Health@Google presents: English Joe
Figures show that approximately 5500 people in the UK are waiting for organ donors that could save or dramatically improve their lives, but only 3000 organ transplants are carried out each year. There is a desperate need for more donors. Joe was an 18-year-old student and athlete who underwent a heart transplant. Joe will discuss his story and organ transplants.
Prendre le bus à Liège: het openbaar vervoer
Op het einde van deze les kun je enkele praktische vraagjes beantwoorden over het openbaar vervoer per bus in Luik. Eerst bekijk je een website en antwoord je op meerkeuzevragen over het aanbod openbaar vervoer in een bepaalde streek. Dan luister je naar een dialoog, waarvan je één rol naspeelt. Vervolgens leer je zinnen maken met de conditionnel présent. Je kan de route van de bus volgen en duidt de juiste haltes aan. En tenslotte leer je het antwoord op open vragen formuleren.
Turkey bombs Iraqi Kurd rebels
Aug 20 - Turkey releases footage of airstrikes on Kurd rebels in Iraq. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Irene cost up to $3 billion in insured losses: risk modeler
Aug. 31 - Economic damage from Hurricane Irene likely topped $10 billion, with $1.5 to $3 billion in insured losses for the U.S. Northeast, says Jose Miranda of risk modeling firm EQECAT.
Faculty conversations: Alison Dobbins
Alison Dobbins, assistant professor of integrated media and performance design, talks about her current work integrating media and theater production. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9751
9/11: 10 Years On
National security experts and a career diplomat discuss how America has changed since 9/11 in the areas of counterterrorism, diplomacy, and Americaís relationship with the rest of the world. A conversation with Graham Allison, Michael Leiter, Juliette Kayyem, and the Hon. R. Nicholas Burns.
WAPPP Seminar: Gender Equality Nudges
Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School Item Summary: In this presentation, Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy at HKS and Director of the Women and Public Policy Program, applies the behavioral economics concept of a "nudge" to questions of gender equality and diversity. She discusses how hiring processes can be changed to increase diversity and how gender diversity in groups affects performance. Specifically, using experiments, her work explores how hiring in bundles as co
Helmut Jerjen: Tales of stars and stellar systems - part one
In the first of this two-part video Dr Helmut Jerjen tells 'Tales of stars and stellar systems' . The event is part of Mount Stromlo's Centenary Celebrations. Astronomy has arguably had the single largest impact on the development of science, human society and culture over the past 10,000 years. On our journey through space and time we will explore the glorious life of our sun, learn how astrophysical knowledge acquired 100 years ago can help to solve the energy crisis on Earth today, and find
Talking Point - Incredible Shrinking Seals
Using data recovered through the whiskers of leopard seals over generations, UNSW's Dr Tracey Rogers has found that seals on the Western Antarctic coast are now significantly smaller than their counterparts on the Eastern Coast. Is this due to changes in climactic conditions on the Western side of the continent? Dr Rogers' work in Antarctica has won her a People's Choice Award nomination in the 2011 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. For more info on the UNSW School of Biological, Earth and Envi
Harvard Remembers 9/11
The Harvard community remembers where they were on September 11th and reflects on how it has changed their lives and the world around them.
Pruis Ma133 Sept. 8, 2011
Pruis MA133 September 8, 2011
Townhall for Education Funding
At this meeting fighting school cuts is discussed
It’s Good to Be Gold
Watch Vanderbilt’s 2011 institutional message.
Staff profiles: Tim Bograkos
Tim Bograkos, young alumni coordinator for the MSU Alumni Association, talks about how he helps connect students to alumni. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9749
Occupational Therapy Practice: Pediatrics (Sensory Integration)
This two minute video explains this occupation and what is required and what challenges they face. A good overview.
Introducing a Triplet Formulation to the Traveling Salesman Problem
Marissa Lawson, Lyon Anderson
The objective of our research is to introduce a new formulation to model the Traveling Salesman Problem, a combinatorial optimization problem.
Snow by Daniel Wurtzel
Styrofoam peanuts are suspended and fly in a room-sized sculptural installation.
Drive-ins were a cultural milestone in the 1950s. Once food was delivered directly to an automobile, American eating habits were never the same. This episode considers a pair of giant menu boards from Bobo's Drive-In, a Topeka favorite.
2011 Homecoming Kick-Off
It was free food and fun as we started Homecoming off Redbird-style. It's Homecoming week and UPB wants you to get in the game! You started the week off right by coming out to the 2011 Homecoming Kick-Off: opened by President Bowman, followed by our great cover band, Maggie Speaks, and your 2011 Homecoming Court announcement! http://IllinoisStateHomecoming.com
One Person Can Make a Difference: The Wallenberg Medal and Lecture
A presentation of Raoul Wallenberg's life and heroic actions, saving tens of thousands of Jews while acting as neutral Sweden's special envoy to Budapest during the Nazi occupation and the last stages of WWII. The annual Wallenberg Medal and Lecture honors his life and values by awarding the medal to one individual who embodies the conviction that, "One Person Can Make a Difference". The 2011 medal recipient is Aung San Suu Kyi, who has committed her life to the non-violent struggle for democrac