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Charles Fishman December 14, 2011 Charles Fishman is one of America's most celebrated investigative journalists, specializing in business innovation and social responsibility. Currently an award-winning senior writer at Fast Company, he has reported, with striking authority, on everything from Wal-Mart to the new water economy. His book, The Big Thirst, was voted one of Amazon’s “Best Books of 2011”.
Charles Fishman is one of America's most celebrated investigative journalists, specializing in business innovation and social responsibility. Currently an award-winning senior writer at Fast Company, he has reported, with striking authority, on everything from Wal-Mart to the new water economy. His book, The Big Thirst, was voted one of Amazon’s “Best Books of 2011”.
VUCast Newscast: Inside a Preds coach’s deep brain stimulation surgery
This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: · Inside A Preds coach’s deep brain stimulation surgery · How nicotine could impact memory · Why a research lab wants Vandy undergrads
Dr. Dan Roden: “Personalized Medicine: Your genome and the future of medicine”
Watch video of Dr. Dan Roden speaking about personalized medicine. Roden spoke Jan. 25 as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning class, “Medical Advances.” The course is presented by faculty of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and focuses on what the future of medicine holds. Physicians are now able to use a patient’s DNA to selectkeep reading »
Lynda Bayley talks about the Naked Horse project and how she used thermal imaging technology provided by the ETC to help detect lameness in her horse.
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Anderson Student Center Doors | University of St. Thomas
Construction workers put the finishing touches on the University of St. Thomas' Anderson Student Center in January of 2012. The building opened to the public on January 17, 2012. Find out more here: http://www.stthomas.edu/asc
Annual Photography Exhibit Focuses on 'Transitions'
On Jan. 19, the UA Center for Middle Eastern Studies celebrated its 21st annual photo exhibit. The exhibit consisted of 45 colorful photographs taken thoughout the Middle East and North Africa, all centered around the theme of "transitions."
Kent State Alumnus and Actor in Tony Award-Winning Production Visits Kent State
John Moauro, a 2007 graduate of the musical theatre program at Kent State, recently visited the campus and sat in on a number of master's classes. He discusses his memories of Kent State and what it was like to be a part of the Tony-winning Broadway production of 'Hair.'
Mac In A Minute - Frost Week 2012
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ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: On Frank O'Hara - Woodberry Poetry Room
In conjunction with the Woodberry Poetry Room's 80th Anniversary, the Poetry Room presented an oral history of the indefatigably friendly, flamboyant and metaphysical poet Frank O'Hara, featuring his dear friend and Harvard classmate, John Ashbery. This intimate and vibrant exchange of memories and anecdotes was introduced and moderated by Ron Padgett, author of "How to Be Perfect" and "Joe: A Memoir of Joe Brainard." Date: April 5, 2011 at Askwith Lecture Hall, 13 Appian Way
FROLIC ARCHITECTURE: A Performance by Susan Howe and David Grubbs - Woodberry Poetry Room
Poet and 2011 Bollingen Prizewinner Susan Howe and composer David Grubbs present "Frolic Architecture," a multidisciplinary performance that merges Howe's uncanny vocalizations with Grubb's ambient soundings. Sponsored by the Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University. Date: November 2, 2011 at Thompson Room, Barker Center.
Molecules, Movement, and Motors: Steven M. Block and Closing Remarks - Radcliffe Institute
"Shedding Light on Motor Function, One Molecule at a Time" by Steven M. Block (Stanford University), introduced by Joan Ruderman (Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and Harvard University) Closing remarks by Samara Reck-Peterson (Harvard Medical School)
Soldier Beetle--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a soldier beetle in its natural habitat. This soldier beetle called the ‘bloodsucker’ in some areas because of its bright red colouration. It is the most common soldier beetle in Britain, and is typically seen on large flower heads, often in mating pairs. Soldier beetles are elongated beetles that have soft bodies. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between natu
Algebra I - Mixture Problems
Lesson Objective: Find the result of mixing two solutions of different concentrations. Questions to Consider: How does the "Mixture Picture" help students organize information?How does the "See Saw" method help students write an equation?How does Ms. Warburton builds a sense of success that helps her students persist through a difficult concept?Support Materials BelowLesson Plan Student Worksheets
Meet Dominic Bracco: Los Ninis in Ciudad Juarez
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/mexico-ciudad-juarez-drug-war-los-ninis-youth Over the course of two years, Pulitzer Center photojournalist Dominic Bracco spent time with young people who neither work nor study—the Los Ninis—of Ciudad Juarez. The city bordering El Paso, Texas, might have once been a prosperous center for manufacturing, but today it has transformed into a major drug trafficking route, giving it the highest homicide rate in Mexico. Economic decline exacerbates
Weekly ISS Recap - Jan. 23-27, 2012
The weekly International Space Station video recap for Jan. 23-27, 2012.