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In the News (Mon 28 Jul 14)

  
  Dungeons & Dragons
Skip has worked in the gaming industry for more than twenty years, wearing many hats along the way: General dogsbody at TSR, Inc., Convention Director for the GenCon® Game Fair, freelance designer/editor, Assistant Coordinator for the RPGA® Network, and currently game designer for Wizards of the Coast's roleplaying games division.
Skip has also been Dragon® Magazine's "Sage" for more than a decade, offering DM hints, player tips, and his own brand of wry humor.
Skip now lives in the Seattle area with his wife Penny, a Siamese cat named Cyrano, and a flock of tropical birds.
www.wizards.com /dnd/3E_bio_SkipW.asp   (142 words)

  
 Astronaut Bio: Dafydd (Dave) R. Williams 6/04
From 1989 to 1990 Williams served as an emergency physician with the Emergency Associates of Kitchener, Waterloo and as the medical director of the Westmount Urgent Care Clinic.
Subsequently, Williams became the director of the Department of Emergency Services at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre and assistant professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto.
Williams also functioned as the crew medical officer, the flight engineer during the ascent phase, and was trained to perform contingency spacewalks.
www.jsc.nasa.gov /Bios/htmlbios/williams.html   (1127 words)

  
 ESPN.com: TENNIS - Williams patriarch to skip Venus-Serena semifinal
Richard Williams says he won't be at Centre Court when Venus and Serena meet Thursday for a place in the final of the sport's most prestigious event.
Williams, who raised his daughters from the age of toddlers to become tennis champions, traveled to Wimbledon for the first time this year to watch them play on the sport's grandest stage.
Venus Williams, 20, holds a 3-1 career edge against her 18-year-old sister, with wins at the Australian Open and Italian Open in 1998 and Lipton championships in 1999.
espn.go.com /tennis/wimbledon00/s/2000/0705/619293.html   (758 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Sport | Columnists | Richard Williams: Boat Race should return to the first degree
Williams was left to count the consolations, and the way he did it made it hard for an observer to remember when such a momentous defeat had last been accepted so gracefully.
With smiling eloquence, he was quick to point out that coming second in such an epic race at least meant that you were unlikely to slip silently under the waves of history.
His engaging and mature personality means that Williams has attracted attention since the crews for the 151st race were announced three weeks ago.
sport.guardian.co.uk /columnists/story/0,10260,1443963,00.html   (701 words)

  
 Olympian Lauryn Williams turns pro, will skip senior year at Miami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Williams, the Rochester High School graduate who finished third in the 100 meters at the U.S. track and field trials, signed a contract to be represented by noted agent Ray Flynn.
Williams had insisted for weeks that her plan was to return to Miami, but she never ruled out turning pro.
Monday night, Williams and her parents, David and Donna, met with Flynn at a Sacramento hotel and reached agreement on a contract.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04197/346703.stm   (1090 words)

  
 A Talk With Skip Williams
Skip Williams hardly needs any introduction from me. When I started at TSR, I looked on him as the voice of experience.
Skip Williams: Lake Geneva is a small town, and some of the early names in roleplaying games, Gary Gygax and the Kuntz brothers -- Rob and Terry -- were informally known to my family for many years.
Skip: When I got started with RPGs back in the 70s, everybody was tinkering with rules and pontificating about their own gaming theory and practice, no matter what they were playing at the time.
www.montecook.com /cgi-bin/page.cgi?int_dnd30_Skip   (6142 words)

  
 Pirates Notebook: McClendon to skip Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Williams will pitch the second game of the series with the Boston Red Sox.
Part of the thinking in pushing back Williams, a left-hander, was that the Yankees feature right-handed hitters Derek Jeter, Gary Sheffield and Alex Rodriguez near the top of their order.
Fenway Park's famed Green Monster could prove to be a factor for Williams, who has given up six home runs in his past two starts.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05163/520346.stm   (641 words)

  
 Sam Williams to Receive NBAA Meritorious Service Award; Skip Reed to Receive Doswell Award
Sam Williams was born on May 7, 1921, in Seattle, WA, and was raised in Columbus, OH.
Williams also led the design and development of the FJ44 turbofan for the new class of six- to eight-place lightweight business jets.
Skip Reed has been an active member of NBAA since the 1970s and has contributed significantly to the viability and growth of the Association for more than 25 years.
web.nbaa.org /public/news/pr/2003/20030414-016.php   (687 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Williams syndrome
Williams syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by mild mental retardation, distinctive facial appearance, problems with calcium balance, and blood vessel disease.
Williams syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by developmental delay, unusual facial appearance, narrowing of the aorta (large artery that leaves the heart) and particular cognitive and personality profiles.
Many of the symptoms and signs of Williams syndrome may not be apparent at birth.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/001116.htm   (738 words)

  
 KUsports.com - : Williams leaving Kansas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Williams, who said he made the decision to accept the job during the plane ride to Lawrence from Los Angeles Sunday night, was announced as the Tar Heels coach during a news conference Monday night.
Williams, who turned down the UNC coaching job in the summer of 2000, said he took the position this time because it was the right thing to do and that he didn't expect to have the chance for the job again.
Roy Williams is all smiles as he listens to a question during a news conference Monday, April 14, 2003, in Chapel Hill, N.C., after he was named the new head basketball caoch at the University of North Carolina.
www.kusports.com /news/roywatch03/story/106754   (1043 words)

  
 HEAT - Skip Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Skip Williams is a recognized speaker and author in the spa arena, with over ten (10) years of experience in the Management, Financial Development and Operational fields, mostly in the Spa and Hospitality Industry as Spa Director, Controller and Business project Consultant.
When Skip Williams is not employed as a Spa Director, he is often found in some region of North America consulting on a Spa project, analyzing the feasibility of a new spa, or breathing new profit into older ones.
Williams has been involved in the development of well over 100 Spas throughout the US, Canada, and the Caribbean working with owners, planners and potential owners of a wide variety of Spas, Wellness Centers and Salons.
www.h-e-a-t.com /skip.htm   (385 words)

  
 Silven Crossroads - Silven Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Skip Williams has been "the Sage" for over 15 years for the Sage Advice column of Dragon Magazine.
Skip Williams: I was the designer who happened to be assigned the biggest chunk of the book.
Skip Williams: I am personally very happy with a section of the book that deals with dragons as the fantastic creatures that they are.
www.silven.com /adnd.asp?case=show&id=122   (2064 words)

  
 Astronaut Bio: Jeffrey N. Williams 1/2005
EXPERIENCE: Williams received his commission as a second lieutenant from the U.S. Military Academy in May 1980 and was designated an Army aviator in September 1981.
Following his return to the United States, Williams completed a graduate program in aeronautical engineering, and was subsequently selected for an Army assignment at the Johnson Space Center, where he served for over 4 years.
Williams is currently training to command a future long-duration expedition to the International Space Station.
www.jsc.nasa.gov /Bios/htmlbios/williamsj.html   (576 words)

  
 SKIP WILLIAMS TO DESIGN MALHAVOC BOOK :: GamingReport.com :: Where Gamers get their News
Skip promises the book also will include a host of new martial spells, feats, magic items, and prestige classes.
Skip's 96-page sourcebook is the third in the Malhavoc Press series of event books-"how-to" guides for DMs and players.
Skip is fond of old movies, old airplanes, and old books, but not necessarily in that order.
www.gamingreport.com /article.php?sid=5770   (592 words)

  
 Silven Crossroads - Silven Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Skip Williams: There was not really much in terms of a transition in any of those deals.
Skip Williams: I am personally pretty fond of Earl Grey which also famous as Captain Picard's (of Star Trek fame) tea, but my wife does not like it, so I have to sneak that.
Skip Williams: The ideal person is somebody who wants to bring war to a d20 fantasy game.
www.silven.com /adnd.asp?case=show&id=123   (2301 words)

  
 Services: Skip-Trace
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All of Williams & Fudge's account representatives are trained in the art of skip tracing.
Please contact us at any time to discuss this service or any other service that may be needed.
www.wfcorp.com /services/skip_trace.html   (165 words)

  
 BoiFromTroy:Mike Williams to Skip NFL Combine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Former USC wide receiver Mike Williams (pictured, right, with Matt Leinart), denied a place on the Trojan team this year by the NFL because he sought early entry in the NFL draft before a court ordered he couldn't, will skip the NFL Combines this year and instead try going a more individualistic route:
Williams had been planning to participate in workouts at the combine, where players are tested on the number of times they can bench press 225 pounds, how fast they can run 40-yards, vertical and broad jumps, and cone drills.
Instead of the combine, he prefers to be tested at a private workout next month near his home in Tampa, which he expects will be a faster track.
boifromtroy.com /archives/003655.php   (298 words)

  
 GW News Center: GW Names John F. 'Skip' Williams New University Provost
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, president of The George Washington University, has announced the appointment of John F. “Skip”; Williams, M.D., Ed.D., to the newly reinstated position of University provost and the promotion of three other top administrators.
Williams, whose appointment was effective Jan. 1, becomes the first person to serve as provost of GW in 14 years.
As provost, Williams, who also will retain his titles as vice president for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will serve a three-year term representing the University and handling the day-to-day administrative duties whenever Trachtenberg is away from campus.
www.gwu.edu /~newsctr/03/0103/promotions.cfm   (649 words)

  
 Dungeons & Dragons
DandD designer Skip Williams gives us the lowdown on what separates the sorcerer from the rest of the spellcaster classes.
Skip has worked in the gaming industry for more than twenty years, wearing many hats along the way: General dogsbody at TSR, Inc., Convention Director for the Gen Con Game Fair, freelance designer/editor, Assistant Coordinator for the RPGA Network, and currently a senior designer for Wizards of the Coast's roleplaying games division.
Skip was the chief architect and lead designer of the new Monster Manual, so when a really big dragon eats your favorite character, blame Skip.
www.wizards.com /dnd/3E_intvw_SkipW2.asp   (603 words)

  
 Notebook: McClendon to skip Williams' spot in rotation - PittsburghLIVE.com
Manager Lloyd McClendon said Saturday that No. 5 starter Dave Williams will skip his next turn in the rotation, which would be Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.
Williams (5-5, 4.06 ERA) struggled in his most recent start, allowing four solo home runs in 4 1/3 innings in a no-decision against Baltimore on Tuesday.
McClendon said Williams would be available out of the bullpen for the first two games of the Yankees series and would return to the rotation next weekend in Boston.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/trib/mostread/s_343266.html   (619 words)

  
 My Dog Skip - Williams Ross
Moments of comedy are provided on occasion, most notably in Driving with Skip which reminds me of something else, but I can't quite place it.
The recording by Robert Fernandez is especially fine, which lets the brass shine when it appears, but keeps the rest in soft focus nostalgia.
However, I'd admit that as a listening experience, My Dog Skip is going to satisfy all but the most hard hearted.
www.soundtrack-express.com /osts/mydogskip.htm   (506 words)

  
 Pen & Paper :: Skip Williams to Design Malhavoc Book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dungeons and Dragons(r) 3rd Edition codesigner and Monster Manual(r) author Skip Williams has agreed to pen a sourcebook on war for Malhavoc Press.
"Skip's knowledge of the rules is obviously beyond reproach," said Malhavoc Press founder Monte Cook on his choice of author for the new book.
The second volume, When the Sky Falls, is due out from regular Malhavoc contributor Bruce R. Cordell in PDF in spring, with its print release scheduled for early summer.
www.pen-paper.net /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=559   (585 words)

  
 Cry Havoc Chat Transcript Featuring Skip Williams
Skip Williams entertained fans in our very own chat room last week, answering your questions about the new PDF edition of Cry Havoc and more.
We had a little technical trouble with this one (Skip never managed to actually get connected to the chat room), but it all turned out great in the end, as you can see.
Skip says I should remind you that the level of abstraction is higher in unit combat than in individual combat.
www.montecook.com /cgi-bin/page.cgi?mpress_Havocchat_Aug7   (2802 words)

  
 KFTY || TV50 - Serena Williams to skip Fed Cup semis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, was bounced from Wimbledon in the third round last Saturday and has been suffering with an injury to her left ankle.
The U.S. women's team did not have Williams on their side back in April when they defeated Belgium.
Williams' sister, Venus, will be in action against the Russians along with Lindsay Davenport, the top-ranked player on the WTA Tour.
www.kfty.com /sports/story.aspx?content_id=724D945C-4A2C-4037-B421-36491146CFE6   (138 words)

  
 Notebook: Williams may skip a turn - PittsburghLIVE.com
Left-hander Dave Williams, who gave up four solo home runs in his start Tuesday night, could have his next turn in the rotation skipped because of two upcoming days off for the Pirates.
If McClendon decides to skip Williams' turn, he could have Kip Wells, Mark Redman and Oliver Perez pitch at Yankee Stadium, with Fogg starting the series opener at Fenway Park.
McClendon also could prefer to slot Williams into the Yankees series, preferring not to have him contend with Fenway Park's notorious Green Monster in left field.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/trib/mostread/s_342303.html   (333 words)

  
 The Intellectual Passivist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
And therein lies the problem with the Williams sisters.
Heck, they prosecute people for colluding on auction bids, so colluding to rig a major tennis tournament has to be equally offensive.
I'm not saying there's a master plot where Papa Williams is ordering one sister to tank; but it's clear after watching a few of these all-Williams finals that the girls aren't at their competitive best when facing off.
www.thepassivist.blogspot.com /2003_01_19_thepassivist_archive.html   (4732 words)

  
 Dungeons & Dragons
Who better to discuss wizardry than Dragon Magazine's very own Sage, Skip Williams.
Currently working on the 3rd Edition DandD Monster Manual, Skip found time to chat with Marketing Manager Brian Mitchell about the new breed of wizards.
You can use it as a third hand to hold things, it can fetch objects that are out of reach or just plain too dangerous to handle, you can even attack with it (just give it a flask of oil or vial or holy water and send it to put the smack down on someone).
www.wizards.com /dnd/3E_intvw_SkipW.asp   (638 words)

  
 Bios
Coll has a passion for teaching others and helping others achieve the highest levels of service excellence combined with the business savvy of how to operate an efficient and effective company.
He has been a Spa Director for Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, as well as other independent hotels, and been intimately involved in various capacities in the opening of several Day and Resort Spas.
Williams sits on the board of directors of the Day Spa Aassociation and has been a contributor to trade journals and a speaker-educator for Spacifically, Face and Body, International Congress of Esthetics, — Dermascope and in their InterACT educational programs.
www.resourcesanddevelopment.com /Bios.htm   (834 words)

  
 U.S. Newswire : Release : TSA Names Skip Williams as Interim Federal Security Director at Houston's William P. Hobby ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Ashley "Skip" Williams, the Federal Security Director at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif., has been named Interim Federal Security Director (FSD) at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today.
"Skip Williams is the personification of TSA's commitment to continue to provide strong, top-notch leadership for our screeners at Houston and across the country," said Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Transportation Security Administration.
Williams replaces Jerry Wyatt, the FSD at Houston since 2002.
releases.usnewswire.com /printing.asp?id=38177   (175 words)

  
 SKIP WILLIAMS PHOTOS
Skip Williams has been photographing tattoo and piercing models for almost 20 years.
His work has appeared in the New York Times, Tattoo Advocate, Modern Primitives, Skin and Ink, Piercing World, and many others.
He is now living and working in Southern Oregon and has a book out called American Ink.
www.vanishingtattoo.com /skip_williams_gallery.htm   (75 words)

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