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Celebrate the difference science makes in the world’s progress in November
Sep 22, 2014

Celebrate the difference science makes in the world’s progress in November

When: November 10 What: Debates over the application and ethics of scientific research are common, and the consequences or results […]

Celebrate World Food Day in October
Sep 08, 2014

Celebrate World Food Day in October

When: October 16 What: In the U.S. and around the world, family-run farms account for 56 percent of agricultural production. […]

Support our teachers in October
Aug 25, 2014

Support our teachers in October

When: October 5 What: Teachers and education systems around the world are facing mounting challenges in resources, qualifications and technology, […]

Keep our waterways safe from maritime disasters this September
Aug 11, 2014

Keep our waterways safe from maritime disasters this September

When: September 25 What: When maritime disasters occur, the news coverage may dwindle off after a week or so, but […]

Recognize the benefits of tourism in September
Jul 28, 2014

Recognize the benefits of tourism in September

When: September 27 What: Summer vacation is an American standard in full swing right now, and it accounts for a […]

Celebrating the World Wide Web
Jul 14, 2014

Celebrating the World Wide Web

When: August 6 What: The continued controversies surrounding issues such as net neutrality and Internet privacy serve to highlight just […]

Celebrate Henry Ford, a catalyst for modern technology and economics
Jun 30, 2014

Celebrate Henry Ford, a catalyst for modern technology and economics

When: July 30 What: When the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in 1903, few could have predicted that it would […]

Medicare turns 49 in July
Jun 02, 2014

Medicare turns 49 in July

When: July 30 What: The projected growth of the U.S. population presents a range of challenges, including the health of […]

Devote time to public service in July honoring Nelson Mandela
May 19, 2014

Devote time to public service in July honoring Nelson Mandela

When: July 18 What: In the months since Nelson Mandela’s passing, many have found that the best way to honor […]

Donate blood in June and save a mother’s life
May 05, 2014

Donate blood in June and save a mother’s life

When: June 14 What: Since 1987, the U.S. has seen an alarming upward trend in maternal deaths. In these and […]

Conserve biodiversity in May
Apr 21, 2014

Conserve biodiversity in May

When: May 22 What: Although the Deepwater Horizon oil spill was four years ago and has moved out of the […]

Get connected in May
Apr 07, 2014

Get connected in May

When: May 17 What: While Internet access is a crucial part of economic and educational growth, only 31 percent of […]

Bring on the wildflowers in May
Mar 24, 2014

Bring on the wildflowers in May

When: May 5 – 11, 2014 What: Spring is officially here, and although many of us are still cold, bursts […]

Celebrate chemical research and the invention of Teflon in April
Mar 10, 2014

Celebrate chemical research and the invention of Teflon in April

When: April 6 What: Its proper name is polytetrafluoroethylene, but most know it as Teflon. Created in 1938, the material […]

Support alcohol abuse awareness in April
Mar 03, 2014

Support alcohol abuse awareness in April

When: April What: Although alcohol is a common and accepted part of our culture, it’s also the most commonly abused […]

Recognize equal rights for women in March
Feb 10, 2014

Recognize equal rights for women in March

When: March 8 What: The Affordable Care Act and the debate over minimum wage have highlighted discussions about how these […]

Working toward clean water and energy in March
Jan 27, 2014

Working toward clean water and energy in March

When: March 22 What: The recent contamination in West Virginia put safe drinking water in the spotlight. Although clean water […]

Editorial calendars show new trends going into 2014
Jan 08, 2014

Editorial calendars show new trends going into 2014

It’s a New Year, and a new editorial calendar season here at Vocus. As always, over the past year we’ve […]

Celebrate where your TV and iPad got started in December
Nov 25, 2013

Celebrate where your TV and iPad got started in December

When: Dec. 20 and 23 What: Weather you’re reading this on a PC, smart phone or tablet computer, it’s all […]

Support workers’ rights in December
Nov 11, 2013

Support workers’ rights in December

When: Dec. 4 What: The growing support and debate around a new federal minimum wage has placed workers’ rights issues […]

Celebrate television in November and its contributions to communication and awareness
Oct 21, 2013

Celebrate television in November and its contributions to communication and awareness

When: Nov. 21 What: Given how you’re currently reading this online, it might come as a shock that the majority […]

Keep America green by recycling in November
Oct 07, 2013

Keep America green by recycling in November

When: Nov.  15 What: We encounter recycled products everywhere, whether they are as creative as a wallet made from an […]

Celebrate the X-Ray’s contributions to science in November
Sep 23, 2013

Celebrate the X-Ray’s contributions to science in November

When: Nov. 8 What: Some modern era discoveries were made by accident, as with the X-ray, also known as the […]

Celebrating the Dow Jones industrial average and what it means for your investments in October
Sep 09, 2013

Celebrating the Dow Jones industrial average and what it means for your investments in October

When: Oct. 7 What: Even the most casual news watchers probably know the Dow Jones industrial average. Derived from the […]

Protect our children’s health in October
Aug 26, 2013

Protect our children’s health in October

When: Oct. 7 What: For the first time in decades, the obesity rate among children in the U.S. has declined, […]