10 Facts About Presidents' Day
In 1885, President Chester Arthur signed a bill making George Washington's Birthday a Federal holiday, and in February of 1971, Richard Nixon declared Presidents' Day as a day to recognize all U.S. Presidents. Watch this video to learn more about George Washington and Presidents' Day.
Access.ca : social studies resources for Canadian teachers
This site is an educational product of the Historica Foundation. It was created by 7th Floor Media, a program of Continuing Studies, Simon Fraser University with the aim of providing free access to educational resources suitable for use by teachers of social science subjects. Topics covered include history, politics, immigration, Canadian culture, first peoples in Canada. Contributors include: The Canadian Encyclopedia, the Historica Foundation, Library and Archives Canada, the McCord Museum. It
Apartheid in South Africa
Apartheid is the political system of racial segregation. In South Africa, apartheid gave privileges white people and discriminated against people of color. Nelson Mandela gave South African people of color new found hope. In this Brain Pop video clip, learn more about Apartheid. (3:52)
Brand Share in the Life Science Instrumentation Market
By: prothenberg From the perspective of scientific consumers who use, recommend and/or buy instruments, this study analyzes how brands are perceived throughout the industry. Attributes such as brand recognition, popularity, relevance and differentiation are measured, along with the degree of loyalty scientists have toward specific brands of instruments—and why. Purchasing criteria is established, likelihood of recommending a brand to colleagues is explored and brands are compared side-by-side
Take 5 with Octavia Spencer
Actress and Montgomery native Octavia Spencer is the sixth of seven siblings with a passion for the film industry. After graduating from Jefferson Davis High School in 1988, she attended Auburn and earned a bachelor's degree in liberal arts in 1994. She began her professional acting career in 1996, portraying a nurse in the movie "A Time to Kill," but is best known for her recent role as Minny Jackson in the 2011 film "The Help." Her role as Minny won her many accolades including an Academy Awar
A Record in the River
Oyster shells are the black box recorders of the James River. Marine scientist Juli Harding collects the data.
France A. Córdova Retrospective 2007-2012
A retrospective video featuring highlights from France Cordova's presidency and noteworthy events at Purdue during 2007-2012. http://www.purdue.edu/president/speeches/sotu2012/index.html
Learn About Saint Patrick's Day
In this video clip, from WatchMojo.com, learn about the tradition behind Saint Patrick's Day, celebrated in Ireland and around the world on March 17. (1:03)
Ralph Raico on Authentic Liberalism [Foreword to Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School by Ralph Raico (2012)] Ralph Raico in this brilliant book calls to our attention the dictum of Augustin Thierr
[Foreword to Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School by Ralph Raico (2012)]
Ralph Raico in this brilliant book calls to our attention the dictum of Augustin Thierr
Technologies in Sport Symposium - Session 3
Technologies of the body, Gregor was a research scientist at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, for 16 years before, in 2008, becoming an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary’s, Program in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. Currently, he is also a part-time Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa in Canada. In addition, Gregor is a Distinguished Scholar in the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University, USA and Ad
IFSI Limoges 2011 – Les processus traumatiques abdominaux. (Vidéo) Titre : IFSI Limoges 2011 – Les processus traumatiques abdominaux.
Auteur : Juvénal Thiare ABITA (CHU de Limoges).
Résumé : UE 2.4 Les processus traumatiques abdominaux.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors du cours de l’Institut ...
Titre : IFSI Limoges 2011 – Les processus traumatiques abdominaux.
17.554 Political Economy of Latin America (MIT)
This class explores the politics of economic reform in Latin America. Topics addressed include: Dependency, Development, and Bureaucratic-Authoritarianism; The Political Consequences of Market-Oriented Reform in Venezuela; The Mexican Peso Crisis; Transitions from Authoritarian Rule in the Southern Cone; Civil-Military Relations; Limits of Democratization; Parties and Elections in Latin America; Religion, Political Mobilization, and Civil Society; and Revolution.
Arkansas State Flag and Arkansas State Song
Five Star Flags brings you the flag of Arkansas seen waving against a blue sky. The flag has a diamond on a red field represents the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined. The twenty-five white stars around the diamond mean that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union. The top of four stars in the center represents that Arkansas was a member of the Confederate States during the Civil War. The other
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, MP and author Chris Mullin talks about his own political fiction and explains w
Book Launch: The Politics of Business in the Middle East After the Arab Spring [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Steffen Hertog, Professor Giacomo Luciani, Dr Marc Valeri, Dr Khalid AlMezaini | Although most Arab countries remain authoritarian, many have undergone a restructuring of state-society relations. Lower and middle class interest groups have lost ground, while big business has benefited in terms of its integration into policy-making and the opening-up of economic sectors that used to be state-dominated. Arab businesses have also started taking on aspects of public service provision
Nebulosas (The History Channel) - parte 3 de 5
Las nebulosas son misteriosas nubes de gas que no están clasificadas como estrellas, planetas, lunas o asteroides. Los astrónomos usan las técnicas más sofisticadas para poder observarlas, ya que son prácticamente invisibles a simple vista. Poco menos que asombrosas, las nebulosas emiten, reflejan u oscurecen la luz de la galaxia mediante increíbles espirales de color. Las nebulosas marcan las regiones donde la nada del espacio se fusiona primero, donde
BOTTICELLI: The Birth of Venus - ArtSleuth - S01 E03
Liberating the body and beauty of the female nude or surrendering to a new cliché? More on http://www.artsleuth.net
Match My Clock
This is a song about matching the clocks to the correct hour and learning how to read a clock. (02:51)
Politics in 60 seconds. Passive revolution
Dr Adam Morton defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on passive revolution as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Adam Morton, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Adam Morton is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politic