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  • Iowa State receives a $1.1 million grant to enhance prairie strip project

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    Iowa State University, best known for science, technology and agriculture, partnered with a West Coast firm to help fast track farmland conservation practices known as prairie strips.

    The Iowa State University Foundation received a $1.1 million ($1,104,788) grant from the Bia-Echo Foundation of Palo Alto, California, that will be distributed over three years. The project expands on existing development administered by the Science-based Trials of Row-crops Integrated with Prairie Strips (STRIPS) project.

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  • Can a California Democrat connect the coasts with the heartland?

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    What is a congressman from Silicon Valley doing trying to sprout jobs and native prairie grass in Iowa?

    Rep. Ro Khanna (Calif.), a Democrat representing one of the richest districts in the nation, says he is trying to spread that wealth in hopes of weaving the national fabric back together.

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  • Congressional Reps Help York Students Gain Fortune 500 Internships

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    Khanna Lands Tech Jobs Partnership with Schwab, York College, Rep. Meeks

    Washington, DC -- Today, Ro Khanna, in continuing his trademark push for expanding access to the digital revolution and tech jobs across America in every community, announced a completed summer-long remote internship partnership between Charles Schwab Corporation and York College. Khanna and Rep. Gregory Meeks solidified this opportunity amid the COVID-19 pandemic for the Jamaica, NY-based college, and global financial services company.

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  • Zoom and Claflin University Launch Five-Year Strategic Partnership

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    Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) and Claflin University today announced a commitment to a five-year strategic partnership. The video communications provider and Historically Black University have developed a multifaceted foundational program that represents $1.2M in educational and financial investments

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