CIA BPS Student Carlos Arciniega
CIA bachelor's student Carlos Arciniega shares his thoughts on why he chose The Culinary Institute of America.
11.433J Real Estate Economics (MIT)
This course, offered by the MIT Center for Real Estate, focuses on developing an understanding of the macroeconomic factors that shape and influence markets for real property. We will develop the theory of land markets and locational choice. The material covered includes studies of changing economic activities, demographic trends, transportation and local government behavior as they affect real estate.
Climate change in northwest China over the past millennium
Around half of the world’s population lives under the influence of the Asian monsoons. The sustainability of water resources, which is intimately tied up with future monsoon variability, is a critically-important issue in northwest China where development is taking place at the margins of agricultural productivity and towards the fringe of the landward penetration of summer monsoon rainfall. Understanding the likely future behaviour of the Asian monsoons is therefore critical for the people of
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
Visions of the Future
What do you think the house of the future will be like? This short, three minute video will touch on the visions and inventions we THOUGHT would be reality by the year 2010, like the personal robot, self cleaning dishes, and levitating frying pan.
"The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order" (video)
A talk by Parag Khanna, Director of the Global Governance Initiative of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation. In "The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order", Parag Khanna examines the intersection of geopolitics and globalization to argue that America's dominant moment has been suddenly replaced by a geopolitical marketplace wherein the European Union an
"Growth, Poverty and Economic Development" - Session 2 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin Am
A three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
Breakingviews: RBS Libor bonus ploy second-tier
Jan. 11 - RBS's plan to pay its Libor rigging fine with bonuses may be noble, but won't be followed by all, says Reuters Breakingviews.
1.051 Structural Engineering Design (MIT)
This course aims at providing students with a solid background on the principles of structural engineering design. Students will be exposed to the theories and concepts of both concrete and steel design and analysis both at the element and system levels. Hands-on design experience and skills will be gained and learned through problem sets and a comprehensive design project. An understanding of real-world open-ended design issues will be developed. Besides regular lectures, weekly recitations and
Le 22 juin 1960 — L’élection de Jean Lesage : « un changement de la vie » ? (Vidéo) Le soir de sa victoire du 22 juin 1960, le chef libéral Jean Lesage
s’écrie : « C’est plus qu’un changement de gouvernement, c’est un
changement de la vie ! ». Ce jour-là, une « équipe du tonnerre » prend
le pouvoir dont font partie des personnages marquants comme René ...
Le soir de sa victoire du 22 juin 1960, le chef libéral Jean Lesage s’écrie : « C’est plus qu’un changement de gouvernement, c’est un changement de la vie ! ». Ce jour-là, une « équipe du tonnerre » prend le pouvoir dont font partie des personnages marquants comme René ...
Wendell Brooks is a teacher at the diverse Berkeley High School in
Berkeley, California. Mr. Brooks' ninth–grade history class focuses on a variety of political ideologies present during the period of World War
I. His class includes lively discussion on capitalism, communism,
totalitarianism, and Nazism, as portrayed by leaders such as Hitler and Mussolini. In his lesson, Mr. Brooks incorporates a Socratic discussion into his lesson, as well as group activities and present
Science teaching with technology (ECIT)
There is an evident need to improve the teaching of sciences. Therefore the ECIT Web page has been designed to assist the teaching of physics, chemistry and biology to secondary students. Considering technology as a mean and not as an end for teaching, the ?ECIT Model? was developed following pedagogic as well as design criteria. Its? implementation requires a specific classroom outline, the use of certain technological tools and an efficient interface, to achieve a working environment (not only
Tecnología Eléctrica, Organización Industrial
Descriptores de la asignatura según el Plan de EstudiosMáquinas eléctricas , transporte y distribución de energía eléctrica y sus aplicaciones , alumbrado. Objetivos de la asignatura-Adquirir los conocimientos básicos de los diversos elementos y sistemas eléctricos trifásicos.-Obtener la base científica necesaria para abordar el estudio de otras materias relacionadas.-Aplicar los conocimientos a las máquinas, líneas e instalaciones.
Brazil's star striker Neymar airlifted home
After suffering a back injury that put him out of the World Cup, Brazil's striker Neymar is airlifted from training camp to be treated at home. Linda So reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internationa
Future Proofing Business: Beyond CSR
Pamela Hartigan, Director, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, discusses some emerging models of entrepreneurial ventures that have a social and/or environmental mission at their core. Pamela Hartigan reviews the sources of capital available for these types of organizations, given that their aim is PURPOSE maximization rather than PROFIT maximization. She examines how these new ventures are similar but different to charities and mainstream business. She examines
Watt Innovation Center Groundbreaking Ceremony
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Stop 9: Dreams and Visions
The Columbia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of contemporary American artist Lesley Dill that focuses on her most recent large-scale theatrical work. This is the first retrospective exhibition...
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7.349 From Molecules to Behavior: Synaptic Neurophysiology (MIT)
Like transistors in a computer, synapses perform complex computations and connect the brain's non-linear processing elements (neurons) into a functional circuit. Understanding the role of synapses in neuronal computation is essential to understanding how the brain works. In this course students will be introduced to cutting-edge research in the field of synaptic neurophysiology. The course will cover such topics as synapse formation, synaptic function, synaptic plasticity, the roles of synapses
Whitney Henry | Harvard Horizons Symposium
April 2014: Harvard Horizons Symposium, featuring Whitney Henry, a PhD candidate in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, on "Understanding the Chemotherapeutic Benefit of Aspirin in Mutant PIK3CA breast cancer" Harvard Horizons, an initiative at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to celebrate the ideas and innovations of PhD students at Harvard, selected 8 finalists as 2014 Horizon Scholars. Their talks were delivered at the Harvard Horizons Symposium in Sanders Theatre on April 22, 2014.