Dr. Michael Reed - Academic Spotlight
One of the research projects underway on campus is led by Dr. Michael Reed, associate professor of physics and astronomy. Funded by a National Science Foundation grant, the project will use two new observational techniques to study the insides of evolving stars and to measure the vibrations in these stars. Dr. Reed's work focuses on pulsating stars, which are stars that get brighter and fainter within given periods. The study of evolving stars represents the core of what our Sun will be late i
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UR School of Law - Fall 2011 Allen Chair Symposium -- Panel #2 of 3
Panel #2 of 3 - "Defining the Scope and Legal Effect of the Challenges to the Individual Mandate" Panelists: Edward A. Hartnett, Richard J. Hughes Professor, Seton Hall University School of Law Tobias A. Dorsey, Special Counsel for the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) Kevin C. Walsh, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law _____________________ http://lawreview.richmond.edu/fall-2011-allen-chair-symposium/ ______________________ Information from the 2
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The Buddha’s Nirvana and Medieval Chinese Relic Deposits (video)

The Buddha Sakymuni’s entry into nirvana was a moment of great significance in the history of Buddhism. Pictorial representations of this event began to gain prevalence in China in the sixth century and had remained a major subject in Chinese Buddhist art ever since.

In this talk, Sonya Lee focuses on nirvana images especially made for underground pagoda crypts with Buddhist relics enshrined inside. From painted murals to decorations on reliquaries and freestanding sculptures, t
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La prochaine éthique biomédicale (audio)

Sujet de controverse depuis des années, la bioéthique soulève encore aujourd’hui de nombreuses interrogations : faut-il immanquablement se conformer aux lois bioéthiques? Peut-on faire abstraction des revendications individuelles ? Est-il toujours possible de trouver des arguments éthiques fondateurs pour dire non ?

Pour Véronique Fournier la pratique du terrain, rendue effective avec l’ouverture du Centre Ethique de l’Hôpital Cochin, peut apporter des éléments de r
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2.2.3 The modern period

Mass production worked well as long as high volumes of mass-produced goods could be produced and sold in predictable and slowly changing markets. However, during the 1970s, markets became highly fragmented, product life cycles reduced dramatically and consumers had far greater choice than ever before.

An unforeseen challenge to Western manufacturers emerged from Japan. New Japanese production techniques, such as total quality management (TQM), just-in-time (JIT) and employee involvement
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Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840–1860
Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840–1860

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Rival tribes exchange gunfire south of Tripoli
Dec. 12 - Rival militias exchanged gunfire in Wamis during the latest flare up in tribal violence in Libya. Deborah Gembara reports.
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1.1 Introduction

One of the most impressive but puzzling capacities we have is the ability to represent the world around us, both in talking about it among ourselves and in thinking about it as individuals. When someone utters the sentence, ‘The German economy is bouncing back’, for example, they are able to convey to their audience something about the German economy. Their utterance may be correct or it may be incorrect, but either way it is making a claim about how things are, and in this loose but intu
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CESU 2011: Résumé table-ronde n°3

XXIV Colloque national des CESU au palais des congrès de Strasbourg du 30 novembre au 2 décembre 2011.

CESU: Centre d'Enseignement des Soins d'Urgence.

Table ronde 3
Quelle est (et quelle doit être) la place
de la recherche pédagogique dans l’activité des CESU ?
« La recherche en pédagogie appliquée » fait réglementairement
partie des missions des CESU depuis la publication de l’arrêté du 25 mars 2007
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CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - Guérir ou accompagner les sept péchés capitaux de l’amour. (audio)

CNIPsy 2010 Marseille : 7ème Congrès National des Internes en Psychiatrie (CNIPsy). Thème : «Mauvais genre»
Session : Sexualité et psychiatrie : un mélange des genres.

Titre : CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - Guérir ou accompagner, les sept péchés capitaux de l’amour.
Résumé : Le sexe est un sujet dont tout le monde parle. Comment aborder ce sujet en tant que psychiatre face à un patient est un problème autrement plus complexe. Pour un prescripteur, le sujet pou
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Dit is een webkwestie over de hondshaai. Leerlingen moeten een krantenartikel schrijven en een nieuwsbericht maken over de hondshaai. Op de website vinden ze tips en stappenplannen om de opdracht tot een goed einde te brengen.


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The Market for Literary Products

The Market for Literary Products

Capitalism provides many with the opportunity to display initiative. While the rigidity of a status society enjoins on everybody the unvarying performance of routine and doe
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The International Space Station video update for Dec. 22, 2011.
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FIRST Lego League Competition
FIRST Lego League Competitions are held all over the United States and Canada to give kids a fun way to engage with math, science and technology. Guided by adult mentors, students use their own imagination to design and build robots made of Legos to perform tasks and navigate obstacles as part of the competition. This regional tournament is held each year at the University of Rochester. For more information, visit http://www.firstrochester.org/
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billgates ted conference part2
This ten minute video shows a speech by Gates talking about ways he feels will improve eduction. He does not mention where he found his data, but the overwhelming fact is that there is a great difference between teacher quality. Good video for staff development.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
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Introduction de Blandine BRIL : Ethnothéories, apprentissages et contextes (audio)

Journée d’étude organisée par l’EHESS en collaboration avec le ministère de l’éducation nationale 

8 avril 2014, Salle des Conférences, Lycée Henri IV, 75005 Paris

Maintenant, les objets communicants font partie de l’environnement des enfants dès leur naissance. Si ces objets ne sont pas entre les mains des jeunes enfants, ils sont omniprésents chez ...
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Rearranging Formulae
Interactive simulation, rearranging formulae (letters and numbers)
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