Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic data from a single watershed, establish a comprehensive statistical and spatial watershed database
Repubican Rally, Capehart Farms, Daviess County, Indiana, August 27, 1938
Indiana Senator, Homer E. Capehart owned Capehart Farms in Daviess County near Washington, Indiana. On August 27, 1938, he organized the Republican Cornfield Convention to be held on his land. The many tents and activities that were set up drew thousands of visitors.,Daviess County Journey,On verso of photograph: "Republican Rally, Capehart farms, 8/27/38"
Fasting Plasma Glucose and Risk of Stroke in Men
Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of
Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular
Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland
School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article
appearing as an Online First article and in the November 2011 issue
of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effects of hyperglycemia and risk
of stroke in asymptomatic men. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/6efez5x
Books of the month: China
A biography of Deng Xiaoping and a book on the opium war probe some of the myths of modern Chinese history
Edward O’Keefe (Synergy Global), John Humphrey and Emilie Wilson (IDS) are interviewed
Edward O’Keefe (Director, Synergy Global), John Humphrey (Team Leader, Globalisation Team, IDS) and Emilie Wilson (Communications Officer, IDS) are interviewed on the seminar ‘Considering the role of the extractive industry in the DRC and other areas of conflict’, held at IDS on the 1 November 2011 as part of the Business and Development Seminar Series
Government and Progress
Government is a repressive force. Within its scope, it prescribes patterns of conduct whereby the citizens are forbidden from doing certain things. Every deviation from these decrees is judged to be "lawlessness," pun
Dancing with Symmetry to Harness the Power of Complexity: Subjective Programming in Context | Lang.N
At any instant when you are programming, some details rise to the foreground and others recede into the background context. The manner in which the programming language supports context profoundly affects the ease of evolution and reuse. We propose a language paradigm that amplifies the power of object-oriented programming by explicitly supporting multi-dimensional context, and using it for dispatch and for program organization. The dispatch rules reduce to familiar delegation in the one- dim
Get the Grades You Want #5 - Test Tips
The fifth video in the Get the Grades you Want series features tips on how to survive tests. The four minute video reviews some ideas that may be of benefit when preparing for tests in a series of reminders that most students can understand. A good review video.
Venice, Italy: The Doge's Palace
This three minute video provides a travel guide to touring Venice and examples of some of the most significant structures and the history of the city.
Muslims mark Eid in the Middle East
Nov. 6 - Muslims in the West Bank, Yemen and Egypt celebrate one of their holiest religious holidays and remember the sacrifices they've made this year. Lindsey Parietti reports.
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