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Kids in Arizona Dive into Water Education with Support from Essity

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"Water conservation is important to Essity, and teaching students about this topic is something we are proud to support. We know that educators have limited money available to do everything they would like to do with their students and we are proud to support their commitment to sustainability and provide extra funds to make their projects a reality. Getting students and young people involved in environmental learning is a key part of ensuring a life-long commitment to sustainability. Thank you to the city of Flagstaff for instilling this behavior in our young citizens.

GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
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DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.

Freeport-McMoRan Awards Grant for Tech Park in Sahuarita, Arizona

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The Town of Sahuarita, Arizona, is in the planning stages of building the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (SAMTEC).

Freeport-McMoRan’s Sierrita copper mine is located near Sahuarita, AZ and has granted $165,000 to aid in constructing the 32,000 square foot building that will host the Technology Center. SAMTEC has also received a federal grant through the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration. The new tech park is expected to create new jobs and retain jobs for the community.

GM Produces First Round of Self-Driving Chevrolet Bolt EV Test Vehicles

Summary: 
  • First Company to Use Mass-Production Methods for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Test Bolt EVs Feature Company’s Latest Generation of AV Technology
  • GM’s Self-Driving Test Fleet Will Grow to 180
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  • First Company to Use Mass-Production Methods for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Test Bolt EVs Feature Company’s Latest Generation of AV Technology
  • GM’s Self-Driving Test Fleet Will Grow to 180

Meet Amgen Scholars Alumni Vera Thornton

"It was validating for me to come into this environment, a top-tier research institution, and be able to participate and accomplish something."
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Tucson, Arizona

Host University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Home University: University of Arizona

Amgen Scholar Year: 2016

Major: Neuroscience and Mathematics

Expected Graduation: 2017

Journey to Science

How did you become interested in science?

Sodexo Provides 4,000 Meals to Support Veterans at Arizona StandDown Event

Sodexo proudly served breakfast and lunch and provided employment resources to 2,000 veterans
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 16, 2017, /3BL Media/– Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, partnered with Arizona StandDown on February 9 and 10, to provide 4,000 meals and employment services to more than 2,000 veterans attending the annual outreach event at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona.

Arizona Diversity Council to Discuss Cultural Competence at 2016 Healthcare Diversity Summit

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PHOENIX, October 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Arizona Diversity Council will be hosting the 2016 Arizona Healthcare Diversity Summit on November 10, 2016 at Banner Health Corporation Center. Attendees will gain knowledge and advice from some of the top leaders in the healthcare field. The theme of this year’s summit is “Many Faces Addressing Diversity & Inclusion in Healthcare.

Freeport-McMoRan Awards $350,000 in Grants to Eastern Arizona Communities

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Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Investment Fund distributed $350,000 in Graham County, Arizona.

One of the recipients of the fund was Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services (SEACUS), which provides support services for aging and disabled community members.

The funding SEACUS received from the Freeport-McMoRan Community Investment distribution will increase clients served, improve access to quality health care, and reduce the financial burden of caregivers.

Sodexo’s Focused Approach to Local Sourcing for School Dining Programs Expands to Two New States for the 2016-2017 School Year

Think [CA] delivers high year-one satisfaction scores from consumers while also driving record level client retention in California, where Sodexo first launched the local sourcing effort
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced today that it will expand its Think [CA] approach to local sourcing for school dining programs following a successful first-year. It will now roll out Think [AZ] and Think [TX] to Sodexo-served schools in Arizona and Texas for the 2016-2017 school year.

GM Expands Autonomous Vehicle Testing

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GM’s Cruise Automation team is now testing the Chevrolet Bolt EV autonomous vehicle on roads in Scottsdale, Arizona. The state of Arizona supports such research and development, and provides a fitting environment to test in high temperature and desert conditions. Testing is also underway in San Francisco.

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