Musician and maverick Daryl Davis breaks down barriers striving to understand stereotypes, the Ku Klux Klan and the roots of hate. Davis' lecture was part of the Jepson Student Government Association's Kaleidoscope: Leading in a Diverse Society series. January 31, 2011
Andrè Boehman of Penn State seeks new ways to use fossil fuels efficiently
Andrè Boehman, professor of fuel science and engineering at Penn State, speaks from his diesel combustion and emissions laboratory. His research on alternate sources of diesel fuel aims to improve the country's energy situation.
Bruce Logan of Penn State developing microbial fuel cells as new sources of clean, renewable energy
Bruce E. Logan, the Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering at Penn State, is on the cutting edge of developing new sources of clean and renewable energy with his microbial fuel cells, which extract energy from waste water.
Penn State's Thomas E. Mallouk discusses solar energy research materials
Penn State's Thomas Mallouk, Evan Pugh professor of materials chemistry and physics, leads a research group that is investigating ways to drive down the cost of solar cells, to make them more viable.
Northeastern Men's Basketball vs. VCU - Shot Competition for Free Textbooks
Northeastern student Zach Sampson hits all his shots on the first try during last nights men's basketball to win free textbooks for a semester. He won the on-court contest by doing a layup, a free throw, a three-point shot and a half-court shot.
Harvard on the Move
The "Harvard on the Move" launch event was held on Wednesday, January 26, at Sanders Theatre at 4 p.m.
Sayre High School and Penn: Jennifer - Extended Interview
Jennifer Hillman is a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania. This interview was conducted on July 20, 2010, for the documentary "The Sayre High School". Watch the documentary here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ph6_5rCptLY Interviewed by Kurtis Sensenig, Producer Other Extended Interviews: Coalition for Community Schools Forum Speeches: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4QxLbHwqGU Chaka Fattah's full speech at the Forum: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9teMmMuChAw Jill Bazelon - exte
Thurgood Marshall Biography
Sony profit falls
Sony is expected to post a fall in quarterly profits, expected to show its struggle to turn its television unit profitable and the yen's strength.
Day of rage in Yemen
Pro and anti-governments protests take place during a 'Day of Rage' in Yemen.
Full-Time MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management --Pizza Hut Thesis Project
Full-time student Yasim Wu talks about her experience conducting her company-based thesis, and Ramanrup Sen, Supply Chain Director, Pizza Hut (UK) Ltd, talks about how Yasim's project has benefited the organisation.
National Geographic-Water-Holding Frog
This Australian frog can hold water for two years, long enough to live through most droughts. Less than 12 inches of rain a year falls where the Water Holding Frog lives. The frog burrows into mud and creates a kind of burial chamber for itself while it waits for the next rainy season. The frog cocoons itself into its skin. When the rain falls again the frog comes out of its self induced coma and works to find a mate. This is a great teaching resource for elementary/middle school students. It wo
The History of July 4th
This professionally-made video features a narrator explaining the history of the Independence Day holiday beginning with the causes for the American Revolution and writing of the Declaration of Independence. The history of the holiday is outlined ending with the current purpose of the holiday, a day to appreciatet the rights bestowed upon us as Americans. The video contains illustrations and actors in videos of historical events. ( 2:43)
Constructing a Line Segment
This video explains how to construct a line segment. When constructing a line segment, we use a compass and straightedge to first draw a ray or line and then a point that will serve as an endpoint of the new segment. Next, we measure the given segment with a compass and make a mark with the pencil end. Without changing the spacing of the compass, place the sharp end of the compass on the point drawn on the new line/ray, and make a mark on the line/ray. This is our line segment.(2:02)
Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic influences of aminoglycoside dosing
Examines how the absorbtion and distribution of aminoglycosides within the body affects the dosing regimens used.
1990s Plastic Product Commercial - Dacron textiles by Visa
Visa America's freedom fabric.
Dacron is a fiber made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET). PET can take up to several thousand years to degrade.
Targets for Drug Actions
This RLO explains the four major targets at which drugs act, namely receptors, ion channels, carriers and enzymes
This RLO defines the term 'confidence intervals' and demonstrates how they can be used to determine the significance and range of possible sizes of a treatment effect.
Clean your hands
The University of Nottingham has produced a DVD aimed at patients, healthcare workers and hospital visitors, which is being shown on plasma screens and bedside televisions in wards. The video outlines the importance of hand hygiene, and the practical steps that everyone can take to reduce the chances of damaging infections, such as MRSA and clostridium dificile, being passed to patients by healthcare workers and v