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May 11, 2015, 09:00 ET

Bezos Scholars Program @ The Aspen Institute Announces 2015 Bezos Scholars

Today, the Bezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen Institute announced the selection of the 2015 Bezos Scholars. For the 11th year, this yearlong...

May 06, 2015, 20:23 ET
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Atlanta to Host Media leaders from China and the United States

 The following is being released by The Aspen Institute: Media executives and journalists from China and the United States will meet for a...

Apr 20, 2015, 10:27 ET
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Katie Couric Elected to Serve on Aspen Institute Board of Trustees

The Aspen Institute announced today the election of Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric as a new member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Couric will...

Apr 17, 2015, 09:55 ET
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$100,000 Given for Innovative Service Models to Be Integrated at Higher Education Institutions

The Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute along with the National Conference on Citizenship and the Corporation for National and Community...

Apr 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

El Instituto Aspen desarrollará el Programa Latinos y Sociedad

 El Instituto Aspen anunció hoy el lanzamiento del Programa Latinos y Sociedad, una nueva iniciativa dedicada a incrementar la conciencia...

Apr 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

Aspen Institute to launch Latinos and Society Program

 The Aspen Institute today announced the launch of its Latinos and Society Program, a new initiative dedicated to increasing the awareness...

Apr 08, 2015, 12:19 ET
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How to Re-Envision Connecticut's Public Libraries to be Focus of New State-wide Dialogue

On Monday, April 13, 2015, a distinguished group of thought leaders will gather in the Connecticut State Capitol in...

Mar 30, 2015, 10:10 ET
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Stan McChrystal Issues Challenge to Presidential Candidates to Embrace National Service

The following is being released by The Aspen Institute Franklin Project: What: McChrystal will be speaking about the importance of national...

Mar 26, 2015, 11:50 ET
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Susan Hildreth Named Aspen Institute Communications and Society Fellow

The Aspen Institute has appointed Susan Hildreth a Communications and Society Program Fellow, effective March 1, 2015. In her role as Fellow,...

Mar 23, 2015, 09:03 ET
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Announcing Community Dialogue on Healing the Racial Divide

What: The Aspen Institute will convene amorning of discussions among St. Louis community activists and leaders entitled, Community Dialogue on...

Mar 17, 2015, 09:03 ET
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Announcing Community Dialogue on Healing the Racial Divide

What: The Aspen Institute will convene a morning of discussions among St. Louis community activists and leaders entitled, Community Dialogue on...

Mar 09, 2015, 12:32 ET
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Diverse Leaders Around US Fuel Advances in Opportunity for Low-Income Families

The Aspen Institute announced today the 2015 class of Aspen Institute Ascend Fellows. The Ascend Fellowship invests in diverse leaders from a range...

Mar 02, 2015, 09:58 ET
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Philippine Philanthropic Fund Launched to Increase Filipino Diaspora Engagement

 The Aspen Institute Diaspora Investment Alliance (DIA) and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) have partnered to launch the Philippine...

Feb 25, 2015, 14:59 ET
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Statement of Support for the Department of Homeland Security from Members of the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group

We are members of a non-partisan group of former government officials and policy experts in the fields of national security and counterterrorism....

Feb 24, 2015, 13:54 ET

La Beca Ricardo Salinas Ampliará la Participación Latina en los Eventos y Programas del Instituto Aspen

WASHINGTON, 24 de febrero de 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- El Programa de Latinos y Sociedad del Instituto Aspen y Ricardo Salinas...

Feb 24, 2015, 13:00 ET

Ricardo Salinas Fund to Expand Latino Participation in Aspen Institute Events and Programs

The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program and Ricardo Salinas, president and founder of Mexico-based Grupo Salinas and a member of the Aspen...

Feb 18, 2015, 12:03 ET
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Aspen Institute Mobilizes New Generation of Leaders To Positively Impact Society

 The Aspen Institute today announced its 2015 Class of Henry Crown Fellows. The Henry Crown Fellowship mobilizes a new breed of leaders, all...

Jan 30, 2015, 09:05 ET
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DC Students Convene to Hear from Renowned Leaders

Two-hundred students, teachers, and principals from 20 high schools across Washington, DC will design powerful solutions to some of our world's...

Jan 26, 2015, 13:47 ET
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Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security Appoints New Executive Director

The Aspen Institute is pleased to announce today that Ida Rademacher has joined the Institute as the new Executive Director of the Initiative on...

Jan 26, 2015, 10:04 ET
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First Cross-Sector Youth Sports Plan Released to Help Serve the Needs of Children, Communities

Over the past two years, the Aspen Institute has convened more than 250 thought leaders in 10 roundtables and other events around the nation,...