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An Amgen Scholar Travels to New Opportunities

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The path from Amgen Scholars to working at a major pharmaceutical company has been anything but linear for Jan Botthof. Between his undergraduate work, PhD program, and now as a trainee in the International Future Leadership Program for Product Supply at Bayer, Botthof has taken time to try different roles and figure out the best balance of science in his career. Through his journey, Botthof has learned that many career options are available to those with science skills that go beyond traditional benchwork.

Virtual Classroom Brings Real Benefits

Mobile technology brings the best out of pupils
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Between classes, her son used to wander around, causing her great distress – he should spend more time studying, she thought.

A Cleveland School is the First to Receive Verizon 5G

By: Taiia Smart Young
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Khalid Jennings’ eyes are hidden behind a VR headset as he grips and maneuvers controllers with both hands. He’s focused on correctly arranging planets in the solar system. Confident, Khalid circles the galaxy to “grab” Mars and place it between Earth and Jupiter.

Hands down, VR is his favorite activity in the 5G Innovation Learning Lab at Entrepreneurship Prep (Cliffs Campus). “VR is really cool because it’s like stepping into a n­­ew universe,” Khalid says, sticking his face into the virtual sun for fun. “It feels like technology on top of technology.”

Tech Is Helping Power Connections to African-American History

Blackbaud's largest single philanthropic contribution supports the International African American Museum in Charleston, S.C.
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“I help good take over by inspiring hope through history, community engagement, and the invaluable promise of cultural institutions.” - Elijah Heyward, Chief Operating Officer, International African American Museum

Our largest single philanthropic contribution supports the International African American Museum, a project taking shape on the Charleston waterfront. Almost half of all enslaved West Africans entered in America through a single port: Charleston, South Carolina. The museum broke ground in October 2019 on the site of the primary point of arrival.

Bringing Technology of the Future Into the Classroom – CNH Industrial Grant Supports New Learning Lab for Students

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Students at Pequea Valley High School in Kinzers, Pennsylvania have access to new hands-on learning opportunities thanks to support from CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI/MI: CNHI). A grant from the CNH Industrial Foundation has enabled the high school to open a new laboratory to support its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program.

Blackbaud Demonstrates Continued Growth and Momentum of High-Impact Solutions for Higher Education

A year after introducing the Cloud Solution for Higher Education, Blackbaud continues to drive innovation and introduce solutions to manage the complete student lifecycle
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Tetra Tech, USAID, and Government of Malawi Increase Access to Secondary Schools

Launching the Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project to expand classroom space, build new schools, and improve health conditions
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Tetra Tech joined Malawi President Peter Mutharika, U.S. Ambassador Robert Scott, representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Kawale Community to launch the USAID Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project. In October 2019, Tetra Tech and these leaders launched the USAID SEED Project at Kawale Community Day Secondary School.

International Paper Debuts Original Children’s Book as Part of Accent On: Reading Program

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Apollo the Spacedog is printed on Accent® Opaque and enhanced with augmented reality. To help launch the book, International Paper is working with local schools and literacy partners to connect kids with reading buddies in the form of shelter animals that are up for adoption. 

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Apollo the Spacedog is printed on Accent® Opaque and enhanced with augmented reality. To help launch the book, International Paper is working with local schools and literacy partners to connect kids with reading buddies in the form of shelter animals that are up for adoption. 

The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education Launch ‘Tech for Tomorrow’

Program equips classrooms with engaging resources for Design Challenge Learning and STEAM instruction
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Thursday, December 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, have partnered to create Tech for Tomorrow, an education program providing virtual access to exhibits from The Tech Interactive, Design Challenge Learning activit

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab ™ Inspiring the Next Generation of Inventors

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At Qualcomm, we believe in the power of technology. For decades, our innovations have transformed entire industries, improved lives, and addressed many of society’s biggest challenges. With the world becoming increasingly connected, we have a tremendous opportunity to shape a better future. We understand that the success of our business is fundamentally connected to the well-being of our world. We focus our efforts in four key areas where we believe we can have the biggest impact — Purposeful Innovation, STEM Education, Responsible Business, and Our People.

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