Changing the World - Why Politics Matters
Guest lecture by Hilary Benn, MP
Creating Interactive Biology Tutorials for the World Wide Web Using a Simple Java Editor
A hands-on workshop providing participants with an opportunity to work with Jamba to create interactive tutorials for the Internet including: drag and drop, animation, fill in the blank and multiple-choice questions, and interactive slide shows for student learning.
Newsreel: Battle of the Bulge, World War II
American newsreel on the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. The battle was fought between December 16, 1944 and January 25, 1945 and involved a massive counterattack by the German Army.
World War II: Introduction
World Conflict How did the second world war progress in Europe? What happened before and after the war in the Pacific?
World of Enzymes
What does the word enzyme mean to you? Did you know that all living organisms contain enzymes, but did you also know that they are also found in laundry detergents and various food products? This project will explore what enzymes are, how they function and the factors that influence how well they work.
Holidays Around the World
Students will learn traditions and customs surrounding winter holidays celebrated around the world.
Mid-level spreadsheeting and complex modeling of real-world scarp evolution
This lab activity is a familiarization exercise in spreadsheet modeling, and is also a mathematical model for slope evolution. It aims to familiarize students with moderately complex Excel manipulations, reinforce good technical graphical techniques, and introduce basic mathematical modeling of natural ...
Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean World
This is a collection of digitized material from the Ancient Near East collection at the University of Chicago. The project focused on materials published between 1850 - 1950, drawn from two of the Library's complimentary collections, the Ancient Near East and Classics Collections. Preserved materials relate to the study of the ancient Near East and cover such topics as the archeology, art, history, language, law, and religions of Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt, Nubia, Persia, and other ancient
War Birds of World War II
A video montage of the War Birds of World War II. Dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Air Force, the War Birds of the world, and the brave pilots of World War II.
Open Access: Transforming research in the developing world
http://www.concordia.ca/congress2010/ Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Concordia University. Access to knowledge is fundamental to all aspects of human development, from health to food security, and from education to social capacity building. Yet access to academic publications is severely restricted for many developing countries. As well, the prohibitive cost of publishing and distributing journals in the developing world
Vitamin D Study in Finland: Implications for the Rest of the World
A new study on vitamin D levels and Parkinson's disease risk points to the need for further research on whether vitamin D supplements can protect against the movement disorder, according to an editorial in the July 2010 issue of Archives of Neurology. Dr. Marian Evatt, author of the editorial, discusses the details of the studied, carried out in Finland, and its implications on Parkinson's and general Vitamin D research. Background The study, also reported in Archives of Neurology, is the firs
How SuperCorps Are Changing the Workforce and the World
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School professor, explains how large corporations are doing good to do well.
Spartan Sagas: William Wenk, Better world? Begin with better drains.
Alumnus Bill Wenk would be the first to admit his mind is often in the gutter. The landscape architect is committed to reinventing the storm drain in a way that turns wastewater into a valuable resource for public landscapes. More at http://spartansagas.msu.edu/saga/1004/
America and the World: Challenges and Opportunities
Notre Dame Perspectives 2010 panel discussion on America's role in a post-secular world, public diplomacy, post 9/11 international law, and restraint as a foreign policy strategy Moderator: Professor David Campbell Panelists: Professor R. Scott Appleby '78; Professor Michael Desch ; Joseph Macmanus '75, Minister Counselor, Senior Foreign Service, Department of State; and Professor Mary Ellen O'Connell Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters, the Notre Dame Law School, and the Class of 197
Capitalism and Social Responsibility: Integrating Value and Values in Today's Business World
Notre Dame Perspectives 2010 panel discussion on the potential of business to create lasting economic value and enduring benefit for people throughout the world. Moderator: Dean Carolyn Y. Woo Panelists: Professor Matthew J. Barrett '82, '85 J.D.; Professor Leo Burke '70; Dan Hesse '75, CEO, Sprint Nextel; and David W. Murphy '80, President & CEO , Better World Books Sponsored by the Mendoza College of Business and the Notre Dame Law School
OSU welcomes you to the 2010 IB World Student Conference
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Michael Noble: A World of Silence and Hearing
SMU senior Michael Noble will enter Commencement ceremonies at Moody Coliseum like his classmates, listening to the notes of Pomp and Circumstance. But Michael, born deaf, could not hear music until age 2, when he became the first child in Dallas to receive a cochlear implant. An honor student, he will receive his Bachelors degree in business May 15 at Cox School of Business ceremonies.
Sin of the World: Grayson's Messiah
UK Artist, Richard Grayson sent an email to a bunch of country rock musicians from Erskinville, Sydney to see if they would rewrite and perform Handel's Messiah for no money. How could they refuse? The resulting video work, Messiah, 2004 transforms George Fredric Handel's 1742 Oratorio, 'The Messiah' for the Sydney Biennale. In the work, Australian band The Midnight Rambers present a country rock interpretation with scary fundeamentalist overtones, effectively recalling it from the 'high cult
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