Community Breakfast Kicks off New Year at UMass Amherst
More than 300 people gathered in the UMass Amherst Student Union on Sept. 1 for the 44th annual Community Breakfast. At the event, the university and the Town Amherst signed a memorandum of understanding to create the Gateway Redevelopment District to develop private student housing as part of a larger, mixed-use development project.
UMass Students Explore Tropical Rain Forest
Betsy Dumont, a mammal expert in the biology department at UMass Amherst, is one of six faculty who regularly lead students in a tropical field biology course in the Commonwealth Honors College every Spring Break. They study in Costa Rica's lowland coastal rain forest and spend two days of snorkeling on pristine coral reefs off the coast of Panama. The trip gives students a feel for what it is really like to do a field project, from design to data collection through trouble-shooting and on to an
Popular Policing Video Lecture Part I
This seminar is part of a digital course Trends in the Governance of Security introduced by Clifford Shearing which focuses on civic or popular policing This type of policing is located within communities rather than within either the state or private security Irvin Kinnes looks at methods of nonstate forms of justice and policing in communities in South Africa giving a historical overview and discussing the challenges facedLearning across Borders LABS is an initiative to foster sustainable teac
Poco a Poco: Heath-Care Collaboration in Honduras
The Arizona Health Sciences Center at the University of Arizona assists individuals and communities statewide through a variety of outreach efforts. However, global initiatives are under way, too; members of the AHSC community are making a health-care difference in Honduras. While visiting a remote region of the Central American nation this winter, AHSC faculty, friends and others watched as a new clinic -- one that they helped to become a reality -- began to take shape.
Spartan Sagas: Linda Mercado Peterson
Linda Mercado Peterson, who graduated from the College of Human Medicine in 1988, says Michigan State taught her to be a more compassionate person and physician. "Being a Spartan is a way of life about being involved, giving back, and sharing Spartan ways with my family." Spartans--alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Have your own Spartan Saga to share? Go to http://spartansagas.msu.edu/share/ and share your story with the world!
What School Boards Should Know Before Attempting to Circumvent the Rights of High School Students to
Danielle Suzanne Crossley
School Boards desiring to avoid the requirements of the Equal Access Act (EAA) to prevent students from organizing Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) clubs within their schools may have difficulty doing […]
Silverlight TV 51: Debugging and Deploying WCF RIA Services In this video, John sits down with Saurabh Pant of the WCF RIA Services team and responds to some of the most common issues customers encounter when deploying WCF RIA Services. Saurabh runs through various scenarios and provides great guidance on how to identify and solve these issues. Here are some of the topics he covers:
In this video, John sits down with Saurabh Pant of the WCF RIA Services team and responds to some of the most common issues customers encounter when deploying WCF RIA Services. Saurabh runs through various scenarios and provides great guidance on how to identify and solve these issues. Here are some of the topics he covers:
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
Importing Music in Audacity part 5
Save, Save, Save-and give new names to the project each time you save. If you find music that you can legally use save that into your porject folder so you can use it on multiple podcasts. Music and transitions are added to an interview in this vide.
T4 Tips Podcast #19 - Macintosh File Management
This podcast is for Mac users. It covers basic file management 'how-to's':• how to crete new folders• how to move documents into folders• how to store folders in the Mac version of a file cabinet, the Documents folderThere is a surprise at the end of the podcast!Backdrop: http://www.johnhaney.com/backdrop (http://www.johnhaney.com/backdrop) Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!
2014 Orientation Leaders Dance
Check out the welcome you get when you come to Ole Miss for Orientation. Of course, we think we have the best orientation leaders! Video by Mary Stanton Knight
Social entrepreneurship in India: going beyond symptoms
If social entrepreneurs in India focus on causes when mapping out challenges, rather than just fixing the symptoms, half the battle is already fought, says Rathin Roy, chairman of the board of directors of Rural Innovations Network, a Chennai-based company that helps social entrepreneurs incubate innovations and take them to the market to benefit the rural poor.
Harnessing Africa’s medicinal plants to create new business opportunities for the rural poor
African farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are taking part in a social entrepreneurship project to cultivate medicinal plants for the pharmaceutical industry.
Fighting Monsanto at the Supreme Court
Student Group Speaker Series Fighting Monsanto at the Supreme Court September 15, 2010 Northwest Environmental Defence Center In this podcast, Professor George Kimbrell, staff attorney for the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Lewis and Clark alumnus, will discuss the recent Supreme Court decision Monsanto v. Geertson Seed Farms. After plaintiffs secured injunctive relief prohibiting [...]
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
Mussa Idris speaks on refugee opportunities in the US
Thousands of refugees each year face hurdles in rebuilding lives away from homes where they were persecuted, and on October 20, 2014 in the Global Neighborhood, Elon University students learned more about issues confronting new arrivals to the United States.
Ukrainian president visits wounded
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visits patients wounded in rocket attacks deep in government-held territory. Julie Noce reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years,