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17 Jul, 2013, 14:17 ET 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,...


18 Jan, 2013, 10:53 ET 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...


22 Mar, 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...


17 Feb, 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...


14 Feb, 2012, 10:44 ET 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...


18 Jan, 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...


30 Nov, 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....


03 Nov, 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...


09 Feb, 2011, 16:45 ET 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...


27 Nov, 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...