program that will tackle access controls; cryptology; risk identification, monitoring and analysis; incident response and recovery; and network and communications security. “The …

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Huntington Ingalls Picks 28 Gulf Coast Schools to Receive STEM Grants; Edmond Hughes Comments

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Huntington Ingalls Industries has provided more than $100,000 in total funds to help finance science, technology, engineering and math projects of 28 schools and educational groups in Alabama and Mississippi. The funds were awarded through a STEM grant program managed by HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, the company said Tuesday. “Ingalls is proud to provide STEM grants to …

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