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Today In Sports History for July 22

...its first David Cup and ends the four-year reign of the British Isles.1921 - At the annual Harvard-Yale vs. Cambridge-Oxford meet at Harvard Stadium, Harvard's Edward Gourdin becomes the first to long jump 25 feet. Harvard lists Gourdin's jump...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-22/today-sports-history-july-22
Sports
Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...lion that was killed, was wearing a satellite collar installed by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit at the University of Oxford."Our goal is to understand the threats that lions face, and to use cutting-edge science to develop solutions to those...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/lion-hunting-legal-africa-despite-con
Not For Web
A Day in the Life of: Poet Richard Stokes

...Perhaps the most important thing for his writing, however, was finding a community of writers at a 20-year reunion of the Oxford College of Emory University. For the last few decades they've met for several days each year in Crawfordville, Georgia...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-22/day-life-richard-stokes
Art
Rainy Day Reads: Words I do not know

...is simple titled "Orrery." My handy Oxford American Dictionary informs me it is...the way."Isothere, again from the Oxford American, "a line on a map connecting...the Latin fuliginosus. According to the Oxford American Dictionary, it was introduced...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2015-05-27/rainy-day-reads-words-i
SHI to sponsor lecture on climate change

...Wyllie de Echeverria, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Oxford, will discuss how climate change is being perceived by indigenous...taxonomy and ethnobotany, before moving to the University of Oxford to complete a Ph.D in ethnoecology.The lecture is free but...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/shi-sponsor-lecture-climate-change
Art
SHI to sponsor lecture on climate change

...Wyllie de Echeverria, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Oxford, will discuss how climate change is being perceived by indigenous...taxonomy and ethnobotany, before moving to the University of Oxford to complete a Ph.D in ethnoecology.The lecture is free but...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/shi-sponsor-lecture-climate-change
Outdoors
Climate change and crabapples

...affecting cultures closely aligned with the land.Victoria Wyllie de Echeverria, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Oxford, began studying Pacific Northwest climate change through the lens of a fruit harvested by 37 Native cultures from Alaska to...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-26/climate-change-and-crabapples
Outdoors
Evening at Egan to feature sociocultural anthropologist Tom Thornton

...might prepare us for the environmental changes of the Anthropocene.Thornton is a senior research fellow at the University of Oxford's Environmental Change Institute in England. His previous projects include "Haa Leelk'w Has Aan' Saaxu: Our Grandparents...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-25/evening-egan-feature-sociocultural-anthro
Art
Death Notice: Clovis M. Bowles

...always willing to help when he could. Clovis is survived by: his father, Sam Bowles; daughters, Chyla (Devon) Lamp of Oxford, Maine and Chenoa Christine (Jason) Moyer of Lisbon, Iowa; sons, Wade Bowles and Mark Bowles, both of Spearfish, South...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2015-01-28/death-notice-clovis-m-bowles
Death Notices
On Writing: Don't seize the day

...mental state than Horace's. But "seize" was then perpetuated in the 19th century by John Conington, an eminently sane Oxford professor who translated carpe diem as "seize the present," and in the 20th century by American poet E.A. Robinson who...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-16/writing-dont-seize-day
Art

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