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Solar Training and Education Program Awarded Grant Funding
June 1, 2016

The International Code Council’s Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC) is an allied industry partner in the Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s (IREC) two-year project to develop solar resources and…

EPA Issues New Determination of Refrigerant Acceptability Under SNAP
May 31, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a Federal Register notice to notify interested parties that several refrigerants are now listed as acceptable under the Significant New Alternative Policy (SNAP) program.

States and FHWA Collaborate to Enhance Pollinator Habitat
May 31, 2016

Six state departments of transportation and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have announced the signing of a memorandum of agreement that will improve pollinator habitat.

DOE Seeks Comments On Reducing Regulatory Burden
May 27, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for comments to assist in review of existing regulations.

Airport Pavement Design, Construction & Rehab Best Practices Workshop Scheduled
May 26, 2016

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) will present a three-day national workshop on best practices used in the design…

School Graduates Largest Class in School History
May 25, 2016

The Volgenau School of Engineering, at George Mason University, graduated its largest class in school history at its 31st Annual Spring Commencement recently at EagleBank Arena.

Researcher Spends Year At Virginia Tech Studying With Propulsion Experts
May 25, 2016

As a top-tier research university, Virginia Tech looks out beyond the campus to partner with some of the world’s top technology companies. Sometimes, however, the world comes to Blacksburg.

The 2016 Biofuels Apprenticeship Program Is Accepting Applications
May 24, 2016

Old Dominion University has recently announced that the Biofuels Lab operates an Apprenticeship program for engaged motivated High School level students each summer.

Collaboration Is Reshaping Our View of Early Jamestown
May 24, 2016

The term “oral history” conjures images of man’s first attempts to learn from the past.

“Building Codes: A Smart Investment”
May 23, 2016

The biggest investment most people will ever make is buying a home. Cutting corners on safety can hurt that investment, however, not to mention those living there.

The Virginia Engineer Has Gone Digital
May 20, 2016

After more than 50 years as a print publication serving Virginia’s engineering community, The Virginia Engineer has transitioned to a digital format.

Capstone Design Expo 2016 Held
May 20, 2016

Projects were recently presented by Virginia Commonwealth University students at the School of Engineering’s annual Capstone Design Expo and Dean’s Society events.

NXP Security Technologies Added To Smart City Challenge
May 19, 2016

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will expand its partnership with NXP® Semiconductors to include…

ICC and SWCC Announce Consolidation
May 19, 2016

The International Code Council (ICC) is pleased to welcome the Small Wind Certification Council (SWCC) into the ICC Family of Companies.

Save The Date For VirginiaFIRST/FIRSTChesapeake Summer 2016 Open Houses
May 18, 2016

VirginiaFIRST/FIRSTChesapeake have announced upcoming volunteer open houses.

Two GMU Teams Win Awards at the IEEE SEIDS
May 18, 2016

Twelve teams from the System Engineering program competed in three tracks at the annual System and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SEIDS) competition at the University of Virginia which was sponsored by IEEE. George Mason University (GMU) engineering students won…

LIGHTFAIR® International 2016 Was Largest Trade Show To Date
May 17, 2016

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) 2016 set new trade show floor and west-coast attendance records during its five-day run in San Diego, April 24 – 28…

Concrete Pavement Joint Design & Layout Webinar Scheduled
May 17, 2016

Register for the next upcoming American Concrete and Pavement Association (ACPA) webinar, What You Need to Know About Concrete Pavement Joint Design & Layout.

"Learn from the Past, Build for Tomorrow"
May 16, 2016

Making sure your family is prepared for any natural disaster is important.

New Evidence About Space Weather Revealed
May 16, 2016

New evidence regarding a scientifically controversial theory about the earth’s magnetic field and space weather was discovered…

Professors Aim To Modernize The Nation’s Aging Nuclear Power Plants
May 13, 2016

As the United States increasingly eyes nuclear power as part of its strategy to minimize CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions, a new emphasis is being placed on modernizing the nation’s aging nuclear power plants…

2016 Explore Engineering Design Course Registration Opens
May 13, 2016

The Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program will host the 2016 Explore Engineering Design Course for High School young women at Sweet Briar College…

Universities Collaborate In Satellite Launch Program
May 12, 2016

Students from Old Dominion University will participate in a collaboration of four Virginia universities that will develop and fly a constellation of small satellites…

Rising Senior Named Goldwater Scholar
May 12, 2016

Christopher Newport University applied physics major Brook Byrd has been awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, widely considered the most prestigious award bestowed…

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