WSU prof's latest book explores plausible doomsday scenarios
The good news is that all the "end--of-Mayan-calendar" doomsday talk is pretty much just hogwash. But the bad news, at least according to a professor at Washington State University, is that there are a genuinely disturbing number of scientifically valid scenarios in which our planet -- and in some cases, even the entire universe -- could be slammed suddenly into catastrophic oblivion. For more about this story, click here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=3
"Climate Change & the International Negotiations" (video)
Since the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was established in 1994, efforts to secure international agreement on climate policy have gained increasing attention, but compromise on the issues has not been easy to achieve.
Otis Integrated Learning Artist Lecture: Brooke Davis Anderson on Henry Darger
Integrated Learning Artist Lecture Series: "The Urgent Images of Henry Darger," the first in a series of lectures on outsider art by Brooke Davis Anderson, director of The Henry Darger Study Center from 2000-2010. Henry Joseph Darger, Jr. (ca. April 12, 1892 -- April 13, 1973) was a reclusive American writer and artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian
Arizona Baseball Starts New Era at Hi Corbett Field
A new era of Arizona baseball has begun: The Wildcats now call Hi Corbett Field their home. Junior Kurt Heyer was named the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week on March 6 after he tossed a complete game and equaled his career high with 14 strikeouts in a 7-1 victory over Harvard on March 2.
MESA Students Bring Projects to UA Campus
Approximately 500 middle and high school students from the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement, or MESA, program came to the UA campus to test designs they created for competitions. They made water bottle rockets, prosthetic arms, windmill wind energy projects, water harvesting models, self cooling hats and paper bridges. Raytheon engineers were on hand to offer feedback.
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Anne Frank: The Whole Story, Part 12 of 19
This video contains Part Twelve of a mini-series based on the life of Anne Frank. (See Part One for a description of the series.) In this clip, the members of the secret annex huddle around a radio to hear the joyous news of D-Day and hope to be "free" soon. Romance grows between Anne and Peter in this segment. (10:31)
Lesson 01 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 01 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn how to say 'hello' and 'goodbye' in Luxembourgish. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
ESD.S43 Green Supply Chain Management (MIT)
The half-semester graduate course in Green Supply Chain Management will focus on the fundamental strategies, tools and techniques required to analyze and design environmentally sustainable supply chain systems. Topics covered include: Closed-loop supply chains, reverse logistics systems, carbon footprinting, life-cycle analysis and supply chain sustainability strategy.Class sessions will combine presentations, case discussions and guest speakers. All students will work on a course-long team proj
Drawing a Net For Rectangular Prisms And Square Pyramids
This student-created video provides directions for making a net for a rectangular prism and a square pyramid. Demonstration includes use of a ruler to make sides the correct lengths. (02:52)
The Call of the Wild by Jack London - Whole Book
This voice recording can be hard to get used to, especially for three and a half hours. But I included it on WatchKnowLearn because it is a great classic. Perhaps there will be a better recording in the future. The words appear on the screen as they are read. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Tom Crawford. (03:32:24)
2013 Medical School Research Town Hall, Oct. 29, 2013
Research Town Hall "Strategic Initiatives as Drivers of Our Research Mission" Steven L. Kunkel, PhD Senior Associate Dean for Research University of Michigan Medical School October 29, 2013 Dow Auditorium
COM300 Session 10 Spring 2012
Organizational Communications with Geri Girardin 03/09/12 Guest: Brad Wald
How Do Institutions Affect Policy Making?
How Do Institutions Affect Policy Making?
News #152 - Spring’s In, So Spring Forward with JapanesePod101.com!
Winter blues setting in? Feeling a bit lost in Japanese language? Here’s what you do: You stop feeling blue, and start feeling awesome. We’ve got language learning to do and it’s going to be legen…wait for it…dary! And even better, there are just 9 more days until Spring. 9 more days until Spring comes roaring [...]
Redwoods: The Tallest Trees
Photographer Nick Nichols spent a year planning the nearly impossible: a top-to-bottom photograph of a 300-foot-tall redwood tree. (01:28)
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MUS 160-06, Applied piano, Fall 2004
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This course will consist of weekly individual piano lessons and scheduled piano labs. You perform on one student recital and two piano labs. The main focus is on the development of the technical, musical, and analytical aspects in relation to the student, the works studied, and the history of piano literature.
This eight minute video explains how this river is impacted by modern technology and presents some pro and con arguments for this movement. Excellent visuals and interviews.