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NFL, General Electric Ally to Fund Concussion Research

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had just delivered a speech to employees of General Electric last fall in Columbus, Ohio, when he and GE chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt began discussing what could be done to make football safer, particularly the treatment of concussions.

DSI for GOOD.is; "Born before 1980?"

Monica Snellings on the value of the long view
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by Monica Snellings

Originally published by good.is on 3/13/13

Cheryl Heller at TEDx

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DSI department chair Cheryl Heller gave a thoughtful and inspiring talk at TEDxRVA on Friday about a community garden project she and a group of undergraduate students co-created with residents in Richmond. DSI student Sara Cornish reflects on the experience:

Sustainable Transportation Case Studies Released by Leonardo Academy

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Madison, WI, March 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Leonardo Academy announced the launching of a new series of case studies to underline the environmental and economical benefits of sustainability projects undertaken by the nonprofit in the transportation sector. These case studies illustrate the variety of diesel vehicles and industries that Leonardo Academy has impacted and briefly discusses the strategies that were implemented to meet project goals.  

FedEx Express Launches Zero-Emission All-Electric Vehicle Fleet in Hong Kong

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HONG KONG, Mar 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world's largest express transportation company, today announced the expansion of its alternative-energy vehicle fleet with the introduction of 10 new all-electric commercial vehicles for use in Hong Kong. This is the first fleet of zero-emission all-electric vehicles for FedEx in Asia Pacific.

The Chrysler Foundation to Fund 'Out of this World' Science Initiative

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Grant Answers President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Call for More STEM Graduates

Student-designed Experiment Bound for International Space Station a Giant Leap for Michigan High School Students
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Grant Answers President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Call for More STEM Graduates

Verizon Wireless Announces Educational Empowerment Program with Local High Schools

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• Program designed to empower high school students for college, career success 
• Verizon Wireless providing free service on Samsung Galaxy Tab devices during four-month program, using Edmodo Android app, an online social learning network
• First-place winning team (3 students) to receive $5,000 scholarships, Verizon Wireless internships and Samsung Galaxy Tabs

Program designed to empower high school students for college, career success
Press Release

• Program designed to empower high school students for college, career success 
• Verizon Wireless providing free service on Samsung Galaxy Tab devices during four-month program, using Edmodo Android app, an online social learning network
• First-place winning team (3 students) to receive $5,000 scholarships, Verizon Wireless internships and Samsung Galaxy Tabs

Monsanto's Intacta Rr2 Pro™ Poised To Deliver A New Wave Of Benefits For South American Countries

Higher yields delivered from new soybean technology will support growing global demand and bolster preservation of natural resources in one of world’s leading biodiversity hotspots
Press Release

SAO PAULO and BUENOS AIRES, March 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company announced today that its INTACTA RR2 PRO soybean products are now a step closer to delivering a new wave of benefits to farmers throughout South America and poised to further bolster the preservation of natural resources in one of world’s leading biodiversity hotspots.

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