Religions of the World (as practiced in America)
Welcome to the NROC Religions of the World course. The study of the world's religions is a lifelong journey. This course is designed to give you structure to help you organize your thoughts and enable you to make intelligent judgments about religion. You will be introduced to each faith by leading advocates of the tradition. Religion is a basic building block for society worldwide,and this course will enable you to grow in understanding and in appreciation of the many faith communities around th
White Christmas - Dec. 3-5 at Juanita K. Hammons Hall
The Award Winning Musical Theatre program presents WHITE CHRISTMAS at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts Dec. 3-5. Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lo
Heart for the Mind
Professor Cyndi Shannon Weickert dreamed of being a chef until a family tragedy led her down the path of research into schizophrenia. She is now one of the world?s experts on the condition.
Cambridge, England - Study Abroad
Cambridge, located 50 miles northeast of London is home to the University of Cambridge,the second oldest university in the English-speaking world. Instruction dates back to the 12th century. One of the most prestigious universities in the world, Cambridge, like Oxford, is a collegiate university. It is comprised of 31 colleges which are essentially self-governing units. King's College, founded in 1441, is where Notre Dame students will live and study. Contact the Office of International Studie
Oxford, England - Study Abroad
Located 60 miles northwest of London, Oxford is a medieval town with the oldest university in the English speaking world - Oxford. Instruction at Oxford dates to the 11th century. It's 30 colleges are self-governing units, each of which offers a full university curriculum. The oldest of these was established in 1249. New College, where Notre Dame students live and study, opened in 1379. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
China's New Leadership - Hopes for Reform and Fear of Uncertainty [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Athar Hussain, Dr Debin Ma, Professor Arne Westad | The 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party held last November saw a wholesale replacement of the old with a new Party leadership. More than two-thirds of the old team has stepped down, and the change has yet to run its full course. March this year is going to witness the appointment of a new government leadership, including the President, the Prime Minister and the State Council. In time, the impact of this change at
Reconfigurable control of Aircraft undergoing Sensor and Actuator Failure
Significant number of fatal aircraft accidents in recent years have been linked to component failures. With the predicted increase in air traffic these numbers are likely to increase. With reduction of fatal accidents as motivation, this dissertation investigates design of fault tolerant control systems for aircrafts undergoing sensor and/or actuator failures. Given that the nominal controller may perform inadequately in the event of sensors and/or actuator failure, the feasible approach for suc
Rome, Italy - Study Abroad
As a student at John Cabot University, you will find yourself in one of the most stimulating environments available to any undergraduate anywhere in the world. The picturesque Trastevere neighborhood becomes the campus when school is in session. Students congregate in local cafes and trattorias. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Spartan Sagas: Linda Nelson
I earned a doctoral degree from MSU in 1963 and am a professor emeritus and former chairperson of MSU's family ecology department. I went to Costa Rica to gather data for both my master's (from Iowa State) and for my doctoral degree. I remained in Latin America for 17 years, working for the U.S. Agency for International Development and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Both positions were for South and Central America and I was headquartered in Costa Rica and then in Santi
The framework for easy intelligent tutor programs creation
In this paper the framework for intelligent tutor programs creation is described. It separates the logical part of tutor program and technical parts like user interface, database connectivity, etc. The intelligent program is built in specially developed graphical tool by means of performing primitive actions to create task model as a graph with states and conditional transitions. So it may be composed by a teacher with base programming skills.
Fed inspires global rally
Bullish investors took control of major stock markets around the world, bolstered by the Federal Reserve's $600 billion asset purchase plan.
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Ground Zero: The Design Competition
Rafael Viñoly and Frederic Schwartz led the THINK team, whose design was one of two finalists for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation’s World Trade Center design competition. In this talk at MIT, Viñoly gives a candid and personal account of one of the most emotionally charged competitions in US history. He talks about winning a
The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
The opening of The Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT’s latest innovative building, inspires this panel’s historical review of collegiate architecture projects. James Ackerman provides the longest lens, focusing first on the earliest, national trends, when buildings served as both residences and classrooms. In the 18th century
Science and society: A career and professional development course
Scientists throughout the world are increasingly interested in the relationship between science and society. Part of their concern is with the social responsibilities scientists have in relation to broader public interests. That raises important issues to do with the ethical and social dimension of scientists' work and how scientists explain – and perhaps justify – their work to the wider public.
Scattering and tunnelling
Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as why the sky is blue. Tunnelling is entirely quantum-mechanical and gives rise to such phenomena as nuclear fusion in stars. Examples and applications of both these fascinating concepts are investigated in this unit.
Building Responsive Cities: Technology, Design, and Development
Even as new supercities pop up around the world, with populations in the tens of millions, urban planning remains stuck in an older time. As Dennis Frenchman says, “Amazingly very little progress has been made ... We’re using basically the models and methods of the 1920s.” Frenchman says we need to confront
Video: “Live Art: Learning to Cry on Cue”
Assistant Professor of Art Amelia Winger-Bearskin started out as a performer for opera, dance and theatrical performances in film and stage before becoming an artist. She still draws much of her inspiration for her artwork from the world she experienced “behind the scenes.” Winger-Bearskin will literally teach the audience how to cry on cue, using herselfkeep reading »
Private equity, venture capital, stock exchange listing: all are methods of raising equity finance. This unit looks at the processes used and the markets available across the world for raising such finance, as well as looking into the reasons why some companies choose cross-listing on stock exchanges.