Teaching Science and Maths - POSTreport December 1996
POSTreports are intended to give UK Members of Parliament an overview of issues based on the evidence available to government and were compiled by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and then the ESRC. This briefing dates back to 1996 and looks at supply and demand for school science and maths teachers and the implications for teaching quality.
World history Documents WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra
WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra
U.S.-Cuba Relations: The Beginning of a Long Thaw?
To the dismay of these seasoned Cuba specialists, the Obama administration is not pursuing a rapid thaw in relations with the Castro regime. While there appears no speedy end to 50 years of icy antipathy toward Cuba, the speakers detect a few hopeful signs of warming in recent times.
Wayne Smith has seen opportunities f
San Juan Capistrano and San Miguel Missions, Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama
This image is part of a series of color photographs of the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) San Juan Capistrano and San Miguel Missions ... The AVE MARIA GROTTO consists of over 125 miniature reproductions of famous churches, shrines and buildings from all over the world. Encompassing an area of over three acres, this miniature fairyland was built by a Benedictine Monk, Brother Joseph. He has spent over 40 years in making this scenic spot, using all kinds of jewelry,
Reclaiming the Moral Life of Philanthropy
Gara LaMarche believes the nation’s charitable organizations have lost “moral clarity,” growing more concerned with “the fix, the intervention, than about reasons for doing or caring about what is right.”
After many decades laboring in large, private foundations, LaMarche has an intimate perspective on this dr
Jenkins’ Farewell: Reflections on a Career at MIT
In conversation with William Uricchio, Henry Jenkins returns to reflect on his time at MIT and offers insights into MIT’s culture, his new life at USC, and the state of digital cultures, new media and collective intelligence.
Jenkins shares that complex feeling of loving and hating MIT, at the same time and often wit
Alabama Polytechnic Institute Varsity Football Team, 1904
This image is a black and white photograph of the 1904 Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University) varsity football team. The postcard has the names of players Street, Moon, Foy, Little Pat, Runt Perkins, Josiah Hournoy(?), Lacy, Rendler, and Donahue written on it, but the names are not tied to the places of the players in the photograph. Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mary Martin Hall, Auburn University 1
This image is a colorized photograph showing the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn, Ala.) library. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. This building was renamed Mary Martin Hall for former university librarian Mary Martin and converted to offices and classrooms following the construction of a new, larger library.
Campus Scene, circa 1909, Auburn University 1
This image is a color photograph showing a scene on the campus of Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala., circa 1909. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Miss Bernice Lowe, Opelika, Ala., postmarked May 11, 1909.
Architectural Building, Auburn University
This image is a colorized photograph showing the Architectural Building, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. Postcard folder text: (back) Souvenir folder of Auburn, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Opelika, Alabama 1
This image is a pen and ink drawing of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Opelika, Ala., in 1872. Postcard text: (back) Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Opelika, Ala. First church erected 1862. This was destroyed by tornado in 1869. Easter, 1872, the corner stone of present building was laid.
Azalea Trail, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of an azalea trail in Mobile, Ala.
Reunion 2010 - Friday
Alfred University Reunion is always a great time for our alums to reconnect with friends. At the 2010 Reunion, we had hundreds come back to campus to enjoy a memorable event on three beautiful days. There are three slide show videos here for you to enjoy: Friday, Saturday Part 1, and Saturday Part 2. Come relive the memories if you attended, and if not, then perhaps you'll see some faces you recognize.
Map of the Route of the Welcome Home Parade
The five-mile-long parade route began on Washington Street, then turned toward Meridian Street and through the Victory Arch, specially constructed for the event. The troops circled toward Market Street and traveled north on Pennsylvania Street angling at Fort Wayne Avenue to Delaware Street. The marchers turned west on Sixteenth Street and headed south on Meridian back to Monument Circle. After circling the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, the parade returned to Washington Street, heading west to
2011 Reggie Day in Bloomington Normal
Reggie Day at the Children's Discovery Museum in Uptown Normal and the Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington. This was a great opportunity for kids of all ages to Get in the Game with Reggie Redbird. Opportunity for kids of all ages to discover fun times with Reggie Redbird and the Illinois State athletes along with fun prizes and activities.
4. Saturdays Are For Shopping (Listen Up & Learn)
Learn Italian with www.LearnItalianPod.com - Episode #4 of the all new and super-useful "Listen Up & Learn" lesson series is entitled "Saturdays Are For Shopping". Listen to Jane talking about how she and her family spend their Saturdays going to the market for groceries in the morning, then shopping at the mall in the [...]
Fall 2009 Quarter Roundup: What Did We Learn? - Steve Blank (Serial Entrepreneur)
Stanford instructor and seasoned serial entrepreneur Steve Blank looks back at the commonalities and quirks of the quarter's previous speakers. Blank outlines a thorough checklist of questions and analysis helpful to any new enterprise leader, and offers insight and case studies from industry giants and new technology plays alike.
A Serious Take on Internet Game Play - Mark Pincus, Bing Gordon (Zynga)
Serial entrepreneur and Zynga founder Mark Pincus and Bing Gordon, longtime Electronic Arts creative mind and investor on behalf of KPCB, provide a very laid-back and desultory conversation. Topics touched upon include successful CEOs, building sustainable companies, mentorship, and the consumer pay-driven Web 3.0.
Football game between Pomona College class of 1901 and class of 1904
A football game between the freshman and senior classes. Players crouch in their positions in the distance on a dirt field beside Renwick Gymnasium. A heavy chalk line divides the field into two parts. A small number of spectators are standing on the sidelines.
13 Mistakes and 13 Brilliant Strokes - Hugh Martin (Pacific Biosciences)
Hugh Martin, Chairman and CEO of Pacific Biosciences, looks back on the evolution of his career - from building computers to creating the future of medicine. Martin charts the lessons he learned working for large technology firms, as a leader in several successful start-ups, and while being courted by the VC community to launch a new wave in bioscience.