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LETTER: STEM – Where the Jobs Are

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By Stan Usovicz, regional director of external affairs, Verizon, Boston

Technology has radically altered how we work and play, with the “borderless lifestyle” enabling us to watch TV, shop or work when and where we want. 

Businesses must continuously evolve to meet consumers’ needs, and to succeed they need a workforce skilled in science, technology, engineering and math, or “STEM,” fields.

Bringing the Energy to India

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AECOM's Connected Cities blog charts the journey of three young AECOM engineers participating in Pollinate Energy's Young Professionals Program in Bangalore, India. 

“Stepping out of the airport, the humidity hits. We’re here!” begins Rosanna Sanderson, an environmental engineer based in AECOM's Brisbane, Australia, office, as she discusses the group's first day on site.

How Hollywood Could Save the Planet

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Last week, I came across an interview Woody Allen gave to Esquire magazine for a series entitled “What I’ve Learned.” In it, he talked about his mother’s worldview and the fact that according to her, the world is a horrible, horrible place. That everybody and everything on the planet is going to die, our friends are going to disappear and the earth is going to be consumed by the sun. Her response to this reality was to keep herself incredibly busy. Growing up with this parental role model, Mr.

Students' App-titude Can Pay Off in Verizon Challenge

Middle and high school students can learn how to build a mobile app, bring it to market, and retain the profit themselves in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, in partnership with Technology Student Association. Eight school teams will win a $20,000 gr
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November 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - It’s a common scene: Teens tapping and swiping on their cell phone or tablet. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” Internet users, according to the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project’s “Teens and Technology 2013” report. Moreover, one in three middle school students use mobile devices to complete their homework.

AECOM Co-Hosts Ethisphere Institute’s Second Annual Best Practices in Ethics Communications Workshop

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AECOM recently collaborated with the Ethisphere Institute to produce the second annual “Best Practices in Ethics Communications Workshop” at the iconic New York Stock Exchange.  This year’s workshop, which was coordinated by the Ethisphere Institute’s Communications Advisory Board, was themed, “Working across the C-suite.”

Toyota Committed to STEM Education

New York Hall of Science Honors Efforts to Teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Skills to America’s Students
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NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – With 10 plants across America, Toyota knows that inspiring students to focus on STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – skills is vital to the future growth of manufacturing in the United States.  
 

Students Can Design an App for Verizon

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The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with the Technology Student Association, has opened the 2013-2014 Innovative App Challenge, giving middle and high school students across the country a chance to develop a concept for a mobile app and bring it to market.

AECOM Receives Prestigious Business-Ethics Award During its Annual Ethics Week Celebration

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AECOM received the coveted 2013 American Business Ethics Award in the “Large Company” category from the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals, a charitable organization that promotes research, education and high ethical practices across industries.

Check out images from the award ceremony in the multimedia section on the right, and visit AECOM's website for the full story.

Verizon Hosting App Challenge for Students

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NAMPA — The Verizon Foundation, with the Technology Student Association, will launch the second annual Innovative App Challenge, a release stated.

The mobile app design competition aims to engage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. Verizon hopes students will create concepts that solve real world issues in their communities and schools.

AECOM’s Michael Feigin joins ACE National Executive Committee

Feigin has been part of ACE Mentor Program for the past 12 years
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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that Michael Feigin, corporate vice president, procurement, has been tapped as the newest member of the ACE Mentor Program of America’s Executive Committee.  

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