McCormick Foundation Invests $5 Million in Chicago Initiatives Addressing Civic Health and Education
CHICAGO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At its December meeting, the Board of
Directors of the McCormick Foundation approved grants to 13 nonprofit
agencies. These fourth quarter grants support the Foundation's focus on its
hometown and on encouraging citizens to become more active, informed and
Congressional Briefing on Civic Engagement
You are invited to attend a congressional breakfast briefing on the subject of civic
engagement on Tuesday, November 25, 2008. This event will serve as the closing session of the 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA).
President-Elect Barack Obama has voic...
Lilly and International Council of Nurses Win Partnership Award From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:
LLY ) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN) won a Corporate Citizenship
Award at The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic
(BCLC)'s 9th annual dinner and celebration last night at the National ...
Experts establish baseline for civic engagement among retirees
The rise of retired people seeking active participation in their communities has led researchers to define this new aspect of American life. As a result, civic
engagement can now be considered a distinct retirement role, according to an article in the latest issue of The Gerontologist (Volume ...
CBaySystems Gives Away 2008 Honda Civic at AHIMA 2007
Over 1,000 HIMs look on as Evelyn Bickley wins CBay's 'Keys to Medical Records Success' sweepstakes
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CBaySystems, a leading provider
of transcription and healthcare BPO services, today announced the winner of
its "Keys to Medical Rec...
CBaySystems to Give Away a 2008 Honda Civic at AHIMA 2007
'Keys to Medical Records Success' Sweepstakes to Take Place at This Year's Annual Conference in Philadelphia, October 8-10, 2007
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- CBaySystems, a leading
provider of transcription and healthcare BPO services, today announced that
it will be giving ...
AlloSource Chosen as Healthcare Finalist in 2009 'Top Companies'
... honor the gift of donation and responsibly process and distribute human allograft tissue for our communities."
A judging panel of business and civic
leaders is convened to vote on Top Company winners in each category. Judging will take place in mid-August. Top Company winners will be announced at a...
America Takes on the Challenge to Fight Obesity
...r all those who participate. It's a winning formula - and cities, churches, civic
groups, friends, and families across America are teaming up to help reverse...ampaign supported and endorsed by leaders across the community and national civic
and health organizations, is sponsored by State Farm(R).
New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform
...was funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, which supports efforts to expand civic
and philanthropic engagement across the U.S. to improve the lives of vulner...and Kansas.
First, researchers engaged with health care, political, civic
and business leaders in each state to create several health care reform sce...
Conference on Honduras 2009 Set for Copan Ruinas
...on September 24-26, 2009. The event will bring together more than 250 representatives of over 110 medical brigades, universities, churches, hospitals, civic
clubs and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs), as well as agencies and companies involved in volunteer work in Honduras.
"Despite the p...
Civic in Biological News
University of Houston Site of Regional Center of Excellence
...tan research and teaching institution, is home to more than 40 research centers and institutes and sponsors more than 300 partnerships with corporate, civic
and governmental entities. UH, the most diverse research university in the country, stands at the forefront of education, research and service with m...
Twin nanoparticle shown effective at targeting, killing breast cancer cells
...nti-cancer drugs into the malignant cells, killing the cells in up to 80 percent of cases. "We made a Mercedes Benz now," Sun joked. "It's not a Honda civic
The research builds on previous work in Sun's lab where researchers created peptide-coated iron-oxide nanoparticles that, in tests with m...
American Institute of Physics announces awards for best science writing
...s on engaging in applied military research. The tradeoffs, as the book makes clear, include the intellectual challenges of solving tough problems, the civic
pride of performing government service, and the satisfying pleasure the scientists feel from being in the stimulating company of their Jason peers.
The Earth Observatory of Singapore devoted to the study of earth sciences officially opens
... also aim to be modern scientific high priests, illuminating those marvelous phenomena and their attendant perils to our fellow sojourners who include civic
leaders, engineers and planners, all altruists working to make the world a safer and more enjoyable place."
Dr Su Guaning, NTU President, noted t...
New report on science learning at museums, zoos, other informal settings
...ome evidence that participation in informal science learning -- for example, volunteering in the collection of scientific data -- can promote informed civic
engagement on science-related issues such as local environmental concerns, says the report.
The report offers recommendations for people who des...
Resilience in an aging society: GSA showcases cutting-edge meeting topics
...cy advisor during the Clinton Administration.
Congressional Briefing on civic
Tuesday, November 25, at 8:30 a.m.
Location: U.S. Capitol, W...nteer service, so advocates are working with congressional leaders to enact civic
engagement legislation early in the 111th Congress. Senate and House staffe...
If a street tree falls... what does it take to make sound policy?
...local government is responsible for street trees. In other locales, it is up to private property owners to plant and care for street trees. Elsewhere, civic
groups and neighborhood and homeowner organizations take the lead in managing street trees, which includes not only planting and pruning trees but dec...
New studies predict record land grab as demand soars for new sources of food, energy and wood fiber
...ntity, fuelling greater and more violent conflicts, and the destruction of their forest homelands."
Kyeretwie Opoku, an attorney and coordinator of civic
Response in Ghana, lamented that international efforts to address climate change and poverty are only beginning to address "abuse, poor governance and...
Pitt faculty receive awards to explore next-generation technologies
...structing more robust ionomers that can produce more power without becoming too delicate. The education component of her project includes working with civic
and business leaders in Vandergriftand eventually other citiesto develop tailored plans for becoming more efficient producers and consumers of energy ...
Chemical engineers discover new way to control particle motion
...ng with Dr. Jeffrey Errington of the State University of New York at Buffalo, appears in the March 21 issue of the journal Physical Review Letters.
planners and schoolteachers have long appreciated that the motion of cars on highways or children through hallways proceeds smoothly if lanes of traff...
Civic in Biological Technology
Investor profile: Peter M. Skanavis, tech angel, sees investing as civic duty
MILWAUKEE Before a technology entrepreneur can raise the seed capital he needs to fuel his rapidly growing business, he needs to identify one or more individuals who are legally allowed to make angel investments.
This is not an easy thing to do. But fortunately for southeastern Wisconsins tec...
Ratcliff Adds Architect John Sealander to Healthcare Practice Group
...hcare practice group. Ratcliff ( http://www.ratcliffarch.com ) provides a broad array of design and planning services to healthcare, academic, and civic
clients throughout the Western United States.
A licensed architect in California, Sealander was Project Manager while at Stantec Architecture f...
Ten Top Latin American Scientists Named 2009 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences
...edge to solve today's most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and stimulate civic
life. We partner with a diverse range of donors, public and private organizations and concerned citizens who share our commitment to fact-based soluti...
Ratcliff Promotes Jorge Burbano to Senior Associate; Tess Kavanagh and Tony Keung to Associate
...ng firm ( http://www.ratcliffarch.com ) provides a broad array of architectural, interior design and planning services to healthcare, academic and civic
clients throughout the Western United States.
Jorge Burbano, LEED(R) AP, has more than 20 years of architectural design experience. He is curren...
TED Conferences Announces 25 TED Fellows for TEDGlobal in Oxford
...g in rural agricultural development
Evgeny Morozov (Belarus/US) -- Blogger; writer; political scientist looking at how the Internet influences civic
engagement and regime stability
Naomi Natale (US) -- Founder, One Million Bones and the Cradle Project, socially focused large-scale art instal...
Midwest Research Institute Expands in Kansas to Support Regional Economic Development in Animal Health, Biosecurity, and Bioenergy Sectors
... 1, 2009, following Spigarelli's retirement which was announced earlier this year.
MRI has a strong heritage that began 65-years ago when civic
leaders established MRI in Kansas City, Mo., as a scientific research institute to support industry and create jobs for the region. From its beginnin...
FasterCures Rewards Two InnoCentive Solvers for Innovative Ideas to Accelerate Medical Research
...seases. It was also posted on the Public Policy and Citizens in Action Pavilion , which contains Challenges that seek creative approaches to current civic
and political issues, from local community Challenges to those with far-reaching global impact.
Most recently, InnoCentive worked with the Int...
Three Firms, Two Training Programs Garner Greater Baltimore Committee's 2009 Bioscience Awards
Nurturing development of the region's bioscience industry is a top priority of the GBC, the region's most prominent organization of business and civic
Winners of the 2009 Bioscience Awards were selected by a panel of judges from among 18 nominees submitted by businesses, bioscience adv...
Greater Baltimore Committee to Announce Winners of 2009 Maryland Bioscience Awards at Ceremonies on March 12
This is the fourth annual awards event presented by the Greater Baltimore Committee, the region's most prominent organization of business and civic
leaders, to recognize outstanding achievements in Maryland's bioscience industry. The Greater Baltimore Committee has made support for the emerging bi...
Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region (News Briefs)
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Groundbreaking on $35 million Salvador Dali Museum
Elected officials, civic
leaders, museum volunteers, trustees and staff
took part in the official groundbreaking ceremony on December 12, 2008 for the
new $35 million Salvador...