Krystyn Van Vliet SOE faculty profile 3/15/12
SOE faculty profile 3/15/12
The War of 1812: Making of The War
The Making of The War of 1812 is a short video feature with interviews with director Lawrence Hott, cinematographer Stephen McCarthy and associate producer Rebecca Arndt. Filmed on location in Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg, Ontario. (4:03)
Animation of Lipids
This is a short, computer-animated video concerning lipids. (02:11)
College Access- Biology
Changing Healthcare through IT Innovation - Harvard School of Public Health
David Blumenthal, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Health Care Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners Health System and Harvard Medical School. He also serves as Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer at Partners Health System in Boston, MA. From 2009 to 2011, Dr. Blumenthal was the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology under President Barack Obama. He spoke at HSPH on Feb. 6, 2012, as part of the Decision-making: Voices from the Field series. T
The David and Lyn Silfen University Forum, 2012.mp4
Is America Broken? At the 2012 David and Lyn Silfen University Forum, Penn President Amy Gutmann led a lively and far-reaching conversation with a panel of political experts that touched on unemployment, national healthcare policy, campaign finance reform, and the seemingly irreparable political polarization of American voters. To frame the discussion, Gutmann asked the question: "Is America broken?" to Charles Blow, columnist for The New York Times; Penn alumnus Edward G. Rendell, former Penn
Listening to global women's voices: Reflections on interfaith dialogue - Ursula King
Professor Ursula King talks about how women across the world are reinterpreting their religious traditions through dialogue with people from different faiths.
The Hidden Universe - Glen Patrick
Dr Glen Patrick of Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxford, talks about how its possible to probe the hidden universe and what particle physics can tell us about it's secrets.
10 Facts About Presidents' Day
In 1885, President Chester Arthur signed a bill making George Washington's Birthday a Federal holiday, and in February of 1971, Richard Nixon declared Presidents' Day as a day to recognize all U.S. Presidents. Watch this video to learn more about George Washington and Presidents' Day.
Japan - The 'Despised' Ainu People
An insightful report on racial discrimination in Japan. "A small boy denies his Ainu ancestry for fear of being bullied in a society where conformity is valued above all else. The Ainu people of the northern island of Hokkaido are despised by the rest of Japan. Different in appearance and language they have suffered more than a century of discrimination." (12:52)
Take 5 with Octavia Spencer
Actress and Montgomery native Octavia Spencer is the sixth of seven siblings with a passion for the film industry. After graduating from Jefferson Davis High School in 1988, she attended Auburn and earned a bachelor's degree in liberal arts in 1994. She began her professional acting career in 1996, portraying a nurse in the movie "A Time to Kill," but is best known for her recent role as Minny Jackson in the 2011 film "The Help." Her role as Minny won her many accolades including an Academy Awar
France A. Córdova Retrospective 2007-2012
A retrospective video featuring highlights from France Cordova's presidency and noteworthy events at Purdue during 2007-2012. http://www.purdue.edu/president/speeches/sotu2012/index.html
The complete contents of this algebra textbook are available here online. This text is suitable for high-school Algebra I, preparing for the GED, a refresher for college students who need help preparing for college-level mathematics, or for anyone who wants to learn introductory algebra. I am especially pleased to help homeschoolers. Includes a graphing applet, a prime factorization machine, and a prime number list. Brennan uses inserts to answer common questions as the lesson goes on, helping t
Simple Definition and Description of Infinitives With Examples
This video is an introduction to infinitives. While this is intended for English as a Second Language learners, it is useful for anyone studying infinitives. A teacher presents a short lecture on infinitives using a white board to give examples.
Learn About Saint Patrick's Day
In this video clip, from WatchMojo.com, learn about the tradition behind Saint Patrick's Day, celebrated in Ireland and around the world on March 17. (1:03)