Join us October 27, 2011 from 7:30-9:15 pm ET for the 2011 NEA Opera Honors ceremony and concert in Washington, DC at the Sidney Harman Center for the Performing Arts. Honorees include designer John Conklin, general director Speight Jenkins, Mezzo-soprano Risë Stevens, and composer Robert Ward.
Marc Scorca celebrates opera in America and the 2011 NEA Opera Honorees.
The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council (EHOC), and Enterprise Bank And Trust today announced an agreement that the bank will invest more than $3.1 million in minority and low-income communities
Profiles of 80 of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship recipients from 1982 to 2011. Also included is the NEA National Heritage Fellowships DVD-ROM with photos, videos, and audio recordings of all the Heritage Fellows.
Meet Morris Robinson, who was a football All-American at The Citadel, started studying voice at the age of 30, and sings at the great opera houses throughout the country.
The archived video of the live webcast announcement of the finalists and honorable mentions which took place October 10, 2011 at the Grantmakers in the Arts conference.
The live webcast announcement of the finalists and honorable mentions will take place October 10, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. PST/11:00 a.m. MST/12:00 p.m. CST/1:00 p.m. EDT.
Billy Luther explores different facets of his heritage in his documentaries. His latest looks at a little known celebration of the Laguna Pueblo, Grab Day.
Daniel Shechtman won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the discovery of quasicrystals.” Shechtman is an associate scientist at the Department of Energy Ames Laboratory (see DOE news release), an Iowa State University professor of materials science and engineering, and the Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. He is currently at the Technion in Haifa, Israel. Read more about Shechtman at the OSTI DOE R&D Accomplishments website. DOE R&D Accomplishments is a central forum for information about significant outcomes of past DOE R&D widely recognized as remarkable advancements in science.
Saul Perlmutter, a physicist at the DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and a professor of physics at the University of California at Berkeley, won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae” (see DOE press release). Perlmutter shares the prize with Brian Schmidt of the Australian National University and Adam Riess of Johns Hopkins University and Space Telescope Science Institute. Read more about Perlmutter at the OSTI DOE R&D Accomplishments website. DOE R&D Accomplishments is a central forum for information about significant outcomes of past DOE R&D widely recognized as remarkable advancements in science.
The University of Puerto Rico provides numerous research opportunities for students, including the Mauyaquez High Energy Physics Group funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. Currently this group is working in the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland. Learn more about the University at the OSTI .EDUconnections website, and find related research documents.