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2014-01-20 23:21:44

CU Students will start first day of spring semester celebrating Martin Luther King Day. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Bishop P.A. Brooks, founder of New St. Paul Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Detroit, where he has served for over 54 Years will speak during a chapel service Jan. 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. Bishop Brooks serves as the Second Assistant Presiding Bishop for the Church of God in Christ, the largest African-American Pentecostal Denomination with an estimated 6.5...

2013-04-23 23:00:16

Denver Safety Net Clinic Recognized For Its Commitment to the Underserved Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 The University of Colorado at Denver (UC Denver) announced this week that Clínica Tepeyac has been selected as the recipient of the Rosa Parks Diversity Award. Clínica Tepeyac is one of Colorado´s most respected safety net clinics and is a model for providing health education, prevention, and primary medical services to underserved patients in metro Denver. Since...

2010-05-19 08:00:00

2010 List Includes Pagat, Guam, Virginia's Wilderness Battlefield, and America's State Parks & State-Owned Historic Sites WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled the 2010 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®, an annual list that highlights important examples of the nation's architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. National Trust...

2010-03-09 09:32:00

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- What do a President's rider-less horse saddle, Rosa Parks' quiet act of defiance, and Abraham Lincoln's casket have in common? They're all part of Reflections: The American Funeral, an exhibit that is drawing crowds with its educational exploration of funeral customs and commemoration of veterans and others who serve our country in a 53' mobile museum. The mobile museum is appearing in association with the National Funeral Directors Association Advocacy...

2010-03-03 15:08:00

BALTIMORE, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- What do a President's rider-less horse saddle, Rosa Park's quiet act of defiance, and Abraham Lincoln's casket have in common? They're all part of an exhibit that is drawing crowds with its educational exploration of funeral customs and commemoration of veterans and others who serve our country in a 53' mobile museum. Reflections: The American Funeral is spread out across 1,000 sq. ft. of thoughtful display areas: "Arlington National Cemetery"...

2009-12-14 15:29:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (Museum) today announced honorees for its 50th Anniversary Gala and Banquet. This year's event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C. The Museum will recognize top honorees Julian Bond and Tom Joyner as part of the 50th anniversary celebration and grand opening. "We gather annually to honor the civil and human rights achievements of...

2009-07-13 13:08:00

DETROIT, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the new DDOT Rosa Parks Transit Center (RPTC) and its closeness to two Detroit People Mover stations, the Detroit Transportation Corporation (DTC) will offer a free token to the first 5,000 patrons who transfer from RPTC to the People Mover. Representatives from the People Mover will be on hand at RPTC to answer questions and provide information during the grand opening on Tuesday, July 14, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Transfer points from the RPTC...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.