Research with impact, Sandra Hunter, Marquette University
What makes the College of Health Sciences special? Dr. Sandra Hunter, associate professor of exercise science, explains.
Greenhouse Effect, Climate Change, Global Warming
The terms greenhouse effect, climate change, and global warming are often used interchangeably, yet they really refer to three separate and distinct processes. This activity examines all three and assesses whether Earth's atmosphere is getting warmer.
Ask a Mac Expert - Gulf oil spill's impact on marine life
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Spartan Sagas: Gabrielle Kleber, A global perspective through garbage.
MSU student Gabrielle Kleber is an international beachcomber who is looking for trash, not treasure. The MSU senior, who is majoring in chemical engineering and environmental studies, already has earned the title of world traveler--and garbage woman--in her quest to study how marine pollution travels the globe. More at http://spartansagas.msu.edu/saga/1001/
How to measure the impact of volunteers on your organization
How do you quantify the contributions from volunteer support in a social purpose organization? Jessica Beird, a current graduate student at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, shares this invaluable equation that can help a nonprofit show in real terms its value to the community. Jessica is pursuing her MA in Public Administration in International Management. She holds a BA in International Relations and Human Rights from Webster University. To learn more about the degree offer
GLOBE 1987 Global Patterns Poster
The purpose of the ESS activities associated with the GLOBE 1987 Global Patterns Poster is to help students understand the broader global context for local GLOBE measurements. Students discover patterns in global maps of environmental data, interpret those patterns, and draw conclusions and make predictions based on them; communicate those interpretations and predictions; and develop an understanding that the components of the Earth system interact. By completing this activity, students will gai
Economic Impact of NBA All-Star Game 'hugely inflated'
SMU Business Professor Mike Davis provided expertise for a Channel 8 News investigative report on the forecasted economic impact of the recent NBA All-Star Game.
Impact of the Oil Crisis in the Gulf on Tampa Bay Forum
Impact of the Oil Crisis in the Gulf on Tampa Bay Forum Held at St. Petersburg College on July 14, 2010 Two panels of experts will discuss the likelihood that oil from the Deepwater Horizon accident will reach Tampa Bay, response plans, and the economic and environmental impacts of the spill at a community forum at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 14. The first panel will cover Current Realities of the Oil Spill and Tampa Bay, moderated by Geophysical Engineer Dan Berard. Topics include the spill's
Study: Soot Is Second Leading Cause of Global Warming
Soot from the burning of fossil fuels and solid biofuels contributes far more to global warming than has been thought, according to a new Stanford study. But, unlike carbon dioxide, soot lingers only a few weeks in the atmosphere, so cutting emissions could have a significant and rapid impact on the climate. Controlling it may be the only option for saving the Arctic sea ice from melting. If soot emissions were eliminated, more than 1.5 million premature deaths from soot inhalation could be pre
Learning about the Chinese People: Local Knowledge and Global Context
Producing Knowledge about China: Social Science Perspectives Roundtable: Learning about the Chinese People: Local Knowledge and Global Context Moderator: Xin Liu, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley China and Psych Knowledge in Global Encounters Li Zhang, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis Chinese Automobility and US Rhetorics of Identity Cotten Seiler, Associate Professor and Chair of American Studies, Dickinson Coll
UNSW : A Global University
UNSW has long associations with the Asian region. Chinese-language narration.
UTMatters - UT's impact in medicine: small steps toward big breakthroughs
By volunteering to take part in clinical trials at the University of Toledo Medical Center, Parkinson's battler Gerry Van Wambeke and hundreds of others are playing essential roles in advancing health care.
Miles on the impact of the show on his art
Former University of Minnesota art student Miles Mendenhall discusses how being on the show "Work of Art" has caused him to explore new avenues in his art. Miles is currently competing on the Bravo reality show, "Work of Art" for a chance at $100,000 and a solo show at the Brooklyn Museum.
How will the World Cup impact South Africa?
As the world has turned its attention to South Africa to follow the 2010 FIFA World Cup, it is hard to imagine that a little over 20 years ago the country was under the rule of the politically violent and racist governance of Apartheid. How far has South African society evolved since Apartheid was abolished in 1990 and Nelson Mandela became the country's first black president in 1994? Helena Pohlandt-McCormick, associate professor of history at the University of Minnesota's College of Liberal Ar
The Global Health Leadership Challenge
Drawing upon experience as Ethiopia's Minister of Health, Dr. Tedros, describes leadership principles necessary to understand health issues holistically, recognize the importance of evidence, communicate effectively with different stakeholders, and promote sustained commitment to improved health outcomes.
Global Health Leadership for a Changing World
Ms. Batson highlights the importance and key principles of global health leadership within the context of complex geopolitical change. As Director of the Global Health Initiative, Ms. Batson discusses the Obama Administration's six-year, $63-billion program which focuses on improving health through strengthened health systems, with a particular focus on improving the health of women, newborns and children. Using the U.S. example, Ms. Batson discusses how to leverage limited resources to achiev
Institute for Global Health interviews: Professor Peter Piot
Professor Peter Piot on Institute developments and upcoming Global Health Days. For more information please visit http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/globalhealth
Institute for Global Health interviews: Professor Geoffrey Pasvol
Professor Geoffrey Pasvol discusses the aims of the Wellcome Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine and future collaborations with the Institute. For more information please visit http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/globalhealth
Global health lecture 2010 - Dr Richard Horton
Dr Richard Horton, Chief Editor, The Lancet gives keynote speech on global health and journalism. For more information please visit http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/globalhealth
See the Impact of Supporting SUNY Oswego
Oswego students share how your gifts make a difference. Please consider making an end-of-year donation to The Fund for Oswego at http://oswego.edu/giving.