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Cancer Support Community Honors AEG

Apr 20, 2018 7:05 PM ET - AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company in the world, was honored yesterday by Cancer Support Community (CSC) for its commitment to philanthropic efforts through the company’s long-standing partnership with Amgen’s Breakaway...

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Amgen Teach Participants Share Their Experience

Apr 20, 2018 3:35 PM ET - Do you want to know more about how Amgen Teach supports life science teachers across Europe? In this new video, teachers share their experiences after the program’s third year. Amgen Teach deepens student interest and achievement in science by...

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Four Need-to-Know Takeaways From the Cause Marketing Summit

Apr 20, 2018 1:15 PM ET - Last week, nonprofits and companies alike convened in New York City for the 4th Annual Cause Marketing Summit (CMS) – dedicated to unpacking Purpose-driven marketing, partnerships and the most engaging cause marketing campaigns of the past year. The...

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Michigan High Schoolers ‘School’ FCA Employees for Earth Day

Apr 20, 2018 1:00 PM ET - Earth Day at the FCA US headquarters often brings out the “wild” in our employees, but this year, we were schooled on the ways in which we can do our part to help mitigate the effects of global climate change in our homes. As part of an on-going...

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An Open Letter to President Drew Faust, Harvard University

Apr 20, 2018 10:00 AM ET - In a few months, you will retire from Harvard University and be free to direct your colossal talents wherever you want. I’m writing with an idea of how you could contribute to the climate change mitigation effort in a way no-one else can, and in the...

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Doing Our Part to Fight Plastic Pollution

Apr 20, 2018 9:10 AM ET - In 2008, Dell started using post-consumer recycled plastics sourced from water bottles and milk jugs in our products. In 2013, we took it a step further and started putting plastics from e-waste recovered via Dell’s recycling programs back into new...

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VIDEO | Cambridge Community Garden Connects Post-Millennial Children to the Earth

Apr 20, 2018 8:15 AM ET - Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens...

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Farm to Table Event Spotlights Local Seattle-Area Farmers

Apr 19, 2018 6:00 PM ET - In celebration of Earth Week 2018, Seattle Pacific University, the Puget Sound Food Hub and Sodexo, the university’s dining services partner, teamed up to launch its first-ever Farm to Table lunch event. The event will give students a taste of new...

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The Top 10 Classroom-Ready Computational Thinking Resources for K-12

Apr 19, 2018 3:20 PM ET - The need to prepare students for the future of work is now imperative. To address essential 21st century skills in our nation’s K-12 school system, educators are turning toward a new framework for problem-solving: computational thinking.

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Tyson Foods’ Workforce Education Initiative Continues to Expand

Apr 19, 2018 11:00 AM ET - Tyson Foods’ Upward Academy, an in-plant education program that provides classes at no cost, recently surpassed 100,000 hours of instruction to more than 1,000 of the company’s team members. Upward Academy launched in 2016 at one of the company’s...

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Caterpillar Partners With FIRST to Build a Better World

Apr 19, 2018 9:05 AM ET - Caterpillar is dedicated to building a global engineering talent pipeline, critical not only to our continued global growth and competitiveness, but also to the success of our communities. Caterpillar encourages students around the world to pursue...

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Detroit News: STEM Talent is Critical

Apr 19, 2018 8:25 AM ET - We need Michigan’s brightest minds to help us meet the energy challenges of a new millennium such as rebuilding our electric and natural gas infrastructure and adding more renewable sources to our generation mix. And that need is urgent because,...

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The JetBlue Foundation Empowers Tech and Innovation-Focused Programs by Providing Grants for STEM Initiatives

Apr 18, 2018 10:35 AM ET - JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced the newest round of grants provided by the JetBlue Foundation, a STEM education-focused entity which furthers the airline’s efforts to place aviation top-of-mind as a career choice for students. This year, the...

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Today is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day!

Apr 18, 2018 10:00 AM ET - Teachers, parents and guardians from the Territories (Northwest Territories, Nunavut and the Yukon) are joining their counterparts in all provinces to talk about money and help young people get a head start in their financial education. They are...

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CVS Health Teams up With Job Corps to Enhance Workforce Development Opportunities for Aspiring Pharmacy Technicians

Apr 18, 2018 9:30 AM ET - In its continuing commitment to expand work-based learning and externship opportunities for students studying to become pharmacy technicians, CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) today announced a new collaboration with Job Corps, the largest free residential...

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What Is a #LatinoJob? HP Continues Diversity Push with Powerful Message for Latino Recruits

Apr 18, 2018 9:15 AM ET - What happens when we confront stereotypes head-on? Sometimes, it makes for uncomfortable—but important—conversations.

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100 Students Participate in Innovation Camp Today

Apr 17, 2018 11:00 AM ET - One hundred students from high schools across the island are expected to gather at Hope Zoo today for a Scotiabank/Jamaica Junior Achievement Innovation Camp. Continue reading on Jamaica...

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VIDEO | Growing Colorado Kids Farm Eliminates Hunger for Refugee Youth

Apr 17, 2018 8:15 AM ET - Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens...

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Novartis Renews Commitment to Malaria Elimination, Investing USD 100 Million to Research and Develop Next-generation Antimalarials

Apr 17, 2018 1:20 AM ET - Novartis announces a five-year commitment to the fight against malaria in conjunction with the 7th Multilateral Initiative on Malaria Conference and the Malaria Summit of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. Further, the company releases...

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Help Classrooms Across the U.S. Win Up to $5,000 to Tell Their Story

Apr 16, 2018 11:50 AM ET - Over the last 6 weeks, we’ve watched as teachers and students from across the country – 46 states to be exact – submitted their projects to the AT&T Digital Storytelling Challenge Presented by DonorsChoose.org.

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This Woman Uses All-Natural, Local Ingredients to Make Soap and Cosmetics in Tunisia

Apr 16, 2018 9:10 AM ET - In 2017, when she was 29 years old, Amina Zaoui launched an artisanal soap and natural cosmetics business in Tozeur, Tunisia.

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Whole Kids Foundation Funds 600 New Edible Education Gardens

Apr 16, 2018 8:10 AM ET - Today, Whole Kids Foundation announced 602 new school and school-garden-support-organization grant recipients. The recipients cover 46 U.S. states and nine Canadian provinces, providing educational opportunities around agriculture, ecology,...

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New Taskforce Tackles Food Insecurity Within West Virginia’s Senior Community

Apr 16, 2018 8:05 AM ET - Hunger affects all 55 counties and more than 275,000 residents in West Virginia, including seniors. Four organizations — Alderson Broaddus University (ABU), Sodexo, The Campus Kitchens Project, and AARP Foundation — formed a taskforce to address...

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Seize the Moment, Steel Yourself Against Rejection, and Connect: A Professor-Parent’s Advice

Apr 16, 2018 7:50 AM ET - Steven McCornack is an unlikely member of the Amgen Scholars community. He is not a biology researcher, undergraduate, program alumnus, or student program director. A professor of communications at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB),...

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Saving the Planet, One Dining Hall at a Time

Apr 13, 2018 12:00 PM ET - In honor of Earth Day, Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, recognizes college campuses demonstrating innovative, sustainable dining practices. From hydroponic greenhouses to reusable container systems, here’s three Sodexo-...

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