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2014-01-21 16:21:23

She will accept CHF's top award at a dinner ceremony, the premier event of Heritage Day 2014 in Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairman and managing director, Biocon Limited, will receive the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on Thursday, May 15. The Othmer Gold Medal presentation will be the premier event of CHF's 13th annual Heritage Day. (Photo:...

Three Americans Win Kyoto Award
2013-06-21 09:33:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Three Americans have won the 29th annual Kyoto Prize award for their individual work in biology, music and technology. Dr. Masatoshi Nei an evolutionary biologist and professor at Penn State, will receive the award for his work in the biological sciences. Cecil Taylor, a jazz pianist known for his percussive style, will be honored with the Arts and Philosophy Prize for his work with the musical arts. Finally, Dr. Robert Dennard, the...

2012-09-06 14:21:11

Announcement comes as university celebrates environmental activist David Suzuki as the fifth recipient of the Inamori Ethics Prize CLEVELAND, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Case Western Reserve President Barbara R. Snyder today announced that the Inamori Foundation has committed an additional $1 million to advance the work of the university's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The news came as the university honored academic and environmental activist David...

2012-03-08 10:26:00

CLEVELAND, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- His tireless efforts to educate the public about the complexities of nature, to preserve the environment and to speak out against racism have earned David Suzuki of Vancouver, Canada, the 2012 Inamori Ethics Prize. The announcement came today from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University. He will receive the award during ceremonies on Thursday, Sept. 6, at Severance Hall in Cleveland,...

2011-08-09 12:00:00

CLEVELAND, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Case Western Reserve University's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence will award its 2011 Inamori Ethics Prize on Wednesday, Sept. 7, to human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa. Mtetwa will be recognized for her efforts to fight injustice in her home country of Zimbabwe. The Inamori celebration begins with an academic symposium at 12:30 p.m. in the Inamori Center for Ethics and Excellence, located on the ground level of...

2011-03-31 06:00:00

CLEVELAND, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zimbabwean human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa is a hero to victims of human rights abuses, civil society activists and foreign journalists covering unrest in her country. In recognition of her tremendous contributions, she will be honored with Case Western Reserve University's 2011 Inamori Ethics Prize. The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University will recognize Mtetwa during events...

2010-12-16 16:00:00

Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Kyocera Corporation will be honored during a day of awards and honors at the Chemical Heritage Foundation PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kazuo Inamori, founder and chairman emeritus of Kyocera Corporation, will receive the 2011 Othmer Gold Medal at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) on April 8. The Othmer Gold Medal presentation will be the premier event of CHF's 10th annual Heritage Day. "Entrepreneur, inventor, management...

2008-07-08 06:00:32

Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971)(ISIN:JP3249600002)(President: Makoto Kawamura) has decided to donate solar power generating systems to primary schools in the United Republic of Tanzania. Commemorating the contribution officially, Kazuo Inamori, the Kyocera Chairman Emeritus, today presented a donation certificate to His Excellency Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, the President of the United Republic of Tanzania and Chairman of the African Union, who is currently in Japan attending the...

2008-06-20 03:00:08

The Inamori Foundation (President: Dr. Kazuo Inamori) today announced that Dr. Charles Margrave Taylor will be among the 24th annual laureates of its Kyoto Prize, an international award that honors significant contributions to the scientific, cultural and spiritual development of humanity. This year will mark the second time in the award's 24-year history that all three recipients are North American residents -- including the first Kyoto Prize laureates from Canada. For 2008, the...