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Colleges and universities in Wisconsin

Green Bay La Crosse Whitewater River Falls Oshkosh University of Wisconsin Superior Stout Stevens Point Eau Claire Platteville Milwaukee Parkside Madison Rock County Fox Valley Waukesha Fond du Lac Marathon County Washington County Barron County ...

                                               

Aileen Baviera

Aileen San Pablo Baviera was a Filipino political scientist and sinologist. She was one of the leading China experts in her country. Baviera died of pneumonia caused by the COVID-19 virus in the early morning of March 21, 2020 at San Lazaro Hospi ...

                                               

Karl von Frisch

Karl Ritter von Frisch was an Austrian ethologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973, jointly with Niko Tinbergen and Konrad Lorenz. His work was on the communication and senses of the European honey bee. He was the fi ...

                                               

Benito Juarez

Benito Pablo Juarez Garcia was a Zapotec who served five terms, and, as President of Mexico. During his presidency he outlawed slavery, especially the mistreatment of the Mexican Native Americans. His philosophy has influenced many Mexicans and M ...

                                               

Andreas Kaplan

Andreas Kaplan, Professor of Marketing, is the Dean of ESCP Business School in Berlin and Paris. He is specialized in the areas of social media, viral marketing, and the digital world in general.

                                               

Hans Kung

Hans Kung was a Swiss Catholic priest, theologian, and author. From 1995 he was president of the Foundation for a Global Ethic. Kung became a priest in 1954, joined the faculty of the University of Tubingen in 1960, and was a theological adviser ...

                                               

Maryam Mirzakhani

Maryam Mirzakhani was an Iranian mathematician. She worked at Stanford University. Her research topics include Teichmuller theory, hyperbolic geometry, ergodic theory, and symplectic geometry. On 13 August 2014, Mirzakhani became both the first w ...

                                               

Oleg Tymoshenko

Oleg S. Tymoshenko, was a Ukrainian choral conductor, professor, artist and academician. Tymoshenko was the honorary President of Green Cross Ukraine. He was a Peoples Artist of Ukraine, a member of The Lviv National Academy of Arts, and a full C ...

                                               

Four-field approach

In America, the subject of Anthropology has been divided up into four smaller subjects. This is call the "four-field approach". The four types of anthropology included are archaeology, linguistics, physical anthropology, and cultural anthropology ...

                                               

Interdisciplinarity

Interdisciplinarity is when two or more subjects join up. This happens when a problem overlaps traditional academic boundaries. Other terms which mean almost the same thing are multidisciplinarity and crossdisciplinarity. An examples makes clear ...

                                               

Francesco Saverio Pavone

Born in Taranto on 25 March 1944, he worked for several years as a court clerk, where he won competitive examinations in the late 1970s. In 1980 he took over court services in Venice, first in court and later as a prosecutor. In the lagoon town, ...

                                               

Blurred Lines (song)

Blurred Lines is an R&B song by Robin Thicke. It has vocals by Pharrell and T.I. and was produced by Pharrell. It was released on March 26, 2013. It was the lead single from his album Blurred Lines. It has reached number one in 14 countries. ...

                                               

Betta splendens

Betta splendens is a species of freshwater fish in the genus Betta. Bettas are also called betta fish or Siamese fighting fish. They are called Siamese fighting fish because people used to make them fight each other. Betta splendens are native to ...

                                               

Cardinal tetra

Cardinal tetras grow to about 3 centimetres. They are shoaling fish and like to be kept with other cardinal tetras and they can be kept with other non-aggressive fish. In good conditions the cardinal tetra can live for about five years. The cardi ...

                                               

Corydoras panda

Corydoras panda is a species of catfish. It is in the genus Corydoras, which is in the family Callichthyidae. Corydoras panda lives in rivers in Peru and Ecuador. The species was first collected by Randolph H. Richards in 1968. It was named Coryd ...

                                               

Dither fish

Dither fish are aquarium fish used by cichlid owners to make some species of cichlids less afraid. Dither fish usually swim around the top of a fish tank. This behavior makes afraid fish less afraid. Fish that are not afraid hide less. The scared ...

                                               

Goldfish

Goldfish are a species of domesticated fish. Goldfish are in the carp family. They were domesticated in China during the Tang Dynasty. Goldfish can reach up to 59 cm in size, and 3 kg in weight. However, most goldfish grow to only half that size. ...

                                               

Guppy

The guppy, is a species of freshwater aquarium fish. It is one of the most popular aquarium fish species. The guppy is also called the millionfish. It is a small member of the Poeciliidae family long, males 2.5–3.5 centimeters long). Like all oth ...

                                               

Neon tetra

The neon tetra is a freshwater fish. Neon tetras are native to South America and mainly in the Amazon. In captivity they grow to about 2.2 cm.

                                               

Platy

The platy fish is a small tropical fish that is found naturally in the warm waters of America. Today, platys are very popular as pets. Platys are small fish. They grow to 2.5 centimeters. Their come from America. They live there in creeks, canals ...

                                               

List of archives in Azerbaijan

State Archives of Sound Recordings of the Republic of Azerbaijan State Archives of the Republic of Azerbaijan State Archives of Literature and Art of the Republic of Azerbaijan State Archives of Scientific and Technical Documents of the Republic ...

                                               

National Library of Azerbaijan

The Mirza Fatali Akhundov National Library of Azerbaijan is the national library of Azerbaijan, located in Baku and founded in 1922. It is named after Mirza Fatali Akhundov, an Azerbaijani dramatist and philosopher. The library was founded by the ...

                                               

Albanian National Archives

The Albanian National Archives is the official archives of the Republic of Albania. It maintains important papers about Albania. It is in the city of Tirana and has smaller archives around the country. It was started in 1949. It used to be ran by ...

                                               

National Archives of Australia

The National Archives of Australia is an agency established by the Government of Australia. It is an archive, which collects and preserves government records. The national office is in Canberra. It has smaller offices in each state capital and Da ...

                                               

Iraq National Library and Archive

The Iraq National Library and Archive is the national library of Iraq and a national archive. It is in Baghdad. After the Iraq war in 2003 and the collapse of the Saddam Hussein regime, the library was burned. In 2007, it was opened again after r ...

                                               

National Archives of Japan

The National Archives of Japan, also known by the acronym NAJ, is a Japanese public institution which preserves government documents and historical records.

                                               

Problem solving

Problem solving is a mental activity related to intelligence and thinking. It consists of finding solutions to problems. A problem is a situation that needs to be changed. It suggests that the solution is not totally obvious, for then it would no ...

                                               

Abstraction

An Abstraction keeps only the most important information about something in order to make it easier to reuse. Abstraction concerns the ways by which higher, less real concepts are derived from the usage and classification of literal "real" or "co ...

                                               

Curiosity

Curiosity is an emotion that shows a want or need to know new things. It is shown in behavior such as exploration, investigation, and learning. It is an innate behaviour of humans and many animal species. Curiosity is a major cause and force behi ...

                                               

Eureka effect

The Eureka or Aha! effect refers to the moment of insight when a puzzling problem is suddenly solved. It is named after the Greek polymath Archimedes. Archimedes was asked by the local king to detect whether a crown was pure gold, or if the golds ...

                                               

How to

A how-to or a how to is an informal, often short, description of how to do a specific physical task, think to solve a specific problem, or think about a topic.

                                               

Insight

Insight is the act of understanding the inner nature of things. It is a type of comprehension or learning. It can be used in several ways: a sudden realization: the Eureka effect, named after Archimedes. This is also known as an epiphany. the ans ...

                                               

Rhetoric

Rhetoric is the art of convincing and persuading people by language through public speaking or writing. The root of the word is from Greek ῥητορικὴ roughly meaning the art of speech. Webster’s dictionary defines it as" the art or science of using ...

                                               

Argumentum ad lazarum

Argumentum ad lazarum or appeal to poverty is the informal fallacy of thinking that is right just because the person who said it is poor, or that the conclusion is wrong because the person who said it is rich. It is named after Lazarus, a beggar ...

                                               

Dialogue

Dialogue or dialog is a shared inquiry or the art of thinking together. Dialogue is a rhetorical, literary and theatrical format. It means a written or spoken conversational exchange between two or more people.

                                               

Innuendo

Not to be confused with Innuendo album. An innuendo is an indirect or implied statement of ideas or opinions. It can also be a remark or question, often disparaging, that works indirectly by allusion. In the latter sense, the intention is often t ...

                                               

Metonymy

Metonymy is a term for a figure of speech. Metonymy a thing or concept is indirectly named. It is not called by its own name, but by the name of something which is closely related or implicit in the context. One of the most common metonyms is the ...

                                               

Persuasive text

A persuasive text is any text where the main purpose is to present a point of view and seeks to persuade a reader. A persuasive text can be an argument, exposition, discussion, review or even an advertisement.

                                               

Polemic

A polemic is a forceful argument or controversy made against one opinion, doctrine, or person. It is one-sided and extreme, not a debate or discussion. It often occurs in disputes. The word is derived from the Greek polemikos πολεμικός, meaning " ...

                                               

Rhetorical question

A rhetorical question is a figure of speech in the form of a question. It is a question that is asked in order to make a point: it does not need a reply. The question is used as a rhetorical device or tool. The question is posed for the sake of p ...

                                               

Rhetorical Triangle

The Rhetorical Triangle represents the three rhetorical appeals created by Aristotle. The Greek terms pathos, logos, and ethos compose the triangle. Pathos means appealing to emotions; ethos means appealing to ethics; logos means logic. The balan ...

                                               

Synecdoche

Synecdoche is a figure of speech. It uses a part for the whole thing, or the whole for one of its parts. Examples: "Number 10" for the Office of the Prime Minister "America" for the United States "Boots" meaning soldiers These three examples, and ...

                                               

Trope

Trope is a term for a figure of speech. The term has evolved to identify an overused theme or device. A trope may mean a convention, a plot trick, a setup, a narrative structure and a character type all at the same time.

                                               

Maria Isabel Carvajal

Maria Isabel Carvajal was a Costa Rican writer and teacher. She was born in San Jose, Costa Rica. Carvajal wrote using the name Carmen Lyra.

                                               

Lilyan Chauvin

Lilyan Chauvin was a French-American actress, television host, director and writer. She appeared in some famous movies such as Silent Night, Deadly Night 1984 and Catch Me If You Can 2002. In the 1990s and 2000s she guest-starred in such televisi ...

                                               

Enver Galim

Enver Galim, Tatar writer and journalist, was one of the translators of the Bible into the Tatar language. After graduating from the Institute of the Tatar Language and Literature in 1938, Enver Galim worked as a school teacher and a journalist. ...

                                               

Huang Xianfan

Huang Xianfan was a Chinese historian, famous scholar and leader of the Bagui School and the Wunu School. He is considered by many to be the "Great Master of Zhuang Ethnic Research" for his writings about the ancient history of Zhuang Ethnic and ...

                                               

Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler was a German mathematics teacher, astronomer, optician, natural philosopher, astrologer and Lutheran theologian. He was Tycho Brahes apprentice. Tycho Brahe looked at the way the planets moved in the sky. Johannes Kepler found a s ...

                                               

Syed Ahmed Khan

Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. was a teacher and politician. He was a philospher as well. He was also a social reformer. He founded the school that would later become Aligarh Muslim University. In 1857 there was a rebellion in India. This is known as the F ...

                                               

Stanislas Konarski

Stanislas Konarski, born 30th September 1700 in Zarczyce; died 3rd August 1773 in Warsaw, was a Polish teacher and writer. He made teaching better; he wrote political books, poems, and plays. He was a monk - member of the order of Piarists; he br ...

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