Shortchanged: Understanding the Women's Wealth Gap
Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School Women now receive more college degrees than men and enter the workforce with better job opportunities than ever before. So why does the typical woman have less than half of the wealth of the typical man? How is it that never-married women have only 2% as much wealth as similarly situated men? Drawing on the most comprehensive data on wealth and on in-depth interviews, Dr. Chang shows how differences in earnings, in saving and investing, a
GRCC Board of Trustees Nov. 2011
Beetlejuice - Poe Pourri part 2
Examines the use of irony and personification. Also, there are many Edgar Allen Poe references throughout. (5:08)
Brazil: Arts and Culture in Brazil
Salvador, the capital of the state Bahia, was the first capital of Brazil.
Slavery was common in Brazil until it was abolished in 1888. Today, Salvador has the largest population of African-Americans in any city out of Africa. Ancient African rhythms transformed to the present day samba. A good look at the people and culture of this community.
U.S. Day Ahead: Manufacturing to stay sluggish-analyst
Nov. 16 - Expect the Philly Fed Index to remain in the doldrums when it is released at 1000 EST, says BNP Paribas U.S. economist Bricklin Dwyer.
ASEAN leaders meet in Bali.
Nov 17 - Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) kick off the 19th summit amid tight security, Myanmar, South China Sea on the agenda. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
New leaders face daunting task
Nov. 15 - Greece and Italy's new technocratic leaders get the ball rolling on implementing tough reforms, as fears mount over France's ability to do the same. Kirsty Basset reports.
Brad Pitt dazzles fans in South Korea
Nov. 15 - Fans in South Korea excited about Brad Pitt's first visit to Seoul. Kathi Urban reports.
Avances ecológicos para la sostenibilidad de los ecosistemas acuáticos continentales (2011)
La asignatura de Avances Ecológicos para la Sostenibilidad de los Ecosistemas Acuáticos de Aguas Continentales tiene como objetivo fundamental el conocimiento de las condiciones y procesos que determinan la estructura y funcionamiento de los ecosistemas acuáticos, incluyendo todo el gradiente ambiental, desde los sistemas lóticos (ríos y arroyos temporales) hasta los leníticos (lagos y lagunas), pasando por las zonas húmedas, y otros de singular interés (salinas, fuentes, etc.). Otros o
Mussorgsky-Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition
Mussorgsky-Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition
MIT Symphony Orchestra (MITSO)
Marcus Thompson, guest conductor
Recorded live at Kresge Auditorium, May 7, 1977
CD available at the Lewis Music Library
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Texas A&M University presented this video tribute on the tenth anniversary of the 1999 Bonfire collapse. The video was first shown at the Bonfire Remembrance Program on campus on Nov. 17, 2009. For more information about Bonfire, please visit http://bonfire.tamu.edu.
College job market looks promising for 2011-12
After last year's rollercoaster ride, the job market for college graduates has settled down and appears braced for slow but steady growth, according to Michigan State University's annual Recruiting Trends study. The survey of more than 3,300 employers nationwide -- the largest of its kind -- found that hiring is expected to increase a modest 4 percent, across all degree levels, for the current crop of students.
Life Without Art
A three minute video that explores all that would be missing from the world without art and what it teaches. This well done video shows a variety of genres using the theme, "Art is my Life." A good video to show in school districts where the arts are being cut. (3:34)
Beetlejuice - Poe Pourri part 3
Examines the use of irony and personification. Also, there are many Edgar Allen Poe references throughout. (7:05)
The Condemnation of Blackness
"Muhammad's book renders an incalculable service to civil rights scholarship by disrupting one of the nation's most insidious, convenient, and resilient explanatory loops: whites commit crimes, but black males are criminals. With uncommon interpretive clarity and resourceful accumulation of data, the author disentangles crime as a fact of the urban experience from crime as a theory of race in American history. This is a mandatory read." — David Levering Lewis, Pulitzer Prize--winning author T
Spain under pressure to act after election
Nov. 21 - Spain's Prime Minister elect Mariano Rajoy is under pressure to give details of his policies to overcome economic troubles and the highest unemployment in the EU after his overwhelming election victory did little to calm investors. Joanna Partridge reports
Great Zoom Mosaic - Zoom Out
This is a mosaic of zooms out of 20 different locations prepared to support a paper given at IEEE Visualization 2002. The locations are: Long Beach, CA; New York City, NY; San Fransisco, CA; NASA-Goddard, Boston, MA; New Orleans, LA, Salt Lake City, UT; Sabie River, Africa; Park City, UT, Chicago, IL; Mongu, Africa; Salt Lake City, UT; Amazon, Brazil; Los Angeles, CA; Baltimore, MD; Snow Basin, UT; Atlanta, GA; Washington, DC; Orlando, FL; and Seattle, WA. Using data from different spacecraft an
In memoriam: Dr. Alice Skeens
This slideshow of pictures of Dr. Alice Skeens and quotes from students, colleagues, family members and friends about the beloved professor and dean, played during a memorial service held to remember Dr. Skeens on Friday, November 18, 2011.