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The University of Texas at Austin Takes Top Honors at Deloitte FanTAXtic National Case Competition

Nine Student Teams Test Their Tax Skills in Interactive Contest Held at Deloitte University
Press Release

 -- The University of Texas at Austin's five-student team won the 2013 Deloitte FanTAXtic national tax case study competition, as well as $2,000 in scholarships for each student on the winning team and a $10,000 institutional award.  Held at Deloitte University's landmark campus for learning and leadership development, the Deloitte FanTAXtic finals included nine teams from colleges and universities across the U.S.

10th Annual Suits and Sneakers Weekend on January 25-27, 2013

Coaches Support the American Cancer Society’s 100th Anniversary “Finish the Fight” Movement
Press Release

ATLANTA, January 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  From January 25-27, over 4,000 college and high school basketball coaches across the United States will be making much more than just a fashion statement when they sport tennis shoes w

College & University Recycling Coalition Announces 2013 Webinar Series

Nation's premier organization for campus-based recycling professionals continues to offer free bi-monthly educational programs
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC), in partnership with Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), has announced the schedule for its 2013 series of educational webinars, sponsored by Alcoa Foundation.

#Tech4Good @ #CES2013

Alex Bernadotte of Beyond12 at CES
Blog

Walking through the CES halls last week was like being a kid on Christmas morning. Lights are flashing, adrenaline is flowing, and there are so many things to see and unwrap. Your heart pounds with excitement as you decide on the best place to focus your attention.

But what really matters – what’s bigger than all of the exceptional technology in and of itself, is how this technology is transforming lives, accelerating results and increasing impact.

Bombardier fait équipe avec l'Université Kasetsart en Thailande pour fournir de l'éducation en ingénierie

Bombardier collaborera avec les étudiants et les enseignants à l’Université Kasetsart pour concevoir et promouvoir un programme d’éducation et de formation en signalisation
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January 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Bombardier Transport, chef de file mondial de la technologie du rail, a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’elle avait convenu avec l’Université Kasetsart de fournir son savoir-faire en ingénierie ferroviaire aux étudiants et instructeurs de cet établissement au cours des cinq prochaines années.

Bombardier Partners with Kasetsart University in Thailand to Provide Engineering Education

Bombardier will co-operate with students and instructors of Kasetsart University to develop and promote signalling education and training
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January 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has agreed with Kasetsart University to provide rail engineering expertise to students and instructors for the next five years.

Retired Jetliner Set to Train New Pilots

Article

A FedEx 727 jet with 47,900 hours under its wings made its final flight Thursday morning, landing at Riverside Municipal Airport under a ceremonial water arch to become a laboratory for students in California Baptist University’s new aviation science program.

Professor C. Daniel Prather, chairman of the university’s aviation science program, said the first classes will start next fall, offering majors in aviation flight and aviation management.

Hospitality Industry Offers Solutions to Youth Unemployment Crisis According to New White Paper

Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation Issue Industry-Wide Call to Action to Help Prevent a “Lost Generation”
Press Release

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, January 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ At a time when more than 75 million young people can’t find jobs, and countless more are underemployed, investing in opportunities for youth is not only a critical development issue but also a growth strategy for businesses around the world.

Where Education, Health and Cleantech Entrepreneurs Can Find Capital

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Education, Health and Cleantech that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

Focus on Cairo: Sustainable Urban Growth Amid Transition and Uncertainty

Blog

Raj Sapru, Director, Advisory Services and Julia Beier, Analyst, BSR 

As part of BSR’s multipart series on sustainable urban growth, we recently spoke with several influential stakeholders about the outlook for Cairo, a city that has experienced tremendous political change in the past few years.

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