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  • Nanotechnology for Fun & Profit

    Carnegie Mellon alumnus Ray Baughman (S'64) describes new nanotechnologies.

    Tags: CMU Channel, Nanotechnology

    December 14, 2013

  • Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

    Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 - July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving presentation, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to stud...

    Tags: CMU Channel, Childhood Dreams

    December 14, 2013

  • Time Management

    Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch gave a lecture on Time Management at the University of Virginia in November 2007. Randy Pausch -- http://www.randypausch.com -- is a virtual reality pioneer, human-computer interaction researcher, co-founder of Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Techn...

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    December 14, 2013

  • Radical Cartooning in the Labor Movement as History

    Political Cartoonist Gary Huck takes an incite-ful look at the radical artists that illustrated America's class wars, from Paul Revere to the present. Gary Huck is a cartoonist for the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE), an independent, progressive, national union based...

    Tags: CMU Channel, Radical Cartooning

    December 14, 2013

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: What have they brought us? What does it mean?

    On May 20, Disney will release "On Stranger Tides," the fourth film in its highly successful "Pirates..." series. The films aren't just escapist entertainment. In this lecture, Roger Rouse, Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of History, presents his argument that the films actually ...

    Tags: CMU Channel, Pirates of the Caribbean

    December 14, 2013

  • Changing the Landscape of U.S. Higher Education

    Carnegie Mellon University's Open Learning Initiative (OLI) is changing the landscape of higher education by providing not only easier access, but also better tools for students to attain their degrees. OLI is scientifically-based open online learning environments designed to improve both quality...

    Tags: CMU Channel, Higher Education

    December 14, 2013

  • Einstein, Condensed Matter Physics, Nanoscience & Superconductivity - 2012 Dickson Prize Lecture

    Winner of the 2012 Dickson Prize in Science Professor Marvin L. Cohen describes a few observations about Einstein and his research in condensed matter physics. Einstein had difficulty getting his thesis subject approved despite some excellent proposals, which Cohen discusses. As is well known, Ei...

    Tags: CMU Channel, Einstein, Condensed Matter Physics, Nanoscience & Superconductivity

    December 14, 2013