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Check Out These Personal Accounts from the 2019 Amgen Scholars Program

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Each summer hundreds of undergraduates step into some of the world’s premier research universities and institutions to participate in the Amgen Scholars Program. Students conduct hands-on research in the lab alongside top faculty, participate in seminars and networking events, and take part in symposia with their peers and leading scientists.

Since 2007, Amgen Scholars have come from 52 U.S. states and territories, 73 countries and represented over 750 colleges and universities.

Tsinghua University Amgen Scholars Program 2019

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Amgen Scholars at the Tsinghua University consists of eight weeks of intensive research program in a wide range of fields in biomedical sciences. The accepted applicants will join a faculty’s laboratory and involve in one or more specific research projects. Each Scholar will have a faculty member as his/her mentor. In addition, a postdoc, a technician or a graduate student will be assigned to train and assist the student in the lab.

TGR EDU: Explore

Blog: TGR Digital Lesson Plans | November 2019
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Engaging, free resources to support college access for educators, parents & students

Linda Hixson, Technology Teacher at Shenandoah Valley Junior/Senior High School, Shenandoah, PA

Preparing for college can be equally overwhelming for students, and the families and teachers who aid in this pivotal transition. The complexity of the application process, not knowing what skills are needed and lack of support are all factors that can impact a student’s success in college.

Scheller College of Business Named a Top Three U.S. School in the Corporate Knights 2019 Better World MBA Ranking

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Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business continues to be recognized as a leader in sustainability education in business. In the 17th annual Better World MBA Ranking, released by Corporate Knights on November 8, 2019, Scheller College is ranked #3 in the United States and #9 globally.

Stackable Credentials and Modular Programs Bring More Options to Postsecondary Education

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The future of postsecondary education will be modular, stackable and more democratic. That’s according to edX, a nonprofit organization founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, that is re-imagining the postsecondary education model.

In their view, our rapidly evolving economy, fueled by constant advances in technology, requires workers to continually update and refresh their skills to find employment, stay employed, and advance their careers. 

Sodexo and Swipe Out Hunger Take Action to Combat Food Insecurity on College Campuses

Industry-leading program to fund Meal Swipe Banks at 13 campuses and provide more than 25,000 free meals annually
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Sodexo announced an industry-leading and first-of-its-kind pilot program to expand its partnership with Swipe Out Hunger – a leading national nonprofit group committed to reducing food insecurity on college campuses. The program will be piloted on 13 campuses and would establish a “Meal Swipe Bank” at each participating college or university for students in need.

Booz Allen and Capital CoLAB: Strengthening STEM From Baltimore to Richmond

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Stretching from Baltimore, MD, to Richmond, VA, the Capital Region surrounding Washington, D.C. has the third largest economy in the United States, with 53 Fortune 1000 companies and 115 federal labs and federally funded R&D centers, and is ranked third among the country’s top tech hubs based in employment. Yet digital technology workers only make up 6.2 percent of the region’s workforce – and there is more growth coming.

FCA US Nears Quarter Century as Exclusive Sponsor of the National Black MBA Association Graduate Student Case Competition

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  • Competition conducted annually at National Black MBA Association's Annual Conference and Exposition
  • Annual event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA US has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2019 business case required teams to develop strategies for a vehicle subscription alternative

CNH Industrial’s Focus on Education in India Recognized by CSR Times Award

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October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The accolade recognized CNH Industrial India’s multimedia aided school education project, which has been rolled out to nearly 100 schools with the support of its New Holland Agriculture and CASE Construction Equipment brands and their dealer networks.

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