Volunteerism: A Strategy in Achieving Inclusive Growth

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the talk on "VOLUNTEERISM: A Strategy in Achieving Inclusive Growth" by Joselito C. de Vera, Executive Director of the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency; presented during the UPLB Ugnayan ng Pahinungod's 18th Anniversary Forum on “Volunteerism in the Philippines: Status and Prospects; Issues and Challenges” on September 24, 2012 at the NCAS Auditorium, UP Los Baños

Suicide in the US Army

submitted by: WentzMR

Dr. Timothy Lineberry, a Psychiatrist and Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Psychiatric Hospital in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he describes a background for understanding the challenges and complexities of suicide in the US Army, along with actions clinicians can take to prevent suicide. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00687-8fulltext.

On the prowl for peace and quiet

submitted by: mdanderson

Feeling overwhelmed? Take a quick break at one of these 10 relaxing spots around the MD Anderson campus.

GE Conversation: "Aswang" Transmedia

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A special General Education Conversation lecture at the University of the Philippines Los Banos by Bliss Cua Lim, Associate Professor of Film & Media Studies at the School of Humanities, University of California, Irvine. Lim is an expert on Philippine cinema; temporality; archival loss; postcolonial and feminist film theory; transnational Asian horror and the fantastic; and taste cultures. Lim's profile can be viewed at http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=4929

Science Nation - Saving Tribal Languages

submitted by: nsf
Tribal language educator Mary Hermes at the University of Minnesota, Duluth documents endangered languages. With support from the National Science Foundation, her team is working with elders to record, translate, transcribe, and annotate conversations. At the same time she is helping train new scholars, young and old, who want to speak the Ojibwe language. Her team is going beyond just translating text; they're creating videos of conversations among the elders. The videos, which will be a...

Science Nation - Decoding Disasters

submitted by: nsf
The Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware aims to help communities become as prepared as possible for unplanned, sometimes unthinkable events. The Center's work and guidelines have been adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the American Red Cross, medical reserve groups, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Center's associate director, sociologist Tricia Wachtendorf, looked at specific events in lower...