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2011-08-12 10:29:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism has announced the recipients of the 2011 Knight Grants for Reporting on Religion and American Public Life. Among many outstanding applications, nine projects were chosen to receive grants between $5,000 and $20,000. "We are very excited to support reporting on topics that include the influence of William Lane Craig, one of the leading thinkers of the Christian right;...

2011-07-29 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USC Annenberg announced journalism awards totaling $53,500 to support investigative and explanatory reporting projects on topics ranging from health in America's underserved communities to the challenges for health reform and quality medical care. More than 60 journalists nationwide competed this year for 19 journalism grants from the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism and the National Health Journalism Fellowships - both...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.