Vincent Rague (MBA '84), The Kenyan Treasury
Vincent Rague is currently Senior Financial Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance at the Kenyan Treasury. He is Co-Founder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Catalyst Principal Partners. He also sits on the: Board of Trustees of the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF); the Board of GuarantCo (an infrastructure guarantee fund based in London) and the Board of Kenya Airways (one of the few profitable, fast growing global airlines). Mr. Rague has more th
UW Town Hall Discussion with EPA Chief Lisa P. Jackson
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Lisa P. Jackson, discussed the themes laid out in the President's speech during a State of the Union town hall with students and faculty at the University of Washington-Seattle. During the town hall, she laid out the Obama administration efforts that benefit both public health and the economy. The town hall continued Administrator Jackson's ongoing efforts to speak with Americans across the country, especially students, about EPA's work to prot
ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: On Frank O'Hara - Woodberry Poetry Room
In conjunction with the Woodberry Poetry Room's 80th Anniversary, the Poetry Room presented an oral history of the indefatigably friendly, flamboyant and metaphysical poet Frank O'Hara, featuring his dear friend and Harvard classmate, John Ashbery. This intimate and vibrant exchange of memories and anecdotes was introduced and moderated by Ron Padgett, author of "How to Be Perfect" and "Joe: A Memoir of Joe Brainard." Date: April 5, 2011 at Askwith Lecture Hall, 13 Appian Way
L’interprétation musicale comme analogue à l’interprétation des lois
Jeanne Simard, Professeure, Département des sciences économiques et administratives, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on biodiversity within ecosystems and within species. Students visit a local area and collect leaves to demonstrate how diverse life can exist within a small area. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to
Youth Work Field Ed – Chapter 2
Crystal Cullen and Carolyn Hughes discuss their 35 day practicum working with young people and their families affected by the Black Saturday bushfires. Crystal and Carolyn are studying the Bachelor Social Science (Youth Work) degree. Students complete 35 day placements in youth sector settings during the three year degree. Crystal and Carolyn describes what their project ‘Burnt Out – Stories from the Ashes’, where they skilled young people to film, edit and publish stories from bush fire s
Algebra Team: Strategies for Group Work
Lesson Objective: Compare Ms. W's and Ms. J's two different strategies (4 of 4). Questions to Consider: Why does Ms. Warburton feel students should work on their own before "team talk?"How does Ms. W let students know which "gear" to be in?How do Ms. J's group roles help reinforce concepts and precision?Support Materials BelowTranscripts, worksheets, and more.
Time, Stonehenge and Sundials
A short video moving through the history of human attempts to measure and record time. Daniel Boorstin, author of "The Discoverers" commented that "The first grand discovery was time, the landscape of experience." This video is intended as an introduction to the three accompanying videos on designing and constructing sundials: The four videos in this series are "Time - 1", "Our Planet is a Clock - 2", "Sundials and Latitude - 3" and "Create a Sundial - 4"
U-M Welcomes President Obama
President Barack Obama visits the University of Michigan on January 27, 2012.
Mark Zuckerberg, David Kirkpatrick, and Guy Raz:The Facebook Effect
This is an episode of REVOLUTIONARIES, a co-production of the Computer History Museum and KQED television, with major sponsorship by Intel. Recorded: July 21, 2010, originally broadcast on January 16, 2012. The growth and impact of Facebook is mind blowing, even for an industry that considers "overnight success" to be a long-range goal. Founded in a Harvard dorm room on February 4th 2004 by 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook announced in July 2010 that had it reached the milestone of 500 mil
Deutsch als Fremdsprache : Online oefeningen Duits Op deze Yurlspagina vind je heel wat links naar online oefeningen voor Duits, links naar online woordenboeken, sites over Duitse dialecten, Duitse muziek,...
Op deze Yurlspagina vind je heel wat links naar online oefeningen voor Duits, links naar online woordenboeken, sites over Duitse dialecten, Duitse muziek,...
Coastal Walk - Stop 17
The stretch of coastline between Slapton Sands and Start Point lighthouse is one of the most beautiful and interesting in the UK. In this podcast, we take you along the way, combining fascinating snippets of information about the natural history, geography, geology and history of the area. Presented by Dr Phil Bradfield, Open University tutor, this walk has something for everyone. This is the seventeenth stop on the walk.
WOD 2-1-12 Quail
Eva on Writing, Part 1: Introduction
Want to Rent out That Spare Room? The Growing Popularity of ‘Collaborative Consumption’
At the core of the new trend of "collaborative consumption" is the idea that technologies like the Internet and smartphones can help consumers monetize assets that they own -- their home or car, for example -- in ways that were previously difficult or downright impossible. But as these services grow in popularity, they face challenges, not the least of which is the ability to ensure the safety and security of the assets that consumers are renting out.Author(s):
Yellowfin Tuna--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Yellowfin Tuna swimming in their natural environment. Students will enjoy the ocean waves as they watch these amazing creatures jump in the water.The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is a fish built for speed and endurance. Its streamlined body is metallic dark blue on the back, blending into yellow or silver on the belly. The belly is patterned with numerous broken lines, and a vivid golden stripe runs along each side o
Abel Meeropol, Billie Holiday and A Song Born in Protest
In the late 1930s, Abel Meeropol, son of Russian Jewish immigrants and a high school English teacher in the Bronx neighborhood where he was born, wrote a poem entitled Strange Fruit. This video discusses how the poem would later be performed by the legendary Billie Holiday as a song of protest, bringing national attention to the crime of lynching. (3:40)
Black Campus Movement in Higher Education, 1965-72
Hundreds of thousands of black students, aided on some campuses by white and Latino students, demanded and protested for a relevant learning experience. At upwards of 1,000 traditionally white and historically black colleges and universities in the United States, black campus activists initiated a range of campus reforms, including the addition of more black students, faculty, administrators, and coaches, and the establishment of black cultural centers and Black Studies courses and programs. The
Introducción al análisis literario de textos en lengua inglesa (2011)
Formación básica en la lectura, el análisis y comentario de textos literarios ingleses objeto de estudio. Comprensión y aplicación de los conceptos básicos de la teoría crítica literaria anglo-norteamericana y de la teoría de la literatura. Se trata, por tanto, de adquirir una serie de competencias basadas en una formación coherente y fundamentada donde teoría y práctica son igualmente importantes, abordándose de modo dinámico con alternancia de elementos conceptuales y metodológi
Welcome to North Korea- Emmy Winner
The winner of the 2001 International Emmy award for Best Documentary, Welcome to North Korea is a look at the conditions in modern-day North Korea. Dutch filmmaker Peter Tetteroo and his associate Raymond Feddema spent a week in and around the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to produce this outstanding film. Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs; from www.archive.org. (53:16)