Common Threads: The Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT
Part of the "Common Threads" video, produced for the MIT 150th celebration, this clip features the vital role of humanities, arts, and social sciences at MIT. The roots of MIT's strengths in the humanities, arts, and social sciences go back to its founding days, and by mid 20th century, the Institute had created a dedicated School for these disciplines. Today, MIT SHASS is home to research that has a global impact, and to superb graduate programs, all recognized as among the finest in t
Kids in Micro-g: Pondering the Pendulum
Astronaut Cady Coleman performs the Pondering the Pendulum experiment from Key Peninsula Middle School in Lakebay, Wash. This research examines the effects of microgravity on a pendulum and explores the scientific principles of pendulum motion and inertia.
Text parts of James Gibbs' "Book on Architecture containing designs of buildings and ornaments"
Transcribed text parts of Gibbs, J. (1739 - Second ed.) A book of architecture containing designs of buildings and ornaments. London : printed for W. Innys [etc.], 1739, on the basis of its image-only version in http://www.e-rara.ch/zut/content/titleinfo/203786. With a concordance between the the plates and Gibbs' verbal description of them in the introduction.
Ireland Bailout Will Raise Taxes, Cut Jobs
This two minute video shows the impact of the recession on the people of Ireland. It is a news story with interviews and insights that might be of use to students in economics classes to show cause and effect relationships.
Politics in 60 seconds. Party whips
Professor Philip Cowley defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on the role of the party whips. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Parliamentary Government, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at The University of Notting
Effective Methods of Training Biology Laboratory Teaching Assistants
A presentation of methodologies for TA training - focusing on effective and often varied means of instruction, clear and concise methods of communication, and consistent and fair marking.
Non-proliferation, disarmament and Australian security
In recent years Australia has taken a leading role in national, regional and international non-proliferation and disarmament, in particular through the Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference in May 2010 and the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND). This seminar addresses three key themes in the relationship between national security and non-proliferation: the state of international non-proliferation regimes, Australia’s non-proliferation commitm
Jeff Immelt says look out for Russia!
General Electric's CEO, Jeff Immelt, tells Reuters' Chrystia Freeland why Russia will become a bigger economic player in the upcoming decade.
Hillary Clinton says alleged assassination plot will isolate Iran
Oct. 11 - An alleged plot linked to the Iranian government to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States will further isolate Tehran, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells a news conference in Montenegro, where she's been meeting with Montenegro Prime Minister Igor Luksic. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
GRCC Foundation Annual Event 2011
GRCC Foundation event honoring Peter Wege.
Larsen Ice Shelf Pan
Pan around Landsat 7 data of the Larsen Ice Shelf area. Data is from August 8, 2000.
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The Power of Theater
Diane Paulus Artistic Director, American Repertory Theater Professor of the Practice of Theater, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Sports Helmets, Catcher's Mask
Thomas J. Gill IV Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School Chief, MGH Sports Medicine Service
Differences in STEM Baccalaureate Attainment by Ethnicity
Kimberly Koledoye, John R. Slate, Sheila Joyner
In this study, we examined the extent to which differences were present in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) baccalaureate a
2011 International Forum on R&D: Session 3 - Luo Weidong
This session will focus on the student experience in international R&D collaborations.
HP, Microsoft, General Dynamics over-discounted: Greenblatt
Oct. 17 - Gotham Capital Managing Partner Joel Greenblatt says stocks are comparatively cheap with Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and General Dynamics all over-discounted due to gloomy short-term outlooks.
Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum
By reconstructing the events that lead to the Holocaust, the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum aims to bring the past to life and prevent future atrocities through greater understanding. (6:41)
Jeff Immelt: "President Obama has been a great partner"
General Electric's CEO, Jeff Immelt, says that in meeting with his Jobs Council, President Obama has listened and responded to business concerns. Hear what he told Reuters' Chrystia Freeland.