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Mark Your Calendar: 2024 IEEE Vision, Innovation and Challenges (VIC) Summit & Honors Ceremony will be in Boston this May!

The 2024 IEEE VIC Summit & Honors Ceremony, one of IEEE’s premier annual events, will be held on Friday, 3 May 2024 at the Encore Boston Harbor in Boston, MA,…

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IEEE Global Museum on View

By: Daniel Jon Mitchell, IEEE Senior Historian The IEEE Global Museum, presented by IEEE History Center, is gearing up for its full launch in July 2024 when its flagship traveling…

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IEEE Senior Life Member Says Now Is the Right Time to Support the Next Generation!

James Graham was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1950. He grew up in several small towns throughout central Indiana, where he graduated as class valedictorian in 1968 and enrolled at…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…