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Alexion Fellowship Program Grows in 2020

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The Alexion PharmD Fellowship Program, in conjunction with MCPHS University, is one of the avenues through which Alexion grows young talent. Throughout this 2-year fellowship, recently graduated PharmD’s complete rotations in multiple functional areas under qualified preceptors. The purpose of this highly competitive program is to prepare PharmD’s for a career in the biopharmaceutical industry.

$10,000 Awarded to Title 1 School for Virtual Financial Literacy Education

Jackson Charitable Foundation Recognizes Potter-Burns Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI as the 2020 Money Smart Kids Challenge Winner
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SILVER SPRING, Md., October 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, today announced Potter-Burns Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI as the winner of the 4th annual Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge.

Happy World Teachers' Day

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein.
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Happy World Teachers’ Day! Today, and every day, we celebrate this critical and essential profession. Held annually on October 5th since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. To the millions of teachers around the world who work tirelessly for the growth of future generations, we thank you!

USS Midway Museum Launches Distance Learning Program

Qualcomm Incorporated sponsors museum’s transition to virtual education
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SAN DIEGO, October 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The USS Midway Museum is creating distance-learning versions of its popular social studies, STEAM student tour, thermal energy lesson. Due to the impact of COVID-19 on the ability to conduct in-person student visits to the ship, the museum’s education staff is now taking Midway’s STEM education onboard field trip curriculum virtual.

Episode 43: How Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab Embraced Connected Learning To Reach More STEM Students Than Ever Before [Podcast]

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Every summer, kids who attend Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab STEM summer camps explore IoT, robotics, and coding, creating their own inventions to express themselves and solve problems for their communities. While distanced learning made this year’s camps a little different, it also enabled more students than ever to participate.

Tetra Tech Helps You #BeCyberSmart During Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020

Sharing expertise on how to keep your digital presence secure
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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Tetra Tech is proud to be a cybersecurity champion.

The cybersecurity and digital privacy of our employees and clients are vital to our operations. We invite you to #BeCyberSmart today and every day by joining us throughout October as we share how our experts are Leading with Science® in cybersecurity on projects around the world.

Keeping projects and communities secure

STEM Careers Coalition to Celebrate Manufacturing Day October 2nd

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SILVER SPRING, Md., October 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Members of the STEM Careers Coalition – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate leaders and anchored in schools by Discovery Education – are helping educators nationwide imbue today’s students with spirit of innovation during Manufacturing (MFG) Day

Enabling Students to Champion Their Learning

The benefit of inquiry-based curriculum
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By Emy Aultman, 2nd grade teacher from Stringfellow Elementary School in Colquitt County, GA and Ignite My Future in School Learning Leader

More teachers are turning to inquiry-based instruction to ensure students gain and retain skills for success in college and career.

Vote for the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award Winner

3M and Discovery Education Invite the Education Community to Vote for the Innovation They Think Will Improve the Most Lives
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SILVER SPRING, Md., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - 3M and Discovery Education today welcome students, teachers, and communities nationwide to help identify the winner of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award. Selected through a nationwide online vote, the Improving Lives Award highlights one project from the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge top 10 finalists the public believes has the potential to change the most lives.

Keeping the Line Moving in Supply Chain

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Shidah Ahmad, Vice President and General Manager of Keysight Technologies in Malaysia, discusses her role at Keysight, developing talent locally in Penang and worldwide, diversity, and the company’s STEM education engagement efforts.

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