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Jul 29, 2014, 10:00 ET

CHF Awarded $3 Million Grant for Dr. Arnold O. Beckman Legacy Project

 The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) has been awarded a $3 million grant from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation for the Arnold O....

Jul 17, 2014, 08:00 ET

The National Trust Releases 2014 Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses Lists

OTTAWA, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Heritage Canada The National Trust has released its Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses Lists drawing...

Jun 23, 2014, 11:30 ET

Robert S. Langer to Receive 2014 Biotechnology Heritage Award

The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) have selected Robert S. Langer to receive the 2014...

May 19, 2014, 15:00 ET
Heritage Day 2014 Award Winners from left: Ronald Breslow, University Professor at Columbia University, was this year's recipient of the American Institute of Chemists (AIC) Gold Medal; Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairman and managing director, Biocon Limited, and this year's Othmer Gold Medalist, and Atsushi Horiba, chairman, president and CEO of Horiba Limited and this year's winner of the Richard J. Bolte, Sr., Award for Supporting Industries. (PRNewsFoto/Chemical Heritage Foundation)

CHF Presents Awards to Innovators from Around the World at Heritage Day 2014

Each year the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) presents awards to innovators and leaders in the molecular sciences on Heritage Day.  This...

Jan 21, 2014, 16:00 ET
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairman and managing director, Biocon Limited, will receive the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on Thursday, May 15.  (PRNewsFoto/Chemical Heritage Foundation)

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw to Receive the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal

She will accept CHF's top award at a dinner ceremony, the premier event of Heritage Day 2014 in Philadelphia. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairman...

Sep 19, 2013, 08:35 ET
Flyer for Mariachi Event Held Sunday, November 24, 2013, 3 p.m. at the Harris Theater.  (PRNewsFoto/Mariachi Heritage Foundation)

Mexican Songstress Aida Cuevas and Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez Inaugurate Student Mariachi Music Program in Chicago with Benefit Concert

 Aida Cuevas and Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, today's highest ambassadors of traditional Mexican music, unite for a world-class...

May 14, 2013, 16:19 ET

Chemical Heritage Foundation Names Carsten Reinhardt President and CEO

 Carsten Reinhardt, professor of the history of science at Bielefeld University, Germany, will become president and CEO of the Chemical...

Apr 21, 2013, 11:59 ET

El Dr. George Rosenkranz recibirá el Premio al Legado Biotecnológico 2013 (Biotechnology Heritage Award)

CHICAGO y FILADELFIA, 21 de abril de 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  La Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) y la Biotechnology Industry Organization...

Apr 21, 2013, 11:59 ET

George Rosenkranz to Receive 2013 Biotechnology Heritage Award

Award presented during keynote lunch at the 2013 BIO International Convention.  The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) and the...

Feb 08, 2013, 12:26 ET

Harry B. Gray to Receive Othmer Gold Medal at Heritage Day 2013

 Harry B. Gray, the Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the founding director of the Beckman Institute at the California Institute of...

Jan 09, 2013, 23:05 ET

March Toward Economic Freedom Stalls With Only Two Regions Improving, 19th Index Of Economic Freedom Shows

Hong Kong and Singapore top Index; United States remains 10th "The global advance toward economic freedom has ground to a halt," according to the...

Sep 28, 2012, 20:46 ET

The Latin Heritage Foundation Announces Literary Contest, 'Our Solidarity With Bolivarian Venezuela'

 Latin Heritage Foundation announces an International Literary Contest joining the call of the Cuban Chapter of intellectuals, artists and...

Sep 16, 2012, 13:46 ET

Latin Heritage Foundation Releases Book About 'The Cuban Five'

After Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize for Literature, alerted President Bill Clinton about plans of terrorist attacks by Cuban exile terrorists...

Sep 12, 2012, 13:23 ET

Groups: Flawed "No More Solyndras Act" Would Still Leave Taxpayers At Risk Of Costly Energy Boondoggle Defaults

Taxpayers for Common Sense, Heritage Foundation, National Taxpayers Union, and Competitive Enterprise Institute Outline Troubled Projects That...

Sep 05, 2012, 11:32 ET

Heritage Report: Marriage Best Weapon to Fight Child Poverty

 Nearly three out of four poor families with children in America are headed by single parents. When a child's father is married to his mother,...

Aug 01, 2012, 10:30 ET

Latin Heritage Foundation Releases Book By Acclaimed Writer Greity Gonzalez Rivera

Latin Heritage Foundation, a publishing house and cultural institution dedicated to promoting young Latino values, is pleased to announce "I want...

Jun 27, 2012, 09:30 ET

Heritage Canada Foundation Releases 2012 Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses Lists

OTTAWA, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The Heritage Canada Foundation (HCF) has released its Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses Lists drawing...

Jun 07, 2012, 13:30 ET

First Statue In U.S. Honoring Dred Scott To Be Unveiled Friday At Old Courthouse In St. Louis

Statue Honors Leading African-American Figure At Center of One of Key Supreme Court Decisions in U.S. History; Slavery Ruling Contributed to...

May 02, 2012, 11:00 ET
Dred Scott statue to be unveiled June 8, 2012.  (PRNewsFoto/The Dred Scott Heritage Foundation)

Dred Scott Statue To Be Unveiled In St. Louis On June 8, 2012, While Fundraising Push Still Seeks Final Funds

No Statue Honors Figure At Center of One of Key Supreme Court Decisions in U.S. History; Slavery Ruling Contributed to Lincoln Presidential...

May 01, 2012, 11:23 ET

Latin Heritage Foundation Launches Free Alan Gross International Literary Contest

Alan Phillip Gross is an American professional who was arrested in 2009 in Cuba after being accused of providing better access to the Internet to...

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