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2011-07-21 08:29:11

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will provide opening keynote remarks at the Space Frontier Foundation's annual NewSpace Conference at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 28. Media are invited to attend the conference, which runs July 28-30 at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. NewSpace provides a forum for space entrepreneurs, investors, scientists, engineers, regulators and space policy leaders to explore the opportunities and challenges of opening the space frontier to human...

2011-06-10 00:00:31

The ARTstor Collections Now Searchable via EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ for Mutual Customers Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 The ARTstor Digital Library will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) allowing mutual customers to use EDS to explore even more of a library's collection. The agreement between ARTstor and EBSCO increases the value to ARTstor subscribers using EDS since end users...

2010-09-14 08:49:00

Award program recognizes initiatives designed to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families CHICAGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) has awarded five Ys with the 2010 YMCA-Annie E. Casey Foundation Families Count Family Strengthening Award in recognition of their exemplary work to strengthen and support families in their communities. The selected Ys will receive a monetary award to enhance their family strengthening initiatives and will serve as...

2010-05-21 06:40:00

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group has named the best indie books of 2010. The books are winners of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, a non-profit awards program judged by leaders in the indie book publishing industry to identify indie books that deserve to reach a wider audience. "We like to think of our awards program as the 'Sundance' of the book publishing world," says Catherine Goulet, chair of the 2010 Indie Book Awards...

2009-09-17 11:05:00

Award recognizes local initiatives that improve lives of children and families CHICAGO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA today announced that five YMCAs have been named recipients of the 2009 YMCA-Annie E. Casey Foundation FAMILIES COUNT Family Strengthening Award in recognition of their exemplary work to strengthen and support families in their communities. This is the fourth year that YMCA of the USA, with the support of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has presented...

2009-09-10 08:52:00

Alliance Reflects Commitment to United We Serve WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AbilityOne Program, the largest single source of U.S. employment for people who are blind or have other significant disabilities, has entered into a strategic alliance with the USO, which is known internationally for providing morale-boosting activities and services to the military. This alliance will leverage the resources of both organizations to assist and empower service members,...

2009-06-08 14:45:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ARTstor and the Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) have announced a collaboration through which the CPPC will share hundreds of images of colonial, modern, and contemporary Latin American art through the ARTstor Digital Library (www.artstor.org). The partnership will broaden educational and scholarly access to these important works, which include examples by such major artists as Helio Oiticica, Tomas Maldonado, Lygia Pape, and Joaquin Torres-Garcia....

2008-08-25 09:01:58

Genzyme Corp. (Nasdaq: GENZ), a global leader in biotechnology, and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), a not-for-profit virtual research and development (R&D) organization dedicated to reducing the burden of malaria, announced today a new collaboration with India's Advinus Therapeutics Ltd. The collaboration seeks to develop new, improved treatments for specific patient groups most at risk for malaria, an often fatal infectious disease of developing countries, particularly affecting...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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