2.Valuing our teaching
In this video our academics reflect on the high standard of teaching on offer at Nottingham, and how important it is to them.
Swords and Ploughshares
In this lecture Lord Paddy Ashdown discusses his new book - Swords and Ploughshares: Bringing Peace to the 21st Century. There have been 15 UN-led interventions since 1946, and there are at least 74 wars in progress today. From his perspective as a former Royal Marine officer in the 1960s to the High Representative in Bosnia from 2002-6, Lord Ashdown discusses the successes and failures of peace-keeping operations, questions what lessons have been learned - and what lessons keep being forgotten.
11 Feb 2011: Scientia Conference on Research and Innovation in Undergraduate Science and Engineering
PLEASE NOTE: The remainder of the sessions will be posted shortly. A conference on Research and Innovation in Undergraduate Science and Engineering Education will be hosted by Scientia, an interdisciplinary faculty institute, on the campus of Rice University, a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education. The goals of the conference are to promote a diverse community focused on learning and to cultivate exceptional teaching. The conference will focus
Real-life experiences in Valpo's geography program
Located in Valparaiso, Indiana near the southern tip of Lake Michigan, Valpo's geography department is home to the interrelated disciplines of Geography, Meteorology, and Geoscience. We are also home to Geology, American Indian Studies, and participate in the Urban Studies program. Our students receive rigorous instruction in the classroom, participate in exciting student organizations, and gain hands-on experience through field experiences and internships. Students might find themselves chasing
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Basketball vs. Towson - February 9, 2011
Chaisson Allen scored 21 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished six assists to lead Northeastern to an 82-78 win over Towson on Wednesday night in Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball action at Matthews Arena. Allen became the first Husky to score 20+ points in five straight games since Jose Juan Barea in 2006.
Kean Administration: Interview with Kenneth P. Mervin (February 23, 2009 Part 2)
This interview is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
The Future of Cities in Britain: a pre-election debate
This public debate asks the country's leading parties what their policies are on making Britain’s towns and cities more liveable and sustainable. What do their parties' manifestos offer on the built environment, urban development and quality of life? How will the inevitable conflicts between reduction in public expenditure and the need to invest in our urban infrastructure be resolved? What role can British cities play in leading the revolution in the green economy and setting new standards of
Byrne Administration: Interview with Clifford Goldman (February 6, 2007 Part 1)
Please find the second part of this interview at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9vjs9vIb4g This interview is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
Karrewiet : Nieuws in de klas In Karrewiet en De week van Karrewiet worden in tien minuutjes de hoofdpunten van het nieuws voor kinderen samengevat in duidelijke taal. Hier vind je verwerkingsbladen bij deze filmpjes. Af en toe zorg ik voor nieuw materiaal. De leerlingen moeten …
In Karrewiet en De week van Karrewiet worden in tien minuutjes de hoofdpunten van het nieuws voor kinderen samengevat in duidelijke taal.
Hier vind je verwerkingsbladen bij deze filmpjes. Af en toe zorg ik voor nieuw materiaal.
De leerlingen moeten …
15.450 Analytics of Finance (MIT)
This course covers the key quantitative methods of finance: financial econometrics and statistical inference for financial applications; dynamic optimization; Monte Carlo simulation; stochastic (Itô) calculus. These techniques, along with their computer implementation, are covered in depth. Application areas include portfolio management, risk management, derivatives, and proprietary trading.
“Historicizing the Black Atlantic, Comparative Colonialism, and Transnational Citizenship”
Watch video of the Feb. 10, 2011, Black Atlantic Lecture. Mamadou Diouf (African Studies, Columbia University) and Toyin Falola (history, University of Texas at Austin) present “Historicizing the Black Atlantic, Comparative Colonialism, and Transnational Citizenship.” The event is moderated by Moses Ochonu, assistant professor of history, and is co-sponsored by the Warren Center, the Departmentkeep reading »
Drupal - Navigating Your Drupal Website
GRCC Staff Facilitator MaryBeth explains how to navigate your Drupal website in this episode of Staff Technology Tips.
Drug murders in Mexico
More drug-related violence in Mexico as a senior police chief was shot in Monterrey, Mexico's richest city. Jon Decker reports.
Under the Redcoat
The Revolutionary War wasn't always a winning proposition for the colonists, explains Tim Sutphin. "Under the Redcoat" recalls the British occupation of Williamsburg.Author(s):
Caring for the Mentally Ill
Williamsburg's Public Hospital was the first facility for the treatment of the mentally ill in British North America.Author(s):
A short quiz about the planets of the solar system.
The Holloway Series in Poetry: Faculty Reading
The Annual UC Berkeley Faculty Poetry Reading Presented by the Holloway Poetry Series Lisa Robertson Geoffrey G. O'Brien Lyn Hejinian & John Shoptaw
Love and Revolution
Divergent views on politics and religion fuel a feud between two prominent Williamsburg families. Museum educator Anne Willis tells the story of their children's unlikely marriage.Author(s):
The British Constitution
The fundamentals of British law reside in the American Constitution. Historian Nancy Milton describes the English influence.Author(s):
Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.