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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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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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#IEEEGivingTuesday Breaks a New Record with US$178,000+ in Donations

Each year, the strength and generosity of the IEEE and IEEE Foundation community continues to grow; and 2023 was no exception. Nearly 550 donors generously gave a combined US$178,000 on…

IEEE Foundation and IEEE Educational Activities: Inspiring the Technologists of Tomorrow

Educating the next generation of innovators and engineers is one of the core pillars of the IEEE Foundation. One of our main partners in this quest is IEEE Educational Activities…

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EPICS in IEEE: A Year in Review

The EPICS in IEEE program had a stellar year in 2022. As educational institutions were better able to navigate through another year of the global pandemic—students returned to team-based learning…


Jon C. Taenzer Memorial Fund: Supporting Positive Initiatives Worldwide

Generosity can often have positive and far-reaching effects — and this has never been more clearly demonstrated than by the indelible impact the legacy of Jon C. Taenzer, through the…

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EPICS in IEEE Student Teams Tackling Environmental Sustainability Challenges

Every region of the world faces opportunities to improve environmental sustainability such as integrating renewable energy sources, creating potable water, reducing waste streams, and minimizing resource consumption. Given the importance…

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Environmental Competition Inspires University Students to Address Climate Change

EPICS in IEEE, thanks to the grant from the United Engineering Foundation (UEF), successfully launched the EPICS in IEEE Environmental Competition for University Students. This competition has inspired teams of…

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EPICS Welcomes New Leadership

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Investing in Potential and Transforming Lives Around the Globe

Investing in Potential and Transforming Lives Around the Globe

We proudly recall the ways IEEE Foundation served as the IEEE philanthropic partner during 2021 and enter 2022 with a sense of achievement and excitement for the future. In the December…