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Students at Purdue University Northwest attended the IEEE-HKN Nu Theta 3-D Printing Fundamentals Workshop

New IEEE-HKN Chapter Leverages Support Grant to Get Established

The Nu Theta Chapter of Purdue University Northwest wasted no time in taking advantage of all the support IEEE Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), IEEE’s honor society, provides to help Chapters…

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Empowering Tomorrow’s Innovators

For the first time in Auckland, New Zealand, the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) International Leadership Summit (ILS) took place on 11 to 12 December 2023. Alongside over 100 local…


IEEE Computer Society: Investing in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than buzz words for the IEEE Computer Society (CS).  In recognition of this vital activity, during 2021, CS established its Diversity & Inclusion Projects…

22 HAC 029 October Installation Completed

Working to Build a More Inclusive Future

With the goal of building a more inclusive future, the HTB & SIGHT Taenzer Grant Program launched in 2022 thanks to funding from the IEEE Jon C. Taenzer Memorial Fund…


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…

PES S+ 2023 24 Recipients

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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Raise Your Paws for the First IEEE Foundation Day Celebration

A note from Bruno McDonald, IEEE Foundation Chief Canine: Welcome to the most pawsome celebration of the year! Did you know that 16 February is now IEEE Foundation Day? I’m…

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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…


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…


Gunther and Shirley Karger Establish the IEEE Communication Society Community Leadership Award 

Founding Members of IEEE Communications Society (COMSOC October 9,1963) Gunther Karger elected Chairman of the Cape Canaveral, Florida Section Gunther Karger, Senior Life Member of IEEE, first became obsessed with…

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16 February 2024 Marks the First IEEE Foundation Day Celebration

A note from Ralph Ford, President of the IEEE Foundation Board of Directors: On 16 February, 1973, what started with the goal to further the scientific and educational purpose of…