Discovery Communications Lends Support to the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center at American University

Cybersecurity is an issue of great importance – for individuals and organizations. In an effort to further support research, development and implementation of smart strategies and governance, Discovery Communications has made a donation to American University’s newly launched Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center and will offer its partnership as it endeavors to promote “good governance” in the preparation for, prevention and detection of, and response to cybersecurity threats. Discovery’s support of the Center will further enhance…

Put Yourself at the Center of the Action with ‘Discovery VR’

For more than 30 years, Discovery Communications has been connecting with audiences with the world around them and, as technology has evolved, so has how we bring stories and experiences to audiences. Today, I’m excited to be able to point all of you to the latest merging of content and technology at Discovery — Discovery VR! Some of the most innovative and creative minds across our company have been working…

Discovery Education Named as Finalist for US Chamber of Commerce Corporate Citizen Awards – Plus, Bill Goodwyn on Technology’s Influence on Education

Congratulations to Discovery Education (DE), who on August 11th was named a 2015 finalist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Awards in the category of Best Corporate Steward – Small and Middle-Market Business. The annual awards, now in their 16th year, demonstrate the positive impacts that businesses around the world have had on individuals and communities – solving today’s greatest challenges through innovation, expertise, efficiency, capital and collaboration. Spanning eight categories, other finalists…

Discovery Education to Host Second Future@Now on February 26

On Wednesday, Discovery Education will host Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition from 9am-5:30pm at Discovery’s headquarters here in Silver Spring. Streaming live to a worldwide audience, this second annual event will focus on one of the most critical issues in education today – implementing effective, district-level digital transitions that prepare students for citizenship, college and careers. At this year’s event, attendees will hear from a variety of education leaders about creating…

Introducing Curiosity.com: A Message from Gabe Vehovsky

Today’s guest blog post is from Gabe Vehovsky, Executive Vice President of Strategy & Emerging Businesses, upon the launch of Curiosity.com. For more information, you can read the press release and Vehovsky’s interview with VentureBeat. It’s hard to believe that it was more than six years ago that I joined Discovery Communications, through the acquisition of HowStuffWorks.com. In the final days of closing that deal, I remember sitting around a boardroom table with Discovery leadership talking…

Discovery Education and Siemens Foundation Kick Off Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

As scientists and experts look to solve global environmental challenges, the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education are once again looking to our country’s future leaders and problem-solvers for innovative solutions. Last week, Discovery Education and Siemens Foundation partnered to launch this year’s Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. Since 2008, the Challenge has tasked K-12 students, under the guidance of an advisor, with identifying an environmental issue in their classroom,…

Discovery Education STEM Camp Boosts Summer Learning

When students stepped out of the classroom this summer, Discovery Education stepped in with the Discovery Education STEM Camp to ensure students continue to learn, even out of school. The Discovery Education STEM Camp is a dynamic series of standards-aligned STEM curricula that is available at no cost to schools, districts, non-profit organizations and parents. It features hands-on and virtual labs, engineering challenges, digital investigations, videos and career connections designed…

Doodle 4 Google With Discovery Education

Who doesn’t love the Google Doodle? One minute, you’re searching for movie listings in your neighborhood, the next minute you’re learning that it is the 374th birthday of Nicolas Steno, the father of geology. The logo remix of the search engine’s homepage is always a fun intersection of quirky historical facts, pop culture moments, well-known events and global holidays and celebrations. On Friday, Discovery Education is teaming up with Google…

Not Attending CES 2013? Revision3 Has Your Ticket to Vegas!

CES. Three letters that bring hoards to Las Vegas every January and have the world talking about what’s next in personal technology, media and more. Discovery realizes not everyone can make it to the international trade show, but we have you covered. The talented folks from some of your favorite Revision3 shows will be on site, navigating the busy floor and making sure you’re in the know about the coolest…

Discovery News & Revision3 Launch New Web Series, YouTube Channel

Ever wonder why the barking cat on YouTube sounds like a dog? Or ever have the urge to peruse photos of an underwater resort?  Since 1998, Discovery News has been giving smart takes on the latest buzz-worthy news. Today, Discovery News launched DNews, a new online series and YouTube channel designed to bring viewers the intersection between “who knew” and “no way”, with daily video news updates from the worlds of…