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Sodexo Executive Chef at Georgia Tech Earns Silver Award in National Culinary Competition

Chef Jonathan Elwell finished second in National Association of College and University Food Services national Culinary Challenge
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has long been known for its foodservice expertise at more than 850 higher education campuses throughout North America, improving the on-campus experience for students, faculty, staff and the community.

Corporations School US Universities on Buying and Using Clean Energy

The renewables industry can use lessons learned from serving big business to get universities off old-school fossil fuel energy.
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In 2015, corporations bought roughly 3.2 gigawatts (GW) of electricity from utility-scale renewable energy facilities, which generate power from sources like wind and solar and then pump it into the grid to supply energy to utilities and other customers. Indeed, corporations surpassed utilities last year as the majority buyers of wind power. But universities may be the next big customer for utility-scale renewable energy.

Fox | HBCU Media Alliance Takes 'The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story' on an HBCU Tour to Engage Audiences

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On March 9, the Fox | HBCU Media Alliance wrapped the "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) screening and Talk Back Tour. The multi-city tour was headlined by members of the cast from the FX Networks hit series, including Cuba Gooding, Jr., Sterling K. Brown, Courtney B. Vance and director John Singleton, all of whom participated in dynamic conversations that touched on the issues relevant to the series' themes of race, celebrity, discrimination, police corruption and sexism.

Small and Medium Enterprises Adopt Sustainable Business Practices in Morocco

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October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Moroccan businesses by Improving operating costs, reducing materials, energy and water consumptions, and minimizing solid waste, wastewater and e air emissions. WEC has partnered with the Casablanca-based firm RIO (Reduce-Invent-Optimize) to implement the local activities and provide advanced technical expertise for the project.

A Closer Look at the Amgen Scholars of 2015

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Admission into the Amgen Scholars Program has become increasingly competitive, attracting talented undergraduates from all over the globe. Now in its ninth year, the Program continues to grow in its visibility and prestige.  

Professors: New Coding Platform a Must for Higher-ed Classrooms

Computer science profs say coding a must for all students, just like reading and writing; help design new classroom platform.
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A new coding platform has a mission to elevate the state of coding education in higher-ed classrooms around the world; and one way it’s doing this is through professor buy-in.

Enter to Win a 5-Day #StudentAstronaut Training from Fox and Project PoSSUM

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In the fall of 2014, the Fox TV Stations debuted Xploration Station, a two-hour block of STEM-focused programming consisting of four new shows. One of those shows, Xploration Outer Space, has partnered with the nonprofit Project PoSSUM to launch the #StudentAstronaut Contest, a competition giving one high school or college student the chance to take part in a special 5-day scientist-astronaut training program.

FOX Sports University Gives Students Unique Hands-on Industry Experience

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In 2008, FOX Sports launched FOX Sports University, an academic program that gives college students hands-on experience in the sports business. Participating students work closely with FOX Sports executives on a project in sports management, business, or journalism. The current academic year is the largest yet for the program, which now offers courses at 28 schools across the U.S.

Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Universities Sector

Sustainability - What Matters in the Universities Sector?
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December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability - What Matters in the Universities Sector? 

Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Universities Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 5 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

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