SaBrina Jeffcoat: Studio Art Major Plans to Pursue Medical Illustrating -- School of the Arts
SaBrina Jeffcoat realized her junior year that being a biology major wasn't her true passion. So, she switched to studio art with plans to become a medical illustrator - thus combining two skill sets. The studio art curriculum is designed to heighten and develop the student's awareness of his/her own aesthetic identity. In studio art courses, students identify and resolve visual problems through intuitive and analytical decision making while dealing with the consequences of those decisions thro
Learning to See in the Arts and Sciences -- Biology and Art Learning Community
Is art merely decoration for your wall? Is science simply the production of facts? This learning community highlights the creative processes - the generation of novel and unexpected ideas and synthesis of these ideas to achieve a goal - common to both Fine Art and Science. While their materials differ, both approach their work through observing the world with a sense of wonder and curiosity. Learning to observe intently is essential for both artists and scientists and will be taught through c
AgShare Planning and Pilot Project Impact Study
The aim of the AgShare Planning and Pilot Project is to create a scalable and sustainable collaboration of existing organizations for African publishing, localizing, and sharing of teaching and learning materials that fill critical resource gaps in African MSc agriculture curriculum.
This Impact Study focussed on assessing AgShare impact on the three layers of the project, namely: teaching and learning, project ‘take up’, and farming practice.
Breakingviews: Facebook's knife-like
Aug 6 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Breakingviews columnists discuss whether, after a nearly 50 pct fall in the share price since its IPO, it's time to buy Facebook.
Daniel Suarez: Kill Decision, Authors at Google
Daniel Suarez discusses his latest work, "Kill Decision." From Google Books: Unmanned weaponized drones already exist—they're widely used by America in our war efforts in the Middle East. In Kill Decision, bestselling author Daniel Suarez takes that fact and the real science behind it one step further, with frightening results. Linda McKinney is a myrmecologist, a scientist who studies the social structure of ants. Her academic career has left her entirely unprepared for the day her sophisti
The Skeptics Guide to the Universe, Authors at Google
The Skeptics Guide to the Universe is a light hearted and fun weekly podcast run by the NewEngland Skeptical Society. The host (Steven Novella) and his panel of skeptical rogues (Bob Novella, Jay Novella, Rebecca Watson, and Evan Bernstein) came to Mountain View to talk to us about being a savvy healthcare consumers. Richard Saunders (host of The Skeptic Zone Podcast in Australia) joins them in a pannel discussion to discuss a variety of topics in skepticism and healthcare. Topics include Hom
Exciton and Carriers in Semiconductor Nanocrystals
By: icamp2012school Matthew Beard, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Photonic Control and Plasmonics for PV I
By: icamp2012school Edward Yu, University of Texas at Austin
Problems in French Politics
France seems to be undergoing a period of intense political instability. Dramatic images of demonstrations and riots on the street parallel rumours and scandal in the corridors of power. To what extent do the current events represent a real upheaval in the French political environment and what is the likely impact on the forthcoming Presidential elections? Ben Clift is a Senior Lecturer in Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies and is an expert on the politics of France
Ping 149: The Outlook is good, body controlled PC's, Win8 RTM, Paid apps | Ping! This week Laura and Paul enjoyed themselves while bringing all the hot news to you in bite size morsels. Enjoy
This week Laura and Paul enjoyed themselves while bringing all the hot news to you in bite size morsels. Enjoy
Market Pulse: BoE under fire, gilts rally to fizzle
Aug. 8 - The BoE slashes its UK growth forecasts again. Sterling and short-dated yields rise though, as King appears to dismiss a rate cut. BofA-ML's John Wraith says the recent gilt rally will fizzle out.
Otis Art History 26 - Neo-Classicism
From the Caves to Romanticism, take a journey through centuries of art and learn about the role of art in culture and the place of the artist in society. This series of five-minute podcasts from Otis College of Art and Design features sumptuous images and informative texts. Presented by Dr. Jeanne Willette, faculty at Otis College of Art and Design.
Music Fest 2012 on the UT campus
Music Fest 2012 will be held on the UT campus Friday, September 14th http://utoledo.edu/musicfest
Cosmology | Lecture 3
Lecture 3 of Leonard Susskind's Modern Physics concentrating on Cosmology. Recorded January 26, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (2:00:27)
Cosmology | Lecture 8
Lecture 8 of Leonard Susskind's course on Cosmology. Recorded March 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:58:42)
Emmeline Taylor - Watching the watchers: The steady creep of CCTV
The steady creep of closed circuit television into our lives is raising big questions about our privacy. In this video, Dr Emmeline Taylor of the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences discusses her work looking at the impact of CCTV on our lives. This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16451 To view an online version of the magazine: http://i