Vanderbilt basketball legend Roy Skinner has died
Roy Skinner, who won 278 basketball games, compiled an 81.5 percent winning percentage at Memorial Gym and recruited the first black athlete to the Southeastern Conference, died of respiratory failure at Southern Hills Medical Center. He was 80.
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The Ceramics Program at California College of the Arts offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary curriculum that incorporates drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and design using earth-based materials and strategies. Students explore the dynamic field of ceramics with a broad but critical eye, while offering the flexibility to pursue diverse methods of fabrication. Students investigate contemporary theory, materials, and the history of ceramic arts to develop a professional skill set and vocabula
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This unit extends the ideas introduced in the unit on first-order differential equations to a particular type of second-order differential equations which has a variety of applications. The unit assumes that you have previously had a basic grounding in calculus, know something about first-order differential equations and some familiarity with complex numbers.
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The use of stimulants (methylphenidate and amphetamine) as cognitive enhancers by the general public is increasing and is controversial. It is still unclear how they work or why they improve performance in some individuals but impair it in others. To test the hypothesis that stimulants enhance signal to noise ratio of neuronal activity and thereby reduce cerebral activity by increasing efficiency, we measured the effects of methylphenidate on brain glucose utilization in healthy adults. We measu
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In the decades following the Second World War, a cluster of extraordinary French thinkers were widely translated and read in American universities. Their works were soon labeled as "French Theory." Why would sharing the same nationality make authors such as Lacan, Cixous, Derrida, Foucault or Debord, ambassadors of a specifically "French" theory? The course will explore the maze of transatlantic intellectual debates since 1945 and the heyday of French existentialism. We will
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