Betty Green Heitman was a Republican activist from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. From 1978 to 1980 she was president of the National Federation of Republican Women. During her tenure the organization achieved financial independence from the Republican National Committee in Washington, D. C, she prodded U. S. Presidents Ronald W. Reagan and George Herbert Walker Bush to appoint more women to executive government offices. Heitman was a native of Malvern in Hot Spring County, near Arkansas, she graduated in 1949 from Texas Woman's University in Denton in North Texas. In 1980, she was named a distinguished alumnus of the institution. Heitman was married to Henry Schrader Heitman, M. D., a captain in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. The couple had four children, among them, Thomas H. Heitman of Oakton in Fairfax County and Paul Anderson Heitman of Denham Springs in Livingston Parish, Louisiana. Heitman was a delegate to the 1968 and 1976 Republican national conventions held in Miami Beach and Kansas City, Missouri, to nominate Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford Jr. respectively.
As the president of the National Federation of Republican Women, Heitman worked to establish two schools for training within the organization, one for campaign management and the other for political polling. The NFRW established in her honor the biennial Betty Heitman Award for State Excellence. All of the NFRW presidents rose from the ranks of state federations. From 1996 to 1997, another Louisiana Republican, Marilyn Thayer of New Orleans, served as the NFRW president. After her NFRW presidency, Heitman was the co-chairwoman of the Republican National Committee under chairman Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr.. Recommended as co-chair by President Ronald Reagan, the conservative Republican Heitman served from 1983-1987. In her first year she convened meetings of female party activists in a program called "Target'80s" to encourage candidates to seek office in 1984, when Reagan would be running for a second term as president. At a leadership forum in Philadelphia, she said, " I feel we have not done as good a job as we could to arm our women leaders with as much information as they need at the grassroots level.
We hope these meetings will help them gear up for the 1984 campaign."After her party co-chairmanship, Reagan appointed Heitman in 1987 to succeed Kenneth Duberstein on the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad. She was designated as the chairman of the commission. During the administration of U. S. President George Herbert Walker Bush, Heitman was a member of the Committee on Executive Exchange, which sought to enhance relations between business and government with an exchange of executives; when that effort was abandoned in 1991, Heitman returned to Baton Rouge. While in Washington, D. C. and residing in Arlington, she established her own consulting firm, the Heitman Group, which lobbied on behalf of international marketing interests, among other interests. Heitman is interred with her husband at the Port Hudson National Cemetery, a National Historic Landmark in Zachary in East Baton Rouge Parish. In 1996, Heitman was inducted posthumously into the Louisiana Center for Women and Government Hall of Fame at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, along with another Baton Rouge political figure, the Democrat former State Representative Lillian W. Walker
Muskoka was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1872 to 1882 and from 1904 to 1925. It was located in the province of Ontario, it was a provincial electoral district represented in the Ontario Legislative Assembly from 1955 to 1987. This riding was first created from part of Victoria North and from areas that until were unrepresented, it consisted of the Townships of Morrison, Muskoka, Oakley, Monck, Macauley, McLean, Watt, Brunel, Cardwell, Chaffey, Monteith, McMurrich, Ryerson, Spence, McKellar, McDougall, Carling, Croft, Ferrie, Wilson, Blair, Mowat Cowper, Parry Island, Parry Sound, Aumick Lake Territory and all other surveyed townships lying north of the North Riding of Victoria, south of the Nipissing District. The electoral district was abolished in 1882 when it was redistributed between Muskoka and Parry Sound, Ontario North and Simcoe East ridings, it was re-created in 1903 from Muskoka and Parry Sound riding, consisted of the territorial district of Muskoka.
The electoral district was abolished in 1924 when it was merged into Muskoka—Ontario riding. Robert James Boyer, PC Frank Miller, PC List of Canadian federal electoral districts Past Canadian electoral districts Library of Parliament website: 1872 to 1882 Library of Parliament website: 1904 to 1925
Chak No.16/1-L is a village situated some 4 kilometres left from Renala Khurd in Okara District, Pakistan. A road passes nearby the village and links it to Depalpur and Renala Khurd; the village was established after the construction of Lower Bari Doab Canal. It consists of 1,100 acres. Islam and Christianity are major religions of the inhabitants of the village. Punjabi, Haryanavi and Urdu are basic languages of the people. Now, new generation is well conversant with English; the land is fertile and rich in production of various crops such as wheat, sugarcane and vegetables, but the underground water is heavy, not useful for cultivation. People keep buffaloes, sheep, goats and ducks for milk and eggs. Http://www.fallingrain.com/world/PK/4/Chak_SixteenOne_L.html
Rezan Corlu is a Danish footballer, who plays as a winger for Lyngby Boldklub on loan from Brøndby IF. He is the younger brother of former footballer Azad Corlu. At the age of 18, Corlu was moved to the first team squad in the summer 2015. Corlu made his debut for Brøndby on 2 July 2015, starting on the bench, but replacing Lebogang Phiri in the 63rd minute in a 9–0 victory against Sammarinese club Juvenes/Dogana in the Europa League qualification, he scored goal no. 8 in the 9–0 victory, netting in the 66th minute. He made his debut in the Danish Superliga a few weeks on 26 July 2015, in a match against OB. Corlu came on in the 67nd minute. A month in August 2015, Corlu played a reserve match for Brøndby against F. C. Copenhagen, where he tore a ligament in his knee, keeping him out for the entirety of the 2015–16 season. On 1 August 2017, Corlu signed for Italian club Roma. Here, he was placed on the under-19 team. After one season in Roma without any first-team appearances, Corlu joined Danish second tier club Lyngby BK on a one-year loan deal on 5 July 2018.
On 21 June 2019, Corlu returned to Brøndby IF and was loaned out directly to Lyngby BK again, who had promoted to the Danish Superliga. After an impressive first half of the 2019–20 season, Brøndby extended his contract one extra year, until 2023. Corlu was expected to return permanently to Brøndby within the next half year. Corlu is of Kurdish descent. Rezan Corlu at Soccerway Rezan Corlu on DBU
Edward Norton Lorenz was an American mathematician and meteorologist who established the theoretical basis of weather and climate predictability, as well as the basis for computer-aided atmospheric physics and meteorology. He is best known as the founder of modern chaos theory, a branch of mathematics focusing on the behavior of dynamical systems that are sensitive to initial conditions, his discovery of deterministic chaos “profoundly influenced a wide range of basic sciences and brought about one of the most dramatic changes in mankind’s view of nature since Sir Isaac Newton,” according to the committee that awarded him the 1991 Kyoto Prize for basic sciences in the field of earth and planetary sciences. Lorenz was born in 1917 in Connecticut, he acquired an early love of science from both sides of his family. His father, Edward Henry Lorenz, majored in mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his maternal grandfather, Lewis M. Norton, developed the first course in chemical engineering at MIT in 1888.
Meanwhile, his mother, Grace Norton, instilled in Lorenz a deep interest in games chess. In life, Lorenz lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts with his wife, Jane Loban, their three children, Nancy and Edward, he was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hiking and cross-country skiing. He kept up with these pursuits until late in his life. On April 16, 2008, Lorenz died at his home in Cambridge, MA, from cancer at the age of 90. Lorenz received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Dartmouth College in 1938 and a master's degree in mathematics from Harvard in 1940, he worked as a weather forecaster for the United States Army Air Corps during World War II, leading him to pursue graduate studies in meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned both a master's and doctoral degree in meteorology from MIT in 1943 and 1948, his doctoral dissertation, titled "A Method of Applying the Hydrodynamic and Thermodynamic Equations to Atmospheric Models" and performed under advisor James Murdoch Austin, described an application of fluid dynamical equations to the practical problem of predicting the motion of storms.
Lorenz spent the entirety of his scientific career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1948, he joined the MIT Department of Meteorology as a research scientist. In 1955, he became an assistant professor in the department and was promoted to professor in 1962. From 1977 to 1981, Lorenz served as head of the Department of Meteorology at MIT. In 1983, the MIT Department of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography merged with the Department of Geology to become the current MIT Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, where Lorenz remained a professor before becoming an emeritus professor in 1987. In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Lorenz worked with Victor Starr on the General Circulation Project at MIT to understand the role the weather system played in determining the energetics of the general circulation of the atmosphere. From this work, in 1967, Lorenz published a landmark paper, titled "The Nature and Theory of the General Circulation of the Atmosphere," on atmospheric circulation from an energetic perspective, which advanced the concept of available potential energy.
In the 1950s, Lorenz became interested in and started work on numerical weather prediction, which relied on computers to forecast weather by processing observational data on such things as temperature and wind. This interest was sparked, in part, after a visit to the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, where he met Jule Charney head of the IAS's Meteorological Research Group and a leading dynamical meteorologist at the time. In 1953, Lorenz took over leadership of a project at MIT that ran complex simulations of weather models that he used to evaluate statistical forecasting techniques. By the late 1950s, Lorenz was skeptical of the appropriateness of the linear statistical models in meteorology, as most atmospheric phenomena involved in weather forecasting are non-linear, it was during this time. In 1961, Lorenz was using a simple digital computer, a Royal McBee LGP-30, to simulate weather patterns by modeling 12 variables, representing things like temperature and wind speed.
He wanted to see a sequence of data again, to save time he started the simulation in the middle of its course. He did this by entering a printout of the data that corresponded to conditions in the middle of the original simulation. To his surprise, the weather that the machine began to predict was different from the previous calculation; the culprit: a rounded decimal number on the computer printout. The computer worked with 6-digit precision, but the printout rounded variables off to a 3-digit number, so a value like 0.506127 printed as 0.506. This difference is tiny, the consensus at the time would have been that it should have no practical effect. However, Lorenz discovered that small changes in initial conditions produced large changes in long-term outcome. Lorenz's discovery, which gave its name to Lorenz attractors, showed that detailed atmospheric modelling cannot, in general, make precise long-term weather predictions, his work on the topic culminated in the publication of his 1963 paper "Deterministic Nonperiodic Flow" in Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, with it, the foundation of chaos theory.
He states in that paper: "Two states differing by imperceptible amounts may evolve into two different states... If there is any error whatever in observing the present state—and in any real system such errors seem inevitable—an acceptable prediction of