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Mark Thomas Pavelich is an American former professional ice hockey forward who played 355 regular season games in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers, Minnesota North Stars and San Jose Sharks between 1981 and 1992. Pavelich was a member of the 1980 U. S. Olympic hockey team that won the gold medal in what has been called the "Miracle on Ice"; the son of Croatian immigrants, Pavelich grew up in Minnesota. A star performer on his high school hockey team, Eveleth High School, he attended the University of Minnesota Duluth as an amateur player for three seasons in 1977–79. Pavelich is best known for being a member of the 1980 U. S. Olympic hockey team. In the game against the Soviet Union, Pavelich was credited with two assists, including one on Mike Eruzione's game-winning goal. After the Olympics, not drafted by an NHL team, played one season for HC Lugano in Switzerland where he registered 73 points, he returned to the US national team for the 1981 Ice Hockey World Championship tournament.
He was brought back to the United States the following year by his former US Olympic coaches Herb Brooks and Craig Patrick, who managed of the New York Rangers. Despite his size, Pavelich thrived in his role as a center for the Rangers, holds the Rangers record for most points as a rookie. However, his career in New York was ended by a feud with Brooks' successor Ted Sator, who introduced a traditional North American dump-and-chase style of play. Pavelich played for Brooks with the Minnesota North Stars in 1987 before returning to Europe, he played two seasons in Italy for HC Bolzano. The expansion San Jose Sharks brought him out of retirement for the 1991–92 NHL season, but he would play only two games for the Sharks before retiring. However, he did record an assist on the Sharks' first-ever goal, scored by Craig Coxe in the third period of a 4-3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on October 4, 1991. On February 23, 1983, Pavelich became the first American to score five goals in a single game, against the Hartford Whalers at Madison Square Garden.
In the 2009 book 100 Ranger Greats, the authors ranked Pavelich at No. 83 all-time of the 901 New York Rangers who had played during the team's first 82 seasons. Pavelich married Kara Burmachuk in 1994, she died at age 44 in an accidental fall from a second-story balcony at their Lutsen, home Sept. 6, 2012. In April 2014, Pavelich announced that he was putting his Olympic medal up for auction, with bidding beginning at $62,500; the medal sold in May 2014 for $262,900 through Dallas-based auction house Heritage Auctions. Pavelich is the second player from the 1980 team to put a medal up for sale, with teammate Mark Wells having sold his in late 2010. Pavelich's brother-in-law was a hockey player and now coaches for the Hibbing Bluejackets, in Hibbing, Minnesota. Pavelich was arrested on Aug. 15, 2019, after assaulting and injuring a neighbor with whom he'd earlier been fishing. He was charged with four felony counts: second- and third-degree assault, possession of a short-barreled shotgun and possession of a firearm with a missing or altered serial number.
On Oct. 28, Pavelich's upcoming trial was suspended and he was found incompetent to stand trial by Cook County District Judge Michael Cuzzo, who said Pavelich "lacks the ability to rationally consult with counsel, is incapable of understanding the proceedings, is incapable of participating in the defense due to mental illness or deficiency." Cuzzo initiated civil commitment proceedings. On Dec. 4, Cuzzo ruled that Pavelich is mentally ill and dangerous and ordered him committed to a secure treatment facility. Pavelich's sister, Jean Gevik, has said that she believes he is suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, had noticed behavioral changes in the years leading up to the incident which led to his arrest. In Miracle on Ice, a 1981 TV movie about the 1980 U. S. hockey team, Pavelich is portrayed by Jack Blessing. In the 2004 Disney film Miracle, he is portrayed by Chris Koch. Koch played junior hockey for the Delta Ice Hawks in his native Canada before concussions ended his career. Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
Geoffrey Stephen Kirk, DSC, FBA was an English classicist known for his writings on Ancient Greek literature and mythology. He was Regius Professor of Greek at the University of Cambridge from 1974 to 1984. Kirk was born and grew up in Nottingham, the son of Frederick Kirk, MC, he was educated at Clare College, Cambridge. Kirk's time at Cambridge was interrupted by war, he was commissioned as an officer one year later. He spent much of his service in the Aegean Sea with the Levant Schooner Flotilla commanded by Adrian C. C. Seligman; the unit included schooners and caïques engaged in irregular operations in support of Allied special forces. Kirk fought along a wide section of the Turkish coast, he was engaged in operations at Tekegas Barnu, Didyma and Andros. He was awarded a Distinguished Service Cross in 1945. After the war, Kirk returned to Cambridge, graduated in 1946 and gained a research fellowship at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he became a lecturer and a reader at Cambridge. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1959 and served as its vice-president in 1972–73.
He held visiting positions at Yale and Harvard. In 1974 he became the 35th Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge. Following his retirement, in 1982, Kirk produced a six-volume commentary on the Iliad and updated his book The Presocratic Philosophers with J. E. Raven and M. Schofield, he died in 2003. Kirk had married Barbara Traill in 1950, they had a daughter, Lydia. In 1975 he married Kirsten Ricks, he was supported by Lydia and four stepdaughters through ill health in his life. Heraclitus, The Cosmic Fragments The Presocratic Philosophers: A Critical History with a Selection of Texts with J. E. Raven.
"Childhood Memories" was the fourth single to be released by British Sea Power. Despite its low chart position and not being included on any album, it is a live favourite and is still a regular in the band's setlists; the lyrics contrast with childlike structure of the music, dealing with meltdown of Nuclear power plant. This track was known as "Memories of Childhood!". Acoustic guitar and keyboards are prominent throughout the track; the 7" release was wrongly labeled as having "Favours in the Beetroot Fields" as the flipside, whereas it is "Strange Communication". It peaked at a lowly number 90 on the UK Singles Chart. "Childhood Memories" – 3:35 "Favours in the Beetroot Fields" – 1:19 "Strange Communication" – 4:07 "Childhood Memories" – 3:35 "Strange Communication" – 4:07 Official website "Childhood Memories" at Salty Water Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
Gordon Blaine Moskowitz is a social psychologist working in the field of social cognition. He is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Lehigh University, his primary research interests are in examining: 1) social inferences which occur with neither the intention of forming an impression nor the awareness that one has done so. This work has been applied to the question of how stereotypes impact medical diagnosis and treatment and contribute to health disparities, as well as to how medical training can implement what is known about controlling stereotyping and prejudice to reduce such bias and minimize health disparities. Moskowitz was born in New York to Howard and Geraldine Moskowitz, he attended New York University. His post-doctoral training was at the Max Planck Institute on Leopoldstrasse in Germany. From 1994 through 2001 he was an assistant professor of psychology at Princeton University; the nature of stereotyping and the question of how people can prevent stereotypic thoughts from occurring or, if they do occur, prevent stereotypic thinking from influencing their evaluations of and actions toward others.
The "snap judgments" made when meeting, or observing others. The manner in which goals, operating outside of conscious awareness, control cognition, such as 1) egalitarian goals inhibiting one's stereotypes, 2) creativity goals inhibiting typical thoughts in favor of more atypical and unique ones; the extent to which people are persuaded or influenced by minority messengers: the cognitive economy which directs initial thoughts toward minorities and how motives which instigate more elaborate thought processes lead to greater minority influence. A motive termed "the need for structure" and how the desire to control and structure the events and people which make up one's social world affects the way in which one perceives and acts. Moskowitz, G. B. & Grant, H.. The Psychology of Goals. New York, NY: Guilford Press. Moskowitz, G. B. Social Cognition: Understanding Self and Others. NY, NY: The Guilford Press, 2005. Moskowitz, G. B.. Cognitive Social Psychology: The Princeton symposium on the legacy and future of social cognition.
Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Moskowitz, G. B. Stone, J. & Childs, A.. "Implicit Stereotyping and Medical Decisions: Unconscious Stereotype Activation in Practitioners’ Thoughts About African Americans". American Journal of Public Health. Stone, J. & Moskowitz, G. B.. "Nonconscious racial bias in medical decision-making: What can be done to avoid it?" Medical Education, 45, 768-776. Moskowitz, G. B. & Li, P.. "Egalitarian Goals Trigger Stereotype Inhibition: A Proactive Form of Stereotype Control". Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 103-116. Moskowitz, G. B.. "On the Control Over Stereotype Activation and Stereotype Inhibition". Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4, 140-158. Galinsky, A. D. & Moskowitz, G. B.. "Further ironies of suppression: Stereotype and counter-stereotype accessibility". Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 833-841. Sassenberg, K. & Moskowitz, G. B.. "Do not stereotype, think different! Overcoming automatic stereotype activation by mindset priming". Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 41, 317-413.
Moskowitz, G. B. Li, P. & Kirk, E.. The implicit volition model: On the preconscious regulation of temporarily adopted goals. In M. Zanna, Advances in Experimental Social Psychology. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. Moskowitz, G. B. Salomon, A. R. & Taylor, C. M.. "Preconsciously controlling stereotyping: Implicitly activated egalitarian goals prevent the activation of stereotypes." Social Cognition, 18, 151-177. Moskowitz, G. B. Gollwitzer, P. M. Wasel, W. & Schaal, B.. "Preconscious control of stereotype activation through chronic egalitarian goals." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 77, 167-184 Thompson, E. P. Roman, R. J. Moskowitz, G. B. Chaiken, S. & Bargh, J. A.. "Accuracy motivation attenuates covert priming effects: The systematic reprocessing of social information." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 66, 474-489. Moskowitz, G. B.. The Representation and Regulation of Goals. In A. Elliot, & H. Aarts, Goal-Directed Behavior. New York: Psychology Press/Taylor and Francis. Moskowitz, G. B. & Li, P..
Implicit Control of Stereotype Activation. In Hassin, R. Ochsner, K. and Trope, Y. Self Control in society and brain. London: Oxford University Press. Moskowitz, G. B.. Goal Priming. In G. B. Moskowitz, & H. Grant, The Psychology of Goals. New York: The Guilford Press. Andersen, S. A. Moskowitz, G. B. Blair, I. V. & Nosek, B. A.. Automatic Thought. In E. T. Higgins & A. Kruglanski Social Psychology: Handbook of Basic Principles. New York: Guilford. Moskowitz, G. B. & Chaiken, S. "Mediators of minority social influence: Cognitive processing mechanisms revealed through a persuasion paradigm." In N. de Vries & C. de Dreu, Group innovation. Fundamental and applied perspectives. Oxford, Blackwell. Moskowitz, G. B. Skurnik, I. & Galinsky, A.. "The history of dual process notions. In S. Chaiken and Y. Trope, Dual Process Models in Social Psychology
Rodney Armour "Rod" Milgate was an Australian painter and playwright. He was a Professor of the Visual Arts School of the City Art Institute, University of NSW and newsreader. Milgate was considered one of Australia's most influential artists during the 60s and 70s, his work is represented in major collections around the world and he had many solo exhibitions and awards for his work, including the Blake Prize for Religious Art three times. His play, A Refined Look at existence, first presented in February 1968, was described as "An ironic comedy drama which reworks Euripides' The Bacchae, set in a NSW country town. Daring in form, this was the earliest play to capture the emotional turbulence that characterised the 1960s." In 1960, he married the couple had two sons. Milgate retired to the Central Coast, north of Sydney, where he died on Friday, 19 September 2014. 1964 John Fairfax Human Image Prize 1966 Blake Prize for Religious Art 1968 Harkness Fellowship, two-year tenure 1970 D' Arcy Morris Memorial Prize 1972 Gold Coast Purchase Prize 1975 Blake Prize for Religious Art 1977 Blake Prize for Religious Art 1978 Six month Residency, Owen Tooth Memorial Cottage, The Karolyi Foundation, FranceSix month Residency, Studio Cite Internationale des Arts, France1986 Gosford City Art Award – New World 1987 Sydney Morning Herald Heritage Art Award 1991 Mosman Art Award 1993 Outstanding Achievement in Poetry, National Library of Poetry, Maryland, USA 1993 CoFA, University of New South Wales, Faculty Research Grant 1995 Positive Images Prize, Pittwater Council, NSW –'Incident at Avalon Beach', a poem 1996 Three months residency, University of NSW Studio, Cite Internationale des Arts, France 1962 Macquarie Galleries, Sydney 1963 South Yarra Galleries, MelbourneMacquarie Galleries, Sydney1965 Macquarie Galleries, SydneySouth Yarra Galleries, Melbourne Johnstone Galleries, Brisbane Macquarie Galleries, Canberra1966 Commonwealth Institute Galleries, LondonMacquarie Galleries, Sydney Macquarie Galleries, Canberra1967 Johnstone Galleries, BrisbaneVon Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle, NSW Macquarie Galleries, Sydney1969 Macquarie Galleries, Sydney 1970 Johnstone Galleries, BrisbaneMacquarie Galleries, Canberra1971 Macquarie Galleries, Sydney 1972 Johnstone Galleries, BrisbaneSouth Yarra Galleries, Melbourne1973 Macquarie Galleries, SydneyMacquarie Galleries, Canberra1974 Macquarie Galleries, Sydney 1976 Macquarie Galleries, Sydney 1977 Macquarie Galleries, Canberra 1980 Macquarie Galleries, SydneySt James Room, David Jones, Sydney Touring exhibition, Phillip Bacon Galleries, St Johns Cathedral, Brisbane Solander Gallery, Canberra1982 Painters Gallery, Sydney 1983 Barry Stern Exhibiting Gallery, Sydney 1989 Bonython-Meadmore Gallery, Sydney 1989 Long Gallery, Wollongong University, NSW 1991 David Jones Art Gallery, Sydney 1991–92 Fourteen Stations of the Cross, toured Orange Regional Art Gallery,NSW.
Angus and Robertson, Sydney "The nature of creativity". Commissioned article for October Hemisphere magazine. Pub. Commonwealth Office of education1968 At Least You Get Something Out of That, play commissioned by New South Wales Drama Foundation, produced at Old Tote Theatre Season of Australian plays 1977 Grass Up to Your Ears and Buckets with Holes in Them 1978 Incident at Novala Beach 1979 A Golden Pathway Through Europe selected for workshop production presentation at National Playwrights' Conference, Australian National University, CanberraTriage or the Fortunates'First Hearing','Australian Letters','Poet's Tongue' and'Quality Street' broadcast on ABC National Radio Pictures at an exhibition Pub. Elizabethan Press, Sydney1980 A Golden Pathway Through Europe produced at Ensemble Theatre, Milsons Point, SydneyFavourites 1981 Intruders and Destiny's Mill Grass Up to Your Ears selected for reading at National Playwrights' Conference, Australian National University, Canberra1982 The Story of Larry Foley 1983'Work in Progress', ABC telefilm, The Creative Eye, series on Australian artistsDestiny's Mill selected for workshop production presentation at National Playwrights' Conference, Australian National University, Canberra1984 Triage or the Fortunates adapted for radio and accepted for production ABC Radio, SydneyWrote Archibald Prize 1985 Anniversary Waltz Workshop reading of Intruders at Hunter Valley Theatre Company, Newcastle, NSW 1991 Workshop reading of Anniversary Waltz, Iron €ove Theatre, Sydney 1992 The Search for Meaning – Fourteen Stations of the Cross subject of monograph for ABC National Radio, presente