Latest Public Service Stories

2011-09-08 04:56:53

Deadline for honorary award nominations is Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at 11:59 p.m.

2011-06-23 08:05:30

MESSENGER Co-Investigator Scott Murchie, of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md, will be awarded the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest honor that NASA bestows to an individual working outside the government.

2011-04-20 00:00:29

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is proud to announce that its advocacy video, “The Time to Eliminate Pediatric AIDS is Now,” has been nominated for the 15th Annual Webby Awards in the Public Service and Activism category.

2011-04-02 02:01:08

The National Science Board (NSB) announced today that the founder of the public radio program Tech Nation, Moira Gunn, will receive its 2011 Public Service Award.

2011-03-07 16:34:00

For planners: mileage fees matters to land-use planning, and vice versa. SAN JOSE, Calif., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has just released its Research Report 10-04, The Intersection of Urban Form and Mileage Fees: Findings from the Oregon Road User Fee Pilot Program.

2011-01-10 13:48:00

Drew Brees (NFL), Paul Pierce (NBA), Tamika Catchings (WNBA), Ernie Els (PGA) and More Selected as Finalists for Prestigious Awards SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2010-12-21 12:05:00

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- President George H. W.

2010-10-05 13:42:00

Ernie Els (PGA), Vince Carter (NBA), Barry Zito (MLB), Tamika Catchings (WNBA) and More Will Compete For Prestigious Award SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.

2009-12-21 15:39:00

SPENCERVILLE, Md., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Newsletter on Newsletters, a national publication founded in 1964, has announced its annual awards for journalistic acumen. Providence Publications, which includes the industry newsletter Workers' Comp Executive (WCE), came away with 5 of the awards.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.