JONAS SALK: Google says 'thanks' to the heroic polio-vaccine developer with ... -
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Jonas E. Salk Elementary School reports 6% truancy rate

Will County Gazette - 16 Oct 2018
The truancy rate at Jonas E. Salk Elementary School fell to 6 percent during the 2016-17 school year, according to a Will County Gazette analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card. The schools average daily attendance rate was 95 percent ...
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Restaurants to donate for World Polio Day

Oneonta Daily Star - 15 Oct 2018
The Rotary Club of Cooperstown, which has raised more than $15,000 for polio research in the past 10 years, will celebrate Oct. 24's World Polio Day with a week-long restaurant fundraiser. “If we do not stop it now, new cases may reemerge in countries ...
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County art students exhibit works in art gallery - 16 Oct 2018
SOUTH AMBOY — The latest art installment at the Sadie Pope Dowdell Library is the Middlesex County Arts High School and Arts Middle School's 2018-19 Touring Exhibit of Student Work. Located in the Davidoff Family Exhibition Area in the South Amboy ...
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Daily Business Report-Oct. 16, 2018

San Diego Metropolitan - 16 Oct 2018
Salk's original buildings, designed by preeminent American architect Louis Kahn in collaboration with founder Jonas Salk in the early 1960s, were declared a historical landmark in 1991. However, wear and tear on the historic buildings needed conservation.
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Pitt planning $69M renovation of historic Salk Hall

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 27 Sep 2018
The university said the construction is "anticipated to generate 347 construction and 139 support jobs." The building was constructed in 1941, acquired by Pitt in 1957 and renamed after Jonas Salk, who developed the polio vaccine. It is designated a ...
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10 states to participate in para soccer championship

Daily Sun - 16 Oct 2018
He urged organisations to support the event, saying that finance remained the greatest problem of the federation. NAN reports that World Polio Day was established to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, who led the first team to develop a vaccine ...
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Rotary's annual fish fry to return to Lebanon Airport

Lebanon Democrat - 12 Oct 2018
Just four days after the Fish Fry on Oct. 24, Rotary clubs everywhere will celebrate World Polio Day, which was established by Rotary International more than a decade ago to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, who led the first team to develop a ...
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Pam Henry, the Last Poster Child for Polio, Dies at 68

New York Times - 28 Sep 2018
Doctors discovered that Pam Henry had polio in 1951, when she was just 14 months old. At the time, the disease infected tens of thousands of children in the United States every year, permanently disabling many of them. Dr. Jonas Salk's revolutionary ...
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Tweaking cells' gatekeepers could lead to new way to fight cancer

EurekAlert (press release) - 18 Sep 2018
The Salk Institute embodies Jonas Salk's mission to dare to make dreams into reality. Its internationally renowned and award-winning scientists explore the very foundations of life, seeking new understandings in neuroscience, genetics, immunology ...
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A Shot Heard Around The World

DVIDS (press release) - 10 Oct 2018
“The Shot Heard 'Round the World”, those familiar with Ralph Waldo Emerson's 1837 poem Concord Hymn instantly associates the phrase with the American Revolution; however, I suggest they could also associate the phrase with Jonas Salk's 1938 ...

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