Professor Nancy Millis and Professor John Langford discuss the
need for radical changes in water management in Australia with Jacky
Emeritus Professor Nancy Millis AC MBE, Microbiologist and pioneer in fermentation technology in Australia
Professor John Langford AM, Director of the Melbourne
11.481J Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change (MIT)
Surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. Examines/critiques accounting frameworks including accounting for the underground economy, multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts, infrastructure investments. Assesses price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of US a
12.007 Geobiology (MIT)
The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. Subject introduces the concept of "life as a geological agent" and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared. Topics include the origin of the solar system and the early Earth atmosphere; the
The Gold Rush, positive for California in so many ways, had a devastating effect on the state's environment. Many of these problems were directly related to gold-mining technology. The process of hydraulic mining, which became popular in the 1850s, caused irreparable environmental destruction. Two images show California's largest hydraulic mine ? Malakoff Diggings, in Nevada County ? in action. (Malakoff Diggings is now a state park and open to visitors.) Dams (such as the English Dam in Nevada
Setting out Arguments Logic Book Style (slides)
Part three of a six-part series on critical reasoning. In this lecture we will focus on how to identify and analyse arguments, and how to set arguments out logic book-style to make them easier to evaluate.
Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation - IMPACT
September 22 - IMPACT presents Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation.
William (Bill) Nuti is chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of NCR Corporation, a global technology company with 22,400 employees and 2008 revenue of approximately $5.32 billion. Under Nuti's leadership, NCR is transforming itself into, as one reporter recently called it, "a self-service giant," leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR's assisted- and self-service solutions and c
17.000J Political Philosophy: Global Justice (MIT)
This course explores the foundations and content of norms of justice that apply beyond the borders of a single state. We examine issues of political justice, economic justice, and human rights. Topics include the case for skepticism about global justice; the idea of global democracy; intellectual property rights; the nature of distributive justice at the global level; pluralism and human rights; and rights to control borders. It meets jointly with Harvard's Philosophy 271, and is taught by Profe
21H.131 America in the Nuclear Age (MIT)
This course examines the American experience at home and abroad from Pearl Harbor to the end of the Cold War. Topics include: America's role as global superpower, foreign and domestic anticommunism, social movements of left and right, suburbanization, and popular culture.
Laws of Power 48: Design a Plan to Win
Thunderbird Professor Karen Walch, Ph.D., continues her 48-week series on the Laws of Power for 21st Century Global Negotiators. Learn more at http://knowledgenetwork.thunderbird.edu/worldcafe/
Project Artemis 2010 Graduation
Afghan businesswoman Nasimgol Azizi delivers the Project Artemis fellow remarks during the commencement program Oct. 29, 2010, at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://knowledgenetwork.thunderbird.edu/thunderbirdforgood/
Growth pattern at Bucyrus
Bucyrus International CEO Tim Sullivan, a 1976 graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management, talks Nov. 2, 2010. http://thunderbird.edu
3.4 Poverty as the effect of economic or political causes
The third and final cluster of ideas about poverty are those which imply causes that lie in the external world of the economy and politics. For example, an increase in the number of people working in low-paid jobs produces lower incomes and more people living in relative poverty, or changes in government policy on welfare benefits might reduce incomes or trap people in poverty because they lose benefits when they earn income. These definitions locate poverty as an effect of causes beyond indi
21A.336 Marketing, Microchips and McDonalds: Debating Globalization (MIT)
Everyday we are bombarded with the word "global" and encouraged to see globalization as the quintessential transformation of our age. But what exactly does "globalization" mean? How is it affecting the lives of people around the world, not only in economic, but social and cultural terms? How do contemporary changes compare with those from other historical periods? Are such changes positive, negative or simply inevitable? And, finally, how does the concept of the "global" itself shape our percept
12.000 Solving Complex Problems (MIT)
Solving Complex Problems provides an opportunity for entering freshmen to gain first-hand experience with working as part of a team to develop effective approaches to complex problems in Earth system science and engineering that do not have straightforward solutions. The subject includes training in a variety of skills, ranging from library research to Web Design.
Each year's course explores a different problem in detail through the study of complimentary case histories and the development of&nb
AWW 17th Annual Picnic & Mini-conference - catch the excitement!
Alabama Water Watch held their 17th Annual Meeting and Picnic on Saturday, June 19th at Auburn University. The event started with a mini-conference in Comer Hall. Bill Deutsch, AWW Program Director, welcomed guests from around the state. They collectively represented 16 groups that monitor water quality from the Tennessee Valley to the Alabama Coast.
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art - 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition - PSA
39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition
September 12 - November 7, 2010
Currently on display is the 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition. The show is juried by water media artist Carrie Burns Brown of the National Watercolor Society. The exhibition includes 100 artworks selected from more than 650 entries from artists throughout Florida.
The Florida Watercolor Society is one of the largest and finest watercolor societies i
Seminole Campus Nature Park
Students at St. Petersburg College and residents of Seminole now have a new venue to explore nature.
SPC officials opened the first phase of its Natural Habitat Park and Environmental Center on Aug. 31 with a crowd of about 200 on hand who were not fazed by the morning heat.
The park is located immediately north of the school's University Partnership Building and the Seminole Community Library.
The first phase includes a pavilion with seating
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