Provost delivers State of the Academy address
Provost and Vice-President Academic Ilene Busch-Vishniac delivered the annual State of the Academy address Tuesday in Convocation Hall.
SMOG OR JOBS? The Impact of Tighter Ozone Pollution Control on Health and the U.S. Economy
The Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health With a weak U.S. economy shadowing his presidency, Barack Obama has announced his request that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdraw draft air quality standards that would have tightened ozone pollution controls. President Obama cited "the importance of reducing regulatory burdens and regulatory uncertainty" as the economy recovers. Public health experts and environmental advocates howled at the decision, raising concerns about the h
Constitution Day Panel Part 2
Part 2 of the The Constitution Day Panel presented on 9/20/2011. Moderators include: Keith St. Clair, Gordon Vurusic, Yan Bai, and Heather Forest.
Introduction to OER
This resource provides an introduction to OER for teaching staff at the University of Plymouth and could form part of a CPD module. It draws on the experience of OER developers at the University.
Article :: Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 Classroom in a Book: Basic Organizing
This lesson will get you started with the essential skills you’ll need to import images and keep track of your growing photo library.
"Wrapped" by Jennifer Bradbury--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Wrapped" by Jennifer Bradbury. Agnes Wilkins isn't a normal 19th-century female. It's not just that she speaks ten languages. She also happens to have a thirst for adventure...and a knack for espionage. So when a mysterious object lands in her possession at a fashionable mummy-unwrapping party, Agnes is pretty sure it's destiny. What she doesn't know is that it's not just her own fate that lies at the heart of the mystery she begins to
Diana and Debbie
At least two killed in Iraq blast
Sept 29 - At least two people are killed and 36 wounded as a bomb explodes in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk. Lily Grimes reports.
Who Protects the Consumer? [Man vs. The Welfare State (1969; 2007)] Consumers are sometimes asked to pay too much for goods. This has been true since the beginning of time. Their great protection against overcharging has been competition. The intelligent shopper c
[Man vs. The Welfare State (1969; 2007)]
Consumers are sometimes asked to pay too much for goods. This has been true since the beginning of time. Their great protection against overcharging has been competition. The intelligent shopper c
"Going Bovine" by Libba Bray--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Going Bovine" by Libba Bray. Summary--16-year-old Cameron kind of has a bad attitude. About everything. He hates school; he doesn't get along with his family; and he spends most of his time getting baked. Clearly, Cameron is destined for great things ... NOT. Or is he? As in many classic tales, a near-death (or pending death) experience gets Cameron on the road to some kind of redemption. Together with his gaming-obsessed, hypochondriac
Pythagorean Theorem Proof Using Similarity
In this ten-minute video clip, Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, shows proof of the Pythagorean Theorem using similarity.
9.012 The Brain and Cognitive Sciences II (MIT)
This course is the second half of the intensive survey of brain and behavioral studies for first-year graduate students in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences curriculum. Each module of this core course involves a series of overview lectures by leading researchers in the field. By offering a thorough introduction to the current state of the discipline while emphasizing critical thinking, the course aims to prepare students as cognitive scientists. Topics include: perception, attention, working memo
Amateur video purportedly shows shell-damaged homes in Homs
Sept. 30 - Amateur video footage uploaded on a social media website purports to show tanks entering Homs and damage to houses after an attack by Syrian army tanks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Elon Hillel Rosh Hashanah lake ritual
Elon Hillel welcomed students, faculty and friends to the shores of Lake Mary Nell on September 29, 2011, for a lake ritual to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.
DECIDE Science Gateway demo for the 1st periodic review
This video shows how the Science Gateway of the DECIDE project (www.eu-decide.eu) works. The video has been shown at the 1st periodic review.
ISS Update - Sept. 30, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 30, 2011.
Staff profiles: Lynn Lammers
Lynn Lammers, artistic coordinator for the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, talks about her role with the interactive theater troupe, Transforming Theatre Ensemble. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9825
PG 282 - 289 SANFORD AND SCOTT'S JUNIOR LATIN READER
Obama jobs proposal offers no fresh ideas: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says President Barack Obama gets an 'A' for effort for his jobs proposal but it does not bring any new or dynamic policy ideas.
PG 273 - 282 SANFORD AND SCOTT'S JUNIOR LATIN READER