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International Paper donation to Reading Is Fundamental provides additional support beyond the company’s Books for Ownership program commitment
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper (NYSE: IP), the world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $20,000 donation to Reading Is Fundamental to support national literacy efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $500,000 annual commitment to support the organization’s Books for Ownership program, which distributes free books and reading resources in International Paper communities.

Is Now the Right Time to Refresh Your EE Teaching Lab?

By Dr. Doug Baney, Corporate Director of Education
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A professor asked me the other day why he should refresh his undergraduate electrical teaching laboratory. My immediate thought was, why not? Electrical engineering, after all, is at the heart of just about every technology revolution, including autonomous vehicles, quantum computing, and energy, and labs are critical to exposing students to the tools needed to enable future innovations.

From School Hall to Safari: Creating VR Experiences for Children With Special Educational Needs

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When the UK entered its first lockdown last spring, most schools abruptly closed. As students, teachers, and families adjusted, one school kept its doors open for some of its most vulnerable. Children at Henry Tyndale, a Community Special School catering to pupils of all academic ages with complex learning difficulties, required alternative options to remote learning.

S&P Global Hosts ESG-focused Hackathon With Claremont Colleges Consortium

Students Leveraged S&P Global's Collaboration with Snowflake to Access Key Datasets Available From the S&P Global Marketplace
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NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) has concluded the first-ever Claremont FinTech Hackathon, a national competition open to students at the California-based Claremont Colleges Consortium. The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their project with a team from S&P Global.

S&P Global Hosts ESG-focused Hackathon With Claremont Colleges Consortium

Students Leveraged S&P Global's Collaboration with Snowflake to Access Key Datasets Available From the S&P Global Marketplace
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) has concluded the first-ever Claremont FinTech Hackathon, a national competition open to students at the California-based Claremont Colleges Consortium. The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their project with a team from S&P Global.

Empowering Educators to Transform Into Trauma-Informed Schools

Author: Stephanie A. Powell, a School Library Media Specialist at Green Level High School in the Wake County Public School System of North Carolina
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Today’s educators have one of the hardest jobs in the world. On any given day, they are asked to serve not only as teachers, but as coaches, artists, translators, and a host of other roles, as well.

Box Tops for Education Partners With Black Men Teach

By Hanna Johnson
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Black male teachers have an immense positive impact for all students in the classroom, yet they are significantly underrepresented, according to research from the Institute of Labor Economics. 

Only 2% of teachers in the U.S. are Black males. In Minnesota, the gap widens to just 0.5%. 

Committed to Green Chemistry Education

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Used in everything from household items such as toothpaste and detergents to high-tech applications like electric vehicles and wind turbines, chemicals play an integral role in our lives. In fact, chemicals are present in 95 percent of manufactured goods.

AAUW: 2020 Summary Report Tech Trek Wearable Tech STEM Camp

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In partnership with Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) offered a virtual Wearable Tech Trek.

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Building Capacity Through Our Engagement With Teachers and Educators

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Teachers and educators are on the front line of sparking students’ interest in STEM and inspiring them to be the next generation of innovators. We collaborate with diverse organizations to create STEM giving programs that provide teachers and educators with the support, skills, knowledge, and tools they need to effectively engage their students in the world of STEM education.

“Train the trainers” workshops, a collaboration with Adream Foundation.

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