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  2. Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/April - Wikipedia

    1340 – A band of warriors led by Niels Ebbesen killed Count Gerhard III, ending Holstein rule in Denmark.; 1871 – The Duke of Buckingham opened the first section of the Brill Tramway (locomotive pictured), a short railway line to transport goods between his lands and the national rail network.

  3. David Petraeus - Wikipedia

    David Howell Petraeus (/ p ɪ ˈ t r eɪ. ə s /; born November 7, 1952) is a retired United States Army general and public official. He served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from September 6, 2011, until his resignation on November 9, 2012.

  4. Udacity - Wikipedia

    Udacity, Inc. is an American for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses. ...

  5. Free-electron laser - Wikipedia

    A free-electron laser (FEL) is a (fourth generation) synchrotron light source producing extremely brilliant and short pulses of synchrotron radiation. An FEL functions and behaves in many ways like a laser, but instead of using stimulated emission from atomic or molecular excitations, it employs relativistic electrons as a gain medium.

  6. Cornell Law School - Wikipedia

    Cornell Law School is the law school of Cornell University, a private Ivy League university in Ithaca, New York.One of the five Ivy League law schools, it offers four law degree programs, JD, LLM, MSLS and JSD, along with several dual-degree programs in conjunction with other professional schools at the university.

  7. Adbusters - Wikipedia

    Adbusters' senior editor Micah White said they had suggested the protest via their email list and it "was spontaneously taken up by all the people of the world." [36] Adbusters' website said that from their "one simple demand—a presidential commission to separate money from politics" they would "start setting the agenda for a new America."

  8. A More Perfect Union (speech) - Wikipedia

    T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, director of Vanderbilt University's program in African American and diaspora studies, has edited The Speech: Race and Barack Obama's "A More Perfect Union", a collection of essays about the speech, with contributions from novelists Alice Randall and Adam Mansbach, theologian Obery M. Hendricks Jr., newspaper ...

  9. University of Richmond - Wikipedia

    The University of Richmond (UR or U of R) is a Private liberal arts college in Richmond, Virginia.It is a primarily undergraduate, residential institution with approximately 4,350 undergraduate and graduate students in five schools: the School of Arts and Sciences, the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business, the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, the University of Richmond School of Law and ...