The Cranfield Executive MBA (Defence)
Dominic McEvoy, Executive MBA (Defence) 2011 describes the course format and benefits.
Liquid crystal and polymer nanocomposites for fast-switching display
Liquid crystal and polymer nanocomposites for fast-switching display, Lecture IV, Chien, Liang-Chy, Kent State University, United States
Elemental Methods for Integrated Architectures: Experimentation with Design Processes for Cable Net
Tension active systems are compelling architectural structures having an intimate connection between structural performance and the arrangement of material. The direct flow of structural forces through the material makes these systems attractive and unique from an aesthetic point of view, but they are a challenge to develop from a design and an engineering perspective. Traditional methods for solving such structural systems rely on both analog modeling techniques and the use of highly advanced e
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Harrisville United Methodist Church, Harrisville (Butler Cou
The Harrisville United Methodist Church (originally named the Methodist Episcopal Church of Harrisville) was formed in 1834 by Rev. William Carl. The records span the years 1875-1979. Combined church records make up the largest series and are concentrated around the years 1903-1967.
Guide to the Papers of Michelle Madoff, 1970-1977
Michelle Madoff, an active community volunteer and politician in the 1970s, was concerned primarily with the reduction of air pollution. This collection of papers consists mostly of published materials relating to environmental topics and related information about citizens' groups created to combat pollution in Pittsburgh.
Guide to Papers of Homer S. Brown, 1918-1977
Homer S. Brown became a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association in 1923. He was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1934 and became the first African-American appointed to the Pittsburgh Board of Education (1943), and elected (1949) as Allegheny County Judge. He served as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Allegheny County from 1956 to 1975. The Papers of Homer S. Brown consist of biographical material, correspondence from his political and judicial career, photogra
Guide to the Records of the Bethlehem Mines Corporation Police Department, 1926-1935
The Records of the Bethlehem Mines Corporation Police Department, 1926-1935, include various reports of the police department of Bethlehem Mines Corporation, for the mines that the company operated in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Guide to the Collection of the Birmingham Union, 1893-1977
The Birmingham Union began when a group of concerned citizens decided to promote the revitalization and historic preservation of the South Side in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This collection contains information gathered by this group concerning the historic development and attempted revitalization of the South Side. The collection includes publications, news clips, histories, and photographs that contain information on churches, organizations, societies, institutions, and individuals in the South
Guide to the Records of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, Relating to Phase I of the
This collection contains memoranda, agreements, progress reports, and status reports of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh's East Street Interchange Project - Phase I, 1969-1971.
Guide to the Records of the Polish National Alliance of the United States of North America, Group 10
This collection consists of the records of the Polish National Alliance, Group 1013, Ambridge, PA, 1908-1948. Included are three volumes of assessment reports, 1908-1924, and two volumes of minute books, 1938-1948.
Guide to the Records of the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center, 1905-19781961-1978
The Beaver County United Jewish Community Center has served as a meeting place for the Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation and other local Jewish organizations since its dedication on May 1, 1960. This collection contains records of the Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation and the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center.
Guide to the Records of the Steve Nelson Oral History Project, 1977-1978
The Steve Nelson Oral History project was conducted in 1977-1978 by James R. Barrett and Robert L. Ruck, graduate students in the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh. The interviews with Steve Nelson, one-time member of the Communist Party of the United States, radical political activist and industrial organizer, took place at his home in Truro, Maine. The collection contains audiotapes and transcriptions of interviews conducted by James Barrett and Robert Ruck; in addition, Ne
Apparel Design - Oregon State University
Amanda Grisham, a student at Oregon State University, talks about her experience in the Apparel Design and Merchandising Management Program.
The Wilderness Foundation’s Andrew Muir: Creating Custodians for the Future
The executive director of the Wilderness Foundation discusses his organization's success integrating social programs into its mission and the important role that conservation has to play in Africa's economic development.
Private Equity Steps Up in Africa – Part II
This second part of a two-part podcast on the new face of private equity (PE) in Africa looks at the areas of the economy most ripe for growth, and also at some business models that PE firms are pursuing.
Was Jesus an Effective Leader? Insights from Reza Aslan’s ‘Zealot’
Reza Aslan’s new book, 'Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth,' paints Jesus as a revolutionary as well as a spiritual leader. Wharton professor G. Richard Shell talked with Aslan about Jesus’s leadership qualities.
Sacred Calendar - Eid-ul-Fitr
Mr Shujahat Aslam, an imam, discusses the Muslim festival of Id-ul-Fitr, which concludes Ramadan, with Dr Jon Hoover, an expert in Islamic Studies; it describes what happens on the feast and what it means to those who celebrate it.
ENIAC: The First Computer
The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, or ENIAC, was created under the direction of John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of Penn's Moore School of Electrical Engineering (now the School of Engineering and Applied Science). Construction of the 27-ton, 680-square-foot computer began in July 1943 and was announced to the public on Feb. 14, 1946. It was built to calculate ballistic trajectories for the Army during World War II, a time- and labor-intensive process that had previously been p
NIFP Workshop Participant Fears
Presentation in the 2008 Rice University NSF Advance Conference entitled “Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position”. This handout is from Mikki Hebl's talk entitled "Fear of Failure, Fear of Success".
Observations on Collaborative Design and Multimedia Usage in Virtual Design Studio
The virtual design studio (VDS) points to a new way of practicing and teaching architectural design. As a new phenomenon, little research has been done to evaluate design collaboration and multimedia usage in a distributed workplace like the virtual design studio. Our research provides empirical data on how students actually use multiple media during architectural collaborative design.