The Edison Innovation Foundation announces – in honor of Thomas Edison’s birthday – the results of its Edison Teacher Awards, selecting teachers nationally for top award honors, along with five runner-up awards. Nominations were made as a result of an eblast to teachers all over the country. The winners and runner-ups exemplified the use of [...]
Under the supervision of the Thomas Edison National Historical Park’s Superintendent, Jill Hawk, the Seton Hall Preparatory School Summer Intern Program was, once again, a success. The interns, after a week of orientation and training, assisted in the maintenance and curatorial programs in readying the maintenance garage for the installation of a new artifact storage facility. After completion of [...]
WHAT: “Edison and the Rise of Innovation” Book Signing WHERE: The Edison National Historical Park, 211 Main Street, West Orange, New Jersey 07052 WHEN: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m.
In a Foreword to a new book, “Edison and the Rise of Innovation” about Thomas Edison, Bill Gates salutes Edison with these words: “In the pantheon of American innovation Thomas Edison holds a unique place” “He certainly has been an inspiration to me in my career. I am lucky enough to own a few pieces [...]
Twenty-seven teams of excited students ranging from 6th grade to high school competed in the third annual Thomas Edison Invention Challenge. Held on the campus of New Jersey Institute of Technology [NJIT] on Saturday, May 11th, this alternate energy technology themed competition capped 6 months of work by the student teams. Teams from all over [...]
Her engine doesn’t growl, and there are probably no fancy exhibits or models standing around her; but she is as clean as a whistle when you turn her on – and everyone will recognize the image of Thomas Edison on her hood.