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CBF Announces New Virginia Executive Director
December 15, 2015

Rebecca LePrell assumes new position to lead CBF policy, advocacy, and restoration efforts across Virginia.

VirginiaFIRST FRC Workshops Held At VCU
December 14, 2015

Three hundred team members, coaches and mentors from around Virginia spent Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering attending the VirginiaFIRST FRC workshops.

NATE Honors HARDI Members at 2015 Annual Conference
December 14, 2015

NATE recognizes nine HARDI member companies for certification promotion efforts.

Engineers To Study Wireless Networks In Dense Venues
December 11, 2015

Two Virginia Tech electrical and computer engineering faculty members are the lead investigators on a $1.37 million, international research project that may lead to higher performance for wireless networks in…

DOE Rulemakeing for Enforcement of Regional CAC Standards
December 10, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) proposing requirements related to the enforcement of regional standards.

ASCC Initiates Mentoring Program
December 10, 2015

The Emerging Leaders Committee (EL) of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO has initiated a mentoring program for its contractor and associate members, Bev Garnant, executive director, announced recently.

Manufacturing DaySM 2015 Exceeded Expectations
December 9, 2015

Manufacturing Day 2015, including all events scheduled throughout the year, has far exceeded expectations of scale and impact, reaching more than 400,000 participants and improving the public’s perception of manufacturing.

Dewberry Hosts Second Survey Merit Badge Day
December 8, 2015

Dewberry’s Gainesville, Virginia, office hosted local Troop 581 of the Boy Scouts of America for a survey merit badge day, held on October 10, 2015.

DuPont Receives CRDF Global Corporate Impact Award
December 7, 2015

DuPont has been awarded the 2015 Corporate Impact Award from CRDF Global.

Engineer Provides Expertise On Flood Protection Design Methods
December 7, 2015

Ten years have passed since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States.

Activities Coordinated In Celebration Of IYS 2015
December 4, 2015

In celebration of the International Year of Soils 2015 (IYS), the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is coordinating a series of activities throughout the year to educate the public about the importance of soil.

Woolpert Awarded Facility Expansion Contract
December 4, 2015

Clopay Building Products awards facility expansion contract to Woolpert.

Record-Setting Flexible Phototransistor Revealed
December 3, 2015

Inspired by mammals’ eyes, University of Wisconsin–Madison electrical engineers have created the fastest, most responsive flexible silicon phototransistor ever made.

CH2M Hospital Project Wins CMMA Project Achievement Award
December 3, 2015

Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Project Achievement Award has been presented to CH2M for hospital project.

AHRI Announces Election of New Officers
December 2, 2015

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the election of new officers and executive committee members.

Cougars Likely To Recolonize Parts of U.S.
December 2, 2015

A groundbreaking new study shows that cougars, also known as mountain lions and pumas, are likely to recolonize portions of habitat in the middle part of the United States within the next 25 years.

Space Cups Enable Espresso
December 1, 2015

Sometimes the little things in life can make all the difference — and when you are in orbit above the planet Earth, like the crew aboard the International Space Station, this is especially true.

Wagman Collects Items For Troops
November 30, 2015

Wagman offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia collected extra Halloween candy and other frequently requested items to be included in holiday care packages sent to troops.

Dewberry Performs Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis
November 25, 2015

Dewberry recently performed a climate change vulnerability analysis for the Oceans and Coastal Protection Division (OCPD) within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water.

Sweet Briar Campus Ranks Among Nation’s Most Beautiful
November 24, 2015

Great Value Colleges has ranked Sweet Briar College No. 13 on its 2015 list of the 40 Most Beautiful College Campuses in Rural Areas.

VDOT’S Budget, Equipment In Place For 2015-2016 Winter Season
November 20, 2015

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is geared up for snowy weather with staffing, equipment and materials ready to go for the 2015-2016 winter season.

Upcoming VirginiaFirst 2015 and 2016 Events
November 19, 2015

There are many exciting FIRST activities and events taking place around Virginia throughout the year.

Wireless @ Virginia Tech Awarded Grants
November 18, 2015

The coming technical shift to a shared use of some of the nation’s radio bands — used for activities including television and radio broadcasts, cell phones, military communications, and air-traffic control — means economic opportunity and more connected devices.

MWH Global Provides Grant To Helping Hands For Freedom
November 17, 2015

MWH Global, an engineering, consulting and construction firm focused on water and natural resources, recently announced a new partnership with Helping Hands for Freedom (HHFF) by providing a $25,000 grant to assist in the growth of their organization and services that support the military community.

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