Morgan Stanley boasts profit
Oct 19 - Summary of business headlines: Morgan Stanley swings to a profit but AMR posts a wider-than-expected quarterly loss; Consumer prices tame in U.S., housing construction heats up. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone Speaks at Notre Dame
The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone gave a lecture titled "Faith, Tolerance, and Progress" in the Decio Mainstage Theatre of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on September 27, 2011. President Koroma was introduced by University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.. The address was followed by a question and answer session, moderated by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Catherine Bolten.
Wealth Strategies: Bear funds may see strong Q4, says Lipper
Oct. 6 - Lipper's Head of Research Services Tom Roseen reviews the winners and losers among mutual funds through the third quarter and looks to trends shaping performance in the fourth quarter.
Giant Panda Reserve
The Wolong Nature Preserve in China is attempting to bring the panda population back from the verge of extinction. Learn about their efforts. (2:58)
The Architectural History of Chicago
This one minute video shows images of the buildings in this city and how the Great Fire pushed the residents to create new edifices and, ultimately, the Sears Tower. A brief overview.
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Years of abuse by powerful led to current crisis: economist
Oct. 6 - Economist and Columbia Professor Jeffrey Sachs says since the 1980s Wall Street CEOs abused the U.S. economic and political systems, culminating in the 2008 financial crisis.
Quadratic Equations: Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Method of Completing the Square
This module contains the a quadratic equations from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
Celebrating Science and Engineering Breakthroughs II
Four women who have made ground-breaking contributions in different disciplines describe their research, which has not only involved ‘thinking outside the box,’ but in some cases persevering in the face of skepticism.
Two presenters work on the frontier of biological systems and materials science, and find both inspiration and
Duke Chapel Live - 10/2/2011
Duke Chapel Live - 10/2/2011
Sunday Service - 10/2/2011 - Jeremy Troxler
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Jeremy Troxler delivers a sermon entitled "Run for Your Life." Opening excerpt from the sermon :(29:35) "For it is we who are the circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and boast in Christ Jesus and have no confidence in the flesh- even though I, too, have reason for confidence in the flesh. If anyone else has reason to be confident in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a
For early primary students, an introduction to message drums, suitable for inclusion in a unit on music, percussion, communication, history, or world cultures.
Office 911: Screensaver Hostage Training on new software takes forever, right? Not necessarily. In this Office Show, one desperately overworked trainee learns how the Office 2010 Screensaver can get him up to speed on Office in just a couple of minutes a day. Plus, we rescue a perfectly good big-screen monitor. Get the Office 2010 Screens saver HERE. For more Office Shows, go to http://
Training on new software takes forever, right? Not necessarily. In this Office Show, one desperately overworked trainee learns how the Office 2010 Screensaver can get him up to speed on Office in just a couple of minutes a day. Plus, we rescue a perfectly good big-screen monitor. Get the Office 2010 Screens saver HERE.
For more Office Shows, go to http://
6.061 Introduction to Electric Power Systems (MIT)
This course is an introductory subject in the field of electric power systems and electrical to mechanical energy conversion. Electric power has become increasingly important as a way of transmitting and transforming energy in industrial, military and transportation uses. Electric power systems are also at the heart of alternative energy systems, including wind and solar electric, geothermal and small scale hydroelectric generation.
Terra Cotta Soldiers
Traffic Paradoxes and Route Guidance: Effective Ways of Reducing Congestion Effects?
It is well know that we cannot engineer our way out of traffic congestion by building new roads. In fact, expanding the road network may paradoxically attract new traffic, and increase gridlock. Andreas Schulz provides a mathematical explanation for this conundrum. Using Nash equilibria and related game-theoretic concepts he
"From the Mixed-Up Files ..." by E.L. Konigsburg--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Konigsburg. Summary-Almost-12-year-old Claudia Kincaid is tired of being underappreciated, tired of going unnoticed, and tired of life in a house full of brothers. But rather than wallow in her misery, she decides to do something about it—something like running away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Life at the Museum, however, offers Claudia more than she bargained for&mda
Canine Companions for Independence
In this video, a student interviews a woman who is training a puppy for Canine Companions for Independence. Through this interview, she learns about the importance of service dogs for people with disabilities and an overview of the process. ( 3:40)
Falconry at the United States Air Force Academy
A student visits The United States Air Force Academy in this video and gets a close-up view of the Air Force mascot, the falcon. Learn about the history of falconry and characteristics of falcons by watching this video. ( 4:02)
The Great Depression Unit
In this unit, students will be focusing on determining importance; summarizing; making predictions; recognizing plot structure; and identifying flashbacks and foreshadowing. Wherever possible, mini-lesson texts relate to American life in the 1930s, and all students will be reading literature circle novels set during this time period in American history.