2012 MSU Excellence in Diversity Awards: Emerging Progress, Rebecca Farnum
Profile of 2012 Excellence in Diversity Awards: Emerging Progress award winner, Rebecca Farnum.
Discrete Random Variables: Probability Distribution Function (PDF) for a Discrete Random Variable
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module introduces the Probability Distribution Function (PDF) and its characteristics.
This eight minute video in Chinese explains what the Chinese emperors in China had in common and how they were remembered. The Chinese language is used extensively. (08:01)
Literary Festival 2012: Latin America: Between social realism and magical realism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rolando Bompadre, Matías Néspolo | As tense as a thriller, as vivid as an undercover documentary, Matías Néspolo’s first novel, Seven Ways to Kill a Cat, examines a place of crime and deprivation. Set in Buenos Aires at the time of Argentina’s financial crash, and seen through the eyes of twenty-year-old Gringo, it tells the story of two boys on the cusp of adulthood who have no choice but to join the gang warfare that rules their community. While its depiction of Buenos Aire
Ontology Design Patterns
Ontology Design Patterns
Krystyn Van Vliet SOE faculty profile 3/15/12
SOE faculty profile 3/15/12
The War of 1812: Making of The War
The Making of The War of 1812 is a short video feature with interviews with director Lawrence Hott, cinematographer Stephen McCarthy and associate producer Rebecca Arndt. Filmed on location in Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg, Ontario. (4:03)
College Access- Biology
Changing Healthcare through IT Innovation - Harvard School of Public Health
David Blumenthal, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Health Care Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners Health System and Harvard Medical School. He also serves as Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer at Partners Health System in Boston, MA. From 2009 to 2011, Dr. Blumenthal was the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology under President Barack Obama. He spoke at HSPH on Feb. 6, 2012, as part of the Decision-making: Voices from the Field series. T
The David and Lyn Silfen University Forum, 2012.mp4
Is America Broken? At the 2012 David and Lyn Silfen University Forum, Penn President Amy Gutmann led a lively and far-reaching conversation with a panel of political experts that touched on unemployment, national healthcare policy, campaign finance reform, and the seemingly irreparable political polarization of American voters. To frame the discussion, Gutmann asked the question: "Is America broken?" to Charles Blow, columnist for The New York Times; Penn alumnus Edward G. Rendell, former Penn
Listening to global women's voices: Reflections on interfaith dialogue - Ursula King
Professor Ursula King talks about how women across the world are reinterpreting their religious traditions through dialogue with people from different faiths.
The Hidden Universe - Glen Patrick
Dr Glen Patrick of Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxford, talks about how its possible to probe the hidden universe and what particle physics can tell us about it's secrets.
10 Facts About Presidents' Day
In 1885, President Chester Arthur signed a bill making George Washington's Birthday a Federal holiday, and in February of 1971, Richard Nixon declared Presidents' Day as a day to recognize all U.S. Presidents. Watch this video to learn more about George Washington and Presidents' Day.
Flagella and Cilia
This video shows you how flagella and cilia help microorganisms move. (03:11)
Immigration Through Ellis Island (Island of Hope, Island of Tears) Award Winning Documentary Video Film. Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European immigrants. Between 1892 and the early 1950s, nearly 15 million people streamed through Ellis Island in search of a new life. This video contains the stories of extraordinary immigrants, largely in their own poignant words. From 1892 to 1954, over twelve million immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island,
Award Winning Documentary Video Film. Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European immigrants. Between 1892 and the early 1950s, nearly 15 million people streamed through Ellis Island in search of a new life. This video contains the stories of extraordinary immigrants, largely in their own poignant words. From 1892 to 1954, over twelve million immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island,
Take 5 with Octavia Spencer
Actress and Montgomery native Octavia Spencer is the sixth of seven siblings with a passion for the film industry. After graduating from Jefferson Davis High School in 1988, she attended Auburn and earned a bachelor's degree in liberal arts in 1994. She began her professional acting career in 1996, portraying a nurse in the movie "A Time to Kill," but is best known for her recent role as Minny Jackson in the 2011 film "The Help." Her role as Minny won her many accolades including an Academy Awar