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Nov 18, 2015, 10:00 ET 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 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 the widening ...


Oct 28, 2015, 10:30 ET 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, 12:01 ET 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 Siemens ...


Oct 26, 2015, 05:06 ET 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 14, 2015, 10:05 ET 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, will host a ...


Oct 01, 2015, 09:30 ET 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 than 200...


Sep 30, 2015, 10:00 ET 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 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, 01:00 ET 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: How to...


Sep 09, 2015, 02:46 ET 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, an...


Sep 02, 2015, 10:18 ET Project Aims to Boost Success at N.C. Community Colleges

To help more North Carolina students obtain high-quality credentials – and get good jobs – the Aspen Institute's College Excellence Program will...


Sep 01, 2015, 10:21 ET Third Annual "CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges" Convenes City Leaders and Global Mayors in London, October 18-20

The Aspen Institute, The Atlantic, and Bloomberg Philanthropies will convene the third annual "CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges," in...


Sep 01, 2015, 09:35 ET Aspen New Voices Fellowship Announces Call for 2016 Nominations

The Aspen Institute's New Voices Fellowship today announced a call for nominations for the 2016 Fellowship class. The Fellowship initiative,...


Jul 29, 2015, 12:18 ET 2015 McNulty Prize Laureates Announced

Anne Welsh McNulty and the Aspen Institute today announced the eighth annual John P. McNulty Prize laureates, a group of extraordinary leaders who...


Jul 27, 2015, 09:15 ET The Aspen Institute Announces the Aspen Action Forum, July 27-31

The Aspen Institute is pleased to announce the third annual Aspen Action Forum. More than 350 entrepreneurial leaders from 37 countries, including...


Jul 25, 2015, 10:45 ET Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Sen. John McCain, Dep. National Security Advisor Lisa Monaco Interviewed at Aspen Security Forum Today

WHAT: Upcoming live video from the 2015 Aspen Security Forum, as well as video from previously recorded sessions, are as follows: Friday, July 24...


Jul 24, 2015, 01:53 ET Dir. of National Intelligence James Clapper, Sec. Deborah James, CIA's David Cohen Interviewed at Aspen Security Forum Today

WHAT: Upcoming live video from the 2015 Aspen Security Forum, as well as video and transcripts from previously recorded sessions, are as follows:...


Jul 23, 2015, 12:40 ET Aspen Ministers Forum Releases Letter to President Juan Manuel Santos

WHAT: The Aspen Ministers Forum, a group of former Foreign Ministers who meet regularly under the auspices of the Aspen Institute, released a letter...


Jul 23, 2015, 01:47 ET Sec. Jeh Johnson, CIA's Caroline Krass, Gen. John Allen, NSA Dir. Michael Rogers Interviewed at Aspen Security Forum Today

WHAT: Upcoming live video from the 2015 Aspen Security Forum, as well as video and transcripts from previously recorded sessions, are as follows:...


Jul 22, 2015, 09:15 ET Aspen Institute Launches Program to Accelerate Growth of Social Enterprises

The Aspen Institute launched the Braddock Scholars Program, a new program to help selected entrepreneurs incorporate big company skills and knowledge ...


Jul 20, 2015, 09:17 ET Be a Part of the 2015 Aspen Security Forum Online and On Social Media

The Aspen Security Forum, which runs July 22-25, invites the public at large to engage with its speakers and other followers online and through...


Jul 13, 2015, 10:29 ET 20 Health Care Innovators Selected for Aspen Institute Fellowship

The Aspen Institute today named 20 health care leaders selected to participate in the inaugural class of its Health Innovators Fellowship. This new...


Jun 25, 2015, 12:22 ET Be a Part of the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival Online and On Social Media

The Aspen Ideas Festival, which runs June 25-July 4, invites the public at large to watch online and engage in thoughtful dialogue with its speakers...


Jun 25, 2015, 11:29 ET The Aspen Security Forum Releases 2015 Agenda

More than 80 leading experts will discuss the most critical questions about national and homeland security at the sixth annual Aspen Security Forum,...