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2011-06-09 09:25:00

Calls for Greater Collaboration to Address the Learning Gap WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution releases a new study today that identifies ways to improve learning and education quality for children and youth in developing countries. The study calls for greater collaboration between the public and private sectors to address a global learning crisis--which affects over 140 million children and youth in the world...

2011-05-26 15:29:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) held its Annual Shareholders' Meeting on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at its corporate offices in Charlotte, NC. John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, commented on the Company's record 2010 performance in which Cato generated a 26% increase in both earnings per diluted share and net income. Mr. Cato also noted the Company recently reported a 22% increase in both earnings per diluted share...

2011-05-17 14:48:00

WILMINGTON, Del., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Minkus Electronic Display Systems, Inc. and ADTI Media, LLC today announced that ADTI Media, LLC has entered into a release and settlement agreement with Minkus Electronic Display Systems for United States Patent Number 5,309,174. The release and settlement agreement resolves the disputes between the parties that were pending in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. SOURCE Minkus Electronic Display Systems, Inc.

2011-04-28 00:00:28

The Heartland Institute "“ a 27-year-old national nonprofit public policy research organization "“ is pleased to announce Peter Ferrara has joined the organization as senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 The Heartland Institute "“ a 27-year-old national nonprofit public policy research organization "“ is pleased to announce Peter Ferrara has joined the organization as senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy....

2011-04-01 00:06:21

On Thursday, April 7, The Heartland Institute will bring to Capitol Hill several of the nation's leading experts on health care reform for a "Big Ideas" conference addressing one of the top public policy issues of our day. "Our Big Ideas conference will offer a positive, freedom-oriented agenda to empower individuals, improve lives, and ensure that health care is more accessible for all Americans," said Eli Lehrer, vice president of DC operations for the Chicago-based Heartland Institute....

2011-03-19 00:00:27

"It is hard to think of anyone in American politics less deserving of such an award. From the censoring of emails to the off-site meetings with lobbyists to the refusal to hand over documents covered under the Freedom of Information Act, Obama's administration has thus far been marked by the decided lack of transparency." (Vocus/PRWEB) March 18, 2011 President Barack Obama today accepted an award from a coalition of good government groups and transparency advocates to recognize "his deep...

2011-03-04 00:00:28

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted 314-112 to repeal the "1099" tax-reporting requirement for small businesses that is part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as Obamacare. The U.S. Senate approved the same measure last month. Currently, the national health care law requires businesses to report any and all purchases above $600 to the Internal Revenue Service. Ben Domenech, research fellow for health care policy at The Heartland Institute...

2011-01-25 00:02:21

The Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank, and Nina Burleigh "” author, Huffington Post blogger, and prominent liberal "” have engaged in a civil, informative and well-reviewed online debate on Obamacare. Neither side "won," but neither was looking for "victory." Instead, both sides were merely interested in the respectful and thoughtful exchange of ideas. This is a welcome development as the debate over Obamacare is again heating up in the new Congress. (Vocus/PRWEB)...

2010-11-04 05:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported sales for the four weeks ended October 30, 2010 of $64.0 million, a 3% increase over sales of $61.9 million for the four week period ended October 31, 2009. Same-store sales for the month increased 2%. Sales for the third quarter ended October 30, 2010 were $198.0 million, a 4% increase over sales of $191.0 million for the third quarter ended October 31, 2009. Same-store sales for...

2010-10-31 00:13:30

Olin and the Brookings Institution Press publish a guide by professor Jackson Nickerson offering practical solutions and strategies for today's managers. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 30, 2010 Imagine telling your boss that the plan to re-organize your department is wrong-headed via a secured anonymous e-mail and he responds to your concern in a video message delivered to everyone in the company. Fiction? No, it's called "ChangeCasting" and a new approach to leading organizational change...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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