STEM education and outreach

The Department of Defense (DoD) has been highly engaged with STEM education and outreach for several years. In fact, it is in our Department’s best interest to expose our young Americans to the wonders of DoD science and technology—that 10th grader who interns at one of our elite laboratories could be the next DoD STEM professional.

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Luka Gleba, a third-year senior undergraduate at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), was recently awarded a Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship by the Department of Defense (DoD).

A group of middle school students found themselves in an unusual place earlier this month: The White House.