Homecoming 2011 Award Honorees
During the 2011 Homecoming Awards ceremony, several recognitions were awarded: The recipient of the Award of Appreciation is Dr. R.G. Amonker, emeritus professor of sociology and anthropology. The Outstanding Young Alumni Award will be presented to Andrea Bogart,'99, actress on ABC's daytime television show "General Hospital." The recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award is Dr. Larry Gragg, '72, distinguished teaching professor and chair in the department of history and political science
2012 Scholarship Video Contest Montage
Sixteen U of M students have won scholarships totaling $30,000 for their short videos on the theme 'What I'm driven to discover.'
For Alum, BSB Means Broadway Show Business
By combining her passion for the arts and her expertise in marketing, Carlson School of Management BSB graduate Anna Pitera is doing what she loves as the marketing coordinator for Hennepin Theatre Trust. For more information on the Carlson School of Management visit www.CarlsonSchool.umn.edu
FDR: A Voice of Hope
This four minute video explains who the actions of the man elected in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt, was a reassuring presence for many Americans through the trials of the Great Depression. It presents his manner, ideas, and accomplishments that brought the New Deal to life. Excellent overview and shows how this was possible by the Republican Party working with the Democratic Party.
Polar Bears - Feeling the Heat with Jeff Corwin
This three minute video episode shows Jeff Corwin explaining the
iconic polar bear and detrimental effects that global warming is having in the Arctic as the sea ice they need to survive slowly melts away. A good video for science or endangered species lessons.
Haunted History of Halloween
Halloween was originally called Samhain and marked the end of the harvest season for Celtic farmers. This slow loading video explains the history of the day.
Economics - Fixed, Variable, and Marginal Cost
During this twelve-minute video Sal Khan discusses average fixed, variable, and marginal cost.
Excellent video in which Sojourner Truth (an actress obviously) tells about her personal experience. This is great for Black History Month or Famous Women Month. Her "Ain't I a Woman" speech is fantastic.
The Triangle Song teaches some basics about equilateral triangles, isosceles triangles and scalene triangles. It will help kids learn the number of congruent sides in each type of triangle.
Biography: Charles A. Lindbergh: The Crowded Idol
The triumphs and tragedies of Lindbergh, who conquered of the Atlantic and was a reclusive hero, are explored from childhood to old age. Hosted by Peter Graves. This is an excellent video about Lindbergh's life. (37 minutes)
Help Queens win a Shorty Award
Who says size matters? Not Ms. Betty! She knows that, though Queens is small, it's a big leader in social media. Do you agree? Tell the Shorty Awards why! http://www.shortyawards.com/QueensUniv
Urban Youth Conference Promo
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Urban Youth Conference Promo Dr. Kathleen Heide is licensed psychotherapist, University of South Florida Professor of Criminology and author. Heide studies violence in children, has evaluated hundreds of troubled kids and has testified in court many times. Heide is the author of two widely acclaimed books on juvenile homicide. She has won six awards for teaching excellence and has served as member of more than 10 community and state boards of dire
Under the Microscope #2
In this video Dr Chris Forman shows us his incredible images of a fruit fly foot and beetle antenna. Under the Microscope is a collection of videos that capture glimpses of the natural and man-made world in stunning close-up. They will be released every Monday and Thursday for the next couple of months and you can see them here: http://bit.ly/A6bwCE Dr Forman: "Nature has found remarkable ways of using small amounts of energy to combine common elements such as carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and hyd
Egypt One Year Later
One year after the Egyptian people took to the streets of Cairo, forcing President Hosni Mubarak from office, University of Rochester Professor of Religion Emil Homerin offers his perspective on the current state of the Arab Spring movement in Egypt and throughout the region.
City of Rochester, NY and its Opportunity
featuring Mayor Thomas Richards. http://enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/
Women's Ice Hockey Feature #4 - A Message from Peter
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Symphony music in a chemistry lab
Professor David Budil plays his viola in a chemistry lab.
Post-game comments vs. Vermont • Kendall Coyne (Jan. 22, 2012)
Kendall Coyne netted Northeastern's second hat trick in as many days as No. 7 Northeastern (17-5-2, 11-2-2 WHEA) cruised to a 5-1 win over Vermont at Matthews Arena. Junior tri-captain Casey Pickett, coming off a hat trick of her own yesterday, had a goal with two assists. Junior Rachel Llanes also scored for the Huskies, who are now unbeaten in four straight games. Florence Schelling stopped 21 Vermont shots and has now allowed one goal or fewer in each of her last six games
7.6 Finding an Equation of a Line
Kim Ruck — health sciences major, cross-country athlete and creator of a program in which student athletes mentor schoolchildren on healthy choices. Read more here: http://features.clemson.edu/creative-services/homepage/2012/being-a-tiger/