Harvard's Birthday Cake
Harvard University is celebrating its 375th birthday this year, and we needed a REALLY big cake. Joanne Chang ('91), the owner of Flour Bakery, obliged.
Borrow a Bike at UMass Amherst!
Students, faculty and staff at UMass Amherst can now borrow a bike, helmet and lock for free as part of the university's sustainability efforts. To pedal around campus or nearby byways, head to the Student Government Association office on the second floor of the Student Union Building to make your reservation.
Creative Research and Scholarship Award winner Hanqin Tian
Auburn University's Hanqin Tian, Professor in Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
Adam Riess - Nobel Press Conference
Johns Hopkins University professor and researcher Adam Riess was named a 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics and Astronomy for his study of "dark energy" and its role in the expansion of the universe.
Authors@Google: James Magner, M.D.
Author Jim Magner visits Google Cambridge to discuss his book, "Chess Juggler." From the book's description: "How does one cope with devoting sufficient time to family and career while occasionally trying to fit in the odd game of chess? Is your schedule getting more crowded and accomplishments less satisfying? Then take a journey with Jim Magner, physician, husband and chessplayer. Dr. Jim went through college and medical school, married and raised a family, and still was able to get in some s
Woman's Building History: Carol Chen (Otis College)
Carol Chen started out as a chemistry pre-med student, attending Occidental College in Los Angeles. She became interested in graphic design when she took classes at the Woman's Building from Susan King and Cindy Marsh. She learned both the standard method of working a press and the creativity of experimenting. Carol began working at EMI Records and later became an executive at Sony Music. Interviewer: Anne Swartz Videographer: Julie Martin This video was commissioned by Otis College of Ar
“The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa” (video)
A talk by American University professor Deborah Brautigam. Is China a rogue donor, as some media pundits suggest? Or is China helping the developing world pave a pathway out of poverty, as the Chinese claim? This well-timed book provides the first comprehensive account of China's aid and economic cooperation overseas. Deborah Brautigam ta
ArtPrize Panel 10/04/11
Nick Antonakis sits down with artists Caleb Brennan, Clay Stauffer and Gabriel Craig to discuss their entries in this years ArtPrize.
Georgia Sea Grant and the Savannah Music Festival commissioned children's musician Roger Day to compose a collection of educational songs featuring fiddler crabs, marsh mud, and nesting sea turtles found along the Georgia Coast. Day has performed "Marsh Madness" for coastal area school children at local schools, hospitals, and in the Trustees Theatre in Savannah. Georgia Sea Grant and the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service also created a study guide for teachers to help the childr
Penn State helps Pa. farmers
How does Penn State help Pennsylvania farmers move forward? Research and advice from many areas of the University help farming operations like Hollabaugh Brothers, Inc., in Biglerville, Pa., keep growing. Brad Hollabaugh, business manager, is one of many family members who own and run the fruit farm and market, which has been operating for more than fifty-five years. Penn State advises the Hollabaughs about crop and financial issues, helping them stay in the business they love.
Could the Hobby Lobby Ruling Unleash a ‘Parade of Horribles’?
Wharton’s Amy Sepinwall discusses the potential impact of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling on businesses, employees and consumers.
David Gergen says there are still new mountains to climb
David Gergen, Chair of the Elon Law Advisory Board, speaks to the crowd during an event celebrating Elon University Law School's first five years and the achievement of full approval from the American Bar Association.
President Lambert talks about developing leaders at Elon Law
Leo M. Lambert, President of Elon University, speaks to the crowd during an event celebrating Elon University Law School's first five years and the achievement of full approval from the American Bar Association.
ISS Update - Oct. 19, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 19, 2011.
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Devan Sayles
During my time at Michigan State University, I have taken on many different roles. I am a leader, a computer programmer, a band member, a volunteer and an honors student. I am a mentor, a mentee, a friend, a roommate. But above all, I am a Spartan. As a member of the 2011-12 Homecoming Court, I have also become an ambassador. I could not feel more honored or grateful to be able to represent MSU along with nine other accomplished and inspiring Spartan seniors. This university has provided me w
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Kids in Micro-g: Pepper Oil Surprise
Astronauts Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli perform the Pepper Oil Surprise experiment from Potlatch Elementary School in Potlatch, Idaho. This research investigates the interaction of liquid pepper/oil and water in a plastic bag in microgravity.
Competitividad e innovación en la empresa
Asignatura impartida durante el primer cuatrimestre y dirigida a alumnos de 5º curso de Organización Industrial. Se estructura en dos Bloques: Bloque I: Innovación Bloque II: Competitividad Objetivos de la asignatura La innovación como fuente de ventaja competitiva. Introducir en el ADN del futuro profesional el gen de la Innovación. Focalizar todos los conocimientos adquiridos a lo largo de su formación universitaria hacia la innovación. Ayudar a descubrir al alumnado cómo guiar de mane