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 - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
ISS Update - June 28, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 28, 2012.
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.
As UN evacuates Homs, authorities detain some residents for questioning
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 11 - As the United Nations helps Syrians of the besieged city of Homs evacuate, authorities are detaining and questioning some for unknown reasons. Nathan Frandino reports. More 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 internat
Lincoln's Secret Killer?
Was Lincoln already dying when he was murdered? Using blood from the assassination itself, NGC will attempt to solve this genetic mystery. The clues may have been apparent before he died. (45:25)
Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
Civil Engineering in Developing Countries
Based on working on exercises on project decision making and planning, the specific context of working abroad in general and in developing countries in particular is illustrated, with regard to socio-cultural aspects, planning and financing of projects, roles of (consulting) engineers and contractors, local materials, techniques and knowledge and environmental issues. Study Goals: define projects in several phases of the project cycle (feasibility, identification, design and construction, evalua
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Take Two Advil and ... What Ills Can the Pfizer-Wyeth Merger Cure?
When the giant pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced on January 26 that it was acquiring Wyeth for $68 billion, analysts started questioning what benefits the deal would bring and for whom. Pfizer executives suggest the acquisition makes strategic sense by expanding the company into a range of new areas, and by helping make up for an expected loss of more than $12 billion in annual revenues once its Lipitor patent expires in 2011. But Wyeth also brings some liabilities -- notably, continuing l
Le 3 juillet 1608 — La fondation de Québec : les Français s’installent en Amérique du ... Si, le 3 juillet 1608, Samuel de Champlain établit un poste de traite à Québec, c’est que, dès 1603, il en avait obtenu l’autorisation par le chef montagnais Anadabijou. A cette époque, il avait promis de prêter main-forte aux Montagnais dans leur guerre contre les Iroquois. Lors de la fondation ...
Si, le 3 juillet 1608, Samuel de Champlain établit un poste de traite à Québec, c’est que, dès 1603, il en avait obtenu l’autorisation par le chef montagnais Anadabijou. A cette époque, il avait promis de prêter main-forte aux Montagnais dans leur guerre contre les Iroquois. Lors de la fondation ...
13 Oct 2010: Civic Scientist Lecture - Robert F. Curl Jr., Ph.D., and Sir Harry W. Kroto, Ph.D
The Civic Scientist lectures are a series of talks by leading scientists from around the country who have influenced public policy. The series seeks to expose scientists and future scientists to the notion that their roles extend beyond the laboratory. It also gives the Houston community an opportunity to hear leading scientists discuss their fields and careers, with the goal of promoting science and technology as a public priority worthy of federal, state and local funding. Event co-hosted wi
This case study describes the current trend for crime scene investigation drama and news stories of personal tragedies involving incorrect or missing data have been harnessed to capture the attention and inspire learning and enterprise skills in students studying database compilation
The Teaching Excellence Colloquium (the abridged version)
The year-long Teaching Excellence Colloquium (TEC) provides ladder-rank faculty new to Berkeley with the knowledge, tools, and inspiration to achieve Berkeley's high expectations for teaching excellence while benefiting from becoming part of a cohort of peers across many disciplines. http://teaching.berkeley.edu/teaching-excellence-colloquium#
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXVII, Summer 2000
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Egyptian Christianity Project, Rhetorics and Hermeneutics, IAC Alumnus, 2000 Fall Lecture Series, Book Review: Judges, Book Review: The Homeric Epics, Upcoming Publications
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXXV, Winter 2007
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, New Nag Hammadi Scriptures, New IAC Project, 2007 IAC Pantel at SBL, Judas Panel Success, IAC Spring 2007 Lecture Series, Review of 2006 SBL Panel, Book Review, In Memoriam, Robinson Honored
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXX, Summer 2003
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, In Memoriam, Women: In Art, Epigraphy and Monument, Brownlee Lecture, Mimesis Conference, Lectures/Conferences, Book Reviews, Christian Apocrypha on Mt. Athos