UW|360 March 2014 - Collaborative Health Care
Initiative draws faculty, students into collaborative health care. The UW schools of Health Sciences have formed a new initiative to teach and deliver health care across disciplines, a team-based approach that is gaining recognition nationally and is expected to make health care more efficient and effective.
Buried in Dandora: Nairobi's Waste Management Disaster
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/kenya-nairobi-dandora-waste-management-public-health-poverty-sanitation-crisis
Pulitzer Center grantee Micah Albert discusses Kenya's Dandora Municipal Dump Site located in Nairobi, a dump site that serves as a starting point for understanding the growing human rights problems facing the region due to waste management inefficiencies.
Spanning thirty acres of land in Nairobi, the dumping continues at the Dandora Municipal Dump Site at an estimated
The Rise of the Social Intrapreneur
As corporations recognise the link between CSR and sustainability, opportunities arise for socially conscious leaders to change the world from the inside out.
Pakistan Link is a very useful site for those interested in Pakistani current affairs, culture, religion society, economics and politics. The site is targetted at the Pakistani community in the United States, but is of interest to scholars of diasporic communities and to those of Pakistani origin around the world. There are a large number of news articles presented on the site, alongside which are also commentaries on cultural events, arts, education and Pakistani society. The site is updated wi
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 2/5
To protect the invasion zone's western extremity and to facilitate the "Utah" landing force's movement into the Cotentin Peninsula, the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions descended on the peninsula by parachute and glider in the early hours of D-Day. The paratroopers were badly scattered. Many were injured and killed during the attack, and much of their equipment was lost. But the brave paratroopers fought fiercely, causing confusion among the German commanders and keeping the Germans troops
“United States Energy Policy and Oil Alternatives”
A panel featuring James Bartis, Senior Policy Researcher at RAND Corporation; former Vice President, Science Applications International Corporation; Cofounder, Eos Technologies; Roger H. Bezdek, President of Management Information Services, Inc.; former Special Advisor on Energy in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury; and Vito A. Stagliano, Director of Research at t
Sperm extractor helps patients overcome embarrassment
A Chinese company says its automatic sperm extractor is helping clinics collect semen from donors reluctant to masturbate in a hospital setting. The Jiangsu Sanwe Medical Science and Technology Center says their device, which has been sold to clinics in the US, Germany, Russia and France, simulates the temperature and feel of the female sexual organ, and is the most user friendly way of collecting samples for sperm donation or for those needing fer
Promocions. La història de la Stacey
Durada: 3 min. Vídeo. Commonsense.org.
Aquest vídeo mostra la història de la Stacey, una noia que va patir cíberassetjament per part de les seves companyes. A través del seu relat veiem que és un problema molt comú entre els alumnes avui en dia, però parlant-ne es pot sol·lucionar. Author(s):
Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer, "An Evening With" | Musicians at Google
A performance of spoken word, songs, stories, chats with the audience, and more than a few surprises with author Neil Gaiman (Coraline; The Graveyard Book) and musician/cult figure Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls; Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra).
Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer released a 3-disc set, titled An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer on November 19th.
Previously unreleased to the general public, and culled from hours of live recordings, one CD features Gaiman and Palm
Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.
Shannon Mattern discusses the aesthetics of preservation at the annual Digital Preservation meeting.
Speaker Biography: Shannon Mattern is associate professor in the School of Media Studies at the New School in New York. Her research and teaching address the forms and materials of media and the spaces (architectural, urban, conceptual) they create and inhabit. She has written about archives, libraries and other media-architectures, media infrastructures, place branding, public design projects,
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - He Knew a Lot of Girls
Mark Ellenbogen '66 and Ben Rosenberg '65 laugh about what each brought to their friendship in the beginning, about 50 years ago. One had a dorm room, for late-night crashes, while the other knew a lot of girls, and his mom was a great cook.
Transport bij planten en dieren : Prezi
Deze bijdrage tracht een antwoord te bieden op volgende vragen:
- Hoe verloopt het transportmechanisme bij een plant?
- Wat is het verband tussen transportmechanismen bij een plant en de hoeveelheid beschikbaar …
Politics in 60 seconds. Corruption
Professor Paul Heywood defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on corruption as a political concept.
Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes.
Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education
Professor Paul Heywood, School of Politics and International Relations
Professor Paul Heywood is Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics. He graduated with an MA in Politics (First Class) fro
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