Nissan CEO Ghosn sees "significantly higher" full-year sales
June 22 - Carlos Ghosn upgrades his 2011 sales forecasts after Nissan restores Japanese production faster than expected after the March earthquake.
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Nissan to Accelerate Growth in Brazil, says CEO Ghosn
CEO Carlos Ghosn tells Reuters he plans to make an announcement within weeks about expanding in Brazil.
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Eco-Man Episode 2: Paper Waste
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege To further their mission of incorporating sustainable values and practices into the global culture of St. Petersburg College and that of its stakeholders, the SPC Office for Sustainability has released the first in a series of entertaining, environmentally focused short films. The serialized films, titled "The Adventures of Eco-Man," focus on Eco-Man, whose alter ego is that of mild-mannered SPC instructional technologist, Alan Shapiro. Each fil
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Class Recording Intro to Economic Development - 7 Jun 2011 - Pt 2
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1.1Aim
There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
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Koch Institute Image Awards Winner: Kara Cerveny
Kara Cerveny discusses her image, "Sunrise in the Eye: The Making of a Retina," one of ten winners of the 2011 Koch Institute Image Awards. See the image at: http://ki.mit.edu/galleries/2011/cerveny.
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15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics (MIT)
15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics uses case studies to investigate the macroeconomic environment in which firms operate. The first half of the course develops the basic tools of macroeconomic management: monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policy. The class discusses recent emerging market and financial crises by examining their causes and considering how best to address them and prevent them from recurring in the future. The second half evaluates different strategies of economic
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Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities: Plotting Points in the Plane
This module contains the a graphing linear equations and inequalities from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
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The University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music Vocal Performance.
The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the U of M is the best place for vocal performance education.
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The University of Memphis Army ROTC Tiger Battalion.
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Habilidades de conversação (intermediário) – 1: Colocando os…
Às vezes as pessoas nos entendem tão mal que precisamos “colocar os pingos nos is”. A expressão “colocar os pingos nos is” significa explicar alguma coisa que estava confusa, descomplicar algum mal...

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Heredity Mix n Match
Students randomly select jelly beans (or other candy) that represent genes for several human traits such as tongue-rolling ability and eye color. Then, working in pairs (preferably of mixed gender), students randomly choose new pairs of jelly beans from those corresponding to their own genotypes. The new pairs are placed on toothpicks to represent the chromosomes of the couple's offspring. Finally, students compare genotypes and phenotypes of parents and offspring for all the "couples" in the cl
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Protecting the Mummified Troll
Students are introduced to the (hypothetical) task of developing an invisible (non-intrusive) security system to protect the school's treasured mummified troll! Solving the challenge depends on an understanding of the properties of light. After being introduced to the challenge question, students generate ideas and consider the knowledge required find solutions. They watch a portion of the "Mythbuster's Crimes and Myth-Demeanors" episode ($20), which helps direct their research and learning towa
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Science and Religion: Belief or Commitment?
Prof. Peter Lipton (deceased) : Seminar
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Less pain at the pump
Jun 27 - Summary of business headlines: U.S. gas prices fall; Philip Morris threatens Australia; Michael Jackson's thrilling auction. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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6.2.3 Employers' organisations

The main employers' organisations are the CBI (click on the link and then go to ‘policy work’ and on to issues of employment policy) and the IoD , where, again, the focus is on issues affecting the business side of employment and work.

TRMM Hurricane Alley: September 2, 1998
In one remarkable pass on September 2, 1998, TRMM captured data from four hurricanes: Howard, Isis, Earl, and Danielle.
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Oil Spill Cleanup
This hands-on experiment will provide students with an understanding of the issues that surround environmental cleanup. Students will create their own oil spill, try different methods for cleaning it up, and then discuss the merits of each method in terms of effectiveness (cleanliness) and cost. They will be asked to put themselves in the place of both an environmental engineer and an oil company owner who are responsible for the clean-up.
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The EU at 27 - taking on a global role [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jim Murphy MP | The Minister for Europe will consider how an enlarged EU can address global challenges and how the Reform Treaty will help the EU to perform more strongly both in Europe and internationally.
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Advancements in Contemporary Islamic Finance: from practice to scholarship [Audio]
Speaker(s): Usman Ahmed, Shaykh Nizam Yaquby | This event reflects on the current developments and initiatives in Islamic finance and explains how this faith based form of finance continues to enhance modern finance and law. Usman Ahmed is Citigroup CEO of Global Islamic Banking. Shaykh Nizam Yaquby is an Islamic Sharia scholar.
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