Ellis Island: Island of Hope - Island of Tears
A Well-made National Park Service film. From 1892-1954, Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European immigrants. Fascinating archival footage tells the moving story of families with dreams of opportunity, leaving their homes with what they could carry. (29min)
Women's Basketball Worst Movies
Meet the 2011 Women's Basketball team and discover their least favorite films.
Women's Basketball Meet the Players 2011
Meet Armstrong Atlantic State University's Women's Basketball team.
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Chicago History Episode 3
Chicago History dives into the event that changed Chicago forever, The Great Chicago Fire in this eight minute video. The video stresses how the fire enabled Chicago to rebuild and reorganize after the event.
Jane Addams and Hull House
This student made video presents a brief biography of Addam's life as it relates to the Hull House using original photos. It does not tell what was happening in the nation at this time, but alludes to her other accomplishments and Nobel award.
SPLASH 2011: Andrew Black and James Noble - The Grace Programming Language Project The Grace Programming Language project is a research effort that aims to make learning how to program easier by baking "educational abstractions" into the language itself - it's an object oriented programming language designed for teaching undergraduate students. This means the language is designed from the ground up as a learning tool for novice adult programmers.
The Grace PL project is led by
The Grace Programming Language project is a research effort that aims to make learning how to program easier by baking "educational abstractions" into the language itself - it's an object oriented programming language designed for teaching undergraduate students. This means the language is designed from the ground up as a learning tool for novice adult programmers.
Pope Benedict arrives in Africa
Nov. 18 - Pope Benedict called for religious tolerance as he arrived in Benin, the cradle of Voodoo in West Africa. Deborah Gembara reports.
Frank and Jesse James
This episode of Stories of the Century has railroad detective Matt Clark tracking down notorious brothers and bank robbers, Frank and Jesse James. (26min)
Robin Williams is cool with Penguins.
Nov. 13 - Robin Williams plays it clean when it comes to the family film, "Happy Feet Two."
Female martyrs honored in Yemen
Nov. 18 - Yemeni protesters say the death of female opposition members will not be in vain as they called for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down. Deborah Gembara reports.
North Carolina Women and the Progressive Movement
This lesson includes primary sources from Documenting the American South specifically related to North Carolina women involved in reform movements characteristic of the Progressive era. For the most part, these documents detail women's work in education-related reform and describe the creation of schools for women in the state. They also demonstrate that, as was true in the rest of the nation, the progressive, female reformers of N.C. were segregated based on race and socio-economic status.
Great Zoom Mosaic - Zoom Out
This is a mosaic of zooms out of 20 different locations prepared to support a paper given at IEEE Visualization 2002. The locations are: Long Beach, CA; New York City, NY; San Fransisco, CA; NASA-Goddard, Boston, MA; New Orleans, LA, Salt Lake City, UT; Sabie River, Africa; Park City, UT, Chicago, IL; Mongu, Africa; Salt Lake City, UT; Amazon, Brazil; Los Angeles, CA; Baltimore, MD; Snow Basin, UT; Atlanta, GA; Washington, DC; Orlando, FL; and Seattle, WA. Using data from different spacecraft an
Nothing magical about 7 pct yield level - Mizuho analyst
Nov. 14 - Investors are overly fixated on keeping Italian yields below 7 pct, says Mizuho Corporate Bank's Nicole Elliott, who argues that emerging market bonds prove there's nothing magical about that level.
ECU's Maritime Studies program finds a cannon from Blackbeard's flagship the Queen Anne's Revenge. The QAR Project is managed by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources in partnership with East Carolina University. The recovery operation of Cannon 13 was supervised by the Office of State Archaeology -- Underwater Branch in partnership with the NC DENR Marine Fisheries, NC State Ports -- Morehead City, NOAA, and the Town of Beaufort. Many of the restored artifacts from the QA
Perspective from Daktari
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Centre of Research Excellence round 3 information session
The Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute held an Information Session for prospective applicants for funding to establish Centres of Research Excellence in primary health care. Applications for this third round of Centres of Research Excellence will open in early November 2011. Up to five new Centres of Research Excellence will be awarded funding to commence research in 2013. Each Centre is expected receive a grant of around $2.5m over four years.APHCRI's Centres of Research Excellen
De ruimte in : De bewegingen van de aarde In deze multimediale les ontdekken de leerlingen alles over de gevolgen van de bewegingen van de hemellichamen in ons zonnestelsel. De bordles wordt vergezeld van een uitgebreid lesscenario. Deze les vind je eveneens terug op de DVD …
In deze multimediale les ontdekken de leerlingen alles over de gevolgen van de bewegingen van de hemellichamen in ons zonnestelsel.
De bordles wordt vergezeld van een uitgebreid lesscenario. Deze les vind je eveneens terug op de DVD …
GRCC Board of Trustees Nov. 2011
Europe Day Ahead: Monti to present plan to Italian senate
Nov. 16 - Italy takes centre stage on Thursday as the new prime minister presents his programme for government to the senate. The move comes after unveiling a cabinet lineup featuring academics and businessmen.