9.1 Introduction Two of the most basic and important skills of a successful student are being able to read effectively and make clear, concise notes The process of note-taking helps you engage with study materials in an active way. Turning a text into your own words helps to sharpen up your understanding and focus your thinking. The key to successful note-taking is to create notes that suit your purpose rather than writing reams that are boring to write and even more boring to read later! Here are some
Two of the most basic and important skills of a successful student are being able to read effectively and make clear, concise notes
The process of note-taking helps you engage with study materials in an active way. Turning a text into your own words helps to sharpen up your understanding and focus your thinking. The key to successful note-taking is to create notes that suit your purpose rather than writing reams that are boring to write and even more boring to read later! Here are some
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
LQP Asks: Questions for President Shelton
LQP Asks: Questions for President Shelton
Illinois State Finals Week-Produced by students of Illinois State
Students share how to study for finals and where to study on campus.
Alumni Field House Dedication - Dave Blank
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How to Find a Campus Job
How you can find that perfect Kent State University campus job.
Staging Water Rites
D. Soyini Madison, Professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University, argues water is a human right and examines "acts of activism" by water democracy advocates in Ghana, West Africa and their struggle to protect public water systems from corporate privatization. Woven throughout the presentation are excerpts from a staged performance in 2006 at UNC Chapel Hill, entitled "Water Rites" that dramatized the politics and poetics of water. Through digital imagery, comic satire, dramatic m
Emerging Social Sector Leader Daniela Terminel
Daniela Terminel of Endeavor participates in the 2011 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona.
This Week @Minnesota: Forester's Day, Amplatz Children's Hosptial and Fareed Zakaria
In "This Week @Minnesota" for April 25-30, 2011, we partake in timbersports with the U's Forestry Club, recognize the opening of the new Amplatz Children's Hospital and sit in on a lecture by noted author and CNN contributor Fareed Zakaria. Connect with us on Twitter @UMNews and let us know what you'd like to see next week on This Week!
Clare - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. Mathematics, Archaeology & Anthropology, Biological Sciences and English... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Clare, a student on the Anglo-Saxon
Faculty Panel - SAIS 2011 Open House for Admitted Students
Open House allows newly admitted applicants to immerse themselves in life at SAIS. You'll have the opportunity to find out what the SAIS experience is all about - from current students, alumni, faculty and staff. The SAIS Open House programs include forums on student life, faculty panels, a department lunch, student activities forum, Question & Answer sessions on the SAIS Bologna and Nanjing campuses, and much more.
Wind Ensemble - Musical Moods 2011
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Former student-athlete Yvenson Bernard, whose family is from Haiti, sprang into action after the 2010 earthquake. He was so dedicated to helping people in the earthquake's wake he created the organization I (Heart) Haiti. Check out what Yvenson has to say about Haiti, and why it's so important we still pay attention more than a year later. You can learn more about Yvenson's efforts to help Haiti at: facebook.com/ilovehaiti and sonjehaiti.org
Benefits of Electronic Medical Records
Corey Angst, Assistant Professor of Management in the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, is expert on health information technology. He conducts research on the transformational effect of IT, technology usage and IT value. He is a proponent of national digitization of health record information and believes electronic medical records (EMRs) would standardize processes, increase efficiencies and greatly diminish the potential for medical errors.
Illustrations and architecture
Today, as the James A. and Louise F. Nolen Assistant Professor of Architecture, Gorski indulges his passion for art by teaching architecture students how to combine traditional illustration techniques with digital techniques to produce compelling architectural designs.
A zookeeper in Portland, Ore., bonds with his elephant in a most artistic way. The student film was the winner of the 2010 U.S. International Film and Video Festival Student Award, and was filmed by Alex Wheeler and Mark Lyons. The students are from the University of Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre undergraduate production program. Copyright 2009
MSU honorary degree recipient Baldemar Velasquez, Spring 2011
Baldemar Velasquez, president of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, received an honorary doctorate of humanities—at MSU's spring commencement 2011—for his efforts to improve the work conditions and lives of farm workers. Here, he talks with University Relations about his advice for graduates.
MSU honorary degree recipients Michael and Marian Ilitch, Spring 2011
Michael and Marian Ilitch, Detroit entrepreneurs and founders of Little Caesars Pizza, shared an honorary doctorate of business at Spring commencement 2011 at Michigan State University. The couple owns Little Caesars Pizza, Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, the Detroit Red Wings, Olympia Entertainment, Olympia Development, Little Caesars Pizza Kits Fundraising Program, Champion Foods, and Uptown Entertainment. Additionally, Michael Ilitch owns the Detroit Tigers and Marian Ilitch owns the Moto
Faith in the U.S. Military-Strategy Conference Panel
How does the role of faith in the U.S. military differ from its role in American society? Is the current exercise of faith in the military appropriate? Panelists Chaplain (COL) Kenneth Bush, USA Chaplain School; Mr. Mikey Weinstein, Military Religious Freedom Foundation; Mr. Robert W. "Skip" Ash, American Center for Law and Justice and moderator: Chaplain (COL) David Reese, discuss faith in the U.S. military as part of the USAWC Strategy Conference. http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil