When Alzheimer's hits
June 19 - Gary Reiswig, author of "The Thousand Mile Stare", talks to Reuters about what it's like knowing you might get early onset Alzheimer's disease by the age of 40.
Repudiation Is an Option After much thought on this topic, I have decided that the best way to deal with the more than $14.3 trillion national debt is through partial repudiation. Why? It is not an easy story to tell without some context, but I will try my best to be clear. Each year after my daughter's birthday in May, the family heads to the beach for a week of sun and sand. Of course one of t
After much thought on this topic, I have decided that the best way to deal with the more than $14.3 trillion national debt is through partial repudiation. Why? It is not an easy story to tell without some context, but I will try my best to be clear.
Each year after my daughter's birthday in May, the family heads to the beach for a week of sun and sand. Of course one of t
Photo Slideshow: UA Displays Minerals in All Their Splendor
The UA Mineral Museum, now in its 120th year, contains tens of thousands of donated minerals and other artifacts, some of which visually mimic burned wood, a collection of frozen bubbles, a stash of pennies or Superman's Fortress of Solitude. The museum's collection is both a testament of beauty and a reminder of the continued importance minerals hold in our daily lives.
"Special Topics at Edgerton Center: D-Lab Health: Medical Technologies for the Developing World, Spr
" D-Lab Health provides multi-disciplinary approach to global health technology design via guest lectures and a major project based on fieldwork. We will explore the current state of global health challenges and learn how design medical technologies that address those problems. Students may travel to Nicaragua during spring break and work with health professionals, using medical technology design kits to gain field experience for their device challenge. As a final class deliverable, you will cre
Summer Graduation 2011: Tuesday July 19, 5pm
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CAV 2011 – Robot et endométriose pelvienne profonde.
Titre : CAV 2011 – Robot et endométriose pelvienne profonde.
Intervenants : Pierre COLLINET (Lille)
Résumé : Nouveautés sur l’utilisation de la robotique pour l’endométriose pelvienne profonde, bilan.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors de la réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux Alexis Vautrin
Titre : CAV 2011 – Robot et endométriose pelvienne profonde.
U.S.-led coalition conducts air strikes against Islamic State targets near Tikrit
CENTCOM releases video purporting to show U.S.-led coalition air strikes against Islamic State targets near Tikrit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) 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. For
Darden Faculty Profile: Alec Horniman
Killgallon Ohio Art Professor Horniman teaches in the ethics, strategy and leadership areas at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. He is also a senior fellow in the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics and served as founding director of the Olsson Center, one of the first university-based ethics centers. Horniman has developed a number of executive education experiences ranging in length from several days to multiple weeks. His current teaching and research interests focus on the a
Students are introduced to the concept of air quality by investigating the composition, properties, atmospheric layers and everyday importance of air. They explore the sources and effects of visible and invisible air pollution. By learning some fundamental meteorology concepts (air pressure, barometers, prediction, convection currents, temperature inversions), students learn the impact of weather on air pollution control and prevention. Looking at models and maps, they explore the consequences o
Professor the Hon Gareth Evans addressing the AMUNC 2011 Plenary Session
Professor the Hon Gareth Evans addresses the Asia Pacific Model United Nations Conference (AMUNC) 2011 Plenary Session. This video was recorded at The Australian National University in July 2011. Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC has been Chancellor of The Australian National University since January 2010, and is President Emeritus of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group, the independent global conflict prevention and resolution organisation which he led from 2000 to 2009. In Janu
Learn About Carter Godwin Woodson
(NOTE: The video may have a brief ad before it is shown.) Carter Godwin Woodson was the first African-American historian. Woodson founded Black History Month, and his work helped highlight the contribution made by blacks throughout history. (01:12)
Protracted Sahrawi Displacement: Challenges and opportunities beyond displacement
On 24 June 2011, the RSC launched its seventh Policy Briefing on 'Protracted Sahrawi displacement: Challenges and opportunities beyond encampment' at UNHCR in Geneva. On 24 June 2011, the RSC launched its seventh Policy Briefing on 'Protracted Sahrawi displacement: Challenges and opportunities beyond encampment' at UNHCR in Geneva. The presentation by Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh was followed by interventions from Mr Yacoub El Hillo, the Director of UNHCR Middle East and North Africa Bureau and Mr
Positive surprise at Morgan Stanley
July 21 - Summary of business headlines: Morgan Stanley results outshine Goldman Sachs; Pepsi tempers outlook citing shaky U.S. consumer; Jobless claims data show job market stuck in neutral. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Critical systems thinking Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
The Cite is Right: The Quiz Show (Part 3 of 3)
Developed by the Paul Robeson Library at Rutgers University. This video is an educational parody of a classic 50's game show teaching students how to avoid plagiarism this is part 3 of 3 of the series. The quiz is really Part 4, even though it is not labeled as such. (02:03)
Pat Nicklin on the Key to Leading
Pat Nicklin (MBA '86) EVP and CEO Partnership for Public Service
Sickness Unto Death II - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
Could You Be An Architect? Part 3 of 5
In Part 3 in a five-part series, Doug Patt answers the question of why proficiency at language is important if you would like to become an architect. (02:12)
Light Ice Heavy Water Experiment
Find out the science behind Light Ice Heavy Water by using this experiment. This video guides the viewer through the steps on how to recreate this experiment. (1:11)
Biomedical Engineering and the Human Body
Human beings are fascinating and complex living organisms a symphony of different functional systems working in concert. Through a nine-lesson series with hands-on activities students are introduced to seven systems of the human body skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, sensory, and reproductive as well as genetics. At every stage, they are also introduced to engineers' creative, real-world involvement in caring for the human body.