2011 Leading Edge Researcher Erica L. Corral
Erica L. Corral, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and BIO5 Faculty Member. Erica L. Corral focuses on high-temperature materials for use in extreme environmental applications such as in aerospace vehicles.
2011 Leading Edge Researcher Christopher Hulme
Christopher Hulme, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, BIO5 Institute Member and Arizona Cancer Center Member. Christopher Hulme is enabling drug discovery through the development of a diverse compound library using efficient methods that will ultimately cut the time it takes to develop new pharmaceuticals.
2011 Student Innovator Jared Moore
Jared Moore, a final-year PhD candidate in Optical Sciences. Jared Moore has been the leading force in the invention and development of a new high-resolution pre-clinical x-ray computed tomography (CT) system that has unique capabilities beyond any commercially available product. Moore has designed and constructed an adaptive, pre-clinical x-ray CT system named FaCT, which can adjust its magnification and field of view, as well as its emitted x-ray beam illumination profile according to the ob
Careers with GEICO, Part 2
Career Services invited three recent UA graduates to discuss their new careers with GEICO in Tucson. Guest: Jessica Eickenberry, Sales, GEICO
Conversations with History - Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
"Power" Joseph S. Nye, Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harvard's Joseph S. Nye, Jr., for a discussion of his new book, The Future of Power. Nye offers a typology of power and explains the importance of a strategy shaped by an intelligent assessment of context and resources. Emphasizing the differences between military, economic, and soft power, he distinguishes
Online Interactions: Strategies for Engagement
An episode of the Innovation 20/20 series, by Janette R. Hill, UGA College of Education Produced by the initiative on Innovation in Teaching and Technology, of the UGA College of Education. Uploaded by COE. The University of Georgia copyright © 2011
Wikileaks: A conversation on media ethics
What constitutes secret information? What should be the ethical role of the news media in dealing with this information? What is the news media's responsibility to the public regarding leaked information? How do journalists judge what they should and should not publish? These are some of the issues discussed during this WikiLeaks panel moderated by KOLR-10 anchor, Joy Robertson. Panelists include: David Stoeffler, executive editor, Springfield News-Leader Dr. Brian Calfano, assistant professor
World TB Day Tuberculosis in the 21st Century: Payam Nahid
Payam Nahid, M.D., Associate Professor at the University of California San Francisco, counteracts the stigma of TB as an ancient disease and addresses the reason why the disease is prevalent in the present.
This site provides an introduction to the use of multiple regression, beginning with a glossary of important terms before taking the reader through a review of bivariate regression and the implementation and interpretation of multiple regression. One limitation to the site is its reliance on Minitab for calculations. Users, however, can reproduce the calculations using other software packages, such as SPSS or Excel. Prior knowledge of the basics of bivariate regression is assumed; thus, the site
Jim Payne - The Evolution of Funk/R&B Drumming
Jim Payne is a drummer, educator, producer, and collaborator with the best in jazz and funk. Jim Payne is the course author of Berkleemusic's new online course Funk/R&B Drums. Learn more at: http://bit.ly/gVwEwQ
Newton Gets Me Moving
In this lesson, students will explore motion, rockets and rocket motion while assisting Spacewoman Tess, Spaceman Rohan and Maya in their explorations. They will first learn some basic facts about vehicles, rockets and why we use them. Then, the students will discover that the motion of all objects including the flight of a rocket and movement of a canoe is governed by Newton's three laws of motion.
Making Movement Easier 1
Worksheet that explores how to make objects move along a horizontal surface more easily. It also introduces a simple way of measuring the strength of forces.
Where is Your Teacher?
In this activity, students will learn how to take bearing with a compass. They will also learn how to describe a bearing and find an object in their classroom using a bearing.
Floating and Sinking 2
Printable worksheet that guides children through a hands-on exploration of how shape affects floating. Also provides opportunities for recording ideas and observations.
How to Correctly use Booster Seats
In this 2:30 video viewers learn how to use a booster seat, how to determine if a child is ready to wear a safety belt alone, and why children and teens should sit in the back seat. The final segments include a one-minute car safety check and additional safety tips for the whole family.
This brief OLogy article helps kids understand that even Einstein made mistakes and didn't always finish everything he started. And, more importantly, that both his mistakes and his unfinished work also led to new ways of thinking. The article uses Einstein's Unified Field Theory as evidence of the value that can be found in imperfection.
Transgenic Mice Training Video (Part4), BSRC Alexander Fleming, Greece
How to conduct genetic experiments with mice. Part 4. Mugen NoE, Transgenic mice, Dr. Kollias George, Biomedical Sciences Research Center "Alexander Fleming" www.fleming.gr
A rare Choctaw spelling book and Choctaw catechism are stored in the University of Mississippi's Archives and Special Collections.