Bill Clinton http://news.stlpublicradio.org en CGI-U Closes With Day Of Service http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cgi-u-closes-day-service <p></p><p>After a weekend full of exchanging ideas on how to make the world a better place, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI-U) closed today with a day of service at Gateway STEM High School in St. Louis City. &nbsp;</p><p>President Bill Clinton told volunteers and students that the country must focus on STEM education, or science, technology, engineering, and mathematics<strong>. </strong></p><p>With that in mind, Gateway STEM High School Principal, Beth Bender, said volunteers who spent the day fixing up the school will make an immediate difference.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 19:58:14 +0000 Tim Lloyd 25201 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org CGI-U Closes With Day Of Service At Global Conference, Students Inspired To Tackle Local Problems http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/global-conference-students-inspired-tackle-local-problems <p></p><p>What if you found an old bus, ripped out the interior, and turned it into a farmers market on wheels?</p><p>You could drive around to each of the 15 food deserts in St. Louis, where there’s limited access to fresh produce, and while you’re at it, give some cooking lessons or hand out nutrition information.</p><p>Sound like a good idea?</p> Sat, 06 Apr 2013 23:00:20 +0000 Tim Lloyd 25197 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org At Global Conference, Students Inspired To Tackle Local Problems Clinton Global Initiative University Kicks Off At WashU http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/clinton-global-initiative-university-kicks-washu <p>President Bill Clinton, his daughter Chelsea, comedian Stephen Colbert and an “A-list” of leaders and thinkers are on the campus of Washington University this weekend for the sixth annual <a href="http://www.cgiu.org/">Clinton Global Initiative University</a>.</p><p>The three-day event aims to bring students ideas and innovations to bear on a range of global problems from public health, to human rights to the environment.</p> Sat, 06 Apr 2013 03:27:38 +0000 Adam Allington 25182 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Clinton Global Initiative University Kicks Off At WashU Engaging The Next Generation Of Leaders: Clinton Global Initiative University Comes To St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/engaging-next-generation-leaders-clinton-global-initiative-university-comes-st-louis <p>In 2005, President Bill Clinton established the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). &nbsp;The goal of the ongoing project is to “create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges.”</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 19:19:24 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 25129 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Engaging The Next Generation Of Leaders: Clinton Global Initiative University Comes To St. Louis Clinton To Visit St. Louis In April http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/clinton-visit-st-louis-april <p>Former President Bill Clinton will be in St. Louis next month as part of his Clinton Global Initiative.</p><p>The sixth annual <a href="http://www.clintonglobalinitiative.org/">Clinton Global Initiative</a> University will be April 5-7 at Washington University. Among the featured speakers will be Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, and comedian Stephen Colbert.<br>&nbsp;<br>The event is expected to include more than 1,000 college students and celebrities discussing things such as education, the environment, human rights and climate change.<br>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 13:53:16 +0000 The Associated Press 9931 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Clinton To Visit St. Louis In April