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High School Students Earn Aircraft Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Accreditation

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STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ ­­– At the closing ceremony for the Teamsters/Sikorsky Career Pathways Program, Teamsters Local 1150 in partnership with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), Connecticut State Department of Education and Connecticut Department of Labor, announced the program’s newly registered Aircraft Manufacturing pre-apprenticeship.

From Science Fair to Scientist: How One 6th Grader’s Research Could Change the World

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Maya Sushkin, a 6th-grade student from Worcester, Massachusetts was recently selected as the grand prize winner at the Region II Central Massachusetts Science and Engineering fair (Worcester Regional Science & Engineering fair).  She competed with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from the Massachusetts public and private schools systems. She is the daughter of Yin-Ying Lu, a SCADA lead engineer at  Schneider Electric Foxboro, MA.

Interview With Shannon Brattebo, Environmental Engineer

Understanding the importance of mentors and teamwork to create successful engineers
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Shannon Brattebo has worked at Tetra Tech since 1999 as an environmental engineer specializing in lake and reservoir restoration and management, water quality monitoring, modeling, and assessment. Shannon holds a Bachelors in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Seattle University and a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Washington. Among many accomplishments, Shannon and her team were nominated for the Best Paper of the Year Award by the Lake and Reservoir Management journal for the Lake Ketchum Restoration project in Western Washington.

Interview With Raina Dwivedi, Water Resources Engineer

Addressing new and emerging issues and solutions in engineering
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As a water resources engineer, Raina Dwivedi specializes in integrated water resources management and watershed planning. Raina has a Bachelors in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park and a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. We spoke with Raina as part of our #INWED19 campaign to not only celebrate our brilliant women engineers but also to raise their profiles and encourage those who aspire to become engineers and work in STEM. Follow #WomeninSTEM on social media for more stories.

Discovery Education Announces the Acquisition of Inspyro

Purchase of UK-Based Leader in Virtual and Augmented Reality Content Highlights Discovery Education’s Commitment to Providing Students Worldwide Immersive Learning Experiences
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Silver Spring, MD. August 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the acquisition of leading virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) provider Inspyro. Terms were not disclosed.

Intel Foundation Supports the First U.S. WiSci STEAM Camp for Middle School Girls

By Pia Wilson-Body, President, Intel Foundation
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“One Intel” is not a bumper sticker, it’s not a slogan, it is action that exemplifies how we bring Intel employees, resources and technology together to solve real world problems. Last week, at the Women in Science (WiSci) STEAM Camp in Bend, Oregon – we did just that. The U.S. State Department, Intel , Girl Up, along with other partners, founded WiSci STEAM Camps in 2015. Over the past four years, we’ve supported camps in Rwanda, Peru, Malawi, Namibia and Georgia.

Duke Energy Awards More Than $200,000 in Grants for Workforce Education and Training Across Greater Cincinnati

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  • Grants presented to eight initiatives that aim to increase training opportunities for students who want to become electric line technicians or pursue other energy industry careers

  • Announcement comes on the heels of nearly $265,000 in education grants awarded in April for initiatives in southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky

Interview With Hannah George, Engineer, Information Communications and Technology

Forging a path in engineering by being authentic and true to yourself
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Hannah George is a project manager who specializes in information and communications technology (ICT) and security. She joined Tetra Tech in 2012 and applies her 17 years of experience to high performance buildings for health, education, office, and retail. Hannah earned a Bachelors of Engineering with honors in Automation and Control from Massey University and a Post Graduate Diploma of Business Administration in Finance from Massey University.

Schneider Electric Announces Go Green in the City 2019 North American Regional Finals Winner

Summary: 
  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets
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  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets

Itron and Discovery Education Awarded for Global Sustainability Leadership

2019 Sustainability Awards Honors Companies that have Prioritized Sustainability as an Integral Business Practice
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Silver Spring, Md., August 1, 2019, /3BL Media/ – The Business Intelligence Group today named Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities use energy and water, and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, winners of the Sustainability Serv

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