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Cisco VIDEO | Empowering New Orleans’ Youth with Digital Skills

Feb 19, 2018 11:25 AM ET - As Deputy Director of the Cisco Foundation, I am fortunate to be at the center of investing our technology, expertise, and cash grants to empower global problem solvers that make a positive impact on our world. Last year alone, our investments in...

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Ioannis Koulas From Greece Shares His #AmgenScholars Journey

Feb 16, 2018 1:45 PM ET - My research project in a pharmaceutical immunology lab at ETH Zürich was about the unknown effects of PD-L1/PD-1 interaction on T regulatory cells inside lymphatic capillaries. It was a unique opportunity for me to learn how to test a hypothesis...

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What Can We Learn from MBA Students in China on Business Sustainability?

Feb 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET - Dr. Thomas P. Lyon recently taught a short course at Shanghai Jiao Tong University on Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy. Lyon holds the Dow Chair of Sustainable Science, Technology and Commerce, with appointments in both the University of...

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MTV and Get Schooled Launch “We Are the Dream” Campaign with Multi Platinum Recording Artist and Activist French Montana to Support Undocumented Students Seeking Higher Education

Feb 15, 2018 1:15 PM ET - MTV and Get Schooled launched, “We are the Dream,” a multi-platform campaign to amplify resources for undocumented youth seeking higher education. “The path from high school to college is confusing and stressful for the average high school senior...

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Millennials & Money: We’re Not as Different as You Think

Feb 15, 2018 8:45 AM ET - The financial services industry is a bit obsessed with trying to understand the next generation of investors – the notorious millennials. And for good reason – millennials represent the largest generation in history with a spending power of $1.5...

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Bechtel and JA Inspire Girls to Dream Big and Think Differently About STEM Careers

Feb 14, 2018 10:15 AM ET - by Charlene Wheeless, Principal Vice President and Manager, Global Corporate Affairs, Bechtel Bechtel and its Signature Program partners, like JA (...

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DonorsChoose.org and AT&T Want Teachers to Submit Tech Ideas That Help Students Tell Stories

Feb 13, 2018 1:55 PM ET - A podcast that empowers students to deliver local news to their community. Technology to host a blog for elementary school English language learners and their families. A year-long mobile video documentary about the benefits of therapy dogs for...

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Historic Donation Boosts Education in Mexico

Feb 13, 2018 1:00 PM ET - TransCanada works with INEA, whose mission is to give access to education to millions of Mexicans who never had the opportunity to study, and as adults do not know how to read or write

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A Diagnosis That Led to Life’s Mission: Working to Reverse Alopecia Areata at Columbia

Feb 13, 2018 12:15 PM ET - Most Amgen Scholars only begin to learn about their summer research topic in their college years. For Trévon C. Gordon, his research topic began in high school, when he began to suffer from a condition called alopecia areata, which prevents him from...

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An Experience of a Lifetime at Super Bowl LII

Feb 13, 2018 9:30 AM ET - Teaching digital skills to young people is at the core of our partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. One Club member, Anaa Jibicho, had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see those skills in action at Super Bowl LII, and to shadow...

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Arrow Electronics and Colorado State University Team on New Sustainable E-Waste Management Course

Feb 13, 2018 9:15 AM ET - Colorado-based global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics teamed with Colorado State University (CSU) this semester to provide professional expertise and real-world learning opportunities to students enrolled in a new course, “...

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Cisco and CARE Invest in Tomorrow’s Global Problem Solvers

Feb 12, 2018 3:35 PM ET - Innovative ideas are everywhere, from Silicon Valley’s corporate offices to dorm rooms across the United States. They can be small or large; local or global; old or new. Incubators, classrooms, and garages around the world house what could be the “...

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Empowering Kids to Learn About Money

Feb 12, 2018 3:00 PM ET - With pen and paper in hand, 10-year-old Brycen Carter eagerly awaits customers to approach him during lunch hour. Perched atop a stage in his school cafeteria, Carter sits behind a table draped with a PNC- branded tablecloth alongside two fellow...

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Milwaukee Students Brew Innovation at goIT

Feb 12, 2018 12:30 PM ET - Recently, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) teamed up with The Boy Scouts of America’s Three Harbors Council to lead a five-day goIT seminar in Milwaukee, WI. Three dozen 7th and 8th grade students from St. Anthony and St. Vincent Pallotti attended...

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Sands China Ltd. Celebrates First Class of International Strategic Leadership Program Graduates

Feb 12, 2018 8:45 AM ET - In July 2017, a group of 25 Sands China Ltd. Team Members were selected as the first class of Sands China International Strategic Leadership Program for Integrated Resorts. The class graduated on November 17 with a commencement ceremony at Sands...

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Smithfield Foods Supports The Faison Center

Feb 9, 2018 10:20 AM ET - Smithfield Foods is proud to support the Faison Center with a grant for a driving simulator to teach driving skills in a safe environment to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Faison Center and Clemson University are conducting research...

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Barclays Partners With Northern Powerhouse to Address the Skills Attainment Gap

Feb 8, 2018 10:45 AM ET - A Barclays colleague, who had joined the organisation as an apprentice, took centre stage in promoting private sector efforts to close the education and skills gap between north and south this week.

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No Barriers Youth, Wells Fargo Select Winners of Global Impact Challenge

Feb 8, 2018 8:00 AM ET - No Barriers Youth and Wells Fargo announced the winners of their year-long Global Impact Challenge, a diversity and inclusion competition designed to spark ideas from high school and middle school students for building a world free of barriers,...

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National Geographic Hosts ‘Evening of Exploration’ Gala in London, Highlighting Commitment to Exploration in Europe and Africa

Feb 7, 2018 7:00 PM ET - National Geographic recently hosted an “Evening of Exploration” at the Natural History Museum in London, the biggest event the organization has ever held in Europe. The gala was an opportunity to celebrate National Geographic’s 130 years of...

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LA Kings Join Forces With Enrich LA to Build Edible Garden at East Los Angeles YMCA

Feb 7, 2018 11:30 AM ET - AEG’s LA Kings and Enrich LA joined forces, with the help of Blue Shield of California, to build an edible and interactive garden at Weingart YMCA Wellness & Aquatic Center last week.

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UN Global Compact Bulletin (February 2018)

Feb 7, 2018 8:15 AM ET - The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and...

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CITGO and Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa Team up for SpringSpirit Baseball’s Breakfast for Champions

Feb 6, 2018 3:10 PM ET - CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Houston Astros’ Star Shortstop and 2015 American League Rookie of the Year Carlos Correa teamed up for SpringSpirit Baseball’s Eighth Annual Breakfast for Champions fundraiser. During the breakfast, Lance Berkman –...

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T. Rowe Price Sponsors Local Cybersecurity Programs to Grow Baltimore's Cybersecurity Workforce

Feb 6, 2018 11:30 AM ET - T. Rowe Price Group (NASDAQ-GS: TROW) announced today that the firm’s information security team made financial contributions to two local cybersecurity programs in an effort to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

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Is Professional Online Education on Sustainability the New Trend?

Feb 6, 2018 10:45 AM ET - Increasingly, Sustainability Training originates WITHIN companies and organizations, using flexible online training to improve corporate-wide sustainability and financial performance. ...

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Canada 2067: Formidable Challenges (and Opportunities!) Ahead

Feb 6, 2018 9:10 AM ET - My personal awakening to what a good science education could look like happened in Canada, in my 10th grade physics class with Mr. Burt at Westmount High School in Montreal in the early 90's. I started high school in Brazil and had already...

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