William Nelligan '14 Convocation Speech Clip
The student voice has largely been missing from the national discussion on the value of college. Dickinson senior and Student Senate President William Nelligan '14 shares his insights: "College is not merely about a career." Check out the Op-Ed in the Huffington Post: huff.to/1fwJegK
Introducing the idea of charge, repulsion and attraction including a description of charging by induction. Simulation from: http://phet.colorado.edu (07:29)
Design Gene App for Android
'This is the tile-matching game inspired from famous game, Tetris and genetic code in biology.In molecular biology and genetics, the linking between two nitrogenous bases on opposite complementary DNA or certain types of RNA strands that are connected via hydrogen bonds is called a base pair. In DNA base pairing, adenine (A) forms a base pair with thymine (T) and guanine (G) forms a base pair with cytosine (C).So, this pairing rule is the base of the game rule, that is, block A must match with T
Law and the Millennium Development Goals: Like Water in Marriage?
UCL Lunch Hour Lectures are open and free to the public and take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. They will resume in Autumn 2008. In the meantime, a number are available below.
11.945 Katrina Practicum (MIT)
In the wake of Katrina the entire gulf coast is embroiled in a struggle over what constitutes "appropriate" rebuilding and redevelopment efforts. This practicum will engage students in a set of work groups designed to assist local community based institutions and people in shaping the policy and practices that will guide the redevelopment and rebuilding efforts in the city of New Orleans.
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, screenwriter Tony Saint talks about an upcoming BBC drama based on the MPs expe
New AD in Town
Ryan Bamford received an enthusiastic welcome as he joined the UMass Amherst community as the university's new director of athletics. Bamford previously spent four years at Georgia Tech and also enjoyed a successful tenure at Yale.
Doing the right thing : corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace
Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies. As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in. Professor Jeremy Moon (Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Nottingham Business School and Director of the International Centre for C
Culture File: Mexico #18 - The Automotive Industry
Learn essential Mexican cultural information with SpanishPod101.com! In this 25-lesson English-language series, you’ll hear about cultural topics ranging from important economical activities and tourist destinations to history, influential figures, and traditions in Mexico. You’ll know more about Mexico than the locals in no time! In this lesson, you’ll learn about The Automotive Industry, while building your [...]
Nutrition and Diet
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
11.370 Brownfields Policy and Practice (MIT)
There are several hundred thousand Brownfield sites across the country. The large number of sites, combined with how a majority of these properties are located in urban and historically underserved communities, dictate that redevelopment of these sites stands to be a common theme in urban planning for the foreseeable future. Students form a grounded understanding of the Brownfield lifecycle: how and why they were created, their potential role in community revitalization, and the general processe
GT Full Circle - Nick Selby Goes to China
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Multiplying Negative Integers
The instructor show how to multiply negative integers with specific examples using computer software. The sound of the instructor's voice is a little low, but understandable. However, the voice may not be heard in a large classroom. (01:16)
Notre Dame & Navy: From 1927 to Today
You may know of the competition on the football field, but the University of Notre Dame and the United States Navy have long had a collaborative partnership off the field. Together, Notre Dame and the Navy have worked to advance democracy, freedom and innovation since World War II through a strong naval ROTC program on campus and a partnership with the Office of Naval Research. Music used with permission: "Dreamer On The Run" by U137
3.1 Overview This section of OpenLearn Scotland introduces learners to both ancient and modern Scotland, from the geological history of the Scottish Highlands right up to the creation of the semiconductor transistor by two Scottish computer engineers and the global dimension of the Scottish oil industry. A further two units in this section focus on famous bridges in Scotland: the first is about the Tay Bridge and the legacy of its failure on bridge building ever since; the second is about the enviro
This section of OpenLearn Scotland introduces learners to both ancient and modern Scotland, from the geological history of the Scottish Highlands right up to the creation of the semiconductor transistor by two Scottish computer engineers and the global dimension of the Scottish oil industry.
A further two units in this section focus on famous bridges in Scotland: the first is about the Tay Bridge and the legacy of its failure on bridge building ever since; the second is about the enviro
Excerpt Read From Maniac Magee
An excerpt is read from Maniac Magee. While the excerpt is being read a person on the video demonstrates removing a knot.
Hug by Jez Alborough-Read Aloud
In this brief video, Jez Alborough's book Hug is read aloud. This wonderfully drawn tail tells the story of a little monkey looking for one simple thing -- a hug. How can it be that a book with only one word-hug-repeated throughout, can be so good? This book shows a baby chimpanzee on the hunt for his mum and a cuddle. Our little friend wanders through
6.3 Procedure by which Bills become law In order to become an Act of Parliament, a Bill will have to be passed by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. A Bill may start in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords, with the exception of Finance Bills, which always start in the House of Commons. A Finance Bill is introduced by the Government shortly after the Budget to bring the Government's tax proposals into law. Before the Bill can become an Act of Parliament it must undergo a number of stages.
In order to become an Act of Parliament, a Bill will have to be passed by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. A Bill may start in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords, with the exception of Finance Bills, which always start in the House of Commons. A Finance Bill is introduced by the Government shortly after the Budget to bring the Government's tax proposals into law.
Before the Bill can become an Act of Parliament it must undergo a number of stages.
Japanese Vocab Builder #5 - Too Cool For School? Top 15 Phrases for Bad Students!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn the words and phrases about bad students. Click here to make [...]
Protests over chokehold death rock NY, DC
Huge crowds of demonstrators in New York City and Washington, D.C. protest the Eric Garner case for the second night in a row. Jennifer Davis reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For