Lecture 11, History at the Academy & the Salon: Jean-Léon Gérôme's Ave Caesar! Morituri te saluta
During Jean- Léon Gérôme's career, history painting continued to be popular, even as it was being undermined by new ideas for subject matter. We look at his frequently reproduced picture of gladiators in an ancient Roman arena in the context of Realism, Impressionism, photography, and movies.
Google’s Chade-Meng Tan Wants You to Search Inside Yourself for Inner (and World) Peace
Chade-Meng Tan (Meng) was among the earliest engineers to be hired at Google. Since 2007, he has been running a seven-week personal growth program called Search Inside Yourself, whose mission is to promote peace and harmony through the cultivation of emotional intelligence among Google employees. Meng has now written a book titled, Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace) to share these tools and techniques with companies everywhere.
GM’s Steve Girsky on Renewed Customer Focus, Overcapacity and the Volt
Stephen J. Girsky, vice chairman of General Motors, says the company has a new emphasis on the customer even as it faces such challenges as industry-wide overcapacity, strong competition from rivals both in the U.S. and Europe, and slower-than-expected sales of the Volt. Wharton management professor John Paul MacDuffie asked Girsky to talk about these issues and others shortly before Girsky's presentation at the recent Wharton Leadership Conference. (Podcast with transcript)Author(s):
Europe’s Recovery Will Be Slow
The eurozone’s economy has begun a fragile turnaround since European Central Bank head Mario Draghi announced late last year that the institution would do “whatever it takes” to backstop the euro.
Scene Near Tipton, Indiana
Tipton County’s pioneers discovered a dense forest canopy and malarial swamps. Only the land near creek banks was fit to farm. Luckily, nature’s waterways coupled with extensive artificial drainage systems now handle Tipton’s excess surface water.,Tipton County Journey
"The DMC Upside" - January 2014
This edition of "The DMC Upside" television program aired in January 2014 on digital cable channel 19 in Corpus Christi. "The DMC Upside" is hosted by Carlos Garanzuay and Emily Gonzalez and is produced by DMC TV.
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2014 Dallas MLK Parade
Every year SMU honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with Dream Week on the SMU campus. This year, to kick off the celebration, SMU participated in the 2014 Dallas MLK Parade for the first time.
IHPI Research Seminar: Valuing Investments in Nonclinical Prevention
Altarum Institute's George Miller, Ph.D., discusses the societal and monetary value of investments in non-clinical determinants of health on January 20, 2014. Part of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation's Research Seminar series.
A Nation Remembers: November 23-25, 1963
A montage of still and film footage highlighting the ceremonial events leading up to the funeral of President John F. Kennedy on November 25, 1963. Copyright John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
Heather P. Campion Welcome Video
On March 3, 2014, Heather P. Campion became the new CEO of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.
Split Second: Indian Paintings
Curator Joan Cummins, Chief of Technology Shelley Bernstein, and Web Developer Beau Sievers discuss the curatorial experiment that resulted in Split Second: Indian Paintings. This event took place at the Brooklyn Museum Thursday, July 14, 2011. Split Second: Indian Paintings July 13, 2011 - January 1, 2012 http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/labs/splitsecond/
QTC Chapel Service 22 May 2012 - Acts Series
Gary Millar Chapel sermon
#284: Crowdfunding: How a radical new finance model is changing product development, research and th Assessing your skills Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video Sustainable Tourism Certification
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
A lecture on sustainable tourism
Assessing your skills
Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Sustainable Tourism Certification