ISS Update: Smartphone SPHERES
NASA Public Affairs Officer Kelly Humphries conducts a phone interview with Mark Micire, SPHERES Engineering Manager at Ames Research Center. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Breakingviews: Facebook's gender bend
June 26 - Breakingviews columnists discuss the appointment of COO Sheryl Sandberg as Facebook's first female director and what it means for women fighting for greater representation in the boardroom.
General John de Chastelain Convocation Speech June 2012
General John de Chastelain, retired Canadian military officer and former ambassador to the United States, received an honorary doctorate from Concordia in recognition of his contributions to international conflict resolution, most notably in Northern Ireland. De Chastelain addressed graduates from the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science during convocation.
ISS Update - June 28, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 28, 2012.
Interactive Map of Auschwitz
This interactive map explores the concentration camp, Auschwitz, the scene of one of the worst crimes in human history. This is where more than a million men, women and children, most of them
Jews, were murdered by the Nazis during the course of World War Two. It developed in step with fundamental Nazi values, constantly changing in response to the German war effort ebbed and flowed.As the map demonstrates, the Auschwitz complex served as a concentration camp and an industrial centre for
Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Across culture and time: Speaking of honour killing
Dr Carolyn Strange introduces the themes at the Honour Killing Across Culture and Time conference held at The Australian National University in December 2011. Her talk is titled 'Speaking of honour killing'. Honour-motivated violence is a trans-historical and cross-cultural phenomenon, yet it has recently become a metonym for Islamic and anti-modern cultures. How can inter-disciplinary conversations unpack this association to produce innovative ways of thinking about and acting against violenc
Mass Murder of Nikolayev Jews-Part 2
Anatoly Egipko, who was born in 1928 in Nikolayev, tells how he accompanied his mother to the cemetery, how he saw many people there guarded by German military policemen, and how his mother, who was married to a non-Jew, was ultimately released to go home. For more information: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/murderSite.asp?site_id=758
Health disparities impact everyone: Lovell Jones, Ph.D., explains
By: mdanderson Society has readily associated health disparities with a certain group of people, but it has a much bigger target -- everyone. "Any circumstance that serves as a barrier to receiving health care is considered a health disparity," says Lovell Jones, Ph.D., director of the Dorothy I. Height Center for Health Equity and Evaluation Research (CHEER) and Distinguished Teaching Professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Jones' ongoing efforts to eliminate health dis
Eventail En Action 5 U11 tot U20 : Flitskaarten Deze presentaties sluiten aan bij de methode Eventail En Action 5. Je kan hiermee de nieuwe woorden van hoofdstuk één tot tien inoefenen. Bij elke presentatie zijn een twintigtal aangepaste voorstellingen gemaakt, …
Deze presentaties sluiten aan bij de methode Eventail En Action 5. Je kan hiermee de nieuwe woorden van hoofdstuk één tot tien inoefenen. Bij elke presentatie zijn een twintigtal aangepaste voorstellingen gemaakt, …
Superintendents’ Perceptions of Teacher Leadership in Selected Districts
Caryn M. Wells
This paper documents the results of a mixed method study of superintendents who participated in a survey while attending an annual meeting in 2009. The superintendents (N= 25) were from a variety […]
EAHA Day 2 Session 1: Introduction to Disaster Risk Reduction Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
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Shakespeare's Principal Plays
English 367 observes Shakespeare's exploration of family dynamics through a selection of history plays, comedies, tragedies, and romances, that span his career. Plays that were read for the class include: Richard II, I&II Henry IV, Henry V, Twelfth Night, Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, Othello, King Lear, Hamlet, Antony and Cleopatra, Measure for Measure, Pericles, A Winter's Tale, and The Tempest.Lectures for this course were recorded during the Fall 2008 term--William's final semeste
Introduction to Information Studies
SI 110 - The vaunted Information Revolution is more than Web surfing, Net games, and dotcoms. Indeed, it is the foundation for an economic and social transformation on a scale comparable to the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century. As a culture we have learned from earlier such transformations and it is important to recognize those lessons and chart a path toward intellectual and practical mastery of the emerging world of information.This course will provide the foundational knowledge
Cells and Tissues
This sequence provides an overview of the biochemical basis of cellular structure and function; the anabolic and catabolic processes involved in energy utilization; and cellular communication. The hierarchical organization of cellular components are discussed in terms of the structure and function of the four macromolecules: protein, lipid, carbohydrate, and nucleic acids.
Factors & Multiples
Breakingviews: Select committee is BoE job interview
July 6 - Adair Turner takes on Paul Tucker at the banking select committee next week for a public BoE interview, says Breakingviews.
Fossil Fuel (Oil)
In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) the global dependence of transportation on oil, 2) the threat to energy security posed by concentration of oil in a few countries, 3) the […]
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