Sporadic gunfire in Libya
Gunfire rings out in Benghazi as UN chief Ban Ki-Moon urges an end to violence.
OECD at 50, Better Policies for Better Lives: Growth, Skills and Jobs
Now in its 50th year, the OECD has established itself as the leading international economic organisation for socio-economic analysis, best practice policy based on peer review, benchmarking and internationally comparable indicators and statistics. Its achievements have made a major contribution to both economic development within its membership and global economic issues. Bringing together business, think–tanks, academia, government and the media, the seminar will address the economic challeng
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline - Adam Warren Keywords:Panopto
Inside Tahrir Square
Greek journalist Iason Athanasiadis is no stranger to uprisings in oppressed nations, having covered Iran’s Green revolution (and been jailed for his work). So it was not even a close call for him to ditch the margaritas during a brief respite in San Antonio, as news in Cairo “acquired an extraordinary force.” He offers a rem
Michelle Tuveson, Executive Director of the Centre for Risk Studies based at Cambridge Judge Business School, explains why there will have to be changes in risk modelling going forward. The next generation of catastrophe models, she says, will need to be holistic with a greater level of sophistication in areas of assessing threats systematically by reviewing the science and evidence base for threats.
Tom Malone: New technologies change essence of organizations
MIT Sloan Executive Education professor Tom Malone discusses how new new technologies can change the essence of organizations by communicating information and helping to make decisions. Learn more about professor Tom Malone.
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Education in the United States
March 17, 7–9 pm
Stata Center, MIT Room 32-123
32 Vassar St, Cambridge
What is the fate of Americans left behind after creation of the minority professional middle class? The Civil Rights Movement encouraged major American universities, including MIT and Harvard, to recruit underrepresented minority students under terms that made their academic success probable. American educational institutions still pursue diversity in their faculty, staff, and student
SDM Information Evening Invitation - April 12, 2011
An open invitation to come and informally explore the MIT System Design and Management Program, a program designed to help mid-career professionals develop a systems thinking approach to solving complex challenges. Come meet faculty, students and alumni at the MIT Faculty Club in an informal setting to gain a better understanding of this great opportunity for advancing your career. Come with questions, leave with answers. For more program information and a link to register visit http://sdm.mit.
Doctoral Student Jennifer Morris tackles uncertainty in climate policy analysis
Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important.
“The Real Reasons Behind the Home Field Advantage” – Tobias J. Moskowitz
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J R R Tolkien: Medievalist and Mythmaker
These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.
A Pig Worth Saving
The Ossabaw Hog shares its unique genetic legacy with visitors to Colonial Williamsburg's Great Hopes Plantation. Historic Farmer Wayne Randolph talks about the rare breed.
Topografía y Cartografía
El objetivo general de la asignatura es conseguir que el alumno adquiera conocimientos específicos en Topografía y Cartografía, para que pueda desarrollar ese perfil profesional. Concretamente, se tratará de desarrollar capacidades de lectura e interpretación de mapas, realización de levantamientos y replanteos, deslindes, mediciones, etc.; y despertar un espíritu práctico y analítico para la gestión de este tipo de datos y proyectos. PAPEL DE LA ASIGNATURA DENTRO DEL BLOQUE FORMATIV
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Colombia U. Special Advisor to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Global Initiatives Presents: "Is There a Path to Sustainable Development- and Can the World Get on It?"
Deborah Stevenson: Six Months
Deborah Stevenson delivers her poem 'Six Months' to the audience at the launch of the Nottingham University Samworth Academy's Writer in Residence programme. If you want to find out more about the programme check out the website http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/education/prospective/undergraduate/creative-professional-writing/students.aspx
PMAD Kurt Schwengel
People Make A Difference with Danny Brassell o3/21/11 Guest: Kurt Schwengel
Dr. Jill Mauldin- Physician Profile
Video profile on Maternal/Fetal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Jill Mauldin. Her areas of special interest include gestational diabetes and VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). She talks about the importance of educating and engaging women to take care of their health during pregnancy and why it's important to choose a practice that offers all aspects of prenatal care.
Dr. Chris Streck- Physician Profile.
Meet Pediatric Surgeon, Dr. Chris Streck. He talks about his areas of special interest including cancer surgery, complex congenital problems and common issues such as hernia surgery. He discusses why it's important to offer care and support to both children and their families, and why the MUSC's Children's Hospital is so special.