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Continuing the discussion on education in Alaska

...specifically Catholic influence on education is narrowly sectarian and a threat to education in Alaska. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation certainly did not agree with this when it partnered in an $18.9 million grant to replicate the success of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-16/continuing-discussion-education-alask
Opinion
Report: Public libraries and printed books still big with younger generation

...explore the role libraries play in people's lives and communities, research that is underwritten by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.For more information, visit pewinternet.org.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-29/report-public-libraries-and-printed-books
Art
Philanthropist Bill Gates hopes polio will be eradicated by 2018

...not been stopped - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria.The Microsoft founder, who co-chairs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke ahead of a high-level meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly which launched the new...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-09-28/philanthropist-bill-gates-hopes-polio
Not For Web
Scientist: Cassava disease spread at alarming rate

...needed is a virus-free cassava seed and the Italian meeting is hosting major funders including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hoping to convince them of the importance of the project.Global warming brings a new urgency, said Fauquet...

http://juneauempire.com/michelle-faul/2013-05-08/scientist-cassava-disease-sprea
Gates grant could provide new type of school in Alaska

A grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will allow Antioch University Seattle to explore establishing Native-oriented high schools in Alaska that include college courses...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120904/loc_20041209006.shtml
News
Haines library described as 'best'

...naming the Haines library the best small library in America for 2005. The award, co-sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, carries with it a $10,000 prize and a measure of prestige. Nearly 150 communities across the country with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021305/sta_20050213006.shtml
News
State library getting federal money for broadband

...S. Commerce Department funding will cover most of the project's cost. The rest is coming from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rasmuson Foundation. The state department of education, of which the library is a part, says the project's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091510/reg_708001394.shtml
Regional News
Bill Gates sets an example for us hundredaires, too

...second place: wow. Gates' announcement last week that he will henceforth work full time with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - founded with his wife in 2000 to confront global health and education issues - has the feel of a potentially...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061906/opi_20060619002.shtml
Opinion
Neighbors Digest

...selected by the Library Journal for its first Best Small Library in America award. Co-sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the award was founded to encourage and showcase exemplary work of libraries serving populations under 25...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020405/nei_20050204030.shtml
Neighbors
Grant will link 104 Alaska libraries

...to connect libraries to the network. The $2.9 million in matching funds includes support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rasmuson Foundation. One hundred and four public libraries in Alaska will serve as public computer centers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092810/sta_712969604.shtml
News

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