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Wednesday | Sys-Con Media

The Delta Foundation Selects Project Director For New Teacher Efficacy Program

The The Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign, a collaborative between DREF and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is underwritten by a matching grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to DREF.

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Wednesday | Cambridge Evening News

Cambridge start-up gets 500,000 as ARM matches funding from Gates Foundation

Cambridge tech start-up SimPrints has secured 500,000 in funding to develop a fingerprint scanner being hailed as a 'game-changer' in global healthcare.

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Related Topix: Scanners, Charitable Organizations

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Another One Bites the Dust -- Microsoft Leaves ALEC

Microsoft, one of the nation's largest corporations, has ended its membership and support of the American Legislative Exchange Council , a secretive corporate lobbying group.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Charitable Organizations, Non-Profit

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's E-Library Nenasala program receives US$ 1 million International Access to Learning Award

Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lankan government's E-Library Nenasala program conducted by the e-Sri Lanka Project of the Presidential Secretariat has received the 2014 Access to Learning Award.

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Related Topix: Sri Lanka, World News, Asia, Charitable Organizations, Computers

T.H.E. Journal

Riverside USD Pilots Personalized Learning

Riverside Unified School District in California will pilot personalized learning at five schools this fall in an effort to move away from the one-size-fits-all approach to education.

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BioSpace

Evotec AG And Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) Announce A...

HAMBURG, Germany, and BRANFORD, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 -- Evotec AG today announced the start of a multi-year compound management agreement between Evotec Inc. and Medicines for Malaria Venture in support of MMV's Malaria and Pathogen Box initiatives.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Branford, CT, Charitable Organizations

Mon Aug 18, 2014

New York Daily News

Brooklyn medical student discovers way to save women from bleeding to death during childbirth

A Brooklyn medical student may have found a way to save millions of women in poor countries from bleeding to death during childbirth.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Columbia University

Sat Aug 16, 2014

NewsOK.com

Bio Matters: Oklahoma researcher on quest to cure sickle cell disease

Late on a Sunday evening in 2009, Robert Broyles, pushed a key on a computer and submitted a grant application to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, University of Oklahoma, Genetics, Medicine, Malaria, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lake Wylie Pilot

My view: Questioning school board decision is necessary

I am impressed with Mark Hopkins resume, and his personal investment in his family and school.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Lake Wylie, SC, Education Etc., Clover, SC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Education Week

Common-Core Math Textbooks to Get Online Ratings

A new group billing itself as a " Consumer Reports for school materials" will soon begin posting free online reviews of major textbooks and curricula that purport to be aligned to the Common Core State Standards-an effort, some say, that has the potential to shake up the market.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Charitable Organizations, University of Southern California, Harvey Mudd College, Austin, TX

Sys-Con Media

The Delta Foundation Selects Project Director For New Teacher Efficacy Program

The The Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign, a collaborative between DREF and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is underwritten by a matching grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to DREF.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Investopedia

5 Good Reasons To Build A Career In Non-Profits

The dawn of a new golden age of nonprofits came at the turn of the 21st Century.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Warren Buffett, Life, Charity , Non-Profit

Editor & Publisher

Sharon Pian Chan Named Director of Journalism Initiatives at The Seattle Times

Sharon Pian Chan has been named director of journalism initiatives for The Seattle Times .

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Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, Seattle Times, Non-Profit, Charitable Organizations

Wed Aug 13, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

PunditFact: 2 things that are definitely not true about the Ebola outbreak

Several conspiracy websites have raised questions lately about a "bioweapons lab" in Sierra Leone being the source of the virus.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Travel, Sierra Leone Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Charitable Organizations, Blog News

Newswise

New Coalition Seeks to Boost Preterm Birth Research

An estimated 15 million babies are born preterm every year and more than one million die within the first 30 days after birth.

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Cambridge Evening News

Cambridge fingerprint company wins funding from Gates Foundation

Accelerate Cambridge tech start-up SimPrints has got 250,000 in funding to develop a fingerprint scanner being hailed as a 'game-changer' in global healthcare.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

New Vision

Govt to start agriculture Police unit...

GOVERNMENT is to form a new Police unit attached to the agriculture sector to combat the problem of counterfeit agro-chemical inputs on the market.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Uganda, Africa, Charitable Organizations

PhysOrg Weblog

Protecting newborns: Milk protein could save millions from harm

An international effort led by the University of Sydney hopes to protect hundreds of Bangladeshi newborns from a host of severe health problems by assessing the effect of lactoferrin, a natural protein found in breast and cow's milk, in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Lactoferrin, Charitable Organizations, Vitamin A

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Arup expands multidisciplinary practice in Seattle in a new Millennium Tower location

Millennium Tower. The new office space, designed by SkB Architects and constructed by Skanska, accommodates planned growth in Arup's multidisciplinary, integrated engineering, design and consulting teams.

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Seattle Times

Guest: Ebola needs a new model of drug development

THE current outbreak of Ebola, a deadly virus spread by blood and bodily fluids, is the most severe in recorded history.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Non-Profit, Charitable Organizations, Malaria, Health, Opinion

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