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2014-07-16 23:13:30

For the first time in seven years, one of the most renowned Tibetan Buddhist teachers currently teaching in the West, Her Eminence Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche, brings her teachings to the Chicago area. Heartwood Center for Body Mind Spirit, a holistic health services center in Evanston, hosts the weekend program on August 16–17 in their Skylight Room at 1818 Dempster Street. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 For the first time in seven years, one of the most renowned Tibetan Buddhist...

2014-07-07 16:24:29

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) announced today that Lonnel Coats has been appointed president and chief executive officer effective July 7, 2014. Mr. Coats most recently served as president and chief executive officer of Eisai Inc., the United States subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd. Mr. Coats joins Lexicon after 18 years of senior management experience with Eisai. As president and chief executive officer at Eisai, he...

2014-06-30 16:23:30

'Authentic Leadership' is Focus of Speakeasy Series at Wanderlust-Aspen BOULDER, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University today announced that it will partner with Wanderlust Festival, LLC, to bring global thought leaders to Wanderlust's Aspen-Snowmass Festival to explore themes related to Authentic Leadership. Organized under the umbrella of Wanderlust's Speakeasy Series, Naropa University will host three skill-based sessions on July 6. For more information, please...

2014-06-23 08:29:15

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd., today announces the immediate appointment of Barry Lederman to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Mr. Lederman will have full oversight and responsibility for leading Eisai's financial operations in the Americas Region. He also will serve as a member of the company's Executive Committee....

2014-06-10 23:14:52

Lau will appear with "Honu" at first annual Hsi Lai Temple Music and Arts Festival. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Animator-artist Donna Kay Lau successfully funded the "Surf Soup" project on Kickstarter, a crowd fundraising website for creative projects. Lau's "Surf Soup" project funded beyond the original goal, achieving 116% funding. Lau also received generous Dogecoin and Bitcoin donations. The Surf Soup Project first premiered at the...

2014-05-30 23:13:55

Holistic health and wellness center, Heartwood, based in Evanston, hosted renowned meditation instructor and social activist Lopon Jann Jackson for a Four Foundations of Mindfulness Program on May 16-18. The program laid the groundwork for Khandro Rinpoche’s upcoming visit to Heartwood on August 16 and 17. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Holistic health and wellness center, Heartwood, based in Evanston, hosted renowned meditation instructor and social activist Lopon Jann Jackson for a...

2014-05-15 16:25:25

NEW DELHI, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Department of Post, Ministry of Communication and IT, Government of India today celebrated Buddha Purnima with the release of a commemorative stamp on the Drukpa Buddhists. The Drukpa Lineage, based in the Himalayas, is the most prominent Buddhist lineage in India. The commemorative stamp celebrating the 999 years of Drukpa Lineage was released by Shri SK Sinha, Member (HRD), Department of Post in the august presence of the Gyalwang...

2014-05-15 12:26:12

Local Businesses Playing Major Role in Construction and Sustainability for Nalanda Campus BOULDER, Colo., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University today commenced work on a $2 million, twelve-week renovation project to its Nalanda Campus in East Boulder. This 15,000 square-foot project will more than quadruple Nalanda's available classroom space, while also enhancing Naropa University's status as a home for some of Boulder's most creative work in Theater, Music,...

2014-05-15 08:27:29

WADDINXVEEN, The Netherlands, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dalai Lama endorses Save Our Soils campaign On Monday 12th May the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, accepted a "Soilmate" that was offered to him by Volkert Engelsman, CEO of Eosta/Nature & More and initiator of the international Save Our Soils campaign. The event took place at the 'Education of the Heart' symposium in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Dalai Lama confirmed that saving fertile soils...

2014-04-23 23:12:53

Shi DeRu’s Zen US tour lecture series (9th lecture) with the theme “Universal Quantum Conscious Communication through the Eyes of Albert Einstein & Max Planck,” is open to the Atlanta area community on the morning of April 26th--World Tai Chi Day in Norcross, GA. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Shaolin Institute (http://www.shaolin-world.net) hosts Shi DeRu’s 9th Zen (Chan in Chinese Mandarin) lecture of his current US tour lecture series, with the theme “Universal...


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2009-03-03 21:11:15

Robert Grant Aitken (December 31, 1864 "“ October 29, 1951) was an American inventor born in Jackson, CA. Aitken worked at the Lick Observatory in California where he systematically studied double stars, measuring their positions and calculating their orbits around one another. He methodically created a large catalog of such stars, which was published in 1932. It was entitled "˜New General Catalogue of Double Stars Within 120 degrees of the North Pole'. It contained orbit information...

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