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Discovery Communications Announces - "Connect the Dots" - A New National STEM Education Initiative To Inspire the Next Generation of Innovators, Problem Solvers and Game Changers

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-- Connects STEM education programs across Discovery Channel, Science Channel, Discovery Education and Digital platforms -- 

-- Includes Discovery Education STEM Camp, a no-cost, standards-aligned STEM curriculum for schools, camps and at-home learning --

-- Begins search for the next great innovator with the premiere of THE BIG BRAIN THEORY: PURE GENIUS featuring Kal Penn tonight at 10 p.m. E/P on Discovery Channel -

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-- Connects STEM education programs across Discovery Channel, Science Channel, Discovery Education and Digital platforms -- 

-- Includes Discovery Education STEM Camp, a no-cost, standards-aligned STEM curriculum for schools, camps and at-home learning --

-- Begins search for the next great innovator with the premiere of THE BIG BRAIN THEORY: PURE GENIUS featuring Kal Penn tonight at 10 p.m. E/P on Discovery Channel -

Discovery Education to Host Inaugural Future@NOW: Transition to Digital Classrooms

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2013 has been a year of exciting milestones for Discovery Education, with the expansion of techbook offerings, the recent “Beyond Textbooks” event, and now, the inaugural Future@NOW: Transition to Digital Classrooms conference.

Discovery Communications Helps High School Girls “SAY YES TO THE PROM”

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-- Monte Durham, star of TLC’S SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATLANTA, to host all day event at Discovery’s Global Headquarters --

-- Discovery employees and WICT members donate more than 700 dresses --

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-- Monte Durham, star of TLC’S SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATLANTA, to host all day event at Discovery’s Global Headquarters --

-- Discovery employees and WICT members donate more than 700 dresses --

ID Brings Racial Equality Discussions to DC, New York

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On Tuesday, Investigation Discovery debuted documentary film, ID Films: March to Justice, reflecting on our nation’s ongoing pursuit of racial equality. The event, held at The Newseum in Washington, D.C., also featured a panel discussion following the film’s premiere, with Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and daughter of former U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, John Seigenthaler, First Amendment Center founder and former administrative assistant to Robert F.

Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Provide Career Exploration and Job Skills Development Opportunities for Students

-- Partnership includes career development panels, internships, resume development and other programs --
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February 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - (Miami) Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) announced a partnership to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students. The partnership, which will include panels, internships, resume development and other programs, is designed to provide critical information on job and career skills and better prepare students to take advantage of available job opportunities in today’s economy.

Discovery Communications Inc.: Award-Winning INSIDE STORY Set for Pan-African Broadcast and Theatrical Distribution

Much-Anticipated Feature Film Will Entertain Millions Across Sub-Saharan Africa, Makes World Broadcast Premiere on SABC1 on Saturday, December 8
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Silver Spring, Md., December 3, 2012 /3BL Media/ - On the heels of 12 festival appearances around the world and six awards -three for "best feature," INSIDE STORY will make its broadcast debut in South Africa on December 8, in addition tonumerous theatrical and broadcast premieres across sub-Saharan Africa beginning next month.

Discovery Communications To Help Nonprofit Partners at Third Annual “Creating Change” Pro Bono Event and Conference

Discovery employees to donate creative services at 12-hour marathon event supporting nonprofit missions
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Silver Spring, Md., November 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ - On Thursday, November 15, Discovery Communications will hold its third annual skills-based pro bono initiative, Discovery Impact: Creating Change in its Silver Spring and London offices. Creating Change forges a commitment to the community by donating Discovery’s most valuable resources, its talented employees, during a 12-hour creative marathon and conference.

Discovery Communications Announces New Partnerships and Commitments in Support of United Nations, Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) and Obama Administration Education Priorities

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-- New $7.4 Million Commitment to Support 'Education First' and Global Business Coalition for Education Priorities in Developing Nations through Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership (DCGEP) --

 

-- Founder and Chairman John Hendricks to be Recognized by UN Secretary-General for Company's Support of 'Education First' Initiative and Global Business Coalition for Education --

 

-- CGI Recognizes i.am.STEAM Education Collaboration Between will.i.am's i.am.angel
Foundation and Discovery Education at Annual Meeting --

Discovery Communications Employees to Donate Skills-Based Pro Bono Services at Marathon Event for Nonprofit Organizations

- Third annual Creating Change initiative continues company’s commitment to make an impact in the community - Applications from nonprofits accepted through September 21 –
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(3BL Media) Silver Spring, MD - September 14, 2012 - Discovery Communications today announced the call for applications for its third annual Discovery Impact: Creating Change pro bono initiative. On November 15th, selected nonprofit organizations will be matched with teams of Discovery employees during a 12-hour creative marathon and conference. Creating Change forges a commitment to the community by donating Discovery’s most valuable resources, its talented employees.

Help VolunteerMatch Represent You at SXSW!

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Wouldn’t it be awesome if employee volunteering and engagement were on the lips – and in the Powerpoint slides – of folks at one of the biggest social change conferences in the country?

Help us make this vision a reality! We’ve submitted session proposals to South by Southwest (SXSW), one of the premier events bringing together technology leaders and innovators in the social good space.

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