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Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research


The VF Foundation (the charitable arm of VF Corporation) and the Timberland® and Wrangler® brands today announced $150,000 in grants to researchers at seven US universities — including Arizona State University and Michigan State University — that are conducting the first comprehensive research into regenerative ranching practices. 

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Unlocking the Promise of Youth – TWITTER CHAT

Join SAP, Michigan State University, PIMCO Foundation, and Making Cents International on Wed, 2/22, @ 11, ET
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WHERE: Twitter, #GEFLive
WHEN: Wed, 2/22, 11 – noon EST

Tweet Me: I will join @PIMCOFoundation @SAP4Good @MakingCentsIntl & @MSUYEP 4 the #SkillsGap TWITTER CHAT 2/22 11, ET #GEFlive http://bit.ly/2lo1WFT 

Changing Lives, One Class at a Time


Most people attend college to learn and prepare for their future career. You don’t imagine that your actions in that classroom will change someone’s life somewhere across the globe. But for students in Michigan State University’s ME 491 International Humanitarian Engineering class–taught by Dr. Brian Thompson, Professor of Mechanical Engineering–that’s exactly what happens.

Help Wanted: Older Adults Keep Up with Newer Technology

By Amy VanDeVelde, The OASIS Institute

“I don’t even know how to turn this thing on.”

It’s not unusual to hear comments like that from some of the people we work with at Oasis. They are just beginning to learn about the benefits of online activities. It might be hard to believe, but a recent study by Pew Research concluded that 33% of Americans don’t currently have internet at home. Thirty nine percent of these non-adopters are over the age of 65.

Republic Reminds Flint Residents of Recycling Resources and New Water Distribution Site

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FLINT, Mich., February 5, 2016/3BL Media/ – Republic Services is teaming up with student athletes from Michigan State University, the Michigan Community Service Commission, and various community partners and volunteers, to assist with recycling resources and ongoing water distribution efforts on Friday, February 5. The team will help open a new recycling and water distribution site, as well as collect empty water bottles, distribute recycling bags and bins, and enroll residents in the City’s recycling program.

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