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Lilly Foundation Supports Six Leading Researchers for the 2018 Pathway to Stop Diabetes® Research

Lilly Foundation Supports Six Leading Researchers for the 2018 Pathway to Stop Diabetes® Research

the American Diabetes Association (ADA) announced awarding $9.75 million to six recipients of the 2018 Pathway to Stop Diabetes (Pathway) research grants, providing $1.625 million to each scientist over a five- to seven-year grant term to spur breakthroughs in fundamental diabetes science, technology, diabetes care and potential cures.

Two Generations Unfamiliar Positive Advances in Christian-Jewish Relations

Two Generations Unfamiliar Positive Advances in Christian-Jewish Relations

For centuries, Europe and North America were the centers of Christian and Jewish populations and the sources of religious leadership. However, today most Christians reside in Central and South America, Africa and Asia while Christians in Europe and North America are older, and their numbers are declining or barely holding steady.

Millennials and GenZ lead a “massive religious realignment” in America

Millennials and GenZ lead a “massive religious realignment” in America

“Diversity, Division, Discrimination: The State of Young America” suggests that as a whole, young Americans are more progressive than older ones, but that religion, race, and gender make a difference in how they view various issues.  [Read the Article at Religion News Service]

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Insights into Religion Understanding our Similiarities and Differences

Through studying the religious and spiritual practices of other religions we can learn how to grow our own communities, how to live in peace with our neighbors and learn more about our own traditions spiritual practices.

Fifty Years Later, Religious Progressives Launch a New Poor People’s Campaign

Fifty Years Later, Religious Progressives Launch a New Poor People’s Campaign

In 2004, a group of Union students founded a center at Union called the Poverty Initiative, which relaunched as the Kairos Center in 2014 with a large gift from the Ford Foundation. Their mission, said the Kairos Center’s co-founder and current co-director, the Rev. Liz Theoharis, is “to support and help grow grassroots movements, particularly drawing on religion and on a human rights framework.”

What is innovation? from Faith & Leadership

What is innovation? from Faith & Leadership

Innovation doesn’t have to be huge to be worthwhile. It can be a small experiment, a risk that won’t harm your institution but has the potential for measurable gain, writes the managing director of grants at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.

Lutheran Growth, a Hundred Years of Data

Lutheran Growth, a Hundred Years of Data

The U.S. Religion Census has been conducted six times by non-government coalitions since 1952, the last three by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). But between 1890 and 1936, five such counts were conducted by the U.S. census bureau. The 1916 edition is now available on our Lists & Rankings page.

International African American Museum announced a $10 million Lilly Endowment grant

International African American Museum announced a $10 million Lilly Endowment grant

The International African American Museum announced Tuesday it will receive a $10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment, one of the country’s most prestigious foundations. It's by far the biggest donation ever to the project.
 

Wabash Receives $7 Million Anonymously

Wabash Receives $7 Million Anonymously

Wabash College will dedicate the sprawling Ott Residential Life District on Saturday (October 7) following the receipt of an unrestricted $7 million anonymous gift to the College. The new housing district honors the memory and spirit of philanthropy of John N. “Fuzzy” Ott, Wabash Class of 1920.
 
The event will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the district, which is located on Crawford Street at the intersection of Harry Freedman Place.
 

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