Entrepreneurship Center At CU's Leeds School Of Business Appoints Advisory Board Members

first_imgThe CU-Boulder Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business has appointed business leaders Tom Daniel and Robert Kaufman to its advisory board. Daniel is the CEO and founder of CadWest Partners LLC, a registered broker dealer. He also is president and developer of CTEK Angels, the largest group of angel investors in the Rocky Mountain region. Kaufman is a partner with Q Advisors and previously was president and CEO of netLibrary, a content and technology provider to institutional libraries and corporations. The Deming Center advisory board provides communication between the center and the entrepreneurial business community, helping to generate ideas for the growth and direction of the center. Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: April 18, 2004 last_img read more

Eskom chairman resigns as network stays constrained

first_imgAs such, following several days of consistent loadshedding, Mabuza tendered his resignation on Friday, 10 January. “Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has accepted Mr Mabuza’s resignation. President Ramaphosa has expressed his gratitude to Mr Mabuza for serving Eskom and the nation during a challenging period and has commended Mr Mabuza for taking responsibility and accepting accountability for events under his leadership.” No loadsheddingscheduled for Monday Generation Finance and Policy The powerutility announced this morning [Monday, 13 January] that the power system is “tight,but we are working hard to stabilise our generation fleet in order to ensurethat we meet today’s demand”. Read more news on South Africa Eskom Chairman resignation accepted “Should we losesome generation units during the day, we will use emergency reserves and mayimplement loadshedding in the evening. However, if we experience drasticchanges in the system, loadshedding may be implemented earlier in the day,” thecompany warned. Unplannedoutages or breakdowns were at 13,867MW as at 06h00 on Monday morning. The office of thePresident said the Eskom chairman wrote a letter as part of his resignationannouncement, in which he apologised for Eskom’s inability to meet thecommitment it made to the president to avoid loadshedding from 11 December 2019to 13 January 2020. Eskom Chairman Jabu Mabuza has taken accountability for Eskom’s failure to meet the commitment it made to the president that there would be no loadshedding until 13 January 2020. Sign up for the ESI Africa newsletter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Low carbon, solar future could increase jobs in the future – SAPVIA “Eskom presented plans to ensure that the risk of loadshedding would be eliminated during the holiday period until 13 January 2020. Eskom also outlined the risks affecting the national grid,” said President Ramaphosa’s office. The utility anticipates some units coming back online during the course of the day and states that it has adequate reserves for emergency generators.  Eskom Chairman Jabu Mabuza resigned on 10 January 2020 TAGSEskomLoadsheddingPersonalitiesSouth Africa Previous articleAbout Middle East Energy 2020Next articleEnel Green Power smashes renewable capacity records in 2019 Nicolette Pombo-van ZylAs the Editor of ESI Africa, my passion is on sustainability and placing African countries on the international stage. I take a keen interest in the trends shaping the power & water utility market along with the projects and local innovations making headline news. Watch my short weekly video on our YouTube channel ESIAfricaTV and speak with me on what has your attention. AFD and Eskom commit to a competitive electricity sector BRICS It went on to state that the government will soon announce a “reconfigured Eskom board with the appropriate mix of electricity industry, engineering, and corporate governance experience”. UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon developmentlast_img read more

International Dog Day 2019: Complete list of dog mascots in sports

first_imgC’est vendredi ! 😄 // TGIF! 😄A post shared by Flambo 🐶 (@chiotcanadiensmtl) on Jun 7, 2019 at 8:59am PDTFlambo’s Instagram presence (more than 16,000 followers) more than makes up for a rather limited physical presence (30 pounds).Nashville Predators – “Smash” – @predspup MORE: Athletes and their dogsOur comprehensive list includes all the good doggos. Some live dog mascot legacies date all the way back to the 1800s (i.e. Yale’s “Handsome Dan”) while others are new team acquisitions. We didn’t rank the pups, though: Every dog is a good dog. Let’s just assume a 25-way tie for first, OK?Let’s take a look at the best dogs in sports.NFLCleveland Browns – “Moose”Everything we learned from #HardKnocks , Episode 3 at #BrownsCamp📰 » https://t.co/lQB6rxs8ZF pic.twitter.com/Ce206yKhTZ— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) August 22, 2018The lone NFL franchise to sport a pup also boasts the famous “Dawg Pound” fan section in the east end zone in FirstEnergy Stadium. Well done, Cleveland.NHLBuffalo Sabres – “Buff” – @lil_buff_ View this post on Instagram Cuddles with dad 🥰A post shared by Buff 🐾 (@lil_buff_) on Feb 13, 2019 at 2:19pm PSTWhen Buff isn’t cheering on the Sabres, you can likely find him in the household of his owner, Sabres center Tage Thompson.Minnesota Wild – “Breezer” – @mnwildpupi have an announcement: a new human joined our team pic.twitter.com/JNOEifDPTT— mnwildpup (@mnwildpup) August 21, 2019A recent Wild acquisition, Breezer joined the fold after being picked up from a dog rescue in the Twin Cities.Montreal Canadiens – “Flambo” – @chiotcanadiensmtl Fur-iendly reminder to vote for me for Best Team Dog in the #NHLFanChoice awards 🥰 watch my stories to see how!A post shared by Rookie the Sens Pup (@rookiethesenspup) on May 30, 2019 at 6:18am PDTRookie, an Australian native, is progressing toward becoming a CNIB guide dog after his hockey career.San Jose Sharks – “Finn” – @sharkspup / @sharkspup View this post on Instagram dinner of champions #stlblues #StanleyCupA post shared by Barclay (@stlbluespup) on Jun 25, 2019 at 2:20pm PDTIt was a huge year for Barclay. The yellow Lab became fast friends with announcer Doc Emrick and even feasted out of the Stanley Cup trophy in June.Tampa Bay Lightning – “Bolt” – @boltspup / @boltspup View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram Mondays are ruff.A post shared by Bolt ⚡️ (@boltspup) on Aug 19, 2019 at 11:59am PDTBolt will carry his positive impact toward a service dog career once he hangs up his Lightning jersey.Vegas Golden Knights – “Bark-Andre Furry” – @barkandrefurry View this post on Instagram Celebrating #NationalHatDay in @nyrangers style! Which do you woof more? #NYRPupOnAPathA post shared by Ranger (@nyrangerspup) on Jan 15, 2019 at 10:31am PSTThis Lab is currently training to assist a child with autism. Ranger, a formidable puck handler, is known to snack on peanut butter pre-game.Ottawa Senators – “Rookie” – @rookiethesenspup View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram Sniffing around the Shark Tank today🐾A post shared by Finn (@sharkspup) on Jul 24, 2019 at 12:02pm PDTWhat’s not to like about this 8-pound yellow Lab? Finn will soon empower the San Jose community as an assistance dog.St. Louis Blues – “Barclay” – @stlbluespup Everyone else is doing it, and I hate being left out…🐾. Starting Puppy-K, I want to be a mascot when I grow up and my favorite subject is recess!A post shared by Lord Banner of Smashville (@predspup) on Aug 15, 2019 at 9:10am PDTLord Banner of Smashville is regarded within the Nashville organization as the team’s “official office pup.” You can find him near the water cooler.New York Islanders – “Radar”Meet Radar! 🐶Your votes have been tallied and our @GuideDogFdn #NYIPupWithAPurpose has officially been given his new name – a tribute to legendary #Isles coach Al Arbour.Welcome to our Islanders family, Radar! 😊 https://t.co/FbBwJFykq6 pic.twitter.com/xh6YamtUH6— New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) September 5, 2018Radar got his name after the late Islanders coach Al Arbour, who led the franchise to four consecutive Stanley Cups in the 1980s.New York Rangers – “Ranger” – @nyrangerspup I got back my photos from @anneliphoto of @rockstardogs yesterday! Let’s do that hockey! 🥅 🏒 ~ Bark🐾A post shared by Bark-André Furry (@barkandrefurry) on Aug 13, 2019 at 8:47am PDTQuite easily the best name on this entire list and a pup-tastic reference to VGK goaltender Marc Andre-Fleury.NCAAButler – “Butler Blue” – @butlerblue3 / @ButlerBlue3 View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram The spring semester kicks off tomorrow which means my #Bulldogs will be back on campus!! I’m so excited to see you all again! 💙🐶❤️A post shared by Victor E Bulldog III (@victorebulldog) on Jan 16, 2019 at 4:23pm PSTSports. Dogs. Puns. This is someone’s dream come true.Georgia – “Uga”Uga, a pure white English bulldog, is nothing short of both the face of Georgia athletics and college football as a whole.Louisiana Tech – “Tech XXII” – @TechXXII International Dog Day 2019 is officially upon us.To help celebrate, we present you a list of the best live dog mascots in today’s pro and collegiate sports world. For this week’s vlog we snuck into historic Hinkle Fieldhouse before renovations close it down for the summer in order to capture some of the old barn’s best #Instagram spots. Check the link in bio to watch. #GoDawgs #BUtifulA post shared by butlerblue3 (@butlerblue3) on May 31, 2019 at 6:55am PDTFewer images in college basketball are as iconic as Butler Blue embracing the roar of fans inside Hinkle Fieldhouse.Connecticut – “Jonathan” – @jonathanhusky14 #whereamiwednesday⁣ Everyone should know this building on Storrs campus. ⁣ #uconn #uconnhuskies #smarthuskiesA post shared by Jonathan the Husky (@jonathanhusky14) on Aug 21, 2019 at 4:24am PDTUConn’s good boy carries on the legacy of Connecticut’s first state governor, Jonathan Trumbull.Fresno State – “Victor E. Bulldog” – @VictorEBulldog Oh boy! I am so glad to see all of my new pups coming in for orientation today!A post shared by Tech XXII (@techxxii) on Jun 19, 2019 at 4:36pm PDTThe son of Tech XXI continues the strong legacy of Tech bulldogs in the university’s history.Mississippi State – “Bully XXI”Jak making his television debut on @SECNetwork with @KayceSmith11 . He’s got a face for television. #SBW15 #HailState pic.twitter.com/sElyGLb1fP— Mississippi State Athletics (@HailState) April 18, 2015Another facet of MSU’s tradition, Bully the bulldog is synonymous with the gritty culture of Mississippi State.N.C. State – “Tuffy”NC State introduced Tuffy II to the family, and this pup is absolutely adorable. https://t.co/p8IVhiRsCP pic.twitter.com/f9n6lWHkgn— Sporting News (@sportingnews) June 19, 2016Former N.C. State assistant athletic director Dick Christy welcomed Tuffy, a Tamaskan, to revive the live mascot presence in Raleigh.Northern Illinois – “Mission” – @NIUMissionSo happy to be on campus! 🐾 #WednesdayMotivation pic.twitter.com/vPO5HgIy1Q— Mission (@NIUMission) July 17, 2019The star of Northern Illinois’ #MissionMondays, this Siberian Husky makes consistent appearances to NIU games and team events.Tennessee – “Smokey X”Referenced in today’s story that Smokey X was overweight as a puppy. Here’s a look. The breeder got him a special Tennessee jersey when she found out what he was being adopted to do. pic.twitter.com/ppQlNcMffk— David Ubben (@davidubben) October 8, 2018Smokey, a Bluetick Coonhound, was first selected in 1953 by the student body to represent the university.Texas A&M – “Reveille” – @reveilleHowdy, my Aggies!!! This #HowdyWeek , come visit the @TXAMFoundation to get some free Aggie buttons…just like me! 😊👍 😎 pic.twitter.com/1lP23PeBzU— Reveille IX (@reveille) August 20, 2019Reveille’s paw print on Texas A&M dates all the way back to the 1930s. Miss Rev is an icon around the Aggie campus.Washington – “Dubs II” – @uwmascotSaturday marks my 10th Spring Football game. Who else on Montlake can say that? pic.twitter.com/gDbGNvjnP9— Dubs (@UWMascot) April 20, 2018You won’t find a Washington athletics hype reel without a clip of Dubs, an Alaskan Malamute. We can understand why.Wofford – “Blitz”SPARTANBURG, S.C.-I met Blitz, the Wofford College mascot, today at Panthers’ training camp. Good dog. pic.twitter.com/rSXUP6SD9o— Peter King (@peter_king) August 1, 2015If you went mascot-crazy in this year’s March Madness bracket, there’s a good chance you’re already familiar with Blitz and the Wofford Terriers. View this post on Instagram Yale – “Handsome Dan” – @HandsomeDan18Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 🍀Cheers! Snuck in a taste before dad pulled me away @MorysClub @GuinnessUS pic.twitter.com/t1kMW58CvT— HandsomedanXVIII (@HandsomeDan18) March 17, 2017Handsome Dan is the face of Yale athletics, a title he has held since the late 1800s.Don’t forget to follow these great pups on social media and fill your feed with excellent dog/sports crossover content. It’s what any great sports fan and dog lover deserves.last_img read more