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LA Galaxy to Host Tryouts for 2018 Special Olympics Southern California Unified Team

Deadline to register online for tryouts is March 9
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AEG’s LA Galaxy have once again joined forces with Special Olympics Southern California Unified Soccer Team Exchange program to field a team of talented individuals with and without intellectual disabilities, between ages 16-25, and will host tryouts on March 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

Thinking About an MBA in Business and Sustainability? Consider a Dual Degree From the Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability

By Colton Babladelis

Are you concerned about the environment?  Do you feel there is still a lot of progress to be made on social issues?  Do you have a global perspective?  And, most importantly, do you feel that business, more often than not, can be the answer?  It sounds like you could be the perfect candidate for a dual degree program at the Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability and we’d love to meet you!

Helping Kids Thrive in the Classroom

By Claudine Galloway

Can you imagine paying attention to an algebra lesson first thing in the morning with a growling, churning stomach?

Sadly, millions of children in the U.S. don’t eat breakfast because there simply isn’t enough food at home.

LA Galaxy Host Annual Read Across America Day Celebration at StubHub Center

AEG’s LA Galaxy team up for second year with LA Chargers to read Dr. Seuss classics to more than 250 elementary school students in advance of season opener on March 4
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Yesterday, AEG’s LA Galaxy, StubHub Center and the LA Chargers hosted more than 250 second and third grade students from Towne Avenue Elementary School and Leapwood Avenue Elementary School at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. for Read Across America Day in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ 114th birthday. 

This Woman Turned a Hobby Into a Successful Business

HP's entrepreneurial training program helped her channel her creativity.

In 2005, Atka Ben Abdallah received a land surveying degree that enabled her to work for eight years as a designer in an architecture office while staying in her hometown Kebili, Tunisia. Like many young people, despite her experience, her career prospects and salary remained insecure. She decided to leave the company knowing that she was unlikely to find another job. Entrepreneurship became an obvious alternative to unemployment.

HP Learning Studio VIDEO | Reinventing Opportunity Through Education in Jordan

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Through HP Learning Studio, HP and its sustainability partners bring renewed hope to the displaced families living in Jordan’s Azraq Refugee Camp. The HP Learning Studio is like a ‘kit’, each one is equipped with hardware, software, and teacher training services that together inspires instructional innovation and next-generation learning experiences.

Learn more about HP’s sustainability initiatives, goals and progress at

The Write Stuff: 3 Expert Tips from Tama Hasson on Academic Science Writing


Dr. Tama Hasson starts off her New Year grilling would-be science writing skills tutors. From January to June, she interviews and evaluates senior graduate students to see if they have the “write stuff” to shepherd Amgen Scholars through the science writing process at UCLA.

Minecraft Hour of Code Introduces 85M+ to Computer Science


“It’s about time!” Maine elementary school teacher and facilitator Mike Harvey laughs, recalling his reaction when partnered with Microsoft to launch the first Minecraft activity for the Hour of Code in 2015. An early adopter of Minecraft in the classroom, Mike thinks that it was a natural and logical outcome of what he called the “symbiotic relationship” between and Microsoft.

Edison NJ Mayor Lankey Speaks to goIT Students About STEM at Woodrow Wilson Middle School

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Edison NJ Mayor Tom Lankey and leadership from Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) visited Woodrow Wilson Middle School students participating in the information technology company’s STEM education workshop, goIT. goIT is TCS’ signature community engagement program in North America that increases interest in STEM and Computer Science through design thinking, mobile app development, and mentorship from TCS employee volunteers.

Informing Citizens of Tomorrow: How Discovery Education Connects with Classrooms


For businesses, doing “social good” yields more benefits than positive PR. When corporations collaborate to advance a mission, such as engaging young learners in science or preventing drug misuse, they are opening up doors of opportunity for future customers, employees and partners.


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