Why critique research?
Why published research needs to be appraised by readers.
A Discussion about the Mummy of Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut
A discussion about the mummy of Egyptian queen Hatshepsut with Zahi Hawass, Secretary-General, Supreme Council of Antiquities and Catherine Roehrig, Curator, Department of Egyptian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is a 26 minute video discussing the history of this queen. Students need to have some idea of Hapshepsut and what she accomplished. Very interesting in terms of content, but may be difficult for some students who don't understand Egyptian history. Older students might find the met
US to remove Sudan from terror list
Hours after South Sudan voted to declare independence, the U.S. State Department said it's initiating the process to remove Sudan from the U.S. state sponsors of terrorism list. Jon Decker reports.
Tobacco leaf-picking BL23660_007 TEAFANI & CO WORKS, Brixton. The Turkish Leaf room. Cigarettes and tobacco were regarded as vital war supplies and these women workers are contributing to the war effort by leaf-picking. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in October 1916.
TEAFANI & CO WORKS, Brixton. The Turkish Leaf room. Cigarettes and tobacco were regarded as vital war supplies and these women workers are contributing to the war effort by leaf-picking. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in October 1916.
A man controls a prosthetic arm which is rewired to his chest muscles. Read the full story here: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/02/bionic-arm-wired-to-chest-helps-amputees-regain-control.html
2.Valuing our teaching
In this video our academics reflect on the high standard of teaching on offer at Nottingham, and how important it is to them.
Real-life experiences in Valpo's geography program
Located in Valparaiso, Indiana near the southern tip of Lake Michigan, Valpo's geography department is home to the interrelated disciplines of Geography, Meteorology, and Geoscience. We are also home to Geology, American Indian Studies, and participate in the Urban Studies program. Our students receive rigorous instruction in the classroom, participate in exciting student organizations, and gain hands-on experience through field experiences and internships. Students might find themselves chasing
Valentine's Day at U of R
What are YOU doing for Valentine's Day?
Europe And North America In A Changing Global Economy
The global financial crisis caused some governments to turn inward. Is protectionism here to stay? What can the US and EU do to stimulate growth and encourage trade?
Byrne Administration: Interview with Clifford Goldman (February 6, 2007 Part 1)
Please find the second part of this interview at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9vjs9vIb4g This interview is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
15.450 Analytics of Finance (MIT)
This course covers the key quantitative methods of finance: financial econometrics and statistical inference for financial applications; dynamic optimization; Monte Carlo simulation; stochastic (Itô) calculus. These techniques, along with their computer implementation, are covered in depth. Application areas include portfolio management, risk management, derivatives, and proprietary trading.
Bellona, Destroyer of Cities (excerpt 5 min)
Tickets are on sale now in both Paris and in Boston for "Bellona, Destroyer of Cities" a featured presentation of the MIT 150th, Festival of Art Science and Technology. Adapted and Directed by Jay Scheib from Samuel R. Delany's Science Fiction masterwork "Dhalgren" — "Bellona" will be featured in the Exit Festival at Maison des Arts Creteil (Paris) March 17, 18, 19 followed by a run at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston May 13, 14, 15, 2011 Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston) May
A short quiz about the planets of the solar system.
The Holloway Series in Poetry: Faculty Reading
The Annual UC Berkeley Faculty Poetry Reading Presented by the Holloway Poetry Series Lisa Robertson Geoffrey G. O'Brien Lyn Hejinian & John Shoptaw
Love and Revolution
Divergent views on politics and religion fuel a feud between two prominent Williamsburg families. Museum educator Anne Willis tells the story of their children's unlikely marriage.Author(s):
Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
Water Flow in Plants
Can water travel through plant stems? This simple class experiment will reveal the truth!
This book emphasizes a succession of topics rather than strict adherence to the flow of time. In a general way, the chapters move from earlier periods of time to later periods of time, but their content and organization gives top priority to coverage of topics. While the "mainstream" narrative of politics and institutions is present in these pages, the emphasis is on social and cultural history wherever possible.
Topics in Pre-Modern Japanese History
This book emphasizes a succession of topics rather than strict adherence to the flow of time. The chapters move from earlier periods of time to later periods of time, but their content and organization gives top priority to coverage of topics. While the "mainstream" narrative of politics and institutions is present in these pages, the emphasis is on social and cultural history wherever possible.
Environments of Africa
EARTH 105 investigates the interrelationships between geology, hydrology, land use and human development in several areas of Africa. We focus primarily on regions north of the equator, although there is a brife segment on South African mining. Specific topics include the Nile River (sources of the Nile, agricultural practices, effects of damming the Nile, and hydropolitics), the Sahara and Sahel (salt mines, climate change, drought, and wather resources), and natural resources and their role in