One String, Many Sounds: Jonah Ellsworth
In this From the Top at Carnegie Hall video segment, 13-year-old cellist Jonah Ellsworth plays Variations on One String on a Theme of Rossini, by Niccolo Paganini.
New Venture Creation
Creating a new venture is a challenging task, one that requires specific domain knowledge as well as general business and entrepreneurial skills. This course utilizes the knowledge and skills gained from both the core MBA and entrepreneurship courses; it provides hands-on experience in the creation and development of a growth-oriented new venture. Students in teams take a multi-disciplinary approach to the preparation and presentation of a professional business plan. In the process, the course f
Comment on Colombian politician to discuss citizenship culture at Vanderbilt by Ted Fischer
We are hosting Antanas Mockus on campus today--the man who changed Bogota. He hired 420 mimes to control traffic in Bogotu00e1u2019s chaotic streets and shut down the corrupt transit police. And traffic fatalities fell 50%. He asked citizens to put their power to use with 350,000 u201cthumbs upu201d and u201cthumbs downu201d cards that his office distributed. The cards were meant to approve and disapprove of other citizensu2019 behavior. He asked people to pay an extra 10% in voluntary taxes
7.2.1 The ‘what’ pathway
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.
What's the Problem with Isotropy
Students explore the cosmic microwave background to understand why a completely smooth (isotropic) background poses problems for the Universe we see today. Grades 10-12.
Reparation and Reconciliation in Post-Conflict Bosnia and Serbia: What Role for Socio-Legal Studies?
Stephen Parmentier, Professor of Criminology Leuven Institute of Criminology, K.U.Leuven, gives a talk for the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminar series on 26th May 2011.
Computer Science Unplugged - Part 2 - Sorting Networks
The narrator explains, in this very brief clip, how a computer parcels data using the visual of children with cards and numbers. (01:44)
An expensive abuse of justice? Why current habeas corpus must be reformed
The legal safeguard habeas corpus is being used in ways it was never intended, resulting in a costly waste of scarce legal resources and taxpayer dollars, according to two researchers who have studied thousands of habeas cases.
Evolution at the Surface of Euclid:Elements of a Long Infinity in Motion Along Space
Abstract: It is modernly debated whether application of the free will has potential to cause harm to nature. Power possessed to the discourse, sensory/perceptual, physical influences on life experience by the slow moving machinery of change is a viral element in the problems of civilization; failed resolution of historical paradox involving mind and matter is a recurring source of problems. Reference is taken from the writing of Euclid in which a oneness of nature as an indivisible point of th
This can be a simple graphing activity. You could also choose to use the data for linear regression. Contribute your own data. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level course on the teaching of biology at the elementary level. Unless otherwise noted, the lesson plans have been tried at least once by students from our partner schools. This wiki has been establ
2011 Bay Area Symposium on Viruses: Raul Andino
Raul Andino, UCSF Virus Diversity, Robustness and Evolvability.
Epidemiology: An introduction
Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this evidence comes from epidemiology: the study of how and why diseases occur. Epidemiology is a bit like a game of detection. It involves identifying diseases, finding out which groups of people are at risk, tracking down causes and so on. This free course, Epidemiology: An introduction, looks at some key types of data used in epidemiology, such as statistics on death and ill health, and introduces some techniques use
Choosing a Pyramid Site
Working in engineering project teams, students evaluate sites for the construction of a pyramid. They base their decision on site features as provided by a surveyor's report; distance from the quarry, river and palace; and other factors they deem important to the project based on their team's values and priorities.
12.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.*** Bundesaußenminister Guido Westerwelle hat das Vorgehen der syrischen Armee gegen Oppositionelle verurteilt. Durch die Gewalt und den Einsatz schwerer Waffen drohe im Norden des Landes eine humanitäre Krise, erklärte er in Berlin. Westerwelle forderte die Regierung in Damaskus auf, die Angriffe auf
Did the Recession Ever Really Go Away? Housing prices hitting 2002 levels, unemployment still at 9 percent, private-sector job growth flat, and retail sales still struggling: these are headlines that few expected three years ago. The prevailing theory in Washington was that the recession was somehow precipitated (and therefore vaguely caused) by the crash in housing prices, and many big and small tricks were used to goose the market
Housing prices hitting 2002 levels, unemployment still at 9 percent, private-sector job growth flat, and retail sales still struggling: these are headlines that few expected three years ago. The prevailing theory in Washington was that the recession was somehow precipitated (and therefore vaguely caused) by the crash in housing prices, and many big and small tricks were used to goose the market
The IMF and Moral Hazard [Deep Freeze, chapter 3 (2011)] The late 1990s saw a strengthening of the International Monetary Fund's core mandate as a global financial parent on the lookout for perceived instabilities to correct in the name of economic development.
[Deep Freeze, chapter 3 (2011)]
The late 1990s saw a strengthening of the International Monetary Fund's core mandate as a global financial parent on the lookout for perceived instabilities to correct in the name of economic development.
John Helmers -- "The Coming Economic Recovery and How to Profit From It"
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