Triplett Dedication
After completing a much needed renovation to the Triplett Alumni Center, the staff welcomed back the Triplett family and other members of the University family to rededicate the building. Video by Mary Stanton.
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Challenges to the Global Economy
If economic analyses earned ratings like movies, this event would receive an X for extremely disturbing. Two of the field’s most prominent voices spare any sugar coating in their unsettling accounts of the world’s unfolding economic crisis.

Martin Feldstein had a hard time choosing which of the innumerable problems

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Participatory Culture: The Culture of Democracy and Education in a Hypermediated Society
Even back in the early days of Comparative Media Studies (CMS), when Henry Jenkins and colleagues met in the basement of the Media Lab, there was much discussion of how new media might shape learning and spur novel forms of expression and community engagement. Over the years, as Jenkins and these panelists attest, CM
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Convert your words into diagrams in seconds

Diagrammr is an unusual tool that still serves a common purpose.  I am sure you have scribbled something on the back of a napkin or a coaster tryin
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If you’ve ever made a list, torn a page from a magazine or bookmarked a Web page “for future reference,” Ript is the tool for you. It puts the “fun” back in functionality, so you can get more d
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Ossabest Followup
Here we take a look back on the past 3 years at Ossabest.
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A Year in Focus - Assessing Gordon Brown Part 2
 Steven Fielding

In this podcast Doctor Steven Fielding takes a look back at Gordon Brown's first half-term in office.

In Part 2, Doctor Fielding looks at the election that never was and the fallout for the Prime Minister and his cabinet. He also c
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Gordon Brown: 'moral coward?'
 In the latest pre-election volley David Cameron has accused Gordon Brown of 'moral cowardice' on the issue of the deficit, calling on him to make cuts, and not spend.

The Prime Minister though has hit back saying he has been proven right and will continue with his strategy on the economy.

Professor Steven Fielding looks at the latest in the build-up to Election 2010 and looks ahead to the Iraq inquiry,
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10 things I hate about you

Before the election Professor Philip Cowley predicted ten things he would hate about the election's coverage in the media.

In this podcast he goes back to see what he got right, and what he got wrong.

Professor Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government in the School of Politics and International Relations.


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Quantum physics in in quantum dots
Prof. Dr. Klaus Ensslin (ETH-Zürich): Electrons in quantum dots are confined in all three spatial dimensions. In semiconduc-tors the confinement potential, the number of the electrons and the tunnel coupling of the quantum dot to the outside world can be tuned by gate electrodes. With suitable detec-tors it is possible to monitor the current through the quantum dot in a time-resolved fash-ion on the level of individual electrons allowing ultra-sensitive current and noise meas-urement. Similar t
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Feats of Strength | University of St. Thomas
Dave Ostlund competes nationally and internationally as a professional strongman. The quirky but physically demanding sport consists of a variety of power and endurance displays, measured in maximum lifts or in repetitions on the clock. Athletes lift or tip cars, deadlift logs or tractor tires, and even hurl boulders and empty beer kegs. Ostlund was exposed to some strongman activities while a Tommie undergraduate. He jumped headfirst into the sport after he graduated from the University of St.
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Lime Green Short Sleeved Dress with Roll Collar
Lime green dress with check pattern. Short sleeves, roll neck. Darts at bust and waist. Straight skirt, some fullness at hips; button detail at centre front waistline. Skirt is lined.. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Purple Floral Maxi Dress
Purple maxi dress with bold brown orange and cream stylised floral pattern. Dress is waisted with piped detail at waist, with nine pink ball buttons with decorative rouleau loops to centre front. Long metal zip to centre back. Long sleeves are tight to elbow; flaring out from piped detail and gathered at cuffs. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black and Yellow Dress
Black straight dress in polyester wool with atteched yellow imitation long sleeved jacket. Jacket has 4 rows of black top stitching, lower front is curved and stitched through at centre front with two large black stylised floral ceramic and gilt buttons. Sleeves are set into shoulders with large shoulder pads, and jacket is scooped to buttons at front. Dress is fully lined and has a split to centre back for ease. Long zip to centre back with hook and eye to secure.. Maker: Azalea. Date: 1980 - 1
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The Good Samaritan

NEST Learning Video.  The Good Samaritan is perhaps the most touching parable that Jesus ever taught. The story begins with the lawyer's trick question, "What is the greatest commandment?" As Jesus answers with the story of the robbers, the Rabbi, the Levite and the wounded traveler becomes real. Imagine the traveler's emotion as his own countrymen pass by while his enemy, a Samaritan, stops to help him. Jesus
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Art a GoGo Podcast #19 - Looking Back and Looking Forward
We look back at our adventures in art during 2005 and talk about what's in store for 2006. Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show. Tags: art, art a gogo, artist, art news, Author(s): No creator set

British Democracy (pt. 3)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists, how it was
gained, and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back.
(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to
American democracy.)

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Prepare for demolition - Demolishing a kitchen and veranda
An extension is to be built on to the back of a weatherboard house, including a completely new kitchen. The existing kitchen and back veranda are to be partly demolished as the first part of this process. Your job is to plan how this demolition will be done, and get together the tools that will be needed.
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Cream St Michael Bra
Cream nylon, non-wired, bra; cups edged with lace. Two hooks to fasten back. White metal adjusters to straps - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Sleeveless Poppy Design Dress
Sleeveless nylon dress with taffeta lining. Red poppy design.. Maker: Riviera. Date: 1960 - 1965 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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