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October 15, 2012
Science.gov? Try ciencia.science.gov

If you laid out 200 million pieces of paper in a line, you’d travel the length of 508,000 football fields – which may give you some sense of the vastness of the amount of content that was translated into Spanish from science.gov this week.

The 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information can now be accessed on ciencia.science.gov, home of the Spanish version of research and development results from 17 organizations within 13 federal science agencies, 55 scientific databases, and 2,100 scientific websites.

October 12, 2012
NNSA Awards $4M for STEM Education, Launches New Partnership with HBCUs

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced that it has awarded $4 million in grants to 22 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and six Department of Energy sites in key Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) areas. This funding launches NNSA’s new Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program, a consortium program organized to build a sustainable STEM pipeline between Energy Department plants and laboratories and HBCUs.

October 10, 2012
Dr. Karina Edmonds, the Department's Technology Transfer Director, speaks with Joan Michelson of Green Connections Radio about women in STEM last July. This week she is receiving a Career Achievement Award from Women of Color Magazine.
Hispanic Heritage Month - Honoring a Heritage and Individual Success

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 - October 15, honoring the generations of Hispanics who have shaped and strengthened the fabric of our Nation. The tradition of observing Hispanic Heritage as a federal government and as a nation was started in 1968, under President Lyndon Johnson. Twenty-two years later it was expanded from a week of observance to a full month.

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="http://science.energy.gov/nsb/">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.