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Lund University

Lund University is a prestigious university in Sweden and one of northern Europe’s oldest universities. Lund University is ranked among the world's top 100 universities; the university is located in the city of Lund in the province of Sweden. It arguably traces its roots back to 1425, when a Franciscan studium generale was founded in Lund next to the Lund Cathedral. After Sweden won Scania from Denmark in the 1658 Treaty of Roskilde, the university was founded in 1666 on the location of the old studium generale next to Lund Cathedral. Lund University has eight faculties, with additional campuses in the cities of Malmö and Helsingborg, with 40,000 students in 270 different programmes and 1,300 freestanding courses; the university has some 600 partner universities in nearly 70 countries and it belongs to the League of European Research Universities as well as the global Universitas 21 network. Two major facilities for materials research are in Lund University: MAX IV, a synchrotron radiation laboratory – inaugurated in June 2016, European Spallation Source, a new European facility that will provide up to 100 times brighter neutron beams than existing facilities today, to be opened in 2023.

The university centers on the Lundagård park adjacent to the Lund Cathedral, with various departments spread in different locations in town, but concentrated in a belt stretching north from the park connecting to the university hospital area and continuing out to the northeastern periphery of the town, where one finds the large campus of the Faculty of Engineering. The city of Lund has a long history as a center for learning and was the ecclesiastical centre and seat of the archbishop of Denmark. A cathedral school for the training of clergy was established in 1085 and is today Scandinavia's oldest school; the university traces its roots back to 1425, when a Franciscan studium generale was founded in Lund next to the Lund Cathedral, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Scandinavia followed by studia generalia in Uppsala in 1477 and Copenhagen in 1479. After Sweden won Scania from Denmark in the 1658 Treaty of Roskilde, the university was founded in 1666 on the location of the old studium generale next to Lund Cathedral.

The studium generale had not survived the Lutheran Reformation of 1536, why the university is considered a separate institution when founded in 1666. After the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658, the Scanian lands came under the possession of the Swedish Crown, which founded the University in 1666 as a means of making Scania Swedish by educating teachers in Swedish, to culturally integrate the Scania region with Sweden; the university was named Academia Carolina after Charles X Gustav of Sweden until the late 19th century, when Lund University became the widespread denomination. It was the fifth university under the Swedish king, after Uppsala University, the University of Tartu, the Academy of Åbo, the University of Greifswald; the university was at its founding granted four faculties: law, theological and philosophy. They were the cornerstones, for more than 200 years this system was in effect. Towards the end of the 17th century, the number of students hovered around 100; some notable professors in the early days were a juridical historian.

The Scanian War in 1676 led to a shut-down, which lasted until 1682. The university was re-opened due to regional patriots, but the university was not to enjoy a high status until well into the 19th century. Lecturing rooms were few, lectures were held in the Lund Cathedral and its adjacent chapel; the professors were underpaid. In 1716, Charles XII of Sweden entered Lund, he stayed in Lund in between his warlike expeditions. Lund and the university attracted a temporary attention boost; the most notable lecturer during this time was Andreas Rydelius. Peace was restored with the death of Charles XII in 1718, during the first half of the 18th century the university was granted added funds; the number of students was now well around 500. Despite not being on par with Uppsala University, it had still built a solid reputation and managed to attract prominent professors. Around 1760 the university reputation dropped as the number of students fell below 200, most of whom hailed from around the province.

However, by 1780 its reputation was restored, continued to rise through the 1820s. This was owing to popular and well-educated lecturers in philology. He, in turn, attracted others towards Lund. One of these was the young theological student C. G. Brunius, who studied ancient languages under Tegnér and were to become professor of Greek. With time he was to devote himself to architectures and he redesigned several of Lund's buildings, as well as churches of the province. In 1845 and 1862 Lund co-hosted Nordic student meetings together with the University of Copenhagen. A student called. In the early 20th century, the university had a student population as small as one thousand, consisting of upper-class pupils training to become civil servants and doctors. In the coming decades it started to grow until it became one of the country's largest. In 1964 the social sciences were split from the Faculty of Humanities. Lund Institute of Technology was established in 1961 but was merged with Lund University eig

Wilfredo Pedraza

Gerónimo Wilfredo Pedraza Sierra is a Peruvian lawyer and politician, who served as interior minister of Peru from July 2012 to 31 October 2013. Pedraza is a lawyer by profession, his speciality in the field of law is citizen security. He served as the coordinator of the special investigations unit of the truth and reconciliation commission, he headed the national penitentiary institute, for two terms. He was appointed interior minister in a reshuffle on 24 July 2012 to the cabinet led by prime minister Juan Jimenez. Pedraza, an independent politician, succeeded William Calle in the post. Calle had been in office since 15 May 2012. In March 2013, Pedraza and other senior officials including President Ollanta Humala were harshly criticised due to government's ineffective combat against crime in the country

The Square Tallaght

The Square Tallaght is the name of a shopping centre located in Tallaght, Ireland, opened in 1990. It is located just off junction 11 of the M50 motorway on the Belgard Road and the N81; the centre comprises 53,000 m2 of retail space, spread across three levels, as of 2016 has up to 163 stores. It has an annual footfall of 21.7 million. There are over 2300 car parking spaces; the taxi rank is the second busiest in Ireland, after that of Dublin Airport. The anchor tenants are Dunnes and Tesco; when The Square opened it was the largest shopping centre in Ireland. The centre was opened on 23 October 1990, in the presence of 45,000 people, by Taoiseach Charles Haughey, having been built at a cost of £85 million. Others who were in attendance included Gay Byrne, who hosted his 2FM radio show from the “Crows Nest” in the shopping centre, as well as Mary Harney, Pat Rabbitte, the Director-General of RTÉ Vincent Finn and the Fine Gael leader at the time Alan Dukes, it was the first of four large shopping complexes built in the suburban centres surrounding Dublin from the late 1980s onwards and was for a while the largest shopping centre in Ireland.

The others are Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, Liffey Valley Shopping Centre and Dundrum Town Centre. The opening of the centre would be the first of many new developments in the area over the coming years. Institute of Technology, the National Basketball Arena, the Civic Theatre and Tallaght University Hospital all opened within a few years of the shopping centre.. The centre celebrated its 25th anniversary on 23 October 2015; the centre was granted permission by An Bord Pleanála for a major redevelopment to the centre. The proposed project will add about 200,000 square feet of retail space; the Square is not only a commercial but a civic centre, the Office of the Revenue Commissioners have an office there as does the Department of Social Protection, the Health Service Executive the Eastern Region and FÁS share a building on the car park of level one. In addition, both the headquarters of South Dublin County Council and the Tallaght branch of South Dublin Libraries are adjacent to the site. A Civic Theatre is located close to The Square Town centre, which hosts theatre, dance and comedy.

The Tallaght University Hospital is located nearby. The centre is served by the Luas Red Line, the closest station for the shopping centre is Tallaght; the Square Shopping Centre is served by 8 Dublin Bus routes which are the 27, 49, 54a, 56a, 65, 75, 76, 76a and 77a Bus routes. The Square Shopping Centre http://www.

Thomas Cary (North Carolina)

Thomas Cary who served as the fourth and last Deputy Governor of North-Carolina. He is best known for his role in the revolt known as Cary's Rebellion, between 1708 and 1711, in which he usurped power from then-Deputy Governor William Glover, driving Glover from the province. Thomas Cary was born in England, to Walter Cary and Ann Dobson. Cary moved to South Carolina, where he became a prominent "merchant and shipowner". In 1707, Cary joined the South Carolina assembly as the speaker; the same year, he was appointed governor of South Carolina until he was replaced by William Glover. However, he regained the government of the province in October 1708 thanks to support from dissenters. Cary abolished the laws of Glover and replaced officials suspected of being disloyal to the dissidents, he prompted the immigration of new settlers through the reformation of land grant policy. He ended his term in 1711. In this year, when Edward Hyde was appointed the first Governor of the Province of North-Carolina, Cary put up resistance to Hyde's new authority, thus causing a revolt in the colony.

Cary was defeated and captured in Virginia, Hyde took office as he had planned. In 1711, Virginia Governor Alexander Spotswood sent Cary and his supporters to London to subject them to trial. Cary was released in 1712 without suffering any punishment, "likely due to a lack of clear evidence." In 1713, Cary returned to North Carolina, living in Bath County until his death in July 1718


Oxalidales is an order of flowering plants, included within the rosid subgroup of eudicots. Compound leaves are common in Oxalidales and the majority of the species in this order have five or six sepals and petals; the following families are placed here: Family Brunelliaceae Family Cephalotaceae Family Connaraceae Family Cunoniaceae Family Elaeocarpaceae Family Huaceae Family Oxalidaceae The family Cephalotaceae contains a single species, a pitcher plant found in Southwest Australia. Under the Cronquist system, most of the above families were placed in the Rosales; the Oxalidaceae were placed in the Geraniales, the Elaeocarpaceae split between the Malvales and Polygalales, in the latter case being treated as the Tremandraceae. The phylogeny of the Oxalidales shown below is adapted from the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group website. Media related to Oxalidales at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Oxalidales at Wikispecies

Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Secondary School

Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Secondary School is a government secondary school located in Lumut, a settlement area in Belait District, Brunei. The school is named after Princess Rashidah, the eldest daughter of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the 29th and current Sultan of Brunei. Before this school was built, the people of Lumut until Kg Tunggulian had to study in Anthony Abell College, Seria or Perdana Wazir Secondary School, Kuala Belait. While the people from Labi to the interior part of Belait district studied in Perdana Wazir Secondary School because it was the only school in Belait district that had hostels. Like other secondary schools in Brunei Darussalam, this school teaches students from year 7 to year 11, year 7 to year 10 express, year 7 to year 11 and Special Need students. Like other secondary schools, this school offers core subjects such as Malay language, English language, Mathematics and Islamic Religious Knowledge. Option subjects include Design and Technology and Design, Business Art Technology, Computer Study, Additional Mathematics, History and Nutrition, Geography and Malay Literature.

Other, non-examinable subjects include Melayu Islam Beraja. The school's buildings look like Sayyiddina Ali Secondary School in Kuala Belait, Sayyiddina Hasan Secondary School in Mulaut, Rimba I Secondary School in Rimba and few other secondary schools in Brunei Darussalam. From the main gate / entrance, the road heads to the Administration building, the field / sport complex to the left and the waiting area / drop off area to the right. There is a multi purpose hall, a rectangular shaped three storey building for classrooms and two blocks for specialised subjects. Unique to this school is a bungalow behind the Administration building which houses the Special Need students. There are a library, a "surau" and two canteen shops; the sport complex consists of a unique rectangular shaped jogging track, a standard size football pitch, a grandstand and a futsal pitch. List of secondary schools in Brunei