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October 9, 2012
Third Annual Science Alliance Takes Place in Ohio

Students from across Ohio joined Energy Department staff for a hands-on learning experience at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

October 4, 2012
Dr. Stanley Atcitty, left, and Dr. Imre Gyuk, right, at the Smithsonian, following the 2012 PECASE awards ceremony. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.
Meet Dr. Stanley Atcitty, PECASE Winner and DOE Researcher

Dr. Stanley Atcitty speaks with Dr. Imre Gyuk about about his experiences in the Navajo community, the impact of power electronics on the nation’s electric grid and what led him to engineering.

October 4, 2012
Recap: Women Trailblazers in Clean Energy

In this Storify recap, we celebrate the accomplishments and leadership of women in clean energy careers.

October 2, 2012
The National Science Bowl finals take place each year in the National Building Museum. The top regional teams come to Washington, D.C., in the spring as they as they advance to National Finals. Registration is now open at the <a href="">NSB website</a>. | Photo by Dennis Brack, Energy Department Office of Science
Registration Now Open for 2013 Science Bowl Teams

Register your middle school or high school team for the nation's largest science knowledge competition.

October 1, 2012
Dr. James R. Schlesinger, the first Secretary of Energy, unveils the signplate at the Energy Department's temporary headquarters on October 1, 1977.
DOE at Day One

In the 35 years since the Energy Department first opened its doors, our mission still remains: ensuring the nation’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through science and technology solutions.

September 28, 2012
Savannah River Remediation presents a $10,000 to South Carolina State University  to support its Nuclear Engineering Program. In the photo, from left: Kayla Miller, Savannah River Remediation Procurement Department and South Carolina State University 2010 graduate; Dr. John Corbitt, Acting Chairman of the South Carolina State University Board of Trustees; Dr. Cynthia Warrick, Interim South Carolina State University President; and Dave Olson, Savannah River Remediation President and Project Manager.
Savannah River Remediation Donates $10,000 to South Carolina State Nuclear Engineering Program

*Editor's note: This article is cross-posted from Savannah River Remediation's website, where it was posted on September 28, 2012.

AIKEN, S.C. (September 28, 2012)Savannah River Remediation has donated $10,000 to South Carolina State University. The University will use the donation to fund scholarships in its Nuclear Engineering Program.

South Carolina State University’s Nuclear Engineering Program is the only accredited program of its kind in South Carolina.

September 27, 2012
Empowering Women and Girls in the United States and Abroad

The goal of the Equal Futures Partnership is for women to participate fully in public life and to lead and benefit from inclusive economic growth. Founding members, including the United States, are committing to new actions including legal, regulatory and policy reforms to advance this goal.

September 26, 2012
NREL researcher Kirsten Alberi works in the luminescence mapping laboratory at the Solar Energy Research Facility (SERF). Here she aligns a laser and sample to map the photoluminescence coming off the sample. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL.
Join Us Live This Friday: Women in Clean Energy Symposium

The first-ever Women in Clean Energy Symposium happens this Friday -- learn how you can participate!

September 21, 2012
DOE Awards Native American, Tribally-Owned Small Business Contract for Support Services to Savannah River Operations Office
Editor's Note: This announcement was originally posted on the Office of Environmental Management's website.
Today the Energyy Department awarded a $20 million contact (estimated value) to a Native American Tribally-Owned Section 8(a) company for administrative support services and information technology support at our Savannah River Operations Office.
September 17, 2012
Winners of the 2011 Regional Science Bowl competition (hosted in partnership with the University of Texas - Pan American) pose at the national competition in Washington, DC. | Courtesy of the University of Texas - Pan American HESTEC Program.
Creating Educational Opportunities for Minorities in STEM

Find out how the Energy Department is working to introduce more Latino students into energy and STEM programs that offer promising and rewarding career paths.