An International University
Sabah Randhawa, Provost for Oregon State University, discusses how OSU is increasingly becoming an international university, and why organizations need to become more international and innovative in the changing global environment. OSU's international experiential programs and new incoming student programs like INTO OSU are changing the campus to meet new challenges.
Office of International Studies Salvador da Bahia, Brazil Program
The University of Notre Dame Program in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil operates in conjunction with CIEE, a non-profit, non-governmental international exchange organization. Each semester approximately 20-30 students from across the United States participate in CIEE's program in Salvador da Bahia.
Office of International Studies Dublin, Ireland (Trinity) Program
Notre Dame's program in Ireland is located in the city of Dublin, a capital city of 1,000,000 people located on the Irish Sea on the east coast of Ireland. Physically a small city — all the major museums and sites are within walking distance — it has a rich cultural life manifested especially in its established and experimental theater and traditional Irish and classical music. Dublin also boasts several excellent museums including the National Museum, with Celtic objects from the 8th and 9t
American History: The Boston Massacre
A quick video that tells about the Boston "Massacre" and questions who really started the event and what caused it. Wait for the commercials to finish as they are added throughout the video. An inconsistent video that is poorly edited for classroom use. A timeline is important to gain full value.
Who Are the People of America?
This 1953 video explains how the United States came to be a diversely populated nation. (10min)
English Vocabulary-Lesson 5-Idioms Related to Colors
This video discusses idioms and sayings related to colors-"pass with flying colors", "show one's true colors", and "to be in the red". This video not only explains what the idiom means but where it originated. The video narrator does not supply much depth to the lessons and images would be of value.(5:14)
" Ants in Your Pants", A Rhyming Song From: Cool Tunes for Kids
This computer-animated selection features a lively song with rhyming lyrics,
" Dance like you've got ants in your pants, bees on your knees, a bear in your hair," and more.. The words of the song appear on the screen as the song is sung. ( 1:54)
Center for Social Concerns
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Center for Social Concerns. A variety of seminars and programs are built around national and international immersion experiences. Students examine social issues from multiple perspectives, read relevant texts, study Catholic social tradition, and take an active role in building a learning community.
Exploration Systems Division: All Systems Go!
2014 is off to an amazing start as NASA rockets toward this year's launch of Exploration Flight Test-1!
Electoral reforms and the quest for democracy in Malaysia: Dato' Ambiga Sreenevasan
Dato' Ambiga Sreenevasan gives this lecture entitled 'Public Lecture Electoral reforms and the quest for democracy in Malaysia' at The Australian National University on 1 November 2011. The BERSIH 2.0 rally of the 9th of July 2011 will forever be etched in the memory of Malaysians as a historic day. This was the day when around 50,000 Malaysians from all ethnic groups defied attempts by the government to prevent a demonstration. In this video, the speaker discusses the eight demands of BERSIH
Carnegie Sports Weekly: S2 - Ep 03: Badminton
This wee match of the week which was Badminton were outstanding across the board, the Mens first team who were playing an undefeated Birmingham side, rose to the challenge with fantastic style as they destroyed the opposition in an 8-0 match!!
Technology in History, Fall 2010
Today many people assume that technological change is the major factor in historical change and that it tends to lead to historical progress. This class turns these assumptions into a questionŃwhat is the role of technology in history?Ńby focusing on four key historical transitions: the human revolution (the emergence of humans as a history-making species), the Neolithic Revolution (the emergence of agriculture-based civilizations); the great leap in productivity (also known as the industrial
Protesters face off with police in Egypt
Nov. 23 - Egyptian police fired into the air and used teargas to disperse protesters in Cairo. Deborah Gembara reports.
Russell Banks: 2011 National Book Festival
Author Russell Banks appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: The author of more than a dozen works of fiction, Russell Banks' newest novel is "Lost Memory of Skin" (Ecco). His work has been translated into more than 20 languages, and two of his novels have been adapted into award-winning films: "The Sweet Hereafter" and "Affliction." His novel "Cloudsplitter" depicts the fictionalized journey of abolitionist John Brown. Banks has written poems, essays and stories for The
Susan Cooper: 2011 National Book Festival
Susan Cooper appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Susan Cooper has been writing for over 30 years. In this time she has written numerous newspaper articles, books for children and adults, screenplays for TV and the cinema and a Broadway play. She is best known for her five-book series, "The Dark Is Rising," which includes the Newbery Award-winning "The Grey King." Cooper is also one of the writers of "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure," an original story written for the L
Economic Update on WBAI Nov 12
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Playing under pressure - Behind the scenes at the Vanier Cup
The McMaster Daily News sits down with Marauders kicker and second-year environmental and Earth sciences student Tyler Crapigna, who talks about playing under pressure.
Marquette Reunion 2012: Want Patrick to visit your old haunt?
Marquette Reunion 2012: Want Patrick to visit your old haunt?
College of Charleston Cougars Play Early-Bird Game in ESPN's 24-Hours of Basketball -- CofC
The College of Charleston Cougars beat the Morehead State Eagles in front of a nationally-televised audience part of ESPN's 2011 24-Hours of College Basketball Tip-Off Marathon on ESPN. The game started at 8 a.m. And students came in their pajamas and got free donuts and coffee on the way into the Arena. The game was billed as Breakfast with Bobby -- referencing legendary coach Bobby Cremins. The Cougars will play on regional or national television 12 times during the 2011-12 season. They will