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Jan 27, 2016, 10:00 ET
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"Unlocking Latino Civic Potential," New Report from the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program

 In the lead up to the 2016 presidential election the Unlocking Latino Civic Potential report identifies four priority areas and...

Jan 27, 2016, 10:00 ET
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Aspen Institute Issues Report on Outcomes Following the State-wide Dialogue on Connecticut's Public Libraries

The Aspen Institute, in collaboration with the Connecticut State Library, is releasing a report, Connecticut Rising to the Challenge: A Report of...

Jan 26, 2016, 09:30 ET
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Aspen Institute Names Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible For 2017 Prize For Excellence

 Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America's community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence...

Jan 21, 2016, 10:28 ET
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"Unlocking Latino Civic Potential," New Report from the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program

WHAT: The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program will be releasing a report outlining four priority areas and actionable recommendations for...

Jan 19, 2016, 12:06 ET
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New Report Ranks States Based on Colleges' Performance in Helping Students Transfer to Four-Year Universities and Earn Bachelor's Degrees

 A new report released today by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University; the Aspen Institute...

Jan 14, 2016, 12:00 ET
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Second Annual Innovation Challenge to Foster Higher Education-Affiliated Service Year Positions

The Service Year Alliance, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Campus Compact and the Lumina Foundation announce the Service...

Dec 17, 2015, 16:04 ET
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The Aspen Strategy Group Releases Book on Radicalism in the Middle East

 The Aspen Strategy Group has released its latest policy book, Blind Spot: America's Response to Radicalism in the Middle East, with chapters...

Dec 16, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Lynda and Stewart Resnick Provide $15 Million Endowment to Aspen Institute For Annual Convening of Global Leaders

Lynda and Stewart Resnick, co-owners of The Wonderful Company, have provided a $15 million endowment to the Aspen Institute to ensure the continued...

Nov 30, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Aspen Institute Launches New Initiative on Future of Work and Capitalism

 Today, the Aspen Institute launched the Future of Work Initiative, a year-long nonpartisan effort to identify concrete ways to strengthen the...

Nov 18, 2015, 10:00 ET
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The Aspen Institute and Defense One to Host Panel Discussion, "Beyond the Draft: Rethinking National Service"

 The Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute, in partnership with Defense One, will be hosting a panel discussion titled, "Beyond the Draft:...

Nov 05, 2015, 10:08 ET
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Announcing the Aspen Institute Summit on Inequality & Opportunity

 The Aspen Institute Summit on Inequality & Opportunity is a one-day gathering in Washington, DC, dedicated to nonpartisan dialogue about...

Oct 28, 2015, 10:30 ET
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B Lab Honored as 2015 McNulty Prize Winner with $100,000

The Aspen Institute and Trustee Anne Welsh McNulty today announced the founders of B Lab, Jay Coen Gilbert, Andrew Kassoy, and Bart Houlahan as the...

Oct 26, 2015, 17:06 ET
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Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group Members Urge Senate to Pass Cybersecurity Legislation

Members of the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group (AIHSG) released a statement today urging the Senate to pass the Cybersecurity Information...

Oct 26, 2015, 00:01 ET
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Aspen Institute Announces the 2015 Siemens Technical Scholars

 The Aspen Institute and the Siemens Foundation today announced the inaugural 2015 Siemens Technical Scholars. The new partnership between the...

Oct 14, 2015, 10:05 ET
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Nobel Laureate Robert J. Shiller and Maya Shankar, Senior White House Advisor, to Keynote Behavioral Finance Conference in DC

The annual RAND Behavioral Finance Forum, in partnership with the Aspen Institute and in collaboration with the Institute for the Future,...

Oct 01, 2015, 09:30 ET
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Best Approaches to Support Low-Income Families to be Focus of Aspen Institute Convening

 The national momentum around two-generation approaches to poverty alleviation continues Oct. 7-9, 2015 at the Aspen ThinkXChange, when more...

Sep 30, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Aspen Institute Business and Society Program Announces 2015 Faculty Pioneers

Four professors who are leading the way in prompting business school students to think about how firms can act in the face of growing economic...

Sep 29, 2015, 12:00 ET
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The Aspen Institute, USAID, the MDG Health Alliance, GSK, and Partners In Health Announce Partnership to Strengthen Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The Aspen Management Partnership for Health (AMP Health) is the first multi-sectoral partnership of its kind focused on strengthening community...

Sep 21, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Aspen Institute to Host Briefing On Improving Retirement Security in California

 The Aspen Institute will be hosting a briefing for the California Secure Choice Investment Board on "Investment Products and Program Design:...

Sep 09, 2015, 14:46 ET
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Aspen Institute Justice & Society Program Announces TeamWork Selections

 The Aspen Institute Justice & Society Program has announced the selection of five state teams for TeamWork: Leadership for Healthy States,...