Leading@Google: Joseph Grenny
Joseph Grenny spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 14, 2011 about the book he co-authored: Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success. About Change Anything: "A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on. For example, why is it th
Authors@Google: Mary Roach
Mary Roach spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 22, 2011 about her book Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. About the book: Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. How much can a person give up? How much weirdness can they take? What happens to you when you can't walk for a year? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a space walk? Is it possible for the human body to survi
Authors@Google: Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel
Authors@Google present Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel: "More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty." In their new book, Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel discuss how to solve one of the most important questions in aid economics: how do you figure out where to spend your dollars in order to get the best results? Too often aid money is allocated by hope, by guesswork, or [in the worst cases] by corruption. How can donors tell if their money is doing as much good as
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Dina Büchler-Chen
Dina Büchler-Chen was born in April 1940 in Zagreb, Yugoslavia (today Croatia), to Dragotin and Blanka Büchler. In April 1941, Dragotin was sent to the Jasenovac concentration camp, where he was murdered along with Dina's grandfather and aunts. Dina, her mother and grandmother were sent to various camps, ending up at the Loborgrad camp adjacent to Zagreb. By the end of 1941 Dina was very sick and malnourished, and one of the camp guards helped smuggle her out of the camp. Her mother attached
Cousins Meet For the First Time at Yad Vashem
Description: Two cousins meet for the first time at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem when an online search of Yad Vashem's Names Database for relatives killed by the Nazis revealed they lived just an hour apart, each believing they were the only survivors of a family wiped out in the war. Courtesy of The Media Line | The MidEast News Source™
Activity 7 «Video documentation of work progress»
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137: UK economy: Trimming the fat or incipient anorexia?
When the new government swept into power in the UK, the mandate seemed clear: Get out of debt fast. Now, it's not so easy.
Explores the idea of the parameter of the photographic space/ depth, through doorways and exits.
Mexico City-bound API students, July 1946
Photograph of four Alabama Polytechnic Institute students with an old car, holding a sign stating ""Mexico City or bust"". This photograph appeared in the 1947 Glomerata (yearbook) Sophomore Class pages with the caption ""Future Traveling Salesman, That Is"" but the students (and the car) are not identified. [Anyone who can provide information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at firstname.lastname@example.org.] The disruptions of WWII stirred wanderlust in many students, espec
1982 Glomerata, vol. 85
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Amputation and heat induced protein synthesis in the regenerating forelimb of Notophthalmus viridesc
This thesis compares the responses of regenerating forelimb tissues of the newt Notophthalmu..f vlridescens to the stresses of hyperthermia and ID.echanical injury of amputation. In particular, both quantitative and qualitative changes in the synthesis of soluble proteins in stump tissues, including those of the heat shock protein family (HSP70-1ike) were examined. Results from SDS-PAGEfluorography indicate that the trauma of amputation mimics the heat shock response both quantitatively and temp
Guide to the Records of the Grace Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, PA, 1853-1964
This collection contains the records of the Grace Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, PA 1853-1964 and relates primarily to financial information and organizational infrastructure. These records include bank ledgers, statements, receipts, bills of sale, church programs, bulletins, missals, sermons, member lists, burial records, correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, and miscellaneous medias.
Luigia Clerici Papers, 1898-1899
The Papers of Luigia Clerici consist of a collection of handwritten notebooks and workbooks in Italian, describing methods of instruction and curriculum in the schools of Bologna, Italy, in the 1890's.
CHEM 406-01, Advanced Analytical Chemistry, Fall 2006
The primary objectives of this course and laboratory experience are to construct an understanding in the following areas of analytical chemistry: Statistical treatments of chemical data Calculations involving equilibrium chemical systems The basic instruments currently available, including Types of probes Information gleaned Sensitivity Sample types Operations in state-of-the-art instruments Ability to select primary and secondary analytical methods for particular problems An
FREN 201-01, Elementary French, Fall 2006
This course will be taught in French and you are expected to speak only French in the classroom. In this course you will: • Improve your communication skills in French • Review and broaden the grammar and vocabulary attained in elementary French • Expand your French listening, reading, and writing skills • Broaden your knowledge of French and Francophone culture through readings, cultural activities and in-class discussions,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Acad
BIOL 315-01, Ecology, Lecture, Fall 2005
One objective of mine is for you to realize and appreciate the interactions of the biological world. These interactions take place between the biological components themselves and between the biological components and the physical world. Hopefully you will come to see that "everything affects everything else.",This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
BIOL 451/452, Research in Biology, Spring 2005
Research in Biology (Biology 451/452) is intended to provide a complete research experience. As a regular collegecourse, Research is the equal of any other course at Rhodes in that credit isearned for accomplishment, and working responsibly and maintaining regularprogress are crucial to success. However, since Research differs in many ways from other courses, itsindependence and individuality present special challenges, and it is important not to mismanage its independence.,This syllabus was sub
BIOL 141-01, Biology II, Laboratory, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
BIOL 451/452, Research in Biology, Fall 2004
Research in Biology (Biology 451/452) is intended to provide a complete research experience. As a regular college course, Research is the equal of any other course at Rhodes in that credit is earned for accomplishment, and working responsibly and maintaining regular progress are crucial to success. However, since Research differs in many ways from other courses, its independence and individuality present special challenges, and it is important not to mismanage its independence.,This syllabus was
ANSO 275-01, Social Theory, Fall 2006
The purpose of this seminar is to study classic and contemporary contributions to social theory and to explore how these contributions have informed the development and practice of anthropology and sociology. This course is being co-taught by an anthropologist and a sociologist in order to provide the interpretive perspectives of both disciplines. We will take turns lecturing and leading discussions, and participate in all seminar meetings.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Offic