Round table discussion of Clarice Lispector (Brazilian-Portugese)
Discussion and audience questions (in Brazilian-Portugese) about Clarice Lispector's film De Corpo Inteiro and her reception at home and abroad.
Dedication to 2005 Fellowship artist Harry Fonseca (Maidu/Nisenan, Portuguese, Hawaiian) The 2007 Fellowship weekend activities were dedicated to our friend Harry Fonseca, who recently passed away. This is a brief interview shown at opening gala event.
The 2007 Fellowship weekend activities were dedicated to our friend Harry Fonseca, who recently passed away. This is a brief interview shown at opening gala event.
Episode 28: Conversation with 20-year member Judy O'Bannon
This week guest host Angela Hurley, the Eiteljorg's membership manager, talks with Indiana's former first lady, Judy O'Bannon. They talk about Mrs. O'Bannon's experiences through the history of the museum and what being a member has meant to her.
Palaeontologists solve mystery of 500 million-year-old squid-like carnivore
A study by Martin Smith of the University of Toronto and Jean-Bernard Caron of the Royal Ontario Museum sheds new light on a previously unclassifiable 500 million-year-old squid-like carnivore known as Nectocaris pteryx. The new interpretation became possible with the discovery of 91 new fossils that were collected from the Burgess Shale site in the UNESCO World Heritage Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, BC. The findings are presented in "Primitive soft-bodied cephalopods from the Cambrian", publis
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
The UA First-Year Scholars Program, Experiences of American Indian Freshmen
Native American Student Affairs (NASA) at The University of Arizona offers you a wonderful first-year experience. The First-Year Scholars Program, is designed for Native American students who are seeking opportunities for lifetime campus connections whether it be in the classroom, residence hall, or the surrounding Tucson community. The living and learning community theme is popular on college campuses because it provides students valuable tools and resources that contribute to their overall aca
Lincoln Decision on the Execution of a 14 year old soldier
Decisions Abraham Lincoln had to deal with during his tenure. An animation using his photo and his words spoken to his aide about such decisions. No violence shown
Liberté: A First Year French Textbook
Liberté is a first-year college French textbook with a true communicative approach. It is currently being used at California State University, Los Angeles, Mount San Antonio College, and Santiago Canyon College. Please note that the downloadable version is a draft, and that the author continues to expand and modify the text.
20-Year Arctic Spring Seasonal Surface Temperature Trend
Here the 20-year seasonal surface temperature trend for the spring is shown over the Arctic region. This animation shows the warming and cooling regions in steps from the regions of least change to the areas of greatest change. Blue hues indicate cooling regions; red hues depict warming. Light regions indicate less change while darker regions indicate more. The temperature scale used ranges from -0.4 to +0.4 degrees Celsius in increments of .02 degrees. (See color bar below)
Valentine's Day/Chinese New Year craft — Paulina & Emily's Arts 'n' Crafts
On Paulina and Emily's Arts 'n' Crafts, the duo show how to make a part-yummy/part-origami craft to celebrate the Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day. vablearn.ca for more information.
Stem Cells: 5 Year Progress Report
Embryonic stem cells can transform themselves into every cell in your body. Does researching these stem cells violate human sanctity, or is it medicine's brightest frontier? What are the prospects for adult stem cells?
McMaster Students - First Year Welcome Video
This video contains "archival" footage of everyone's favourite 1940's on-campus instructional film personality, Professor Smar T. Pance, along with inpromptu interviews with current students to give newcomers well-rounded advice on how to have a successful first year at McMaster University. Performed & written by John Popham. Directed by Kyle Kuchmey. Special thanks to: Adam Khun, Marcia Boniferro, Martha Foster, and Don Courchesne.
2009-10 was a Great Year for SMU
See some of the highlights of Southern Methodist University's 2009-10 year, from students moving into residence halls in August to graduation in May and all the excitement in between.
This Year in Bioethics
The doctor who supposedly established a link between vaccination and autism has his research de-published on grounds of fraud. New York State decides to pay women for research eggs. President Obama's NIH expands funding of embryonic stem-cell research -- but won't fund some Bush-funded research on ethics grounds. The Roman Catholic Church reasserts its controversial positions against assisted reproduction and against withdrawal of medically-delivered nutrition and hydration at the end of life.
Six Year Old Joey "Peanut" Benton Describes What It's Like to Live With Cystic Fibrosis
Joey "Peanut" Benton appears on WCBD-TV to talk about what it's like to live with cystic fibrosis. The adorable six year old is helping to raise awareness about the lung disease, which is currently incurable. Video courtesy of WCBD-TV.
18 Year Old Receives Heartmate II at MUSC
18 year old Asha Wilson's heart failure had reached a point where she was bedridden and dangerously close to dying. In April of 2010, she became the youngest person to receive a HeartMate II device at the MUSC Heart and Vascular Center. Now she is home from the hospital living a normal life and hoping to get a heart transplant.
Bridge Year Program
The 20 students selected for Princeton's inaugural Bridge Year Program have been transformed by daily life overseas in Ghana, India, Peru and Serbia. Read more: http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S26/76/33K78/index.xml?section=featured
Leading the Way: A Year in Review at Texas Tech
Texas Tech University Chancellor Kent Hance introduces the first edition of Leading the Way: A Year In Review, an annual publication highlighting the great things happening throughout the Texas Tech University System. Donations are on track to surpass the $100 million mark for four straight years, improving the system's national endowment ranking. Texas Tech is also closing in on $45 million in restricted research expenditures as it nears reaching Tier One research status. Hispanic enrollm
CES-EUC End of Semester Luncheon
A round table discussion on the European Union and Turkey. Convener: Dario Gaggio, director, CES-EUC. The presenters are Frank Castiglione, doctoral pre-candidate in Near Eastern studies, U-M and Zeynep Devrim Gürsel; and Akin Ünver, EUC 2010 Jean Monnet Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. The lecture was held Apr 21, 2010.
Carlos Eire, Yale University: "A Brusque History of Eternity - Lecture 3: From Eternity to Five-Year
Until fairly recently eternity was no mere abstraction or metaphor in the Christian tradition, but rather the ultimate destination for humankind, a metaphysical conceit with practical implications as inescapable as legal obligations, or taxes, or death. Eternity was an ineffable mystery, to be sure, but of no less value in human interaction than money itself, or crowns and thrones. In our own day, however, eternity seems a purely abstract concept best left in the hands of astrophysicists, a frig