Planning a Rock Concert for College Credit -- ARTM 360 at the College of Charleston
For students enrolled in ARTM 360, Fundraising and Event Creation, that is exactly how they spent last spring semester. The intent of the class is to provide a hands on experience in the logistical implementation of running a successful fundraising event while bringing awareness to a selected cause or organization. From selecting a theme to choosing a cause, The class is responsible for all facets of the event from the budget and ticket sales to soliciting sponsorships and rounding up talent. Al
Climate change: making the best use of scientific information
Thomas Stocker discusses the challenges that are posed to climate scientists when communicating with the public. Professor Stocker is at the laboratory for Climate and Environmental Physics, University of Berne, Switzerland. Climate science regularly makes headlines in the media, usually after an extreme weather event or a disaster, or in the wake of campaigns by think tanks about the science of climate change. In this presentation, Professor Stocker discuss four specific challenges that are pos
VUCast Extra: From Commons to Commencement
The Class of 2012 holds a special place in Vanderbilt history as the first students to share in the unique and creative living-learning experience in The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. Take a look at their journey from Commons move-in to Commencement.
German I, Fall 2003
Introduction to German language and culture. Acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. Audio, video, and printed materials provide direct exposure to authentic German language and culture. Self-paced language lab program is fully coordinated with textbook/workbook. Development of effective basic communication skills.
Breakingviews: Exxon gets the jitters
May 17 - Antony Currie and Christopher Swann discuss the oil giant's attempts to fend off shareholder ire at CEO Rex Tillerson's $35 mln pay package.
J.B. Say Salvages the Entrepreneur [This article is excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995), volume 2, chapter 1: "J.B. Say: the French tradition in Smithian clothing." An MP3 audio file of this chapter, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is available fo Duke Chapel Live - May 27, 2012 Coastal Wave Mechanics MSU Faculty conversations: Jeff Andresen Forms of Government Politics in the United States Butterflies of the British Isles Discrete Random Variables: Hypergeometric (optional) Pathways of women's empowerment Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume Classe de Francais de MmeT Panel Discussion at the LSI
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Anna Carter Florence delivers a sermon entitled "Wind and Fire and Galileans" Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (44:49) "When the day of the Pentecost had come, the disciples were all together in one place, and suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind and it filed the entire house where they were sitting. Pentecost, it's a funny kind of holiday it isn't exactly a traditional family time for Christians as in, so w
This site features Flash animations and a QuickTime movie that illustrate how waves and water molecules behave along the shore and in deep water settings. Animations depict the orbital motion of water molecules and show cross sections of waves at varying depths. These resources are suitable for use in lectures, labs, or other teaching activities.
Jeff Andresen, associate professor in the Department of Geography and the state climatologist for Michigan, talks about how Michigan's climate has changed during the past 100 years and how future changes might impact Michigan agriculture. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/faculty-conversations-jeff-andresen
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Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module describes the properties of a hypergeometric experiment and hypergeometric probability distribution. This module is included in the Collaborative Statistics textbook/collection as an […]
Pathways of Women's Empowerment is a consortium of five institutions which links academics, activists and practitioners who are working to advance women's empowerment for a five-year programme of work funded by the UK Department for International Development. Each institution forms the basis of a research hub working to identify regional priorities and opportunities. The website provides details of these hubs and of the project's research themes (conceptions of women's empowerment, empowering wo
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
A discussion group dealing with sustainability issues at the launch event of the Leeds sustainability Institute in April 2012. For more details please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/research/leeds-sustainability-institute.htm
[This article is excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995), volume 2, chapter 1: "J.B. Say: the French tradition in Smithian clothing." An MP3 audio file of this chapter, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is available fo
Duke Chapel Live - May 27, 2012
Coastal Wave Mechanics
MSU Faculty conversations: Jeff Andresen
Forms of Government
Politics in the United States
Butterflies of the British Isles
Discrete Random Variables: Hypergeometric (optional)
Pathways of women's empowerment
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Classe de Francais de MmeT
Panel Discussion at the LSI