SPC Apollo Award - 2011
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege SPC Apollo Award - 2010 Winner: Nhi Do. The Apollo Award, given each year since 1966, is presented by the St. Petersburg College Alumni Association to the outstanding associate degree graduate. Winners are chosen for their leadership, scholastic standing, community service, honors and awards. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two
Team Air Force One-Aerial Photography at Valpo
Team Air Force One was to provide the Valparaiso University Art Department with a camera that will allow students to safely capture photographs from a variety of outdoor locations.
Valpo engineering student Kyle Hanson
Valparaiso University engineering student Kyle Hanson discusses his hands-on experience working with an international construction firm, serving as a project engineer on a multi-million dollar addition to Valpo's College of Engineering. More information can be found at valpo.edu/engineering.
The Clemson Family and why The Will To Lead Campaign is so important
Clemson University, one of the country's top public universities, combines the best of small-college teaching and big-time science, engineering and technology. With nearly half the classes at Clemson having fewer than 20 students, Clemson professors get to know their students and explore innovative ways of teaching. It's one reason Clemson's retention and graduation rates rank among the highest in the country among public schools. It's why Clemson continues to attract some of the country's best
The Jennifer Rahn Story
Students and faculty are at the heart of everything we do at Clemson. Our support for them is vital and why the Will To Lead campaign is so critical. Why Give? - To recruit and retain top students - To attract and keep leading faculty - To support initiatives that keep the Clemson education exceptional - To build a knowledge-based economy and drive innovation Visit www.clemson.edu/giving to find out more about how you can support the campaign.
Recycling Program Piloted in Bracket and Sirrine Hall
Clemson was one of the first universities to enter a contest sponsored by Busch Systems. They were so impressed with the submission, they're using Clemson as the flagship example in their marketing materials. I
A public address by: The Honorable Bill Richardson
The Hon. Bill Richardson interviewed by Professor Graham Allison on his career and views on current events.
The Apples of Our Eyes
Daniel J Kevles, the Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale University, teaches and writes about issues in science and society past and present. He has received various honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Page One Award, the Watson Davis Prize, and the History of Science Society's George Sarton Medal for career achievement. In his talk, Dan explains how innovation in fruits turned from a pastime of gentlemanly amateurs into a commercial business by the middle of the nineteenth c
Eating Good in the Neighborhood
Steven Shapin is the Franklin L Ford Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University. His current research interests include historical and contemporary studies of dietetics, the nature of entrepreneurial science, and modern relations between academia and industry. In late 2007 the Oxford University Press anointed "locavore" Word of the Year. (Some San Franciscans who thought it a good idea to eat only foods produced within a 100-mile radius made up the word in 2005.) Locavores assum
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
Surrealist Dreams and Sydney Harbour Anecdotes
For one night only, two compositions - one world famous and one new Australian work - will get a theatrical staging at The University of New South Wales. The Australia Ensemble at UNSW is combining with mezzo-soprano Fiona Campbell (Opera Australia, Australian Chamber Orchestra) and dancer Connor Dowling (Sydney Dance Company/Australian Ballet) to bring to life works by Arnold Schoenberg and Sydney's Barry Conyngham. Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire has been regarded as one of the great events of
Kate Johnson, Class of 2013
Kate Johnson, an accounting and music major from Florida, shares her experience as a Notre Dame student. http://admissions.nd.edu
English Language and Culture: Start Living English
Learn to speak English and understand North American culture: English Language and Culture at Simon Fraser University http://www.sfu.ca/elc Stop memorizing vocabulary. Start living in English. SFU english language instructor Jeff Behrner discusses why Simon Fraser University's English Language and Culture program is unique. Jeff explains that the emphasis on culture is key to SFU's English Language and Culture (ELC) program. In addition to English grammar and vocabulary, students learn to unde
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
Presents a reconstructed scene of a home visited by a health visitor; the student seeks areas of concern identified by the health visitor.
Numbers needed to treat and numbers needed to harm
This RLO considers how to measure and interpret the magnitude of effect in clinical trial results using number needed to treat (NNT) and number needed to harm (NNH).
How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This unit explores the way in which information, in the form of text, still and moving images, and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world.
The Taking of Craigeach Moor
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Leon Sverdlove On the Taft-Hartley Act
The Taft-Hartley Act, passed in 1947, symbolized the anti-labor climate of postwar America. The act expanded the power of employers and the government to prevent union organizing and strikes, and made it difficult for unions to take industrial action. The most difficult aspect of the bill for many unions to swallow required labor leaders to declare themselves to be non-Communist if they wanted to participate in NLRB elections. While many union members, like Leon Sverdlove of the Jewelry Workers