Putting social innovation and entrepreneurship on the business agenda
John Elkington's work advising businesses on sustainable strategies has earned him numerous accolades including the Dean of Corporate Social Responsibility by BusinessWeek in 2004. Here, he discusses social innovation and entrepreneurship and its potential to become an increasing part of companies' agendas.
Carbon leakage: EU cap-and-trade rules could do more harm than good
Despite its good intentions, the next phase of EU emissions trading scheme (to be implemented in 2013) could end up doing more harm than good, both to the global environment and to European industries that must comply with the rules, says David Drake, a PhD candidate in Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD.
2012 Orientation Slideshow Session 7
Slideshow of pictures taken during the Orientation and Registration session on July 30, 2012.
Regional Night: Chile
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform July 14, 2012. http://www.thunderbird.edu
GS-10: Guided edit mode
Learn how to use the Guided Edit mode. Guided Edit walks you through some basic editing tasks as well as some of the neat features in Elements. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Who Wears These Shoes?: Group Activity--Building Comprehension by Making Inferences (Virtual Tour)
Students build skills essential to reading comprehension by inferring who wore a given pair of shoes and providing evidence to support their ideas.This is a great resource to help enhance literacy instruction in the classroom. (1:11)
The Daily Five: Fostering Literacy Independence in Third and Fourth Grade (Virtual Tour)
The Daily Five is described and how each component is used in the classroom. Selecting Good Fit books are discussed. Students use word collectors to record new words and use them in their writing. This is a great resource to help enhance and to expand literacy instruction in the classroom. (2:03)
UK data lurches towards crisis levels
Aug. 1 - UK gloom deepens as the latest manufacturing PMI numbers fall far more than expected and approach crisis levels. Markit Chief Economist Chris Williamson gives us the lowdown.
Pesticides and Herbicides: A Growing Concern (Webinar)
By: Chrom Solutions This webinar describes using suppressed ion chromatography--mass spectrometry (IC-MS/MS) for glyphosate (a widely used broad-spectrum herbicide) analysis with the result that required reporting limits can be achieved without time-consuming derivatization. In addition, a validated extraction method for weathered toxaphene (banned since 1990) and its degradation products in fish tissues using Accelerated Solvent Extraction is also discussed. Speakers: Diana Burdette (US EPA R4
Writer App for Android
'Writer is a writing application without the fuss and distraction of a traditional word processor. It's perfect for everything from taking notes to writing a novel on your phone or tablet.Writer's philosophy is Keep It Simple. Writer tries to be as basic as possible, giving you somewhere to turn your thoughts into text, markdown support, and some statistics. Nothing more. Nothing less.'This is a free app
Super Yoga Plans- Solving One-Step Equations - Khan Academy
Sal solves one-step equations to see how many sessions can be attended in a yoga program. (07:40)
Summer 2012 Commencement
Graduates from all colleges collect their diplomas during the Summer 2012 Commencement ceremony.
Department Head Invitation - Computer Science 50th anniversary at Purdue University
Come join the celebration of 50 years of computer science at Purdue University. October 5, 2012
IBM Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer Unveiled
The University of Rochester is one of the first academic institutions in the nation to receive the next generation of IBM's high performance supercomputers. The new system -- called the Blue Gene/Q -- is one of most powerful and efficient computer systems in the world and will be part of a new center at the University of Rochester dedicated to health research. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and other members of the state delegation were on hand for the public unveiling of the Blue Gene/Q, house
Going for the gold
Northeastern swimmer Kelley Becherer, '15, who is legally blind, will represent the United States in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London in September. It will mark her third trip in a row to the Paralympics. In this video, Kelly discusses her love for competing on the world's biggest stage and her desire to overcome her challenges in the pursuit of success.
RMM - Getting ready for the Worlds
RMM sets bar at North Berwick Highland Games. The week before the Worlds, SFU's RMM bands perform at the North Berwick Highland Games.
Basic Triangle Proofs Module, Example 2 - Khan Academy
Sal offers another example of a proof using congruent triangles. (02:53)
Euro Crisis Watch: Spain has time to wait on EU aid
Aug. 6 - Spain's Economy minister says Madrid has time to wait for clarity on what a full bailout would require. Laurence Mutkin of Morgan Stanley joins Reuters to discuss the latest on the debt crisis.