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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
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
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
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ordered state flags to be lowered through today. Gates sends $4.9 million to Alaska JUNEAU - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded the Alaska Council of School Administrators a $4.9 million grant to improve education in Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090800/Loc_Briefly.shtml
Outside editorial: The good news about AIDS vaccine research

...no way out of the AIDS epidemic without a vaccine. Seattle has become a gateway for such efforts. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation last year put $287 million behind the collaborative efforts of 165 scientists from 19 countries. Long-term...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082307/opi_20070823007.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
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
Gates Foundation awards $900,000 to Alaska group

ANCHORAGE - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $900,000 to an Alaska foundation to support educational programs for low-income and minority populations. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030410/reg_570700740.shtml
Regional News

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