Communications in Slow-Moving Crises
What’s a journalist to do when a major story must be coaxed reluctantly into public view, or emerges on what seems like a geological time scale? These panelists discuss how to approach slowly evolving but urgent stories at a time when news coverage has shifted inexorably from print and its variable deadlines to the constant, repeti
This video provides easy, step by step directions on how to create Thanksgiving turkey hats. You will need a grocery sack, scissors, 2 small white pom poms, black permanent marker, cardboard, and yellow, red, and orange construction paper. This is a fun activity for home and for school. Young children will enjoy wearing and showing off their specially made hats. (3:17)
Secret of the Waterfall
"Secret of the Waterfall," 1983, was created by video artist Charles Atlas and choreographer Douglas Dunn. The work features Douglas Dunn and dancers in various indoor and outdoor locations on Martha's Vineyard, performing Dunn's quirky, spirited choreography. A pair of poets, Reed Bye and Anne Waldman, enter the scenes, reading their work from clipboards, providing a score for the dancers and occasionally interacting with them physically. Movement is seen in a beach-house-style dwelling, in a c
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 […]
privacy versus veiligheid
You can follow a radio report on a business event
Grave of Gaddafi's father desecrated
Aug. 31 - The grave of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's father is found damaged amid the destruction that followed the battle for Tripoli. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
PSYC 485-01, Senior Seminar, Fall 2004
This course is designed to give students the opportunity to apply and enhance the skills that are at the core of being a psychology major. Students will be exposed to theoretical, empirical, and applied research, especially as it relates to conducting research in community settings.
Another Day in London - Docklands Explorer
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Body Composition and Coronary Heart Disease - An Obesity or Lean Paradox?
Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article appearing in the September 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effects of body composition and coronary heart disease mortality. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3to6x5q.
Patients' Perpsective on Full Disclosure Regarding Postoperative Vission Loss
Dr. Jeffrey Pasternak, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Chair of the Neuroanesthesia Division at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on informed consent and postopertive vision loss associated with spinal surgery. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3u7bhql
Primary Care Physicians' Roles in Improving Adolescent Asthma Control
Dr. Barbara Yawn, Family Physician and Director of Research at the Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the September 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on ways physicians can enhance patient education for asthma control by not missing opportunities. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3m7bodd
MMR Vaccine and Autism: Vaccine Nihilism and Postmodern Science
Dr. Gregory Poland, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Mayo Vaccine Research Group at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on concerns with the misrepresentation by the media regarding a relationship between vaccinations and autism. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3lrscw2
Exercise as a Preventive or Disease-Modifying Treatment of Dementia
Dr. Eric J. Ahlskog, from the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effect of exercise in dementia and the aging brain. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3cb65dy
American Anarchism [Talk delivered at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, November 20, 2000.] I want to take a very basic look at one of the traditions that underlies modern libertarianism — namely, 19th-century individualist anarchism in America. Before doing so, however, I want to define w
[Talk delivered at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, November 20, 2000.]
I want to take a very basic look at one of the traditions that underlies modern libertarianism — namely, 19th-century individualist anarchism in America.
Before doing so, however, I want to define w
Why I Chose ISU-Amanda
This was produced by a current student, Amanda Schappert, for the Admissions 'Why I Chose ISU" Video Contest. It was one of five finalists. Keywords: Student Life
Letterlocking: Triangle-Shaped Paper Lock with Vertical Stab or Slit, Italy and England, 1580s-1700s
Letterlocking refers to the process by which a substrate (such as papyrus, parchment, or paper) is folded and secured shut to function as its own envelope. Letterlocking is part of a 10,000 year-old tradition, ranging from Mesopotamian clay bullae (8,000 BCE) to internet bitcoin (2014). Variations found in cultures throughout the world manipulate information to ensure secure communication. Documenting the physical details of well-preserved original manuscripts has helped to define the different
Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
Learn about Woodrow Wilson 1856 - 1924
This one minute overview deals with Wilson as a president and dwells mostly on his war efforts and the failure of his League of Nations.