The ARCH: A Home Away From Home
Penn Celebrates 'Reinvigorated' ARCH, A New Hub For Student Life On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Penn community gathered to celebrate the re-opening of the ARCH, Penn's Arts, Research, and Culture House. The open house marked the completion of a $24.5 million renovation transforming the historic late-Gothic Revival building at 3600 Locust Walk into what President Amy Gutmann called a "welcoming and central hub for all students to meet and share ideas" and a "beacon of undergraduate cultural and res
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“Celling India: The Mobile Phone's Contribution to Capitalism, Democracy and Unsettling Society”
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They Were Mayans Music Video
A musical history of the Mayan Civilization. In the Video it tells the history or the Mayan people some of the achievements and how the race was scatter through out the americas and how the race died out. Lyrics are included on the screen.Run time 05:45.
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New Inman Admissions Welcome Center topped with cupola
The facility soon to be known as “the front door to Elon University” was topped with a new cupola Nov. 19-21 as construction continues on the Inman Admissions Welcome Center. Crews placed the 35-foot-tall cupola custom made by Wilson Composites on the building over the course of three days. It consists of a 3,000-pound base, a 2,700-pound midsection and a dome that weighs less than 500 pounds. It will be capped with a lightning rod. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1yA1xwv.
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Dominate Your Piano Scales in 10 Minutes a Day
In this free piano webinar, we’re going to go over how to learn piano scales for beginners (though you can use these same tactics even if you’re intermediate or advanced). More importantly, we’re going to learn a Systematic Training Plan to develop smooth, fast scales with 10 minutes a day of practice. (55:28)
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"Indigenous Rights: The Case of Chiapas" (video)
human rights in mexico posterA talk by Jorge Fernandez-Souza, Magistrate Judge, Professor of Law and former Dean of Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, former Delegado of Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo, and lawyer for Bishop Samuel Ruiz in the Chiapas negotiations (1994 – 1997). From the Human Rights in Mexico Series. Sponsored by the Katz Center for Mexican Studies, Cent
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3.2.2 Domestic detergents

Domestic detergents are a major source of phosphorus in sewage effluents. Phosphates are used as a 'builder' in washing powders to enhance the efficiency of surfactants by removing calcium and magnesium to make the water 'softer'. In 1992, the UK used 845 600 tonnes of detergent of various types, all of which have different effects on the environment. Estimates of the relative contribution of domestic detergents to phosphorus build-up in Britain's watercourses vary from 20-60%. The UK's Royal
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"Till Class Do Us Part: Youth and the Politics of Waiting in India"
south asiaA talk by Craig Jeffrey from the Department of Geography at the University of Washington. From the South Asia Seminar.
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"The Oil and Glory"
levine event posterA talk by journalist and author Steven LeVine. Pipeline politics became a modern day version of the 19th Century's Great Game, in which Britain and Russia had employed cunning and bluff to gain supremacy over the lands of the Caucasus and Central Asia. “The Oil and Glory” is the story of how, at the dawn of the 21st century, the game was played once more across the harsh e
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"A Folding Chair, an Easy-Chair or a Director's Chair for Indian Philosophy? An Examination of the V
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John Comaroff's Introduction of Zackie Achmat
achmat posterJohn Comaroff is Harold H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series and Human Rights Distinguished Lecturer Series.


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"Media and the Making of the Modern State"
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Dominique Decherf: "The Future of Transatlantic Alliances"
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Phil Wiggins & Friends: Acoustical Blues & Dance from Maryland
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Sounds of Korea: Traditional Music & Dance from New York
Performance art by Sounds of Korea. Speaker Biography: Sounds of Korea is part of the New-York-based Korean Performing Arts Center (KPAC), consisting of a dance troupe, an instrumental chamber ensemble and a percussion ensemble. Korean performance art includes a wide range of styles and settings, such as classical court music, theatrical masked dance, popular storytelling songs, drama, popular narrative vocal arts, and solo instrumental folk genres, as well as the percussion music and dances o
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CSU Course Redesign ePortfolio ADaneshvari
Survey of World Art 101A, B and C is presently a three quarter art history introduction aimed to broaden the cultural perspectives of student GE requirements and to prepare undergraduate students for a degree in art with specialization in the history of art.
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4.1 Scientific approaches

Even after many years of research, the phenomenon of hibernation continues to be a mystery to scientists. Despite coming nearer to an understanding of how and why it happens, some fundamental questions remain unanswered. Is there a genetic basis underlying the evolutionary predisposition of animals to hibernate, given its occurrence in many groups of vertebrates and invertebrates? Is the problem of metabolic adaptation in cells separate from thermal regulation which occurs throughout the orga
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5 Summary

At the time of writing (2006) a relatively small number of types of GM crop have been grown globally, in a limited number of countries. The take-up of these crops has been relatively high in countries like the USA and Canada, but very much lower in Europe. However, there is a very rapid increase in the growth of GM crops in developing countries.

The technique most commonly used to introduce new genetic material into dicots has involved the use of a modified soil bacterium, Agrobacter
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