Guide to the Papers of Edward Donald deLuca, 1974-1985 (bulk 1977-1985)
As Director of the Department of City Development in Pittsburgh from 1977 to 1982, engineer and urban planner Edward Donald deLuca particpated in many of the city's economic redevelopment projects, such as the Golden Triangle, Herr's Island, Market Square, North Shore, Produce Terminal Rehabilitation, Renaissance and Silver Lake Industrial Parks, Strip District Redevelopment and Upper Strip/Lower Lawrenceville Industrial District projects. These papers include articles by deLuca, reports, corres
Letters to Jackie: The Film
In collaboration with the American Film Institute, the Kennedy Library hosts the Boston premiere of Bill Couturié's film Letters to Jackie. The presentation features condolence letters from the Kennedy Library Archives and is based on the book by historian Ellen Fitzpatrick. A discussion follows with letter writers and actors from the film.
Lawyering for the Sustainable City: Introductions and Keynote
On March 21, 2014, NUSL hosted its first environmental law conference which explored the important roles that lawyers play in questioning old arrangements and fashioning ecologically sound designs to support resilient, healthy, and equitable communities in the face of environmental threats and uncertainties. The keynote address was given by Carol Browner, Carol Browner, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Clinton Administration, 1993 to 2001), Director of the White House Offi
"The Cholera Pandemic and 19th Century Japanese Culture"
Lecture by Susan Burns, Professor in the History Department, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East European and R
Cultura : international journal of philosophy of culture and axiology
Cultura is a Romanian-based international journal devoted to philosophy of culture and axiology (the study of value). It aims to promote the exploration of both ethical and aesthetic values in regional and international contexts. The journal publishes articles in several European languages, though in practice the majority of works are in English. Author guidelines are provided. Recent article titles include: 'Mass Media and European Cultural Citizenship'; 'The Concept of Ruin and the Ruin of Con
Synthetic Division - Yay Math
The video demonstrates synthetic division of equations. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4571296703082266244&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
Investing in Queens - Hugh McColl
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POL342 Politics of the Middle East #03 Sp14
A 13 week three unit course taught by Hamoud Salhi for political science students and people whoi are interested in the Middle East Please Subscribe www.youtube.com/csudhtv
Paul Gauguin, Nevermore, 1897 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Female Nudity. Paul Gauguin, Nevermore, 1897, oil on canvas (Courtauld Gallery, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Rachel Ropeik, Dr. Steven Zucker. (05:03)
Executive Compensation: Over the Top or On Track?
Wharton accounting professor Wayne Guay talks with Knowledge@Wharton about his views on executive compensation, including the role of stock options in rewarding top managers.
Assessment in Math and Science-When I Was in School...
Workshop 8. When I Was in School...: Implementing Assessment Reform (90 min.)
'Changing old ways is not easy. Communication is the first step toward encouraging support for new assessment strategies. This workshop will focus on the importance of collaboration among teachers, administrators, and especially parents, when implementing assessment reform in a school or district. Content Guide: K. Michael Hibbard.'
The American Presidents: Abraham Lincoln
American history is so much more than dates and documents — it's the dynamic story of the real men and women, immigrants and Native Americans, who together built our country. Disneys The American Presidents is a fresh and relevant narrative (developed with a former producer of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report) about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African American President.
This video d
Poisson Process-Part 1
Introduction to Poisson Processes and the Poisson Distribution. (11:01)
FCC's Cable TV Ruling: Will the Competitive Landscape Change?
For cable TV companies in the U.S., August 28 was a day to celebrate. Ending several years of regulatory battles, a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals came down in favor of Philadelphia-based Comcast, which sought to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's contentious 30% market share limit on cable TV operators. Not everyone is happy about the ruling, fearing it will lead to cable monopolies. In contrast, Peter S. Fader, professor of marketing and co-director of the Wharton Interactiv
Lippo Group CEO James Riady: 'Money and Power Are a Blessing and a Curse'
James Riady is the CEO of Lippo Group, one of Indonesia's largest conglomerates with annual revenues of some $3 billion. The Group, among the most active property developers in Southeast Asia, has expanded into China and Hong Kong and plans to invest $10 billion over the next five years in the Asia Pacific region. It also has interests in media, telecommunications, retail and health care. Fifteen years ago, Riady was responsible for the establishment of Universitas Pelita Harapan in Indonesia, a
PARC's Teresa Lunt: 'Figuring Out What Is Valuable for You to Know Right Now'
Teresa Lunt, who directs the computing science laboratory at the Palo Alto Research Center, is involved in a wide range of activities, including ubiquitous computing, security and privacy, and ethnography for organizational environments and technology design. During a talk with Knowledge@Wharton at the recent Future of Publishing Conference in New York, she discussed a few of her current projects -- such as research into workplace efficiencies, a study on mobile advertising and the creation of a
Falling Prices, Foreclosures and Fear: What's Next for the Housing Market?
The U.S. housing market has been wobbly for several years, but it has shown some signs of perking up in recent months. The latest reports, however, indicate a setback, with median home prices dropping slightly and sales well below the already depressed levels of 2009. Yet a combination of low mortgage rates and apparent home-price bargains should still be drawing some buyers into the market. Knowledge@Wharton spoke with Wharton real estate professor Susan M. Wachter about the housing market's sl
06 Oct 2010: How Things Really Work: Lessons From a Life in Politics
Bill Hobby was elected lieutenant governor of Texas in 1972. As the longest-serving lieutenant governor in Texas history, a media executive, distinguished university professor and philanthropist, he has worked to guide the state into the future. During his 18 years in office, Hobby made education a top priority and helped make health care more accessible. After leaving office in 1991, he continued to run Hobby Communications but was soon tapped to lead the University of Houston System through a
25 Oct 2010: Debt and Deficit: Long-term Fiscal Issues
A leading voice for fiscal discipline, U.S. Senator Judd Gregg, R-N.H., is currently serving his third term in the Senate and is the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee. Previously, he served his state as governor (1989-1993) and U.S. representative (1981-1989). Gregg is a national leader on fiscal policy, a well-known budget expert and a respected voice on health care, economic and financial regulatory issues. He played a major role as a chief negotiator of the Emergency Economic Stab
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load