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  • Blog Post: Technology Will Play Key Role in Helping the Class of 2012 Find Jobs

    As college commencements have come and gone, graduates are polishing their resumes in the hopes of landing their dream job. With the increasing popularity of digital and social media, graduates will need to incorporate job hunting techniques that go beyond the traditional methods in order to be successful...
  • Blog Post: Educating the Next Generation

    On Saturday May 5, more than 4,000 students and parents descended upon the University of Southern California to participate in the Los Angeles Unified School District Family Summit 2012 . This year’s event, “Make Me Proud: On the Road to College and Careers,” marked the first time that...
  • Blog Post: Safer Internet Day Coming to Los Angeles

    Today is international Safer Internet Day , an annual event dedicated to promoting responsible use of the Internet and mobile technology, particularly among children and youth. For the eighth straight year, Microsoft is supporting this day through a global campaign championing a healthy Internet for...
  • Blog Post: Cool is in Session

    School may not be in session yet, but it’s never too soon for students and their parents to start thinking about how to return to school in style. The latest technology products from Microsoft can help students not only look stylish, but perform at their best and stay connected to family and friends...
  • Blog Post: Los Angeles Area Students Among the First Round of US Imagine Cup Finalists

    Microsoft recently announced the First Round of U.S. finalists for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011 , a global competition of more than 325,000 students representing 100 countries and regions, who work in teams solve global issues through research, personal passion and technology. Two of the finalist teams...
  • Blog Post: Kodu Cup Challenges Children to Create Video Games

    Could video games be a learning experience for kids? You bet, especially if they are creating their own games! Today, Microsoft announced the launch of Microsoft Kodu Cup 2011 competition, inviting U.S. students ages 9 to 17 to design, build and submit their own video games. Kids can enter the competition...
  • Blog Post: Changing the world, one project at a time

    Today is the day! Students from across the nation have descended upon Redmond, Wash., for the U.S. finals of Microsoft’s 2012 Imagine Cup competition , the world’s premier student technology competition. This year, more than 100,000 U.S. students registered for the competition and the top...
  • Blog Post: Southern California Imagine Cup Teams Are Inspiring For All

    Guest post by Tyler Bryson, general manager Southwest District This year's Imagine Cup student technology competition is heating up! More than 70,000 students in the U.S. created innovative, tech-based solutions to solve global problems while learning valuable skills to prepare them as future IT leaders...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Donates $1 Million in Software to Los Angeles Unified School District

    Parents' engagement in academic progress is key to their children's future success, and Microsoft is committed to helping in this effort. Today, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner visited Garfield High School alongside Superintendent-elect Dr. John Deasy to celebrate Microsoft's announcement...
  • Blog Post: More Than 180 Children Attend Safer Internet Day in Los Angeles

    On Tuesday, February 15, more than 180 children from the Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles and the Brotherhood Crusade attended a Safer Internet Day event in Los Angeles. Hosted by Microsoft at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, the event was a part of the worldwide Safer Internet Day initiative, dedicated...