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June 29, 2015

The Ultimate Sport for the Mind: FedEx Supports FIRST [Video]

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.

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April 27, 2015

Living in the Age of Airplanes and FedEx

Filmmaker Brian Terwilliger combines his two greatest passions, movie-making and aviation, into a new, beautiful documentary called “Living in the Age of Airplanes.”

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August 16, 2018

Did You Know? Seven Fast Facts about the 2018 FedEx Annual Report

“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

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August 2, 2018

Two Decades in the Making, a FedEx Aviation Career Takes Off

Abby Jakey began guiding her aviation career toward FedEx Express 20 years ago.

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July 20, 2018

FedEx & IMC Respond to Ebola Outbreak in DRC

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

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July 17, 2018

66-million-year-old Passenger Still Up for Road Trips

You’d think at 66 million, you’d be tired of travel. Not the case for a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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July 5, 2018

How Four Girlfriends Became Some of Japan’s First Women Entrepreneurs

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.

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June 29, 2018

From Robots to IT: How One FIRST Mentor Got a New Job at FedEx

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.

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June 21, 2018

10 Essentials for Surviving in the Great Outdoors

“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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May 29, 2018

Tech Minutes: Blockchain, FedEx, and the Future

How is the turkey on your dinner table connected to data security and chain of custody? Join Don Tapscott and FedEx CIO Rob Carter to see how Blockchain is transforming the internet of the future.

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