UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust (UPDC.ng) Q12020 Interim Report

first_imgUPDC Real Estate Investment Trust (UPDC.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust (UPDC.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust (UPDC.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust (UPDC.ng)  2020 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileUPDC Real Estate Investment Trust is a real estate investment trust which invests in the property market in Nigeria. It was established in 2013. The company managing the UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust is based in Lagos, Nigeria. UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Cerrada de La Paz #19 Building / Estudio Tacubaya

first_img Cerrada de La Paz #19 Building / Estudio Tacubaya Photographs:  Mauricio Salas, Angélica Ibarra Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Photographs Arq. Jesús A Rodríguez Loria Year:  Save this picture!© Angélica IbarraRecommended ProductsLightsVibiaCeiling Lights – BIGWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWoodEGGERLaminatesText description provided by the architects. The project is located in the Escandón colony, a colony that erases the line between the past and the present. Where life and family businesses are anchored in the community. Due to its strategic location it has a wide range of services and equipment. The area is close to large vehicular roads and close to various public transport networks that facilitate the mobility of its inhabitants.Save this picture!© Angélica IbarraSave this picture!West elevationSave this picture!© Mauricio SalasThe project is located in an area of ​​343 m. with a trapezoidal shape and an east-west orientation. The challenge of this project is to preserve its original façade built in the 1940s by the INBA. And achieve a vanguard building for housing use. The building consists of two volumes of 5 levels and a semi-basement parking, on each level there are 3 duplex homes. The volumes are separated by the circulation volume that distributes the access to the houses through a corridor with two courtyards up to triple height.Save this picture!© Angélica IbarraThe volume of the main facade is tucked inside the property to highlight the preserved building and respect the parameters of other existing buildings in the area.Save this picture!© Angélica IbarraThe project consists of 10 houses plus a commercial place on the ground floor. The criterion of free floor is fundamental to maximize the area and optimize the architectural program for each house, the spatial relationship between exterior and interior is achieved by means of floor to ceiling windows that connect the patios and balconies with public areas such as living room and dining room of each house. This allows to maximize the lighting and natural ventilation throughout the space.Save this picture!© Angélica IbarraThe interior circulation in each dwelling is a very frank longitudinal axis that distributes to the different spaces. The building is built with black block walls and black concrete walls on the side cut to stiffen the structure and apparent concrete panels to frame the balconies on the East and West facades.Save this picture!© Angélica IbarraThe openings of the building go from floor to ceiling with a rectangular proportion of 1 / 2.5 that generates a rhythm and configure the development of the façade, the building uses the lighting and ventilation in its longest side (south orientation) with openings at the end of each volume, and a patio that warranties cross ventilation, this is possible since the adjoining property is not developed and will not be in the future since it is a Metro facilitiy.The project has a rainwater collection cistern, 3 roofgardens at the roof level and a commercial space on the ground floor.Save this picture!© Mauricio SalasProject gallerySee allShow lessCaracol Bar / gru.aSelected ProjectsPetrās Architecture Designs New Greek Archaeological Museum for SpartaArchitecture NewsProject locationAddress:Closed of La Paz # 19, Escandón I. Section. Del. Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX., MexicoLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share CopyMixed Use Architecture, Apartments, Residential•Mexico City, Mexico Architects: Estudio Tacubaya Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/912016/cerrada-de-la-paz-number-19-building-estudio-tacubaya Clipboard Mixed Use Architecture “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/912016/cerrada-de-la-paz-number-19-building-estudio-tacubaya Clipboardcenter_img 2018 ArchDaily Manufacturers: Lafarge Holcim, Grupo JOBEN, Marca Madera, NOVIDESA, URREA “COPY” Cerrada de La Paz #19 Building / Estudio TacubayaSave this projectSaveCerrada de La Paz #19 Building / Estudio TacubayaSave this picture!© Mauricio Salas+ 34Curated by Clara Ott Share Projects Area:  16546 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Lead Architects: Mexico CopyAbout this officeEstudio TacubayaOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsMixed Use ArchitectureResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsBuildingsResidentialMexico CityMexicoPublished on August 19, 2019Cite: “Cerrada de La Paz #19 Building / Estudio Tacubaya” [Cerrada de La Paz #19 / Estudio Tacubaya] 19 Aug 2019. 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PSNI in Derry launch Operation Relentless

first_img WhatsApp 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme News Pinterest Facebook PSNI in Derry launch Operation Relentless Google+ Google+ Twitter Twittercenter_img Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Police in Foyle have launched Operation Relentless – an operation that focuses on tracking down those people who have failed to turn up at court and are wanted for criminal offences.Area Commander Chief Inspector Jon Burrows says the operation has been running since the beginning of October and to date police have arrested 44 people on warrants and 14 people for breaching their bail conditions.In a statement, Police say they are conducting nightly curfew checks on those persons charged with crime, and any bail conditions will be rigorously enforced. If you are on curfew, they warn, expect us to call. Those charged with burgling homes will be prioritised.According to the statement, crime is at its lowest in Foyle in over a decade. This year there have been 100 fewer victims of burglary, over a 150 fewer victims of assault and anti social behaviour over the spring and summer was reduced by over 600 incidents. This means a better quality of life for all our citizens.”Chief Inspector Burrows added that success could not have been achieved without the help and active support of our partners, community leaders and the public. He concluded the public should feel confident that officers in Foyle are taking all necessary steps to disrupt criminal activity in the local area.” Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton WhatsApp Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Previous articleRoad Safe Road Show taking place in Letterkenny over next two daysNext article€30,000 stolen from farmer’s back shed in Raphoe News Highland By News Highland – October 18, 2011 last_img read more

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“Normal Wear And Tear In Family Cannot Amount To Torture To An Extent That Bride Committed Suicide”: Delhi Court Acquits Husband And Family Members

first_imgNews Updates”Normal Wear And Tear In Family Cannot Amount To Torture To An Extent That Bride Committed Suicide”: Delhi Court Acquits Husband And Family Members Nupur Thapliyal4 April 2021 11:34 PMShare This – x”The tendency of the Court should not be “that since any bride had died after marriage, now somebody must be held culprit and the noose must be meted to fit some neck.” -Delhi CourtA Delhi Court has recently acquitted husband and in laws of a deceased wife, who committed suicide within one month of marriage, of the charges of cruelty, dowry death and abetment to suicide after observing that “normal wear and tear in the family in an initial period of marriage cannot amount that the woman was tortured to an extent that she was compelled to commit suicide.”Additional…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?LoginA Delhi Court has recently acquitted husband and in laws of a deceased wife, who committed suicide within one month of marriage, of the charges of cruelty, dowry death and abetment to suicide after observing that “normal wear and tear in the family in an initial period of marriage cannot amount that the woman was tortured to an extent that she was compelled to commit suicide.”Additional Sessions Judge Charu Agarwal also went ahead to observe that “If a bride/girl commits suicide in unnatural circumstances within few days or month of her marriage, the law raises presumption against boy’s family but doesn’t it also show hyper sensitivity of a girl who did not give time to this pious relationship.” The facts of the case dates back to the year 2014 wherein a newly wedded wife committed suicide by hanging herself with the fan at her matrimonial home within one month of the marriage. A suicide note was also found in the room which was then seized by the IO on reaching the spot. The Court had framed charges under sec. 498A, 304B, 306 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code against the husband, brother in law and mother in law of the deceased. While quoting the proverb “Rome was not built in a day” the Court was of the view that the said proverb rightly applies to marriage between two individuals. “A successful marriage needs love, respect, mutual understanding and trust on each other. All these factors make two individuals as one couple not in a day or two but with passage of time, the couple spent together under one roof. In the initial period of marriage, if not all, but most of the marriages, be it love or arrange marriage, face various challenges. After marriage lot of things get changed, even if it is love marriage. The solution to these challenges lies equally in the hands of both boy and a girl and the said solution is only patience and calmness of the couple.” The Court observed at the outset. The Court, after perusing the testimonies of the prosecution witnesses, was of the view that though the witnesses have made allegations of harassment due to demand of dowry and torture, however, they did not clarify the manner in which the deceased was harassed, abused, beaten and taunted. Moreover, while referring to the suicide note, the Court observed that it only indicates that there was some misunderstanding between the deceased and her husband and nothing else. Noting that the said note “does not even remotely whisper any kind of instigation or incitement” from the accused persons, the Court observed thus: “Committing of suicide by deceased by hanging herself, that too within eight months of the marriage, does raise a suspicion that everything was not normal. This suspicion, however, cannot be a substitute for the proof of dowry demand or subjecting the deceased to harassment and cruelty i.e., the requisite ingredient which constitute the offence under section 498A/304B or 306 IPC.” While referring to the judgment of Rani Vs. State of NCT of Delhi of the Delhi High Court wherein the Court observed that every suicide after marriage cannot be presumed to be a suicide due to dowry demand, the Court observed that:”The tendency of the Court should not be “that since any bride had died after marriage, now somebody must be held culprit and the noose must be meted to fit some neck.”In view of the aforesaid observations, the Court acquitted the accused persons of the charges on furnishing of fresh bail bonds to the tune of Rs. 10,000 in compliance of sec. 437A of CrPC.Click Here To Read OrderSubscribe 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

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City Council Meeting June 24, 2019

first_imgG-2019-09 Attachment: II.APPROVAL OF MEETING MEMORANDUM Agenda Attachment: X.COMMITTEE REPORTS B.ORDINANCE R-2019-14 An Ordinance to Rezone Certain Real Estate in the City of Evansville, State of Indiana, More Commonly Known as 1019 Washington Ave Petitioner: Jose Nunez Owner: Invenez Unlimited LLC. Requested Change: R2 & C4 to R2 Ward: 4 Robinson Representative: Jose Nunez, Invenez Unlimited LLC. III.REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS IX.MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS D.ORDINANCE R-2019-10 Amended An Ordinance to Rezone Certain Real Estate in the City of Evansville, State of Indiana, More Commonly Known as 2100 Lodge Avenue Petitioner: Allied Investment and Development Owner: Restored Properties, LLC Requested Change: C1 to C4 Ward: 4 Robinson Representative: Matt Malcolm, KDDK C.ORDINANCE R-2019-08 An Ordinance to Rezone Certain Real Estate in the City of Evansville, State of Indiana, More Commonly Known as N. Burkhardt Road – NW Corner of the Intersection Petitioner: Eric Carter Owner: Robert & Angela Shockman Requested Change: R1 to C4 Ward: 1 McGinn Representative: Eric Carter, Weihe Engineers, Inc. R-2019-08 Attachment: B.ADDITIONAL MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS R-2019-14 Attachment: C.ORDINANCE R-2019-15 Amended An Ordinance to Rezone Certain Real Estate in the City of Evansville, State of Indiana, More Commonly Known as 313 S New York Ave Petitioner: Harvey Baker & Shirley Baker Owner: Harvey Baker & Shirley Baker Requested Change: R4 to C4 Ward: 4 Robinson Representative: Tanisha Carothers, Carothers Law VII.REGULAR AGENDA:  SECOND READING OF ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS B.ORDINANCE F-2019-11 An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Evansville Authorizing Transfers of Appropriations, Additional Appropriations and Repeal and Re-Appropriation of Funds for Various City Funds Sponsor(s): Weaver Discussion Led By: Finance Chair Weaver Discussion Date: 6/24/2019 City Council Meeting On JUNE 24, 20191 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BLVD. ROOM 301 at 5:30 P.M. AGENDA FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare XI.ADJOURNMENT VIII.RESOLUTION DOCKET R-2019-10 Amended Attachment: VI.COMMITTEE REPORTS V.CONSENT AGENDA:  FIRST READING OF ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS A.ORDINANCE G-2019-08 An Ordinance Amending Title 18 of the Evansville Municipal Code Concerning Lane Use and Zoning Sponsor(s): Chair Adams Discussion Led By: Public Works Chair Adams Discussion Date: 6/24/2019 I.INTRODUCTION A.THE NEXT MEETING of the Common Council will be Monday, July 8, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. R-2019-15 Amended Attachment: A.ORDINANCE G-2019-09 An Ordinance to Amend and Restate Chapter 13.20 Wastewater Discharge Regulations Sponsor(s): Elpers, Brinkmeyer Discussion Led By: Chair Adams Discussion Date: 7/8/2019 IV.SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY F-2019-11 Attachment: G-2019-08 Attachment: Memo Attachment: last_img read more

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Strong Finish for OCBP @ 2017 AC Classic

first_imgBy Ryan GivensThis year’s Atlantic City Lifeguard Classic featured patrols from as far as Harvey Cedars all the way down to Cape May Point. 16 patrols in all competed at Chelsea Avenue in 4 races: doubles row, half mile swim, singles row, and doubles rescue. The doubles rescue, a unique event, allows patrols to showcase athletes and demonstrate their ability to act in a real life scenario. The race consists of a 1000 ft row to the singles flag and at the turn around, the pair must unhook a weighted dummy and return it to the shore. Ocean City Beach Patrol took first in this event in a time of 4:48 with Bryan and Shanin Theiss. In addition, Quinn Cassidy took 3rd in the swim to help OCBP earn a 4th place team finish. Check out the video highlight and pictures.1st Place Rescue Rowers OC Theiss Brothers Bryan and Shannon – Photo Credit: Dale BraunRESULTS:MILE DOUBLES ROWChuck Gowdy – Chris Graves Margate (13:27)Mike McGrath – Sean Duffey Longport (13:41)Jim Smith – Vince Granese Atlantic City (13:58)HALF MILE SWIMConall Loughlin Sea Isle City (10:57)Amber Glenn Margate (11:02)Quinn Cassidy Ocean City (11:03)1000FT SINGLES ROWChuck Gowdy Margate (4:24)Dave Funk Ventnor (4:31)Vince Granese Atlantic City (4:32)1000FT DOUBLES RESCUE RACEBryan and Shanin Theiss Ocean City (4:48)Tom Kresz – Tim Schwegman Longport (4:54)Kyle Deroo – Ryan Burke Atlantic City (4:55)TEAM SCORINGMargate 14Longport 10Atlantic City 9Ocean City 83rd Place Swimmer OC Quinn Cassidy. Photo Credit: Dale BraunStart of Doubles Row Race – Photo Credit: Dale Braunlast_img read more

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Greenhalgh’s revamps and expands

first_imgCraft baker Greenhalgh’s is to start rolling out “fantastic new branding” to give its 42 outlets a “fresher look” from next month. Bakery production manager David Smart said the new fascia is designed to give the stores a more modern feel. The “G” of Greenhalgh’s has been blown up to four times the size of standard text, to give the company a clear identifying logo. The new look will take 18 months to roll out across the company’s estate in north-west England, Mr Smart told British Baker.Greenhalgh’s is also planning to open two or more new outlets in the next year, boos-ting store numbers from the current 42. And the company is expanding the wholesale side of its business, which is now 50% wholesale and 50% retail. It supplies supermarkets Asda, Tesco, Morrisons and Booths, convenience chain Spar and companies inclu-ding BHS, House of Fraser and Roadchef.Wholesale sales manager Garry Thew told British Baker the company also has a growing export market, selling to expatriates in countries such as Spain, the Balearics and Tenerife. The majority of this business is meat-based.He noted that, following the recent lifting of the export ban on British beef, the company expects competition to escalate in overseas markets over the next six to eight weeks.With the lifting of the ban, Greenhalgh’s is to start selling products made with British beef in its overseas markets; before, it sourced beef from countries such as the Republic of Ireland, Argentina and Brazil. “Things will change now that we will be using British beef across the range,” said Mr Thew.last_img read more

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Tech Data Paves Path to Success for Reseller Partners

first_imgNote: this blog was guest authored by Shannon van den Bosch, Manager of Vendor Business at Tech DataTech Data is one of the world’s largest IT distributors and solution aggregators. Leading technology companies engage us for supply chain, logistics, warehousing and technical services. We also help resellers design and deliver competitive IT solutions that meet the unique requirements of their customers by providing servers, workstations, hyper-converged infrastructure, and other offerings from our partners such as Dell Technologies.Competition in the IT reseller business is fierce. Resellers bid against each other for jobs — often against the partner vendors whose hardware, software and services they use to create solutions. To help resellers thrive amid these dynamic challenges, we educate them about emerging technologies and help them identify and maximize sales opportunities. Our employees have found that it’s often easier to meet these requirements by partnering with Dell Technologies due to the comprehensive portfolio which simplifies solution designs. Furthermore, the complimentary marketing and education services available from the partner portal minimize costs, save time and increase agility — for our teams and for our partner customers.Generating demand with fewer resourcesFor example, many resellers have an abundance of technical expertise but need help with marketing. Instead of having our teams invest significant time in guidance, we direct partners who leverage Dell Technologies offerings to the partner demand generation center. Accessible from the Dell Technologies partner portal, the partner demand generation center provides tools for simplifying the management of campaign calendars, product rebates and client relationships. Up-to-date market insights and solution trends also help teams quickly establish sales priorities as well as prospective customers to maximize efficiency.Being able to give our reseller customers access to the partner demand generation center improves our competitiveness and value, with almost no effort by our teams. And our partner customers gain expert marketing insights and management tools without having to add people or software.Saving time with on-demand informationThe other tool our engineers, specialty teams and sales representatives use all the time on the Dell Technologies partner portal is the knowledge center. It’s where they go whenever they need to learn, put together training and stand up a demo involving Dell Technologies products. That’s because they can quickly get answers to questions like, “What’s the Dell portfolio of solutions that enable AI, security, cloud and digital transformation?” And unlike results from a web search, they know they can trust all of the information. Minimizing costs with ready-to-go contentSuccessful marketing campaigns require a lot of communication and strategy. To save time and cost, our resellers and our internal teams take advantage of ready-to-go resources available through the digital marketing tool on the partner portal. It provides marketing campaigns, playbooks, email messages and web pages that individuals can publish as is or customize as they wish. By taking advantage of the digital marketing tool and not having to start all our efforts from scratch, we’ve improved our marketing efficiency by 25%.Boosting agility drives growthAgility has always been important for success. However, it became critical when COVID-19 hit. The playbooks and other resources on the Dell Technologies partner portal helped us rapidly shift our marketing strategies and generate new business by hosting effective virtual events. We’re also developing offerings to help our partners drive growth. For example, in this quarter, we’re hosting a comprehensive social-selling boot camp to help them build up core competencies within their sales organizations by leveraging all the content that Dell provides.The partner portal is really a one-stop shop for all of us to add value to our customers — and grow our Dell Technologies business. Shannon van den Bosch is Manager of Vendor Business at Tech Data, responsible for overseeing the creation and execution of go-to-market strategy, customer outreach, enablement support, and operational efficiency. With more than 9 years of business and marketing experience in the IT Channel, Shannon leads with a customer-centric, outcome-driven methodology. Shannon is a graduate of Miami University (Ohio), where she majored in political science and marketing.last_img read more

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Irish engineers continue service work in Nicaragua

first_imgMembers of Notre Dame Students Empowering through Engineering Development (NDSEED) are preparing for the organization’s seventh year of community outreach with plans to build a bridge in Mata de Tules, Nicaragua. NDSEED is the University’s chapter of a multi-national non-governmental organization called “Bridges to Prosperity,”  Each year since Feburary 2008, six engineering students from the University have combined their passion for academics and for social service in designing and constructing a bridge for a community in Central America.  Senior and Project Manager Maria Krug said this year’s location is not far from the bridge that was built last year.  “Mata de Tules is less than a kilometer from the site where they built this past summer,” Krug said. “So we already talked to the community and they’re all thrilled for us to come back.”  Senior Spencer Ness said the project includes a team trip during fall break to assess the land and the community, as well as an eight-week trip during the summer of 2014.   “We fundraise for the entire project, we design the entire project, and then we go down and build it with the community. We’ll go down during fall break for our assessment trip where we’ll survey our site and come back and go through our entire design process with some advice from different faculty here and members of bridges of prosperity staff,” Ness said.  During the fundraising process each year NDSEED raises an average of $28,000. Sophomore Jonathan Weiler said the bulk of donations have always come from generous alumni donors, although selling apparel at football tailgates raises some money. “The biggest money comes from donations,” Weiler said. “You can only sell so much apparel for $20. So when we get some of our generous alumni or local organizations to contribute, it is so important to us and to the completion of the project.” Sophomore Andres Gutierrez said he hopes word will spread about the mission of the project and organization at large.  “Although we’re standing out in tailgates to try and sell apparel, the most important aspect is making ourselves visible, getting out there,” Gutierrez said. “People walk by and may buy a sweatshirt, but what’s important is that they ask what NDSEED is.” The goal of this 2014 group is to really grow from the experiences of past teams, junior Angelene Dascanio said. “We are building from the previous years and also helping next year’s team. So last year’s team actually chose our site for this year. That way, we will actually be assessing last year’s bridge, doing an annual inspection on it and ultimately choosing next year’s site after we complete our own project,” Dascanio said. “Our group has evolved from just doing our bridge, to helping last year’s initiatives and contributing to next year’s successes.” This past weekend, some NDSEED members attended the Bridge for Prosperity Bridge Builder’s Conference in Tenn.  “It was a weekend of camping in the Smoky Mountains with about 10 other university teams. They put on some workshops for us to learn some of the critical construction stages of the bridge. They also had presentations from people that have dedicated their lives to this organization,” Krug said. “In general, it was an extremely motivating and inspiring experience.” Dascanio said the most memorable piece of advice she received was the importance of the group’s ability to establish a strong relationship with the community of Mata de Tules.  “That’s something we really learned at the conference this past weekend, the key part of our project is building the bridge with the community. We’re not building the bridge for the community. We’re building the bridge with the community,” Dascanio said. “The bridge becomes more of a model of what they accomplished themselves, not just this gift that was given to them.” Guitterrez said without relationship and communication between the students and the community, the project would not complete its mission.  “I think that building that relationship gives the bridge itself a life, making it another member of the community because if they put so much effort over five-six weeks over the summer,” Gutierrez said. “The most important thing is the relationship. If the relationship with the community does not exist, pretty much the project is nothing.” The team is ready to face inevitable challenges that will come up during their initial visit during fall break. These include establishing contacts, initiating a relationship with the community,and maximizing their time there, Ness said.  “Material procurement for construction is one of our biggest challenges, along with establishing contacts in the community, making sure that there is a lot of community involvement,” Ness said.  Krug said keeping communication with the community after fall break is another important obstacle they most overcome.  “Keeping that communication with the community from when we return after fall break to our next visit in May is going to be one of our biggest challenges,” Krug said. “We leave them with some tasks that we hope will be accomplished by the time we come back, and we need to establish some way of making sure that actually happens.” Sophomore Nick Hauser said members of the University community should watch for a commercial about NDSEED during the USC game on Oct. 19.  “For the USC game, NBC is running a ‘What Will You Fight For?’ commercial that features NDSEED,” Hauser said. “We are really excited about that.” To learn more about NDSEED, or to donate, visit ndseed.nd.edu.last_img read more

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Disgraced Sets Broadway Closing Date

first_img Disgraced Related Shows Ayad Akhtar’s Disgraced, starring Hari Dhillon, Gretchen Mol and Josh Radnor, will shutter on Broadway on March 1. At time of closing the production, directed by Kimberly Senior, will have played 27 previews and 149 regular performances. The show officially opened on October 23 at the Lyceum Theatre. View Comments The cast also includes Karen Pittman and Danny Ashok. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play previously had a critically acclaimed off-Broadway run at Lincoln Center’s Claire Tow Theatre in 2012. A US Tour is planned to begin in November 2015. Disgraced follows Amir Kapoor (Dhillon), a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. When Amir and his wife, Emily (Mol), a white artist influenced by Islamic paintings, host a dinner party, what starts out as a friendly conversation escalates into something far more damaging. Show Closed This production ended its run on March 1, 2015last_img read more

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