Culture Class: Holidays in Japan #15 - O-Bon, Festival of Souls
Learn more about Japanese culture with JapanesePod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Japanese holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson audio series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Japan. In this lesson, you’ll learn all about O-Bon, Festival of [...]
Inaugural Sesquicentennial Conference Final Session
PANEL:"Morehouse Faculty and Students Write on the History of Morehouse College" Participants: Mr. Antwann Simpkins '14, Morehouse College, Undergraduate "Cultural Assassination: Morehouse's Enduring Battle with Black Homosexuality" Mr. Khari Ford '13, Morehouse College, Undergraduate "The Morehouse Navy: A History of the NROTC and the Midshipmen of the College" Dr. Larry Spruill, Morehouse College, Associate Professor-History "Remembering Election Nights: Morehouse Students and the Obama Vic
Youth Work Field Ed – Chapter 4
Daniel Dondo discusses his 35 day practicums with the Office for Youth and the International Student Services at RMIT Student Union. Daniel is studying the Bachelor Social Science (Youth Work) degree. Students complete 35 day placements in youth sector settings during the three year degree. Daniel describes how the two placements gave him very different tastes of youth work and what he learnt from the practical experiences. Daniel provides advice to students on getting the most out of your youth
Seymour Hersh: Mario Savio Memorial Lecture
One of America's premier investigative journalists, Seymour Hersh shocked the world with his expose of the military's treatment of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. His revelation of the My Lai massacre and its cover-up during the Vietnam War won the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting. He writes regularly for The New Yorker on military and security matters and is the author of many books. The 9th Annual Mario Savio Memorial Lecture & Young Activist Award is presented annually to honor the memory
Converting between Coordinate Systems
In this section, you will:
Turnaround: Third World lessons for First World growth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Peter Blair Henry | Thirty years ago, China seemed hopelessly mired in poverty, Mexico triggered the Third World Debt Crisis, and Brazil suffered under hyperinflation. Since then, these and other developing countries have turned themselves around, while First World nations, battered by crises, depend more than ever on sustained growth in emerging markets. In Turnaround, economist Peter Blair Henry argues that the secret to emerging countries’ success (and ours) is discipline—sust
Rochester Youth Year Fellows reflect on their year of service
An AmeriCorps* VISTA program housed in the Rochester Center for Community Leadership, the Rochester Youth Year fellowship places talented, recent graduates of Rochester-area colleges (including the University of Rochester) in youth-based community organizations for one year in order to create or expand initiatives that address the various challenges facing youth and families in Rochester.
17.953 U.S. Military Budget and Force Planning (MIT)
The United States is spending about $400 billion this year on national defense, some $40 billion on homeland security, and $85 billion on military operations and nation-building in Iraq and Afghanistan. This course is for students who want to know how the dollars we spend on national security relate to military forces, systems, and policy choices, and who wish to develop a personal tool kit for framing and assessing defense policy alternatives. The course aims to familiarize students with budget
'Art Israel' is an online arts magazine/directory published by the Contemporary Israeli Art Fund and run by Artis. Art Israel is produced in English, and is free. At April 2009 there are 13 artist profiles and short interviews. The website lists exhibitions and events in Israel, New York, and elsewhere. There is a useful 'Israeli Art Guide' page with details of art galleries in Israel, accompanied by a map and external links to websites. The 'News' page tracks and links to profiles and interview
David Spiegelhalter: Challenging Models in the Face of Uncertainty (Conference trailer)
Professor David Spiegelhalter re-caps on the scope of the year-long Mellon Sawyer sponsored seminar series Modelling Futures and looks towards the Series-concluding international conference in September 2010.
6.831 User Interface Design and Implementation (MIT)
6.831 introduces the principles of user interface development, focusing on three key areas: Design: How to design good user interfaces, starting with human capabilities (including the human information processor model, perception, motor skills, color, attention, and errors) and using those capabilities to drive design techniques: task analysis, user-centered design, iterative design, usability guidelines, interaction styles, and graphic design principles. Implementation: Techniques for buildi
Fighting bushfires with explosives - clip 1
High speed video, taken at 20,000 frames per second, showing the breakup of a strong turbulent flame due to the shock wave and other flow features produced by an explosive blast from a steel tube. Depending on the flame location, the time to extinguish and the physical response of the flame is different. From a series of tests conducted at the Energetic Materials Research Testing Center in New Mexico to determine whether explosives can be used to extinguish an out-of-control bushfire. Dr Graham
Coello - St Catherine of Alexandria N100421 APSLEY HOUSE, London. "St Catherine of Alexandria" by Claudio COELLO (1642-93). WM 1578-1948. After treatment.
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "St Catherine of Alexandria" by Claudio COELLO (1642-93). WM 1578-1948. After treatment.
Monetary Chaos Windows on War Creative Practice as Research Penn in the Fall - 2010 human development pt 2 Will Manville: Bike Art (CCA's 2010 Third-Place Winner: R.A.W. Student Video Contest) Sallie Krawcheck on the Business Case for Diverse Leadership
Interviewed by host Tom Woods, Joe Salerno talks about the Fed, the Great Depression, currency wars, deflation, and why governments hate cash.
A short film on the Windows on War project. Listen to project participants and how they built the online exhibition. For more information visit: http://windowsonwar.nottingham.ac.uk/
Dance, music, theatre, film, writing and more - showcasing a year of research, teaching and production from the Creative Practice and Research Unit of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
The Fall 2010 semester is well underway, and the University of Pennsylvania campus is alive with events and activities. In addition to attending classes, students are involved in a variety of social and cultural events on campus. For some photos of the campus in the fall: http://www.flickr.com/photos/universityofpennsylvania/sets/72157625212695630/
ideas in development - human development pt 2
CCA Film major Ted Hayden won third place (and $500) in CCA's 2010 R.A.W. Video contest, in which he was challenged to document "CCA's Bike Culture" in a two-minute video.
The former president of the global wealth and investment management division of Bank of America talks about subtle biases against women, how they can be overcome and why diverse leadership is critical.
Windows on War
Creative Practice as Research
Penn in the Fall - 2010
human development pt 2
Will Manville: Bike Art (CCA's 2010 Third-Place Winner: R.A.W. Student Video Contest)
Sallie Krawcheck on the Business Case for Diverse Leadership