Gengo Spanish #25 - Mi Casa es Su Casa in Latin America
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You have been slacking on your Spanish studies lately, and you need to pick up the pace or you won’t have learned Spanish well enough by the time you leave Latin America. To force yourself to learn more Spanish words more quickly, you decide to find a way to immerse yourself [...]
An Evening with Paul Baran, in conversation with Henry Lowood
Baran, who received a 2005 Computer History Museum Fellow Award for his foundational work on packet switching, is joined on stage by Henry Lowood, Curator for History of Science and Technology Collections, Stanford University Libraries. Baran will discuss the origin and development of his accomplishments—which span a lifetime of entrepreneurial activity, including 150 papers, 40 patents, and five start-up companies—and how these continue to have an impact on our everyday lives.
2014 Ruina Nuclear Age Dinner
(Filmed March 4, 2014) 2014 Ruina Nuclear Age Dinner The 2014 Ruina Nuclear Age dinner was held March 4, 2014. The keynote speaker was Professor Robert Jervis, Columbia University. His topic: "Why We Should Be Puzzled About Nuclear Weapons."
Pen and Sword Pt. II: Advertising King Albert’s Book
[N.B. This is the second in an intended series of posts about the history of British propaganda efforts during the First World War -- the inaugural post can be read here. The main focus of the series will be on … Continue reading
Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
CLPR Speaker Series: Schools for Democracy
Schools for Democracy The Role of Labor Union Participation in Facilitating Latino Parents' Critical Civic Engagement Veronica Terriquez Assistant Professor Department of Sociology University of Southern California Date: November 17, 2011 - Thursday Time: 3:30 PM -- 5:00 PM Location: Shorb House, 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 Description: Scholars have long argued that civic organizations play a vital role in developing members' civic capacity. Yet few empirical studies examine how an
Holiday Greetings from the Office of International Education at the University of Richmond
Students and staff reflect on 2011 and share their spirit of hopes and aspirations for 2012.
FIRST Lego League Competition
FIRST Lego League Competitions are held all over the United States and Canada to give kids a fun way to engage with math, science and technology. Guided by adult mentors, students use their own imagination to design and build robots made of Legos to perform tasks and navigate obstacles as part of the competition. This regional tournament is held each year at the University of Rochester. For more information, visit http://www.firstrochester.org/
By filling out a simple web-form, users can create a slideshow from Harvard-owned visual resources for which a version is stored within DRS and a description exists within a Harvard Library catalog. Core features: Images are automatically imported or referenced from DRS; captions are automatically derived from catalog records; captions are linked to their corresponding the catalog records; the service is available to everyone.
Doctoral Defense: Revisiting the Discourse on State Failure - Q&A
Part 2: Question & Answers This research is a comparative case study of eight states in Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East assessing the impact of external military interventions in response to the perceived threat of state failure in the post C
Parents of the Field - Asbjorn Eide
As a member of the generation of Scandinavian scholars who launched 'peace research' as a serious study in the 1960s, Asbjørn Eide's career has also been focused by his interest in the potential use of the law as a conflict resolution
The Historical Value of Religious Teachings for Conflict Resolution and the Power of Gestures
Dr. Marc Gopin Talks about the power of symbolic gestures, the Dali Lama and the historical value of religious teachings combined with the value of psychological literature.
China Patent Agent (H.K.)
Website of China Patent Agent (H.K.) a firm of patent and trademark attorneys established in 1984 as a quasi government entity to provide legal services for overseas clients. The site provides information on Chinese patent laws which can be downloaded from the site in English. The laws cover patents, trademarks, copyright, layout design of integrated circuits, new plant varieties and cyber law (domain name disputes). There are also international treaties, case summaries, a selection of FAQs and
Sino-U.S. Trade Relations: ‘They’re Playing Football; We’re Playing Baseball’
While the dust settles on the U.S.'s midterm elections, questions abound about where the country's international trade and economic policies go from here. As it stands, the U.S. is squarely "at a disadvantage" with countries like China, argues economist Clyde Prestowitz, a former trade negotiator and author of The Betrayal of American Prosperity. Wharton management professor Stephen J. Kobrin and Knowledge@Wharton spoke with Prestowitz about the elections and beyond, how the U.S.'s econ
Process and Report of the ERC Dara Entekhabi
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Highbrow: a Textual Annotation Browser
Highbrow is an interactive web-based visualization that plots the density of annotations from multiple sources (including dynamic full-text search) onto literary works. It provides a quick, high level overview of the areas of the text that are of most interest to different commentators or contain certain search terms, and then shows increasingly detailed information about these regions as the user zooms in.
Inscriptio allows eligible patrons to apply for their preferred carrel based on a map of locations and current availability similar to an airline seating choice map. A wait list would also be maintained using this tool with information being automatically sent to patrons when their match was confirmed.
Library Application Collaboration, Development Tools and Resources
Research and discussions among the library application development community with the aim of improving internal collaboration and the provision of ongoing support, sustaining engineering, and specialized development support services.
QR Codes in the Library: A Window to Online Research Services
QR Codes in the Library is a pilot project in the Loeb Music Library, which will result in a "best practices" guide for use across the Harvard Library, linking materials in the stacks with on-line resources, via smartphone. By posting QR codes in specific subject areas of the stacks, smartphone users can instantly access relevant research guides and other library information services.