USAWC Class of 2012 Seminar 15
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Stephen Adler and Felix Salmon talk Aspen Ideas Fest
Reuters Editor-in-Chief, Stephen Adler, and Reuters blogger, Felix Salmon, talk about their favorite panels at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival.
Sculpture: One Minute Sculpture Lesson
Throughout history, people have been creating sculpture in different ways and with different materials all over the world. This short animation provides a quick lesson on the history of sculpture. Students will understand that sculpture is three-dimensional art with height, width and depth.
Authors@Google: David Chang and Peter Meehan
David Chang and Peter Meehan visited Google LA to talk about their quarterly magazine - Lucky Peach. David Chang is the chef and owner of Momofuku and Peter Meehan is the co-editor of Lucky Peach. This talk took place on May 24, 2012.
Science Nation - Mount St. Helens
By: nsf Life erupts once again from the once lifeless mountain. When Mount St. Helens blew its top in 1980, it wasn't a surprise that it happened, but even today the extent of the damage is hard to fathom. The eruption knocked down 100-foot trees like matchsticks and killed just about everything in its path. There have been several smaller eruptions since then, but nothing like what happened in 1980. For this and more Science Nation, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/i
Introduction to the 2009 Degree Show
Final Year students discuss the 2009 Ruskin Degree Show.
When Gay People Get Married [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor M V Lee Badgett | Same-sex couples on four continents—including eleven countries and six American states—can now legally marry. The experiences of these countries allow a glimpse into the future about what will happen if and when the UK opens marriage to same-sex couples. Will gay people change marriage? Will marriage change lesbian, gay, and bisexual people? Is the world moving too quickly to recognize same-sex couples, or should we have different legal institutions fo
This blog presents the fundamental principles, experimental techniques and applications of photochemistry at a level suitable for senior chemistry undergraduates. It is designed to supplement a module taught by the author, Michael Seery, a lecturer in physical chemistry at the Dublin Institute of Technology.
2012 Scholars Luncheon at Queens: Alma Beciragic
Alma Beciragic '14, Hemby Presidential Scholar, shares her story at Queens' annual Scholars Luncheon, which highlights students affected by scholarship gifts. Gifts to named annual and endowed scholarships and to The Queens Fund provide tuition assistance to deserving students and help ensure Queens' high-quality programs are accessible to all. Visit http://www.queens.edu/give to learn more or to make a gift today.
Adam, Modern and Medieval Languages (MML) -- 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students . These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Adam is from Cheltenham, and is studying Modern and Medieval Languages (MML). In his 60 Second Impression, he talks about all the different opportunities to get involved in various activities, the community provided by the Collegia
Airlines Builder (Interactive)
In this "Cyberchase" interactive game, players find out if two things with the same perimeter have different areas by creating a fleet of Cyber-spaceships using pieces of uniform length.
Rural poverty portal
The Rural Poverty Portal is a resource for information sharing provided by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The website can be searched by topic, region or country and covers topics such as community-driven development, desertification, gender, indigenous peoples, land, livestock, market access, poverty reduction strategies, rural finance, rural institutions, trade liberalisation and water. The website is available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish.
Northwest PRECEDENT: Salivary Markers and Future Caries Experience
In this program, we review the three aims of this study: to develop a caries risk assessment tool to predict 2-years caries incidence on permanent teeth; to determine the feasibility of the risk assessment tool, in the practice setting in terms of ease of use by dental auxiliary personnel, patient flow, patient acceptance, cost and time; and to determine the relationship between anti-sialogogue medications in salivary deprivation and caries experience. Watch the entire series online at http://ww
Commencement 2012 student profile: OSU SIFE
Oregon State University Students in Free Enterprise students Jennifer Villalobos, Drew Anderson and Kim Pendergrass discuss graduating and challenges of their successful organization.
Commencement 2012 student profile: Angelic and Alex Lara
After their loss of their parents as teenagers, siblings Angelic and Alex Lara have overcome so much together. For them, attending this year's 2012 commencement as graduates and as a family means the world for them.
Franklin D. Roosevelt on American Progress in World War II
With the United States now entered into World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt uses the occasion of Washington’s Birthday to broadcast to the nation on February 23, 1942, an outline of America’s progress in the war. (1:00)
Science Bulletins: New Evidence of Water on Asteroids
For the first time, researchers have detected water on an asteroid. Two research teams independently determined that the 24 Themis asteroid, which orbits between Mars and Jupiter, is completely covered in a thin layer of frost. The discovery indicates that comets and asteroids may be more similar than previously thought. Comets are traditionally defined as small lumps of rock and ice that form vapor tails when they venture close to the Sun. Asteroids are usually characterized as large dry rocks.