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Nat Geo Channel's 'Expedition Granted' Awards $50,000 to New Nature Film Series

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After months of carefully reviewing projects and allowing the public to vote for their favorite, the National Geographic Channel has found the winner of its Expedition Granted contest, a nationwide search to find the next generation of great explorers. Charlie Engelman, a biologist and filmmaker based in Chicago, was announced yesterday as the winner, and he will receive a $50,000 grant toward his dream expedition, a cross-country journey to create an educational film series about America's forests.

Elsevier Honors Four New Superheroes of Nursing

Outstanding nurse professionals recognized by peers in fourth annual Superheroes of Nursing Contest
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Philadelphia, PA, September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the 2014 Elsevier Superheroes of Nursing. Now in its fourth year, the program was created to honor real-life superheroes who perform outstanding work in the field of nursing.

There are four types of heroes: The Protector; The Validator; The Educator; and The Informer.

The 2014 Elsevier Superheroes of Nursing are:

Voting Begins for Walden University’s 2014 Scholars of Change Video Contest

177 students and alumni demonstrate how their degrees help them make a difference
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Walden University invites the the public to vote online for a favorite 2014 Scholar of Change video. The 177 videos can be viewed at www.WaldenU.edu/contest and voting ends Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

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Walden University invites the the public to vote online for a favorite 2014 Scholar of Change video. The 177 videos can be viewed at www.WaldenU.edu/contest and voting ends Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

Verizon Looks to Youth for Problem-Solving Apps

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Tucson teens: have an idea for an app that could solve problems in your school and community?

The Verizon Innovative App Challenge wants to hear from teams of middle and high school students to present concepts that include STEM principles, are creative , unique and innovative. No coding experience or mobile devices are required to enter.

Third Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge, Designed to Spark Students’ Interest in STEM, Now Open for Entries

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., August 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, now in its third year, is once again calling on middle school and high school students to gather their teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and communities.

Verizon App Challenge Provides Students Opportunity to Advance STEM Skills

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July 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Entries for 2015 Verizon Innovative App Challenge Accepted August 4 – November 24, 2014

Wish there was a way to inspire young girls to become passionate about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)? Looking for a way to engage your students in a rich, project-based learning experience that will pay lifelong dividends?

Obama Hails Girls for Their App That Will Guide Visually Impaired

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A team of middle school girls had the moment of their lives when President Obama told the story of how they built an app to help their blind friend navigate his way through their school.

The team of Latina girls and their visually impaired classmate, Andres Salas, from tiny Los Fresnos, TX, presented their Hello Navi app to the President at the White House Science Fair on May 27th. Andres inspired the idea, but what makes the app really special is that it will soon be available for all visually impaired students — and free of charge.

Panasonic WhisperGreen Fan Giveaway

Enter to Win a WhisperGreen Select Ventilation Fan
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Panasonic is giving away a WhisperGreen Select ventilation fan

Destination America and USA WEEKEND Partner to Present Even Bigger Celebration for Second Annual RED, WHITE AND YOU Contest

National Competition on www.DestinationAmerica.com Offers Towns a Chance to Win a Memorable 4th of July Celebration
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Silver Spring, Md., March 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – They are memories that last a lifetime – watching Fourth of July fireworks perched atop dad’s shoulders, barbecuing with family and friends in the backyard, and enjoying patriotic parades with marching bands…it’s the perfect way to celebrate our nation’s birthday.  And in a day and age when budget constraints force small towns to cancel local festivities, Destination America, the only network that celebrates the people, places, and stories of the U.S., and national weekly magazine, USA WEEKEND a

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