Steve Jobs - A lifelong Learner and Educator Nothing much to say here that hasn't already been said. Steve Job's contribution to education was one that cannot be understated and we thank him for that. Below is a video that youmight like to use with your students to learn a little bit more about the man behind the fruit company who was full of amazing i
Nothing much to say here that hasn't already been said. Steve Job's contribution to education was one that cannot be understated and we thank him for that. Below is a video that youmight like to use with your students to learn a little bit more about the man behind the fruit company who was full of amazing i
Seeing Texas Tech Mascot As A Kid Influenced Former Masked Rider
While attending a parade in Midland, Texas, former Masked Rider Perry Joe Church knew that is what he wanted to do someday. Later, Church was given that opportunity while attending college at Texas Tech by representing the school as the Masked Rider from 1982-1983. He still recalls the excitement of running onto the field during football games and being a part of one of Texas Tech's most beloved traditions.
Frank and Jesse James
This episode of Stories of the Century has railroad detective Matt Clark tracking down notorious brothers and bank robbers, Frank and Jesse James. (26min)
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.
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 »
Interior Design: The New Freedom: Emilio Ambasz
Interviewer: Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Part of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Video Archive in the Duke University Libraries: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/dsva/
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.