Ph.D. candidate explores remote Guiana Shield
For the past several years, Lesley de Souza has focused her research efforts in a place so remote, it's nearly impossible to access: the Guiana Shield. A mountainous, forested region just north of Brazil, the Shield has no cities, cold drinks or showers. Instead, it welcomes visitors with attractions such as anacondas, piranhas, jaguars, venomous snakes and a tiny fish called a candiru that is rumored to invade humans by swimming up the urethra. de Souza knows that should she ever receive a pois
Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp - Week 1
Video summary of week one...
Summer Technology Camp
Armstrong students show kids that engineering can be fun and rewarding.
Breakingviews: Reeling markets have more than S&P to thank
Aug. 8 - S&P targeted U.S. debt, but stocks ended up getting clobbered. Breakingviews' Agnes Crane says an economic slowdown combined with fumbling leaders and limited central bank resources is a bad mix.
Humanoid Robots Playing Soccer, Part 2: How They Work
In July, the U.S. scored a major international soccer victory. While the nation was unable to bring home the Women's World Cup, Team DARwIn took first place in the Humanoid Kid Size competition at the 2011 RoboCup tournament in Istanbul, Turkey. The robots, whose name stands for "Dynamic Anthropomorphic Robot with Intelligence," are a collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania and Virginia Tech. Penn Engineering team members who traveled to the competition included Stephen McGill, Seu
Research Help-Attach Notes to Any File or Website in Windows
Want to remind yourself of that super important task each time you open a certain website? Veronica explores GumNotes, which can attach a reminder to any file or website. (01:36)
UMMC Physician Profile: Ziv Haskal, M.D.
This short video introduces viewers to Ziv Haskal, M.D., professor of radiology and surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, chief of vascular and intervential radiology, and director of image-guided therapy and interventional oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Haskal's special interests include diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology, fibroids, uterine fibroid embolization, deep vein thrombosis, peripheral arterial disease, vericose veins, image-
Guide to the Homestead Album Oral History Project, 1975-1977
The Homestead Album Oral History Project was administered by the Pennsylvania Ethnic Heritage Studies Center of the University Center for International Studies, University of Pittsburgh. The project documents the experience of individuals of varied ethnicities who have lived in the Homestead area of Pittsburgh, PA in the 1900's. The collection is comprised of three parts; project operational files, project case files, and interview cassettes.
Guide to the Records of the Pittsburgh Board of Registration Committee 1906-1936
This collection consists of several volumes of voter registration information for the many different wards of Pittsburgh as well as two volumes of minutes taken at meetings and one scrapbook.
I am a Spider (Becca Wann '14, Womens Soccer)
Becca Wann reflects on what it means to be a Richmond Spider.
Mississippi River: Post-Flood Flyover
A slower version of the Mississippi River: Post-Flood Flyover
Philip Rutnam discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the GLS2011 Blackboard Basics for Students SMU student talks with CBS about higher air fares London Sculpture 2011 McColl School Investment Forum at Queens Why Topography? Finding Racial Stereotypes in Popular Culture Getting Organized Arctic Ozone from February 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003
Philip Rutnam, Director General, Business and Skills, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011
This tutorial will give GRCC students an introduction to Blackboard.
SMU Student Body President Austin Prentice talked with Anna Werner of CBS News on October 12, 2011, about the sharp increase in airfares.
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Queens Trustee Alex Porter moderated an enlightening discussion with economists and investment experts who spoke about domestic and global opportunities and current trends in the investment world. Panelists included Joe Bossong, managing partner of ASI Healthcare, an independent research firm assisting institutional money managers with investment in the healthcare industry; Harry Bowen, Ph.D., professor of international business and finance, McColl School of Business; Randy Kincaid, Ph.D., profe
Part of the supporting resources for the School of Earth Sciences dynamic earth module, the -Why Topography?- site discusses two models introduced in the 19th century that are still used to explain topographic variations. These models are the Pratt and Airy models of isostasy. In the Pratt model, high topography (relative to surroundings) is due to lower density whereas in the Airy model, high topography is due to thick crust.
In this lesson students analyze current media and determine if racial stereotyping exists and consider causes of and remedies for racial stereotyping.
The aim of this lesson is to enable students to recognize the importance of organizational skills in achieving study goals. It is the second lesson in the study skills series and is intended to support adult learners who are embarking on a course of study and need to acquire skills which will help them to be successful. The lessons are designed as a package with key skills reinforced in each subsequent lesson so that a study culture is developed over time. They can be delivered sequentially or u
This visualization shows the northern hemisphere ozone hole from February 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003.
Blackboard Basics for Students
SMU student talks with CBS about higher air fares
2011 McColl School Investment Forum at Queens
Finding Racial Stereotypes in Popular Culture
Arctic Ozone from February 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003