Innovation at MIT
MIT faculty, students, and administrators share their thoughts on the importance of innovation in fueling economic growth.
To view complete coverage of MIT's 2010 Innovation Roundtable, visit the Alumni Association collection on TechTV.
Reconsider Columbus Day
GRIT TV Interview: State of American Exceptionalism
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Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 20–Consonants ल and व
This is a continuation of the series covering the very basics of Hindi. At the bottom of this lesson are links to the previous lessons. If you are already studying [...]
The week ahead: January 26th 2011
Unrest continues in Egypt, Myanmar's parliament convenes, the African Union holds a summit and it's Groundhog Day in America
Bowes Castle K031307 BOWES CASTLE, Durham. View of keep from the south east.
BOWES CASTLE, Durham. View of keep from the south east.
Flu Virus and Flu Vaccines
This video explains what the flu is, how it spreads, and how it is treated. It describes how flu vaccinations are developed each year to help prevent outbreaks and how the vaccine works with your immune system to create antibodies to fight off the flu virus. It also provides a history of the flu going back to 1918 and explains how it was more serious during those times when medicine was not as advanced as it is today. (4:08)
Listening With Your Eyes: Matthew Lipman on the Viola
In this performance video segment from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, violist Matthew Lipman performs "La Campanella" from the Second Violin Concerto by Niccolo Paganini, accompanied by pianist Christopher O'Riley. Listen as Matt uses a variety of techniques for making different sounds on the viola. Can you hear double-stops, bowing, and plucking (pizzicato)? (04:13)
Convocation Corner: What will they do next?
On their convocation day, SFU students talk about their experience at SFU, what they're planning to do next and how SFU prepared them.
Waste Management Politics in Brazil
Adriana Felipetto of Haztec talks Jan. 17, 2011, in Rio de Janeiro during Thunderbird School of Global Management's Brazil Winterim.
State Department's Anne-Marie Slaughter Spoke at SAIS on January 27
Anne-Marie Slaughter, director of Policy Planning for the U.S. Department of State, spoke about "Leading Through Civilian Power: The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review" on Thursday, January 27.