VIENNA, VA — AT&T and the U.S. Air Force Academy are working together on networking services and advanced technology capabilities. They entered a 5-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) … Continue reading AT&T and U.S. Air Force Academy Collaborate to Explore Advanced Technologies
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CINCINNATI, OH — OBITUARY | Richard Wayne Hicks, Jr. It is with enormous sadness that we announce that Richard Wayne Hicks, Jr. passed peacefully at home on June 7, 2018. For … Continue reading National BDPA mourns the loss of Wayne Hicks
NEW YORK, NY — The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) is the largest traveling art show in the United States showcasing art and artists of the African Diaspora. Since its inception … Continue reading Harlem Fine Arts Show to Honor Tech Executives in Washington
WASHINGTON—Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Diversity Task Force Co-Chairs Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC) and Barbara Lee (CA) welcomed Representative Maxine Waters (CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and … Continue reading CBC TECH 2020 delegation visits Silicon Valley
MENLO PARK, CA —Last year, Oculus helped launch the world’s first VR esports league, including the first ever Echo Arena North American Regionals at OC4 and a global livestream of the Finals from IEM Katowice. Oculus … Continue reading Oculus and ESL Team Up for VR League: Season 2
WASHINGTON—Three students from Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, D.C. have been selected as one of eight national high school Glog selection finalists in the NASA Goddard OPSARC Challenge … Continue reading STEM ‘Cheerleader’ finalists selected for NASA’s OPSPARC Challenge
WASHINGTON — Due to the extensive damage caused in the United States and Caribbean last year, the World Meteorological Organization’s Region IV Hurricane Committee has officially retired these names. Storm names … Continue reading NOAA retires storms named Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate
WASHINGTON — The USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin, takes place this weekend April 7-8, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. … Continue reading 5th Annual SciFest Rocks D.C. and Tech!
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On March 30th and 31st, I experienced firsthand that Diversity and Inclusion are indeed one of the best ways to produce some of the most creative and … Continue reading An All-“HU” Team wins BisonHacks 2018
HUNTSVILLE, AL — On a beautiful Saturday morning, the Huntsville Chapter of BDPA (BDPA-HSV) hosted a Spring Technology showcase. At the event several BDPA members engaged with young students in Huntsville … Continue reading BDPA Huntsville hosts Spring Technology Showcase
AUSTIN, TX—The HBCU Battle of the Brains (BOTB) is a hybrid event between a “Hackathon” and a “Business Case Competition” where teams from HBCUs across the country develop a solution … Continue reading FAMU Crowned 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains Champion
San Antonio, TX—Back in the day shortly after the turn of the century, Ed Feng was a Ph.D. student at Stanford studying chemical engineering. At the time, he never thought … Continue reading Bracketology algorithms are getting smarter