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September 21, 2012
Since 1977, Colleen Blessing has worked for the Department's Energy Information Administration. | Energy Department photo.
Working Without: Before PCs at the Energy Department

Hear Colleen Blessing's perspective: A DOE employee who has worked for the Energy Information Administration since 1977 (before employees had personal computers).

September 19, 2012
Secretarial Awards Recognize Employees for Saving Taxpayer Dollars

Every day, DOE employees support our mission by demonstrating a commitment to excellence in our management and operations.

August 15, 2012
Karl Fraiser, a member of the Savannah River Special Emphasis Planning Committee, meets with Dot Harris at the site’s Women’s Equality Day Celebration. | Photo by Rob Davis, Savannah River Site.
Leveling the Playing Field for Women: Work at the Energy Department

The many talented Energy Department women work every day to lead the Department’s critical missions, serve our country, and act as models for the next generation of women leaders.

July 31, 2012
Compare energy use by the eight finalist buildings for the 2012 Better Building Federal Award. | Photo courtesy of Federal Energy Management Program.
Better Building Federal Award Underway

See which federal building is leading this year's race to reduce energy consumption as part of the Better Building Federal Award.

July 30, 2012
Statement on the Passing of Admiral James D. Watkins

Secretary Chu gives a statement on for Secretary of Energy Admiral James Watkins.

July 9, 2012
Spencer Isom, second year engineering intern for Savannah River Remediation (SRR) and fourth summer at Savannah River Site (SRS), performs a standard equipment check at Saltstone Production Facility. | Photo courtesy of Savannah River Site
Savannah River Remediation Intern Sees Nuclear Industry as Job Opportunity

College intern Spencer Isom recently began her second summer with Savannah River Remediation (SRR), and her fourth year at Savannah River Site (SRS), where she continues a 31-year family legacy on site.

July 5, 2012
Secretary Chu visits Delaware State University to commemorate the school's efforts with the Better Buildings Initiative.
A Minority Serving Institution Leads the Way in Better Buildings

Delaware State University joins President Obama's Better Buildings Initiative.

June 1, 2012
Navy personnel stationed in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in the mid 1950s learn how to operate the Nautilus S1W, the prototype of the Navy's first nuclear-powered submarine. | Photo courtesy of Idaho National Laboratory
Veteran Leadership Strong at Idaho’s Laboratory

Idaho National Lab has played a large role in building fission reactors for Navy vessels - and then training those military personnel on how to use the equipment.

May 29, 2012
The American flag flying over the Veterans Memorial in San Jose. | Courtesy of Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/harshlight/3235468239/">HarshLight</a>, Creative Commons.
Energy Department Launches Veterans Mentoring Program

The Energy Department celebrates Memorial Day and launches the Veterans Mentoring Program.

May 14, 2012
Joyce Connery participates in a recent a career day event sponsored by the Boren Forum at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, encouraging new graduates to consider a rewarding in public service. Photo credit: Dan Pan, The Boren Forum
Faces of Energy: Joyce Connery

Joyce Connery, an Energy Department worker, is nominated for a Service to America Medal award for her work on organizing the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit.