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2014-03-12 08:27:44

Sundance Institute-Supported Filmmaker Meredith Danluck Receives Milestone Award NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after the late actor and filmmaker who was killed in 2006, announced today that it has awarded its 50(th) production grant, in partnership with the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program, to Meredith Danluck for her film State Like Sleep. Danluck is an artist and filmmaker whose work has...

2014-01-31 23:03:25

Conference Slated to be Held April 29-30 in St. Andrews, New Brunswick St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (TCFFI) will jointly host an Atlantic Salmon Closed-Containment Workshop on April 29 and 30 at ASF’s headquarters near St. Andrews, NB. It’s the second such conference held at ASF that brings participants together to hear presentations and discuss the technology and operation of...

2013-08-16 23:04:39

Autism Researchers can now apply for 2014 grants. $1.1 million already awarded by Autism Science Foundation in pre & postdoctoral funding. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The Autism Science Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting and funding autism research, today announced that it had issued a new request for scientific proposals. ASF is inviting applications for pre- and postdoctoral training awards from graduate students, medical students and...

2013-06-03 23:16:38

Diners enjoy a feast of sustainably produced Atlantic salmon, prepared by renowned Chef Tom Valenti on behalf of the Atlantic Salmon Federation. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) hosted a dinner event in support of its environmentally-sustainable salmon aquaculture program on Wednesday, May 15th at the Yale Club, New York, NY. Sixty guests had the opportunity to sample land-based, closed containment salmon, which was prepared by renowned chef and...

2009-09-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Securitization Forum (ASF) and Standard & Poor's Fixed Income Risk Management Services (FIRMS), an analytics and research unit separate from S&P's ratings business that delivers solutions to help investors perform greater analysis on the financial instruments in their portfolios, today announced the launch of a new standardized universal code for identifying critical information about individual loans that are securitized in the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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