Look beyond Treasuries for bond values, says TCW's Rivelle
Sept. 23 - TCW's Tad Rivelle says Treasuries aren't attractive but other parts of the bond market are including investment-grade corporate bonds, markets for secured lending to airlines and non-agency mortgages.
All About Hedgehogs
A hedgehog is a small animal covered with a thick coat of sharp spines. This video features an interview with an expert on hedgehogs who describes the care and needs of the lively creature.This video provides helpful information for anyone considering the hedgehog as a pet. ( 4:22)
The worst board in America
Peter Lauria, Reuters' Editor-in-Charge of technology, media and telecom for the U.S., reveals his short-list of companies with the worst board-of-directors -- but only one takes home the prize for "Worst in Show."
Students learn how a bill becomes law in the U.S. Congress and research legislation related to global warming.
Trial begins for Jackson's doctor
Sep. 27 - Opening statements begin in the trial against Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, who is accused of providing and failing to monitor medication that led to the pop star's untimely death. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
The week ahead: September 22nd 2011
The Palestinian bid for statehood advances, IMF and World Bank leaders meet and the party conference season continues in Britain
"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
Laboratorio de arquitectura de redes de comunicaciones
La asignatura presenta un planteamiento de aprendizaje basado en la creación de programas. Las primeras sesiones proponen la creación de sencillos programas para comprender conceptos como E/S en C, gestión de listas enlazadas, sockets en C, majeno de librerias propias de la asignatura que serán empleados en posteriores programas más complejos.
IMF chief says global economy slowing
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told economists the global economy is slowing down and there is not much to suggest things will turnaround soon. Rough cut. No reporter narration.
Great Debate: Did the legal system fail Troy Davis?
Troy Davis was executed on the evening of September 21, 2011, for the murder of Savannah, Georgia police officer Mark MacPhail, back in 1989. Davis spent twenty years on death row, always maintaining his innocence, and gaining legions of support from around the world. Nathan Thornburgh, a contributing writer for TIME Magazine, says the legal system failed Troy Davis and whether you believe he was innocent or not - his execution should have been stayed because of a lack of clear evidence against
Barack's Message for Hispanic Heritage Month
This is a 1:45 speech by the president in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
The Desert: A First Film
Despite the desert's hot and dry conditions, many different kinds of plants and animals have adapted and thrived in these arid regions. "Desert" explores the plants and animals that live in these regions, and provides explanations of how they have adjusted to this unusual and extraordinarily harsh environment. (01:22)
Data Management at University of Michigan Biological Station
This outlines the data management at the University of Michigan Biological Stations Research Website.
You Didn’t Consent to be the State’s Victim The Culture Beat and New Media Deploying Our Gifts for the Betterment of Humankind: What Would Dr. King Say about Us? Leading through Adversity Ancient Egypt Documentary - Complete History - 8000 B.C. to 30 B.C. Part 1 FREN 441-01, Femmes Ecrivains et Ecriture Féminine, Spring 2006 Resource #7614
Defenders of government coercion often claim that residence within a state’s boundaries imply consent to be taxed, writes Walter Block. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
Celebrity culture and the brutal economics of print journalism have conspired to kill arts criticism, but it has begun migrating to the web, where it just may survive and even thrive. Panelists discuss the field’s colorful history, current decline, and possibly vibrant future.
Arts criticism went through a Wild West
Woven into the fabric of MIT life, says MIT President Susan Hockfield, is the “perpetual striving to be ever better.” To this end, Hockfield has been laboring to create a “true culture of inclusion.” Hockfield now has a tool to aid her efforts: a report on MIT faculty race and diversity -- the result of 2 ½ year
Few companies have endured such hardship, or risen to such heights in a brief span of time as Akamai Technologies. Paul Sagan tells how he became the CEO of this young firm, and helped it survive and then flourish despite “unimaginable adversity.”
Brought up in a Chicago newspaper family, Sagan trained for a life in journalis
This video is titled Egypt Uncovered: Chaos and Kings. This two-hour documentary will have to broken into smaller sections for history and social studies classrooms. (1:56:56)
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Ce cours est un survol de l’écriture de femmes, françaises et francophones, du 12e siècle à nos jours. Qu’est-ce que cela veut dire que d’être femme écrivain dans la tradition française ? Comment est-ce que différentes femmes de différentes périodes historiques ont assumé le rôle d’écrivain, d’une perspective professionnelle, personnelle, émotionnelle… ? Nous nous dem
The Culture Beat and New Media
Deploying Our Gifts for the Betterment of Humankind: What Would Dr. King Say about Us?
Leading through Adversity
Ancient Egypt Documentary - Complete History - 8000 B.C. to 30 B.C. Part 1
FREN 441-01, Femmes Ecrivains et Ecriture Féminine, Spring 2006