Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
Thomas Jefferson, Engineer
Thomas Jefferson approached mechanical problems with an engineer's mind. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker continues his reflection on this founding father's areas of expertise.Author(s):
Learn why the CIA in the Napa Valley is the best place to study wine
Learn more about studying wine at the CIA: http://www.ciaprochef.com/winecertificate The CIA, Greystone located in the lush Napa Valley is the best place to study wine. Learn more about its location, facilities and new Accelerated Wine and Beverage Certificate program. It's well known in the industry—beverages drive a major percentage of an establishment's profits. Having a deep understanding of fine wines, beers, artisan spirits, and even coffees and teas is vital to your success.
Fort Hill (Home to Thomas Green Clemson and John C. Calhoun)
The Clemson University we know today can be traced back to this beautiful antebellum, plantation home. Fort Hill was the home of John C. Calhoun, South Carolina's pre-eminent 19th century statesman, from 1825 until his death in 1850. When John C. died in 1850 his wife, Floride Calhoun, became the sole owner of Fort Hill House and 1,341 acres of land. When she died in 1866, portions of the property then went to their daughter and sole surviving child, Anna Maria, who had married Thomas Green
Duke study finds longer use of antiviral medication improves lung transplant outcomes
A Duke Medicine study finds that extending the standard post-transplant antiviral medication from three months to 12 can slash CMV virus infection rates for lung transplant patients. While 65 percent of lung transplant patients who receive the standard course of medication contract CMV, only 10 percent of patients do who receive the longer course, and their pneumonia rate is only a seventh of those who receive the shorter course of medication. "It's really not adequate just to say, well, we'r
Vitamin D Study in Finland: Implications for the Rest of the World
A new study on vitamin D levels and Parkinson's disease risk points to the need for further research on whether vitamin D supplements can protect against the movement disorder, according to an editorial in the July 2010 issue of Archives of Neurology. Dr. Marian Evatt, author of the editorial, discusses the details of the studied, carried out in Finland, and its implications on Parkinson's and general Vitamin D research. Background The study, also reported in Archives of Neurology, is the firs
Postgraduate and professional study at Leeds Metropolitan
The more you learn...the more you earn. Visit our website for further details: http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/study/postgraduate.htm.
Realizing the Dream: Ron Thomas
As a tribute to February's Black History Month, ESPN will feature people at colleges and universities who do work benefiting the African American community. Ron Thomas, who has been the Morehouse Journalism & Sports programs director since its inception in 2007, and 12 others will each be profiled in 30-second vignettes that run during commercial breaks of college basketball games on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN-U.
Honorary Graduate Summer 2010 - Thomas Angear
In this interview Thomas Angear talks about his time in the Gurkhas and his time as a student at The University of Nottingham. Thomas received an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws.
Study: Soot Is Second Leading Cause of Global Warming
Soot from the burning of fossil fuels and solid biofuels contributes far more to global warming than has been thought, according to a new Stanford study. But, unlike carbon dioxide, soot lingers only a few weeks in the atmosphere, so cutting emissions could have a significant and rapid impact on the climate. Controlling it may be the only option for saving the Arctic sea ice from melting. If soot emissions were eliminated, more than 1.5 million premature deaths from soot inhalation could be pre
Graham Pike on postgraduate study
Graham Pike, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, shares his views on why to study Social Science and Psychology at postgraduate level at The Open University http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/social-sciences/index.htm
Kevin Streater talks on employability following postgraduate study
Kevin Streater, Executive Director, IT & Telecoms, shares his views on how study within the IT environment helps employability http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/index.htm
Crop Coefficent Study
The Center for Agriculture at UMass Amherst is studying ways to preserve irrigation water on sites such as golf courses, which would reduce leaching rates and protect water supplies from pesticide and other chemical contamination.
Thomas Hahn: Robin Hood in Film and Popular Culture
Thomas Hahn is the author of Robin Hood in Popular Culture and one of the worlds leading authorities on the outlaw hero. Professor Hahn specializes in medieval literature and popular culture, including film. He is a founding member of the International Association for Robin Hood studies and frequently comments on the interpretation of Robin Hood in film, literature and as a creature of the media. Here he talks about the evolution of Robin Hood and the release of new 2010 Robin Hood film.
Study Abroad: Suzanne O'Brien
Suzanne O'Brien recalls her days studying abroad
125th Anniversary: 1956 Shannon Becomes President | University of St Thomas
Father James Shannon, a St. Thomas alum and faculty member, was named president in 1957. At 35 years old, he was the youngest college president of that time.
125th Anniversary: 1966 Murphy Becomes President | University of St. Thomas
Monsiginor Terrence Murphy was a faculty member and an administrator at St. Thomas before he was named president of the college in May 1966. He went on to become the longest-tenured president (25 years) in the school's history.
125th Anniversary: 1981 Schoenecker Built | University of St. Thomas
The Armory was demolished to accommodate the arena and 30,000-square-foot field house. Expanding enrollment and the introduction of coeducation necessitated the renovations.
125th Anniversary: 1992 Minneapolis Campus Opens | University of St. Thomas
The Minneapolis Campus Building, now Terrence Murphy Hall, opened in 1992 as the first building on the Minneapolis campus.
125th Anniversary: 2001 Law School Opens | University of St. Thomas
The School of Law opened in 2001 and moved into its new building on the downtown Minneapolis campus in 2003.