Tag Archives: engineering

NSA Starting Cyber Program For College Students

The National Security Agency has launched a new cybersecurity initiative that targets college students to fill jobs in this sector, the agency announced Monday. The National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program aims to encourage students to pursue careers within the cyber domain and augment the number of skilled …

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Pentagon Giving Academia $155M For Science, Engineering Research; Lemnios Comments

The Defense Department plans to distribute $155 million to academic institutions over the next five years for multidisciplinary basic research, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. Research teams will receive the funds through the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative, aimed at accelerating research in scientific- and engineering-related programs. Zachary Lemnios, the assistant secretary …

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OPM Helping Pentagon With K-12 STEM Program Initiative

The Office of Personnel Management is encouraging federal employees to support a Defense Department program for encouraging students to pursue federal technical careers. OPM Director John Berry wrote in a memo that the Pentagon’s education activity works to generate primary education students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. The …

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