June 29, 2015
FIRST was founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. The FIRST World Championship was later developed to allow STEM students the forum to showcase their skills and learn the value of teamwork.
June 22, 2015
Growing up in Wasilla, Alaska, Sam Allred was a happy, healthy and active little boy. All of that changed when he was only two and a half years old, and the battle for his life began. Sam was diagnosed with IgM Neuropathy, a very rare disease that causes the immune system to attack the kidneys.
June 15, 2015
Most people wouldn’t know that anything is wrong with me. I was an elementary school principal. I held a doctorate in education. I’ve trained as an athlete my entire life: Division 1 full-scholarship softball athlete and triathlete in my later life. I’m married with an athletic and outgoing husband and three extremely active children. And
June 11, 2015
The FedEx Purple Eagle airplane for 2015 is dedicated to 9-year-old St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient Tyler West. FedEx also announced a large new donation at the FESJC golf tournament in Memphis.
June 11, 2015
The issue of Open Skies continues to garner attention, both in Washington, D.C. and in the national media. The Big 3 carriers are on one side of the issue, with Gulf Carriers on the other. Recently, FedEx filed comments with the Departments of Transportation, Commerce and State to consider in deciding whether to reopen Open
June 10, 2015
Trade bills are always an uphill battle and the current debate over Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is no exception. This is despite the clear evidence that trade creates opportunity and growth for the U.S. economy. Trade allows each of us, individually and collectively, to do what we do best and to trade with others for
June 9, 2015
The first thing you think is “That’s a lot of bikes!” Snaking their way over rambling mountains, along pristine coastal cliffs, and through towering western evergreens, the cyclists pedaled mile after arduous mile. They were a group of 2,500 people, including 18 riders with Team FedEx, who rode bicycles together for 545 miles from San Francisco
June 3, 2015
We’re #DeliveringThanks to FedEx UK courier Jonathan Clapham for saving a young woman’s life on the road. Jonathan was going about his regular route one day near York, in north-central England, when he came upon a serious traffic accident. A car was upside down in a ditch, with smoke pouring out. A young woman lay
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