UM Biology Prof Discovers Once Thought Extinct Tortoise
From Galapagos.org: "Through a combination of cutting edge genetic research and time-tested field work, scientists have determined that a Galapagos Giant Tortoise species long thought to be extinct in the wild may still be living on the northern end of the island of Isabela, a few hundred kilometers from Floreana, their island of origin." UM Biology Professor Ryan Garrick talks about his role in the study. Video by Mary Stanton.
The decision process in the financial services industry
Munir Nanji is exploring how board members conceptualise independence and project objectivity in order to successfully govern. Findings have led to the next stage of his research, which will look more closely at Asian family-run boards from the Chair's perspective.
FROLIC ARCHITECTURE: A Performance by Susan Howe and David Grubbs - Woodberry Poetry Room
Poet and 2011 Bollingen Prizewinner Susan Howe and composer David Grubbs present "Frolic Architecture," a multidisciplinary performance that merges Howe's uncanny vocalizations with Grubb's ambient soundings. Sponsored by the Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University. Date: November 2, 2011 at Thompson Room, Barker Center.
Dance for a Chicken: The Cajun Mardi Gras
Cajun filmmaker Pat Mire gives us an inside look at the colorful, rural Cajun Mardi Gras. Every year before Lent begins, processions of masked and costumed revelers, often on horseback, go from house to house gathering ingredients for communal gumbos in communities across rural southwest Louisiana. The often-unruly participants in this ancient tradition play as beggars, fools, and thieves as they raid farmsteads and perform in exchange for charity or, in other words, "dance for a chicken."
2011 Nobel Laureates in a round table discussion program, Nobel Minds
See the full version: http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1763 In this short excerpt, the 2011 Nobel Laureates in science discuss with program host, Zeinab Badawi from BBC World News, what it's like to be in the limelight. The Laureates joke about comparisons to Brad Pitt.
Catholic Mass - 1/29/2012 (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
Duke Catholic Center's Celebration of the Eucharist Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, presiding Fr. Rick Riccioli, OFM, visiting priest, preaching Jordan Differding, assisting in the homily http://catholic.duke.edu Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Service begins @ 9:51 Homily begins @ 27:34 Scripture: First Reading: Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm 95: If Today You Hear God's Voice (89) Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 7:32-35 Gospel: Mark 1:21-28 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn:
IDS350 Session 2 Spring 2012
IDS350 Session 2 Spring 2012 Gardens of California Jerry Turney
SHIFT 2: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines
This is an 8 minute video which features a discussion between NYS Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr., David Coleman (contributing author to the Common Core) and Kate Gerson (a Sr. Fellow with the Regents Research Fund) addressing Shift 2 – 6-12: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines. By unpacking Shift 2, the discussion addresses the role of the content area teachers in secondary contexts as well as the benefits of giving literary non-fiction the time it deserves in the secondary E
Yellowfin Tuna--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Yellowfin Tuna swimming in their natural environment. Students will enjoy the ocean waves as they watch these amazing creatures jump in the water.The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is a fish built for speed and endurance. Its streamlined body is metallic dark blue on the back, blending into yellow or silver on the belly. The belly is patterned with numerous broken lines, and a vivid golden stripe runs along each side o
Algebra Problem of the Week
Algebra problems from a variety of sources, including textbooks, math contests, NCTM books, and puzzle books, and real-life situations, designed to reflect different levels of difficulty. The goal is to challenge students with non-routine problems and encourage them to put their solutions into words. Different types of problems are used to reach a diverse group of algebra students. A a href= /pow/support/ Teacher Support page/a is available for some problems.
Vol en leeg Leerlingen knippen de prentjes uit op de dikke zwarte lijn. Daarna rubriceren ze de volle en de lege bokalen in twee aparte groepen.
Leerlingen knippen de prentjes uit op de dikke zwarte lijn. Daarna rubriceren ze de volle en de lege bokalen in twee aparte groepen.
Biopatología Infantojuvenil y Necesidades Educativas Especiales (2011)
La asignatura busca facilitar al alumno un fundamento sólido de conceptos y conocimientos sobre la discapacidad en la infancia y las Necesidades Educativas Especiales (NEEs) que puede conllevar. En mucas ocaciones, el Logopeda deberá trabajar con niños cuyas necesidades logopédicas son una consecuencia más de una condición de discapacidad más amplia o están asociadas a otros problemas. Esos problemas y esas condiciones de discapacidad conllevan características y NEEs que el profesional
Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre
In this video we hear more about the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre.
Lecture 7, January 31
Marketing - MKTG 25010 Audio Lectures - Lecture 7, January 31 - Kent State University > COLLEGES > College of Business Administration > COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION > Marketing > MKTG 25010 Audio Lectures > Lecture 7, January 31
The Greatest Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe - The Fate of the Universe
Dr Paul Francis sheds some light on some of life's big questions in this new web series - The Greatest Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe. In this second episode, he addresses the question 'What's the Ultimate Fate of the Universe?' Each episode will explore a mystery in-depth, in an accessible and light-hearted way. Dr Francis will also be delving into some of the comments left on his previous video to answer some viewers' mysteries. If you have a universal mystery you'd like Paul to have a lo
Scope on the Skies: Urban Legends
Urban legends become widespread from people simply not asking “Are you sure?” or looking into the topic and learning more before making a decision. But urban legends are also a great way to teach students to become good questioners—skeptics if you will—whenever they hear or read about these kinds of claims. A recent urban legend is generating interest due in large part to statements made by doomsday predictors, news media, and—coming to a theater near you—a movie celebrating our demi
Breakingviews: Is Google cruising for a bruising?
Breakingviews columnists discuss how close the search giant is to stepping over a major legal line.
Accelerators and Nobel Laureates
This online article written by Sven Kullander at the Nobel e-Museum discusses the importance of particle accelerators to physics in a historical context. After studying their basic operatation, users can then learn about the many accelerator inventions and their assistance in various discoveries such as x-rays and electrons. The website provides links to descriptions of the many Nobel Prize winners who have utilized accelerators in their important work. Users can view images of the large acceler
SGR: Scientists for Global Responsibility
Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) have created a site depicting the belief that "science and technology should be used responsibly in a way that contributes to justice and peace in human society and to the long-term well-being of the wider environment". Scientists can download reports that the group, consisting of 600 scientists, has written such as Cleaner Technologies: A Positive Choice. Students can learn about how to make wise career choices that will be both rewarding and environme