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Stem Cell Therapy: the ethical issues - Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Stem Cell Therapy: the ethical issues a discussion paper Published by Nuffield Council on Bioethics 28 Bedford Square London WC1B 3EG Telephone: Fax: Email: Website: 020 7681 9619 020 7637 1712 bioethics@nuffieldfoundation.org http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/bioethics April 2000 © Nuffield Council on Bioethics 2000 All rights reserved. Apart from fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review, no part of the publication may be produced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form, or by any means, without prior permission of the copyright owners. Nuffield Council on Bioethics Professor Ian Kennedy (Chairman) Professor Martin Bobrow CBE (Deputy Chairman) Professor Tom Baldwin Professor Sir Kenneth Calman KCB FRSE* Reverend Professor Duncan Forrester DD Professor Brian Heap CBE FRS Mrs Rebecca Howard Lady Hornby Professor John Ledingham Mr Derek Osborn CB Professor Catherine Peckham CBE Professor Martin Raff FRS Mr Nick Ross Professor Herbert Sewell Professor Albert Weale FBA * (co-opted member of Council for the period of his Chairmanship of the Working Party on the ethics of healthcare-related research in developing countries) The terms of reference are as follows: 1 to identify and define ethical questions raised by recent advances in biological and medical research in order to respond to, and to anticipate, public concern; 2 to make arrangements for examining and reporting on such questions with a view to promoting public understanding and discussion; this may lead, where needed, to the formulation of new guidelines by the appropriate regulatory or other body; 3 in the light of the outcome of its work, to publish reports; and to make representations, as the Council may judge appropriate. The Nuffield Council on Bioethics is funded jointly by the Medical Research Council, the Nuffield Foundation and the Wellcome Trust Attendees of the Round Table meeting on Stem Cell Therapy: the ethical issues Professor Martin Bobrow CBE, Department of Medical Genetics, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research and Deputy Chairman of Nuffield Council on Bioethics Professor Tom Baldwin, Department of Philosophy, University of York, member of Nuffield Council on Bioethics Lady Hornby, Chairman of The Kingwood Trust, member of Nuffield Council on Bioethics...

US Back to School 2013 - Apple
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QUALIFYING LOCATIONS: Qualifying Products (as defined below) must be purchased from the U.S. Apple Online Store for Education Individuals, from a U.S. Apple Retail Store, by calling 1-800-MY-APPLE, or from an Apple Authorized Campus Store on the list at www.apple.com/promo/bts/participants.html (collectively, “Qualifying Locations”). iPhone devices must be purchased from Apple; Apple Authorized Campus Store iPhone purchases are not eligible. Only purchases made in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia are eligible. All shipments of Qualifying Products must be made to an address in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Orders for Qualifying Products from the U.S. Apple Online Store for Education Individuals or 1-800-MY-APPLE that are placed during the above promotion period and ship after the offer ends are eligible. EDUCATION INDIVIDUAL PURCHASE QUALIFICATIONS: Those eligible to purchase as Education Individuals include faculty, staff, students, and parents as follows: K–12: Any employee of a public or private K–12 institution in the United States is eligible. In addition, school board members who are currently serving as elected or appointed members are eligible. PTA or PTO executives currently serving as elected or appointed officers are eligible. Higher Education: Faculty and staff of higher education institutions; and students attending or accepted into a higher education institution are eligible. Higher Education Parents: Parents purchasing on behalf of their child, who is a student currently attending or accepted into a public or private higher education institution in the United States, are eligible. PRODUCT ELIGIBILITY: Only the following Apple products qualify for this promotion: Qualifying Apple Computers: iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Pro. Qualifying iPhone: iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5.

Meeting of the Metro-North Railroad Committee - MTA

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Meeting of the Metro-North Railroad Committee January 2014 Members J. Sedore, Chair F. Ferrer, MTA Vice Chairman J. Balian R. Bickford J. Blair N. Brown J. Kay S. Metzger C. Moerdler J. Molloy M. Pally A. Saul C. Wortendyke a Metropolitan Transportation Authority MEETING AGENDA METRO-NORTH RAILROAD COMMITTEE January 27,2014 - 8:30 a.m. 347 Madison Avenue Fifth Floor Board Room New York, NY AGENDA ITEMS PUBLIC COMMENTS PERIOD 1. Approval of Minutes - December 16, 2013 3 2. Approval of 2014 Work Plan 10 3. Procurements 16 • Non-Competitive 20 • Competitive 24 • Ratifications 32 4. President's Report • Safety 33 • • Operations 36 Financial 44 • • Ridership 67 Capital Program 78 5. MTA Police Report Date of next meeting: Monday, February 24,2014 at 8:30 AM 83 Minutes of the Regular Meeting Metro-North Committee Monday, December 16, 2013 Meeting Held at 347 Madison Avenue New York, New York 10017 8:30 a.m. The following members were present: Hon. Thomas F. Prendergast, Chairman & CEO, MTA Hon. Fernando Ferrer, Vice Chairman, MTA Hon. James L. Sedore, Jr., Co-Chaitman of the Committee Hon. Mitchell H. Pally, Co-Chairman of the Committee Hon. Andrew Albert Hon. Jonathan A. BalIan Hon. Robert C. Bickford Hon. James F. Blair Hon. Norman Brown Hon. Ira R. Greenberg Hon. Jeffrey A. Kay Hon. John J. Molloy Han. Susan G. Metzger Hon. Charles G. Moerdler Hon. David A. Paterson Han. Vincent Tessitore, Jr. Hon. Carl V. Wortendyke Not Present: Hon. Andrew M. Saul Also Present: Howard R. Pennut - President, Metro-North Railroad Helena Williams, President, Long T sland Rail Road Raymond Burney - Sr. Vice President, Administration Michael R. Coan - Chief, MfA Police Department Seth J. Cutnmins - Vice President and General Counsel Randall Fleischer - Senior Director, Business Development, Facilities and Marketing Anne Kirsch - Chief Safety and Security Officer Susan Doering - Vice President-Customer Service & Stations John Kesich- Acting Senior Vice President - Operations, Maintenance of Equipment Timothy McCarthy - Senior Director, Capital Programs Kim Porcelain - Vice President - Finance and Information Systems Michael Shiffer - Vice President - Operations Planning...

METRO-NORTH RAILROAD CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Summer Internship Opportunities Multiple opportunities are available. Work location will vary per position. Positions will be launched over the next 4-5 weeks and will be open until filled.  12 week program runs from 5/28-8/16.  Undergraduate pay rates are $15 per hour. Graduate and Law student pay rates are $17 per hour.  Free commuting on Metro-North Railroad.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).  Position may require limited travel to our various New York and Connecticut locations.  To qualify for credit earning internships applicants must obtain approval from your Student Career Placement Office.  Good oral and written communication skills.  Good analytical and organization skills.  Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to include dealing with the general public.  Flexibility to work as a team member, supportive of all Metro-North Railroad initiatives.  Must be dependable and a self-starter.  Monthly journal entries and final project assignment will be required as part of the Internship program.  A background check is required.  A physical abilities test and medical exam will be required for selected candidates at our NYC facility.  Students will be required to attend New Hire Orientation and Speaker Series meetings in our NYC facility.  All Interns are required to complete a Final Group Project and presentation. PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Applicants must be a matriculating Undergraduate, Graduate, or Law student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and a focus in the following fields:  Accounting  Communication/Journalism  Economics  Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Computer, Industrial)  Environmental studies  Finance  Hotel/Hospitality Management  Human Resources / Training/ Organizational Behavior / Industrial / Organizational Psychology  Information Technology/Computer Science ...

Accident No.: DCA14MR002 Accident Type: Railroad Train ...

course of the investigation. On December 1, 2013, about 0719 eastern standard time, southbound Metro-North Railroad (Metro-North) passenger train number 8808 derailed at milepost 11.35 on track number 2 of the Metro-North Hudson Line in The Bronx, New York. Train movements on this line are governed by a traffic control system. The train originated in Poughkeepsie, New York with a destination of Grand Central Station in New York City. It consisted of seven passenger cars and one locomotive at the rear pushing the train. As a result of the derailment, 4 passengers died and 59 persons were transported to local hospitals for injuries. Metro-North estimated there were about 115 passengers on the train at the time of the derailment. Damage was estimated by Metro-North to be in excess of $9 million. The weather at the time of the accident was reported as 39° F with cloudy skies. Figure: Aerial view of accident scene National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators have completed the on-scene work in The Bronx. The investigation will continue at the NTSB headquarters in Washington, D.C. Preliminary results of the investigation include: The derailment occurred in a 6 degree left hand curve where speed was limited to 30 mph. Estimated train speed at the time of the derailment was at 82 mph. Detailed inspection and testing of the signal system, train brakes, and other mechanical equipment did not identify any anomalies. An inspection of the track in the derailment area did not identify any pre-accident anomalies. All cars on the train and the locomotive derailed. Between December 1 and 11, 2013, investigators completed interviews of train crews and first responders. Interview transcripts will be included in the public docket upon release. Locomotive event recorders were sent to the NTSB laboratory in Washington, D.C. for further analysis. The parties to the investigation include the Federal Railroad Administration, Metro-North Railroad, New York Public Transportation Safety Board, Teamsters Local 808, New York Police Department, New York Fire Department, and Bombardier Transportation. The Association of Commuter Rail Employees (ACRE) was initially designated as a party. However, because one of ACRE’s senior officials made unauthorized comments on the investigation to the media, ACRE was removed as a party on December 3, 2013.

Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States (Report)

This report was produced by an advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, for the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, and at the request of the U.S. Government. Therefore, the report is in the public domain. Some materials used in the report are copyrighted and permission was granted to the U.S. government for their publication in this report. For subsequent uses that include such copyrighted materials, permission for reproduction must be sought from the copyright holder. In all cases, credit must be given for copyrighted materials. First published 2009 Printed in the United States of America A catalog record for this publication is available from the British Library. ISBN 978-0-521-14407-0 paperback Cambridge University Press has no responsibility for the persistence or accuracy of URLs for external or third-party Internet Web sites referred to in this publication and does not guarantee that any content on such Web sites is, or will remain, accurate or appropriate. Information regarding prices, travel timetables, and other factual information given in this work are correct at the time of first printing, but Cambridge University Press does not guarantee the accuracy of such information thereafter. Recommended Citation: Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States, Thomas R. Karl, Jerry M. Melillo, and Thomas C. Peterson, (eds.). Cambridge University Press, 2009.

The Facts and Science of Climate Change - U.S. Senate ...

Committee on Environment and Public Works The Facts and Science of Climate Change by U.S. Senator James M. Inhofe Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works The climate is constantly changing, and has done so throughout history. The challenge is to understand the natural changes in the climate and whether humans are contributing significantly to those changes. The larger challenge is to separate the politics from the discussion of the science, in order to better understand the state of knowledge of climate change science. Today, even saying there is scientific disagreement over global warming is itself controversial. But anyone who pays even cursory attention to the issue understands that scientists vigorously disagree over whether human activities are responsible for global warming, or whether those activities will precipitate apocalyptic natural disasters. It is extremely important for the future of this country that the facts and the science get a fair hearing. Without proper knowledge and understanding, alarmists will scare the country into enacting their ultimate goal: making energy suppression, in the form of harmful mandatory restrictions on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions, the official policy of the United States. Such a policy would induce serious economic harm, especially for low income and minority populations. Energy suppression, as official government and nonpartisan private analyses have amply confirmed, means higher prices for food, medical care, and electricity, as well as massive job losses and drastic reductions in gross domestic...

Michigan Competitive Scholarship Fact Sheet Academic Year 2013-14

Michigan Competitive Scholarship Fact Sheet Academic Year 2013-14 Description The Michigan Competitive Scholarship program is available to undergraduate students pursuing their first degree at an approved Michigan postsecondary institution. Students must demonstrate both financial need and merit and eligible applicants must achieve a qualifying ACT score prior to entering college. Application Applicants must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students whose FAFSA is received by March 1 will receive priority consideration. Students are encouraged to file their FAFSA on the Web at www.fafsa.gov. Paper forms are available from the Federal Student Aid Information Center by calling 1-800-4FED-AID or a printable version can be accessed on the www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov Web site. The FAFSA allows students to list multiple colleges when filing. Because Student Scholarships and Grants (SSG) does not know which college the student will select, the award is based on the first college listed. Students must file a renewal FAFSA every year to determine possible continued program eligibility. The student is responsible for notifying SSG of a change of address or college choice. Program Limits Awards are restricted to tuition and mandatory fees. Awards may pay a maximum of $630 per academic year at a Michigan public college or university or $1,524 per academic year at a Michigan independent college or university1. Program eligibility ends when a student has received a baccalaureate degree, after completing the equivalent of ten (10) semesters or 15 terms, or when a student has been out of high school over ten years, whichever occurs first. Future awards are subject to available and approved funding.

THE ANNE FORD SCHOLARSHIP - National Center for Learning ...

The National Center for Learning Disabilities is seeking applicants for the 2013-2014 Anne Ford Scholarship. The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 ($2,500/year over four years) award granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled, in the fall of 2014, in a full-time bachelor’s degree program. The ideal Anne Ford Scholar is a student who: • Articulates his/her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy • Is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals • Participates in school and community activities • Has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals • Plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD • Excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD • Demonstrates financial need Eligibility & Selection Criteria To be eligible for the 2013-2014 Anne Ford Scholarship, an applicant must: • Have an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4 point scale (or equivalent) • Demonstrate financial need • Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability Please Note: ADD/ADHD alone is not considered a learning disability; eligible candidates must also provide documentation of a specific learning disability. • Be a U.S. Citizen Please Note: If you will be attending a two-year community college, vocational or technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD, you are not eligible to apply for the Anne Ford Scholarship. Please visit our website at www.LD.org for more information on the Allegra Ford Scholarship. “I learn differently than everyone else but I do not allow that to limit how much I am able to learn.” - Macy Olivas, 2009 Anne Ford Scholar http://www.ld.org AFScholarship@ncld.org (888) 575-7373 the anne ford scholarship National Center for Learning Disabilities Mentoring & Outreach Opportunities The Anne Ford Scholar must be willing to mentor future Scholars and act as a role model for individuals with learning disabilities through such activities as public speaking, writing for publications, and engaging in other opportunities made possible through NCLD. Selection Process The Anne Ford Scholarship Committee, comprised of members of NCLD’s Board of Directors, Professional Advisory Board, and distinguished friends, will make the final selection of scholars in Spring 2014. Scholarship Requirements Anne Ford Scholars are required to submit annual updates detailing their progress in school and offering insights about their academic and personal growth. The $10,000 scholarship will be paid in four yearly installments of $2,500. Scholars must submit proof of course registration to receive their first installment. To continue receiving payments, scholars must provide proof of course registration for each ensuing semester and documentation of passing grades (transcripts).

2013-2014 Scholarships
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2013-2014 Scholarships For a link to the listed scholarship websites and information, visit www.pacificu.edu/financialaid and click on the Resources link under Additional Information and select "List of Scholarships" Amount of Undergrad Graduate Scholarship Name of Scholarship Web Address Academic Invest AES Engineers Scholarships American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants http://www.academicinvest.com/ www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm Yes Yes www.aicpa.org Yes www.abbottandfenner.com Yes Yes Yes Varies $500 $1000$12,000 Approx. Deadline to Apply Varies Oct 4 Ck Web $1,000 June 14 $500-$5000 Ck web American Dream Scholarship Program www.salliemaefund.org Yes Americorps Air Force Reserve Officer Training (AFROTC) www.americorps.gov Yes Yes Up to $4725 None www.afrotc.com Yes Yes Varies None Alpha Kappa Alpha / Roberta C. Vann www.akaeaf.org Yes Yes $750-$2500 Ck Web American Chemical Society www.acs.org Yes Mar 1 American Legion www.legion.org/scholarships Yes Up to $5000 $2500$15,000 Arc of Washington Trust- Field of Developmental Disabilities http://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/collegescholarships/scholarships-by-major/communicationsscholarships/arc-of-washington-trust-fund-research-grants/ Yes Yes Up to $5000 Ck Web Army ER. Relief (MG James Ursano Fund) http://www.aerhq.org Yes Yes Varies April 15 Army Full Ride Scholarship (ROTC) http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html Yes Yes Full tuition plus stipend Full tuition plus stipend Asian Reporter – Oregon or Wash. Resident www.asianreporter.com/Scholarships.htm Yes Yes Up to $1000 March 17 Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/AtlasShrugged.aspx ?theme=blue Yes Yes Up to $10,000 Sept 17 April 15 2013-2014 Scholarships For a link to the listed scholarship websites and information, visit www.pacificu.edu/financialaid and click on the Resources link under Additional Information and select "List of Scholarships" Amount of Undergrad Graduate Scholarship Name of Scholarship Web Address Audria Edwards Youth Scholarship http://www.peacockinthepark.org/scholarship/default.aspx Yes B. Davis Scholarship www.studentawardsearch.com http://www.bankofamerica.com/foundation/index.cfm?templ ate=fd_joemartin Yes Yes Bank of America-Joe Martin Approx. Deadline to Apply Varies May 1 No $1,000 May 28 No $2,500 Feb 28 Behavioral Sciences Post-Doctoral – Epilepsy Foundation http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/research/grants.cfm Yes Up to $40,000 March 22 Benefis Healthcare Foundation http://www.benefisfoundation.org/page.aspx?NavID=11 Yes Up to $2,500 May 15/ Oct 1 Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship Best of The Web/Online Degree Directory BigSun Scholarship http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-ScholarshipProgram Yes Yes Up to $5000 Mar 1 http://onlinedegree.botw.org/scholarships/ Yes Yes $2000/$2500 www.bigsunathletics.com Yes No Buick Achievers Scholarship Program www.buickachievers.com Yes No CASA of Oregon CFMA Portland Scholarship Ciri Foundation Comcast Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute www.casaoforegon.org www.cfma-portland.org www.thecirifoundation.org/scholarships.htm http://www.comcastoffer.net/scholarship.html Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes $500 Up to $25,000/yr $1000-$2500 $2000-$3000 Up to $20,000 $1,000 http://www.chci.org/scholarships/ Yes Yes Up to $5000 April 16 Coos County Master Gardener Assoc http://extension.oregonstate.edu/coos/mgcountyscholarship Yes Yes Up to $6000 April 13 Daughters of the American Revolution http://www.dar.org Yes Yes Ck web B. Davis Scholarship Elizabeth Baricevic/Josefina Botta Memorial www.studentawardsearch.com Yes No $1,000 Feb 15/Apr 15 May 27 http://cofltoregon.ning.com/page/scholarships-1 Yes $1,000 March 1 Sept 30/May 31 June 22 Feb 28 Ck Web Feb 28 Ck Web Dec 1 2013-2014 Scholarships For a link to the listed scholarship websites and information, visit www.pacificu.edu/financialaid and click on the Resources link under Additional Information and select "List of Scholarships" Name of Scholarship Web Address Equity Foundation (LGBTQ) Scholarships-Several www.equityfoundation.org/scholarships Easter Seals Hawaii Foundation ESA Foundation Fast Web Ford Fdn. Pre Doctoral Fellowship for minorities Frugal Dad Garden Club Gates Millenium Grand Chptr of Ore Order of the Eastern Star Hispanic Scholarship Fund Hispanic College Fund INCIGHT Resources for SelfEmpowerment Indian Health Scholarship Program Institute of Management Accountants http://hawaii.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename= HIDR_Foundation_Scholarship http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-andgrants/scholarships http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships...

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