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2014-06-17 16:26:18

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is issuing an open invitation for research into Multiple Sclerosis, the leading cause of neurological disability in young adults. LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is issuing an open invitation to submit proposals for the Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research. The goal of the award is to stimulate innovative and potentially paradigm-shifting research on Progressive...

2014-06-06 23:01:54

Abt Associates wins a three-year, $1.5 million grant to evaluate a substance abuse initiative by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Abt Associates will evaluate an initiative by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation aimed at delivering prevention and early intervention activities designed to screen youth for substance use in a variety of medical and community-based settings. The work will be fulfilled under a three-year, $1.5 million grant. The process for...

2014-02-27 08:34:21

Soledad O'Brien headlines National Catholic Sisters Week in conjunction with National Women's History Month ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of National Women's History Month, the inaugural National Catholic Sisters Week will kick off Saturday, March 8 with a SisterStories storytelling event hosted by award-winning journalist and CEO Soledad O'Brien at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn. Celebrating the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters, National...

2014-02-25 04:21:59

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), in collaboration with other governmental partners and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, has launched a new supportive housing rental subsidy program called the Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool (FHSP). The goal of the FHSP is to secure decent, safe, and affordable housing for DHS patients who are homeless and have complex physical and behavioral health conditions. Los...

2013-06-27 23:16:24

Helen Keller's birth anniversary offers an opportunity to examine a global mission, a unique partnership and the transformative power of education. Watertown, Mass. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 On June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama, a baby girl was born. Her life forever altered how the world understands “disability.” The bright baby girl became blind and deaf before the age of two, but her teacher helped Helen Keller unlock the brilliance that would inspire all of humanity. Today, the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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