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Union Dicon Salt PLC (UDS.ng) HY2018 Interim Report

first_imgUnion Dicon Salt PLC (UDS.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the half year.For more information about Union Dicon Salt PLC (UDS.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Union Dicon Salt PLC (UDS.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Union Dicon Salt PLC (UDS.ng)  2018 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileUnion Dicon Salt Plc processes and markets crude salt in Nigeria for the industrial and agricultural sectors. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Union Dicon Salt Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img

Episcopal Church Foundation announces 2017 fellows

first_img Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Albany, NY Submit a Job Listing This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Tampa, FL Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Belleville, IL Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Featured Events Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Tags The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Pittsburgh, PA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Curate Diocese of Nebraska Posted Jun 2, 2017 Press Release Service An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Submit a Press Release Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Collierville, TN Cathedral Dean Boise, ID The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Bath, NC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Episcopal Church Foundation announces 2017 fellows Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Smithfield, NC Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Washington, DC Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Youth Minister Lorton, VA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Submit an Event Listing Associate Rector Columbus, GA Featured Jobs & Calls TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR People Rector Martinsville, VA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York [Episcopal Church Foundation press release] The Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF) has named five 2017 Fellows – Jennifer Adams-Massmann, Stewart Clem, Ashley Graham-Wilcox, Renee McKenzie-Hayward, and David Peters.The Fellowship Partners Program is ECF’s longest running program and has supported emerging scholars and ministry leaders across the Episcopal Church for more than fifty years. Established in 1964 to identify academicians who intended to teach in seminary classrooms, the program continues to support emerging scholars and ministry leaders who have a passion for forming the next generation of leaders in the Episcopal Church. A full list of past recipients is available here.ECF President Donald Romanik extended his congratulations to the 2017 Fellows saying, “The Fellowship Partners Program embodies ECF’s vision for the future of the Church, fostering theological formation and ministerial leadership, while supporting innovative scholars and leaders as they bring their passionate vision to life. This year’s Fellowship recipients are involved in a variety of initiatives that will help the Church move into exciting, new directions. We look forward to partnering closely with them over the next three years.”The five recipients’ scholarship and ministry projects demonstrate a Church that is actively engaged with the world. The 2017 Fellows are addressing the value of truth-telling in an age of fake news, developing an understanding of congregational life through the lens of trauma, strengthening veterans’ ministries, researching the role of women in ecumenical history, and expanding key Episcopal institutions’ access to and interest in a more diverse Church. Read more about each of their projects below.The 2017 Fellows are:Jennifer Adams-Massmann: Jennifer is a Ph.D. candidate in American religious history at the University of Heidelberg in Germany and an Episcopal priest. Jennifer’s dissertation project deals with the first Protestant women missionaries: the Moravians. Memoirs, mission records, and travel diaries reveal their unprecedented leadership roles and influence, but also other gendered aspects of early Moravian missions including female networks, piety, and discourse which shaped the nature of early missions. Jennifer plans to share her research with the church and wider public through various media: a book publication, academic journals, popular magazines or radio podcasts, conferences, or teaching. Her goal is to help Christians engage appreciatively but critically with our past in order to address today’s challenges. Jennifer received her B.A. in English literature and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her M.Div. from Duke Divinity School, with studies abroad in Germany and Switzerland. Ordained in 2007, she worked in university and parish ministry in the U.S. and Germany before beginning doctoral studies. She has taught courses in American religious history at the University of Heidelberg and church history with the Cambridge Theological Federation in the UK. She recently moved to England, where she lives with her husband Alexander, a German theologian and ethicist, and their son.Stewart Clem: Stewart is a John Templeton Foundation graduate scholar and doctoral candidate in moral theology and Christian ethics at the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on the ethics of language, with a special emphasis on lying and truth-telling in contemporary society. His current project draws upon the thought of the scholastic theologian St. Thomas Aquinas to develop an account of the virtue of truth and its opposing vices. One aim of the project is to suggest ways in which faith communities can cultivate this virtue, arguing that a just community must also share a commitment to truthfulness. Stewart serves as Assisting Priest at St. Paul’s Church (Mishawaka, Indiana) and is a frequent contributor to Covenant, the weblog of The Living Church magazine. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University (M.A., B.A.) and Duke Divinity School (M.Div.), and his essays in philosophy and theology have appeared in journals such as New Blackfriars, Religious Studies, and the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics.Ashley Graham-Wilcox: Ashley is director of communications for Episcopal Camps and Conference Centers, the nationwide network of the summer camps, retreat centers, and conference centers that serve as a front line of welcome of the world to the Episcopal Church. Ashley’s goal is for campers and retreat center guests to always feel themselves welcomed and see themselves reflected when visiting an Episcopal camp or conference center. The 86 sites and over 100 programs in Episcopal camping and retreat ministry serve incredibly diverse audiences, through summer camp, retreats, conferences, outdoor education, and teambuilding programs. This fellowship aims to expand, rethink, and empower how we welcome those diverse audiences and reflect our communities, through programming, training, and staffing. Ashley worked in high tech marketing and advertising, before finding her calling in the rad and radical hospitality of camping and retreat ministry.Renee McKenzie-Hayward: Renee is the vicar of the George W. South Memorial Church of the Advocate located in Philadelphia PA within in the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania; she has served this congregation as well as Temple University as the Episcopal Chaplain since 2011. Renee received her PhD from Temple University in 2005 with a concentration on Womanist Thought and the Philosophy of Religion. The Church of the Advocate sits at the center of a historically black community, adjacent to Temple University. As an established community hub offering a variety of social service programs, the Advocate is a central place for the community to organize for social justice. Generational and sudden trauma extracts a great toll on this community. Renee’s project will develop a Trauma Informed Ministry that understands the human cost of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome and informed by Womanist and Liberation Theologies. The proposed project will enhance the Advocate’s work by organizing the ministry under a framework of healing trauma. Trauma Informed Ministry will the lens that informs relationships and services offered with and among congregation members and community. Staff and congregational leaders will better understand the manifestations of trauma, allowing the traumatized to heal via a holistic approach to wellness addressing the needs of the mind, body and spirit.David Peters: David enlisted in the Marine Corps in his teens, finished college and seminary, and went to work as a youth minister in a suburban church in Pennsylvania. Shortly after 9/11 and the U.S. invasion of Iraq, David volunteered to serve as an Army chaplain and deployed to Iraq in 2005. After Iraq, he was assigned to the amputee and psych wards of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. These experiences in war and the trials of homecoming led him to start the Episcopal Veterans Fellowship in the Diocese of Texas in 2014. The EVF equips the Church for ministry to veterans with moral injury and the spiritual and theological affects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This grant will enable David to travel to parishes and dioceses across the Church to nurture existing veterans ministries and coach parishes and dioceses as they start new ones. David is a graduate of Seminary of the Southwest and the author of two books on war and reconciliation. His most recent is Post-Traumatic God, published by Church Publishing in 2016. An engaging preacher, his 9/11 sermon, “Learning War and Reconciliation,” won the Reconciliation Preaching Prize from Trinity, Wall Street in 2015. If you would like David to come to your parish or diocese to share the work of EVF, please contact him at [email protected] Course Director Jerusalem, Israellast_img read more

Premier Flat / Cité Arquitetura

first_img Team :Daniel Osório, Beatriz Oliveira, Luiz Felippe Calçado, Thiago Marques, Beatriz Aguiar, Zander Vasques, Felipe Andrade, Thiago PessoaProject Manager:Leticia Burkardt, Lúcia AndrezoLandscape:Harumi e Zayas PaisagismoInteriors:Jaime MoraisStructure:VertikoInstallations:OF CaranFire Control:KitfireAir Conditioning:Ar FrioRenders:Vertex 3DClient:Zoneng EngenhariaAuthors:Celso Rayol, Fernando CostaCity:QueimadosCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Alessandro GiraldiRecommended ProductsDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20Fiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlSwisspearl Largo Fiber Cement PanelsDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorText description provided by the architects. Important industrial hub located in a strategic setting and future Intermodal Railway Center of Rio de Janeiro, Queimados is a rapidly developing city. Like many untapped areas of the Metropolitan Region, it now has a demand for larger and better-quality enterprises. The arrival of a hotel development of the size of Premier Flat is fundamental to anchor the growth that the city is experiencing. Save this picture!© Alessandro GiraldiAfter going through some hotel typologies and required morphological elements – services and common areas in the lower part of the building and rooms located within the tower, on the upper floors – the strategy was to avoid fragmentation of these two volumes, taking into consideration the challenge of creating a unique image for the whole complex.Save this picture!Site PlanSave this picture!SectionThe final project houses a lobby, restaurant, SPA and Business Center in the lower level and 156 rooms in total, combining the elements through a unique materials’ choice. The scale of compositional elements, such as frames, vertical profiles and marquees, is also fundamental for achieving the desired effect. The proposed solution determines a new scale for the windows of the rooms, creating vertical groups with three stories high each and establishing, in this way, the direct dialogue with the brise-soleils of the lower windows.Save this picture!© Alessandro GiraldiSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Alessandro GiraldiPremier Flat arrives in Queimados as a visual landmark in the landscape and also as a new building standard for the area, acting as a starting point for future endeavors aimed at qualifying the city.Project gallerySee allShow lessGold 800 Experience Centre / SPACEMENSelected ProjectsPause / DBR | Design Build ResearchSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Queimados, RJ, BrazilLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share 2016 Copy•Queimados, Brazil Brazil CopyAbout this officeCité ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsQueimadosBrazilPublished on January 10, 2018Cite: “Premier Flat / Cité Arquitetura” [Premier Flat / Cité Arquitetura] 10 Jan 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesSynthetics / AsphaltMitrexSolar RoofMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalPlumbingSanifloGreywater Pump – Sanifast®SWH190WoodLunawoodInterior ThermowoodMembranesEffisusAVCL Systems for FacadesSinksCosentinoBathroom Collection – Silestone® WashbasinsDoorsStudcoPocket Door Trims – CavKitWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformMetal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Surface Finish – prePATINA-LineHanging LampsEureka LightingSuspended Lights – BloomMetallicsBaileyFacade Systems- I-Line Snap-On Feature ChannelMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Premier Flat 酒店 / Cité Arquitetura是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Manufacturers: Portinari, Prodec “COPY” Photographs:  Alessandro Giraldi Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/869291/premier-flat-cite-arquitetura Clipboard Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/869291/premier-flat-cite-arquitetura Clipboard Year: center_img Architects: Cité Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture project Projects Lead Architect: “COPY” ArchDaily Celso Rayol Premier Flat / Cité ArquiteturaSave this projectSavePremier Flat / Cité ArquiteturaSave this picture!© Alessandro GiraldiCurated by María Francisca González Share Apartments Premier Flat / Cité Arquitetura Area:  9086 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project last_img read more

Ag Leadership Changes Coming in 2015

first_img Ag Leadership Changes Coming in 2015 Facebook Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter SHARE By Andy Eubank – Nov 6, 2014 Home Indiana Agriculture News Ag Leadership Changes Coming in 2015 Ag leadership changesBig changes are in store for agriculture in Congress after Tuesday’s sweeping GOP wins that put the party in control of the Senate starting next year. There will be a new chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee and American Farm Bureau’s Dale Moore says it’s likely a senator thought to be at risk of losing his race at one point in Kansas.“Most everyone talks about Senator Pat Roberts, having won his reelection effort, is the most likely candidate. If he is the new chairman of the ag committee on the Senate side, it would be him unique in the sense that he’s also chaired House Agriculture Committee.”There will also be a change at the top of the House Agriculture Committee even with that body remaining under Republican control.“Republicans put term limits in terms of the number of years that individuals can serve as chairman of the committee, so Chairman Frank Lucas is stepping down after this Congress. I’m sure he’s going to remain on the committee, and the most often mentioned new chairman is Representative Mike Conaway from Texas.”Moore sees limited agriculture legislative action in the post-election lame duck session, which must at least extend expiring stop-gap funding of the government.“We are hopeful that we’ll see something on the tax extenders, hopefully for us it’s the Section 179 and the bonus depreciation, the two that are right at the top of our list, but it’s that whole package of tax extenders. I think it would surprise me if we saw the lame duck address issues of Waters of the U.S. We’ve also heard rumors, but I kind of discount that the lame duck is going to take time to work on any of the trade issues. I think those are all issues that are going to be on the table come the new Congress.”Immigration reform should be on the table too, and AFBF has pushed for that to boost the seasonal labor force. But that could still be a problem if the president upsets conservatives with unilateral action on illegal immigrants. Other big issues for the American Farm Bureau include budget and spending bills, continued farm bill implementation and state attempts to label GMO foods.Source: NAFB News Service Previous articlePeterson: Opening Farm Bill in Next Congress Puts Everything in JeopardyNext articleFair Oaks Pig Adventure Offering National Internship Opportunity Andy Eubanklast_img read more

Update – Election underway in the Dail for a new Leas Cheann Comhairle

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest By admin – July 6, 2016 Donegal Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher will find out this evening if he is to become Leas Cheann Comhairle in the Dail.On June 2nd, Deputy Gallagher contested the position with Sinn Fein’s Sean Crowe and Independent Mattie Mc Grath. he received the highest number of votes, but did not secure the overall majority required.Now, Fine Gael’s Bernard Durkan has been added to the list of candidates.This morning, deputies voted by secret ballot, with each of the four candidates addressing the house.Pat The Cope Gallagher stressed his experience and his record…….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/copelcc.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic center_img Homepage BannerNews Facebook WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleCarl McHugh moves north to MotherwellNext article12 patients awaiting admission today at LUH admin Update – Election underway in the Dail for a new Leas Cheann Comhairle Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Law Students Approach Kerala HC Against Collection Of Fees By NUALS For Services Not Availed By Them During Lockdown Period

first_imgNews UpdatesLaw Students Approach Kerala HC Against Collection Of Fees By NUALS For Services Not Availed By Them During Lockdown Period LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK22 Aug 2020 1:14 AMShare This – x28 Law Students has approached the High Court of Kerala against collection of Fees by the National University of Advanced Legal Studies for services which are not being availed by the students during the period of lockdown. The students seek a declaration from the Court that NUALS is not entitled to collect fee, other than tuition fee, for services that are not being availed by the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?Login28 Law Students has approached the High Court of Kerala against collection of Fees by the National University of Advanced Legal Studies for services which are not being availed by the students during the period of lockdown. The students seek a declaration from the Court that NUALS is not entitled to collect fee, other than tuition fee, for services that are not being availed by the students due to the closure of campus and the conduct of classes online by the college authorities in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.The University had directed the Students to pay a fee which included Library Fee, Information System Facility Fee, Electricity Charges, Students’ Welfare Fund, Students’ Council Fee, Sports & Games Fee, Moot Court Fee, Medical/Gym/Fitness Fee, Journal Fee, Bus fee and Debating Society Fee, The Students contend that the  inaction on the part of the University in granting waiver of fee for the facilities which are not being availed by them , other than tuition fee, is totally arbitrary and illegal and goes against the legitimate expectation of the petitioners.They also rely on a BCI circular to all the law colleges in the country to consider the request made by the students regarding fee concession sympathetically and consider granting fee concession in view of the savings on electricity charges and maintenance of infrastructure which the colleges would have otherwise had to bear when physical classes were conducted.The students state that the Chief Justice of the High Court of Kerala, who is the Chancellor, NUALS, had directed the university to consider the issue raised by the students council. But without favourable consideration of fee reduction, the university administration is insisting that the fee should be paid, the students said in the writ petition filed through  M/s. Ninan & Mathew Advocates. Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

Jackie Walorski visiting vaccine clinics in Mishawaka on Wednesday

first_img Twitter Facebook Previous articleCOVID is costing Michigan teachers at an alarming rateNext articleButtigieg: No milage tax, no middle class tax hike to pay for infrastructure bill Tommie Lee Pinterest Google+ WhatsApp Facebook By Tommie Lee – March 30, 2021 1 174 WhatsApp (Photo Supplied/Rep. Jackie Walorski) Congresswoman Jackie Walorski is visiting Mishawaka on Wednesday, March 31.Indiana’s 2nd District Representative will be visiting three COVID-19 vaccination sites in The Princess City. Her visit comes on the day that all Hoosiers over the age of 16 become eligible to register for the vaccine.Walorski will encourage everyone in Indiana who is eligible to get vaccinated and help to fight the pandemic.She will stop by the HealthLinc Community Health Center, the St. Joseph County VA Health Care Center, and the St. Joseph Health System Mishawaka Medical Center. Pinterest Jackie Walorski visiting vaccine clinics in Mishawaka on Wednesday Twitter CoronavirusIndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market Google+last_img read more

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Red Rocks Debut With Oteil Burbridge Is Being Webcast Tonight

first_imgJoe Russo’s Almost Dead were scheduled to make their Red Rocks Amphitheatre headlining debut last April, but the performance was rescheduled to 1st Bank Center in Broomfield due to severe weather. It had a lot of fans, who traveled long distances to see the Grateful Dead-inspired quintet perform the beloved venue, bummed out about the change in plans. However, the band made up for it quickly with the announcement that they would return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre later in the year. Well, the day has finally arrived, and today, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead makes their Red Rocks debut! Unfortunately, Dave Dreiwitz is on tour with Ween, so in his stead, Dead & Company sbassist Oteil Burbridge has graciously stepped in for the performance, marking Burbridge’s fourth appearance with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, following his shows at the Brooklyn Bowl this March and sit-in at Fool’s Paradise in April.Oteil Burbridge Opens Up About Playing With Joe Russo’s Almost DeadThose of us who can’t be at the show tonight are in luck. A while back, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead announced that they’d be streaming the show through nugs.tv. You can tune in at 7:30 PM MST, 9:30 PM EST to see Joe Russo’s Almost Dead’s Red Rock debut featuring Oteil Burbridge![photo by Andrew Blackstein]last_img read more

Janet Yellen to receive Radcliffe Medal

first_imgJanet L. Yellen, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will receive the Radcliffe Medal during Radcliffe Day on Friday (May 27), the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The medal is presented to an honoree whose life and work have made a significant impact on society.“As chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen steers our economy with steadfast commitment to robust growth broadly shared,” said Radcliffe Institute Dean Lizabeth Cohen, also the Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History at Harvard. “She uses her intellect and her ideals to strengthen our nation.” Fed chief and predecessor, Ben Bernanke, outline past lessons and key issues facing fiscal system Janet Yellen, honored by Radcliffe, ponders economy Related The Radcliffe Day lunch will feature personal reflections from Ben S. Bernanke ’75, a distinguished fellow in residence in the economic studies program at the Brookings Institution and the former chair of the Federal Reserve, after which Gregory Mankiw, the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will engage Yellen in conversation about her groundbreaking achievements.Radcliffe Day — described as a remarkable day of celebration and exploration — begins with a morning panel discussion, “Building an Economy for Prosperity and Equality,” moderated by Cecilia Rouse ’86, Ph.D. ’92, the Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education, and dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Rouse will lead four experts in a wide-ranging discussion about factors that invigorate and impede a thriving economy.The panelists are:David Autor, A.M. ’94, Ph.D. ’99, professor, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyDouglas W. Elmendorf, A.M. ’85, Ph.D. ’89, dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy SchoolClaudia Goldin, RI ’06, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University; director, Development of the American Economy Program, National Bureau of Economic ResearchLouise Sheiner ’82, A.M. ’89, Ph.D. ’93, senior fellow in economic studies and policy director for the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, the Brookings InstitutionLearn more about the Radcliffe Day schedule, which will be webcast live on May 27.last_img read more

How VCE Delivers Seamless Support

first_imgIn today’s complex computing environments, IT is responsible for building and maintaining an infrastructure that will keep organizations running smoothly. However, when things go awry for IT shops, navigating through multiple customer support groups can create an even bigger headache—particularly for customers that use traditional or reference architectures with components from multiple vendors.Learn about VCE’s Core, Plus and Premier Support programs.Since the beginning, VCE’s goal has been to make things simple for our customers. We provide pre-integrated, pre-tested and pre-validated converged infrastructure systems that can be quickly deployed, easily distributed and counted on to increase the predictability and timeliness of IT projects.We take this same approach to customer support.Every minute of downtime can cost businesses thousands of dollars in lost productivity. And for IT managers dealing with components from multiple vendors and coordinating them when support is needed can become a logistical nightmare. At VCE, we provide our customers with a single point of support to simplify the troubleshooting and resolution process. By combining a fully tested multi-vendor system with a specialized team using an interconnected backend support CRM, we can easily navigate issues affecting the Vblock System, no matter which component causes the problem. While this process sounds simple enough, we work hard behind the scenes to create a seamless experience for our customers. VCE brings together best-in-class components from Cisco, EMC and VMware—which means we have expertise in every component of the Vblock System so we can support it as a single product, in a single support call. We train our support staff to know the Vblock System inside and out and test each product extensively before deployment to keep many potential issues from ever happening at all. We also maintain teams of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) that specialize in individual Vblock System components and work together to resolve more complex issues. This gives us a powerful advantage, enabling us to resolve 90 percent of all support calls without the need to escalate to Cisco, EMC or VMware. More importantly, it also means better and faster support for our customers when they need us most.“Watch my video below to learn more about my team and find out how we provide comprehensive and accountable technical support.Sharelast_img read more