After over six years of litigation, Mike Adams has won the right to present his retaliation case to a jury of his peers. Back in 2006, he was denied promotion to full professor at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. At the time, he had multiple awards and rave reviews from students for his teaching, he had published more peer-reviewed articles than all but two of his colleagues, and he had a distinguished record of service both on and off campus, culminating in earning UNCW’s highest service award. But to his colleagues and department chair, all of this was inadequate, even though, for most of them, Dr. Adam
The Eaton Science Fiction Conference opens April 11.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Scholars and science fiction fans will explore the explosion of the genre across the media landscape when UC Riverside’s Eaton Science Fiction Conference convenes April 11-14 at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Riverside.
With seven concurrent tracks for attendees to choose from, the 2013 conference will be largest in the 34-year history of the conference, said Melissa Conway, head of Special Collections and Archives of the UCR Libraries and conference co-organizer. It
As more and more combines and camps are held for football prospects during the winter and spring, many players, coaches and parents are finding that while many are designed to showcase the elite players, its those under the radar athletes who are actually winning out.
As Nike, Rivals.com, Scout.com and others come into southern Florida, looking to showcase many of the elite prospects, football players such as rising seniors Carter Jacobs (Plantation American Heritage) and Harry Dumervil (Oakland Park Northeast), rising juniors Shaq Green (Miami Washington) and Jordan Cronkite (Miami Westminster Christian), and rising sophomores Tyler Huntley (Hallandale) and Kato Nelson (McArthur) have used the spotlight to make their own way.
“When many companies host a combine, they are looking at the Sony Michels (Plantation American Heritage) and Joseph Yearbys (Miami Central),” said Dana Wiley of Prep Films.
One of the top cornerback recruits in the state of Texas made a visit to TCU this week, according to fansided150.com.
Cedar Hill High cornerback Marcus Green, rated a three-star prospect for the Class of 2014 by Rivals.com, is being recruited by all the major Texas schools, including Baylor, Texas and Texas AM. Ole Miss, Missouri and LSU are also interested.
Ole Miss and Missouri have already offered Green, wholl likely get more offers in the coming months. According to the report, he attended Baylors junior day in early February, and the 6-foot-1, 180-pound corner is high on Baylor, TCU, Ole Miss and Missouri.
TCU currently has four commits in the 2014 class, including a defensive back in Kellers Nick Foster.
Dr. Michael J. Liptay has been appointed as chairperson of the department of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center.
“Liptay is a national leader in the development of minimally invasive thoracic surgery and an early adopter of video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), which has revolutionized surgery of the chest,” said Dr. Thomas Deutsch, dean of Rush Medical College. The department is comprised of adult and pediatric cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and vascular surgery.
Liptay came to Rush in 2006 to lead the division of Thoracic Surgery, which has grown significantly over the years. He
Loughborough University has confirmed it will open a £7 million campus in the Olympic Park in London.
The centre for post-graduate students would take over the former press and broadcast centre, at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in 2015.