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City College of New York

The City College of the City University of New York is a public senior college of the City University of New York system in New York City. Founded in 1847, City College was the first free public institution of higher education in the United States, it is the oldest of CUNY's 24 institutions of higher learning, is considered its flagship college. Located in Hamilton Heights overlooking Harlem in Manhattan, City College's 35-acre Collegiate Gothic campus spans Convent Avenue from 130th to 141st Streets, it was designed by renowned architect George B. Post, many of its buildings have achieved landmark status; the college has graduated ten Nobel Prize winners, one Fields Medalist, one Turing Award winner, three Pulitzer Prize winners, three Rhodes Scholars. Among these alumni, the latest is John O'Keefe. City College's satellite campus City College Downtown in the Cunard Building at 25 Broadway has been in operation since 1981, it specializes in degree programs for working adults. Other primacies at City College that helped shape the culture of American higher education include the first student government in the nation.

The City College of New York was founded as the Free Academy of the City of New York in 1847 by wealthy businessman and president of the Board of Education Townsend Harris. A combination prep school, high school / secondary school and college, it would provide children of immigrants and the poor access to free higher education based on academic merit alone, it was considered one of the early public high schools in America following earlier similar institutions being founded in previous decades in various East Coast cities: English High School of Boston in 1821, Central High School of Philadelphia, The Baltimore City College, all still existing today as milestones of American public education and with similar reputations, traditions with famous alumni and faculty paralleling New York's Free Academy. They were followed by numerous others across first the Northeast and Mid-West as the century progressed and cities grew with demands for increasing learning opportunities both public and private and in secondary and higher education.

Coincidentally, in Baltimore, the "High School" a decade after its 1839 founding, was renamed as the "Central High School of Baltimore" and 16 years following the [[American Civil War}} was elevated and renamed as The Baltimore City College" in the same year of 1866 as its northern neighbor in Manhattan, the Free Academy became the future C. C. N. Y; the Free Academy was the first of what would become a system of municipally-supported colleges – the second, Hunter College, was founded as a women's institution 23 years in 1870. In 1847, the forward looking city merchant and civic citizen serving as President of the New York City Board of Education, Townsend Harris and worked for the establishment of education for the young men of his city. Following his lead, the 15th Governor of New York State John Young, had given permission to the state Board of Education to found the Free Academy, ratified in a statewide public referendum, following the establishment of similar institutions of secondary education in the last two decades in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Founder Townsend Harris proclaimed, "Open the doors to all… Let the children of the rich and the poor take their seats together and know of no distinction save that of industry, good conduct and intellect." Dr. Horace Webster, a United States Military Academy at West Point graduate, was chosen as the first president of the Free Academy, serving 1847 to 1869, seeing the name change and elevation of the school two years before his tenure ended. On the occasion of The Free Academy's formal opening, on January 21, 1849, Dr. Webster said: The experiment is to be tried, whether the children of the people, the children of the whole people, can be educated. In 1847, a curriculum was adopted which had nine main fields: mathematics, language, drawing, natural philosophy, experimental philosophy and political economy; the Academy's first graduation took place in 1853 in Niblo's Garden Theatre, a large theater and opera house on Broadway, near Houston Street at the corner of Broadway and Prince Street.

In its early years, the Free Academy showed tolerance for diversity in comparison to its urban neighbor, Columbia College, exclusive to the sons of wealthy families. The Free Academy had a framework of tolerance that extended beyond the admission of students from every social stratum. In 1854, Columbia's trustees denied distinguished chemist and scientist Oliver Wolcott Gibbs a faculty position because of Gibbs's Unitarian religious beliefs. Gibbs was a professor and held an appointment at the Free Academy since 1848. (In 1863, Gibbs went on to an appointment at Harvard College, the Rumsford Professorship in Che

Shelby County Airport (Alabama)

Shelby County Airport is a public use airport located four nautical miles southeast of the central business district of Alabaster, a city in Shelby County, United States. It is owned by the Shelby County Commission; the airport is situated in the city of Alabama. This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 and 2009–2013, both of which categorized it as a general aviation facility; this was a change from the 2007 -- 2011 NPIAS Report. Although most U. S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned EET by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. Shelby County Airport covers an area of 125 acres at an elevation of 586 feet above mean sea level, it has one asphalt paved runway designated 16/34. The runway runs parallel to adjacent Interstate 65; the airport has its own interchange on that highway. For the 12-month period ending January 15, 2010, the airport had 20,848 aircraft operations, an average of 57 per day: 99% general aviation and 1% military.

At that time there were 83 aircraft based at this airport: 92% single-engine, 7% multi-engine and 1% jet. List of airports in Alabama 7. ^ Shelby County Airport website February 22, 2014 Shelby County Aviation Association - Organization of pilots and aircraft owners that support the Shelby County Airport Aerial image as of 6 March 1997 from USGS The National Map FAA Terminal Procedures for EET, effective February 27, 2020 Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for EET AirNav airport information for KEET FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS weather observations: current, past three days SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures


In mathematics, in the area of algebra known as group theory, a more than fifty-year effort was made to answer a conjecture of: are all groups of odd order solvable? Progress was made by showing that CA-groups, groups in which the centralizer of a non-identity element is abelian, of odd order are solvable. Further progress was made showing that CN-groups, groups in which the centralizer of a non-identity element is nilpotent, of odd order are solvable; the complete solution was given in, but further work on CN-groups was done in, giving more detailed information about the structure of these groups. For instance, a non-solvable CN-group G is such that its largest solvable normal subgroup O∞ is a 2-group, the quotient is a group of order. Solvable CN groups include Nilpotent groups Frobenius groups whose Frobenius complement is nilpotent 3-step groups, such as the symmetric group S4Non-solvable CN groups include: The Suzuki simple groups The groups PSL2 for n>1 The group PSL2 for p>3 a Fermat prime or Mersenne prime.

The group PSL2 The group PSL3 Burnside, Theory of groups of finite order, pp. 503, ISBN 978-0-486-49575-0 Feit, Walter. Z. 74: 1–17, doi:10.1007/BF01180468, MR 0114856 Feit, Walter.

Anne Dunn

Anne Dunn is an English artist associated with the second generation of the School of London. Born in London, Dunn is the daughter of the Canadian steel magnate Sir James Dunn, 1st baronet and his second wife, Irene Clarice Richards, a former musical-comedy actress who had previous been married to Francis Douglas, 11th Marquess of Queensberry. Dunn studied in London at Chelsea School of Art and at the Anglo-French Centre under Henry Moore and guest artist Fernand Léger before going to the Académie Julian in Paris, France in 1952. Dunn's art has been exhibited in Europe and North America and can be seen at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton, New Brunswick, the Arts Council Collection in London, many private collections. Two drawings and two paintings are in the Government Art Collection: U. K. Department for Culture and Sport, her first solo show was at the Leicester Galleries of London in 1957, with subsequent shows there in 1959, 1960, 1962, 1964. Thereafter her major exhibitions took place in New York with shows at the Fischbach Gallery in 1967, 1969, 1972, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1989.

In 1990 Dunn had a solo show at the Christopher Hull Gallery in London. Richard Shone wrote in the catalogue: "Call these paintings landscapes if you must, fragments of nature, but Dunn is no'impressionist'. Nor is she part of that tradition of landscape-abstraction, tightroping between'pure' painting and the flora and fauna of the place itself, she needs the painting more. This is most seen in the spectrum of her'unreal' colour which, descriptive to a point, transcends the motif, is defiantly not its portrait." Her most recent solo show. " Anne Dunn is one of the most tenacious draftsmen around, as she knows what to put in or leave out, we end up knowing that chill clear neck of the woods as well as if we lived there ourselves." -John Russell - The New York Times, 18 May 1979 "... These somewhat mysterious drawings project an air, both sensuous and ascetic." -John Ashbery - New York Magazine, 21 May 1979 "...for Anne Dunn drawing is a satisfying expression of itself. She relies on simplicity to imply the complexities of things."

-John Bernard Myers - Art World, New York, May 1982 " A true painter is on hand here, one who could trust herself to work with emptiness." - John Russell - The New York Times, 15 November 1985 "Dunn's work comes as a gift to an art world beleagered by trash. It is not precious, but it is valuable, in its summation of things the way they were and still can be - if only the right artist sets her sights on them." Gerrit Henry - Art in America, March 1986 Her close friendships with poets resulted in illustrations and covers for books by John Ashbery, William Corbett, Barbara Guest and James Schuyler. From 1964-68 she edited the journal Art and Literature with Rodrigo Moynihan, Sonia Orwell and John Ashbery. A taped interview with the artist is held by the National Life Story Collection at the British Library Sound Archive. Dunn's first husband was the artist Michael Wishart. Michael Wishart's autobiography High Diver 1978 is dedicated to her and gives a touching picture of the artist as a young woman.

After she and Wishart divorced, in 1960, Dunn married the Anglo-Spanish artist Rodrigo Moynihan, as his second wife. By him she has Danny Moynihan, an artist and writer, as well as a stepson, John Moynihan, she has been painted and drawn by many fellow artists including Joe Brainard, Lucian Freud, Rodrigo Moynihan. Dunn has links with France and New York City, but spends parts of her summers at a retreat on the Nigadoo River near Bathurst, New Brunswick

The Parody Album

The Parody Album is the debut album by DJ Chris Moyles, host of The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1. It was released on 23 November 2009 and charted at number 17 in the UK Official Album Chart and has since sold over 100,000 copies; the cover is a parody of Take That's album The Circus. The album has spawned an online game in which you have to collect lyric notes to complete Chris' album; the game itself is a parody of Super Mario Bros. The album was recorded at the world famous Abbey Road Studios in London throughout September and October 2009, features parodies made famous on Moyles' Radio 1 show, alongside original compositions and brand new parodies; the album features many members of The Chris Moyles Show team including Comedy Dave, Carrie Prideaux and Dominic Byrne. Chris has said that he was proud that the album was an'Aled-free zone' referring to the absence of The Chris Moyles Show producer, Aled Haydn Jones; the album features collaborations with Amy Perez, Alex Dover, Ricky Wilson and Calvin Harris

Gurban Pirimov

Gurban Bakhshali oglu Primov was an Azerbaijani folk musician and tar-player. He was born in Karabakh, in mountainous village of Abdal-Gülablı near Shusha, Azerbaijan in the Russian Empire; the Primov family had had long lasting musical traditions: Gurban's great-grandfather Valeh was a famous Karabakhi ashik. In love with folk music, Gurban Primov dropped out of school at age 13 to move to Shusha one of the important cultural centres of the Caucasus, he was introduced to the celebrated musician of the time and the designer of the Azerbaijani tar, whose apprentice he became. By 1895 Pirimov was widely known in Karabakh as a talented musician who worked with some of the most renowned khanandas of the time. In 1905 he met Jabbar Garyagdioglu and Sasha Ohanezashvili on a wedding in Ganja, for the next 20 years they were performing as a trio; the ensembled toured the Caucasus, Central Asia, some of the Middle Eastern cities. He accompanied Garyagdioglu on the tar during the recording of mughamats on vinyl in Riga and Warsaw in 1912, performed some pieces solo.

Together they appeared in the 1916 Azeri film Neft va milyonlar saltanatinda. Pirimov's outstanding skills were mentioned by singer Seyid Shushinski who witnessed Pirimov's indefatigable playing during Garyagdioglu's five-hour performance of one mughamat. In life Pirimov was a music consultant to prominent composers such as Muslim Magomayev, Reinhold Glière, Fikrat Amirov, Gara Garayev. In 1930 Primov was recognized as People's Artist of Azerbaijan. Gurban Primov married to Nabat khanum Aghalar gizi and issued four children: Asgar, Tamara, Adela, he continued to perform until his death at age 84. His last concert took place at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall on 10 August 1965, followed by his death 19 days later, he was buried at the Avenue of the Honored Ones Cemetery in Baku. List of People's Artists of the Azerbaijan SSR Prominent Artist by Afrasiyab Badalbeyli. Adabiyyat va injasanat. 30 October 1955. Retrieved 1 December 2007