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High-school Students Around the U.S. Take Virtual STEM Field Trip to Lockheed Martin’s Famous Skunk Works®

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PALMDALE, Calif., December 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – High-school students took a virtual field trip today to Lockheed Martin Skunk Works where they learned about five advanced technology developments being pioneered by the Lockheed Martin engineers and scientists, or “skunks,” who work there. The virtual learning experience was designed to introduce students to the exciting work a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) can offer.

Cool Labs From Amgen Scholars: All About the People

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We asked Amgen Scholars attending the U.S. symposium at the University of California, Los Angeles, and at the Europe symposium at the University of Cambridge to tell us something cool about their labs this summer. In this video, the scholars answered: the people. Hear students discuss the importance of diversity, mentorship, and lab culture in sharing their stories.

Schneider Electric se compromete con la creación del primer centro franco-argentino de excelencia para la capacitación técnica en las especialidades que se requieren en el campo de la eficiencia energética

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  • Una iniciativa para preparar técnicos en las nuevas especialidades requeridas en el campo de la eficiencia energética
  • Un proyecto para acelerar la inserción profesional de jóvenes argentinos desfavorecidos
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  • Una iniciativa para preparar técnicos en las nuevas especialidades requeridas en el campo de la eficiencia energética
  • Un proyecto para acelerar la inserción profesional de jóvenes argentinos desfavorecidos

Novartis Social Business Joins Forces With THET to Train Hospital and Health Center Staff in Ethiopia

This new partnership responds to a request for training and capacity building from the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health to support its decentralization strategy for non-communicable disease services.
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We are pleased to announce that and The Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) have come to an agreement to train hospital and health center staff at 60 sites across Ethiopia, ensuring that patients no longer need to travel long distances to seek treatment against non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

VIDEO | Mohawk Group and Groundswell Unveil smartflower™ Solar Energy Unit in Eden, NC

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Mohawk Group and nonprofit Groundswell have teamed up to locate a new smartflower™ solar energy unit near three Rockingham County Schools in North Carolina—a project that will bring the benefits of clean solar power to the area, create educational opportunities for students and also contribute to Mohawk’s sustainability efforts to leave more handprints than footprints. 

"Let’s Train Humans First….Before We Train Machines"

By Hazel Henderson
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We humans are at the absurd stage in our technological evolution when we seem to have abandoned our common sense.  Billions are spent by governments, corporations and investors in training computer-based algorithms (i.e.

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.

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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.

HP Commits to Educate 100,000 Across Africa in the Next Three Years, Opens HP LIFE Center for Entrepreneurship in South Africa

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  • HP pledges to empower 100,000  learners across Africa in next three years through the HP Foundation’s HP LIFE (Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs) program
     
  • HP opens a tech-enabled HP LIFE Center in South Africa, aimed at supporting local entrepreneurs
     
  • Commitment supports HP’s goals to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025, and to enroll a million HP LIFE users between 2016 and 2025 

PNC Bank and Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Reveal the PNC Grow Up Great Gallery

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The new art installation in the Kauffman Center’s Plaza Lobby showcases hundreds of handprints created by local pre-school students at Growing Futures Early Education Center in Overland Park, Kan. and United Inner City Services St. Mark Center in Kansas City, Mo.  PNC Bank created the gallery in partnership with the Kauffman Center and the two early education centers, as part of an effort to inspire great futures for local children through memorable arts experiences. 

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