Byrne Administration: Interview with Alan Rosenthal (Oct 22, 2009)
This interview is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
Music on a WIM: Andrea Clearfield (Part 1)
First up is Andrea Clearfield's composition Songs of the Wolf. Kristen Richard, a senior in horn performance in the studio of Mary Burroughs, and Alisa Gilliam, a piano faculty member at ECU perform the first movement of this piece—Wolf Songs. Clearfield, a current American composer, teaches at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She writes compositions for a variety of musical avenues including orchestra, chorus, soloists, and chamber ensembles. Additionally, Clearfield recently won
Music on a WIM: Florence Price (Part 3)
The final two pieces, Trouble Done Come My Way and My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord, were composed by Florence Price. Price, who wrote mainly spirituals, was the first African American woman to be recognized as a symphonic composer in the 1930s. She attended the American Conservatory and the Chicago Musical College to study music. Although she wrote more than 300 compositions, many remain unpublished today. Candace Little, a senior in music therapy and mezzo-soprano, and Catherine Garner on p
Julie Shackford, Princeton University: The Sporting Edge - IT Tools for Winning Soccer
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Soccer coach Julie Shackford and assistant Scott Champ discuss Dartfish and other technologies that they are using from the scouting process to post-game analysis. More info: http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/04/the_sporting_edge_it_tools_for_winning_soccer.html
Princeton University's Hooding ceremony – June 2, 2008
The Hooding ceremony for advanced degree candidates was held at 5 p.m. Monday, June 2, in McCarter Theatre. Princeton President Shirley M. Tilghman and Graduate School Dean William Russel presided.
Andrea LaPaugh: Foundations and Future of Information Search PDF - March 4, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Everyone googles - in the U.S, about 12 billion times a month (including search engines that aren’t Google). We are mostly pleased with the results we get. How can it be that we give an automated system a couple of words and it finds reasonably relevant documents among one hundred billion or so possibilities? Will our satisfaction with these tools increase or decrease as the Web and our expectations grow? Dr. LaPaugh gives a peek “under the hood” and discuss
John Jameson, Shani Hilton: "Blogs, Lulz and Tweets - Social Media Comes to Princeton" - October 14,
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: More traffic comes to Princeton.edu from Facebook, Wikipedia, College Confidential, FARK, and StumbleUpon than any mainstream media news site. Controlling Princeton's image on these social media sites is not always possible, but joining the conversation often is. Using examples from our institutional presence as well as faculty presence on the social Web, we will explore the role social media can take in a strategic communications plan. For departments and individua
Students form expert engineering teams working for the (fictional) alternative energy consulting firm, Greenewables, Inc. Each team specializes in a form of renewable energy used to generate electrical power: passive solar, solar photovoltaic, wind power, low-impact hydropower, biomass, geothermal and (for more advanced students) hydrogen fuel cells. Teams produce poster presentations making a case for their technology and produce an accompanying PDF document using Adobe Acrobat that summarizes
Students follow weather forecasts to gauge their accuracy and produce a weather report for the class. They develop skills of observation, recording and reporting.
Elton John edits, Stars stage digital death
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Elton John turns editor, celebs stay silent for World AIDS day, and Reese Witherspoon gets Walk of Fame star.
Elections and review in Afghanistan
Final results of Afghanistan's parliamentary election are expected to weigh on President Obama's Afghan review. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 10, Part 1 "Fun In The Stacks: Games, Gaming and Gamers in Li
In Episode 10, Part 1 "FUN IN THE STACKS: GAMES, GAMING AND GAMERS IN LIBRARIES" Syracuse Assoc. Professor and the host of "Board Games With Scott", Scott Nicholson leads a discussion during the Nov 11, 2010 GAMBIT Research Meeting on the value of gaming programs in public libraries. Founded in 2006, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab sets itself apart by emphasizing the creation of video game prototypes to demonstrate our research as a complement to traditional academic publishing. The goa
Viral Vector: BacMam-GFP
Astrocytes transduced with BacMam-GFP in mouse visual cortex. Notice the astrocytes are wrapped around the blood vessels.
This in vivo 2-photon image was created using viral vectors from the viral gene transfer core, a facility established in 2008 by the Picower Institute and the McGovern Institute to make viral vectors accessible to the MIT neuroscience community.
Image courtesy of Sam Clark, McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT
Reinventing Fire: Profitable Solutions to Climate, Oil, and Proliferation
Amory B. Lovins (Chairman and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute) on why a prosperous, secure, and climate-stable world must shift from fossil fuels to efficient use and benign supply. The pieces of this puzzle are now falling into place in a detailed synthesis underway at Rocky Mountain Institute, focusing chiefly on oil and electricity, for publication in mid-2011. The off-oil roadmap RMI published in 2004 (www.oilendgame.com), at an average cost of US$15 per barrel in year-2000 dollars