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University of Girona

The University of Girona is located in the city of Girona, Spain. It was reconstituted as a university in 1991, as of 2010 consists of several campus and buildings across Girona: Montilivi, Barri Vell and Parc Científic i Tecnològic, but his history remounts to its creation in 1446. A fifth one, Campus de Ciències de la Salut, was projected some time ago but has yet to advance beyond being an idea. Since its founding, the university has had five presidents: Josep Maria Nadal i Farreras, from 1991 to 2002, Joan Batlle i Grabulosa from 2002 to 2005, Anna Maria Geli from 2005 to 2013, Sergi Bonet Marull from 2013 to 2017 and Joaquim Salvi since 2017; the UdG has partnered with other universities and research centers to create the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Cross-Border Research and Higher Education Group. The UdG has joined forces with the University of the Balearic Islands, the Catalan Institute for Water Research and the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas to create the Campus d'Excel.lència Pirineus-Mediterrània.

It is a member of the Florence Network for the Vives Network. The first modern reference of Universitat de Girona references to the Escola Normal de Mestres and, the initiative during the 1960s decade to recover university level studies in Girona. In 1969, the Col·legi Universitari de Girona and the Escola Politècnica Universitària de Girona were created, which depended on the founded universities UAB and UPC, respectively; the Estudi General was restarted, with the available studies of Humanities, Sciences and Social science. On 12 December 1991, the Catalan Parliament created the new and current Universitat de Girona. Research at the UdG is focused on two strategic lines: water science and management, tourism and sustainability. Furthermore, the UdG pursues research in a few important research and innovation programmes that have attained a prominent role at the university: scientific research, the dissemination of its results and its ensuing social influence are focussed on computer simulation and applications and agriculture, the quality of life and cultural heritage.

The University of Girona has 10 research institutes and academic personnel in 24 departments and 112 research groups. Jaume Aragall Fred M. Utter Jerome S. Bruner Miquel Batllori Juan Bertrán Jaume Gil Aluja Robert Brian Tate Raimon Panikkar Carmina Virgili Joan Rodés Eric Hobsbawn Miquel Roca Junyent Joan Roca Fontané Ferran Mir Encarna Roca Josef Havel George Steiner Universities in Spain Official site

Mississippi in the American Civil War

Mississippi was the second southern state to declare its secession from the United States, doing so on January 9, 1861. It joined with six other southern slave-holding states to form the Confederacy on February 4, 1861. Mississippi's location along the lengthy Mississippi River made it strategically important to both the Union and the Confederacy. Mississippian troops fought in every major theater of the American Civil War, although most were concentrated in the Western Theater. Confederate president Jefferson Davis was a Mississippian politician and operated a large slave cotton plantation there. Prominent Mississippian generals during the war included William Barksdale, Carnot Posey, Wirt Adams, Earl Van Dorn, Robert Lowry, Benjamin G. Humphreys. For years prior to the American Civil War, slave-holding Mississippi had voted for the Democrats as the Whigs declined in their influence. During the 1860 presidential election, the state supported Southern Democrat candidate John C. Breckinridge, giving him 40,768 votes.

John Bell, the candidate of the Constitutional Union Party, came in a distant second with 25,045 votes, with Stephen A. Douglas, a northern Democrat, receiving 3,282 votes. Abraham Lincoln, who won the national election, was not on the ballot in Mississippi. According to one Mississippian newspaper in the late 1850s: The slavery controversy in the United States presents a case of the most violent antagonism of interests and opinions. No persuasions, no entreaties or appeals, can allay the fierce contention between the two... Long a hotbed of secessionist sentiment, support for slavery, southern states' rights, Mississippi declared its secession from the United States on January 9, 1861, two months after the Republican Party's victory in the U. S. presidential election. The state joined the Confederacy less than a month issuing a declaration of their reasons for seceding, proclaiming that "ur position is identified with the institution of slavery--the greatest material interest of the world".

Fulton Anderson, a Mississippian lawyer, delivered a speech to the Virginian secession convention in 1861, in which he declared that "grievances of the Southern people on the slavery question" and their opposition to the Republican Party's goal of "the ultimate extinction of slavery" were the primary catalysts of the state in declaring secession. Mississippian judge Alexander Hamilton Handy shared this view, opining of the "black" Republican Party that: The first act of the black Republican Party will be to exclude slavery from all the territories, from the District of Columbia, the arsenals and the forts, by the action of the general government; that would be a recognition that slavery is a sin, confine the institution to its present limits. The moment that slavery is pronounced a moral evil, a sin, by the general government, that moment the safety of the rights of the south will be gone. Along with South Carolina, Mississippi was one of only two states in the Union in 1860 in which the majority of the state's population were slaves.

According to Mississippian Democrat and future Confederate leader Jefferson Davis, Mississippi joined the Confederacy because it "has heard proclaimed the theory that all men are created free and equal", a sentiment perceived as being threatening to slavery, because the "Declaration of Independence has been invoked to maintain the position of the equality of the races", a position that Davis was opposed to. William L. Harris, one Mississippian secession commissioner, told a meeting of the Georgian general assembly that the Republicans wanted to implement "equality between the white and negro races" and thus secession was necessary for the slave states to resist their efforts. Fulton Anderson, another Mississippian, told the Virginian secession convention that the Republicans were hostile to the slave states themselves, thus accusing the Republican Party of having an "unrelenting and eternal hostility to the institution of slavery." Although there were small pockets of citizens who remained sympathetic to the Union, most famously in Jones County, the vast majority of white Mississippians embraced slavery and the Confederate cause.

Thousands flocked to join the Confederate military. Around 80,000 white men from Mississippi fought in the Confederate army. S. and fought for the Union. As the war progressed, a considerable number of freed or escaped slaves joined the United States Colored Troops and similar black regiments. More than 17,000 black Mississippian slaves and freedmen fought for the Union. There were regional variations. All soldiers were volunteers; the likelihood of a man volunteering for service increased with a person's amount of personal property owned, including slaves. Poor men were less to volunteer. Men living near the Mississippi River, regardless of their wealth or other characteristics, were less to join the army than were those living in the state's interior. Many military-age men in these western counties had moved elsewhere. Union control of the Mississippi River made its neighbors vulnerable, river-county residents left their communities rather than face invasion. Portions of northwestern Mississippi were under Union control on January 1, 1863, when the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect.

All of Mississippi had been declared "in rebellion" in the Proclamation, Union forces accordingly began to free slaves in the U. S.-controlled areas of Mississippi at once. According to one Confederate lieutenant from Mississippi, s

Scott Turner Schofield

Scott Turner Schofield is a transgender male performer. He has toured internationally with his one-person shows, "Underground TRANSit", "Debutante Balls", "Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps" since 2001. Schofield received a Tanne Award for Artistic Excellence from the Tanne Foundation in 2004; the Tanne Award is given to performers who passionately make a difference in this country through their performing. Since 2004, Schofield has toured with Athens Boys Choir in an event called "The Southern Gents Tour." Several of these performances were held in colleges such as University of Southern California, Reed College, Appalachian State University, Portland State University. Schofield has collaborated with S. Bear Bergman, numerous drag kings, community workshop participants in a series entitled "Words Can't Describe" in Atlanta, San Antonio, Seattle. In 2007, Schofield became the first artist addressing transgender issues to be awarded a Creation Fund Grant by the National Performance Network, his show, "Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps" premiered at the Capitol Hill Arts Center - produced by the Pat Graney Company - in Seattle in October 2007.

The piece continues to tour internationally. Schofield was honored as a recipient in the 2007 Princess Grace Awards, receiving a theater fellowship in acting, the Gant Gaither Award. Schofield carried out his fellowship at 7 Stages in Atlanta, where he worked as the assistant to French director Eric Vigner on Bernard Marie Koltes' play "In the Solitude of Cotton Fields. In 2008, a collection of Schofield's three solo performance scripts was published by Homofactus Press titled Two Truths and a Lie. Judith Halberstam wrote the foreword; the book was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards in the Transgender categories. In 2010, Schofield became the Artistic Director of Out North Contemporary Art House in Anchorage Alaska, he accepted an ACLU Award as a Hero for Constitutional Rights on behalf of Out North's founders and artists in 2011. He conceived of the Art House Residency Program before departing Alaska in December 2011; the program was subsequently funded for $250,000 by ArtPlace America.

In May 2012, Schofield moved to France to work again with Eric Vigner on a play by Christophe Honoré titled "La Faculté." He worked with the Academy of the Théâtre de Lorient and actress Yutta Weiss on the world premiere at the 2012 Festival d'Avignon. The piece toured France in the 2012-13 season to Lorient, Clermont-Ferrand and Orleans. In May 2015, Schofield became the first transgender actor to play a major role on daytime television, as the character Nick on the show The Bold and the Beautiful. 2015 - The Bold and the Beautiful 2016 - Her Story 2016 - Pride: The Series 2017 - TransMute 2018 - The Conductor Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps Debutante Balls Underground Transit Words Can't Describe Scott Turner Schofield on IMDb - Scott Turner Schofield official website Cooper, Andrea. "One of the Guys". UTNE.com. Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-05

Alay District

Alay is a raion of Osh Region in south-western Kyrgyzstan. The capital lies at Gul'cha; the Alay District borders with China in the east, Tajikistan in the south, Chong-Alay District in the west, Nookat District in the north-west, Kara-Suu District and Uzgen District in the north, Kara-Kulja District in the north-east. Its area is 6,821 square kilometres, its resident population was 72,170 in 2009; the resident population of Alay District, according to the Population and Housing Census of 2009, was 72,170. 1,427 people lived in urban areas, 70,743 in rural ones. According to the 2009 Census, the ethnic composition of the Alay District was: In total Alay District include 62 settlements in 14 rural communities; each rural community can consist of one or several villages. The rural communities in Alay District are: Sary-Tash aiyl okmotu Alay aiyl okmotu Budalyk aiyl okmotu Bulolu aiyl okmotu Gulcho aiyl okmotu Josholu aiyl okmotu Konur-Dobo aiyl okmotu Kabylan-Kol aiyl okmotu Korul aiyl okmotu Lenin aiyl okmotu Sary-Mogol aiyl okmotu Taldy-Suu aiyl okmotu Uch-Dobo aiyl okmoyu Jangy-Alay aiyl okmotu

Srimannarayana

Srimannarayana is a 2012 Telugu, Action film, produced by Ramesh Puppala on Yellow Flowers banner, directed by Ravi Chavali and Cinematography by T. Surendra Reddy. Starring Nandamuri Balakrishna, Parvati Melton, Isha Chawla in the lead roles and music composed by Chakri. Srimannarayana is a aggressive journalist who fights for justice, he exposes the various scams of an evil gang which loses a lot of money because of Srimannarayana’s activities. Kalki Narayana Murthy is a social activist who fights for the welfare of farmers and Srimannarayana’s father who forms Jai Kisan Trust for the welfare of farmers. Public responds in a big way to this initiative and the fund receives donations to the tune of 5000 crores, but the day the funds are about to be put to use, Narayana Murthy dies in the bank under mysterious circumstances. The amount of 50 billion goes missing. At the same time Sriman is wrongly accused of trying to shift to abroad. Suspicion falls on Srimannarayana and he is arrested. From the jail, Srimannarayana must fight to trace the missing money.

He is helped by Swapnika, a channel reporter. He finds out that the people involved are a corrupt minister Bayal Reddy, his brother-in-law, the bank's GM Rajan, Dr. Sreekar, IG Marthand and a Malaysia-based hawala dealer named Harshad Bhai. Sriman finds out that they have locked his father's account using a 6 letter password, with each letter belonging to each person. Using his wits and the help of Jailor Shankar Reddy, he kills them one by one and finds their passwords; the goons try to be safe by setting CCTV camera in his cell at jail, but, of no use, as the jailor keeps cheating them by sending wrong visuals. CBI officer Gyaneshwar is appointed to solve the case. Sriman is acquitted and helps CBI to find the missing money. After killing the first five goons, Sriman sets out to kill Harshad, who kidnaps Sriman's family for his safety. Sriman reveals that the 5 letters of the password are 4, K, I, A, N and the letter between I and A is Harshad's. Harshad asks Sriman to save his family, but his family is saved, by Gyaneshwar.

Having known Harshad's secret letter, Sriman announces that the password they have set is 4KISAN. He kills Harshad by throwing him on a transformer, he is supported by Gyaneshwar. Music Composed by Chakri. Music released on Aditya Music Company. On 6 August 2012, The audio of the film was a grand event in that it saw the attendance of who's who of the film industry. Besides the film's main cast and crew members, B Gopal, Krishnam Raju, K Atchi Reddy, SV Krishna Reddy, Suresh Reddy, Boyapati Sreenu, Bellamkonda Suresh, Harish Shankar, Catherine, Madhavi Latha, Tashu Kaushik, Gopichand Malineni, Gemini Kiran, Yalamanchili Sai Babu, Rao Ramesh and others made it to the event at Novotel, Madhapur; the first CD was released by Nandamuri Bamakrishna. The movie received. ". Times of India gave a rating of 3/5 stating "Balakrishna's fans may not have any complaints against the movie; the movie is not interesting, though it is predictable." Chandini Prashar of NDTV gave a review stating "Watch the film with no expectations and you will not be disappointed."

Rediff.com gave a rating of 2/5 stating "Srimannarayana's film subject is good but director Ravi Kumar Chavali has not paid enough attention to its execution." Mahesh S Koneru of 123telugu gave a review of rating 3/5 stating "Srimannarayana is a film that has the content to satisfy Balakrishna’s fans. For regular movie goers, the movie is a routine fare. A good performance from Balakrishna and some mass comedy scenes will strike a chord with the masses; the concept of farmer welfare will appeal to some. A better second half and a more interesting climax would have helped." Oneindia Entertainment gave a review stating "The film has no Balayya's frills. Though the film has punch dialogues, they are usual in a journalist Srimannarayana on IMDb

John Shaban

John T. Shaban is an American politician from the state of Connecticut. A member of the Republican Party, Shaban serves in the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing the 135th District, which encompasses the communities of Easton and Weston. Shaban ran for the United States House of Representatives to represent Connecticut's 4th congressional district in the 2014 elections, challenging incumbent Jim Himes of the Democratic Party, he withdrew from the race, in 2015 declared his candidacy against Himes in the 2016 elections. Shaban is the ranking member of the Connecticut legislature's Environment Committee as well as a member of both the Judiciary Committee and the Finance and Bonding Committee. In 2013, Shaban supported School Security and Gun Control bill. Official page at the Connecticut House of Representatives Campaign site Profile at Vote Smart