Kermit Helps Households Manage Their Internet Speed
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed Kermit, an easy-to-use tool that can not only can tell you who's using the Internet, whether it's through a desktop or mobile device, but can also limit the speed of various users. Check out the full story: http://www.digitallounge.gatech.edu/digitallife/index.html?nid=66057 Video credit: David Terraso, Rob Felt
A Tiltable Head Could Improve Robot Navigation of Disaster Debris
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently built a robot that can penetrate and "swim" through granular material. In a new study, they show that varying the shape or adjusting the inclination of the robot's head affects the robot's movement in complex environments. Abby Robinson, Research News and Publications
The King's Speech: The First Executive Coach?
The film The King's Speech was particularly interesting for the work of Lionel Logue, the speech therapist, who could be considered the first executive coach to King George V1th. The quality of the relationship is key: the coach creates a safe environment in which leaders can experience a trusting relationship where the only agenda is to support the learning of the Leader. At its best, coaching is effective in helping individuals to develop a more effective and impactful communication style; man
Antibiotics, not surgery, sometimes better for appendicitis
A new statistical analysis by Southern Methodist University and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School suggests nonperforating appendicitis and nonperforating diverticulitis are similar diseases that can both be treated with antibiotics. Read more at http://blog.smu.edu/research/2011/04/study_antibiotics_not_surgery.html
Spring 2011 Commencement: Robert Gibbs
Robert Gibbs, a longtime advisor and strategist to President Barack Obama and former White House press secretary, delivered the commencement address to Auburn University graduates at the spring ceremony May 9.
The Adelaide Challenge at Queens
Have you made your gift to The Queens Fund this year? If not, watch this video and learn how you can be a part of The Adelaide Challenge. Get your gift matched and help Queens receive an additional $50,000 toward scholarships! http://www.queens.edu/the-queens-fund
Jasmine - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. History, Veterinary Medicine and Theology & Religious Studies, with Philosophy... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Jasmine, a student on the Mo
Just Another Music-FIlled Day at Eastman
Students at Eastman don't limit their performances to the stage. Every few weeks, students, faculty and staff strolling through the music school's Main Hall are serenaded by their fellow musicians. Relive the brass music played on the last day of school for 2011, led by Dylan Smith on trumpet.
GoNU.TV Series Recap - Baseball vs. William and Mary - April 29-May 1, 2011
On a beautiful spring afternoon at Friedman Diamond in Brookline, Mass., the Northeastern University baseball team fell to the William & Mary Tribe 5-4 in the rubber match of a weekend CAA series.
GoNU.TV - Get To Know Your Huskies - Baseball
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Valley Performing Arts Center: From Dream to Reality (Construction Slideshow)
The construction of a dream -- CSUN's new Valley Performing Arts Center -- shown in photographs from initial groundbreaking through completion of the building. This slideshow was originally presented at the Opening Gala on January 29, 2011 and was produced by C4 Consulting.
The Sultan's Album: Bringing the Empire into the Palace
Emine Fetvaci, Assistant Professor of Art History, Boston University.
TEDx McMaster U - Dr. Michael Egan
"Looking Backward to Look Forward: History for a Sustainable Future"
Faculty Panel - SAIS 2011 Open House for Admitted Students
Open House allows newly admitted applicants to immerse themselves in life at SAIS. You'll have the opportunity to find out what the SAIS experience is all about - from current students, alumni, faculty and staff. The SAIS Open House programs include forums on student life, faculty panels, a department lunch, student activities forum, Question & Answer sessions on the SAIS Bologna and Nanjing campuses, and much more.
Francis Fukuyama: The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution
SAIS Hosted Book Launch Event With Francis Fukuyama on April 25 Francis Fukuyama, senior fellow at the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute and Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University; Adam Garfinkle, editor of The American Interest; Michael Woolcock, lead social development specialist for the World Bank's Development Research Group; and Cinnamon Dornsife (moderator), acting director of the SAIS International Development Program, discussed Fukuyama's new book, The Origins of Political Or
The Jennifer Rahn Story
Students and faculty are at the heart of everything we do at Clemson. Our support for them is vital and why the Will To Lead campaign is so critical. Why Give? - To recruit and retain top students - To attract and keep leading faculty - To support initiatives that keep the Clemson education exceptional - To build a knowledge-based economy and drive innovation Visit www.clemson.edu/giving to find out more about how you can support the campaign.
One reason why spiders are considered to be arachnids is because their bodies are divided into two sections, although some arachnids do not appear to have two body segments. The front section is called the cephalothorax. The back portion is called the abdomen.
Driving Change, Shaping Lives || Welcome and Shifting Populations Panel
Gender in the Developing World Welcome Remarks by Barbara J. Grosz (Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study) and Brigitte Madrian (Senior Advisor to the Social Sciences Program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and Harvard Kennedy School) Panel 1: "Shifting Populations" with Amy O'Neill Richard (Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons), Valerie M. Hudson (Brigham Young University), and Rhacel Salazar Parreñas (University of Southern California), moderated by Swanee Hunt
Hanna Hoffbeck - Musical Moods 2011
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Luminous - Musical Moods 2011
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