The Push for Berlin in 1945
Allied forces were entering Nazi Germany from the east and west with victory literally within their grasps. Adolf Hitler knew the end had arrived and secured himself in an underground bunker surrounded by his most loyal supporters. In this video clip, from Indigo Film, learn more about how the Allied forces were racing each other on their push towards the occupation of Berlin. (9:18)
Lecture 32 - 11/17/2010
Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P
Book Launch: The Politics of Business in the Middle East After the Arab Spring [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Steffen Hertog, Professor Giacomo Luciani, Dr Marc Valeri, Dr Khalid AlMezaini | Although most Arab countries remain authoritarian, many have undergone a restructuring of state-society relations. Lower and middle class interest groups have lost ground, while big business has benefited in terms of its integration into policy-making and the opening-up of economic sectors that used to be state-dominated. Arab businesses have also started taking on aspects of public service provision
Josh Rapp (Harvard Forest) - 2012 Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium
Trees make seeds: Does reproductive ecology matter for forest carbon dynamics? March 20, 2012
La gravedad (The History Channel) - parte 4 de 5
La gravedad es la fuerza más poderosa y precisa del Universo, que todo lo domina y atraviesa. La fuerza de la gravedad nos mantiene unidos, sostiene a las estrellas en el cielo y aplasta la luz. La gravedad también mantiene a los planetas unidos y hace que orbiten alrededor de sus soles. Sin la gravedad, las estrellas, los cometas, las lunas, las nebulosas e, incluso, la propia Tierra, no existirían.
Serie documental emitida por History Channel.
Toyota's Global Mindset Blunder in China
Thunderbird School of Global Management alumnus Donny Huang talks March 15, 2012, at the Developing Leaders for Global Roles Summit. http://www.thunderbird.edu/globalmindset
Los misterios de la Luna (The History Channel) - parte 3 de 3
Durante miles de años, la humanidad ha encontrado consuelo con su presencia. Ha sido un faro para los viajeros nocturnos, un reloj para los agricultores y una guía para los marineros en el mar. Para algunas culturas, ha sido incluso un dios. Es el único cuerpo cósmico que ha sido visitado por seres humanos. A distancia, la luminosidad de la Luna nos ha fascinado desde el principio de los tiempos. Además, un examen más cercano a este faro en la oscuridad
Nebulosas (The History Channel) - parte 3 de 5
Las nebulosas son misteriosas nubes de gas que no están clasificadas como estrellas, planetas, lunas o asteroides. Los astrónomos usan las técnicas más sofisticadas para poder observarlas, ya que son prácticamente invisibles a simple vista. Poco menos que asombrosas, las nebulosas emiten, reflejan u oscurecen la luz de la galaxia mediante increíbles espirales de color. Las nebulosas marcan las regiones donde la nada del espacio se fusiona primero, donde
VIGÉE-LEBRUN: Marie-Antoinette and her Children - ArtSleuth - S01 E04
Marie-Antoinette loves her children, but why isn't that enough to save her? More on http://www.artsleuth.net Photographic credits Vue du Salon du Louvre en 1785 (74-003158), Versailles © RMN (Château de Versailles) / Droits réservés Marie-Antoinette, reine de France en grand habit de cour, 1775 -Gautier d'Agoty Jean-Baptiste-André (1740-1786) © RMN (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot Marie-Antoinette, 1788 - Wertmuller Adolf Ulrik (1751-1811), Versailles © RMN (Château de Versailles
Brain Parts & Functions
This cartoon teaches younger students about the parts of the brain and their different functions using simple illustrations and explanations. Key vocabulary words include: cerebellum, cereberum, and medulla. (02:09)
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
A Brief History of Infinity
Where did the idea of infinity come from? Who were the people who defined and refined this paradoxical quantity? Why is infinity, a concept we can never experience or truly grasp, at the heart of science? How can some infinities be bigger than others? An exploration of one of the most mind-boggling features of maths and physics, this talk uncovers the amazing paradoxes of infinity and introduces the people who devised and refined the concept.Author(s):
MFin Class of 2014 Photo Montage
The Class of 2014 photo montage, shown at the MFin Convocation Ceremony on June 5, 2014. Created by the MFin Class of 2014 photo committee, made up of Joy Chua (chair), Orlando Luisillo, Buliao Shu, and Daniel Vela Baron.
Muhammad Yunus on social businesses and Adidas
Muhammad Yunus talks about the importance of social businesses during his visit to Elon University on April 3, 2012 for A Convocation for Honors.
A Comparison of General Medical Consults and Clinical Ethics Consults: What Can We Learn from Each O
By: WentzMR Dr. Wayne Shelton, Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Alden March Bioethical Institute in Albany, NY, discusses his article coauthored with Dr. Cynthia Geppert, appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which describes the differences between, and the complementary perspectives of, medical and ethical consultations. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00206-6/fulltext
Carved Symbolism in Grave Markers
Grave markers are simply sculptures with meaning - about the deceased and the grieving parties. This video shows views of Hollywood Cemetery (located in Virginia) and explains the symbols' meanings. Some symbols included are flowers, wreaths, hands, torches, obelisks, etc. Video has a complete transcript on website. Run time 4:12.
Andean Hillstar Hummingbird Torpor in High Altitude Habitat
This short video gives excellent real life footage of an Andean Hillstar Hummingbird Torpor in a high altitude habitat. Torpor is a type of temporary hibernation. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of this amazing bird in its natural habitat. The Andean Hillstar (Oreotrochilus estella) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in grassland, scrub and woodland in the Altiplano of southern Peru, Bolivia, norther
Match My Clock
This is a song about matching the clocks to the correct hour and learning how to read a clock. (02:51)
Virtual Hip Replacement Surgery (Interactive Game)
This Interactive video gives the students a virtual walk through of what goes on when replacing a hip. In between the scenes, the surgeon will need the students help with the surgery, by asking them engaging questions. The students will take on the role of the Surgeon throughout a hip replacement surgery!