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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends


Vanguard Renewables Selects Kinsley Energy Systems to Power renewable natural gas project

In Connecticut, Vanguard Renewables has selected Kinsley Energy Systems to supply high-efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) for a groundbreaking renewable energy project. Kinsley will provide an 800 kW TEDOM CHP system to power a new renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility located on Goodrich Farm in Salisbury, Vermont. The system, owned and operated by Vanguard, produces bio-methane from the anaerobic digestion of dairy manure and food waste, which is cleaned and concentrated into p...
Tags: CHP, Producer News, Vermont, Vanguard, Middlebury College, Kinsley, Kinsley Energy Systems, Goodrich Farm, Salisbury Vermont, TEDOM CHP, TEDOM, Vanguard Renewables Selects Kinsley Energy Systems, Connecticut Vanguard Renewables


New planned RNG project in Vermont to use dairy waste to provide heating and cooling to nearby college

In Vermont, Vanguard Renewables has selected Kinsley Energy Systems to supply high-efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) for a groundbreaking renewable energy project. Kinsley will provide an 800 kW TEDOM CHP system to power a new renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility located on Goodrich Farm in Salisbury, Vermont. The system, owned and operated by Vanguard, produces bio-methane from the anaerobic digestion of dairy manure and food waste, which is cleaned and concentrated into pipel...
Tags: CHP, Producer News, Vermont, Vanguard, Middlebury College, Kinsley, Kinsley Energy Systems, Vanguard Renewables, Vermont Vanguard Renewables, Goodrich Farm, Salisbury Vermont, TEDOM CHP, Vermont s Universal Recycling, TEDOM


The Women Ski Coaches Association Launches a Grassroots Mission Toward Gender Equity in Sport

The Women Ski Coaches Association launched in September 2019 in pursuit of gender equity in coaching. In August, the Women Ski Coaches Association (WSCA) set forth to balance the scales of gender equity in coaching. With Maria Stuber , head coach at the College of St. Scholastica (CSS) and former member of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project, at the helm, the WSCA strives to be “the voice and future of women in coaching.”  According to surveys conducted by the Tucker Center for Rese...
Tags: General, News, Sport, Css, Harvard University, Skiing, Community, Ncaa, Norway, Fis, Dartmouth College, Montana State University, St Michael, Oslo Norway, Vail CO, Middlebury College


How Not to Be Alone: Jonathan Safran Foer on the Dangers of Diminished Communication

Photo by Pedro Ribeiro Simões In 2013, the novelist Jonathan Safran Foer gave the commencement address at Middlebury College. He subsequently adapted parts of it into a short but impactful essay published in the New York Times. It was titled: “How Not to Be Alone.” In this piece, Foer explores the evolution of communication technology, writing: “Most of our communication technologies began as diminished substitutes for an impossible activity. We couldn’t always see one another face t...
Tags: New York, College, Uncategorized, Jonathan Safran Foer, Middlebury College, Pedro Ribeiro Simões, Foer


Nordic Nation: Real Life with Kelsey Phinney

Kelsey Phinney brings to the sport of cross-country skiing a big-world view as she has rolled with challenges and fine-tuned her athletic performances. First things first: Phinney has become a voice for Parkinson’s Disease advocacy and education. She produced this great podcast episode for the Davis Phinney Foundation titled The Neuroscience of Parkinson’s — it’s part of a broader series from Phinney called  The Parkinson’s Podcast .  Kelsey Phinney earlier this season in Lilleham...
Tags: Podcasts, Sport, Skiing, Multimedia, Lillehammer Norway, Middlebury College, Phinney, Lahti Finland, Kelsey Phinney, Nordic Nation, Nordic Nation Podcast, Craftsbury Vermont, SMS T2, Davis Phinney Foundation, Fischer Nordic Focus Phinney, Connie Carpenter Phinney


Citing safety, college cancels Polish conservative’s speech

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — Middlebury College has canceled a lecture by a conservative Polish speaker out of safety concerns two years after the school was the site of a rowdy protest. Middlebury made the announcement Wednesday, hours before member of the European Parliament and philosopher Ryszard Legutko was to appear. The Vermont college cited an […]
Tags: News, Nation, Vermont, European Parliament, Middlebury, Middlebury College, MIDDLEBURY Vt AP, Ryszard Legutko


Chem professor on leave after Nazi gas chamber exam question

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Middlebury College chemistry professor whose written exam question asked students to calculate the lethal dose of a poisonous gas used in Nazi gas chambers during the Holocaust has taken a leave of absence. The Vermont college said in a written statement last week that it’s investigating under the terms of […]
Tags: Science, News, Nation, Vermont, Middlebury College, MIDDLEBURY Vt AP


BGL taps Hill as MD

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company, an investment bank and financial adviser, has named Peter Hill as a managing director in its business services practice. Previously, Hill worked at Mufson Howe Hunter & Company LLC where he was managing director and head of business services. PRESS RELEASE CLEVELAND, April 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL), a leading independent investment bank and financial advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Peter Hill as a new Managing D...
Tags: Trends, People, San Diego, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Peter, Hill, Stifel, Middlebury College, Barclays Capital, Chicago Cleveland, Business Services, Peter Hill, BGL, Brown Gibbons Lang Company, Head of Business Services


Watch clips from Breathe, a lovely "water opera" in a pool

A few weeks ago at Appleton, Wisconsin's Lawrence University, a group of experimental musicians, dancers, and performance artists staged "Breathe," a "multidisicplinary water opera" in the college's swimming pool. (The video above is from a previous performance at Middlebury College's Natatorium). From Fox Cities Magazine: Lawrence University’s Margaret Sunghe Paek, professor of dance and curator of Dance Series, will work with music director Loren Dempster and director/choreographer Gabrie...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Theater, Opera, Swimming, Performance art, Pools, Appleton Wisconsin, Middlebury College, Dempster, Forestieri, Avant Garde, Lawrence University, Fox Cities Magazine, Margaret Sunghe Paek


When Fred Rogers and Francois Clemmons Broke Down Race Barriers on a Historic Episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (1969)

Last year’s Fred Rogers documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor, propelled François Clemmons—better known to generations of Mister Rogers Neighborhood viewers as Officer Clemmons—back into the international spotlight. One of the most striking anecdotes in the doc concerns a 1969 episode in which Mister Rogers, who was white, invited Officer Clemmons, who is black, to join him in soaking his bare feet in a backyard baby pool on a hot summer’s day. It was one of those giant leaps for ma...
Tags: Google, Television, College, Life, New York City, History, Pbs, Vanity Fair, Rogers, Pittsburgh, Facebook Twitter, Fred, Fred Rogers, Electric Company, Roger, Middlebury College


'I don't know if I would feel comfortable:' Students afraid to study abroad under Title IX

Annie Blalock, 20, is a junior at Middlebury College. For the next four months, she will be studying abroad in Irkutsk, Siberia, taking classes in ecology and Russian. Because of proposed Title IX guidelines, Blalock is worried about policy changes for victims of sexual assault.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Middlebury College, Blalock, Annie Blalock, Irkutsk Siberia


Apollo Global names co-COOs

Apollo Global Management LLC said Jan. 15 that it expanded its leadership team. The firm promoted Anthony Civale, lead partner and COO, and Martin Kelly, CFO, to serve as co-chief operating officers. Civale and Kelly will oversee Apollo’s business operations and corporate infrastructure. They work closely with James Zelter and Scott Kleinman, Apollo co-presidents. The appointments are effective Jan. 15. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apollo Global Management, LLC (APO) ...
Tags: New York, Americas, Trends, People, Barclays, SEC, Apollo, Anthony, Securities And Exchange Commission, Lehman Brothers, Company, Martin, Kelly, HARRIS, University of New South Wales, Jim


Cheap ski resorts in famous areas

Skiing is a notoriously expensive hobby. The equipment, the clothing, the $12 beers — all in addition to the cost of getting on the hill. For those lacking a season pass, planning a trip to the mountain is an intimidating prospect. Getting on the gondola at Aspen can cost you over $150. Lift tickets at some resorts have gotten so expensive that prices are hard to even find on their websites. Fortunately, there are more affordable options, some even leaving enough in your wallet to splurge on ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Colorado, California, College, Montana, US, Skiing, New Zealand, Switzerland, Nevada, Keystone, Jackson, North America, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe


Fruits of College Indoctrination

Fruits of College Indoctrination U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Much of today's incivility and contempt for personal liberty has its roots on college campuses, and most of the uncivil and contemptuous are people with college backgrounds. Let's look at a few highly publicized recent examples of incivility and attacks on free speech.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, were accosted and harassed by a deranged left-wing mob as they were leaving a di...
Tags: Transportation, Guns, Education, Congress, College, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, Nazis, America, South Africa, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, University Of California Berkeley


Murder and Conspiracy Abound in Counterpoint Season 2 Trailer

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Murder and conspiracy abound in Counterpoint Season 2 trailer Starz has unveiled the official trailer for Season 2 of Counterpoint, which promises an intense, action-packed ride full of conspiracy and murder. Check out the Counterpoint Season 2 trailer below! Season 2 of the critically-acclaimed Starz Original series “Counterpart” began production in Berlin in February. The 10-episode second season of the one-hour scripted drama is from creator Justin Marks, Gilbert Film...
Tags: TV, New York, Movies, Berlin, Los Angeles, United Nations, TV News, Starz, Carnegie Mellon University, Mrc, Howard, Justin, Rockford, Middlebury College, Clare, J. k. simmons


The College Conflict: Part 1

2018 U.S. Ski Team camp at the Snow Farm in New Zealand, with author Alayna Sonnesyn (teal jacket) in the middle of the group shot. (Photo: Matt Whitcomb) The following was written by Alayna Sonnesyn, a new member of the Stratton Mountain School (SMS) T2 Team who graduated from the University of Vermont (UVM) this past spring. Originally from Plymouth, Minnesota, Sonnesyn, 22, raced on the UVM Ski Team for four years and qualified for four NCAA Skiing Championships teams. She placed second and...
Tags: General, Resources, Lifestyle, Sport, Sms, Racing, Skiing, Dartmouth, New Zealand, Ncaa, Gap Year, Ski Racing, University Of Vermont, Dartmouth College, Sophie, Kelsey


Pedal or Putt at this Year’s Kelly Brush Ride

GOLF ADDED TO EVENT THAT SUPPORTS ADAPTIVE SPORTS AND SKI RACING SAFETY  Participants in the 13th annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations can opt to participate via pedal strokes and golf strokes this year. The state’s largest charity ride, scheduled for September 8, is offering a golf option for the first time. “The Kelly Brush Ride start and finish is next to the Ralph Myhre Golf Course at Middlebury College, and many of our participants play a round the day bef...
Tags: News, Sport, Skiing, Ncaa, Kelly, Shaw, Champlain Valley, Burlington Vermont, Middlebury College, Other News, Kelly Brush Foundation, Ralph Myhre Golf Course, Zeke Davisson, Timo Shaw, Vermont Sports, VBT Bicycling


Heather and Brooke Mooney on Where Skiing Led Them and What’s Next

Mooney siblings (from left to right) Scott, Heather and Brooke after jumping into Lake 22 just outside of Seattle, following Brooke’s graduation from Washington University in June. “With two siblings peer pressure works wonders, not going to be the wimpy one who doesn’t jump in!” Heather wrote. (Courtesy photo) Perhaps you have heard of them. Or at least seen them. At 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall, respectively, the Mooney sisters, Heather and Brooke, are hard to miss. But their height is no...
Tags: General, News, Interviews, Australia, Sport, Olympics, Skiing, Yale, Other, Times, Seattle, Princeton, Vermont, 2020 Olympics, Scott, MSU


Summit Nordic Coach Hannah Taylor Dies in Trail Running Accident

Summit Nordic Ski Club coach Hannah Taylor passed away on Saturday, July 21. (Photo: Summit Nordic Ski Club/Facebook) A Summit Nordic Ski Club coach for the last 14 years, Hannah Taylor, 39, passed away on Saturday after a trail running accident in the Gore Range near Frisco, Colorado. Originally from Hopkinton, N.H., Taylor, who lived in the Frisco area for the better part of the last two decades, was running on Willow Peak ridge with Summit Nordic’s head coach Olof Hedberg when she grabbed a ...
Tags: Facebook, General, News, Colorado, Sport, Skiing, Taylor, Vermont, Summit County, Gore, Union Leader, Frisco, Haynes, Middlebury College, Breckenridge, HANNAH


Summit Nordic Coach Hannah Taylor Dies in Trail Running Accident (Updated)

Summit Nordic Ski Club coach Hannah Taylor passed away on Saturday, July 21. (Photo: Summit Nordic Ski Club/Facebook) (Update: On Thursday, Aug. 2, the Summit County coroner’s office provided details on what happened to Hannah Taylor on July 21. Those details can be found here.)  A Summit Nordic Ski Club coach for the last 14 years, Hannah Taylor, 39, passed away on Saturday after a trail running accident in the Gore Range near Frisco, Colorado. Originally from Hopkinton, N.H., Taylor, who live...
Tags: Facebook, General, News, Colorado, Sport, Skiing, Ski Club, Taylor, Vermont, Summit County, Gore, Union Leader, Frisco, Haynes, Middlebury College, Breckenridge


Do My Test Scores Matter?

Less than you think, but more than you’d like. SAT. ACT. SAT2.  TOEFL.  PSAT.  PLAN. These tests loom large in the college admissions process.  And no other aspect of the process generates as many questions—and anxieties—as the standardized tests. On the one hand, you should not tress too much about your scores.  They are only one element of the entire application, and other elements are generally more important.  Based on an annual survey by the National Association for College Admissions Co...
Tags: College, Stanford, US news, Mit, United States, Dartmouth, Ivy League, University of Pennsylvania, Test Scores, Sat, Gettysburg, New York University, Colorado College, Middlebury College, Brandeis University, University of Rochester


Stanley Morris leads 2018 Daily News All-Area boys tennis team

Player of the Year – Stanley Morris, Harvard-Westlake, Sr. Morris finished his senior year 24-8 overall in high school sets, anchored by his final nine sets in the last three playoff matches to help Harvard-Westlake complete it’s back-to-back CIF-SS Division 1 titles. Harvard-Westlake’s Stanley Morris hits the ball during the CIF-SS Division 1 boys tennis final between Harvard-Westlake and Peninsula at the Claremont Club in Claremont on Friday, May 18, 2018. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange Co...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Morris, Peninsula, Northeast, Li, Simpson, Wolverines, Stanley, Claremont, San Fernando Valley, Middlebury College, Pritzker, Los Alamitos


Harvey Weinstein Indicted On Additional Charges By Manhattan District Attorney

Update: Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced an additional set of charges against Harvey Weinstein on Monday, July 2. The Grand Jury has charged the disgraced producer with an additional count of Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree for a forcible sexual act against a third woman in 2006 and two counts of Predatory Sexual Assault, a Class A-II felony. The felony "carries a minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum sentence of life imprisonment."The original story contin...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Evans, Associated Press, Miramax, Weinstein, Middlebury College, Cyrus R Vance Jr, RAINN Sexual Assault Hotline, Lucia Evans, Tribeca When


Harvey Weinstein Has Pleaded Not Guilty To Rape & Criminal Sex Act Charges

On Tuesday morning, to rape and criminal sex act charges in New York City, the Associated Press reports. Specifically, the disgraced producer has been charged with rape in the first and third degrees and first-degree criminal sexual act.The charges came from two alleged victims, one of whom is former actress Lucia Evans, who accused Weinstein of forcing her to perform oral sex on him in 2004. As detailed in a report by The New Yorker, Evans was a rising senior at Middlebury College when she w...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Harvey Weinstein, Evans, Associated Press, Miramax, Weinstein, Middlebury College, RAINN Sexual Assault Hotline, Lucia Evans, Tribeca When, Ashley Judd Annabella Sciorra Weinstein


Middlebury graduates told to get radical with their empathy

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist is encouraging Middlebury College’s newest graduates to engage in “radical empathy.” Journalist and author Isabel Wilkerson said at Sunday’s commencement that imagining how it would feel to walk in someone else’s shoes is a start. But she said more is required in the “dangerously fragmented world we […]
Tags: News, Middlebury, Middlebury College, Isabel Wilkerson, Nation & World, MIDDLEBURY Vt AP


Harvey Weinstein Turns Himself In To NYPD On Rape, Criminal Sex Act Charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was arrested Friday on rape, criminal sex act and other charges from encounters with two women, police said Friday as the former movie mogul faced the first criminal case stemming from misconduct claims that scores of women made against him. Seven months after the allegations destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement, Weinstein, 66, left a Manhattan police station in handcuffs, with a strained smile, to head to court for a...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, London, News, California, New York City, Time, Ap, Britain, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Evans, Associated Press, Shakespeare, Andrew Cuomo, New York Police Department


Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to face sex crime charges

Harvey Weinstein arrives at the first precinct while turning himself to authorities following allegations of sexual misconduct, Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) By COLLEEN LONG | Associated Press NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of misconduct allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movemen...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, London, News, California, New York City, Time, Sport, Ap, Britain, Soccer, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Evans, Associated Press, Shakespeare


Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

By COLLEEN LONG The  Associated Press NEW YORK — Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. It would be the first criminal case against Weinstein to come out of the barrage of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning that brought down other powerful ...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, London, Celebrities, News, California, New York City, Time, Sport, Ap, Britain, Soccer, Harvey Weinstein, Evans, Associated Press, Shakespeare


James Cromwell Joins the Cast of Starz’s Counterpart

BEGIN SLIDESHOW James Cromwell joins the cast of Starz’s Counterpart Starz has announced today that Emmy-winner and Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell (American Horror Story, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Young Pope) has been cast in a recurring guest role as “Yanek” for Season 2 of the STARZ Original series Counterpart. Appearing in a multi-episode arc, Cromwell’s character Yanek is the enigmatic warden of Echo, an underground facility where Howard (J.K. Simmons) finds himself fi...
Tags: TV, New York, Movies, Berlin, Los Angeles, United Nations, TV News, Starz, Pope, Carnegie Mellon University, Mrc, Howard, Justin, Baldwin, Rockford, Middlebury College