Lee Hall III
Clemson University Professor Emeritus, John Jacques, talks about the expansion and renovation of Lee Hall.
The Rutland Institute For Ethics 10th Anniversary Gala at Clemson University
April 10th, 2012 - Integrity, ethics, athletics: In It To Win It, A conversation on ethics and integrity in intercollegiate athletics. Keynote Speaker: Brad Wolverton, a senior editor for The Chronicle of Higher Education. Panelists included members of the NCAA Working Group on Collegiate Model Rules, charged with rewriting NCAA athletic rules. Chancellor Harvey Perlman, University of Nebraska, Chancellor Charles Nelms, NCCU and Jim Barker, President of Clemson University.
Constructing the Head and Brain of Vertebrates || Radcliffe Institute
Nicole Le Douarin (Honorary Professor, Collège de France) explores the neural crest, an important embryonic structure that appeared in primitive vertebrates. 00:00:00: Welcome (Lizabeth Cohen, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study) 00:07:08: Introduction (Catherine Dulac, Harvard University) 00:15:20: "Constructing the Head and Brain of Vertebrates" (Nicole Le Douarin, Collège de France) 01:19:47: Question-and-answer period March 5, 2012
Computers for Architects - Only a Tool?
The paper states that, as a result of the schism between architecture as art and engineering as rationalism, the architectural community underestimates the computer as tool with a potential to substantially enlarge the possibilities of building design. It is claimed that the computer could serve as coordination tool for the ruptured design process, as a virtual workbench where all design disciplines sit together and develop their designs in enhanced conscience of what the whole design demands. T
No One Bothered (Story of Homelessness)
This short film chronicles the story of Claire and Darren, a British homeless couple. The couple lives in Bournemouth, England. When they first arrived in the seaside town, they begged for money in order to buy food. Eventually they became registered Big Issue magazine vendors. The Big Issue Foundation is an initiative that gives homeless and vulnerably housed people the opportunity to make a living by selling magazines to passersby. For Darren and Claire, selling The Big Issue is a step up
Dim Down 2012
In honor of Earth Month 2012, Spartans are asked to Be Spartan Green by participating in Dim Down from noon to 1 p.m. every Friday. During the hour, Spartans are asked to turn off and/or unplug computers, lights, electronics, and other appliances. More information at http://bespartangreen.msu.edu/dimdown.html. Video produced by Taylor Benson, Jared Harburn and Michael Samsky
Jazzed: University Dancers Spring Concert 2012
For more on this event see the feature story at http://news.richmond.edu/features/article/-/10353/jazzed-university-dancers-present-jazzed.html
Galileo y sin embargo se mueve - parte 12 de 12
En 1633, la inquisición sometió a Galileo Galillei a un proceso en el que se vio obligado a ponerse de rodillas y abjurar de sus teorías acerca del movimiento de la tierra.
Según cuenta la tradición, al levantarse murmuró: "!Eppur, si muove!"
("!y sin embargo, se mueve!") lo que demostraría que, a pesar de la
"confesión", seguía pensando del mismo modo.
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Los secretos del Sol - (The History Channel) parte 3 de 4
Existen miles de millones de estrellas en el universo, pero sólo una domina nuestro vecindario celestial, el Sol. Es tan grande, que en todo su volumen podrían caber un millón de planetas Tierra y tan poderoso, que cada segundo produce una cantidad de energía equivalente a mil millones de bombas de hidrógeno de un megatón.
El Sol es el gran motor que impulsa nuestro sistema solar, suministrando la energía que hace posible la existencia de vi
Django Reinhardt - The Sheik of Araby
Jazz guitar genius Django Reinhardt with the Quintette du Hot Club de France for the 1937 recording of "The Sheik of Araby".
Alessi: Ethical and Radical
November 21, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Alessi is widely regarded as the world’s most innovative and influential maker of kitchen utensils, or in the company’s parlance, “house-hold objects.” Alessi: Ethical and Radical presents the company’s history in objects while exploring ecological concerns, new technologies, and other themes.
Inside an Iowa Caucus
Watch a caucus in action in Waukee, Iowa. See how small slips of paper can still set the agenda in the presidential race. And hear voters share how they chose their candidates.
GoingNative 8: Introducing Casablanca - A Modern C++ API for Connected Computing Welcome to the 9th installment of GoingNative. Charles flies solo this time around as Diego is on a well-deserved break from work.
At GoingNative 2012, Herb Sutter addressed the need for more general purpose standard C++ libraries<
Welcome to the 9th installment of GoingNative. Charles flies solo this time around as Diego is on a well-deserved break from work.
German Jewish travelling cultures in the diaspora, 1919-1939
This very short PDF document describes the background to the AHRC funded project “German Jewish Travelling Cultures in the Diaspora, 1919-1939”. The project examines Jewish interwar travel writing with its comingling of modernity and nostalgia and looking beyond the German nation state, sees Europe as “a powerful Jewish historical landscape“ offering “communists, Zionist travellers and middle-class tourists“ alike conflicting alternative Jewish futures.
Elapsed Time Camp Edventure
26.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In Pakistan hat der Oberste Gerichtshof Premierminister Yousuf Raza Gilani wegen Missachtung der Justiz verurteilt. Eine Gefängnisstrafe wurde aber nicht verhängt, wie das staatliche Fernsehen berichtete. Gilani musste sich seit Februar vor den Richtern verantworten. Ihm wurde vorgeworfen, neue Ermittlungen gegen Staatspräsident Asif Ali Zardari
Full induction 1
Full induction 1
Communism: The Promise and The Reality - Red Flag [pt 5/6]
Communist regimes around the Globe are responsible for a greater number of deaths than any other political ideal or movement, including Nazism (death toll totals more than 94 million people). In the USSR alone communists killed more than 20 million people. Despite that Western world refuse to accept the fact that their Allie, the Soviet Union in fact committed war crimes and genocide even larger in scale than that of Nazi regime. Communism - the extraordinary social experiment promising equality
Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or other problems. Haselbach says, "WSU has been installing various sections of pervious concrete and porous asphalt on the Pullman campus to see how they might help with stormwater management on campus and prevent icing conditions in the winter. Researcher
Education as a Tool in Preventing Conflict: Suggestions for the International Criminal Court
Harvard Law School dean and professor Martha Minow delivers the 16th annual Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C. Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on March 16th, 2010.