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Nouvel article

By on June 12, 2021

first_img Receive email alerts RSF_en News Organisation News RSF asks ICC prosecutor to say whether Israeli airstrikes on media in Gaza constitute war crimes May 28, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Palestine News June 3, 2021 Find out more Israel now holding 13 Palestinian journalists to go further July 4, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Nouvel article PalestineMiddle East – North Africa PalestineMiddle East – North Africa Help by sharing this information WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists News May 16, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Five Caltech Students Named Goldwater Scholars

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first_img Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes 129 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Top of the News Make a comment More Cool Stuff HerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyDo You Feel Like Hollywood Celebrities All Look A Bit Similar?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Fashion Trends You Should Never Try And 6 You’ll LoveHerbeautyHerbeauty Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website center_img Science and Technology Five Caltech Students Named Goldwater Scholars By ANDREW MOSEMAN, Caltech Published on Friday, April 30, 2021 | 8:41 pm Photo courtesy CALTECHFive Caltech undergraduates have been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2021–22 academic year. Patryk Kozlowski, Aikaterini Gorou, David Jin, Anjini Chandra, and Jenny Wan were among the 409 recipients nationwide of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation awards.These scholarships are granted annually to exceptional students focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Colleges and universities can nominate up to five students as long as one is a transfer student. For 2021, 438 academic institutions nominated a total of 1,256 students before the final 409 were selected. All five students nominated by Caltech were chosen for the award, an unusual occurrence.Caltech’s 2021–22 Goldwater Scholars have a variety of research interests. Junior Jenny Wan works with Caltech research professor of physics Jack Sayers and Sunil Golwala, professor of physics and director of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory, on a project to measure the Hubble Constant—the rate of expansion of the universe—using X-ray and other observations of galaxy clusters.“I’m honored that I was selected for a Goldwater Scholarship and to be a part of a community of scientists who are doing remarkable work across all fields,” she says. “But even more so, I’m incredibly grateful to be at Caltech, where I have these wonderful opportunities to study the things that have fascinated me ever since I was a kid.”Katerina Gorou, a junior studying chemistry, has been working in the lab of Mitchio Okumura, professor of chemical physics, in collaboration with the lab of Yuk Yung, professor of planetary science and Jet Propulsion Laboratory senior research scientist. Gorou focuses on the atmospheric chemistry of Mars. “The motivation behind this research is to find out what exactly happened to all the water that used to be on Mars,” Gorou says.Junior Anjini Chandra is interested in the meeting point between biology and fluid mechanics. “My most recent projects, completed under Professor Lydia Bourouiba at MIT as part of the SURF [Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship] program, have involved modeling particle movement through meshes that represent cloth masks and tracking the movement and properties of sneeze clouds over time.” Another of Chandra’s interests is the use of origami in engineering. As a first-year student at Caltech, Chandra worked with Sergio Pellegrino, the Joyce and Kent Kresa Professor of Aerospace and Civil Engineering and JPL senior research scientist, to help design an origami-inspired base for a set of antenna tiles to capture signals from multiple directions.“I’m very grateful that Caltech provides plenty of opportunities, including the SURF program, for undergraduates to get involved in interdisciplinary research and that faculty are so willing to mentor undergraduate researchers,” Chandra says.Patryk Kozlowski, a junior majoring in chemistry, completed a first-year SURF project in the lab of Ryan G. Hadt, Caltech assistant professor of chemistry, where Kozlowski became interested in quantum chemical computational methods. Now, with a group led by Garnet Chan, Bren Professor of Chemistry, he is continuing his research using theoretical computational models and exploring how they can simulate chemical interactions. “Specifically, I am trying to elucidate the electronic structures of liquid electrolytes, which are key components of emerging technologies for the production and storage of clean energy,” he says.David Jin, a junior who transferred to Caltech last year to study problems at the intersection of optics and computer science, is the Institute’s transfer student Goldwater Scholar. One such problem is creating realistic-looking 3D images by simulating all the rays of light an object would reflect. Calculating each light ray requires an enormous amount of computational power, Jin explains, which is why rendering just a few frames of a Pixar movie can take thousands of computers several hours to complete. Jin’s research aims to reduce the time and computational strain by applying machine learning to the task.Jin, a junior, has spent his first year in Harbin, China, unable to physically come to Caltech because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He says he looks forward to enjoying the Southern California sunshine, working in a world-class research lab, and auditioning to be a percussionist for the orchestra when in-person campus life resumes. Community News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Subscribe Business News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Derry police seek information on approaches to children

By on May 27, 2021

first_img Previous articleMLA Pat Ramsey presents petition to keep Magee Campus crecheNext articleDonegal schools urged to get involved with Relay for Life News Highland WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Twitter Pinterest Pinterest News Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH By News Highland – April 22, 2013 Derry police seek information on approaches to children Police in Foyle are looking to identify the occupants of a small blue van seen in the Bantry Road area around 6.30pm on April 21st.The two males inside the van, one of whom had white hair and one ear pierced, stopped to speak to three children.The occupants, or anyone with information, is asked to contact police at Strand Road. Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week last_img read more

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Faculty Council meeting — Oct. 25, 2017

By on March 1, 2021

first_imgOn Oct. 25 the members of the Faculty Council discussed a motion by Professor Danielle Allen. They also discussed legislation on the timing of the meetings of the Faculty, on advanced standing, and on cross-registration.The Council next meets on Nov. 15. The next meeting of the Faculty is on Nov. 7. The preliminary deadline for the Dec. 5 meeting of the Faculty is Nov. 21 at noon.last_img

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GFA NC, clubs meeting to discuss 2019/ 2020 league called off

By on August 29, 2020

first_imgThe proposed meeting between representatives of clubs and GFA-NC officials to discuss the 2019/20 league season has been cancelled.The meeting was to deliberate on the proposal to synchronize Ghana’s league calendar with Europe as mooted by some club officials.The cancellation of the meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, is necessitated by discouraging response from the invited clubs.The GFA-NC will avail itself for future stakeholder engagements on the above subject matter when necessary.The GFA-NC wishes to state unequivocally that, it is determined to wrap-up within the stipulated mandate as spelt out by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA).The public is therefore urged to regard as false any contrary information, surrounding the GFA-NC supposed intent to further seek extension of its mandate. Source: Ghana FAlast_img read more

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Thurston County Solid Waste Teaches How to “Opt Out”

By on August 6, 2020

first_imgFacebook476Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Thurston County Solid Waste“Opting out” is not an option for many people these days. In a world of pervasive social media, with constant visual reminders of all of the fun things that everyone else is doing, nobody wants to be the one missing out on anything.This is especially true if opting out means not being a part of the latest photo your friend just posted that’s sure to get a ton of likes.Opting out doesn’t have to be a bad thing, however, especially when it comes to junk mail. According to 41pounds.org:Americans receive an average of 41 pounds of junk mail per year, of which 44% goes to the landfill.More than 100 million trees are cut down each year in order to produce junk mail.28 billion gallons of water go into the production and recycling of junk mail every year.Approximately $320 million of local tax money is spent on the disposal of junk mail every year.Not only is junk mail a nuisance, it is also resource intensive and just plain wasteful. Luckily, opting out of junk mail and unwanted phone books is easy.Use the sites below to stop receiving unwanted credit card offers, catalogs, magazine subscriptions, coupons and phonebooks. You may also contact the companies directly that you receive mail from and ask to be removed from their mailing lists.Yellow Pages Opt Out – Use this site to stop receiving the big yellow phone book.Catalog Choice – This site allows you to input the company information from mailings that you have received and remove your name from the company’s database.Opt Out Pre-Screen – Use this site to stop receiving credit card offers in the mail.Direct Mail – Register for the national Do Not Mail List through this site.DMA Choice – This is a mail preference service that allows consumers to select the companies they wish to continue receiving direct mail from and opt out of the ones they don’t.The unsolicited ads packet delivered in plastic bags to driveways throughout Thurston  County have been of particular local interest lately. As of January 1, 2016 the company that owns the Olympian has indicated that they will no longer be delivering the ad packets to residents.For more information on recycling and waste reduction visit the Thurston Solid Waste website at www.ThurstonSolidWaste.org or call 360-867-2282.last_img read more

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COVID-19 Update: Federal Funding, Free Local Testing

By on August 4, 2020

first_imgThe Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders held a press conference to announce the kick off of the county’s COVID-19 testing program, in coordination with the Grunin Foundation, to offer free testing in densely populated municipalities. Photo courtesy Monmouth County Freeholders Murphy said that under McConnell’s plan, there would be “zero flexibility” for states to receive any additional funding amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In the first round of federal funding under the CARES Act’s coronavirus relief fund, the state received $2.4 billion. “We cannot fully support our districts in their plans for the upcoming school year without help from Washington,” said the governor. “We are staring directly at a $1 billion cut in aid to our public schools and we’ll have to further cut operating aid to our struggling colleges and universities which, by the way, have already cut by nearly $200 million,” he said.  NEW JERSEY – Gov. Phil Murphy began his Wednesday afternoon press conference with strong criticism of U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed stimulus bill, calling it “a slap in the face of every governor across the country.” By Allison Perrine Additionally, Murphy reviewed updates to the list of states on the travel advisory; anyone returning or visiting from a state on the list should self-isolate for 14 days. It now includes 31 states, up from 22 states last week. Newly added are Alaska, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Virginia and Washington. As of Wednesday, July 22, the total cumulative number of positive COVID-19 cases statewide reached 177,645 with 13,787 total lab-confirmed deaths and 1,920 suspected related deaths. The daily positivity rate reached 2.48 percent as of July 18. “What New Jersey has gotten back is a drop in the bucket compared to our needs,” he said. “Because of the pandemic, we are undergoing a historic fiscal crisis, the likes of which has only happened twice in our state’s 244-year history,” during the Civil War and the Great Depression. Through this partnership, free COVID-19 testing is available in Asbury Park, Freehold Borough, Keansburg, Neptune, Long Branch and Red Bank. Anyone interested can simply walk up to the site and get tested; no appointment is needed. Tests will be offered six days a week and will rotate from town to town, Murphy said. More information is available at visitmonmouth.com. “Whether it’s in Monmouth County or your county, we have the testing capacity. The turnaround time to get your results is the challenge,” he said. “That’s a national challenge. But the capacity in this state is as good as any capacity in any state in America.” “We continue to ask everyone who has been in one of these 31 impacted states to practice self-responsibility and good citizenship, and comply with our travel advisory,” said Murphy. He encouraged everyone to get tested if they feel symptomatic or think they may have been exposed to the virus, especially with free testing now available thanks to Monmouth County government and the Grunin Foundation. At the same time, the state cannot ignore its current needs to meet “sharply increased costs” for things like emergency response, public transit, small business aid and school funding, which Murphy said is “especially critical.” In May, the governor’s office predicted having a $9.9 billion budget deficit by June 2021. Similarly, the nonpartisan Center for Budget and Policy Priorities estimates that states nationwide “are staring down a combined hole of $555 billion” by fiscal year 2022, said Murphy. He said New Jersey has already dipped into its “rainy day fund” to get through the next two months and has directed all state departments to plan for 15 percent budget cuts this fall. According to Murphy, the advisory applies to anyone traveling from a state with a positive test rate over 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a seven-day average. The article originally appeared in the July 23 – 29, 2020 print edition of The Two River Times.last_img read more

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CALIFORNIA-BRED ASHLEYLUVSSUGAR PRESSES PACE EN ROUTE TO VICTORY IN $60,000 ‘YOU CAN’T MAKE IT UP’ ALLOWANCE PURSE; SMITH, EURTON TEAM FOR 1 ¾ LENGTH WIN ON GRASS

By on August 2, 2020

first_imgPICK SIX CARRYOVER OF $49,133 INTO FRIDAY, TOTAL POOL SHOULD EXCEED $300,000ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 5, 2015)–Longshot Ashleyluvssugar pressed the pace from his outside post position and went on to an authoritative 1 ¾ length win in Thursday’s $60,000 “You Can’t Make It Up” allowance purse at Santa Anita, as he covered 1 1/8 miles on turf in 1:47.10 under Mike Smith.Trained by Peter Eurton, the 4-year-old California-bred gelding by Game Plan pressed French-bred Sofast into and around the far turn, took a narrow advantage at the top of the lane and widened late on even money favorite Talco.Off at 8-1 in a field of eight older horses, Ashleyluvssugar paid $19.20, $5.80 and $4.00.“This was my first time on him on the turf, and he might be better on this than on synthetic,” said Smith. “I think it may be time to see if he can win a stake.”Owned by his breeders, Sharon Alesia, Bran Jam Stable and Ciaglia Racing, LLC, Ashleyluvssugar won for the first time in three tries on turf and improved his overall mark to 9-4-0-2. With the winner’s share of $46,800, he increased his earnings to $215,504.“This is the first time he’s had a chance to really show himself on turf,” said Eurton. “He needs something tight (surface-wise). He’s not a big horse. He uses all of his energy trying to get through dirt and he couldn’t do it last time out (when sixth, beaten 11 ¾ lengths on a wet fast surface Jan. 11).”French-bred Talco, who exited a close fifth place run in the Grade II Mathis Brothers Mile (turf) on Dec. 26, was next to last around the Club House turn, pulled his way into contention turning for home while five-wide, but flattened out to finish second, a nose in front of Jules Journey.Off at even money, he paid $2.60 and $2.40.Jules Journey, ridden by Santiago Gonzalez, was mid-pack after the first half mile and just missed the place. Off at 10-1, he paid $4.20 to show.There is a Pick Six carryover of $49,133 into Friday and it’s expected Friday’s total pool will exceed $300,000. First post time for an eight-race card is at 1 p.m. Admission gates open at 11 a.m. –30–last_img read more

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CellDeal High Quality Crystal Diamante Hair Pins Pearl Flower Wedding Bridal Prom 20/40 – Nice and cheap for that amount of clips

By on December 18, 2019

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Ex-NBA player sentenced to prison for selling stolen guns

By on November 30, 2019

first_imgFrontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Evidence presented at trial showed the 44-year-old Driggers bought 30 of 111 Rugers stolen by gang members in 2015 from a rail car parked in a rail yard and quickly resold 29 of them. Only 19 guns have been recovered.In asking for the maximum sentence of 10 years, prosecutors said Driggers’ actions have contributed to the “very dark place” Chicago finds itself in when it comes to gun violence.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutDriggers on Thursday again denied ever selling guns.Drafted by Celtics in 1996, Driggers appeared in 15 games that season. E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president View comments Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf PLAY LIST 01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight CHICAGO — An eight-year prison sentence has been handed to a former Boston Celtics player found guilty of receiving guns stolen off a freight train in Chicago.Nate Driggers was found guilty in April of being a convicted felon in possession of stolen guns.ADVERTISEMENT TOTAL Excellium revs up for the third leg of the Toyota Vios Cup Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Read Next MOST READ WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

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