Arguing the Aftermath: Postlude to A Pure and Remote View
A long discussion of how we can understand the direction that Chinese painting took after the end of the Song dynasty, and why the great Song tradition of ink-monochrome landscape was not really continued in China. Some additional thoughts on the quality of representational truthfulness, "likeness" or "mimesis," which we are admonished by Orthodoxy advocates not to look for in Chinese painting, ends this lecture.
Rising morning temperatures and football practice
Dr. Andrew Grundstein, an associate professor of geography in the Franklin College of Arts & Sciences, discusses recently published research that found correlations between heat-related deaths among football players and increased temperatures and humidity.
Q-Camp '12 took place on January 27 and 28 at the Westin Hotel. One hundred and sixteen business majors and minors attended the program in which 120 faculty, alumni, and corporate sponsors served as volunteers. To learn more about Q-Camp please visit http://robins.richmond.edu/careers/q-camp.
Black History Month Speaker, Leroy Wadlington
2008 UM Black History Month speaker, Pastor Leroy Wadlington reflects on the importance of Black History Month and how he marks the month.
Marian Wright Edelman Inspires Ole Miss Journalism Students
Children's Defense Fund President and the first African-American Woman granted entrance in the Mississippi Bar Association, Marian Wright Edelman, spoke to students at an Overby Center for Southern Journalism & Politics program recently. Edelman encouraged journalism students to be a voice for those without voices. Video by Mary Stanton.
From Cranfield School of Management to...
Harry Clarke MBA 1992, Commercial Director, Cobalt Telephone Technologies talks passionately about his Cranfield experience.
Jason Priem presents Altmetrics at Purdue University February 14, 2012
This presentation featured Jason Priem from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discussing the future of scientific communication. Jason is with the school of information and library science and his talk was entitled: Toward a Second Revolution: altmetrics, total-impact, and the Decoupled Journal. For a complete set of slides from this presentation go to: http://bit.ly/purdue-altmetrics
Social media and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure announcement
SMU Journalism Professor Jake Batsell, an expert on social media, talks about the powerful role social media played in the hours following an announcement by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation that it would halt funding for some Planned Parenthood affiliates. That decision later was reversed.
SMU Centennial Symposium: Closing Remarks
Perkins School of Theology Dean William Lawrence's closing remarks at "The University and the City: Higher Education and the Common Good." The relationship between cities and universities was the theme of SMU's Centennial Academic Symposium, held November 10-11, 2011.
2012 Faculty Basketball Game/Fundraiser
tiempo presente: verbos regulares e irregulares
tiempo presente: verbos regulares e irregulares.
Civilising Interventions? Race, War and International Law
Rob Knox, PhD candidate in Law at the London School of Economics, gives a talk on 9th Feb 2012 for the Historical Materialism and International Relations seminar series. The Historical Materialism and International Relations seminar series seeks to explore and develop the multiple points of contact between Marxist theory and international relations, most broadly defined. It does so with the double aim of investigating the critical and explanatory potentials of Marxism in the domain of internatio
Lab 1 Mimio
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Spotlight MIT 2012 - John Reed - Chairman, MIT Corporation - MIT Club of Northern California John Reed is one of the financial world’s pre-eminent executives, having held the top spots at both Citigroup and the New York Stock Exchange. He received joint SB and BA degrees from MIT and his master's degree in management from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Meet John Reed, network with hundreds of Northern California alums during a cocktail reception and gourmet dinner, learn abo
John Reed is one of the financial world’s pre-eminent executives, having held the top spots at both Citigroup and the New York Stock Exchange. He received joint SB and BA degrees from MIT and his master's degree in management from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Meet John Reed, network with hundreds of Northern California alums during a cocktail reception and gourmet dinner, learn abo
College of Charleston Dorms -- Liberty Street Residence Hall Tour
College of Charleston junior Andrew Gunderson gives a tour of Liberty Street Residence Hall, which is located on the corner of Liberty and St. Philip streets. A shared bathroom connects two, two-person bedrooms. The building also features amenities such as game rooms, lounge areas, study rooms, home theaters, and many common spaces. Each room is equipped with a microfridge (a combination microwave and refrigerator) for the residents to share. The College's main dining facility, Liberty Street Fr
The Hesburgh Month of Service
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Week #010 Review, Friday fratello = brother sorella = sister padre = father madre = mother cappotto = coat giacca = jacket cintura = belt calze = nylons, panty hose gonna = skirt camicetta = blouse problema = problem dizionario = dictionary macchina = car aiuto = help cavallo = horse comprare = to buy, compro, compri, compra, compriamo, comprate, comprano imparare = to learn, imparo, impari,
fratello = brother
sorella = sister
padre = father
madre = mother
cappotto = coat
giacca = jacket
cintura = belt
calze = nylons, panty hose
gonna = skirt
camicetta = blouse
problema = problem
dizionario = dictionary
macchina = car
aiuto = help
cavallo = horse
comprare = to buy, compro, compri, compra, compriamo, comprate, comprano
imparare = to learn, imparo, impari,
Plague in Madagascar kills 40 people
An outbreak of the plague kills 40 people out of 119 cases in Madagascar since late August, the World Health Organization says. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. F
News #88 - LEAP Over to Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus for a Deal So Good It Gets Its Very Own Da
Love it or hate it, there’s just no avoiding social media these days. Facebook! Twitter! YouTube! Whether you’ve picked your poison or decided to be them all, SpanishPod101.com has decided to make Spanish learning even easier for you by sharing our lessons and vocabulary through popular social platforms. And now, we’re expanding out to uncharted [...]
Man charged in U.S. for spying on Syrian protesters
Oct. 12 - U.S. prosecutors said a Syrian-born U.S. citizen has been arrested and charged in Virginia with spying on anti-Syrian protesters in the U.S. Sarah Irwin reports.