'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
2011 International Forum on R&D: Session 1 - Panel Discussion
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. Moderator: Doug Barber, Founder and Former President & CEO, Gennum Inc., Panelists: Kevin Lynch, Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group; Michael Bowman, Chair & President, Delaware Technology P
Close-reading Tropical Landscapes of the Americas
This module develops skills of close-reading setting and historical background. It offers ways to introduce a discussion of environment, colonialism, race, and gender into practices of textual […]
Copyright Basics is the beginning of a study of copyright in the United States in the 21st century. It is written for the college or high school student with no background in copyright or legal […]
An explanation of the Fair Use provision in U.S. Copyright law, with examples of different uses of copyrighted materials and discussion of how to evaluate a situation according to Fair Use. It […]
Using Colons in a Sentence
This video describes how to use a colon as punctuation in a sentence. It explains when and when not to use a colon. A colon is a type of punctuation that is used to precede a list or to separate an explanation or rule from a preceding clause. Colons focus the reader on what follows it and it is important to remember not to use the colon to separate a subject from its verb or object. Also, colons should not separate a preposition from its object. (2:54)
A question of sacrifice: Pakistan's war against militancy
Oct. 14 - Victims from the war on militancy, and their families, take stock of their sacrifices and wonder if Pakistan has done more than enough. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
War and Public Health
A public health seminar recorded on October 3, 2011. This presentation will focus on the public health ramifications in the U.S., of the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - from long term physical disability, to mental health issues, substance abuse, suicide, community/family violence and injury. Not only have the wars affected health outcomes for the returning military personnel and veterans, but the effects have extended to their families as well. A new kind of collateral damage will be fou
Join Them Together/ Take Them Away
The teacher will introduce beginning addition concepts of joining two sets together. The teacher will introduce beginning subtraction concepts of taking away from a set.
riddles, quizzes and icebreakers
Warming up activities be carried out at the beginning of an Elluminate session while waiting for everybody to come in. They are also a fun way to test microphones and connections. They can be used f2f as well.
How to Make your First Million? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Leszek Czarnecki | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of this recording. The lecture talks about establishing a prosperous business and seeks to present the crucial factors for success: a good idea, sound financing and a devoted team. These three ingredients working harmoniously together can make a company truly exceptional. Leszek Czarnecki is chairman of the Supervisory Board of Getin Holding SA and Getin Noble Bank SA and a majority shareholder of six companies
Extended Selves [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Katalin Farkas | Our iPhones, diaries, computers or collaborators are extensions of our minds, according to a philosophical argument. This lecture investigates the significance of this claim in our understanding of the notion of a self. Katalin Farkas is professor of philosophy at the Central European University's Department of Philosophy, Budapest.
Leaf Collection Project-Power Point Presentation
This video is a power point presentation on a leaf collection project. Each leaf is identified with visual and facts are given to the side. Some of the leaves identified are crested shield fern, japanese wisteria, himalayan cedar, northern white cedar, and japanese maple. There is no audio for this video. This is a great resource for a lesson/unit on trees and leaf identification. It would helpful for leaf collection projects. (3:43)
ชาติ ศาสนา พระมหากษัตริย์: Nation, Religion, King Ep3
Three of the pillars of Thai society are in the spotlight in this new vodcast series titled ชาติ ศาสนา พระมหากษัตริย์: Nation, Religion, King. This is episode three of three. The third and final episode focuses on Phramahakasat - King. The panel - Dr Tyrell Haberkorn, Dr Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Dr Patrick Jory and Professor Charnvit Kasetsiri - discuss the role of the monarchy in Thai life and the lese majeste law. This three part series brings tog
Programming Principles: Computational Thinking
Programming Principles: Computational Thinking