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2012-02-25 05:48:34

NASA's Office of Education will join the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the American Association for the Advancement of Science in hosting a Minority Males in STEM Symposium on Feb. 28. The day-long program will focus on ways to increase participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields for students from under-represented racial and ethnic groups. U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) is the scheduled keynote speaker. Woodrow...

2012-02-01 13:42:42

NASA's Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland will host a special event on March 2 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's first orbital flight by an American. NASA also will invite 100 people for a behind-the-scenes Tweetup at GRC in advance of the celebration event. The Tweetup activities begin at 7:30 a.m. EST with a tour of Glenn's world-class flight research and ground test facilities that support aeronautics and space exploration. Participants will speak with scientists...

2011-06-17 17:14:00

By Jim Hodges and Denise Lineberry, NASA Langley Research Center HAMPTON, Va., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Lesa Roe, the director of NASA's Langley Research Center, had watched the New Town Phase I building go up during the last 23 months, after hearing about the environmentally friendly technology in it, even after working in the building for six weeks, there remained an unknown at Friday's ribbon-cutting ceremony here. (Logo:...

2010-03-01 13:34:22

Administrator Charles F. Bolden announced Monday leadership changes involving three of the agency's field centers, including NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss., NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. The changes are effective immediately. Arthur E. "Gene" Goldman, who has been the director of Stennis since November 2008, has been named deputy director of Marshall. Patrick Scheuermann, the deputy director at...

2010-02-03 13:17:01

On Wednesday, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden named Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, Jr., the associate administrator for Mission Support at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Whitlow will continue to serve as the director of NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland until a successor is named. In this new position, Whitlow will be responsible for most NASA management operations, including human capital, budget and systems support as well as a variety of other vital cross agency business, institutional...

2010-01-28 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Glenn Research Center and Great Lakes Science Center have signed an agreement that names the Science Center as the official Visitor Center site for Glenn. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "This agreement with Great Lakes Science Center allows us to continue showcasing NASA's mission and accomplishments to the public," said Glenn Center Director Dr. Woodrow Whitlow Jr. "We are confident that giving our...


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