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That’s Dedication: Chelsea captain John Terry trains alone in preparation for pre-season

Chelsea captain John Terry prides himself on his professionalism and dedication to his job. Granted, it wasn’t always the case, as the young Terry ran into a few off the field problems, but now in the twilight of his career, JT is leaving...Show More Summary

US Grant, Artistic Genius…

"Grant arrived at his operational vision through perceptual speed and a 'gift of historic imagination,' that enabled him to 'take in at a glance the whole field of war, to form a correct opinion of every suggested and possible...campaign, their logical order and sequence, their relative value, and the interdependence of one upon the other.'"

Southwest grants Delta temporary right to keep Dallas flights

By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co has agreed to make room temporarily for rival Delta Air Lines Inc in its gates at Dallas Love Field Airport, while the carriers await a long-term resolution of their dispute in court, a Delta spokeswoman said Wednesday. Show More Summary

Tickets for Thursday's Blackhawks rally available at noon today

Wet weather has led the city to hold Thursday's Blackhawks victory rally at Soldier Field, sparing the grass at Grant Park from damage but leaving hundreds of thousands of fans on the outside for what could prove to be a tough ticket to find.

Wet weather leads city to hold Blackhawks rally at Soldier Field

Wet weather has forced the city to hold Thursday’s Blackhawks victory rally at Soldier Field, sparing the grass at Grant Park from damage but leaving hundreds of thousands of fans on the outside for what could prove to be a tough ticket to find.

Bit of Meet The Press Enters Meet The Chuck

Today marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. It was on June 15, 1215 that the English King John met his barons on Runnymede field to reluctantly affix his seal to the great charter that granted more powers to the latter. Show More Summary

High School Football Player’s Dying Wish: To Be Carried Across the Field by His Teammates (Video + Pics)

Last week, 18-year-old Malik Sparkman lost his battle with kidney cancer. On Sunday, his teammates on the Coffee County (Georgia) High School football team granted Sparkman his dying wish. Sparkman, a standout linebacker for the Trojans, was diagnosed with renal medullary carcinoma last year. His entire community, including family, friends, and teammates, rallied to support […]

Georgia Football Player’s Dying Wish Granted, Teammates Escort Him Across Football Field One Final Time

A Georgia teen’s dying wish was granted after losing his life to kidney cancer last week. Malik Sparkman was a talented 18-year-old football player at Coffee County High School who was being recruited by Florida State prior to his devastating cancer diagnosis last year. Show More Summary

NEH grant to digitize LCCAJ (Yiddish language archive)

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services (CUL/IS) has received an award of $150,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize field notes and linguistic surveys from the Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry (LCAAJ) archive. The LCAAJ archive is an extraordinary resource for research in Yiddish studies that can shed much valuable light on […]

Cal State L.A. awarded $5-million NASA research grant

Cal State Los Angeles was awarded a $5-million NASA grant to establish a new research center focused on the study of hydrology, climate change and other science and technology fields, officials announced Monday.

Grants of $100,000 for 7 women composers

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Opera America is trying to level the playing field. It has awarded $100,000 to seven women who are trying to get their operas finished and on stage The recipients of Discovery Grants are Kitty Brazelton for The Art of Memory, Laura Karpman for Balls, Patricia Leonard (pictured) for My Dearest Friend, Jing Jing Luo for Ashima, […]

Grant to VIU’s Deep Bay station is a ‘big step forward’ for ocean acidity research

A $667,000 government grant will help VIU Deep Bay Marine Field Station “design a hatchery of the future” mitigating ocean acidification, according to station manager Brian Kingzett. It’s an ambitious goal made possible by a grant announced last week in Nanaimo by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification. Kingzett said […]

Graham Elliot named 'culinary curator' for NFL Draft festival

The 2015 NFL Draft will be held in Chicago, and as part of the three-day event April 30-May 2, a section of Grant Park will be turned into a music and food festival that's billed to be "the size of more than 15 football fields."

US Department of the Interior Approves Shell's Arctic Drilling Rights

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

These Greenpeace activists look pissed. Granted, this photo was taken before news of Sally Jewell's affirmation of the Shell leases today. Aliyah Field, 27, and Zoe Buckley Lennox, 21, are probably extra pissed right now. Vincenzo Floramo/Greenpeace A...Show More Summary

Wichita State vs. Notre Dame 2015 final score: 3 things we learned from Notre Dame's commanding win

Jerian Grant was held to eight field goal attempts, but Notre Dame's other four on the floor exploded for 81 points. The No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish are headed to their first Elite Eight since 1979. Demetrius Jackson's 20 points and Jerian Grant's 11 assists led Notre Dame's offense to a 81-70 win over the No. Show More Summary

Europe wants one more of its teams in the 2018 World Cup

3 months agoSports : The Early Lead

If all goes as planned for European soccer officials, the continent will field at least 15 teams in the 2018 World Cup. That includes host country Russia, which is granted an automatic place in what has traditionally been a 32-team tournament, as well as a more controversial proposition — that UEFA deserves to enter at least one […]

City public school system gets $3.2M for STEM fields

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The GE Foundation’s grant is part of a larger $32.3 million commitment to find ways to get more girls and minorities to explore studies.

10 Women on Their Female Bosses

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

In too many fields, female role models are a luxury young women can’t take for granted. A woman boss can help you figure out who you want to be — whether that means showing you how to navigate workplace sexism, or serving as a cautionary example. (And, of course, as... More »

the grant economy as tragedy of the commons

Grants, grants, grants. Every academic likes getting them. And every administrator wants more of them. In some fields, you can’t be an active researcher without them. In all fields, the search for grants grows ever more competitive. PLOS recently published the results of a survey of the grant-writing process in the U.S. Drawing on a […]

Culture Can Help Align Values With Actions: Interview with Tom David

I have had the pleasure of knowing Tom David for many years and have always valued his insightful analysis of philanthropy from his nearly 30 years working in and around our field. He has become an important thought partner in Grantmakers...Show More Summary

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