Riis


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Riis

 (rēs), Jacob August 1849-1914.
Danish-born American journalist and reformer whose reports on living conditions in city slums, including How the Other Half Lives (1890), led to improvements in housing and education.

Riis

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n.
Jacob August, 1849–1914, U.S. journalist and social reformer, born in Denmark.
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Riis joined the company in 1996 and spent 10 years as the firm's senior vice president of global marketing, during which he took on additional responsibilities in China and the Pacific region.
The Library's exhibition repositions Riis as he saw himself--a highly skilled communicator who devoted his life to writing articles and books, delivering lectures nationwide, and doggedly advocating for social change.
Although Deborah Hopkinson acknowledges in an author's note that the chronology and Rocco's interactions with real-life figures Riis and Jewish reporter Max Fischel have been fictionalized, A Bandit's Tale is historically accurate.
Riis and coinvestigators compared adult Danes with AD to a Danish national cohort of psoriasis patients, they found the AD patients were at an adjusted 15% increased risk of MI, a nonsignificant difference.
Riis said she's eager to see studies evaluating whether systemic treatments for AD, which dampen systemic inflammation, also curb the elevated acute MI risk.
I believe Alberto Contador can aim at the podium in all three Grand Tours in one season and I think he has the capacity to do it," Riis added.
However, the renewed partnership is also based on a genuine wish to support the new owner Oleg Tinkov, Bjarne Riis and the riders.
It's not a complicated fracture but it probably requires surgery," Riis said in a Tinkoff-Saxo statement.
But Danish cyclist turned manager Riis, 48, also a tainted former Tour de France winner who has himself been through a doping scandal, believes that the culture within the sport has now changed.
Bjarne Riis said: "It is indeed a great day for our cycling team.
Using camera traps to trigger the shots and a wide-angle lens to capture the details of both the subject and its surroundings, Riis was able to get images of startling intimacy.