Panel Discussion: The Life and Legacy of Henrietta Lacks
On Friday, February 11, 2011, the University of Maryland Medical Center hosted a conference to celebrate the life of Henrietta Lacks and honor her contribution to the advancement of medical research. This one-hour video features the campus leaders' panel discussion that was included as part of this conference. During this panel discussion, members spoke about the impact of HeLa cells and Henrietta Lacks' Legacy on each field/discipline. Participants also examined what is being done to protect
Building Community through Public Art Spaces
A Case Study of "The Writerz Blok" Graffiti Park in San Diego. Senior Research Project: What impact do community art centers have on the neighborhood they reside in and how do the strategies used facilitate positive community development?
(Part 4 of 9) David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Dedication Ceremony (2011)
David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Dedication Ceremony with Dr. Tyler Jacks, Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. March 4, 2011. (Part 4 of 9)
Emma Leech - Social media for interacting with students
Emma Leech, Director of Communications and Marketing at the University of Nottingham, speaks about Social media for interacting with students.
Clips from an interview with 2011 Humanitarian Award Winner Ryan Schlief
Next steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn study unit or find out more about this topic. Here are a few suggestions:
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn study unit or find out more about this topic. Here are a few suggestions:
LandBearShark Project: Preliminary Test
beast it. all of it. see details: http://www.etotheipiplusone.net/?page_id=1216
Where did they go?
Punctuated by random lines supplied by the audience.
Leaders + Legends - Leading Organizational Change to Meet New Challenges
General James E. Cartwright, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Bahrain erupts in violence
Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds in Bahrain as violence erupts. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
D.H.S Secretary Janet Napolitano-Compton Lecture
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Noam Chomsky - UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011
Professor Noam Chomsky, UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011 - Contours of global order: Domination, stability, security in a changing world. Playlist of lecture excerpts: http://bit.ly/dKk2qY Further links: Blog post on the event: http://bit.ly/hwklig Professor Chomsky's MIT page: http://bit.ly/gon5cT
Interview with Radmilla Cody on Talkingfeather Radio
Recently Radmilla Cody spent some time talking with Penny Gamble-Williams and her husband Thunder on their show Talking Feather Radio on BlogTalkRadio.com. Listen to this wonderful interview where she talks about her experiences as being a biracial girl growing up on the Navajo Reservation and later being chosen as the first biracial Miss Navajo Nation. She was selected as one of NPR's Great Voices and will be performing at the Eiteljorg Museum on March 19. In addition, the museum will screen a
The American Civil War
A 7:44 minute video that uses old photographs and graphics to explain the war. The video does not offer enough explanation to stand alone. The images might be of value to show the culture.
2.4.2 Ecological restoration
This unit considers environmental responsibility and what may matter from a caring perspective and an accountability perspective. Caring for an environment compromising the natural world and ensuring accountability for harm or wrong done to the environment.
6.096 Introduction to C++ (MIT)
This is a fast-paced introductory course to the C++ programming language. It is intended for those with little programming background, though prior programming experience will make it easier, and those with previous experience will still learn C++-specific constructs and concepts. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.
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Spanier responds to budget proposal
Penn State President Graham Spanier testifies before Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee (3-16-11), and responds to reporters' questions afterward.
The Tiniest Things Matter - Earth Day
This inspirational video shows various images of our beautiful Earth along with water, air, and land pollution. Soothing music and nature sounds play in the background. The video could be used as an introduction or to trigger a discussion on Earth Day. "Play your part. Even the tiniest things matter. One deed today and every other day makes a whole lot of difference." (02:14)