2012 Scholars Luncheon at Queens: Alma Beciragic
Alma Beciragic '14, Hemby Presidential Scholar, shares her story at Queens' annual Scholars Luncheon, which highlights students affected by scholarship gifts. Gifts to named annual and endowed scholarships and to The Queens Fund provide tuition assistance to deserving students and help ensure Queens' high-quality programs are accessible to all. Visit http://www.queens.edu/give to learn more or to make a gift today.
Tour of Kent Hance Chapel
A tour of the new Kent Hance Chapel on the campus of Texas Tech University.
"Insights from Infancy" - Johns Hopkins Provost's Lecture Series
Johns Hopkins University Provost's Lecture Series. Lisa Feigenson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, presents "Insights from Infancy: Seeking the Roots of Human Cognition", Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, March 15, 2012
Public Places, Alternative Spaces || Women Making Democracy || Radcliffe Institute
This discussion illuminates the ways that women's presence has democratized uses of space. It also questions the connection between revolution and the street by exploring virtual spaces such as the blogosphere and women's hidden activism in crevices of the city, where every space may be reenvisioned for its mobilizing potential. 00:00 Introduction by Hashim Sarkis, Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism in Muslim Societies, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Graduate
Branding Circles (Interactive)
Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
Science Nation - Waste to Energy
By: nsf All of us use water and in the process, a lot of it goes to waste. Whether it goes down drains, sewers or toilets, much of it ends up at a wastewater treatment plant where it undergoes rigorous cleaning before it flows back to the environment. The process takes time, money and a lot of energy. What if that wastewater could be turned into energy? It almost sounds too good to be true, but environmental engineer Bruce Logan is working on ways to make it happen. Most treatment plants already
Science Nation - Invasion of the Earth Worms
By: nsf Invasive species of earth worms have made their way north in the United States and are doing their job too well! They've moved into formerly worm-free forests, which rely on undecayed leaf matter. When worms decompose that leaf layer, the ecology may shift, making it uninhabitable for certain species of trees, ferns and wildflowers. It's of particular concern in the Great Lakes region when anglers simply dump their bait worms back into the soil, creating a difficult environment for old g
Do heavy objects fall faster than light objects ? Aristotle vs Galileo
This humorous video shows examples to help explain the differences between the theories of gravity provided by Aristotle and Galileo. After the first experiment have the students reach a conclusion about which scientist was right. Let the video play to the end and see which students were correct. A good lesson.
Commencement 2012 student profile: Tarron Anderson
Psychology Major Tarron Anderson is going to law school after graduating from OSU. His efforts in continuing the pursuit of his degree while being a full-time student and full-time staff at OSU shows the flexibility of OSU's E-Campus.
Commencement 2012 student profile: Nam Phuong Hoang
Nam's passion for building physical buildings and relational bonds pushed her to major in Construction Engineering Management where she will graduate from.
Science Bulletins: WISE to Scan the Infrared Sky
NASA's latest space telescope-the Wide Field Infrared Explorer, or WISE-recently took its first images of the sky around Earth in infrared light. In its initial six-month mission, WISE will spot thousands of previously unseen space objects, including asteroids and comets, brown dwarfs, and distant ultraluminous galaxies.
Slide 14: Development and growth of mandible and the fate of Meckel's cartilage
Development of Oro-facial Structures and it's Clinical Correlations. Slide 14: Development and growth of mandible and the fate of Meckel's cartilage 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 ill
ISS Update: Weekly Recap for June 11, 2012
The International Space Station Weekly Recap for June 11-15, 2012.
Help Wanted: Big Data and the Talent Gap There is a lot of energy and discussion these days around "big data," and most of it seems to focus on the underlying technology enablers and what you can do with them ... real-time analytics, noSQL stores, map|reduce capability, complex event processing, and a host of other technologies, architectures, and approaches to deal with what Bret Swanson described in his seminal 2007 Wall Street Journal piece, "Author(s):
There is a lot of energy and discussion these days around "big data," and most of it seems to focus on the underlying technology enablers and what you can do with them ... real-time analytics, noSQL stores, map|reduce capability, complex event processing, and a host of other technologies, architectures, and approaches to deal with what Bret Swanson described in his seminal 2007 Wall Street Journal piece, "Author(s):
"A Brave and Startling Truth" Poem by Maya Angelou
This is a visually powerful video mashup of Maya Angelou's poem "A Brave and Startling Truth." As the poet reads her poem, we watch a series of images of horrific historical nightmares and terrors as well as natural and artistic beauty and social/political/religious people and customs. (6:03)
Open Parks Grid to benefit tiger nations
Clemson University professor Brett Wright, chairman of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, talks about the Open Park Grid (OPG) and how park managers, including those in tiger regions around the world, may benefit from the tool.
Calculus: Evaluating Limits
In this lesson you will learn about evaluating limits by substituting
values into the expression as well as what notation denotes a limit (and how to read and interpret the notation). Taught by Professor Edward Burger, this lesson was selected from a broader, comprehensive course, Calculus.
Doc Watson's Musical Influence
Wayne Martin, executive director, N.C. Arts Council, recalls Doc
Watson's influence on him as a young musician, drawing him to the North Carolina mountains to hear traditional music firsthand. Martin says Watson's unparalleled technical skill was superseded by his ability to put his heart and soul into his music. [1:48]
EBICS Video Conference 6/14/12
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