Analysis of 2010 midterm elections: Vanderbilt experts
[Vanderbilt has a 24/7 video and audio studio with a dedicated fiber optic line and ISDN line. Use of the TV studio with Vanderbilt experts is free, except for reserving fiber time.] Voters didn’t always look at incumbents’ political records: The continued weak economy, widespread public distrust and massive spending by special interest groups allkeep reading »
Video: Health care reform in the community
Dr. Bill Paul, Metro Nashville’s director of public health, discusses “health care reform in the community” with the Healthcare Delivery Systems course taught by Sharon Shields, professor of the practice of health promotion and education. Media Contact: Ann Marie Deer Owens, (615) 322-NEWS firstname.lastname@example.org
Video: Thomas E. Mann on the 2010 Midterm Elections
Noted congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann spoke at Vanderbilt University Oct. 28 about the outlook for the 2010 midterm elections. The public lecture was sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Mann, the W. Averell Harriman Chair and senior fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution, spoke five days before voterskeep reading »
Democracy after Citizens United
Just when it seemed the corrosive influence of big money on American politics could not be greater, the Supreme Court gave corporations full license to exercise ‘free speech’ during campaign season. Renowned legal scholar Lawrence Lessig and his respondents debate the most effective response to the 2010 Citizens United ru
Honors Colloquium: "Why Immigration Reform Is So Difficult: Latinos as Threat in the Media"
Speaker Leo R. Chavez is a Professor of anthropology at University of California, Irvine and Director of the Center for Research on Latinos in a Global Society. Perceptions about race shape everyday experiences, public policies, opportunities for individual achievement, and relations across racial and ethnic lines. URI's Fall Honors Colloquium will explore key issues of race, showing how race still matters.
Honors Colloquium: "Why America Can't Think Straight About Race (Even with a Black President)"
Sut Jhally is a Professor of Communication at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and founder and Executive Director of the Media Education Foundation (MEF). Perceptions about race shape everyday experiences, public policies, opportunities for individual achievement, and relations across racial and ethnic lines. URI's Fall Honors Colloquium will explore key issues of race, showing how race still matters.
COM365 Fall 2010 Session 9
COM365 Public Relations Session Nine 11/02/10 Suzanne Scholz Guest: Jennifer Vides
Fred Halliday – an intellectual appreciation
This public event is an intellectual appreciation of Professor Fred Halliday who worked at the London School of Economics and Political Science for more than 20 years and who sadly passed away in April 2010. Michael Cox is professor of international relations at LSE. Howard Davies is director of LSE. Fawaz Gerges is professor of middle eastern politics and international relations at LSE. Christopher Hill is Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations, University of Cambridge. Margot
The Weather or Not video series uses weather forecasting and the science of meteorology as a context for learning. In this "Storm Tracking" episode you learn how meteorologists track severe weather events, including thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes and winter storms. Sound is off from video. Run time 11:53.
This course is designed to challenge and encourage you, as veterinary students, to explore the relationships between population health and public health, animal health and human health, and clinical and population-based health practice. If we are successful, the process of exploration will continue throughout your graduate school education and training so that when you graduate, you will be better equipped to define your role as a veterinarian, and that of the veterinary profession, in public he
Oral Public Health and Community Service Program
This course addresses the following questions: What are Public Health, Civic Engagement, and Community Service, and how do they relate to general health and well-being? What are the fundamentals of epidemiology and biostatistics and what are their practical applications in general health and healthcare? Why are oral health and oral healthcare access major public health issues world-wide? How do the oral public health issues of water fluoridation, mercury disposal, HIV/AIDS, cancer, and tobacco u
Coraline. Neil Gaiman
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The Internationalization of Spanish Companies: Ferrovial, The Rise of a Multinational
Move over, Italy. Rafael del Pino is here to claim Spain’s rightful spot as a major European player in the global infrastructure market. Founded by del Pino’s father in 1952 as a builder of sleeper cars for trains, Ferrovial has diversified into a conglomerate with a hand in construction, real estate, road bui
Developing the Hardware for Future Human Space Exploration
While Michael Griffin sees a wealth of reasons for space exploration in general and returning to the moon in particular, NASA must still manage on a tiny portion of “the national treasure.” This 7/10th of a percent of the national budget – the equivalent of each American paying 15 cents every day – “is not an expenditur
Leading an Environmentally Sustainable Enterprise
Climate change poses perhaps the premiere threat to coming generations, says Martin Madaus, but to avoid its worst impacts, we must confront the issue now. To that end, Madaus exhorts business leaders to focus immediately on building environmental sustainability into their operations, as he has begun to do at Millipore.
The Medium Religion
Noted philosopher, critic and essayist Boris Groys, who has previously delved into the Soviet post-modernist and Russian avant-garde art scene, turns his attention now to the recent and dangerous marriage of religion and digital media. In a talk based on his paper, Religion in the Age of Digital Reproduction, Groys
Introduction to macroeconomics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This module provides an introduction to modern macroeconomic analysis. Macroeconomics is concerned with some of the most pressing and fundamental questions economists can ask, such as: What determines economic growth? Why do economies exhibit expansions ('booms') and contractions ('busts') in output? What drives employment and wages, saving and investment? What causes inflation and
COSHH awareness presentation
COSHH awareness presentation - Neil Lloyd Keywords:safety
Answering Exile: how Sudanese refugees deal with displacement
This PDF-document describes an AHRC-funded project exploring the ways in which Sudanese refugees in Uganda continue and adapt their cultural practices and rituals in the face of their forced dislocation from their ancestral territories. The study, which will encompass a representative cross section of the exiled population will involve activities such as observation, oral history, interviews, discussion as well as a photographic and filmed record. The project aims to address the gap in forced mi