This week the country celebrates Minority Enterprise Development Week, recognizing the minority-owned firms who are pumping over one trillion dollars into our economy each year and employing nearly six million Americans.
Join our webinar on Friday, December 13, as we share information about game changing student programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and energy literacy here at the Department and across the country at our National Laboratories.
Editor's note: This Presidential Proclamation by President Barack Obama was originally posted on www.whitehouse.gov on November 26, 2013. This August, as we marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, we were reminded that the measure of America's progress is not whether the doors of opportunity are cracked a little wider for a few, but whether our economic system provides a fair shot for the many.
The White House is looking for student videos on how technology is shaping your classroom - now and in the future. In three minutes or less, tell your story and you can win a chance to visit the White House to watch your movie's screening.
Seven members of Congress, senior government officials, executives, community organizers, entrepreneurs, and leaders from academia and industry gathered for the Congressional Forum on Minorities in Energy on November 19, 2013. The Forum was generously hosted by the Office of Congressman Bobby Rush, an honorary Ambassador for the Minorities in Energy Initiative.
The SUN Project is a new collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society to engage urban Native American youth in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
P.W Grosser is a small business that has been providing Brookhaven Science Associates with high-quality environmental engineering services since 1993. This photo shows ongoing removal of the below grade ducts beneath Bldg. 704, used to exhaust cooling air. Photo by P.W. Grosser.
M.S. Hi-Tech is is a small business that supplies electronic components and various other electronic products to BSA. This photo shows a new warehouse at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Photo by M.S. Hi-Tech.