Ladies storm to ten-wicket victory

first_imgOxford dismiss Cambridge for an astonishing 56 runs to claim Varsity success VARSITY CRICKET Cambridge 56 Oxford 58 for no wicket It was a confident Oxford team that arrived at Lord’s for this year’s women’s Varsity match in early July. The side had enjoyed an excellent year’s cricket, leaving them certain favourites for the Nursery Ground encounter. However this had also been the case in the previous two Varsity matches, both of which had been narrowly won by the Light Blues. In a toss made all the more important by the threat of rain, Oxford skipper Kat Dickens called correctly and did not hesitate in asking Cambridge to bat first. The ever-reliable Annie Bowden and club president Felicity Allen opened the Oxford bowling. Both exploited the excellent conditions and the breakthrough came with just two runs on the board, when Olivia Sanderson was clean bowled by a vicious Bowden inswinger. The new batsman, Kent player Sarah Hill, hit two fours through the legside but, attempting a similar shot at the other end, was also bowled by Bowden. This brought Cambridge co-captain Georgie Latham to the crease to join their senior batsman Rachel Cowans with the score on 12-2. Cowans had made a slow start, but certainly has ability and her wicket was the most prized in the Cambridge side. Her downfall was a combination of a mix-up with her captain and an excellent piece of fielding by Lady Margaret Hall’s Helen Turner. Turner’s powerful throw from mid-wicket was enough to comfortably run out Cowans – and to bruise the hand of bowler Bowden. The Queen’s player was replaced with the ball by Turner herself, after a controlled display of swing bowling which gave her remarkable figures of 7-4-3-2. At the other end, Allen removed both Tab co-captains, trapping Ping Lo LBW first ball and bowling Latham for a single run, to put Cambridge on the rocks at an incredible 14-5. Kendra Butlin produced a gutsy 22 not out in nearly an hour and a half, but wickets continued to tumble. Allen finished her excellent tenover spell with figures of 3-16 and was replaced by captain-elect Helen Smith from Corpus Christi who bowled six tight overs. A direct hit from Susan Lowrey brought in the number eleven with only 42 runs on the board. Turner took the final wicket, to end with 3-21, and Cambridge had been dismissed for just 56. After this superb performance in the field, victory was a formality, but nevertheless to win by ten wickets required an excellent display by the openers. After a wayward first over conceding ten extras, Cambridge bowled tightly, but Heather Lang and Allen were more than equal to the task. Lang, like Allen, was playing in her final Varsity match, and finished it with a flourish. She hit three fours in the nineteenth over to finish on 29 not out and complete an impressive victory.ARCHIVE: 0th Week MT2003last_img read more

Oxford removes Graduate Application Fee

first_imgThe University’s Congregation acts as its ‘parliament’. It has over 5,000 members consisting of academic staff, members of college governing bodies, and senior research, computing, library, and administrative staff. Oxford SU had campaigned to remove the application fee, saying that it acted as “a deterrent to pursuing an Oxford education”. In a Student Council vote in Hilary Term, over 90% of students in attendance supported removing the fee. The resolution, “To commit the University to the abolitionof the graduate application fee in its entirety by the Academic Year 2024–25and to prevent further fee increases in the meantime”, was rejected by 100votes to 50. The University of Oxford has voted to abolish its Graduate Application Fee. The resolution was proposed by DPhil student Ben Fernando and seconded by researcher Michael Cassidy. Fernando said: “This is a wonderful testament to what a group of staff, students, and academics working together can do to achieve a fairer and more equitable university. I’m so pleased to have been part of this amazing team of volunteers!” Graduate applicants were previously charged £75 to apply to Oxford, however the University’s Congregation has voted to remove the fee by 419-380 votes. The fee will be phased-out by the 2024-25 academic year. However, more than 50 members of the Congregation requisitioned a postal vote on the resolution, leading to the reversal of the original decision. Image credit to: Mike Knell/ Wikimedia Commons The Congregation, Oxford’s highest-level decision-makingbody, had previously voted to maintain the fee during a meeting in March. Lauren Bolz, the SU’s Vice President for Graduates, added: “I’m excited to continue working with the University to further improve graduate access, particularly to expand the fee waiver to disadvantaged students from all countries before the fee is fully abolished in 2024.” Prior to the vote, graduates could request to receive a fee waiver if they were applying from a low-income country or were a UK applicant from a low-income background. The SU welcomed the decision: “We’re thrilled to see that applicants will no longer face the barrier of an application fee when applying to Oxford. This is a very positive step in the University’s efforts to widen graduate participation and we commend all of the students and sabbatical officers who played a part in pushing this outcome forward.”  Oxford hasover 11,000 graduate students and more than 30,000 people applied for graduatestudy in 2019.last_img read more

Mayor’s Update: September 29

first_imgMayor Jay Gillian Dear Friends,City team members participated in a pre-construction meeting this week to go over plans for an $11.5 million project to rebuild beaches at the northern end of the island. The work will add at least 930,000 cubic yards of sand between Seaspray Road and 12th Street and stockpile more for rebuilding dunes in areas near Fifth Street and 10th Street. Surveys to be conducted in the next few weeks could add to the scope of the project and could potentially extend the project area by a block or two. The work will begin by the end of October and is expected to take approximately 50 days and be complete by January 2018 at the latest.The work will be powered by the 305-foot cutter section dredge Texas, which will pump sand from a borrow area about a mile off Great Egg Harbor Inlet. The pipeline from the dredge will land on the beach at Morningside Road. Crews will work north of this spot first, then proceed south. A work area of approximately 1,000 feet will be closed to beachgoers and move down the beach as the work progresses.This is the eighth Army Corps of Engineers renourishment project since an initial restoration in the 1990s. I want to thank our partners at the federal and state levels, who will pay more than 90 percent of the job’s cost. These projects are absolutely vital to the protection of property in Ocean City. The south end also remains on schedule for replenishment sometime in late 2018 or early 2019.In a separate project, a contractor is mobilizing pipeline for hydraulic dredging at Carnival Bayou (between W. 16th Street and W. 17th Street). Work is expected to start by Oct. 16. The contractor is authorized to dredge private slips once the city contract is complete. The state Department of Transportation will contribute about $1.2 million of the project’s estimated $1.6 million cost. A contract for the mechanical dredging of Sunny Harbor and South Harbor is scheduled to be awarded on Oct. 12. “Site 83” off Roosevelt Boulevard has been successfully emptied and restored, so we should be in good position for a continued dredging program in 2018.Construction on our boardwalk reconstruction project will begin on Monday, Oct. 16. The area between 10th Street and 12th Street will be closed at that time with pedestrians and bicyclists being detoured. You may see city crews removing lampposts and benches the week before. The contractor, Fred M. Schiavone Construction, has worked on three other phases of the multiyear project. They’ve done good work, and let’s pray for good weather as they work to reopen the boardwalk by March 2018. This is the fifth and final phase of work to completely rebuild the substructure and decking at the heart of the Ocean City Boardwalk between Fifth Street and 12th Street. The work will be complete two years ahead of the original schedule.Cape May County will resume construction on the 34th Street Bridge on Tuesday, Oct. 10. The bridge will close overnight from 10 p.m. Oct. 9 through 5 a.m. Oct. 10 to allow crews to set up the single-lane alternating traffic pattern that will be in effect through the off-season.I learned this week that the state Department of Environmental Protection is working with us on an expedited permit modification for our north end drainage project. We remain on target to award a contract for this important work by the end of the year. Contractors continue to make good progress on our Fourth Ward drainage project. Check here for the latest update.Finally, I’d like to remind you about two different events this weekend.The annual Walk for the Wounded will be held on Saturday. The event benefits wounded soldiers and their families, and it’s seen great support from the community in its nine years here in Ocean City. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Music Pier. A ceremony honoring soldiers is at 9:30 a.m., and the three-mile walk begins at 10 a.m.The Ocean City Restaurant Association’s new Chili and Chowder Festival returns to the Ocean City Music Pier for its second year from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. If last year is any indication, you can count on some great food and a great time.Warm regards,Jay A. GillianMayorlast_img read more

Speech: Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex addresses the UN General Assembly

first_imgThank you, Madam President. Thank you, Chair.Madam President, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,It is a privilege to be here today to join such an inspiring group of women, especially the young women leaders, to consider the crucial issues of Gender Equality and women’s empowerment.I am delighted to have this opportunity to share our understanding of the barriers that hinder women’s participation and leadership – and to discuss what actions we can take to bring down these barriers. We have a responsibility to ensure that women have every opportunity to reach the highest levels of their profession and lead across political, economic and social spheres. In the societies we live in today, there is no excuse not to include women. As I suggested to an all-male board on a recent trip, if all the seats at the table are full, you just need to pull up an extra chair.In the last year, I have encountered some extraordinary people, like yourselves, who are devoted to doing what they can to tackle the barriers women still face. I have also been fortunate enough to meet a number of women peacebuilders who have shared their stories and insights with me.Last November, I also met the 2018 Nobel Prize Laureate, Dr Denis Mukwege at the PSVI International Film Festival in London. Dr Mukwege, a gynaecologist in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has treated hundreds of victims of rape and abuse. I was struck by what he said about the silence. He considers the silence to be an enemy of survivors of sexual violence and a crime in itself. The silence that prevents survivors, their families and communities from reporting these crimes and seeking justice and makes complicit those who deliberately enable such a situation. Here at the UN we can give survivors a voice, we can break down the stigma they face.The positions that many of us in this room occupy gives us an enormous opportunity to support the work of these brave individuals. However, at the same time we cannot impose solutions. They must be home-grown. We must listen to those on the ground, whether it be women leaders breaking down barriers in the work place or survivors of sexual violence, and encourage support that is targeted at and appropriate for individual situations.This is my first visit to CSW and my first opportunity to see the UN in action on these issues. It has made me even more determined to use my position to break down the silence around sexual violence and I will champion women’s full and meaningful participation in peace processes, as part of my wider support for implementation of the Women, Peace and Security agenda. I will amplify and elevate the voices of women from those in business to those working tirelessly to bring peace to their communities.I look forward to working with you over the coming months and years, especially as we look ahead to the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 next year.Thank you.last_img read more

First Subway and Applegreen store launches

first_imgSubway has opened its first store as part of its new partnership with Irish independent forecourt retailer Applegreen.The Republic of Ireland-based outlet, located in a service station in Gorey, County Wexford, opened last Friday (15 March), with another site due to open in Uckfield, East Sussex, in April as part of the Applegreen deal.The number-three BB75 bakery retailer said 300 of these outlets, which are either open or in development, are based in non-traditional locations such as forecourts or within convenience stores.Trevor Haynes, area development manager for Subway UK and Ireland, said: “Since announcing the brand’s partnership with Applegreen earlier this year, we have been hard at work developing the site in Gorey ready for the store opening today. This is a very exciting time for Subway, with a great deal of demand for stores on forecourts and within convenience stores. The Gorey opening with Applegreen is the first of many in the pipeline.” Adrian Grimes, head of food, Applegreen, said: “The opening of the store in our Gorey service station location today is the beginning of Applegreen’s partnership with the Subway brand and we are very excited to see our planning come to fruition. Our food team is constantly looking for innovative solutions to help our busy customers through their day. Therefore, with its convenient, fresh approach, a Subway store is a natural complement to our existing forecourt offer.”British Baker revealed last month, as part of its BB75 league table – the annual authoritative tracker of bakery retailers ranking firms on the number of stores it operates in the UK – that Subway had increased its estate by 59 outlets year-on-year to 1,483.last_img read more

Cloud-Native Applications at the Speed of Business

first_imgEMC World is one of my favorite times of the year – it’s a great opportunity to spend solid time with thousands of customers, partners, and fellow EMCers in one place.It’s also the time of year in our calendar where we bring a lot of mojo to bear on the industry – all at once.   In fact, there’s often SO much you can lose sight of the big picture.If you want to see the trees – check out Virtual Geek here, where I’ve posted a set of detailed posts on Unity, on Project Nitro, on the latest on VxRack System 1000, the new EMC Copy Data Management products, and much more.Any one of the Modern Datacenter Architectural pillars: Flash, Scale-out, Software-Defined, Cloud-Enabled – all wrapped in trust…. Well – they are well represented!But – here – I want to zoom out and see the forest. This release contains “forward-looking statements” as defined under the Federal Securities Laws. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors, including but not limited to: (i) risks associated with the proposed acquisition of EMC by Denali Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Dell, Inc., including, among others, assumptions related to the ability to close the acquisition, the expected closing date and its anticipated costs and benefits; (ii) adverse changes in general economic or market conditions; (iii) delays or reductions in information technology spending; (iv) the relative and varying rates of product price and component cost declines and the volume and mixture of product and services revenues; (v) competitive factors, including but not limited to pricing pressures and new product introductions; (vi) component and product quality and availability; (vii) fluctuations in VMware, Inc.’s operating results and risks associated with trading of VMware stock; (viii) the transition to new products, the uncertainty of customer acceptance of new product offerings and rapid technological and market change; (ix) risks associated with managing the growth of our business, including risks associated with acquisitions and investments and the challenges and costs of integration, restructuring and achieving anticipated synergies; (x) the ability to attract and retain highly qualified employees; (xi) insufficient, excess or obsolete inventory; (xii) fluctuating currency exchange rates; (xiii) threats and other disruptions to our secure data centers or networks; (xiv) our ability to protect our proprietary technology; (xv) war or acts of terrorism; and (xvi) other one-time events and other important factors disclosed previously and from time to time in EMC’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. EMC disclaims any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements after the date of this release. The first “big picture” element that I see every day with every customer is an important recognition that things are changing.   A recognition that they need to focus on where they differentiate and innovate versus their competitors.   That means that while all the cool point innovations EMC launched at EMC World today are powerful – customers increasingly want to consume/buy the necessary outcome. Customers are less and less interested in building it themselves – even if optimizing the ingredients has some marginal benefit.   This is being accelerated by the stark contrast of SaaS and Public Cloud models – which offer NO “best of breed” configurability, but in exchange deliver speed and agility.The second “big picture” element is the emergence of the “Digital Enterprise” agenda in every customer.   Every customer is realizing they need to digitize their business, build new ways of engaging with their customers with an “any time, any way, any scale” way.   This creates huge pressure for customers to re-learn what it means to be a software company and innovate faster – versus simply using off-the shelf enterprise software.That’s why I think two of the biggest announcements at EMC World are the new Native Hybrid Cloud platform and VxRack System 1000 with Neutrino Nodes.Both are focused on this new Cloud Native world.   Both are delivered in turnkey form, engineered stacks that are built holistically, supported holistically, and sustained holistically.   They are platforms – not solutions.   You don’t “assemble” them – you consume them.First – VxRack System 1000 with Neutrino Nodes.   For the last 2 years, we’ve been looking at how to make the deployment and all the “day 2” operations for Cloud Stacks completely turnkey.   Why?   Simple – customers really, really, REALLY struggle to get sustained value and leverage out of the open source projects like OpenStack, Apache Hadoop, Photon Platform, Mesos and others.   It’s not that they can’t or they aren’t smart enough.   Rather – it’s that the skill base in the market is very shallow, and the technology stacks are moving REALLY fast. If they successfully build a stack and get it up and running – and then lose the one employee who knows how it all works – POOF – back to square one.   The other driver is that each of those open source ecosystem projects are working to make their products a better fit for the enterprise – but each are building management tools that only impact THEIR stack, and in many cases these management tools cause the community to split (because these are often commercialized differently from one stack to another. Enter Neutrino Nodes.   Neutrino Nodes are a combination of industry standard server hardware coupled with an organic EMC innovation – the Neutrino software stack that is built to enable multiple different cloud native stacks to be deployed, managed, lifecycled – all things one needs to do after deployment. Together they deliver a turnkey Cloud Native IaaS that can be deployed in less than a day out of the gate. The first stack which is fully integrated with Neutrino is OpenStack – specifically the Kilo OpenStack project trunk. It’s the vanilla (but current) OpenStack codebase – delivered in a turnkey way. Simple. This is valuable, but where Neutrino Nodes will start to sing is as they support multiple different Cloud infrastructure stacks – with VMware Photon Platform – a true Cloud Native IaaS optimized for elasticity, APIs, and container abstraction models as the next stack on Neutrino Nodes In addition, our plan is to also make deploying the broad Apache Hadoop ecosystem on Neutrino Nodes simple and easy. Neutrino Nodes are deployed in the VxRack System 1000 – which makes for a turnkey Cloud Native IaaS, making the complex simple and easy.   If you want to read more about Neutrino Nodes – you can see my blog post on them here!Second – the Native Hybrid Cloud Like VxRack System 1000 with Neutrino Nodes – the Native Hybrid Cloud is focused on delivering a turnkey outcome – but for an even higher-order idea.   No one – I repeat – no one, consumes infrastructure for its own sake – even cool turnkey Cloud Native IaaS like VxRack System 1000 with Neutrino Nodes J There’s always a higher-order thing – the application, the use case that consumes infrastructure. In the world of the digital enterprise – those would be new Cloud Native Applications – built in new ways, using new tools.   The most popular tool to do that is Cloud Foundry, and the best Cloud Foundry distribution is Pivotal Cloud Foundry. What developers want is to get going faster; to code and innovate faster; to worry about infrastructure less. The Native Hybrid Cloud does that – it’s a turnkey developer’s stack that makes getting going with Pivotal Cloud Foundry faster – 96% faster than building it yourself. It helps developers innovate faster – 3x faster.   It helps the infrastructure become invisible and more efficient – up to 10x more efficient.But – the Native Hybrid Cloud does more than help the developer – it helps the other half of the DevOps cultural and operational model – the IT Operations team. Normally IT operations can be in conflict with the goals of the Developers – but the Native Hybrid Cloud makes them a hero again with control, reporting, chargeback and programmatic API-driven elastic infrastructure that the Developers building new Cloud Native apps need.The Native Hybrid Cloud joins the Enterprise Hybrid Cloud as EMC’s two highest order platforms – things for customers to consume versus build.   They both are designed to be hybrids – deploying on-premises, and leveraging off-premises clouds like Virtustream, AWS, Azure, and the vCloud Air Network.Enterprise Hybrid Cloud optimizes for traditional IT-as-a-Service, and is commonly deployed on Vblocks – and it optimizes around traditional IT needs: deep resilience, infrastructure availability, backup, DR and more.   You can absolutely deploy Pivotal Cloud Foundry on top of the Enterprise Hybrid Cloud (many do!) for “one stack for traditional and cloud native”, but it is optimized to service traditional enterprise application workloads.Native Hybrid Cloud optimizes for Cloud Native PaaS and new applications, and is deployed on VxRack System 1000 with Neutrino Nodes (leveraging OpenStack and soon the VMware Photon Platform).   Native Hybrid Cloud can also deploy VxRack System 1000 using Flex Nodes for customers who want to leverage vSphere).You can read more about the Native Hybrid Cloud at my post on Virtual Geek here!The march towards the IT endgame continues – consume vs. build, and get smart about where and how you as a customer innovate faster.   The Native Hybrid Cloud and VxRack System 1000 with Neutrino Nodes both represent powerful new turnkey capabilities at the Cloud Native IaaS and PaaS layers for customers to go further, faster.last_img read more

Panel discusses issues associated with body image

first_imgSaint Mary’s Student Government Association held a panel Tuesday in which body image issues, self-love and health were discussed as part of Love Your Body Week. Junior Anna Mullek, social concerns committee chair, said it is important for students to see the prevalence of peers struggling with body image. “Hopefully a few brave women sharing their diverse journeys will encourage other students to go and either seek help or consider sharing their own story in the future to inspire and serve others,” she said.Mullek and junior Haley Coghlan organized the panel, which featured speakers who touched on topics such as anorexia, embarrassing body issues and overall body health. The first speaker, junior Emma Lewis, spoke about her experience with anorexia in high school. She said her journey of recovery has taught her she is not alone, and it‘s fine she doesn‘t always like everything about herself.“Even if you don’t have an eating disorder, even if you don’t have a diagnosis, and even if you do, you’re not alone. Everyone has body positivity issues; it just makes you human,” Lewis said. “What really matters is learning how to look at yourself and just say ‘you know, I may not like this today, but I do like this.’”Sophomore Sophia Wittenberg also spoke about her experience with anorexia. She said today it can be easy to get wrapped up in yourself, and looking to others can help you see the wonderful qualities about yourself.“I would stress the importance of leaning on friends and family and faith because that is something I wish I would have done,” she said. Sophomore Anne Nowalk shared her story of learning how to cope with irritable bowel syndrome. She said that although issues like these are uncomfortable to discuss, it is important to pay attention to the needs of your body and not be embarrassed by them. “I needed to change my diet; I needed to change what I did for my body,” she said. “It took patience to do what helped me, but the more you don’t reach out, the worse it’s going to get. It can feel lonely, but you don’t have to feel alone. You should love your body no matter what.”Elizabeth McGonagle, who is a 25-year veteran of the health and wellness industry and owns a fitness center in Alabama, spoke at the panel via recording. McGonagle said the five pillars of health are the food we eat, sleep, exercise, quiet and healing. She said quiet is rare, but it is very important for our mental health and body image “Your body needs time be silent. You’ll be able to hear your body better in silence. Walk away from the phone, sit in silence for five minutes, and you will begin to crave that moment of science,” she said.McGonagle said healing is the most important pillar of health and body image because it means letting go of anger and hostility as well as seeing the good in others and most importantly in yourself. “Acknowledge what you need,” McGonagle said. “I cannot believe how mean people are to themselves. Take a more honest look at who you are, acknowledge the good, the bad, the ugly and magnificent because we have it all.”Tags: Body Image, Love Your Body Week, Self-confidence, sgalast_img read more

Katie Brayben Set to Star in London’s Beautiful

first_img Joining Brayben in the cast will be Alan Morrissey as King’s husband and songwriting partner Gerry Goffin, with Lorna Want as songwriter Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King’s mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. The complete cast will be announced later. Some kind of wonderful news for Katie Brayben, who will play the title role in the previously reported West End production of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. The tuner will begin previews on February 10, 2015, with opening night set for February 24. The Broadway production continues its run at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Brayben is currently playing Princess Diana in King Charles III at the Wyndham’s Theatre and previously was seen in American Psycho: A new musical thriller at the Almeida Theatre. Her other theater credits include Joking Apart, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ragtime, 13 and Mamma Mia!. Morrissey was last on stage in I Can’t Sing at the London Palladium.  His work for the Royal Shakespeare Company includes Twelfth Night and As You Like It. Want’s West End credits include Footloose, Evita, Parade, The Fantasticks and Dreamboats and Petticoats.  Barber is best known for her TV work playing Harriet Makepeace in Dempsey and Makepeace and Soolin in Blake’s Seven. Trainor’s theater credits include Potted Potter and The Shawshank Redemption.center_img Featuring songs written by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and a book by Douglas McGrath, Beautiful tells the story of King from her early days as a Brooklyn teenager (named Carol Klein) struggling to enter the record business to her years spent as a chart-topping music legend. View Commentslast_img read more

Sweeney Todd to Play Off-Broadway Next Year

first_img Related Shows The worst pies in the Big Apple will be found off-Broadway next year! Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is coming to NYC following sold-out runs in London, where the show debuted in Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop, the oldest continuously operating pie shop in Britain.Directed by Bill Buckhurst and designed by Simon Kenny, the working pie-shop environment will be re-created at the Barrow Street Theatre, where performances will begin on February 14, 2017. Opening night is scheduled for March 1.With music and lyrics by Sondheim and a book by Hugh Wheeler, from an adaptation by Christopher Bond, Sweeney Todd follows a wronged barber who takes to slitting throats while seeking revenge on the corrupt judge who destroyed his life and family. Traditional pie and mash will be served prior to each performance of Tooting Arts Club’s acclaimed revival, which is set to feature music supervision by Benjamin Cox. Full production details, including casting, will be announced later.Sweeney Todd was last seen on Broadway in 2005 at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. The tuner debuted on Broadway in 1979 at the Uris Theatre (now the Gershwin), winning eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score. In 2007, Tim Burton directed the movie adaptation. The film received two Golden Globe Awards and three Academy Award nominations. View Comments Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 26, 2018last_img read more

Turfgrass field day

first_imgFor Spanish-speaking attendees, the field day will also be offered in Spanish. Registration for the field day is $65 and covers the day’s program and lunch. Groups of four or more will receive a 10 percent discount. Students can attend for $20. To register, call (770) 229-3477 or go to the website Registration starts at 8 a.m. on Aug. 1 for a daylong workshop covering everything you ever wanted to know about turfgrass and more. The field day will be held at the turfgrass research plots at the UGA campus in Griffin, Ga. Tours will begin at 9:15 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m., rain or shine The field day is certified for Georgia Pesticide License credit hours: two hours for a private license and four hours in categories 21, 24 and 27. Whether you’re a golf course superintendent or a homeowner in search of the perfect lawn, you’ll find the information you need at the University of Georgia Turfgrass Field Day.center_img A barbecue and chicken lunch will be followed by displays and demonstrations of the latest turfgrass industry equipment. UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences researchers and Extension specialists will present the latest information on how to care for residential lawns and commercial golf courses. Field day topics will include controlling turf insects like mole crickets and white grubs and controlling turf weeds like crabgrass and dollar spot. The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UGA Cooperative Extension, the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association, the Georgia Urban Ag Council and the UGA Center for Urban Agriculture have partnered to conduct this field day.last_img read more