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2014-09-17 12:28:06

Collaboration to feature policy briefings on "Cancer Research in the 21st Century"; speakers for inaugural event include Dr. Francis Collins, Dr. Ronald DePinho, and moderator Susan Page of USA Today WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Health, Medicine, and Society Program and Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) announce a new partnership, which will launch with a series of policy briefings on Cancer Research in the 21(st) Century. The inaugural...

2014-09-17 12:24:42

Aspen Institute report is first of its kind to consider Obamacare's impact on children and their parents together WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute and the National Association for State Health Policy tomorrow will release a new report calling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the accompanying Medicaid expansion a significant opportunity to produce better health and economic stability for children and parents together. The report identifies...

2014-09-02 16:23:47

The Aspen Institute seeks nominations for one-year non-resident media skills and coaching program for next generation of global development leaders from the developing world WASHINGTON, Sept 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute's New Voices Fellowship today announced a call for nominations for the 2015 Fellowship class. The Fellowship initiative, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, offers development experts from Africa and other parts of the...

2014-08-25 23:03:17

The Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Glenwood Springs look forward to welcoming guests for a successful Rally the Valley fundraiser. Glenwood Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Glenwood Springs hotels will welcome guests for the third annual Rally the Valley fundraiser, taking place September 20, 2014. Community members are invited to participate in a 24.5-mile bike ride, a 4-mile walk through downtown Glenwood Springs, or a 1.5-mile...

2014-07-01 23:10:39

This summer Goddess Garden Organics will sponsor Wanderlust Festivals in Aspen, Colorado and Squaw Valley, California. Goddess Garden will hand out natural sunscreen samples to tens of thousands of attendees at the two festivals that promote mindful living through practicing yoga, eating well, and being green. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Leading natural sunscreen brand, Goddess Garden Organics will sponsor the popular yoga-inspired Wanderlust Festivals at Aspen-Snowmass, Colorado and Squaw...

2014-06-26 12:26:07

Barbara Bush, Margaret Hamburg, Tom Vilsack to Be Featured ASPEN, Colo., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, continues today, June 26, with a spotlight on the future of health from many angles. The upcoming live video for June 26 is: -- 9:00am MDT / 11:00am EDT - US Food Policy, Past and Present: Where Does the Future Lie?Two US Department of Agriculture Secretaries, one past, one...

2014-06-23 16:23:27

Watch and Interact with Us from Anywhere in the World ASPEN, Colo., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating its tenth year, the Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, invites the public to join the conversation, no matter where they're located in the world. This year's Festival, which opens tomorrow and imagines our world in 2024 from a variety of viewpoints, offers more opportunities than ever for engagement online, on social media, and through...

2014-06-18 08:28:49

The Colorado Rural Health Center is proud to welcome Aspen Valley Hospital District as the newest rural health facility member and this month's featured member DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH) this month became the newest member of the Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC). Each month, CRHC recognizes one of its members whose work supports CRHC's vision that all rural Coloradans have access to comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care....

2014-05-09 16:25:55

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama yesterday nominated Lisa Mensah, executive director of the Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security (Aspen IFS), to serve as Undersecretary for Rural Development at the US Department of Agriculture. As Undersecretary to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Ms. Mensah will bring her talents and passion for improving the economic lives of Americans to the USDA's multi-billion dollar loan, grant, and technical...

2014-04-23 08:38:40

Newly redesigned Stay Aspen Snowmass website features a fully responsive web design, making Aspen Snowmass vacation package information accessible to users on any device. ASPEN, Colo., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Stay Aspen Snowmass, the official central reservations for Aspen and Snowmass Village, is proud to announce that they recently launched a newly revamped website, www.StayAspenSnowmass.com. The website features a fully responsive web design. Photo -...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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