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  1. Challenge of finding room for skyscrapers, street vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | The Nation

    ... and with strong community bonds leads to a city that is also resilient. An initiative of the Rockefeller Foundation, 100 Resilient Cities, defines urban resilience as the capacity to survive, adapt and grow no matter the stresses or shocks they ...

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  2. Japanese American National Museum Trustees Select Ann Burroughs as President and CeoRead the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | PressReleasePoint

    ... in Los Angeles and as the Executive Director of LA Works. She has also been a consultant to the Rockefeller Foundation in its Communications for Social Change Initiative, to HandsOn Network in its corporate engagement program, and to the government ...

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  3. $149M upgrade to University of Alberta Dentistry/Pharmacy BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | CKNW News Talk 980

    ... was built in 1921, thanks to a $500,000 grant ($6.2 million in 2017 dollars) from the U.S.-based Rockefeller Foundation , a private foundation created by the powerful oil baron Rockefeller family. The "Dent/Pharm" building was the first on campus to ...

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  4. The Meaning of LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Counterpunch

    ... Rockefeller University ) where the chemical composition of DNA was first discovered in the 1920s. The Rockefeller Foundation had become interested in DNA because its trustees feared a Bolshevik-style revolution. Intense public resentment had already ...

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  5. Photo Flash: T Schreiber Studio/Theatre Presents the Second Full...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... an Academy Award nomination, N.A.A.C.P. Outstanding Contribution Award, Critics Outer Circle Award, Rockefeller Foundation Grant, and a Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award, among others. Loose Ends was originally produced by Circle in ...

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  6. US Hotel Chains to Target Food Waste by Rethinking MenusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Voice of America

    ... harmful greenhouse gases. Launched with support from the American Hotel & Lodging Association and the Rockefeller Foundation, the initiative will also focus on training staff and raising customers' awareness. "We've already seen that hotel guests ...

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  7. How to fix the big disconnect between entry-level job candidates and employersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | MarketWatch

    There's a harrowing disconnect in the hiring world: While job seekers say entry-level jobs are hard to come by, employers say entry-level candidates are hard to find. Almost half of employers said it was hard to source entry-level candidates, according to new research from The Rockefeller Foundation, a New York-based humanitarian foundation, and research firm Edelman Intelligence.

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  8. U.S. hotel chains to target food waste by rethinking menusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Reuters

    ... harmful greenhouse gases. Launched with support from the American Hotel & Lodging Association and the Rockefeller Foundation, the initiative will also focus on training staff and raising customers' awareness. "We've already seen that hotel guests ...

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  9. World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 21 | PressReleasePoint

    World Wildlife Fund , with support from The Rockefeller Foundation , and the American Hotel & Lodging Association , today launched a series of pilot projects aimed at further reducing food waste in the hotel industry. WWF and AHLA developed the projects in conjunction with a working group from AHLA's Food & Beverage Committee and Sustainability Committee.

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  10. Joe Biden receives humanitarian award, gives shout-out to granddaughter NaomiRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... and a great, great President of the University of Pennsylvania, where we became friends, and the Rockefeller Foundation," Biden said. Biden can add this award to his impressive collection, which also includes the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Penn ...

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  11. The Don Quixote Clown Show That Is the New York Attorney General's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | RedState

    The Donald Trump presidential election and ensuing Era has left the Left plumbing new depths of abject disbelief in Reality. Their desperation has led them to serially, incessantly chase fake news as if it is actually news - on all of which We the People look in disbelief.

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  12. Do You Really Need a College Degree for That Entry-Level Job? an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Bloomberg

    ... pretty significant trend toward up-credentialing," says Abigail Carleton, a managing director at the Rockefeller Foundation. "There's a certain amount of path dependency once you start to put new requirements in. It would be harder to take them out ...

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  13. NGOs, Hospitality Industry Join Forces to Curb Food WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Triple Pundit

    ... organizations to cut those volumes down to size. Today, the WWF said it will work with the Rockefeller Foundation and the American Hotel and Lodging Association ( AHLA ) to launch pilot projects that root out and eliminate food waste. Participating ...

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  14. U.S. banker David Rockefeller dies at 101Read the original story

    Monday Mar 20 | Xinhuanet

    Rockefeller died in his sleep at home in Pocantico Hills, New York, on Monday morning as a result of congestive heart failure, said a statement from the The Rockefeller Foundation. Rockefeller, also known as "the banker's banker", "one of the most influential figures in the history of American philanthropy and finance, is considered by many to be "America's last great international business statesman", the statement said.

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  15. Guardian of Rockefeller fortune, philanthropy dies at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Daily Times

    ... Governor of Arkansas; Frank Pace, President of the NISS; John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Chairman of the Rockefeller Foundation; Nelson Rockefeller, Governor of New York; and Laurence Rockefeller, a conservation adviser to President Johnson. David ...

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  16. Solar minigrids stand to unlock $740 million off-grid market in...Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 19 | PRWeb

    ... or full handoff to commercial financiers. The report was made possible by the generous support of The Rockefeller Foundation and Virgin Unite, and is available at http://rmi.org/energy_within_reach .

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  17. Photo Coverage: Students Get a History Lesson at HAMILTON's Latest #EduHam MatineeRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    This educational partnership, made possible through a $1.46 million grant by The Rockefeller Foundation, is not only providing 20,000 NYC public school students with the opportunity to see HAMILTON on Broadway, but provides educational material by Gilder Lehrman to incorporate material from the musical into the American History curriculum. HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton , an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary.

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  18. Bryan Terrell Clark and June Ambrose Emcee Help Usa LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Michael J. Dowling, President and CEO of Northwell Health; Dr. Judith Rodin , former President of The Rockefeller Foundation; Leecia Eve, Verizon's Vice President of State Government Affairs for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut; and Kevin M. ...

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  19. Vice President Biden Honored by Governor Cuomo at Help Usa 30th Anniversary LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | City Limits

    ... Michael J. Dowling, President and CEO of Northwell Health; Dr. Judith Rodin, former President of The Rockefeller Foundation; Leecia Eve, Verizon's Vice President of State Government Affairs for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut; and Kevin M. ...

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  20. HAMILTON's Education Program to Kick Off Next Week in the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... "The City of Oakland is thrilled to be a part of this innovative program that Hamilton , the Rockefeller Foundation and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are bringing to our students in Oakland. Hamilton tells an important story of ...

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