Student Address, 2006
On January 23 and 24, 2006, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, delivered an address to the faculty and students on the subject of academic freedom and Catholic character.
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Public Opening of Global Colloquium of University Presidents by Penn President Amy Gutmann
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the fifth annual meeting of the Global Colloquium of University Presidents on Monday, April 4, 2011, in a public address at the University of Pennsylvania on empowering women. http://www.upenn.edu/president/global_colloquium/home The Colloquium, a select group of university presidents from around the world, convened annually to discuss a topic of immediate concern to the secretary-general, addressed the challenge of "Empowering Women to Chang
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Lauren Greenfield's "Girl Culture" at Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery
Lauren Greenfield's "Girl Culture" is on display through July 24 at the University of Pennsylvania's Arthur Ross Gallery. This photography exhibit features girls and young women from an array of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds across America. As a photojournalist and artist, Greenfield explores the relationships girls have with their bodies and the images that are portrayed through popular culture. "Girl Culture" stimulates conversations that address issues young women face every day such a
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PhillieBot Robot Gives First Pitch at a Phillies Game
PhillieBot, designed by the University of Pennsylvania, gives the first pitch at a Phillies game, pitching to the Phillie Phanatic. Unfortunately, the Phillie Phanatic apparently broke its wrist catching a pitch last year. This time, at the last minute, the robot's engineers were told to turn the pitching arm's power down, so as not to hurt the Phanatic again. This robot has the potential to throw a ball at very high speeds, if the settings were set to allow for it.
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Penn Relays 2011 College Women's 4x100 Race
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Asafa Powell and Jamaican sprint team win 4x100 then sign and pose for media at Penn Relays
Asafa Powell, Michael Frater, Nesta Carter, Steve Mullings run and win for Jamaica in the 4x100 meter dash at the Penn Relays on April 30, 2011. After winning, they run off the track and pose for media and fans. This is the behind the scenes footage. Shot by Kurtis Sensenig, University of Pennsylvania
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2011 Commencement Address by Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington, internationally renowned actor and director, delivered the address at the University of Pennsylvania's 255th Commencement on Monday, May 16. Washington is one of the nation's preeminent performing artists, having achieved wide acclaim for his film, theatrical and television performances, as well as his accomplishments in film directing and television production. Washington has received the most distinguished accolades of his art, including two Academy Awards and a Tony Award.
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The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis: Separating Fact From Fiction
A panel of Simon Fraser University professors assembled on Monday, April 11 at the Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue to discuss the ripple effects of Japan's nuclear crisis. SFU researchers Mark Jaccard, Corina Andreoiu, Kris Starosta and Paul Schaffer shared their expertise in a variety of disciplines as they address issues related to the disaster. Among questions that they addressed are: How big are the risks? Are the levels of radiation detected in the Pacific Northwest dangerous? How safe
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Kevin Trenberth: The Role of the Oceans in Climate
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David Randall: The Role of Clouds and Water Vapor in Climate Change
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Jasper Kirkby: The CLOUD experiment at CERN
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Thomas Pederson: Responding to the Climate Change Challenge
Thomas Pedersen Professor and Director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions University of Victoria, B.C. This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results of their research in this six-part series of talks. Th
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Technical Communication: Concepts and Practice
Learn technical writing at Simon Fraser University: introduction, concepts, practice, design and editing http://www.sfu.ca/techcomm Technical communication instructor Duncan Kent describes his online introductory technical writing course at Simon Fraser University as a "boot camp for technical writing." The Continuing Studies course, called Concepts and Practice of Technical Communication, is part of an online certificate in technical communication. The course is for advanced and beginner tech
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