Japan's economy stalls
Aug. 13 - Second quarter growth half the pace expected as weak Eurozone demand weighs on manufacturers in the world's third largest economy.
Artificial pheromone disrupts foraging ants
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History's Priceless Assets
Evolving over 5,000 years of human history, the physical object we now call the book creates a unique connection between the historical past and present-day learners. While digital resources continue to expand, the critical importance and relevance of the book cannot be denied as a tangible record of human thought — a shared experience you can actually hold in your hands.
Pride Parade 2012 and the Empty Closet
Rocky and friends participate for the second year running in Rochester's Gay Pride Parade. This year, marchers also handed out facsimilies of the first issue of The Empty Closet and the University's new Diversity brochure. The Empty Closet, one of the country's longest-running LGBT publications, was started by members of a UR student group, the Rochester Gay Liberation Front, and first distributed in 1971. Access the online archive at http://www.lib.rochester.edu/index.cfm?PAGE=4769
Structural and Lithological Controls upon Fluid Migration within the Chalk and Upper Greensand Aquif
The influence of lithological heterogeneities, structural discontinuities and discontinuity surface mineralisation upon groundwater migration within the Chalk and the Upper Greensand of southern England has been investigated. Lithological heterogeneities in the Chalk succession include marl seams, hardgrounds, tabular flints and nodular flints. Each of these heterogeneities has a lower intrinsic porosity and permeability than in the calcite rich chalk. The influence that each of these hetero
Sam Riegel: Gateway Plaza
Sam Riegel was just one block west as the second plane hit the South Tower. In this video clip, watch footage Riegel captured moments after the second tower was struck and also after the South Tower collapsed. (1:07)
About Supplemental Instruction
Discussion with Addison Zhao, our course's Supplemental Instruction (SI) leader, about SI.
Interviewing II Workshop Tutorial: Career Management Services, JMSB
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/en/career-services Please watch this video prior to attending the Interviewing II Workshop at Career Management Service, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University.
Fall 2012 Graduate School Orientation
The Graduate School held its annual Orientation and Information Fair for all incoming graduate students on Wednesday, August 08. This was an opportunity for students to learn about key components of their graduate education experience from Dean Grasso, members of the Graduate School staff, and representatives of key campus units. More than 30 organizations were represented at the Information Fair to share information and answer questions. More than 900 students attended the event.
ISS Update - Aug. 15, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 15, 2012.
The 8th International Conference on Holocaust Education Telling the Story: Teaching the Core -- Holocaust Education in the 21st Century Plenary Session -- Tuesday, June 19, 2012 MK Gideon Sa'ar, Minister of Education, Israel http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2012/video1.asp
USI South Asia Matchmaking Conference: Day 2, Panel 2 On July 18th and 19th, J-PAL hosted the first regional matchmaking conference for its Urban Services Initiative (USI) at Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Colombo conference brought together researchers and practitioners active in urban service delivery (particularly water, sanitation, and hygiene) throughout South Asia. The aim of the conference was to stimulate discussion on innovative micro-solutions to the need for better urban public services, and what collaboration opportunities might exist betwe
On July 18th and 19th, J-PAL hosted the first regional matchmaking conference for its Urban Services Initiative (USI) at Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Colombo conference brought together researchers and practitioners active in urban service delivery (particularly water, sanitation, and hygiene) throughout South Asia. The aim of the conference was to stimulate discussion on innovative micro-solutions to the need for better urban public services, and what collaboration opportunities might exist betwe
Two new owls discovered in the Philippines
Two new species of owls have been discovered in the Philippines, and a Michigan State University researcher played a key role in confirming their existence. The discovery, which is featured in the current issue of Forktail, the Journal of Asian Ornithology, took years to confirm, but it was well worth the effort, said the paper's lead author Pam Rasmussen MSU, assistant professor of zoology and assistant curator of mammalogy and ornithology at the MSU Museum.
MSU Museum lends historic car to R.E. Olds Transportation Museum
The MSU Museum lent its 1903 Curved Dash Oldsmobile to the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum in Lansing Aug. 14. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/1903-curved-dash-on-loan-to-r-e-olds-museum/
Long Live the Queens
Many Ohio crops are heavily dependent on bee pollination. But a lot of bee colonies aren’t making it though the Ohio winters. A man from
Blacklick is trying to develop a strain of queen bees that can better
survive Ohio's harsh, wet winters.
Barbara Jordan Delivers Keynote Address
In July 1976, as the first African-American to deliver a keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, Rep. Barbara Charline Jordan speaks about a solution to the problems facing America. (3:20)
Meet the World's Biggest Mammal
Blue whales have complex calls that can be heard for miles. One scientist is on a mission to uncover the meaning of their songs. (02:24)
I. Glenn Cohen: Patients with Passports || Radcliffe Institute
As one of the world's leading experts on the intersection of bioethics and the law, I. Glenn Cohen spent a year as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University writing Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics (under contract with Oxford University Press), the first comprehensive analysis of the legal and ethical issues raised by medical tourism. Cohen is a professor at Harvard Law School, where he is also a codirector of the Petrie-Flom Center fo
Finding a journal using Barton, the MIT Libraries catalog This tutorial demonstrates how to use Barton, the MIT Libraries catalog, to find journals that MIT subscribes to in print or electronically. If you have questions or comments about the MIT Libraries, Ask Us!
This tutorial demonstrates how to use Barton, the MIT Libraries catalog, to find journals that MIT subscribes to in print or electronically. If you have questions or comments about the MIT Libraries, Ask Us!