Vincent Rague (MBA '84), The Kenyan Treasury
Vincent Rague is currently Senior Financial Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance at the Kenyan Treasury. He is Co-Founder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Catalyst Principal Partners. He also sits on the: Board of Trustees of the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF); the Board of GuarantCo (an infrastructure guarantee fund based in London) and the Board of Kenya Airways (one of the few profitable, fast growing global airlines). Mr. Rague has more th
ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: On Frank O'Hara - Woodberry Poetry Room
In conjunction with the Woodberry Poetry Room's 80th Anniversary, the Poetry Room presented an oral history of the indefatigably friendly, flamboyant and metaphysical poet Frank O'Hara, featuring his dear friend and Harvard classmate, John Ashbery. This intimate and vibrant exchange of memories and anecdotes was introduced and moderated by Ron Padgett, author of "How to Be Perfect" and "Joe: A Memoir of Joe Brainard." Date: April 5, 2011 at Askwith Lecture Hall, 13 Appian Way
ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: On George Oppen - Woodberry Poetry Room
Item Description: The Woodberry Poetry Room's Oral History spotlight shines on Objectivist poet George Oppen (1908-1984), featuring a conversation with his daughter, Linda Oppen; his dear friend and fellow poet Rachel Blau du Plessis (editor of "The Selected Letters of George Oppen"); and fellow Eagle Island residents, Bob and Helene Quinn. Introduction by Patrick Pritchett. Date: October 25, 2011 at Thompson Room, Barker Center.
Spaces We Love: Limestone Gates
Frankenstein escrita por Mary W. Shelley (en español)
Mary W. Shelley empieza a escribir Frankenstein en 1816, pero la novela no se publicará hasta dos años más tarde bajo el subtítulo 'El moderno prometeo'. Está considerado como el primer libro de ciencia ficción. (1:15)
Interview Bloopers #3: "Does Your GPA Reflect Your Work Ability?"
Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction: this series is based on actual responses given during real interviews. Don't make the same mistakes! Check out the many resources available to you through Career Services at http://www.career.arizona.edu/Students/interviewguide.
educ@conTIC. Aprendizaje invisible
Durada: 30 min. Vídeo. educacontic.es CC 3.0.
La primera dècada del segle XXI ha estat marcada, en el terreny educatiu, per la relectura, a la llum de les noves tecnologies de diverses teories i corrents pedagògics que van néixer durant el segle passat: des del corrent racionalista persona
Plus rapide que la chute libre (Vidéo) Une bille et un pot de yaourt font la course après avoir été placés sur
un plan incliné. La bille chute verticalement en ligne droite, tandis
que le pot décrit un arc de cercle. Lequel de ces deux objets va arriver
le premier ? La bille va-t-elle se retrouver dans ...
Une bille et un pot de yaourt font la course après avoir été placés sur un plan incliné. La bille chute verticalement en ligne droite, tandis que le pot décrit un arc de cercle. Lequel de ces deux objets va arriver le premier ? La bille va-t-elle se retrouver dans ...
WOD 2-1-12 Quail
Musicians@Google: Joshua Bell & Jeremy Denk
Musicians Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk visit Google's New York, NY office to performed a few selections from their new album "French Impressions." After the performance, Bell and Denk chat with Google's Eileen Naughton about their collaboration. On their new album "French Impressions," Grammy-award-winning violinist Joshua Bell and his longtime friend and recital partner, pianist Jeremy Denk offer a passionately nuanced interpretation of works by Saint-Saëns, Ravel and Franck. "French Impressio
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Técnicas Contemporaneas de Literatura (En Español)
En este video, la profesora Camila Mundaca habla sobre las técnicas contemporaneas como el monólogo interior y el soliloquio. Utiliza al poeta Edgar Allen Poe para explicar unos puntos. (4:15)
How To Hold Drumsticks In A Traditional Grip
DRUM! Magazine Music Editor Wally Schnalle explains and demonstrates how to hold drumsticks using a traditional grip. His explanation is detailed and thorough. This is more appropriate for high school students.
Arab Spring-Dr. David Commins
Dr. David Commins, professor of history and Benjamin Rush Distinguished Chair in Liberal Arts and Science at Dickinson College, participated in a panel discussion about the long-ranging effects of the Arab Spring. Invited guests from local and national universities and government and civilian agencies broaden the range of discussions. Guest speakers brought up complex issues and challenges to discuss back in seminar. This symposium is the latest in a decade-long tradition where the USAWC pauses
Center for Research in Scientific Computation
The Center for Research in Scientific Computation (CRSC), based at North Carolina State University, aims to "foster research in scientific computing and provide a focal point for research in computational science, engineering and applied mathematics." The Center has developed a teaching experimental laboratory "where students are exposed to experimental design and data collection through demos and actual hands-on experience." The Center's multidisciplinary research addresses topics in scientific
Haptics is the science of incorporating touch and physical stimuli into computer applications. A haptics interface can allow the user to feel responses from a program, thereby providing an additional level of perception in a virtual environment, for example. This site hosts the proceedings of the 2003 EuroHaptics conference. Over 30 papers and several more poster presentations are available, spanning the areas of interaction, hardware, algorithms, and psychophysics. Proceedings of the 2001 and 2
Geometry is the branch of mathematics which investigates the relations, properties, and measurement of solids, surfaces, lines, and angles. It is the science of the relations of space. Sourse: Webster's Dictionary
Quick take on Pythagoras and his theorem
A topic once reserved for high school geometry, the Pythagorean theorem is now part and parcel of the middle school curriculum. These resources offer visual demonstrations that can make the abstract theorem more concrete for students and lead them in analyzing the mathematical relationships involved, as recommended by the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. The last resource offers background information on Pythagoras himself.
Addressing the Achievement Gap Through Cultural Responsiveness
To really reach students and meet their academic, social, and emotional needs, educators must know a little bit about where they came from. Going into the community and bringing the community into the classroom will help.,Volume 15, Number 1