Panel Discussion: The Global University
Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus hosted a distinguished panel of university presidents from Asia, Europe and the United States during a summit on mobility and communication and their impact on global universities. The summit was sponsored by the International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies (InterACT), a network of leading global research universities and institutes. The presidential panel included Carnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon and presidents from the
Financial Assistance Services: Verification Selection
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Financial assistance is offered based upon financial need as determined by the federal governments system of need analysis. There is also financial assistance available to those that do not have need according to federal guidelines but that require assistance in paying for college costs. This aid is primarily in the form of low interest loans. What is Financial Need? According to federal guidelines, financial need is based on the following equ
CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - Prévenir et prendre en charge les conduites addictives - discussion
Thème : «Mauvais genre»
Session : Dépendance - Drogue - Addictologie. WORK in PROGRESS.
Modérateurs : Pr Christophe LANCON, Aurélie TINLAND
Titre : CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - Prévenir et prendre en charge les conduites addictives dans une société addictogène.
Auteur : Jean-Pierre COUTERON (Psychologue clinicien, responsable de la consultation en spécialisée addictologie du CEDAT à Mantes-la-Jolie et Président de l’ANITEA : association nationale des inte
Thème : «Mauvais genre»
"The Informal Economy in Mexico" (video)
Santiago Levy is Vice President for Sector and Knowledge at the Inter-American Development Bank and author of the book Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes: Social Policy, Informality and Economic Growth in Mexico. Mr. Levy speaks on the growth of Mexico’s informal economy.
06 Dec 2010: Personalized Genomic Medicine: Genetics in Health Care
Ten years after the completion of the first draft of the human genome sequence, the field of personalized genomic medicine is emerging. Affordable gene mapping and, in the near future, affordable whole genome sequencing is available for individuals who want to determine their genetic risks. The resulting information has the potential to help physicians diagnose and treat diseases. For this event, a panel of medical practitioners and policy experts will review the success of the Human Genome Pr
116: Cargill: China strategy
When it comes to doing business in China, going big may not always be the right answer. For agribusiness giant Cargill, the company has had to adapt its global business model to China's diverse domestic economies.
Germany's DAX hits 2-year high
Germany's DAX rises above 7, 000 points for the first time since June 2008 as Germany rejects increasing support for struggling EU members.
Lenihan lays out austerity budget
Ireland's Finance Minister Brian Lenihan announces the austerity measures his government feels are needed to help save the country's economy.
Sounds of Sirens in Baghdad
A roadside bomb explodes next to a police patrol in central Baghdad wounding a police officer and two civilians. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Bomb attack on Lenin statue
A bomb destroys part of a Lenin statue near Saint Petersburg, the latest such attack on a monument to the founder of the Soviet Union
Tesco sees good growth overseas
Tesco, the world's third largest retailer, has seen third quarter sales boosted by overseas interest.
Indonesia's pilgrim volcano victims
Pilgrims to Hajj return to find their homes destroyed by the eruption of Mount Merapi in Indonesia.
Pakistanis mourn blast victims
Mourners hold a funeral in northwest Pakistan for the victims of a double suicide attack, while a new blast in the south targets a local official's convoy.
Talks fail to defuse Ivory Coast row
Talks brokered by former South African President Thabo Mbeki fail to defuse Ivory Coast's power struggle, with Gbagbo and Outtara both claiming the presidency.
NATO responds to Albanian flooding
NATO begins airlift response to the worst flooding in Albania in recent history.
Ireland braced for scrooge Christmas
Ireland's government will unveil a record austerity budget later today, inflicting more pain on voters in an attempt to impress the IMF and EU and ensure quick access to their rescue funds.
SK evacuees, anti NK protests
South Korean evacuees are still living in shelters, protesters in Seoul make known their discontent.
Japan's corporate mood sours
Reuters Tankan survey shows Japanese manufacturers' sentiment souring in December, confidence may vanish by March next year.
Great Careers: Research Librarian
This is a video that explains some of the jobs that a librarian does. Shows the need for specialized librarians. Short video and could be motivating to students.
"In the Name of God: Regulating Religion in Indian Elections"
A talk by Ronojoy Sen, Visiting Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy.