DMC Upside: Diesel Applied Technology
The Diesel Applied Technology program at Del Mar College recently purchased three new pieces of equipment - an overhead crane, four mobile lifts and a natural gas engine -- to better train students.
DMC Upside: "War For Your Soul" presentation
In his first Texas speaking engagement, filmmaker Reginald Bullock hosted a brief discussion following a screening of his thought-provoking short film "A War for Your Soul" at Del Mar College (DMC) as part of an extended Juneteenth observance by the Corpus Christi Chapter of the Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education (TABPHE) and the DMC Diversity and Ethnic Awareness and Training Committee. The event was held on July 16, 2011 in Richardson Performance Hall. This free event b
Darden Welcomes MBA Class of 2013
On Monday, August 15, 2011 the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia welcomed the incoming full-time MBA class of 2013.
ICC in talks for Gaddafi son arrest
Aug. 22 - The International Criminal Court is negotiating to take custody of Mummar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam, while Libyan officials claim he will be tried in Libya. Jessica Gray reports.
Diary Assisted Food Recall Interview: Training Video
The "Diary Assisted Food Recall Interview: Training Video" is designed for interviewers who will be conducting diary assisted recall interviews with children in grades 4-6. The video elaborates on the multiple pass approach, and also provides instruction on how to conduct an interview with a participant who does not have a diary, or who has an incomplete diary. The video includes an overview of commonly used tools and resources in a food model kit to best obtain an estimate of what and how much
The Impossible Football Club
Ethnic and Minority Lit
WLBT Channel 3 in Jackson, MS
This news segment is from NBC affiliate WLBT, Channel 3 in Jackson, MS. It is an interview with our CEO, Dr. Joe Thomas, who will be traveling on a year-long bus tour with his family starting in September. He briefly explains the design of the website, WatchKnowLearn's history and vision, and the national bus tour. (03:10)
Photo Slideshow: The Evolution of a Rec Center
Maybe you want to take a 30 minute class, or get a massage or just get some weight training in. At UA, Campus Recreation offers a broader range of programs and classes to help people -- whether students, faculty, staff or community members -- enhance their mind, body, spirit connection while also engaging with others. And the center has begun to work more closely with other units, like Campus Health Service and UA BookStores, to collaborate on new programs.
Horses in Williamsburg
Horses lend their speed and strength to the American colonies. Head coachman Joyce Henry shares the horse's role in early Virginia.
Handling a Corn Snake
How to Handle a Corn Snake - Find out how to handle a corn snake. The corn snake, or red rat snake, is a North American species of rat snake. This two minute video shows how it is done, but be aware that the enclosure for a snake this size is not proper. The video is to be shown to students who are mature enough to understand the dangers.
College Prep Physics
This course will acquaint students with topics in classical and modern physics and is divided into two semesters. The first semester discusses topics in Newtonian mechanics, oscillatory motion, waves and static electricity. The second semester discusses current electricity, magnetism, electric circuits, sound, fluids and gases, heat, and modern physics. The course emphasizes conceptual understanding of basic physics principles, with some problem solving. There are interactive conceptual and basi
Take Your Manners Public
3 angled vectors part 1
Leading@Google: Stan Slap
Stan Slap spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on August 2, 2011 about his new book Bury My Heart at Conference Room B: The Unbeatable Impact of Truly Committed Managers. About the book: "The notion that values matter----in the workplace as well as at home----is certainly not new to the ranks of management gurus and corporate leaders. What is novel in consultant Slap's first book is his passion for the subject, which bleeds from every page, and his easy-to-use framework for identifying and promo
Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt: The One and Only
Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt, who, among other achievements, was the first African-American president of the Special Libraries Association (1978-1979), has written an autobiographical history of her remarkable life, called "The One and Only." Speaker Biography: Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt's association with the Library of Congress dates to 1979-1982, when she served as a member of the Center for the Book's first National Advisory Board. Hewitt has also been chief librarian for the Rockefeller Foun
Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps
Ben Payton's voice resonates with a passion for life and his skills as a guitarist evoke the tradition of the original Delta blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton and Son House. He performs with Steve Chester on rhythm guitar, Cyndi Clark on conga drums and Kindrick Hart on electric bass. Speaker Biography: Ben Payton was born in tiny Coila, Mississippi, in the hill country just east of the Delta. His early musical influences included his grandmother Mabel Johnson's
David McCullough: Americans in Paris
When historian David McCullough announced his intention to write a book about Americans in Paris, his interest was in Americans who went to Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900, not, as he observed, "to make a social splash, but with the ambition to excel. The old world was the new world to them," says the author. McCullough discusses his latest work, "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris." Speaker Biography: Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has called David McCullough the "citi
Let's Travel the World Through Books
This event, sponsored by the Library of Congress National Book Festival and the D.C. Public Library, featured master storyteller Diane Macklin, music by the Elise Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School Student band, and special guest NFL linebacker Chris Draft. The event was designed to promote the summer reading theme of "One World, Many Stories" and serve as an introduction to the Library's 2011 National Book Festival.