Latest Alumni of the University of Hull Stories

2013-05-06 23:15:45

Providing concrete, soil, and infrastructure stabilization solutions throughout the Gulf States to the Great Lakes, URETEK Holdings appoints Jared Giddens to lead growing business operations in the State of Alabama. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 URETEK Holdings, Inc. is happy to announce the selection of Jared Giddens as Business Development Associate for Alabama. Joining URETEK´s experienced and successful Alabama sales team, Mr. Giddens will be responsible for identifying and...

Cyber Security Proposal Looks To Force Companies To Report Hack Attacks
2013-02-07 12:03:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New cyber security proposals in the European Union (EU) could force companies to report when their systems are attacked. This proposal is part of the nation's commitment to battle cyber-crime as well as protect its citizens from cyber-attacks. Such a proposal would affect more than 40,000 companies in the EU. Banks, cloud providers, hospitals and even search engine providers are now being labeled as “Critical...

2010-11-03 17:23:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Muhtar Kent, CEO of The Coca-Cola Co., will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on Dec. 2, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Kent, who is also the company's chairman, will speak about the company's turnaround potential for the North American market, where sales volume rose 2 percent in the third quarter. The increase was just the second...

2008-10-01 00:07:43

A drama studio at the University of Hull is to be named after Anthony Minghella Mr Minghella, one of the English cinema and theatre greats, died in March this year. He studied at the university as an undergraduate between 1972 and 1975, directed hit films such as The Talented Mr Ripley, Cold Mountain and Truly Madly Deeply. The Cottingham Road university will now name its newly- refurbished drama studio after him. The Anthony Minghella Studio will be used by students from the...

2008-09-11 00:00:19

Five more days of events are planned as part of the Melbourne Festival. National theatre company Distraction will stage its comedy, the Merry Wives of Henry VIII, at the Royal British Legion at 7.30pm tonight. Baroque music ensemble Fiori Musicali perform at the parish church tomorrow. Former Labour deputy leader Roy Hattersley gives a talk at the church on Friday, followed by an arts trail at the weekend. The finale on Sunday will include a concert by Melbourne Male Voice Choir...

2006-07-05 11:04:03

By Madeline Chambers LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair's deputy, John Prescott, faced an official investigation on Wednesday into his contacts with an American billionaire who hopes to open a massive casino in London. The latest revelations about Prescott, who has also embarrassed his boss by having an affair with his secretary and keeping a free mansion, follow months of allegations of sleaze and mismanagement in Blair's government. Parliament's Standards...

2006-04-25 23:13:33

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair, mired in a sleaze row over his Labour Party's conduct, suffered a new blow on Wednesday when his deputy admitted an affair with a secretary. Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott said he regretted the relationship, which ended some time ago. His admission is an embarrassment for Blair ahead of local elections on May 4. "I have discussed this fully with my wife Pauline who is devastated by the news," Prescott said...

2005-11-07 07:19:39

LONDON (Reuters) - Film director Anthony Minghella, who won an Oscar for "The English Patient," has turned his attention to opera, staging Puccini's "Madam Butterfly" in a London production that has divided the critics. In his first opera, Minghella has gone for the visually striking in a production that borrows heavily from Japanese theater, featuring fan ballets, origami birds, a mirrored roof revealing backstage areas and a black, sloping lacquered floor. Most controversially,...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.