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
Who Are the People of America?
This 1953 video explains how the United States came to be a diversely populated nation. (10min)
American Labor History, Part 2
This video is one of the longer video on WatchKnowLearn and the video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. It is attributed to the Ludwig von Mises Institute and suitable for high school and older students. (01:18:03) Thomas Woods is the speaker.
The Air Force Story: The Beginning
The history of military aviation is told, beginning with balloons in the civil war through the real start of controlled flight with the Wright Brother's flyer up through the careers of Hap Arnold and Billy Mitchell. (20min)
What Is a Pledge? ( One Minute Video Dictionary Series)
This video defines a pledge as a promise or agreement. The video explains how pledge can be used as a noun or verb and gives examples of each. ( 1:02)
" 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.
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Judith Goldman
http://holloway.english.berkeley.edu/ JUDITH GOLDMAN is the author of Vocoder (Roof 2001), DeathStar/rico-chet (O Books 2006), and l.b.; or, catenaries (Krupskaya 2011). She co-edited the annual journal War and Peace with Leslie Scalapino from 2005-2009 and is currently Poetry Feature Editor for the academic web-journal Postmodern Culture. From 2007-2011, she was a Harper Schmidt Fellow at the University of Chicago. In fall 2011, she is the visiting Holloway Poet at the University of Californ
Investing in This Environment
The 2011 University of Virginia Investing Conference was held November 10th & 11th at the Darden School of Business. This year's theme was "The Political Cycle, Political Change and Investing. In this video, Tom Keene, Editor-at-Large for Bloomberg News, moderates a discussion with Afsaneh Beschloss, President and CEO of The Rock Creek Group, Lawrence Kochard, Chief Executive Officer of The University of Virginia Investment Management Company (UVIMCO), Richard Mayo, Founder and Chairman of Mayo
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
8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics (MIT)
8.01 is a first-semester freshman physics class in Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory. In addition to the basic concepts of Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory, a variety of interesting topics are covered in this course: Binary Stars, Neutron Stars, Black Holes, Resonance Phenomena, Musical Instruments, Stellar Collapse, Supernovae, Astronomical observations from very high flying balloons (lecture 35), and you will be allowed a peek into the int
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.