Leading@Google: Mona Caron on Harnessing the Creative Power of Art to Build Social Networks
Leading@Google presents Mona Caron, April 22, 2011 Mona Caron has a well established career as an accomplished artist and illustrator. In 1998 the creation of her first public artwork, the the 6000 square-foot Duboce Bikeway mural, marked the unexpected beginning of a now decade-long adventure in public mural-making. Much of Mona's public art deals with social history and utopian possibility while also chronicling the life of its surroundings. Her mural's storytelling details emerge not only
Professor Dina Porat: The 1930's and the 2000's - the Relevance of Historical Comparisons
Professor Dina Porat, Head of the Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism, Tel Aviv University: The 1930's and the 2000's - the Relevance of Historical Comparisons The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.as
Dalai Lama, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?"
During a visit to the Nobel Museum on April 15, 2011, the Dalai Lama autographs a chair at Bistro Nobel and answers a question posed by the Museum Director, Olov Amelin, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?" To learn more about the Dalai Lama, see: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/lama.html
138: When profits are private and losses are public
Thomas Huertas of the Financial Services Authority, regulator of the financial services industry in the UK, is a firm believer that better regulation will avoid a repetition of the recent financial meltdown.
Valerius Catullus - Carmina VIII
Valerius Catullus - Carmina II
Marcus Tullius Cicero - In Catilinam - Oratio Prima, Capita I-V
Seeds : time capsules of life
Pollen was recognised as a benchmark for art and science collaboration amongst botanists at Kew and laid the ground for further publications. Seeds, produced together with Dr. Wolfgang Stuppy a seed morphologist from the Millennium Seed Bank, Wakehurst Place, is a response to this opportunity for artistic research to make a unique contribution to the understanding and appreciation of an organism vital to the preservation of bio-diversity. Alongside a scientific text by Stuppy, tracing the evolut
1987 Glomerata, vol. 90
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Expedition 39/40 Activities from the Baikonur Cosmodrome
At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 39/40 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Steve Swanson of NASA and Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos participated in a variety of activities from March 13-19 as they prepared for launch to the International Space Station on March 26, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft. The video includes the crew's arrival in Baikonur and a dress rehearsal fit check in their S
A collection of postboxes in postcode IP8
Corbridge Roman site N070069 CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.
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CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.
Guide to the Records of the Kingsley Association, 1894-1980
The Kingsley Association was formed in 1893 by George Hodges as a Pittsburgh settlement house. The collection includes: administrative and annual reports, books, brochures, budget information, case studies, clippings, correspondence, directories, minutes, photos and surveys spanning intermittent years from 1894-1980.
Guide to the Papers of Senator Matthew Stanley (M.S.) Quay, 1836-1927
This collection includes biographical material, clippings, correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, military service documents, notes, pamphlets, scrapbooks, speeches and telegrams primarily concerning Pennsylvania legislator and U.S. Senator Matthew Stanley (M.S.) Quay, 1833-1904. Also included in the collection is correspondence of M.S. Quay's secretary, Frank Willing Leech; Dr. John Oliver, University of Pittsburgh history professor and various Quay family members.
Records of the Peace and Freedom Party of Allegheny County, 1968
The records of the Peace and Freedom Party of Allegheny County consist of news releases, brochures, newspaper clippings, correspondence, campaign materials, and convention and platform materials for the year 1968.
Video for FOP
How to Determine If a Graph Represents a Dilation
Students learn that when the dimensions of a figure are increased or decreased to create a new figure that is similar to the original figure, the transformation is called a dilation. Students are then asked to determine whether a given transformation on a coordinate system represents a dilation. Students are also asked to graph a dilation of a given figure on a coordinate system by multiplying all of the coordinates of the vertices of the figure by a given number. Examples a
Guide to the Davison Sand and Gravel Company (New Kensington, Pennsylvania) Records, 1881-1925
The collection includes ledger books, a journal, business papers, production reports, statistics on Pittsburgh (Pa.) river commerce, and blueprints of steamships.
Buried and Waiting
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