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Target and the LEGO Group Expand Partnership with Limited-Edition Lifestyle Collection, Just in Time for the Holidays

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Last year, more than 80% of families who purchased a LEGO set spent more time building together than any other leisure activity.

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  • Last year, more than 80% of families who purchased a LEGO set spent more time building together than any other leisure activity.
  • "Our guests love LEGO brick sets in fact, Target is one of the leading destinations for families when shopping for the brand.
  • The LEGO Collection x Target will be available beginning early December on Target.com and in all Target stores.
  • LEGO, its logo, the Minifigure and the brick and knob configuration are trademarks of the LEGO Group.

Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, Announced as Winner of the 2021 LEGO® Prize Award

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

BILLUND, Denmark, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The LEGO Foundation has awarded the 2021 LEGO Prize to Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, for his work advocating for, and championing learning through play.

Key Points: 
  • BILLUND, Denmark, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The LEGO Foundation has awarded the 2021 LEGO Prize to Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, for his work advocating for, and championing learning through play.
  • The prize is accompanied by a cash award of $100,000 USD to further research and development within learning through play.
  • "Following 35 years of collaboration with Mitch, I am more than delighted to award this year's LEGO Prize to him.
  • said Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, "But this award is not just for me.

Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, Announced as Winner of the 2021 LEGO® Prize Award

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

BILLUND, Denmark, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The LEGO Foundation has awarded the 2021 LEGO Prize to Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, for his work advocating for, and championing learning through play.

Key Points: 
  • BILLUND, Denmark, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The LEGO Foundation has awarded the 2021 LEGO Prize to Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, for his work advocating for, and championing learning through play.
  • The prize is accompanied by a cash award of $100,000 USD to further research and development within learning through play.
  • "Following 35 years of collaboration with Mitch, I am more than delighted to award this year's LEGO Prize to him.
  • said Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, "But this award is not just for me.

Star Wars Fans Can “Bring Home the Bounty” This Holiday Season With New Products Spanning the Galaxy

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 4:10pm

Disney and Lucasfilm today launched Bring Home the Bounty, a global consumer products, games and publishing campaign to debut new Star Wars products every Tuesday from now through Dec. 28, helping fans find the perfect bounty for their family, friends and themselves this holiday season.

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  • Disney and Lucasfilm today launched Bring Home the Bounty, a global consumer products, games and publishing campaign to debut new Star Wars products every Tuesday from now through Dec. 28, helping fans find the perfect bounty for their family, friends and themselves this holiday season.
  • The collaboration will help build excitement and anticipation for the many bounties to be delivered this holiday season.
  • To further engage fans, audiences will be invited to enter the Star Wars Spot the Sandcrawler Sweepstakes on the Disney Products Instagram page for their chance to win Star Wars prize packs from shopDisney.com .
  • Lucasfilm, the Lucasfilm logo, STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks and/or copyrights, in the United States and other countries, of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates.

RIT and Pure Imagination Studios establish creative collaborative agreement

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:35pm

The relationship between Pure Imagination Studios and RIT began in 2016, when John P. Roberts, chief content officer and a Rochester native, joined the RIT Entertainment Advisory Board (EAB).

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  • The relationship between Pure Imagination Studios and RIT began in 2016, when John P. Roberts, chief content officer and a Rochester native, joined the RIT Entertainment Advisory Board (EAB).
  • "By partnering with Pure Imagination Studios at RIT's state-of-the-art facilities, we will take the strong foothold and trajectory Rochester has in entertainment to the next level."
  • "We are excited for our students to contribute to great projects and to expand the spirit of research and discovery for RIT and Pure Imagination Studios," he added.
  • "It's an enormous privilege for Pure Imagination to partner with RIT and to be in a position to make a positive economic impact."

Manifest Celebrates Women in LogisticsTech with DHL, project44 and AEye

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 5:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Manifest 2022 celebrates women in LogisticsTech with an exclusive luncheon event in partnership with DHL Supply Chain, project44 and AEye on Jan. 26, 2022, at The Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Manifest 2022 celebrates women in LogisticsTech with an exclusive luncheon event in partnership with DHL Supply Chain, project44 and AEye on Jan. 26, 2022, at The Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.
  • Manifest is the inaugural event bringing together the most comprehensive ecosystem of innovation and transformation in LogisticsTech and the global Supply Chain.
  • Women in leadership positions have increased dramatically over the past 5 years across the logistics industry; Manifest, DHL, project44 and AEye have joined to celebrate this achievement and discuss future opportunities for gender and cultural diversity in the supply chain and logistics space.
  • "As such, we are proud to support organizations like Women in Autonomy, which equips and empowers women to become leaders and change-makers in their field, and to partner with Manifest to celebrate the advancement of women in supply chain and logistics."

Donors Come Together With US$138.1 Million In New Funding For Education Cannot Wait During UN General Assembly To Leave No Child Behind

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:57pm

US$58.6 million); United States of America (US$37 million); European Union/European Commission (25 million; approx.

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  • US$58.6 million); United States of America (US$37 million); European Union/European Commission (25 million; approx.
  • This new round of funding contributions will accelerate the impact of ECW's education in emergencies investments, which have already reached more than 4.6 million crisis-affected children and adolescents.
  • ECW's COVID-19 response has also been delivered in record speed across 32 countries, reaching an additional 29.2 million vulnerable girls and boys.
  • ECW urgently appeals to public and private sector donors for expanded support to reach even more vulnerable children and youth.

GSUSA Celebrates 3,500 Gold Award Girl Scouts -- World-Changers Who Took Action on Pressing Issues

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:14pm

The Gold Award is a Girl Scout's highest achievement, available to girls in high school who drive sustainable change on issues in their communities and beyond.

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  • The Gold Award is a Girl Scout's highest achievement, available to girls in high school who drive sustainable change on issues in their communities and beyond.
  • 2021 Gold Award Girl Scouts demonstrate the breadth of issues that American teens feel are pressing.
  • Topics these Girl Scouts addressed most frequently include:
    As they take action to transform their world, Gold Award Girl Scouts gain tangible skills and prove they're the leaders our world needs.
  • Each Girl Scout council was able to nominate one of their outstanding Gold Award Girl Scouts, whose project exemplifies the core components of the Gold Award, to receive a scholarship.

Evolve Additive Solutions Secures Additional $30M in Funding

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:00pm

Today Evolve Additive Solutions (EAS) announces that 3D Ventures and its affiliates have agreed to a $30 million growth equity financing in the company.

Key Points: 
  • Today Evolve Additive Solutions (EAS) announces that 3D Ventures and its affiliates have agreed to a $30 million growth equity financing in the company.
  • This fundraising follows a period of growth in which Evolve has meaningfully expanded its product portfolio over the past 6 months.
  • Funding from 3D Ventures reflects their confidence in our business model, our growth trajectory and our ability to meet a need in the additive manufacturing marketplace, stated, Steve Chillscyzn, CEO and Founder of Evolve.
  • Evolve Additive Solutions is transforming how the world manufactures.

Disguise Announces LEGO® Global Multi-year Renewal

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Disguise, Inc., a leading global costume company today announced a multi-year renewal of global rights for their LEGO costume line.

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  • Disguise, Inc., a leading global costume company today announced a multi-year renewal of global rights for their LEGO costume line.
  • Disguise will continue to design, market, manufacture and distribute costumes and costume accessories for the LEGO Group across the world.
  • The Disguise and LEGO partnership first started in 2015 and helped Disguise launch its costume footprint around the world with high-quality products designed specifically for a premium brand such as the LEGO brand.
  • Disguise matches the level of quality and innovation that the LEGO brand maintains in all their products.