A global dimension to science education in schools
Is your science teaching very ‘Western-oriented’? This unit is aimed at those teachers who would like to give a more global feeling to their teaching. You will learn how to source scientific articles with a greater emphasis on science and technology beyond the Western world and experience how such articles can be incorporated into teaching within the National Curriculum.
Honors Colloquium: "Why Immigration Reform Is So Difficult: Latinos as Threat in the Media"
Speaker Leo R. Chavez is a Professor of anthropology at University of California, Irvine and Director of the Center for Research on Latinos in a Global Society. Perceptions about race shape everyday experiences, public policies, opportunities for individual achievement, and relations across racial and ethnic lines. URI's Fall Honors Colloquium will explore key issues of race, showing how race still matters.
Dance at UMass Amherst
The UMass Amherst Dance Program believes in a strong cross-understanding of dance forms, and so it emphasizes jazz dance, African dance, and other world forms, in our curriculum, alongside intense training in modern dance and ballet. The program helps students pave the way towards a healthy, balanced life, in whatever field (performing, therapy, teaching, technology) that they happen to follow.
Panel #1 - U.S.-Asia Relations in the 21st Century
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Moderator: T. J. Pempel, University of California-Berkeley Presentations: Challenges in Asia's Regional Security Environment - Christopher Twomey, Naval Postgraduate School The Instability of China-U.S. Relations - Yan Xuetong, Tsinghua University Discussant: John Brandon, The Asia Foundation This conference is jointly sponsored by the Institute of East Asian Studies, National Bureau of Asian Research, The Asia Foundation and W
Panel #3 - Governance in Asia: Emerging Political Elites
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California-Berkeley Presentations: Political Stability and Reform in China Susan Shirk, University of California-San Diego Japan's New Asianism: Threat or Opportunity? Daniel Sneider, Stanford University Discussant: Peter Lorentzen, University of California-Berkeley
Panel #4 - Natural Resource Trends in Asia
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Moderator: Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Presentations: Energy Resources and China's Economic Growth David Roland-Holst, University of California-Berkeley Energy Cooperation in Northeast Asia Se Hyun Ahn, University of Seoul Closing remarks and acknowledgements: Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Panel #2 - Globalization and Regionalism in Asia
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Moderator: Bruce Tolentino, The Asia Foundation Presentations: An American Place at an Asian Table? Regionalism and its Reasons Donald Emmerson, Stanford University The AMF Reborn? Implications of the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralization William Grimes, Boston University The Limits of Regionalism in East Asia Today David Kang, University of Southern California Discussant: AnnaLee Saxenian, University of Califo
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Research
Carnegie Mellon University is top-tier research institution. The research at CMU's Silicon Valley campus takes advantage of its location by partnering with local companies, government agencies and community leaders to investigate ways to provide the technology needed in instances where globalized efforts and high tech support are necessary. Mobile devices, network security, robotics and disaster management concerns are just a few of the many research areas in Silicon Valley that make a global i
Thunderbird Question: Tim Sullivan '76
Bucyrus International CEO Tim Sullivan, a 1976 graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management, answers the Thunderbird Question. http://thunderbird.edu
Kabul airport attack ends
Militant attack on Kabul International Airport ends after gun battle with Afghan forces. Paul Chapman 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 international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained i
Them and Us: why we need a fair society
Will Hutton discusses the issues raised in his new book Them and Us: politics, greed and inequality – why we need a fair society. Will Hutton is the executive vice-chair of The Work Foundation and senior visiting fellow at LSE Global Governance.
The Sun — Earth's main source of energy — appears to shine at a constant rate. However, the Sun's magnetic field is actually constantly changing, and this affects its energy output. These variations cause effects that extend throughout the solar system. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn about some of the effects that solar activity may have on Earth. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:20.
Basic Human Pathology: Parts I and II
This course, Basic Human Pathology, includes the teaching of both general and systemic (organs) pathology. It provides a basis for other Tufts Dental School courses such as Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral Diagnosis, Medicine II/III, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and other clinical science courses. It is a transition course between the other basic science courses and the clinical sciences of dentistry. Not only does it serve as a foundation course, its knowledge base will also aid in the
This course is designed to challenge and encourage you, as veterinary students, to explore the relationships between population health and public health, animal health and human health, and clinical and population-based health practice. If we are successful, the process of exploration will continue throughout your graduate school education and training so that when you graduate, you will be better equipped to define your role as a veterinarian, and that of the veterinary profession, in public he
Agricultural Science and Policy II
Highlights of this course include: Major biological, chemical, and physical components of the agricultural systems The scientific basis for understanding these systems and their management How science has influenced policies related to agriculture, food safety, and the environment in the United States How the policies have evolved over time in the US What has worked and what has not; the reasons and the consequences What other factors influence policies beyond science How we link what we learn t
Agricultural Science and Policy I
Highlights of this course include: Major biological, chemical and physical components of the agricultural systems The scientific basis for understanding these systems and their management How has science influenced policies related to agriculture, food safety and environment in the United States? How have the policies evolved over time in the US? What has worked and what has not; what are the reasons and what are the consequences? Beyond science, what other factors influence policies? How do we
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The U.S. and the World’s Recession
Roberto Rigobon somehow makes his audience laugh while summarizing preliminary research on worldwide inflation and recession, data that bring some grim tidings about our global economic state of health. (NB: Argentina and France get knocked about a bit in this talk.)
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Opportunities in Building More Sustainable Supply Chains
When a global corporation implements sustainability standards, it pays to work closely with supply chains, as these panelists attest.
From his research, Richard M. Locke knows that the traditional methods of achieving decent labor conditions don’t work well. When Locke examined years of records gathered by Nike a