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2014-05-12 08:28:40

Special Memorial Day programs tell the stories of U.S. Armed Forces war veterans BOSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of returning veterans and in remembrance of those who bravely fought and died for our country, WORLD Channel will feature exclusive films that illustrate stories of these brave men and women today and throughout history. This special focus programming, exclusive to WORLD Channel, includes America Reframed: Reserved to Fight and Local USA: PTSD:...

2014-05-05 12:25:39

New Orleans' Soul Rebels, Dance Sensation The StepCrew and Boston Landmarks Orchestra among other Scheduled Performers BOSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 3rd annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Grammy-Award winners Los Lobos and Arturo Sandoval will headline the festival, designed to celebrate and promote Boston's arts community. The free outdoor festival will take place on Copley Square in the Back Bay on...

2014-02-21 08:20:31

Industry leaders unite to help teachers educate next generation of engineers WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Engineers Week, WGBH and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) - the Waltham, Mass.-based technology and innovation leader - have partnered to build a new collection of media-rich resources for K-12 educators that teach to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The collection - "Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media" - is now...

2014-02-18 12:27:16

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International® today announced that it will make available WGBH's Innovation Hub with Kara Miller to its public radio affiliates beginning May 1. Innovation Hub, a weekly, hour-long radio program that focuses on big ideas and emerging technologies, adds to PRI's offering of content that encourages people to explore the world and the ways we address its challenges and seize its opportunities. (Logo:...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.