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Part 3: Q&A With Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader Dr. Rohini Anand

Feb 21, 2018 1:00 PM ET - Rohini Anand, PhD, is the Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo, and Chair, Catalyst Board of Advisors. In a three-part Q&A blog series, we asked Dr. Anand to share details about her pivotal...

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Relay Education is Leading the Way in Energy Literacy Across Canada

Feb 21, 2018 10:10 AM ET - The transition to 100 per cent renewable energy is underway across Canada. In 2018, 15,000 youth will participate in Relay Education's renewable energy workshops as part of this national energy shift...

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Ecocentricity Blog: We Should Start a Book Club!

Feb 21, 2018 9:30 AM ET - Whether it’s from a sense of being nostalgic or old-fashioned, I’m not ready to see the end of page-turners. I still choose physical books over digital ones, and I bet I’m not alone.

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Investing in Our Nation’s Future: No One Left Behind

Feb 20, 2018 11:45 AM ET - Walter Cronkite was the legendary CBS anchorman known as “The most trusted man in America.” In 2003, 84-year-old Walter took me, then 23-years-old, on the first of many spins on his sailing vessel, the Wyntje. We talked constantly while tacking our...

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Did You Know First-Year Students Can Also Be Amgen Scholars? Meet Yulia Kostina

Feb 20, 2018 10:30 AM ET - Before I was accepted into the Amgen Scholars Program, I was quite sure about a career in academia, but this summer ultimately convinced me that university-based research is a job with which I would be happy.

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A Conversation with Connie Lindsey

Feb 20, 2018 10:00 AM ET - There was standing-room only at The Baumhart Center’s first event of the Kelly Tyrrell Conversation Series on Tuesday, January 30th. The Tyrrell Conversations aim to engage Loyola students in monthly dialogues with foremost social impact, enterprise...

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Internship: Sustainability Reports Data Analyst

Feb 20, 2018 9:00 AM ET - G&A is offering unpaid internship opportunities for qualified students interested in learning more about corporate sustainability and corporate ESG performance (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) issues. G&A Institute interns learn...

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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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