Since innovation is “not necessarily always predictable,” Daniel Vasella declines to discuss it in a systematic way, and instead, focuses on a case study of one of his company’s flagship pharmaceuticals, Gleevec. The discovery, development and marketing of this drug, which fights the rare chronic myeloid leukemia (CM
Noam Chomsky's Syntactic Structures
One of South Africa leading language experts Professor Rajend Mesthrie was guest speaker at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts Great Texts Big Questions lecture on 15 April He discussed lSyntactic Structures Noam Chomsky and the colourless green revolution in language studies. Noam Chomsky is considered by many to be the father of modern linguistics Mesthrie lecture has Chomsky first book Syntactic Structures published in 1957 as a starting point Syntactic Structures started a
Religions of the World (as practiced in America)
Welcome to the NROC Religions of the World course. The study of the world's religions is a lifelong journey. This course is designed to give you structure to help you organize your thoughts and enable you to make intelligent judgments about religion. You will be introduced to each faith by leading advocates of the tradition. Religion is a basic building block for society worldwide,and this course will enable you to grow in understanding and in appreciation of the many faith communities around th
Bologna, Italy - Study Abroad
Students study at the University of Bologna through Indiana University's Bologna Consortial Studies Program, of which Notre Dame is a member. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Cambridge, England - Study Abroad
Cambridge, located 50 miles northeast of London is home to the University of Cambridge,the second oldest university in the English-speaking world. Instruction dates back to the 12th century. One of the most prestigious universities in the world, Cambridge, like Oxford, is a collegiate university. It is comprised of 31 colleges which are essentially self-governing units. King's College, founded in 1441, is where Notre Dame students will live and study. Contact the Office of International Studie
Fremantle, Australia - Study Abroad
Students will study at the University of Notre Dame Australia (NDA), the first private Catholic university in Australia. NDA was founded in 1990 through an act of the Western Australian Parliament and a Canonical statute from the Archdiocese of Perth which took effect on July 2, 1991. Notre Dame Australia has strong collegial links with the University of Notre Dame Du Lac. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Cabin of the " Grand Republic"
Oxford, England - Study Abroad
Located 60 miles northwest of London, Oxford is a medieval town with the oldest university in the English speaking world - Oxford. Instruction at Oxford dates to the 11th century. It's 30 colleges are self-governing units, each of which offers a full university curriculum. The oldest of these was established in 1249. New College, where Notre Dame students live and study, opened in 1379. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
What Makes Us Different from Other Species
What Makes Us Different from Other Species - George Church, professor of Genetics at the Harvard Medical School, explains what makes us different from other species. Slow loading and very general. At best just an overview.
A Brief History of Western Expansion
Although the audio and images are somewhat below par, the five minute video does go over the major reasons for expansion. This is best used as a review to help students see what they are going to study.
Modern Women: Michelle Elligott
Michelle Elligott, Museum Archivist For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/modernwomen Images courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Created by Plowshares Media www.PlowSharesMedia.com Â© 2010 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Our School (1962) - extract
By kind permission of the National Union of Teachers, here is a scene from a documentary they commissioned about the Francis Combe County Secondary School in Hertfordshire (interestingly, a secondary modern as opposed to a higher-profile grammar school). It's a fascinating record of teaching styles at the time, as demonstrated here in which a Scottish teacher discusses accents and ways of speaking with his pupils. You can read more about the film at: http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/1078
Virginia Schools in the Great Depression
This project provides teachers and students with free, online historical sources and instructional materials for teaching the history of the Great Depression in Virginia, using public schools as a case-study of how decision makers, the public, and educators responded to the crisis of the Depression. The five educational modules available on this website address the following themes: 1. The Impact of the Depression on Virginia Public Schools 2. Who Should Bear the Burden? Public Opinion and Sc
Rebuilding the City of New Orleans: Working Across Sectors to Achieve a Common Goal
It took John Fernandez more than a year just to begin to understand the political players and competing interests in New Orleans, and so it is no surprise to him that coming up with a common goal for rebuilding the city, much less a “resource efficient one,” proves elusive.
Nevertheless, Fernandez and other
Video: Thomas E. Mann on the 2010 Midterm Elections
Noted congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann spoke at Vanderbilt University Oct. 28 about the outlook for the 2010 midterm elections. The public lecture was sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Mann, the W. Averell Harriman Chair and senior fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution, spoke five days before voterskeep reading »
Advanced Audio Blog S4 #20 - Top 10 Japanese Songs: Tsubasa o kudasai/Give Me Wings
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Sometimes you just wish you could run away from all the stress and cares of your world in Japan. Even though it’s impossible, it seems that if you could just get away for a little while, everything would become more manageable. Maybe if you just had a little more time in [...]
The Dismempowering Power of Transitional Justice
Tshepo Madlingozi gives his talk for the Taking Stock of Transitional Justice 2009 conference u - The Dismempowering Power of Transitional Justice: Case Study of South Africa's Khulumani Support Group
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Montreal
cinema.concordia.ca The Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema is Canada's largest centre for the study of film animation, film production and film studies in a university setting. Students are immersed in a vibrant, diverse fine arts environment where they can study traditional practices, explore emerging technologies and debate the social and aesthetic concerns of cinema. Student, faculty and alumni interviews illustrate the School's interdisciplinary approach and strong connections to the professi
IDS336 Fall 2010 Session 9
IDS336 Jazz in the Modern Era Session 9 11/02/2010 Guest: Nolan Shaheed, Jazz Trumpeter / Recording Engineer
Dance at UMass Amherst
The UMass Amherst Dance Program believes in a strong cross-understanding of dance forms, and so it emphasizes jazz dance, African dance, and other world forms, in our curriculum, alongside intense training in modern dance and ballet. The program helps students pave the way towards a healthy, balanced life, in whatever field (performing, therapy, teaching, technology) that they happen to follow.