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"Living a full life does not mean consistent happiness or striving towards perfection, it means working towards accepting ourselves whenever we can." —@Meg_Runs_Happy, @aspenideas Festival speaker https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/ultra-running-champion-megan-roche-on-finding-purpose-in-sport-and-in-life/ #AspenIdeas
Federal student loan debt has reached record levels: — 44 million borrowers owe $1.5 trillion — 1 in 10 student loans are in default — 4 in 10 of today’s borrowers could default on federal loans by 2023 https://www.aspeninstitute.org/publications/student-loan-cancellation-assessing-strategies-to-boost-financial-security-and-economic-growth/ @AspenFSP
This June, the @aspenideas Festival will explore division and renewal in America, the future of conservatism, the next world order, solutions for climate change, innovation in design, and more. Learn about this year's speakers: https://www.aspenideas.org/speakers #AspenIdeas
“Prison and jail are woven into the fabric of our culture...with this issue, there was no lightning bolt. It has been raining all my life.” —@tayari, @AspenWords Literary Prize winner https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/tayari-jones-wins-aspen-words-literary-prize-for-her-novel-an-american-marriage/ #AspenLitPrize
You can’t make change without building trust. Explore lessons from community builders from across America: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/five-lessons-for-changemakers-from-weavethepeople/ @weavetheppl #WeaveThePeople
There are over 1,000 community colleges in America serving the needs of millions of students. Learn what America’s best community colleges can teach us on the #AspenInsight podcast: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/podcasts/what-americas-best-community-colleges-can-teach-us/ #AspenPrize
"When you reflect on what you want to do with the opportunities ahead of you, remember that it is possible to do well for yourselves and to do good for others." https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/advice-leadership-self-awareness/
What should every American know? 🇺🇸 Through an @AspenCitizen partnership, students in Chicago civics classes are sharing their perspectives and translating their knowledge into action: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/engaging-youth-in-realizing-our-civic-purpose/ @ChiPubSchools @CPSCivicLife #WEASK
“Science teaches us…that happiness takes work. Happiness isn’t something you achieve.” Yale professor and @aspenideas Festival speaker @lauriesantos shares insight on the challenges facing college students and how to improve well-being: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/yale-professor-laurie-santos-on-using-science-to-improve-well-being/ #AspenIdeas
@USOC_CEO Sarah Hirshland says the center tasked with policing and preventing sexual abuse in Olympic sports needs federal funding help. More on @AspenInstSports' discussion on the future of US Olympics in @washingtonpost: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/05/23/olympic-sex-abuse-prevention-center-needs-federal-funding-help-usoc-chief-says/?utm_term=.236dadff5157 #AspenSportsLab
"If the Rhodes scholarship...can open its doors to undocumented students, then we are confident that other scholarship funds can take the same step." Elliot Gerson and @JinNotJim call for #Scholarships4All in a @chronicle op-ed: https://www.chronicle.com/article/Scholarships-Must-Open-Their/246313/
"We must choose to create an economy that helps workers take advantage of the new jobs that technology will create; one that...broadly shares the gains of technology for all," writes @AFitzpayne in @thehill op-ed. https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/443950-automation-is-rewiring-the-future-the-time-for-action-is-now @AspenFutureWork
"Athletes are constantly redefining what is possible through...evolving training philosophy, increased scientific understanding, and good old fashioned hard work." @Meg_Runs_Happy will discuss pushing the limits of human performance at #AspenIdeasHealth: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/ultra-running-champion-megan-roche-on-finding-purpose-in-sport-and-in-life/
America needs new ideas to address complex health challenges. The Aspen Health Strategy Group is calling on all innovators and creative thinkers to submit Big Ideas to address the rise of antimicrobial resistance: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/programs/health-medicine-and-society-program/aspen-health-strategies-group-big-ideas/ #AspenHealthGroup #AMR
American Indians and Alaska Natives have among the worst health status & greatest under-representation in the healthcare workforce in the US. #AspenIdeasHealth speaker @donaldwarnemd works to ensure the first Americans are not last in health & education: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/diversity-in-health-care-is-a-matter-of-life-and-death/
“Political polarization has reached new highs...but perhaps even more worrisome is the unwillingness to engage with the ‘other side’ in our lives.” https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/its-important-to-speak-to-people-you-dont-agree-with/ #ArgueBetter
Two groups are working to create connections between different faiths… through music. 🎶 Hear how a Muslim youth choir is building bridges across difference and breaking down common misconceptions: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/podcasts/using-music-to-tackle-hate/ @AspenJSP #AspenInsight
What does it mean to be American? 🗽 How is that story best told and understood? @nytdavidbrooks talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant @joseiswriting about citizenship without certainty: https://www.aspenideas.org/podcasts/citizenship-without-certainty
The way you communicate in friendships can make or break your relationship. 🔉 Author and linguistics expert Deborah Tannen unpacks the complicated language of friendship on the @aspenideas To Go podcast: https://www.aspenideas.org/podcasts/the-gratifying-and-complicated-language-of-friendship
How do we confront the darkest parts of American history? Is truth and reconciliation possible? How do we address inequity in fields like education? 🔊 Hear @cbjsenior, @michele_norris, and others share powerful stories: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/podcasts/confronting-our-history-aspen-insight/ #AspenInsight
🎧 This weekend, catch up on some thought-provoking podcasts: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/podcasts/ #MemorialDayWeekend
How does former Secretary of State @madeleine Albright think we can fix democracy? Watch her discuss President Truman's legacy, what she learned writing about the rise of fascism, and more: https://www.howtofixdemocracy.org/watch/pweQwr27tb4
RT @AspenAscend: WATCH: @LAVCFRC, a model #2Gen program, & our fabulous parent advisor Amber Angel, were recently featured in this @NewsHou…
For @AspenWords Literary Prize winner @Tayari Jones, using her platform to address the issues facing our society today is her “life’s work.” 📚https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/tayari-jones-uses-fiction-to-tell-the-truth/ #AspenLitPrize
Today’s 5 best ideas: http://as.pn/ideas from @UCBerkeley @scrippsresearch @penn_state @BBC_Future @cenmag
RT @AspenCitizen: “The real question.. is whether American justice, American liberty, American civilization, American law, and American Chr…
Every generation since America's founding has gone through its own identity crisis — and it was artists, writers, photographers, and musicians who helped provide important perspective. https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/artists-shaped-american-identity/ #WEASK
"Living a full life does not mean consistent happiness or striving towards perfection, it means working towards accepting ourselves whenever we can." —@Meg_Runs_Happy, upcoming @aspenideas Festival speaker https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/ultra-running-champion-megan-roche-on-finding-purpose-in-sport-and-in-life/ #AspenIdeas
You can’t make change without building trust. Explore lessons from community builders from across America: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/five-lessons-for-changemakers-from-weavethepeople/ @weavetheppl #WeaveThePeople
On the Eastern Shore of Maryland, a remnant remains of Cold War era fears of the threat of nuclear apocalypse. Learn about the 10,000-square-foot underground fallout shelter on our Wye River campus: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/longform/aspen-ideas-winter-2017/the-secret-shelter/ #tbt
How do we prepare graduates for their first jobs? Learn how @BeBraven CEO @EubanksDavis works to ensure underrepresented college students develop the skills and networks to get strong first jobs after graduation: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/actually-prepare-students-first-job/ #AspenIdeas
Millions of Americans who become delinquent on debt payments find little support as they try to get back on track. Learn about solutions to some of America’s biggest consumer debt problems: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/five-solutions-to-some-of-americas-biggest-consumer-debt-problems/ @AspenFSP #AspenEPIC
RT @WK_Kellogg_Fdn: At the @AspenInstitute speaking to the Foundation Presidents Roundtable, @LaJuneTabron says about working in #racialequ…
@USOC_CEO Sarah Hirshland says the center tasked with policing and preventing sexual abuse in Olympic sports needs federal funding help. More on @AspenInstSports' discussion on the future of US Olympics in @washingtonpost: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/05/23/olympic-sex-abuse-prevention-center-needs-federal-funding-help-usoc-chief-says/?utm_term=.236dadff5157 #AspenSportsLab
Today’s 5 best ideas: http://as.pn/ideas from @qz @bmj_company @UWNews @bopinion @UCSDnews
Today at 12:30 pm ET, join @AspenPSI for a conversation with @WK_Kellogg_Fdn president and CEO La June Montgomery Tabron. Watch the livestream: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/events/foundation-presidents-roundtable/
RT @ChicagoSciences: Ahead of his talk at #AspenIdeas #Health festival #Inflamed! this June, @dandavis101 of The Beautiful Cure @UChicagoPr…
"We must choose to create an economy that helps workers take advantage of the new jobs that technology will create; one...broadly shares the gains of technology for all," writes @AFitzpayne in @thehill op-ed. https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/443950-automation-is-rewiring-the-future-the-time-for-action-is-now @AspenFutureWork
The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria presents a serious threat to public health in the US and across the globe. 💊🌏 Submit your big ideas to address antimicrobial resistance to the Aspen Health Strategy Group: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/programs/health-medicine-and-society-program/aspen-health-strategies-group-big-ideas/ #AspenHealthGroup #AMR
Advancing pay equity and higher labor force participation rates for women are important steps to address poverty, promote equal opportunity, and build a flourishing economy. @conway_maureen and @mpopov1229 share insight: https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/is-america-missing-2-5-million-women-workers/ @AspenWorkforce
The cost of criminalizing immigrants and militarizing borders is greater than we think, writes @abbeyny. https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/the-cost-of-criminalizing-immigrants-and-militarizing-borders-is-greater-than-we-think/
RT @aspenideas: "Often we try to improve our well-being the wrong way. We go after the wrong stuff, and when that doesn’t work, we double-d…
Congrats to the 2019 #FinanceLeadersFellows! These 22 leaders are ready to take action toward increasing trust in the global finance industry: http://agln.aspeninstitute.org/fellowships/financeleaders/classes/2019/
RT @nytdavidbrooks: “We’re trying to do something that has never been done before. We’re trying to create the earth’s first mass, multicult…
America needs more community spaces. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/05/america-needs-more-community-spaces/589729/ via @TheAtlantic @dcoxpolls
Here's how high school ruined leisure time. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/18/opinion/sunday/college-admissions-extracurriculars.html via @nytimes @KJDellAntonia
Today’s 5 best ideas: http://as.pn/ideas from @UU_University @nytimes @TheAtlantic @HarvardBiz @Unibocconi
“The problems of consumer debt are systemic, consequential, and solvable.” https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/solving-the-consumer-debt-crisis/ @AspenFSP #AspenEPIC
Tune in to watch today's @AspenInstSports discussion on the future of US Olympics: http://as.pn/olympics #AspenSportsLab https://twitter.com/AspenInstSports/status/1131214543890329600
RT @AspenAGLN: We are excited to announce the newest class of Finance Leaders Fellows! This exceptional group of 22 leaders is ready to tak…
 
 
 
 
 
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