LABash 2011 Conference Featured Speaker David Rubin
Having earned his degree in fine art, David ultimately integrated his interests in both art and the natural world through landscape architecture, culminating in a master's degree from Harvard University. His background allows him to use landscape to transform social and environmental systems. Current projects include Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Lenfest Plaza in Philadelphia; guidelines and designs for Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis; and Washington Canal Park and Potomac Park Levee in Was
Assessing Japan's April 7 Aftershock
Dr. Bernard Weinstein, an economist at SMU, talks with The Weather Channel about the effect of an aftershock in Japan on April 7 on the world economy.
Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing
Course Goals: a) Students will gain an understanding the economic, technological, societal, and global dimensions of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. b) Students will understand the major differences between personal entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, which often occurs in larger mature organizations. c) Students will understand the relationships between personal goals, competencies, and experience to assess what they bring to all types of ventures. d) Students will understand and prac
Piccolo - Human Sciences
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Valparaiso University President Mark A. Heckler and Provost Mark Schwehn battle it out for a good cause in the first-ever "Sumo Challenge" held on campus on April 8, 2011. Funds raised in the event went to the Valpo Social Action Leadership Team's 2011 World Relief campaign. More information at www.valpo.edu/chapel/salt
Introduction to Philosophy II
This course is designed as a "topics-based" introduction to philosophy. What this means is that instead of working through the history of philosophy focusing on great historical figures and their views on different topics, we will focus on great philosophical topics and look at what historical and contemporary writers have said about them. Topics to be addressed will include the existence of God, the relation between the mind and the body, human freedom, and the foundations of morality.
How to Properly Strike a Xylophone
This video will teach you how to properly strike your xylophone with a mallet.
In this video from Outdoor Nevada, learn about the habitat, diet, and defense mechanisms of horned lizards.
Vocabulary, speaking, reading: Entschuldigung, wann kommt of the Zug?
At the end of this lesson you will be able to ask for information at a station and pass on the information you have obtained.
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.
What is a Right Angle?
You will learn how to identify different kinds of angles.
In this hands-on OLogy activity, kids learn how camouflage allows flounders to blend into a variety of backgrounds. The activity begins with a kid-friendly look at animal camouflage and how chromatophores contain colors, or pigments, that can change the skin's appearance. The illustrated, step-by-step directions challenge kids first to color a flounder drawing so that it matches the provided background, and then to create their own backgrounds and make more drawings of camouflaged flounders.
Terrorism, Peace, and Other Inconsistencies
This course addresses a set of inter-related questions that have become central to peace and security in the modern era, at both the domestic and international levels. What is the history and rationale for contemporary terrorism, including suicide terrorism? What does the rise of al-Qaeda terror mean for a host of problematic issues including the relationship between the Western and Islamic worlds, the future of peace in the Middle East, the future of various western foreign policy actions? What
SIP with SOAP
This video presents Session Initiation Protocol and its usage in the Next Generation Grid to support user-, device- and session-mobility for accessing web services.
Part 1, "[REDACTED]" Censoring Game Politics
Part 1,""[REDACTED]" Censoring Game Politics! Politics is not a topic normally discussed in relation to game rating systems, but censorship of political content--mostly in the form of political symbols--is quite common. Nazi imagery, for example, has a long history of being censored, both in Germany and elsewhere. Exactly why is such political content censored? Whom is it intended to protect? Who is censoring it? What obligation do commercial game makers have to comply with prevailing polit
Patterns In Our World Around Us
After the completion of this activity, you will be able to identify simple patterns and make patterns of your own. Your task is to find materials at home that you can share with the class.
A Conversation on Leadership
Her “journey to the top” is one that “could only happen in the United States of America,” says Ursula Burns, describing her rise from New York City projects to the apex of corporate leadership at Xerox. For an eager audience of management students, Burns also highlights lessons from her early years and 30-year career.
Engineering Solutions to the Problems of Cancer
Engineers “bring a new set of tools and a new way of looking at problems posed by biologists,” says
Paula T. Hammond, and are proving integral to advances in cancer diagnostics and therapies. Hammond cites evidence of bioengineering breakthroughs against the disease: the design of micron-sized posts that can identi