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Paul Locatelli

The Rev. Paul Leo Locatelli, S. J. was an American Jesuit priest and certified public accountant. Locatelli served as the president of Santa Clara University from 1988 until 2008 before becoming chancellor of Santa Clara in 2008, he held the post of Secretary of Higher Education for the Society of Jesus in Rome. Locatelli grew up on a ranch in the town of Boulder Creek, California, in the Santa Cruz Mountains, the second of three sons; the family grew their own grapes for winemaking. His family had come to Boulder Creek from Italy in the 1890s, his father ran Locatelli Brothers Lumber. His mother's family had immigrated from Italy to Oakland, where they opened and operated the Colombo Bakery. Locatelli was the first member of his family to attend college, he received a bachelor's degree in business at the University of Santa Clara, now Santa Clara University in 1960. Classmates at Santa Clara included CIA director Leon Panetta, who remained friends with Locatelli, former Oakland A's owner Stephen Schott.

Locatelli obtained a doctorate in business from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. He enlisted in the United States Army and decided to enter the Jesuits after leaving the armed services. Locatelli entered the former Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, he was ordained a Jesuit priest in 1974. Locatelli began teaching at Santa Clara University as a professor of accounting in 1974, the same year in which he was ordained a Jesuit priest. Within a few years, he was voted outstanding teacher of the year, he rose to Academic Vice-President. Locatelli was named the 27th President of Santa Clara University in 1988 after 14 years at the university. During Locatelli's tenure as president, admissions standards and endowment funding increased substantially. Under Locatelli's presidency, Santa Clara University renovated or constructed nineteen new campus buildings, as well as a sports center; this is the equivalent of two-thirds of all campus facilities. A prolific fundraiser, Locatelli raised millions for the construction spree which included new academic buildings, a business school building, residence halls, a swim center, a tennis center, the School of Arts and Science.

He raised funds for scholarships at Santa Clara. Locatelli phased out Santa Clara's fraternity and sorority houses, which lessened the influence of the Greek system on student life. Controversially, Locatelli eliminated the school's Division II football program in 1993. Locatelli spearheaded the effort to reroute The Alameda, which had run through the center of Santa Clara University's campus. Locatelli had a new entrance road, lined with palm trees, built which leads to the Mission Santa Clara de Asís, a 1777 Spanish mission, now the centerpiece of Santa Clara's campus. Locatelli and Santa Clara University became involved with the Salvadoran Civil War during the late 1980s and early 1990s, he offered Santa Clara as a refuge to the lone surviving Jesuit of the 1989 massacre at the Universidad Centroamericana, in which six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter were killed by the Salvadoran Army.. Father Locatelli implemented a program where Santa Clara students volunteered and worked at a women's center and urban schools in El Salvador.

Under President Locatelli's guidance, Santa Clara's endowment at Santa Clara grew from $77 million in 1988 to $700 million in 2008. Through the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education, the University has expanded its ability to connect students to communities in Silicon Valley and throughout the world. Locatelli was known affectionately by the students at SCU through a variety of nicknames. On March 1, 2008, Locatelli announced his intention to resign during the 2008–09 academic year, after 20 years as university president, due to his additional responsibilities as Secretary of Higher Education of the Society of Jesus in Rome, a post he had held since January 2007, coordinating the Jesuits 150 universities worldwide, to promote cooperation among Jesuit higher education institutions, he was subsequently promoted to chancellor of the university in November 2008 by new Santa Clara University President Michael Engh, S. J. On January 16, 2002 he was awarded the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice from San Jose Bishop Patrick Joseph McGrath.

Father Locatelli was awarded the Spirit of Silicon Valley Lifetime Achievement Award from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. He was a recipient of the David Packard Award in 2009. Locatelli was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in May 2010. At the time Father Locatelli took ill, he was preparing for the fiftieth anniversary celebration and reunion of his classmates in the class of 1960 at Santa Clara University, had sent out invitations, including one to Leon Panetta, he was moved to the hospice at Regis Jesuit Infirmary in Los Gatos on July 8, 2010. He died from pancreatic cancer on July 12, 2010, at the age of 71. Locatelli was survived by his brothers and Harry. CIA Director, former Congressman and White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, a 1960 Santa Clara classmate of Locatelli's, stated after Father Locatelli's death that, "What Paul told you was always the truth, he didn't play games. You knew. I don't think there is any question that he will go down as one of the greatest presidents in Santa Clara history."

Office of the President, Santa Clara University Official speeches and letters Fr. Locatelli re-appointed for fourth term Santa Clara University Press Release on Father Locat

Ringling, Montana

Ringling is a small unincorporated community in southern Meagher County, United States, along the route of U. S. Route 89; the town was a station stop on the transcontinental main line of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad. Ringling served as a community center for ranchers and homesteaders in the vicinity, but the town's population declined throughout most of the twentieth century as the region's agricultural activity dwindled. Both railroad lines were abandoned by 1980, only a handful of people remain in the town today. Ringling was called Leader, but was renamed for John Ringling of the Ringling Brothers Circus family when the White Sulphur Springs and Yellowstone Park Railway was built. John Ringling was a financier of the railroad, as well as its president, he owned a summer home & spa in White Sulphur Springs, considerable ranch land in the area. The lower Shields Valley has one of the warmest average January temperatures in the state of Montana, due to chinook winds; this same consistent warming was responsible for the ice-free corridor which enabled the ancestors of most Native Americans to enter the mainland of North America during the Pleistocene.

Ringling is known as the setting for portions of Ivan Doig's 1979 book, This House of Sky. The town was the subject of the Jimmy Buffett song "Ringling, Ringling" featured on his 1974 album Living & Dying in 3/4 Time. Cheney, Roberta Carkeek. Names on the Face of Montana: The Story of Montana's Place Names. Missoula: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1984. ISBN 0-87842-150-5

Mogens Gøye

Mogens Gøye was a Danish statesman and Steward of the Realm, whose enormous wealth earned him the derogatory nickname "the King of Northern Jutland". Gøye was the Royal councillor of Danish Kings John I, the feuding Christian II and Frederick I, Christian III, he was a key supporter of the Reformation in Holstein. Lauded by elder Danish historians as a knightly, social liberal upper-class idealist, Gøye is today viewed as a realist statesman understanding the need of a government and a moderate political attitude of the nobility, he was the son of marsk Eskild Gøye, brother of Royal councillor Henrik Gøye. Mogens Gøye was the father of Birgitte Gøye, who married admiral Herluf Trolle and co-founded Herlufsholm School, he was the grandfather of statesman Peder Oxe. Belonging to a wealthy and influential Jutland magnate family and educated abroad, Mogens Gøye was an outstanding man in the times of King John I, he amassed large tracts of lands through inheritance and large-scale buys, became one of the richest men in Danish history.

He was knighted in 1501, became a member of the Royal Rigsraadet council of King John I in 1503. During the reign of Christian II, Gøye was a leading Royal councillor, performed diplomatic and special assignments for the King. In 1514, he was chosen as the substitute replacement of Christian II at the King's marriage to Isabella of Austria in the Netherlands. After the marriage, Gøye was appointed the marsk of Denmark. In 1516, he sold the house to Christian II, in which the King's mistress Dyveke and her mother Sigbrit Willoms were to reside, in 1517 he arrested Torben Oxe, the suspected assassin of Dyveke. Though a representative of the great landowners himself, an avid opponent of the bourgeois influence of Sigbrit, Gøye and Christian II seemed to maintain loyalty towards one another. Gøye accepted some of the Royal reform plans, while trying to moderate them and to damp the dissatisfaction of his social peers. Sigbrit coined Gøye's derogatory nickname "the King of Northern Jutland", attempting to cast his loyalty to the Christian II in doubt.

Gøye supported Christian II during the 1522 nobility and clerical rebellion, but left him in March 1523 under threat, accepting the accession of Frederick I. During the reign of Frederick I, Gøye had his real golden age, he was made Steward of the Realm in 1523, a post he retained until his death in 1544. Gøye again acted as a balancing force, curbing the vengeful attitudes of the nobility towards the peasant supporters of Christian II, he was instrumental in averting a peasant rebellion in Viborg in 1531. In religious matters he became an eager Protestant supporting the work of Lutheran reformer Hans Tausen, in opposition to most of Rigsrådet, which earned him hostility from the Roman Catholic clergy. In spite of all efforts, he did not succeed in damping the social clash of interests. After the death of Frederick in 1533, Mogens Gøye tried in vain to get Frederick's Lutheran son Prince Christian, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein elected king under the name Christian III of Denmark. At the outbreak of the ensuing Count's Feud civil war, Gøye forced through the nobility's Election of Christian III in Jutland in 1534, was a most loyal supporter of Christian III for the rest of the war.

After the victory of Christian III and the Reformation in Denmark-Norway and Holstein in 1536, Gøye continued as Steward during the new government, but he was weakened by ill health, was overshadowed by Johan Friis. Politikens Danmarkshistorie, vol 5. By Johan Hvidtfeldt, 1963. Politikens Danmarkshistorie, vol 6. By Svend Cedergreen Bech, 1963. Family

Sekope Kepu

Sekope Kepu is an Australian professional rugby union player. He is a Prop for London Irish and has played for Australian club New South Wales Waratahs and the French club Bordeaux, he plays for Australia's Wallabies in international matches. Kepu made his international debut for Australia in 2008 and has been a regular in match-day squads since, having played over 100 tests for Australia since his debut. Kepu is the most-capped Prop to play for the Wallabies is one of the most-capped rugby players in history. Kepu was born in Sydney, Australia, to Tongan parents, but his family relocated to Auckland while he was still a youngster, he began playing rugby with Tamaki Rugby Football Club Under 7s and attended school in the suburb of Glen Innes in Auckland. Kepu captained the Wesley College first XV from the number eight position in 2004 before switching to the front row with the New Zealand under-19s in 2005, he represented New Zealand at under 19 and 21 levels. Between 2005 and 2007, Kepu was a member of the wider training group for the Chiefs, was a stand out player for Counties Manukau in the Air New Zealand Cup in 2006.

A broken collarbone saw him end the year without a Super 14 contract. Kepu moved to back Sydney at the age of 21 to play for the NSW Waratahs, he made his Super Rugby debut on 1 March 2008 against the Highlanders in Dunedin, playing as the starting loosehead after Wallabies prop Al Baxter was ruled out due to a head knock. In June 2008, Kepu played for Australia A in the 2008 Pacific Nations Cup, he was selected for the Wallabies on the 2008 and 2009 Spring tours, made his test debut for Australia on 8 November 2008, against Italy at Padova. He gained two more tests caps from the bench on those tours but had to bide his time for more than a year before making another test appearance. Kepu had a strong season at the Waratahs in 2011 with 13 Super Rugby appearances, including 12 starts. In the 2011 Tri Nations Series, Kepu became the first choice loosehead prop for the Wallabies after Benn Robinson was ruled out of the entire campaign due to a knee injury, he cemented his position. Australia won the 2011 Tri Nations cup.

Kepu was a key player for Australia at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, starting in six out of seven matches that the Wallabies played in the tournament. In March 2013, he re-signed with Australian Rugby to commit to the Wallabies and Waratahs for a further two years. Kepu has been playing at tighthead prop rather than loosehead for the Wallabies since then. Kepu's re-signing saw him go on to start in all three knockout rounds of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, but his ill-discipline was one of the unfortunate highlights of the final against New Zealand, on 31 October 2015, which Australia lost 17-34. Kepu's third Super Rugby try against the Chiefs in Round 15 of 2017 was well received by the press. After an excellent 2017 season and being one of the best-performing Wallabies of the year, Kepu during his 90th test, ended the season in disappointment, being red-carded against Scotland on 25 November 2017. Kepu was red-carded against Scotland in the 39th minute of the test for shoulder-charging Scottish flanker Hamish Watson's head, with Australia leading 12-10 against Scotland at the time.

Australia failed losing 53-24 to Scotland. Kepu became the second Wallaby to be sent off in the current decade, with teammate Tevita Kuridrani being sent off in 2013. In October 2018, Kepu became the first prop to make 100 appearances for Australia, appearing against New Zealand in an eventual 37-20 loss. On Monday 6 May 2019, it was announced that he had signed for London Irish in the Gallagher Premiership

Mongol invasion of Java

The Mongol invasion of Java was a military effort made by Kublai Khan, founder of the Yuan dynasty, to invade Java, an island in modern Indonesia. In 1293, he sent a large invasion fleet to Java with 20,000 to 30,000 soldiers; this was a punitive expedition against King Kertanegara of Singhasari, who had refused to pay tribute to the Yuan and maimed one of its ministers. However, it ended with failure for the victory for Singhasari. Kublai Khan, founder of the Yuan dynasty, the principal khanate of the Mongol Empire, had sent envoys to many states to ask them to put themselves under his protection and pay tribute. Men Shi or Meng-qi, one of his ministers, sent to Java, was not well received there; the king of Singhasari, was offended by his proposal and branded his face with a hot iron as was done to common thieves, cut his ears, scornfully sent him on his way. Kublai Khan was shocked and ordered a punitive expedition against Kertanagara, whom he labeled a barbarian, in 1292; the campaign has other purpose.

According to Kubilai khan himself, if the Mongol forces were able to defeat Java, the other countries around it would submit themselves. That way, the Yuan Mongol Dynasty could control the Asian sea trade routes, because of the strategic geographical position of the archipelago in trading. According to the Yuan shi, the history of the Yuan dynasty, 20,000–30,000 men were collected from Fujian and Huguang in Southern China, along with 1,000 ships and enough provisions for a year; the officers were the Mongol Shi-bi, the Uyghur Ike Mese, the Chinese Gaoxing. Meanwhile, after defeating Malayu Dharmasraya in Sumatra in 1290, Singhasari became the most powerful kingdom in the region. Kertanegara sent a massive army to Sumatra in this Pamalayu campaign. However, seizing the opportunity of the lack of army guarding the capital, in 1292 Jayakatwang, the duke of Kediri, a vassal state of Singhasari, revolted against Kertanegara. Jayakatwang‘s revolt was assisted by Arya Wiraraja, a regent from Sumenep on the island of Madura, who secretly despised Kertanegara.

The Kediri army attacked Singhasari from both north and south flanks. The king only realised the invasion from the north and sent his son-in-law, Nararya Sanggramawijaya northward to vanquish the rebellion; the northern attack was quashed, but the southern attack remained undetected until they reached and sacked the unprepared capital city of Kutaraja. Jayakatwang usurped and killed Kertanagara during the Tantra sacred ceremony, thus bringing an end to the Singhasari kingdom. Having learned of the fall of the Singhasari capital of Kutaraja to Kediri rebellion, Raden Wijaya tried to return and defend Singhasari but failed, he and his three colleagues, Ranggalawe and Nambi, went to exile to Madura under the protection of the regent Arya Wiraraja, Nambi's father, who turned to Jayakatwang's side. Kertanegara's son-in-law, Raden Wijaya, submitted to Kediri, brokered by Arya Wiraraja and was pardoned by Jayakatwang. Wijaya was given permission to establish a new settlement in Tarik timberland; the new settlement was named Majapahit, taken from maja fruit that had a bitter taste in that timberland.

Kublai chose the troops from Southern China because they were more armored. Light armor was deemed more suitable in Java than heavy armor, a tropical country, as noted by the Khan himself; the Yuan new army's armor rate was only 20%, the Northern Chinese army's was more. They had a lot of bows and other ballistic weapons; the armored infantry guards behind these were armed with a spear and a heavy axe. Mongolian soldiers brought horses. History of Yuan mentioned the use of gunpowder weapons, in the form of cannon. What kind of ships used for the campaign is not mentioned in the Yuanshi, but Worcester estimates that Yuan junks were 11 m in beam and over 30 m long. By using the ratio between the number of ships and total soldiers, each junk would have been able to carry about 20–30 men. Yuan Shi recorded; this is now believed to be an mistaken number. Modern estimates place the Javanese forces at around the same size as the Mongol army, of around 20,000 to 30,000 men. Military forces in various parts of Southeast Asia were armored.

As is common in Southeast Asia, most of the Javanese forces were composed of temporarily conscripted commoners led by the warrior and noble castes. The Javanese navy, was more advanced than the Chinese. Javanese junks were more than 50 m long, able to carry 500–1000 men, constructed in multiple thick planks that rendered artillery useless; the Yuan forces departed from the southern port of Quanzhou, traveled along the coast of Trần dynasty Dai Viet and Champa along the way to their primary target. The small states of Malay and Sumatra submitted and sent envoys to them, Yuan commanders left darughachis there, it is known. In February 1293, Ike Mese departed first to bring the Emperor's order to Java; the main fleet sailed to Karimun Jawa, from there sailed to Tuban. As noted in Kidung Panji-Wijayakrama, they looted the coastal village of Tuban. After that, the commanders decided to split the forces into two; the first will advance inland, the second will follow them using boats. Shi Bi sailed to the estuary of Sedayu, from there went to a small river called Kali Mas.

Land troops under Gao Xing and Ike Mese, which consist of cavalry and infantry, went to Du-Bing

EMS Synthi 100

The EMS Synthi 100 was a large analogue/digital hybrid synthesizer made by Electronic Music Studios Ltd. The ground-breaking analogue and digital engineering was designed by David Cockerell and documented in detail in 1971; the cost at that time was £6,500. The last unit built by EMS was number 30. Afterwards, one final unit was built by Datanomics, who bought assets from EMS when the company folded in 1979; the redesigned unit was sold to Gabinete de Música Electroacústica, Spain. Developed from an initial concept of three VCS3 systems; the analogue modules alone look more like six VCS3’s. Add the 256 digital sequencer circuit cards and the card count is 85, with 12 VCO's and eight VCF's Two monophonic keyboards; the digital sequencer has 10,000 clock events and 256 duophonic note events. Two 60 × 60 matrixes were used to connect the different modules by using patch pins; the keyboard spread could be adjusted, making it easy to play a tuned equal temperament scale as well as alternative microtonal tunings up to 61 divisions of each semitone.

The Synthi-100 was developed a few years after the first VCS3’s. Both filters and oscillators were much more stable in the Synthi-100. There is an oscillator sync function that can sync the 12 main oscillators to each another or from an external source; the Synthi 100 had an add-on computer interface known as "Computer Synthi" which contained a PDP-8 minicomputer and 4Kb of random access memory. It featured an LED display, twin digital cassettes, Two 24 × 60 matrix patchboards, a switch button control panel. Only three were sold; the Vocoder 5000 was available as a separate module installed into the Synthi 100. It contained a 22 band filter, 22 × 22 matrix patchboard, mic/line inputs, two oscillators and noise sources, frequency shifter, pitch to voltage extractor, a spectrum display driver; the first one to be used in the USA was purchased by Stevie WonderIn September 2016 Engineers Australia awarded an Engineering Heritage Marker to a Synthi 100, restored at Melbourne University. The Synthi 100 owned by Jack Dangers can be heard being used extensively on electronica group Meat Beat Manifesto's album R.

U. O. K.?. Many photos from that album's CD sleeve are close-up photos of the Synthi 100's control panels and displays, it was claimed. A Synthi 100 is on display at the National Music Centre in Canada; until The Music Department of the University of Saskatchewan, in Saskatoon, Canada possessed a Synthi 100. The BBC Radiophonic Workshop had an informal relationship with EMS which went back as far back as 1964 and were familiar with products being developed, they took delivery of an EMS Synthi 100 modular system in 1970, modified to BBC specifications, dubbing it the "Delaware", after the name of the road outside the studio. Their composer Malcolm Clarke was one of its most enthusiastic users. One of the more notable scores he produced with the Synthi 100 was the incidental music for the 1972 Doctor Who serial The Sea Devils; the first classical electronic music LP album generated on the Synthi 100 was released by Composers Recordings, Inc. in 1975. Called "American Contemporary-Electronic Music", it featured full LP side lengths of music from Barton McLean and Priscilla McLean.

The WDR Electronic Music Studio ordered a Synthi 100 in 1973, it was delivered the next year It was used by Karlheinz Stockhausen in Sirius, by Rolf Gehlhaar for Fünf deutsche Tänze, by John McGuire for Pulse Music III, by York Höller for Mythos for 13 instruments and electronic sounds. Billy Corgan, longtime frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins, is reported to own one; the University of Osnabrück, has a Synthi 100 variant labelled "Synthi 200". The same variant was bought in 1973 by the Bulgarian National Radio for the electronic music studio of Simo Lazarov. IPEM, the musicology research center and former electroacoustic music production studio of Ghent University owns a restored and working Synthi 100, it was acquired in the mid 1970s. It was used by Soulwax, an electronic music band. In 2017, Yoshio Machida and Constantin Papageorgiadis released an album "Music from the SYNTHI 100"; this album was made with IPEM's SYNTHI 100. Eduard Artemyev, Yuri Bogdanov and Vladimir Martynov used the Synthi 100 owned by Soviet label "Melodia" for their record "Metamorphoses - Electronic interpretations of classic and modern musical works".

Lithuanian composer Giedrius Kuprevičius for their rock-oratorio "Labour and Bread" and Estonian composer Sven Grünberg for the soundtrack of Hukkunud Alpinisti hotell as mentioned in the title sequence of the movie. Wolfgang Dauner has extensively used e.g. on his Album Changes. Sarah Davachi released her album "Vergers" in November 2016 by Important Records centred on the EMS Synthi 100 synthesizer. A Synthi 100, owned by the Greek Contemporary Music Research Center, was restored and exhibited in Athens Conservatoire as part of the Documenta 14 in 2017. A Synthi 100 has been part of Radio Belgrade's Electronic Studio since the 1970s, but was in a non-functional state for the 15 years leading up to October 4, 2017, when it was restored, it is serial number 4. Synth Museum article Article on the restored'Digitana' model at sonicstate.com Specifications booklet The EMS SYNTHI BLOG Giedrius Kuprevičius Facebook