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Airbus selects students with most innovative ideas to shape the future of flight

Airbus has selected 100 student teams from across five continents to go to the next round of the 2013 Fly Your Ideas challenge. Of these, 49 per cent are from Asia Pacific, 37 per cent from Europe, 8 per cent from the the Americas, 3 per cent from Africa and 3 per cent from Middle […]

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Winner of 2012 “Destino: Latinoamerica” Video Contest

United Airlines today announced the winner of its “Destino: Latinoamerica” video contest for Hispanic college students, part of United’s support of the Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund. Visitors to Adelante!’s Facebook page selected the winning video from among four finalists. Geovanna Chavez, 18, of Brooklyn, N.Y., a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering at Polytechnic Institute […]

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Airbus makes last call for entries in €30,000 Fly Your Ideas challenge

Students wanting to help shape the future of flight still have time to take part in the global Airbus Fly Your Ideas challenge. Airbus is asking students worldwide to develop ideas for a more sustainable aviation industry. The winners will share the top prize of €30,000; the runners-up €15,000. Those wanting to get involved can register until […]

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Airbus and the Global Engineering Deans Council launch award to encourage more diversity in engineering programmes at universities worldwide

Airbus, the European aircraft manufacturer and GEDC (Global Engineering Deans Council), the leading organisation for engineering education, launch an award to recognize individuals who have been pro active in bringing more diversity into engineering classrooms. They intend to reward initiatives which encourage students of all profiles, gender, social and cultural backgrounds as well as disability, […]

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United Airlines Awards $851,000 In College Scholarships

United Airlines announced that it awarded $851,000 in college scholarships through the United Scholarship Fund to 580 employees and children of employees for the 2012-13 academic year. The United Scholarship Fund remains the only scholarship program in the country funded solely through employee contributions and donations from fundraising. The United Management Association supports the scholarship […]