Guest Lecture: Senator George Mitchell - Olof Palme Memorial Peace
The University, in association with Leeds City Council and Leeds Peace Links groups, recently hosted the Leeds International Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture. CND Vice-President, Bruce Kent, delivered this year's lecture, The Global Elimination of Nuclear Weapons - Possibilities & Practicalities, at the Banqueting Suite at Leeds Civic Hall. Bruce Kent has been a life-long advocate for the campaign of total nuclear disarmament. At 80 years of age he remains dedicated to global peace being also t
Government of the UK and Ireland
The module is designed to provoke thought, challenge preconceptions, stimulate questions about the nature of government in the UK and Ireland. Thus, it considers key concepts such as political culture, socialisation, devolution, and governance. This module aims to provoke thought, challenge preconceptions, stimulate questions and to nourish inquisitive minds more than to provide a set diet of ready-made `answers'. What are the contextual parameters within which modern government functions? What
module handbook European Business Culture Practice
Welcome to your study programme for the European Business Culture and Practice module. This module explores the impact of cultural differences on business in different countries through three themes: knowing yourself, knowing your culture, understanding other cultures. In doing the module, you will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate aspects of management in an international context. The module will also develop proficiency in the following skills: • Planning and Management of Learnin
Module 5: Selecting Payment Methods
Select appropriate methods, terms, and currency of payment to agents, sales representatives, distributors, suppliers, and international joint ventures. MSU Global has teamed with experts in the international finance field to create resources to help increase international skills in the business community. These materials address the need of the international trade practitioner for knowledge and information that is specific to trade finance by providing a means for educators and business practit
15.023J Global Climate Change: Economics, Science, and Policy (MIT)
Introduces scientific, economic, and ecological issues underlying the threat of global climate change, and the institutions engaged in negotiating an international response. Develops an integrated approach to analysis of climate change processes, and assessment of proposed policy measures, drawing on research and model development within the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change.
11.481J Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change (MIT)
Surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. Examines/critiques accounting frameworks including accounting for the underground economy, multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts, infrastructure investments. Assesses price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of US a
11.469 Urban Sociology in Theory and Practice (MIT)
This course is intended to introduce graduate students to a set of core writings in the field of urban sociology. Topics include the changing nature of community, social inequality, political power, socio-spatial change, technological change, and the relationship between the built environment and human behavior. We examine the key theoretical paradigms that have constituted the field since its founding, assess how and why they have changed over time, and discuss the implications of these paradig
Interview with Scott and Mark Kelly (PART 2)
Astronauts and brothers Scott and Mark Kelly are interviewed before their missions. Scott Kelly (left) will be Expedition 26 Commander and Mark will be the STS-134 Commander. The two brothers may meet in space when space shuttle Endeavour docks to the International Space Station in early 2011.
Are You Ready? - Exploring Your Major: Education
Have you considered teaching, coaching, health promotion, Peace Corps or Teach for America as a possible career choice? Are you interested in making a significant difference while making a living? Then join us for this fascinating conversation with two students who will talk about their paths to majors and minors housed in the School of Education. The students will share personal stories about transitioning from high school to Elon, engaging in an academically challenging curriculum, and uncover
Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
2.005 Quiz 2 Review - Problem Part #2
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Growth pattern at Bucyrus
Bucyrus International CEO Tim Sullivan, a 1976 graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management, talks Nov. 2, 2010. http://thunderbird.edu
Experience the Museum's Whale Wash
Each year, the Museum's blue whale model gets spruced up in an annual scrub down. The 2014 Whale Wash was shared widely on social media when the Museum broadcast a special livestream of the event. Now viewers can re-live the famous whale's spa day with this recorded video. In the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, visitors at the Museum watched as members of the Exhibition department use long-handled brushes and vacuums to wipe away the dust from the 94-foot long, 21,000-pound model. Learn more abo
Malala "honored" by Nobel Peace Prize award
17-year-old Malala Yousafzai says she is honored to be chosen to win the Nobel Peace Prize and to share it with Indian child advocate, Kailash Satyarthi.. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial
At least two killed in Somali blast
A suicide car bomb exploded outside a hotel occupied by a Turkish delegation in Mogadishu on Thursday, a day before a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nationa
Official Diet Layers of the Earth Vincent Van Gogh Paintings on Vimeo Molecular Biology Animated 21F.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT)
Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde
Explains in details about the different layers of the earth. Easy to follow along and take notes. Great for studying or doing homework.
A three minute movie about Vincent Van Gogh's Famous Art. Images are set to music.
Building on decades of research and mountains of data, scientists and animators are now recreating in vivid and sometimes jaw-dropping detail the complex inner workings of cells. This video shows some of these animations, as well as discusses with scientists and animators the importance of this work.
This course introduces students to Indian Culture through films, short-stories, novels, essays, and newspaper articles. The course examines some major social and political controversies of contemporary India through discussions centered on India's history, politics and religion. The focus is on issues such as ethnic tension and terrorism, poverty and inequality, caste conflict, the "missing women," and the effects of globalization on popular and folk cultures. Particular emphasis is on the IT re
Layers of the Earth
Vincent Van Gogh Paintings on Vimeo
Molecular Biology Animated
21F.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT)