Planet Taco: The Globalization of Mexican Cuisine
Jeffrey M Pilcher grew up in the Midwest and is now a professor of history at the University of Minnesota. He has been fascinated by Mexican cuisine since his first visit to New Mexico, when a mouthful of salsa sent steam boiling out his ears. His current research project, to eat Mexican food in as many countries as possible, provides the material for "Planet Taco." Mexican food has joined Chinese and Italian as one of the three most popular ethnic varieties in the United States, although many
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Undergraduate Research: Sam House and Sean Connell
Sam and Sean were presentation winner at the annual Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence event at Oregon State University.
The Enemy at Home
In World War 1 nearly 7000 'enemy aliens' of German origin were interned in camps in New South Wales. That experience is now the subject of a UNSW Press book co-authored by Arts academic Gerhard Fischer, and an exhibition running at the Museum of Sydney from May 7-September 11.
Notre Dame Hockey Arena Time Lapse
Watch the new Notre Dame Hockey Arena being built before your eyes!
"Paradise Lost" Marathon Reading
Notre Dame students and faculty came together to read the 17th-century English masterpiece "Paradise Lost" aloud in one sitting. Over the course of 10 hours, readers of John Milton's 10,000-line poem moved from heaven to hell to the Garden of Eden, taking on the parts of God, Satan, Adam and Eve, and a host of angels. Learn More: http://newsinfo.nd.edu/news/21683
Spartan Sagas: Gail Tavill, Good for business and for the planet.
In Gail Tavill's line of work, the phrase "less is more" is a way of life. As vice president of sustainable development at ConAgra Foods, she's tasked with ensuring the company does more for the planet by burdening it less. At ConAgra, Tavill directs the integration of sustainable technologies to create environmentally friendly packaging and products—from using postconsumer materials in frozen food trays and manufacturing ketchup bottles that are easier to recycle to promoting the sustainabl
MSU convocation speaker and honorary degree recipient Steve Wozniak, Spring 2011
Apple Computer Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak spoke at Michigan State University's Undergraduate Convocation on Friday, May 6 at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Wozniak gave the keynote address and received an honorary doctorate of engineering. Here, he talks with University Relations about his advice for graduates.
MSU commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient Roger Ferguson Jr., Spring 2011
Roger Ferguson Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF, a leading financial services organization, spoke at the Advanced Degree Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 6, and also received an honorary doctorate of business. Here, he talks with University Relations about his advice for graduates.
Lecture 27, April 20
Marketing - MKTG 25010 Lectures - Lecture 27, April 20 - Kent State University > COLLEGES > College of Business Administration > COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION > Marketing > MKTG 25010 Lectures > Lecture 27, April 20
Descriptive statistics for interval and ratio scale data
Describing the use of measures of central tendency - mean, mode, median - and dispersion - range, Standard Deviation.
Types of qualitative research
This RLO outlines the variety of types of qualitative research that there are. It's aimed primarily at students studying evidence based practice and research methods.
Introduction to Physical Therapy
This class introduces purpose and methodology in physical therapy to the students who begin to learn physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Assessment Motivation: Try Try Your Best
Motivational song created for the NJASK Testing Pep Rally at Roland Rogers Elementary School in Galloway, NJ. The teachers perform the song to the tune of YMCA and even dress u like the village people. (4:58)
What is a randomised controlled trial?
This RLO outlines how Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) work.
Glomerular Filtration Pressure
The RLO deals with the opposing forces within the glomerulus and the Bowmans capsule which together create the glomerular filtration pressure. The RLO builds on the Starlings Forces RLO by the same author and is intended to form the basis for a future RLO on glomerular filtration rate. This RLO was developed jointly with De Montfort University.
Importance of Drug Receptor Location
This the first Umbrella Learning Object (ULO) to be developed and contains the following Pharmacology RLO titles: Receptor location, Membrane Bound Receptors, Intracellular Receptors and Clinical importance and application.
Structures of the brain
This learning resource allows the learner to label a diagram of the brain and is aimed at identification of the major areas of the brain (cerebrum, cerebellum, medulla, pons, midbrain, thalamus, hyporthalamus and pituitary gland). Once correctly labelled, the learner can access information about these structures. Additional interactions allow the learner to explore the diagram to discover the structures for themselves, whilst an MCQ allows them to test their knowledge.
7.342 Powerhouse Rules: The Role of Mitochondria in Human Diseases (MIT)
The primary role of mitochondria is to produce 90% of a cell's energy in the form of ATP through a process called oxidative phosphorylation. A variety of clinical disorders have been shown to include "mitochondrial dysfunction," which loosely refers to defective oxidative phosphorylation and usually coincides with the occurrence of excess Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) production, placing cells under oxidative stress. A known cause and effect of oxidative stress is damage to and mutati