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2011-09-12 14:27:47

The second Human Rights and Science symposium of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina was held in Strasbourg. At the event scientists and scholars, representatives of human rights organizations, and delegates from European academies of sciences and humanities came together to discuss human rights violations in academic work. The ethics of biosciences were the main focus of the public symposium. Researchers regularly face human rights issues in their work. In some countries...

2011-08-29 07:00:00

Nova Hotel Renovation & Construction Crews on Standby to Provide Support for Storm Damage Clearwater, Fla. (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 Nova HRC, a world-renowned hotel renovation and construction company, announced today that they are on standby to provide construction and support services for buildings damaged by Hurricane Irene along the Atlantic Coast. âœNova HRC crews are on standby to assist those with damages caused from Hurricane Ireneâ, said...

2011-07-27 09:56:00

NEW YORK, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BLACK ENTERPRISE leads its seventh annual report on the Best Companies for Diversity with July's cover feature, "Black & Gay in Corporate America." Written by Editor-at-Large Carolyn M. Brown, the editorial takes an unflinching look at the cultural and professional obstacles facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) African American professionals and how a growing number are coming out and breaking through isolation and fear within...

2011-06-30 12:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente has been named a leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality in the 2011 Healthcare Equality Index report. The report, published by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, details the results of this year's Healthcare Equality Index, an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. For the third consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente has received a perfect 100 percent rating. Kaiser Permanente earned top marks for...

2011-06-29 12:06:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive time, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The HRC, America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, uses the CEI as a means to rate U.S. companies on how they treat their LGBT employees, consumers and investors. Companies with a 100 percent rating are also...

2011-06-22 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Healthy Marriages Coalition is capitalizing upon its prominence as a national leader in Relationship and Marriage Education in a name change to Healthy Relationships California (HRC). "Since all relationships can benefit from the skills taught in Relationship Education classes," says HRC's president Dennis Stoica, "we hope our new name will inspire all Californians to bring these benefits to their relationships with their...


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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