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Dedicated Volunteer and Donor Is a Catalyst for Change!

During his nearly 20 years of being an IEEE Foundation donor, John Paserba has enjoyed allocating his contributions across 10 different programs he is passionate about within IEEE.   “Recently,” shares…

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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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#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…

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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 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…

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Word of Mouth: IEEE’s Oral Histories Program

IEEE’s Oral Histories Program celebrates 55 years of conversations with the field’s greatest pioneers On top of the milestone 50th anniversary of the IEEE Foundation in 2023, another landmark achievement…

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Maxwell’s Ether: From Wave Optics to the Electromagnetic Theory of Light

The IEEE Foundation and IEEE History Center explored James Clerk Maxwell’s revolutionary unification of light, electricity and magnetism. The keynote speaker, Daniel Jon Mitchell DPhil., Senior Historian of the IEEE…

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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…

Maxwell’s Ether: From Wave Optics to the Electromagnetic Theory of Light

Please mark your calendar for 4 October 2023, at 1:00 pm Eastern time, and join us for a virtual presentation! We invite you to celebrate IEEE Day with the IEEE…