Professional Journey - GradProSkills
http://graduatestudies.concordia.ca/gradproskills/ GradProSkills is a graduate and professional skills training program at Concordia University launched in August 2011. The program encourages graduate students to develop their networking skills at various events held throughout the year. In March 2012 we invited Concordia Alumni to participate in a speed networking event and to also share their professional journey -- from graduate to professional career. This video is a montage of professional
Music Fest 2012 on the UT campus
Music Fest 2012 will be held on the UT campus Friday, September 14th http://utoledo.edu/musicfest
ISS Update - Aug. 9, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 9, 2012.
Space Campers Speak With Astronaut Mike Fossum
From NASA's International Space Station Mission Control Center, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum participates in a Digital Learning Network (DLN) event with students at a space camp at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (Camp KSC) in Florida. The DLN connects students and teachers with NASA experts and education specialists using online communication technologies like video/web conferencing and webcasting. Register for free, interactive events listed in the catalog or watch the webcasts. http://
Smokey Visits Station Flight Control Room
Smokey Bear celebrated his 68th birthday with a special visit to the International Space Station Flight Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston. On May 14, Smokey went where no bear had gone before when Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and the Expedition 31 crew chose a plush Smokey doll to be the team's launch mascot.
Breakingviews: A future for foreigners at Chinese banks?
Aug. 9 - With Chinese lenders wanting to build business abroad, and Western bankers hungry for mainland jobs, it seemed like an ideal match. But some expats are finding out the grass in China isn't so green.
China's murder trial of the decade kicks off
Aug. 9 - The trial of Gu Kailai, wife of purged politician Bo Xilai, began today. Experts expect a guilty verdict in a speedy trial that has shown little signs of judicial independence.
London sets its sights on post-Olympic stock market gold
Aug. 9 - Recent history shows that the stock market of Olympic Games host nations consistently outperforms the world average the calendar year after the event. Can Britain's FTSE continue this trend in 2013?
Breakingviews: Safe havens looking riskier
Aug. 9 - A euro rally and rising yields on U.S. treasuries suggest the downside for safe havens is growing, and riskier assets look like the better bet, says Reuters Breakingviews' Robert Cole.
Market Pulse: The 5-year crisis surprise winners and losers
Aug. 9 - It's 5 years to the day the world financial crisis really erupted. How have financial assets performed in that time? Some obvious ones - gold soared, Greek stocks collapsed - but some surprises too.
U.S. Morning Call: Knight's losses could have been worse-WSJ
Aug. 9 - Knight Capital held about $7 billion of stocks at one point on Wednesday last week when its software broke down, revealing Knight's problems could have been much worse.
Episode 86 - Windows Azure Active Directory with Vittorio Bertocci | Windows Azure Cloud Cover Show In this episode Nick and Nate are joined by Vittorio Bertocci who tells us all about Windows Azure Active Directory, demonstrates the Graph API and the new Windows Azure
In this episode Nick and Nate are joined by Vittorio Bertocci who tells us all about Windows Azure Active Directory, demonstrates the Graph API and the new Windows Azure
Music Therapy at CSUN (KCBS Report)
CBS Los Angeles highlights the "musical medicine" provided by the Music Therapy Wellness Clinic at California State University, Northridge.
Economic Update: "The Public's Health and Economics"
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Emmeline Taylor - Watching the watchers: The steady creep of CCTV
The steady creep of closed circuit television into our lives is raising big questions about our privacy. In this video, Dr Emmeline Taylor of the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences discusses her work looking at the impact of CCTV on our lives. This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16451 To view an online version of the magazine: http://i
Video game art
This four minute video shows a gallery display of the detailed artwork that is used as stimuli for many different kinds of video game. Getty Research Institute Curator Louis Marchesano and artist Davidicus give a tour of the designs, explaining the styles and techniques used in each of them. Includes section for teaching ideas.
Japan's economy stalls
Aug. 13 - Second quarter growth half the pace expected as weak Eurozone demand weighs on manufacturers in the world's third largest economy.
It's All About the Show: How to use Sensory Details
This video focuses on improving writing by adding sensory details. Good examples of sensory language is given and an average example is improved by adding sensory details. (06:36)
The Writing Process: Revise
This video includes excellent information to help writers as they prepare to revise. The video was made for University students (probably freshman writing), but would be beneficial to any young writers. It thoroughly explains what revision is and gives many good tips. (06:06)