Challenges for Media Democratization in Brazil and Latin America
Dr Carolina Matos, former LSE fellow, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series on 6th June 2012
Students and the stress of Multitasking Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds. This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds.
This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
Shimi: Georgia Tech's New Robotic Musician
Shimi, a musical companion developed by Georgia Tech's Center for Music Technology, recommends songs, dances to the beat and keeps the music pumping based on listener feedback. The smartphone-enabled, one-foot-tall robot is billed as an interactive "musical buddy." For more information, visit http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=137351 and http://tovbot.com/.
Science Bulletins: Bilingual Brain 'Switch' Found
A recent study led by University College London neuroscientist Cathy Price reveals how the human brain is uniquely adapted to manage multiple languages. Language is processed in various regions of the left cerebral hemisphere. Previous studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data showed that bilingual people activate the same general brain areas no matter what language they use. But Price's new experimental method, which involved measuring brain activity after showing subject
Science Bulletins: Supernovas Step by Step
Scientists are reproducing supernova explosions on computer screens.
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A Capitalism for the People [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Luigi Zingales | When the Italian-born economist Luigi Zingales first arrived in the United States in the 1980s, he embraced the American dream: the belief that what brings you success is hard work, not luck or who you know. But the economic events of the past decade, combined with the actions of politicians from both sides, have undermined capitalism's reputation. In A Capitalism for the People, which he will discuss in this lecture, Zingales warns that the US economy risk
Alfred Hitchcock's The Pleasure Garden (1926) - trailer
The BFI National Archive proudly presents the restoration of Alfred Hitchcock's debut feature 'The Pleasure Garden' (1926), featuring a newly commissioned score by Daniel Patrick Cohen. This restoration is part of The Genius of Hitchcock, a major celebration of Britain's most influential and iconic filmmaker. From June to October 2012 the BFI celebrates Hitchcock's life and work with a complete retrospective of his feature films; gala events, including screenings of restorations with live music,
Nixon Addresses "Silent Majority"
On the heels of a major nationwide protest against the Vietnam War in October 1969, President Richard Nixon delivers a speech on November 3, laying out his plans for ending the war through diplomatic negotiations and asking for the support of the "great silent majority" of Americans. (1:53)
What Does High-Quality Education Mean to The Concilio's CEO, Florencia Velasco Fortner?
From Your Block to the Boardroom: Why High-Quality Education is Our Ethical Responsibility. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and community leaders discuss the community's ethical role in supporting public education. Florencia Fortner talks about what high-quality education means to her. For more information and to view related content, visit http://www.smu.edu/Provost/Ethics/Events/PastEvents/Block2Boardroom
2012 Twilight PSA
The College of Southern Maryland will once again offer a free, outdoor performance series at all three campuses during July/August 2012. The CSM Twilight Performance Series consists of four weeks of performances, concerts, and more at all three CSM campus locations, including the ever-popular Chautauqua program during the Kick-Off Week of the Series! Bring the whole family and enjoy a variety of entertainment for free. Hungry? Bring a picnic, or purchase select food items provided at each camp
Inside the Teacher's Studio - Helane Rosenberg
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Craig Kielburger Convocation Speech June 2012
Craig and Marc Kielburger, founders of Free The Children and Me to We, both received honorary doctorates from Concordia on June 18, 2012. The university recognized them for their tireless campaigning against child exploitation, their youth leadership and their social entrepreneurship. Craig addressed graduates from the Faculty of Arts and Science during convocation.
10 tips for greener living
Reduce your environmental impact by using these 10 tips from students Joshua Powell, Hazel Gunn, SiYu Lu, James Gorden, Janni Chandru and Swapnil Jadhav.
Friends Helped Ducote Receive Fulbright Honors
Martin Ducote, 2012 UM Fulbright Scholar gives credits to his friendships made at Ole Miss and his professors for enabling him to receive the national honor. Video by Mary Stanton.
Spider-Man and the Decay Rate Algorithm
In Sony Picture's upcoming film, "The Amazing Spider-Man," you'll find some real and interesting science behind Peter Parker and his webs. University of Minnesota professor Jim Kakalios served as the science consultant on the new film, giving the filmmakers a factual perspective on the physics of wall crawling and the tensile strength of spider's webbing. In addition, Kakalios contributed an equation called the Decay Rate Algorithm, which is at the center of a few major plot points throughout th
Convocation June 15, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
Convocation ceremony for School of Nursing and the Medical Radiation Sciences Program. Order a DVD of this ceremony for $19.99 at http://www.bookstore.mcmaster.ca/
Faculty conversations: Wes Haskell
Wes Haskell, Michigan State University assistant professor in the Department of Theatre, talks about teaching Theatre 101 and getting training as an actor and a teacher at MSU.