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Verizon Frontline Supporting Arizona First Responders Battling Wildfires

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  • Verizon Frontline technology has been delivered to 14 locations in Arizona by the Verizon Response Team (VRT) to help enable mission-critical communications in remote areas as first responders battle wildfires throughout the state.
  • The VRT is supporting, or has supported, interagency fire management teams in their efforts to combat 11 wildfires in Arizona.
  • Verizon Frontline is the advanced network and technology built for first responders, developed over three decades of partnership with the public safety community.

How Estella Tse Uses VR Art to Help the Earth and #StopAsianHate

By: Suzanne Blake
Blog

Estella Tse is a big deal in the VR art world, standing at the intersection of augmented and virtual reality tech with traditional studio culture. The creative director and artist-in-residence for tech giants like Google and Snapchat has traveled the world doing live VR demonstrations like re-creating Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss, Rembrandt’s Night Watch and other major works of art. 

But lately she’s immersed in a different reality: nature. Tse is studying how nature and tech can merge to help the environment. 

What Your Business Needs to Know About the Post COVID World

By: Tami Erwin
Blog

Over the course of the past year, we’ve seen disruption across the width and breadth of the business landscape. As entire ecosystems have been upended, the primary focus has been about reacting and responding. But as we begin to think about the future, and the next stage of recovery, we should start to think about how we can proactively reimagine the way we live our lives.

With that in mind, here are five guiding principles I believe will help us navigate the post-COVID era.

Embrace the accelerated shift to digital.

From the Monastery to Multiplayer Games: How Healthy Gamer Is Helping the Internet Generation

By: Sarah LeBoeuf
Blog

In the early 2000s, Alok Kanojia’s future wasn’t rendering like it should.

A first-generation Texan raised by Indian immigrant parents, Alok was coming up on two years of academic probation with a GPA in the 2.0 range. As he slept through exams and threw out his grades without looking at them, Alok was rejected from medical school 120 times over three years. Gaming became a way to cope, but it wasn’t changing the outcome.

Life-changing Access: Why Verizon Innovative Learning Matters to Me

By: Ayana Byrd
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How next-gen tech, digital access and mentorship support students in STEM enrichment programs

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How next-gen tech, digital access and mentorship support students in STEM enrichment programs

Verizon Releases Its First-Ever Human Capital Report

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NEW YORK /3BL Media/ - Verizon today released its first-ever Human Capital Report, outlining the company’s commitment to attract the best talent, develop its employees to their full potential and inspire employees to build their careers at Verizon.

The report provides a blueprint for how Verizon keeps its more than 133,000 employees around the world engaged in an increasingly competitive labor market. It also focuses on how it is building on past successes to upskill its V Team to continue to lead in the age of 5G technology and beyond.

"Verizon Innovative Learning Showed Me What It's Like to Really Be a Leader"

By: Kenrya Rankin
Blog

Verizon Innovative Learning has provided thousands of students at Title I middle schools across the nation with advanced technology, next-generation curriculum and devices and data access that they can use to explore STEM at school and at home. It only makes sense that some of those students would continue their studies and choose careers that put STEM front and center.

Verizon Announces Lineup for Virtual Commencement Series

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What you need to know:

  • Freestyle Love Supreme Academy to provide real-time, original compositions

  • “Ready for Anything” to stream on Verizon’s Twitter and LinkedIn on June 3 and June 17 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Innovative Hybrid Learning Tools Put STEM Students in the Action

by Ayana Byrd
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From a career-focused chat with a digital animator to a hip hop-driven data science trip, these Verizon Innovative Learning apps immerse students in STEM with new ways of learning.

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From a career-focused chat with a digital animator to a hip hop-driven data science trip, these Verizon Innovative Learning apps immerse students in STEM with new ways of learning.

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