analysis of pde and fluids mechanics workshop from rice university,

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Invited Speakers:

Fluids are ubiquitous in nature, science and engineering. Observations of a range of fluid and fluid-like behavior can be found throughout atmospheric and ocean science, astrophysics, chemistry, biology and ecology. Many of these phenomena are modeled by the partial differential equations of fluid mechanics. These are some of the most difficult partial differential equations to analyze, as they are nonlinear and usually nonlocal.

There will be approximately 15 invited speakers and ample time will be alloted for discussions. A poster session will be a part of the workshop. Please use the poster registration form to submit your title and abstract.

We may be able to partially cover travel and local expenses for some junior participants, mainly postdoctoral fellows and advanced graduate students. Applications for financial support should be submitted by Friday April 1, 2016. Early applications will be given a priority.

The event is a part of the NSF Focused Research Group (FRG) project involving the groups of Peter Constantin (Princeton), Tom Hou (Caltech), Sasha Kiselev (Rice), Lenya Ryzhik (Stanford), and Vladimir Sverak (Minnesota).

A Villanelle for Mother’s Day


A villanelle for Mother’s Day
Should take me just about an hour:
Writing it is child’s play.

Because I know just what to say,
And rhyming’s quite within my power,
To write it should be child’s play.

Yet plain speech is not my way:
I look for leaves to shade my flower,
This villanelle for Mother’s Day.

I do not wish to sound too fey,
Obscure, mystic, gushy, sour–
Arggh! Writing’s never child’s play!

Yes, childish! To my dismay,
Far beyond the allotted hour,
This villanelle for Mother’s Day

Dawdles on. Let me just say
It plain: I love you, and so end our
Villanelle for Mother’s Day.
(Well … writing it
was child’s play.)

westwood elementary, bryker woods poets and prose writers

poets bear verses
school produces scholars

when i read posts
I get to know their plants of lawrence Congdon

Bessy Fan, Sherri Kim, Lee Fan, Rachel Schapiro,
Charles Fan, Karina Fisher, Diane Goettel, Benji Wojin,

Kit Frick, Raivenne-Lations, wabi Sabi, Cees Photography,
Leaf and Twig, Mihee-Kim Kort, Petitemagique, Poetry by Pamela

Elan Murdrow, Read between the Minds, Sharmishtha Basu,
Kevenna Rao, CBS New york, CBS Boston, Dunstan Carter

michaels Lair, Ryan Boren, Musehollow, Rel, Jerry REcco,
ZoralinQ, Phantom Gourmet, Meenas Poems, Terry Francona

Robinson Cano, Christian Vazquez, beeseeker, geezer girl,
Miriams Well, Shawn bird, Kevin Bird, Kevin Barretts, mezzojan

Pages from my mind shows case grace,
Jesse Novels, Cristian mihai, Toinets Projects, Kenneth Justice,

Yoga Mom, Biblioklept, Ocdbloggergirls, Marrian Zenawi, Fatima,
Fajita, martin Luther king, James, Judith, Anita, Liz Venable, Lucy,

Thomas turner, Salim Waliyah, Lisa jenny, Brahim Samirai, Rose Dickson,
Basim Fahim, Zanna Abdulwahab, Joseph Nura, Syrian Zayak, Twyla turner

Christabel Evelyn, many people write
Anna Yates, Blair Nye, Will McCord, Sarah Moore, Alana Alexander

neil Leff-Wilson, Alexis Royal, Hannah Colby, shenan McFeeley, Julia Martin,
Sierra Tothero, Justin Croft, Alex Lopez, Ivan Scott, Ben Arar, Drew Luecke,

Bryker Woods poetry connects to Saint Louis

Harry Minton, imani Dabney, Emily Mixon, Mirtam Worde, Tim Robinson,
Alyssa Phillips, Maddie Porter, Sheng Wu, toys R’Us, Amelia Wilson,

Jay Wise, Julia Watson, Bryanne Cooke, Corinna Archer, Blair Mitchell,
Connie Liu, Casey Theriot, Brad Williams, Jill calaway, Stephen You, Tom Wu

Gierra Perez, Joshua Hays, Larry Page, Lucinda Southworth, Trenton Goodwin,
Sophie Brame, Megan Jones, Jason cox, Shenan Novak, Owen Hunter, Zoe Berg,

too many talents
I shift my focus and say a few sweet things to J. J. Brown, Jiangsheng You, Xiaofeng Zhu

the story from east side of Han river, for poetry rally week 83, nutrition april 1 to may 2, 2016

Hyde Park Poetry

the talent show is on
a glance at Beijing, Hebei, and Anhui could be profound

look up,
look down,
we find lots of beauty and handsome well-known

old meets young

Ding XiaoJun sings sweetly,
Mei Baojiu acts womanly
Dan Zen is good at comedy

Niu Li is charming,
Pan Yongcao and Jin Yao are dancing,
Qin Yi, Tian Hua, and Song Fei are excellent exercising

middle east

we feel great
about Julie Cohen, Jennifer Flecher, and Kimberly Henry,
we do promote Zhou Tao, Dong Qing, and Zhao Wei

think of Ma Shucao, Xu Peidong, Jiang Kemei, Jiang Hun,
recall the show of 2016, 2015 from Chun Ni, Luo Jie, Qu Dan
a music rises for Tao Yulin, Zhang Ye, Ning Jing, Zhu Jun,

soft music
modern dance
free verse

Huang Hong regrets she did not grow taller,
Huo Xuanhe, Shi Weijian, Hu Wei, Yin Liyuan simply laughing, why not Li Shengsu, Yu Kuizhi, and Chen Sisi?

just kidding, we try to pay attention to Wang Erni,
including Wu Huan, Zhu Yibing, Juan Zi, Zhao Pu, and Guo Da
and keep in mind, Sun Yue, Hong Wei, Gong Shuang all thrive

beautiful wear,
fancy coats,
their boots stomp on the floor and make crunchy sound

Hello, Yang Lan, Cao Kefan, and Bai Yansheng,
Goodbye Tang Yongli, Chen Kaige, Wang Chuanyue, and Wang Li
keep it up, David Boren, Frank Wang, Woody Guthrie, Alan Moore

McKnight Performing Art Center, yahoo news

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Ross and Billie McKnight
104 East High
Throckmorton, Texas 76483

United States

STILLWATER, Okla., March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Oklahoma State University’s planned performing arts center received a major boost today with a $25 million gift from alumni Ross and Billie McKnight to establish an endowment to support programming.

“This visionary gift from the McKnights will ensure our new performing arts center truly maximizes the opportunities for cultural enrichment that the magnificent modern facility will afford,” said Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis. “As a result of the generosity of the McKnights, we will be available to present celebrated national and international performing arts productions and artists that will enhance the cultural experience on campus, in the Stillwater community and across the region.”

The 93,000-square-foot performing arts center will be named The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University. The center will stand prominently along the southwest corner of University Avenue and Hester Street within walking distance of the student union, the Atherton Hotel and the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts will be one of Oklahoma’s premier cultural institutions, creating an environment for artistic expression that allows Oklahoma State and the Stillwater community to express — and be recognized for — their passion for the arts on a global stage.

“Billie and I made this commitment to fulfill the vision of the performing arts center to expand the number and type of cultural opportunities available at Oklahoma State through vibrant performances and educational experiences,” said Ross McKnight. “We see our gift enabling students at Oklahoma State to achieve their fullest potential through interaction with some of the finest artists in the world. We believe these experiences will inspire students to express their own talents through music and performance.”

The endowment will allow Oklahoma State to explore unique opportunities to work with several of the country’s top symphonies, institutions, artists and traveling musical groups to bring once-in-a-lifetime entertainment and learning opportunities to Stillwater.

The McKnights’ generosity complements a number of donations to the performing arts center including a $15 million maintenance and operations gift from philanthropists and OSU alumni Frank and Carol Morsani.

“The McKnights and others who have already committed gifts to The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts represent a significant milestone under the leadership of President Burns Hargis toward achieving the goal of making the arts a vital part of the Oklahoma State experience,” commented Joe B. Hall, chairman of the OSU/A&M Board of Regents.

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts will feature state-of-the-art technology designed to enhance the performance and audience experience. It will include an acoustically perfected 1,100­-seat performance hall, 222­-seat recital hall and an outdoor amphitheater with a large viewing screen for broadcasting performances in the hall as well as other performances from anywhere else in the world.

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts will also include a new home for the Department of Music and its master class curriculum. Teaching studios for one-on-one lessons and ensemble rooms for small or large groups will be located in the center. These spaces will be engineered with the latest acoustics and technology for instruction, practice and performance.

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University is expected to open in 2019.

Jennifer Kinnard | OSU Foundation | 405-385- 5185 |
Gary Shutt | OSU Communications | 405-612-5757 |

The Oklahoma State University Foundation, the private fundraising organization for OSU, exists to unite donor and university passions and priorities to achieve excellence. The Foundation manages donor contributions so the university can provide the most advanced educational opportunities to students. From scholarships to community programs to important research, OSU donors generously support the spirit and tradition of Oklahoma State University’s land-grant mission. OSU supporters fuel our historic growth and unprecedented excitement. We continue to witness an ongoing transformation at Oklahoma State, and all gifts help ensure we continue this tradition of excellence. 

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university that prepares students for success. OSU has more than 36,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, Oklahoma State has graduated more than 260,000 students who have been serving Oklahoma and the world for 125 years.


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Architectural rendering of the front façade of The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University


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Rendering of the grand Performance Hall in The McKnight Center, complete with state-of-the-art technology


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Rendering of the Outdoor Plaza, which will simulcast live performances within The McKnight Center and from stages around the globe

wonders on grandparents and their grandkids



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hundreds of miles apart

how to handle the relation is an art


when a wise grand daughter speaks

the wisdom and the courage in her make Himalaya mountain shake


when an infant baby cries for human touches

the sound waves echo in between are as powerful as Olympic torch


despite the fact that two persons never meet

the tie and comprehension cross generations are great


God bless Lydia, Valeria, Sarah, Lisa, Bob, John, and Roxanne,

Any care givers derve to benefit gtom early childhood education excellence