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.
R&D – and patience – lead to environmentally responsible new materials for aircraft.
Finding solutions to some of the tough environmental issues facing the aerospace industry isn’t easy or fast. But Jill Seebergh and a team of engineers and scientists in Boeing’s Chemical Technology Group aren’t daunted by the long lead times in research and development.
Inspired by more than the American Dream, Journeyman International partners university students with local and global humanitarian organizations to complete meaningful projects.
Daniel Wiens was getting ready to graduate from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California with a degree in construction management. Most students were preparing to work on theoretical thesis projects. He decided there had to be a more practical, meaningful approach so he partnered with an architecture student and they designed and built a dental clinic in Belize.
This would mark the beginning of Journeyman International (JI).
Recently, Time Warner Cable hosted two troops from the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) day at the Regional Training Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The girls are members of the Girls Go Beyond outreach group. This program focuses on increasing participation in Girl Scouts among girls in at-risk environments, rural communities or underserved or emerging populations.
Continuing their joint work promoting science, technology, engineering, and math, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel and FOX have agreed to broadcast this year's Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, an awards show honoring the world's most prominent scientists and mathematicians. Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy and executive producer of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, will host the ceremony for the second year in a row. Nat Geo will broadcast the event live on Sunday, November 8, with a one-hour version scheduled to air on FOX on November 29.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – A group of 30 local educators participated in the inaugural Nautilus Exploration Program CITGO STEM Academy held on Monday, June 22 and Tuesday, June 23, at the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery. The continuing education program for area educators is part of the CITGO Caring for Our Coast initiative dedicated to natural habitat and coastal restoration along the Gulf Coast region.
Eastman Chemical Company and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have signed a multiyear agreement to conduct collaborative research in multiple scientific disciplines.
KINGSPORT, Tenn., June 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have signed a multiyear agreement to conduct collaborative research in multiple scientific disciplines, especially in the neutron science and additive manufacturing fields in which UT is recognized worldwide for its unique expertise.
Named as the National Exemplar in ACT's National College and Career Readiness Program
KINGSPORT, Tenn., June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Every year, ACT recognizes the achievements of four national exemplars for College and Career Readiness: a student, a high school, a community college and an employer. Last night in Washington, DC, ACT recognized Eastman as the National Employer Exemplar. This annual program honors a distinguished group of students, schools and employers for exemplifying what is being done in states across the country to improve individuals’ prospects for success. Eastman is the only employer in the nation to receive this prestigious distinction.