Valley Performing Arts Center: From Dream to Reality (Construction Slideshow)
The construction of a dream -- CSUN's new Valley Performing Arts Center -- shown in photographs from initial groundbreaking through completion of the building. This slideshow was originally presented at the Opening Gala on January 29, 2011 and was produced by C4 Consulting.
The Sultan's Album: Bringing the Empire into the Palace
Emine Fetvaci, Assistant Professor of Art History, Boston University.
TEDx McMaster U - Dr. Michael Egan
"Looking Backward to Look Forward: History for a Sustainable Future"
Francis Fukuyama: The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution
SAIS Hosted Book Launch Event With Francis Fukuyama on April 25 Francis Fukuyama, senior fellow at the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute and Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University; Adam Garfinkle, editor of The American Interest; Michael Woolcock, lead social development specialist for the World Bank's Development Research Group; and Cinnamon Dornsife (moderator), acting director of the SAIS International Development Program, discussed Fukuyama's new book, The Origins of Political Or
The Clemson Family and why The Will To Lead Campaign is so important
Clemson University, one of the country's top public universities, combines the best of small-college teaching and big-time science, engineering and technology. With nearly half the classes at Clemson having fewer than 20 students, Clemson professors get to know their students and explore innovative ways of teaching. It's one reason Clemson's retention and graduation rates rank among the highest in the country among public schools. It's why Clemson continues to attract some of the country's best
The Jennifer Rahn Story
Students and faculty are at the heart of everything we do at Clemson. Our support for them is vital and why the Will To Lead campaign is so critical. Why Give? - To recruit and retain top students - To attract and keep leading faculty - To support initiatives that keep the Clemson education exceptional - To build a knowledge-based economy and drive innovation Visit www.clemson.edu/giving to find out more about how you can support the campaign.
Recycling Program Piloted in Bracket and Sirrine Hall
Clemson was one of the first universities to enter a contest sponsored by Busch Systems. They were so impressed with the submission, they're using Clemson as the flagship example in their marketing materials. I
A public address by: The Honorable Bill Richardson
The Hon. Bill Richardson interviewed by Professor Graham Allison on his career and views on current events.
"Alice in Time" by Dame Gillian Beer
Dame Gillian Beer, King Edward VII Professor of English Literature Emeritus at the University of Cambridge, delivers a lecture for the 2010--2011 Dean's Lecture Series Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Academic Expectations 2011
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The Apples of Our Eyes
Daniel J Kevles, the Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale University, teaches and writes about issues in science and society past and present. He has received various honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Page One Award, the Watson Davis Prize, and the History of Science Society's George Sarton Medal for career achievement. In his talk, Dan explains how innovation in fruits turned from a pastime of gentlemanly amateurs into a commercial business by the middle of the nineteenth c
Eating Good in the Neighborhood
Steven Shapin is the Franklin L Ford Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University. His current research interests include historical and contemporary studies of dietetics, the nature of entrepreneurial science, and modern relations between academia and industry. In late 2007 the Oxford University Press anointed "locavore" Word of the Year. (Some San Franciscans who thought it a good idea to eat only foods produced within a 100-mile radius made up the word in 2005.) Locavores assum
Planet Taco: The Globalization of Mexican Cuisine
Jeffrey M Pilcher grew up in the Midwest and is now a professor of history at the University of Minnesota. He has been fascinated by Mexican cuisine since his first visit to New Mexico, when a mouthful of salsa sent steam boiling out his ears. His current research project, to eat Mexican food in as many countries as possible, provides the material for "Planet Taco." Mexican food has joined Chinese and Italian as one of the three most popular ethnic varieties in the United States, although many
Kate Johnson, Class of 2013
Kate Johnson, an accounting and music major from Florida, shares her experience as a Notre Dame student. http://admissions.nd.edu
Tip of the Week: Scivee
A quick video tip on uploading here at SciVee. More at http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=8482
2011 Commencement Address by Penn President, Dr. Amy Gutmann
Penn President Amy Gutmann addressed nearly 6,000 graduates at the University of Pennsylvania's 255th Commencement on Monday, May 16. At the ceremony, Gutmann also conferred honorary degrees to Renée C. Fox, a pioneer in the field of medical sociology; Mo Ibrahim, the mobile communications entrepreneur; Nicholas D. Kristof, columnist at The New York Times, and Sheryl WuDunn, senior managing director, Mid-Market Securities, and president of the social investing consultancy, TripleEdge; Ei-ichi N
English Language and Culture: Boost your Confidence
Learn and live English and boost your confidence: English Language and Culture at Simon Fraser University http://www.sfu.ca/elc Stop memorizing vocabulary. Start living in English. English language instructor Terri Wershler discusses why Simon Fraser University's English Language and Culture program is different. Terri explains how SFU's English Language and Culture (ELC) program helps students learn English. ELC students do far more than rote memory work and exercises that focus on getting th
English Language and Culture: Start Living English
Learn to speak English and understand North American culture: English Language and Culture at Simon Fraser University http://www.sfu.ca/elc Stop memorizing vocabulary. Start living in English. SFU english language instructor Jeff Behrner discusses why Simon Fraser University's English Language and Culture program is unique. Jeff explains that the emphasis on culture is key to SFU's English Language and Culture (ELC) program. In addition to English grammar and vocabulary, students learn to unde
Researcher Profile - Professor Greg Stuart
Professor Greg Stuart is Head of the Department of Neuroscience, and group leader of the Neuronal Signalling Group at The John Curtin School of Medical Science. Greg and his group are looking at how single nerve cells process information on the brain. He speaks of his drive and curiosity to find out more about the brain.
Preparing for Surgery (Spanish)
This patient education program promotes understanding of the surgical process and preparation for surgery. By understanding the different steps, patients can help healthcare providers ensure a successful operation and a fast recovery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.