Happy New Year and Welcome to 2012
Dear faculty, staff and students, alumni and friends, You can be proud of the impact you have made in 2011. Click above to see why. Thank you for your hard work and your inspiration. Very best wishes for a successful 2012! France Córdova
Is This the Theory of Everything?
This model by Garrett Lisi reveals the link between gravity and the other fundamental forces of nature. The intricate pattern is shown in this animated selection accomapnied by narration. ( 2:24)
European Heart Journal- My Cardio Interview: B. Gersh with N. Choudhry and E. Peterson on Post-MI FR
By: OxfordJournals B. Gersh in conversation with N. Choudhry and E. Peterson: Post-MI FREEE- The Impact of Full Coverage for Preventive Medications After Myocardial Infarction on Recurrent Vascular Events.
Save the Trees
Darwin's Frog-Tadpoles Moving Inside Adult Male's Vocal Sac
This very short video gives excellent real life footage of a tadpole moving inside the vocal sac of a male Darwin's Frog. Students will enjoy the close up shots of this amazing scene. Discovered by Charles Darwin in the thick, gloomy forests of southern-central Chile, Darwin’s frog (Rhinoderma darwinii) possesses a distinctive appearance and an unusual biology. The head of this species has a triangular appearance due to the presence of a pronounced, fleshy proboscis that projects from
Creative Experimentation: Developing a Skill Critical for Managing Complex Operating Systems — Ste A broad-based capacity for experimentation is critical for organizations to succeed because the systems in which people are embedded are increasingly complex and fast. For instance, medical treatment used to be accomplished by "going to the doctor," a sole practitioner supported by a handful of other professionals, who mastered a body of scientific knowledge through steady practice. Now, thanks to the tremendous advances in medical science and technology, diagn
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A broad-based capacity for experimentation is critical for organizations to succeed because the systems in which people are embedded are increasingly complex and fast. For instance, medical treatment used to be accomplished by "going to the doctor," a sole practitioner supported by a handful of other professionals, who mastered a body of scientific knowledge through steady practice. Now, thanks to the tremendous advances in medical science and technology, diagn
MLK Celebration Service 2012
Duke University's 2012 service of Celebration in honor of The Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday, January 15, at 3:00 p.m. in Duke Chapel. Donna Brazile, Political Commentator and Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation of the Democratic National Committee was the keynote speaker. The service included the 100 Men in Black Choir and the Collage Dance Company. Speech begins at 1:31:00. Opening excerpt from the speech: (1:31:00) "Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. I want to than
University of Georgia Fall Commencement Address
Address to the Fall Semester Commencement at the University of Georgia by James H. Shepherd Jr., chairman of the Shepherd Center in Atlanta.
David Beckham will be doing a live Google interview on Thursday, January 19th at 9am PST / 12pm EST / 17pm GMT. Watch the interview live on youtube.com/atgoogletalks. As an added bonus, hangout with David directly after, right on his Google+ profile at 10:30am PST / 1:30pm EST / 18:30pm GMT. Add him to your circles now for all the latest updates: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108846998869637201361/
How to Add a Video
WatchKnowLearn is a wiki, which means that all of our users are strongly encouraged to add quality videos into our directory. It's a simple, three-step process to embed a video from another place on the internet into the WKL directory. This short video will walk you through that process. There is another video that will also help in this process. It is titled "How to Add Details to a New Video." (03:28)
VUCast: Laughing Gas For Labor
This week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Laughing gas for labor Searching for alien planets What Vanderbilt WON at the Liberty Bowl
Memories of Red: Gold Mining in Romania's Rosia Montana
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/romania-hungary-mining-toxic-waste-rosia-montana-gold Pulitzer Center grantees Dimiter Kenarov and Nadia Shira Cohen traveled to the Rosia Montana region of Romania, where plans are underway to open the biggest open-pit gold and silver mine in Europe. One of the oldest mining sites in the world, Rosia Montana village offers archeologists and historians valuable insights into its 2,000-year mining tradition. Should the mining plans be approved, the s
ISS Update - Jan. 11, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 11, 2012.
Dan Burbank Speaks With Students Using Amateur Radio
Station commander Dan Burbank conducted an amateur radio contact on Monday (Jan. 9) with a group of students at Descartes High School in Montigny-Le-Bretonneux, France, 30 km southwest of Paris. Members of the school's astronomy club asked questions about life in space, cultural differences among astronauts from different countries, and the scientific experiments being conducted on board the station.
Science Bulletins: Earth's Green Carbon Machine
The seasonal growth of plants—both on land and in the ocean—is one of the most striking patterns visible on Earth from space. This green "pulse" of life is intimately connected with the planet's carbon cycle and changing climate. In this data visualization, watch plants grow and die with the seasons and learn about the resulting effects on carbon and climate. Visitors to AMNH may view the visualization in the Hall of Biodiversity until January 16, 2012. For background information, education
Impact of Obama jobs plan on small business
Jan. 11 - Rafael Pastor, CEO of small business coaching organization Vistage, discusses the impact of President Obama's latest job creation proposals.
Serious Energy, Serious Innovation - Kevin Surace - MIT Club of Northern California How Inc Magazine's 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year built a clean energy company How did Serious Energy bring a high-tech “walk through walls” mentality to the building materials industry in order to challenge technological bar
Hear CEO Kevin Surace describe how he injected his entrepreneurial clean tech vision to create the most innovative company ever to hit the building materials industry.
How Inc Magazine's 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year built a clean energy company
How did Serious Energy bring a high-tech “walk through walls” mentality to the building materials industry in order to challenge technological bar
Meet Michale Fee Michale Fee, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, studies birdsong in order to understand how the brain learns and generates complex sequences of behavior. Learn more about Michale Fee [images courtesy of pond5]
Michale Fee, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, studies birdsong in order to understand how the brain learns and generates complex sequences of behavior.
Learn more about Michale Fee
[images courtesy of pond5]
Curriculum and Schedule: MSc in Administration at the JMSB, Concordia University
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/en/graduate-programs/msc-in-admin-program A description of the curriculum and schedule of the MSc in Administration program at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University.