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IEEE Smart Village Supporting Underserved Communities

IEEE Smart Village (ISV) is a unique program within IEEE. ISV provides seed money with the intent to empower  people through productive use of technology, expanded educational opportunities and enterprise…

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IEEE REACH: Celebrating the Information Age

IEEE REACH’s new “Information Theory” Unit helps honor ‘Father of Information Theory’Claude E. Shannon and the importance of information theory in today’s digital era. Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan once…

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Word of Mouth: IEEE’s Oral Histories Program

IEEE’s Oral Histories Program celebrates 55 years of conversations with the field’s greatest pioneers On top of the milestone 50th anniversary of the IEEE Foundation in 2023, another landmark achievement…

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Smart Toilets for Accessible Use Within Ugandan Communities

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) provide a pledge to “leave no one behind.” This pledge brings visibility to the idea that individuals with disabilities or differing abilities should…

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Maxwell’s Ether: From Wave Optics to the Electromagnetic Theory of Light

The IEEE Foundation and IEEE History Center explored James Clerk Maxwell’s revolutionary unification of light, electricity and magnetism. The keynote speaker, Daniel Jon Mitchell DPhil., Senior Historian of the IEEE…

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Science Kits for Public Libraries: Creative Approaches

Since its inception in 2009, SKPL (Science Kits for Public Libraries) —the IEEE Region 4 program offering grants to public libraries for science kits that provide hands-on materials for kids…

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Life Members Remain Active through Local Groups Across the Globe

Life Members are encouraged to remain active in IEEE activities and engage with students and young professionals by mentoring this next generation of technologists. The IEEE Foundation Life Member Fund…

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High School Seniors Receive IEEE Scholarships

Three Piscataway High School seniors received IEEE Scholarships during its Senior Scholarship Awards Ceremony held on 15 June in Piscataway, NJ, US, where the IEEE Operations Center is located. Richard…

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Philanthropy Dictates the Scale of TryEngineering’s Impact

TryEngineering inspires educators, parents, and students around the world to embrace engineering education and foster the next generation of technology innovators. We do this by providing indispensable resources for educators,…

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2023/24 IEEE Life Member History Fellowship Winner Named

Aaron Gluck-Thaler was selected as the 2023-2023 IEEE Life Member History Fellow and 46th recipient of this prestigious fellowship. He is a PhD candidate in the Department of the History of…