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Week in Review: Two Vulcan Projects Honored as "World Changing Ideas"

3/17/2017

Week in Review: Two Vulcan Projects Honored as "World Changing Ideas"

3/17/2017

Here’s a look at what happened this the week of March 19 across our universe.

 

Two Vulcan Projects Declared "World Changing Ideas" by Fast Company

Fast Company announced their 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards recipients, and two Vulcan projects were nominated for this honor! The Great Elephant Census was a finalist for the top honor of World Changing Idea, and the Smart City Challenge was a finalist in the Transportation category. 

Unseen Enemy, A New Vulcan Productions Film 

Another week, another film to highlight from Vulcan Productions.  Partnering with CNN Films and award-winning director Janet Tobias, the film features some of the world's top experts as they explore the lurking viruses and bacteria that may create the next global pandemic. Unseen Enemy will be available to watch on CNN this April 7th 2017. Coming Soon »

New Project Combats Illegal Poachers with Data 

National Geographic reported on Domain Awareness System (DAS) a revolutionary software developed by Vulcan's technology team that is using big data to help prevent animal poaching. Learn More »

Post Of The Week

This week’s social post comes from the Allen Institute, who shared that five years ago, Paul Allen increased his investment in the institute's brain science research. Back in March 2012, Allen committed an additional $300 million to the institute to significantly expand its scientific programs.

Changing the World Through Arts & Culture

Last Saturday, 16 guitar virtuosos battled it out in the Guitar Slinger competiton, presented by Upstream Music Fest + Summit, at the Museum of Pop Culture. Find out who won and read the highlights »

Finally this weekend marks your last opportunity to see "A Closer Look" at Pivot Art + Culture. Coming next to the gallery is a new exhibition called "Color & Pattern," which explores how artists use color and pattern to capture the essence of the world around them. Visit Today » 

 

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