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


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.

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.


Bechtel Corporation Donation Pushes Film Closer to Big Screen

by Doug Carey

With the generous support of Bechtel Corporation, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World, a film for IMAX and giant screen theatres, has entered production and is one step closer to hitting the big screen.

FOX and Nat Geo Channel to Air Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, Celebrating Scientists and Mathematicians


FOX and the National Geographic Channel will celebrate the work of today's leading scientists and mathematicians by broadcasting this year's Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, an awards show honoring the world's most prominent scientific researchers. Seth MacFarlane, executive producer of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and creator of Family Guy, will host the ceremony, which will air live on Nat Geo on Sunday, Nov. 8, with a one-hour version scheduled for FOX on Sunday, Nov.

We Can Do More Than #StandWithAhmed

by Nick Hutchinson, Executive Director, US2020

Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section.


Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section.

Fox and Microsoft Announce 'The Martian' STEM Design Contest with $25,000 Prize


On Tuesday, September 15, 20th Century Fox and Microsoft announced the Hacking Mars Design Challenge, a unique online science and technology competition developed exclusively around the upcoming Fox film The Martian to drive interest in STEM subjects. The winning team will collect a $25,000 grand prize and travel to Microsoft to experience the company's HoloLens technology.

TWC and Volunteers of America Operation Backpack In Effect

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Time Warner Cable is committed to getting young people engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). In order for young people to get excited about their future in STEM fields, it is crucial that they have the tools to form a strong academic foundation. For thousands of kids living in homeless shelters across New York City, this can seem like an impossible task.

STEM Block 'Xploration Station' Returns to Fox TV Stations This Weekend


After a successful first season, the Emmy-nominated two hour block of STEM programming Xploration Station will return to local Fox television stations across the country this Saturday.

Tennis Star Sloane Stephens Joins Time Warner Cable to Engage Young People in Math and Science

USTA Foundation Partners with TWC on Connect a Million Minds® STEM in Tennis Campaign
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NEW YORK, September 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Just in time for the most highly-anticipated tennis event of the season – the 2015 US OPEN – Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) today announced professional tennis player Sloane Stephens will star in the company’s new STEM in Tennis campaign. STEM in Tennis, created as an extension of TWC’s STEM in Sports program, is part of the company’s signature Connect a Million Minds® (CAMM) initiative. CAMM was designed to inspire the next generation of problem solvers by connecting young people to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Eastman Named Among Top 50 Employers by Workforce Diversity for Engineering & IT Professionals Magazine

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August 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Eastman was recently ranked as a top 50 employer for 2015 in the 14th annual listing published by Workforce Diversity for Engineering & IT Professionals. The list is based on a reader survey and will appear in the magazine’s Summer/Fall 2015 edition.

Through the survey, readers selected the top companies in the U.S. for which they would most prefer to work or believe would provide a positive working environment for engineers & IT professionals who are minority group members. 


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