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University of Göttingen

The University of Göttingen the Georg-August University of Göttingen, is a public research university in the city of Göttingen, Germany. Founded in 1734 by George II, King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover, starting classes in 1737, the Georgia Augusta was conceived to promote the ideals of the Enlightenment, it is the oldest university in the state of Lower Saxony and the largest in student enrollment, which stands at around 31,600. Home to many noted figures, it represents one of Germany's traditional institutions; as of October 2019, 45 Nobel Prize winners have been affiliated with the University of Göttingen as alumni, faculty members or researchers. The University of Göttingen was supported by the German Universities Excellence Initiative, holds memberships to the U15 Group of major German research universities and to the Coimbra Group of major European research universities. Furthermore, the university maintains strong connections with major research institutes based in Göttingen, such as those of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science and the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Scientific Community.

With 9 million media units, the Göttingen State and University Library ranks among the largest libraries in Germany. In 1734, King George II of Great Britain, Elector of Hanover, gave his Prime Minister in Hanover, Gerlach Adolph von Münchhausen, the order to establish a university in Göttingen to propagate the ideas and values associated with the European Enlightenment; the only new buildings constructed for the opening of the university were a riding hall and a fencing house, while courses were taught in the Paulinerkirche and associated Dominican monastery, or in the homes of professors. No university auditorium was built until well into the 19th century. Throughout the remainder of the 18th century the University of Göttingen was in the top rank of German universities, with its free spirit and atmosphere of scientific exploration and research. Famously, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg was the first to hold a professorship explicitly dedicated to experimental physics in Germany. By 1812, Göttingen had become an internationally acknowledged modern university with a library of more than 200,000 volumes.

In the first years of the University of Göttingen, it became known for its Faculty of Law. In the 18th century Johann Stephan Pütter, a scholar of public law at that time, taught jus publicum for half a century; the subject had attracted students such as Klemens Wenzel Lothar von Metternich diplomat and Prime Minister of Austria, Wilhelm von Humboldt, who established the University of Berlin. In 1809 Arthur Schopenhauer, the German philosopher best known for his work The World as Will and Representation, became a student at the university, where he studied metaphysics and psychology under Gottlob Ernst Schulze, who advised him to concentrate on Plato and Kant. By the university's centenary in 1837, it was known as the "university of law," as the students enrolled by the faculty of law made up more than half of the university's students. Göttingen became a Mecca for the study of public law in Germany. During this time, the University of Göttingen achieved renown for its critical work on history as well.

An Enlightenment institution, it produced the Göttingen School of History. However, political disturbances, in which both professors and students were implicated, lowered the attendance to 860 in 1834; the expulsion in 1837 of the seven professors – the so-called Die Göttinger Sieben – for protesting against the revocation by Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, of the liberal constitution of 1833 further reduced the prosperity of the university. Otto von Bismarck, the main creator and the first Chancellor of the second German Empire, had studied law in Göttingen in 1833: he lived in a tiny house on the "Wall," now known as "Bismarck Cottage". According to oral tradition, he lived there because his rowdiness had caused him to be banned from living within the city walls. At the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century, the University of Göttingen achieved its academic peak. Göttingen maintained a strong focus on natural science mathematics. By 1900, David Hilbert and Felix Klein had attracted mathematicians from around the world to Göttingen, which made it a leading center of mathematics by the turn of the 20th century.

The Faculty of Theology in conjunction with other orientalists and ancient historians across the university became an international center for the study of religion and antiquity. In 1903, its teaching staff numbered 121 and its students 1529. Ludwig Prandtl joined the university in 1904, developed it into a leader in fluid mechanics and in aerodynamics over the next two decades. In 1925, Prandtl was appointed as the director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Fluid Mechanics, he introduced the concept of boundary layer and founded mathematical aerodynamics by calculating air flow in the down wind direction. Many of Prandtl's students went on to make fundamental contributions to aerodynamics. From 1921 to 1933, the physics theory group was led by Max Born, during this time, became one of the three discoverers of the non-relativistic theory of quantum mechanics, he may have been the first to propose its probabilistic relationship with classical physics. It was one of the main centers o

Felix Otto (mathematician)

Felix Otto is a German mathematician. He studied mathematics at the University of Bonn, finishing his Ph. D. thesis in 1993 under the supervision of Stephan Luckhaus. After postdoctoral studies at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University and at Carnegie Mellon University, in 1997 he became a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. From 1999 to 2010 he was professor for applied mathematics at the University of Bonn, serves as one of the directors of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig. In 2006, he received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the highest honour awarded in German research. In 2009, he was awarded a Gauss Lecture by the German Mathematical Society. DFG portrait

Stephen Bronner

Stephen Eric Bronner is a political scientist and philosopher, Board of Governors Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States, is the Director of Global Relations for the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights. Bronner has published over 200 journal articles. Born in New York City, New York, United States on 19 August 1949, Bronner earned a Bachelor of Arts at City College of New York, spent a year at the Universität Tübingen in Germany on a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship in 1973, completed his Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1976. Bronner has been employed at Rutgers University since 1976, has held visiting professor positions at the New School for Social Research the Universität Leipzig. Bronner is Director of Global Relations at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University, the Executive Chair of US Academics for Peace and an advisor to Conscience International.

His activities in civic diplomacy led him to audiences with presidents and high ranking political dignitaries in Iran, Palestine, Sudan, Darfur and Russia. Some of these experiences are discussed in his books dealing with the internal politics of these nations in Blood in the Sand, Peace out of Reach, The Bitter Taste of Hope. Invitations to speak at universities and conferences all over the United States, Japan and South Africa have been numerous. Bronner is a contributing editor on the editorial board of other journals, his various works include studies of contemporary political theory, political history, cultural politics. Bronner has been accused of sexual assault by colleagues. After Rutgers University reversed their decision not to investigate, they put Bronner on a paid research sabbatical until their investigation is over. Bronner claims. Influenced by critical theory and liberal socialism, Bronner is best known for his reinterpretation of tradition and a host of concepts like the class ideal and the cosmopolitan sensibility.

He is the foremost contemporary proponent of developing the linkage of political theory with practical and progressive political concerns. His work is discussed in Rational Radicalism and Political Theory: Essays in Honor of Stephen Eric Bronner, ed. by Michael J. Thompson. Bronner was the recipient of the MEPeace Award by the Network for Middle Eastern Politics in 2011. Along with various teaching awards, he received the Michael A. Harrington Prize for Moments of Decision and Honorable Mention for the David Easton Prize, which honored the best work of political theory of the last five years, for Reclaiming the Enlightenment. Bronner’ received the Charles McCoy Lifetime Achievement Prize from the American Political Science Association in 2005; the Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists ISBN 978-0300162516 Modernism at the Barricades: Aesthetics, Utopia ISBN 978-0231158220 Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction ISBN 978-0199730070 Peace Out of Reach: Middle Eastern Travels and the Search for Reconciliation ISBN 978-0813124469 Blood in the Sand: Imperial Fantasies, Right-Wing Ambitions, the Erosion of American Democracy ISBN 0-8131-2367-4 Reclaiming the Enlightenment: Toward a Politics of Radical Engagement.

ISBN 0-231-12608-5. Translation into Spanish: Reivindicación de la Ilustración, Laetoli, 2008. ISBN 978-84-935661-7-3. A Rumor about the Jews: Anti-Semitism. Conspiracy, the Protocols of Zion. ISBN 0-19-516956-5. ISBN 978-84-92422-06-7. Imagining the Possible: Radical Politics for Conservative Times. ISBN 0-415-93260-2 Of Its Theorists. ISBN 0-415-93263-7 Socialism Unbound. ISBN 0-8133-6776-X Ideas in Action: Political Tradition in the Twentieth Century. ISBN 0-8476-9387-2 Camus: Portrait of a Moralist. ISBN 0-8166-3283-9 Moments of Decision: Political History and the Crises of Radicalism. ISBN 0-415-90465-X Rosa Luxemburg: A Revolutionary for Our Times. ISBN 0-271-02505-0 Albert Camus: The Thinker, The Artist, The Man. ISBN 0-531-11305-1 Leon Blum. ISBN 0-87754-511-1 A Beggar’s Tales. NO ISBN. Afterword for Will Eisner's graphic novel, The Plot. ISBN 0-393-06045-4 The Logos Reader: Rational Radicalism And the Future of Politics. ISBN

Allen T. Wikoff

Allen Trimble Wikoff was a Republican politician, Ohio Secretary of State from 1873-1875. Allen Trimble Wikoff was born November 15, 1825, on an Adams County, farm. In 1862, during the American Civil War, he enlisted as a lieutenant in the Ninety-first Ohio Volunteer Infantry, was promoted to captain, served to the end of the war, he read law and was admitted to the bar. In 1871, he became chief clerk in the office of Ohio Secretary of State under Isaac R. Sherwood, he was nominated as a Republican for the office of Secretary of State in 1872, defeated Democrat Aquila Wiley and Progressive Ferdinand Schumacher. In 1874 he was nominated again, but lost to Democrat William Bell, Jr. with Progressive John R. Buchtel running. In 1874, 1875 and 1876, Wikoff was Chairman of the Republican State Executive Committee. In 1876, he was appointed Adjutant General by Governor Rutherford B. Hayes, was chosen National Republican Committeeman for the State, he resigned that position after one meeting. In February 1877, Wikoff was appointed Pension Agent for the State of Ohio by President Grant.

He was re-appointed by President Hayes in 1881, by Chester A. Arthur, held the office until July 31, 1885, when Grover Cleveland replaced him with a Democrat. In December, 1885, Wikoff was appointed receiver of the Cleveland and Marietta Railroad, had charge of the property until 1893. In 1896 he was appointed to the Ohio Canal Commission by Governor Asa S. Bushnell, he was re-appointed by Governor Nash in 1900, served until he died July 22, 1902. He was interred at Green Lawn Cemetery, Ohio. Smith, Joseph P, ed.. History of the Republican Party in Ohio. I. Chicago: the Lewis Publishing Company. Taylor, Wiliam A.. The Biographical annals of Ohio, 1902-1903: a handbook of the government institutions of the state of Ohio. State of Ohio

Threat Stack

Threat Stack, Inc. is an American computer security software company. It bills itself as a provider of cloud security management and compliance solutions delivered using a Software as a service model, marketed to businesses and companies of all sizes; the company is a held corporation headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Threat Stack was founded in 2012 by Dustin Webber, Jason Meller, Jen Andre; the company participated in the 2013 Techstars Cloud program in San Antonio, TX. In June 2015, Brian M. Ahern was named as Chairman and CEO. In April 2016, the company secured $15.3 million in Series B funding, led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from Accomplice and.406 Ventures for a total investment of more than $26 million. The company was ranked 73rd by Cybersecurity Ventures on the 2018 edition of its Cybersecurity 500 List; the Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform provides continuous security monitoring in cloud environments where network-based controls cannot be deployed. It is a platform-independent solution intended for companies of all sizes operating on-premise or in public, private, or hybrid cloud environments.

Threat Stack aims to eliminate the need for multiple point solutions in the cloud, gives users a single view into integrated workload insights, infrastructure monitoring, vulnerability management, threat intelligence, compliance reporting. In addition, it allows users to create their own rules and filters in order to more monitor events specific to the needs of their company, organization, or environment. AWS PagerDuty Docker Slack

Grand Central Vol. 1

Grand Central Vol. 1 is a compilation from Grand Central Records containing rare tracks and remixes. The official Grand Central site refers to the album as Grand Central House Bag Vol. 1. "Heavy Hittin'" – Funky Fresh Few "Time Wasters" – Dual Control "Clean Up" – Funky Fresh Few "Make No Mistake" – Mark Rae "Sound Off" – Niko "Quickness" – The Nudge "Lavish" – Mark Rae "Do As You Did" – Jon Kennedy "Find A Way" – Only Child "Boogie Down Feature" – Dual Control "Window Pain" – The Nudge "I Found My Love" – Riton "The Rhyme" – Tony D Grand Central Records compilations