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Improving Outcomes for Students – The Mass EduData Challenge

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On Wednesday, October 1, the Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center – New England had the pleasure of hosting an esteemed panel for our Education & Data event, the third in our series of Conversations on Civic Tech. One of the panelists, Christopher Scranton, presented some awesome findings on innovative ways of working with student data, […]

Our Takeaways from Innovation and the City

Our own Cathy Wissink (second from the left) spoke at Innovation and the City.
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There’s a lot of talk today about “innovative cities”. But what exactly are they? What are the qualities of an innovative city? How can those qualities be reproduced in other cities? And how does a city ensure that everyone in the community benefits from that innovation and economic benefit? These questions drove the Venture Café […]

Kendall Square EatUp Celebrates Eating Local

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The Microsoft New England team can’t wait to attend the Kendall Square Association’s Kendall Square EatUp tonight! Featuring bites from more than 25 of our favorite restaurants and neighbors in Kendall Square, tonight promises to bring together all kinds of good food and good people in celebration of eating local. And beyond that, ticket sales are going directly to the […]