Finding Solutions in a New Light
Through the adaptations made to technology and resources to measure the effectiveness of their products, Design that Matters is able to solve considerable health care issues in developing countries. In many cases the solution already exists, it just taking looking at solutions in a new light.
Old Friends and New Tricks: Finding Simple Conservation Innovations
Working Dogs for Conservation is the world’s leading conservation detection dog organization. The organization was built upon a straightforward innovation to existing expensive and time intensive conservation practices.
MCNC gets $28.2 million for broadband
The nonprofit will use the funds to extend broadband access to 37 counties in southeastern and western North Carolina.
MCNC launches education initiative
With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MCNC aims to boost the economic health of the state by strengthening students’ science, math engineering and technology skills.
Foundation aims to broaden Web access
The World Wide Web Foundation plans to fund research and development projects to bring the Internet to more people across the world.
Pacific Gas & Electric awards $25,000
Pacific Gas & Electric awarded $25,000 to Chabot Space & Science Center of Oakland, Calif., for science, technology, engineering, math education.
Bank and science center enter partnership
OneCalifornia Bank partnered with Chabot Space & Science Center to support education in science, technology, engineering and math.
Population Council names two new board members
Justin Rockefeller and Anna Mastroianni named to board of Population Council.
Lockheed Martin partners with Chabot Space and Science Center
Lockheed Martin partnering with Chabot Space & Science Center to support initiatives creating opportunities for students in science, tech, engineering, math.
McKinney appointed to Altarum Institute board
Marvin H. McKinney, visiting research fellow, UNC-Chapel Hill, appointed to three-year term on board of Altarum Institute, Ann Arbor, Mich.