ALC: 2011 Alumni Leadership Conference
Talk given by President Susan Hockfield. September 16-17, 2011
Irish Christmas Melodies
Tavern entertainer and musician Kelly Kennedy plays and sings Christmas airs in the Irish tradition.
Beer and Whiskey
In an age when water was suspect, sometimes beer was the safest thing to drink. Food historian Frank Clark discusses the brewing process common to most colonial homes and recreated in Historic Area kitchens.
Terrestrial Biomes: The Savanna
This professionally made video is a small segment from the program: Terrestrial Biomes: Deserts, Grasslands, and Forests. (02:37)
Day 2 of Jackson manslaughter trial
Sep. 28 - More testimony is offered up in day 2 of the Michael Jackson's manslaughter trial. John Russell reports.
Jean-Claude Bradley presents the introductory lecture for Chemical Information Retrieval at Drexel University for Fall 2011 on September 23, 2011. Examples are given to demonstrate how difficult it can be to find and assess chemical information such as melting points. An overview of the class wiki is then given.
Is food marketing making us fat?
Are we to blame for the obesity epidemic? Or the people who sell the food to us? New research shows that packaging and position, not just advertising, are at least part of the problem.
Poser sa candidature et questions embêtantes
Après ce chapitre, tu pourras répondre à des questions ouvertes pendant un entretien d'embauche.
Count to Five with the Five Little Monkeys Song
The song "Five Little Monkeys" is sung with accompanying animation in this cartoon. Count along while the monkeys jump on and fall off the bed. Introduces the concept of "no more."
Danes dish out fatty food tax
Oct.2 - Denmark becomes the world's first nation to slap extra tax on foods high in saturated fats. Paul Chapman reports.
Environmental Impacts of Aviation
Knowing more about the environmental impacts of aviation is increasingly essential, but according to
Ian Waitz, it is also an area where uncertainties abound. One thing we know for sure is that the airplanes developed today will be flying for next 30 years, as the fleet dynamics are very stable, due to the extraordinary cos
Jim Madigan Postgame _ St. FX - Oct. 2, 2011
The Northeastern men's ice hockey team was dealt an 8-5 loss in an exhibition matchup on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 at Matthews Arena. The X-Men scored six goals in the third period to fuel the victory. Jim Madigan coaches in his first regular season game for the Huskies on Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. against Massachusetts at Matthews Arena.
Polar Bear Hibernation
Polar bears have an interesting approach to hibernation. Only pregnant mothers truly take a winter snooze. (0:20)
GOP Senator: Obama veto of China currency bill unlikely
Oct. 3 - Senator Jeff Sessions, an Alabama Republican, says Congress must pass the China currency manipulation bill to protect American jobs and industry.
French Revolution Documentary
This student made six minute video provides an overview of this revolution using images and a narrator.
Update in Gynecologic Cancer
Fidel A. Velea, MD, from Duke Gynecologic Oncology, talks about gynecologic cancers and the unique problems, risk factors, and distinct symptoms that are associated with them.
Misrata Libyans celebrate into the night
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Libyans mark the end of Gaddafi's rule with fireworks, as some pose for pictures beside the corpse of the country's former dictator. Julie Noce reports.
The Firm and the Division of Labor Economists since Adam Smith have understood the enormous potential for productivity due to the division of labor. Overall productivity increases dramatically by splitting a job into several separate tasks performed by different people, each focused on their specific task. Ricardo further developed this understanding and showed that even in situations where one person outperforms an
Economists since Adam Smith have understood the enormous potential for productivity due to the division of labor. Overall productivity increases dramatically by splitting a job into several separate tasks performed by different people, each focused on their specific task. Ricardo further developed this understanding and showed that even in situations where one person outperforms an
UMMC Physician Profile: Sunjay Kaushal, M.D., Ph.D.
Children's heart surgeon, Dr. Sunjay Kaushal, adds depth to the Children's Heart Program by performing complex surgeries on pediatric patients with congenital heart conditions. By adding Dr. Kaushal's surgical capabilities to the Children's Heart Program, the Children's Hospital can now perform complex procedures that previously would have required families to seek care outside of Maryland. He discusses what parents really want to know when their child needs heart surgery and how they should tak