Panel 2: Challenges in Translation and Implementation
Discussion of challenges that lie ahead in translation and implementation of new science as we move closer to a cure.
The Mystic and the Moon-Woman: A Case Study in 17th Century Religious Experience
The Mystic and the Moon-Woman: A Case Study in 17th Century Religious Experience presented by David J. Halperin Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Testimonial: Danielle W.
Danielle talks about scholarships, one of the primary benefits of The Fund for Oswego. Learn more about the impact gifts from alumni, friends and other members of the Oswego family have on students everyday at http://oswego.edu/giving
Office of International Studies Salvador da Bahia, Brazil Program
The University of Notre Dame Program in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil operates in conjunction with CIEE, a non-profit, non-governmental international exchange organization. Each semester approximately 20-30 students from across the United States participate in CIEE's program in Salvador da Bahia.
Financing the American Family (1935)
How the Household Finance Corporation helps working families with installment loans during the Depression. (10min)
The left and the right clash with police in Poland
Nov. 11 - Right-wing and leftist demonstrators clashed with police in Warsaw on Friday as Poland marked its Independence Day. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Veterans Day in Afghanistan
Nov. 11 - American soldiers in Afghanistan remember those who have been killed in the line of duty. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
I Like to Move it Dance for Physical Education Classes
This seven minute video slowly shows the moves in this dance as seen in a college level physical education class. It is suitable for most all ages and utilizes many major muscle groups.
Australian History Part 3 of 7
The continuing story of the conflicts that happened in the early days of Australia's history. The 14:45 long video uses reenactors and a narrator to tell the story.
Draw a Monarch Butterfly
This OLogy activity helps kids to learn about scientific illustrations by walking them through the steps for drawing a monarch butterfly. The activity begins by introducing kids to the importance of scientific illustration and why scientists prefer drawings to photographs. A photograph of a monarch and a printable monarch butterfly outline are included. In addition, students need color photographs, other research materials, paper, an eraser, and a variety of pencils. The process of creating the
12.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Nach der spektakulären Wende in den Mordfällen an einer Heilbronner Polizistin im Jahre 2007 und an acht ausländischen Imbissbesitzern prüfen Ermittler in ganz Deutschland nun mögliche Verbindungen zu ungeklärten Anschlägen. Die ermittelnde Bundesanwaltschaft geht von rechtsextremen Tätern aus. In einer Zwi
Museum Preserves Gadgets
Pennsylvania's Mercer Museum houses a gadget collection dating from the Middle Ages tomodern times and includes a device for hunting turtles plus 60 types of apple peelers and mouse catchers as well. Should show students that technology does not always have to be related to electronics.
◄ Machu Picchu, Peru [HD] ►
The ancient city of Machu Picchu is one of Peru's most famous destinations and the main symbol of the Incan Empire is the ingredients in this 6:36 video. The views and explanations are easy for students to follow, however, a map of the area would be of benefit.
Plow that Broke the Plains
This short acclaimed 1935 documentary shows the Great Plains at the time of the Great Depression and how they were reduced to what became known as the Dust Bowl. The video begins with a great description of the plains. (26min)
What Is the Difference Between Quite and Quiet? ( One Minute Video Dictionary Series)
This video defines two words which are often misused, quite and quiet. Quite is defined as very or completely; quiet is defined as silent or no noise. Examples of the correct use of each word are given. ( 1:04)
Global Problems of Population Growth
This survey course introduces students to the important and basic material on human fertility, population growth, the demographic transition and population policy. Topics include: the human and environmental dimensions of population pressure, demographic history; economic and cultural causes of demographic change, environmental carrying capacity and sustainability. Political, religious and ethical issues surrounding fertility: infanticide, abortion, contraception, son preference, government co
Morning Briefing: Egypt turmoil instensifies; Obama regroups
Nov. 22 - Egyptians battle police again, expressing their frustration with military rule, and President Obama travels to the first primary state of New Hampshire.
March of the Bonus Army - Part 1
This 9:40 long video, part of a series, shows how the Bonus Army tried to get Washington's leaders to honor their pledge to pay the money that was owed them. It can be compared to the Occupy movement currently taking place in some respects as it is a form of civil disobedience.
Magic in the Air: the Beginnings of Televsion
The early 1940s saw the promise of a new technology ready to take off - Television! But, all plans were put on hold the day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. After the war, plans resumed and by 1947, regularly scheduled broadcasts began. (8min)
"The consumption model cannot be sustained"
Nov. 13 - The global economic crisis shows that the developed world's reliance on debt and consumption to propel their economies will no longer work, S. Gopalakrishnan tells Chrystia Freeland. The executive Co-Chairman of Infosys, a global IT company, says income levels in the West will fall.