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Chatham University

Chatham University is an American university that has coeducational academic programs through the doctoral level, with its primary campus located in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, United States. Chatham University maintains its Chatham Eastside location at the corner of Shadyside and the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh; this facility serves interior architecture programs. In 2013, Chatham opened its Eden Hall Campus, located in the Pittsburgh suburb of Richland Township, to house the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the current university student population of 2,110 includes 1,002 undergraduate students and 1,108 graduate students. The University grants certificates and degrees including bachelor, first-professional, doctorate in the School of Arts, Science & Business, the School of Health Sciences, the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment. Founded as the Pennsylvania Female College on December 11, 1869, by Reverend William Trimble Beatty, Chatham was situated in the Berry mansion on Woodland Road off Fifth Avenue in the neighborhood of Shadyside.

Shadyside Campus today is composed of buildings and grounds from a number of former private mansions, including those of Andrew Mellon, Edward Stanton Fickes, George M. Laughlin Jr. and James Rea. It was renamed Pennsylvania College for Women in 1890, as Chatham College in 1955; the name served to honor 1st Earl of Chatham and namesake of the City of Pittsburgh. The school gained university status from the Pennsylvania Department of Education on April 23, 2007, publicly announced its new status on May 1, 2007, changing its name to Chatham University. With elements designed for the original Andrew Mellon estate by the Olmsted Brothers, the 39-acre Shadyside Campus was designated an arboretum in 1998 by the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta, it features over 115 different varieties of species, including Japanese Flowering Crabapple, River Birch and Kentucky Coffee Tree. In 2005 the University expanded its programs to include online advanced degree programs through the School of Continuing Education, now the School for Continuing and Professional Studies.

Two years Chatham's MFA in Creative Writing program was named one of the top five Innovative/Unique Programs by The Atlantic Monthly. Chatham received some national attention in 2014 when it announced that it was engaging in a period of study "considering admitting men for the first time in that college's history," resulting in "reactions of surprise and anger" from its alumnae; the current president of Chatham University is DPhil. Dr. Finegold, a graduate of Harvard University and a Rhodes Scholar who received his doctorate from Oxford University, became the 19th president in 2016, following the retirement of Dr. Esther Barazzone after a 24-year tenure; the original Shadyside Campus is part of historic Woodland Road. The Shadyside Campus now includes Chatham Eastside, which serves as the home for health science and interior architecture programs; the University's new 388-acre Eden Hall Campus is located north of the city in Richland Township, Pa. and is the home of Chatham's Falk School of Sustainability & Environment.

Programs at Eden Hall Campus include a Bachelors in Sustainability, a Masters of Sustainability, an MA in Food Studies, dual degrees in Masters of Sustainability or MA in Food Studies + Masters in Business Administration. The Eden Hall Campus was donated to Chatham University by the Eden Hall Foundation on May 1, 2008. In 2011, the University engaged the architectural team of Berkebile Nelson Immenschuh McDowell of Kansas City, Mo. and the landscape design firm Andropogon Associates of Philadelphia to lead the master planning process. The first phase of development, which won an award for sustainable development was completed by the firm Mithun in 2016. In 2013, the Falk Foundation made its largest and final grant to the School of Sustainability & the Environment for the completion of the Eden Hall Campus; the grant was the largest grant in the history of Chatham University. The School of Sustainability & the Environment was renamed the Falk School of Sustainability; the Falk Foundation made its first grant to Chatham in 1952 with the funding of Chatham’s Falk Hall, named in honor of Laura Falk, wife of foundation founder Maurice Falk.

The University structure includes three distinctive Colleges: Chatham College houses academic and co-curricular programs for undergraduate men and women and embodies the traditions and rituals of the traditional liberal arts college. The College for Graduate Studies offers men both masters and doctoral programs. Programs within the College for Graduate Studies include concentrations in art and architecture, health sciences and creative writing; the College for Continuing and Professional Studies the School of Continuing Education, provides online and hybrid undergraduate and graduate degree programs for women and men, certificate programs, community programming including the Summer Music and Arts Day Camp. Chatham University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Institution of Distinction, Association of American Colleges and Universities Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education: Internationalizing the Campus, presented by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars A "Best College in the Mid-Atlantic" and "Best College in the Northeast," Princeton Review Kaplan's Guide to the 328 Most Interesting Colleges and Universities Member of the United Nations Academic Impact Center for Women's Entrepreneurship Global Focus/International Programs Pennsylvan

Prospekt Vernadskogo (Moscow Metro)

Prospekt Vernadskogo is a Moscow Metro station in the Prospekt Vernadskogo District, Western Administrative Okrug, Moscow. It is between Yugo-Zapadnaya and Universitet stations. Built in 1963, it conforms to the standard pillar-trispan design, used for all Metro stations in the 1960s; the station has pillars faced in yellowish Ural marble and walls tiled with stripes of yellow and blue. The vestibule on the north-east end of the platform contains a bust of the station's namesake, Vladimir Vernadsky; the architects were Nadezhda Bykova. The expansion associated with the Bolshaya Koltsevaya line will be built by Chinese contractors. Description of the station on Description of the station on — Station location and exits on Moscow map

Goose Creek State Park

Goose Creek State Park is a North Carolina state park near Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina in the United States. It covers 1,672 acres just off of Pamlico Sound, in North Carolina's Coastal Plain. Goose Creek State Park is home to a wide variety of wildlife that make their homes in the extensive salt water marshes and creeks on the northern side of the sound. Goose Creek State Park is open for year-round recreation, east of Washington, two miles south of U. S. Route 264 on Camp Leach Road; the land in and surrounding Goose Creek State Park has long provided an abundance of natural resources for the people of the area. The first recorded inhabitants of the area were members of the Secota and the Pamlico, two Eastern Woodlands tribes, they were victims of widespread disease brought to colonial North Carolina by settlers from Europe during the 17th century. Most of the Indians that did not succumb to disease were killed or driven off during the Tuscarora War. Goose Creek and Pamlico Sound provided shelter for pirates such as Blackbeard and Stede Bonnet.

Since the end of the pirate era, the area in and surrounding Goose Creek State Park has been centered on timber production, commercial fishing and small scale, subsistence farming. Lumber companies, such as the Eureka Lumber Company and Weyerhauser Corporation, acquired extensive tracts of land along the creeks and harvested vasts stands of old growth bald cypress and longleaf pine. Much of the land, now part of Goose Creek State Park was clear cut. Evidence of the timber industry remains at the park today. Visitors to the park can see the remains of piers and loading docks up and down Goose Creek and an old railroad bed crosses the park. After the lumber companies had cleared the forests and left the land, citizens of Beaufort County sought to have the land along Goose Creek protected under North Carolina state law. At this time the state was looking for land along the Pamlico River on, it was soon determined. Local citizens showed their support for the effort by sending a resolution to North Carolina governor, James Holshouser.

The state purchased 1,208 acres of land, at a cost of $1,115,000 from Weyerhauser, for the park and Goose Creek State Park was opened to the public in September 1974. In 1980, Goose Creek State Park Natural Area was designated as a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service. Goose Creek State Park is open for year-round recreation offering camping, fishing, swimming and environmental education. A boat ramp is on the west shore of Goose Creek at Dinah's Landing. Motorboating and windsurfing are all permitted at the park. All boaters must follow the rules and regulations of the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission. Visitors that are interested in exploring the creeks of the park in canoes must bring their own. Access to the creeks is provided near the campground; the streams of the park offer opportunities for canoeists to view a wide variety of wading birds that make the park their home. Fishing is permitted in the waters of Goose Creek State Park; the most popular species of game fish are largemouth bass and bluegill.

The campground at Goose Creek State Park is located on a stretch of land between Goose Creek and Flatty Creek. It is a primitive campground with twelve tent sites; the campground is in a grove of longleaf pines. Goose Creek State Park is home to six hiking trails. Flatty Creek Trail is a one-mile loop trail that begins and ends at the parking area near the campground. Much of the trail is on brackish water wetlands of the park. Goose Creek Trail is a 1.9-mile trail. Ivey Gut Trail runs from the main park road to the campground through two miles of forest. Live Oak Trail is a 0.4-mile trail. Palmetto Boardwalk Trail is a 0.7-mile boardwalk trail that connects the Environmental Education Center with the Ivey Gut Parking area, passing through a hardwood swamp. Mallard Creek Trail is a 1.26 trail that follows Mallard Creek and an overlook that offers a view of the Pamlico River. There are two pavilions at Goose Creek State Park and several picnic tables in a pine and oak forest near the swimming area.

The swimming area is on a sandy beach along the Pamlico River on the southern side of the park. Goose Creek State Park is home to a wide variety of plant and animal species that thrive in the various habitats in place at the park. Sedges and black needle rush can be found in the brackish marshes near the Pamlico River; these tall grasses provide cover and nesting sites for the many wading birds of the park, marsh wren, rails and egrets. The marshes of the park recede in swamps; these swamps are home to loblolly pine and red cedar trees. Many of the trees are covered in Spanish moss; the swamps are home to a wide variety of wildlife including barred owls, turtles, minks, turkeys and raccoons. Larger animals include white-tailed deer, black bear and gray foxes; the waters of Goose Creek and the Pamlico River are visited by a wide variety of migratory birds. Tundra swans and Canada geese winter at the park as do bufflehead and wood ducks. Official website

Henry Hudson Regional High School

Henry Hudson Regional High School is a comprehensive regional public high school and school district which serves students in seventh through twelfth grades from both Atlantic Highlands and Highlands, two communities in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools; as of the 2015-16 school year, the school had an enrollment of 299 students and 35.1 classroom teachers, for a student–teacher ratio of 8.5:1. There were 19 eligible for reduced-cost lunch; the district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "DE", the fifth-highest of eight groupings. District Factor Groups organize districts statewide to allow comparison by common socioeconomic characteristics of the local districts. From lowest socioeconomic status to highest, the categories are A, B, CD, DE, FG, GH, I and J. Constructed at a cost of $1,300,000, the school opened on September 10, 1962, with a dedication ceremony conducted on November 5 of that year.

The districts first superintendent was Henry Schiable, who served in the position until 1969. The school was the 147th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2014 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", using a new ranking methodology; the school had been ranked 101st in the state of 328 schools in 2012, after being ranked 121st in 2010 out of 322 schools listed. The magazine ranked the school 176th in 2008 out of 316 schools; the school was ranked 159th in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which surveyed 316 schools across the state. ranked the school tied for 190th out of 381 public high schools statewide in its 2011 rankings which were based on the combined percentage of students classified as proficient or above proficient on the two components of the High School Proficiency Assessment and language arts literacy. The Henry Hudson Regional High School Admirals compete in the Shore Conference, an athletic conference made up of private and public high schools centered at the Northern Jersey Shore.

All schools in this conference are located within Monmouth County and Ocean County, which operates under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. With 140 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2015-16 school year as Central Jersey, Group I for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 12 to 467 students in that grade range; the school operates as the host school / lead agency for joint boys' and girls' cross country, boys' and girls' tennis and boys' and girls' indoor track program with Keyport High School, under an agreement that expires at the end of the 2018-18 school year. Jeff Anderson, actor best known for being featured in Clerks and Clerks 2 as Randal Graves. Walt Flanagan, co-host of Tell'Em Steve-Dave!, manager of Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash, star of Comic Book Men. Jeffrey Gluckstein and synchronized trampolinist who has represented the U. S. at international competitions.

Steven Gluckstein, trampoline athlete. Bryan Johnson, co-host of the Tell Em' Steve-Dave! and star of Comic Book Men. Jason Mewes, actor best known for playing the role of foul-mouthed drug dealer "Jay", the vocal half of Jay and Silent Bob. Kevin Smith and film director, the silent half of Jay and Silent Bob. Jerry Vasto, MLB pitcher for the Colorado Rockies. Core members of the district's administration are: Dr. Susan E. Compton, Superintendent Janet Sherlock, Business Administrator Lenore Kingsmore, PrincipalCompton serves jointly as Tri-District Superintendent of Schools for the Atlantic Highlands School District, the Highlands School District and the Henry Hudson Regional High School. Henry Hudson Regional High School Henry Hudson Regional High School's 2015–16 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education School Data for the Henry Hudson Regional High School, National Center for Education Statistics DigitalSports Henry Hudson Homepage Henry Hudson Regional Alumni Association Greatschools data for Henry Hudson Regional High School

William Stuart (1824–1896)

The Hon. Sir William Stuart, was a British diplomat, Minister to Argentina and The Netherlands. William Stuart was the third son of General Robert Walter Stuart, 11th Lord Blantyre, he was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. He entered the Diplomatic Service in 1845 as unpaid attaché in Paris, continued unpaid for six years until 1851. In 1856 it fell to Stuart to carry back to London the Ratification, signed by the monarchs of the participating countries, of the Treaty of Paris. In 1856 Stuart began a series of posts as Secretary of Legation, first at Rio de Janeiro at Naples from 1859 until February 1861 when King Francis II was overthrown and the British legation at Naples was closed. Stuart was appointed to Athens in October 1861, to Washington, D. C. in October 1862, to Constantinople in 1864 and to St Petersburg in 1866. In 1868 Stuart was appointed Minister to the Argentine Republic, although in March 1871 he was in London acting as Protocolist to a conference on the European Commission of the Danube, when he was awarded the CB.

In 1872 he was appointed to be Minister to Greece, in 1877 to his final post as Minister to the Netherlands and Luxembourg. His duties there included negotiation of a bilateral treaty between Great Britain and Luxembourg on the extradition of criminals in 1880, the North Sea Fisheries Convention of 1882. While at The Hague he was knighted a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George in the Queen's Birthday Honours of 1886, he retired in 1888. Stuart married the eldest daughter of Major-General G. B. Tremenheere. Lady Stuart died, aged 52, on 3 January 1901. Obituary, The Times, London, 2 April 1896, page 10 Catalogue of the Papers of Sir Andrew Buchanan, University of Nottingham Sir William Stuart: Papers – The National Archives Bolton Churchyard, East Lothian – The Scottish War Graves Project

The Northlander

The Northlander is a 2016 Canadian fantasy adventure film written and directed by Benjamin Ross Hayden. The film stars Corey Sevier as Cygnus, Roseanne Supernault as Mari, Michelle Thrush as Nova; the film was produced by Benjamin Ross Hayden's production company Manifold Pictures and filmed in Alberta. The film premiered at the 40th Montreal World Film Festival; the film was selected in the Perspective Canada program at Cannes in 2016. It was distributed under the banner Raven Banner Entertainment theatrically in Canada; the Northlander was lauded as one among "8 of indigenous cinema's most important films" by i-D magazine. The Northlander theatrically opened in over ten major cities across Canada between October 2016 and April 2017; the Northlander won Best Screenplay Award at the 40th Alberta Film & Television Awards, for directing the film Hayden was awarded the RBC Artist Award at the Mayor's Lunch for Arts Champions. In the year 2961, the time is after nature have recovered the land. A hunter named.

He travels across a desert valley to protect his tribe against a band of Heretics and must find a way for his tribe to survive. The story is inspired by the historic journey of the Métis leader Louis Riel away from Batoche, Saskatchewan toward the Montana mountains in 1880’s; the film's futuristic styling of Canadian history has the film contributing to the science fiction movements of Indigenous Futurism. Corey Sevier as Cygnus Roseanne Supernault as Mari Michelle Thrush as Nova Nathaniel Arcand Julian Black Antelope List of Canadian films of 2016 The Northlander on IMDb Production website