Citations with the tag: WALKER, Michael
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- The banjo kid.
Britton, P. // Boys' Life; Apr92, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p27
Focuses on blue-grass banjo player Michael Ray Walker who at age 14 is burning up the south with his music. Accomplishments; He teaches himself music after one year of lessons; Competitions he has entered. INSET: Banjo, the happy instrument, by S. Stuckey.;Learn to play banjo..
- Hold the fries and the social programmes.
Lorinc, John // Saturday Night; Mar94, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p11
Profiles Vancouver economist Michael Walker. Walker's view of McDonald's as the very epitome of capitalism; Walker as the heart and soul of the Fraser Institute; Walker's Tax Freedom Day; Government's risk following Walker's advice; Walker's love for hectoring politicians to do right by their...
- Notable quote.
Lorinc, John // RCR; 7/15/96, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p1
Presents the remarks of Michael Walker, head of the National Paging & Personal Communications Association on reaction of the Federal Communications Commission to C-block defaults.
- Michael Frank Cumnor Walker.
Walker, D. M. C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 3/4/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7540, p554
The article presents an obituary for physician Michael Frank Cumnor Walker.
- `Horrible, horrible, horrible rumor'.
Walker, D. M. C. // Wenatchee Business Journal; May95, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p4
Reports on Eagle Information Systems owner, Mike Walker's denial that he has purchased the Harley Davidson portion of Wenatchee Cycle.
- GARDENING IN HARMONY: MICHAEL WALKER'S RECOMMENDATIONS FROM WADDESDON MANOR.
Clevely, Andi // Garden; Jun2003, Vol. 128 Issue 6, p472
Michael Walker is Head Gardener at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire. The soil varies in pH but certain areas are distinctly alkaline. Davidia involucrata (handkerchief tree) is a highly-prized tree that produces eye-catching white bracts around small flowers in summer. Other good trees for...
- Search for Neanderthals.
Clevely, Andi // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute; Jul/Aug96, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p53
Describes the Earthwatch project led by Dr. Michael Walker for the investigation on the Neanderthal remains in Spain.
- Managing a Victorian legacy.
Clevely, Andi // Garden; Mar2004, Vol. 129 Issue 3, p235
Profiles Michel Walker, garden manager at Waddesdon Manor in Great Britain. Career background; Description of his job at Waddesdon; Features of the garden.
- Honour--at home and away.
Clevely, Andi // Forestry & British Timber; Sep2003, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p15
Reports that Michael Walker was honored at Napier University's graduation ceremonies. Career background of Walker; Work in the timber industry; List of graduates.
Walker, Michael A. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 2/1/82, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p241
Presents the text of a speech delivered by Michael A. Walker, director of The Fraser Institute on November 26, 1981 which deals with the public and private policy on pensions in the U.S.
- Gamblers Guilty of Woolly Thinking.
Luntz, Stephen // Australasian Science; Mar2002, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p10
Reports that gamblers rely on instinct rather than reason, according to University of Sydney psychologist Michael Walker. Behavior of poker players; Strategies used by players to increase their chances of winning; Failure of mathematical education to address the problem.
- Animal navigation.
Luntz, Stephen // New Zealand Science Teacher; 2004, Issue 106, p5
Reports that Michael Walker, a biologist at the University of Auckland, has discovered that several animals can detect the Earth's magnetic field and use it as a navigational aid during their long foraging journeys and migrations. Animal magnetism; Study of how animals use their magnetic sense...
- The Apostle.
Blackwill, Sarah // Los Angeles Magazine; Nov2003, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p30
Focuses on the painting project by artist J. Michael Walker in which he will paint the streets in Los Angeles, California that are named after saints. Total number of streets to be painted; Information on how Walker creates his paintings.
- Autumn brings welcome visitor upturn to historic and botanic gardens.
Blackwill, Sarah // Horticulture Week; 12/7/2012, p6
The article reports on the increase of visitors in historic and botanic gardens in England, which according to Michael Walker, Trentham's garden head, the garden had a record year due to sales records of annual tickets.
- An Aerial Aerial.
Ford, Steve // QST; Nov2012, Vol. 96 Issue 11, p20
The article discusses amateur radio operator Michael Walker's use of his remote controlled helicopter model to raise a dipole antenna.
- COTSWOLD'S comprehensive coverage.
Kelsey, Suzanne // Forestry & British Timber; Jun2004, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p22
Focuses on Michael Walker's Comprehensive Tree Care being run from Chipping Norton base in Cotswolds in Great Britain. Dismantling of a chestnut tree to ground level.
- FTI Technical Achievement Award Class of 2012.
Kelsey, Suzanne // Fastener Technology International; Dec2012/Jan2013, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p18
The article announces that Michael Walker has received the 2012 Fastener Technology International (FTI) Technical Achievement Awards for his role in technical developments at the fastener industry.
- The Citizen's Right to Economic Support: THE INCENTIVE SYSTEM .
Kelsey, Suzanne // Vital Speeches of the Day; 6/1/82, Vol. 48 Issue 16, p493
Presents the text of a speech delivered by Michael A. Walker, director of the Fraser Institute, at the Conference on Law and Contemporary Affairs, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, which deals with the citizen's right to economic support.
- Lessons from Current Miseries.
Walker, Michael A. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 3/15/83, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p348
Presents the text of a speech delivered by Fraser Institute director Michael A. Walker to the Empire Club in Toronto, Ontario on February 17, 1983, which deals with economic policy.
- Canada's Conservative Government.
Walker, Michael A. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 11/1/85, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p39
Presents a speech by Michael A. Walker, director of the Fraser Institute, delivered at the Fraser Institute Fall General Meeting in Ontario, Canada on September 23, 1985. Concerns over the state of the country's finances; Political content of policy decisions in the country; Changes made in the...
- Markets Under the Sea: ASSIGNING PROPERTY RIGHTS IN THE SEABED.
Walker, Michael A. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 11/1/86, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p60
Presents a speech by Michael A. Walker, Director of the Fraser Institute, delivered to the Oceans Forum, Institute of Ocean Sciences, in Sydney, British Columbia, September 15, 1986. Areas where self-sustaining, profitable and economic activities are to be found; Aspects of economic optimality;...
- `People will pay us to keep them home'
Peck, Richard L. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p39
Interviews Michael R. Walker, chairman and chief executive officer of Genesis Health Ventures Incorporated on his vision and strategic thinking in business management. Strategic thinking behind planned merger of Genesis with Multicare company; Implication of the merger to the companies;...
- Canadian Energy Security.
Walker, Michael A. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 11/15/81, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p83
Presents the text of a speech given by Fraser Institute Director Michael A. Walker on October 15, 1981, which deals with the National Energy Program in Canada.
- Cal Fed Names Commercial Realty Chief.
Walker, Michael A. // American Banker; 5/30/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 103, p9
Cites the promotion of Michael Walker to director of commercial real estate at California Federal Bank, the principal subsidiary of Golden State Bancorp.
- THE WASHINGTON SCENE.
Walker, Michael A. // Hill; 2/25/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p50
Photographs of several notable persons including Michael Walker, Anita McBride, and David Gregory.
- A Singular Vision.
McCahon, Kristin // Fraser Forum; Sep2005, p17
Presents an interview with retiring Fraser Institute Executive Director Michael Walker. Mention of the greatest accomplishment by the Institute during Walker's work span; Suggestions given by Walker to the Institute towards maintaining its influence on the Canadians and on all levels of the...
- IFC calls for a 'Price Check'
Sneider, Jeff // Daily Variety; 9/26/2012, Vol. 316 Issue 61, p6
The article reports that IFC Films acquired all North American rights to comedy film "Price Check," directed by Michael Walker.
- The Idea of Economic Recovery: ILL-CONCEIVED GOVERNMENT POLICY.
Walker, Michael A. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 7/1/82, Vol. 48 Issue 18, p560
Presents the text of a speech given by Michael A. Walker, director of the Fraser Institute, on May 5, 1982, which deals with the role of Canadian government policy in addressing the country's economic recovery.
- Price Check.
Walker, Michael A. // Daily Variety; 1/27/2012, Vol. 314 Issue 20, p43
The article reviews the film "Price Check," directed by Michael Walker, starring Parker Posey. Eric Mabius, Annie Parisse.
- UNITED KINGDOM.
Wockner, Rex // Just Out; 2/7/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p23
Reports developments related to gays and lesbians in Great Britain as of February 2003. Caution on gays from anti-gay assaults and intimidation in Derry, Northern Ireland; Refusal of Home Secretary David Blunkett on the proposition of removing gay men sex offenders; Rejection on the asylum...
- Migrating Animals (Book Review).
Gleason, George // School Library Journal; Feb80, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p72
Reviews the book 'Migrating Animals: North America's Wild Travelers,' by Michael J. Walker.
- Laurel Canyon: The Inside Story of Rock-and-Roll's Legendary Neighborhood.
Tribby, Mike // Booklist; 4/1/2006, Vol. 102 Issue 15, p13
Reviews the book “Laurel Canyon: The Inside Story of Rock-and-Roll's Legendary Neighborhood,” by Michael Walker.
- News Makers.
Tribby, Mike // Modern Healthcare; 6/3/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p36
Presents news briefs on health care industry executives in the U.S., as of June 3, 2002. Resignation of Frederick Alley from Brooklyn Hospital Center; Decision of Michael Walker to resign from Genesis Health Ventures; Appointment of Debbie Flores at Vanguard Health Systems.
- Mr. Wilson's Dilemma: CANADA'S FINANCES AT THE CROSSROADS.
Walker, Michael A. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 11/1/84, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p54
Presents a speech by Michael A. Walker, director of the Fraser Institute to the Canadian Club of Kelowna in British Columbia on September 24, 1984. Strategy of Canadian Finance Minister Michael Wilson for the fiscal framework of his economic policy; Percentage of people in Canada who are in...
- Canadian Agenda for Change.
Walker, Michael A. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 4/1/85, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p363
Presents the text of a speech delivered by Fraser Institute Director Michael A. Walker to the Ottawa Canadian Club in Ontario on February 21, 1985, which deals with the Canadian agenda for economic change.
- CFO OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2009.
Walker, Michael A. // Business Journal (Central New York); 5/29/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 22, p1B
The article announces that Larry Harris, James Petrie, and Michael J. Walker received the 2009 Chief Financial Officers (CFO) of the Year Awards.
- PEOPLE ON THE MOVE.
Walker, Michael A. // Business Journal (Central New York); 4/13/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p30
The article announces several promotions of professional employees in the U.S. including Angela Ramnarine-Rieks of the New York University Library, Michael Walker of C&S Cos. Inc. and Susan Glenn of Loretto's Sedgwick Heights.
Walker, Michael A. // Business Insurance; 12/12/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 50, p23
This article presents updates on the insurance industry. French reinsurer SCOR S.A. has agreed to buy the renewal rights to the property/casualty portfolio of Alea Europe A.G., the European subsidiary of Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd. Zurich Financial Services Group decided to close its...
- Wireless web 'will be better than broadband'.
Walker, Michael A. // Electronics Weekly; 7/15/2009, Issue 2392, p6
The article reports that professor Michael Walker, group research director at Vodafone Group PLC, has stated that the wireless Internet access will be a better experience than fixed-link broadband access. He said that, in the first long term evolution (LTE) field trials average downlink speeds...
- The Next Scene.
Sullivan, Kate // American Theatre; Sep99, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p28
Presents insights shared by American artistic directors on the challenges their institutions would be facing in the millennium. Tim Dang of East-West Players in Los Angeles, California; Vicky Boone of Frontera in Austin, Texas; Michael Walker of Foothills Theatre Co. in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Sullivan, Kate // Advertising Age; 4/22/1991, Vol. 62 Issue 17, p33
Presents news briefs pertaining to the appointment of mass media executives in the U.S., as of April 1991. Nicholas Matarazzo at Hachette Magazines' Consumer Electronics Group; Donald W. McDonald at Leadership Network; Michael D. Walker at Madison Square Garden Event Productions.
- in brief.
Sullivan, Kate // Lawyer; 10/17/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 40, p45
Reports on developments regarding law firms and lawyers in Great Britain. Keynote speech by John Wells, president of the Institute of Legal Executives, at a business reception at the House of Commons; Election of Maclay Murray and Spens chairman and senior partner Michael Walker as chair of...
- Military Insider: Political Folly Revealed.
Drwiega, Andrew // Rotor & Wing; 9/15/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p9
The article reports on the publication of confidential memos between two of Great Britain's senior generals, Sir Michael Jackson and Sir Michael Walker, in 2005. It notes that the time the confidential memos were published, the country was already committed to Operation Telic in southern Iraq...
- Click, read, learn.
Jason, Gary // Liberty (08941408); Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p11
The author reflects on several scholarly reports including Fraser Institute of Canada's "Wating Your Turn: Hospital Waiting Lists in Canada," by Nadeem Esmail and Michael Walker. Also cited is Heritage Foundation's "How Poor are America's Poor? Examining the 'Plague' of Poverty in America," by...
- ALTAR BOYZ.
Jones, Wenzel // Back Stage West; 2/22/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p20
The article reviews the musical "Altar Boyz," composed by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker, directed by Stafford Arima, and starring Kevin Del Aguila, performed at the Wadsworth Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
- Index of Economic Freedom in India: An Overview.
Ganesan, L.; Vetrivel, K. // Indian Streams Research Journal; Nov2011, Vol. 1 Issue 10, p99
Nobel laureate Milton Friedman and Michael Walker of the Fraser Institute hosted a series of conferences from 1986 to 1994. The goal was to create a clear definition of economic freedom and a method for measuring it. Outcome of these conferences the worldwide economic freedom was constructed and...
- Affiliate Spotlight: Opportunities Blossom for Military Affiliates.
Ducca, Marcella C. // Affiliate; Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p4
The article offers information on military affiliates of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (ABA YLD). The current ABA YLD District 34 Representative is Michael O. Walker. It cites the Outstanding Young Military Lawyer Award as one of the signature initiatives of the military...
- MANHUNTING MORMON.
Chea, Nathan // Outlook Weekly; 1/15/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 28, p26
An interview with gay Michael Walker, a former Mormon who appeared shirtless in the "Men on a Mission" calendar with 11 other young Mormon, is presented. Walker tells the response of the Mormon Church as a result of his involvement with the calendar, the excommunication of calendar creator Chad...
- FRIEND IN NEED.
McAllister, J. F. O. // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 11/1/2004, Issue 43, p12
The article reports on an announcement by the British government that it would send 850 soldiers from its zone in southern Iraq to the American zone near Baghdad. Only 40% of British people now think the Iraq war was justified. General Michael Walker, Chief of the Defense Staff, said that the...
- Samsung's loss could benefit rivals.
McAllister, J. F. O. // PC Pro; Nov2012, Issue 217, p016
The article discusses how Samsung's defeat to Apple in a key U.S. patent case could benefit struggling rival handset makers, according to CCS Insight analyst Michael Walker. It reveals that Samsung has been ordered by a U.S. court to pay a fine in excess of 1 billion U.S. dollars for copying...