Christopher Martin on "Equity, Besides: Adam Smith and the Utility of Poverty"
Christopher Martin, Marshall Center Visiting Research Fellow, discusses "Equity, Besides: Adam Smith and the Utility of Poverty" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
UMMC Physician Profile: Jonathan Chun, M.D.
This short video introduces viewers to Jonathan Chun, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Chun's special interests include sphincter-sparing surgery for colorectal cancer, surgical treatment of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colities, surgical treatment of anorectal disorders, laparoscopic treatment of diverticulities, treatment of rectal prolapse, and screening and therapeutic colonoscopy. Watch this video to learn more about his practice a
Matisse, Luxe, Calme et Volupté, 1904 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Female Nudity. Henri Matisse, Luxe, calme et volupté, 1904, oil on canvas, 37 x 46 inches (Museé d'Orsay, Paris) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. (03:26)
Painted while the artist stayed with the pointillist painter, Signac, at his home in Saint-Tropez on the Côte d'Azur. Matisse's title comes from Charles Baudelaire's poem, L'invitation au voyage (Invitation To A Voyage) from his collection, The Flowers of Evil. Luxe, calme e
Lecture by Triple Candie
Presented by the Graduate Studies Lecture Series, this lecture by Triple Candie was recorded on December 8, 2011, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Domus magazine calls Triple Candie "one of the most mysterious and creative art institutions on the contemporary scene." Cofounded in 2001 by Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett in Harlem, Triple Candie started as a more or less conventional nonprofit art space in an unconventional location. In time, however, dismayed b
Central PA Fourth Fest fireworks crew gets wired up for Independence Day
Since 1927, there has been a July 4th celebration in Centre County. Volunteers descend upon University Park long before the holiday to prepare for the show. The Central PA 4th Fest is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation with an all volunteer board and staff. With overall costs exceeding $200,000 we fund this through generous corporate and individual contributions.
Iran: The Next War in the Middle East? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Hamid Dabashi | Will the dispute over Iran's potential nuclear proliferation lead to war? Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
The Exchange: IP-Overhaul
Rob Cox and Business Insider's Henry Blodget discuss how rules in the underwriting process disadvantage investors in IPOs.
Datos sobre Tenochtitlan - video en español
Tenochtitlan fue una ciudad fundada por los aztecas en un islote del lago de Texcoco en el año de 1325. La ciudad de Tenochtitlan llegó a ser una de las maravillas del Nuevo Mundo y se calcula que llegó a tener entre 150 y 200.000 habitantes. 1:23
Situación política antes de 1500 - video en español
Los mexicas son conocidos históricamente como aztecas. Vivieron su esplendor en la ciudad de México, Tenochtitlan y constituyen junto a sus aliados Texcoco y Tlacopan la potencia hegemónica más importante de Mesoamérica hacia el 1500. 2:03
Careers support for International Students at The University of Nottingham [Subtitled]
The Careers and Employability Service and International Office explain the support available to international students thinking about their future career and an overseas student talks about her experience of using the Careers and Employability Service.
2.6 The portrayal of traditional symbols of power
In this unit we will examine a range of Napoleonic imagery by David, Gros and a number of other artists, beginning with comparatively simple single-figure portraits and moving on to elaborate narrative compositions such as Jaffa and Eylau. In so doing, we will have three main aims: to develop your skills of visual analysis, to examine the relationship between art and politics and to introduce you to some of the complex issues involved in interpreting works of art.
This unit explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognise mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the Calculator Book, Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator. The unit ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics. In order to complete this unit you will need to have obtained a Texas I
Colin Harrop receives an honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University
Colin Harrop has been awarded an honorary degree for his significant contribution to the chartered surveying industry and to the region. For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk
U.S. Morning Call: IBM CFO confident; eBay posts profit beat
July 19 - IBM sees a strong June, raising its full-year earnings target, and eBay posts a better profit than anticipated for the quarter.
Vídeo promocional de 2011 de Plátano de Canarias - español
Este es un anuncio de Plátano de Canarias. Los estudiantes podrán escuchar el anuncio y después contestar las tres preguntas sobre el video. El abuelo da un buen mensaje al final del anuncio. 1:10
Muscles, Muscles Everywhere
This activity helps students learn about the three different types of muscles and how outer space affects astronauts' muscles. They will discover how important it is for astronauts to get adequate exercise both on Earth and in outer space. Also, through the design of their own microgravity exercise machine, students learn about the exercise machines that engineers design specifically for astronaut use.
Re-Thinking Progress: The Circular Economy
There's a world of opportunity to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff. 'Re-Thinking Progress' explores how through a change in
perspective we can re-design the way our economy works - designing
products that can be 'made to be made again' and powering the system
with renewable energy. It questions, whether with creativity and
innovation, we can build a restorative economy.
Transition of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI)
Nicholas Coppel is RAMSI's Special Coordinator, a position he has held since March 2011. Here he is speaking about the transition of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands and what it means for the country's peace and stability. Nicholas Coppel is a senior Australian career diplomat with previous postings to Papua New Guinea (Deputy High Commissioner), the Philippines (Deputy Chief of Mission) and the United States of America. He has held a number of senior positions in the Departme
La novela El Asedio de Arturo Pérez Reverte - entrevista
Aquí tienen una entrevista de Arturo Pérez Reverte sobre su libro El Asedio. Este video es un fragmento de un programa de la serie Página 2. 2:49
GSF 2011 – Questions, réponses
Les naissances mondiales
• 135 millions en 2005
• dont 16 millions d’une mère de moins de 20 ans
• Où ont lieu ces naissances précoces ?
• Quelles sont les tendances ?
• Quels sont les facteurs ?
Remarque : en comptant les IVG, le bilan des grossesses mondiales serait :
• 175 millions en 2005
• dont plus de 20 millions chez une jeune fille ou une jeune femme de moins de 20 ans
• mais ces estimations sont incertaines<
Les naissances mondiales