The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, Inc. is a New York State Corporation granted tax-exempt 501(c)3 status by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). It dual objectives are to offer microgrants and 'spotlighting' to individuals and organizations bettering humanity in the fields of the Arts, Education, and Orphan Care. The J. Luce Foundation is most active in the U.S., Afghanistan, Cuba, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Peru, and Sri Lanka.
The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, Inc. began in 2009 and was inspired by college professor Stanford Livingston Luce, Jr. who passed away in 2007. The Foundation publishes The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (link). The Stewardship Report has highlighted/spotlit over 1,500 organizations and individuals uplifting humanity.
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Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., had a childhood dream of becoming a physician. Growing up in a single parent home with dire poverty, poor grades, a horrible temper, and low self-esteem appeared to preclude the realization of that dream until his mother, with only a third-grade education, challenged her sons to strive for excellence. Young Ben persevered and today is an emeritus professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery, and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and he has directed pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center for over 39 years. He became the inaugural recipient of a professorship dedicated in his name in May, 2008. He is now the Emeritus Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D. and Dr. Evelyn Spiro, R.N. Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery, … [Continue reading...]
the man who created the word Endorphins and Opiate Receptors turns 90 and retires from New York University after 55 years. Good News was given a special invitation to be there to share this wonderful man, his friends and his work. Dr. Cancro, Charles R. Marmar and others share their cheers.
Please join Charles R. Marmar for a
Eric J. Simon, PhD
Departments of Psychiatry, Biochemistry,
and Molecular Pharmacology
Thursday, June 5th 4:30 – 6:00pm 1 Park Avenue, 7th Floor “Central Park”
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Harold Hudson Channer is a talk-show host on public-access television cable TV network Manhattan Neighborhood Network, or MNN. He is the longest-running producer for the network, having done over 2,200 interviews over 40 years. He is the host of Conversations with Harold Hudson Channer.
Background and education
Harold Channer was a professor of geography at SUNY New Paltz from 1968-1971. … [Continue reading...]
Parkinson’s Patient and Advocate, Jo-Ann G, Talks about Why She Is Sharing Her Story
Consider this: In the time it takes you to sift through 30 minutes’ worth of email, at least 3 people will learn they have Parkinson’s disease (PD). And many are unprepared for their new reality. While most people recognize PD symptoms that impact movement, like slowness and tremors or stiffness, the disease also involves a range of non-motor symptoms that can significantly impact the lives of those affected.
Jo-Ann was diagnosed 16 years ago and only recently learned that symptoms like fatigue, difficulty sleeping or memory problems can be associated directly with PD. As an outspoken and active advocate for the PD community, Jo-Ann has made it her mission to educate others and serve as an example of the … [Continue reading...]
What do STING & 36 Million Americans have in common?
Here's a clue!
Can you hear me now? Apparently many cannot. Hearing loss is reaching epidemic proportions— and not just among people who play their music too loud! According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 36 million Americans already have some degree of hearing loss, and with 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day, that number is expected to skyrocket. Experts predict that hearing loss will affect 78 million Americans by the year 2030. Hearing loss is a critical public health issue!
Listen up! To kick off May, a new Hearing Loss Campaign will begin April 16th which will encourage us all to get our hearing tested, and feature Sting and renowned trumpeter and song writer Chris Botti (both of whom know … [Continue reading...]
One of the world’s most famous, beloved and highly respected cantors, Joseph Malovany has served as the Cantor of New York’s prestigious Fifth Avenue Synagogue since 1973. He holds the academic position of Distinguished Professor of Liturgical Music at Yeshiva University. He also holds the position of Dean of the J.D.C. Moscow Academy of Jewish Music. Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, he served as Cantor at Tel Aviv’s “Bilu” synagogue, as Cantor of the Israeli Army and at synagogues in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, England. Joseph Malovany is the holder of the highest artistic diplomas from the Music Academy in Tel Aviv and From Great Britain’s Royal Academy of Music. He is also a “Fellow” of the Trinity College of Music and has been awarded with many citations and honors from various … [Continue reading...]