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Fall 2017 Amgen Scholars Travel Award Now Open

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The Amgen Scholars Global Program Office is now accepting applications for Fall 2017 U.S. Alumni Travel Awards. The deadline for application submission is October 19, 2017.

Access the application and recommender form.

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Scaling What Works in #STEM

Written by Eduardo Cetlin, President, Amgen Foundation
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The cover of National Geographic magazine’s March 2015 issue is framed in my home office.

Whirlpool Signs Manifesto Valore D and Commits to Support Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace

Sep 12, 2017 | Latest news in EMEA
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Today in Rome Whirlpool has signed the “Valore DManifesto for Women’s Empowerment, an agreement consisting of 9 points which define concrete tools, in line with the Global Reporting Initiative standards (GRI), to enhance female talent in the corporate world.

Valore D is the first Italian association of companies to promote diversity, talent and female leadership.

GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
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DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.

CITGO STEM Scholarships Help Houston Students Pursue Higher Education

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HOUSTON, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation awarded scholarships to 20 Houston students who plan to pursue a university-level degree in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). As part of a long-term commitment to furthering STEM education across the country, CITGO granted scholarships to exceptional students who demonstrate the potential to take the STEM industry to the next level following their educational pursuits. 

CITGO Lemont Refinery Recognized for STEM Contributions in Local Schools

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LEMONT, Ill., September  12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - During the May board meeting, School District 113a recognized the CITGO Lemont Refinery for its support of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives in their schools.    

America’s Charities Welcomes the Sesame Street Yellow Feather Fund to Its Alliance of 140+ High-Impact Member Organizations

Workplace Giving and Employee Engagement Programs Provide Charities with Opportunities to Diversify Revenue and Maximize Fundraising
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – America’s Charities, which inspires employees and organizations to support causes they care about, is pleased to welcome the Sesame Street Yellow Feather Fund to its alliance of 140+ nonprofit organizations.

August is #SubaruLovesLearning Month

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This August, Subaru of America, our retailers, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are teaming up for the Subaru Loves Learning initiative. Through this initiative, Subaru and our retailers are supporting the AAAS by donating over 40,000 award-winning science books to schools across the country. You can show your support too! Watch to learn more.

Hands-on Scientific Learning Goes Global with Amgen Biotech Experience Expansion

by Scott Heimlich, Vice President, Amgen Foundation
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It's no surprise that when students become fascinated by science, that enthusiasm can be contagious. From our survey with Change the Equation, we know students crave hands-on biology experiences that are often lacking in the classroom.

Amgen Foundation Expands The Amgen Biotech Experience, Bringing Total Program Reach To 900,000 High School Students By 2020

Recent research shows students gain confidence, interest in science and biotechnology after participating in program
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August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Amgen Foundation today announced it will expand the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) to reach nearly 900,000 high school students by 2020. For nearly 30 years, ABE has empowered high school science teachers to implement real-world biotechnology labs in their classrooms to help their students better understand science and how it influences their daily lives.

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