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Penn's Spectacular Architecture
Professor David Brownlee talks about the history of some of Penn's well-known buildings
Diversity on the World Stage
Moderator Bishwapriya Sanyal opens the panel with some reflections on history. He identifies periods when nations acknowledge similarities among different peoples, and equality and democracy seem on the rise, and times when only tribal divisions appear to matter and the clash of civilizations seems inevitable. Conscious of this wax
PMAD Kurt Schwengel
People Make A Difference with Danny Brassell o3/21/11 Guest: Kurt Schwengel
Educational Plan Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Educational Plan Tutorial This demonstration shows you how to review your remaining graduation requirements by accessing the Educational Plan in MySPC. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public colle
Use Google Earth to Explore the Solar System
In Google Earth you can navigate the solar system just like you navigate though Earth. This video is a tutorial that briefly shows you how to navigate. It also has images from the Hubble Space Telescope. (01:10)
South Asia Seminar Series: Policing, governance, security and India's rise to power
In India, internal security and poor governance are closely linked. Policing is still conducted according to the repressive colonial model and the 1861 Police Act has not been significantly reformed. Policing is also increasingly constrained in its effectiveness by poor governance and corruption, including amongst the political class and especially at state level. In terms of internal security, India's 1.5 million police are currently 'part of the problem' rather than 'part of the solution'. Sin
Launch of the National Security College by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
Australia's first National Security College will begin activities in May after its official launch by the Prime Minister Kevin Rudd at The Australian National University today. In a major address on national security this afternoon, the Prime Minister said the National Security College at ANU will enhance collaborative leadership in the national security community and build trusted networks within and outside government.
Voicing Your Views: Letter to the Editor
Students will explore the editorial section of the newspaper and understand what it is.
Spreadsheet Simulations for Analytical and Physical Chemistry
A collection of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets that illustrate fundamentals of analytical and physical chemistry. Such fundamentals include acid-base titration curves, ionic strength and activity coefficient calculations, solubility calculations, harmonic oscillator potential wells, Maxwell distributions, and an equation calculator. There are also links to other chemistry spreadsheet resources.
5.2 Blair's babe
A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the media. Fear of the vaccine spread rapidly and, despite an almost unanimous consensus that the claim was unfounded, still persists today. In this unit, we’ll examine why this controversy took on such a life of its own and why parents still agonise about the vaccine.
EBI Seminar - James "Ned" Jackson
Envisioning a Renewables-Based Chemical and Energy Industry: Strategies and Transformations for the Biomass Refinery EBI Seminar Speaker James "Ned" Jackson joined the chemistry faculty at Michigan State University in 1988, where he is now a professor. His research interests include experimental and computational studies of dihydrogen bonding, reactive intermediates, design of organic molecular magnetic materials, and development of renewables-based catalytic pathways to "petrochemicals" and fu
Conversations with History - Thomas E. Ricks
"The Military and the Iraq War" Thomas E. Ricks, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Thomas Ricks for a discussion of his work as a writer and journalist. Reflecting on his career, Ricks discusses his two books on the Iraq War, Fiasco and The Gamble, offering an analysis of the failures of the first years of the war and the changes in strategy engineered by Generals Odierno and Petraeus. Reviewing the conduct of the Iraq War, Ricks analy
EBI Seminar - Michael Crowley
Large Scale Molecular Modeling of Biomass and the Molecules that Torture It Michael Crowley, senior scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Colorado, will speak as part of the 2010-11 EBI Seminar Series. The abstract: Modeling of cell wall components degrading enzymes has taken on an essential role in the search for both understanding of cell walls and cell wall digestion. Our research is directly connected to the experimental efforts at NREL to understand and design b
Part 1,"'Die!' Censoring Game Violence"
"Blood, Sex, and Politics in Video Games: How Censorship Is Done (or Not)" Part 1,"'Die!' Censoring Game Violence" MIT GAMBIT Game Lab researcher Konstantin MItgutsch , brilliant as he is, can't figure out how video games are rated. And that's saying something, given that Mitgutsch is a scientific board member of Europe's game-ratings group, Pan European Game Information (PEGI). "Game content rating system like the Entertain
India Catches its Stride: Andy Khandwala
Thunderbird School of Global Management alumnus Andy Khandwala talks about entrepreneurship in India. http://www.thunderbird.edu
India Catches its Stride: Narasimha Reddy
Thunderbird School of Global Management student Narasimha Reddy talks about entrepreneurship and innovation in India. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Support the University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota requests your support for higher education. Proposed state funding cuts to the U of M threaten the vitality of Minnesota. Your voice is needed. Learn more at supporttheu.umn.edu
"Hypothetical Risk: Cambridge City Council's Hearings on Recombinant DNA Research" (1976)
The film "Hypothetical Risk. The Cambridge City Council's hearings on DNA Experimentation in Cambridge" was recorded in June 1976 at City Hall, Cambridge MA. Mayor Alfred Vellucci and city councillors Saundra Graham and David Clem are among those to question a panel of scientists including Mark Ptashne (Harvard), Jonathan King (MIT), Daniel Branton (Harvard), Maxine Singer (National Institute of Health), and Ruth Hubbard (Harvard). Produced by the MIT Oral History Program for the Recombinant DNA