Sophia Hu: Fearless on the Rugby Field
Sophia Hu is as fearless on the rugby field as she is in the classroom. “I love rugby because it’s a great way to de-stress from school,” says Hu. “Whatever frustrations I get from school, when I get on the field, I tackle people, I scream at the top of my lungs.” A junior majoring in chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, Hu, a fierce competitor on the Penn women’s rugby club, also happens to be deaf. “I view myself as a culturally Deaf person,” says Hu. “I view mys
How to use the "Bite Counter"
Clemson professors Adam Hoover and Eric Muth demonstrate how to use the "Bite Counter," a tool they created to help people trying to lose weight, monitor what they eat. The device counts bites and estimates caloric intake.
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Sampling and Data: Probability
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module introduces the concept of probability as a mathematical measure of randomness, including a number of real-world applications.
The business upside of carbon crisis
Dr Ben swung by swung with a powerful argument that there are real up sides for business in the current climate crisis. Upsides that could make fortunes for those keen to get involved. The Beast, always with an eye open for an easy quid, got the line and length of the Doc's spray immediately and sold the roof of Toad Hall to a solar power mob before the sun had set.
A small-scale demonstration of the IVEO Learning System
Winehouse's home robbed, Glenn Close to be honored
Aug. 12 - The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Amy Winehouse's home robbed, Glenn Close to be honored and Faye Dunaway to fight eviction. Lindsay Claiborn reports.
Agreement between Myanmar's regime and Aung San Suu Kyi.
Aug. 12 - Myanmar's government and Aung San Suu Kyi announce their cooperation on a plan to foster stability and economic development. Katharine Jackson reports.
Newbie Lesson #35 - Banking: The ATM ate my debit card!
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! The ATM ate your card! Why? Did you remember to tell your bank that you would be traveling abroad? If you didn’t, that may be the reason. Alan and Lisy know what to do! Don’t worry, the situation isn’t hopeless. Check out their explanation of the verb “hacer” (to make, to [...]
Global Megatrends: What next for business?
Global trends are likely to have a substantial effect on businesses in the long-term. What are these trends and what action should managers take in response? Why it is important to tackle such issues now and not leave the future to take care of itself.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
Gli italiani e il tempo libero
Op het einde van deze unit kun je iets meer vertellen over vrijetijdsbesteding en het verenigingsleven in Italië.
The rise of redistribution markets
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Zeynep Arsel defines redistribution markets and elaborates on some reasons underlying the rise of such systems (Dr. Arsel's project is funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada -http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca). http://www.collaborativeconsumption.com/the-movement/ http://www.freecycle.org/ http://theswapteam.org/ http://www.businessweek.com/investor/content/may2009/pi20090520_957492.htm http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/
Redistribution systems and implications on building a sustainable world
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Zeynep Arsel talks about how redistribution systems are vital to long term sustainability (Dr. Arsel's project is funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada). http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/ http://unconsumption.tumblr.com/ http://www.nikereuseashoe.com/ http://inhabitat.com/ http://everydaytrash.com/ http://www.ecouterre.com/ http://www.mcdonough.com/cradle_to_cradle.htm
Culture as part of the sustainability mode
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Lidia Varbanova speaks about the four-pillars of sustainability model and discusses diverse viewpoints on sustainability. The Sustainability Report Canada http://www.sustreport.org/ Creative City News: Special Edition on "Culture: the Fourth Pillar of Sustainability" http://www.creativecity.ca/se-newsletters/special-edition-3/culture-fourth-pillar.html
Danielle Sommer: The Instant and the Interval
Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies: Spring Symposium 2011 Danielle Sommer: The Instant and the Interval: Further Investigations in Aby Warburg's Space-Time California College of the Arts Filmed: May 1, 2011 in Timken Lecture Hall | SF campus ___________ CCA's Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies aspires to create an interdisciplinary and culturally diverse framework within which to bring historical, social, and political analysis, as well as formal analysis, to bear on
The Coffee Ring Effect - Intriguing Microscopic Video
This never-before-seen footage from a laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Physics and Astronomy shows microscopic particles moving in a drop as it dries. Penn physicists recently shown that simply changing particle shape can eliminate the ring-shaped stain that is left behind when drops of certain liquids dry. In this video microscopy footage from their experiments, watch as spherical particles get swept to the edges, while oblong particles are distributed consistently.
Dean Kathleen Skerrett's Message to Alumni
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