Hewlett Challenge Celebration: Saul Perlmutter
Saul Perlmutter, the Franklin and Karen Dabby Chair in Physics and 2011 Nobel Laureate, delivers his talk, ""Space: The Accelerating Frontier,"" at the Hewlett Challenge Celebration at UC Berkeley. At the completion of the landmark Hewlett Challenge -- which raised over $220 million to endow 100 new faculty chairs -- UC Berkeley honored alumni, friends, and the Hewlett Foundation at a celebratory event at the Li Ka Shing Center. The November 2012 celebration included presentations by 5 of the n
University of St. Thomas Gainey Conference Center
A full-service conference and retreat facility located in Owatonna, Minnesota.
Garrett Augustus Morgan
This student-made mini-bio tells about the life and accomplishments of the scientist, Garret Augustus Morgan. This was a project for school in honor of black history month. Animations and music created by Zach Burkhart. (03:52)
Breakingviews: Capital markets break cycle
Jan. 10 - This financial crisis is different for the capital markets cycle. After recoveries in investment-grade and junk issuance, IPOs should pick up -- but not this time according to Breakingviews.
Reuters Asks: Who will stop QE first?
Jan. 11 - We ask financial professionals which major central bank will be the first to end quantitative easing.
Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2013. Seminar by Professor Bridget Anderson (University of Oxford) recorded on 21 November 2012 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.
Yury Polyanskiy Recorded 10/11/12
Dean Kamen: Rolling Along, Helping Students and the Third World
Inventor Dean Kamen lays out his argument for the Segway and offers a peek into his next big ideas (portable energy and water purification for developing countries). NOTE: this video exceeds 10 minutes and the end is an advertisement. (22:05)
Reuters Today: Yen bears show more teeth
Jan. 11 - The yen tumbles as Japan's PM mulls BOJ mandate change. Plus Italian borrowing costs set to dip as investors sniff out returns.
Peter Post - Why Etiquette Matters to You in the 21st Century
Peter Post, director of The Emily Post Institute and author of five etiquette books, presented "Why Etiquette Matters to You in the 21st Century" as part of the Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the College of Business.
ISS Update - Jan. 14, 2013
The International Space Station update video for Jan. 14, 2013.
GCC prospects bright if policies change - First Solar
Jan. 17 - First Solar, the world's biggest thin-film panel producer, says the GCC is a major growth market but policies in the region must first change for the solar industry to really take off.
Croome Court and Croome Landscape Park
Description of Croome Court and follies in Croome Landscape Park
First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part three, Professor Lucrezia Reichlin RoseLee Goldberg on Performance Art "The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday: Unexpected Encounters in t Star Library: Sampling Distributions of the Sample Mean and Sample Proportion NOP - Sustainable organic teaching lab Introduction to Minitab Star Library: Rectangularity
Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics interprets the latest economic statistics in relation to other recent recessions and suggests a second dip in 2009 is possible
RoseLee Goldberg South African-born world authority on performance art spoke at the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions lecture on 11 March Goldberg illustrious career as art historian critic curator and author has spanned almost three decades and has helped shape the public view of live performance as a visual art form Her book Performance Art from Futurism to the Present was first published in 1979 and pioneered the study of performance art even
A talk by New York Times journalist Neil MacFarquhar. His book, "The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday" reveals a cross-section of unsung, dynamic men and women pioneering political and social change. There is the Kuwaiti sex therapist in a leather suit with matching red headscarf, and the Syrian engineer advocatin
In these activities designed to introduce sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem, students generate several small samples and note patterns in the distributions of the means and proportions that they themselves calculate from these samples.
Sustainable development needs chemical research Research and innovation are preconditions for the transformation of economic and social processes in favor of a sustainable development. Chemistry, the science and practice of the transformation of matter, is of central importance. Everyone dealing with chemistry can contribute substantially to sustainable development and holds special responsibility. Already in education the links between reactions and substances with the consumption of energy and
This laboratory introduces students to the basics of the Minitab software. Students make use of a basic example (water consumption and temperature) to introduce students to manipulation of data, calculation of descriptive statistics, and creation of histograms.
This article describes an interactive activity illustrating sampling distributions for means, properties of confidence intervals, properties of hypothesis testing, confidence intervals for means, and hypothesis tests for means. Students generate and analyze data and through simulation explore these concepts. The activity is completed in three parts. The three parts of the activity can be used in sequence or they can be used individually as “stand alone” activities. This allows the educator f
RoseLee Goldberg on Performance Art
"The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday: Unexpected Encounters in t
Star Library: Sampling Distributions of the Sample Mean and Sample Proportion
NOP - Sustainable organic teaching lab
Introduction to Minitab
Star Library: Rectangularity