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INFOGRAPHIC: Employee Engagement...The Millennial Way

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Three-quarters (76%) of Millennials consider a company’s social and environmental commitments when deciding where to work and nearly two-thirds (64%) won’t take a job if a potential employer doesn’t have strong corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, according to the 2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study. So what do Millennials really want when coming to work? Check out this infographic to learn more.

Scotiabank Announces $1 Million Gift Supporting Research Aimed at Improving Children's Health

Researchers at Sinai Health System's Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute focus on genetic and environmental factors
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TORONTO, ON, December 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has announced a $1 million gift to one of the top biomedical research institutes in North America to support discovery of the determinants of health for infants and children. The announcement was made on Monday, November 21, at Sinai Health Foundation's marquee event Dinner with Scientists.

New ‘Ten to Watch’ List Highlights Top Amgen Scholars Poised to Impact the Future of Science and Medicine

Scientists From Premier Educational and Research Institutions Reveal What the Future may Look Like
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., November 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of the Amgen Scholars Program’s 10th anniversary, the Amgen Foundation announced the Ten To Watch, a list highlighting the best and brightest up-and-comers in science and medicine. Selected from more than 3,000 Amgen Scholars alumni, who represent 700 colleges and universities across 42 countries, the Ten To Watch is a diverse group of students that has the potential to help define the future of science.

Boeing, COMAC Expand Collaboration on Environmental Efficiency and Sustainable Growth

Boeing-COMAC Sustainable Aviation Technology Center to pursue mutually beneficial research in materials recycling, air travel for aging populations, workplace safety
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November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today signed a new agreement to expand their joint research collaboration in support of the long-term sustainable growth of commercial aviation.

The two companies, which signed an initial collaboration agreement in March 2012, have been researching ways to improve aviation's fuel efficiency and greenhouse-gas emissions reduction, including sustainable aviation biofuel and air traffic management (ATM) efficiency.

Convention Industry Council Announces Results of UNLV Study Co-sponsored by Las Vegas Sands

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The Convention Industry Council (CIC) has announced the results of a new research project, “Sustainable Meeting and Event Practices: The State of the Industry.” Study findings were presented at IMEX America, which took place at Sands Expo in Las Vegas from October 18 - 20. The study was co-sponsored by Las Vegas Sands, along with the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau.

The American Art Therapy Association Co-Sponsors Mental Health Research Briefing on Capitol Hill

A report by Donna Betts, PhD, ATR-BC, AATA President
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On October 4, 2016, the American Art Therapy Association was represented at a briefing in the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC.  Organized by the American Psychological Association in cooperation with the Congressional Mental Health Caucus, “Future Directions in Mental Health Research: the View from Psychological Science,” was co-sponsored by the AATA and other member organizations of the APA’s Mental Health Liaison Group.  The event coincided with

XPRIZE Visioneers 2016 Summit Declares Deloitte’s Conquering Cancer XPRIZE ‘Ready to Launch’

Conquering Cancer XPRIZE goal to detect cancer earlier for everyone, everywhere
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WASHINGTON, October 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Saving millions of lives globally from cancer is one step closer to a reality as Deloitte’s Conquering Cancer XPRIZE, co-led by Deloitte health leaders and pediatric oncologist Dr. Daniel Kraft, is now officially “ready to launch.” This weekend XPRIZE convened nine international teams to share their Impact Design Proposals across a portfolio of Grand Challenge areas at the Visioneers 2016 Summit.

Curing Blindness in Dogs Gives Us Insight into Helping Blind Children

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When Dr. Gustavo Aguirre set out to find a cure for night blindness in dogs, a disease related to Progressive Retinal Atrophy, he knew it was going to require a lot of patience. When he started studying this disease, there was no map for the canine genome. He was able to find the mutated gene that caused the disease, and, by saving his genetic samples, he made a significant contribution to the mapping of the canine genome, which was completed in 2004. 

2016 Amgen Scholars by the Numbers

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A decade ago, the Amgen Foundation announced its commitment to educating the next generation of scientists through the new Amgen Scholars Program. Since then, the program has grown in numerous ways, expanding to 17 host institutions in the U.S., Europe and Japan and opening doors for more undergraduates across the globe.

According to new applicant and participant data on the 2016 program, of the 5,123 students who applied in 2016, only about 7% or 359 students were accepted.

CVS to Host Third Annual In-Store Campaign to Support Innovative Cancer Research

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WOONSOCKET, R.I., September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ - CVS Health, the nation's largest pharmacy innovation company, launched an in-store fundraising campaign today at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, that supports innovative cancer research that gets new therapies to patients quickly to save more lives.

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