China responds with polysilicon duties

first_imgChina responds with polysilicon dutiesChina has imposed permanent duties on U.S. and South Korean polysilicon. The decision comes within hours of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s announcement about duties on Chinese solar products. January 20, 2014 Max Hall Finance Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share Hours after the U.S. Department of Commerce announced an impending decision on whether to expand anti dumping and countervailing dutiues on Chinese and Taiwanese solar products, Reuters is reporting China has imposed permanent duties on U.S. polysilicon. In what appears a tit-for-tat response in the ongoing solar feud between the two power blocs, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce has imposed final duties on polysilicon imported from the U.S. and South Korea, according to Reuters. The agency reports the provisional anti dumping duty on U.S.-made silicon, imposed in September, is unchanged at up to 57%, with REC Solar Grade Silicon and AE Polysilicon Corp among the manufacturers facing the highest tariff. Reuters says the anti subsidy duty imposed on U.S. poly has been reduced from September’s 6.5% to 2.1% and the anti dumping duty levied on South Korean polysilicon is unchanged at 2.4-12.3%. 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Two bodies found amidst search for New York couple missing in Dominican Republic

first_imgczekma13/iStock(NEW YORK) — A search for a New York couple that went missing while on a romantic getaway to the Dominican Republic took a grim twist this week.On Tuesday, police in the Dominican Republic said they are investigating if two people who apparently died in a car crash last month are the missing Americans.Orlando Moore, 43, and his girlfriend, Portia Ravenelle, 32, both of Mount Vernon, vanished on the morning of March 27, the day they checked out of the Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa resort in Samana. Their relatives told police they were scheduled to fly to Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey that day, but missed their flight out of Santa Domingo.Fishermen reported hearing a loud noise coming from a highway along the coast leading to San Domingo on March 27 and passersby discovered a badly injured woman along the roadway, police said. She was taken to a hospital where she died on April 4, police said.Police said a car was found submerged in the water below the highway and the body of a man was retrieved from the vehicle on March 31, according to police.Autopsies are being conducted to determine if the two people who died in what appeared to be a car accident are Moore and Ravenelle, the police statement said.U.S. State Department officials said earlier this week that they were working with Dominican authorities to find the missing couple.“We are aware of reports regarding a U.S. couple missing in the Dominican Republic. The welfare and safety of U.S. citizens abroad is one of the highest priorities of the Department of State. We stand ready to provide appropriate assistance to U.S. citizens in need and to their families,” the State Department said in a statement. “When a U.S. citizen is missing, we work closely with local authorities as they carry out their search efforts and share information with families however we can.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Teacher aims to help children with learning disorders with affordable program

first_imgKaitlin Feriante(CHICAGO) — A former teacher with Chicago Public Schools has turned her passion for helping children with learning disabilities into an affordable program that aims to help children all across the city.Kaitlin Feriante and her husband, Andre Feriante, opened the Redwood Literacy program in June 2018 as a summer course with approximately 40 children.More than a year later, Redwood has not only grown into Redwood Day, a school co-founded by Becky Sinclair and located in Rodgers Park, Illinois, north of Chicago, but also into a partnership and teachers training program called Redwood Grow.“Things are moving so fast, but like it feels like this was all supposed to happen,” Kaitlin Feriante told ABC News.The school teaches students from first grade to eighth grade and currently has 20 children.“Redwood Day is considered a transitional school, meaning that they help kids then they transfer back to their mainstream curriculum after a year or two,” Feriante said.Redwood Literacy now functions as an after-school program, where students receive literacy lessons, and Redwood Grow partners with charter schools in the Chicago area, providing funding and one year of curriculum as well as training instructors.“Our mission is threefold: one, to offer affordable after-school and summer-camp, small-group sessions at around $33 an hour; two, to offer a full-day school program for 20 kids who need it most offering as many scholarships as possible; (and), three to train Chicago Public School teachers as dyslexia practitioners in order to get this intervention to students around the city for free,” she told ABC News.Feriante said she and her husband started Redwood Literacy because they found that courses helping children who suffer from learning disabilities are “marketed at such a high price” and only certain people have them as a resource, leaving others at a disadvantage.Each program helps individuals with dyslexia, dysgraphia or other literacy-based learning struggles.Feriante grew up in Albania and said she saw a lot of poverty and struggle. Those experiences influenced her desire to provide affordable education and classroom lessons to children.She went to school to become a behavioral learning specialist but stopped working in the public school system because she found it hard to teach full time and have a family. Feriante told ABC News that she is focusing on Redwood Grow and more partnerships within schools around Chicago. Feriante, now a mother of three, told ABC News that “it feels hopeful and encouraging” when seeing the results and growth of the children who are at Redwood.Sophie Galeener, 8, a third-grader at Grace Lutheran Church and School in River Forest, Illinois, has dyslexia. She attended Redwood’s summer program and then attended Redwood Day for a school year.Megan Galeener, Sophie’s mother, said that school year and program improved her daughter’s reading skills and that they changed their lives.“For the first time, someone understood what we were going through and what our daughter needed,” Galeener told ABC News. “They taught her how to read.”Beginning its second year of services, the future seems bright for Redwood Literacy, Feriante said.“We hope to have multiple affordable after-school centers around the city, especially in or near neighborhoods that are under-resourced. We are planning on opening a second Redwood Literacy location in summer 2020,” she said.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Online Adjunct Faculty – PhD in Nursing

first_imgPosting DetailsPosting NumberA00391PClassification TitlePosition TypeAdjunct FacultyDisclaimerLiberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fullyin compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law createsan exception to the “religion” component of the employmentdiscrimination laws for religious organizations (includingeducational institutions), and permits them to give employmentpreference to members of their own religion. Liberty University isin that category.Position TitleOnline Adjunct Faculty – PhD in NursingDoes this position require driving?NoContactSondra ReevesContact Phone ExtContact [email protected] Summary/Basic FunctionThe adjunct faculty member will be responsible for• Administrative duties such as roster verification, coursemanagement, and final grade submission.• Classroom responsibilities include timely communication withstudents (response to questions and grading are included in this),facilitate learning, and mentor/coach students.• Teach material from approved curriculum in accordance withassigned schedule to ensure student satisfaction.• Advise/guide students through the dissertation process thatculminates in successful dissertation defense.• Assist students in achieving completion of objectives andlearning outcomes.• Provide regular and timely feedback to students.• Participate in School retention initiatives by maintainingproductive contact with students and reaching out to absentstudents in attempt to re-engage them in classroomactivities.• Participate in School assessment initiatives as assignedincluding: online assessment activities, course enhancementfeedback, classroom success data analysis, annualself-evaluation.• Advise students in matters related to academics, attendance, andbehavior.• Motivate students to actively participate in all aspect of theeducational process.• Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordancewith University policies• Remain abreast of existing and emerging technologies, processes,products, services and leading industry performancebenchmarks.• Work effectively as a team member, embracing and fostering LU’smission.• Other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications• Must have PhD or EdD or related field from an accredited nursingor related program.• Must have valid RN license without encumbrances from one of the50 US states.• Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accreditingagency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.• Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, andcommunication skills required.• Creative, innovative, and problem-solving skills required.• Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignmentstimely and accurately with minimal supervision.• Proficiency in MS Office, Blackboard/Canvas and theInternet.• Able to obtain and maintain additional nursing licenses ifapplicable as required by state or accrediting commissions.• Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level isessential.• Applications for consideration will only be accepted via LibertyUniversity’s online automated application process.Preferred QualificationsCanvas experienceOnline teaching experienceWork Hours10-20 hours per week for each course taught.Posting Date03/04/2021Special Instructions for ApplicantsPlease be prepared to upload copies of your RN license, and anyother pertinent certifications and licenses.Quicklinkhttps://jobs.liberty.edu/postings/31932Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResumeTranscriptsLetter of RecommendationCurriculum VitaeTeaching PhilosophyProfessional License(s)Pastoral Reference LetterAcademic/Professional Reference Letter 1Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2Optional DocumentsCover LetterOther DocumentUnofficial Transcript 1Unofficial Transcript 2Unofficial Transcript 3Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).last_img read more

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Design it the Martha Way: Martha Stewart to brand real estate developments worldwide

first_imgMartha StewartHow would Martha design it, build it and sell it? Soon, we’ll find out.Marquee Brands, which owns the Martha Stewart brand, hired real estate agency Brand Labs International to identify cities, developers and real estate projects for the Martha Stewart brand, The Real Deal has learned.Brand Labs International’s CEO Florian Haffa said that Stewart will be involved in the design of various developments. The partnership is in talks with specific developers in the U.S., as well as in Europe and Asia. Haffa wouldn’t identify projects or cities where it plans to launch Martha Stewart-branded developments.Stewart, a business mogul, television personality and author, sold her Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia empire to Marquee Brands earlier this year for $215 million. The company included furniture, kitchenware and other branded products. Marquee Brands is the parent company of other brands, such as BCBG Max Azria, BCBG Generation, Emeril Lagasse, and Ben Sherman, according to its website.ADVERTISEMENTThe Martha Stewart-branded real estate projects could include single-family homes, condos, townhouses, assisted living, and other residential communities.Stewart said in a statement that she looks forward to building developments that “will fit our needs and offer practicality, usefulness, beauty and comfort.”Her homes have “acted as laboratories” for the brand, according to a release. She owns a country farm north of New York City in Westchester County, a home on Perry Street in Manhattan’s West Village, a property on Mount Desert Island in Maine and a house in East Hampton, according to Architectural Digest.Branded developments have become increasingly popular. In South Florida, developers have recently partnered with Porsche Design, Armani Casa, Aston Martin and others to brand luxury residential towers. Developers can ask for nearly 31 percent more on average than for comparable non-branded properties, according to data from Savills.last_img read more

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SEHA FINAL4: 50% tickets sold, buy them online!

first_imgShareTweetShareShareEmail ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsSEHA Final 4 is getting closer with only 10 days left until the start of spectacle. We would like to inform you that one half of Jane Sandanski hall’s capacity has been sold out, so far.Also, we would like to announce that the tickets for SEHA – Gazprom League Final 4 which will be held in Skopje from 13th until 15th of April, are now available for online purchase.You can buy tickets online on ticketplus.mk. These type of tickets are daily tickets, which include both matches played on a selected day of the Final 4.The package tickets which were sold in ticket office in Sports center Jane Sandanski are closed from now.Hurry up, reserve your seat and experience handball on Final 4! Click to comment Related Items: Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

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Kyle Busch primed for a Stewart-style resurgence in 2020 playoffs

first_imgLeave it to Kyle Busch to make Tony Stewart a verb.Busch, the reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion, limps into this year’s playoffs in much the same way that Stewart did in 2011 — confoundingly winless. The rest of Stewart’s season that year became the stuff of storybook endings, as if he’d awakened from a deep slumber to win five of the 10 playoff events and secure his third Cup Series title.RELATED: Meet the 2020 playoff fieldBusch seems ready to embrace the same sort of dramatic comeback to score his third championship, but says his fortunes will need a similar turnaround. As Busch said two weeks ago, taking grand liberties with parts of speech, he’ll have to “Tony Stewart it.”“I don’t know what changed in his year or what happened, but anything is possible for sure,” Busch said Thursday during the second day of Media Day appearances for the 16 playoff drivers. “We’ve seen it done before. Maybe there’s another way of being able to do it again, but this time it will certainly be different than his time was or any time that I’ve ever been in the Playoffs under this structure, being on the outside looking in to try to get through each round. The opportunity is there. That is certainly where we’re at is a Tony Stewart-type performance here and in the final 10 weeks we’ll certainly get it done.“The last time I checked, we’re still last year’s reigning champions so we’ve got that opportunity to be able to do that. We’ve got the team behind us – the crew chief, the sponsors, everybody that we can make anything happen. We just have to go out there and do it.”Busch and the rest of the title-eligible drivers begin their playoff quests with Sunday’s Cook Out Southern 500 (6 p.m. ET, NBCSN/NBC Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM) at Darlington Raceway. The 35-year-old veteran for Joe Gibbs Racing enters as the 14th seed in the 16-driver playoff field, facing the prospects of the first winless campaign in his full-time Cup Series career.MORE: Media Days’ best quotesBusch has come close this season, finishing second three times already. His 11 top-five finishes are tied for the third-most in the series, by far the most among drivers without a win in 2020. Busch’s other statistical measures have been respectable, but not on par with his usual powerhouse-level results as five DNFs have also dragged down his stature.His exasperation at times this season has been palpable. But the prospects of a Stewart-esque rally in the playoffs loom, an outcome teammate Denny Hamlin believes is fully possible.“I know he’s got race-winning equipment,” said Hamlin, a six-time winner this year. “Yeah, are they off-key right now? Yes, a little bit, but certainly if anyone has a chance to get hot, it could be Kyle and his team. They know what they’re doing, they’ve got championship pedigree and they know how to get through these 10 weeks. They’ve shown that many, many times by making it to the final four even when they haven’t been at their best. Certainly, it’s a team that will be a threat.”Busch successfully shed the underdog label in both of his two championship campaigns. In 2015, he came back from severe injuries to his legs and feet in a crash at the Xfinity Series opener in Daytona, missing 11 races before a midseason tear brought him back into contention. Last season, he overcame the much-ballyhooed Big 3 of Hamlin, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. to win the final race for title No. 2.As much as a title defense would mean, Busch said getting back to Victory Lane would almost carry more weight. It also might prompt him to “Tony Stewart it” back into the Championship 4 fray.“It’s really important,” Busch said of his consecutive years winning streak. “Think about it, it’s a 16-year investment that we’ve placed on that, being able to win a race in 16 consecutive seasons, so hopefully we can keep that going and get it to 17 and then to 18 or however many that I’m here. It would be nice if I’m able to keep winning races all the way through my career each and every single year that I’m out there. This year has just not lent itself to our favor so far, but the playoffs start now and we’re still in this thing.”last_img read more

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Common Sense Law Means No More Tickets for Kids’ Lemonade Stands

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreYouthful entrepreneurs like this one should be lifting their glasses to toast the Louisiana legislature after lawmakers unanimously voted to protect their sidewalk lemonade stands.Legislators were appalled when they learned that city police had been ticketing kids for not having a business license to run the entrepreneurial stands.RELATED: Girl’s Lemonade Recipe to Saves Bees Turned Into Million Dollar Whole Foods Deal State Senator Gary Smith of Norco introduced the bill that exempts any business making less than $500 a year from an occupational license. Lawmakers in both the house and senate unanimously passed the bill, and Governor Bill Edwards will be signing it into law.It’ll take effect August 1, during some of the hottest days of summer when a glass of lemonade will taste the best.(Photo: Pat Long, Twitter) Declare Support for Doing This in Your State: Share It…AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

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University names six honorary degree recipients

first_imgNotre Dame will honor six leaders in the fields of business, the Church, community outreach, education, engineering and the arts as recipients of honorary degrees from the University at its 169th Commencement ceremony May 18, according to a University press release.Retired oil executive W. Douglas Ford and Harvard University professor Evelyn Hu will receive honorary doctor of engineering degrees, and biologist and higher education leader Sally Mason and Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley, archbishop of Boston, will receive doctor of laws degrees, the release stated.Notre Dame will also honor choreographer Judith Jamison with an honorary doctorate of fine arts and surgeon and activist Ray Hammond with a degree in humane letters, according to the press release. Hammond will also deliver the Commencement address.“Notre Dame seeks to honor people who have made significant contributions to society,” University spokesman Dennis Brown told The Observer. “They are not selected on the basis of celebrity. Some are more well-known than others, but all of them are extraordinarily accomplished in their fields.“We also try to honor individuals who come from a variety of fields — law, the arts, entertainment, literature, education, the Church, politics, business, the sciences, engineering, the media and other areas.”Ford, a retired executive in the oil industry and member of the Notre Dame class of 1966, worked as chief executive of refining and marketing for British Petroleum (BP) and provided the funds to establish the Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity at Notre Dame, according to the press release. He currently serves on Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees.A professor of applied physics and electrical engineering at Harvard University, Hu researches nanoscale electronic and photonic devices, according to the press release. She has developed products from her research by co-directing the California Nanosystems Institute and co-founding Cambrios and Siluria, two startup companies that develop novel materials for electronic devices.Mason, the 20th president of the University of Iowa, researches developmental biology, genetics and biochemistry of pigment cells. She has supported sustainability initiatives and fought to increase enrollment and retention at Iowa, the release stated.Dedicating his pastoral outreach to Latino and Haitian immigrants, O’Malley, the archbishop of Boston, founded the Centro Catolico Hispano in Washington D.C. He currently serves on a council of eight cardinals appointed by Pope Francis to assist with Church governance and this year joins the inaugural Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, according to the press release.Artistic director emerita of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Jamison led the company for 21 years, starred in a Broadway musical and founded her own dance company. She succeeded Ailey as the director of his company and established the group’s permanent home and international tour circuit, the press release stated.Hammond, “a Harvard-trained surgeon and urban community leader,” founded Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Boston, where he serves as pastor, the press release stated. Hammond has held leadership positions with outreach groups in Boston and written papers and articles focusing on social concerns, including academic achievement and violence prevention.Tags: 2014 Commencement, Awards, Honorary degrees, Ray Hammondlast_img read more

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Tickets Now On Sale for The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville, Starring Mandy Patinkin

first_img Mac is known for creating experimental theater experiences and has starred in The Lily’s Revenge, The Be(A)st of Taylor Mac, Comparison is Violence, The Young Ladies of and Red Tide Blooming. View Comments Apocalypse now! Tickets are now available for Classic Stage Company’s The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville. Starring Tony and four-time Emmy award winner Mandy Patinkin and performance artist Taylor Mac, the off-Broadway show begins performances at the Abrons Arts Center on December 14. The production will play a limited engagement through December 31. Patinkin recently collaborated with his former Evita co-star Patti LuPone on the two-person show An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, which ran at Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Patinkin earned a Tony Award for Evita and additional nominations for The Wild Party and Sunday in the Park with George. He has also appeared on Broadway in Celebrating Sondheim, Falsettos, The Secret Garden, The Shadow Box and Hamlet. He stars on TV’s Homeland, which is currently in its third season.

 The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville features set design by Beowulf Borrit, costumes by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Ken Billington and sound design by Daniel J. Gerhard.center_img Directed and choreographed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, this abstract two-man show follows the story of a flood of biblical proportions that leaves us with only two people on Earth (Patinkin and Mac). The pair discover their common language is song and dance. Together they chronicle the rise and fall and hopeful rise again of humankind, through music that runs the gamut from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Sondheim, R.E.M. and Queen. Star Files Mandy Patinkinlast_img read more

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