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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Kenneth Golden: Climate Change and the Melting Polar Ice Caps
Climate Change and the Melting Polar Ice Caps Kenneth Golden: Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering University of Utah 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
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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
The Role of Clouds and Water Vapor in Climate Change David Randall: Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 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 thei
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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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SFU Bhangra Flash Mob
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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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Technical Communication: Design and Production
Learn to design technical documents and publications at Simon Fraser University -- Continuing Studies http://www.sfu.ca/techcomm Technical communication doesn't stop with writing. Simon Fraser University instructor Ellen Ashdown describes an online technical document design course called Design and Production of Technical Publications. The course is part of a Continuing Studies certificate in technical communication—offered entirely online. In the course, you will learn how design relates to
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Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25356 A robotic kangaroo controlled by an armband uses elastic springs to bounce just like the real thing
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An introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central question that the course addresses is how and why Europe-- a small, relatively poor, and politically fragmented place-- became the motor of globalization and a world civilization in its won right. Put differently how did �western� become an adjective that, for better and often for worse, stands in place of �modern.� Our approach will be broadly cultural, i.e. it approaches politics, economics, social life,
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This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.
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4th grade students explore the State of North Dakota and even sing the state song!
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Students go through the logical process of quantitatively analyzing data from the FasTracks system. They gain experience identifying problems with the current design based upon their earlier observations and experiences in activities 1 and 2. Students discuss the flaws that they find in the system. This activity requires the use of the FasTracks Living Lab, a web portal to interactive train (transit) traffic data for a major metropolitan city.
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