New residence hall planned to offer amenities students want
Students at Washington State University will have another choice of living accommodations for fall 2013. Design work is wrapping up on the tentatively named Northside Residence Hall, to be built along Colorado Street on the Pullman campus. Keith Bloom, WSU Capital Planning and Development (CPD) executive director, said the hall will add much needed housing space. The $32 million project will house about 300 rooms in single, double and other configurations, giving students a wide range of livin
WSU Chemist Applies Google Software to Webs of the Molecular World
The technology that Google uses to analyze trillions of web pages is being brought to bear on the way molecules are shaped and organized. Aurora Clark, an associate professor of chemistry at Washington State University, has adapted Google's PageRank software to create moleculaRnetworks, which scientists can use to determine molecular shapes and chemical reactions without the expense, logistics and occasional danger of lab experiments. For more about this story, click here: http://news.wsu.edu/p
HILT Symposium 2012
The inaugural HILT Symposium opened a Harvard-wide conversation, engaging faculty and students in dialogue, debate, and the sharing of ideas about pedagogical innovation. The event convened invited members of the Harvard community and presenters from within Harvard and externally who offered interesting and informative perspectives on teaching and learning in higher education, with an emphasis on evidence-based approaches.
Arid Zone, Fertile Ground
The unique landscape surrounding UNSW's Fowlers Gap Arid Zone Research Station near Broken Hill has drawn researchers from around the world for over 40 years, spawning over 300 PhDs and over 1,000 scientific papers. Australia's only arid zone research station, it has enough diverse ecosystems and habitats to provide a vital snapshot of Australia's interior. This is where the most extensive long-term research on the kangaroo has been carried out; indeed the kangaroo sequences for David Attenbor
Retired Gen. Richard Myers speaks to USAWC Class of 2012
Retired Gen. Richard Myers, the 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and current Colin L. Powell Chair for National Security, Leadership, Character and Ethics at the National Defense University, spoke to the Army War College Class of 2012 as part of the Commandants Lecture Series.
Students, now is your chance to join the Kinect Effect! Student? Teacher? Excited about the Kinect? Want a chance to win cool stuff and compete with your peers from around the world? Think you have an idea that, with the Kinect, will change the world? The Imagine Cup 2012 Kinect Fun Labs Challenge asks students to think about entertainment with a social conscience and brings the Imagine Cup into the living room. It is a unique opportunity for students to develop applications that change the world wi
Join the Kinect Effect
Student? Teacher? Excited about the Kinect? Want a chance to win cool stuff and compete with your peers from around the world? Think you have an idea that, with the Kinect, will change the world?
The Imagine Cup 2012 Kinect Fun Labs Challenge asks students to think about entertainment with a social conscience and brings the Imagine Cup into the living room. It is a unique opportunity for students to develop applications that change the world wi
Great Pond Snail--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Great Pond Snail. The aptly named great pond snail (Lymnaea stagnalis) is the largest pond snail in Britain. The great pond snail has a shiny yellowish brown shell, with a tall, slender and pointed spire. The great pond snail's body is yellowish grey in color, with a large head and long, flattened tentacles. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections betw
Jim Northrup: With Reservations
Jim Northrup: With Reservations is a half-hour portrait of the Anishinaabe / Ojibwe / Chippewa writer/activist from Naagajiwanaang (Fond du Lac) in northern Minnesota. A lively mix of powwows, wild ricing, a moose hunt, the sugar bush, the Vietnam Wall and life on the Rez, we follow Northrup traveling all over the country, living his life in the circle of the seasons.
Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Sports/Hunting, Native American, Social Justice/Protest / Midwest / 1996
Great Pond Snail Feeding
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Great Pond Snail feeding. The aptly named great pond snail (Lymnaea stagnalis) is the largest pond snail in Britain. The great pond snail has a shiny yellowish brown shell, with a tall, slender and pointed spire. The great pond snail's body is yellowish grey in color, with a large head and long, flattened tentacles. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connecti
Kathleen Ware, Quiltmaker
From the placing of an order to the completion of the last stitch, the film details the entire process of creating a traditional Lone Star quilt. As the quilt grows, so does our knowledge of Kathleen Ware's vibrant spirit as quiltmaker, wife, mother, and grandmother. A film by Sharon Sherman.
Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Women, Aging / Pacific Northwest / 1979
Easter Bunny Cupcakes
This short video gives step by step directions on making cute Easter Bunny cupcakes. Ingredients are simple and include the following: white cupcakes, white icing, coconut, large marshmallows, mini marshmallows, pink glittery sprinkles, mini pink jelly beans, mini chocolate candies, and gel icing. This is a fun activity for home and for school. (2:05)
Sweety Bird Treat Using Twinkies and Coconut
This short video gives easy step by step directions on making cute bird treats. Ingredients are simple and include the following: coconut, white melting chocolate, twinkies, brown sprinkles, and jelly candies. This is a fun activity for home and school. (1:18)
One Nation Under Gods: Negeria's Sectarian Crisis
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/nigeria-lagos-religion-sectarian-crisis-christian-muslim Even for a country that has spent the majority of its 50-year existence careening from one crisis to next, the past few months in Nigeria have been without precedent. A campaign of Christmas Day church bombings by the shady Islamist sect Boko Haram heralded the expansion of an insurgency that now threatens to engulf the entire Muslim north. Meanwhile, tens of thousands took to the streets nat
Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic data from a single watershed, establish a comprehensive statistical and spatial watershed database
Field Journal: Rocks
This online activity is part of the museum's Online Field Journal Web site, where young children can explore the wonders of nature with the help of an adult. The challenge here is to take a closer look at three rocks: Gowganda Tillite, Loraine Quartzite, and Gowganda Glacial Conglomerate. On the opening page, there are side-by-side photos of the three rocks; students are asked to describe each rock. Clicking a rock's photo takes students to a magnified view of the rock that also asks students tw
« Responsabilité et approche collaborative : qui doit répondre de la wikialité ? » dans le cadr
Le « web 2.0 » passionne face aux potentialités infinies qu’il semble être capable de proposer. Dans la courte, très courte histoire d’Internet, des relents de « nouveaux espaces », quelque peu comparables à ceux des années 1995-1996 apparaissent. Des espaces lointains, où le droit est omniprésent, de plus en plus, et ce, même si souvent son application pose problème. Du nouveau droit déjà obsolète, de l’ancien dont l’application est parfois douteuse, la communauté jurid
Perspective Agricultural Extension: Supervised extension projects
The Supervised extension projects video is part of the module Perspective Agricultural Extension, produced by Haramaya University as part of the AgShare project. The Perspectives of Agricultural Extension" aims at providing AICM students with an understanding of the perspectives of agricultural extension. Specifically, the module aims to: enable student understanding of agricultural extension perspectives in the current changing scenario of agriculture and enhance students' understanding of Info
Act 1 - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Video 42:22- Scene I: 00:59, Scene II: 14:03, Scene III: 19:45, Scene IV: 25:38, Scene V: 32:29
Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox.
Science and the Indian Tradition: When Einstein met Tagore
Dr David Gosling : Seminar