Cold hardy grapes feed local wine industry
For more than 30 years, the Horticulture Research Center at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and its rustic vineyards have been home to research on producing cold-hardy grapes and making the best wines from them. Jim Luby, a professor of horticultural science, is in charge of the breeding program along with Peter Hemstad. The Center has bred four varieties of cold hardy grapes: Marquette, La Crescent, Frontenac and Frontenac Gris. These varieties have formed the backbone of the Minnesota wine i
Patrick Hernly: MIRA at SPC (1)
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Adjunct Professor Patrick Hernly discusses St. Petersburg College's Music Industry and Recording Arts (MIRA) program. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially
21F.403 German III (MIT)
This course expands skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing. Students develop analytic and interpretative skills through the reading of a full-length drama as well as short prose and poetry (Biermann, Brecht, Dürrenmatt, Tawada and others) and through media selections on contemporary issues in German-speaking cultures. Coursework includes discussions and compositions based on these texts, and review of grammar and development of vocabulary-building strategies. It is recommended
LRMA: 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege 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
2.2 Summary Social scientists need to stand back, to view common sense or ‘what everybody knows’ from the perspective of a stranger. Common sense about social problems such as poverty involves a process of social construction, drawing on a repository or storeroom of underlying theories and assumptions. Common sense has been built up over time, carrying with it traces of earlier understandings which are also brought into discussions of new issues and debates. Common sense is itself divided, refle
Social scientists need to stand back, to view common sense or ‘what everybody knows’ from the perspective of a stranger. Common sense about social problems such as poverty involves a process of social construction, drawing on a repository or storeroom of underlying theories and assumptions. Common sense has been built up over time, carrying with it traces of earlier understandings which are also brought into discussions of new issues and debates. Common sense is itself divided, refle
Watch what's new this fall on UWTV!
You won't want to miss what's new this fall on UWTV, channel 27! Monday night is packed full of Husky sports, with weekly updates from Coach Sark followed by Husky Classics. Find out what makes the digital media world tick Wednesdays on "Media Space" at 9, explore the cutting edge of strategic thinking in business with "Fostering Leadership" at 9:30, then take a look inside the University of Washington on "U-double-u three-sixty" at 10. Ready to escape the week? Watch "The Daily's Double Sh
Lightning Fast Laker Contest - Webisode 5
Welcome to the fifth segment of the SUNY Oswego Lightning Fast Laker Contest, hosted by Danielle, a Fall 2010 junior social media intern with the Office of Public Affairs at SUNY Oswego. Be sure to submit your answer within a comment right below this video on the FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE! Good luck!
Lightning Fast Laker - Webisode 6
Welcome to the sixth and final segment of the SUNY Oswego Lightning Fast Laker Contest, hosted by Danielle, a Fall 2010 junior social media intern with the Office of Public Affairs at SUNY Oswego. Be sure to submit your answer within a comment right below this video on the FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE! Good luck!
Meet Author John Hollway
September 15, 2010 - John Hollway presents his book Killing Time, the true story of John Thompson, a black man who was convicted and sentenced to death in 1984 for the murder of a prominent white man in New Orleans.
The "Predator" Infiltrates French Ad Building At WSU!
10/29/2010 The Predator Infiltrates French Ad Building At Washington State University! Media Contact: Matt Haugen, WSU News Service, 509-335-0487, firstname.lastname@example.org PULLMAN, Wash.— No one was safe during the noon hour Friday at WSU, as "the Predator"—from the Hollywood movies of the same name— descended on the French Administration Building. Terror and fear was struck into the souls of the defenseless humans who tried to fight their way from the brick and mortar building. Or maybe peop
Racism in Sport
This forum will seek to explore the nature of racism in sport, and what the various codes, in particular the NRL, are doing to address the problem. This follows the highly publicised media coverage of Timana Tahu's courageous stance in walking out of the NSW State of Origin team as a protest against racial remarks made by a member of the coaching staff. The forum's expert panel inclues: - David Gallop, NRL CEO - Graeme Innes, Race and Disability Discrimination Commissioner - Dr Barry Judd, Pos
5 Setting aims and objectives ‘If you don't know where you're going, you might end up somewhere else.’ (Casey Stengel, New York Yankees, quoted in Beckhard and Harris, 1987) Aims are broad goals and can encompass an organisation's mission and values, whereas objectives define more precisely what a project is trying to achieve and how success will be recognised. The SMART principle is often applied to objectives
‘If you don't know where you're going, you might end up somewhere else.’
(Casey Stengel, New York Yankees, quoted in Beckhard and Harris, 1987)
Aims are broad goals and can encompass an organisation's mission and values, whereas objectives define more precisely what a project is trying to achieve and how success will be recognised. The SMART principle is often applied to objectives
Panel discussion: What next for climate change reporting?
Several of the UK's most influential environment correspondents from the BBC, the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Sun and The Science Media Centre to discuss the challenges of climate change reporting in the coming months The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ), the School of Geography and Environment and the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at Oxford University, and the British Council Climate Change Programme are bringing together several of the UK's most influential en
Europe welcomes Hadzic arrest
July 20 - European nations react following the arrest of Goran Hadzic, the Croatian Serb wartime leader indicted for crimes against humanity. Simon Hanna reports.
The Jepson School of Leadership Studies inducts 76 new students into its Class of 2013. Student speakers include Lucas Hakkenberg, Class of 2012, and Ashley Miles, Class of 2011. Dr. Joshua Walker, Jepson Class of 2003 and assistant professor of leadership studies, gave the keynote address. November 9, 2010
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Overview
Carnegie Mellon University in Silicon Valley offers graduate degrees to working professionals in the epicenter of the software industry. Since its launch in 2002, the campus has grown to include full time and part-time software master's degrees, bicoastal degrees and PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering degrees, with research focused on software mobility, networking, security and robotics. The campus is strategically located at NASA Ames Research Park in Mountain View, California.
21L.708 Technologies of Humanism (MIT)
This course explores the properties of non-sequential, multi-linear, and interactive forms of narratives as they have evolved from print to digital media. Works covered in this course range from the Talmud, classics of non-linear novels, experimental literature, early sound and film experiments to recent multi-linear and interactive films and games. The study of the structural properties of narratives that experiment with digression, multiple points of view, disruptions of time, space, and of st
MAS.963 Techno-identity: Who we are and how we perceive ourselves and others (MIT)
The nature of human identity - how we think of ourselves, how we perceive others - is a mutable concept, changing with the rise and fall of religious beliefs, social mores, philosophical theories. Today, we live in a world in which science and technology are among the most powerful forces reshaping our culture - and thus our definitions and perceptions of identity. In this seminar, we will examine the impact of science and technology on identity. The instructor's course page may be viewed at htt
Identity and Difference, Fall 2002
Subject examines several theoretical perspectives on human identity and focuses on processes of creating categories of acceptable and deviant identities; how identities are formed, how behaviors are labeled, and how people enter deviant roles and worlds; and responses to differences and strategies for coping with these responses. Subject material describes how identity and difference are inescapably linked. How can the individual be at once cause and consequence of society, a unique agent of soc
15.310 Managerial Psychology Laboratory (MIT)
Surveys social psychology and organization theory interpreted in the context of the managerial environment. Shares lectures with 15.301, with a separate recitation required. 15.301 is intended primarily for non-Sloan students, both graduate and undergraduate. Deals with a number of diverse subjects, including motivation and reward systems for engineers and scientists in industry; the aging of technical groups; the management of R&D matrix organizations; and the architecture of R&D labora