Weather is a constantly changing set of phenomena and easily observable. That's why weather also provides an excellent topic for scientific study. Even though meteorology includes some complex science, it is a wonderful example of how scientists make predictions based on measurements and observations. Each of the investigations in this section on Weather are led by an investigative question. It is important that students come to realize that scientists try to find out about the world by asking q
This week kicks off orientations at Ole Miss. Video by Mary Stanton Knight.
Geetanjali Misra: Body Talk
Women, Power and Politics Curator Masum Momaya speaks with Geetanjali Misra, longtime activist for gender justice, on how embodied experiences of violence, reproduction and sexuality have shaped and are shaping women's movements around the world.
The Galapagos were Darwin's laboratory for the study of the origins of life. See the amazing creatures he studied in 1835 - giant tortoises, sea turtles, flightless cormorants, iguanas, and penguins. Produced by National Geographic. Run time 04:47.
Mark Ridgway receives an honorary award
Leeds Metropolitan University became Leeds Beckett University on 22 September 2014’ Respected businessman, Mark Ridgway OBE, DL has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Technology from Leeds Metropolitan University. As Managing Director at the helm of the Wakefield-based organisation Group Rhodes, Mark oversees the group’s seven engineering companies serving the aerospace, metal forming, precision engineering, advanced automation, environmental, heavy ceramics and oil and gas markets. Fo
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Gary Collins, MD Full Testimonial on Health Care UST MBA.mp4
Reflections from the Health Care UST MBA (Class of 2011) Gary Collins, MD with Regions Hospital, HealthPartners Department Head of Surgery and Medical Director, Quality & Safety Go here to see the condensed version... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiJWcqUmb2A
IMPACT Speaker - Kevin Trapani
"Shared Values, Class Warfare and Social Responsibility" In this session of the IMPACT Speaker Series, Kevin Trapani challenges the audience to think differently about the world and their place in it. Showing powerful examples of inequality and injustice in the U.S., he calls on audience members to be morally courageous change-makers - to transform the world around them instead of being transformed by it. Kevin Trapani is the president and CEO of the Redwoods Group.
Why Give - Elena Fedyszyn
Having volunteered during all four of her undergrad years with the Girl Scouts, Elena Fedyszyn '09 describes why she also now chooses to give monetarily every year to Johns Hopkins.
JHU Opportunity Journal - Sam's Frat Pitches in on Service Day
Sophomore Sam Cook and his fraternity brothers volunteer time at the Loading Dock -- a non-profit building materials refuse center -- during the 2011 Johns Hopkins University's President's Day of Service.
HKS75: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks about the importance of Harvard Kennedy School for those who work in government. "This country is better off because of the 'K School.'"
HKS75: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer thinks of himself as "one of the first students of the Kennedy School." HKS75 is a yearlong celebration of the 75th anniversary of Harvard Kennedy School: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/75
Normalizing Russia: The Empire Effect
Jane Burbank, professor of history and Russian and Slavic studies, New York University
From Mountain Fairies to Fender Guitars: The Power of Myth in the Music and Times of Goran Bregović
Svjetlana Bukvich-Nichols, composer and professor of music technology, New York University
Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema
"Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema." Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Chair, Department of Italian Studies and Professor of Italian Studies and History. New York University. Sept, 29, 2011.
Who Decides in Last Resort? Elected Officials and Judges in Historical Perspective
Nicos C. Alivizatos, professor of law, University of Athens; and partner, Alivizatos-Kiousopoulou and Partners.
Cofilin severs the ties between cytokinetic nodes
Cytokinetic nodes are precursor structures that assemble into the actomyosin contractile ring that separates daughter cells in cytokinesis. Chen and Pollard describe how the actin-severing protein cofilin promotes the rapid formation of a complete contractile ring by limiting the actin-based connections between individual nodes. This biosights episode presents the paper by Chen and Pollard from the October 31, 2011, issue of The Journal of Cell Biology, and includes an interview with authors Qia
Programming Principles: The Java Library
Programming Principles: The Java Library