From 1996 to 2010 architect Robert Ivy led the publication Architectural Record as its editor-in-chief. This publication, put out by Mcgraw-Hill Construction Media, is the foremost magazine in the field of architecture. He also oversaw several other publications at this company such as Engineering News Record, Constructor, and all of their associated websites.
It was in 2010 that he became the top executive at the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the professional organization that serves this profession. This organization serves a number of roles such as representing architects to the public and government, setting professional and ethical standards, and advocating for architects. Robert Ivy has been a fellow of the AIA for many years and he is now both the executive vice president of this organization as well as its chief executive officers.
For 15 years, from 1981 to 1996, he worked as an architect at Dean/Dale, Dean & Ivy where he was also the principal. Over the course of his career he has received many industry awards including 7 Ozzies and 26 Jesse H. Neal Awards. His highest honor, though, occurred when a national fraternity of architects called Alpha Rho Chi voted him as a Master Architect by unanimous vote. In the over 100 year history of this organization only seven other architects have been given this designation.
In addition to his role at the AIA, Robert Ivy serves four architectural universities by being on their advisory boards. Three of these are in the United States and include Auburn University’s Rural Studio, Mississipi State University, and Tulane University. The fourth is located in China and is the Tongji University School of Architecture and Urban Planning. He attended the University of the South where he earned his undergraduate in English and then he attended Tulane University where he graduated with an M.Arch in 1976.
The AIA is based in Washington D.C. and has chapters across the nation as well as overseas. It’s formation occurred in 1857 when a group of architects in New York saw the need for professional standards to be created in the world of architecture. The members of this organization include architects as well as those in affiliated fields such as construction. They employ about 200 people at their headquarters who coordinate with those in the local chapters so that the AIA speaks with a united voice on issues that are important to those in this profession.
Fagali’I Airport (FGI) is a public airport located in Apia, Samoa. It has a single strip that is 2,198 feet in length. The owner of this airport is Polynesian Airlines which also has its headquarters nearby. Polynesian Air has flights to Pago Pago, Ofu Olosega, and Ta’u in American Samoa as well as Sydney, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand that are flown back and forth to throughout the week. This airport was built in 1959 and it originally had a grass landing strip.
Polynesian Airlines has four aircraft it uses for its flights at Fagali’I Airport. The biggest one is a Boeing 737-800 they operate that can seat 170 people. The also have three smaller De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter aircraft that can each seat 19 people. The airport is located very close to Apia which makes it very convenient to get to tourist spots in and around the city.
There are a number of things to do around Fagali’I Airport for tourists visiting Apia. Perhaps the best-known place is the Robert Louis Stevenson House which this famous author and poet had built just outside of Vailama, a village just outside of Apia. According to expedia.com, it is now a museum and features a large collection of his items as well as other pieces from the late 1800s. Above his house people can also visit his grave on the peak of Mount Vaea.
Visitors coming to Apia via Fagali’I airport also enjoy an event that is held each Wednesday at the Aggie Grey’s Hotel according to wikipedia.org. The event is called “Fia Fia” and it features ancient Samoan singing, drumming, and dancing. The highlight is a fire-knife dance they perform. The cost of tickets is 85 Samoan Tala which translates to $33.47 USD at current currency rates.
Another popular place near the Fagali’I Airport is the Mulinu’u Peninsula. This is where Samoa’s parliament house is seated and it also features a historic observatory. There are also a large number of tombs of important Samoans that can be visited as well. There is also the Museum of Samoa which contains items such as Lapita pottery.
The legacy of Louis Chenevert will forever be tied to United Technologies Corporation, and as the company continues to grow throughout the United States, exponentially increasing its world presence, his blueprint cannot be ignored. Gregory Hayes, the current CEO of UTC, continues to build upon the principles created by Louis Chenevert, believing that it is the duty of the CEO to leave the company in a better state than it was when he accepted the position; undoubtedly, Louis Chenevert succeeded in this respect. It was Louis Chenevert’s decision to invest in people, as well as the latest technologies, that led to an unprecedented run of success during his term, and when the root of this ideology is brought up in a discussion, it unwaveringly points to his time as the President of Pratt & Whitney Canada.
Prior to becoming the Chief Executive Officer of United Technologies Corporation, Louis Chenevert became privy to a GTF engine that Pratt & Whitney was developing, and in 2006, when he joined the company, he brought it with him. It took two decades and over $10 billion in development costs before the groundbreaking geared turbofan engine would be complete. Today, it is one of the most popular geared turbofan engines in existence, being utilized in a multitude of planes and airlines across the world. While the geared turbofan engine changed the way airlines operate, it also had a profound effect on the manufacturing industry in the United States.
Pratt & Whitney has manufacturing plants in states such as Georgia, Florida, Maine, Michigan, and New York, helping to create jobs for hundreds of thousands of people. This was completely by design, as Louis Chenevert always envisioned a time when a new generation of talent would benefit from the marriage of these two corporations. Over the next few years, UTC is expected to form thousands of new positions that are expected to support 25,000 additional employees. These days, United Technologies Corporation is recognized as a global powerhouse, due in part to Mr. Chenevert’s staunch business acumen, with a multitude of lucrative investments across the world.
Elysium Health is a consumer science company making waves in the health industry. The company was founded by Dr. Leonard Guarente, who currently serves as the director of the Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research at MIT, in addition to his responsibilities at Elysium Health. Dr. Guarente has conducted significant research on the genetic and molecular causes of aging during his career. That experience has led him to create Elysium to be a company that translates advances in science and technology into clinically-validated health products that work.
Elysium Health’s goal is to help people live healthier, longer. The company collaborates with world-class scientists from prestigious institutions like Harvard and Stanford. These scientists ensure that Elysium stays at the forefront of health science by guiding the direction of the company.
Elysium Health currently makes one product—Basis. Basis is based on 25 years of research that was conducted prior to the company’s founding. This supplement increases NAD+ levels in our cells. NAD+ is an important coenzyme that is essential for DNA protection, energy creation, circadian rhythms, and hundreds of other functions. As we age, NAD+ levels naturally decrease and those functions break down. That is why Basis works to increase levels of NAD+ in our bodies.
Basis is intended to be used as a long-term supplement. It is vegetarian, vegan, nut- and gluten-free, containing no artificial flavors or colors. Basis is also third-party tested for quality.
Basis is sold on Elysium Health’s website. An individual jar of the supplement contains a 30-day supply of the product and costs $60. Subscriptions to Basis are also available. For between $40-$50, depending on the length of the subscription, Elysium will send you a jar each month.
For more information about Elysium Health, the company’s team of scientists, and the science behind Basis visit Elysium’s website.
Who doesn’t like the taste of a delightful energy drink? Okay, maybe they are not for everyone, but they have caught on in popularity with a large segment of the population. Just go to any college campus and find the garbage cans littered with used up cans of this energy drink or that one.
While energy drinks can provide a nice boost to the user, there has been a downside to the kinds that have been offered on the market up to this point. Those downsides being in the ingredients included in these beverages. Along with your kick of caffeine, you take in a bounty of calories, artificial sweeteners, and other unnatural ingredients that your body simply does not need. Sucking down too many of these can definitely leave you feeling not so great.
The good news for all of us is that anti-aging company Jeunesse Global has introduced their own version of the energy drink. They call their product “Nevo”. It has all of the things that you are looking for in an energy drink without some of the things that you would rather skip out on. Consider for example how each can of this beverage has just fifty calories. That’s not too bad at all.
What about the fact that Nevo does not contain any artificial sweeteners or colors? Hey, that is not so bad either. These are the types of things that can put energy drinks back into your diet without guilt.
Bare in mind that not all energy drinks are created the same. This is a simple reality that all of us have to consider in our daily life. We of course only want the kind of products that we can naturally get some benefit out of without some of the negatives. This is why Nevo has taken off with all energy drink loving audiences.
Jeunesse Global continues to gain more customers by using a distributor network to attract new people. They have a lot of distributors that are out there pitching you on the idea of these products. That is helpful because when you hear of the virtues of their products from someone you already know, you can trust them a little more fully.
When it comes to forex and trading forex, not many people understand how exactly it works. From what spreads are to the analysis of the currencies, it can be hard for beginners to learn how to successfully trade to earn some profit. That is where signals organizations and groups are starting to be created. Instead of actually doing the analysis yourself, you can now be advised by an organization of forex traders or be advised by a group of forex traders on what you should buy and sell. This new industry of signals in forex has led to a lot of people earning money trading forex that would not overwise be earning that profit.
The same thing is now happening with initial coin offerings or ICO. Many people have their own opinion on what new cryptocurrencies will rise, and many people also believe that they can any lie a cryptocurrency and be able to successfully predict what the price will be in the future. When it comes to signals in cryptocurrency, you need to be more careful because cryptocurrency can be much more violently than trading forex.
Recently, the founder of JCL capital, Jordan Lindsey, has been involved in the cryptocurrency industry and investing in companies that create new crypto currency and other companies that create an exchange for the cryptocurrency to be bought and sold by customers and traders. This new capital company is funding many new ICO’s and is quickly becoming a leader in the capital funding phase of cryptocurrency. Forex is also on the company strategy, wanting to get into the forex trading industry.
When it comes to forex, and especially cryptocurrency, you can never be sure where the price will be in the future. All you can do is do your research and look for trends that you can use to guide yourself to earning a profit in trading. Some people like to day trade while others believe the best strategy is to hold your coins and wait out the long term. Many people are now using signal organizations or groups to go along with the crowd to predict where the value and price will be at.
Even though water is generally looked at as a healthy beverage, there are plenty of factors that are looked at when it comes to the health of the water. Among the factors that are looked at is the type of container that is used to hold the water. One of the most common containers for holding water is the plastic bottle. However, there have been a lot of comments made about how plastic is actually bad for water. For one thing, there are a lot of contaminants in plastic that carry into the water. Many people suggest glass as a better container for water.
Even though plastic may have tons of contaminants, there are other factors in the water. One of the factors of the healthiness of the water is the source. Many waters come from acidic sources. Fortunately, Waiakea water is one of the waters that are very healthy. Not only is the water coming from the best source, but a lot of care is taken for the packaging of the water. The packaging is done in a way that makes sure that the quality of the water is maintained so that people will be able to enjoy more of the health benefits that come with the drink.
There are plenty of different containers being considered for the Hawaiian volcanic water. One is a degradable type of bottle. This is to make the water product more environmentally-friendly. Even the other bottle they have been using has something that even glass doesn’t have. While glass is considered a better alternative than plastic, there are factors in place that people have to consider like how it is cleaned. One good thing about the plastic that Waiakea uses is that it is considered carbon neutral. Therefore, people are able to enjoy the water without any worries of health problems.
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are appealing to the Hispanic community and to groups and organizations across the country which supports migrants’ rights: stop the Republican Party from ending the provisions of the DACA program. DACA, or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is a program authorized by the Obama Administration which gives certain privileges to undocumented migrant children below 16 years of age when they first entered the United States. These privileges involve immunity from deportation, the right of being given a Social Security Number, and the right to find employment within the United States. Other states also include the right to drive and the right of free college tuition, and the migrants who are benefiting from the DACA program are required to renew their status every two years. The DACA program was signed into full implementation in 2012, and five years after President Barack Obama introduced the program, the Republican Party threatens to end the program fully. As a result of the threats coming from the Republican Party, youths who are beneficiaries of the DACA program and those who wanted to apply for a DACA status are advised not to do it in the present because they can be instantly deported out of the United States.
The suggestion by the Republican Party to end the DACA program was welcomed with protests and outrage from different groups and organizations which are fighting for the migrants’ rights. The news quickly spread across the country, prompting the groups to mobilize and to ask the government to reconsider their plans. They claimed that more than 800,000 individuals would be affected once the DACA program ends and they also highlighted that these 800,000 individuals are contributing to the economy of the United States by paying their taxes and their school fees. The groups and organizations supporting migrants’ rights have warned that if the government chooses to terminate the DACA program, a substantial economic blow could paralyze the United States economy.
According to the White House, it was Ken Paxton who had sent the letter to terminate the DACA program, addressing it to President Donald Trump. Ken Paxton is the Attorney General of the state of Texas, and he is now under fire because of his recommendation. Ken Paxton is not alone, as he had the support of several representatives and one governor in ending the DACA program, and all of them came from the Republican States. They wanted to systematically terminate the DACA program, by discouraging DACA beneficiaries from renewing their status and stopping new applications. Ken Paxton also warned the present administration that legal consequences could be filed against them if the DACA program continues.
The Secretary for Homeland Security, John Kelly, had met with groups and organizations that are supporting migrants’ rights. He explained to them that the present administration is also weighing in the pros and cons of terminating the DACA program. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have shown their support to the migrants by assisting them financially through the Frontera Fund, and they criticized the recommendation of ending the DACA program.