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Nurturing the Next Generation of Engineers

by Jay Alexander, CTO of Keysight Technologies
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As part of Engineers Week, this past Saturday Keysight’s Santa Rosa, CA headquarters hosted our annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) event. We’ve been doing these for over 15 years now, and this one was the best yet! 100 girls and young women from 6th through 12th grades gathered for six hours of fun, team-based learning, where the project involved radio transmissions, secret codes, cryptexes, and a competition to discover the name of a famous female engineer.

Whole Kids Foundation to Provide 153 New Salad Bars to Schools Across U.S. with More Than $500,000 in Grants

More than 76,000 Students Will Have Access to Fresh Veggies in School Cafeterias; Salad Bars at Schools Proven Strategy to Promote Healthy Eating for Students
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AUSTIN, Texas, March 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that 153 new salad bars will be provided to schools in the U.S. this year. The $502,153 investment will ensure more than 76,000 students will have access to fresh, healthy produce at school. 

Whirlpool Careers: WERLD Engineering Program

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Learn more about Skylar Soto’s experience at Whirlpool Corporation and opportunities within the Whirlpool Engineering Rotational Leadership Development (WERLD) program. Focused on developing a strong engineering foundation, participants prepare for a variety of career paths within our Global Product Organization.

Illuminating the Power of STEM in Hopkins, Minnesota With UnitedHealthcare

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Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. The building blocks of our world and today’s childhood education. Even with the big focus, STEM can still be intimidating for students, teachers, and families alike. To encourage exploration and build STEM curiosity in communities, Discovery Education and its partners host STEM Community Nights across the country. These special events feature fun, hands-on activities for learners of all ages and support the creation of STEM culture in local communities.  

Hormel Foods Hosts Top Student Winners of Its Annual MLK Essay Contest

Hormel Foods employees commemorate MLK Day and Black History Month with essay competition for U.S. elementary and middle school students
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AUSTIN, Minn., March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Three top winners of the ninth annual Hormel Foods Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest visited the Hormel Foods corporate office to read their winning essays to employees of the global branded food company. The students – Sinan Sarihan Zafer Elvin from Oak Grove Elementary in Atlanta; Nailah Beachem from Chapel Hill Middle School in Atlanta; and Ashlyn Rose Bryant from Lonoke Middle School in Little Rock, Ark., – claimed top honors in a contest between more than 1,000 entries from 19 schools.

How to Employ a Differentiated Mindset When Teaching STEM

By Eric Moore and Jason Porter, STEM Educators and Directors at TGR Foundation
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When we facilitate professional development events, there’s often a common theme: teachers understand the importance of active STEM teaching and learning, but don’t always know how to implement it in a way that supports the diverse needs of their students. In our work with TGR EDU: Explore, a partnership between TGR Foundation and Discovery Education, we provide guidance to educators on how to prepare students for success through active, engaging instruction.

Mohawk Again Ranked as Top Training Company in Flooring Industry

Company listed in Top 125 by Training Magazine for 14th consecutive year
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CALHOUN, Ga., March 6, 2020 /3BL Media/—Training magazine has once again identified Mohawk as the flooring industry’s top learning and development organization. Mohawk ranked 38th on the publication’s 2020 Top 125 list, the fourteenth consecutive year the Company has earned a spot on the list and the twelfth time it has ranked as the top flooring manufacturer on the list.

Goodyear Showcases Dedication to STEM Education

Goodyear’s annual STEM Career Days inspire and open doors for students
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AKRON, Ohio, March 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber company is continuing to demonstrate its dedication to education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with its annual STEM Career Days, which have been the company’s signature STEM events for more than 20 years.

IBM Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

IBM was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the second year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, an organization devoted to defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices across the globe.
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IBM today was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the second year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, an organization devoted to defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices across the globe.

The list distinguishes companies that influence the business community and societies around the world in order to drive positive change, and highlights companies working with partners and clients to do the right thing, by operating with integrity every day.

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