News from the heritage foundation A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jun 03, 2015, 16:30 ET

America's Mustang Campaign Debuts in Celebration of Iconic Wild Horses

 The Mustang Heritage Foundation (MHF) has announced the launch of America's Mustang, a nationwide campaign to celebrate and educate Americans...

May 11, 2015, 14:44 ET

Cannons Fire One Last Time for Battle of Lake Erie During Memorial Day Ceremony

 This Memorial Day the village of Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island will see thousands flock to its limestone-laden shores for a final...

May 01, 2015, 22:03 ET

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Hosts Groundbreaking LOFT Latin@ Coder Summit at Stanford University on May 2nd

 The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) will host the groundbreaking LOFT (Latinos On Fast Track) Latin@ Coder Summit (LLCS) for more than...

Mar 02, 2015, 23:16 ET
Phillip Sharp to Receive 2015 Othmer Gold Medal on Heritage Day at Chemical Heritage Foundation, May 14. Sharp shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology.

Phillip Sharp to Receive 2015 Othmer Gold Medal

 Phillip Sharp, Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a faculty member of the Department of Biology...

Oct 21, 2014, 08:45 ET

Latin Grammy Award Winner Aida Cuevas and Grammy Nominated Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles Headline Benefit Concert for Mariachi Heritage Foundation

Mexican icon Aida Cuevas and Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles will perform a world-class benefit concert on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Chicago's...

Sep 15, 2014, 08:00 ET

Hispanic Heritage Foundation recibe donación inaugural de Direct Auto Insurance

 Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) anuncia el respaldo de un nuevo socio, Direct Auto Insurance. Direct hará una donación...

Sep 15, 2014, 08:00 ET

Hispanic Heritage Foundation to Receive Inaugural Donation from Direct Auto Insurance

 Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announces the support of a new partner, Direct Auto Insurance. Direct is making an inaugural donation of up...

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...