9.012 The Brain and Cognitive Sciences II (MIT)
This course is the second half of the intensive survey of brain and behavioral studies for first-year graduate students in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences curriculum. Each module of this core course involves a series of overview lectures by leading researchers in the field. By offering a thorough introduction to the current state of the discipline while emphasizing critical thinking, the course aims to prepare students as cognitive scientists. Topics include: perception, attention, working memo
Amateur video purportedly shows shell-damaged homes in Homs
Sept. 30 - Amateur video footage uploaded on a social media website purports to show tanks entering Homs and damage to houses after an attack by Syrian army tanks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Elon Hillel Rosh Hashanah lake ritual
Elon Hillel welcomed students, faculty and friends to the shores of Lake Mary Nell on September 29, 2011, for a lake ritual to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.
DECIDE Science Gateway demo for the 1st periodic review
This video shows how the Science Gateway of the DECIDE project (www.eu-decide.eu) works. The video has been shown at the 1st periodic review.
ISS Update - Sept. 30, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 30, 2011.
Staff profiles: Lynn Lammers
Lynn Lammers, artistic coordinator for the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, talks about her role with the interactive theater troupe, Transforming Theatre Ensemble. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9825
PG 282 - 289 SANFORD AND SCOTT'S JUNIOR LATIN READER
Obama jobs proposal offers no fresh ideas: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says President Barack Obama gets an 'A' for effort for his jobs proposal but it does not bring any new or dynamic policy ideas.
PG 273 - 282 SANFORD AND SCOTT'S JUNIOR LATIN READER
History of the internet
"History of the internet" is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to file-sharing, from arpanet to internet. This eight minute video provides an illustrated history that provides some insights into how the Internet developed along computers and related breakthroughs. Excellent.
What Can Creativity Do?
This professionally-made video shown at the Night of the Unboring (2005), a benefit for the Ontario College of Art and Design. Creativity can capture, can make you comfortable, make you uncomfortable, define a nation, define a generation, transform, make life easier, move you, stop you in your tracks... (02:53)
Falconry at the United States Air Force Academy
A student visits The United States Air Force Academy in this video and gets a close-up view of the Air Force mascot, the falcon. Learn about the history of falconry and characteristics of falcons by watching this video. ( 4:02)
Philippines flood woes worsen
Oct.2 - The Philippines' second typhoon inside a week worsens flooding in areas already struggling to cope with the first major storm. Paul Chapman reports.
Anger at Pakistan on the streets of Kabul
Oct. 2 - Afghans take to the streets of Kabul to protest against Pakistan's recent shelling of border towns
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Dustin Baker
Greetings! As a third generation Spartan, I have developed a great love for this institution ever since I can remember. After waiting my entire life to attend the university that I have come to know and love, it is an extreme honor to represent the students, faculty and alumni of Michigan State University as a member of the 2011-12 Homecoming Court. Because of my experiences at Michigan State and the person I have become since stepping foot on campus, I can confidently say I am prepared to begin
Erin R. Stead and the Woodblock Printing Process
Watch this video to hear children's book illustrator Erin E. Stead talk about the woodblock printing process she used to create the picture book illustrations for A Sick Day for Amos McGhee, written by Philip C. Stead. This picture book for children won the Caldecott Medal. ( :47)
Libya post-Gaddafi transition will take years, says expert
Oct. 20 - Managing Director for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy Michael Singh talks with Reuters Insider about the death of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Romney may turn to Super PACs in U.S. president race
Oct. 14 - Mitt Romney raised $14.2 million in the race for the GOP nomination, but a lack of small donors may pose a problem, says Reuters Correspondent Kim Dixon.
The History of Pizza
Take a virtual field trip to New York City with MEET ME AT THE CORNER to learn about the history of pizza. Our young host talks to an expert on the history of the tomato pie and how it came to America.