Ronald DePinho, M.D., on employee expectations
On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, Ronald DePinho, M.D., began his presidency of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Here he shares his expectations of MD Anderson employees. DePinho is internationally recognized for basic and translational research in cancer, aging and age-associated degenerative disorders. He's the fourth full-time president of MD Anderson. DePinho succeeds John Mendelsohn, M.D., who remains on MD Anderson faculty, returning to clinical and translational research as co-director of a new In
The UN's role in Overcoming Development Challenges
Special Lecture given by former Prime Minister of New Zealand and now Administrator of the United Nations Development Program the Rt Hon. Helen Clark. She is introduced by Director of the Global Economic Governance Program, Professor Ngaire Woods.
“Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy”
A talk by Columbia University professor Joseph Stiglitz. The current global financial crisis carries a "made in America" label. In "Freefall", Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz explains how America exported bad economics, bad policies, and bad behavior to the rest of the world, only to cobble together a haphazard and ineffective response when
CAM plants are usually desert plants because of them having their stomata closed during the daytime due to water shortage. At night, CAM plants have their stomata open and fix carbon dioxide into mallate, where the CAM plant can use the mallate as carbon dioxide to perform photosynthesis. This 8:37 video uses a narrator and a smart board to explain the process.
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Panel discussion: What next for climate change reporting?
Several of the UK's most influential environment correspondents from the BBC, the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Sun and The Science Media Centre to discuss the challenges of climate change reporting in the coming months. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ), the School of Geography and Environment and the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at Oxford University, and the British Council Climate Change Programme are bringing together several of the UK's most influential e
VUCast Extra: Want to Feel Good Today….
What does it take to build a culture of success at Vanderbilt in athletics? It starts with a journey filled with passion down the right road to success. It’s VUCast Extra time.
9/11: 2001-2011: An interfaith panel on how faith communities have responded
Sponsored by Duke University's Faith Council and Duke Divinity School 9/11: 2001-2011: An interfaith panel on how faith communities have responded Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook 016 at the Duke Divinity School. The event speakers included Abdullah Antepli, Muslim Chaplain; Richard Hays, Dean of the Divinity School; Sumi Kim, Buddhist Chaplain; Laura Lieber, Jewish Studies; and Sam Wells, Dean of Duke Chapel.
ART100 Session 1 Fall 2011
ART100 Looking at Art Session One 09/08/11 Kirsten Ellsworth
Mandarin stage 1 semester A
This module is aimed at complete beginners in Mandarin Chinese in semester A and exposes the student to listening and reading material, as well as practice in grammar. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
Estructuras de la Edificación I
La asignatura tiene por objetivo general que el alumno adquiera los conocimientos fundamentales de la mecánica de sólidos deformables y de los comportamientos elástico, plástico y resistente de los materiales más habitualmente utilizados en edificación. La asignatura Estructuras de edificación I aporta al alumno los conceptos y herramientas básicos de la Elasticidad y de la Resistencia de materiales, que éste utilizará en diversas asignaturas del módulo técnico, así como en el
X-Ray technology reveals details of ancient ancestor's brain
Sept. 9 - The unveiling of a two-million-year-old hominid skeleton in South Africa has not only provided insights into the origins of man, it also demonstrates the great strides made in three dimensional scanning technology. Details of early the human ancestor's brain anatomy have been revealed to researchers through scans formed by one of the most sophisticated X-ray machines in the world. Rob Muir reports.
Fighting breaks out in Bani Walid, Libya
Sept. 9 - Heavy fighting broke out near Bani Walid ahead of a Saturday deadline for the surrender of the last remaining Gaddafi bastions. Deborah Gembara reports.
Modeled Arctic Sea Ice Thickness from 1940 through 2060: View #5
Part of the ongoing research into polar ice trends encompasses evaluation from sophisticated computer models. At the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton University, run by NASAs sibling agency, NOAA, researchers modeled a 5,000 year period to see how polar ice might behave over time depending on several different variables. This visualization shows a 120-year slice of that complete model, essentially offering a research window on to experimental processes that require longer time
Powder Toy for Mac We get loads of visitors stop by for the PC version of "Powder Toy" The Powder Toy is a desktop version of the classic 'falling sand' physics sandbox game, it simulates air pressure and velocity as well as heat! But we often forget to put up the latest version of Powder Toy for Mac.&nbs
We get loads of visitors stop by for the PC version of "Powder Toy" The Powder Toy is a desktop version of the classic 'falling sand' physics sandbox game, it simulates air pressure and velocity as well as heat!
But we often forget to put up the latest version of Powder Toy for Mac.&nbs
Adding Three and Four Digit Numbers With Regrouping
A teacher shows students how to add three and four digit numbers with regrouping by using an example of planning the cost of a party. The teacher stresses writing the numbers vertically aligning the digits according to place value. The video also shows students how they will make mistakes if the numbers are not aligned. The problems are written with black marker on sheet paper. ( 3:22)