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.
#whyUToledo - Programs
A University of Toledo student tells us #whyUToledo Follow the reasons why on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/search/%23whyUToledo On Monday May 2, help us spread the word about all of the great reasons to choose The University of Toledo for higher education. Students, Staff, and Faculty are asked to tell us and their friends #whyUToledo was their choice.
Local Middle School Students Travel to UT Law Center
Hogwarts v. Professor Quirrell
UMB and UMMC Launch Unified Visual Identity
This video features the new unified visual identity representing the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maryland Medical Center.
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
Roundtable 3: Violence and the State
British History Conference sponsored by the Center for British Studies, University of California at Berkeley, on the State in British History, Sept. 25-26, 2009. Center for British Studies website: http://ies.berkeley.edu/cbs/
Alumni Field House Dedication - Dave Blank
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Cross-Cultural Leadership: Lithuania
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Prof. Jeffrey Coker shares history of Earth Day
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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
Highlights from Aron Ralston's (E'97) Keynote Speech
Aron Ralston (E'97) delivered the keynote address at Carnegie Mellon University's 114th commencement on May 15, 2011. Ralston's heroic story of survival is the subject of the film "127 Hours." Pinned by a half-ton boulder in a Utah canyon for nearly a week, Ralston turned to the analytical problem solving skills he acquired at Carnegie Mellon University to survive and eventually free himself. Please note, due to contractual obligations we cannot post the entire keynote address by Mr. Ralston,
AU from a Longboard!
Alfred University senior Cory Lewandowski, a biology major from Spencerport, NY, provides a look at what the AU campus looks like from a longboarder's point of view. Hop aboard to see Cory's unique perspective! Video recording and editing by: Cory Lewandowski Music by: Motorama "There's No Hunters Here" Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Motorama/Alps/09_Theres_No_Hunters_Here
Social Sector Investment
Emerging social sector leaders participate in the 2011 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
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.
The intersections economics, psychology and education
Two prominent University of Minnesota faculty, Aldo Rustichini and Robert Krueger, are the featured speakers at a special U of M Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute's (HHEI) forum on "Psychology and Economics: Perspectives on Decision Making" May 4 2011. Visit http://hhei.umn.edu for more. Research shows that economic success relates to a combination of cognitive skills, human capital accumulation and personality characteristics. Now, researchers are trying to formulate more accurate predictions
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