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first_imgFaculty Position Summary: Job Number: Applications Open: Nov 22 2019 Central Standard TimeApplications Close: Appointment Type, Duration: Degree and Area of Specialization: The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) and theDivision of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Medicine,Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin is seekingapplicants for an assistant, or associate professor, to join ourHematology and Bone Marrow Transplant clinical and translationalresearch programs.The UW Bone Marrow Adult Transplant Program performs more than 200transplants annually, including both allogeneic and autologoustransplants. In 2018, our program began CAR-T therapy for our adultpatient population. Our program is a growing multidisciplinary teamof transplant professionals, working together toward the goal ofproviding the best possible care for our patients. The candidatewill contribute to our strategic framework in support of our BMTprogram, provide direct patient care, academic teaching, andconduct clinical research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profoundcommitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as avaluable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, westrongly encourage applications from candidates who foster andpromote the values of diversity and inclusion. We are committed todiversity in all areas, including scholarship, instruction, andengagement at all levels. Candidates should address at least one ofthese areas in their cover letter and indicate their experience,current interest or activities and future goals to promote aclimate that values diversity and inclusion. To begin the application process please click on the ” button. Youwill be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and statementof interest. You will also be asked to provide contact informationfor three (3) references as part of your online application.The deadline for assuring full consideration is January 31, 2020,however, positions will remain open and applications may beconsidered until the position is filled. MD, DO or MD/PhD; Must be Board prepared or eligible in Hematology,or Hematology and Medical Oncology. Instructions to Applicants: Our physicians, nurse practitioners and health care specialistsprovide exceptional patient-centered care with access to all UWCCCclinical trials, multi-disciplinary oncology programs includingmedical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, precisionmedicine, medical imaging, cancer immunology & immunotherapyand early drug development. Clinical research is conducted in theUWCCC by 16 multi-disciplinary Disease Oriented Teams and issupported by the UWCCC Clinical Research Central Office on the maincampus. Over 70 UWCCC investigators regularly enroll patients totherapeutic intervention trials at our UWCCC clinical sites. We area member of the NCCN, Big10 Cancer Research Consortium, WisconsinOncology Network (WON) and Wisconsin Association of Hematology andOncology (WAHO).Duties include approximately 30% direct patient care at UW Health?smain campus, including ambulatory, inpatient and/or consult serviceattending;Proactively supporting efforts to improve diversity in clinicaltrial participants;70% protected time to develop a research or education program andto engage in related scholarly activity or administrativerole.Additional leadership positions representing the division and/orUWCCC on state, regional or national committees may be available toappropriate candidates.Tenure candidates would receive a competitive startup package tosupport their research lab, staff and program.The Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology & PalliativeMedicine is part of the Department of Medicine and theNCI-designated UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Divisionis active in all phases of cancer therapy development andevaluation. Faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine valueprofessionalism, patient-centeredness, compassion, respect,innovation, discovery, inclusion, diversity, teamwork, scholarshipand stewardship.The successful candidate will join a world-class institution thatencourages, values and supports interdisciplinary basic, clinic andpopulation health research, and attracts scholars and students fromaround the world. Madison is the state’s capitol city with apopulation of over 252,000, and offers an ideal combination ofnatural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schoolsand outdoor recreation. License or Certificate: JULY 01, 2020 Official Title: Additional Information: Total compensation targets AAMC benchmarks by rank.This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PositionVacancy #201102; please note that only one vacancy exists. Havingtwo position vacancy listings allows the School of Medicine andPublic Health to consider candidates with both tenure-track facultycredentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for thisposition. A534260-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/HEM-ONC Institutional Statement on Diversity: Full or Part Time: 80% – 100% NegotiableANNUAL (12 months)center_img Anticipated Begin Date: Contact: Ruth O’Regan, [email protected] Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for furtherinformation. ) Salary: Employment Class: The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity andAffirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence throughdiversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,you can find information about how to make a request at thefollowing website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/ Work Type: 201103-FA Clinical and research publications in hematological malignancy orbone marrow transplantation (BMT).Completion of an accredited fellowship training program inhematology and/or medical oncology with clinical experience.Candidates for associate professor rank must meet criteria forappointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Healthguidelines. Ongoing/Renewable The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and TotalCompensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensationstructures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles oncurrent job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties andresponsibilities will remain the same. For more information pleasevisit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.Employment will require a criminal background check. It will alsorequire you and your references to answer questions regardingsexual violence and sexual harassment.The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identitiesof applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except thatthe identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).The Annual Security and FireSafety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinarypolicies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, andon-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statisticsfor the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a papercopy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin PoliceDepartment . Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience: Job no: 201103-FAWork type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time,Faculty-Part TimeDepartment: SMPH/MEDICINE/HEM-ONCLocation: MadisonCategories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research,Scientific Principal Duties: Eligible for Wisconsin medical license ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN) Department(s): Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation forUW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respectthe profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. Wecommit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linkedgoals.The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission bycreating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from everybackground – people who as students, faculty, and staff serveWisconsin and the world.For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, pleasevisit: Diversity andInclusionlast_img read more


first_img By Tommie Lee – April 7, 2021 4 287 Notre Dame to require COVID vaccines for all students in the fall WhatsApp Pinterest (Tommie Lee/MNC) The University of Notre Dame says all students will be required to have the COVID-19 vaccine for the fall semester.From the University of Notre Dame:The University of Notre Dame will require all students — undergraduate, graduate and professional — returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the University’s executive officers — President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Charles and Jill Fischer Provost Marie Lynn Miranda and Executive Vice President Shannon Cullinan — wrote in a letter sent today to the campus community. The University will accommodate documented medical or religious exemptions.“The safety of the University and local communities is always our highest priority,” Father Jenkins said. “Requiring students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 is a new and important addition to our health policies, one that we believe will enhance public health at Notre Dame and in our community, while also contributing to our ability to return to a more vibrant campus environment.”The announcement comes in advance of the University opening a clinic Thursday (April 8) with the Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccine, making it especially easy for current students to meet the vaccine requirement.The vaccination clinic will use the Compton Family Ice Arena and will administer first doses from April 8 to 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Second doses will be administered from April 29 to May 6.In their letter, the executive officers encouraged students to be vaccinated at the on-campus clinic in the days and weeks ahead. They indicated that officials with the Indiana Department of Health have assured the University that there will be ample supply to fully inoculate the student body and any faculty and staff who have not yet been vaccinated.The University’s leaders also encouraged anyone on campus who has been vaccinated to register their status through an online tool.The University currently requires enrolled students to be immunized for hepatitis B, meningitis, measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus and chicken pox, and last fall required all students to receive the flu vaccine, again with medical and religious exemptions. WhatsApp Facebook Google+ Pinterest CoronavirusIndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market Facebook Twitter Twitter Previous articleTwo people recovering after shooting on North Frances Street in South BendNext articleFire at the Forest River Plant in Elkhart Tommie Lee Google+last_img read more


first_imgColin Brace, chairman of Newport-based Brace’s Bakery, has passed away after a short illness, aged 96 years.His son, Mark Brace, who runs the bakery alongside brother Jonathan, told British Baker he was widely respected throughout the industry.Colin Brace, who was the grandson of the founder of the bakery, George, has worked for the business since 1946 during the end of the Second World War.Colin Brace enlisted into the army before joining the family business and carried on working up until last week when he fell ill.“He will be sorely missed by us all,” said Brace’s Bakery. “We saw Colin last Thursday (8 February) at the bakery when he came to work, as he did most days.”Some of his highlights during his life included receiving an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2013 for his services to the baking industry and to the community in Wales.Tributes poured in through social media following the announcement of Brace’s death, describing the chairman as a “momentous man with pride and integrity” and “a massive loss to Brace’s family and friends”.last_img read more


first_imgOn Wednesday night, October 25th, folk rock favorites The Avett Brothers made an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers to play a new song, “Roses and Sacrifice”. According to a post on the Avett’s Facebook, the performance on Late Night marked the group’s 25th late-night TV spot.The band has played the song live a number of times since debuting it at Red Rocks last year, but it has yet to appear on any official releases. While the band hasn’t released a new album since 2016’s True Sadness, the introduction of this down-home ditty to a national audience seems to (hopefully) portend a new set of songs from the Avett Brothers in the near future. Check out the video below:The Avett Brothers – “Roses and Sacrifice”[Video: Late Night with Seth Meyers]The Avett Brothers’ appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers came on the same day the band announced their 2019 return to Red Rocks in Morrison, CO, continuing a years-long tradition of multi-night runs at the storied natural amphitheatre. The three-night run is set to take place from Friday, July 5th through Sunday, July 7th. Supporting acts for the first two nights of the run have yet to be announced, but the Avett Brothers have confirmed that Lake Street Dive—who made their own Red Rocks headlining debut earlier this year—will open the festivities on July 7th, the run’s final night.On Tuesday, The Avett Brothers were also included in the initial lineup announcement for the 2019 edition of SweetWater 420 Fest, set to take place from Friday, April 19th through Sunday, April 21st, 2019 at Centennial Olympic Park in the heart of Atlanta, GA.This week, The Avett Brothers are preparing for a sold-out, three-night run at Port Chester’s historic rock palace, The Capitol Theatre, set to take place from Thursday, October 5th through Saturday, October 7th. For a full list of The Avett Brothers’ upcoming tour dates, or to grab your tickets to any of their shows, head to the band’s website here.With so much recent news from the band, and the national TV debut of  “Roses and Sacrifice”, we’re holding out hope that an album announcement is coming soon. Stay tuned!last_img read more


first_imgLoad remaining images On Saturday night, Mihali Savoulidis stopped at Portland, ME’s Portland House of Music, working through Twiddle and solo material, as well as a well-executed cover of Nirvana’s “Polly”. A noteworthy take on “When It Rains It Pours” served as the encore. Strange Machines’ Mike MacDonald opened the evening with a solo acoustic set.Below, you can view a gallery of photos from Saturday night’s Portland House of Music show via photographer Vic Brazen.Mihali | Portland House Of Music | Portland, ME | 12/9/2018 | Photos: Vic Brazenlast_img


first_imgThe president of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) today (May 26) announced the results of the annual election of new members of the Harvard Board of Overseers.  The results were released at the annual meeting of the association following the University’s 360th Commencement.  The five newly elected Overseers are introduced here:Flavia B. de Almeida (São Paulo, Brazil) is a partner in Monitor Group, an international consulting firm, and head of its São Paulo office, where she specializes in corporate strategy and governance.  After undergraduate studies at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, she received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1994.Richard W. Fisher (Dallas) is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, and a leader in studying the impact of globalization on monetary policy.  Raised in Mexico, he is a 1971 graduate of Harvard College. He studied at Oxford, then received his M.B.A. from Stanford in 1975.  Verna C. Gibbs (San Francisco) is professor of clinical surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, a surgeon at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and an expert on operating-room safety practices. A 1975 graduate of Harvard College, she went on to receive her M.D. from the Duke University School of Medicine in 1979.  Nicole M. Parent (Greenwich, Conn.) is a managing partner at Vertical Research Partners, an independent research firm she co-founded in 2009, and a former managing director at Credit Suisse, where she led global industrial equity research. She graduated from Harvard College in 1993 and is immediate past president of the Harvard Club of New York.  Kenji Yoshino (New York) is the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at New York University (NYU) School of Law. He received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College in 1991, studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford (M.Sc. ’93), and then received his J.D. in 1996 from Yale Law School, where he taught before moving to NYU.The five new Overseers were each elected for six-year terms.  They were chosen from a slate of eight candidates, who were nominated by a Harvard Alumni Association committee according to the election rules. Harvard degree holders cast 28,487 ballots in the election.The primary function of the Board of Overseers is to encourage the University to maintain the highest attainable standards as a place of learning. Drawing on the diverse experience and expertise of its members, the board exerts broad influence over the University’s strategic directions, provides essential counsel to the University’s leadership on priorities and plans, has the power of consent to certain actions such as the election of Corporation members, and directs the visitation process by which a broad array of Harvard Schools and departments are periodically reviewed.last_img read more


first_img View Comments Victoria Clark She won a Tony for playing the mother of a girl with a developmental disability, and now Victoria Clark is hitting the big screen as the daughter of a woman with dementia. The Cinderella star appears opposite Oscar nominee Sally Kirkland in the film Archaeology of a Woman. From the looks of it, this movie has it all: Victoria Clark shouting in a ruffled tanktop. Victoria Clark getting it on with some young gent. Victoria Clark dramatically running through Grand Central. Victoria Cl…wait. Hold up. Was that Mary Testa?! Archaeology of a Woman, directed by Sharon Greytak, will premiere at New York’s Village East Cinema on September 12. Take a look at the trailer below.center_img Star Fileslast_img


first_imgWeek Ending October 25, 2008There were 1,190 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, an increase of 389 from the week before. Altogether 6,905 new and continuing claims were filed, 363 more than a week ago and 2,009 more than a year earlier. In addition, the Department processed 1,161 claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008, a decrease of 36 from last week.The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/(link is external)Previously released Unemployment Weekly Reports and other UI reports can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/lmipub.htm#uc(link is external)last_img


first_imgSometimes we venture out into nature to find solitude. To simply reflect on its beauty. To escape from noise, traffic and the constant interruptions from modern technology. Other times we feel the need to be surrounded by friends and family, though preferring a more scenic venue than our living rooms. Fortunately, there is a stretch of the Upper James River Water Trail for each of these experiences and plenty of others in between. Some river users prefer the sound of laughter instead songbirds. Paddling with a group of friends or family members is a great way to make memories and introduce kids to the beauty of nature. Scouts, church groups, family reunions and other gatherings flock to the Upper James for a leisurely float in kayaks, canoes and especially tubes. Photos courtesy of Upper James River Water Trail. The James River begins where the Jackson and Cowpasture Rivers merge near the town of Iron Gate. Overall, it’s a popular river for paddlers but as it meanders through northern Botetourt County, there are remote and rugged stretches where it’s quiet enough to hear leaves rustling in the breeze and birds calling to one another. The 13-mile stretch downriver from the Eagle Rock public access point is perhaps the least paddled section. This picturesque portion of the river offers a few rapids and stunning scenery. The Town of Buchanan is often thought of as a hub of activity on the James. If you start your journey there, within minutes of leaving the town limits you’ll find another stretch of river that feels remote and peaceful. Further downriver where the James flows into Rockbridge County, the stretch between Alpine and Glasgow features a seven mile stretch with virtually no signs of civilization. The Upper James River Water Trail is made up of approximately 64 miles of the James River in Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties plus about 10 miles of the Maury River, which merges into the James in the Town of Glasgow. If you assumed that roughly 74 miles of river offers a wide variety of sites, terrain and challenges, you’d be right. Photos courtesy of Upper James River Water Trail. The stretch from Springwood to Buchanan is especially popular with groups. When the river is at normal water level, it’s a relaxing and fun float. It’s roughly five miles and ends at a big sandy public access point in Buchanan where there is plenty of parking and some nice places to grab a meal and a cold drink. Social or solitary, there is a place for you on the Upper James River Water Trail. There are outfitters and guides ready to give you expert advice and offer a shuttle service so you can enjoy your ideal day on the James River. Plan your visit at www.upperjamesriverwatertrail.comlast_img read more


first_imgNovember 15, 2004 News and Notes News and Notes Joseph P. George, Jr., of The Law Offices of Joseph P. George, Jr., in Miami was elected vice chair of the Florida Substance Abuse and Mental Health Corporation. Ed Kinberg of the Dispute Resolution & Education Center, LLC, in Melbourne was selected to serve as a mediator for the Florida Mediation Program administered by the Collins Center for Public Policy. Kat Silverglate, Henry Latimer, and Nelson Slosbergas of Miami completed the diploma program in offshore e-Commerce law presented by the International Business Law Services and The Royal Society of Fellows. Barry Nelson of Nelson & Levine, P.A., in North Miami Beach presented “Current Trends & Traps in Estate Planning – Estate Planning and Asset Protection Techniques to Consider and Traps to Avoid,” at the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants 19th Annual Accounting Show in Ft. Lauderdale and at the United Way Endowment Professional Advisor Series Event in Miami. Marc John Randazza of Weston, Garrou & DeWitt in Altamonte Springs appeared on Fox News Live, debating the constitutional protection of online vote-pairing with a representative of freerepublic.com. Gerald I. Kornreich of Kornreich & Terraferma in Miami has been named co-chair of the 11th Judicial Circuit judicial nominating commission. Richard P. Cole of Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A., was elected president of the Miami Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Howard D. Rosen of Donlevy-Rosen & Rosen in Coral Gables presented a seminar for the Seattle Estate Planning Council titled “Asset Protection Strategies.” Betty Eichelbaum of Coconut Creek, and Kimberly Gilmour and Bruce A. Blitman of Ft. Lauderdale presented a one-day “Conflict Resolution” training seminar to high school students participating in The Young Diplomats. Blitman was also selected to serve as a mediator in the Florida Department of Financial Services’ Mediation Program. Daryl D. Parks of Parks & Crump, LLC, in Tallahassee was elected chair of the Minority Caucus for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America for 2004-2005. Bruce Anderson of Roetzel & Andress was a featured panelist at the “Transfer of Development Rights Forum” for Florida real estate professionals. Charles H. Scruggs III of Tampa was presented with the 2004 Professionalism Award by the Family Law Inn of Tampa. Mike Yashko of Roetzel & Andress was appointed to the Board of Advisors of the Boston Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis. Ellen C. Freidin of Akerman Senterfitt in Miami has been selected as a recipient for the Florida Region of the Anti-Defamation League’s 2004 Jurisprudence Award. John Paul Parks of Ducar, Lorona & Parks, P.C., was a speaker at the 24th annual Southern California Tax and Estate Planning Forum, held in San Diego. Parks presented a workshop on “Arizona 2004 Legislation Affecting Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate, Conservatorships, and Guardianships.” Stephen Iglesias of the Office of the Attorney General in Tampa has been certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. David Pratt of Pratt & Bucher, LLP, spoke at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Tax Council meeting; his speech was entitled “The Anatomy of the New Federal Gift Tax Return, Including a Review of the Gift Tax Statute of Limitations, Gift Splitting Provisions and Proposed Regulations Regarding the Election out of the Automatic Allocation of Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Exemption.” Pratt and Jennifer Zakin also spoke at the Boca Raton Tax Institute meeting. Additionally, Pratt spoke at the meeting of the Federal Tax Division of The Florida Bar Tax Section in Tampa; his topic was Family Limited Partnerships and Section 2036. José Astigarraga of Astigarraga Davis in Miami has been appointed to serve as a member of the London Court of International Arbitration. Stanley Kiszkiel of Stanley Kiszkiel, P.A., served as a panel member at the fall national conference of the National Association of ADA Coordinators on the issue of reasonable accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act Jana McConnaughhay of McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver, P.A., in Tallahassee was appointed as legislative chair for the Florida State Guardianship Association. Mark Eiglarsh of Robbins, Tunkey, Ross, Amsel, Raben Waxman & Eiglarsh, P.A., presented, “Rainmaking, The Course They Should Teach in Law School,” at St. Thomas University School of Law and the University of Miami School of Law. Kevin E. Packman of Nelson & Levine, P.A., in North Miami Beach spoke at the Professional Advisory Committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Packman’s topic was, “Florida’s Homestead Laws: Pitfalls and Traps for the Florida Practitioner.” V. James Dickson of Ruden McClosky in Ft. Lauderdale has been appointed chair of the Pinellas County School Readiness Coalition. Jeanette M. Flores of GrayRobinson in Tampa was elected to serve as president of the Commercial Real Estate Women of Tampa Bay for 2005. Patrick C. Barthet of The Barthet Firm in Miami published “Isn’t That My Money! Dealing with Claims of Preferential Transfers” in the October issue of The Construction Executive, the monthly journal of the Associated Builders and Contractors. Andrew Needle of Needle, Gallagher & Ellenberg, P.A., in Miami participated as a member of the Medical Malpractice and Product Liability Roundtable at the Center for Ethics and Public Service of the University of Miami Law School. Dennis J. Wall of Orlando published an article about “Insurance Expert Witnesses” in Coverage magazine, in conjunction with the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association Litigation Section. November 15, 2004 News & Noteslast_img read more