Staff profiles: Sandra Enness
Sandra Enness, communications manager for Michigan Sea Grant Extension, talks about her role in communicating the uniqueness of the Great Lakes. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9865
2011 Nobel Prize in Literature
Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature by Professor Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, on 6 October 2011, awarded to Tomas Tranströmer, Swedish poet. For more information, see: http://www.nobelprize.org/
CALPACT Training: Inua Ubunta
This workshop will examine an innovative project, Inua Ubuntu ("To lift up; I am, because we are") aimed at reducing disproportionality rates for African American male children served in Allegheny County's (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth and Families - ACCYF). The goal of Inua Ubuntu is to provide culturally-based intervention and child protective services aimed at keeping African American male children safely in their own homes with their famil
Steve Jobs Biography Part 2
This is a ten minute video, part two, of the history of this inventor. It deals with his later life and accomplishments. The clips have come from a variety of soures and the audio and content are uneven. It is student made.
DigitalVU: my.vanderbilt.edu training
Watch the Oct. 11 my.vanderbilt.edu training with Lacy Tite from University Web Communications and Chris Marshall from ITS. Learn about my.vanderbilt.edu, the university’s new service that enables any faculty member, student or staff member to create their own website, using WordPress, to support their teaching, research, work or study. The event was part of DigitalVU monthkeep reading »
Ireland Bailout Will Raise Taxes, Cut Jobs
This two minute video shows the impact of the recession on the people of Ireland. It is a news story with interviews and insights that might be of use to students in economics classes to show cause and effect relationships.
"Perchance to Dream" by Lisa Mantchev -- Book Trailer-(Theatre Illuminata Fantasy Series)
Watch this book trailer video for the young adult novel Perchance to Dream, Book 2 in Lisa Mantchev's Theatre Illuminata fantasy series, which started with Eyes Like Stars. With this YA book, once again, Lisa Mantchev has spun a tale like no other—full of romance, magic, adventure, and fairies, too—that readers won't want to put down, even after the curtain has closed. Beatrice Shakespeare Smith has learned everything about every play ever written. She knew the Players and their
"Blockhead" by Joseph D'Agnese-(Non-fiction Book Trailer)
Watch this book trailer video for Joseph D'Agnese's nonfiction book Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci, a biography for children telling the story of famed medieval Italian mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci, with beautiful illustrations by John O'Brien. This picture book for children tells the story of Fibonacci's life, from the days when he was a young boy in medieval Italy. Young Leonardo Fibonacci thought about numbers day and night. He was such a daydreamer that people called him a blockhe
"Doodlebug" by Karen Romano Young-(Author and Illustrator Interview and Doodling Tutorial)
Watch this video to hear Karen Romano Young discuss her book Doodlebug: A Novel in Doodles, her novel for children told through doodles. In this author interview, the children's book author shares some great tips on doodling and doodle writing, including how to draw a shark and how to show emotion in a word. In this ingenious children's fiction book of doodles, Doreen ""Dodo"" Bussey's family is moving, and Dodo doesn't want to go. Worst of all, she suspects they might be moving because of
"The First Pup" by Bob Staake--Book Trailer
Watch this book trailer video and meet Bo Obama, the first pup! The First Pup: The Real Story of How Bo Got to the White House is a picture book for children by children's book author and illustrator Bob Staake. Once upon a time, a man named Barack Obama ran for president of the United States and he won! On the night of his victory, he made a very important announcement: When he and his family were settled in their new home in Washington, D.C., his daughters would get . . . A PUPPY! On
"Brain Camp" by Susan Kim and Laurence Klavan--(Young Adult Graphic Novel Book Trailer)
Watch this book trailer video for Brain Camp, a young adult graphic novel by Susan Kim and Laurence Klavan and illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks. In this YA book, neither artistic, dreamy Jenna nor surly, delinquent Lucas expected to find themselves at an invitation-only summer camp that turns problem children into prodigies. And yet, here they both are at Camp Fielding, settling in with all the other losers and misfits who've been shipped off by their parents in a last-ditch effort to produce a c
"Halo" by Alexandra Adornetto-(Question and Answer Interview)
Watch this video and get to know Alexandra Adornetto, author of the young adult novel Halo. In this author interview, the Australian teenage writer talks about where she got the ideas for her fantasy novel, when she started writing, and more. In the YA book Halo, three angels are sent down to bring good to the world: Gabriel, the warrior; Ivy, the healer; and Bethany, a teenage girl who is the least experienced of the trio. But she is the most human, and when she is romantically drawn to a
Pharmaceutical Companies, Government and Society
This lecture will explore, from a historical perspective, the relationship between an emerging pharmaceutical industry, the establishment of drug regulatory authorities, and - most recently - the development of health technology assessment.
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'That's my virus!' 'Contagion' film's deadly microbe researched at WSU
In the box-office thriller, "Contagion," an all-star cast confronts the global spread of a new, lethal virus. Audiences gasp at what it does to Gwyneth Paltrow. And they grimace at how it moves like wildfire and leaves a sky-high body count in its wake. Since the film's release, Fox News, CBS, the Washington Post, Public Radio International and the Guardian all want to know: Is this incredible movie credible? For more about Hector Aguilar-Carreno and his research, click here: http://news.wsu.
2011 International Forum on R&D: Session 1: - Kevin Lynch
Session 1: The Big Picture - Kevin Lynch The opening session will focus on discussion of the broader issues and aims of international R&D collaboration with representatives of some prominent universities from around the world partaking in the discussion. The session will discuss and examine global trends in university international R&D collaboration. Speaker: Kevin Lynch, Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group