Energy and Sustainability, 2009
Great Works Symposium Podcast:
"A Discussion About Renewable Energy in America"
October 8, 2009
Frank Laird, University of Denver
- Bulgaria Interview 1:
This interview deals with why there hasn't been any rollback during the process of democratization for Bulgaria.
- Bulgaria Interview 2:This interview deals with various historical divisions that Bulgaria has been at the center of (religious, linguistic, ideological).
MODERN MEDICINE: Examining the State of the Art
SPRING TERM, 2007-2008
Medical Ethics: "Is it right to try and live forever?
Arthur Caplan, Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania
THE MECHANICAL BODY: Building Humans, Challenging Humanity
WINTER TERM, 2007-2008
"Cybernetics and Cyberculture"
Nathan Ensmenger, University of Pennsylvania
- "Changing Diabetes Without Changing Your Life" Marketing 'myBod' to the World, By Jennifer Gulia, Jesse Gallagher, and Laura Toth
- 'In-Stent', Heart Disease
- 'EZ-in', Diabetes
THE NEXT PHILADELPHIA
SUMMER TERM, 2006-2007
"Deconstructing and Reconstructing The Water Infrastructure of Philadelphia"
Dr. Charles N. Haas, Drexel University
SPRING TERM, 2006-2007
This course is an interdisciplinary study of design, in the broadest sense of the word. It examines some of the areas of visual design, such as fashion design, interior design and graphic design and the kind of design which is done by painters, sculptors and architects. It also examines other kinds of design, such as city planning, musical composition, dance choreography, literary composition, design of machines and computers, and software design.
"An Introduction to Design"
Dr. David Raizman, Drexel University
WINTER TERM, 2006-2007
The course investigates global warming from scientific, political, historical, and economic viewpoints. Students will be challenged to understand the scientific findings leading up to the current consensus on global warming, and to understand the places where scientists disagree. Students will also consider the role of science in government policy formation, and the ways that science becomes politicized in a democracy. Current effects of global warming will be discussed, as will longer-range health, economic, and social effects.
"An Interdisciplinary Roadmap to Thinking About Climate Change"
Dr. Joel D. Scheraga, Environmental Protection Agency
"Airborne Particles and Climate Change"
Peter Adams, Carnegie Mellon University
"Our Climate Is Changing: So What?"
Thomas J. Wilbanks, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
"Our Climate is Changing: So What"
Thomas J. Wilbanks
"Global Warming: A Perspective from the Biological"
James R. Spotila, Drexel University
"Achieving Millenium Goals in the Face of Global Climate Change"
D. James Baker, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
"Climate Change and Human Health: Potential Consequences for the U.S. Population"
Michael A McGeehin, Ph.D
"China - How do we keep its Economic Engine Heating the Globe?"
"Tacking Action to Fight Global Warming"
"Climate Change: Prospects for Nature"
Thomas Lovejoy, The Heinz Center