Education

Dole and The Walt Disney Company Help Parents Encourage Healthier Eating through the Magic of Disney Characters and Storytelling

The Walt Disney Company and Dole Food Company continue their multi-year healthy living initiative with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, featuring consumer promotions, digital integrations, in-store activities and Disney-branded fruits and vegetables. The ongoing collaboration serves as part of a nutrition alliance aimed at helping parents encourage their kids and families to make healthier food choices and formally launched last fall with a successful campaign around Disney’s Moana. The latest promotion, Disney Beauty and the Beast, features Belle, Beast, Lumiere…

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How To Use Disney•Pixar Movies To Teach Kids About Friendship

Disney•Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur, which is available today on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere, is a heartwarming adventure about the power of friendship and discovering who you are meant to be. In this epic journey, a young apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend while traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape. Arlo learns not only the value of friendship, but also how to confront his fears and discover what he is truly capable of.…

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High School Students Nationwide Chosen for 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

  Approximately 100 students from across America will soon pack their bags for a fabulous, fun-filled and educational trip to Walt Disney World Resort as part of this year’s Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE, March 3-6, 2016. The teens, along with a parent or guardian, will take off on an all-expense-paid trip to Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, where they will experience once-in-a-lifetime educational and mentoring program designed to inspire them to dream big and discover…

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Final Chance for High School Students to Apply for the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy

With the school year already in full swing, so are applications for the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine, the innovative, outside-of-the-classroom, educational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort. To be among the 100 selected to participate in this hands-on learning experience, high school students nationwide must apply at DisneyDreamersAcademy.com by October 30. Disney Dreamers Academy continues to hold true to its mission to inspire and fuel the dreams of teens, help them discover a…

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The Walt Disney Company’s Startup Accelerator Program Announces 2015 Participants

Today The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) announced the 2015 class of the Disney Accelerator program powered by Techstars. The second Disney Accelerator program features ten startup companies that will participate in a three-month mentorship and investment program beginning today and concluding with a Demo Day on October 6, 2015. The companies selected for the 2015 Disney Accelerator program include: Decisive: Decisive is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that uses real time data to enable advertisers to optimize…

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The Walt Disney Company Invests in Young Native American Leaders with a $250,000 Commitment to the American Indian College Fund

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced that The Walt Disney Company has committed $250,000 to create The Walt Disney Company American Indian College Fund Scholarship Program. The program will provide Native American and Alaska Native students who have financial need with multi-year support to attend tribal colleges and universities nationwide. The donation, announced at the American Indian College Fund’s 25th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles today, will also support the “25 in 25” capital campaign to expand the College…

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Disney Launches Suite of Creative Arts Apps Tied to Disney Imagicademy Learning Brand

The world’s largest publisher of children’s books and apps, Disney Publishing Worldwide, released Mickey’s Magical Arts World, an app that gives children curriculum-based tools to explore creative arts by making and doing. For the first time ever, children can create their own characters and bring them to life in real Disney cartoons alongside Mickey and friends. Children can also experiment with basic music concepts and practice art and design. Grounded in a research-based curriculum, Mickey’s Magical Arts World is available…

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The Science of Love with Bill Nye in Time for Valentine’s Day

So in the 90s, like most kids, you were growing up with a new generation of Science Teacher, Bill Nye the Science Guy. Bill was the follow up to the earlier Mr. Wizard (who I also remember). In the 90s, Bill taught science in a fun new way that made it cool to be kind of geeky. And with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, just how does Bill Nye explain those pitter patters of being twitterpated? Well He Doesn’t!…

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Disney Executive Jackie Ogden, Ph.D. Sworn-In as Chair of the Board at Association of Zoos and Aquariums

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is celebrating the swearing-in of Jackie Ogden, Ph.D., Walt Disney Parks and Resorts vice president of Animals, Science and Environment, as the new Chair of the AZA Board of Directors. “Dr. Jackie Ogden’s strong leadership and extensive experience will be tremendously beneficial to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and to all AZA-accredited institutions,” said AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy. “We are grateful that Disney has been such a supportive member of…

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Embark On A Magical Medieval Adventure! Individual Software Ships Disney: Mickey’s Typing Adventure

Disney: Mickey’s Typing Adventure Starring Mickey Mouse and Friends takes players on a medieval adventure and is designed to teach children ages 6-12, to touch-type by allowing them to be the hero and rescue Mickey Mouse and friends from a mysterious enchantment in Typelandia. Children are taught all of the keys on the keyboard as they journey through Typelandia and free characters from the enchantment on their way to the Palace. Additionally, the software includes quality animations of Mickey Mouse…

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