Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport known as Roissy Airport, is the largest international airport in France and second-busiest airport in Europe. Opened in 1974, it is located in 23 km northeast of Paris, it is named after Charles de Gaulle. Charles de Gaulle Airport is located within portions of several communes in Val-d'Oise, Seine-Saint-Denis and Seine-et-Marne, it serves as the principal hub for Air France and a destination for other legacy carriers, as well as a focus city for low-cost carriers easyJet and Norwegian Air Shuttle. The Airport is operated by Groupe ADP under the brand Paris Aéroport. In 2019, the airport handled 76,150,007 passengers and 498,175 aircraft movements, thus making it the world's tenth-busiest airport, Europe's second-busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers. In terms of cargo traffic, the airport is the twelfth-busiest in the world and the second-busiest in Europe, handling 2,150,950 metric tonnes of cargo in 2012; as of 2017, the airport offers direct flights to the most countries and hosts the most airlines in the world.
Marc Houalla has been the director of the airport since 12 February 2018. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport covers 32.38 square kilometres of land. The airport area, including terminals and runways, spans over three départements and six communes: Seine-et-Marne département: Le Mesnil-Amelot and Mitry-Mory communes; the choice of constructing an international aviation hub outside of central Paris was made due to a limited prospect of potential relocations or expropriations and the possibility of further expanding the airport in the future. Management of the airport lies on the authority of Groupe ADP, which manages Orly, Le Bourget, several smaller airfields in the suburbs of Paris, other airports directly or indirectly worldwide; the planning and construction phase of what was known as Aéroport de Paris Nord began in 1966. On 8 March 1974 the airport, renamed Charles de Gaulle Airport, opened. Terminal 1 was built in an avant-garde design of a ten-floors-high circular building surrounded by seven satellite buildings, each with six gates allowing sunlight to enter through apertures.
The main architect was Paul Andreu, in charge of the extensions during the following decades. Following the introduction of the brand Paris Aéroport to all its Parisian airports, Groupe ADP announced major changes for the Charles de Gaulle Airport: Terminals of the Satellite 1 will be merged, as well as terminals 2B and 2D. A new luggage automated sorting system and conveyor under Terminal 2E Hall L was installed to speed luggage delivery time for airlines operating Paris-Charles de Gaulle's hub; the CDG Express, the direct express rail link from Paris to Charles de Gaulle Airport, is planned for completion by 2023. The Frutiger typeface was commissioned for use in the airport and implemented on signs throughout the building in 1975. Called Roissy, it was renamed after its designer Adrian Frutiger; until 2005, every PA announcement made at Terminal 1 was preceded by a distinctive chime, nicknamed "Indicatif Roissy" and composed by Bernard Parmegiani in 1971. The chime can be heard in the Roman Polanski film Frantic.
The chime was replaced by the "Indicatif ADP" chime. On 14 April 2016, the Groupe ADP rolled out the Connect 2020 corporate strategy and the commercial brand Paris Aéroport was applied to all Parisian airports, including Le Bourget airport. Charles de Gaulle Airport has three terminals: Terminal 1 is the oldest and situated opposite to Terminal 3. Terminal 2 was built for Air France. Terminals 2A to 2F are situated next to each other. Terminal 2G is a satellite building connected by shuttle bus. Terminal 3 hosts low-cost airlines; the CDGVAL light-rail shuttle connects their parking lots. Refer to Ground Transportation below for inter-terminal transfers and transport to central Paris; the first terminal, designed by Paul Andreu, was built in the image of an octopus. It consists of a circular terminal building which houses key functions such as check-in counters and baggage claim conveyors. Seven satellites with boarding gates are connected to the central building by underground walkways; the central building, with a large skylight in its centre, dedicates each floor to a single function.
The first floor is reserved for technical operations and not accessible to the public. The second floor contains shops and restaurants, the CDGVAL inter-terminal shuttle train platforms and check-in counters from a recent renovation; the majority of check-in counters, are located on the third floor, which has access to taxi stands, bus stops and special pick-up vehicles. Departing passengers with valid boarding passes can reach the fourth floor, which houses duty-free stores and border control posts, for the boarding gates; the fifth floor contains baggage claim conveyors for arriving passengers. All four upper floor
Ryan Helm is an American heavy metal musician from Nevada, Missouri. He is best known as the former rhythm guitarist of the band Demon Hunter, he resides in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where he owns and operates Helm's Deep recording studio. Ryan Helm began his career playing guitar and singing back up vocals in The Ascendicate from 1999 to 2012. During this time he helped record their first album, To Die as Kings. Though Helm never left the band it is understood that they are on an "indefinite hiatus" and will not return to the studio or stage. On December 16, 2009, Helm was announced as Demon Hunter's new permanent rhythm guitarist and official replacement for founding member Don Clark, he appears on the band's 2010 album The World Is a Thorn. From 2009 to 2011 Helm performed with Demon hunter until announcing his official departure from the band in December 2011. Helm stated. In 2010 Helm began working on a side project known as Damien Deadson to take a break from playing guitar and pursue his interest in singing.
Since his departure from Demon Hunter, Helm has stated that he will be performing with Damien Deadson full-time as of 2012. Damien Deadson's first album A Warm and Dark Embrace was released on January 2012. To Die as Kings The World Is a Thorn A Warm and Dark Embrace Demon Hunter Official site Ryan Helm on The PRP Review of Damien Deadson's A Warm and Dark Embrace
The International Association of University Presidents is an association of university chief executives from higher education institutions around the world. The IAUP was founded in 1964 in Oxford. Membership is limited to those individuals who serve as presidents, rectors or vice-chancellors at regionally accredited colleges or universities; the primary purpose is to strengthen the international mission and quality of education of higher education institutions around the world. It is a non-governmental organization holding the highest consultation rights at the United Nations and formal consultation rights with UNESCO, it is headquartered in the United Nations Plaza in New York City. IAUP counts about 120 universities' representatives from 21 countries. IAUP is a founding member of the World University Consortium, a major initiative of the World Academy of Art and Science to design a global system of higher education attuned to emerging opportunities and challenges; the association hosts a gathering of chief executive officers from universities around the world every three years.
The IAUP was founded in 1964 by university leaders from the United States, South Korea, Puerto Rico, the Philippines and Liberia. The inaugural conference took place in June 1965 in England. IAUP's mission includes providing a worldwide vision of higher education, sponsoring effective networking between university leaders, promoting peace and international understanding through education. 2017–2020 Kakha Shengelia, President of Caucasus University, Georgia 2014–2017 Toyoshi Satow, President of J. F. Oberlin University, Japan 2012–2014 Neal King, President of Sofia University, United States 2011–2012 J. Michael Adams, President of Fairleigh Dickinson University, United States 2008–2011 Barham Madaín Ayub, President of Viña del Mar University, Chile 2005–2008 Pornchai Mongkhonvanit, President of Siam University, Thailand 2002–2005 Ingrid Moses, Chancellor of University of Canberra, Australia 1999–2002 Sven Caspersen, Rector of Aalborg University, Denmark 1996–1999 Donald Gerth, President of California State University, United States 1993–1996 Kan Ichi Miyaji, Japan 1990–1993 Rafael Catagena, Puerto Rico 1987–1990 Luis Garibay, Mexico 1984–1987 Nibhond Sasidhorn, Thailand 1981–1984 Leland Miles, President of University of Bridgeport, United States 1974–1981 Young Seek Choue, President of Kyung Hee University, Korea 1971–1974 Young Seek Choue, Korea 1971 Rocheforte Weeks, Liberia 1964–1971 Peter Sammartino, United States The IAUP partners with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific, the World Academy of Art and Science, the European Universities Association, the International Association of Universities, the United Nations Department of Public Information, the World Bank Research Alliance for Development, the UNESCO, the Union of Mediterranean Universities, Universities Australia
The Bluebird Theater is a theater in Denver, Colorado. The theater was designed by Harry W. J. Edbrooke and built during 1913–1914, it was renamed in 1922. It is used as a live music venue, it was listed on the U. S. National Register of Historic Places in 1997; the Bluebird Theater was built in 1913 and named after the prominent Denver grocer and druggist, John Thompson. The theater became an important part of the community; the theater was initially a movie house and went through various phases over the years. In 1994, Chris Swank and Evan Dechtman invested in the Bluebird and it re-opened as a live music venue, as it remains today; the theater is laid out in tiers with a balcony overlooking the entire space. In 2006, AEG Live made significant upgrades. Bluebird Theater's Google+
Stateless is the debut studio album by English-American singer Lene Lovich. It was released in October 1978 by Stiff Records. Produced by Lene Lovich and Les Chappell, Stateless is a new wave album; the album was first released outside the United Kingdom following the success of the lead single "Lucky Number". The UK version of the album was released with a different track list. In the United States, the album was released in 1979; the album was available in two different variations. The more common release had most of the songs remixed from the original versions and now included the single version of Lucky Number; some songs were shortened and many had new vocals accentuating Lene's quirky singing style. The original vocals were more straightforward; the running order was shuffled and the album cover varied between countries. Upon its release, Stateless received positive reviews from music critics. However, it noted only a moderate commercial success. In the United Kingdom, the album peaked at number thirty-five and charted in other countries, such as Netherlands and New Zealand.
The lead single "Lucky Number" received positive reviews from music critics. It was a commercial success, peaking at number three on the UK Singles Chart, was considered by many a defining song of the new wave music genre. Lene Lovich – vocals, saxophone Les Chappell – guitar, percussion, vocals Jeff Smith – synthesizer Nick Plytas – Hammond organ, piano Ron François – bass, vocals Bobby Irwin – drums, vocals Don Snow - piano on "Too Tender" Brian Griffin – photography Stateless at AllMusic Stateless at Discogs
The 2014–15 Northwestern Wildcats women's basketball team will represent Northwestern University during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Wildcats, led by seventh year head coach Joe McKeown, play their home games at the Welsh-Ryan Arena and were a members of the Big Ten Conference, they finished the season 12 -- 6 in Big Ten play to finish in a tie for fourth place. They advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Women's Tournament, they received at-large bid to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, their first trip since 1997. They lost in the first round to Arkansas. 2014–15 Northwestern Wildcats men's basketball team