Bonner Leaders Serve During Alternative Winter Break in Peru and Puerto Rico
Bonner Leaders at the College of Charleston spent part of their winter break experiencing a new culture through service. The week of December 15, 2011, nine freshmen and sophomores traveled to Puerto Rico and the week of December 28, 2011, 11 juniors and seniors traveled to Peru for 11 days. The Bonner Leader Program is a four-year service and leadership development program that promotes a culture of service and civic engagement on campus and around the world. While in Puerto Rico, Bonner Leade
Analysis of the February 2012 Elon University Poll
Mileah Kromer, assistant director of the Elon University Poll, shares insights and observations from the first survey of spring 2012. Topics she addresses include economic attitudes in North Carolina, opinions toward same-sex marriage rights and favorability numbers for North Carolina gubernatorial candidates.
Obesity: Personalized Intervention Promising
Regular medical feedback, self-monitoring and a set of personalized goals can help obese patients in a primary care setting lose weight and keep it off, according to a Duke University-led study. Learn more at https://today.duke.edu/2012/03/obesitystudy.
Iconic Penn State elm taken down over spring break 2012
This video montage mixes real-time and timelapse footage to capture Penn State arborists as they cut down the east matching elm in front of Old Main. Two incurable diseases -- Dutch elm disease and elm yellows -- have required this majestic tree and many others on the University Park campus to be removed in an effort to keep healthy elms alive. For more information, see "Disease claims historic Old Main elm" at http://live.psu.edu/story/58164. A second video with more background, titled "Disease
Bob Weir on the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia - New Online Course Rock History
Access more video content from Berkleemusic's new online course Rock History at: http://bit.ly/xOs9x7 Discover the history of rock 'n' roll in more detail than you can imagine. In Rock History, you will learn where rock music started, how it evolved, its highs and lows, its outlaws and visionaries, and how it changed social history by combating racism and challenging the establishment with alternate lifestyles and fashions. The course features exclusive video interviews with Joe Perry of Aeros
Darden Business in Society Conference: Sustainability and Innovation
The Darden Business in Society Conference is an annual event co-organized by the student-led Net Impact, Energy, Business & Public Policy, and Education Clubs, with support from the Initiative for Business in Society. The 2012 theme of "Sustainability and Innovation" explored how leaders use business principles to develop innovative solutions to social and environmental challenges.
Plus Scholarship Luncheon 2012
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March Matchness at Queens (2012)
Three Queens basketball alumni - Sean Kelly '93, Bobby Lindauer '92 and TJ Lewis '97 - have teamed up to issue this challenge to our GOLD alumni. During the month of March, when any gift (regardless of size) is given from a Graduate of the Last Decade, our challengers will add an additional $50 to that gift! Help your alma mater by visiting http://www.queens.edu/march-matchness today!
Under the Microscope #16
Nanowires growing in real time. Each nanowire is roughly 450 atoms wide. This is the last video in the Under the Microscope series. We hope you have enjoyed viewing them as much as we enjoyed making them. Look out for more video series like this in future. You can check out all the other microscope videos here: http://bit.ly/A6bwCE Andrew Gamalski: "This video is a bright field environmental transmission electron microscopy video of silicon nanowires growing from gold catalyst particles. The d
No Jackets Required Present Beatlemania!
No Jackets Required is a student group formed in 2007 to promote the performance, discussion and appreciation of contemporary popular music within the University of Rochester community. Twice a year, the group invites students from all different backgrounds and academic programs to perform in a themed musical revue. Five years after performing songs from the Beatles 1967 "Magical Mystery Tour" album in their first show, NJR decided it was time for to return to the much requested Beatles' songboo
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Meet David Morris: Surfing Across Two Cultures in Morocco
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/project/morroco-surfing-destination-islam-poverty-economy Pulitzer Center grantee, David Morris reports on the growing surfing culture among youth in Sidi Ifni in southern Morocco. This report is part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Arab Spring Meets Endless Summer" (http://bit.ly/yBq5X6 ) by David Morris.
Literatura en la Clase de Español: Ana María Matute
Literatura en la Clase de Español: Ana María Matute.
2012 MSU Excellence in Diversity Awards: Emerging Progress, Rebecca Farnum
Profile of 2012 Excellence in Diversity Awards: Emerging Progress award winner, Rebecca Farnum.
Discrete Random Variables: Probability Distribution Function (PDF) for a Discrete Random Variable
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module introduces the Probability Distribution Function (PDF) and its characteristics.
Discrete Random Variables: Mean or Expected Value and Standard Deviation
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module explores the Law of Large Numbers, the phenomenon where an experiment performed many times will yield cumulative results closer and closer to the theoretical mean over time.