Positive surprise at Morgan Stanley
July 21 - Summary of business headlines: Morgan Stanley results outshine Goldman Sachs; Pepsi tempers outlook citing shaky U.S. consumer; Jobless claims data show job market stuck in neutral. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Critical systems thinking Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
Terry Beech at SFU's 2011 Alumni Association AGM
Terry Beech, BBA '06 is CEO of Hiretheworld.com. He discusses how to become awesome with your vision. An exerpt from the 2011 SFU Alumni Association's Annual Gathering & General Meeting.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Engaging Teachers - with Simplified Mandarin subtitles
Experience what the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University has to offer! This video contains testimonials of FASS Faculty members from a range of departments describing their experiences while being part of the largest faculty here at SFU. Please visit our FASS homepage for more information about opportunities and programs. http://www.fass.sfu.ca/
Russia tightens security in Sochi before Olympics
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Russia's law enforcement agencies were on high alert in Sochi and tightened access restrictions, as part of measures by President Vladimir Putin to ensure security at next month's Winter Olympics. Jillian Kitchener reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics includi
Light Ice Heavy Water Experiment
Find out the science behind Light Ice Heavy Water by using this experiment. This video guides the viewer through the steps on how to recreate this experiment. (1:11)
2011 UMMS NICU Reunion
This video captures footage from the 2011 UMMS NICU Reunion, an event celebrating the reunion of former NICU patients and their families. Approximately 300 people, including former NICU babies and their families, attended this year's reunion. Related Links: University of Maryland Hospital for Children http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/index.htm Division of Neonatalogy http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/peds-neo.htm NICU Follow-Up Program http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/nicu_follow_up.htm NICU Reunion
UMMC Service Awards Gala 2011
This six-minute video showcases footage from the University of Maryland Medical Center's 2011 Employee Service Awards Gala, honoring employees and staff members who have worked at the Medical Center for fifteen to forty-five years. The video features clips of the awards ceremony and reception, as well as, a special dedication to two employees who have been loyal to the Medical Center for over forty-five years. Related Links: About UMMC http://www.umm.edu/center/ UMMC Fact Sheet http://www.umm
"American Foreign Policy and Amnesia: The Case of Iraq"
A talk by Samantha Power, Harvard University, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ‘A Problem from Hell’: America and the Age of Genocide. Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Sesame Street - Growing Numbers #18
18 numbers that magically grow anywhere in this one-minute Sesame Street video.
Studying the Changes of Ice on Earth, 2/2
Studying the Changes of Ice on Earth, Part 2/2 - Learn about why the research team in Antarctica is taking samples of ice. (05:32)
Vowel Modification and Range Considerations
This module makes suggestions regarding the use of vowel modification for expression and in the voice range for consistency of tone and vowel coloration. The concept of vowel modification must be used in conjunction with good choral tone and good breathing techniques. The conductor should be mindful of the ability of the human voice to express many human emotions.
22.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die 17 Euro-Länder haben sich auf eine gemeinsame Strategie zur Rettung Griechenlands und zur Stabilisierung der gesamten Euro-Zone geeinigt. Bei ihrem Krisengipfel in Brüssel verständigten sich die Staats- und Regierungschefs darauf, die Regierung in Athen mit einem zweiten Hilfspaket in Höh
The Mystery of the Parthenon, 2/4
The Parthenon was dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their protector. Its construction began in 447 BCE and was completed in 438 BCE, although decorations of the Parthenon continued until 431 BCE. (12:38)
Row Row Row Your Boat Sing-a-long
Row Row Row Your Boat Sing-a-long - The words appear at the bottom of the screen and are highlghted as they are sung. (00:51)
Being an Astronaut
Being an astronaut - Learn about what it is like to be an astronaut, from preparation for the launch until returning back to earth. (03:24)
Baptism Part II Ch 2: Historical Proof That Baptism Saves
More historical evidence for the necessity of baptism for salvation.
C. elegans responding to a touch stimulus
C. elegans responding to a touch stimulus
Read more at http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2009/neurochemicals-0702.html
Professor Mark Behrens reviews in more detail and touches on key elements of his research that the students in video (Student Presentation #5) discussed. In describing his work, Behrens offered "think of looking through color filters." The filters eliminate any unnecessary or unforeseeable data, and when you combine all the filters together, the yield reveals amazing overlaps and patterns.
Inside the News: U.S. debt deadlock supports safe-haven bid
The bid firmly back in safe-haven assets like gold, Bunds and the Swiss franc on the prospect of the first-ever US debt default after talks collapsed. Wall Street is seen following Europe lower.