Informed by Fire: Highlights of American Ceramics
March 6, 2010 - July 13, 2011: Clay used in artistic expression dates back to the dawn of civilization. In the past three centuries, artists from the United States have contributed to this rich ceramic tradition with vibrant, original and intelligent expressions in clay. Varied forms, surface decoration, use of glaze for color combined with science and skill shows the full breadth of possibilities as demonstrated by this selection of ceramics from the Museum's collection.
Tailoring Philadelphia: Tradition and Innovation in Menswear
October 2, 2010 - October 16, 2011: Drawn from the Museum’s rich collection of menswear, this exhibition focuses on one of Philadelphia’s most important industries in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: tailoring. Francis Toscani (1915–1973), one of the city’s most successful tailors, is featured, with over fifteen of the designer’s innovative garments on view.
Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist
Who knew that one of mankind’s greatest scientists also worked as a gumshoe on London’s mean streets, or that this same absent-minded professor helped England fix its monetary policy from an office in the Tower of London? Thomas Levenson brings all sorts of surprises to light in his own sleuthing of a little known but significa
Flora and Fauna in Korean Art
March 13, 2010 - Spring 2011: Drawn from the Museum's permanent collection, this exhibition features approximately 50 objects depicting symbolic interpretations of particular plants and animals—from mythical creatures such as dragons and phoenixes to the four friends; plums, orchids, chrysanthemums, and bamboo.
Apply Phosphine and Phosphine Generating Products: Selection and use of personal protective equipmen
Selection and use of personal protective equipment. Correct PPE is essential for the safe application of phosphine. PPE requirements are described on the label, on the MSDS and listed in detail in the codes of practice. This forms session 4 of the Apply Phosphine and Phosphine Generating Products resource.
Table ronde : intervention de Marie-Albane de Suremain
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Mineral and Rock Identification
Owen Hopkins shows how to identify various minerals using their unique physical properties. Color, hardness, luster, and streak tests are common ways the professor identifies each. Some of the rocks and minerals included in this video are selinite rose, pyrite, hematite, quartz, mica, azurite, calcite, chalcopyrite "peacock ore", galena, flourite, and garnet. Run time 08:34.
Asia rings in New Year
Residents of Beijing, Taipei and Hong Kong welcome in 2011 in style. Jon Decker reports.
Pat Green -- Grammy-nominated Singer/Songwriter and Texas Tech Graduate
Pat began his music career while attending Texas Tech where he practiced guitar with another notable alumnus, singer/songwriter Cory Morrow. While in Lubbock, he soon became a fixture in dancehalls and college bars, playing in local clubs and opening shows for other artists. In 1995, he put out his first album which featured Natalie Maines who later went on to Dixie Chicks fame. Pat began touring almost non-stop, selling out venues nationwide as well as selling nearly 200,000 independently rel
Manipulating Pages in Acrobat
This video shows you how to rearrange and manipulate pages in Acrobat X Std. or Pro. using the new Pages Panel.
Prime Time in Transition
Fear not, fans of character-based TV fiction: reality shows will not obliterate tales featuring “transactions between human beings – the Jane Austen end of things,” as John Romano puts it. This veteran of some of TV’s finest cop dramas (including Hill Street Blues and Monk) sees wrenching changes in
Spartan Sagas: Tamera Hill, Success on her own terms
As president and CEO of a technology consulting firm, Tamera Hill knows the value of a dollar -- and of staying true to herself. Before studying marketing at MSU's Eli Broad College of Business, Hill got her feet wet -- and hands dirty -- pumping gas at her parents' full-service gas station. "I always said I would make my own money learning what I learned from my mom and dad and never have to depend on anyone else for that," says Hill. And she did just that. Hill went on to start two techn
Bayesian Derivation of the Kalman Filter
This derivation of the Kalman Filter uses the Bayesian interpretation. The optimization program is set up and solved analytically, leading to the Kalman update equations for prediction and filtering.
From Field to Table -- WSU, SBDC help Local Company Take on Growing Hummus Market
Watching locally-grown chickpeas get shipped to the Midwest and East coast and come back to the grocery shelf as hummus provided Washington State University graduate Heath Barnes (Agriculture '00) the inspiration to explore the idea of producing hummus in Washington state. With that idea in mind, Barnes and business partner Tish Ghigleri developed several hummus recipes that were well-received by family and friends, but with limited resources and no manufacturing experience, they were uncertai
FSP – UMVF – RMM Dakar 2010 – Ghanaian Children’s Notions of the Composition of and Ideal Fa
Les journées du fond de solidarité mère-enfant de l’UMVF.
Thème : Colloque International Interdisciplinaire : Droit et Santé En Afrique.
Réduction de la mortalité maternelle en Afrique Sub-saharienne : mieux comprendre pour mieux agir.
1ère Session : Fécondité, sexualité et planning familial.
Modérateurs : Pierre JAUDOIN (démographe – Ministère Français des Affaires Etrangères) –
Mamadou TRAORE (Professeur de gynécologie-obstétrique à l
Les journées du fond de solidarité mère-enfant de l’UMVF.