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Jul 02, 2014, 11:25 ET
2014 Will Rogers Institute Summer Campaign Spokesperson, Jeff Bridges. (PRNewsFoto/The Will Rogers Institute)

Jeff Bridges Named 2014 Will Rogers Institute's Summer Theatrical PSA Spokesperson

The Will Rogers Institute (WRI) is proud to announce Jeff Bridges, star of upcoming science fiction film, The Giver, as its 2014 Summer Theatrical...

Jul 17, 2013, 14:17 ET
Casey Affleck Will Rogers Institute 2013 Summer PSA Spokesperson.  (PRNewsFoto/Will Rogers Institute)

Casey Affleck Hosts 2013 Summer Theatrical Public Service Announcement For The Will Rogers Institute

The Will Rogers Institute (WRI) announced Casey Affleck as its 2013 Summer Theatrical Fundraising Spokesperson. The fundraising campaign,...

Jan 18, 2013, 10:53 ET
Will Rogers Institute Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Will Rogers Institute)

Will Rogers Institute And Covenant Health Offer Free Stop Smoking App To Help Kick The Habit

 Ready for a healthier, smoke-free you? Quitting smoking isn't a breeze, but the Will Rogers Institute has partnered with Covenant Health in...

Jun 28, 2012, 16:14 ET
2012 Will Rogers Institute Summer Theatrical Fundraiser.  (PRNewsFoto/The Will Rogers Institute)

ParaNorman star Norman hosts 2012 Summer Theatrical Fundraising for the Will Rogers Institute

 The Will Rogers Institute (WRI) has announced that Norman, the 11-year-old boy who is the lead character in this August's new 3D stop-motion...

Mar 22, 2012, 09:17 ET

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED Cruises into AMC Theatres® One More Time To Benefit the Will Rogers Institute

 Alvin and the Chipmunks (and the Chippettes) are up to mischievous fun again in AMC Theatres Replay for Charity program benefiting the Will...

Feb 17, 2012, 09:29 ET

Academy Award® Nominee PUSS IN BOOTS 3D Returns to AMC Theatres® for Special Engagement Benefiting the Will Rogers Institute

 Swashbuckling family fun is back at AMC Theatres with its Replay for Charity program benefiting the Will Rogers Institute. Academy...

Feb 14, 2012, 10:44 ET
Will Rogers Institute Honors Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel with Prestigious Award for Outstanding Lung Research.  (PRNewsFoto/Will Rogers Institute)

Will Rogers Institute Honors Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel With Prestigious Award for Outstanding Lung Research

Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel was presented the Will Rogers Institute's Annual Award for Lung Research in Los Angeles, California. The annual award...

Jan 18, 2012, 10:18 ET

DreamWorks Studios' Action-Adventure REAL STEEL Returns for Another Round at AMC Theatres to Benefit Will Rogers Institute

The visually stunning and inspiring REAL STEEL, starring Hugh Jackman, takes its final punch on the big screen with AMC...

Nov 30, 2011, 13:39 ET

The Smurfs Returning to AMC Theatres This Weekend to Benefit the Will Rogers Institute

AMC Theatres® kicks off the holiday season in Smurf blue with its REPLAY FOR CHARITY program benefiting the Will Rogers Institute....

Nov 03, 2011, 17:07 ET

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS - PART 2 Returning to AMC Theatres to Benefit the Will Rogers Institute

Harry Potter fans who want to relive the final movie of the epic Harry Potter series one more time on the big screen are getting their chance. AMC...

Jun 27, 2011, 11:11 ET
2011 Will Rogers Institute's Summer Theatrical Campaign Spokesperson Sarah Jessica Parker.  (PRNewsFoto/The Will Rogers Institute)

Sarah Jessica Parker Named 2011 Will Rogers Institute's Summer Theatrical PSA Spokesperson

The Will Rogers Institute named Sarah Jessica Parker as its 2011 Summer Theatrical PSA Spokesperson. The fundraising campaign, happening in movie...

Feb 09, 2011, 16:45 ET
Ted Cooper, president, WRMPPF; Dr. Fauci; Jeff Goldstein, chairman, WRMPPF.  (PRNewsFoto/Will Rogers Institute, Ryan Miller)

Will Rogers Institute Awards Top Doctor $50,000 for Outstanding Contributions to Lung Research

The Will Rogers Institute's annual prize for outstanding contributions to lung research has been awarded to Dr. Anthony Fauci. The $50,000 award...

Nov 27, 2007, 00:00 ET

Will Rogers Institute to Honor World's Leading Geneticist and Recent Medal of Freedom Recipient, Dr. Francis S. Collins For His Outstanding Contribution to Lung Research.

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- It is impossible to over estimate the effect Dr. Francis S. Collins' work has had on public health. Fifty...