Does the Advance of Science Mean Secularisation? - Discussion
Prof. David Martin : Discussion
In Conversation with Mark Henaghan
The Faculty of Law is pleased to present Professor Mark Henaghan, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Otago in conversation with Professor Nicola Peart. Professor Henaghan speaks about his journey from University of Otago student to academic to the Faculty of Law’s longest serving Dean. He discusses family law, judicial appointments, leadership and ‘The Human Genome Project’. May 2013
English & Linguistics: Poetry with a Pulse - Rhian Gallagher
Rhian Gallagher is a poet whose writing has been widely anthologised. She won the New Zealand Post Book Award for Poetry in 2012 for her second collection of poems, Shift. 14 February 2013
SBS IS ALL IN
Join Dean Robert Feldman and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences November 2, 2013 at Gillette Stadium when the UMass Amherst Minutemen take on Northern Illinois.
Tips on the team assignment.m4v
Tips on the team assignment.m4v
Harvesting the World's Mechanical Energy
Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Self-powered Systems and as New Energy Technology, featuring Z.L. Wang, Director, Center for Nanostructure Characterization, Georgia Tech School of Materials Science and Engineering. Full story: http://www.news.gatech.edu/features/harnessing-worlds-mechanical-energy For more information visit: http://www.mse.gatech.edu/
Why a Penn State Nursing Ph.D.? Funding Opportunities
Nikki Hill, a recent graduate of Penn State's Ph.D. program in Nursing, tells how funding from private and government sources allowed her to focus full-time on her studies.
11/06/2013-Myra Kraft Open Classroom - Policy for Healthy America - Pt 1 - Kuehnert
Northeastern University Presents Myra Kraft Open Classroom's Policy for Healthy America : 11/6/2013 - Featuring Speakers John Auerbach, Cheryl Bartlett, and Paul Kuehnert - To Be or Why Getting Healthy is Hard: Case of Obesity
ClemsonLIFE, a program supported by student tuition and donations, is a two year program incorporating functional academics, independent living, employment,and social/leisure skills in a public university setting with the goal of producing self-sufficient young adults. Lead instructor Sarah Daniel Conklin explains, students successfully completing the two year program will receive a certificate of postsecondary education. For select students, an optional third year is available to assist with j
Decolonizing Language Revitalization
September 25, 2013 - How has Eurocentric anthropology and linguistics affected the way we interpret our elders and ancestors who share their cultural knowledge with foreign researchers? Join us for a presentation with Khelsilem Rivers and April Charlo, indigenous peoples from community-based and cultural revitalization backgrounds, who will be discussing decolonization of language revitalization. Their presentation and open dialogue will address the context of rapid language loss and decline, a
The future of ANU and its role in Canberra
ANU was established in 1946 as a national university. With a mission focussed on research, its role and funding models were fundamentally different to the nation's existing universities. Despite this formula, rapidly creating Australia's most distinguished university as evidenced by, for example, national measures, world rankings, and numbers of Nobel Prizes, the 21st century finds ANU is fundamentally different from other universities both in terms of mission and funding model. In this Order o
Malaria, money and drugs - The 2013 ANU Last Lecture
Malaria, an infectious disease caused by a single-celled parasite, is a major health problem throughout the developing world. There is no vaccine and although we do have antimalarial drugs the parasite has become, or is becoming, resistant to all of these. Pharmaceutical companies have traditionally shown little interest in tropical diseases such as malaria as there is little financial incentive for them to do so. However, recent investment in this area by government agencies and, in partic
'The Shape of a Girl' comes to MSU's Wharton Center
This November, the Wharton Center will be hosting "The Shape of a Girl," a one woman show based on the true story of extreme bullying. To read more, go to http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/one-woman-show-coming-to-wharton/
MSU Faculty conversations: Rita Kiki Edozie
Rita Kiki Edozie, director of African American and African Studies, talks about her journey from Africa to MSU and how her research impacts her home continent. To read more, go to http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/faculty-conversations-rita-kiki-edozie/
Life On Campus: What Does Being a Spartan Mean to You?
Michigan State University students Alyssa Cleland and Lilly Keyes asked 100 Spartans what being a Spartan meant to them. This video contains some of their favorite responses. Screen Credits: "Sophomore Makeout" by Silent Partner Royalty-free track via YouTube Audio Library: http://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary
Shedding new light on learning disorders
Michigan State University researcher Jodene Fine has discovered the first anatomical evidence that the brains of children with a nonverbal learning disability -- long considered a "pseudo" diagnosis -- may develop differently than the brains of other children. See more at: http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/shedding-new-light-on-learning-disorders/#sthash.tHmC58Qa.dpuf
Sprice: MSU's Got Talent
Michigan State University student Steven "Sprice" Price discusses studying mechanical engineering and building Rube Goldberg machines. His talent recently earned him a spot as a contestant on NBC's "America's Got Talent."
MSUToday Presents: "Cuba: Opening Doors"
Michigan State University students and faculty spent time in Cuba on a study abroad trip to experience Cuba's culture and music.
Dr. Paul Kan- Crime in Latin America
Dr. Paul Kan delivered a talk on crime in Latin America and talked at great length of the import role Mexico plays for the U.S. as part of the first resident course for the Distance Education Class of 2014.
War College Faculty panel discusses Syria
Four Army War College faculty experts on Syria, the region, and U.S. strategic processes will explore the complexities, the options, and the way forward for U.S. decision-making about Syria -- in a special Army War College panel discussion Sept. 11.