Posts Tagged ‘Amid’

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Seminaries Tightening Belts Amid Crisis

December 2, 2008

When 85 new students enrolled this fall at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa, the numbers were “beyond our wildest dreams,” said President Duane Larson. But the Lutheran school’s board, looking at a 35 percent drop in its endowment value and a similar decline in individuals gifts, also had to face up to stark financial realities.

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Even Mighty Harvard Struggles Amid Poor Economy

November 11, 2008

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Despite amassing an almost $37 billion endowment, Harvard University is warning that the economic slowdown has reached America’s richest university. 

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Amid Grief for His Grandmother’s Death, Obama Presses On to Election Day

November 4, 2008

barack-obama-grandmother-2.jpgBarack Obama’s grandmother “poured everything she had” into the
Democratic presidential candidate as she brought him up teaching him
values “straight from the Kansas heartland”.

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National Outreach Convention to Equip, Inspire Church Leaders Amid Difficult Times

November 3, 2008

Over 2,000 Christian leaders from across the nation will be gathering
in San Diego this week for one of the largest and most influential
conventions on church outreach in the world.

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