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Lilly Endowment Changing Lives

Lilly Endowment Changing Lives

“College was always talked about within my family, but no one has gone before me so I am a first generation student,” said Rodrigo Serrano, 19, who is attending Valparaiso University and studying nursing thanks to the Lilly scholarship. Without a Lilly Foundation scholarship, Sandra Wood would not be principal at South Central High School. Without it, Jada Bush would not be Regional Healthcare Director Chicago for Walgreens. Without it, Rebecca Yaw wouldn’t be on her way to DePauw University en route to becoming a veterinarian.

$25 million Lilly Foundation Grant Funds Innovative Recruitment Strategy Designed to Attract Top Scientists

$25 million Lilly Foundation Grant Funds Innovative Recruitment Strategy Designed to Attract Top Scientists

As part of the initiative, the Indiana University School of Medicine will look to hire biomedical scientists whose work can enhance research and education at the school as well as strengthen the economic vitality of the broader life sciences community in Indiana.

Hope College Receives Over $450,000 Grant to Focus on Reconnecting Youth to Church

Hope College Receives Over $450,000 Grant to Focus on Reconnecting Youth to Church

Hope College, a Christian college located in Holland Michigan said that the program’s approach is to work with churches to focus on millennials and young adults who no longer take part in faith based organizations, and reconnect them. Hope College stated in a press release that “as the project runs, the youth-adult teams at the churches will identify and begin working on problems that interest them within church or community.” 

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McKibben Where Climate and Faith Meet

McKibben Where Climate and Faith Meet

On the stump with former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, or writing the lead piece in the New York Times’ Opinion section, Bill McKibben talks tough: “the planet can’t stand this presidency” and the GOP, as he told the Washington Post recently, “is a wholly owned subsidiary of the fossil fuel industry.”
 

Lilly Foundation Grows Community Foundation Network

Lilly Foundation Grows Community Foundation Network

The Porter County Community Foundation, established in 1996, was created after a Lilly Endowment grant provided an incentive for communities to start their own foundations.
 

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The United States a Christian Nation?

Various politicians, religious leaders, and other groups embrace the idea that the United States was founded as a Christian nation. This learning module will explore the extent to which Americans... read more >

Methodist Chaplain Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Methodist Chaplain Hikes the Appalachian Trail

When Matt Hall — this year's Appalachian Trail chaplain for the United Methodist Church — travels the mammoth foot path that slices through the eastern part of the United States, fellow thru-hikers will call him "Trigger." ... [Read Why]. He plans to start his southbound ministry journey in June. Hall, who will focus far more on pastoral care than evangelism, begins the 2,190-mile hike in Maine and hopes to wrap up before Christmas in Georgia.

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How Christianity shaped the experience and memories of World War I

Thursday, April 6, 2017, marks 100 years since the United States entered World War I. World War I does not occupy the same space in America’s cultural memory as the... read more >

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Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer Will Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer were selected from 68 applicants in the county by a committee with the Wayne County...

Touching ‘To Be Sure’ of Reality

What might seem almost superstitious at first could however have deeper reasons. The assurance that touch gives us...

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

We’re less than two weeks from the special election in Alabama that will determine whether a man accused of sexual...

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