Classical Studies

Greek professor found dead in his office after hanging himself

A Greek university professor was found dead in his office after hanging himself, a police report said on Tuesday. According to the police, Professor Emeritus Ioannis Kazazis of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki has died following a hanging with the coronor ruling out any criminal act committed by a third …

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List of all new courses offered by IGNOU from the academic year 2021-22

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers a wide variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and certificate courses, in open mode, distance and online. Every year the university introduces new short term courses as well as degree courses to keep its curriculum fresh and up to date. These courses are offered by …

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Dean of Ayurvedic Medicine Dr PK Warrier deceased | India News

MALAPPURAM: Dean of Ayurveda and Kottakkal Managing Director Arya Vaidya Sala, Dr PK Warrier, died there on Saturday, family sources said. He was 100 years old. KAS sources said Dr Warrier breathed his last around noon. The country had honored him with Padma Shree in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in …

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Bubbles in superfluid helium containing six and eight electrons: Soft, quantum nanomaterial

Abstract The role of quantum fluctuations in the self-assembly of soft materials is relatively unexplored, which could be important in the development of next-generation quantum materials. Here, we report two species of nanometer-sized bubbles in liquid helium-4 that contain six and eight electrons, forming a versatile, platform to study self-assembly …

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BU political scientist Gina Sapiro’s retirement blog looks back on 46 years of teaching, mentoring, and more | BU today

In her 46th year as a political science scholar, Virginia Sapiro sits in front of her laptop at the kitchen table at her New Hampshire farm, a 90-minute drive from Boston University, and writes about it she learned and observed about teaching, researching, “deaning and provosting” —and gardening. These, and …

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I cry no more for Nigeria which spoiled the Ayonmikes

Father Joseph Ayomike By Owei Lakemfa I can’t believe I’m writing this. The events are a nightmare that will not go away. Pa Joseph Oritseretsolokumi Ayonmike, an 83-year-old man of culture and immense intelligence, and his wife, Dr Chinyere ‘Chichi’ Shirley Ayonmike, opera soloist / duo, Technical and vocational education …

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Annie Smith Peck »Explorersweb

Annie Smith Peck was an American teacher who became a pioneer mountaineer during the suffragette movement. In particular, she hung a “Votes for Women” flag at the top of Mount Coropuna in Peru. Although she remains the only woman to have made the first ascent of a major summit, her …

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Beloit director of the symphony orchestra known for his musical detectives

BELOIT, Wisconsin (AP) – If you know of any rap artists who plagiarize rhythms or lyrics, Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra (BJSO) Music Director Rob Tomaro might write a report on them. Although he is best known for his conductors in Rock County, Tomaro’s professional skills are in high demand across …

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This is how you die in extreme heat

The heated dome that roasts millions of people across the Pacific Northwest and swathes of Canada, sending temperatures in generally temperate places to record triple digits, has already claimed hundreds of lives. And these are just those we can count so far. Climate change has increased average temperatures by 2 …

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An unlikely friendship binds the Volga and the Vaigai

On November 19, 2020, the Embassy of India in Russia announced that Alexander Dubiansky, professor of Tamil studies at Moscow State University, had died of COVID-19 at the age of 79. Dubiansky was a renowned scholar of the Tamil language and its literature, and news of his death caused a …

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