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May 02, 2016, 01:54 ET 150+ Leaders in Health to Speak during 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight Health

More than 150 groundbreaking thinkers and leaders will gather at the third annual Spotlight Health to discuss the cutting-edge health issues of our...


Apr 26, 2016, 10:00 ET The Aspen Challenge: Chicago Culminates With a Showcase From Students Across the City

WHAT: This week, the Aspen Challenge: Chicago, a program of The Aspen Institute and the Bezos Family Foundation presented in partnership with Chicago ...


Apr 25, 2016, 09:41 ET James S. Crown Elected Chairman of Aspen Institute Board of Trustees; Robert K. Steel Steps Down After Eight-Year Term

The Aspen Institute Board of Trustees announced that James S. Crown has been elected chairman for a three-year term effective immediately. Crown, who ...


Apr 15, 2016, 10:42 ET $70,000 Awarded for Innovative Service Models to Be Integrated at Higher Education Institutions

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


Apr 08, 2016, 09:38 ET Second Annual Innovation Challenge To Foster Higher Education-Affiliated Service Year Positions

Service Year Alliance, the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS), Campus Compact, and the Lumina Foundation will be hosting the second...


Apr 07, 2016, 08:38 ET 40 Exceptional Leaders Tapped for Inaugural Class of the Aspen Presidential Fellowship

The Aspen Institute today announced its inaugural class of the Aspen Presidential Fellowship, selecting 40 extraordinary leaders with the drive and...


Apr 07, 2016, 03:15 ET Aspen Institute to Explore How to Address Retirement Challenges Facing Workers in Growing On-Demand Economy

The Aspen Institute Financial Security Program and the Future of Work Initiative will host a cutting edge conversation to explore the urgent...


Mar 23, 2016, 09:35 ET Issues of Race in America to be Discussed at Aspen Institute Symposium

The Aspen Institute, in association with Comcast Corporation, will convene a morning of discussions entitled, The Aspen Institute Symposium on the...


Mar 21, 2016, 09:56 ET General (Ret.) Stanley McChrystal Gives Keynote at Campus Compact Presidents' Summit & Service Year Alliance Releases Higher Education Handbook

On March 20, 2016, a national summit of college Presidents and Chancellors preceded Campus Compact's 30th Anniversary Conference in Boston. General...


Mar 15, 2016, 12:06 ET Aspen Institute Mobilizes New Generation of Leaders

The Aspen Institute today announced its 2016 Class of Henry Crown Fellows. The Henry Crown Fellowship mobilizes a new breed of leaders, all under the ...


Mar 15, 2016, 12:06 ET The Aspen Institute moviliza a una nueva generación de líderes

The Aspen Institute anunció hoy a la Generación 2016 de Henry Crown Fellows. La iniciativa Henry Crown Fellowship moviliza a una nueva generación de...


Mar 15, 2016, 12:06 ET Aspen Institute Mobilizes New Generation of Leaders

The Aspen Institute today announced its 2016 Class of Henry Crown Fellows. The Henry Crown Fellowship mobilizes a new breed of leaders, all under the ...


Mar 15, 2016, 01:52 ET Aspen Institute's Amy Margerum Berg to Step Down; Will Lead Ken Burns Foundation After 16-Year Run

The Aspen Institute announced today that Amy Margerum Berg, Executive Vice President for Development and Operations and Corporate Secretary, will...


Mar 08, 2016, 12:23 ET Students Across Chicago Collaborate On Bold Solutions To Global Challenges

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


Mar 08, 2016, 10:42 ET Leading Voices on Women's Rights & Economic Justice Convene and Envision the Future for International Women's Day

On March 8, the Aspen Institute will host the Aspen Forum on Women & Girls: Conversations Across Generations, its first of a new series of...


Mar 02, 2016, 03:48 ET Students Across Washington DC Collaborate On Bold Solutions To Global Challenges

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


Jan 27, 2016, 10:00 ET 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 the ...


Jan 27, 2016, 10:00 ET "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 tactics for...


Jan 26, 2016, 09:30 ET 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 Program...


Jan 21, 2016, 10:28 ET "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 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 College...


Jan 14, 2016, 12:00 ET 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, 04:04 ET 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 by...


Dec 16, 2015, 12:00 ET 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 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 social...