Methodological Approach for the Integration of Material Information and Performance in the Design Co
As computational design processes have moved from representation to simulation, the focus has shifted towards advanced integration of performance as a form defining measure. Performance, though, is often assessed purely on the level of geometry and stratified between hierarchically independent layers. When looking at tension-active membrane systems, performance is integrated across multiple levels and with only the membrane material itself, defining the structural, spatial and atmospheric qualit
HyperStudio, with executive director Kurt Fendt Fendt: What's really exciting about the work we do in HyperStudio is to explore the possibility -- the potential -- of digital media for learning and research in the humanities and social sciences. [...] In the humanities, we have to be the ones who influence the technical development because we want the tools that are helpful for us. We want specific humanities tools that work in a digital environment so that we can actually do the research and the teaching and the
Fendt: What's really exciting about the work we do in HyperStudio is to explore the possibility -- the potential -- of digital media for learning and research in the humanities and social sciences. [...] In the humanities, we have to be the ones who influence the technical development because we want the tools that are helpful for us. We want specific humanities tools that work in a digital environment so that we can actually do the research and the teaching and the
The Academic Climate and Setting for Creativity and Innovation
An episode of The Discovery Series, presented by the UGA College of Education. The Academic Climate and Setting for Creativity and Innovation' Presented by Dr. Mark Runco Torrance Professor of Creativity Studies UGA College of Education The University of Georgia copyright © 2011
Europe Week Ahead: ECB's Stark resigns, investors rattled
Sept. 9 - Investors flock to quality assets after the ECB's chief economist Juergen Stark resigns over divisions about the central bank's bond buying programme.
Science Bulletins: Current research about the natural world
Science Bulletins is a video program that brings you the latest developments in the fields of astrophysics, Earth science, biodiversity and human biology and evolution through documentary feature stories about scientists in the field and regular brief research updates using scientific visualizations and imagery. In the exhibition halls of the American Museum of Natural History and other museums and science centers throughout the world, Science Bulletins presents Astro, Earth, Human, and Bio Bull
Hans Blix: From a Cold War to a Cold Peace. Time for a Revival of Disarmament?
Swedish diplomat Hans Blix, who headed the United Nations commission that searched Iraq for weapons of mass destruction, discusses disarmament. He shares his insight and expertise on instituting change via weapons control and explains the impact our current political climate has on world affairs. This program is sponsored by the Department of Scandinavian Studies, Center for Global Studies and the UW Alumni Association.
2014 Libraries Preservation Talks - Opening Remarks and Michael Halsall
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Chris Noffze
Michigan State University consistently yields hardworking, tenacious and globally-minded individuals that share a passion for serving others. Spartans will overcome obstacles, inspire change and lead the way to a bright tomorrow. I'm Chris Noffze and I'm proud to be an MSU Spartan. Glow Green, Go White! To learn more about Noffze and the other members of the 2011-12 MSU Homecoming Court, check out the Homecoming Blog: http://alumni.msu.edu/programs/homecoming/blog.cfm.
Breakingviews: Moynihan should look to rival for inspiration
Sept. 13 - Reuters Breakingviews columnists say Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan is in a similar situation to what Vikram Pandit found himself in a couple of years ago and should take comfort in the Citigroup CEO's staying power.
Moon Festival at Thunderbird
Global MBA students from the China Club, Japan Club and Taiwan Club host the Moon Festival at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona.
Tattoos not just skin deep for young Chinese
Sept. 12 - The 2011 Beijing Tattoo Convention sees the skin art gaining popularity among young people in China where older generations tend to relate it to evil. Tara Cleary reports.
Meeting the opposition in Myanmar
Sept. 12 - The new United States special envoy to Myanmar holds talks with Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Recovering the bodies in Kenya
Sept. 12 - Kenyan officials visit hospitals as workers recover bodies after a deadly pipeline fire in Nairobi. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Super Committee savings goal inadequate: think-tank director
Sept. 12 - President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Maya MacGuineas says the congressional Super Committee's mission to find $1.5 trillion in deficit savings should be multiplied by three.
U.S. Day Ahead: Deficit in focus as Super Committee convenes
Sept. 12 - The Congressional Super Committee on Deficit Reduction holds its first public hearing Tuesday with the goal of saving at least $1.2 trillion in government spending over the next 10 years.
Bank of America should follow GM's lead, says analyst Whalen
Sept. 12 - The Congressional Super Committee on Deficit Reduction holds its first public hearing Tuesday with the goal of saving at least $1.2 trillion in government spending over the next 10 years. Chris Whalen, Reuters blogger and co-founder of Institutional Risk Analytics, says Bank of America should file for chapter 11 bankruptcy, similar to GM, with the support of the FDIC and the Fed.
Slicing and dicing at BofA
Sept. 12 - Bank of America unveils a new plan to eliminate 30,000 jobs and cut $5 billion in yearly costs, as it struggles to deal with a glut of branches and continued problems related to the mortgage mess. Bobbi Rebell reports.
A National Memorial for 9/11
Sept. 12 - The National September 11 Memorial opens in New York. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Holiday shopping may not be merry
Sept. 12 - Summary of business headlines: About a quarter of American shoppers expect to spend less this holiday season according to a poll conducted exclusively for Reuters; Bank of America puts 30,000 jobs on chopping block; U.S. stocks close up after speculation of Italian-Chinese debt deal, but Euro stocks tumble. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Cuba's music schools jazzed up
Sept. 12 - American musicians from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra give lessons and donate instruments to Cuba's music students. Tara Cleary reports.