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Amgen Foundation Has Committed Over $100M to STEM Education

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The Amgen Foundation has created a two-pronged approach to inspire the next generation of innovators: (1) investing in and supporting science teachers; and (2) creating hands-on opportunities for students.

Meet Amgen Scholar Alumni Randy Cuevas

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Randy Cuevas

Bronx, NY

“The most rewarding part is feeling like a scientist. They take the training wheels off after the first week of this program.”

Host University: Stanford University
Home University: Skidmore University
Amgen Scholar Year: 2014
Major: Biology
Expected Graduation: 2016

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What is Your Favorite #ScienceExperiment?

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In honor of the recent expansion of the Amgen Scholars Program, we want to know: What was your favorite science experiment in school? Share your answers on Twitter using the #ScienceExperiment hashtag! 

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Meet Amgen Scholar Hannah Park

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Hannah (Hyun Ji) Park

New York, NY

“This summer, I worked in a biomedical engineering lab, doing research in regenerative medicine.” 

Host University: Columbia University
Home University: Columbia University
Amgen Scholar Year: 2014
Major: Chemical Engineering
Expected Graduation: 2016

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At age 19, Hannah Park experienced a harrowing incident that forever changed the course of her life.

Meet Amgen Scholar Reem Abdel-Haq

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Reem Abdel-Haq
Simi Valley, CA

“Ultimately, I’d like to create affordable therapies for people, especially in less developed countries with inefficient healthcare systems.”

Host University: Stanford University
Home University: Brown University
Amgen Scholar Year: 2014
Major: Biology
Expected Graduation: 2016

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Letter from the Amgen Foundation President

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Amgen was founded more than 30 years ago with the incredible ambition of unlocking the power of biology to help create lifesaving medicines. Now the world’s largest independent biotechnology company, Amgen has reached millions of patients globally and continues to develop a pipeline of promising medicines. Scientific expertise is in our DNA, and our scientists and staff are the engines that propel this enterprise forward.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists

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This video shows why the Amgen Foundation is deeply committed to STEM education & sparking the love of science in students. Visit http://www.AmgenInspires.com & follow @AmgenFoundation to learn more. The Amgen Foundation seeks to inspire the next generation of scientists.

The Amgen Foundation Expands Amgen Scholars Program to 17 Top Educational Institutions Worldwide

Foundation’s Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Surpasses $100 Million Milestone
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Amgen Foundation today announced that the Amgen Scholars Program is expanding its presence with new host institutions in the U.S., Europe, and, for the first time, Japan. A signature Foundation initiative, the Amgen Scholars Program aims to inspire the next generation of innovators by providing undergraduates with hands-on summer research opportunities at many of the world's premier educational institutions.

Documentary Where the Wonder Went to Screen at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

A film by Adventure Capitalist Bryan Latchford, and his fellow UCSB Bren School master’s students, explores how to make science education engaging and exciting for kids
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January 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A documentary film created by Adventure Capitalists team member, Bryan Latchford, and two of his fellow UCSB Bren School master’s students, has been accepted into the 2014 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which runs from Jan. 30 through Feb. 9. 

Cisco and The New York Academy of Science Grow Global STEM Alliance to Meet the Demand for Future Scientists, Entrepreneurs and Innovators

City of Buenos Aires, Argentina and the State University of New York (SUNY) Join Alliance
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NEW YORK, NY, Nov 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Cisco and the New York Academy of Sciences have established The Global STEM Alliance to bring curriculum resources, inter-generational mentorship and access to cutting-edge science and technology research to students around the world. The country of Malaysia and The City of Barcelona were the first to join the Alliance in October at the Internet of Things (IoT) World Forum in Barcelona on October 29, 2013.

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