Tufts University Allows YouTube as Part of Apps

From the New York Times:http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/23/education/23tufts.html?src=tptw To Impress, Tufts Prospects Turn to YouTube By TAMAR LEWIN Published: February 22, 2010 MySpace Yahoo! Buzz P MEDFORD, Mass. — There are videos showing off card tricks, horsemanship, jump rope and stencils — and lots of rap songs, including one by a young woman who performed two weeks after oral surgery, with her mouth still rubber-banded shut. There is also Rhaina Cohen’s video, working off the saying “You never truly know someone until you have walked a mile in her shoes,” and featuring the blue sandals from her bat mitzvah, the white sneakers she bought cheaply […]

Funky Snowman – Lessons Learned

Last week, as a one of the culminating events of our Poetry Festival, we were treated to the midwest premier of the play, The Funky Snowman. This show was inspired by Calef Brown’s poem of the same name. This play was written and directed by Wendy Bable. It was a fun and delightful experience, with some fun dancing and a delightful reminder for all of us. I had the good fortune of being at one of the rehearsals on Sunday, before the Wednesday performance. I was privy to the collaboration between Bable and two actors, Betsy Cummings who played Fritzi […]

Two Conferences to Follow Virtually This Week

There are two conferences of note which are occurring at the end of the week, one in San Francisco and one in Mumbai. Included are ways that you can participate remotely if you are so inclined. American School of Bombay UnPlugged 2010 February 24 – 27 This is the second time that this bi-annual conference is being held. This year, ASB Unplugged consists of several conferences at one location. The first is a TEDx conference on-site. A TEDx conference is an affiliate TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) satellite conference. If you are not familiar with TED conferences, they are events […]