In this CultureCast Scottish artist Paul Furneaux tells us about Japanese woodblock printing, Olivia Ahmad meets fashion photographer James Stroud, and we take a journey back in time as two of the North East's scientific giants go head to head to find out which one has made the greatest impact on our lives today.
Jack Abell of the Music Department
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New City Hall, Clarksville, Tennessee
3x5 postcard published by S. H. Kress and Company.,This is an eye-level view of the New City Hall in Clarksville, Tennessee. Note on reverve states the this card was collected in 1920 by Ross Liston Crow when he was a student at Southwestern Presbyterian University.
Reflections on fieldwork among the Gurungs of Nepal
These reflections on work among the Gurungs were filmed in the autumn of 2000 AD. Alan Macfarlane talked to camera in order to capture some of the reasons why he ended up doing fieldwork in the Himalayas. He reflects on some of the major changes and pressures in the village of Thak since his first visit in 1968. He also gives a brief account of the history of the Gurungs and their current predicament in the face of global capitalism. This was filmed on one-chip digital video. The clips should b
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
My Shoulder Surgery- Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Kit is an avid tennis player that has been sidelined by a shoulder injury. After seeing Dr. David Geier at MUSC Sports Medicine, she found out that she needed arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery to get back to playing her favorite sport. Follow Kit's story and see her surgery, physical therapy and recovery.
The Arches | University of St. Thomas
The arches are an important part of the St. Thomas community. New freshmen on campus walk through the arches onto campus while current UST students, faculty and staff applaud for them, welcoming them into their new home; graduating seniors walk back out through the arches as they leave St. Thomas and head out into the world. Also, UST legend says that the only way to become a "True Tommie" is to kiss another Tommie under the arches at midnight! Music by St. Thomas staff member Brett Johnson
Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,In this segment the interviewer uses a model to represent what is happening when substances dissolve in water, as well as a representation of two different solutions. The interviewer then asks for a prediction of what would happen when two clear solutions are mixed together. The interviewer uses the model to help the student build an understanding of what happened to form the precipitate. The student also changed
How can teenagers get enough sleep?
It's back to school time for K-12 students across the country -- when summer fun makes way for spelling bees, algebra and homework. How can parents ensure their kids are both mentally and physically prepared to impress and do their best from day one of the school year? University of Minnesota professor Michael Howell says teens, in particular, tend to biologically sleep in a different pattern than what school allows for: they can't fall asleep until later in the evening and therefore have diffic
Rowe Johnson, a student, displays peaches grown in Auburn's experimental orchard in Lee County
Caption: "Rowe Johnson, student, with peaches grown in Auburn experimental orchard. Lee Co." July 18, 1925.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
Penn State's Deer Research Center studies herd health options
White tail deer studies at Penn State can be traced back to the 1920s. Throughout the years, a variety of research initiatives have focused on improvements in nutrition as well as studies in buck and doe growth, healthy reproduction cycles and humane repellents and fencing to protect forest regeneration. Current research at the facility includes a collaborative effort with the National Wildlife Research Center in Fort Collins, Colorado. This study focuses on the overpopulation of deer herds in m
Eastern Quadrants of Monument Circle
The Franklin building is shown in the center. Horace Wood Livery is to the right of it.
Azaleas in Lyons Park, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of azaleas in Lyons Park in Mobile, Ala.
R.H. Whitaker Home, Auburn, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of Mrs. R.H. Whitaker's residence in Auburn, Ala.
Symba: a Framework to Support Collective Activities in an Educational Context
Symba is a Web-based framework designed to support collective activities in a learning context. It has been constructed with a double objective, (1) make students explicitly work out their organization and (2) provide tailorability features to allow the students to decide about the tools and resources they want to be accessible in order to achieve the tasks they have defined. Symba dissociates an organizational level and an activity level. The organization level allows students to organi
River City Project
As visitors to River City, students travel back in time, bringing their 21st century skills and technology to address 19th century problems. With funding from the National Science Foundation, we have developed an interactive computer simulation for middle grades science students to learn scientific inquiry and 21st century skills. River City has the look and feel of a video game but contains content developed from National Science Education Standards, National Educational Technology Standards, a
A Family Corresponds: Polish Immigrants in the Early 20th century
Many immigrants to the United States wrote letters back home. At the time they were written, the missives shaped the expectations of those who would soon make the same journey; today, they gave historians invaluable first-hand testimony of the immigrants' own experiences. These seventeen letters involved the children of a retired Polish farmer named Raczkowski. Adam Raczkowski went to the United States in 1904 with the financial assistance of his sister Helena Brylska [later Dabrowskis] and his
Spartan Sagas: Kent Johnson
Kent Johnson, who was recruited to Michigan State as a swimmer, earned a bachelor's degree from the College of Natural Science in 1991 and a medical degree from the College of Human Medicine in 1995. He recalls the "unique atmosphere of togetherness" he found on the swim team and how it helped him succeed. "The boys on the swim team took me in-made me a part of the Spartan family." Spartans--alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Have your own Spartan Saga to share? Go to http://spartansagas.
Students observe the relationship between the angle of a catapult (a force measurement) and the flight of a cotton ball. They learn how Newton's second law of motion works by seeing directly that F = ma. When they pull the metal "arm" back further, thus applying a greater force to the cotton ball, it causes the cotton ball to travel faster and farther. Students also learn that objects of greater mass require more force to result in the same distance traveled by a lighter object.
Woman in a hat
A woman is posed with both elbows resting on a table. The woman wears a large, dark colored hat adorned with flowers. Her dress has puffed sleeves, gathered elblow-length sleeves, and a lace shawl.