Welcome Back Wildcats
As the new school year commences, students re-emerge, eager to make this year the best the University of Arizona has seen. Our returning students and faculty welcome a new freshman class as they begin to find their place here at the University.
Evaluating and Distinguishing Primary and Secondary Source Material
This module defines primary and secondary sources, offers examples of each, and provides criteria for distinguishing between these two types of sources. In addition, the module offers strategies […]
Online Poetry Lesson with Pat Pattison: Language and Lyrics
Find out more about this course at: http://bit.ly/w9CaCM Creative Writing: Poetry is a course for writers—songwriters, poets, and anyone who wants to write more effectively. The course—authored by Pat Pattison, who developed the curriculum for the only songwriting major in the country at Berklee—will give you specific tools to help you craft and control your writing. The course uses musical vocabulary to examine the elements and functions of poetry, exploring how to make things move and
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Health@Google: "Women, Stress, and Heart Disease" with Dr. Atul Sharma
Join Women@ Google in welcoming Dr. Atul Sharma. In this talk, Dr. Sharma explores the growing scientific link between stress and the development of cardiovascular disease in women, and gives practical, real-world suggestions for improving heart health. Find out which diets work best, how/when/how much to exercise, and what are the proven stress reduction techniques and natural therapies that can help you live better.
Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
CAM Plants - Khan Academy
CAM plants are usually desert plants because of them having their stomata closed during the daytime due to water shortage. At night, CAM plants have their stomata open and fix carbon dioxide into mallate, where the CAM plant can use the mallate as carbon dioxide to perform photosynthesis. (08:37)
Treatment Options for Young Women with Breast Cancer
Dr. Steven Feigenberg, a radiation oncologist at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center and an associate professor of radiation oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses a study that compared outcomes for young women with early-stage breast cancer who had breast conservation therapy and those who had a mastectomy. The study found similar survival rates for both groups of women. Dr. Feigenberg is the senior author of the study, which loo
Cambridge Day Limmud 2011
Cambridge Day Limmud 2011
Inner Space Center
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A skeleton, found in September 2009 at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham. Dr Will Bowden from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Nottingham and leader of excavations at the buried town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk and is interviewed in this video on site at the dig. September 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Dr Will Bowden, Associate P
Haunted Memories and Complex Loyalties
This Maguire Public Scholar Lecture by William Abraham, SMU's Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies, focused on terrorism's ties to religion and other causes. It was given September 8, 2011, as part of a series of SMU events commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorists attacks.
67 to end Puer Romanus
Page 67 ad finem from 'Puer Romanus' by Appleton and Jones; A Latin Novella for Beginners you can find the text of this book on archive.org; use the search box there. If you are outside the USA, you may need to select "all http" to find a downloadable copy. This audiobook is available on DVD at the Latinum online shop, and includes the pdf file. This text is suitable for intermediate level students of Latin.
Mariinsky Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev/Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4
Valery Gergiev conducts the Mariinsky Orchestra, (formerly known as the Kirov Orchestra) in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in January 2010 at the Salle Pleyel, Paris. Gergiev and the Orchestra will perform all six Tchaikovsky symphonies in three performances during their residency at Cal Performances, October 14-16, 2011, at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. This video clip is courtesy of the Mariinsky label. And visit the iTunes "Gergiev Room" for exclusive audio from
Closing Keynote: The Government's Role in Energy-Efficient Housing
Raphael Bostic Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, US HUD
Should Guardian journalists reveal their sources?
The Metropolitan police are seeking a court order to make reporters for the UK newspaper, The Guardian, disclose their sources about the News Corp phone-hacking scandal. Reuters editor-at-large, Harold Evans speaks with Guardian's lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, QC about the latest developments.
Service encounters : booking a holiday
In this on-line lesson provided by 'CELE' international students can improve their social listening skills. This lesson is part of a module developing students' listening skills in academic, social and everyday situations. This lesson helps students understand how humour is used in conversation and how speakers cooperate and share knowledge in conversation. Students can improve their listening skills through tasks focusing on understanding the main points, listening for detail, and practisi
Politics, power and political economy in Latin America
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module explores and analyses democratic politics in Latin America since the third wave of democratization in the 1980s. It is divided into three parts: 1. Conceptualising democracy in the region with a focus on the debate between those who argue that liberal democracy and liberal markets are necessary and desirable and those who argue that only experiments that go beyon
UR School of Law - Public Sector Employment in Times of Crisis Conference - Panel 4
Panel 4: Education Reform: The Role of Teachers Moderator: Professor Kimberly J. Robinson, Professor of Law, University of Richmond Panelists: Alice O'Brien, Esq., General Counsel, National Education Association Rob Weil, Director, Field Programs, Educational Issues Department, American Federation of Teachers Michael J. Petrilli, Executive Vice President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute Andrew J. Rotherham, Co-founder and Partner, Bellwether Education Partners