Pride Parade 2012 and the Empty Closet
Rocky and friends participate for the second year running in Rochester's Gay Pride Parade. This year, marchers also handed out facsimilies of the first issue of The Empty Closet and the University's new Diversity brochure. The Empty Closet, one of the country's longest-running LGBT publications, was started by members of a UR student group, the Rochester Gay Liberation Front, and first distributed in 1971. Access the online archive at http://www.lib.rochester.edu/index.cfm?PAGE=4769
Structural and Lithological Controls upon Fluid Migration within the Chalk and Upper Greensand Aquif
The influence of lithological heterogeneities, structural discontinuities and discontinuity surface mineralisation upon groundwater migration within the Chalk and the Upper Greensand of southern England has been investigated. Lithological heterogeneities in the Chalk succession include marl seams, hardgrounds, tabular flints and nodular flints. Each of these heterogeneities has a lower intrinsic porosity and permeability than in the calcite rich chalk. The influence that each of these hetero
Sam Riegel: Gateway Plaza
Sam Riegel was just one block west as the second plane hit the South Tower. In this video clip, watch footage Riegel captured moments after the second tower was struck and also after the South Tower collapsed. (1:07)
The 8th International Conference on Holocaust Education Telling the Story: Teaching the Core -- Holocaust Education in the 21st Century Plenary Session -- Tuesday, June 19, 2012 MK Gideon Sa'ar, Minister of Education, Israel http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2012/video1.asp
Two new owls discovered in the Philippines
Two new species of owls have been discovered in the Philippines, and a Michigan State University researcher played a key role in confirming their existence. The discovery, which is featured in the current issue of Forktail, the Journal of Asian Ornithology, took years to confirm, but it was well worth the effort, said the paper's lead author Pam Rasmussen MSU, assistant professor of zoology and assistant curator of mammalogy and ornithology at the MSU Museum.
MSU Museum lends historic car to R.E. Olds Transportation Museum
The MSU Museum lent its 1903 Curved Dash Oldsmobile to the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum in Lansing Aug. 14. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/1903-curved-dash-on-loan-to-r-e-olds-museum/
Barbara Jordan Delivers Keynote Address
In July 1976, as the first African-American to deliver a keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, Rep. Barbara Charline Jordan speaks about a solution to the problems facing America. (3:20)
Meet the World's Biggest Mammal
Blue whales have complex calls that can be heard for miles. One scientist is on a mission to uncover the meaning of their songs. (02:24)
Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says search and rescue officials in Australia are confident they know the approximate position of the black box recorders from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Sarah Toms reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides co
Students arrive on campus to begin moving into the residence halls on August 17th, 2012 - the first day of Welcome Weekend at Missouri State University.
Lower Intermediate Lesson S3 #9 - If You Could Learn Anything in Spanish, What Would It Be?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! After a long week of classes in Spanish, you and your buddies decide to kick back and enjoy the sunset at your favorite bar with a few drinks. As the afternoon wears on and the sun begins to set, your chat turns philosophical, and your friend asks, “If you could learn [...]
Green and Gold Day 2012
Join Lakers on campus and around the world as we celebrate Green and Gold Day Aug. 31! Don your green and gold and post pictures on Facebook (http://facebook.com/OswegoFANS) or Twitter by adding #OswegoPride to your tweets.
More on Final and Intermediate GDP Contributions - Khan Academy
Sal Khan chats about what happens when a good is not finished in a period. (02:50)
Remembering Neil Armstrong
History will remember Neil Armstrong, foremost, as the first human to step foot on another heavenly body. But his NASA family and many admirers worldwide will forever appreciate him for more than just that one, albeit world-changing, accomplishment. (14:51)
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On Beauty [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Hyman, Dr Elisabeth Schellekens | What, if anything, do different manifestations of beauty have in common? Does it make sense to apply the concept of beauty to them all, and if so, are there actually different kinds of beauty? John Hyman is professor of aesthetics and fellow of Queen’s College, University of Oxford and editor of the British Journal of Aesthetics. Elisabeth Schellekens is senior lecturer in philosophy at Durham University and co-editor of the British
21L.455 Classical Literature: The Golden Age of Augustan Rome (MIT)
Roman Literature of the Golden Age of Augustus Caesar, produced during the transition from Republican to Imperial forms of government, was to have a profound and defining influence on Western European and American societies. These writings ultimately established lasting models of aesthetic refinement, philosophical aspiration, and political ambition that continue to shape modern cultures. This class will be exploring the Golden Age of Latin Literature from an historical perspective in