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Air Force Accepts STEM Scholarship Applications for 2018

The U.S. Air Force is accepting scholarship applications from students who aim to pursue a science, technology, engineering and math degree. The military service said Monday it offers between $25,000 and $38,000 a year to help students major in one of the 19 STEM disciplines through the branch’s Science, Mathematics and Research …

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Harris-Hosted Summit Tackles Aerospace & Defense Workforce Needs

Harris collaborated with the Aerospace Industries Association to facilitate a two-day summit that brought together industry, government and academic stakeholders to discuss the future of aerospace and defense workforce. The event took place at a Harris facility in Palm Bay, Florida, and sought to promote science, technology, engineering and math education strategies meant to …

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Boeing Pledges $50M in Charitable Grants for NonProfits

Boeing has pledged to provide more than $50 million in grants to approximately 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries. The grants package will fund initiatives through 2018 and will augment Boeing’s expected $117 million in company and employee contributions to other charitable causes, the company said Thursday. The new investments will bring the company’s total …

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Women of Color Magazine Recognizes Mitre Employees for STEM Contributions; Julie Gravallese Comments

Seven Mitre employees have received recognition from the Women of Color magazine for their contributions to the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The nonprofit said Tuesday the awards were presented at the two-day 2017 Women of Color STEM Conference that kicked off on Friday in Detroit, Michigan. The conference honors multicultural women …

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Siemens Donates $246M Software Grant to Florida Institute of Technology

Siemens has provided an in-kind software grant worth more than $246 million to the Florida Institute of Technology to help students prepare for science, technology engineering and math careers. Florida Tech said Thursday it will incorporate Siemens’ product lifecycle management platform into students’ coursework and projects related to computer-aided design, engineering simulation, …

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AEOP Opens Applications for Army-Sponsored STEM Student Competition

The Army Educational Outreach Program has kicked off registration for the military branch’s 16th annual eCYBERMISSION competition for students in grade six through nine. AEOP said Thursday the online competition, administered by the National Science Teachers Association, seeks to expand students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Student teams have an opportunity to …

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Battelle-Funded Environmental Center Opens in Ohio

KIPP Columbus has unveiled a Battelle-sponsored environmental center in the academic institution’s Columbus, Ohio-based campus to offer afterschool and community education programs. The center is built through a $3 million grant the research and development company awarded in 2014, Battelle said Wednesday. KIPP is a network of free, open enrollment public schools that provides support to …

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AT&T Extends Air Force Association CyberPatriot Sponsorship

AT&T will continue to provide financial support, volunteer technical mentorships and in-kind network contributions to the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot program as a Cyber Diamond sponsor. The telecommunications company has supported the association’s national cyber education program for youth over the past seven years, AFA said Thursday. “We have a continuing demand …

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