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Farragut High School Team 1 was the winning school at the 2024 Tennessee Science Bowl, a fast-paced STEM competition that pits teams of four students against each other in a quiz-show-style contest.
ORISE is inviting all current and former ORISE interns, fellows and mentors to join its online platform, ORISE Connections, for networking, expanding knowledge and sharing STEM experiences.
The number of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students who graduated in 2022 with degrees in health physics dropped to the lowest level in decades, while six schools in the survey have either phased out or are in the process of phasing out health physics programs entirely.
ORISE report shows overall number of nuclear engineering degrees decreases to lowest level in more than a decade
The overall number of nuclear engineering degrees awarded in 2021 and 2022 were at their lowest levels in more than a decade. However, the number of doctoral degrees awarded in 2022 was at the highest level recorded since 1966.
CIA Mission Possible Makerspace Nation offers Omaha educators a shot at a $30,000 Makerspace for their classroom
Creating classroom makerspaces is a rapidly growing trend in schools across the country. Omaha educators can win a $30,000 makerspace for their classroom in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Mission Possible Makerspace Nation competition.
CIA Mission Possible Makerspace Nation offers Kansas City educators a shot at a $30,000 Makerspace for their classroom
Creating classroom makerspaces is a rapidly growing trend in schools across the country. Kansas City educators can win a $30,000 makerspace for their classroom in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Mission Possible Makerspace Nation competition.
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