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Stackable Credentials and Modular Programs Bring More Options to Postsecondary Education

Words by Jim Witkin
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The future of postsecondary education will be modular, stackable and more democratic. That’s according to edX, a nonprofit organization founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, that is re-imagining the postsecondary education model.

In their view, our rapidly evolving economy, fueled by constant advances in technology, requires workers to continually update and refresh their skills to find employment, stay employed, and advance their careers. 

A Chip Off the Old Block…Boeing Benefits From Geology Genealogy

Boeing environmental scientist is a restoration "rock" star
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Katie Moxley’s mom placed a rock hammer in her hand at age 10. It felt right. Little did she know that geology tool would end up chiseling her future as an environmental leader at Boeing.

Moxley went on to become a geologist and is now a Boeing restoration “rock” star in the Puget Sound. It all started with her mother, an elementary science teacher with Seattle Public Schools, introducing her young daughter to geology while taking extra science courses at the University of Washington.

Boeing Advances Biofuels, Recycling and Conservation

Boeing beats greenhouse gas reduction goal by 7.3% at work sites
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From building the most fuel-efficient aircraft on the market to finding a creative second life for excess carbon fiber, innovations, new technologies and worldwide environmental initiatives are driving Boeing’s progress toward a more sustainable future.

Boeing and Discovery Education Launch New FUTURE U. Program to Inspire Student Careers in Aerospace Technology

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Innovative Aerospace Technology Program Encourages Students to Innovate in STEM and Aerospace, Offers Immersive Exploration of 21st Century Space Travel

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Innovative Aerospace Technology Program Encourages Students to Innovate in STEM and Aerospace, Offers Immersive Exploration of 21st Century Space Travel

Clearing the Air: Boeing Helps Airlines Cut Emissions

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As aviation’s global fleet doubles over the next 20 years to meet passenger and cargo demand, the industry has committed to capping the growth of carbon emissions by 2020 and then cutting them to half of what they were in 2005 by 2050.

“Boeing is significantly supporting progress with our highly efficient airplanes and our work with industry partners to improve operational efficiency. We’re also a leader in fostering the development of sustainable aviation fuel,” said Sean Newsum, director of Commercial Airplanes environmental strategy.

Boeing to Offer Biofuel for Airlines to Fly New Airplanes Home

Program encourages greater use of aviation biofuels, which cut emissions by up to 80 percent
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Boeing will begin offering airlines and operators the option of powering their new commercial jet with biofuel for the flight home. The program is designed to further spur the use of sustainable aviation fuels – which cut emissions up to 80 percent – and support the aviation industry’s drive to protect the environment.

Boeing's Environmental Strategy Highlighted at Black Engineer of the Year Awards

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Bryan Scott, Boeing vice president of Environment, Health & Safety presented awards to Boeing's 2019 Modern-Day Technology Leaders, while also reinforcing Boeing's commitment to the environment. Along with the importance of diversity inclusion, Scott said, "We are committed to cleaner water, air, and land. At Boeing, we do more than think about the future. We engineer it, we solve its problems, and we build it every day."

 

Boeing, ELG Carbon Fibre Find New Life for Airplane Structure Material in Groundbreaking Partnership

First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products
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Boeing, ELG Carbon Fibre find new life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership 

•First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products
•Partnership will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

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Boeing, ELG Carbon Fibre find new life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership 

•First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products
•Partnership will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

Taking Off at Boeing | Erb Institute Alumni Kelsea Ballantyne on Leadership and Positive Impact

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Kelsea Ballantyne earned her MBA/MS in 2016, as part of the Erb Institute and the Tauber Institute for Global Operations. She’s now in an executive development program at Boeing, working on the 777 and 777X airplanes, and she talked with Erb about her work there.

Boeing Announces Nearly a Quarter-Billion Dollars in Corporate Giving in 2018

Includes more than $55 million in new grants to support charitable partners
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  • Includes more than $55 million in new grants to support charitable partners
  • Grant dollars will fund programs in 2019 and beyond
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  • Includes more than $55 million in new grants to support charitable partners
  • Grant dollars will fund programs in 2019 and beyond

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