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77 Receive Scholarships From Chile's Minera El Abra Indigenous Scholarship Program

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Chile’s Minera El Abra recently awarded 77 scholarships through its Indigenous Scholarship Program that funds university students and technical professionals from Indigenous communities in the Province of El Loa.

The program has provided scholarships for more than 600 students since its inception in 2003, providing tuition, books, and other required materials.

DuPont Water Solutions Expands Free Online Learning and Thought Leadership Program

Programs used by over 30,000 water industry professionals support professional development through discussion of emerging water challenges
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DuPont Water Solutions, the world’s leading water technology company, has revitalized its comprehensive program of webinars and specialist classes for water professionals, enhancing its library of more than 100 hours of learning and thought leadership content. The live and on-demand materials are designed for people working in a wide range of industries that use water technologies, including life sciences, food and beverage, chemical processing and municipal water supply and wastewater treatment.

Olympic Values Education Programme Launched in India With Inaugural Project in Odisha

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched the first Olympic Values Education Programme (OVEP) in India, with the Olympism-themed curriculum being integrated into the school education system in the state of Odisha. One of the first major IOC projects to be implemented in India, OVEP is being developed in partnership with the Government of Odisha’s Department of School and Mass Education and the Abhinav Bindra Foundation Trust (ABFT).

Entergy Awards 33 High School Students $5,000 Scholarship for First Year of College

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This fall, 33 high school graduates will attend college or vocational-technical schools with some help from the Entergy Community Power Scholarship.

The college-bound children and dependents of Entergy employees in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas received $5,000 each in recognition of their community service, academics achievements, leadership and work experience. Since 2003, the company’s shareholders have contributed more than $3.2 million to 648 recipients for the one-time scholarship.

TCS Expands in Minnesota by Creating More Hi-Tech Jobs and Growing STEM Education Initiatives by 50%

Tata Consultancy Services Leverages Local Talent to Help Enterprises Accelerate their Growth and Transformation, and Invests in Shaping the North Star State’s Future IT Talent
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BLOOMINGTON, Minn, NEW YORK, June 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) announced plans to continue growing its footprint in Minnesota by expanding its hiring program in the coming year and accelerating its STEM outreach efforts in local schools to cover 50% more students and teachers.

New Kids' Science Center Rapidly Gathering STEAM

Set to open in late 2022, Minot’s Magic City Discovery Center will stimulate curiosity and creativity
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To a child, a rainbow is a work of art: bright colors, melding into each other, forming a magical arc across the sky.

As the child grows and learns about science, their perception of the rainbow shifts, explains Liz Weeks, education and outreach director of North Dakota’s Magic City Discovery Center—a combination children’s museum and science center scheduled to open in the city of Minot in late 2022.

The Biogen Foundation and Community Lab Celebrates 20 Years of Serving Our Communities

Summary: 
  • The Biogen Foundation has granted $70 million to help underserved communities in advancing science education, health equity, and food security
  • More than 61,000 students have benefitted from Biogen’s free hands-on science education program through its pioneering Community Labs in Massachusetts and North Carolina
  • Plans to reach a total of 90,000 students by 2025 through enhancement of its curriculum, global expansion and continuing engagement of underrepresented students
  • In celebration of 20 years of caring deeply, a Community Lab alumnus will throw out the first pitch at Friday’s Red Sox game
Press Release
  • The Biogen Foundation has granted $70 million to help underserved communities in advancing science education, health equity, and food security
  • More than 61,000 students have benefitted from Biogen’s free hands-on science education program through its pioneering Community Labs in Massachusetts and North Carolina
  • Plans to reach a total of 90,000 students by 2025 through enhancement of its curriculum, global expansion and continuing engagement of underrepresented students
  • In celebration of 20 years of caring deeply, a Community Lab alumnus will throw out the first pitch at Friday’s Red Sox game

THE PICTURE: Koch Employees Start Nonprofit to Help Student Entrepreneurs

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As another school year ends, many high school and college students will transition to summer jobs. Student Startup, a nonprofit organization in Wichita, Kansas, is preparing young scholars to launch their own businesses.

Joe Woodward and Abe Rodriguez co-founded Student Startup after learning about Principled Entrepreneurship™ as employees at Koch Industries. The concept is based on practicing a philosophy of mutual benefit, creating superior value for customers and society, and being a preferred partner – principles Koch uses to achieve much of its success.

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