Ronald DePinho, M.D., on employee expectations
On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, Ronald DePinho, M.D., began his presidency of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Here he shares his expectations of MD Anderson employees. DePinho is internationally recognized for basic and translational research in cancer, aging and age-associated degenerative disorders. He's the fourth full-time president of MD Anderson. DePinho succeeds John Mendelsohn, M.D., who remains on MD Anderson faculty, returning to clinical and translational research as co-director of a new In
Hybrid Art > Synthesized Architecture
This paper investigates possible intersections between some contemporary artistic modalities and architectural practice. At first, it describes and discusses different uses of art in architectural history. Through the analyzes of Le Corbusier?s artistic and architectural practices, it observes the limits of looking at art as only ?inspiration? for architectural form and points to the necessity of surpassing this formal approach. More than bringing pictorial ?inspiration?, art, as a experimental
Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
Exponents -- Introduction
A introduction to the teacher's guide on exponents.
Absolute Beginner #18 - Loving and Hating in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Even though you are staying with your close friend in Japan, you feel like you have to be on your best behavior. You’re making your bed every day, helping around the house, and doing whatever chores you can find to assist your Japanese buddy. When she suggests sushi for dinner, you [...]
"Probability and Random Variables, Spring 2009"
" This course introduces students to probability and random variables. Topics include distribution functions, binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson distributions. The other topics covered are uniform, exponential, normal, gamma and beta distributions; conditional probability; Bayes theorem; joint distributions; Chebyshev inequality; law of large numbers; and central limit theorem."
General Science: ecosystem study
To interpret information gathered in a study of an ecosystem
CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 22
In this week’s lesson, Mark and Alba talk about music. Their discussion includes talk of playing musical instruments and how listening to music is changing because of technology. In the intermedio, José provides a couple of interesting phrases which can be used to say that you find something difficult. Language points covered incl
Oefensite Nederlands : Spelling, woordleer, zinsleer & NT2 Op deze site vind je theorie en oefeningen Nederlands:
Op deze site vind je theorie en oefeningen Nederlands:
Expert source on FEMA funding freeze available to media
Vanderbilt University researcher James Fraser has done extensive research on FEMA, buyouts and flood mitigation policies and is available to talk to media about the recent freeze on FEMA funding.
Leesoefening: Working to work
Na dit hoofdstuk kan je in officiële teksten over werken in het buitenland de gedachtegang volgen en specifieke informatie selecteren.
The University of Memphis-Ashley
See why the U of M was right for Ashley.
School House Rocks
Hope on hallowed ground
Sept. 6 - The World Trade Center site will not be completed by the 10th anniversary, but the memorial plaza will serve as hallowed ground for families to commemorate their loved ones. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Polytechnique and Concordia simulate an earthquake
http://concordia.ca/news.html In a large space at the Polytechnique Montréal, a very noisy process is underway. Hoses writhe while actuators slide and thump, all of them systematically applying stress to a large metal brace. It's a startlingly effective simulation of an earthquake, and it's taking place because Concordia University and Polytechnique Montréal are collaborating on a full-scale, real-time test of the Pall Friction Damper seismic control system, which is designed to mitigate the n
Putin & Resurgent Russia, Implications for the U.S.
CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty sits down with Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz to discuss the role of a resurgent Russia and implications for the US at UW's Kane Hall. Dougherty was the CNN Moscow bureau chief from 1997 to 2005, but actively covered events in Russia and the former Soviet Union both before and after that appointment. Her reporting history includes the post-Soviet economic transition, violence in Chechnya and the imprisonment of Yukos Oil founder, Mikhail K
U.S. airports react to 9/11 'threat'
Sept. 10 - Some U.S. airports further beef up security after intelligence about a plot linked to the 9/11 anniversary targeting Washington D.C and New York City. Paul Chapman reports.
Chavez condemns Syrian sanctions
Sept.10 - Venezuela's Hugo Chavez speaks out against sanctions imposed on Syria on behalf of leftist bloc of Latin American nations. Jessica Gray reports.
Reading Comprehension Exercise: How to Make an Inference
This selection demonstrates how to make a detail-based inference. A passage and question are shown , and the instructor gives specific directions for using information from the passage to make an inference and answer the question. ( 1:33)
How the Ancient Egyptians Did Multiplication
The method used by ancient Egyptians to solve multiplication problems is demonstrated in this student-created video. The process is explained step-by-step as the student's work is shown on a piece of paper. ( 1:07)