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2014-05-05 23:07:15

Six very different organizations are using new e-learning technology to discover insights about their people and training programs that weren’t possible before. They’re using a new e-learning technology by Rustici Software called Watershed LRS to identify correlations between learning activities and the effects that they have on people’s job performance. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Six very different organizations are using new e-learning technology to discover insights about...

2013-11-15 23:26:12

Catholic Relief Services and Stop Hunger Now, Helping Hands are partnering with the National Catholic Youth Conference to package 100,000 meals for people who are suffering from food shortages and famine. These meals will be sent to West Africa. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 In just one week, on November 21-23, 24,000 Catholic youth and their chaperones will be gathering at Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium for a 3-day conference of prayer, service, and faith formation called The National...

2012-12-01 05:03:50

A Message from Dr. Carolyn Woo, President & CEO of Catholic Relief Services Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 "December 1 is World AIDS Day, a time when we pause to reflect on the ways in which the HIV pandemic has changed our world, when we celebrate the exciting progress made in the fight against HIV, while mourning the multitude of lives it has claimed. "Many challenges remain but this year we have good reason to be optimistic. Last week UNAIDS reported that Africa has cut...

2010-08-04 11:15:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The worst flood to hit Pakistan in 80 years has left at least one million people in need of emergency assistance. In northwestern Pakistan, the number of deaths currently exceeds 1,400, and over 3 million affected or displaced in need of supplies. Major damage to roads, housing, bridges, general infrastructure, communications and utilities continue to be the main problem hampering relief efforts. Martin Mogwanja, the UN humanitarian...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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