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Daniel Kirk-Davidoff: Electric Grids of Tomorrow

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This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise chats with Daniel Kirk-Davidoff, a climate scientist at the University of Maryland and at MDA Information Systems. First, Kirk-Davidoff tells us about how the science of predicting changes in climate and weather influences how utility companies and futures markets behave. Then, we hear about the challenges the developing world faces to keep carbon emissions low even as populations expand. Last, he talks about how different the electric grid of tomorrow may look in a few decades.

DC Metro Nonprofits Gain $150,000 in Pro Bono Services from Taproot Foundation and Project Management for Change on MLK Day

300 seasoned project managers and experts in strategic planning, marketing, IT, finance, and HR volunteer their skills to 100 DC Metro nonprofit organizations on the second annual Project Management Day of Service (PMDoS™) Pro Bono Lab.
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WASHINGTON, January 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – On January 18th, as part of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service, Taproot Foundation and Project Management for Change will lead the second annual Project Management Day of Service Pro Bono Lab. This pro bono volunteer event will bring critical resources in strategic planning, marketing, IT, finance, and HR to local nonprofit organizations.

Meet Mobolaji Fowose, a 2013 Amgen Scholar Alumni

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Undergraduate Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Host Institution: Washington University in St. Louis

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland

Major: Biology

As a child, Amgen Scholar Mobolaji Fowose and her family traveled back and forth to the US from their hometown outside of Lagos, Nigeria. They were in and out of hospitals, seeking a diagnosis and treatment for her younger sister who, as a baby, had bacterial meningitis and began to have recurrent seizures. 

Tavis Smiley and the University of Maryland Make Last Call for Submissions in the $75,000 Social Innovation Challenge.

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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broadcaster Tavis Smiley and the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland have issued a "Last Call for Submissions" for the $75,000 TS/UM Social Innovation Challenge. The deadline for entries is October 13, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

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