Navigation Links
Sanofi Forms Partnership with UMass Boston with $1 Million Support of Student Success Program for STEM Education
Date:9/19/2013

Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013

Sanofi and its Cambridge-based biotechnology company, Genzyme, today announced a new partnership and $1 million gift to support student success programs in the University of Massachusetts Boston’s College of Science and Mathematics (CSM). The announcement of the gift was made at the opening of Sanofi’s new R&D facility at 640 Memorial Drive in Cambridge, which will be focused on cancer research.

“We thank and recognize Sanofi and Genzyme for sharing our vision for student success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and for their partnership with UMass Boston students and the future of Greater Boston,” said Chancellor J. Keith Motley.

“Supporting the Commonwealth's goal of continued leadership in scientific and technological innovation, CSM is providing its students with an outstanding academic experience that enhances their prospects for careers in STEM fields. This investment in UMass Boston students by Genzyme and Sanofi, which extends an existing partnership, represents an outstanding example of how collaboration between a public higher education institution and a major corporation can have a significant impact on developing a vibrant STEM workforce.”

Genzyme and Sanofi target their philanthropic giving toward areas of need in communities, with particular focus on science and education, including organizations that foster the next generation of diverse STEM leaders. The College of Science and Mathematics has developed a highly successful program for advancing student success in STEM majors. This program revamped advising, academic support, and orientation, and developed a learning community program as the centerpiece of this strategy. Retention in the program is more than 15 points above the college’s preexisting levels, with large increases of students remaining in STEM majors.

“This partnership means that together, we
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Freeslate’s Biologics Formulation System Selected by Sanofi Pasteur to Improve Efficiency of Formulation Development
2. Door Security at Genzyme, a Sanofi Company, Enhanced with Door Detective from Smarter Security
3. U.S. FDA Grants Fast-Track Designation to Sanofi Pasteur and KaloBios Novel Biologic Candidate for Pseudomonas aeruginosa
4. Sanofi Oncology and Colon Cancer Coalition Join Forces to Raise Awareness of Colorectal Cancer
5. A Look Inside, Factors of Health - Research Report on Novogen Limited, Sanofi SA, ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Amgen, Inc. and Gilead Sciences, Inc.
6. Sanofi and Regeneron Launch Comprehensive Phase 3 Clinical Program With LDL Cholesterol-Lowering PCSK9 Antibody
7. Sanofi Signs Agreement for Type 1 Diabetes Research with Boston Academic Teaching Hospital
8. Collaboration between Sanofi and Joslin Diabetes Center to focus on new drugs for diabetes
9. Sanofi and Regeneron Announce Publication of Positive Phase 2 Results for Lipid-Lowering PCSK9 Antibody in The Lancet
10. Former Sanofi-aventis and US Oncology Executive Joins New Century Health as Chief Executive Officer
11. PharmaVentures Client Sanofi Wins Scrip Outsourcing Deal of the Year Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)...  Decision Resources Group finds that the ... moderately through 2023 as the aging population, increasing adoption ... biomaterials all spur procedure volumes. Growth will be particularly ... and India , where ... for a larger proportion of the population. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... --  ISN has released its third annual U.S. ... publication series. With data aggregated from over eight billion ... its online contractor management platform, ISNetworld, this three-part series ... statistics. The Contractor Performance ... available in two industry specific volumes: Oil & ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 16, 2014 The Activated Carbon ... which is why IBISWorld updated its original industry research ... benefit from an intensified focus on environmental policy. Over ... emission standards for power plants and a range of ... IBISWorld Industry Analyst Sarah Kahn, “a range of downstream ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... December 16, 2014 “Never say, ... Philipps- Universität Marburg’s Department of Physics, advises young ... the newly released SPIE Women in Optics ... too shy to ask questions.” , In the ... and mathematics) occupations ranging from university professor and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 3ISN Releases Third Edition of US Contractor Health & Safety Performance Indicators Publication Series 2ISN Releases Third Edition of US Contractor Health & Safety Performance Indicators Publication Series 3Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 2Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 3Network, Multitask, Persevere: SPIE Women in Optics Planner Subjects Share from Experience 2Network, Multitask, Persevere: SPIE Women in Optics Planner Subjects Share from Experience 3
... Study demonstrates ,Best buy in public health, LONDON, ... the ten years since its initiation, the international,effort to ... the world of one of its most debilitating diseases.,The ... 6.6 million,children from acquiring LF and stopped another 9.5 ...
... the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to commercialize cellulosic ethanol production ... ... 7, 2008-- POET, the largest producer of ethanol in the world, ... Department of Energy (DOE) to commercialize cellulosic ethanol production technology. A ...
... RVX, CALGARY, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Resverlogix ... in light of,the recent significant market drop of ... that the company fundamentals remain the same if,not ... business developments.,There is no reason for the price ...
Cached Biology Technology:LF Elimination Program Treats Over Half Billion People and Protects Millions More From Debilitating Disease 2LF Elimination Program Treats Over Half Billion People and Protects Millions More From Debilitating Disease 3LF Elimination Program Treats Over Half Billion People and Protects Millions More From Debilitating Disease 4POET Receives Additional $76 Million in Federal Funding For Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014  HITLAB SM announced today its ... to confirm its adherence to current U.S. Food ... HITLAB to conduct regulated smart device and smart ... patient safety and research quality. "HITLAB ... and delivery with innovative technology," said Laura ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... Dec. 09, 2014 Research and Markets ... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/twhjll/biometrics_market ) has announced the ... APAC Region 2015-2019"  report to their offering. ... market is advances in technology. With continuous advances ... solutions to the latest standard that meets the ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... -- Valencell, a leader in performance biometric data sensor technology, ... its licensees for highly accurate, clinically validated biometric technology. ... from fitness and health sectors, but first responders/military and ... only as useful as the biometric data it delivers. ... long-term mass consumer adoption of wearable products," said Dr. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):HITLAB Completes GCP Audit for FDA Smart Device & App Compliance 2Biometrics Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2Wearable Technology Products Demand Highly Accurate Biometric Technology 2
... is available in Spanish . ,The ... caused serious damage to the ecosystems in the Bay of ... Country (UPV/EHU) has studied the consequences of this spill for ... The author of the PhD thesis is the biologist ...
... Australia,s most endangered snake might mean lighting more bush ... of broad-headed snakes are being threatened by encroaching woodland ... from the University of Sydney and Stanford University (USA) ... in small pockets within 200 km of Sydney, and ...
... / – To cope with the most disparaging economic ... the different varieties of standard-issue business strategies to steer ... following the "order of practice of the industry" would ... other radical cost-cutting measures. The consequence of overreacting to ...
Cached Biology News:The Prestige oil spill caused changes in the cell structure of mussels 2Australia's most endangered snake might need burning 2Recession Puts Focus on Business Optimisation and Excellence to Strengthen Business Core 2