Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings on Ethics Charges
From your Block to the Boardroom: Why High-Quality Education is Our Ethical Responsibility. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and community leaders discuss the community's ethical role in supporting public education. Mike Rawlings talks about his pending ethics charges. For more information and to view related content, visit http://www.smu.edu/Provost/Ethics/Events/PastEvents/Block2Boardroom
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Behind the Scenes at GoNUxstream - 2011-2012
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Business Spanish PowerPoint
Business Spanish PowerPoint.
Speak Italian with Your Mouth Full - Lesson 13, part 3 (food preparation) ESG seminar on Italian language, culture, and food: ES.S41, Lesson 13, part 3 (3 of 3).
ESG seminar on Italian language, culture, and food: ES.S41, Lesson 13, part 3 (3 of 3).
Information Resources Webinar for GO-Lab
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Grilled Vegetables with Niçoise "Aïoli"
Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/canola/recipe12.html Chef Almir Da Fonseca takes advantage of summer's produce in this healthy dish of grilled vegetables. For added flavor, he marinates the vegetables in canola oil and herbs for 10 minutes, and finishes the dish with a drizzle of canola, Greek yogurt, shallot and garlic aioli.
Sesame Street: Share It Maybe
Cookie Monster spoofs Carly Rae Jepsen's song "Call Me Maybe." This song could be used to accompany lessons on sharing. ( 3:41)
ISS Update: Attitude Determination and Control Officer
NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot talks with Attitude Determination and Control Officer (ADCO) flight controller Ann Esbeck in the Mission Control Center at Johnson Space Center. They discuss the role of the ADCO controller in the Mission Control Center. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
12.453 Crosby Lectures in Geology: History of Africa (MIT)
This course is a series of presentations on an advanced topic in the field of geology by the visiting William Otis Crosby lecturer. The Crosby lectureship is awarded to a distinguished international scientist each year to introduce new scientific perspectives to the MIT community. This year's Crosby lecturer is Prof. Kevin Burke. His lecture is about African history. The basic theme is the distinctiveness of the African continent in both the way that it originated 600 million years ago and in th
Texas Energy Reserves Are Tight
Bernard Weinstein, economist and associated director of the Maguire Energy Institute at SMU's Cox School of Business, talks about the energy situation in Texas and says the state may have reached a tipping point, including possible brownouts and blackouts.
Giant Silkmoth Emerges/Expands Wings Realtime/Timelapse
Here we see the original raw footage in both realtime and timelapse. A male Euryalus SIlkmoth (Hyalophora euryalus) struggles out of his cocoon, and then expands his wings. This moth species typically has a wingspan of about 4-5 inches across from wingtip-to-wingtip, and is sometimes mistaken for a bat or small bird when encountered flying at night. What a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (2:11)
The Marshmallow Experiment and Time Paradox
In this cartoon-animated video, Professor Philip Zimbardo describes the affects of present and future orientation in children. The video also includes a "pitch" to buy the author's book. (2:22)
In Conversation: Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General, WTO
Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale AM discusses the future of the WTO in light of the Bali Accord with the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was appointed Permanent Representative of Brazil to the WTO and other international economic organisations in Geneva. His appointment as Director-General of the WTO took effect on 1 September 2013 for a four-year term. Ambassador Azevêdo's
21H.447 Nazi Germany and the Holocaust (MIT)
The rise and fall of National Socialism is one of the most intensively-studied topics in European history. Nevertheless, after more than half a century, popular views of Nazism in the media and among the public remain simplistic-essentialized by equal parts fascination and horror. Adolf Hitler, for instance, is often portrayed as an evil genius of supernatural ability; while the Nazi state is similarly imagined to have held absolute power over every aspect of its subjects' lives. Such characteri
Building KAM in Tetra Pak
Matts Larsson describes the steps that Tetra Pak has taken to develop and implement Key Account Management strategies in response to customer demand. Their KAM Leadership development process is used to mobilise teams internally, develop corporate ambitions, encourage best practice ways of working and inform the organisational agenda, resulting in increased value for the customer. Part of the KAM Best Practice Club Speaker Series: http://bit.ly/jmIcia
"History of the Hudson 8/9 Slide Rule" Full interview with Frank Adorney about the conception, development and fabrication of the Hudson 8 and Hudson 9 slide rule. This rule, invented by James R. "Pop" Bland, a mathematics professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, was the prototype for the famous Keuffel & Esser Deci-Lon slide rule. Bland asked his former student Frank Adorney for help fabricating the initial mock-ups and working prototypes of his new rule. This interview was conducted by Deborah Douglas,
Full interview with Frank Adorney about the conception, development and fabrication of the Hudson 8 and Hudson 9 slide rule. This rule, invented by James R. "Pop" Bland, a mathematics professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, was the prototype for the famous Keuffel & Esser Deci-Lon slide rule. Bland asked his former student Frank Adorney for help fabricating the initial mock-ups and working prototypes of his new rule. This interview was conducted by Deborah Douglas,
This professional video from National Geographic is of a photographer who was bitten by a rattlesnake. Details of the venom's progression and effects on the man's body are explored through animation and his personal account. (4:39)