History of Libya
This is a 14 minute documentary film of some of the key events in Libyan history between the years 1911 -- 1969. it has many images, but lacks an explanation for many of them.
Article :: Advanced Digital Video Editing Techniques with Adobe Creative Cloud
Learn how to use more advanced editing techniques to create a static title with the Abobe Premiere Pro Title tool; work in your Timeline to apply various clip-trimming techniques, apply and modify an effect to clips, incorporate RED footage, create simple dissolve transitions between clips, and generate a preview render of your Timeline; edit closed captions, use the Warp Stabilizer effect to smooth unsteady camera movement in a clip, and upload a file and sync your settings to Creative Cloud.
Interview with Jean-Claude Trichet
Oct. 6 - Jean-Claude Trichet speaks to Insider after presiding over his final meeting as head of the European Central Bank.
Trichet's last rates decision: no change
Oct.06 - The ECB has kept rates unchanged at 1.5 percent at its meeting in Berlin, the last for ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet before he hands over to Mario Draghi, currently Italy's central bank governor. Sonia Legg reports
Breakingviews: How Steve Jobs transformed our lives
Oct. 6 - Breakingviews says Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs didn't just create products, he took his life experience and ability to see where technology was headed and infused it into his work.
Is art really worth millions?
Felix Salmon talks about high prices in an art market that has become "as crazy as the banking crisis"
Sausage, the riot dog of Greece
Oct. 6 - Sausage, the riot dog has become a celebrity, always in the thick of protests and clashes, dodging rocks and tear gas and barking at police. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Jobs' successor will need to match "hero status": Yale prof
Oct. 6 - Yale School of Management Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld discusses the impact Steve Jobs' death will have on Apple, calling him "more than a business leader, but a genuine global folk hero."
Staff profiles: Sandra Enness
Sandra Enness, communications manager for Michigan Sea Grant Extension, talks about her role in communicating the uniqueness of the Great Lakes. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9865
2011 Nobel Prize in Literature
Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature by Professor Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, on 6 October 2011, awarded to Tomas Tranströmer, Swedish poet. For more information, see: http://www.nobelprize.org/
CALPACT Training: Inua Ubunta
This workshop will examine an innovative project, Inua Ubuntu ("To lift up; I am, because we are") aimed at reducing disproportionality rates for African American male children served in Allegheny County's (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth and Families - ACCYF). The goal of Inua Ubuntu is to provide culturally-based intervention and child protective services aimed at keeping African American male children safely in their own homes with their famil
Steve Jobs Biography Part 2
This is a ten minute video, part two, of the history of this inventor. It deals with his later life and accomplishments. The clips have come from a variety of soures and the audio and content are uneven. It is student made.
DigitalVU: my.vanderbilt.edu training
Watch the Oct. 11 my.vanderbilt.edu training with Lacy Tite from University Web Communications and Chris Marshall from ITS. Learn about my.vanderbilt.edu, the university’s new service that enables any faculty member, student or staff member to create their own website, using WordPress, to support their teaching, research, work or study. The event was part of DigitalVU monthkeep reading »
Ireland Bailout Will Raise Taxes, Cut Jobs
This two minute video shows the impact of the recession on the people of Ireland. It is a news story with interviews and insights that might be of use to students in economics classes to show cause and effect relationships.
"Perchance to Dream" by Lisa Mantchev -- Book Trailer-(Theatre Illuminata Fantasy Series)
Watch this book trailer video for the young adult novel Perchance to Dream, Book 2 in Lisa Mantchev's Theatre Illuminata fantasy series, which started with Eyes Like Stars. With this YA book, once again, Lisa Mantchev has spun a tale like no other—full of romance, magic, adventure, and fairies, too—that readers won't want to put down, even after the curtain has closed. Beatrice Shakespeare Smith has learned everything about every play ever written. She knew the Players and their
"Blockhead" by Joseph D'Agnese-(Non-fiction Book Trailer)
Watch this book trailer video for Joseph D'Agnese's nonfiction book Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci, a biography for children telling the story of famed medieval Italian mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci, with beautiful illustrations by John O'Brien. This picture book for children tells the story of Fibonacci's life, from the days when he was a young boy in medieval Italy. Young Leonardo Fibonacci thought about numbers day and night. He was such a daydreamer that people called him a blockhe
"Doodlebug" by Karen Romano Young-(Author and Illustrator Interview and Doodling Tutorial)
Watch this video to hear Karen Romano Young discuss her book Doodlebug: A Novel in Doodles, her novel for children told through doodles. In this author interview, the children's book author shares some great tips on doodling and doodle writing, including how to draw a shark and how to show emotion in a word. In this ingenious children's fiction book of doodles, Doreen ""Dodo"" Bussey's family is moving, and Dodo doesn't want to go. Worst of all, she suspects they might be moving because of