Eleven users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Cuchullain (nom), Hu12 (nom), Riana dzasta (nom), VegaDark (nom), Persian Poet Gal (nom), Heimstern (nom), ShadowHalo (nom), Zzuuzz (nom), Delldot (nom), Llama man (nom), and Heligoland (nom).
Eleven articles were promoted to featured status last week: Delhi (nom), Roman-Spartan War (nom), Jenna Jameson (nom), Military brat (U.S. subculture) (nom), Thomas Playford IV (nom), Law (nom), Bill Russell (nom), John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (nom), Solar System (nom), Maserati MC12 (nom), and 2000 Sri Lanka Cyclone (nom).
Five portals were promoted to featured status this month: Portal:Physics, Portal:Military of Australia, Portal:Ukraine, Portal:Hinduism, and Portal:Utah. Portal:Hinduism became the 50th featured portal; Portal:Utah, the most recently promoted portal, was featured portal #51.
The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: DNA, California Gold Rush, Charles Atangana, Flag of Lithuania, Polar coordinate system, Sly & the Family Stone, and The Four Stages of Cruelty.
Five pictures were promoted to featured status last week: