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National LRNG Innovation Challenge Grant Recipients Selected

Fourteen schools across the United States have won LRNG Innovation Challenge grants from the National Writing Project to spur innovation in the classroom. Read More
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Learning Labs Becoming Innovation Spaces for Teens

A report by the Institute of Museum and Library Services details the growing impact that learning labs in libraries and museums across the country are having on teen learning. Read More
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Stevens Initiative to Support Educational Exchanges Between United States and Middle East

The initiative will equip young people with the language, digital literacy, critical thinking, and cross-cultural communication skills they need to succeed in today’s global economy. Read More
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Civil Society Organizations Face Onslaught of Cyber Attacks

Civil society organizations working to protect human rights around the world are being bombarded with persistent and disruptive computer espionage attacks, according to a report from The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk ... Read More
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Death By Design

Examining the global environmental and public health consequences of our addiction to our digital devices Read More
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Indian Point

Questioning safety standards overseen by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in light of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi disaster while observing the daily operations at an aging New York nuclear power plant Read More
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Logs of War

A network of citizen journalists in Liberia works to protect the country’s natural resources and public health Read More
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Reimagining School: Opportunity, Safety, and Privacy in the Social Lives of Networked Teens

MacArthur and several Chicago partners brought together Microsoft Researcher danah boyd and Hive Chicago Learning Network Director Sam Dyson for a discussion on how social media is affecting teens’ lives. Read More
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Report Finds Striking Differences In Partisans' Media Habits

When it comes to getting news about politics and government, those with consistent liberal or conservative views have information streams that are distinct from individuals with mixed political views — and very distinct from each other, according ... Read More

Lunch & Conversation on Digital Manufacturing with Caralynn Nowinski

Caralynn Nowinski is the Executive Director at UI LABS, a Chicago-based research and commercialization collaborative, harnessing resources across industry, academia, and government, to apply real solutions to tomorrow’s most important business, economic, and cultural challenges. Read More