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November 22, 2013 – 12:52 pm
In Washington DC , the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the University of Wisconsin-Madison announced the launch of the 2014 Agricultural Innovation Prize in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture.
The competition is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students across all academic disciplines and runs through spring 2014, when teams will compete for the chance to win $215,000 in prize money, with a grand prize of $100,000; making this the largest agriculture-focused student competition in the world.
The contest encourages student teams to develop innovative plans to address social and agricultural challenges within food systems, improving the standard of living and quality of life for the world’s population.
Additional information is available on this website.
We are very happy to answer any questions, or follow-up with you about this new and exciting opportunity for students.
September 23, 2013 – 12:23 pm
Teens Turning Green is a non-profit organization based in the Bay Area, striving to educate and inspire young adults to promote environmentally conscious and socially responsible choices. Through our youth-led programs on high school and college campuses around the world, students work to mobilize their peers to advocate for a healthy and just planet.
We are looking for Campus Reps to help us build excitement for a program called Project Green Challenge 2013. PGC is a global and comprehensive eco lifestyle challenge for high school and college students designed to raise awareness about conscious living, informed consumption, and the collective impact of individual actions.
Participants will take on a challenge a day, each focused on a unique theme. The goal is to inspire youth to transition from conventional to conscious living by taking small steps that will help to sustain a healthy, just and thriving planet.
Participants share responses, experiences, and deliverables on our website. and TTG’s social media outlets to acquire points and win prizes each day. Up to 14 finalists will be selected to attend the Challenge Finals: Green University, a three-day eco-summit held in the Bay Area in California from November 22 – 24. The PGC 2013 Champion, who is named at Green University, will win a prize package valued at over $12,000.
June 11, 2012 – 5:48 pm
Entries due by July 1
The Union of Concerned Scientists is launching the 2012 UCS Science and Democracy Editorial Cartoon Contest. We’re seeking cartoons that explore the complex relationship between science and democracy in America.
Twelve cartoons will be selected as finalists to be featured in the 2013 UCS Science and Democracy Calendar. Then, we’ll ask the public to choose the best cartoon, which will go on the calendar’s cover. Each artist who submits an entry that is chosen as a finalist will receive a cash prize.