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Michael Okpara University of Agriculture

The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture the Federal University of Agriculture, is a federal university in Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria was established as a specialized University by a Federal Government of Nigeria Decree No 48 of November 1992. It began formal activities in May 1993 with the appointment of the first Council and Vice-Chancellor Professor Placid C. Njoku on 27 May 1993, while other key officials of the University were appointed later; the first set of students were admitted into the institution during the 1993/94 academic year with a student population of 82. The nickname "Umudykes" or "U'dykers" refers to students and sports teams of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture; the Organizational Structure of the institution includes: Principal Officers, Statutory Committees of the University Council and Convocation. The Principal Officers which consist of the Chancellor, Pro-Chancellor and the council, Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellors, the Registrar, the Bursar, the University Librarian.

This committee consists of the following: The Pro-Chancellor, who serves as the Chairman of the Committee at any meeting at which he is present The Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Six other members of the Council appointed by the Council, two of whom are selected from among the three members of the Council appointed by the Senate and one member to the Council by congregation. The Director-General of the Federal Ministry of Education or, in his absence, a member of his Ministry as he may designate to represent him; this consists of: The Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor The Full-time members of academic staff The Registrar The Bursar The Librarian The Director of Works The Director of Physical Planning The Director of Academic Planning The Director of Health Services. The Congregation shall be entitled to express by resolution or otherwise its opinion on all matters affecting the interest and welfare of the University and shall have such other functions in addition to the function of electing a member of the Council as may be provided by statute or regulations.

The institution is located in the Agricultural Training and Research city of Umudike, about 10 kilometers from Umuahia. The major link road to the University is the Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene Federal Road, a direct route to the State capitals of Abia Akwa-Ibom and Cross River States. Being close to Umuahia, the University is linked through a major North-South Express Road to most part of the country, it commenced its activities on the premises of the former Federal College of Umudike. There are eleven a School of General Studies with fifty-seven departments; the School of General Studies consists of the following departments: English, German, History and Conflict, Philosophy and Health, Social Science. Official website

Foe (Person of Interest)

"Foe" is the eighth episode of the first season of the American television drama series Person of Interest. It is the 8th overall episode of the series and is written by Sean Hennen and directed by Milan Cheylov, it aired on CBS in the United States and on CTV in Canada on November 17, 2011. Reese and Finch track former Stasi agent Ulrich Kohl across New York City. Kohl, having been secretly imprisoned by the German government for 24 years, has escaped and located his former Stasi teammates — Hauffe and Steiller, all of whom betrayed Kohl to the American and German governments in exchange for new lives in New York. Further, Kohl believes that his former Stasi colleagues are responsible for the murder of his wife Anja, killed while attempting to flee Germany with him. Kohl kills Hauffe and poisons Wernick; when confronting Steiller before killing him, Kohl learns a terrible truth — Anja is still alive, having staged her own death to escape from his atrocities. When he attempts to locate her, he learns that Anja had their child, so sets out to find them both.

Kohl locates Anja, having taken Marie hostage, admits that he understands the reasons behind her flight, before raising an unloaded weapon to her, forcing Reese to shoot him dead. Kohl's predicament leads to Reese reflecting on his own life as a spy, where it is revealed that "John Reese" is an alias bestowed on him by his former CIA partner, Kara Stanton. In its original American broadcast, "Foe" was seen by an estimated 11.65 million household viewers and gained a 2.6/7 ratings share among adults aged 18–49, according to Nielsen Media Research. This was a slight decrease in viewership from the previous episode, watched by 11.76 million viewers with a 2.7/7 in the 18-49 demographics. With these ratings, Person of Interest was the third most watched show on CBS for the night behind Rules of Engagement and The Big Bang Theory, third on its timeslot and sixth for the night in the 18-49 demographics, behind Bones, The Office, The X Factor, Rules of Engagement, The Big Bang Theory. "Foe" received positive reviews from critics.

Keysha Couzens of TV Overmind wrote "Taking a complete aside from Person of Interest itself, it gave me a great amount of fannish joy to see Alan Dale and Michael Emerson in the same scene again. Brought back some of the best LOST memories and it was like Widmore and Ben's rivalry has just kept on going. Pitching people this show as a sometimes procedural with great actors, fantastic action sequences and a mini-LOST reunion every other episode not a bad way to go about it. While this wasn't quite as exciting of an episode as the one before it, it still had its moments despite the cliché plot-points. I do hope that the next time we do get a flashback though, it's for Mr. Finch. I could watch a whole hour on that character's complex background, easily."Morgan Jeffery of Digital Spy wrote "Despite the dull title,'Foe' is one of the strongest episodes of Person of Interest yet. It's great to see Reese meet an opponent, more than a match for him!"Luke Gelineau of TV Equals wrote "This was an adequately exciting and fitting end for the story, it was an overall solid episode.

I'm excited to see what they have in store for the episode after Thanksgiving, as we're off next week for the holiday. I'll see you all then!" Sean McKenna of TV Fanatic gave the episode a 4.1 star rating out of 5 and wrote "Once again, another decent episode that although didn't offer anything new to the show - but remained consistent in its storytelling and characters." "Foe" at CBS "Foe" on IMDb "Foe" at TV Guide "Foe" at TV.com

Endomychidae

Endomychidae, or handsome fungus beetles, is a family of beetles with representatives found in all ecozones. There are around 1300 species; the family was established based on the type genus Endomychus, a genus erected in 1795 by Panzer, applied to a species that Linnaeus called as Chrysomela coccinea. As the common name suggests, Endomychidae feed on fungi. Crowson, in his influential treatment of the beetles, placed the family within the Cucujoidea, they have a tarsal formal of 4-4-4 or 3-3-3 and the wings lack a closed radial cell. The second antennal segment has a sensory appendage, as long as the third antennal segment; the family has been grouped with the Coccinellidae in a group called the Trimera for having pseudotrimerous tarsi. A 2015 molecular phylogeny study found that the Cucujoidea were found to be non-monophyletic and the Endomychidae was refined with the removal of the Anamorphinae from within the family and elevated to the status of a full family. Mycetaeinae and Eupsilobiinae were found not to belong within the clades of the core Endomychidae.

The subfamilies that are included: Danascelinae Endomychinae Epipocinae Leiestinae Lycoperdininae Merophysiinae Pleganophorinae Xenomycetinae These 70 genera belong to the family Endomychidae as defined in the past: Data sources: i = ITIS, c = Catalogue of Life, g = GBIF, b = Bugguide.net

Sciota Township, Dakota County, Minnesota

Sciota Township is a township in Dakota County, United States. The population was 285 at the 2000 census; the ghost town of Lewiston was located in the township. Sciota Township was organized in 1858, named after a place in Ohio. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 15.0 square miles, all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 285 people, 92 households, 75 families residing in the township; the population density was 19.1 people per square mile. There were 93 housing units at an average density of 6.2/sq mi. The racial makeup of the township was 97.54% White, 0.70% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 1.40% from other races. There were 92 households out of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.3% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 17.4% were non-families. 9.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.4 males. The median income for a household in the township was $63,125, the median income for a family was $66,750. Males had a median income of $45,536 versus $27,292 for females; the per capita income for the township was $23,181. About 6.0% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 24.0% of those sixty five or over

Wang Sheng-hong

Wang Sheng-hong is a Taiwanese writer. Wang was born in Hemei village in Zhanghua County, Taiwan in 1970, growing up in a farming family with an illiterate mother and a father who only received basic education. Though his parents did not excel at explaining the world, their actions served as a model for honesty and kindness; as a youth, Wang enjoyed reading the works of Qi Jun and Yukio Mishima, exchanged letters with the former for twenty years, discussing the giving and receiving among family and friends, as well as their shared love for various other topics. Meanwhile, the author Yukio sparked his interest in passion and life and death. Wang graduated from Darong Elementary School, Hemei Middle School, Zhanghua High School, the Mass Communications Department of Fu Jen University, the Graduate School of Taiwanese Culture of the National Taipei University of Education, he has worked for a long time in media services, was once awarded as an editor for newspaper supplements. Wang moved north in 1988, keeping his roots in the farm while exploring new possibilities in the city.

Although he sought shelter in this new place, yet kept his home close to his heart. After finishing his mandatory military service in 1995, Wang worked in Taipei, where he felt like a seed that fell far from his tree, yet once he landed in this new fertile land, he gained confidence in himself and put down firm roots. In 2001 he packed up and traveled alone to England and Spain for three months expanding his worldview. In London’s Chelsea Physic Garden he discovered a Spanish pineapple hanging from dead wood, with no roots to nourish it, surviving on nothing but the moisture in the air; this inspired Wang, who decided he wanted to become a true citizen of the world. Although interested in literature, art and observing every facet of society, Wang takes pleasure in traveling and exploring the mysteries of nature. After returning to Taiwan, Wang wrote Walk Carefully based on his travels, the first in his Triangular Prism trilogy; the book was acclaimed by scholars and readers alike, with Nan Fang-shuo stating, “I will not be miserly in recommending this book, as that would be impossible for me to do!”

Triangular Prism is like a series of concentric circles moving inward toward a core, describing Wang’s experiences and thoughts during his trip to Europe, his sentiments and history in Taipei, his childhood before leaving far from home at the age of 18. In Keyword: Taipei, the second book of the trilogy, Wang takes us to the 228 Peace Park, Jianguo Flower Market, Yangming Mountain, Yongkang Street, Dehui Street, Guling Street, Waishuang Creek, Danshui and various night markets and gyms, drawing up a series of literary landmarks and woven stories. Wang’s favorite works are prose, he was selected for the “Thirty Years of Elite Taiwan Literature: Thirty Prose Authors.” He has received over ten awards, including the Ling Rong San Literature Award, the National Science Council Literature Prize, the China Times Literature Award, the Taipei Literary Works Scholarship, the Ministry of Education Literary Achievement Award, the Liang Shih-chiu Literary Award the Taiwan Provincial Literature Award, the Huang Xi Literature Award, the Taiwan Provincial Ministry of Education Literature and Arts Award, the Wang Shi-fan Literature Prize, the Taiwan News Post Annual Author Prize.

In addition, he has received numerous publishing and artistic subsidies from the National Culture and Arts Foundation. Wang’s works have been part of a wide variety of literary collections, are used in general education courses in university and supplementary teaching materials for middle school. Thirteen Cities Keyword: Taipei Walk Carefully Take Me With You, Moonlight One Man Herb Records Facades and Plain Colors, from China Internet Information Center. From official website of Phoenix Television, written by famous author Pai Hsien-yung, from official website of China Times Wang Sheng-hong’s blog Taiwan Writers / Works Catalogue 2007 – Wang Sheng-hong