Episode 102: Greening the Internet
Prof Rod Tucker spells out the environmental impact of an increasingly networked world, and how energy savings can be found with smarter technology. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Santiago Calatrava Speaks at 2005 SMU Commencement
Spanish architect, sculptor and structural engineer Santiago Calatrava gave the commencement address at Southern Methodist University on May 14, 2005. (He was introduced by SMU President R. Gerald Turner.) He received an honorary degree from SMU. In addition, he designed "Wave," a perpetually moving sculpture at the entrance to the Meadows Museum at SMU.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Ohio Reading Road Trip video series from ThinkTV Dayton is an exciting literary journey across Ohio and through time. It takes students inside the novels, short stories, and poems of some of Ohio's most famous and beloved writers. In this video learn about author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Living in Cincinnati prior to the Civil War, she met the Underground Railroad Conductors who lived in and around the small town of Ripley, Ohio, along the Ohio River. From them she learned of the pli
Episode 124: Of dogs and hens: Researching animal welfare in shelters and egg production facilities
PhD student Sally Haynes examines the relationship between dogs and their handlers in animal shelters, and the implications for canine welfare. Fellow doctoral student Joanna Engel is looking into how cage size and nest box availability affect the behaviour and stress response of laying hens. With host Eric van Bemmel.
Episode 125: Approaches to snakebite in Papua New Guinea, and development in Sikkim
Herpetologist David Williams discusses his doctoral research into improving the plight of snakebite sufferers in Papua New Guinea, where snakes constitute a major public health problem. Also, PhD student Thomas Chandy probes community perceptions of the impact of economic development in the remote Himalayan region of Sikkim. With host Eric van
Episode 126: Lingua mundi and the perils of monolingualism
Professor Joe Lo Bianco examines the implications of English as "the world's language", and why it behooves native speakers of English to learn other languages. With host Jennifer Cook.
Episode 127: An ocean away: An African nation's roots in Southeast Asia
Linguistics Assoc Professor Sander Adelaar discusses the curious linguistic and genetic origins of the people of Madagascar. With host Eric van Bemmel.
Episode 128: Light before the Dark: Life, Death and Art in Early Modern Nuremberg
Historians Prof Charles Zika and Prof Joel Harrington discuss the highs and lows of the culturally rich German city of Nuremberg in the 16th century. With host Jennifer Cook.
Episode 129: Female-friendly cities: Planning for inclusivity in our urban spaces
Associate Professor of urban design Carolyn Whitzman and sociologist Dr Kalpana Viswanath discuss how urban environments can be designed and modified to make them safer for women. With host Jennifer Cook.
Episode 130: Accused abroad: Foreign nationals and identity in criminal trials
Historian Associate Professor Richard Pennell discusses the confluence and confusion of nationality, identity, and jurisdiction in criminal cases crossing cultural and national borders. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.
Episode 131: What seems to be the antimatter?: Where experimental particle physics meets cloud compu
Physicist Associate Professor Martin Sevior and software engineer Tom Highfield explain how commercial cloud computing can be enlisted in the service of answering questions about the origins of the universe. With science host Shane Huntington.
Deflation's Inflationary Source
A cry heard often today — both on the west and east sides of the Atlantic — is that inflation levels are dangerously low. While most central banks target a price inflation level of around 2–3 percent, general price indexes of most Western countries are falling below the lower bound of that target. A fear of deflation — apoplithorismosphobia, as Mark Thornton
Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring
The intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring service works to identify new neurological impairment during surgery to allow for prompt correction, provides functional guidance to the surgeons and ultimately the best patient outcomes.
Department of Anesthesiology
UMMC Division of General Surgery
Vaccine for Pets Protects People.mov
Chagas disease is the single most common cause of congestive heart failure and sudden death in the world. The devastating parasitic infection affects millions of people throughout Central and South America. But as global travel increases, it's becoming a greater threat in the United States and Europe as well. Chagas, which is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, or T. cruzi, is the leading cause of death among young-to-middle-age adults in endemic areas of South America, and many people liv
Use this video from the TV show The Office (minus the sound) to allow student to look for clues in order to make inferences!
key words: The Office, infer, inferring, inferences, reading between the lines (0:29)
What's happenings? How do you know? What are the clues? Use your background knowledge and schema to make inferences!
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