Rhetoric, Fall 2002
For students with a special interest in learning how to make forceful arguments in written form. Studies the forms and structures of argumentation, including organization of ideas, awareness of audience, methods of persuasion, evidence, factual vs emotional argument, figures of speech, and historical forms and uses of arguments. This course is an introduction to the history, the theory, the practice, and the implications (both social and ethical) of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. Thi
Alumni and Friends on "Empowering the Dream"
Alumni and community leaders share their thoughts on the University of Memphis' Empowering the Dream Centennial Campaign.
Open Innovation: Harnessing Assets
Open innovation and making the best use of internal and external resources is becoming an integral part of the future of strategic sourcing and doing business. What does open innovation consisted of? How do you put this into practice? What blocks and barriers are there?
SMU Family Weekend 2011
SMU families celebrated Family Weekend 2011 where the weekend theme was "SMU: It's a State of Mind." Parents, Student Affairs Vice President Lori S. White and Cinema-TV Chair Sean Griffin were among those interviewed. "The Texas theme really works with everything we have planned, from the Dads' Club barbecue to Cowboys Stadium tours," said junior John Angle, chair of the Student Foundation committee that is coordinating the events. The weekend also included a luncheon co-sponsored by the Mothe
"Introduction to Music Composition, Fall 2009"
" Through a progressive series of composition projects, students investigate the sonic organization of musical works and performances, focusing on fundamental questions of unity and variety. Aesthetic issues are considered in the pragmatic context of the instructions that composers provide to achieve a desired musical result, whether these instructions are notated in prose, as graphic images, or in symbolic notation. No formal training is required; this version of the class is a general elective
Festisite : Feestjes en creatief taalgebruik Leuke site waarop je zelf volgende zaken kan maken of vinden:
Leuke site waarop je zelf volgende zaken kan maken of vinden:
Particles break the speed of light
Sept. 23 - International scientists make breakthrough discovery as sub-atomic particles are found to be quicker than the speed of light. Sunita Rappai reports.
Biggs cut net long equity exposure from 70 to 20 pct in week
Sept. 23 - Traxis Partners' Barton Biggs says his firm's investments remain very conservative, significantly reducing net-long equity exposure and maintaining large exposures to cash, technology and Asia.
Look beyond Treasuries for bond values, says TCW's Rivelle
Sept. 23 - TCW's Tad Rivelle says Treasuries aren't attractive but other parts of the bond market are including investment-grade corporate bonds, markets for secured lending to airlines and non-agency mortgages.
Dashes, Hyphens and Brackets - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video explains the correct way to use dashes, hyphens and brackets in writing. It provides examples of how dashes are used to show a sudden break in thought and set off an appositive phrase that includes commas. It also provides examples of how hyphens are used in compound numbers and in multiple-word modifiers while brackets are used to enclose an explanation in quoted material. (3:46)
The worst board in America
Peter Lauria, Reuters' Editor-in-Charge of technology, media and telecom for the U.S., reveals his short-list of companies with the worst board-of-directors -- but only one takes home the prize for "Worst in Show."
This six minute video is done without narration. It uses graphic to tell the story of King Charlemagne and why he was considered one of the most significant kings of all time. A timeline and map would help students understand the magnitude of his accomplishments.
IMF chief says global economy slowing
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told economists the global economy is slowing down and there is not much to suggest things will turnaround soon. Rough cut. No reporter narration.
Great Debate: Did the legal system fail Troy Davis?
Troy Davis was executed on the evening of September 21, 2011, for the murder of Savannah, Georgia police officer Mark MacPhail, back in 1989. Davis spent twenty years on death row, always maintaining his innocence, and gaining legions of support from around the world. Nathan Thornburgh, a contributing writer for TIME Magazine, says the legal system failed Troy Davis and whether you believe he was innocent or not - his execution should have been stayed because of a lack of clear evidence against
A series of large-scale computer-generated photographic images, stereoscopic works and animations were developed for a solo exhibition in London. Simple scenarios, objects or spaces were modelled and rendered using a computer in a visual form approaching, but never quite attaining, a simple realism. The work is driven by the associative potential of modest things, images and spaces - and characterised by the use of represented photographs within the work – and so is predicated on the spectator
Séminaire de chirurgie oncologique: Les référentiels
SEMINAIRE DE CHIRURGIE GYNECOLOGIQUE
Oncologie mammaire et pelvienne
DAKAR - du 6 juin au 10 juin 2011
Faculté de médecine de Pharmacie et d'Odontologie
Université Cheikh Anta Diop
Hôpital de Pikine
Ministère français des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes
Fonds de Solidarité Prioritaire - Mortalité et Morbidité de la Mère et de l'Enfant (http://www.mere-enfant.org)
UNF3S Université Numérique des Sciences de la
SEMINAIRE DE CHIRURGIE GYNECOLOGIQUE
The Culture Beat and New Media
Celebrity culture and the brutal economics of print journalism have conspired to kill arts criticism, but it has begun migrating to the web, where it just may survive and even thrive. Panelists discuss the field’s colorful history, current decline, and possibly vibrant future.
Arts criticism went through a Wild West
Leading through Adversity
Few companies have endured such hardship, or risen to such heights in a brief span of time as Akamai Technologies. Paul Sagan tells how he became the CEO of this young firm, and helped it survive and then flourish despite “unimaginable adversity.”
Brought up in a Chicago newspaper family, Sagan trained for a life in journalis