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Palacios High School POWER SET and WIT Visit Brazosport College

November 10, 2014

On Friday, November 7th, Palacios High School POWER SET and WIT visited Brazosport College in Clute Texas. Students toured the campus, including the Process Technology department, which included a tour of their mini chemical plant, the beautiful Clarion music hall, and participated in a presentation over the nursing school. ...
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IAEA Director General Amano Visits Texas A&M University

November 6, 2014

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano visited Texas A&M University 27-29 October 2014 where he met with university officials and toured on-campus facilities. Amano visited and received briefings from several departments including the Nuclear Engineering Department and the Nuclear Power Institute and the Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute, which are operated by the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. "Texas A&M is known globally as a university having very high tec...
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POWER SET Inducts New Members

October 10, 2014

On Thursday, October 9th, five young ladies from Van Vleck High School received pearl necklaces as they were inducted into POWER SET for the 2014-2015 school year. Saundie Franz, Mary Catherine McReynolds, Mehgan Orsak, Brianna Srubar, and Caitlin Yates were selected based on scholarship, citizenship, and leadership skills. Inductees pictured are Caitlin Yates, Brianna Srubar, Mehgan Orsak, Mary Catherine McReynolds, and Saundie Franz. Pictured are (back, left) Kelly Bacon, Hanna Harvey, Alex Trevino, Claire McReynolds, Kim Brown, Saundie Franz, Brianna Srubar, Miranda Orsak, (...
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Science, Technology Teachers Train at STP

July 29, 2014

News from the South Texas Project High school teachers and counselors are instrumental in helping students maneuver their futures. Many students don't know - or have even thought about - what they will do when they leave high school. But teachers understand how important it is for the students to make good decisions about their future - and they strive to be informed about the choices available so they can help students make informed decisions. About 400 to 500 workers will leave the South Texas Project over the next five years - many of whom are retiring after more than 20 ...
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Dr. John W. Poston, Sr. Receives the RPSD 2014 Professional Excellence Award

June 28, 2014

At the recent American Nuclear Society (ANS) summer meeting in Reno, NV, the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division (RPSD) Executive Committee selected Dr. John W. Poston, Sr. to receive the 2014 Professional Excellence Award. Dr. Poston will be presented a plaque at the upcoming RPSD 2014 meeting in September,  www.rpsd2014.org. Dr. John W. Poston, Sr. is recognized "For his exceptional contributions over the last 50 years to the field of radiation protection as an internationally recognized authority on internal radiation dosimetry research, an educator at two major ...
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