Entrepreneurship and Leadership
Entrepreneurship is part of the American dream. According to the Appalachian Regional Commission, the best hope for stabilizing and diversifying Appalachia's economy lies in the creation and expansion of businesses that provide jobs, build local wealth, and contribute broadly to economic and community development. The need to expand and support entrepreneurial activity as a means for revitalizing Appalachian communities led to the creation of Berea College's Entrepreneurship for the Public Good
Contemporary Biosocial Problems in America
Part of Tufts overall mission is to emphasize citizenship and public service. This course starts with the premise that understanding the social uses and misuses of biological knowledge is of particular importance for future health professionals and scientists. Specifically, developing skills in critical thinking and analysis of arguments is crucial if we are to deal rationally with value-laden and controversial topics at the intersection of biology and society.
Ethical Dimensions in Paediatric Neurology: A Look into the Future
Les professionnels de la santé et les familles pour qui des enfants qui participent à la recherche en génétique ou qui nécessitent des services génétiques spécialisés, y compris, le dépistage génétique, seront confrontés à des interrogations non seulement médicales, mais sociales, éthiques et juridiques liées à la génétique en neurologie pédiatrique. Les enfants se retrouvent souvent au centre d’innovations dans le cadre de recherches en génétique et leurs besoins uniqu
Unusual Modes of Transportation
Everything from camels, elephants, reed boats, to gasoline powered vehicles, this short video stretches the students' imagination as to what transportation is and how the environment influences it. (1:25)
Design Against Crime
Images and publicity material about the work conducted by UAL Research Centre Design Against Crime
"The Influence of Shaivism on Pala Buddhism"
Alexis G. J. S. Sanderson is an Indologist and fellow at All Souls College at the University of Oxford. His field is early medieval religion in India and Southeast Asia, focusing on the history of Saivism, its relations with the state, and its influence on Buddhism and Vaishnavism. In the last 26 years, Alexis Sanderson has published over 1,400 pages of articles covering Saiva, Vaishnava, and Buddhist Tantra in South and Southeast Asia.Author(s):
Interview with Alessandro Mario (Alex) Maranzano
One of a series of interviews with visual artists carried out for the VIVA (Voices In the Visual Arts) project by Linda Sandino. Alessandro Mario (Alex) Maranzano is Chairman of Minale Tattersfield and Partners, an international design organization. Alex studied Lettering at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts in the early 1960s, going on to study graphic design at the Royal College of Art, before joining Minale Tattersfield in 1968. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers, a m
Samuel Farber: "Cuba 1959: Roads Chosen and Not Chosen" SAMUEL FARBER was born and raised in Cuba and received his Ph.D. in
Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1969. He has
written numerous books and articles on Cuba including Revolution and
Reaction in Cuba, 1933-1960, and most recently, The Origins of the
Cuban Revolution Reconsidered published by the University of North
Carolina Press in 2006. He is currently working on a book on Cuba since
the 1959 Revolution for Haymarket Press. He is a
SAMUEL FARBER was born and raised in Cuba and received his Ph.D. in
Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
"The Flood Disaster in Pakistan: Socio-economic Consequences and Potential Geopolitical Ramification
Imtiaz Gul is the Executive Director of the Centre for Research and Security Studies in Islamabad. He is the author of three books on the ongoing security concerns in South Asia: The Unholy Nexus, The Al-Qaeda Connection, and The Most Dangerous Place. Gul addresses the longer term political and social consequences of the floods in Pakistan of July of this
Professional Practice in Libraries and Information Centers, Winter 2009
Builds on the conceptual framework of information needs and the use of information provided in SI 501. In that course the focus is on techniques that information professionals use to understand the needs of people who employ a wide variety of information systems.Emphasis is on professional practice. Professional practice occurs both in institutional settings (including public, academic, special, and school libraries and information centers) and directly between information professionals and clie
Outcome-based Evaluation of Programs and Services, Winter 2009
Course provides an overview of the purposes and uses of outcome-based evaluation approaches and methods, and provides an opportunity to conduct a focused outcome evaluation of a user-focused service in a library, a nonprofit organization, an archive, a museum or other service-focused organization. Objectives are to: * Learn about approaches to outcome-based evaluation * Identify and use context-centered methods for evaluating public information services * Examine the role of evaluat
SML 2010 - Agence Regionale de la Sante
Semaine Médicale de Lorraine
Intervenant : Jean-Yves GRALL : Médecin, Directeur Général de l’ARS (Agence Régionale de Santé Lorraine)
Résumé : l’ARS est la clé de voûte de l’organisation prévue par la loi HPST (Hôpital-Patients-Santé-Territoire), elle met en œuvre la politique régionale de santé en coordination avec ses partenaires. Après une présentation des différents services et de leurs missions, l’auteur décrit les principales attributions, ainsi
Semaine Médicale de Lorraine
The Grange, Northington BL08705 THE GRANGE, Northington, Hampshire. Interior view of the dining room at The Grange. The Grange at Northington was originally built in 1670-1673, and was subject to extensive later alterations. The image was taken for the owner, Lord Ashburton. Photographed by Bedford Lemere, 1st June 1888.
THE GRANGE, Northington, Hampshire. Interior view of the dining room at The Grange. The Grange at Northington was originally built in 1670-1673, and was subject to extensive later alterations. The image was taken for the owner, Lord Ashburton. Photographed by Bedford Lemere, 1st June 1888.
Lecture 28 - 11/29/2010
Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases has two objectives: to introduce students to major concepts related to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and to convey to students the relationship between basic biomedical research and the improvement of personal and public health. The improvement of personal and public health is the central mission of the National Institutes of Health, the world's largest organization devoted to biomedical research, and the funding agency for this module.
Environmental Health Science and Technology Education
This site aims to increase student interest and preparation in the environmental health sciences so that they are aware of science career opportunities, and to increase public awareness about the impact of environmental agents on human health so that all citizens can lead healthy and productive lives.
Internet Scout Project
Hosted by PBS, this Wild Horses, an American Romance website was created by the Nebraska ETV Network -- in partnership with South Dakota Public Television -- to share information and stories about wild horses in America. Geared towards a wide audience ranging from young children to horse hobbyists, the site provides sections on the Origin Of The Horse, Mustangs And The Land, The Mustang Dilemma, and more. The site also offers a Teacher's Guide with educational resources for teachers and students
Internet Scout Project
The Hong Kong Observatory is a department of the Government of the Hong Kong and provides various timely meteorological data to the public. The Almanac 2002 page contains information in sections specific to Hong Kong, like Times of Rise and Set of the Sun and Planets at Hong Kong, and worldwide information, like sections named World Map of Time Zones and Climatological Normals of Some Selected Cities. The site gives some very interesting and specific information from a source that probably has n
Internet Scout Project
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) developed this website to supply the public with approved definitions of chemical terminology by utilizing Adobe Acrobat Reader. Originally created in 1997, IUPAC is currently adding terms from recent IUPAC recommendations to this website. With the concise definitions and appropriate diagrams, students can find assistance with unfamiliar chemical language. The website provides links to related terms, making navigation through the site