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Geriatric Education For Rural Health Professionals Scholarship
Geriatric Education For Rural Health Professionals Scholarship

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York announces its Geriatric Education For Rural Health Professionals Scholarships, which will allow medical professionals and nurses to attend...more

Early Implementation Findings Of Teacher Incentive Fund Grantees
Early Implementation Findings Of Teacher Incentive Fund Grantees

Mathematica conducted a national evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) for the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences and found that after the first year, two key...more

Doctors Without Borders Experiments With Delivery Drones To Battle Tuberculosis In Rural Areas
Doctors Without Borders Experiments With Delivery Drones To Battle Tuberculosis In Rural Areas

Doctors Without Borders is experimenting with delivery drones to help battle a serious tuberculosis epidemic in rural areas. According to Doctors Without Borders program manager Eric Pujo, they...more

HHS Accelerates Ebola Vaccine Development
HHS Accelerates Ebola Vaccine Development

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) advances the development of a vaccine to prevent Ebola virus...more

French Civil Society Groups Launch New Campaign For Ethical Clothing
French Civil Society Groups Launch New Campaign For Ethical Clothing

French civil society groups and labor unions come together to launch an ethical clothing campaign designed to support the payment of decent wages to workers in Asia and Africa. The groups have...more

Modesto City Council To Approve Fund Program To Aid The Underserved
Modesto City Council To Approve Fund Program To Aid The Underserved

The Modesto City Council has recently announced it would approve two programs that would spend up to $450,000 in federal budget to boost the economic way of living of low- and moderate-income...more

Financial Center Gives Economic Opportunity To Low-income Individuals, Families In Peoria
Financial Center Gives Economic Opportunity To Low-income Individuals, Families In Peoria

Peoria recently launched its first Financial Opportunity Center (FOC), a part of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation's (LISC) nationwide effort to help low-income families better manage their...more

Social Entrepreneur Asks: What Do You Do For A Life?
Social Entrepreneur Asks: What Do You Do For A Life?

Social entrepreneur Sam Davidson, president of Cool People Care, an organization that helps people kick start their social good missions, delivered a motivational speech at the Towson University...more

Dillon County Anticipates Boost In Economic Development
Dillon County Anticipates Boost In Economic Development

The Dillon County Council has OK-ed two ordinances (and two resolutions) surrounding a fee agreement and land acquisition to attract a Delaware manufacturing company, code name Project Wilma, to...more

Student Entrepreneur Sews Hats To End Homelessness
Student Entrepreneur Sews Hats To End Homelessness

Josh York hadn't anticipated that his beanies, which were sold for a dollar while he was working at the Aco Hardware, would become successful. From this success, he decided to give back to the...more




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