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Climate Change Key Contributor to Louisiana Flooding

The natural disaster in southern Louisiana was made worse by heavy rainfall events connected to climate change, according to Climate Signals, a science-based platform that catalogs the impacts of climate change in real time. Read More
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Tool Sheds Light on Destruction of World Heritage Sites in Mali

A digital tool provided key evidence of the destruction of historic monuments in the international trial against Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, who was charged with the intentional destruction of mausoleums and mosques in Mali. Read More
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Syrian Activists Targeted by Hackers

A report from Citizen Lab, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, describes a malware operation targeting Syrian activists and links the activity to Iran. Read More

"Videogame ‘Civilization’ to Make Inroads in Classrooms"

The Wall Street Journal
Related Grantee: GlassLab
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Increasing Internet Access, Civic Engagement in Chicago

Connect Chicago aims to increase the digital and technology skills of Chicago residents so they can better engage in Internet, economic, and civic opportunities. Read More
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Stevens Initiative to Support International Virtual Exchanges

The $31 million multilateral, public-private initiative – named in honor of the late Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens – hopes to achieve the largest increase in people-to-people educational exchanges between the United States and the Middle East. Read More