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DHS Opens Application Period on Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative for 2017

The Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications from current undergraduate and graduate students who are interested to join the 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative that aims to develop and expand the agency’s future cybersecurity workforce. DHS said Dec. 19 the selected students will receive hands-on experience and exposure to cybersecurity operations …

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Frank Culbertson: Orbital ATK to Host STEM Students at Dulles HQ

Orbital ATK will host students of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) at the company’s Dulles, Virginia-based headquarters in support of Higher Orbits’ Go For Launch! program, Loudon Now reported Thursday. Higher Orbits, a non-profit organization, will hold its three-day program next month at Orbital ATK’s Dulles headquarters for high …

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ULA Names Winners of Atlas V Launch Support Attachment Bracket Challenge

Lockheed Martin and Boeing‘s joint venture United Launch Alliance has selected the winners of its launch support attachment bracket design challenge for the Atlas V rocket. Nic Adams will receive $10,000 and the opportunity to have his support bracket design incorporated on a future Atlas V mission as the first place winner of the 3-2-1 Liftoff! …

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DHS Seeks Applications for 2017 STEM Summer Internship Program

The Department of Homeland Security has begun to accept applications for a 10-week internship program designed for students that specialize in national security-related science, technology, engineering and math courses. The Homeland Security STEM Summer Internship program seeks to help students connect with DHS professionals and gain research experiences at 12 federal …

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Deloitte Foundation, University of Illinois Launch Business Analytics Center

Deloitte‘s philanthropic arm and the University of Illinois College of Business have established a facility to develop curriculum focused on business analytics. The Center for Business Analytics at Urbana-Champaign aims to help students gain data knowledge as well as develop skills and abilities necessary for business leadership through the curriculum, Deloitte said Tuesday. Deloitte Foundation also provided a $5 million …

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UMUC to Continue Support for Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot

The University of Maryland University College will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s national youth cyber education program for a fourth consecutive year. UMUC said Thursday it will support the CyberPatriot program in an effort to promote science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cybersecurity education to students. The 2015-2016 CyberPatriot National Defense Competition aims to develop …

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Education Dept, NASA Partner on Bus Tour to Promote STEAM Education

The Education Department has held a bus tour that sought to promote NASA‘s journey to Mars program and inspire students to take up higher education in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. The Opportunity Across America bus traveled across 11 cities in six states in an effort to foster STEAM education to …

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