Lecturer – English – (ADJ000153)

first_imgThe Department of English at the University of Houston is hiringtemporary, part-time lecturers. Instructional content areas ofparticular need are: Freshman Composition I and FreshmanComposition II. Successful applicants may also be asked to instructundergraduate courses in other areas such as literature. Thesecourses are taught in multiple formats such as face-to-faceinstruction, hybrid, and online. These positions are non-tenuretrack positions and are not benefits eligible.To apply, candidates must provide a letter of interest, a currentcurriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and three letters ofrecommendation. Applicants are also welcome to provide a teachingphilosophy/statement and a writing sample.The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse studentbodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diversecommunity of scholars.The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply.Qualifications :Masters or doctorate in English, or related field, with at least ayear of teaching at the college level.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of finalcandidate. All positions at the University of Houston are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check.last_img read more

Governor Whitmer asking residents to turn down heat to 65

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisLansing, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking residents in the Lower Peninsula to turn down their thermostats to 65 degrees or lower.Consumer Energy released a statement asking customers to reduce gas usage. An unexpected fire took place at the Consumer Energy Facility in Armada Township. An emergency alert was sent out to Michiganders this evening. Governor Whitmer held a press conference at 10:00 p.m. Here is Whitmer’s statement.“I’m coming to you now to ask for your help. Due to extremely high demand for natural gas with these record low temperatures and a facility incident, Consumers Energy has asked that everyone who is able to turn down their thermostats through Friday at noon so we can all get through this with minimal harm.“So please: turn your thermostat down to 65 degrees or lower and amplify this message by reposting and making sure your friends, relatives and neighbors who are getting ready for bed to turn theirs down too.“You can play a role in helping people across the state survive these extreme temperatures. Please do. We’re calling on every Michigander to do your part and help us weather this storm together.”For more information, visit www.consumersenergy.com/coldweatherAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Local doctor encourages eye exams to prevent GlaucomaNext Michigan’s individual tax filing season official beginslast_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Friday, July 5 – Sunday, July 7, 2013

first_imgSaturday, July 6, 2013•6:25 a.m. Officers conducted an agency outside assist and child in need of care in the 1100 block. N. Jefferson, Wellington.•9:43 a.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to property in the 300 block. N. Poplar, Wellington.•6:20 p.m. Justin C. Davis, 24, Wellington was arrested, charged and bonded with driving while license is suspended (second offense) and driving in excess of speed limit in the 500 block. N. Washington, Wellington.•8:30 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of a hitch in the 300 block. W. Lincoln, Wellington. Sunday, July 7, 2013•2:54 a.m. Thornton L. Rayl, 47, Wellington was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, no proof of insurance and defective taillamp in the 800 block. S. Jefferson, Wellington.•9:45 a.m. Dustin W. Martin, 32, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with dogs at large.•2:01 p.m. Officers investigated a theft in the 1400 block. E. Michigan, Wellington. •3:51 p.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to property in the 1900 block. N. Madison, Wellington.•9:17 p.m. Travis A. Schneider, 27, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with no proof of insurance and defective headlamp.•9:26 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of a purse at the Wellington Lake.•9:32 p.m. Luke A. Hastings, 18, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with seatbelt violation. Wellington Police Notes for Friday, July 5 to Sunday, July 7, 2013:Friday, July 5, 2013•8:08 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of cooler and contents at the Wellington Lake.•9:36 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of cooler and contents at the Wellington Lake.•9:38 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of cooler and contents at the Wellington Lake.•Cari C. Martin, 28, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with dogs at large.•9:50 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of a bicycle in the 1100 block. S. C, Wellington.•No News Release.•10:54 a.m. Officers took a report of obstruction with law enforcement officer in the 800 block. W. Harvey, Wellington.•12:23 p.m. Officers investigated an aggravated burglary and theft of a vehicle in the 800 block. W. 8th, Wellington. It was recovered.•8:12 p.m. Officers took a report of found property in the 400 block. S. Jefferson, Wellington.•11:05 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 600 block. S. Washington, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by Bryan A. Williams, 55, Wellington and a fixed object/railroad crossing arms owned by Burlington Northern Rail Road.•11:27 p.m. Jaylon J. Cox, 33, Anthony, was arrested and charged with driving while license is suspended in the 600 block. N. G, Wellington.last_img read more

Unemployment claims take biggest drop since pandemic began

first_imgDES MOINES — Continuing unemployment claims dropped again last week.Iowa Workforce Development says the number of continuing claims was down by almost 18,000 from the previous week to 116,810. IWD says that is the biggest drop in ongoing claims since the start of the pandemic.The number of first-time claims also dropped last week by around 1,100. There were still around 9,500 first-time claims –with manufacturing leading the way at 2,085 last week. The self-employed and independent contractors saw 1,703 first-time claims.last_img read more