George W. Bush Bio: From the Military to the White House
Born July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut, George W. Bush grew up in Texas. His school career was spent at Yale, and following that was a controversial time in the Texas Air National Guard. He then earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, married Laura Welch, and entered the private sector by founding the Arbusto Energy petroleum company. Eventually, the call of politics was too strong, and he went to work for his father’s presidential campaign. He then successfully ran for governor o
Promo - One Minute Romanian
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
Mexican company turns plastic waste into low-cost housing
Oct. 11 - A pioneering company in the western Mexican state of Jalisco is building houses made of recycled waste plastic collected by trucks on their weekly rounds. The company, called Kuadro Ecological Solutions, says it is making the most of waste that would otherwise end up in landfills, while providing inexpensive housing at the same time. Elly Park reports.
American Civil War: History, Key Figures and Battles
Though fighting in the American Civil War began April 12th, 1861, the events leading up to this outbreak of violence started years earlier. A rift between Northern and Southern U.S. states was felt on the subject of slavery, as the southern economy depended on free labor. Republican presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln upheld more Northern ideals, and after his election at the end of 1860, a number of states seceded to form the Confederate States of America. Four years of bloody battle followe
U PLan - Narrative Planning Tool Planning a narrative can be a difficult task for younger and inexperienced writers. Narratives allow so much freedom and versatility over other text types that they can become a mess of well meaning ideas if a poorly planned. This planning tool allows students to work through 8 simple stages t
Planning a narrative can be a difficult task for younger and inexperienced writers. Narratives allow so much freedom and versatility over other text types that they can become a mess of well meaning ideas if a poorly planned.
This planning tool allows students to work through 8 simple stages t
Holy Name Cathedral Mass in Chicago
Homily of Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., from Mass at Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, on the occasion of the Notre Dame vs. Miami football game October 6, 2012.
Parent to Parent: Advice for Trojan Moms and Dads
Sending your child off to college is a rewarding but sometimes difficult process; ease the transition with these tips from USC parents. For more information on parent programs at USC, visit usc.edu/student-affairs/parents. Video produced by the Office of University Publications, edited by Nathan Carter and Heather Humpleman.
Rachel Bierasinski: Study abroad in Berlin
Rachel Bierasinski ('13, Mechanical Engineering), talks about her experience studying in Berlin.
SFU Public Square - City Conversations
As part of the Alone Together Community Summit, on Thursday September 20th, 2012, City Conversations featured an interactive dialogue on the Vancouver Foundation report on isolation in the region, featuring Catherine Clement, Vice President, Public Engagement and Communications, Lee Herrin, Sentis Market Research and Daphne Bramham, Vancouver Sun. This session looked at the drivers of change in the community and considered pathways that may lead residents to become more active and connected in t
Speel en leer : Taal- reken- en werospelletjes Op deze website vind je heel wat taal-, reken- en werospelletjes. Je vindt er ook links naar andere goede oefenwebsites. Een greep uit het aanbod oefeningen:
Op deze website vind je heel wat taal-, reken- en werospelletjes. Je vindt er ook links naar andere goede oefenwebsites.
Een greep uit het aanbod oefeningen:
Premed Students Participate in Beach Sweep -- College of Charleston
Event Description: Dozens of College of Charleston premed students will participate in the Beach Sweep/River Sweep on September 15, 2012. Students in the Chemistry and Biology for Premed Students First Year Experience Learning Community will get to know the Charleston region while serving the community in a way that relates to their academic interests. The students will meet on campus and walk together to Waterfront Park in downtown Charleston where they will clean the marsh areas. The cleanup
UMass Amherst and Baystate Medical Center Tackle Breast Cancer
Clinical experts, oncologists, and surgeons from Baystate Medical Center interface with UMass Amherst biologists, geneticists, and polymer scientists to tackle big questions in breast cancer through the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute. The institute is advancing several promising research efforts, including a breast disease patient registry.
Campus Network Security Perspectives
Campus Network Security Perspectives
Europe Day Ahead: Pressure on EU leaders at summit
Oct. 18 - If there are no surprises from the EU summit, investor sentiment should take a turn for the positive says Hargreaves Lansdown's Richard Hunter.
Economy 2012: Nestle banks on emerging markets for growth
Oct. 18 - Nestle posted an 11% growth in sales in the first nine months, and CEO Paul Bulcke says he's looking to markets like China for the future growth.
Trading at Noon: Looking ahead at Google, Microsoft, AMD
Oct 18 - Google, Microsoft and AMD report results after the bell. We hash out earnings expectations using StarMine estimates.
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
Dr. Doug Welch - "Light Echo: Supernova Light Echoes"
"Light Echo: Personal Reflections by Astronomer Doug Welch on Supernova Light Echoes" Dr. Doug Welch - McMaster University Doug Welch completed his Ph.D. in Astronomy and Astrophysics from the University of Toronto in 1985. He was an NSERC Visiting Fellow and a Research Associate at the National Research Council's Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria, British Columbia from 1985 to 1988. In September 1988, he arrived at McMaster as an Assistant Professor and NSERC University Research F
Breakingviews: Google's early Halloween
Antony Currie and Breakingviews columnists discuss how the company's shocking earnings may be more than just a quick fright.
System Design: Using UML Use Cases
System Design: Using UML Use Cases