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First non-Norwegian to head nation's largest university college

First non-Norwegian to head nation's largest university college
It comes from funds the universities already have, which is to say that it's from those available to fill vacancies in other positions. In Norway, positions are advertised as permanent jobs, so we have to ask whether the tenure track is more attractive …
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Q&A: Roseville man survived Holocaust by hiding with Catholic family
He got a job cleaning hospital floors, and boil weeds and bugs he'd collected into a soup. He definitely had the will to live. On Jan. 27, 1945, the … Jews have also left Norway, Belgium and Greece. Many Jews, especially Orthodox Jews, act and dress …
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Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum aspires to be testament to past
They include New York and other sites from the 9/11 attacks in 2001; Virginia Tech, where a gunman killed 32 people and wounded 17 in 2007; Oslo, Norway, where in 2011 a terrorist used a car bomb and guns to kill 77 people, including 55 children; and …
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River Lease Negotiations Continue Six Months Later
The commerce department already inked a contract with Norway-based Statoil to frack under a stretch of the river for $ 8,732 and a 20 percent royalty rate, but both state and Gastar officials said they continue negotiating the final terms for the …
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I thought Ronny Deila was joking when he told me Celtic wanted him as boss
“Ronny is still young but he can go to the very top of the game, in terms of management.” Nielsen enjoyed a colourful career as a player in Norway, Denmark and England. In his 2008 autobiography, he revealed his part in match-fixing – he deliberately …
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Norway approves mine's controversial plan to dump waste into fjord
“If Norway wants future workplaces and welfare, we must be competitive,” she said. “The minerals industry can be a motor for business and jobs in rural areas.” The mine could generate up to 500 jobs, she said. Nordic Mining, a Norwegian company, plans …
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Government News 19/4
For her part, the Norwegian PM suggested the two legislative bodies should step up cooperation to facilitate joint programmes between the two governments, especially those in the field of marine economic and energy, adding that Norway is willing to …
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Beat That Productivity Block. Take A Hike; Norway Style
As in many western countries, people who work in offices spend on average nine hours a day sitting at their desk. Not only does it dull creativity, it impacts on business, with an estimated loss in productivity valued by the Norwegian Directorate of …
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Warning as 'e-waste' levels rise
While the US and China produced the most electronic and electrical waste overall, contributing 32% of the total, the UK was one of the biggest producers of e-waste per person – coming fifth behind Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Denmark. The problem …
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Norway toughens residence rules
Many qualify for permanent residence based on marriage to a Norwegian, but if the relationship breaks up before the probation period is over, the foreign ex-spouse can quickly be ordered to leave the country. Since “temporary” work and residence …
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