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 BCIT : : computer systems technology : : computer systems department
BCIT is British Columbia's leading technical education provider known for innovation and teaching excellence.
Computing and Information Technology touches virtually every aspect of modern life and BCIT has helped thousands of men and women launch rewarding and successful careers through certificate, diploma and degree programs in computer technology.
Whether you have just finished high school or are currently working, Computer Systems Technology provides several flexible delivery options in full-time, part-time and accelerated delivery formats.   (288 words)

 The Pregnancy Institute - PUCP
Study of the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, The Women and Their Pregnancies W B Saunders, Philadelphia PA 1972.
Amnioreduction was instituted to control fetal movements and diminish the risk of complications.
Two reviews of UCA from the CPP study including; true knot, nuchal coils, and body loops suggests an association with extremes of umbilical cord length as a fetal risk factor for fetal malformation, injury and stillbirth. /pucp.html   (288 words)

 Women's History Network of British Columbia
British Columbia Women's Institute The Institute is preparing for its centennial in 2009 by collecting information, photographs and stories about the B.C.'s women's institute groups and members.
B.C. History of Nursing Group, their website now includes a section on Vancouver's Nursing Monuments and a searchable database of their archives (held at the School of Nursing, University of British Columbia.
History of Women's Sport, The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity. /whnbc/links.htm   (2740 words)

 Resolutions Received
Armstrong Women's Institute, BC Armstrong, Vernon, Lumby Dist. 4-H Council, BC Associated Ginseng Growers of BC Ayrshire Breeders Club of British Columbia
Nicola Valley Women's Institute, B.C. Nor' Pioneers Women's Institute, BC North Okanagan Organic Association, BC North Pine Farmers' institute, BC Northside Women's Institute, Vanderhoof, BC Okanagan-Kootenay Cherry Growers Assoc., BC One Island Livestock Association, BC Organic Producers Assoc..
Deep Creek Farmers' Institute, BC Delbune Women's Institute, Alberta /RESOLUTIONS_RECEIVED.html   (2740 words)

 Encyclopedia: Calendar Girls
Calendar Girls is a British film of 2003, based on the true story of a group of Yorkshire women who produce a nude calendar to raise money for charity, under the auspices of the Women's Institute.
Calendar Girls was inspired by the story of a similar real life nude calendar produced by the members of the Rylstone Women's Institute in Yorkshire, England.
The film is a feel_good comedy based on the emphatically "amateur" status of the eponymous Calendar Girls, in humourous contrast to the professional models who appear in most calendars and pinups. /encyclopedia/Calendar-Girls   (2740 words)

 Folklore and Popular Culture
Provides an "information outlet for women in the field and for those interested in the folklore of women." Provides announcements of the association, abstracts of papers read at the annual meeting, articles and bibliographies on folklore of women, discussion of courses in women's folklore, research in progress, and good critical book reviews.
Published by the Indiana University Folklore Institute, this journal is international in scope and is a particularly good source of information about folklore research in other countries.
Published for the American Folklore Society, this journal provided an annotated bibliography of articles published on a wide variety of topics in folklore. /Research/serial/folk.html   (646 words)

 News Letter
Ian is the Director of the British Columbia Institute for Co-operative Studies, while teaching courses in the department on the history of co-operatives and on "The Inuit: From Traditional Society to Nunavut." See the article in this newsletter on the Institute.
Together with Wendy Wickwire, Patricia Roy is a member of the Editorial Board of BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly, and was part of a "Scientific Expedition Into BC Interior, 16-20 May 2001." Her findings are published in the Autumn 2001 issue of the journal.
Last February, Patricia published an article titled "The State, Education, and Two Generations of Women in Meiji Japan, 1868-1912" in the US - Japan Women's Journal. /history/newsletter/2001/news_content.html   (4221 words)

 Many Hysterectomies Unnecessary, British Study Shows
Around 100,000 British women have a hysterectomy every year, and by the age of 60, one in five has had their womb removed.
Doctors who studied around half the hysterectomies carried out in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in one year in the mid-1990s found that 46 percent were performed on women who complained of excessive monthly bleeding.
According to the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, hysterectomies could have avoided in between 50 to 75 percent of these cases, with doctors opting instead for a less invasive operation called endometrial ablation. /general21/manyhysterectomies.htm   (4221 words)

Feminist Review, Women: a Cultural Review, New Left Review, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, the French Institute, the Goethe Institute - all focus on psychoanalysis in varying degrees and from time to time.
I don't know the ins and outs of this, but it was apparent that you had to be dead or foreign to get published by the official imprint of British psychoanalysis.
In the British Journal of Psychotherapy, the BCP claimed that those of its member organisations who remained in the UKCP wish the BCP - and not (italicised) the UKCP - to speak for them. /culture/paper5h.html   (4221 words)

 Who does what? -
The British Film Institute's purpose is to champion moving image culture in all its richness and diversity across the UK, for the benefit of as wide an audience as possible, and to create and encourage debate.
WOMEN IN FILM AND TELEVISION Women in Film and Television UK (WFTV) is a membership association open to women with at least one year's professional experience in the television, film and/or digital media industries.
Film London is funded by the UK Film Council and the London Development Agency, and works in partnership with Arts Council England, the Mayor of London, Skillset, London boroughs, broadcasters and the film industry. /resources/whodoeswhat   (4221 words)

 UNBC Geography - Greg R. Halseth (Publications)
Tumbler Ridge: District of Tumbler Ridge, UNBC Northern Land Use Institute, Community Transition Branch of the Ministry of Community, Aboriginal and Women's Services.
Prince George: University of Northern British Columbia's Northern Land Use Institute.
Prince George: University of Northern British Columbia's Norhtern Land Use Institute. /geography/faculty/greg/publications.shtml   (3395 words)

 Mumbai - Freepedia
The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, one of world's premier engineering universities, and the SNDT Women's University, open to women only, are the other universities in Mumbai.
Mumbai University • SNDT Women's University • Indian Institute of Technology • St. Xavier's College • St Francis D'Assisi High school • Colleges
This was later corrupted to Bomaím or Bombaim, by which name it is still known in Portuguese; and after the British gained possession, it was anglicised to Bombay. /Mumbai.html   (4134 words)

 BC Research Institute
The institute's facilities in the heart of Vancouver afford researchers close access to three leading-edge health care organizations that serve children and women from around the province: BC Children's Hospital; British Columbia 's Women's Hospital and Health Centre; and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children.
The Child and Family Research Institute (CFRI) is dedicated to world-class research spanning a wide range of children's and women's health concerns.
Our research institute is celebrating 10 years of incorporation as a society with a new name and visual identity.   (4134 words)

 Press Release
BOA LOANS CURLING STONE OF DESTINY TO The British Olympic Association (BOA) today presented the winning stone used by the womens curling team at the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Winter Games to Alistair Gray at the Scottish Institute of Sport.
Commenting on the stone’s return, Craig Reedie, Chairman of the BOA said: “We are proud to be passing this historic curling stone onto the Scottish Institute of Sport.
This is a permanent loan in recognition of their contribution to the success of the Great Britain Womens Curling Team. /press/pressdetail.asp?boa_press_id=246   (258 words)

 VoS - Voice of the Shuttle
His links with Irish, British, American and European writers, artists, art historians, and politicians was so extensive that an examination of his life provides a unique window onto cultural and artistic interconnections for the first three quarters of the twentieth century") (Susan Schreibman, New Jersey Institute of Technology)
American Women Writers 1890 to 1939 -- Modernism and Mythology (general info and links relating to Modernist women writers, plus info on the impact of mythology and the occult) (Kristin Mapel-Bloomberg)
The Thomas MacGreevy Archive ("poet, critic, translator, art historian and Director of the National Gallery of Ireland (1950-1963), [MacGreevy] is one of the pivotal figures of Irish Modernism. /browse.asp?id=2747   (258 words)

In the run of the British General Election, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts is staging an exhibition featuring some of the most prominent politicians of the early 20th century who were portrayed by Edmond Kapp (1890-1978), a leading British draughtsman and caricaturist.
The display is taken from the Barber Institute's large collection of Kapp's drawings and includes such leading figures as Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Oswald Mosley, George Lansbury and Lord Birkenhead.
Twenty-one works of art by 12 Alabama women artists, in a variety of media ranging from photography and painting to mixed media installations. /cgi-bin/news/get-regional-city-stories.cgi?find=Birmingham   (1225 words)

 U. of T. The Bulletin, October 13, 1998

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Father James McConica, president of the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, was elected a corresponding member of the British Academy at its annual general meeting in July; he was the only Canadian among the 18 elected in that category, reserved for non-British scholars.
Widely recognized as the mother of birth control in Canada, Powell influenced a generation of health care professionals, defining sex education and birth control as humanitarian concerns in womens health.
Members elected are those who have attained “distinction and high international standing in any of the branches of study which it is the object of the Academy to promote.” /bin/bulletin/oct13_98/awards.htm   (438 words)

 Kinsey and the Homosexual Revolution
Judith Reisman, Ph.D., President of The Institute For Media Education, received her doctorate in Communication from Case Western Reserve University.
Also see British Broadcasting Company's biography of Kinsey, released on Arts and Entertainment, August 7, 1996.
The popular press hawked Kinsey as a diversion from Truman's ominous cold-war warnings, heralding the astonishing scientific findings-that 98% of men and roughly half of women had premarital sex, 95% of American men were legally sex offenders and 10% or more of men were largely homosexual. /jhs/reisman.html   (438 words)

 Marta Ajmar
Her doctoral research at the Warburg Institute concentrates on women, exemplarity and the domestic arts in Renaissance Italy.
She studied Art History and Italian Literature in Pavia and Milan before completing the MA Course in Combined Historical Studies (The Renaissance) at the Warburg Institute in London.
She worked in the Coins and Medals Department at the British Museum for a number of years, where she co-curated an exhibition on the Cribb Collection of devotional objects. /csdi/MartaAjmar.html   (189 words)

 british parliament history
Welcome to British History Online The digital library of text and information … by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust.
How Blair's gender gap widened - possible decrease in number of women members of British Parliament - Brief Article
The British people are expected to be lukewarm towards the June 10, 1999 European Parliament elections. /british-parliament-history.html   (189 words)

 Central Saanich, British Columbia
The first Central Saanich Council meeting was held on January 16, 1951 in the Women's Institute Hall (formerly the Temperance hall, and now the Central Saanich Lions Hall) on East Saanich Road.
The District of Central Saanich is located on the Saanich Peninsula, 21 kilometers north of the British Columbia capital city of Victoria
Central Saanich was incorporated as a Municipality on December 12, 1950. /flags/ca-bccsa.html   (218 words)

 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - British Columbia
Jewish Genealogical Institute of British Columbia Founded in 1992 to bring together people interested in pursuing their Jewish family history.
1881 and 1891 Census of Vancouver Island Searchable database for the 1881and 1891 census of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands of British Columbia.
Electoral History of British Columbia 1871-1986 An historical overview of electoral activities in the Province of British Columbia during the 115 year period from 1871 to 1986. /~jveinot/cghl/british-columbia.html   (3115 words)

 Contacts: British Columbia Canada
British Columbia Government BC Ministry of Women's Equality
University of British Columbia School of Community and Regional Planning
British Columbia Environmental Network; and East Kootenay Environmental Society /women/listbca.htm   (178 words)

 British American Security Information Council
Formerly an officer in the British Army, he has spent the majority of his career overseas, having served in Hong Kong; Germany; Cambodia as a member of the UN, and Bosnia as a member of IFOR.
She has served on the staff of a number of international election observation missions, and was Senior Advisor for Civic Programs at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and as Acting Executive Director of Peerless Rockville Historic Preservation.
She serves on a number of boards and advisory boards and in 1996 chaired the international task force of the Coalition for Womens Appointments. /about.htm   (178 words)

 British Women S Institute
The WI was founded in Britain in 1915, due to World War I inspired by the Canadian Women's Institute, and backed by the Government's Board of Agriculture, with the belief that the WI could play an important role in the countryside, particularly in domestic science and the production and preserving of food.
Individual Women's Institutes are self-governing and serve particular towns or districts.
Both the individual WIs and the regional federations are members of the National Federation of Women's Institutes. /british-women-s-institute   (178 words)

 Emerging Leaders Program
She has published pieces on a range of topics in Romanticism literature, including British orientalism, Romantic women writers, and feminist literary theory.
She also contributed to the creation and implementation of the University Leadership Institute, a precursor to the Emerging Leaders Program.
Gita Alaghband received her B.S. in Physics (1977) from Tehran University, M.S. in Computer Science (1980) and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (1986) from University of Colorado, Boulder. /citt/elp/ELP_fellows01.htm   (178 words)

 British National Health Service to Cover Herceptin
Read the new guidelines for using Herceptin to treat breast cancer in Britain on the web site of the National Health Service's National Institute for Clinical Excellence.
But until now, the British national health care system did not cover the high cost of the drug.
About 2,000 of the 32,000 women diagnosed with breast cancer in Britain each year are expected to benefit from Herceptin treatment. /research_herceptin_brit.html   (178 words)

13) Albert M. Hyamson (ed.), The British Consulate in Jerusalem, in relation to the Jews of Palestine.
6) English translation in MEMRI (Middle East Media and Research Institute).
The separate letters sent during the Commission were from: The International Commission of Jurists; the International League for Human Rights; the World Jewish Congress, jointly with the Coordinating Board of Jewish Organizations; and the International Council of Jewish Women. /ameland/Libel.html   (178 words)

 british parliament history
Welcome to British History Online The digital library of text and information … by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust.
How Blair's gender gap widened - possible decrease in number of women members of British Parliament- Brief Article
The British people are expected to be lukewarm towards the June 10, 1999 European Parliament elections. /british-parliament-history.html   (405 words)

Fridman Orli (Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, USA), Public Urban Space and Alternative Voices: the Case of Women in Black.
Although a relatively non-turbulent political climate in the country has not proven to be a particularly fertile ground for the appearance of inflammatory, humorous and critically minded political graffiti that characterised the 1990s, graffiti emerging today deals with subjects that, nontheless, are witness to the zeitgeist and current interests.
This paper looks at the history of the construction and destruction of mosques and churches in Belgrade and elsewhere in the Balkans as manifestations of symbolic dominance, and argues that this form of contested symbolism is still practiced not only by “nationalists” in Bosnia and Serbia but also by representatives of the international community. /inasea/abstracts.htm   (6163 words)

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