Breaking News: Coroner Called to Scene of Police Action Shooting in Evansville

first_imgCoroner Called to Scene of Police Action Shooting in EvansvilleFEBRUARY 23RD, 2018  TYRONE MORRIS EVANSVILLE, INDIANA The coroner has been called to the intersection of Hicks and Covert Avenue in response to a police action shooting.Several Evansville Police units are on the scene. All police personnel is uninjured.This intersection is closed. Police ask to avoid this area.44News has a crew on scene. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.Tyrone MorrisWeb ProducerMore Posts – WebsiteFollow Me:TwitterFacebook FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img

NJIT Hosts a STEM Summit for High School Girls 4/9

first_imgThe Center for Pre-College Programs at NJIT and the Garden State Woman Education Foundation are sponsoring the STEM Summit for High School Girls Saturday, April 9, at NJIT.The summit is free but students must register by Wednesday, April 6. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in NJIT’s Campus Center Ballroom. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.During the summit, women who work at the forefront of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields will discuss the importance of STEM educations and careers. The Garden State Woman Education Foundation will present prominent female role models to share their stories and answer questions from the girls, who will also undertake an interactive activity designed to help them explore STEM careers.Liza Negron-Sutowski, an NJIT graduate (’94, chemical engineering) who works as counsel for ExxonMobil Corp., will give the keynote address. Negron-Sutowski, an intellectual property attorney who specializes in patent law, grew up in Newark and took pre-college classes in STEM at NJIT. After lunch, a panel of distinguished women from various fields — architecture, optics, engineering consulting and media management — will discuss their STEM careers.“It is our belief that it is not too early for girls and young women to begin planning and setting goals to achieve the education, career and life they want,” said Jacqueline Cusack, executive director of NJIT’s Center for Pre-College Programs. “The realization that the choices they make now may affect their future is important. We want to provide them with good information to make wise decisions.”Cusack said she expects about 150 students from all over New Jersey, including participants from more than 30 high schools.The STEM Summit will also feature a panel of NJIT students who will discuss their college majors and their interests in STEM careers. And an NJIT official will discuss admission criteria for prospective applicants. For more information contact Charlotte L. Gillis: [email protected] NJIT One of the nation’s leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT’s multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of 11,300 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering and cybersecurity, in addition to others. NJIT ranks fifth among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $110 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to Payscale.com. NJIT has a $1.74 billion annual economic impact on the state of New Jersey. Tanya Klein New Jersey Institute of Technology Office of Strategic Communications 973 596-3433last_img read more

Stock+Field Stores Appear to Avoid Closure

first_img Facebook Pinterest Google+ IndianaLocalNews WhatsApp By Carl Stutsman – March 24, 2021 0 251 Stock+Field Stores Appear to Avoid Closure WhatsApp Previous articleHolcomb: All Hoosiers 16+ eligible for vaccine on March 31; eases restrictionsNext articleMichiana’s only emergency vet to end after hours services Carl Stutsman Facebook (Photo supplied/Stock + Field) Stock+Field has been acquired by a new owner, and they say most of their stores will remain open. R.P. Acquisition Corp. a subsidiary of R.P. Lumber Co announced that they will be purchasing all the assets of the Stock+Field stores and open operations under new management start April 1st.In a statement from R.P. chairman Robert Plummer he says their focus is “keeping Stock+Field stores open and serving the many communities they have served for years”. The move will save about 1,000 jobs.Locally, Stock+Field has two stores in Elkhart and one each in Warsaw and Michigan City. Google+ Twitter Pinterest Twitterlast_img read more

Puratos names Zachory Frost as finance director

first_imgSource: Puratos UKIngredients supplier Puratos UK has named Zachory Frost as its new finance director.In his new role, he will spearhead a strategy focussed on growth. Frost plans to move from financial modelling to a suite of information, giving every function information as quickly and regularly as possible. This will allow key decisions to be made faster and adapted more rapidly, said the firm.The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for quick information both as a business and for Puratos’ customers, it added.Frost has 19 years’ experience in finance. He qualified as an accountant in 2001 after training at a small accountancy firm. After working as an associate partner, he moved to Australia to join an accountancy firm in Sydney, which specialised in the pharmaceutical industry.Soon after, Frost returned to the UK and changed career paths from accountancy practice to industry. He joined a UK subsidiary of a global food flavour manufacturer as head of finance. He then held a similar role at a global professional coffee solutions company, before joining Puratos UK.“I am excited to join a family-owned, well-established business in an industry I know well and enjoy working in greatly,” said Frost.“I am looking forward to the challenges the role offers and meeting and working with all of the people that make up the Puratos family, as well as their clients and partners.”last_img read more

Warren Haynes Celebrates Eric Clapton’s Birthday With Debut Cover

first_imgWarren Haynes is hitting the West Coast with a fury, making up rescheduled dates with heartfelt performances at every step of the way. Last night, Haynes hit the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane, WA, delighting fans with a smattering of Ashes & Dust originals along with fan-favorite covers.Haynes, along with his Ashes & Dust Band comprised of the bluegrass group ChessBoxer and drummer Jeff Sipe, wasted no time delighting the audience. The group broke into a debut cover of “Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad?,” written by Eric Clapton for his project, Derek & The Dominos. The Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs track was played on Clapton’s 71st birthday, only adding to the magic.Warren Haynes Covers Allmans, Dead, Little Feat & More For Beautiful Portland PerformanceThe show also featured a number of classics, like Little Feat’s “Skin It Back,” Allman Brothers’ tunes “Jessica” and “Blue Sky,” and a number of Haynes-written songs from the Ashes & Dust 2015 album. Check out the full setlist below:Setlist: Warren Haynes feat. The Ashes & Dust Band at Bing Crosby Theater, Spokane, WA – 3/30/16Set: Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad?*, Jessica, Is It Me Or You, Patchwork Quilt, Banks Of The Deep End, Company Man, Skin It Back, Word On The Wind, Dusk Till Dawn, You Ain’t Going Nowhere, Instrumental Illness, Blue Sky, Spots Of TimeEncore: Where Did You Sleep Last Night?Encore 2: Two Of A Kind BluesNotes: *First time playedlast_img read more

Popular food truck turns to compostables

first_img Read Full Story Harvard students may come and go, but since 1960 one hidden gem has remained constant: a family-owned food truck on Divinity Avenue outside the Bio Labs building has been feeding home-cooked meals to generations of students and researchers.Velozo’s Food Service is now operated by Dean Velozo, who joined his father in the business in 1980. Theirs was the first food truck to appear on campus and at the time of its inception was one of the only retail food service options available on campus.Today, even though Velozo’s father has long since retired, the truck remains a family-run business. His wife helps him run it in the afternoon, taking money as he prepares the food. During the summer, you can even see their nine-year-old son out at the truck.In a sign that no stone gets unturned when it comes to sustainability at Harvard, the truck recently converted entirely to compostable plates and to-go ware. The switch was suggested by employees in the nearby Bio Labs building after compost bins were added there. As a result of the change, researchers, staff, and students can now eat from the food truck and compost their dishes in the bins throughout the Bio Labs and other buildings.Velozo reports that his customers quickly noticed the compostable materials and not a day goes by that someone doesn’t express their appreciation for his role in helping the campus reduce waste.last_img read more

Voces de America Latina offers window on new music in the Americas

first_img Read Full Story The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), writes The New York Times, is “one of the most accomplished and adventurous groups in new music.” On Friday April 17 and Saturday April 18 at 8 p.m. in Paine Hall, ICE will present “Voces de America Latina,” conducted by Steven Schick and presented by the Fromm Players at Harvard.“Voces de America Latina” is a window on today’s vibrant new-music scene throughout the Americas. The composers represented here hail from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and Spain. Some made their careers in the United States or Europe. Others had significant artistic experiences abroad, then returned home. Together they form a multigenerational, multinational Latina/o network that extends beyond stylistic boundaries.Friday and Saturday’s programs include four works never heard before in Boston, and one US Premiere.Cuban composer Leo Brouwer wrote the film score for “Like Water for Chocolate”; his “Parabola,” inspired by the artist Paul Klee, is programmed for Saturday’s concert. Fellow Cuban composer, Grammy-nominated Tania León, famously collaborates with artists outside her genre (writers Margaret Atwood and Derek Wolcott, theater director Julie Taymor). León has pieces on both Friday’s and Saturday’s program, and she co-curated “Voces” with Music Department Chair Carol J. Oja. On Thu., April 16 at 4 p.m. in Farkas Hall Studio (10-12 Holyoke Street, Cambridge), the OFA hosts a public interview of León by Alejandro Madrid. Pulitzer prize-winning Mario Davidovsky’s “Divertimento for 8 — Ambiguous Symmetries” will have its Boston premiere.last_img read more

Adam Marian Dziewoński, 79

first_imgAt a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Nov. 7, 2017, the following tribute to the life and service of the late Adam Marian Dziewoński was placed upon the permanent records of the Faculty.Adam Marian Dziewoński was born in Lwów, Poland (now Lviv, Ukraine) and received his M.S. in 1960 from the University of Warsaw and his Doctor of Technical Sciences in 1965 from the Academy of Mines and Metallurgy in Krakow. He moved to the United States in 1965 as a research associate at the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest in Dallas and became an assistant professor at University of Texas at Dallas in 1969.Adam moved to Harvard University as an associate professor in 1972, became a full professor in 1976, and was named the Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science in 1994. He was the chair of the Department of Geological Sciences between 1982 and 1986 (Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences thereafter). He retired in 2009 but remained actively engaged in research until his death.Adam was born in a year of seismological significance, the year in which the Earth’s inner core was discovered. As if fated, Adam was involved in all subsequent major discoveries about this deepest layer of Earth. With James Freeman Gilbert, Adam provided the first direct evidence that the inner core is solid, settling the debate over its nature. He continued his work on the inner core with his colleagues at Harvard and went on to show that it is anisotropic, rotates at a slightly different rate than the mantle, and has another layer at its center.Despite these immense contributions, most seismologists and geophysicists today would not consider studies of the inner core to be Adam’s main contributions to the field of Earth science.  Some would undoubtedly cite the development of the Centroid Moment Tensor (CMT) determination of earthquake mechanisms, a now-standard method for earthquake characterization. Earthquake magnitude and location are important, but an earthquake’s disaster potential depends also on its mechanism. Adam’s former student and colleague Göran Ekström continues to publish nearly real-time CMT results that are widely cited as the basis of countless analyses today.Some would cite the development of the Preliminary Reference Earth Model (PREM), which he constructed in 1981 with the late Don Anderson of Caltech, a depth-dependent model of the Earth that describes the properties of the internal layers. Though this model was intended to be “preliminary,” it remains the most popular model in the geosciences community, receiving about 200 citations each year.Others might name as Adam’s major legacy the development of seismic tomography, a technique that scans the interior of the Earth for three-dimensional reconstruction, showing previously inaccessible snapshots of the Earth and opening possibilities for studies of geodynamics and mineral physics based upon realistic views of the Earth’s interior. He did this work in close collaboration with John Woodhouse.   Adam said:A turning point in the breadth of my studies is closely associated with the arrival to Harvard of John Woodhouse in the fall of 1978. . . . Typically, on days that did not involve teaching we [John Woodhouse and I] would have worked until dawn, which was documented by heaping ashtrays that horrified other users of the computer room arriving in the morning.Adam’s work was so fundamental that these advancements are now deeply embedded in the foundations of today’s Earth science. Not a day goes by without geoscience research conducted based upon techniques or models Adam influenced.In addition to his vigorous research program, Adam worked to establish facilities and resources for the Earth science community. He was instrumental in the founding of the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS), a prospering U.S. research consortium with more than 100 university members, and of the Federation of Digital Seismic Networks, an international organization that supports seismological research based upon international cooperation and data sharing. He was also a significant member in the establishment of the Cooperative Institute for Deep Earth Research, which promotes interdisciplinary and collaborative research and educates the next generation of Earth Scientists.One key component of IRIS is the Global Seismographic Network (GSN), which provides near real-time data used to monitor the occurrences of earthquakes worldwide and for seismological research. In the 1980s, the ideas of GSN and IRIS were developed at the Harvard Seismograph Station, within the Oak Ridge Observatory complex. Adam had directed the station since his arrival in 1972, and his graduate student Joe Steim created the first digital broadband seismograph capable of providing data for global-scale research, which became the prototype for the GSN and many other national and international networks. The instrumentation techniques based upon this work are now being used at seismograph stations around the world. In 2009, the station was renamed the Adam Dziewoński Observatory. It continues to produce some of the best quality data of all the GSN stations.Adam’s fundamental contributions to Earth science have been recognized nationally and internationally. He and Don Anderson received the Crafoord Prize for study of the deep Earth in 1998, and he was awarded the Harry Fielding Reid Medal of the Seismological Society of America and the William Bowie Medal from the American Geophysical Union. He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences. When Adam arrived in the United States in 1965, his mentor, Anton Hales, told him that to be recognized in the United States, he would need to change his last name. Adam dropped the accent above the “n,” but today, any solid-Earth scientist recognizes and can spell his name (although it is still difficult to pronounce).Adam was an exceptional scientist and leader whose imprint has shaped his field.  He was also a generous mentor, friend, and colleague. Adam was predeceased by his wife of 43 years, Sybil. He is survived by his brother, Stanislaw; sister-in-law, Ewa; two nephews, Marcin and Jakub; three grandnieces, Marianna, Lena, and Nina; and two grandnephews, Jan and Ivo.Respectfully submitted,Göran A. EkströmStein B. JacobsenJames R. RiceJohn Henry WoodhouseMiaki Ishii, ChairPortions of this Minute were previously published by the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, in “Adam Dziewonski, A Life in Geophysics: 75th Anniversary,” http://dziewonski_symposium.fas.harvard.edu/conf_adam_bio.html, and by the Boston Globe in “Adam Marian Dziewonski (1936 – 2016),” April 3, 2016, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?pid=179487398.last_img read more

Odds & Ends: Benedict Cumberbatch Backlash & More

first_imgHere’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Benedict Cumberbatch BacklashWhat is the British press doing to our sweet prince? Olivier winner and Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch started performances on August 4 in Hamlet at London’s Barbican Theatre. Now, we all know that the polite thing to do is to wait until the official opening night to review a show, which in this case is August 25. But what did the London Times and the Daily Mail do? Send in critics to pen their thoughts about the first preview. That it should come to this. As the British say, it’s not cricket!Keen Company Taps Kate Baldwin & MoreThe Keen Company has announced its 16th season, which will take place at off-Broadway’s Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. First up, Daniel Jenkins, Thomas Jay Ryan and Robbie Tann will feature in Graham Greene’s Travels With My Aunt. Adapted by Giles Havergal and directed by Jonathan Silverstein, the show is scheduled to begin previews on September 29 and play a limited engagement through November 14; opening night is set for October 15. Meanwhile, Anna Ziegler’s Boy will make its world premiere from February 23, 2016. There’s also a one-night-only event that sounds incredible—Broadway fave Kate Baldwin and special guests will appear in We’re Keen On…Kate Baldwin, an intimate evening of song to benefit Keen in November. More details on all soon!Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber Teach His Cat to SwimWe all know that Andrew Lloyd Webber has a long history of writing for cats, using them as production consultants and even going to the ball with them—but we don’t think we’ve ever seen footage of him frolicking with felines quite like this before. Watch below as the legendary composer, on a pre School of Rock vacation, teaches Fez, his Turkish Van Swimming cat, a few new strokes. The cats we’re more familiar seeing with Lloyd Webber will return to London’s West End this holiday season and are bound for Broadway in 2016. View Commentslast_img read more

Clips of the Week: Riding High

first_imgClips of the Week: Riding High features some brave souls attempting feats of ascent far beyond our comfort level. From high-lining between two hot air balloons to scaling the second tallest building in the world, these people have a knack for heights that will leave you thankful for GoPro.This group of insane high-liners attempt a nauseating cross between two hot air balloons, complete with a small umbrella for safety.Almost sixty years after the first ascent of Mount Everest, Russian extreme sport star Valery Rozov jumped off the north face of the mountain, the highest base jump ever recorded at 23,668 feet above sea level.Watch as two men (illegally) climb up the Shanghai Tower, the second tallest building in the world. Their look down from the top is enough to make you grip your armrest.And finally the Bridge Day 2013 compilation of base jumpers at the New River Gorge.last_img read more