Why Give - Elena Fedyszyn
Having volunteered during all four of her undergrad years with the Girl Scouts, Elena Fedyszyn '09 describes why she also now chooses to give monetarily every year to Johns Hopkins.
The Nervous System
Thomas Piketty and Mises’s ‘The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality’
Ludwig von Mises, a mentor to Friedrich Hayek and a major figure in economics in his own right, set out his views on capitalism and inequality in a slender
book (just 113 pages) called The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality. First published in 1954, and readily available online for less than $10, it is well
worth reading today.
Mises’s treatise on why capit
Ludwig von Mises, a mentor to Friedrich Hayek and a major figure in economics in his own right, set out his views on capitalism and inequality in a slender book (just 113 pages) called The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality. First published in 1954, and readily available online for less than $10, it is well worth reading today.
Mises’s treatise on why capit
street chairs groovin at satchel's
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Multi-Dimensional Recruiting: Electronic Evidence Breaking Traditions
Paul Watkins, Ruth Ann Roberts
An electronic performance portfolio can lift a candidate off the resume page and on to a virtual stage. A principal can literally watch as the teacher candidate performs on the classroom stage. […]
Revisiting the Four Cornerstones to Mentoring Adjunct Faculty Online
Carolyn Rogers, Melissa McIntyre, Michael Jazzar
Online teaching and learning in higher education is growing at an exponential rate! This growth will continue to escalate during the 2
BERC Innovation Expo Keynote Address by Jigar Shah
The Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC) is an interdisciplinary, student- run organization that was founded in 2005 to enhance collaboration on energy and natural resources topics and to serve as a bridge between the university and the private sector. The Expo is the opening event of the 2011 BERC Energy Symposium, the largest student-run energy confer- ence on the West Coast, drawing key players from research, business development, policy, and economics communities across the na
Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Opening
Truman's presidential library is unveiled. In attendance are former president Herber Hoover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Chief Justice Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson and more. (2min)
Flight from U.S. makes emergency landing
Nov. 1 - A Boeing 767 flying from New York with 230 people on board makes an emergency the landing in Warsaw's Chopin Airport after trouble with landing gear. No one was hurt. The plane is owned by Polish flag carrier LOT. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Africa Speaks, America Answers
In Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, pianist Randy Weston and bassist Ahmed Abdul Malik celebrated with song the revolutions spreading across Africa. In Ghana and South Africa, drummer Guy Warren and vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin fused local musical forms with the dizzying innovations of modern jazz. These four were among hundreds of musicians in the 1950s and '60s who forged connections between jazz and Africa that definitively reshaped both their music and the world. In this video, as in his new
ASME Pumpkin Launch 2011
This year's pumpkin launch, held in Genesee Valley Park, included a little something extra: pumpkincams. The annual contest includes entrants from U of R and RIT.
Front Foot Elevated DB Step-Up w/ knee drive
Teaching: • Start with foot on box • Keep DB's at sides Coaching: • Lower body in control until back foot touches ground • Drive through hip to stand up • Drive knee up and toe up Common Errors: • Athlete steps up in two motions rather than one • Athlete shifts weight onto front toe • Athlete pushes off rear foot to stand up
Lashay Thompson- Breaking Through
Marsh Fork Elementary
Meet the children of Marsh Fork Elementary in Sundial, West Virginia. The very coal mining that supports the community also threatens the local students. Professor Charlie brings awareness to this potentially dangerous situation of living so close to one of America's biggest coal mines. (4:44)
Quadruped Straight Leg Hip Extension
Teaching: • Start in quadruped position with hands under shoulders and knees under hips • Keep toes dorsiflexed and head neutral Coaching: • Keep back flat and core tight • Keeping toes dorsiflexed and core engaged kick leg straight until fully extended • Engage glute of straightened leg Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Flexion or extension of lumbar spine • Head is not neutral
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 3
This video demonstrates how to use the change of base formula to find the derivative of a logarithmic function. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (2:57)
Engineering Porous Materials to be Water Stable
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World Social Science Report 2010
Produced by the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and co-published with UNESCO, this Report is the first comprehensive overview of the field in over a decade. Hundreds of social scientists from around the world contributed their expertise to the publication. Key findings include social science research from Western countries continues to have the greatest global influence, but the field is expanding rapidly in Asia and Latin America, particularly in China and Brazil. In sub-Saharan Afr