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
15.668 People and Organizations (MIT)
15.668 People and Organizations examines the historical evolution and current human and organizational contexts in which scientists, engineers and other professionals work. It outlines today's major challenges facing the management profession. The course uses interactive exercises, simulations and problems to develop critical skills in negotiations, teamwork and leadership. Students will be introduced to concepts and tools to analyze work and leadership experiences in optional undergraduate fiel
Use of the Rabbit Intestine in Smooth Muscle Pharmacology Experiments: A New Approach
This exercise is suitable for general physiology or zoology teaching laboratories.
Multiple Sclerosis - Cranial Nerves Exam - Oculomotor, Trochlear, Abducens (CN III, IV, VI) Sub-exam
Shelly is a 38-year-old African American female who initially presented with transverse myelitis 2 years ago. A lumbar puncture revealed multiple oligoclonal bands in the cerebral spinal fluid. MRI has demonstrated numerous plaques in the bilateral cerebral white matter. She eventually went on to recover from her initial attack but since her second attack has continued to progressively worsen. Her gait and other motor functioning have deteriorated and she is now wheelchair bound.
Material Testing - Crossword
A crossword dealing with the various terms commonly used with material testing techniques.
Sam and Some Sticky Situations - Crossword
Online crossword puzzle based on the book in the Educational Company's Sunny Street series.
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
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
Dalai Lama, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?"
During a visit to the Nobel Museum on April 15, 2011, the Dalai Lama autographs a chair at Bistro Nobel and answers a question posed by the Museum Director, Olov Amelin, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?" To learn more about the Dalai Lama, see: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/lama.html
Activity 7 «Video documentation of work progress»
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