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
Social Sector Investment
Emerging social sector leaders participate in the 2011 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Social Sector Youth Movement
Participants in the American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management discuss the social sector youth movement.
Thunderbird Commencement April 28, 2011 - Dr. Cabrera
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Thunderbird Commencement April 28, 2011 - Precessional
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Project Artemis Pakistan: Shah Rukh
Islamabad businesswoman Shah Rukh talks May 14, 2011, about her participation in Project Artemis Pakistan, a women's empowerment program at Thunderbird School of Global Management in partnership with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women and the U.S. State Department.
This Week @Minnesota: Ag Awareness, Beautiful U and the Dalai Lama
In "This Week @Minnesota" for the week of April 18-22, Minnesota farm animals invade the U's East Bank for the second annual Ag Awareness Day, cyclists take over Northrop Plaza on "Beautiful U" Day and we preview the Dalai Lama's May 7-8 visit to campus. Connect with us on Twitter @UMNews and let us know what you'd like to see next week on This Week!
Grant - 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. Archaeology & Anthropology, Medicine, Modern & Medieval Languages and Physics... 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, Grant, a student on the Law Su
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
NU Family Day at Fenway
http://www.northeastern.edu/alumni/events/fenway-day.html Join us for NU Family Day at Fenway 2011 on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Fenway Park. This is one event you won't want to miss. Register early!
CSUN 2011 Senior Film Showcase - Trailers
Trailers for four films screening in the 2011 Cinema & Television Arts Senior Film Showcase: - If We Don't Go - Carousel - Absolution - Giddy Up Grandma For contact and event information, visit CTVA's website: www.csun.ctva.edu
Studying Turtles at the Orange Grove Pond
Professor Robert Espinoza's herpetology class surveys the turtle population in the Orange Grove Pond. recorded March 24, 2011 directed, shot, and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti produced by Stacy Lieberman executive producer: Vance Peterson music by RoyaltyFreeMusic.com special thanks: Jerry Stinner, Randy Cohen, the College of Science & Mathematics and the Department of Biology No animals were harmed during the making of this video. © 2011 California State University, Northridge
TEDx McMaster U - Dr. Patangi Rangachari
"Twixt, Tweets and Twits: Testing Time for Teachers"
TEDx McMaster U - Professor Hayden King
"Canoe Believe IT? Implications of an Indigenized Academy"
TEDx McMaster U - Dr. Joseph Kim
"It's Time to Rethink How Students and Instructors Approach a University Course"
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.
A public address by: The Honorable Bill Richardson
The Hon. Bill Richardson interviewed by Professor Graham Allison on his career and views on current events.
Fulfilling the Promise of Crop Biotechnology
Roger Beachy is the founding president of the non-profit Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Saint Louis, Missouri. Beachy pioneered the development of virus-resistant plants through biotechnology; his early research led to the development of the world's first genetically modified food crop, a virus-resistant tomato. His laboratory conducts basic research on plant biology, and uses recombinant DNA-based technologies to improve crop plants like rice and sweet potato that are grown in developi
At War over Biotech Crops in Oregon
After many years practicing law, Esther McGinnis is now a researcher in Applied Plant Sciences at the University of Minnesota, specializing in biotechnology, law, and values. McGinnis will explain how Oregon's beet farmers came to be at the center of a national lawsuit, and examine how to protect the rights of both conventional and organic growers. She'll also summarize research comparing the environmental impacts of growing engineered and non-engineered sugar beets. Outreach in Biotechnology