Being Different: Autism with John Elder Robison
John Elder Robison is one of the most visible advocates for people living with Asperger's syndrome. He grew up with Asperger's at a time when the diagnosis didn't exist, and with no inkling of how to pass for normal. Robison overcame enormous odds to lead a fulfilling life - from an anti-social child to a successful father who has now raised an Aspergian son. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Royal Ontario Museum (
Downstream: The Oil Sands Industry and The Athabasca River
D.W. Schindler discusses the controversy over the links between pollution from the oil sands industry with cancer deaths in fort Chipewyan on the Athabasca River in Alberta, what action has been taken, and what issues need to be addressed by future monitoring in order to develop the oil sands without jeopardizing the river or people downstream. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).
Extraordinary Canadians: Tommy Douglas, Maurice Richard, Wilfrid Laurier and Glenn Gould
Bestselling authors Vincent Lam, Charles Foran, Andre Pratte and Mark Kingwell in a lively moderated conversation, discussing their new biographies of Tommy Douglas, Maurice Richard, Wilfrid Laurier and Glenn Gould. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).
URI Engineering Students Capstone Project
URI Engineering seniors get incredible field experience during their capstone project, providing hands-on and "real world" experience that increases their possibilities in today's tough job market.
Spring Spirit Week '11
Dickinson College students celebrated Spirit Week from April 25 - 29 with several fun events throughout the week. Activities included free donuts on the steps of Old West, free smoothies on Britton Plaza, free Dickinson T-shirts for those with Red Devil pride and an end-of-the-week block party.
Local Middle School Students Travel to UT Law Center
Hogwarts v. Professor Quirrell
Considerations in Pediatric Populations and Early Access Protocols and Treatment INDs
Session 4; Panel 4.3 Considerations in Pediatric Populations and Early Access Protocols and Treatment INDs by Kimberly Struble and Panel Discussion
Alumni Field House Dedication - Dave Blank
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UR School of Law Professor Jonathan Stubbs on VOICE OF AMERICA's "Straight Talk Africa"
*** FULL PROGRAM *** University of Richmond School of Law Professor Jonathan Stubbs, one of the leading experts on the Ugandan human rights crisis, was interviewed on April 27, 2011 on Voice of America by host Shaka Ssali on "Straight Talk Africa" about Uganda's Ban on Protest and the Right of Freedom of Expression. In Uganda, opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besiege and activists have been jailed for defying a protest ban by President Yoweri Museveni. This is a video of the television and radio sim
Thunderbird School of Global Management student Cora Liu gives a campus tour in Chinese. The first video in the eight-part series features the Welcome Wall. http://www.thunderbird.edu.
19. The Burkean Outlook
Moral Foundations of Politics (PLSC 118) Edmund Burke was an English politician who wrote his Reflections on the Revolution in France to express his disdain for the destructive havoc wrought by the French Revolution. As a traditionalist-conservative, he thinks about social change in a cautious and incremental way and characterizes the social contract as binding on those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are yet to be born. Studying the anti-Enlightenment differs from the study o
Use of the Rabbit Intestine in Smooth Muscle Pharmacology Experiments: A New Approach
This exercise is suitable for general physiology or zoology teaching laboratories.
Gealt - Crossword
A crossword based on the poem Gealt which is on the leaving cert course.
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation says that everything with massive particle in the universe attracts all other massive particles. This force is called gravity. (06:27)
How to Find the Surface Area of a Triangular Prism
Looking for an informative video on how to get the surface area of a triangular prism? This useful tutorial explains exactly how it's done in four minutes. The instructor uses a small whiteboard for demonstration.
Carnegie Observatories' Wendy Freedman On Hubble and Size of Universe
This spring, Director of the Carnegie Observatories Wendy Freedman spoke at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium about astronomer Edwin Hubble's discovery of the galaxies and the expansion of the universe, how astronomers measure vast distances, and how the Hubble Space Telescope is used to measure the size and age of the universe. Mike Shara, curator in the Department of Astrophysics, sat down with Freedman for an interview in the Hayden Planetarium to discuss the expansi
Dudu Fisher - Musical Interlude
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Opening Ceremony -- Monday, July 7, 2008 http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Samuel Bak: The Image of the Warsaw Boy in the Art of Samuel Bak
Samuel Bak - Artist, USA : Icons of Loss- The Image of the Warsaw Boy in the Art of Samuel Bak The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Building a Better World -- The Legacy of the Survivors and Celebrating Israel in its 60th Year http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Mind the gap: realising learning across domains
From a number of sources there has developed increasing interest in learning as a lifelong and lifewide process. This has expanded the domains in which learning is now a concern for practitioners and the range of people who might be considered to have an educational role. It has also raised questions about the relationships between learning in these different domains and how to mobilise the full resources of learners within specific sites. This situation poses questions on how best to conceptual
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Simcha Applebaum
Simcha Applebaum was born in 1927 in the village of Malcz, Pruzhany (today in Belarussia), to a traditional Jewish family. In November 1941, Simcha and his parents, Yaakov and Rachel, and sister, Ella (Elka), were deported to Bereza Kartuska. After the murder of local Jews, they fled to the Pruzhany ghetto. In May 1942, Simcha joined the Jewish partisans and Soviet soldiers in the nearby forests. In November he returned to the ghetto with a group of friends to get some clothing and food. The G