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  1. Ford Foundation Appoints Dr. Francisco Cigarroa to Board of TrusteesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... wide-ranging experience, including leading the UT system with a goal of excellence," said , president of the Ford Foundation. "We will benefit an extraordinary amount as an institution from his wisdom and his incredible commitment to improve ...

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  2. Vintage Apple-1 sells for a record $905KRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ITworld

    A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the auctioneer's high-end estimate. The aged Apple-1 -- the first pre-assembled personal computer, although it lacked such amenities as power supply, keyboard or display -- was sold by auction house Bonhams in New York to The Ford Foundation, which will put it on display at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich.

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  3. WCP, Goodspeed, The O'Neill, Hartford Stage, Yale Rep and Long...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... five of the six Flagship Producing Theatres were founded by Yale alumni and funded by organizations like the Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Many individuals, corporations and foundations in the state also supported these ...

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  4. Tonight: Edge Reading Series at Casa Libre Features TPAC's Roberto BedoyaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

    ... Capital Foundation and the Arizona Commission on the Arts (Creative Capital's State Research Project), The Ford Foundation (Mapping Native American Cultural Policy), and more, is also the the author of the chapbook, The Ballad of Cholo Dandy from ...

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  5. China singled out for 'important' role in Africa's developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | China Daily

    ... both continents and both parties," Mayaki told China Daily at the sidelines of a media briefing held at the Ford Foundation in New York on Wednesday. Delocalization refers to the transfer of technology and production know-how from one country to ...

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  6. Cynthia Gregory to Receive 63rd Annual Capezio Dance AwardRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Much of Miss Gregory's early training was in her native Los Angeles with Carmelita Maracci. Awarded a Ford Foundation scholarship at age 14 to study with Lew Christensen's San Francisco Ballet, she quickly rose to soloist and then principal status ...

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  7. StriveTogether to Host National Conference, Drawing More than 400 Attendees from 28 States and D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | PRWeb

    ... National Advisory Board Chair Nancy Zimpher. Notable conference attendees include representatives from the Ford Foundation and the Panasonic Foundation. StriveTogether, a subsidiary of KnowledgeWorks, works with communities nationwide to help them ...

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  8. Food Access and the Public MarketRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Paul Soglin

    ... current discrimination and legacies of discrimination. Public Markets can lower these barriers. In 2003, the Ford Foundation commissioned a report titled, "Public Markets as a Vehicle for Social Integration and Upward Mobility." Research conducted ...

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  9. Connected Feminism Shows A Muscular Commitment To Change - And Civil RightsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Forbes.com

    ... I'm an adjunct instructor of social media and philanthropy at New York University. A few weeks ago at the Ford Foundation, a gathering of activists, organizers, NGO leaders, foundation heads and global development chiefs set the tempo and trajectory ...

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  10. National Education Policy Center launches "Schools of Opportunity" ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | PRWeb

    ... Mathis, a former Vermont Superintendent of the Year and National Superintendent of the Year finalist. The Ford Foundation and the NEA Foundation have both provided funding assistance. "This project is about rewarding schools for doing the right ...

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  11. CU-Boulder National Education Policy Center launches project to recognize top high schoolsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Mathis, a former Vermont Superintendent of the Year and National Superintendent of the Year finalist. The Ford Foundation and the NEA Foundation have both provided funding assistance. "This project is about rewarding schools for doing the right ...

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  12. 'Illmatic' hits the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... out of our pocket. Eventually we had a meeting with Orlando Bagwell, who was a director at JustFilms and the Ford Foundation. As first-time filmmakers, it's difficult to convince people that you have a good idea. But Orlando Bagwell believed in us ...

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  13. Mahama hints at strengthening CHRAJRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | GhanaWeb

    ... institution in fighting corruption. But in President Mahama's submission during Friday's programme hosted by Ford Foundation in New York, that will soon change with the constitutional amendment. He also said Ghana has begun intensive efforts at ...

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  14. Bill and Hillary meet their new granddaughterRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Cape Cod Times

    ... what matters" with General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra, Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma, Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Until late August, Chelsea Clinton held a part-time ...

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  15. Joint Statement On Embattled Civil Society Organizations FundRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | WireNews+Co

    ... United Kingdom, the United States, and Uruguay; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; and the Ford Foundation - are pleased to announce the additional financial support of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, ...

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  16. Pa. community celebrates ambulance service's successRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | EMS1

    ... granted "not more than $75,000," Mr. Hallen recalled, "but it leveraged money from the poverty program and Ford Foundation." Peter Safar, an Austrian-born physician known as the father of CPR, headed the anesthesiology department at the University ...

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  17. Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl, CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Dallas Morning News

    ... what matters" with General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra, Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma, Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Until late August, Chelsea Clinton held a part-time ...

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  18. Bill, Hillary Clinton are grandparents: Chelsea gives birth to a girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Los Angeles Times

    ... what matters" with General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra, Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma, Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Until late August, Chelsea Clinton held a part-time ...

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  19. GM Ceo Mary Barra back on the public speaking circuit; Inside...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Automotive News

    GM CEO Mary Barra back on the public speaking circuit; Inside Shanghai's struggling free-trade zone; Chrysler retools Michigan plant to boost Ram pickup output; In Hanover, driverless trucks for the long haul; Lear layoffs prompt demonstration, U.S. flag burning in South America; A look at the week in photos. General Motors CEO Mary Barra, second from right, joins Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, from left, Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group Holding, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, coordinating minister of economy and minister of finance of Nigeria, and Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, in a discussion during the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, on Tuesday, Sept.

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  20. Pittsburgh ambulance cited as national modelRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Washington Times

    ... granted "not more than $75,000," Hallen recalled, "but it leveraged money from the poverty program and Ford Foundation." Peter Safar, an Austrian-born physician known as the father of CPR, headed the anesthesiology department at the University of ...

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