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When You Realize, It’s Not Just You. – Shedding Light on Gender and Navigating Academia

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Or how two professors are bringing awareness and a voice to gender issues in higher education: Erb Staffer Carolyn Kwant talks with Sara Soderstrom, Asst. Professor, University of Michigan and Maria Farkas, Asst. Professor, Department of Management, Imperial College Business School. 

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - February 2019

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The Ray Anderson Foundation quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for the latest updates on the #Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, The Ray, the Ray C. Anderson Center for #Sustainable Business, Interface and more. #Ecocentricity #RideTheRay #RayDay2019

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The Ray Anderson Foundation quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for the latest updates on the #Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, The Ray, the Ray C. Anderson Center for #Sustainable Business, Interface and more. #Ecocentricity #RideTheRay #RayDay2019

Erb Institute ICYMI: How Can Academia and Business Collaborate for Sustainability?

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The Erb Institute engaged with several speakers and participants around key questions that relate to business, academia and sustainability, during a partner event with Innovation Forum in Detroit.

In the videos above, we take a look at what academia has to offer business sustainability professionals and how the sum of the parts is greater than the whole.
 

FCA US Launches Student Loan Refinancing Benefit with CommonBond for Business™ to Help Employees Tackle Student Debt

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  • FCA US among the first automotive companies to offer student loan refinancing as a benefit
  • Continues tradition as a leader in providing attractive, innovative benefits to employees
Press Release
  • FCA US among the first automotive companies to offer student loan refinancing as a benefit
  • Continues tradition as a leader in providing attractive, innovative benefits to employees

Arrow Electronics Expands Access to Agriculture Technology in Rural Schools

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DENVER, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Now in its fourth year of sponsorship, Arrow Electronics is celebrating the National Western Stock Show by expanding access to agricultural technology in rural schools. The company is sponsoring a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program at Eads High School in Eastern Colorado that aims to improve livestock management. 

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's Grant to Emory University Supports Statewide Climate Consortium Co-Founded With the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech

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As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the  U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see" position.  Instead, they are forging ahead to ensure that Georgians are educated on the issue and provided with the best tools and research to take the lead in climate action.

Press Release

As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the  U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see" position.  Instead, they are forging ahead to ensure that Georgians are educated on the issue and provided with the best tools and research to take the lead in climate action.

"What Were You Meant to Be?" Andrew Hoffman Challenges Students at Loyola Convocation

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On August 24, 2018, Andrew J. Hoffman, the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, delivered the Convocation Address at Loyola University Chicago to 3,250 students and 250 faculty members.

Talent, Diversity and Leadership on Display in Detroit

FCA US marks nearly a quarter century as exclusive sponsor of the National Black MBA Association Graduate Student Case Competition
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  • Competition conducted annually at National Black MBA Association's Annual Conference and Exposition
  • Annual event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA US has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2018 business case: “From Ownership to Usership: Positioning FCA Mopar in the Shared Economy”
  • The team from the University of Michigan earned the 2018 national championship, teams from Rutgers University and Ohio State University finish second and third, respectively
Press Release
  • Competition conducted annually at National Black MBA Association's Annual Conference and Exposition
  • Annual event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA US has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2018 business case: “From Ownership to Usership: Positioning FCA Mopar in the Shared Economy”
  • The team from the University of Michigan earned the 2018 national championship, teams from Rutgers University and Ohio State University finish second and third, respectively

The New MBA Will Educate the 'Whole Manager'

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
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Behind the unending stream of headlines about executive malfeasance, there’s a lot of thought and action going on in progressive quarters about how to improve leadership training so that business can perform better.

FCA Helps Students Explore, Invent Tomorrow’s Next Big Thing

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No one knows what the future holds, but for several weeks this summer FCA opened windows of opportunity for employees’ school-age children to dream big and think creatively about what the future could and should look like.

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