The University of Derby is a public university in the city of Derby, England. It traces its history back to the establishment of the Derby Diocesan Institution for the Training of Schoolmistresses in 1851, it gained university status in 1992. The university provides over 300 study programmes at undergraduate level. Undergraduate programmes as well as short courses, foundation degrees and postgraduate degrees cover most academic disciplines and sub-disciplines; the university is home to around 34,000 students in all areas of study. Over the years, two dozen bodies have contributed to the university's formation; the first of these was founded in 1856 as the Derby Diocesan Institution for the Training of Schoolmistresses. Albeit under different names so to reflect maturing objectives, the institution flourished as an individual entity for some 120 years before merging with another developing educational artery to help form what was known as the Derby Lonsdale College of Higher Education, 1977; the other line of this confluence began in 1853 with the establishment of the Derby School of Art, which in 1870 became the Derby Central School of Art and the Derby Central School of Science.
In 1885, the two schools were reformulated into the Derby School of Technical Institution. Less than a decade however, 1892, three more mergers took place and the institution became the Derby Municipal Technical College. In 1928, the Technical College split into the Derby School of the Derby Technical College. By 1955, the two had become the Derby and District College of Art, the Derby and District College of Technology, both situated on Kedleston Road, Allestree; the site was Markeaton Golf Course and cost £2.5m, with a foundation stone placed on 5 July 1957 by Lord Hives, a former managing director of Rolls Royce. Opened by the Duke the day before, the 35-acre Bishop Lonsdale College in Mickleover was developed for teacher training courses. At the opening ceremony, the duke said "qualities needed by teachers are the dedication of a saint, the patience of a watchmaker, the sympathy of parents and the leadership of a general"; the Duke spent two days in Derby, staying the night nearby at Okeover Hall near Ashbourne as a guest of the Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire.
Half of the places at Mickleover were reserved for C of E trainees and the other half for those with no link to Derby Diocese. The operational split between the two colleges at Kedleston Road was dissolved in 1972 with a mutual initiative for the creation of the Derby College of Art and Technology. Five years afterwards, as noted, the described educational lineage married itself with Derby's diocesan tradition, which had become known institutionally as the Bishop Lonsdale College of Education at Mickleover. There were 1,200 at Kedleston Road. After the 1977 union and subsequent formation of the Derby Lonsdale College of Higher Education, four other educational institutions would add their respective sector-related talents. In March 1981, the college held its first graduation ceremony with formal academic caps and gowns with only six degrees being ratified by the CNAA. Previous to this, the college's degrees were awarded in a ceremony at the University of Nottingham; the Matlock College of Education, a traditional Church of England teacher training college formed in 1946 at Rockside Hall, combined with Lonsdale in 1983 to create the Derbyshire College of Higher Education, when the Matlock College was having financial difficulties when funding for teacher training was scaled down when school numbers had dropped.
In 1985, this college at Matlock was scaled down and closed in 1986. In 1991 the Southern Derbyshire School of Occupational Therapy united with the college; the Southern Derbyshire School of Radiography did the same in 1992. In 1992 the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 allowed the Derbyshire College of Higher Education to become the only school of higher education in the country to be upgraded directly to a university. On 31 October 1992, the T block was opened by Princess Alice. In January 1994, Britannia Mill opened, at a cost of £10m. On 4 March 1994, the B block was opened by Tim Boswell. In autumn 1994, the Atrium was built. In November 1997, the Learning Centre was opened, having been built on a former car park; the University of Derby was invested. In 1998 the University merged with High Peak College of Further Education in Buxton, in the North West of the County of Derbyshire. High Peak College was at that time based at premises in Harpur Hill, but moved to the Devonshire Dome in the centre of Buxton in 2005.
In August 2012 the University merged with Leek College in Staffordshire. In 2013 the University merged all of its further education education provision into Buxton & Leek College; the College operates at the University's campuses in Buxton and Kedleston Road in Derby. In October 2016 the University opened a new campus in Chesterfield in the North-East of the County of Derbyshire; this campus entitled'St. Helena's Campus', is situated in the buildings of what was St Helena's Grammar School, which were converted by the University; the University has a range of resources and facilities available to all students and staff, including: lecture theatres.
May E. Dexter Henshall was an American educator and library professional, she was inducted into the California Library Hall of Fame in 2016. Mary Eliza Dexter was born in Woodland, the youngest of four daughters of Thomas Jefferson Dexter and Elizabeth Hills Dexter, her father moved from Illinois to California as a young man in the Gold Rush of 1849. May E. Dexter taught school in Woodland as a young woman, she was appointed superintendent of schools in Yolo County in 1906 elected to the position in 1906 and re-elected without opposition in 1910. In 1914 she lost her bid for a third elected term; as superintendent, she oversaw building projects, raised teacher salaries, lengthened the school year, worked on expanding library services in Yolo County. In 1915, she brought that experience into her position as school library organizer at the California State Library, she traveled extensively, "from the orange groves of Riverside to the show and below zero weather of Inyo County in one night", visiting schools and libraries throughout rural California, working on building county free libraries.
She taught in the library school at the University of California, Berkeley. She retired in 1937. "A more conscientious official has never held public office in this county," declared Yolo County historian Thomas Jefferson Gregory. Henshall spoke at conferences and published papers in professional journals, active on the national level in the American Library Association, she contributed a detailed chapter on the history of Yolo County schools for the county history published in 1913. She was a charter member and president of Yolo County's chapter of Native Daughters of the Golden West. In 1914 she served on a committee of Yolo women responsible for providing a restroom at the California Building of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Mary Eliza Dexter married John Alfred Henshall, an English-born newspaper editor, in 1910. John Henshall died in 1938. May Dexter Henshall died in 1962, aged 95 years. In 2016, she was inducted into the California Library Hall of Fame. May Dexter Henshall at Find a Grave A photograph of the Madera County Free Library, taken by May Dexter Henshall, in the collection of the California State Library
Insurrextion was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event that ran from 2000 to 2003. It was produced by the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment for the United Kingdom. Insurrextion was aired on Viewers Choice pay-per-view in Canada as well, only the 2002 event was aired in the United States as part of WWE Fanatic Series, a pay-per-view "best of" program. From 2002 it was a Raw brand exclusive show. After the 2003 show, all-UK exclusive pay-per-view shows were stopped as WWE started to broadcast Raw and SmackDown from the UK in 2004. Triple H was featured in the main event of all four versions of the event. Insurrextion's theme song was a WWF Production Theme. Professional wrestling in the United Kingdom
Cytochrome b is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MT-CYB gene. Its gene product is a subunit of the respiratory chain protein Ubiquinol Cytochrome c Reductase, which consists of the products of one mitochondrially encoded gene, MT-CYB and ten nuclear genes: UQCRC1, UQCRC2, Cytochrome c1, UQCRFS1, UQCRB, "11kDa protein", UQCRH, Rieske Protein presequence, "cyt. c1 associated protein", Rieske-associated protein. The MT-CYB gene is located on the p arm of mitochondrial DNA in position 12 and spans 1,140 base pairs; the gene produces a 42.7 kDa protein named cytochrome b composed of 380 amino acids. Cytochrome b is an integral membrane protein with hydrophobic properties; the catalytic core of the enzyme is composed of eight transmembrane helices, the iron-sulfur protein, cytochrome c1. Cytochrome b is a fundamental component of the ubiquinol-cytochrome c reductase complex, part of the mitochondrial respiratory chain; the b-c1 complex mediates electron transfer from ubiquinol to cytochrome c.
The structure of the complex is a symmetric homodimer. It is composed of eleven structural subunits, including one mitochondrial genome encoded cytochrome b and ten other nucleus encoded subunits; these subunits include three respiratory subunits, two core proteins and six low-molecular weight proteins. The total molecular mass of the complex is about 450 kDa; the mitochondrial cytochrome b is fundamental for the assembly and function of Complex III of the mitochondrial respiratory chain. Complex III is responsible for the catalysis of electron transfer from coenzyme Q to cytochrome c in the mitochondrial respiratory chain by translocating protons concomitantly across the inner membrane of the mitochondria; the transfer of electrons contributes to the generation of a proton gradient across the mitochondrial membrane, used for ATP synthesis. Mutations in MT-CYB can result in associated disorders, it is majorly associated with a complex III deficiency, a deficiency in an enzyme complex which catalyzes electron transfer from coenzyme Q to cytochrome c in the mitochondrial respiratory chain.
A complex III deficiency can result in a variable phenotype depending on which tissues are affected. Most frequent clinical manifestations include progressive exercise cardiomyopathy. Occasional multisystem disorders accompanied by exercise intolerance may arise as well, in forms of deafness, mental retardation, retinitis pigmentosa, growth retardation, epilepsy. Other phenotypes include mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, mitochondrial myopathy, Leber hereditary optic neuropathy, muscle weakness, blood acidosis, renal tubulopathy, more. Complex III deficiency is known to be rare among mitochondrial diseases and may follow a maternal or mendelian mode of inheritance due to its duality of genetic origin
"I Am What I Am" is a song introduced in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical La Cage aux Folles. The song is the finale number of the musical's first act, performed by the character of Albin Mougeotte, first played by George Hearn, his version appears on the original cast album released in 1983. The song was composed by Jerry Herman, an gay man; the song was released as a single by Gloria Gaynor in 1983 and went on to become one of the singer's best known songs. Producer Joel Diamond recognized the song's disco potential when he saw La Cage Aux Folles on Broadway and arranged for Gaynor - whose 1978... Park Avenue Sound album he'd produced - to record it. A club hit in America, Gaynor's version of "I Am What I Am" was a Top 40 hit throughout Europe becoming established as a global gay anthem. 7" singleA. "I Am What I Am" – 3:51 B. "More Than Enough" – 4:4612" singleA. "I Am What I Am" – 5:56 B. "I Am What I Am" – 5:10 Eddie Fisher recorded the song for his 1983 album The Best of Times - is Now!.
Shirley Bassey recorded the song for her 1984 album. That version was released as a single from the album, with "This Is My Life" as the B-side, but did not chart. In Argentina, singer Sandra Mihanovich recorded a Spanish language-cover of the song called "Soy lo que soy", released on an album of the same name in 1984. Pia Zadora released it as a single. Marti Webb released a cover of the song on her 1989 album Performance. In 1998, Respect recorded a cover of the song featuring British singer Hannah Jones, used in the British television series Queer as Folk. In 2004, Jones released a solo version of the song. Swedish artist Lars-Åke Wilhelmsson, performing under his drag queen name Babsan, released a Swedish language-cover of the song "Jag är som jag är" in 1999. Dutch model and singer Karen Mulder released a cover of the song in 2002; the single reached no. 13 in France, no. 22 in Belgium's Wallonia region, no. 81 in Switzerland. Ken Page recorded a cover of the song for a Jerry Herman tribute album Tap Your Troubles Away: The Words & Music of Jerry Herman released in 2003.
Linda Eder covered "I Am What I Am" on her 2003 album Broadway My Way, released it as a single. It peaked at no. 40 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs in the US. Parody duo Amateur Transplants released a cover of the song on their 2008 album Unfit to Practise. John Barrowman recorded a cover of the song for his 2008 album Music Music Music. Amanda Lear covered "I Am What I Am" on her 2009 EP Brand New Love Affair and released as a digital single in May 2010. In 2011, Páll Oskar released an Icelandic version of the song called "Ég er eins og ég er"; the song was used as the closing number of the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London sung by Beverley Knight. Anthony Geary performed a version of this song at the 2014 Nurses Ball in an episode of the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital on May 9, 2014. In the Philippines, the song was performed by Maricel Soriano in the 2015 TV series Inday Bote. Ginger Minj performed a version of this song at the 2016 Trailblazer Honors in tribute to Harvey Fierstein.
Nikita Rawal is an Indian Kathak Dancer and film actress. Born and brought up in Mumbai, she is known as an organizer and a performer in Bollywood and South Indian movies. Having started this career in 2010, Rawal has worked in movies such as Black & White with Anil Kapoor and Shefali Shah, Mr Hot Mr Kool, The Hero – Abhimanyu, Ammaa Ki Boli, Garam Masala, starring Akshay Kumar and John Abhraham, Cute Kamina etc, she has worked in Tollywood since 2012, has received 8 awards She has undertaken a government project depicting social issues, produced by Innocent Virus Films on NDTV. The video is based on spreading awareness about making the country drug free. In her upcoming film Roti Kapda and Romance, she plays the lead role alongside Arshad Warsi and Chunky Pandey. Nikita Rawal on IMDb