Ajay Mehrotra (American Bar Foundation & Northwestern) delivers the Philip Pro Lectures in Legal History at UNLV tonight on Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929 (Cambridge University Press, 2013) (reviews) (awards): At the turn of the twentieth century, the U.S. system...
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is launches a new programming franchise – Noir Alley. Hosted by Eddie Muller (The Czar of Noir), Film Noir Foundation founder and president, Noir Alley will screen noir classics every Sunday at 10 am/9C. TCM...Show More Summary
Robbie Rogers suited up to host The World Wide Orphans Foundation’s 2017 Night Of Play Charity event held at the UCB Sunset Theater on Wednesday (February 22) in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old LA Galaxy star was joined by Juno Temple, Amy Poehler, Ahna O’Reilly, Jacqueline Bisset, Dr. Jane Aronson, performer Lily Kershaw, fashion stylist Warren [...]
New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs By Lindsay Austin Louie “How much promise do the following practices hold for increasing foundations’ impact in the coming decades?” The twenty-four potential answers providedShow More Summary
Flickr Photo by J Ronald Lee I declared that resilience was one of my themes for the new year. And, in writing a guest post about it over at the Packard Foundation’s Organizational Effective Blog, I shared the story of the boiling frog. … Read More
Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation – CNN My favorite Van Halen track is “And The Cradle Will Rock…” It used to be “Runnin’ With The Devil,” but I got hooked on the remastered version of “And The Cradle Will Rock…” on 1996’s “Best Of Volume 1.” I drove around in my BMW with the Alpine changer […]
Bill and Melinda Gates are optimistic about the future, and they think you should be, too. As the co-chairs of the Gates Foundation explain in their recent Gates Letter, an annual review of global progress, the world is doing a lot better...Show More Summary
(National Science Foundation) Contact tracing -- a process of identifying everyone who has come into contact with those infected by a particular disease -- combined with targeted, indoor spraying of insecticide can greatly reduce the...Show More Summary
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Shiny Varghese Padiyara knew she faced a race against time when a woman rescued from a brothel was brought to her shelter in the Indian city of Pune and then said she wanted to end her 19-week pregnancy.
(National Science Foundation) Last winter's El Niño may have felt weak to residents of Southern California, but it was one of the most powerful weather events of the last 145 years, scientists say.
(National Science Foundation) The ecological effects of the strong 2015-2016 El Niño. Carbon burial in aquatic ecosystems. The presence of pharmaceuticals in streams.
ALPS OutdoorZ, a division of ALPS Brands, proudly announces their corporate partnership with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF). “Like RMEF, ALPS OutdoorZ values elk conservation, the protection of their habitat and ensuring that our hunting heritage is protected for future generations. Show More Summary
MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is excited to introduce the Elk Network, a new online media platform that will serve as a complete source of information for all things elk and elk country. “This online digital platform is several years in the making,” said Steve Decker, RMEF vice president of Marketing. Show More Summary
The Freedom of the Press Foundation's lawsuit against the DoJ has resulted in the release of documents showing that a bill with that was nearly unanimously supported in Congress and the Senate was killed by behind-the-scene lobbyingShow More Summary
(National Science Foundation) A heel-down posture -- a feature that separates great apes, including humans, from other primates -- confers advantages in fighting, according to a new study published today in the journal Biology Open.
Rihanna Named “Humanitarian Of The Year” Do-gooder Rihanna is getting some much-needed praise for her philanthropic efforts. The Clara Lionel Foundation founder has just been named Harvard University’s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year. According to E! News, Neuroscience professor
Heart disease can strike and kill at any time. So, the British Heart Foundation is trying to hit viewers with its macabre message when they're not expecting it. A new campaign from MullenLowe puts long-form copy on coffee cups, as well as more traditional but mundane media like bus and subway posters--drawing the audience in...
Awakenings. No doubt about it. I stitched this yesterday. This time I took the foundation approach. But I cobbled it more or less. Invisibly basting as I went alog. Ha! Along. Sometimes folding the edge under. (A seam is just...
The Marciano Art Foundation has announced the opening date for its new contemporary art museum: May 25. The museum, from Guess cofounders Paul and Maurice Marciano, will be in a landmark Millard Sheets-designed building, a former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Boulevard near Koreatown....
Over the past year, an organization called the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has been surveying college campuses around the country to assess how the liberal bastions of safe spaces handle reports of "hate speech" (a.k.a. Show More Summary