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$10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment for Charleston's International African American Museum

$10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment for Charleston's International African American Museum

The museum has announced several major donations this year, including a $10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment last month. Others include $500,000 each from Benefitfocus co-founders Shawn Jenkins and Mason Holland, Wells Fargo and Michelin, and $250,000 each from AT&T, Bennett Hospitality and TD Bank.

Sitting Beside Rather than Standing Over Webinar

Sitting Beside Rather than Standing Over Webinar

Dates & Time: 
Nov 15, 2017
Is the future of your institution at the center of your presidential assessment process? Join presenter Larry Braskamp as he shares his cooperative approach to assessment and outlines nine critical activities to include in the development process.
 
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Yolanda Johnson-Moton Honored

Yolanda Johnson-Moton Honored

Yolanda Johnson-Moton is the Director for external relations at Eli Lilly and Company where she drives the strategy and implementation of a portfolio to enhance Lilly’s partnerships with US external stakeholders. Yolanda is known for her innovative thinking and ability to implement on her vision, earning her the prestigious 2017 LRL President’s Scientific and Diversity award.

Dilemma Over Confederate Monuments

Dilemma Over Confederate Monuments

Referring to Confederate Monuments and the Power of Absence, Menachem Weckerart said, "objects are rarely simple, and once they’ve taken hold, their absence too can retain power and a symbolic kind of presence.

Names Matter, Ellen Langer— Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness

Names Matter, Ellen Langer— Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness

Ellen Langer— Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness Her unconventional studies have long suggested what neuroscience is now revealing: Our experiences are formed by the words and ideas we attach to them. Naming something play rather than work — or exercise rather than labor — can mean the difference between delight and drudgery, fatigue or weight loss. What makes a vacation a vacation is not only a change of scenery, but the fact that we let go of the mindless everyday illusion that we are in control. Ellen Langer says mindfulness is achievable without meditation or yoga.

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.

Theology, Race, and the Practice of Christian Ministry Seminar

Theology, Race, and the Practice of Christian Ministry Seminar

Dates & Time: 
Jul 09, 2018
Theology, Race, and the Practice of Christian Ministry Seminar: Race is a reality that profoundly affects congregational life throughout the United States, and there is a growing desire among Christian leaders to develop a better understanding of this complex topic.
 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - Friday, July 13, 2018
 
Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
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Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
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Conservative Black Clergy Support Baker Who Refused Gay Couple

Conservative Black Clergy Support Baker Who Refused Gay Couple

Conservative African-American clergy accused LGBT activists of hijacking the civil rights movement and launched a campaign to support a Colorado baker who refused to create a cake for a gay wedding.
 

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Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

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