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New Endowment Fund is a Gift that Will Keep on Giving

Though individuals eventually pass away, their actions can have a far-reaching impact on others around the world long after they’re gone. Such is the case for Dorothy Percival, widow of…

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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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Giving through the IEEE Membership Renewal

Making a gift during your IEEE Membership Renewal is one of the most convenient ways to support the IEEE Foundation while ensuring IEEE remains your professional home. With your support,…

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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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IEEE Foundation Commemorates its 50th Anniversary and Looks to the Future at Sections Congress 2023

The IEEE Member and Geographic Activities Board hosts the IEEE Sections Congress every three years, bringing together hundreds of volunteer delegates from all 10 IEEE regions. The IEEE Foundation was…

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Lifelong IEEE Member and Philanthropist Paving the Way for Future Generations

IEEE Life Senior Member Jacob M. Kulangara, PE, has been a member of IEEE and the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) for almost five decades. He started in 1976…

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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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Supporting Authors of Engineering Textbooks to Improve Students’ Learning Experience

Dr. Bhagawandas Pannalal “B.P.” Lathi, his wife, Rajani, pictured along with their daughter, Anjali Lathi, and son, Pandit Lathi, are holding their IEEE Foundation documentation for their charitable work. Dr.…

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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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An Exclusive Interview with IEEE Foundation Chief Canine, Bruno McDonald

Our special guest today is Bruno, who is the Best Friend of John McDonald, the IEEE Foundation 50th Anniversary Chair. Bruno has recently been appointed as: The IEEE Foundation 50th…

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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…

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A Dedicated Volunteer and Advocate for Positive Change

Lorena Garcia is currently a member of the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) and has been a volunteer member of this group for the past eight years, which includes serving…