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Three Schools Named National Winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest for Using STEAM to Address Local Issues

Samsung awards schools from Kentucky, New Jersey and North Carolina with $150,000* in technology
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., April 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - With months of ideation, research, creation and pitching behind them, three schools have been named national winners in the $2 million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest from Samsung Electronics America, Inc. – a nationwide competition that challenges 6th through 12th graders to use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to address real-world issues and inspire change in their local communities.

Keep America Beautiful Opens Application for 2018–2019 National Youth Advisory Council

High School Students Invited to Apply Today
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit, is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 National Youth Advisory Council through June 8.

Meet the Academic Explorers Rewriting the Way Colleges Teach

What happens when college students experiment with tech innovation? The future of education is created.
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At university campuses across the U.S., tech innovation is outrunning the classroom. With no existing curriculum to guide them, students and faculty are experimenting with a slew of new 3D printing, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. As they tinker away in design studios and labs, they aren’t just figuring out new uses for these 21st century tools — they’re also defining how students learn.

HP’s Focus on Education: The Value of Shared Purpose

by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
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It’s been seven years since Michael E. Porter and Mark Kramer published their big idea, “Creating Shared Value,” in Harvard Business Review. I remember how it reverberated among the sustainability community—validating what many of us already believed to be true: companies can achieve both economic success and solve the world’s challenges by redefining their purpose.

SC Johnson Donations are Helping to Develop Tomorrow’s Workforce

STEM programs are a focus of SC Johnson’s philanthropic contributions
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RACINE, Wis., March 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Recognizing the need to continue developing students today for tomorrow’s workforce, SC Johnson is proud to support education through its philanthropic contributions, a portion of which includes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs worldwide.

Cyberheroes: An Opportunity We Can’t Afford to Ignore

by Harbrinder Kang, Senior Director, Corporate Affairs
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Digital innovation is one of the most exciting opportunities of our time. It seems like the futuristic depictions that once felt fictitious are quickly becoming reality. We can video call on our watches, cars can drive themselves, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) help us find victims amidst fire and rubble, and a virtual global office brings colleagues across the world together in a click.

A Wrinkle in Time Creators Encourage Girls to Channel Their Inner Warriors, Pursue Their Dreams

HP joined Ava DuVernay and Reese Witherspoon to celebrate Black Girls Code and its mission to boost women of color in tech.
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Everything starts with a story. Just ask Sasha Williams, a 16-year old with big dreams. On Feb. 24th, Williams didn’t just get a selfie — she got a hug and words of encouragement from Ava DuVernay, the directing powerhouse whose work, from 13th to Selma, tackles inclusion and racial division head on and continues to find new ways to define the art of storytelling.

“This Is My Dream Job”: The Barclays Agricultural Apprentice Programme

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Barclays runs the only agricultural apprenticeship programme in banking, giving candidates the chance to gain experience in the farming sector while earning a university level or professional qualification. We talk to two apprentices, Bethan Morgan and Samuel Youds, about ‘earning while you learn’ – and why they are passionate about supporting farmers.

Discovery Education and Nutrients for Life Foundation Host Exclusive Virtual Field Trip at Texas A&M to Connect STEM Concepts to Curriculum and Real-World Agricultural Careers

LIVE Virtual Field Trip from Texas A&M Offers Middle School Students Nationwide a Deeper Understanding of The Science Behind Sports Turf Management
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SILVER SPING, Md., March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/- The Nutrients for Life Foundation, an educational non-profit that educates students and the public about the vital role soil nutrients play in growing our world, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, will host a LIVE Virtual Field Trip for students nationwide from Texas A&M on March 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

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 www.hp.com/sustainability.

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