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2014-06-29 00:20:53

LAS VEGAS, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, funded through a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. "The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt received the medal for fiction, and "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism," byDoris Kearns Goodwin received the medal for...

2013-09-04 23:03:40

Stevens and the Federation of American Scientists to Collaborate on the Development of a Virtual Nuclear Issues Education Center Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Stevens Institute of Technology, a premier, private technological research university, and the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), a Washington, D.C.-based think tank focused on reducing nuclear threats to national and international security, have been awarded a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to host...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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