Features and admins
Approved this week
Four editors were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: AlexiusHoratius (nom), Toon05 (nom), Tassedethe (nom), and AdjustShift (nom).
Avraham (nom) was promoted to bureaucrat status this week.
Six bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: DustyBot (task request), WaldirBot (task request), Robotic Garden (task request), CataBotTsirel (task request), AnomieBOT (task request) and DFBot (task request).
Thirteen articles were promoted to featured status this week: Samuel Johnson's early life (nom), Paulinus of York (nom), Phagocyte (nom), Cyathus (nom), Acid2 (nom), Murray Chotiner (nom), John L. Helm (nom), M249 squad automatic weapon (nom), Arular (nom), Stamata Revithi (nom), To the People of Texas & All Americans in the World (nom), California State Route 78 (nom), and SY Aurora's drift (nom).
Fifteen lists were promoted to featured status this week: List of acquisitions by Juniper Networks (nom), List of awards and nominations received by WALL-E (nom), List of awards and nominations received by Sheryl Crow (nom), List of awards and nominations received by Ratatouille (nom), List of One Piece episodes (season 5) (nom), List of churches and places of worship in Crawley (nom), List of Chicago Blackhawks players (nom), Michael Faraday Prize (nom), Paulini Curuenavuli discography (nom), Veronica Mars (season 2) (nom), List of number-one albums of 2008 (U.S.) (nom), List of Silver Slugger Award winners at third base (nom), 2008 NBA Draft (nom), Boston Reds (1890–1891) all-time roster (nom), and Gene Kelly filmography (nom).
No topics were promoted to featured status this week.
No portals were promoted to featured status this week.
The following featured articles were displayed on the Main Page this week as Today's featured article: Shackleton–Rowett Expedition, Florida Atlantic University, Motörhead, The Raft of the Medusa, Riven, Ironclad and White Deer Hole Creek.
Former featured pages
Six articles were delisted this week: Cheers (nom), Cambodia (nom), Mini (nom), SS Andrea Doria (nom), Convention on Psychotropic Substances (nom), HTTP cookie (nom)
Two lists were delisted this week: List of countries by Human Development Index (nom) and List of awards and nominations received by Bloc Party (nom).
No topics were delisted this week.
The following featured pictures were displayed on the Main Page this week as picture of the day: Canals of Amsterdam, Gadwall, Joss Bay Beach, Watson and the Shark, Wawona tree, Shroud Of Turin and Common scorpionfly.
Two media files were featured this week:
No featured pictures were demoted this week.
Seventeen pictures were promoted to featured status this week and are shown below.