This unit looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that contribute to the formation of a new person. After a brief discussion of historical ideas about human conception, and about contraception to the present day, we look at the cells involved in the conception and development of a new individual. Gamete production (that is, production of mature cells able to unite with another in sexual reproduction) in both men and women is introduced
Composing a Career and Life
Linda Mason was originally going to make a case study of Bright Horizons, her $1.3 billion, early childhood care business, but reconsidered in light of the current economic crisis -- to the benefit of her audience. Instead, she takes up her own story as a recession-era entrepreneur who built several hugely successful, social
Leading through Adversity
Few companies have endured such hardship, or risen to such heights in a brief span of time as Akamai Technologies. Paul Sagan tells how he became the CEO of this young firm, and helped it survive and then flourish despite “unimaginable adversity.”
Brought up in a Chicago newspaper family, Sagan trained for a life in journalis
Four Leaf Clover Pattern Craft
A one minute demonstration on how to make a four leaf clover. This craft is perfect for St. Patrick's Day patterns and decorations.
Intro to Judaism terms #15 life cycle
video discusses the terms used in to describe the Jewish life cycle.
Intro to Judaism terms #16 life cycle 2
Video on terms that discuss the life cycle, more specifically the Jewish wedding and Jewish funeral.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Current State and Hope for the Future
Measured in human suffering, and by statistics, Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) presents a formidable specter: with incidence approaching 30 million worldwide and growing rapidly, it is now the sixth leading cause of death in the US. As life expectancy lengthens, AD is anticipated to triple in prevalence over the next few decades. The
What’s New at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media?
Based on this roster of speakers, the MIT Center for Future Civic Media exists in a constant state of productive ferment, if not adrenaline rush. In a series of brief, timed talks, 13 (!) researchers describe projects to help communities leverage self-knowledge into useful change or even transformation.
Epsiode 3 - Gillian Shephard
In the last of our Oxford Alumni Weekend 2009 videos before the event, we talk to alumna Gillian Shephard (St Hildas, 1958) on her time at Oxford and its impact on her life
IASFM 11 Conference: Plenary 1
Emerging patterns of irregularity and their effects among migrants and refugees in the Middle East This podcast was recorded at first plenary event of the 11th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference, which was held on Monday 7th January 2008 in Cairo, Egypt. Emerging patterns of irregularity and their effects among migrants and refugees in the Middle East: Chaired by Nancy Baron, including Philippe Fargues, Mike Kagan, Ray Jureidini, Barbara Harrell-Bond
The University of Memphis 2012 Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award.
The University of Memphis 2012 Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham at the opening ceremony for Black History Month at the U of M.
Challenges and opportunities in a changing world
Dr Kohn is a pharmacologist, entrepreneur and a musician. In his lecture he drew on his experience throughout his distinguished career, combining his love of music and his life as a baritone of professional standing with that of a medical scientist.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.
Uehiro Special Lecture by Prof. Tony Coady - 'How Dangerous is Religion
Lecture given by Professor Tony Coady (CAPPE, Melbourne) 16/10/09 at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford. First in a series of two Lectures on the role of religion in public life.
St Cross Special Ethics Seminar
Listen to Matthew Hussey, life coach, talking about the behavioural traits of the different sexes in dating and relationships and the key differences, thoughts on the ethics of dating.
Romani Mobilities in Europe: Plenary 3: Activism, advocacy and research: Roma, Gypsies and Traveller
This podcast was recorded at the third plenary session of the Romani Mobilities in Europe: multidisciplinary perspectives conference. This podcast was recorded at the third plenary session of the Romani Mobilities in Europe: multidisciplinary perspectives conference, which was held by the Refugee Studies Centre (made possible by a grant from the John Fell Oxford University Press Fund and the generous support of ERSTE Foundation) on Thursday 15th January 2010 at Harris Manchester College, Univers
Esmond Harmsworth Lecture 2010: C.K. Williams
The Annual Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in American Arts and Letters, given by Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner C.K. Williams on 'A Life in Poems' at the Rothermere American Institute on 24th May 2010. C.K. Williams reads some of his poems about his life from childhood to recent years, and what inspired them.
This video segment from the Secret of Life School Video: "Genetic Medicine: Tinkering with Our Genes" explores the potential for gene therapy to cure diseases like Alzheimer's.
ANSO 343-01, Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Spring 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,We will use fundamental sociological concepts and theoretical perspectives to examine immigration and multiple race/ethnic identities, experiences, and relations, primarily within the United States. The course will survey a broad range of topics, with many touching on controversial debates that surround social stratification issues.