Fighting For Those Who Serve
Managing chaos. It's what the men and women in our armed forces have been trained to do every day as they work in combat zones. Sometimes, despite the best preparation, the only thing they can rely on for protection is their vehicle. In collaboration with the United States Army, Notre Dame Engineering Professor John Renaud is working to address one of the most threatening causes of injury and harm in the field today - improvised explosive devices. His team's work focuses on ways to improve the
Campaigns and organisations
If you've ever been involved in campaigning for change, you probably know that getting the desired result is much harder than it seems. Moreover, the decision to campaign on a particular issue can expose tensions and cracks within an organisation itself. This unit explores effective approaches to campaigning.
Five black hole puzzles answered
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/11/darkness-visible-watch-five-big-black-hole-teasers.html Recent simulations and cutting-edge visuals are giving new insight into black holes
Lecture 09 - 11/23/2010
Elections... the American Way
This site looks at political campaigns by exploring the history and roles of candidates and voters, the structure of the party system and election process, and tough issues that politicians have faced over the years.
The French Party System
The French Party System
Notre Dame Leprechaun on Regis & Kelly
Notre Dame Leprechaun David Zimmer appeared Nov. 19, 2010 on Live! With Regis and Kelly to celebrate the Notre Dame-Army football game in Yankee Stadium. David Zimmer is a member of Notre Dame's Class of 2011. GO IRISH.
Open-Ended Research Questions: Success Secret for Research Projects
How to frame an open-ended research question for your research project: who, what, when, where, why, how--and all the variations of them.
Ébola en Guinée Conakry : conférence de sensibilisation au virus Ébola, préfecture de ... Conférence de sensibilisation au virus Ébola, prononcée le lundi 7 avril 2014 par le préfet de Guéckédoun El Mohamed V Keita, administrateur civil et le Dr Pépé Bilivogui, directeur national de l'hygiène publique à l'attention des notables de la région, réunis dans la salle de conférence la préfecture de ...
Conférence de sensibilisation au virus Ébola, prononcée le lundi 7 avril 2014 par le préfet de Guéckédoun El Mohamed V Keita, administrateur civil et le Dr Pépé Bilivogui, directeur national de l'hygiène publique à l'attention des notables de la région, réunis dans la salle de conférence la préfecture de ...
Shape grammars for analyzing social housing: The case of Jardim S?o Francisco low-income housing dev
This paper presents an analysis of Jardim S?o Francisco, a lowincome housing development in S?o Paulo, Brazil, using shape grammar as an analytical method. It is part of an ongoing research that aims at analyzing the different types of sitting in low-income housing developments and their consequences for public spaces. The fi nal objective is to propose a design method that allows designing better quality urban spaces in this type of development.
Chinese Influx at Thunderbird
Chinese enrollment soars at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
The listening room and stairwell (untitled) within the exhibition Sounding Spaces, ICC, Tokyo
There are two installations in ICC, both in non-gallery spaces, the Lounge area and Stairwell. The basic technology consists of a system of microphone, noise gate, amplifier and speakers in the room, arranged in such a way that when the microphone and loudspeaker begin to feed back the amplitude of the sound causes the noise gate to cut off the signal. The feedback notes resonate through the space accentuated by the reverberation time of the space. As the sound falls below the threshold of t
Changing the Face of American Healthcare
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Changing the Face of American Healthcare" in the Center for Social Concerns. This seminar invites the student to learn about the strengths and weaknesses of our health care system, explore possibilities for the future of American health care, and to consider how modifications might help create the society we hope to become.
Il linguaggio come strumento della mente. In che senso l’apprendimento precede lo sviluppo. (terza
Come ha inizio la mente. L’interazione sociale è processo di apprendimento che precede lo sviluppo: l’influsso di Vygotskji. Il linguaggio come strumento della mente. In che senso secondo Bruner l’apprendimento precede lo sviluppo.,Language seen as a mind instrument. In what sens learning comes before the development.(Third lesson)How mind gets started. Social interaction is a learning process that comes before the development: Vygotskji's influence. Language seen as a mind instrument. In
Rights and justice in international relations
Can the concept of human rights be applied across borders or are rights culturally specific? Is it realistic, or even desirable, to aim at an international system based on universal principles of justice? This unit takes a critical view of the assumption that ‘rights are a good thing’ and looks at the problems that arise when they are applied in the international arena.
Virtual Reality in the Design Studio: The Eindhoven Perspective
Since 1991 Virtual Reality has been used in student projects in the Building Information Technology group. It started as an experimental tool to assess the impact of VR technology in design, using the environment of the associated Calibre Institute. The technology was further developed in Calibre to become an important presentation tool for assessing design variants and final design solutions. However, it was only sporadically used in student projects. A major shift occurred in 1997 with a numbe
New concepts in bridge research, testing and safety
Civil engineers at Oregon State University have developed a new system to better analyze the connections that hold major bridge members together, which may improve public safety, help address a trillion-dollar concern about aging infrastructure around the world, and save lives.
The planet's population is hurtling towards 7 billion. But its growth will start to slow
P4 Klartext 2010-11-22 18:00
Klartext handlar i dag om att myndigheten Livsmedelsverket har hittat en farlig bakterie i kött som säljs i svenska matbutiker. Vi berättar också om att Irland nu ska låna pengar av EU för att klara sin svåra ekonomiska kris. Du får höra mer när du lyssnar på programmet.