Faculty News briefs: Elizabeth Vandiver a visiting... →
facultynewsbriefs: Elizabeth Vandiver, Clement Biddle Penrose associate professor of Latin and classics and chair of the Department of Classics, was a visiting scholar March 23–25 at Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, Idaho. She taught a class on Aeschylus’ stagecraft, led a faculty discussion on…
Inside an Arctic Survival Pod →
sterlingcollege: You never know where Sterling alums will turn up next… Hannah McHardy, ‘10, is currently hanging from an oil rig off the coast of Greenland to call attention to the ecological dangers of offshore drilling in the Arctic. Click here to follow her blog, complete with video from inside her survival pod. Here is one of Hannah’s latest updates, via Facebook: We’re staying warm and...
Faculty News briefs: Book by Patrick Henry... →
facultynewsbriefs: Patrick Henry, Cushing Eells professor of philosophy and literature and professor of foreign languages emeritus, reports that his latest published book, “We Only Know Men: The Rescue of Jews in France during the Holocaust” (Catholic University Press, 2007), has been translated into French…
Health InfoScape from MIT Senseable Cities and GE →
mitviz: Health InfoScape from MIT Senseable Cities and GE aims to create new ways of understanding human health in the United States. By analyzing data from over 7.2 million anonymized electronic medical records, taken from across the country, Health InfoScape seeks to uncover statical relationships between space, geography and health.
: Etiam in bello →
classics-avemaria: The obituary of Leigh Fermor, war-hero and travel-writer, which appeared in The Telegraph (UK) last year (June 10, 2011), contains the following account of an incident on the island of Crete in April 1944: Dressed as German police corporals, the pair [Fermor and Bill Stanley Moss]…
Taking Notes, Part 2: Note Integration.
ipad-patterson: So, now that you are taking notes using an iPad word processor and a separate stylus program, writing papers in various different places, and getting emails with presentations and more bombarding your inbox, how in the world are you going to organize and streamline all of it? Read More
WEEKEND AT GRANDMA'S?!?!
dafred: WHEN: Fri 10/7, 9pm WHERE: Fred Common Room Nowhere to go for Trinity Days? No Problem! Stop by the Fred on Friday at 9 for some good old fashioned comfort. Board games, blankets, and homemade chocolate chip cookies, just like Grandma used to make! (facebook)
New York Film Academy Blog: New York Film Academy... →
nyfa: New York Film Academy grad Shaquille O’Neal will be appearing on Conan tonight! The 7-foot-1 star, who just celebrated his 40th birthday in style, graduated from a filmmaking conservatory program at NYFA’s Universal Studios campus last year. During his time at New York Film…
SOLO Wilderness First Aid Class
sterlingcollege: Sterling is offering an affordable Wilderness First Aid Class in June. If you’re planning to spend time in the backcountry, basic knowledge of wilderness first aid is highly recommended. Read More
ourrisd: Our friends at Fast Company posted this video revealing the formative days of Brian Chesky 04 ID here at RISD - the capstone of his experience, grooving to Michael Jackson as his senior class graduating speaker. Our favorite quote: “RISD? What is that, a lowfat biscuit or something?” But seriously, we love Brian and Airbnb - who were #19 on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list...
Systems Visualization: Welcome to MIT Sys Viz... →
sysviz: Welcome! This is a pioneering new course within MIT’s Comparative Media Studies, which defines a new and emerging field in visualization: Systems Visualization. Systems Visualization provides a foundation for integrating the disparate fields of visualization such as data visualization,…