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2014 Rose-Walters Prize Winner: James Balog
Author, scientist and award-winning photographer James Balog received the 2014 Sam Rose '58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism. The prize was created to focus attention on the need to reduce the impact of human lives on the planet, particularly given the rising population predictions for this century. In addition to the $100,000, Dickinson's Rose-Walters Prize includes a residency during the academic year. Balog will return to Dickinson September 22-24
Writers Series: Deborah Eisenberg
Recipient of a 2009 MacArthur Fellowship, Deborah Eisenberg was recently recognized by Ben Marcus, writing in The New York Times, as "one of the most important fiction writers now at work." She has been publishing spare and elegant prose to national acclaim since the 1980s, with many of her stories appearing in The New Yorker. Winner of the Rea Award for the Short Story, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and three O. Henry Awards, Eisenberg's latest work is her 1,000-page Collected Stories, the culminati
SAMS - Rocio Garay
Rocio Garay, a sophomore chemical engineering major from Cleveland, attended Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science (SAMS) as a rising high school junior. SAMS is a program designed to increase the number of outstanding college-bound students from diverse backgrounds who pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. She reflects on her time in the program and how it helped her develop more confidence in pursuing a career in engineering.
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Academics
Recognized for its world-class education in arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university. CMU in Silicon Valley offers a unique learning opportunity for working professionals and those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The learn-by-doing methodology that students are exposed to provides them with the hands-on skills that make them sought after competitors in the software industry. P
Top 10 Classes at USC: Students Pick Their Favorite Classes
Get the most out of your USC education with these student-recommended courses. For scheduling information and for a list of more great "courses of interest," check out the Schedule of Classes at www.usc.edu/soc.
R. L. Stine - Interview
Video done by Barnes & Noble/meet the writers. The creator of the Goosebumps and Horrorland books, R.L. Stine invites us into his NYC apartment to talk about his beginnings, his inspirations, and his fantastic (if a little frightened) fan base. He talks about how he found a typewriter in his attic and that is how he got his start. When he was a kid he would read Tales from the Crypt and The Vault of Horror, he said they were funny and scary at the same time and he LOVED them. He said he thin
Alumni Professional Networking: Politics & Government
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/alumni/careers Over 100 alumni attended the fourth in our series of professional networking events. The panel discussion was very lively with lots of excellent questions from the audience. Each of the panel members discussed their varied career paths, the highs and lows of their present role and the most useful stepping stone for them. Previous professional networking event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDTPYTvbiAA
Palliative Care – Shedding Light on Euthanasia
The ethics of euthanasia continue to be debated in Parliament, the National Assembly, in the media and around dinner tables everywhere. It is one of the most difficult issues with which a society must deal. Who better to shed light on this difficult question than one who has dedicated her career to transforming the culture of dying - through research, pioneering treatment and care for patients with life-limiting and terminal illnesses?
Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
How To Make A Digi-Brick
This project examines a non-traditional method of construction generated through a digital design process that leverages digital fabrication techniques related to masonry construction. Where as architects? use of computers first affected shape and structure, it is now additionally affecting material, construction, and craft. This design proposal explores these concepts through the production of a wall using simple configuration and reconfiguration of a repeated module adaptable to differing and
How to Register for the SAT
In this video, Brian Leaf, M.A. shows students how to register for the SAT. The internet address is www.collegeboard.com. He explains setting up account, password, test dates, special accommodations, and planning early. Mr. Leaf is the author of McGraw-Hill's 'Top 50 Skills for SAT/ACT Success' series (1:51).
Derelict site simulation
This Powerpoint driven simulation takes participants through a structured series of common dilemmas faced by managers looking after derelict sites. Risks must be appraised within resource constraints (and the influence of chance). Decisions taken affect subsequent events. Can you steer the site safely through this maze? The resource can be used in the teaching of lawyers about occupiers’ liability, as well as construction and real estate students and also environmental management students. The
Science in the K to 12 (Grades 11 and 12 in Focus)
By: UP Los Baños A documentation of Dr. Tan's presentation during the College Chemistry Teacher's Camp 2012 conducted by the Institute of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB; August 22-24,2012 Dr. Merle C. Tan Director, National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development, UP Diliman
Shameless Success - Paul Abbott
Paul Abbott, creator and writer of television's 'Shameless', talks about his career to Coventry University.
The use of the stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) as a natural fungicide - Scenario Curriculum
This is the curriculum for the educational Scenario "The use of the stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) as a natural fungicide".
ANSO 303-01, Medical Sociology, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Medical sociology is the theoretical, empirical and applied study of the social dimensions of health, illness, disease and the provision and consumption of health care. Topics that will be covered in this course include epidemiology, social demography of health, the relationship between social stress and health, health and illness behavior, the sick role, the physician-patient relationship, the
Architectural Computing in School and Real Designing
The existing system of architectural education ( including computer ) as has shown practice has appeared not absolutly perfect. It not capable to dynamic changes, active introduction of a new engineering and computer technologies, to realization about of the inquiries of a modern time. It suggest of a way of search of new models of computer training. The computer education is represented by us as certain a universal system, which permits to solve the problem of arcitectural education at a higher
Career skills in economics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 Careers skills is a compulsory module for all Year 2 Economics students. It is not available to students from outside the School. It is one of a number of modules that make up the Nottingham Advantage Award. The Nottingham Advantage Award is a new initiative focusing on student skills, employability and personal and academic development. Initially created for undergraduate students,
Lessons for Life: Learning and Transfer
This program describes what conditions are needed for knowledge and skills learned in one context to be retrieved and applied to a novel situation, and how different teaching strategies can increase the possibilities for transfer. The program features a fourth-grade teacher and a seventh- and eighth-grade teacher, with commentary from Lee S. Shulman, president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching