How a 30-person nonprofit is helping refugees around the world

The global refugee crisis is one of the most urgent issues discussed in the news these days. For the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), though, this news cycle is hardly new. Back in 2008, Becca Heller founded IRAP as a student organization at Yale Law School. Today, they’re on the front lines providing legal representation to refugees in a challenging environment. We’re humbled to share the story of one of their clients in our short film, Resettled.

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Dropbox and Blackboard help Arkansas State University get in sync

Arkansas State University faces a unique set of demands. With 10 different campuses in the Arkansas State University System, professors often find themselves shuttling between campuses. And that makes it a constant challenge to ensure students and faculty always have access to the resources they need. To overcome these challenges, the Arkansas State IT team focuses on providing faculty the right technology. One of the tools they use to ensure a world-class education for students is Blackboard Learn™, Blackboard’s flagship learning management system (LMS). And now the school is taking faculty success to a new level by integrating Blackboard Learn with Dropbox Education.

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How Les Lunes manages design and marketing with Dropbox Paper

Les Lunes is not just on the cutting edge of fashion. They’re also early adopters of new team collaboration technology. Founder/CEO Anna Lecat had a vision of designing clothes in Paris, manufacturing out of locally grown bamboo in Shanghai, and setting up stores in the US. Here’s how Dropbox Paper has helped bring that vision to reality by connecting her team across the globe.

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Retail Week: How a fashion brand found the right fit with Dropbox

What materials come to mind when you think about soft clothing? Cotton? Silk? Cashmere is awfully nice. How about bamboo? Bamboo is a weed that’s mostly known for its strength. But fashion brand Les Lunes makes all of their Parisian-style clothing out of the fabric. Turns out it’s not only soft, but has all sorts of additional benefits.

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Bouncing back from a lightning strike with Dropbox Business

When the power goes out at production facilities across Canada, many call on Saskatoon-based electrical contracting firm CEL Electric to get up and running again. But in 2014, lightning struck, literally: one of CEL’s on-premises data servers was zapped, frying expensive hardware and six months worth of work. “It was our wake-up call to make a change to the way we managed our information,” says Shaun Unger, VP of Corporate Affairs.

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