Rethinking Geoengineering and the Meaning of the Climate Crisis
Professor Clive Hamilton delivers a critique of the consequentialist approach to the ethics of geoengineering, the approach that deploys assessment of costs and benefits in a risk framework to justify climatic intervention. Professor Hamilton argues that there is a strong case for preferring the natural, and that the unique and highly threatening character of global warming renders the standard approach to the ethics of climate change unsustainable. Moreover, the unstated metaphysical assumption
Great Zoom into Channel Islands, CA (Anacapa Island)
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
DramaDawgs Theatre Camp
In July the department of theatre and film studies hosted its inaugural DramaDawgs Summer Theatre Camp. The intensive week-long camp gave high school aged students the opportunity to expand their training in character development and acting.
In Retrospect: Subaltern Studies and Futures Past - Dipesh Chakrabarty
Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty (University of Chicago and ANU) giving the keynote address at the conference on Subaltern Studies: Historical World Making Thirty Years on. The conference was held at The Australian National University from 3-5 August 2011.
Harvard Gumboots speak with feet
Students from around the world come together at Harvard to speak the rhythmic language South African miners created during apartheid.
Excavating Ancient Armor
A broken helmet is discarded and forgotten, only to be resurrected 400 years later by curious archaeologists on Jamestown Island. Curator Michael Lavin describes the effort.
Dr. Lucinda A. Halstead Physician Profile
Meet Dr.Lucinda A. Halstead, Medical Director of the MUSC Evelyn Trammel Institute for Voice and Swallowing.
(Re)designing and Implementing the Professional Doctorate in Education: Comparing Experiences of a S
Rosemarye Taylor, Valerie Anne Storey
Two diverse universities—one large public metropolitan and one small independent-- participate in the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) the purpose of which is to clearly […]
Why study Thomas Aquinas?
In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Simon Oliver discusses why he devotes so much attention to the medieval Dominican theologian, Thomas Aquinas (1225-74); and argues that when someone today comes to grips with his thought, that learning experience trains one to think theologically.
Koch Institute Image Awards Winner: Kwabena Badu-Nkansah
Kwabena Badu-Nkansah discusses his image, "Seeing the Signal: How Blood Vessels React to Change," one of ten winners of the 2011 Koch Institute Image Awards. See the image at: http://ki.mit.edu/galleries/2011/badu-nkansah-1.
ISS Update - August 31, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 31, 2011.
Woman's Building History: Vanalyne Green (from Otis College)
Vanalyne Green is an artist, writer and teacher interested in the legacy of Second Wave Feminism in current thinking around affect, citizenship as a visceral reality, curatorial practices, social geographies, and spectacular ways of representing the pedestrian. Her video art has screened extensively, including the Whitney Biennial, the Museum of Modern Art, NY, the Rotterdam International Film Festival, the Videotheque de Paris, the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, the Guggenheim Museum and many
Our advice to MBA applicants
Executive MBA alumni give advice to potential MBA applicants.
Colloidal self-assembly, Lecture III
Colloidal self-assembly, Lecture III, Pine, David J., New York University, United States
Move In Day 2011 at the College of Charleston
A couple of Organized Chaos volunteers who are also Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) brothers borrowed a video camera to capture a few scenes from this past weekend. Check out some of the new and returning faces on campus! For more information on Residence Life and Move In Day: http://reslife.cofc.edu/?page=movein
Ryan Wiggins - 2011 Cascades Distinguished Student Award Recipient
In 2011, 13 OSU Cascades students were honored with a Distinguished Student Award. Ryan Wiggins talks about his OSU Cascades experience.
Guide to the Records of the Pittsburgh Railways Company, 1872-1974
These Records consist of reports, appraisals, maps, photographs, ledgers, court proceedings, materials on labor relations, and histories of the Pittsburgh Railways Company (PRC), 1872-1974. The PRC was the largest provider of mass transit in the Pittsburgh area from its creation in 1902 and demise in 1964, when it was absorbed into the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
More gunfire in Tripoli
Aug. 27 - Fighting continues in Tripoli even as some residents return home. Julie Noce reports.