Engaging Diaspora: Facilitating initiatives to create change in their places of attachment
From September 2010 -- September 2011 Simon Fraser University and community partners convened a series of public dialogue and learning workshops diaspora and development. Together we explored the ways Canadian based diaspora are involved in development projects in the global south. This video captures some of the people and projects involved. This project was made possible with financial support from CIDA's Public Engagement Fund. For more information, visit: http://www.sfu.ca/diasporas/
Pakistan floods cause humanitarian crisis
Sept 18 - The United Nations says urgent assistance is needed in Pakistan as flooding continues to swamp the southern part of the country. Andrew Raven reports.
Libya's moving frontlines
Sept. 18 - The frontlines at Sirte and Bani Walid ebb back and forth, with fighters' shows of bravado colliding with the reality of battle. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
A Way to Connect
MU President Ashley Barnes and ASOSU President Tonga Hopoi welcome to OSU for the 2011-2012 school year.
Seaweed hidden wedged in a rock crevice
Seaweeds are vulnerable to desiccation when exposed during low tide. They attach themselves in crevices to trap moisture. Their thick cell walls also trap moisture for the organism, which is why seaweeds appear slimy and wet.
Design a Flying Machine
The purpose of this activity is for the students to draw a design for their own flying machine. They will apply their knowledge of aircraft design and the forces acting on them. The students will start with a brainstorming activity where they come up with creative uses for every day objects. They will then use their creativity and knowledge of airplanes to design their own flying machine.
Personal Injury Lawyer in NJ - The Law Offices of James C. DeZao
http://www.dezaolaw.com/ - NJ Personal injury attorney James C. DeZao in handles car accidents, medical malpractice & wrongful death cases for clients seeking compensation for their injuries. For a free initial consultation, call 888-841-4728 today.
The Revolt against Rationalism [The Clash of Group Interests (1945; 2011)] The most remarkable fact in the history of our age is the revolt against rationalism, economics, and utilitarian social philosophy; it is at the same time a revolt against freedom, democracy, and representative gover
[The Clash of Group Interests (1945; 2011)]
The most remarkable fact in the history of our age is the revolt against rationalism, economics, and utilitarian social philosophy; it is at the same time a revolt against freedom, democracy, and representative gover
British prime ministers 1783 - 1852
This learning object on British Prime Ministers, 1783-1852, is designed to support the programme of lectures and seminars on the module The Many Faces of Reform: British politics, 1790-1850. It will help familiarise you with the leading political figures and parliamentary groupings of the period we are studying. It will also test your knowledge of this information and help you think about some of the wider political developments which we will be studying. Copyright Information: All of the imag
This popular maths talk gives an introduction to various different kinds of infinity, both countable and uncountable. These concepts are illustrated in a somewhat informal way using the notion of Hilbert's infinite hotel. In this talk, the hotel manager tries to fit various infinite collections of guests into the hotel. The students should learn that many apparently different types of infinity are really the same size. However, there are genuinely "more" real numbers than there are positive inte
Nobel winner: why waste is a bigger threat than war
Nobel peace prize laureate Wangari Maathai's exceptional journey reminds us that taking world-changing action can begin with a simple act: planting a tree.
UK retailers feel the heat
Sept. 30 - UK retailers fear a dip in winter clothing sales as Britain enjoys unseasonably warm weather. Kirsty Basset reports.
Excavating Ancient Armor
A broken helmet is discarded and forgotten, only to be resurrected 400 years later by curious archaeologists on Jamestown Island. Curator Michael Lavin describes the effort.
Kristen's student book trailer
Otis Artist Book Collection: Cheri Gaulke & Sue Maberry "Marriage Matters"
Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books is a group exhibition featuring approximately 120 works from OTIS Millard Sheets Library's Special Collection of 2,100 artists books dating from the 1960s to the present. The Otis Artists' Book Collection is one of the largest in Southern California. It houses a wide range of works representing every genre of artists' books. Exhibition: January 25 -- March 30, 2014 http://www.otis.edu/ben-maltz-gallery
New York student brings new energy to bike design
Sept. 30 - A 22-year old college graduate in New York has adapted hybrid car technology to a bicycle, using a fly-wheel to store energy generated by the brakes for use when the riding gets tough. Maxwell von Stein's flywheel bicycle redistributes energy to help the rider increase speed with maximum efficiency. Sharon Reich reports.
Cuckoo for chocolate in China
China's double digit growth in chocolate sales has caught the attention of major Western chocolatiers who wish to convert the majority of the Chinese population into chocoholics.
Channel 9 has gone global! Before we launched the most recent version of Channel 9 we did a lot of work to make sure site performance was acceptable for our users. This involves data collection to try to determine what aspects of the site are slow, and then work to make it all better. At some point though, we run into problems that just can’t be solved. One of those issues occurs naturally when you have a web site being served from a single location, in our case the United States, to people located all around t
Before we launched the most recent version of Channel 9 we did a lot of work to make sure site performance was acceptable for our users. This involves data collection to try to determine what aspects of the site are slow, and then work to make it all better. At some point though, we run into problems that just can’t be solved.
One of those issues occurs naturally when you have a web site being served from a single location, in our case the United States, to people located all around t
Winchester School of Art PhD and MPhil applications guide
Winchester School of Art PhD and MPhil applications guide