Sanford Biggers: Sweet Funk—An Introspective
In this focused selection of thirteen pieces, New York-based artist Sanford Biggers challenges and reinterprets symbols and legacies that inform contemporary America. The exhibition is Biggers' first museum presentation in New York, and it will also mark the Brooklyn debut of Blossom (2007), a large-scale multimedia installation that incorporates references ranging from lynchings to Buddha's enlightenment under the bodhi tree. Recently acquired by the Brooklyn Museum, Blossom also alludes to the
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Hewlett Packard gets a new CEO
Sept. 23 - The world's largest PC maker, Hewlett Packard, named former eBay Chief Executive Meg Whitman as its new boss, replacing the harshly-criticised Leo Apotheker. Hayley Platt reports.
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Wall St. calmer as G20 pledges support
Sept. 23 - There was a slightly positive bias in early Wall Street trading as investors hope the world's central bankers will step in to save the global economy. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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Qin Shi Huangdi
This is a student-created four-minute video created using music. You can mute the sound and still have an encyclopedia-type presentation. The presentation covers the many achievements of this Chinese leader. (04:00)
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"Introduction to Music Composition, Fall 2009"
" Through a progressive series of composition projects, students investigate the sonic organization of musical works and performances, focusing on fundamental questions of unity and variety. Aesthetic issues are considered in the pragmatic context of the instructions that composers provide to achieve a desired musical result, whether these instructions are notated in prose, as graphic images, or in symbolic notation. No formal training is required; this version of the class is a general elective
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"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
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The Instructional Use of Learning Objects
This is the online version of The Instructional Use of Learning Objects, a new book that tries to go beyond the technological hype and connect learning objects to instruction and learning. You can read the full text of the book here for free.
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"Sites of Conflict: Identity and Insurgency in Postcolonial Northeast India"
Suryasikha Pathak, Fulbright Fellow at SUNY-Oswego, discusses militant groups, movements and responses in Northeast India.
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Dressed for Success
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At the age of 91, most people will already have been taking things easy for a number of years. Not so for the man responsible for robing graduates at the University of Nottingham – at 91 he’s just beginning his retirement!

In his 27 years service to the University, Arthur Roland Benson (known to all as Ron) has robed such distinguished honorary graduates as Sir David Attenborough,
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President Coleman's Sustainability Address
President Mary Sue Coleman announced ambitious new goals for sustainability at the University of Michigan during her Sept. 27, 2011 speech, " Going Green, Staying Blue: Sustainability at Michigan."
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Donation creates new SFU Hellenic Studies centre
A $7-million donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will establish Simon Fraser University as one of the premier locations for the study of Greek history, culture, and language outside of Greece. SFU's new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies will offer expanded Hellenic academic programming. This includes an undergraduate program for Greek, Balkan, and Middle East studies, a joint history/humanities major in Greek language, literature and culture, and graduate program
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11.701 Introduction to Planning & Institutional Processes in Developing Countries (MIT)
This introductory course helps students learn to pose questions and analyze problems in the field of planning in developing countries. Not arguing for one "right" approach, the course draws on grounded empirical experiences - historical and recent - to help students navigate the way they approach their future work in developing-country governments, NGOs and international organizations.
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China's double digit growth in chocolate sales has caught the attention of major Western chocolatiers who wish to convert the majority of the Chinese population into chocoholics.
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Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist.  He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book.  ( 4:19)
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