“I blame the parents!” How often is that phrase used to explain the ills of society and is it valid? This material will consider how important is quality parenting, who judges it, and is its provision the sole responsibility of parents – should parents just be left to get on with it? It explores what parenting actually means, what is meant by quality parenting and, how it can be enhanced and promoted. It is of interest to anyone who is, might become or works with parents.
A River of Poetry
The evening's seven poets, all associated with various faculties at Concordia University, have collectively selected the poetry for performance. The program for the most part evokes cosmopolitan Montreal as a place, as well as humanity's fraught relation to technology. It includes the reading of full poems and extracts in several languages, accompanied by projections and voice recordings. With the collaboration of acclaimed choreographer and Associate Professor of Contemporary Dance Michael Mont
Undergraduate Research & Collaborative Scholarship Program | University of St. Thomas
The Undergraduate Research and Collaborative Scholarship Program provides funding to support the kinds of student/faculty partnerships that make the St. Thomas undergraduate experience uniquely fulfilling. Students can receive support for collaborative study during the academic year (Collaborative Inquiry Grants) or during the summer (Young Scholars Grants and Community-Based Research Grants), and can also receive funding to live on campus while conducting summer research (Summer Housing Grants
ART100 Fall 2010 Session 13
ART100 Looking at Art Session Thirteen 12/07/10 Bernard Baker
UMMC Physician Profile: Peter Gaskin, M.B.B.S.
This one-minute video introduces viewers to Peter Gaskin, M.B.B.S., an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and pediatric cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Gaskin's special interest is pediatric cardiology. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMMC. Related Links: Dr. Peter Gaskin http://www.umm.edu/doctors/peter__gaskin.html University of Maryland Hospital for Children http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/i
Greenwood breaks ground on Science Scholars' Laboratory
The new 9,000 square foot science wing at Greenwood Laboratory School will house two, 1,800 square foot state-of-the-art lab/classrooms with associated storage space, two study atriums, faculty offices and a large student atrium. The addition was designed by Butler Rosenbury & Partners and will be built by Rich Kramer Construction Company, Inc. Both firms working on this project are Springfield-based companies. Greenwood students, Missouri State students, Missouri State science professors, as w
Professor Mary Teagarden Webinar: Intellectual Property Protection in China
Protecting know-how and intellectual property is a challenge in any market, but especially in hyper-dynamic markets such as China. This is even truer for companies in high-tech services who rely on knowledge to compete. Thunderbird Professors Mary Teagarden and Andreas Schotter, with the help of Joab Meyer '07 and more than 40 other alumni, investigated what companies do to win this intensely dynamic "war" to impede knowledge asset leaks and assure long-term performance.
Texas Tech Researcher Reports Pacific Sperm Whales Exposed to PAHs, Pesticides, Other Pollutants
A Texas Tech University whale researcher said she and others found evidence of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and persistent organic pollutants, including the pesticide DDT, in Pacific Ocean-dwelling sperm whales. But even more surprisingly, the whales living in or around waters near the Galapagos Islands -- a UNESCO marine reserve and considered pristine -- showed higher levels of a contamination biomarker than whales from other areas of the world's largest ocean, said Cel
Performances by the OSU University Chorale. Songs conducted by OSU students; Tim Brassfield, Bryce Kennedy, Megan Hansen, Jeffrey Larkin, David Servias, Amy Severin and Olin Hannum.
UNITV 2010 Episode 4
UNITV 2010 Episode 4
Monthly Dialogue Series: Katja Niethammer: ?Democrats and Autocrats, Shi?ites and Sunnis: Political
Katja Niethammer, a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Center for International and Regional Studies, reflects on the differences in goals, strategies and behavior between Shi?ite and Sunni Islamist political organizations in Bahrain.
Religion, Democracy in the Foreign Policy of Obama: New Trends in the Data on Religion and Democracy
The day-long event consisted of four panels, each of which examined the question of religion and democracy in U.S. foreign policy from a different perspective. The panels addressed the role of religious actors in U.S. democracy programs and policies; the 'twin tolerations' and democratic stability in highly religious societies; emerging trends in the data concerning the relationships between religion and democracy; and the relationship between Islam and democracy in key Muslim countries.
Religious Lives of Migrant Minorities, Session I: Cross-Site Comparative Reflections (with de Wind,
Scholars de Wind, Casanova, Vasquez, Knott and Martin discuss the SSRC Project on the Religious Lives of Migrant Minorities, which investigated the roles of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism for immigrants settled in Malaysia, South Africa, and Great Britain.
Islam and Liberal Democracy: How Tradition Matters (with An-Na'im, Jackson, Moosa, Esposito)
Moderated by Jane McAuliffe, President, Bryn Mawr College. Panelists included Abdullahi An-Na'im, Georgetown University; Sherman Jackson, University of Michigan; Ebrahim Moosa, Duke University; and John Esposito, Georgetown University.
Engaging Religious Communities Abroad: (with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs)
n February 23, 2010, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs Task Force on Religion and the Making of U.S. Foreign Policy released its final report, which focuses on strategies for better incorporating an understanding of religion into the U.S. foreign policymaking framework. The Task Force is comprised of high level and influential policymakers, academics, constitutional lawyers and religious leaders.
Proselytism and Religious Freedom: Proselytism as Religious Duty (with Land, Magid, Rashkover, Shah)
In the context of a globalizing world marked by the freer flow of people and ideas, proselytism has become increasingly controversial. On March 3, 2010, the Berkley Center sponsored a day-long symposium on proselytism and religious freedom in the 21st century. Experts from a variety of scholarly and policy fields investigated the theological, legal, and political implications of the missionary impulse.
Boebinger lecture 2 part A
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Coupling Pedagogical Scenarios and Location-based Services for Learning
This article presents the experiments about pedagogical scenario driven mobile activities
Robot masters archery
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/12/robotic-robin-hood-archery-for-automatons.html Watch software help a robot hit a target.
2010 Nobel Laureates Documentary Trailer
• Nobel Laureates 2010 is a 56 minute documentary that explores the lives and careers of this year's Nobel Laureates who have been awarded the highest honour in their respective fields. From Japan to Peru, Spain, America and the Philippines, the film takes us all over the world, interviewing extraordinary people as diverse as the Peruvian Literature Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and one of the youngest Physics Laureates, 36 year old Russian born Konstantin Novoselov. Filmed on location in their