Can We Sustain the Basics: Air, Land and Water?
"Can We Sustain the Basics: Air, Land and Water?" was presented as an expert panel discussion, moderated by Loring Bullard, executive director of the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks. Panelists include: Patrick Byers, regional horticulture specialist at the University of Missouri Extension; Barbara Lucks, materials recovery and education coordinator for the City of Springfield Public Works Department; and Joe Pitts, executive director of the James River Basin Partnership.
Penelope McPhee, President, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation - IMPACT
September 15 - IMPACT presents Penelope McPhee, President, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. As president and trustee of The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, Penelope McPhee directs the Foundation's strategic focus on fostering opportunities for children and youth and enhancing the quality of life in Atlanta and beyond. One of the largest family foundations in the region, the Blank Foundation has made grants of more than $250 million since its inception. Penny joined the Blank Family Fou
Security and Privacy?
The Information Networking Institute celebrated its 20 year anniversary in April 2010. This panel discussion, moderated by Pradeep K. Khosla, Dean, College of Engineering; Philip and Marsha Dowd Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, discussed how Carnegie Mellon is driving research over the hurdle of this dichotomy between security and privacy. Panelists were Alessandro Acquisti, Associate Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy, Heinz College; Lorrie Cranor, Associate
Aris Candris: Role of Nuclear Power in an Energy-Constrained World
Carnegie Mellon University's top-ranked College of Engineering launched a new Leadership Speaker Series Oct. 11 by hosting Westinghouse Electric Company CEO Aris Candris (CIT'74, '79), who discussed the role of nuclear power in today's energy-constrained world. Candris also talked about the factors that are causing the growing need for energy and a comparison of yesterday's and today's nuclear industry. He was joined in the discussion by a panel of Carnegie Mellon energy experts, moderated by
6.041 Probabilistic Systems Analysis and Applied Probability (MIT)
Welcome to 6.041/6.431, a subject on the modeling and analysis of random phenomena and processes, including the basics of statistical inference. Nowadays, there is broad consensus that the ability to think probabilistically is a fundamental component of scientific literacy. For example: The concept of statistical significance (to be touched upon at the end of this course) is considered by the Financial Times as one of "The Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Science". A rece
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art at St. Petersburg College
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art commits to excellence in visual arts education, fosters aesthetic, critical and ethical thinking as a bridge to the future and nurtures interest in 20th century art history by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting the art of Abraham Rattner, Esther Gentle, Allen Leepa and their contemporaries. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida
Patrick Hernly: MIRA at SPC (1)
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Adjunct Professor Patrick Hernly discusses St. Petersburg College's Music Industry and Recording Arts (MIRA) program. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially
LRMA: 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition September 12 - November 7, 2010 Currently on display is the 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition. The show is juried by water media artist Carrie Burns Brown of the National Watercolor Society. The exhibition includes 100 artworks selected from more than 650 entries from artists throughout Florida. The Florida Watercolor Society is one of the largest and finest watercolor societies i
Crisis in the Gulf Pathways to Future of Energy
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Held at St. Petersburg College on Saturday October 2, 2010 Speakers include: Dan Lashof -- Climate Center Director, National Resources Defense Council Dr. David A. Cartes -- Director, Institute for Energy Systems, Economics and Sustainability (IESES), Florida State University Barry Moline -- Executive Director, Florida Municipal Electric Association Dale Brill -- President, Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation Panel Discussion
The Early College Program at St. Petersburg College
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Earn college credits for free! A unique partnership between St. Petersburg College and Pinellas County Schools, the Early College Program offers college credit hours as well as high school credit at no cost to highly motivated students in grades 11 and 12. Who is eligible? Students entering grades 11 and 12 in Pinellas County public, private or home-education programs. There is no cost for application, tuition, courses or textbooks. What's req
Maarten Hajer: Reframing Climate Policy
Professor Maarten Hajer (Director of the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and Professor of Public Policy at the University of Amsterdam), 'Reframing Climate Policy: Reflections on Science, Politics and the Role of the State'. Professor Hajer was delivering the keynote address at the conference 'Democratising Futures' (28 May). Part of the Mellon Sawyer sponsored seminar series 'Modelling Futures: Understanding Risk and Uncertainty'.
21L.481 Victorian Literature and Culture (MIT)
The course covers British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. This was the brilliant age of Charles Dickens, the Brontës, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred, Lord Tennyson – and many others. It was also the age of urbanization, steam power, class conflict, Darwin, religious crisis, imperial expansion, information explosion, bureaucratization – and much more.
Lightning Fast Laker Contest - Webisode 5
Welcome to the fifth segment of the SUNY Oswego Lightning Fast Laker Contest, hosted by Danielle, a Fall 2010 junior social media intern with the Office of Public Affairs at SUNY Oswego. Be sure to submit your answer within a comment right below this video on the FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE! Good luck!
Lightning Fast Laker - Webisode 6
Welcome to the sixth and final segment of the SUNY Oswego Lightning Fast Laker Contest, hosted by Danielle, a Fall 2010 junior social media intern with the Office of Public Affairs at SUNY Oswego. Be sure to submit your answer within a comment right below this video on the FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE! Good luck!
Family Dinner PSA (Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse & Neglect)
30-second public service announcement about the dangers of cyber crime. Produced by a team of Cal State Northridge students, alumni and faculty, led by Professor Nate Thomas, Cinema & Television Arts. The production was commissioned by ICAN (the Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse & Neglect).
CSUN in 30 Seconds
A public service announcement (PSA) for Cal State Northridge. Produced by University Advancement Marketing & Communications for Matador Athletics' televised events. Catch the Matador spirit! directed, shot, and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti written by Michael McManus and Julia Venkateswaran produced by Tom Ford and Ligeia Polidora executive producers: Vance Peterson, Rick Mazzuto, and Randal Thomson still photographs by Lee Choo, Tuyen Nguyen,Phil Schermeister and Braden Villanueva production
Peace Corps Symposium IV: The Role of Universities
University of Michigan 50th Anniversary Peace Corps Celebration Moderator: Alan Guskin, University President Emeritus, Antioch University and former Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Parkside Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan M. Peter McPherson, President, Association of Public and Land Grant Universities and former President, Michigan State University
Northeastern Co-op: Antarctica
In April, Corey Allard became the first Northeastern University undergraduate to work on co-op in Antarctica. Now back on campus, he is reflecting on his tremendous opportunity to conduct significant climate-change research in an environment unlike anywhere on Earth.
Race and Place: An African American Community the Jim Crow South
Race and Place is an archive about the racial segregation laws, or the 'Jim Crow' laws from the late 1880s until the mid-twentieth century. The focus of the collection is the town of Charlottesville in Virginia. The Jim Crow laws segregated African-Americans from white Americans in public places such as schools, and school buses. The archive contains photos, letters, two regional censuses and a flash map of the town of Charlottesville. The Jim Crow laws were not overturned until the important Br
The Role of Staff Rides in Public Education, Stan Malm
Stan Malm, instructor in the Division of Public Safety Leadership at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, discusses how a unique program feature called "staff rides" help develop leadership skills.