Last fall a panel of high powered finance experts including bank executives, regulators, politicians, journalists and a Nobel laureate in economics assembled at Columbia’s Miller Theatre to participate in a panel titled “Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?” It was moderated by Robert J. Jackson Jr., associate professor of law and a co director of the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School, who guided panelists through hypothetical scenarios that delved into the problems, choices and decision making processes of key players in the financial collapse..
The OpenOrbiter Small Spacecraft Development Initiative at the University of North Dakota is working to launch North Dakota’s first spacecraft. The CubeSat being developed will demonstrate the ability to make a functional spacecraft for only a few thousand dollars (instead of tens or hundreds of thousands). A largely student driven effort, OpenOrbiter is changing who has access to space by providing a low cost, easily customizable framework for others to use as the basis for their own satellite..
He had dreams of turning it into a group home, but now will have to tear it down. It suspected that three kids prosecuted for vandalism at Taylor Park in Rosendale were also involved in vandalizing the farm house. The Fond du Lac County Sheriff Department wasn able to prove that connection.
An eclectic mix of important people have been buried in the cathedral or in the earlier church called the Old Minster that once stood on the grounds. These include several Saxon kings, St. Swithun (the cathedral’s patron saint), diver William Walker (who saved the cathedral from collapse by working underwater for six years to shore up its flooded foundations), Josephine Butler (a 19th century campaigner against human trafficking) and novelist Jane Austen (who has not one but three memorials there)..
DeStefano would like to restructure sanitation collection to save the city money. Councilman Joseph Masi would like to privatize the service, which is staffed by city employees. The mayor is leaning toward reducing the size of crews from three per truck to two with the use of garbage trucks with arms to pick up receptacles.
Proponents of the ban have called for the city to ignore the threat of legal action, but in our view, such an attitude is not only ill advised but dangerous. We should do our best to keep such issues out of the courtroom. We need to make sure the lines of communication remain open.