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Fox and Microsoft Announce Grand Prize Winners of 'Hacking Mars' STEM Design Contest

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Microsoft has named Matt Marshall, Nis Bojin, and Dallas Kasaboski the winners of the Hacking Mars Design Challege, a unique online science and technology competition launched in September and developed exclusively around the Twentieth Century Fox film The Martian. Marshall's team created devices called Modular Sensors, which monitor radiation levels, temperature, atmospheric pressure, oxygen, and more in the Mars station that Mark Watney (Matt Damon) inhabits in the film.

CH2M Announced as Recipient of World Environment Center’s 2016 Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development

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December 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that the 2016 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development has been awarded to CH2M, one of the world’s premier infrastructure and natural resource management companies. The award will be presented to CH2M Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jacqueline Hinman on May 19, 2016 at the 32nd Annual WEC Gold Medal Gala in Washington, D.C. The Gold Medal Gala will be followed on May 20, 2016 by the WEC Gold Medal Colloquium.  

TWC Celebrates STEM and Environmentalism at Milwaukee STEMfest

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The 7th annual Time Warner Cable STEMfest took place Nov. 6 & 7 at Milwaukee’s Discovery World, and more than 5,000 problem solvers took part in the event’s hands-on STEM activities!

FOX Celebrates Scientists, Inspires Students with Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, Airing this Sunday, Nov. 29

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On Sunday, Nov. 29, at 7/6c, FOX will air a one-hour special on the 2015 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, an annual awards show honoring the work of today's leading scientists and mathematicians. The ceremony, hosted by Family Guy creator and Cosmos executive producer Seth MacFarlane at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, originally aired live on 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel on Nov. 8.

Finalists Announced for 'Hacking Mars' STEM Design Contest from Fox and Microsoft

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Microsoft has announced the three finalists for the Hacking Mars Design Challenge, a unique online science and technology competition developed exclusively around the new Fox film The Martian. Teams consisting of students, academics, and professionals designed projects to aid the film's lead character Mark Watney (Matt Damon) while he is stranded alone on Mars.

Booz Allen Makes an Impact at WE15—World’s Largest Conference for Women Engineers

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A cadre of Booz Allen’s women engineers participated in WE15 last month, an annual conference that brings together more than 250 of the world’s leading engineering and technology companies and organizations and a global audience of more 8,000 women at all stages of their engineering careers.

National Geographic Channel Premieres 'Breakthrough,' New Science Documentary Series from Ron Howard and Brian Grazer

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On Sunday, November 1, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel launched the first episode of Breakthrough, a new documentary series produced by Ron Howard and Brian Gazer in which six Hollywood visionaries bring to life the stories, people, and technology behind the world's most cutting-edge scienti

Neil deGrasse Tyson's Science Talk Show 'StarTalk' Returns for New Season on Nat Geo Channel

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Following a successful first season and an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Informational Series, Neil deGrasse Tyson's science-focused talk show StarTalk returned for its second season on 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel on Sunday, October 25.

Eastman Engineers Help Get Unit Ops Lab Running

The growing partnership between the College of Engineering at the University of Tennessee and Eastman has become a working arrangement—literally.
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A team of engineers from Eastman in Kingsport, Tenn. came to help install equipment and experiments in the Eastman Unit Ops Laboratory in the Nathan W. Dougherty Engineering Building at the University of Tennessee. In the lab, students can see what it is like to work on various processes that they would encounter in a working chemical plant environment.

To read more about the innovative partnership, click here.

 

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