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Above, Henry Crown Fellow Thelma Golden moderates a discussion on innovation in art and space at the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival.

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The Aspen Challenge — launched by the Aspen Institute and the Bezos Family Foundation — provides a platform, inspiration, and tools for young people to design solutions to some of the world's most critical problems by engaging with leading global visionaries, artists, and en

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How do we adjust to an increasingly diverse classroom, with students from myriad social, economic, and cultural backgrounds? In the video above, author Amanda Ripley said it's hard to distinguish between "real challenges, and low expectations and bias" in teaching in a diverse school.

Education reporter and author Amanda Ripley recently spoke at the Aspen Institute as part of the Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series, where she discussed her new book "The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way." Ripley spent one year following three American students living in Finland, South Korea, and Poland to compare the education practices there to those in the US. Her real-world findings and comparative examples are detailed in her book.

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Ascend at the Aspen Institute recently hosted a webinar on ways to help the youngest students save for a future that includes college, and teach them and their parents the benefits of depositing their money in a real bank. 

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“Memoir is not autobiography,” author Dani Shapiro wrote in a January 2014 open letter on Salon.com.

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US National Security Advisor Susan Rice recently shared her perspective on Indo-US ties at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC. Speaking to participants of the 19th convening of the Aspen Strategy Group's US-India Strategic Dialogue, she acknowledged recent tensions between the two countries.

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Susan Rice, the National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama, and a former member of the Aspen Strategy Group (ASG), delivered an address to the 19th convening of the ASG’s US-India Strategic Dialogue to sha

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Executive Artistic Director of New York Live Arts and Choreographer and Co-founder of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Bill T. Jones joined Director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program and former New York City Ballet principal dancer Damian Woetzel in conversation at New York Live Arts to discuss “the decrepitude of art.”

This inaugural “Bill Chat” is the first in a series of discussions hosted by Jones, and the first in the collaboration between the Aspen Institute and Live Arts. The conversation's subject refers to a statement by 20th century arts titan (and co-founder of the New York City Ballet) Lincoln Kirstein, commenting on modern art and the work of modern dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham. The comment was made in an interview published in a book about the dancer written by James Klosty.

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