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Mar 20, 2017, 09:15 ET Issues Of Race In America To Be Discussed At Aspen Institute Symposium

The Aspen Institute, in association with Comcast NBCUniversal, will convene amorning of discussions entitled, The Aspen Institute Symposium...


Mar 14, 2017, 18:05 ET Walter Isaacson to Step Down as President and CEO of the Aspen Institute

Aspen Institute Chairman of the Board James S. Crown today sent a memo to board members and staff saying that Walter Isaacson had informed him of...


Mar 13, 2017, 11:35 ET Aspen To Convene Summit On Inequality And Opportunity

The Aspen Institute, will convene a day-long summit dedicated to urgent dialogue about increasing inequality and the growing opportunity gap in the...


Mar 01, 2017, 15:45 ET El Aspen Institute moviliza a una nueva generación de líderes

El Aspen Institute hoy anunció su clase de becarios Henry Crown 2017. La Henry Crown Fellowship moviliza a una nueva especie de líderes, todos de...


Mar 01, 2017, 12:01 ET Aspen Institute Mobilizes New Generation of Leaders

The Aspen Institute today announced its 2017 Class of Henry Crown Fellows. The Henry Crown Fellowship mobilizes a new breed of leaders, all under...


Feb 28, 2017, 11:21 ET The Aspen Institute Announces the 2017 Siemens Technical Scholars

The Aspen Institute and the Siemens Foundation today announced the 2017 Siemens Technical Scholars, a partnership aimed at increasing awareness...


Feb 14, 2017, 06:30 ET Aspen Institute Appoints Alastair Fitzpayne to Direct Future of Work Initiative

The Aspen Institute announced today that Alastair Fitzpayne has been appointed director of its Future of Work Initiative. Most recently, Fitzpayne...


Feb 07, 2017, 10:00 ET Chicago Students Rise Up To The Challenge

The Aspen Challenge—a program of the Aspen Institute founded in partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation—is teaming up with Chicago...


Feb 01, 2017, 09:10 ET PBS NewsHour and the Aspen Institute Partner to Explore Today's Most Pressing Health Challenges

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 The PBS NewsHour and the Health, Medicine and Society Program of the Aspen Institute will partner to co-produce a series...


Feb 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Philadelphia Teens Rise Up to Confront Our World's Most Pressing Issues

Over 200 students and educators from across the School District of Philadelphia will convene to learn from professionals who are tackling some of...


Jan 30, 2017, 13:46 ET The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group 2017 Recommendations

The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group is pleased to endorse nine areas critical to the continued improvement of the Department of Homeland...


Jan 30, 2017, 10:43 ET Philadelphia Students Rise Up To The Challenge

The Aspen Challenge—a program of the Aspen Institute founded in partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation—has teamed up with the School District...


Jan 26, 2017, 11:36 ET Aspen Young Leaders Fellowship Selects Inaugural Class of St. Louis Fellows

The Aspen Institute's Youth & Engagement Programs today announced the selection of 24 area youth ages 16 – 20 for the inaugural St. Louis...


Jan 19, 2017, 11:41 ET Aspen Institute Report Sets the Communications Policy Agenda for the Next Administration

The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program (C&S) issued a new report today, Setting the Communications Policy Agenda for the Next...


Jan 19, 2017, 09:10 ET Center for Native American Youth to Honor American Indian and Alaska Native Youth Leaders in Washington, DC

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), a policy program at the Aspen Institute, will introduce the fifth class of CNAY Champions for Change...


Jan 13, 2017, 12:43 ET FCC Chairman Wheeler Joins the Aspen Institute

Tom Wheeler will join the Aspen Institute as a Senior Fellow after he steps down from his post as Chairman of the Federal Communications...


Jan 12, 2017, 15:19 ET Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative Releases Report and Policy Agenda on Ways to Restore the Promise of Work in America

Today, the Aspen Institute's Future of Work Initiative – led by honorary co-chairs U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia and Purdue University...


Jan 09, 2017, 10:26 ET FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler To Deliver Final Public Address

The Aspen Institute will host FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler as he addresses the public for the last time before he steps down from the position on...


Dec 19, 2016, 10:17 ET A Framework for Fixing Our System of Long-term Investment: Business Leaders Advance American Prosperity Project

Today, CEOs and other leaders of complex business enterprises, including multi-nationals and large employers such as AON, Pfizer, WPP, Royal Dutch...


Oct 26, 2016, 10:15 ET CenteringPregnancy South Carolina Awarded $100,000 McNulty Prize for Improving Birth Outcomes

The Aspen Institute and Trustee Anne Welsh McNulty today announced Dr. Amy Crockett as the recipient of the ninth annual John P. McNulty Prize for...


Oct 26, 2016, 09:57 ET Alliance for Artisan Enterprise Features Global Entrepreneurs at TEDWomen in San Francisco

Today, the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise will feature twelve artisan entrepreneurs at the TEDWomen 2016 conference in San Francisco. The Alliance...


Sep 28, 2016, 10:05 ET The Aspen Institute Launches $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize For Fiction with Social Impact

The Aspen Institute announced today the launch of the Aspen Words Literary Prize, an annual award recognizing an influential work of fiction that...


Sep 15, 2016, 09:05 ET Announcing the 2016 Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award Winners

 This year's distinguished Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award winners are innovative business professors teaching about the most pressing "grand...


Sep 13, 2016, 09:07 ET Aspen Institute Names Ten Finalists for 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

The Aspen Institute announced today the ten finalists for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's preeminent...


Sep 06, 2016, 16:02 ET The Cambridge Cyber Summit Presented By The Aspen Institute, CNBC, And MIT To Be Held On October 5 On MIT Campus

 The Aspen Institute, CNBC, and MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) today announced a historic partnership which...