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April 24, 2018

FedEx Innovation Challenge

The FedEx Innovation Challenge is a social media-based competition for FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge teams at 2018 FIRST Championship in Houston and Detroit. Your Team Can Win Big! This contest is open to all FRC and FTC teams, from the U.S. and abroad, present and competing at the 2018 FIRST World Championship.

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January 23, 2018

How Education Changes Lives When We Stay on the Ball

Learn more about an American football player who came to Germany and found a fulfilling career at FedEx – all without a college degree

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October 10, 2017

Teen Entrepreneurs Make Their Pitch for America’s Next Top Business Model

A start-up company may be well on its way to even more success after winning $75,000 in the FedEx Junior Business Challenge.

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September 26, 2017

Science Before Sparkles: How Two Moms Are Getting Real Science to Girls

Science is just for boys? Not exactly.

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June 1, 2017

It Pays to be a Nerd: Code Crew Teaches Kids to Create Technology

It wasn’t always cool to be a geek or a nerd, but today it pays to be.

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February 8, 2017

Legendary Painting Reaches Alaska After 150 Years

A legendary painting about Alaskan history had never touched Alaskan soil until recently. Find out why.

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June 14, 2016

Clark Kent and Superman: FIRST Robotics in a Nutshell

We have grown up knowing about Clark Kent and Superman, where Clark Kent is hidden in plain sight among us, but when extraordinary things need to take place, he turns into Superman.  I’d like to share a story with you about just one example of how those two exist within FedEx every day in the

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April 4, 2016

How a Rookie Team from Quebec Took FIRST Robotics by Storm

The lovely little town of Trois Riveres, Quebec lies on the northwest banks of the famed St. Lawrence River, about halfway between Montreal and Quebec City in Canada. Although it was founded over 400 years ago, this city certainly doesn’t live in the past. Trois Riveres is the home of Ultime’, FIRST Robotics Team 5528.

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