Episode 6: Dry and Getting Drier
Professor Nancy Millis and Professor John Langford discuss the
need for radical changes in water management in Australia with Jacky
Emeritus Professor Nancy Millis AC MBE, Microbiologist and pioneer in fermentation technology in Australia
Professor John Langford AM, Director of the Melbourne
Episode 112: Counting us in: Assessing indigenous child health
Epidemiologist Assoc Prof Jane Freemantle unpacks the delicate, complex task of empirically assessing child health in indigenous communities. With host Jennifer Cook.
Assoc Prof Jane Freemantle -
The Gold Rush, positive for California in so many ways, had a devastating effect on the state's environment. Many of these problems were directly related to gold-mining technology. The process of hydraulic mining, which became popular in the 1850s, caused irreparable environmental destruction. Two images show California's largest hydraulic mine ? Malakoff Diggings, in Nevada County ? in action. (Malakoff Diggings is now a state park and open to visitors.) Dams (such as the English Dam in Nevada
One Falls for Each of Us: The Prototyping of Tragedy
Brenda Brathwaite delivers her talk at the Art History of Games Symposium on February 6, 2010 in the High Museum of Art's Rich Auditorium on the campus of the Woodruff Arts Center, in midtown Atlanta. The symposium was presented by Georgia Tech and the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Incorporating 20,000 wooden figurines, incense and dozens of leather hides, Brenda Brathwaite's latest game is One Falls for Each of Us. Currently in development, it is the fourth game in the Mechanic is the Me
Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation - IMPACT
September 22 - IMPACT presents Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation.
William (Bill) Nuti is chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of NCR Corporation, a global technology company with 22,400 employees and 2008 revenue of approximately $5.32 billion. Under Nuti's leadership, NCR is transforming itself into, as one reporter recently called it, "a self-service giant," leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR's assisted- and self-service solutions and c
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Academics
Recognized for its world-class education in arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university. CMU in Silicon Valley offers a unique learning opportunity for working professionals and those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The learn-by-doing methodology that students are exposed to provides them with the hands-on skills that make them sought after competitors in the software industry. P
21A.336 Marketing, Microchips and McDonalds: Debating Globalization (MIT)
Everyday we are bombarded with the word "global" and encouraged to see globalization as the quintessential transformation of our age. But what exactly does "globalization" mean? How is it affecting the lives of people around the world, not only in economic, but social and cultural terms? How do contemporary changes compare with those from other historical periods? Are such changes positive, negative or simply inevitable? And, finally, how does the concept of the "global" itself shape our percept
Edible Adventures - The Spain Experience - Part 1
Join CIA student Chris Lauber as he and his classmates travel to Spain for the culinary experience of a lifetime. In the Food, Wine, and Agri(culture) Trip to Spain, CIA bachelor's degree students explore the various food regions, witness the industry in action, and gain knowledge from many sites. They enjoy delicious food, fine beverages, and fresh agricultural products, and meet passionate professionals and entrepreneurs eager to share their knowledge and unique insights. They also visit a n
The History of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA)
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For more than six decades, The Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education - and truly changed the way the world looks at food.
Learn how the CIA has inspired excellence throughout the food world by leading the way: in the education of students, in the elevation of the culinary profession, through the innovation of thought leadership, and through collaborations on critical food and in
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art - 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition - PSA
39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition
September 12 - November 7, 2010
Currently on display is the 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition. The show is juried by water media artist Carrie Burns Brown of the National Watercolor Society. The exhibition includes 100 artworks selected from more than 650 entries from artists throughout Florida.
The Florida Watercolor Society is one of the largest and finest watercolor societies i
16.886 Air Transportation Systems Architecting (MIT)
This course addresses the architecting of air transportation systems. The focus is on the conceptual phase of product definition, including technical, economic, market, environmental, regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and societal factors. It centers on a realistic system case study and includes a number of lectures from industry and government. Past examples include: the Very Large Transport Aircraft, a Supersonic Business Jet, and a Next Generation Cargo System. The course identifies the
The Legend of Granny Heitz
UPDATE: Includes archival video footage of the Granny Girls on the sidelines of a Matador football game and other small changes. (This re-edit was shown at the 2010 Matador Hall of Fame, where Granny was inducted posthumously as CSUN's #1 fan.)
A biographical tribute video for Dorothea "Granny" Heitz, produced for the Volunteer Service Awards by the California State University Northridge Alumni Assocation.
Directed, adapted for the screen & edited by Krishna Narayanamu
Johns Hopkins Global MBA--Bret Victor
Bret Victor comes to the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School after holding various positions in the commercial real estate finance industry. He also co-founded a sports marketing and endorsement company, executing deals between professional athletes and start-up, e-commerce, and Fortune 500 companies. In addition, he has worked in the nonprofit sector, heading the board of directors of the Los Angeles chapter of the Israel Sports Center for the Disabled.
AHEC: The Role of the Constitution in the Civil War
Dr. Mark E. Neely, Jr., McCabe Greer Professor of History, Pennsylvania State University presents The Role of the Constitution in the Civil War" as part of the Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series presented by the Army Heritage and Education Center.
Abraham Lincoln's record on the Constitution and individual rights has fueled a century of debate. Now, in the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Fate of Liberty", Mark Neely depicts Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus as a well-intentioned
Conceptions and Misconceptions of Autism
There is a proliferation of information about autism in the media and in research. In this lecture, Professor Tara Flanagan discusses the things that we know, don't know, and misrepresent about autism.
Palliative Care – Shedding Light on Euthanasia
The ethics of euthanasia continue to be debated in Parliament, the National Assembly, in the media and around dinner tables everywhere. It is one of the most difficult issues with which a society must deal. Who better to shed light on this difficult question than one who has dedicated her career to transforming the culture of dying - through research, pioneering treatment and care for patients with life-limiting and terminal illnesses?
Native American Homes
A variety of pictures of different styles of Native American homes. No narration. The only value would be for the students to try and tie in the geography with the structures. Best if the teacher stops the video at times to help the students see the structures more clearly. Some photos have no place in this video as they don't relate to subject.
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