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51 Activities and Events From Discovery Education and Partners Available to Help Educators and Communities Celebrate Earth Day

Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - To celebrate the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2021, Discovery Education and several content, corporate, and community partners present educators, students, and families 51 engaging, curated activities and events.

3M Sets New STEM Goal to Empower Underrepresented Individuals

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As part of our overall commitment to creating greater equity in our communities, business practices and workplaces, 3M is setting a new global, education-focused goal. The company will advance economic equity by creating five million unique STEM and Skilled Trades learning experiences for underrepresented individuals* by the end of 2025.

Dr. Reza Malehmir Wins 2020 Technical Achievement Award for AI and Asset Extraction

Using artificial intelligence to transform a data collection challenge into a competitive, flexible, and low-cost solution
Article

Dr. Reza Malehmir used artificial intelligence (AI) to fully automate data processing for a large provincial highway asset classification project, resulting in significant cost and time savings.

Sands Academy: United in our Global Mission to Help Team Members Achieve Their Goals

Blog

Sands Academy, our global development and mentorship program, operates under a unified global charter to support the career development goals of our Team Members worldwide, improving our business through building a stronger, more knowledgeable workforce. While united in our global mission, we tailor specific programming at each of our properties to best meet local business needs.

Helping Schools in Houston Create Outdoor Learning Spaces

Blog

To support local communities, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation leads initiatives to give back and support our neighborhoods. Launched in 2018, the National Neighborhood Promise® program provides funding, in-kind products and services, and volunteer opportunities to select nonprofit organizations leading neighborhood revitalization projects across the

Retool Your School: Meet the 2021 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Grant Winners

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For the 12th year of Retool Your School, The Home Depot is doubling its commitment to $1 million and tripling its impact. This year, 30 campus improvement projects will be funded at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) – the most projects to be completed in one year through the program. Tougaloo College, one of the top performers this season, took first place in Cluster 3 and earned the Campaign of the Year award, winning a total of $120,000 from Retool Your School.  

Elizabeth Native Powers Up PSEG Nuclear Plants for Newark, All New Jersey

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By MARK J. BONAMO

Rodriguez's drive led her from Elizabeth to her 2013 graduation from MIT with a degree in nuclear science and engineering. Her focus is now channeled into helping to run PSEG's nuclear power plants in Salem County in South Jersey, the source of 40 percent of the electricity used in the entire state. Her goal - provide power for her people in a safe, clean, and green way that addresses the challenge of climate change in the years to come. 

Today is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day Across Canada

The ninth annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day (TWOKAM Day) – supported by Scotiabank – showcases the importance of having 'money talks' with kids, particularly during the financial and mental stresses brought on by COVID-19
Press Release

TORONTO, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Talking with kids about money to improve financial literacy is increasingly important, not only for Canada's young people, but also for the future financial health of individuals, families, communities and the country and today is Talk With Your Kids About Money Day.

Equitable Digital Financial Education Keeps Students Engaged and Grows Knowledge

by Danielle Robinson
Blog

April is Financial Literacy Month, the perfect time to face the fact that the United States has a problem with finances and now is the time do something about it.

Dynamic Digital Resources for Educators and Students to Unlock the Power of the Genome

Article

Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not.  From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to setting wrongly convicted prisoners free and a billion ways in between, DNA is a critical part of our lives.

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