Umeå University

Umeå University is a university in Umeå in the mid-northern region of Sweden. The university is the fifth oldest within Sweden's present borders; as of 2015, Umeå University has nearly 31,000 registered students, including those at the postgraduate and doctoral level. It has more than 4,000 employees, including 368 professors. Internationally, the university is known for research relating to the genome of the Populus tree and the Norway Spruce, its ranked Institute of Design; the highest branch at Umeå University is the University Board of Directors. The board includes eight members appointed by the government, the Vice-Chancellor, three representatives for the teachers, three for other employees, three for the students; the University Management consists of the Vice-Chancellor, pro-vice-chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Senior Advisers and the University Director. The university has four faculties and eight campus schools, more than 20 research centers and 35 departments. Most education and research are located at the main campus and Umeå Arts Campus in Umeå, with additional campuses in the cities of Skellefteå and Örnsköldsvik.

The total number of students enlisted to some of the 50 different study programs and 800 separate courses exceeds 34,000. The University today has four faculties, listed below in alphabetic order: Faculty of Arts Faculty of Medicine Faculty of Science and Technology Faculty of Social Sciences Umeå University has eight Campus Schools, listed below in alphabetical order: Umeå Institute of Design – a.k.a. UID, opened in 1989 at what became Umeå Arts Campus, is designed and equipped for the teaching of industrial design. UID offers a Bachelor program, master programmes in Transportation Design, Interaction Design and Advanced Industrial Design, doctoral studies; the Institute is known around the world for its high academic standards. It's the only Swedish school on BusinessWeek's top 60 list of design schools in the world. Umeå Institute of Technology -- is part of the Faculty of Technology; the Institute offers a wide range of study programmes, some of them not to be found in any other part of Sweden.

Research in engineering is being expanded. The faculty's traditionally strong position in natural sciences form a base on which new technology research is built; the Institute is a member of the CDIO Initiative. Umeå School of Architecture – opened autumn 2009, moved 2010 to new facilities at Umeå Arts Campus. Aims to be an internationally orientated laboratory of sustainable architectural development, pursuing education on different levels as well as research. Umeå has obtained 250 study seats in the 5-year Architectural programme. Umeå School of Business and Economics – has around 2,000 students; the School offers one Bachelor program, four undergraduate programs seven master's degrees programs, as well as a number of doctoral programs. The International atmosphere is important to the school and it offers one undergraduate program and all Master's programs and doctoral programs in English. Umeå School of Education – a.k.a. USE, was inaugurated in January 2009 to replace the former Faculty of Teacher Education.

Umeå School of Fine Arts – was started in 1987 in a former factory next to the Umeälven river. Every year 12 new students are accepted to the school. A total of 60 people are studying at the Academy, situated at Umeå Arts Campus. Umeå School of Sport Sciences – offers higher education to active athletes, but sports related research in sports medicine and sport psychology. Umeå University School of Restaurant and Culinary Arts – started in 1996 with the gastronomy program, but gives courses in leadership and hospitality management. University Hospital of Umeå, is the main hospital and research center for medical care and medicine in northern Sweden. In cooperation with the university, it hosts one of seven schools for medicine and dental medicine in Sweden. Prospective Swedish students make their applications to all Swedish universities at the Swedish Council for Higher Education website and international students use its counterpart in English, Information specific to non EU/EEA students can be found at

Umeå University Library was established at the time of Umeå University's foundation in 1965, but has origins in from the Scientific Library in Umeå established in 1950 at Umeå City Library. Its main building dates from 1968, but has since been extended and rebuilt, most in 2006. There are subsidiary libraries at the Norrland's University Hospital, at the Umeå Arts Campus and in Örnsköldsvik. Umeå University has research departments and education in a broad range of academic disciplines, with more than thirty university departments conducting most teaching and research. Since the 1990s there are several research centers local but some in partnership with other Swedish universities, such as the neighbouring Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Luleå University of Technology; the university is home to more than 2,000 researchers and teachers, many of them with international background. Important research areas include ageing and population studies and forest research. Ageing and population studies have access to the new and unique Linnaeus database, which covers the entire Swedish population between 1960 and 2009.

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Irving J. Moore

Irving Joseph Moore was an American television director from Chicago, Illinois. He was known for work in two nighttime soap operas and Dynasty as well as segments of such other series as Gunsmoke and Eight Is Enough. Moore launched his Hollywood career as a messenger on the Columbia Studios lot and worked his way to assistant director and to director, his first directing was done on the old western series Tales of the Texas Rangers. He directed episodes during the late 1950s on the sets of two ABC/Warner Brothers westerns and Sugarfoot, starring Clint Walker and Will Hutchins, respectively. In 1960, he directed six episodes of Mike Connors's CBS detective series Tightrope, he directed various episodes of ABC's Surfside 6, including the 1960 premiere episode "Country Gentleman" and the second episode of the second season, "The Wedding Guest." He directed a few segments of another ABC/WB production, 77 Sunset Strip. In 1961, Moore worked on three episodes of ABC's The Roaring Twenties, starring Dorothy Provine and Mike Road.

In the 1963-1964 television season, Moore directed three episodes of Jeffrey Hunter's unsuccessful NBC western series, Temple Houston, loosely based on the legal career of Temple Lea Houston, the youngest son of Sam Houston. Robert Totten, his directing colleague from Gunsmoke, worked on four Temple Houston episodes. In 1966 to 1967, he directed three segments of NBC's western Laredo, a spin-off from The Virginian and starring William Smith and Peter Brown, a light-hearted look at a company of Texas Rangers in the border city of Laredo, Texas. From 1965 to 1969, Moore directed twenty-six episodes of Robert Conrad's unconventional drama with a western setting, The Wild Wild West. From 1966-1974, he directed fourteen Gunsmoke episodes, his last having been the segment named, prophetically, "Like Old Times", he directed episodes of the short-lived 1974 Gunsmoke spin-off Dirty Sally, starring Jeanette Nolan. From 1974-1975, Moore directed ten episodes of NBC's Petrocelli, with Barry Newman in the title role.

In the late 1970s, he directed NBC's The Times of Grizzly Adams. From 1977-1981, Moore directed fifteen segments of Dick Van Patten's hour-long family drama/comedy, Eight Is Enough, the last having been "The Last Little Telethon in Sacramento". From 1978-1991, he directed fifty-two segments of Dallas, his last having been "Designing Women." His best known directing on Dallas was the 1980 episode, "A House Divided", better known for the advertising campaign, "Who shot J. R.?", a cliffhanger segment which caused viewers through the summer to guess at the culprit who attacked the detested J. R. Ewing, the Larry Hagman character. From 1981-1988, Moore directed fifty-eight episodes of Dynasty, the last having been "A Touch of Sable", he handled duties of one or a few episodes of such programs as James Arness's other western, How the West Was Won and Walter Brennan's The Guns of Will Sonnett, both on ABC, CBS's The Doris Day Show, The Andros Targets, Lou Grant. In 1983, Moore directed the television movie, Making of a Male Model, starring Jon Erik Hexum and Joan Collins, who played Alexis Carrington on Dynasty.

In 1991, Moore's final directing credit was the four-hour ABC miniseries Dynasty: The Reunion. Moore died of a heart attack at the age of seventy-four in Sherman Oaks, California

Jan Kaus

Jan Kaus is an Estonian writer. Jan Kaus was studied education and philosophy in Tallinn. In 1995, he took his teacher's examination. Kaus works as poetry and prose writer and publicist. In addition, he works as a literary critic, visual artist and translator from English and Finnish. From 1998 to 2001 Kaus was the editor of the Estonian literary weekly Sirp. From 2004 to 2007 he was chairman of the Estonian Writers' Union. Since 2007, he again worked at Sirp. Jan Kaus is an accurate and shrewd, sometimes sarcastic observer of Estonia, the New Economy and the Internet age, his poetry and prose take up the social problems in Estonia in the 21st century. Üle ja ümber Maailm ja mõni Õndsate tund Läbi Minotauruse Tema Miniatuurid Hetk Koju CV, book reviews