NSC 1406: Contemporary Biology
Concepts of Biology is intended for the introductory biology course for non-science majors taught at most two- and four-year colleges. The scope, sequence, and level of the program are designed […]
21W.730-5 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Imagining the Future (MIT)
Turn-of-the-century eras have historically been times when people are more than usually inclined to scrutinize the present and speculate about the future. Now, the turn not just of a century but of a millennium having recently passed, such scrutiny and speculations inevitably intensify. What will the future that awaits us in this twenty-first century and beyond be like? And how do visions of that future reflect and respond to the world we live in now? In this course we will read and write about
Famous throughout the world for his early co-authored work Getting to Yes and as a Law Professor and founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project in 1979, Roger Fisher has via his practice and practical scholarship been a reluctant, but very influential &a
Highbrow: a Textual Annotation Browser
Highbrow is an interactive web-based visualization that plots the density of annotations from multiple sources (including dynamic full-text search) onto literary works. It provides a quick, high level overview of the areas of the text that are of most interest to different commentators or contain certain search terms, and then shows increasingly detailed information about these regions as the user zooms in.
Wolbach UX is gesture and touch-based technology adapted for scientific use at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) John G. Wolbach Library.
4.2 Why integrate management systems? Integrating any management system with the business is essential if progress is to be made, but here we are concerned with integrating management systems with each other. Managing a business continues to set new challenges and demands especially when viewed against: significant competition; high customer and community expectations; returns on capital employed; regulatory compliance;
Integrating any management system with the business is essential if progress is to be made, but here we are concerned with integrating management systems with each other.
Managing a business continues to set new challenges and demands especially when viewed against:
high customer and community expectations;
returns on capital employed;
Computational biology of cancer
By: nsf Endometrial cancer affects 48,000 women per year in the United States. For patients with tumors greater than two centimeters in diameter, the effected organ(s) and lymph nodes may be surgically removed. Yet post-surgery analysis shows that only 22 percent of patients had metastasis, meaning 78 percent of these surgeries may have been unnecessary. How can doctors predict which patients need surgery? Mathukumalli Vidyasagar discusses how new computational algorithms from National Science
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
Michaël Roskam and actor Noomi Rapace on The Drop | BFI #LFF
Michaël Roskam and actor Noomi Rapace on The Drop | BFI London Film Festival 2014. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. “For us it’s luxury to work with this kind of material.” Actor Noomi Rapace enthuses about making The The Drop (2014), its script and its Brooklyn location as a character in its own right. Meanwhile, director Michaël Roskam reflects on the importance of tonal consistency and recalls last-minute rewrite View our BFI LFF playlist here: http://bit.ly/1sdiv4m Wat
The economy in 2012
Dec. 28 - Top economists offer their forecasts for jobs, housing, and the euro zone crisis for 2012. Jill Bennett reports.
Social Media in Business, Development & Government
Social media technologies are disrupting power equations between consumers and businesses on one hand and citizens and governments on the other hand, especially in the context of emerging countries. Therefore, it is essential that thinkers and practitioners in the areas of business, development and government understand the use and impact of social media technologies. The course will specifically focus on how social media is changing media, business, development, and government in fundamental wa
Meet Sharif Abdel Kouddous: Confronting The Challenges Reporting on Egypt's Revolution
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/egypt-revolution-continues-cairo After reporting from Cairo during the 18-day uprising, Sharif Abdel Kouddous returns to Egypt with Nicole Salazar to cover the ongoing struggle for democracy, social justice and economic reform. Here he discusses the issues that still persist after the fall of Hosni Mubarak. This report is part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Egypt: The Revolution Continues" (http://bit.ly/uPslk4) by Sharif Abdel Kouddous.
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Inspire Innovation: Tokyo
On Friday, November 11, 2011, the Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Chapter in Japan hosted a celebration of CMU's Inspire Innovation campaign and the 25th anniversary of the chapter. The event was headlined by a panel discussion about the global economy featuring CMU Trustee Yoshiaki Fujimori, MBA (TPR'81), President and CEO, JS Group Corporation; Jared L. Cohon, President, Carnegie Mellon University; Robert M. Dammon, Dean, CMU Tepper School of Business; and Robert Alan Feldman, Managing Direc
Point/counterpoint commentary on the president's actions after the Brown ruling; from American Experience: "Eisenhower."
Desegregation Mandate: Jefferson County, AL
A 1967 federal court order resulted in this document, which mandated school desegregation in Birmingham.
Model United Nations Headquarters
Model United Nations (UN) is an authentic simulation of the U.N. General Assembly and other multilateral bodies. This Headquarters homepage offers an 'ask an ambassador' section, an overview of the Model UN, FAQ, information on how to get started and how to prepare for a conference. Users can also follow links to several interactive forums, a conference calendar, additional links and e-news.
The Living Edens: Virtual Yellowstone Tour
This Starting Point page describes a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming featured on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) website. In this tour, students act as park rangers to research geological features of Yellowstone, locate these features on maps, and describe and define associated geologic terms. The features discussed include geysers, hot springs, canyons, waterfalls and mudpots. On this page, users can find learning goals, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, as
Home, Home on the River
In this case study activity, students will examine the complex issues that result from human use of ecologically sensitive areas. The students will investigate these issues from the point of view of their major/career path. This example page is part of the Starting Point collection and was adapted from the Lifelines Online case study. Users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment ideas, references and to
Igneous Rocks for Undergraduate Courses
This site contains photographs of 22 igneous rock hand samples. Clicking on an image brings up a larger view of the sample. In addition, links to thin sections are available for some of the samples. Thin sections can be seen in both crossed polarized light and plane polarized light by moving the cursor on and off the photomicrograph. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html