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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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Siemens Adds Two Partners to STEM Career Technical Education Initiative

Siemens‘ nonprofit arm has partnered with The Center to Advance CTE and The Center on Education and Skills at New America to expand an initiative that aims to train young adults for middle-skill jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Siemens said Friday Advance CTE will support states and communities’ efforts to recruit students …

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USAA, PsychArmor Unveil Online School for Military & Veteran Caregivers, Families

The United Services Automobile Association and PsychArmor Institute have launched an free online education program for caregivers and families of ill or injured military service members and veterans. PsychArmor said Tuesday the School for Military and Veteran Caregivers and Families offers various subjects that can be accessed through the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s HiddenHeroes.org website. …

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NASA to Fund STEM Projects of 3 Informal Education Organizations

NASA will provide three informal education organizations close to $3 million in grants to fund projects that will work to encourage students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math careers in support of the Journey to Mars. The space agency said Wednesday the organizations will build a Mars exploration exhibit, provide educator professional development on space science and …

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Students Complete General Atomics’ DOE-Sponsored Science Undergraduate Lab Internship Program

A new batch of General Atomics summer interns has completed the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program that the Energy Department‘s office of science has financed as a program sponsor. The company said Friday 10 interns worked at its DIII-D magnetic fusion energy facility and inertial fusion technologies program to support the advancement of fusion …

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Lockheed, University of Colorado Partner on RF Tech Education Programs

Lockheed Martin and the University of Colorado-Boulder have partnered to implement academic programs focused on space-based radio frequency technology. The company said Thursday it will invest $3 million in the partnership over four years and the Lockheed Martin Radio Frequency Research Center will collaborate with the university to develop curriculum to train future space …

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