Professor of Practice – Finance – (FAC001769)

first_imgWe welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research orcommunity service has prepared them to contribute to ourcommitments to diversity and excellence.This position will be open until filled.The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction institution and is committed to maintain an intellectuallyand culturally diverse faculty. Veterans, minorities, women, andpersons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Qualifications :Applicants with a completed Ph.D. in Finance or closely relatedfield are preferred.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of thefinal candidate. All positions at the university are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check. The Department of Finance in the C. T. Bauer College of Business atthe University of Houston welcomes inquiries regarding a Professorof Practice in Finance position starting Fall 2021. Applicants withadvanced finance training (such as exposure to Finance doctoralcourses) and experience in teaching at a research tier-1 universitylevel are preferred. For more information on the department, see read more

X5 Retail in £1bn deal for Russian discount chain

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Indemnity insurance bill falls to three-year low

first_imgSolicitors paid less to insurers for professional indemnity insurance (PII) this year than they did in the previous two years, Solicitors Regulation Authority figures revealed today. The cost of insuring the profession on the open market this year was £214m, down from £241m in 2009/10 and £226m in 2008/09. The news comes after some solicitors reported large increases in premiums and exceptionally difficult market conditions for the third renewal period in a row. The SRA figures also show a marked difference in insurers’ participation in the market, in terms of their share of the £214m premium pool. Chartis Insurance, formerly AIG, increased its share of the market, taking slightly more than 18% of premiums this year compared with 15.2% in 2009/10. It was followed as market leader by: Inter Hannover (14.4%, up from 4.5%); XL Insurance (13.3%, up from 7.1%); Zurich (12.9%, up slightly from 12.8%); and Travelers (11%, down from 13.4%). XL and Inter Hannover entered the solicitors PII market in 2009. Before 2008/09, insurance costs fell by up to 10% each year following the abolition of the solicitors’ indemnity fund (SIF). In 2000, the last year of the SIF, the cost of insuring the profession was £255m.last_img read more

Guyanese shooters within striking distance

first_img… Allicock gets disappointing decisionGUYANESE shooters, Ransford Goodluck and Lennox Braithwaite are well within striking distance of a medal finish in the Queen’s Prize Pairs, ahead of today’s final showdown of the event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.The pair ended the first day with a score of 293-29v and to sit in the 11th position behind Guernsey (294-30v), Canada (295-33v), New Zealand (296-34v), Jersey (297-23v), Wales (297-34v), Northern Ireland (298-30v), Scotland (298-31v), Australia (299-35v), South Africa (299-37v) and 2014 gold medallist England.According to reports from Australia, the Guyanese shooters are optimistic of their chances to land on the podium, bettering their 2014 showing at the Commonwealth Games, when Mahendra Persaud and Lennox Braithwaite shot Guyana to a sixth-place finish with a total of 585-47v.BOXINGKeevin Allicock, the 2017 Junior Commonwealth Games silver medallist, suffered a heart-breaking controversial defeat to 2014 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Reece McFadden.Much was expected of Allicock ahead of the games, and the 18-year-old from Albouystown lived up to those expectations, only to have his hopes of reaching the quarter-final of the 52kg class snatched by some obvious dubious judging.Fijian Judge Seru Whippy scored the fight 29-28 for Allicock, giving the Guyanese fighter two of the three rounds, but the other four judges scoring in similar fashion for the Scottish boxer, though he was outpunched.Allicock’s defeat ended Guyana’s campaign in the ring since the other fighter, Colin Lewis (light welterweight) was knocked out of the competition after winning his opening fight.ATHLETICSMeanwhile, over on the track, Winston George ram 47.25 secs in his 400 metres semi-final, but his time was not good enough to see him through to the final. George will now shift his attention to the 200 metres today.Also today, the Hooper sisters, Natrena and Natricia, will go head-to-head when they meet in the women’s triple jump.Troy Doris will have his first taste of the Commonwealth Games in the men’s triple jump and Emanuel Archibald is aiming to rebound from his unsatisfactory performance in the 100 metres event, where he crashed out at the semi-finals.Since Wesley Christmas’ bronze medal in boxing at the 1990 Games in Auckland, New Zealand, Guyana’s only medals came from track and field, compliments of Aliann Pompey.Pompey struck gold in the 400 metres at the 2002 Games in Manchester, England and picked up a silver medal at the 2010 Games in India.Guyana, so far, has a total of 15 medals at the Commonwealth Games, with boxing and track and field sharing the spoils.last_img read more

Juniors do region proud

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Investing in wind

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A hardy career

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Five Galway Players receive nominations for Ladies All-Stars

first_imgAll-Ireland Finalists, Cork and Dublin are both well represented in the 45 player short list with the TG4 All-Ireland Champions receiving 11 nominations whilst Dublin have 10 players nominated. Galway have received five nominations for the 2015 LGFA TG4 All Stars following the announcement this afternoon. Sinead Burke and Aine Seoighe have been nominated in the backs, Geraldine Conneally in midfield and Tracey Leonard and Patricia Gleeson in the forwards. 14 July 2014; Be the Difference. Be There. Today in Croke Park the Ladies Gaelic Football Association and Championship Sponsors, TG4, launched the 2014 TG4 Ladies All Ireland Football Championships. LGFA President, Pat Quill urged LGFA members to get behind their counties as they begin their journey to Croke Park on September 28th pointing out that it is up to us to show our support for our own before we can expect to generate the interest and national media coverage that the players richly deserve. #BetheDiff. Pictured are senior players, from left to right, Aisling Holton, Kildare, Shauna McBennet, Meath, Eilish Ward, Donegal, Edel Concannon, Galway, Gemma Begley, Tyrone, Fiona McHale, Mayo, Briege Corkery, Cork, Sinead Goldrick, Dublin, Chrisina Reilly, Monaghan, Laurie Ryan, Clare, Tracey Lawlor, Laois, Aileen Martin, Wesmeath, Caroline O’Hanlon, Armagh and Ailish Cornyn, Cavan, in attendance at the 2014 TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championship launch. Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILEcenter_img Galway and Kerry both receive 5 nominations each with Monaghan and Donegal receiving three each. Waterford are rewarded for their TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate championship win with 3 nominations including team captain Linda Wall and her sister, Aileen with Maria Delahunty also receiving her first All Star nomination.2014 Player’s Player of the Year, Caroline O’Hanlon, is nominated for what would be her fourth All Star Award and is joined by team mate Aimee Mackin who earns her first nomination.Mayo great, Cora Staunton, is nominated for what would be her 10th All Star award, should she receive an award on November 14th she will become the joint most successful All Star award bringing her level with Kerry great, Mary Jo Curran.Fiona McHale is also nominated from Mayo with Áine Tighe of Connacht Intermediate champions, Leitrim, also nominated.Cork’s Martina O’Brien is nominated for her first All Star award in the goalkeeping position along with Dublin’s Ciara Trant and Linda Martin of Monaghan. Marie Ambrose is rewarded for a fine debut season with her first nomination where she is joined by team mates Vera Foley, Geraldine O’Flynn, Bríd Stack and Deirdre O’Reilly as the Rebellettes defensive Award nominees. Briege Corkery and Rena Buckley created history as they claimed an incredible ‘double double’ of All-Ireland wins and both are nominated in the midfield positions, their 8th and 4th respectively. All-Ireland winning captain Ciara O’Sullivan is joined by her attacking team mates Annie Walsh and Valerie Mulcahy in the All Star shortlist.Dublin’s Sinead Goldrick could claim her 4th All Star in a row with team captain, Lyndsey Davey and Noelle Healy hoping to make it back to back wins. Sinead Finnegan, Sorcha Furlong, Muireann Ní Scanaill and Niamh McEvoy all receive their first nominations for an award.6 members of the Cork team have now won 10 TG4 Senior All-Ireland titles and all 6 are nominated for an All Star; Geraldine O’Flynn, Deirdre O’Reilly, Bríd Stack, Briege Corkery, Rena Bucley and Valerie Mulcahy.——–The 2015 LGFA TG4 All Star Award Nominees in full are:GoalkeepersMartina O’Brien (Cork)Ciara Trant (Dublin)Linda Martin (Monaghan)DefendersMarie Ambrose (Cork)Vera Foley (Cork)Geraldine O’Flynn (Cork)Bríd Stack (Cork)Deirdre O’Reilly (Cork)Treasa Doherty (Donegal)Ciara Hegarty (Donegal)Olwen Carey (Dublin)Sinead Goldrick (Dublin)Sinead Finnegan (Dublin)Sorcha Furlong (Dublin)Muireann Ní Scanaill (Dublin)Sinead Burke (Galway)Áine Seoighe (Galway)Aislinn Desmond (Kerry)Caroline Kelly (Kerry)Cáit Lynch (Kerry)Linda Wall (Waterford)MidfieldersCaroline O’Hanlon (Armagh)Rena Buckley (Cork)Briege Corkery (Cork)Geraldine Conneally (Galway)Bernie Breen (Kerry)Fiona McHale (Mayo)ForwardsAimee Mackin (Armagh)Valerie Mulcahy (Cork)Ciara O’Sullivan (Cork)Annie Walsh (Cork)Geraldine McLaughlin (Donegal)Lyndsey Davey (Dublin)Noelle Healy (Dublin)Niamh McEvoy (Dublin)Carla Rowe (Dublin)Tracey Leonard (Galway)Patricia Gleeson (Galway)Louise Ní Muircheartaigh (Kerry)Áine Tighe (Leitrim)Cora Staunton (Mayo)Cora Courtney (Monaghan)Caitriona McConnell (Monaghan)Maria Delahunty (Waterford)Aileen Wall (Waterford)————–The LGFA TG4 All Star award winners will be announced at a gala ceremony at the Citywest Hotel on November 14th. A limited number of tickets will be available to the public to purchase at €80 per person, for further information contact [email protected] or on 01 8363156print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

What are Premier League Boxing Day 2018/19 fixtures?

first_imgLIVERPOOL are at home to Newcastle whilat Manchester City travel to former champions Leicester on Boxing Day.The Winter Break will not start until the 2019/20 season – here is all you need to know about the 2018/19 fixtures for December 26.1 Manchester City will travel to the King Power Stadium for their Boxing Day clashCredit: PA:Press AssociationWhat are the Boxing Day fixtures 2018/19?THESE are the Premier League fixtures for Boxing Day: Brighton vs ArsenalBurnley vs EvertonCrystal Palace vs CardiffFulham vs WolvesLeicester vs Manchester CityLiverpool vs NewcastleManchester United vs HuddersfieldTottenham vs BournemouthSouthampton vs West HamWatford vs ChelseaMost read in footballLive BlogBLUES NEWSChelsea news LIVE: Follow all the latest updates from Stamford BridgeLive BlogUNITED LIVEMan Utd news LIVE: All the latest updates and transfer gossip from Old TraffordLive BlogBLUES NEWSChelsea transfer news LIVE: Havertz deal LATEST, Willian move updatesLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd transfer news LIVE: All the gossip and updates from Old TraffordLive Bloggunners newsArsenal transfer news LIVE – Latest updates from the EmiratesAZPI BETTERAzpilicueta reveals turning off phone saved his season after horror startART ATTACKInside Arsenal’s celebrations as Arteta is showered with champagne as he dancesLive BlogTRANSFER NEWS LIVEStones update, Sancho latest, Havertz to Chelsea newsWhat are the key dates for the 2018-19 season?THE key dates all football fans need to know for next season are: Opening day fixtures – Saturday, August 4First round of the Carabao Cup – August 13Checkatrade Trophy opening games – September 3FA Cup first round – November 10Final day of the season May 12Premier League fans face shelling out even more as Amazon snap up live gameslast_img read more

Francisco gives UST big lift in crucial win over NU

first_imgFilipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos LATEST STORIES Dozens wounded as Iraqi protesters up pressure on government Francisco then got entrenched into the defensive schemes of NU that she was eventually used as bait in Rondina’s combination plays.“Coach told us that we should always be aggressive because every point matters so I told myself that I should kill every set I get,” said Francisco.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTin Francisco has never been the premier scoring option for University of Santo Tomas, but the Golden Tigresses were sure glad the sophomore hitter came up big in their final match of the elimination round.Francisco finished with 11 points, behind EJ Laure and Cherry Rondina, who had 22 points apiece, to help UST take the match in five sets against National University, 20-25, 19-25, 25-22, 25-21, 15-12.ADVERTISEMENT Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Dutertecenter_img Canadian military mobilized to help Newfoundland dig out Cormier retains light heavyweight belt, retires Johnson Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town “Of course I was surprised with my role today because I never expected to play the full game,” said Francisco. “I expected that I would just come in whenever the starters are thrown off their game.”“But I never expected that I will play the whole game against NU.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnFrancisco came off the bench in the opening set and started the second until the fifth sets.She also made her mark in the closing moments for the Golden Tigresses when she gave UST a 9-7 lead in the fifth set. MOST READ On the edge of America, census begins in a tiny Alaska town View comments Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’last_img read more