The Use of Armed Drones
Mary Ellen O'Connell, Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, has sought to raise public awareness of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. "The C.I.A. uses drones to target enemy leaders on its 'watch list,'" O'Connell says, "but the attacks inevitably kill many people who are not on the list, including innocent women and children." O'Connell has testified before Congress and spoken to a wide variety of audiences about the international legal restraints on the u
Benefits of Electronic Medical Records
Corey Angst, Assistant Professor of Management in the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, is expert on health information technology. He conducts research on the transformational effect of IT, technology usage and IT value. He is a proponent of national digitization of health record information and believes electronic medical records (EMRs) would standardize processes, increase efficiencies and greatly diminish the potential for medical errors.
Campus Ministry Internship Program: Service and Discernment
Notre Dame's Campus Ministry Interns reflect on their experiences of ministerial service to the students and Catholic Church. The year-long program provides four recent college-graduates the opportunity to join the Campus Ministry team and work side by side with other Campus Ministry staff members. The four interns live together, sharing meals and common prayer on a regular basis. The position allows for growth personally, spiritually and professionally. For more information: Visit http://campu
Illustrations and architecture
Today, as the James A. and Louise F. Nolen Assistant Professor of Architecture, Gorski indulges his passion for art by teaching architecture students how to combine traditional illustration techniques with digital techniques to produce compelling architectural designs.
2011 Richard H. Driehaus Prize Award Ceremony -- Peck Acceptance Speech
Robert A. Peck accepts the 2011 Henry Hope Reed Award, given in conjunction with the Driehaus Prize. Peck examines the cultural and political significance of public buildings.
Reconnecting a Community Displaced by War
Faculty, alumni, and students in the Center for Social Concerns' International Summer Service Learning Program (ISSLP) work with BOSCO Uganda to connect refugees in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps with the internet and each other. Featuring Mick Madden '12 Center for Social Concerns: http://socialconcerns.nd.edu/academic/summer/ISSLP.shtml
ND Expert: Immigration Reform
Immigration policy expert Allert Brown-Gort, associate director of the University of Notre Dame's Institute for Latino Studies, says the U.S. needs to consider the economic reality of immigration and turn to the Department of Labor to enforce current labor laws.
Understanding Untouchability: An Examination of 1,589 Gujarati Villages
Christian Davenport presents research on caste discrimination, providing insights into how this problem can be eliminated.
Rethinking Rwanda, 1994
Christian Davenport rethinks the way we understand Rwanda's hundred days of horror, political violence, intervention, and the study of conflict itself.
A zookeeper in Portland, Ore., bonds with his elephant in a most artistic way. The student film was the winner of the 2010 U.S. International Film and Video Festival Student Award, and was filmed by Alex Wheeler and Mark Lyons. The students are from the University of Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre undergraduate production program. Copyright 2009
Faculty Address, 2006
On January 23 and 24, 2006, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, delivered an address to the faculty and students on the subject of academic freedom and Catholic character.
Pressure + Ink: Introduction to Relief Printmaking
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Find out more at http://moma.org/germanexpressionism Special thanks to Phil Sanders, Director and Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. A program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Created by Plowshares Media PlowsharesMedia.com © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
What is a randomised controlled trial?
This RLO outlines how Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) work.
This learning package is aimed at health care professionals whose role involves them in the preparation or delivery of food in a health care setting. The package will explore: The professional role in relation to food delivery, types of food contamination and their prevention, preventing the growth of microorganisms in or around food, safe storage and preparation of food in the health care setting and destroying microorganisms in and around food.
Developing Coaching Skills: Module: overview and supporting resources
Summary of module resources, with links
Answering Niners Questions about Jelly Bean—The Kinect Drivable Lounge Chair In this video, Clint and Dan answer your questions about Jelly Bean—The Kinect Drivable Lounge Chair. They cover a number of topics, including how they decided on the current control scheme, how much calibration was required, and how much code they wrote on top of the SDK.
In this video, Clint and Dan answer your questions about Jelly Bean—The Kinect Drivable Lounge Chair. They cover a number of topics, including how they decided on the current control scheme, how much calibration was required, and how much code they wrote on top of the SDK.
Introduction to Information Retrieval
This lecture is going to let the students master the necessary basics of information seeking during lectures and practices not provided by chief librarians but by teachers of specialized fields. The practices are worked out with the cooperation of the librarians.
This course is designed to help the students acquire a situated and contextualized knowledge framework in the domain of quantum mechanics. Embedded problem solving sessions will help them apply the framework to actual physical systems by developing necessary analytical skills.
Learning through video clips
This unit explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognise mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the Calculator Book, Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator. The unit ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics. In order to complete this unit you will need to have obtained a Texas I
Irish Counties - Quiz
A six question quiz testing the pupils' knowledge of Irish counties and major urban centers