Staff at Southern Spars in Auckland, who built Team New Zealand’s boat, are also confident they have the winning catamaran. They revealed this week that TNZ’s boat was considerably lighter than Oracle, due to carbon fibre technology developed in house, as were the crew overall. That gave them an advantage in being able to get up on the foils quicker and more easily in light winds..

You’re going to miss out on a lot of fun, friends and memories if you’re not active with UH. Between the activities, sporting events both at home and away and Moores School of Music performances, there are tons of things to do on campus for collegians and alumni and their guests. And the UHAA is committed to providing scholarships for so many deserving students, and hosting many alumni association events during the year..

Get a few weeks off. Go overseas. They put incredible stress on their bodies. Philip Knight, the co founder and chairman of Nike Inc., has pledged to give Stanford University $400 million to recruit graduate students around the globe to address society most intractable problems, including poverty and climate change.The gift to the new Knight Hennessy Scholars Program, which is modeled on the Rhodes scholarships, matches one of the largest individual donations ever to a university, the US$400 million that John Paulson, the hedge fund tycoon, gave to Harvard last year to improve its engineering school. The Stanford project is meant to improve the world.is using education to benefit mankind, and I think it really could be transformative, Knight said in a phone interview. Jumped on it right away.

“I think that’s how it has been here for the last how many whatever years. That’s just what it was.”Gase’s comments were triggered after he was asked to put his finger on why the Dolphins are enjoying more success than in recent memory.”It starts really with we’ve eliminated all of the type of nonsense that most of the teams around the NFL doesn’t have during the week guys being late, guys getting fined, having practices that really are not energetic and you’re not getting things done the way you need to,” Gase said.Gase said early in the season, “one or two” minor problems were cropping up each week. This likely was the stretch in which the Dolphins won only one of five games.Gase reached a point where he finally said, “Why can’t we just be on time?” and concluded, “That was something we felt like we needed to get changed fast.”Today Dolphins players say the locker room culture has changed because Gase has made players feel accountable for their actions and has put the onus on team leaders to keep everyone on the right track.”I think over this win streak, fines are down and player accountability is definitely up, running back Jay Ajayi said.