News Category: Program Impact

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EPICS in IEEE Celebrates 15 Years of Impact

Since its founding in 1995 at Purdue University, the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program has been providing nonprofit organizations with technology solutions to improve and deliver services to…

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Students Showcase Impact during 2024 IEEE Rising Stars Conference

By: Eileen R. Heltzer, CFRE; Senior Development Officer, IEEE Foundation The 2024 IEEE Rising Stars Conference was 5-7 January in Las Vegas, NV, USA at the Tropicana Hotel.  A record…

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Fueling the Next Generation of Power & Energy Engineers

Eighty-two students from 58 universities across USA and Canada were selected by the IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative (PES S+ ) as the 2023-24 class IEEE PES Scholars. PES S+…

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WIE: Securing Brilliant Futures

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is a vibrant community of  IEEE members and volunteers dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists. They help girls and women enter and advance in…

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Nurturing the Future of the Pulp & Paper Industry

By Dave Durocher, IEEE Senior Member and dedicated IEEE volunteer. The IEEE core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. No other IEEE group…

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Recognizing Educational Excellence

The recent IEEE Educational Activities Board Awards honored outstanding leaders and initiatives Educating the next generation of innovators and engineers is one of the core program pillars of the IEEE Foundation.…

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EPICS in IEEE Positively Impacting Access and Abilities

More than 15 percent of the world’s population (about 1 billion people) live with disabilities, such as hearing, vision, mental health or mobility challenges. EPICS in IEEE engaged the ingenuity…

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“PROVING GROUND” by Kathy Kleiman Wins 2023 Middleton Award

Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer (2022, Grand Central Publishing, New York) was selected as the winner of the 2023…

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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…