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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.
August 16, 2018
“It was a year of opportunities and challenges — anticipated and unexpected — and FedEx emerged more competitive than ever,” says Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith in the 2018 Annual Report. We successfully delivered humanitarian supplies, served customers, overcame challenges, and executed our business strategy because of two unique competitive advantages: our networks and
August 2, 2018
Abby Jakey began guiding her aviation career toward FedEx Express 20 years ago.
July 20, 2018
International Medical Corps continues its ongoing fight against the spread of the Ebola virus, even after significant progress has been made to contain the deadly infection plaguing the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The non-profit organization set up its portable hospitals in the DRC to help train medical staff in the field in the event
July 17, 2018
You’d think at 66 million, you’d be tired of travel. Not the case for a Tyrannosaurus Rex.
July 5, 2018
In 1948, not long after World War II, then 30-year-old Atsuko Banno and her three friends became four of Japan’s first women entrepreneurs.
June 29, 2018
When a FIRST Mentor saw FedEx robots in action at FIRST Championship, he was intrigued...and before long he found himself with a new job as a FedEx software developer.
June 21, 2018
“Sometimes people think they are going on a short day hike and just don’t take the time to prepare.” It’s a regular scenario for Jeff Salzer, a FedEx Trade Networks team member who also volunteers as a search and rescue volunteer in Pierce County, Washington. The rough terrain, which is not far from Mt. Rainier,
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