X-STEM - presented by the Department of Defense (DoD) - is an extreme STEM symposium for middle through high school students featuring interactive presentations by an exclusive group of visionaries who aim to empower and inspire kids about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Ten national finalist teams representing schools and other organizations from Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Oregon, Texas and Kaiserslautern (Germany) competed in the StellarXplorers III National Finals.
Science Works! "Defending with Science" originally aired on Friday, 24 February, 2017 on the Science Channel. Science Works!, is a new TV series debuting this month during Science Channel's "Rise and SCI" block on weekday mornings.
Today, President Obama named 102 scientists and researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
The Department of Defense (DOD) has multiple approaches that involve strategic methods in which they promote diversity and inclusion in their workforce. Many of the implicit individual bias targeted programs are addressed in the DOD’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Strategic Plan 2012- 2017(1), which emphasizes the President’s Executive Order 13583--directing Executive Departments to develop and implement D&I strategies in human resource components.
An electric and entertaining duo of Navy scientists were honored on June 27 as the 2016 third quarter winners of the Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education and Outreach Advocate of the Quarter Award.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has been highly engaged with STEM education and outreach for several years. In fact, it is in our Department’s best interest to expose our young Americans to the wonders of DoD science and technology—that 10th grader who interns at one of our elite laboratories could be the next DoD STEM professional.
Luka Gleba, a third-year senior undergraduate at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), was recently awarded a Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship by the Department of Defense (DoD).