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Teachers discover IEEE REACH at the 103rd National Council for for the Social Studies’ Annual Conference

Pre-university Educators Find Value in the Versatility of IEEE REACH

Educators understand that there is an interconnectedness between STEM and other disciplines, and they recognize that interdisciplinary approaches in education are essential for real-world learning and problem-solving. IEEE REACH, a…

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IEEE’s Philanthropic Programs Featured as the Heart of the Inaugural Life Members Conference

From 14 to 16 April 2024, 179 attendees gathered in the Lone Star State, more specifically, Austin, Texas, USA, for the inaugural IEEE Life Members Conference. The conference focused on…

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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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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…

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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…

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…

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Maxwell’s Ether: From Wave Optics to the Electromagnetic Theory of Light – 4 October 2023

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…

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Role Model Recipient’s – Honorarium & Prize Money Donations

Have you ever been awarded a cash prize or speaker fee and wondered how you could make a lasting impact with that money? Award Recipients and Conference Speakers who receive…