Strong shaking in Los Angeles expected from southern San Andreas earthquake
The southernmost San Andreas fault has a high probability of rupturing in a large (greater than magnitude 7.5) earthquake sometime during the next few decades. New simulations show that the chain of sedimentary basins between San Bernardino and downtown Los Angeles form an effective waveguide that channels Love waves along the southern edge of the San Bernardino and San Gabriel Mountains. Earthquake scenarios with northward rupture, in which the guided wave is efficiently excited, produce unusua
Bob Geldof's Band Aid
Historische informatie over Live Aid samenvatten
Aan het einde van deze les kunnen cursisten een conversatie voeren die in overeenstemming is met de regels van de etiquette.
Учет гендерных аспектов: Учебное пособие
The training manual can be used for the orientation of policy-makers, curriculum developers, media professionals, adult learners and the public at large. It is organized into ten sections that build on, one another to sharpen participants’ understanding of gender-biased thinking within, and all around, them.
The Sweet Truth: Unraveling the Myths and Mysteries of Fructose
Professor Mark Kern of San DIego State University gave the UA's spring Well U lecture on March 9, 2011. Reading labels at the grocery store can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to the slew of sugars that might pop up on the ingredients list. Do you really know the difference between sucrose, high fructose corn syrup, agave nectar and so on? To help clear up some of the confusion, Mark Kern, a professor in the department of exercise and nutritional sciences at San Diego State University
JHU Arts Festival
A celebration of the ARTS at Johns Hopkins University. April 6 - 10, 2011 Dance - Digital media - Film - Museums - Music - Theater - Visual arts - Writing Over 35 performances, exhibits, presentations, workshops and hands-on sessions, featuring JHU faculty, staff, students and alumni.
2011 Richard H. Driehaus Prize Award Ceremony - Stern Acceptance Speech
Robert A.M. Stern accepts the 2011 Richard H. Driehaus Prize and reinforces the relevance of classical architecture in the modern world.
2011 Richard H. Driehaus Prize Colloquium
Chicago Public Television producer Geoffrey Baer hosts the 2011 Richard H. Driehaus Prize Colloquium in Chicago. Participants include: Robert A.M. Stern—Principal, Robert A.M. Stern Architects; Dean, Yale School of Architecture Robert A. Peck—Commissioner of Public Buildings, General Services Administration Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk—Principal, Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company; Dean, University of Miami School of Architecture Paul Goldberger—Architecture critic at The New Yorker
Gene expression studies of cancer - Prof. Chad Creighton (Part 2)
Lecture on gene expression studies of cancer and gene transcription signatures. Part of the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.
Writing Acrostic Poems
You will visit different Web sites to learn about writing acrostic poems. Then, you will create an acrostic poem of your own.
Effective Methods of Training Biology Laboratory Teaching Assistants II: Preparing TAs To Be Effecti
One of the most important factors in the success of undergraduate biology laboratories rests with the instructors, often undergraduate or graduate students, who teach them. This ABLE 2000 workshop, which continued a session presented at ABLE 1999, focused on the theme "teaching effectively in the laboratory." Topics included preparation, organization, supervision of group work, and involvement of students in discussion. In addition to presentations by the workshop organizers, participants engage
Digital Library Object - Oral history of BG Jerome von Foust [interview].
Link To Full Record
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: Patrick Serruys & Ulf Landmesser on drug scaffolds
Patrick Serruys in conversation with Ulf Landmesser: Biodegradable drug eluting scaffold - the 4th revolution
Metamorphosis: Stories of Change
The goal of this activity is for students to learn how to tell a story in order to make a complex topic (such as global warming or ozone holes) easier for a reader to grasp. Students realize that the narrative impulse underlies even scientific and technical writing and gain a better understanding of the role of myth as a "science" of imagination that helps us to gain insight into human motivation.
How Hot Is It?
Students learn about the nature of thermal energy, temperature and how materials store thermal energy. They discuss the difference between conduction, convection and radiation of thermal energy, and complete activities in which they investigate the difference between temperature, thermal energy and the heat capacity of different materials. Students also learn how some engineering requires an understanding of thermal energy.
Project Evaluation for Sustainable Infrastructure
This course aims to provide the methods necessary to undertake project evaluation and cost benefit analysis for sustainable infrastructure. The methods comprise of microeconomics background, cost benefit analysis, valuing market and non-market goods, and other technical issues. Case studies of various infrastructures are also provided.
Organización, medición y valoración de obras (prácticas)
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Retail Marketing: merchandising
This course examines the importance of the atmospherics and visual merchandising and describes how a retail store image is conveyed to consumers. These concepts are combined with the customer service with the objectives of communicating with the consumer in the point of sale and to gain competitive advantage. Greater awareness of the would benefit students entering the sector. Core module designed to build on the student’s knowledge of merchandising in the marketing field. Retail Managers need