Mexican police arrest drug kingpin
Nov. 5 - Mexican police arrest head of major cartel in Acapulco as drug war heats up. Jessica Gray reports.
Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, Part 1
Sal Khan, in this four-minute video, gives examples of how to convert basic repeating decimals to fractions.
Breakingviews: Mussolini muse guides Wall Street protests
Nov. 7 - Breakingviews' Christopher Swann explains how the slogan "We are the 99 percent" hearkens back to one of Benito Mussolini's most trusted statisticians.
Hawks fly with Paragliders: Teaching them to Fly
This 1:43 long video shows paragliders teaching hawks to fly with them. It is inspirational for teachers to use to show the relationships possible between man and other animals with patience and training. Kids will love it.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the courses in Computer Applications. An important mission of CAPP is to provide majors with proficiency in various facets of computing and information technology as a supplement to their primary majors and as a springboard for further professional education or a career in a technology-related field.
ART100 Session 10 Fall 2011
ART100 Looking at Art Session Ten 11/10/11 Kirstin Ellsworth Guest: Luke Swetland
Republican Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman Speaks at College of Charleston
Republican presidential candidate Governor Jon Huntsman recently participated in College of Charleston's "The Bully Pulpit Series: Reflections on Presidential Communication" in Randolph Hall on November 2, 2011. Huntsman was elected Governor of Utah in 2004 and won re-election in 2008. Prior to his election, Huntsman was appointed the U.S. Ambassador to Singapore by President George H.W. Bush. President Barack Obama appointed him U.S. Ambassador to China in 2009. "The Bully Pulpit Series: Ref
Alumni Profile: Harry T. "Trey" Harvin III, Former CEO of dotMobi
Howard F. Rudd, Jr. Business Person of the Year Award -- This year's recipient is Harry T. Harvin III or "Trey" as everyone knows him. Graduating with honors from the College with a degree in business administration in 1992, Trey not only excelled in the classroom, but also on the basketball court as captain of the men's basketball team under Coach John Kresse. Following graduation, Trey went on to receive his MBA from Georgetown University with graduate studies in international management at O
Alumni Profile: Kellie Bentz, National and International Disaster Relief Director
Alumna of the Year Award -- Following Kellie's graduation from the College as a Communication major, she embarked on a journey of community service with the HandsOn Network in Atlanta, GA. When Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Kellie answered the call for help and became the founding executive director of HandsOn New Orleans. She worked around the clock to build facilities to house 100 volunteers per night and involved these volunteers in more than 400,000 hours of service. Within two y
Alumni Profile: Dr. Neil Draisin, Renowned Optometrist and Children's Eye Health Advocate
Distinguished Alumnus Award -- Neil majored in biology at the College and then graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and completed his residency in pediatric optometry and vision therapy at State University of New York. He has practiced optometry in Charleston for more than 38 years and has been a national leader in the field. SECO International, one of the largest optometry meetings in the world and most comprehensive sources of continuing education for eye care professionals ha
Alumni Profile: Dr. John Tisdale, NIH Researcher, Stem Cell Transplants and Sickle Cell
Pre-Medical Society's Outstanding Service Award in Medicine Award -- This year's recipient is John F. Tisdale, Class of 1986 and the son of Belton and Sara-Gantt Tisdale, Class of 1956. After completing his degree in chemistry at the College, John received his medical degree from MUSC in 1990 and did his internship and residency at Vanderbilt in internal medicine. In 1994, he joined the National Institutes of Health as a hematology fellow and has been there ever since. In 2007, he became a tenur
Alumni Profile: Cyrus Buffum, Charleston Waterkeeper
Young Alumnus of the Year Award -- Cyrus Buffum became Charleston's first Waterkeeper on September 16, 2008 after the organization was officially approved as a member program of the Waterkeeper Alliance. Cyrus was born and raised on Cape Cod, MA and grew up sailing throughout New England; his time on the water gave him an incredible appreciation and passion for the ocean and its delicate ecosystems and eventually gave direction to the many decisions he's made in his life. When it came time for
Alumni Profile: Billy Silcox, Championship Tennis Coach
Alumni Award of Honor -- To receive this highest of honors, one must make a truly outstanding contribution to the College or to the Alumni Association. Billy Silcox has done just that for over 50 years -- since he set foot on this campus as a freshman and became one of our all-time great tennis players. However, those who know Billy well, know his love affair with the College began with his father and mother (Willard and Mary Silcox, both Class of 1933). The Silcox blood truly is maroon. After
ECU Homecoming 2011
East Carolina Homecoming 2011
C. Everett Koop Award Presentation to Dr. Anthony S. Fauci
Presentation of the 2nd Annual C. Everett Koop HIV/AIDS Public Health Leadership Award to Dr. Anthony S. Fauci
Howard Hughes Crash
Howard Hughes crashes his experimental plane into a house, almost totally demolishing the house. (1min)
Nothing magical about 7 pct yield level - Mizuho analyst
Nov. 14 - Investors are overly fixated on keeping Italian yields below 7 pct, says Mizuho Corporate Bank's Nicole Elliott, who argues that emerging market bonds prove there's nothing magical about that level.
U.S. Morning Call: Stock futures off, debt deadline looms
Nov. 21 - U.S. stock futures are pointing to a lower open, and the "super committee" on deficit reduction is set to declare defeat in its attempt to find at least $1.2 trillion in savings over 10 years.
Millions of butterflies begin annual migration to Mexico
Nov. 22 - As Monarch butterflies migrate to Mexico's forested mountains in Michoacan, biologists fear droughts in the U.S. and Mexico will affect their numbers. Elly Park reports.