MN Business Ethics Award -- The Schwan Food Company
Minnesota business leaders honored three companies with the 2012 Minnesota Business Ethics Award (MBEA) on May 16. The Schwan Food Company is the Large Company recipient of the MBEA. Gregory Flack, President and COO, accepted the award. The award was announced by David Rodbourne -- Co-Chair of the MBEA Steering Committee and Vice President of the Center for Ethical Business Cultures. Additional recipients are Murphy Automotive (small company category) and Western National Insurance Group (medi
First intercontinental kidney paired donation occurs between US and Greece
Dr. Michael Rees, UT kidney transplant surgeon and professor of urology, spoke at the Greek Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Friday to celebrate the first international, intercontinental altruistic kidney transplant chain. Joining him were the Greek ambassador to the U.S. as well as past and future members of the donation chain http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/18680996/first-intercontinental-kidney-paired-donation-occurs-between-us-and-greece?
Diabetes tool: Insulin-resistant fruit fly
Researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, demonstrate that adult fruit flies fed either high-carb or high-protein diets develop metabolic abnormalities, including insulin resistance, which is a hallmark of Type 2 human diabetes. For decades, fruit fly D. melanogaster has been used successfully to investigate multiple human diseases from Alzheimer's to cancer, but not diabetes. This new study demonstrates that diet profoundly influences fruit fly physiology and health and that insuli
Science Nation - Metal Foam
By: nsf New material absorbs seven to eight times the energy absorbed by similar foams. Mechanical and aerospace engineering professor Afsaneh Rabiei set out to make a material as light as aluminum and stronger than stainless steel. Her goal was to create something that could be used in products that would save lives, save energy and eventually save money, all at the same time. For more information, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp
Aerial View Looking Towards West Market Street and Monument Circle from Atop the National Surgical I
To the left is the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, and the round building in the center was the Cyclorama. It was demolished in 1903 to make room for the Indianapolis Traction Terminal Building. The streets in view are the corners of Ohio and Capitol Streets. [ca. 1900]
Spelling : Woordpakketten 19 tot 26 (Tijd voor Taal 2) Dit zijn oefenbladen om de woordpakketen uit de methode Tijd voor Taal (2de leerjaar) zelfstandig in te oefenen. Deze bladen bevatten oefeningen voor de woordpakketten 19 tot 26. Deze werkbladen behandelen volgende …
Dit zijn oefenbladen om de woordpakketen uit de methode Tijd voor Taal (2de leerjaar) zelfstandig in te oefenen. Deze bladen bevatten oefeningen voor de woordpakketten 19 tot 26.
Deze werkbladen behandelen volgende …
How to Use "Storyjumper" (Make Your Own Children's Book)
This video takes a look at how easy it can be to make your very own children's book using StoryJumper.com. There are lots of backgrounds and images to choose from. There is also an editing tool where you can change size and copy images. You can add text boxes and upload your own photos. This is a great resource to enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:05)
Redirecting Fleet Street: 3: Tweets, Beaks and Hacks: Regulation and the Law in the Age of New Media
Mark Stephens CBE, media lawyer representing phone hacking victims gives a talk for the Redirecting Fleet Street: Media Regulation and the Role of Law conference New media has increased the competitive pressures on the mainstream press, and the imposition of heavy regulatory burdens and the obligation to pay for self-regulation may prove an incentive for media organizations to move offshore. There is a danger that, if the Leveson Inquiry follows the regulatory model set by a recent Judge-led Inq
KALTURA_TEST_7862 Testing download speeds.
Testing download speeds.
Skolkovo Tech Director of Student Affairs Bram Caplan, Director of Student Affairs at Skolkovo Tech, speaks about students.
Bram Caplan, Director of Student Affairs at Skolkovo Tech, speaks about students.
One War at a Time: Britain, the War of 1812 and the Defeat of Napoleon
Professor Andrew Lambert, Laughton Professor of Naval History, King's College London, gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series.
Gathering Momentum for Algebra
• Description of "Algebra Wall" -- a challenge for many students under previous standards • Ramp building from kindergarten to Algebra in all domains
Science Bulletins:Making Medicine from Nature
Three cutting-edge medical technologies inspired by biodiversity. This Bio Bulletin snapshot is third in a series to celebrate the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity.
Breakingviews: Europe needs to sort its prorities out
June 6 - Euro pundits and policymakers too often muddle up measures to build a better union with those needed to solve the immediate crisis, says Breakingviews.
Introductory module for the INNOVATE 2005 conference in Singapore and Tokyo.
Venus transits the sun.
On June 5 2012, the Solar Dynamics Observatory collected images of the rarest predictable solar event--the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This event lasted approximately 6 hours and happens in pairs eight years apart, which are separated from each other by 105 or 121 years. The last transit was in 2004 and the next will not happen until 2117. Footage courtesy of Goddard Space Center
CSUN Alumna Named 2012 National Teacher of the Year
Cal State Northridge alumna Rebecca Mieliwocki '96 (Secondary English Education), who currently teaches at Luther Burbank Middle School, receives the National Teacher of the Year Award from President Barack Obama and delivers an inspirational speech to the audience assembled in the White House East Room. (Apr. 24, 2012. Video courtesy of the White House.)
Depression Treatment's Quiet Revolution
Researchers from UNSW's School of Psychiatry and The Black Dog Institute are trialling ketamine in people with severe depression. The recreational drug and anaesthetic is providing almost instant relief from symptoms, offering fresh hope of a quick new way to manage the illness at its worst.
Money, War, and 2012
Chrystia Freeland talks to Steve Clemons, the Atlantic's Washington Editor-at-Large about money, war, and the 2012 election.