ART 318-01, Greek Art and Architecture, Fall 2005
This course will survey the main periods and works of Greek art and architecture, employing a variety of interpretative strategies to the works. The goal of this study is to gain a better understanding of what motivated Greek artistic production and how the ancient Greeks interpreted and used those works.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
"Communication for Managers, Fall 2008"
" Writing and speaking skills necessary for a career in management. Students polish communication strategies and methods through discussion, examples, and practice. Several written and oral Assignments and Labs, most based on material from other subjects and from career development activities. Schedule and curriculum coordinated with 15.311 Organizational Processes class. Restricted to first-year Sloan School of Management graduate students. Students may also enroll in 15.277 Special Seminar in
Floating-Point Data Type
An explanation of the floating-point data type to include: float, double and long double.
Duke Patient Story: Eric Gabriel
Eric Gabriel came to Duke when his doctors could no longer help him with his knee. Watch his emotional journey -- and keep watching until the end to see the latest chapter in his story.
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Models for Relating Science and Religion
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Stem cells in Research and in the Clinic
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ART 265-01, Introduction to Sub-Saharan African Art, Fall 2006
This course will explore the art of Sub-Saharan Africa from ancient sculpture to modern textile techniques. It will emphasize late 19th and early 20th century arts from four main regions: West Africa, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, and South Africa. We will spend more time in West and Central Africa because this is where the majority of research on African art has been done. By the end of this course, you will have a solid base of the art of several renown peoples, a working knowledge of the co
Amanda Knox's family disputes testimony
June 27 - Amanda Knox's mother says a key witness in her daughter's murder appeal lied to an Italian court. Deborah Gembara reports.
ICSE 2011: Danny Dig - Retrofitting Parallelism into a Sequential World Dr. Danny Dig is a Principal Investigator at the Universal Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC Illinois). UPCRC's stated mission is to make parallel programming synonymous with programming. Dr. Dig leads research on refactorings that retrofit parallelism into existing sequential code. How do you retrofit parallelism into a seq
Dr. Danny Dig is a Principal Investigator at the Universal Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC Illinois). UPCRC's stated mission is to make parallel programming synonymous with programming. Dr. Dig leads research on refactorings that retrofit parallelism into existing sequential code. How do you retrofit parallelism into a seq
Franse woordenschat inoefenen Deze site biedt tal van woordenschatthema's aan om de Franse taal te verwerven of verder in te oefenen. Elk thema bevat auditieve fragmenten waar vraagjes bijhoren die je online aan de hand van multiple choice kan invullen. Elk thema is ook als …
Deze site biedt tal van woordenschatthema's aan om de Franse taal te verwerven of verder in te oefenen. Elk thema bevat auditieve fragmenten waar vraagjes bijhoren die je online aan de hand van multiple choice kan invullen. Elk thema is ook als …
Trade and Inequality Revisited [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Paul Krugman | Manufactured imports from developing countries have risen sharply since the mid-90s, when the effects of trade on inequality were a major political issue. Should we be reconsidering the link between globalisation and inequality?
The role of banks in a globalised economy: balancing innovation and stability [Audio]
Speaker(s): Alessandro Profumo | Banks are called upon to play a primary role, in cooperation with policymakers and regulators, in the quest for better levels of financial stability for the system as a whole. The real economy's needs must be central to the bank's characteristic function. Alessandro Profumo has been the Chief Executive Officer of UniCredit Group since it was founded in 1997; as of December 2005 he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HVB and as of July 2006 he is Chairman of t
Designing Policies for Growth - 19 January 2009 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Philippe Aghion | In Monday's lecture Professor Aghion will lay down the framework to think about growth policy design. Philippe Aghion is Robert C Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University.
Democracy in Kuwait and its effect on the Gulf [Audio]
Speaker(s): Abdullah Bishara | Significant political reform processes are underway in all six member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In this lecture the first secretary-general of the GCC will reflect on their progress and future prospects. Abdullah Bishara was secretary-general of the GCC from 1981-93.
The Future of Banking in a Global Economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Vikram Pandit | Today's financial and economic wreckage will provide the foundations for a system on which a stronger future will be built. This will only happen with a real cooperation and collaboration that is hard to envisage amidst the growing clamour for protectionism, speculation over the possible nationalisation of the banking system, and questions over the right of those at the centre of the industry to be part of the solution. In his lecture, Vikram Pandit will outline his v
Imagining a Humanist Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Francois Bayrou | Frangois Bayrou will address the theme of humanism. He will outline how he believes that Europe needs a new set of values and specially humanism after the failures of capitalism. Frangois Bayrou is the leader of the French centre party called Mouvement Democrate (Democratic Mouvement) and former presidential candidate. Mr Bayrou entered politics in the early 1980s and joined the centre right party called UDF. He served as education minister in centre-right governmen
Speaker(s): Stephen J Dubner; Professor Steven D Levitt | Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling 4 million copies in 35 languages. Now, four years in the making, arrives the follow up: SuperFreakonomics. Steve Levitt and Stephen Dubner return with a book that is even bolder, funnier, and more surprising than the first. Freakonomics made the world safe to discuss the economics of crack cocaine and the impact of baby names. SuperFreakonomics retains that off-kilter sensibility (comparing,
Online and offline risk - getting young people's experience of the internet into perspective [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sonia Livingstone | In this lunchtime series of lectures, a selection of LSE's academics from across the spectrum of the social sciences explain the latest thinking on how social scientists work to address the critical problems of the day. They survey the leading ideas and contributions made by their discipline, explain the types of problems that are addressed and the tools that are used, and explore the kinds of solutions proposed.
New Labour, Xenophobia and Immigration [Audio]
Speaker(s): Arun Kundnani, Nira Yuval-Davis, Joseph Harker | With immigration issues increasingly taking centre-stage during New Labour's tenure in government, and with the electoral success of the BNP and the rise of the Right arguably signalling a resurgence of racism and xenophobia in British society, this event will discuss the relationship between these two contentious developments.