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The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
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“I blame the parents!” How often is that phrase used to explain the ills of society and is it valid? This material will consider how important is quality parenting, who judges it, and is its provision the sole responsibility of parents – should parents just be left to get on with it? It explores what parenting actually means, what is meant by quality parenting and, how it can be enhanced and promoted. It is of interest to anyone who is, might become or works with parents.
Performances by the OSU University Chorale. Songs conducted by OSU students; Tim Brassfield, Bryce Kennedy, Megan Hansen, Jeffrey Larkin, David Servias, Amy Severin and Olin Hannum.
Engaging Religious Communities Abroad: (with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs)
n February 23, 2010, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs Task Force on Religion and the Making of U.S. Foreign Policy released its final report, which focuses on strategies for better incorporating an understanding of religion into the U.S. foreign policymaking framework. The Task Force is comprised of high level and influential policymakers, academics, constitutional lawyers and religious leaders.
Proselytism and Religious Freedom: Legal and Social Dimensions of Proselytism (with Woodberry, Finke
In the context of a globalizing world marked by the freer flow of people and ideas, proselytism has become increasingly controversial. On March 3, 2010, the Berkley Center sponsored a day-long symposium on proselytism and religious freedom in the 21st century. Experts from a variety of scholarly and policy fields investigated the theological, legal, and political implications of the missionary impulse.
Christianity and the Religions: A Zero-Sum Game?: (with Paul Knitter)
Paul Knitter addresses the legacy of New Testament scholar Krister Stendahl, whose notion of a 'Path Not Taken? offers guidelines for a positive response to Wright and for a ?non-zero sum game? and dialogue between Christianity and other religions.
Human Rights, Antisemitism, : and International Politics: A lecture by Professor Robert S. Wistrich
Professor Robert Solomon Wistrich discusses the historical and international dimensions of antisemitism.
Building a Business: Entrepreneurship and the Ideal Business Plan
The ninth of the 2009/10 Building a Business lecture series. Fiona Reid talks about how to write a good business plan and provides advice on how to really sell a business plan to investors. Building a Business is a nine week evening lecture course of basic business skills. The course covers good business practice with a focus on science entrepreneurship. It is designed around technological enterprise but most course material is relevant to general business practice.
8.4 Persons, Humans and Brains
Part 8.4. The final part of this series. Explores the distinction between mind and body and whether this makes a difference to the idea of personal identity.
1.2 The Background of Early Modern Philosophy
Part 1.2. Gives a very brief history of philosophy from the 'birth of philosophy' in Ancient Greece through the rise of Christianity in Europe in the Middle Ages through to the Renaissance, the Reformation and the birth of the Modern Period.
Authors@Google: Steve Paulson
Is the universe ''designed'' for life? Will science ever unlock the mysteries of the human mind or explain the origins of religion? In "Atoms and Eden", award-winning journalist Steve Paulson explores these questions in an unprecedented collection of interviews with the major figures in the science and religion debate, including Richard Dawkins, Karen Armstrong, E. O. Wilson, Francis Collins, Jane Goodall, and Steven Weinberg. Steve Paulson is the executive producer of the Peabody Award-winning
2.6 Senses and communication …
Some of the most unusual and versatile of all the mammals are the groups that live, feed and reproduce underwater. In this unit we will see how these formerly land-based mammals adapted to a return to the water, discussing such challenges as breathing, movement and communication. This is the seventh unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
Many Voices: understanding the debate about preventing violent extremism
The tragic events of 7|7 illustrated the threat to our society posed by violent extremism. Preventing it is one of the defining challenges of our age. Hazel Blears will explore the tough choices government has to make - how to empower new voices to join the debate, how to support people standing up for shared values and how to equip communities with the skills, confidence, and resilience they need to be part of the solution. In June 2007, Hazel Blears became the Secretary of State for Communitie
Airbus forecasts up on Asian growth
The world's largest plane maker Airbus has raised its forecast for aircraft demand over the next 20 years,largely thanks to soaring demand from emerging markets.
Kamenets-Podolsk: Murder of Jewish Children
Bina Tenenblat, born in Kamenets-Podolsk in 1928, testifies about the mass murder of Jewish children who were killed and buried in the Jewish cemetery of Kamenets-Podolsk in 1942. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/index.asp?cid=278
Film Music and Digital Media
In a panel that at times resembles a late-night ramble and conversation, three film music professionals discuss changes in their industry, with some no-holds-barred dishing and kvetching.
Martin Marks sets the scene historically, starting with the revolutionary introduction of sound to film. He plays a clip from the origi
Listen: American Civil War course takes non-traditional approach
This spring Vanderbilt undergraduates will study the political, social and economic events associated with the U.S. Civil War in a special course co-taught by Professor of History Richard Blackett and Professor of English Michael Kreyling. “The American Civil War” is one of several classes on campus that are related to the sesquicentennial of the beginningkeep reading »
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