Identification Day 2012
The American Museum of Natural History's annual Identification Day will take place on Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Grand Gallery. Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day. Scientists will attempt to identify your discoveries while showing you some specimens from their own collections. Items identified in previous years have included a whale jawbone, a green beetle bracelet from Brazil, and a 5,000-year-old stone
Science Nation - Teens and Stress
By: nsf Ever wonder what is going on in the mind of a teenager, especially one who is stressed out? UCLA Psychologist Adriana Galvan is on a quest to find out. With support from the National Science Foundation, she's investigating the effects of daily stress on a teen's cognition and brain function. She is monitoring the daily stress of teens by having them carry a personal digital device that provides daily measures of stress over two weeks. She is also scanning their brains and measuring their
Commencement 2012 student profile: Angelic and Alex Lara
After their loss of their parents as teenagers, siblings Angelic and Alex Lara have overcome so much together. For them, attending this year's 2012 commencement as graduates and as a family means the world for them.
Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center Groundbreaking
The University of Toledo will break ground on its new $36 million Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center today, June 18, as it announces a dramatic scaling up of prior plans that now will embed simulation technologies beyond medical and health education and ultimately include interdisciplinary educational collaboration spanning the arts, the humanities, the natural sciences and engineering.
Slide 5: Pre-embryonic week 1 - blastocyst differentiation
Development of Oro-facial Structures and it's Clinical Correlations. Slide 4: Pre-embryonic week 1 KNUST OER 2012. CC:BY-NC This video is included in a set of presentation videos on the Development of Oro-facial Structures and its Clinical Correlations. The videos describe and illustrate the pre-embryonic period of human development, which are weeks 1-3, the development of brachial arches, the face and palate, the types of facial clefts with illustrations and the development of the tongue. The
Army War College Change of Command June 15, 2012
Maj. Gen. Gregg F. Martin, 48thUSAWC Commandant, passed the colors to Maj. Gen. Anthony A. Cucolo, in a traditional ceremony that signals continuity and change. Presiding was Gen. Robert Cone, commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.
.NET 4.5 in Practice: Bing .NET GC developer Maoni Stephens, Performance Architect Vance Morrison and Bing front end developer Mukul Sabharwal join us for a conversation about .NET 4.5 in practice. We spent some time with the.NET 4.5 team earlier in the year. You can see the series of conversational interviews we did here
.NET GC developer Maoni Stephens, Performance Architect Vance Morrison and Bing front end developer Mukul Sabharwal join us for a conversation about .NET 4.5 in practice.
We spent some time with the.NET 4.5 team earlier in the year. You can see the series of conversational interviews we did here
Health and Wellness
Learn how alcohol, stress, and sleep impacts your student's academic performance and quality of life, as well as resources for students to make healthy choices in college.
Lego Mortal Combat
The Mayan Chican Itza
The ancient Mayan civilization was indigenous to present day Central America and southern Mexico. Its chief city for nearly a millennium and a major Mayan archeological site is located on the Yucatan Peninsula--it is Chichen Itza. (03:38)
ISS Update: Spaceflight Meteorology Group, Part 2
NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot talks to Frank Brody, chief of the Spaceflight Meteorology Group (SMG) at Johnson Space Center, about SMG support for the upcoming landing of the Expedition 31 crew in Kazakhstan as well as the Mission Control Center's preparations for the 2012 hurricane season. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Laissez-Faire Learning As a teacher in a public high school, I am daily confronted with the lamentable realities of state-monopoly education. Student apathy, methodological stagnation, bureaucratic inefficiency, textbook-publishing cartels, obsessive preoccupation with grades, coercive relationships, and rigid, sanitized curricula are just a few of the more obvious problems, attended by the cold-shower di
As a teacher in a public high school, I am daily confronted with the lamentable realities of state-monopoly education. Student apathy, methodological stagnation, bureaucratic inefficiency, textbook-publishing cartels, obsessive preoccupation with grades, coercive relationships, and rigid, sanitized curricula are just a few of the more obvious problems, attended by the cold-shower di
UA Bids Farewell to President Eugene G. Sander
Eugene G. Sander is retiring from a 25-year career at the UA that culminated in serving as its president. Colleagues and members of the UA community showed their gratitude at a farewell event, and Sander sat down with UANews to share a few thoughts on his years of service at the University.
UA Welcomes New President Ann Weaver Hart
The UA welcomes Ann Weaver Hart, who starts officially as president on July 1. Hart sat down with UANews to share her thoughts about higher education and becoming the UA's 21st president. She joins the UA from Temple University, where she served as president.
Collaborative Statistics: English Phrases Written Mathematically
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides an overview of commonly used phrases in statistics and their mathematical equivalents.
UMMC Physician Profile: Jonathan Chun, M.D.
This short video introduces viewers to Jonathan Chun, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Chun's special interests include sphincter-sparing surgery for colorectal cancer, surgical treatment of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colities, surgical treatment of anorectal disorders, laparoscopic treatment of diverticulities, treatment of rectal prolapse, and screening and therapeutic colonoscopy. Watch this video to learn more about his practice a
Yolanda Huet-Vaughn Refuses to Fight
In this The People Speak video clip, Rosario Dawson reads the words of a mother refusing to fight in the Gulf War. (2:29)
Fighting Parasites the Sustainable Way
University of Georgia Professor Ray Kaplan describes how parasites in our animals are becoming resistant to the deworming drugs we use to kill them and what we must do to stop this alarming trend.
IPL: Professor Andrew Geddis
Professor Andrew Geddis, Faculty of Law, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic “Of Flags and Protest: Dissent, Offence and the Limits of Free Speech”.13 September 2011.