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Schwarzman Scholars Accepting Applications for Inaugural Class of Future Leaders

Published: Apr 15, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK and BEIJING, Apr. 15 /CSRwire/ - Schwarzman Scholars is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its inaugural class of scholars, set to matriculate in June of 2016. Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one year Master's degree program...

Five Grand Prize Winners Announced in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Education Contest

Published: Apr 10, 2015 – 05:27 PM EST

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., Apr. 10 /CSRwire/ - Samsung announced today the five grand prize winners in its nationwide Solve for Tomorrow contest, a competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among U.S. public school students. The five grand...

International Competition to Reward MBA Students Considering Business’s Role in Society

Published: Mar 20, 2015 – 08:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 20 /CSRwire/ - Beginning today, students at 25 leading business schools will compete for bragging rights and over $30,000 in scholarships by innovating at the intersection of corporate profitability and positive social impact. Through the analysis of a new business...

DRI Launches Global Initiative to Provide Women in Developing Countries with Clean Water

Published: Feb 25, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

RENO, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - Imagine a day in which your access to clean, drinkable water ceased and you could not shower or bathe properly and you had no one to help you. For more than 783 million people around the world, that...

392 Colleges Compete in RecycleMania Tournament

Published: Feb 02, 2015 – 12:24 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 02 /CSRwire/ - During the next two months, classic college rivalries will break out of the basketball arena and into the recycling ring as schools compete in RecycleMania, a competition that builds school spirit and encourages waste reduction and recycling...

Mars, Incorporated and UC Davis Launch Innovation Institute For Food And Health

Published: Jan 16, 2015 – 04:15 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - Mars, Incorporated, in partnership with UC Davis, is launching the Innovation Institute for Food and Health, part of the World Food Center at UC Davis, with a day-long symposium on January 14. Laureates and other leading scientists...

Walden University Scholars of Change Demonstrate the Impact of Positive Social Change

Published: Dec 30, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 30 /CSRwire/ - Walden University Scholars of Change focus on the future, whether they are transforming the way children learn, mentoring, or improving living conditions for others. More than 175 Walden University students and alumni submitted inspiring videos of social change...

Walden University Survey Reveals Younger Adults Are Believed To Be More Passionate About Positive Social Change

Published: Nov 19, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

Walden University's 2014 Social Change Impact Report reveals social change agents focus on the long term and that both younger and older generations have important roles in fostering positive social change.

Annual Net Impact Survey Highlights Impact MBA Program Trends and Rankings

Published: Sep 17, 2014 – 06:21 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Net Impact, a leading nonprofit that inspires a new generation to work for a sustainable future, released its 2014 edition of Business as UNusual: The Social and Environmental Impact Guide to Graduate Programs - For Students...

Adobe Foundation Announces Winners of the Third Annual Adobe Youth Voices Awards

Published: Jun 23, 2014 – 05:21 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jun. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Adobe Foundation today announced the winners of the third annual Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) Awards, a global, online competition inviting students ages 13-19 to use digital media to express their vision for driving positive change...

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