The Auburn Tigers football program represents Auburn University in the sport of American college football. Auburn competes in the Football Bowl Subdivision of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference. Auburn began competing in intercollegiate football in 1892; the Tigers joined the Southeastern Conference in 1932 as one of the inaugural members of the conference and the Tigers began competing in the West Division when the conference divided in 1992. Auburn has achieved twelve undefeated seasons, won twelve conference championships, along with eight divisional championships; the Tigers have made 43 post season bowl appearances, including twelve major bowl berths. The Tigers have the 13th most wins in FBS history with over 700 victories and have finished ranked in the top 25 of either the AP or Coaches' polls 37 times, including finishing in the top ten 18 times; the Tigers have produced three Heisman Trophy winners: quarterback Pat Sullivan in 1971, running back Bo Jackson in 1985, quarterback Cam Newton in 2010.
Auburn has produced twenty-nine consensus All-American players. The College Football Hall of Fame has inducted a total of 12 individuals from Auburn, including eight student-athletes and four head coaches: John Heisman, Mike Donahue, Ralph Jordan, Pat Dye. Jordan, who coached from 1951 to 1975, led Auburn to its first national championship and won a total of 176 games, the most by any Auburn coach. Auburn's home stadium is Jordan–Hare Stadium, which opened in 1939 and becomes Alabama's fifth largest city on gamedays with a capacity of 87,451. Auburn's arch rival is in-state foe Alabama; the Tigers and Crimson Tide meet annually in the Iron Bowl, one of the biggest rivalries in all of sports. The Tigers are led by head coach Gus Malzahn. In terms of winning percentage, Auburn ranks as the 9th most successful team in the past 25 years with a 71% win rate. Winning Percentage 1986–2010 |publisher=Stassen College Football Information|accessdate=21 January 2011}}</ref> and 9th over the last half century with 69%.
Of the 93 current I-A football programs that been active since Auburn first fielded a team 116 years ago, Auburn ranks 14th in winning percentage over that period. The College Football Research Center lists Auburn as the 14th best college football program in history, with eight Auburn squads listed in Billingsley's Top 200 Teams of All Time; the Bleacher Report placed Auburn as the 18th best program of all time in their power rankings conducted after the 2010 season. In 2013, College Football Data Warehouse, a website dedicated to the historical data of college football, listed Auburn 13th all-time. After the 2008 season, ESPN ranked Auburn the 21st most prestigious program in history. Additional noteworthy outlets to rank Auburn in the top 25 all time were College Football News, who put the Tigers at 13th all time after the 2018 season, the Associated Press, who ranked Auburn 15th all time after the 2017 season; the Associated Press poll statistics show Auburn with the 11th best national record of being ranked in the final AP Poll and 14th overall, with an average ranking of 11.2.
Since the Coaches Poll first released a final poll in 1950, Auburn has 26 seasons where the team finished ranked in the top 20 in both the AP and Coaches Polls. Auburn has had success against teams ranked number one in the nation; the Tigers have beaten seven teams ranked number one in either the AP, Bowl Championship Series, or College Football Playoff rankings. The BCS was created in 1998 to guarantee bowl game matchups between the top teams, including a national championship game between the two top-ranked teams; the BCS was discontinued in 2014 and replaced by the CFP, which organizes a four-team playoff and national championship game. Auburn has been both affiliated with three conferences. Independent Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association Southern Conference Southeastern Conference Five Auburn teams have been awarded a national championship from NCAA-designated major selectors—1913, 1957, 1983, 1993, 2010; the 1957 and 2010 championships claimed by the university. † Ineligible for the SEC Championship Game and postseason bowl game.
1913 season The 1913 team was coached by Mike Donahue and was undefeated at 8–0, outscoring opponents 224–13. Auburn, led by senior captain Kirk Newell, finished as SIAA champions for the first time in school history. Newell a member of the Upsilon Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha, went on to be a World War I hero and member of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame; the Tigers were awarded a national title by the Billingsley Report under their Billingsley MOV formula, one of two formulas used by Billingsley. 1957 season The 1957 Auburn Tigers, led by coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, finished with a perfect 10–0 record, marking the school's first SEC championship. Auburn was recognized as national champions by the AP Poll though they were on probation and did not participate in a bowl game; this was the school's first recognized national championship. The 1957 title is shared with Ohio State, named the national champion by the Coaches' Poll; this was the first of only two times in the history of the AP championship that it was awarded to a team on probation not allowed to participate in a bowl game.
Elk Township is a township in Delaware County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 626. Elk Township covers an area of 36.31 square miles. The streams of Fountain Springs Creek, Odell Branch and Schechtman Branch run through this township. Greeley Elk Township, Clayton County Mallory Township, Clayton County Colony Township Bremen Township Oneida Township Delaware Township Honey Creek Township Lodomillo Township, Clayton County The township contains two cemeteries: Grant View and Saint Joseph's. SourcesU. S. Board on Geographic Names United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary filesNotes US-Counties.com City-Data.com
This article provides a summary of results for the general elections to the Canadian province of Quebec's unicameral legislative body, the National Assembly of Quebec. The number of seats has increased over time, from 65 for the first six elections, to the current high of 125. On 8 October 2018 in the local elections in Quebec, Canada the Coalition Avenir Québec won the elections by gaining 74 out of 125 seats; the chart on the upper right shows the information graphically, with the most recent elections towards the right. The Conservative party was replaced by the Union Nationale; the nineteen seventies saw the arrival of the sovereignist Parti Québécois, to be followed by Québec Solidaire and the Coalition Avenir Québec in 2006 and 2011, respectively. This article only covers elections since the Canadian confederation in 1867, when Quebec was created as one of Canada's provinces. For Quebec's first 15 elections as Lower Canada from 1792 to 1840, see Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada. For the 8 joint elections of Ontario and Quebec as the Province of Canada, from 1840 to 1867, see list of elections in the Province of Canada.
The table below shows the total number of seats won by the political parties in each election. It shows the percentage of the vote obtained by each party; the winning party's totals are shown in bold. There have been five elections in which the winning party did not have the largest share of the popular vote. Full details on any election are linked via the year of the election at the start of the row. A Includes all Independent Conservative candidates elected from 1875 to 1892. B Results include the by-election on 20 May 2003 in the Champlain electoral district to break a tie in the original general election. C Results include the by-election on 14 December 1998 in the Masson electoral district due to the death of PQ candidate Yves Blais on 22 November 1998. D Results include the by-election on 24 October 1994 in the Saint-Jean electoral district to break a tie in the original general election. E Includes Independent Liberal candidate. F Includes the Independent Liberal candidate elected. G Includes the Conservative candidate elected in the by-election held in Kamouraska on 11 February 1869.
H Power went forth a few times after the 1878 election. For most of that legislature, the Liberals controlled a minority parliament with the support of some Conservative members. I The Action démocratique du Québec ran from 1994–2008; the Coalition avenir Québec was founded in 2011, merged with the ADQ, ran in its first election in 2012. "Élections English". QuébecPolitique.com. Retrieved 2006-12-16. "La répartition des voix aux élections générales". Assemblée Nationale du Québec. Retrieved 2012-01-26. "La répartition des sièges aux élections générales". Assemblée Nationale du Québec. Retrieved 2012-01-26. "Le Directeur Général des Élections du Québec". Elections Quebec. Retrieved 2006-12-17
Lake Mattoon is a 1,050-acre reservoir located in Coles County, Cumberland County and Shelby County, Illinois. Three-quarters of the lake, 765 acres, is located in Shelby County; the reservoir was built to supply tap water to Mattoon and Neoga, but provides fishing and boating recreation. The lake is 0.5 miles wide. The lake is owned by the city of Mattoon. Boaters must buy a permit to use the lake. There is no power limit on the lake; the lake is stocked with bass, bluegill and crappie. The nearest Interstate access is Exit 177 on Interstate 57. A large Reliant Energy electricity generating plant stands adjacent to the lake
Dean Ouellet is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward with Rivière-du-Loup 3L of the LNAH. Ouellet played four seasons of major junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, he attended the University of Moncton where he played four seasons of CIS college hockey in the AUS conference. In his fourth year, Ouellet was recognized for his outstanding play when he was named to the AUS First All-Star Team. On September 12, 2012, Ouellet signed with the San Francisco Bulls of ECHL, he made team history when, on October 12, 2012, he scored the first goal for the new ECHL team in their first regular season game; the rookie was selected by his team their representative in the 2012–13 ECHL All-Star Game. On June 21, 2013, as an impending free agent Ouellet joined former Bulls teammate, Jordan Morrison in signing a one-year contract abroad in the Kazakhstan Hockey Championship with Arystan Temirtau. However, on October 2, 2013, before the start of the 2013–14 ECHL season, both Morrison and Ouellet were able to come to terms with the San Francisco Bulls and returned to the team.
On January 27, 2014 the San Francisco Bulls announced they were ceasing operations effective leaving Ouellet and all players on an ECHL contract with San Francisco as free agents. He signed for the remainder of the season with the Fort Wayne Komets. After a full season abroad in the French Ligue Magnus with LHC Les Lions, Ouellet returned to the ECHL and signed for the 2015–16 season with the Fort Wayne Komets on June 16, 2015. Ouellet was limited to 8 games with the Komets due to injury before he was traded to fellow ECHL club, the Norfolk Admirals on January 5, 2016. Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
Roberto Burle Marx was a Brazilian landscape architect whose designs of parks and gardens made him world-famous. He is accredited with having introduced modernist landscape architecture to Brazil, he was known as a public urban space designer. His work had a great influence on tropical garden design in the 20th century. Water gardens were a popular theme in his work, he was deftly able to transfer traditional artistic expressions such as graphic design and folk art into his landscape designs. He designed fabrics and stage sets, he was one of the first people to call for the conservation of Brazil's rainforests. More than 50 plants bear his name, he amassed a substantial collection of plants including more than 500 philodendrons. Roberto Burle Marx was born in São Paulo, he was the fourth son of Rebecca Cecília Burle, a member of the traditional Pernambuco family of French ancestry, Burle Dubeux, Wilhelm Marx, a German Jew born in Stuttgart and raised in Trier. The family moved to Rio de Janeiro in 1913.
Burle Marx's first landscaping inspirations came while studying painting in Germany, where he visited the Botanical Garden in Berlin and first learned about Brazil's native flora. Upon returning to Brazil in 1930, he began collecting plants around his home, he went to school at the National School of Fine Arts in Rio in 1930 where he focused on visual arts under Leo Putz and Candido Portinari. While in school he associated with several of Brazil's future leaders in architecture and botanists who continued to be of significant influence in his personal and professional life. One of these was his professor, Brazilian Modernism's Lucio Costa, the architect and planner who lived down the street from Burle. In 1932, Burle Marx designed his first landscape for a private residence by the architects Lucio Costa and Gregori Warchavchik; this project, the Schwartz house was the beginning of a collaboration with Costa, enriched by Oscar Niemeyer who designed the Brazilian Pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1939.
Niemeyer designed the Pampulha complex in 1942 for which Marx designed gardens. His first garden design was completed in 1933. In 1937, Burle Marx gained international recognition and admiration for this abstract design of a roof garden for the Ministry of Education building; the design highlighted elements of drama. In 1949 he acquired the Sítio de Santo Antonio da Bica, a 365,000m² estate in the Barra de Guaratiba neighborhood on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Burle Marx began taking expeditions into the Brazilian rain forest with botanists, landscape architects and other researchers to gather plant specimens, he learned to practice studying plants in situ from the botanist Henrique Lahmeyer de Mello Barreto and established his garden and tropical plant collection at Guaratiba. This property became a national monument. Now called Sítio Roberto Burle Marx, under the direction of IPHAN-Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico e Artístico Nacional / Ministério da Cultura, it houses over 3,500 species of plants.
The house was rebuilt in a valley on the site of a garden house belonging to the original plantation estate. Roberto Burle Marx founded a landscape studio in 1955 and in the same year he founded a landscape company, called Burle Marx & Cia. Ltda, he opened an office in Caracas, Venezuela in 1956 and started working with architects Jose Tabacow and Haruyoshi Ono in 1968. Marx worked on commissions thorough out Brazil, Argentina, in Chile and many other South American countries, South Africa, Washington D. C. and Los Angeles. Additionally his artwork can be found displayed throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro "it is an open-air museum of works displaying his unmistakable style, one wholly his own". Roberto Burle Marx's 62-year career ended when he died June 4, 1994 two months before his 85th birthday, he spent time in the Brazilian forests where he was able to explore. Burle Marx was one of the first Brazilians to speak out against deforestation; this enabled him to add to the botanical sciences, by discovering new rocks and plants for example.
At least 50 plants bear his name. Marx was involved in efforts to protect and conserve the rain forest from the destructive commercial activities of deforestation for bananas and other crops and clear cutting of timber. Burle Marx's artistic style was modern. Much of his work has a sense of timelessness and perfection, he explored an anti-mimitec and skeptical aesthetic developed from modernism with a distinctly Brazilian style. His designs were influenced by cubism and abstractionism. Another strong influence was Brazilian folk art, his aesthetics were nature based, for example, never mixing flower colours, utilisation of big groups of the same specimen, using native plants and making a rocky field into a relaxing garden. He was interested in each plant's character and what effect that has on the whole garden, he sought a depth in his designs by understanding how animals interacted with plants and how they bloomed, amongst other plant characteristics. Burle Marx had a great skill in utilising the sculptural form of plants.
Burle Marx was mindful of the dynamic of walking through a garden. The sensation of mobility is an important element of experiencing his landscapes, he made clever use of enormous scale and reflection in his use of water. Burle Marx was able to extend the architecture of a building into the garden, he preferred to work on public spaces because, in his words, they are able to provide dignity for the masses. Marx's work