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March 22, 2012

NSPE Treasurer Leanne Panduren, P.E., F.NSPE, Vermont member Amanda Hanaway-Corrente, P.E., Executive Director Larry Jacobson, and Senior Manager of Government Relations Sarah Ogden met with Rep.

March 16, 2012

NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations Sarah Ogden participated in a congressional briefing on "The Economic Benefits of Federally Funded R&D." Economist correspondent Vijay Vaitheeswaran moderated a panel discussion with Dow Chemical Company R&D Director of Innovation Sourcing and Sustainable Technologies Katie Hunt, Battelle M

March 14, 2012

NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations Sarah Ogden participated in a congressional briefing on "STEM Education for an Innovative Workforce." The event featured a panel discussion of methods to improve undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and the public policy needed to support these strategies.

March 13, 2012

NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations Sarah Ogden attended a White House Office of Science and Technology Policy teleconference on recent administration events, activities, and initiatives in support of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

March 8, 2012

NSPE President Christopher M. Stone, P.E., F.NSPE, F.ASCE, LEED AP, was the keynote speaker at the Department of Transportation's National Engineers Day, which encourages high school students to pursue careers in engineering. Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez also spoke.

March 7, 2012

NSPE President Christopher M. Stone, P.E., F.NSPE, F.ASCE, LEED AP, NSPE Executive Director Larry Jacobson, and MATHCOUNTS Executive Director Lou DiGioia attended the launch of the MathAlive exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

February 28, 2012

NSPE will cosponsor the 2012 Engineering Public Policy Symposium, which will be held in conjunction with the National Academy of Engineering Convocation and the American Association of Engineering Societies Awards. Entitled "Outlook for Federal Funding of Research and Development," the symposium will feature Administration officials, members of Congress, and congressional staff who will discuss the potential impact of proposed automatic spending reductions on future research priorities.

February 23, 2012

NSPE honored Steven Arndt, Ph.D., P.E., of the U.S.

February 18, 2012

Rep. Dan. Lipinski (D-IL-3) sponsored a House resolution (H. Res. 552) supporting the goals and ideals of National Engineers Week. Lipinski, an engineer, has introduced a resolution in support of E Week every year since 2006. Watch his floor speech here.

February 16, 2012

NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations Sarah Ogden attended a science and technology budget teleconference with White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren and Office of Management and Budget Associate Director for Natural Resources, Energy and Science Sally Ericsson.

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