Faculty Council meeting — Feb. 14, 2018

first_imgOn Feb. 14 the members of the Faculty Council approved a proposed concentration in environmental science and engineering.  They also discussed proposals regarding neurobiology, the Council on Asian Studies, and early registration.The Council next meets on Feb. 28. The preliminary deadline for the March 6 meeting of the Faculty is Feb. 20 at noon.last_img

Governor Wolf Statement on Acts and Threats Against Jewish Institutions in Pennsylvania

first_imgGovernor Wolf Statement on Acts and Threats Against Jewish Institutions in Pennsylvania SHARE Email Facebook Twitter February 27, 2017center_img Hate Crime,  National Issues,  Statement Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement in reaction to a series of threats and direct acts against Jewish institutions in Pennsylvania that follow a national trend of increased anti-Semitism:“Any anti-Semitic act or act of intimidation aimed at Jewish institutions and people in Pennsylvania is truly reprehensible and we must find those responsible and hold them accountable. This is not who we are as Americans or Pennsylvanians. We will not take these threats and acts lightly and I have asked the Pennsylvania State Police and Office of Homeland Security to offer their full resources towards protecting these institutions and finding those responsible.”Frances and I stopped by the @HolocaustMuseum in DC today on our last day of #NGA2017. Never shall we as a society forget. pic.twitter.com/YKTxcx6vAP— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) February 27, 2017Recent incidents include bomb threats called into Jewish Community Centers and vandalism at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.last_img read more

Hearts new coach arrives with cautious optimism

first_imgHearts of Oak’s new Serbian trainer, Vucicevic Nebojsa arrived last night to assume his rather arduous duty of overseeing a revesal in the fortunes of a club that has had little smiles this season.A hopeful Nebojsa told Joy Sports’ Tony Bebli he is well aware that he has a tough task of ensuring the Phobians play well again this season.The 44-year-old has an immediate task of selecting his first team squad of 25 before the league resumes in five weeks time.He said he had all the information about the club that he needed to make the right decisions.Coach Nebojsa said he knew there will be intense pressure on him to achieve results and he is bracing for it.There are high expectations of the new coach and club’s CEO, Fred Crentsil is confident the Serbian will turn things around. He said the club was losing all its matches in the latter parts of the game and in most cases by one goal margins.Mr Crentsil believes the new coach will assess the situation and find an antidote to it.Vucicevic will be at the Accra Sports stadium this Sunday to see his team take on lower division side Pure Joy in the MTN FA Cup round of 64 matches. And former Hearts Coach Nii Noi Thompson who now manages Pure Joy FC believes it’s the best time to play his former side.“We are working very hard for this match and as you already know, this is a knockout match and when you lose the match, you are out of the competition so we won’t want to lose this match,” he said.Source: Joy News/Ghanalast_img read more