Georgia Tech Diversity Symposium 2010
Nazanin Bassiri Gharb, ME professor, talks about her experience at the 2010 Diversity Symposium. For more information on the program visit http://www.diversitysymposium.gatech.edu/ Video by Rob Felt Copyright 2010 Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Tech Diversity Symposium 2010
Ruperto Perez, director of the Counseling Center, talks about his experience at the 2010 Diversity Symposium. For more information on the program visit http://www.diversitysymposium.gatech.edu/ Video by Rob Felt Copyright 2010 Georgia Institute of Technology
Escaping the Earth
According to Professor Stephen Hawking the future of the Human race is dependent on our ability to begin colonising other planets - within 100 years! Is this a realistic goal and if it is achievable, is it desirable? How might mankind go about building new homes amongst the stars? Professor Ian Stewart, Department of Mathematics, is an expert on the parallels between science and science fiction. Length: 22 minutes
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Michael Arthur narrates animation of the drilling process
Michael Arthur, Professor of Geosciences and Co-Director of the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research, walks the audience through an animation of the natural gas drilling process. The atrium of the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center was standing room only last Wednesday for the first Research Unplugged event of the fall semester, a conversation with Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research co-directors Michael Arthur and Tom Murphy on the economic and environmental impacts of
Security and Privacy?
The Information Networking Institute celebrated its 20 year anniversary in April 2010. This panel discussion, moderated by Pradeep K. Khosla, Dean, College of Engineering; Philip and Marsha Dowd Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, discussed how Carnegie Mellon is driving research over the hurdle of this dichotomy between security and privacy. Panelists were Alessandro Acquisti, Associate Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy, Heinz College; Lorrie Cranor, Associate
The Alice Project
Alice is a free teaching tool from Carnegie Mellon University that allows programming novices to use a simple drag-and-drop interface to create 3D computer animation. The Alice Project was begun by the late Randy Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon alumnus and professor of computer science and author of The Last Lecture. The FBI, in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science, is expanding their ongoing Safe Online Surfing program (SOS) to include a national competition in wh
Aris Candris: Role of Nuclear Power in an Energy-Constrained World
Carnegie Mellon University's top-ranked College of Engineering launched a new Leadership Speaker Series Oct. 11 by hosting Westinghouse Electric Company CEO Aris Candris (CIT'74, '79), who discussed the role of nuclear power in today's energy-constrained world. Candris also talked about the factors that are causing the growing need for energy and a comparison of yesterday's and today's nuclear industry. He was joined in the discussion by a panel of Carnegie Mellon energy experts, moderated by
Pop & Rock Vocals - New Online Course
Instructor Didi Stewart talks about her new online course, Pop & Rock Vocals. Learn the vocal skills necessary to master the styles of pop/rock greats, such as Lennon/McCartney, Janis Joplin, Mariah Carey, Jeff Buckley, Radiohead, and many others. Learn more: http://bit.ly/9AcGr7
Texas Textbook Debate
SMU Professor of Religious Studies Mark Chancey and the Rev. Robert Jeffress of the First Baptist Church of Dallas talk with MSNBC News about the debate over how Islam is characterized in Texas textbooks. The interview took place September 24, 2010.
Cold hardy grapes feed local wine industry
For more than 30 years, the Horticulture Research Center at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and its rustic vineyards have been home to research on producing cold-hardy grapes and making the best wines from them. Jim Luby, a professor of horticultural science, is in charge of the breeding program along with Peter Hemstad. The Center has bred four varieties of cold hardy grapes: Marquette, La Crescent, Frontenac and Frontenac Gris. These varieties have formed the backbone of the Minnesota wine i
Patrick Hernly: MIRA at SPC (1)
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Adjunct Professor Patrick Hernly discusses St. Petersburg College's Music Industry and Recording Arts (MIRA) program. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially
Maarten Hajer: Reframing Climate Policy
Professor Maarten Hajer (Director of the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and Professor of Public Policy at the University of Amsterdam), 'Reframing Climate Policy: Reflections on Science, Politics and the Role of the State'. Professor Hajer was delivering the keynote address at the conference 'Democratising Futures' (28 May). Part of the Mellon Sawyer sponsored seminar series 'Modelling Futures: Understanding Risk and Uncertainty'.
The first in a new range of powerful superconductors which could revolutionise the production of machines like hospital MRI scanners and protect the national grid have been developed by engineers at the University of Cambridge. Professor David Cardwell explains what superconductors are, why we need them, and how he and his team have devised techniques to make them more powerful than ever before.
Family Dinner PSA (Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse & Neglect)
30-second public service announcement about the dangers of cyber crime. Produced by a team of Cal State Northridge students, alumni and faculty, led by Professor Nate Thomas, Cinema & Television Arts. The production was commissioned by ICAN (the Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse & Neglect).
Dr. Oppenheimer Opens Up About CSUN
Steven Oppenheimer, Professor of Biology, discusses his award for science mentoring from President Obama, his new lab at Chaparral Hall, and the importance of student research at Cal State Northridge. Read more about Chaparral Hall at: http://www.northridgemagazine.com/features/chaparralhall/ directed, shot and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti produced by Brenda Roberts executive producers: Vance Peterson, Ligeia Polidora, and Randal Thomson CSUN still photographs by Tuyen Nguyen and Phil Scher
Texas Tech Professor Incorporates Folk Music Into Teachings
Texas Tech Department of English Professor Ken Baake uses folk music to convey historical lessons and cultural values to students today. He said he feels the folk music is a creative way to keep the students engaged in the lesson.
Texas Tech Researchers Studying Bee Colony Collapse
Texas Tech researcher Dr. Shan Bilimoria, a professor and molecular virologist, is specifically looking at an insect virus which may be causing the bees to die off by the billions. Bilimoria is part of a team of researchers searching for the cause of the collapse. Led by research professor Jerry Bromenshenk from the University of Montana in Missoula, the group also includes virologists and chemists from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the Instituto de Ecologica AC in Mexic
5 Setting aims and objectives ‘If you don't know where you're going, you might end up somewhere else.’ (Casey Stengel, New York Yankees, quoted in Beckhard and Harris, 1987) Aims are broad goals and can encompass an organisation's mission and values, whereas objectives define more precisely what a project is trying to achieve and how success will be recognised. The SMART principle is often applied to objectives
‘If you don't know where you're going, you might end up somewhere else.’
(Casey Stengel, New York Yankees, quoted in Beckhard and Harris, 1987)
Aims are broad goals and can encompass an organisation's mission and values, whereas objectives define more precisely what a project is trying to achieve and how success will be recognised. The SMART principle is often applied to objectives
The Big Engine part two
Part two of Federation Fellow and 2008 Eureka Prize winner, Professor Matthew England, on the latest research into the role oceans play on weather. Professor England is co-director of the UNSW Climate Change Research Centre and is one of the world's leading climate change scientists. http://www.ccrc.unsw.edu.au