Folding Money - Tips for the Blind
Dancing with Geometry
A professional dancer and an orthopedic surgeon demonstrate the
fundamental role geometry and technology play in keeping dancers
performing at the highest level.
Running time 1:59 minutes
Northeastern Professor Jeffrey Juris discusses Occupy Wall Street LIVE - 11/09/11 @12pm
"3Qs Live" brings you a dynamic exchange of ideas - taking the conversation beyond the classroom. Join Northeastern's top researchers, noted experts and the newsmakers themselves for an online discussion of some the world's most important news stories. As an associate professor of anthropology in Northeastern's College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Jeffrey Juris is an expert on social movements, protests, youth culture and globalization, and often studies protests by embedding himself with
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "F f”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
HSBC says it may leave UK
Nov. 9 - HSBC counts the cost of staying in Britain, and says $2.5 billion a year may be too high a price to pay as third quarter profit falls more than expected. Kirsty Basset reports.
ISS Update - Nov. 16, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Nov. 16, 2011.
Assessing innovation in hybrid designs using shape grammars
Al-kazzaz et al (2010) described hybrid adaption technique to generate innovative designs from heterogeneous precedents using shape grammars. An evaluation of the degree of innovation in the hybrid designs gave feedback to grammar users before and after applying a rule. Innovation was assessed using variables derived from the internal structure of the grammar such as: the number of antecedents in the corpus having the same rule; the number of rules in a subclass rule set having the same geometry
11.020 Poverty, Public Policy and Controversy (MIT)
This course covers topics and questions such as: What is poverty? How is it defined and measured in the United States and other countries? What are the different program designs that countries use to relieve poverty? To answer these questions, the course examines the main public policy frames that guide theory, research, policy, and practice. How do the definition and policies to deal with poverty change over time? What are the economic, political, and social forces that contribute to the persis
Lecture 12a: Math. Analysis - Proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
The first part of the sixteenth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's G12MAN Mathematical Analysis module includes a proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=c6c045f6-286d-6b9f-b96c-36a998632fc3 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/71.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feins
Wildcats Show Their Spirit in Homecoming Video Booth
Wildcats young and old stopped by UANews' Homecoming video booth to tell us why they love the UA. They wore football helmets and silly hats, passed around footballs and shook pom poms, showing their Arizona spirit. Homecoming was Nov. 3-6 on the UA campus.
LQP Asks: Has someone close to you served in the military?
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OSIRIS REx: Tapping Asteroid RQ36
Dante Lauretta, Ph.D. and professor in the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Sciences Laboratory, started his career at the UA as a math major. As a young student, he was accepted into the NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Program. Today, he is the principle investigator on the OSIRIS REx mission to return a sample of pristine, carbon-rich material from asteroid 1999 RQ36. Such material may just contain precursors to key biomolecules that could tell us how life on Earth began. Th
In Step with the Pride of Arizona
What does it take to achieve excellence? According to Jay Rees, director of the Pride of Arizona Marching Band, it boils down to a willingness to make the sacrifices and do the hard work. Named one of the top five bands in the nation in 2009, the Pride of Arizona knows how to get it done, and they bring the fans to their feet every time. More at http://www.arizona.edu.
Life in Miniature
Molly Hunter, Ph.D., professor of entomology, describes the subjects of her study as "elaborate and colorful and beautiful." Focusing her microscope lens on the sweet potato whitefly, Molly and her students explore enthralling worlds while creating knowledge that is contributing to more environmentally sound pest control. More at http://www.arizona.edu.
SOC101 Session 9 Fall 2011
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2011 Battle for Charleston: College of Charleston
The College of Charleston's young alumni have been challenged by the Citadel in a historic battle for Charleston! Both schools will be competing based on young alumni giving participation. The winning school will be announced at the College of Charleston vs. Citadel basketball game on February 25, 2012. This is a participation challenge. That means a gift of ANY size makes a difference. Take part in the College of Charleston/Citadel young alumni giving challenge and make your gift by February 1
THE ART OF TRANSLATION: Clayton Eshleman Reads Aimé Césaire
Clayton Eshleman has released three translations this year: Solar Throat Slashed, by Aimé Césaire, co-translated with A. James Arnold; Curdled Skulls Poems, by Bernard Bador, translated by Eshleman and the author; and Endure, by Bei Dao, co-translated with Lucas Klein. Poet Wang Ping has called the latter work "a timely new translation by a master translator". His long career has spanned the years as well as the globe. Eshleman lives with his wife Caryl in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Distinguished Innovator Lecture - Garrett Gruener
http://cet.berkeley.edu/teaching/lecture-series Garrett Gruener, CEO, Nanomix; Co-Founder, Alta Partners
Jepson School of Leadership Studies Prelude Ceremony 2011
The Jepson School of Leadership Studies inducts the Class of 2014 at its annual Prelude Ceremony. Jepson School Dean Sandra J. Peart welcomes the guests and Dr. Kristin Bezio gives the keynote address. November 7, 2011