After 18-years jointly operating the National Geographic Channels, the National Geographic Society and 21st Century Fox announced Wednesday that they are expanding their partnership to create a new media company, National Geographic Partners, to combine the channels with the society's other media assets, such as National Geographic magazine, National Geographic Studios, book and map publishing, and more.
Continuing their joint work promoting science, technology, engineering, and math, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel and FOX have agreed to broadcast this year's Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, an awards show honoring the world's most prominent scientists and mathematicians. Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy and executive producer of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, will host the ceremony for the second year in a row. Nat Geo will broadcast the event live on Sunday, November 8, with a one-hour version scheduled to air on FOX on November 29.
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown
June 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ -The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown to fund the Ray C. Anderson Fellowship. The Fellowship is designed to foster the development of a new cohort of global leaders (scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs, and advocates) who will analyze the best available research on one hundred of the most substantive and readily available climate mitigation solutions.
In the fall of 2014, the Fox TV Stations debuted Xploration Station, a two-hour block of STEM-focused programming consisting of four new shows. One of those shows, Xploration Outer Space, has partnered with the nonprofit Project PoSSUM to launch the #StudentAstronaut Contest, a competition giving one high school or college student the chance to take part in a special 5-day scientist-astronaut training program.
More Than $5 Million in Grants To Be Distributed to K-12 Programs That Focus on Science, Technology, Environmental Science and Math
TORRANCE, Calif., September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/– Robotics competitions in Detroit that inspire students from low-income families to explore engineering. An outdoor learning lab on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota that encourages Lakota students to pursue degrees in the environmental sciences. Mobile workshops across New York state that engage young people from diverse backgrounds in STEM careers. These are just some of the innovative education programs that the Toyota U.S.A.
Tri-County Schools Competition Celebrates 57th Year of Educational Excellence. Local Senior Grand Award winners will advance to the International Science & Engineering Fair in Los Angeles.
DETROIT, March 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Toyota will serve as a major sponsor of the upcoming 2014 Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit (SEFMD), an annual competition which honors some of the brightest young minds in the tri-county area.
Celebrating its 57th year, the SEFMD will be held March 11-15 at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The event features hundreds of innovative projects from students in the 6th through 12th grades, representing Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties.
We’re pleased to share the news that a group of scientists and business leaders from our Janssen team, along with a professor from the Harvard Business School, co-authored a new commentary in the February issue of the journal Nature Reviews Drug Discovery that addresses integrated approaches to healthcare solutions. Husseini Manji, Global Head of Neuroscience at Janssen Research & Development and Michael Yang, President of Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are two of the Janssen authors.