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2014-02-16 23:00:33

Genesis Young and Sulara James have created a petition to teach Non-Violent Communication in Schools which they believe will help stop violence and create a more peaceful society. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Genesis Young and Sulara James have created a petition to teach Non-Violent Communication in Schools which they believe will help stop violence and create a more peaceful society. Over 2500 people are supporting this ground breaking petition. It is heartbreaking and gut wrenching to...

2014-02-14 16:22:08

Habitat aims to build 30,000 homes in the Visayas in partnership with affected families BANGKOK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Feb. 10, Habitat for Humanity broke ground and laid the first bricks at a reconstruction site in Santa Fe, a municipality of Bantayan Island, in the Philippine province of Cebu. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO ) The groundbreaking marked the start of reconstruction efforts by Habitat for Humanity Philippines in the...

2014-02-11 08:28:09

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PHARMACEUTICAL EXECUTIVE, the biopharmaceutical industry's premier publication, spoke with leaders in a resurgent patient movement about matters of life and death: compassionate use access to new drugs, clinical trial participation policy, and the individual unmet needs of patients suffering from dementia and cancer. Pleas for compassionate use access are on the increase, and Change.org is giving patients an audience. In THE ACTIVE PATIENT:...

2014-02-06 12:25:38

On February 11, 2014 from 9:00am to 10:30am EST At the National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 529 14(th) Street, NW - Washington, DC 20045 WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Index (under embargo until 6:01pm EST on February 11) will be introduced by Delphine Halgand, Reporters Without Borders USA Director highlighting the significant trends, rises and falls of countries in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index. Panelists of the discussion will include: -- James Risen...

2014-01-31 16:23:24

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pharmaceutical industry recognizes that patient advocacy groups serve as a critical information channel for patients. Thus the function within pharma companies that interacts with patient advocacy groups has risen in importance as organizations look for effective ways to better communicate with patients. And in addition to working with external patient groups to educate consumers, the advocacy function within the pharmaceutical sector also...

2014-01-28 12:34:02

Soledad O'Brien, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, Dr. Cheryl Crazy Bull and Dr. Vandana Shiva among speakers at 27th annual NCORE conference INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), the most comprehensive national forum on race relations, equity and access on college campuses, is slated to take place May 27-31 in Indianapolis at the JW Marriott Indianapolis. Soledad O'Brien, award-winning journalist,...

2014-01-14 08:31:09

The Home Depot Foundation donating $2.7 million in 2014, bringing its support of Habitat's Repair Corps program to $6.2 million to date ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot® Foundation today announced Habitat's 2014 Repair Corps program, an initiative funded by The Home Depot Foundation to help repair, renovate or construct homes in partnership with U.S. military veterans and their families. Up to 20 Habitat affiliates across...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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