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Nicholas L. Tilney Francis D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
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Nitin Nohria Dean, Harvard Business School Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration
Body Paragraph - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video explains several important parts in body paragraphs. Body paragraphs are considered the crux of an essay and include topic sentences, supporting information, evidence, and analysis. (5:21)
Chefs@Google: Anthony Bourdain
You all may know Anthony Bourdain from his Emmy award winning show, No Reservations, where he does pretty much everyone's dream job of traveling the world and eating incredible things. He has a second show debuting on The Travel Channel in November called "The Layover" which is a high-octane travel series that follows him to cities around the world as he gives viewers the inside scoop on where to eat, where to drink, and what to do on a 24-hour layover. He has written several books including
Clashes in Sirte as families return
October 16 - Government fighters continue to their bombardment on Sirte while families return to damaged houses. Sophia Soo reports.
Slice of Campus Life Contest Winners
http://concordia.ca/now The Concordia Slice of Campus Life Photo Contest winners, Alana Latincic, Cristian Zamfir and Basma Baydoun, talk about the inspiration for their images, how they felt to win and what they will do with the prize money. Read more here: This link: http://www.concordia.ca/now/campus-life/concordia-community/20111018/first-year-concordia-student-basma-baydoun.php Or visit the Contest gallery: http://www.concordia.ca/campus-life/slice-contest/
Military Blunders: Stalin's Purges (3:41)
This Military Blunders video clip is about the Great Purge.
The leader of Communist Russia, Joseph Stalin, was paranoid of
opposition. It was this paranoia that led to the Great Purge. He sent
many people to labor camps in Siberia. Some images may be too intense for students.
Issues in Mental Health Research in Developing Countries
Introduces mental health as an integral part of global health research, including conducting needs assessments and intervention monitoring and evaluation. Presents and critiques strategies for integrating local cultural perspectives into research models. Examines methods of adapting psychiatric assessment tools for use cross-culturally and presents challenges for developing interventions for use in low-resource contexts. Encourages use of critical and creative thinking skills throughout to discu
Joichi Ito: Enabling Emergent Voices and Expression through Technology
October 17, 2011 Joichi Ito, Director, MIT Media Lab (USA) Enabling Emergent Voices And Expression Through Technology Respondent: Brendan Mcgetrick, Independent Writer & Designer (China) Moore’s law and the Internet have dramatically reduced the cost of producing and distributing information. This has greatly lowered the cost of collaboration and has empowered a qualitatively different “public” to think, express, and act without, or in spite of, central authority. These changes and advanc
Luc Anselin: The Future of Spatial Analysis, Visualization, and GIS in Planning During 2011-2012, the Department of Urban Studies & Planning will host a series of high-profile speakers and panels on a wide-range of topics related to the future of cities, planning, participation, economies, technology, design, and development. This series is part of a multi-year initiative in the department to raise cutting-edge questions about the field in an era of rapid change.
During 2011-2012, the Department of Urban Studies & Planning will host a series of high-profile speakers and panels on a wide-range of topics related to the future of cities, planning, participation, economies, technology, design, and development. This series is part of a multi-year initiative in the department to raise cutting-edge questions about the field in an era of rapid change.
Search and rescue in Turkey
Oct. 23 - Injured quake victims, including children, are given treatment as dozens of buildings collapse in southeast Turkey. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
The hunt for Gaddafi in 60 seconds
Oct. 20 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. After eight months of war, wild celebrations broke out in Libya as NTC leaders declared they had killed Muammar Gaddafi. "Impact" music composed by Jason Livesay. Multimedia production by Jillian Kitchener.
Web Archiving at the British Library
Helen Hockx-Yu discussed the key processes of web archiving and provided an overview of the British Library's web archiving activities. She discussed how the current selective archiving practices are changing to meet the requirements of archiving the UK web at scale, enabled by forthcoming non-print Legal Deposit legislation. Helen Hockx-Yu is the head of web archiving at the British Library. Previously, she was project manager of the Planets project, a four-year project co-funded by the Europe
Man on a Puddle in the Grand Canyon
Hawaiian Archie Kalepa's mystical stand up paddle ride down the Grand Canyon. A portal into the soul of the world's largest living cathedral. (4:16)