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2011-01-31 10:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Mortenson, an acclaimed education advocate and author of the 2007 New York Times best-seller Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time, praised Walden University at its 45th commencement ceremony for its commitment to positive social change. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/CL29101LOGO ) Speaking to graduates at Walden's 2011 Winter Commencement in Miami, Mortenson said, "As all of you...

2010-12-06 12:10:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Mortenson, an acclaimed education advocate who has worked tirelessly to advance global women's literacy and social change, will be the keynote speaker at Walden University's 45th commencement on Saturday, Jan. 22, at 1:30 p.m. in Miami's James L. Knight Center. Best known for his 2007 New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time, Mortenson is the co-founder and executive director of...

2010-03-08 09:00:00

CHICAGO, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted philanthropist and author of New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea Greg Mortenson will introduce his newest book at a Chicago gala April 3. The highly anticipated sequel to Three Cups of Tea is called Stones into Schools, an autobiography about building schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan and his experiences with the Taliban and other militants while there. Mortenson, the featured speaker at his Central Asia Institute's gala event, will be...

2009-09-16 18:33:00

DENVER, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The anticipated speaking engagement by Greg Mortenson, best-selling author of Three Cups of Tea, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and founder of award winning international youth program Pennies for Peace, at Red Rocks Amphitheatre is now free and open to the public, but tickets are required. The shift to free admission was announced today by the Pennies for Peace office, in an effort to make Mortenson's and other teen activists' speaking engagements more...

2009-09-02 11:00:00

MORRISON, Colo., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEDIA Reporters must send all interview and media-credential requests through Diane Amdur or Kirsten Ritter. Sept. 1 through Sept. 17 - Phone interview with Greg MortensonScheduled upon request during his two weeks of travel Friday, Sept. 18, 10-Noon - Media Briefing at Oxford Hotel, DenverIntimate, lively conversation and tea with Greg Mortenson and teen activists Sunday, Sept. 20, 5-10 p.m. - "Journey of Hope"...

2009-05-24 07:01:00

NEW YORK, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mom's Choice Awards(R) will feature humanitarian Greg Mortenson, coauthor of Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time. Mr. Mortenson will deliver a speech and multi-media presentation, Peace Through Education, on Thursday evening, May 28, 2009, at the Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street Y, New York. Mr. Mortenson, whose book has been a New York Times bestseller for more than 119 weeks and is currently ranked...

2009-04-16 09:30:00

Author & Human Rights Advocate Greg Mortenson is Afternoon Speaker BOSTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gwen Ifill, the moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and one of the country's most respected journalists, will deliver the main commencement address for Simmons College Friday, May 15, at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston. A 1977 alumna of Simmons, Ifill will speak at 10:30 a.m. as the keynote speaker for the morning ceremony celebrating the 104th...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.