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Bennett University

Bennett University is a private interdisciplinary research university located in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh in the National Capital Region, India. Founded in 2016 by Times of India Group and established under Uttar Pradesh Act number 24 of 2016, the university has a residential 68-acre campus, near the proposed metro station on Noida-Greater Noida Metro Railway line. Bennett University has tied up with following international institutions for curriculum design, guest lectures by visiting faculty, immersion programs, other academic support. Georgia Institute of Technology, U. S. Cornell University Law School, U. S. Johnson Cornell University, U. S. Babson Global, U. S. edX, U. S. Vice-Chancellor – Dr. Raghunath K. Shevgaonkar, Former VC of the University of Pune and Director of IIT Delhi Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences – Dr. Sudhir Chandra, Former Faculty, IIT Delhi Dean, School of Management – Dr. Nagendra V Chowdary, Former Head - Academics, TimesPro Dean, School of Law – Dr. M. Sridhar Acharyulu – Former Central Information Commissioner Head of Department, School of Media & Liberal Arts – Prof. Sunil Saxena, (Previously founder Dean, School of Communication G.

D. Goenka University and Director, Amity School of Communication Amity University RajasthanBennett University is administered by: Academic Council Planning Board International Advisory Council University has 4 schools and 2 centres on its campus, it offers Undergraduate, Post graduate and PhD programs in the areas of Engineering, Management and Media. The medium of instruction is English; the school of Engineering and Applied Sciences offers BTech programs in association with Georgia Institute of Technology,U. S.. The specializations include Computer Science Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biotechnology and Engineering Physics. Admission is based on either JEE SAT scores for all applicants. SEAS offers PhD programs in all its disciplines; the admission to PhD program is held through a written and interview based admission test held twice a year. The school has the following departments: Department of Computer Science Engineering Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department of Mathematics Department of Physics Department of Chemistry Department of Civil Engineering Department of Biotechnology The School of Management offers following three programs: BBA MBABoth BBA and MBA programs are in academic association with Johnson Cornell University, U.

S. The School of Law offers two programs currently: 5 years BA-LLB 5 years BBA-LLB Both the programs are in academic collaboration with Cornell Law School, U. S; the School of Media and Liberal Arts is an interdisciplinary professional school and offers following programs: BA Journalism and Mass Communication CIE in collaboration with Babson College, United States fosters an environment of innovation and entrepreneurship. The partnership has set up'The Bennett Hatchery", the on-campus incubator, which provides physical space, training and resources needed to start their projects; the Center of Executive Education offers executive programs focused towards personal and professional development of industry personnel. University has an active student life and provides ample opportunities to students with varied interests to participate in different activities and events organized by these clubs from time to time. A few clubs active are Alexis Club, Nomads club, Astronomy club, ISSAC club, Robotics Club, BU Pulse, SPIC MACAY among others.

The Bennett University has a residential 68 acre campus located from 10 km of Pari Chowk landmark of Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The campus contains administrative and academic blocks and boys hostels, sports facility, it has a supercomputer,purchased through a MoU between School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and NVIDIA. CXO series is a periodic event where university invites industry leaders of different fields to interact and share their experience. So far, the following industry seniors have visited the campus: Mr. Samiron Ghoshal – Sr. Partner, KPMG Mr. Maneesh Sharma – Head of Strategy, Adobe India Mr. Suresh Naraynan – Chairman and MD, Nestle India Mr. Saugata Bhattacharya – Chief Economist, Axis Bank Mr. Bikram Singh Bedia – Director and Head of India, Amazon Web Services Dr. Ashima Goyal – Professor, IGIDR and member of PM Narendra Modi Economic Advisory Mr. Atul Suri – Associate VP – HR and Communication, Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd Mr. DP Singh – VP and HR Head, IBM India/South Asia Dr. R. Sukumar – Founder and CEO, Optimal Strategix Group Inc Mr. Aditya Chaudhri – MD – Communication and Technology, Accenture India

Military Academy (Portugal)

The Military Academy is a Portuguese military establishment, which has the ability to confer educational qualifications equivalent to a university. It develops activities of teaching and support for the communities with the purpose of training and forming officers for the Portuguese Army and the Republican National Guard; the Military Academy has this designation since 1959, but the first such establishment occurred in 1640 when the Military Higher Education was created. The Portuguese Military Academy is located in two different barracks, a main one in Lisbon's Bemposta Palace and a detachment in Amadora. Master in military sciences, Cavalry Master in military sciences, Infantry Master in military sciences, Artillery Master in military sciences, Military administration Master in military engineering, Engineering Master in military electrical engineering, Communications Master in military electrical engineering, Materiel Master in military mechanical engineering, Materiel Master in military health, Medicine Master in military health, Veterinary medicine Master in military health, Pharmacological sciences Master in military sciences, Arms for the National Republican Guard Master in military sciences, Administration for National Republican Guard Master in military engineering, Engineering for National Republican Guard Master in military health, Medicine for the National Republican Guard Master in military health, Veterinary medicine for the National Republican Guard Higher education in Portugal National Republican Guard Portugal Military Academy

Tom Spiegel

Thomas Spiegel is an American banker and investor. He was former chief executive of the failed Columbia Loan, he is the Chairman and CEO of Linq3, a technology firm specializing in the lottery industry. Spiegel was born in Kosche, Czechoslovakia on April 16, 1946 to Edita Spiegel, his parents and Edita Spiegel, had been imprisoned in Auschwitz in 1944. Their 2-year-old son, was killed in the Holocaust. Spiegel attended Third Street School, John Burroughs Junior High School, graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1963, he earned a bachelor's degree in business in 196 from the University of Southern California. He attended Loyola Law School for one year. Spiegel worked for both A. G. Becker & Co. and Drexel Burnham as a stock broker through 1973. Spiegel's father, Abraham Spiegel, bought a 50 percent interest in Eastland Savings & Loan, located in Anaheim, California, he changed the name of the company to Columbia Savings & Loan. Columbia's headquarters was located in Beverly Hills. Spiegel became President and CEO in 1977.

Forbes Magazine rated Columbia as the number one savings and loan in the US based on return on equity and return on assets. It was considered loans for years. At one point, Spiegel family members together owned about half of the stock in Columbia, worth around $350 million. Columbia's business strategy was to be a leader in the high yield bond market in terms of understanding credit and risk and in the residential lending market, Columbia was a leader on lending on high end residential properties. Columbia became one of Drexel Burnham’s largest clients in funding leveraged buyouts in the 80s. Spiegel resigned as Chairman & CEO of Columbia in 1989 after the government targeted him because he was in charge of one of the leading financial institutions in the US doing business with Drexel Burnham. In June 1990, federal regulators sued Spiegel seeking $40 million for "self-dealing, breach of fiduciary duty and unsafe and unsound practices in his management of Columbia." The charges arose from Columbia’s loans to a luxury auto dealership that went sour at a cost of more than $5 million, the construction of a lavish headquarters that regulators sold at a loss of more than $20 million, Spiegel’s receipt of a $3-million bonus in 1989 and his alleged use of company funds for personal airplane travel, a gun collection and furnishings for a $1-million Palm Springs condominium.

Spiegel issued a statement at the time saying he "forcefully denied all the charges" and "expressed outrage" at what he called "trial by press release.” Spiegel said, "For purely political reasons, OTS is seeking scapegoats to divert public attention from its gross incompetence.”Spiegel's official trial began on January 11, 1994. The trial, which took place in a U. S. District Court in Los Angeles and lasted seven weeks ending the saga of one of the most prominent thrift failures of the past decade. In the end, the government fined Spiegel $275,000; the Los Angeles Times wrote, "In a significant concession, the U. S. Office of Thrift Supervision dropped its demand that Spiegel be banned from the banking and thrift industry. Spiegel, in exchange, dropped his claims of $1.9 million in back pay and legal expenses against the government." At the time, federal authorities acknowledged that their civil case was weakened by Spiegel's acquittal on criminal charges."The terms of Friday's settlement, taken alongside the criminal acquittal, call into question what the government has to show for its five-year pursuit of Spiegel, which a Wall Street Journal editorial once referred to as the case of "U.

S. vs. the 1980s." The government has been criticized for its management of the financial crisis that engulfed the savings and loan industry beginning in the late 1980s." - The Los Angeles Times He was a significant shareholder and member of the board of PortalPlayer, a supplier of digital and audio technology platforms for consumer electronics. He was a major stockholder and Chairman of the Executive Committee at American Well, a held telehealth company based in Boston, Massachusetts that provides online urgent care web visits for patients in 46 states, he is the Chairman and CEO of Linq3, a U. S. company that designs and markets devices for digital lottery gameplay. Spiegel is Chairman of the Thomas Spiegel Family Foundation, founded as the Columbia Savings Charitable Foundation in 1985, he serves on the Board of the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus. In 2017, the foundation made a substantial gift to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in support of the Academy Museum in Los Angeles.

The museum is expected to open in 2019. According to Variety magazine, the museum received donations from Netflix, Bloomberg Philanthropies, producer Charles Roven, Tom Spiegel. Spiegel was married to Helene Berman. In 2008, he married Marilyn Winn, he resides in Las Vegas, Nevada

Yashiro Station

Yashiro Station is a railway station on the Shinano Railway Line in the city of Chikuma, Japan, operated by the third-sector railway operating company Shinano Railway. Yashiro Station is served by the Shinano Railway Line and is 59.9 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Karuizawa Station. The station consists of one ground-level island platform and one side platform serving three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. Yashiro Station opened on 15 August 1888; the Nagano Electric Railway Yashiro Line served this station from 10 June 1922 to 31 March 2012. In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 4,464 passengers daily. Chikuma City Hall Chikuma Post Office Yashiro-Minami High School List of railway stations in Japan Official website

Simin Daneshvar

Simin Dāneshvar ‎ was an Iranian academic, fiction writer and translator regarded as the first major Iranian woman novelist. Daneshvar had a number of firsts to her credit. In 1948, her collection of Persian short stories was the first by an Iranian woman to be published; the first novel by an Iranian woman was her Savushun. Daneshvar's Playhouse, a collection of five stories and two autobiographical pieces, is the first volume of translated stories by an Iranian woman author. Being the wife of the famous iran writer Jalal al-Ahmad she had a profound influence on his writing, she wrote the book "the Dawn of Jalal" in memory of her husband. Simin was a good translator, of her translations we can name "The Cherry Orchard" by Anton Chekhov and "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, her last book is lost and was supposed to be the last book of her trilogy which started with "the lost island". Al-Ahmad and Daneshvar never had a child. Simin Daneshvar was born on 28 April 1921 in Persia, her father, Mohammad Ali Danesvhar, was a physician.

Her mother was a painter. Daneshvar attended Mehr Ain. Daneshvar entered the Persian literature department at the University of Tehran in the fall of 1938. In 1941, her third year of university, her father died, to support herself she began writing pieces for Radio Tehran as the "Nameless Shirazi." She wrote about food as well as other things. She began writing for the foreign affairs section of a newspaper in Tehran, since she could translate from English. In 1948, when she was 27, she published Atash-e khamoosh, it was the first collection of short stories published by a woman in Iran, as such gave her a measure of fame, but in years Daneshvar refused to republish the work because she was embarrassed by the juvenile quality of the writing. Daneshvar continued studying at the university, her Ph. D. dissertation, "Beauty as Treated in Persian Literature," was approved in 1949 under the supervision of Professor Badiozzaman Forouzanfar. In 1950, Daneshvar married the well-known Iranian writer Jalal Al-e Ahmad.

In 1952, she traveled to the United States as a Fulbright Fellow working on creative writing at Stanford University with Wallace Stegner. While there, she published two short stories; when she returned to Iran, she joined the faculty at University of Tehran. Though she was an exceptional teacher, SAVAK prevented her from reaching the status of professor, she had to translate many books in order to support her household was earning more than Jalal. In 1961 she published "Shahri chun behesht", twelve years after her first short story collection. In 1963 she attended the Harvard University International Summer Session, a seminar of 40 members from around the world. In 1968, she became the chairwoman of the Iranian Writers Union. In 1969, her novel, was published, her husband died that same year, in their summer home on the Caspian Sea. They had no children. Daneshvar continued teaching until 1981. Since she devoted herself to writing. Daneshvar was hospitalized in Tehran for acute respiratory problems in 2005.

She was released after one month in August 2005. She died at her home in Tehran on 8 March 2012 after a bout with influenza, her body was buried on 11 March at Behesht-e Zahra. As an author and translator, Daneshvar wrote sensitively about the lives of Iranian women. Daneshvar's most successful work, Savushun, a novel about settled and tribal life in and around her home-town of Fasa, was published in 1969. One of the best-selling Persian novels, it has undergone at least sixteen reprints and has been translated into many languages, she contributed to the periodicals Sokhan and Alefba. In 1981, she completed a monograph on Ghoroub-e Jalal. Daneshvar's stories reflect reality rather than fantasy, they contain themes such as child theft, marriage, sickness, treason, illiteracy, ignorance and loneliness. The issues she deals with are the social problems of the 1960s and 1970s, which have immediacy and credibility for the reader, her inspiration is drawn from the people around her. In her own words: "Simple people have much to offer.

They must be able to give and with peace of mind. We, too, in return, must give to them to the best of our abilities. We must, with all our heart, try to help them acquire what they deserve." Women in Iran List of Iranian women The iconic Persian writer Simin Daneshvar Passes Away in Tehran Simin Daneshvar on Iran Chamber Society Suvashun at Encyclopedia Iranica Mage Publishers' biography