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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
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  • 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.

Addressing Malnutrition in and Around Indonesia's Vast Plantations

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Despite Indonesia’s impressive economic growth, acute malnutrition remains a public health issue across Indonesia, with some places more severely affected than others. Stunting frequently occurs among children, and iron deficiency anemia is common among women of reproductive age.

Quest Diagnostics Brings “Green Bronx Machine” to Denver High School, Where Students Grow Produce in Tower Gardens

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Students at Denver’s Academy of Urban Learning (AUL) High School harvested their first crop of fresh greens and vegetables from an indoor tower garden they’ve been tending since earlier this semester.

Community Gardens Help Students Learn About Water Efficiency

New report documents programs supported by Learning Landscape Grants
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CHICAGO and MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation are pleased to announce a new report detailing projects funded by the 2020 Learning Landscape Grants. The AWE Learning Landscape Grant Program, funded by the Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, helps support building or improving educational outdoor spaces at schools, botanical gardens, and community locations that allow school-age children to experience hands-on learning about water efficiency in outdoor landscapes.

Truist Empowers More Than 1.5 Million Students With Financial Education Through EVERFI

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Since 2010, Truist Financial Foundations has empowered more than 1.5 million high school students with robust, digital financial education lessons. Truist has sponsored this financial education program in 17 states and Washington, D.C. Truist Financial Foundations is powered and delivered to schools by EVERFI, a leading Impact-as-a-ServiceTM education innovator.

Financial Education & Higher Education

The Future is Bright Campaign Reaches More Than 90,000 STEM Learners

Illumina’s global program aims to inspire the next generation of genomic leaders
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In 2003, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives declared April 25 “DNA Day” to celebrate the completion of the Human Genome Project and the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA.

You've Got Moxie! Veteran Teachers Say Tech Changes the Game

Giving students a chance to thrive with the help of technology and a healthy dose of fun.
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Even after working in education for 38 years each, Beatriz Llano-Scherker, a Verizon Innovative Learning School Coach at Hammocks Middle School in Miami, and Lois Seaman, Verizon Innovative Learning Lab Mentor, show no signs of slowing down.

Storytime With Dolly Parton

Regions Bank, Ole Miss celebrate the Imagination Library.
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By Alicia Anger

To people across the world, Dolly Parton is many things. She is a singer, songwriter, actress, and music icon. But to nearly 2 million children across the globe, she’s their librarian through her Imagination Library.

Regions Bank recently joined the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) for Storytime with Dolly, an event highlighting the importance of reading and education.

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