Professor receives psychology award

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first_imgPsychology professor Nicole McNeil has been nationally recognized in her field after earning the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 2013 Boyd McCandless Award for distinguished contribution to psychology. McNeil said she was surprised to be selected by the APA’s Division 7 for the prestigious award. “I was shocked,” she said. “The previous winners of the award are all well known, highly influential psychologists. It is a great honor to receive the award and be listed among them.” The APA Division 7 is the association’s subgroup focused on psychologists specialized in human development. The group’s award “recognizes an early career scientist … who has made a distinguished theoretical contribution to developmental psychology, has conducted programmatic research of distinction, or has made a distinguished contribution to the dissemination of developmental science,” according to the APA website. McNeil attributed her success in the field to her past teachers and peers. “It’s an award based on my entire body of research to date, so everyone I’ve learned from and worked with has helped me win the award – all of my mentors, collaborator and students,” she said. McNeil said her former advisor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was most influential to her academic and professional development. “My most important teacher, mentor and collaborator is [psychology professor] Martha Alibali. She is the first person who got me interested in cognitive developmental research when I was an undergraduate and she was my advisor in graduate school.” While McNeil is being recognized for her research, she is deeply involved in other aspects of academia at Notre Dame, teaching cognitive development, developmental psychology and learning and instruction for the Alliance for Catholic Education. McNeil said her work as director of the University’s Cognition Learning and Development Laboratory has allowed her to bring together her interests in psychology, education and research. “One of our goals is to identify the best ways for parents and teachers to structure children’s environments to help them learn important math concepts,” she said.last_img read more

New West End Dates for Hamilton in 2017

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first_img We have your latest West End Hamilton update. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit tuner is now scheduled to begin previews a little later than previously reported and will start performances in November 2017 at the renovated Victoria Palace Theatre. According to U.K. journalist Baz Bamigboye, opening night is set for December. As Miranda hinted to Broadway.com at the Tonys, he is still aiming to appear in London in some shows in 2018.Directed by Thomas Kail and featuring a book, music and lyrics by Miranda, Hamilton is inspired by the book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. The new musical follows the scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America, from bastard orphan to Washington’s right hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country’s first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Eliza Hamilton and lifelong Hamilton friend and foe, Aaron Burr, all make appearances in the tuner about America’s fiery past.Hamilton is currently playing to standing room only audiences at Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre and at Chicago’s PrivateBank Theatre. Lin-Manuel Miranda in ‘Hamilton'(Photo: Joan Marcus) View Commentslast_img read more

A Bronx Tale Begins Previews on Broadway

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first_img A Bronx Tale Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 5, 2018 ‘A Bronx Tale'(Photo: Matthew Murphy) Related Showscenter_img A Bronx Tale, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks, will begin Broadway previews on November 3. The mafia musical, which bowed at Paper Mill Playhouse last year, is set to officially open on December 1 at the Longacre Theatre.The 30-member cast includes Nick Cordero, Richard H. Blake, Bobby Conte Thornton, Broadway.com vlogger Ariana DeBose, Lucia Giannetta, Bradley Gibson and Hudson Loverro.With a book by Chazz Palminteri, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater, A Bronx Tale is inspired by the real life story of Palminteri. The streetwise musical will take you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score, A Bronx Tale is a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.A one-man play, written and performed by Palminteri, premiered in Los Angeles in 1990 and soon moved to off-Broadway. Following a 1993 film adaptation headlined and helmed by De Niro and penned by and co-starring Palminteri, the play ran on the Great White Way in 2007.Check out Broadway.com’s video chatting to De Niro and the Main Stem company about the new tuner below. View Commentslast_img read more

Colombia will obtain through CIAC international certification to modernize T27 planes

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first_img Gaining experience and knowledge In November 2013, the Colombian Air Force will start using the “Iris drone,” which is made in Colombia. The drone can be operated from a control station. “With this new technology, we expect more precision in the weapons and a reduction of the explosive capacity of the bombs launched,” Air Force Commander Guillermo León told El Tiempo. The Colombian Air Force is also developing a new tank and an “intelligent” bomb. The Brazilian firm Embraer Defense and Security has agreed to certify a Colombian company to modernize the EMB 312 Tucano T27 airplanes used by the Colombian Air Force (FAC). For 20 years, the FAC has used these airplanes to train military pilots and to fight against international drug traffickers and guerillas with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the National Liberation Army (ELN). “Once the first two planes are modernized, Colombia’s Corporation of the Aeronautics Industry (CIAC, for its acronym in Spanish) will obtain a certificate that will make it the only company able to modernize the Tucano planes, except those belonging to the Brazilian Air Force,” Col. Campo Elías Ruales Morillo, the maintenance advisor for CIAC, said to EFE News in September. CIAC is part of the Ministry of Defense. CIAC will embark on a three-year program to modernize the 14 T27 airplanes the country purchased for $40 million USD. Colombia purchased the aircraft in 1992. The CIAC outfitted the airplanes with weapons. Big savings As part of the modernization program, the airplanes will get new wings, new landing gear, and a Rockwell Collins navigation and communications system. It will take about four months to modernize each airplane, officials said. Colombian technicians and engineers will modernize the first T27 airplane in Brazil. The remainder of the airplanes will be modernized at the Justino Mariño Cuesto Air Force Base in the municipality of Madrid. Embraer officials will supervise the airplanes. Brazil and Colombia signed a treaty to modernize the T27 airplanes in 2011. The CIAC has invested $19 million USD to purchase airplane equipment and blueprints and to train technicians and engineers, Ruales Murillo said. Improved precision Fighting the FARC and the ELN center_img The modernization program will provide Colombian technicians and engineers with valuable experience, Ruales Murillo said. In the future, when T27 planes from other countries need to be modernized, “they will have to come to” Colombia the colonel said. The CIAC will be certified to modernize T27 airplanes in January 2014. Other countries will be able to pay the CIAC to modernize their T27 aircraft. The cost will depend on the geographic location where the modernization of the airplane is to take place. Around 500 T27 airplanes are in service in 13 Air Forces from around the world, including the air fleets of Argentina, Peru, Paraguay, Honduras, and France. Colombia has the highest number of Tucano airplanes, authorities said. Before they are modernized, each Colombian Tucano airplane is worth about $7 million USD. “The certification will allow Colombia and its Air Force to gain experience and knowledge in the defense and security industry, which at this moment is difficult to account for,” said Iñigo Guevara, a security analyst at the Center for Security with Democracy (CASEDE), which is based in Mexico City. “The real prize is not to modernize the Tucano planes but to learn how to modernize planes,” Guevara added. The Colombian Air Force has used Tucano airplanes to support land operations by the Army against the FARC and the ELN. In 2002, Colombian military forces used T27 airplanes during the “Tanatos Operation” to take control of the so-called demilitarized zone in southern Colombia, according to published reports. The region had been controlled by the FARC for more than 30 years. The Colombian Air Force has relied on T27 airplanes for two decades. “I feel proud to say that our (T27) planes are the ones that have completed the most flight hours. Although they were supposed to be used for training, due to the situation at that moment they had to be used to back up land troops in need of help to combat the guerrillas, which resulted in the success that we all remember,” Ruales Murillo recalled. By Dialogo November 07, 2013 Modernization program By modernizing its fleet of T27 airplanes the Colombian Air Force will save tens of millions of dollars, because it will not have to purchase new aircraft, according to Guevara, the security analyst. The modernized airplanes should last for 20 years after they have been upgraded, Guevara said. The modernized airplanes will play an important role in the fight against drug traffickers and guerilla rebels. “CIAC is learning from its international experience. In the long term, CIAC could start offering other types of modernization services and become competitive worldwide, they know it,” Guevara said. The Colombian government has provided CIAC with great support to improve its air space industry. For example, the Colombian government has a partnership with business people in the United States to produce T90 Calima military planes, according to Aviacion Total. Colombia also has a partnership with the company Indumil to build unmanned planes, or drones, from composite materials. last_img read more

Dominican Republic’s Indirect Participation with Operation Martillo and Support for CSII

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first_imgBy Dialogo May 15, 2014 DIÁLOGO: The country’s geostrategic position is appealing to drug traffickers. Do you think that preventing drug trafficking in the Dominican territory is the main challenge for the Dominican Armed Forces? DIÁLOGO: Is there anything else you would like to add? MAJOR GENERAL CÁCERES CHESTARO: It is true that we are really not a part of Operation Martillo. However, you know that the importance of the Dominican Republic is determined by its geostrategic position. This forces us to increase our efforts in order to thwart illicit trafficking in our area. Understandably, this contributes to Operation Martillo and causes us to interact and exchange information with our sister nations; partner nations in the area. MAJOR GENERAL CÁCERES CHESTARO: Yes, certainly. Our main partner is the United States, and through the United States Southern Command, specifically JIATF-South (Joint Interagency Task Force-South), we are able to receive early warnings regarding people trying to enter our territory. DIÁLOGO: Although the Dominican Republic does not officially participate in Operation Martillo, what is its indirect contribution to this effort? MAJOR GENERAL CÁCERES CHESTARO: We are part of this project. We are one of the creators of this system, because we have signed the memorandum. As a matter of fact, the Dominican Republic was one of the first countries to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the CSII system. We support and are committed to the AIS (Automatic Identification System), which is now ending with great results. That is why we have a lot of faith in the CSII system and we are also willing to work on it. DIÁLOGO: … and the United States… On March 23 the Dominican Republic and Haiti agreed to strengthen their cooperation, in order to disrupt the Sinaloa Cartel and other transnational criminal organizations that operate in the Caribbean region, since drug traffickers continue to increase their activities in the region due to its strategic position on the map. Operation Martillo is one of the U.S. Government’s comprehensive actions to avoid the use of the Central American isthmus as an illicit route for drugs, weapons, and money trafficking –scourge that directly affects the Dominican Republic because of its key location on the map, even though it does not officially participate in the operation. To discuss this and other issues, Diálogo met with Major General Pedro A. Cáceres Chestaro, Dominican Deputy Minister of Defense for Military Affairs, during the ninth edition of the Central American Security Conference (CENTSEC), held in Guatemala City, in April 2014. MAJOR GENERAL CÁCERES CHESTARO: Yes. The first thing we need to understand is where we are located, and continue working based on that, as we have been doing, and increase our efforts to improve defense and national security. center_img MAJOR GENERAL CÁCERES CHESTARO: You know that natural disasters are one of our threats. We lie atop faults that might provoke telluric movements, in addition to our very active hurricane season. That has forced us to focus on the different roles we play; based on this, we have trained and continue to train and work persistently to increase our efficiency levels against these. DIÁLOGO: There is a general tendency in the region for the military to have more participation in humanitarian assistance operations in case of a natural disaster and with regard to asymmetric threats, especially drug trafficking. What is the Dominican Republic’s stand on this issue? DIÁLOGO: So, you agree with military participation in untraditional roles? MAJOR GENERAL CÁCERES CHESTARO: Of course. It has been many years since the armed forces had to change their mentality and roles when other untraditional threats arose, but because we have to work in defense and security, this causes us to work and train to be prepared for anything that might arise, we have a very wide range of activities we focus on. DIÁLOGO: In relation to the acquisition of military equipment, are there any other tools that the Dominican Republic is considering, as in the case of the Brazilian Super Tucano aircraft in recent years? DIÁLOGO: Speaking of radars, what is the country’s position regarding the Cooperative Situational Information Integration (CSII) system for countering information exchange in illicit trafficking, which is currently under development by SOUTHCOM? MAJOR GENERAL CÁCERES CHESTARO: Thanks to the purchase of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft, we saw that the number of aircraft attempting enter our country has decreased. In other words, we have been very successful with these aircraft. Also, we are integrating other technology for the defense of our territory, such as radars. Currently, we are in the bidding phase for a few command and control centers, as well as communications centers, in different areas of our Ministry of Defense. MAJOR GENERAL CÁCERES CHESTARO: We praise this conference (CENTSEC) because, as we mentioned, it gives us the opportunity to know, study, and see the full scope of all the challenges and common threats we have in the region. This will undoubtedly increase security levels. And this will allow our citizens to live without fear. We welcome everything that might contribute to national peace, as has also been declared by our President, Danilo Medina, commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces and the National Police of the Dominican Republic. Likewise, Admiral Pared Pérez has also been working for this purpose.last_img read more

Combined and Interagency Ops Increase Drug Seizures in El Salvador

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first_imgBy Lorena Baires/Diálogo December 11, 2018 El Salvador has increased drug seizures in the last four years by boosting maritime interdiction operations, information exchange with international partners, and dismantling Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and Barrio 18 structures. The operations that seek to counter organized crime resulted in the seizure of more than 25,000 kilograms of drugs, from 2015 to 2018. The Salvadoran Naval Force (FNES, in Spanish), the National Civil Police’s (PNC, in Spanish) Counter Narcotics Division, and the Office of the Attorney General take part in the constant fight. They work with support from the Migration General Directorate, the Ministry of Finance, the Autonomous Port Executive Commission, and U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM). Each institution provides information to identify, detain, and prosecute members of criminal organizations. “Our people’s professional level and operational capabilities are high; we have equipment and technology to counter narcotrafficking, which yielded excellent results,” said Captain René Merino, commander of FNES General Staff. “We frequently adjust our patrol and surveillance plans, not only on the coast, but also in territorial waters.” Narcotrafficking networks moved beyond the 200 nautical miles demarcating the Salvadoran exclusive economic zone in the Pacific Ocean, in their attempt to ship drugs to the United States. “Since the middle of last year [2017], we’ve seen an increase in the use of low-profile semisubmersibles to move large amounts of drugs,” Capt. Merino said. “They navigate 50 or 70 miles outside of our surveillance area and turn at the maritime border with Guatemala, because they know we can’t detain them there. Even so, we reached them and detained them in our territorial waters.” Navigating outside national territorial waters isn’t criminals’ only known tactic; they also move through coastal areas to switch from small vessels to larger ones. “They try to bring in drugs along the coast, but they haven’t been able to do that either, because we stopped them,” Capt. Merino said. “FNES designed a constant surveillance shield that extends beyond the 200 nautical miles. It works with naval equipment specialized in constant alert.” Attack on gangs PNC fights relentlessly against MS-13 and Barrio 18. In 2018, PNC launched simultaneous large operations in different municipalities to dismantle gang subgroups devoted to narcotrafficking, human trafficking, and money laundering. “Operations are always aimed at capturing ringleaders, at disrupting the actions that contribute to increasing their illicit wealth and logistics,” said Howard Cotto, PNC general director. “Leaders receive money from low-ranking gang members, and then, through various businesses, they make those funds grow for the gang’s use.” The battle started in July 2016 with Operation Jaque, which weakened MS-13’s finances and created a crisis in the organization. In September 2017, Operation Tecana was carried out, while Operation Cuscatlán was conducted in February 2018. Both aimed at dismantling business networks that laundered gang money through different front companies. “We can’t forget that fighting against the finances of organized crime is everyone’s duty,” said Douglas Meléndez, Salvadoran Attorney General. “Preventing weapons from reaching Central American gangs is the only way to disrupt criminal organizations and keep drugs out of the reach of our youth.” Technical cooperation The results not only demonstrate the success of these operations, but also those of others. So far in 2018, FNES seized more than 7,000 kilograms of drugs. The support from different U.S. agencies that fight narcotrafficking has been crucial to improve results. “Our Trident Task Force (FTT, in Spanish) trains constantly and learns new tactics, thanks to SOUTHCOM’s support. This has allowed us to make significant captures since 2015,” said Capt. Merino. Another factor for success is the information FNES receives from the National Electronic Monitoring Center the U.S. helped establish in El Salvador in June 2012. The center tracks suspicious vessels from the time of their South American departure until entry in Salvadoran waters. “This allows us to keep close and effective communications with FTT until we can seize and detain the criminals,” Army Major General Félix Núñez, head of the FAES Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Diálogo. “It’s important to emphasize that FTT is active around the clock to safeguard our sovereignty,” Maj. Gen. Núñez said. “FTT is considered an example of hard work in the region.” SOUTHCOM’s support is constant. In 2017, 361 PNC officers received a specialized training course in areas such as intelligence-led police surveillance, community relations, and complex investigations. More than 280 police units also trained in asset seizures, advanced investigation, and testing skills, strengthening the effectiveness of criminal justice procedures and practices.last_img read more

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored goal of the season against Watford, claims Dean Saunders

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first_img Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 16 Apr 2019 10:36 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Aubameyang capitalised on Ben Foster’s error (Getty Images)‘You look at Salah’s goal and you think, ‘how can that be better?’.‘Aubameyang has chased a lost cause, which is a goal he’s got out of nothing, closed down Ben Foster and turned it into a goal.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘A spectacular goal for me, being a striker and coaching strikers, I enjoyed that goal more than Salah’s goal.‘Because he turned a backpass, he didn’t have to do it, effort and determination, if Aubameyang like a lot of strikers didn’t chase him he [Foster] plants it forward. He’s made a goal out of absolutely nothing and won them the game.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal sealed Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Watford (EPA)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the goal of the season in Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Watford, according to Dean Saunders.The Gabon international sealed a vital victory for Unai Emery’s side after capitalising on a mistake from Ben Foster in the first half at Vicarage Road.Foster took too long to clear the ball and Aubameyang was able to close down the Watford goalkeeper, whose clearance cannoned off the Arsenal striker in flew into the net.Saunders, who played for Liverpool, Aston Villa and Benfica, has praised Aubameyang’s determination and believes the Arsenal’s striker’s goal was even better than Mohamed Salah’s long-range effort in Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Chelsea.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Aubameyang’s goal, for me, this is going to sound stupid, is goal of the season for me,’ Saunders told talkSPORT. Advertisement Comment Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored goal of the season against Watford, claims Dean Saunders Advertisementlast_img read more

Arsenal staff expecting Unai Emery to be sacked imminently

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first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 26 Nov 2019 6:29 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.5kShares Unai Emery has presided over a disastrous start to Arsenal’s season and is facing the sack (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery is fighting a losing battle to save his Arsenal job with club staff expecting him to be sacked imminently.The Spaniard has presided over a disastrous run of form which has seen Arsenal win just four of their 13 Premier League fixtures this term, following on from last season’s late collapse which culminated in a humiliating 4-1 defeat in the Europa League final against Chelsea.Arsenal’s current predicament has prompted speculation that a number of the club’s most high-profile players could look to leave and, in Lucas Torreira’s case, as early as January while little or no progress has been made on extending the contracts of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.AdvertisementAdvertisementAccording to Goal, club employees now believe it is a matter of when and not if the former PSG coach will be given his marching orders with one source saying: ‘It’s about results and we are not getting them.ADVERTISEMENT‘It just feels like a matter of time. It’s not like the club is on its knees or anything. The mood is still pretty good, but you are now just waiting to be told the news.’ Freddie Ljungberg could be promoted should Unai Emery be sacked before the end of the season (Picture: Getty)The Daily Mail claimed Emery held talks with Arsenal suits Edu and Raul Sanllehi in the tunnel area in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s dispiriting draw against Southampton, during which Lacazette scored a 96th minute equaliser against the division’s second bottom club which was greeted with muted celebrations.Head of Football Sanllehi is already in the process of sounding out potential replacements with the likes of Max Allegri and Mikel Arteta, who came close to succeeding Arsene Wenger before Emery’s appointment, in the frame while Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo jumped to the head of the betting markets on Tuesday.After his shock departure from Tottenham, meanwhile, Mauricio Pochettino is available and despite his connection with their local rivals, Paul Merson believes Arsenal should be doing everything to convince the Argentine to move to the Emirates.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘Arsenal should go for Mauricio Pochettino,’ Merson told Sky Sports. ‘He’s not won anything, but he improved Tottenham over five years, tenfold.‘He’s a top manager and he is about at the moment. I know he managed at Tottenham, but George Graham had been at Arsenal when he went the other way.‘You’ve got to get past that sort of stuff. These top managers don’t come along too often, where you don’t even have to pay anything for them.‘Can I see it happening? No. Should it happen? Yes. But it won’t happen.’Should Arsenal sack Unai Emery before their next game?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Paul Merson demands Arsenal replace Unai Emery with former Tottenham manager Mauricio PochettinoMORE: Massimiliano Allegri has doubts over Arsenal job as pressure on Unai Emery grows Comment Arsenal staff expecting Unai Emery to be sacked imminentlylast_img read more

Gold Coast’s full-floor penthouse is a “home in the sky”

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VanderMark first in Crystal feature

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first_imgCRYSTAL, Mich. (July 11) – Gary VanderMark was first across the stripe in Saturday’s Allstar Performance IMCA Modified feature at Crystal Motor Speedway.Brady Hollenbeck wasted no time in gaining the lead while VanderMark, Vern Buskirk, Johnny DeYoung and Chance Hoppes dueled for second and third.Hollenbeck led the event until the white flag lap when VanderMark edged under him to take the lead and the win.last_img