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  • AFIT participating in MIT leadership pilot program

    The Air Force Institute of Technology will participate in a pilot test of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s new Leadership Academy for Scientists, Engineers, and Researchers (LASER) program. This new program targets early-career scientists, engineers, and researchers teaching them to break down the traditional silos between engineering and management with a focus on interdisciplinary approaches to leadership.
  • What is STARBASE Maxwell?

    If you’ve ever been on Maxwell Air Force Base, you may have seen the words “STARBASE Maxwell” written in big letters across from the main gym. What’s going on in there? Is it filled with scientists discussing the colonization of Mars? The space time continuum?... Aliens?
  • Air University hosts education summit

    Air University hosted its first K-12 Education Summit Jan. 9, 2019, in order to start a dialogue about enhancing and improving the educational opportunities available to students throughout the River Region.
  • Air University's MSFRIC helps local high school after severe fire

    On an early Saturday morning in August plumes of smoke billowed over the Centennial Hill neighborhood just a few minutes’ drive from Maxwell Air Force Base. The source was sadly the Booker T. Washington Magnet High School, which caught on fire that day causing severe damage and necessitating a move over to a new location in another part of the city. And while fortunately no one was injured in the blaze, the historic building and all of its contents were completely lost – including the school’s entire library collection. After hearing about the fire and the destruction of all of the school’s books, staff at the Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center decided to see how they could assist. After raising funds, over $700 worth of new books were purchased and brought over to the school this past month. The school’s media specialist, Jennifer Sanford, related that the students were excited to see the new titles and stated, “We are very appreciative of the partnership that is growing between Maxwell Air Force Base and our school. This donation is really going to help our students in so many ways.”
  • Renovation meets Innovation at the MSFRIC

    The Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center is giving the students of Air University the opportunity to explore outside of the classroom with the opening of the Innovation Lab Oct. 2, 2018, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The MSFRIC collaborated with the Teaching and Learning Center to create the Innovation Lab, which will allow AU
  • AF Cyber College leverages civilian, reservist expertise to help redefine cyber airmen

    The Air Force’s Cyber College hosted a Functional Mission Analysis Cyber course here last month, bringing in top cyber professionals from around the globe to share their expertise with cyber airmen.
  • Maxwell hosts second JEALS

    The Maxwell – Gunter Junior Enlisted Advisory Council and the Gunter First Four Council hosted the second leadership symposium directed specifically toward junior enlisted Airmen, April 24 -25, 2018, here. The Junior Enlisted Airmen Leadership Symposium provided an opportunity for the base’s junior enlisted to receive both professional and
  • CoL visits Maxwell Leadership

    The Air Education and Training Command’s Continuum of Learning team was here to engage with base leaders, April 9 – 10. The team focused on hearing concerns and improving relationships and interaction as part of new force development mission objectives. The CoL is striving to broaden the opportunities for education throughout an Airman’s career,
  • Education, Training, Experience: The Continuum of Learning

    Air Education and Training Command is reimagining how Airmen are developed, through a paradigm shift in education, training and capitalization of experiences in a new concept: the Continuum of Learning. The effort officially kicked off with a leadership summit last week, in which AETC senior leaders, wing commanders, command chiefs and
  • Squadron Officer School expands to better align with CSAF focus areas

    Air University’s Squadron Officer School has redesigned its program to better align with the needs of the Air Force. The new course has increased from five to six-and-a-half weeks, commencing with Class 18A which starts July 31, 2017.
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