“The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1776-1836″ (part 6)
Watch video of Marshall Eakin, professor of history at Vanderbilt University, speaking April 27 on “The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1776-1836,” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. The revolution that created the United States was only one of many American revolutions. From 1776 to 1836, wars for independence erupted throughout the Americas—fromkeep reading »
Poetry reading by Father Ernesto Cardenal
Watch Father Ernesto Cardenal, an acclaimed poet and liberation theologian, giving a reading of his poetry May 1. Cardenal recited poems from his recent collection The Origin of Species and Other Poems in Benton Chapel on the Vanderbilt campus. Cardenal, acknowledged as one of Latin America’s greatest living poets, is the author of more than 35keep reading »
Follow workplace procedures on health, safety and security
Under each State Occupational Health Safety and Welfare Acts details are given of specific responsibilities of both employers and employees to provide and maintain a working environment that is safe, and without risk to health.
"Bioethics, Spring 2009"
" This course does not seek to provide answers to ethical questions. Instead, the course hopes to teach students two things. First, how do you recognize ethical or moral problems in science and medicine? When something does not feel right (whether cloning, or failing to clone) — what exactly is the nature of the discomfort? What kind of tensions and conflicts exist within biomedicine? Second, how can you think productively about ethical and moral problems? What processes create them? Why do pe
Tennis Backhand Drive
Fact-sheet with animation describing how to create an effective tennis backhand.
10.1 Absolute thresholds
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.
2.2.5 Palaeomagnetic evidence and ‘polar wander’
Plate tectonics is an earth sciences topic that attracts a good deal of interest, given that it a topic very often featured in popular science programmes on TV and radio. It is a subject that have strong visual appeal. The coverage is S279 is self-contained, up to date and is written in a way that will be accessible to those with interest and motivation, all the more so for those who have some pre-existing scientific understanding.
Listening, reading, language register: Is gossip good?
The student practices their listening skills by means of a (spoken) text about the definition of gossiping. He/she learns about the feelings evoked by words in this respect.
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Copyrights and Copywrongs: Protection of News Copyright in the Digital World
Robert Picard, Professor of Media Economics, Jonkoping University and Director of Research, RISJ, Oxford, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series
How Old Media are Using New Media
Myra MacDonald, Senior Desk Editor Middle East and South Asia specialist, Thomson Reuters, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute Seminar series
A Tribal Relic Returns
A lost relic returns to the Pamunkey tribe in a new form. American Indian Initiative Manager Buck Woodard guides us through treaties and time.
Temporal Dynamics of European Bat Lyssavirus Type 1 and Survival of Myotis myotis Bats in Natural Co
Many emerging RNA viruses of public health concern have recently been detected in bats. However, the dynamics of these viruses in natural bat colonies is presently unknown. Consequently, prediction of the spread of these viruses and the establishment of appropriate control measures are hindered by a lack of information. To this aim, we collected epidemiological, virological and ecological data during a twelve-year longitudinal study in two colonies of insectivorous bats (Myotis myotis) located i
Giant yo-yos create bounce
June 16 - Students from the Israeli Technion Institute of Technology compete in a giant yo-yo challenge, dropping homemade devices from a massive crane. Elly Park reports.
Cambridge Open Days
The University of Cambridge and the Colleges open their doors to prospective Year 12 (or equivalent) and mature applicants for two days in July. Both days offer the same programme of talks and opportunities to meet staff and current students: - You can attend presentations that explain the Cambridge system, the application procedure and interviews, as well as sessions outlining student finance, support for students with a disability and the work of the careers service. - There are information
The Truman Show - Quiz
Students will be able to remember key moments in the film.
20.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Die Finanzminister der Euro-Zone haben die Entscheidung über die Auszahlung einer Kredittranche in Höhe von zwölf Milliarden Euro an das hoch verschuldete Griechenland verschoben. Erst müssten die von der griechischen Regierung zugesagten weiteren Spar- und Reformmaßnahmen auch vom Parlament beschlossen werden, e
Tombs of Ancient Egypt
The many accomplishments of this land and people and why they built the pyramids as tombs for their pharaohs. How death was what they lived for in some ways.