Rebecca Goldstein receives the Richard Dawkins Award at the Atheist Alliance of America convention
The Atheist Alliance of America chose, as the 2014 recipient of the Richard Dawkins Award, the philosopher and novelist Rebecca Goldstein. Richard was unfortunately unable to attend the National Convention in Seattle, so he recorded a short speech in Rebecca's honour. Here is his speech, as played at the Convention.
This children's educational video teaches kids basic shapes,
discrimination, and spatial relationships. Shapes of Circle, square, triangle, rectangle, star, oval, diamond, heart, pentagon, hexagon, and octagon are shown with the word. Lesson page:
Economic Update: "Elections but no Democracy"
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Scott Jordan: "Pocket Man"
Imagine Bill Gates and Giorgio Armani started a business, then hired PT Barnum to promote it, and Larry David to tell the story. This pretty much sums up my life since I started SCOTTeVEST, my clothing company built around tech-enabled pockets. I began my career as an unhappy lawyer and hated my job for years until I founded SCOTTeVEST in 2000 to pursue my passion for gadgets and reinvent myself. I’ve been featured in thousands of major press pieces, made millions of dollars, worked close
Wish You Were Here?
When E. P. Thompson first met the controversial Norwegian poet Nordhal Grieg, he was told of regret that Norway had remained neutral during the Great War. Thompson was also questioned eagerly about three young poets who had died in that … Continue reading
Ward Family Excellence in Mentoring Award: Paul Miller
Since joining Elon's staff in 1997, Paul Miller has made it possible for students to present their research at a variety of conferences and get published in peer-reviewed journals. Many of his former students have been accepted into quality graduate programs. Miller received a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from the University of Michigan, a Master of Education from Cleveland State University and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Miami. Miller is the seventh recipient of the Ward
15.220 Global Strategy and Organization (MIT)
Companies today confront an increasing array of choices regarding markets, locations for key activities, outsourcing and ownership modes, and organization and processes for managing across borders. This course provides students with the conceptual tools necessary to understand and work effectively in today's interconnected world by developing strategic perspectives that link this changing environment, the state of the global industry, and the capabilities and position of the firm. The goal of th
The Five Dimensions of Responsible Leadership
A changing world demands a new leadership style emphasising societal impact and commitment to the common good.
Adam Anderson | Harvard Horizons Symposium
April 2014: Harvard Horizons Symposium, featuring Adam Anderson, a PhD candidate in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, on "The Old Assyrian Social Network: an Analysis Based on the Texts from K¸ltepe (Kanesh), Turkey" Harvard Horizons, an initiative at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to celebrate the ideas and innovations of PhD students at Harvard, selected 8 finalists as 2014 Horizon Scholars. Their talks were delivered at the Harvard Horizons Symposium in Sanders Theatre on
Israeli army phones Gaza civilians, warns of imminent attack
The Israeli army releases footage said to demonstrate telephone exchanges in which they warned Gaza civilians to exit their buildings ahead of an air strike. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financ
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Social Media and the End of Gender
Media and advertising companies still use the same old demographics to understand audiences, but they're becoming increasingly harder to track online, says media researcher Johanna Blakley. As social media outgrows traditional media, and women users outnumber men, Blakley explains what changes are in store for the future of media. (08:30)
The Alphabet Slide Show
This selection features a narrated slide show showing each letter of the alphabet and a word beginning with each letter. Each word is accompanied by a photo. ( 1:21)
IPL: Educating Undergraduates for Uncertain Futures
Professor Rachel Spronken-Smith, Dean of the Graduate Research School, delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture: “Educating Undergraduates for Uncertain Futures”. 3 December 2013
Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
"Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America" (video)
Based on nearly a decade of painstaking research in archives and census records, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Elliot Jaspin's book Buried in the Bitter Waters provides irrefutable evidence that racial cleansing occurred again and again on American soil, and fundamentally reshaped the geography of race. From the World Beyo
Clash of the Financial Titans
Two of the three winners of this year's Nobel Prize in economics espouse theories that may appear to be polar opposites, but Wharton's Amir Yaron suggests they are, in fact, complementary.
Raising Venture Capital Chapter 4
Christian Hernandez, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at White Star Capital, explains what is bootstrapping.
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved