Darden Graduation 2011 Faculty Marshalls and MBA Speaker Announced
The Faculty Marshalls and MBA Class of 2011 Speaker for Darden's Commencement ceremony on May 22, 2011 were announced to the community during a special First Coffee event.
Grant - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. Archaeology & Anthropology, Medicine, Modern & Medieval Languages and Physics... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Grant, a student on the Law Su
Design Day 2011
Undergraduate engineering teams showcase their senior projects, the results of partnering with local companies and institutions over the past year to solve real-world engineering problems. Formerly a feature of the biomedical engineering program, this year Design Day expanded to include students from biomedical, mechanical, chemical, electrical, computer, and optical engineering as well as computer science.
Irish Cinema, A SUNY Oswego Study Abroad Course
The story of "Irish Cinema," a study abroad quarter course at SUNY Oswego that takes students to the Emerald Isle.
Team Air Force One-Aerial Photography at Valpo
Team Air Force One was to provide the Valparaiso University Art Department with a camera that will allow students to safely capture photographs from a variety of outdoor locations.
Valpo engineering student Kyle Hanson
Valparaiso University engineering student Kyle Hanson discusses his hands-on experience working with an international construction firm, serving as a project engineer on a multi-million dollar addition to Valpo's College of Engineering. More information can be found at valpo.edu/engineering.
Northeastern Class of 2011: Years To Remember
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GoNU.TV - Get To Know Your Huskies - Baseball
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TEDx McMaster U - Natalie Raso
"Yoga Improves Athletic Participation"
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.
Clemson student service project wins top state award
A project to bring fresh water to the people of the earthquake-ravaged nation of Haiti has earned a top service award for a team of engineering students from Clemson University. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education presented Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries its Service Learning Project of the Year award. Tom Hallman reports.
Conversations@FAS: Active Learning, February 11, 2011
A Chinese proverb asserts a familiar truism about teaching and learning - "tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand." Neuroscience research is beginning to bear this out, showing that students' active engagement in the classroom leads to longer retention of information. Join the first Conversations@FAS to explore the topic of active learning, the impact of new technologies on teaching, and the changing role of the professor in the classroom today.
CAPTURING HISTORY- A Conversation with White House Photographers
Presidential Photographers Eric Draper (George W. Bush), David Hume Kennerly (Gerald R. Ford), Barbara Kinney (William J. Clinton), David Valdez (George H. W. Bush) discuss their experiences with David Gergen (Moderator) Director of Harvardís Center for Public Leadership.
One reason why spiders are considered to be arachnids is because their bodies are divided into two sections, although some arachnids do not appear to have two body segments. The front section is called the cephalothorax. The back portion is called the abdomen.
Driving Change, Shaping Lives || Welcome and Shifting Populations Panel
Gender in the Developing World Welcome Remarks by Barbara J. Grosz (Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study) and Brigitte Madrian (Senior Advisor to the Social Sciences Program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and Harvard Kennedy School) Panel 1: "Shifting Populations" with Amy O'Neill Richard (Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons), Valerie M. Hudson (Brigham Young University), and Rhacel Salazar Parreñas (University of Southern California), moderated by Swanee Hunt
"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
GRCC Commencement 2011
GRCC Commencement - April 29, 2011
Fulfilling the Promise of Crop Biotechnology
Roger Beachy is the founding president of the non-profit Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Saint Louis, Missouri. Beachy pioneered the development of virus-resistant plants through biotechnology; his early research led to the development of the world's first genetically modified food crop, a virus-resistant tomato. His laboratory conducts basic research on plant biology, and uses recombinant DNA-based technologies to improve crop plants like rice and sweet potato that are grown in developi
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
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