BusinessCast 241 with Christof Meyer (MBA'09)
We're back! It's a new year and we're kicking it off with a conversation with Christof Meyer (MBA '09), a Senior Innovation Associate for Prophet, a branding and marketing firm with an office in Richmond, VA. Christof is guest lecturing in Darden's "Hot Topics in Marketing" course and talks about innovation and how Darden students can get a "leg up" in the marketing industry. In Darden headlines: "MLK Celebrations", "Digital Playbook" and "Strategic Leadership at the Top". The Darden BusinessCa
Language and genes of the greater Himalayan region
This Web page outlines research using molecular population genetics to gain an insight into the prehistory of the greater Himalayan region, and the development and distribution of its incredible linguistic diversity. DNA samples were taken from populations within Nepal and Bhutan and compared with samples from India and China, allowing the genetic map of the region to be compared with the linguistic. The website includes links to published outcomes, and details of researchers involved in the pro
21F.402 German II (MIT)
In this course students are exposed to history and culture of German-speaking countries through audio, video, and Web materials. It focuses on the expansion of basic communication skills and further development of linguistic competency, and includes the review and completion of basic grammar, building of vocabulary, and practice in writing short essays. Students will also read short literary texts.
Economic Update: Banks and Austerity
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IAS Visiting Fellow - Geoff Eley
Professor Erica Carter and Christina Achinger of the German Studies department speak to IAS visiting fellow, Geoff Eley (University of Michigan) about interdisciplinarity.
The Pacific War- Iwo Jima Clip (in color)
This documentary includes rare color footage of the U.S. Marines in action in the Pacific during World War II. For years the world has watched films of World War II in black and white. Now for the first time, follow alongside those who experienced the war first hand in this remarkable and moving portrait revealing never-before-seen footage shot in full color. On December 7, 1941, Japan launched its attack on Pearl Harbor resulting in the United States being thrust full force into World War II --
Hardships of the Oregon Trail
Using the Oregon Trail video game as an introduction, this video describes the hardships pioneers faced when traversing this infamous trail. Students may benefit from a map of the route.
Student Review of the Major Skeletal Muscles
This video uses a model to point out each of the major human skeletal muscles using the proper pronunciation, although the student stumbles a bit over the names at times. It would be a good video for students to use as a review before a lab muscle practical. All student made video with sound.
Aporia is an online undergraduate philosophy journal based at Brigham Young University in Utah, USA. All articles are written by undergraduates, and the staff of the journal consists of BYU philosophy students. Submissions are subject to a peer review process, and the journal also invites critical notices - brief pieces criticising papers which appear in the journal. The journal has appeared twice yearly since 2002, and covers a wide range of philosophy topics. Recent article titles have include
Learn About the Phoenix Mars Mission
The Phoenix Mars Mission has a collaborative approach to space
exploration. As the very first of NASA's Mars Scout class, Phoenix
combines legacy and innovation in a framework of a true partnership:
government, academia, and industry. In this video we learn more about
this international mission.
21W.730-5 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Imagining the Future (MIT)
Turn-of-the-century eras have historically been times when people are more than usually inclined to scrutinize the present and speculate about the future. Now, the turn not just of a century but of a millennium having recently passed, such scrutiny and speculations inevitably intensify. What will the future that awaits us in this twenty-first century and beyond be like? And how do visions of that future reflect and respond to the world we live in now? In this course we will read and write about
Careers in Journalism : How Much Do Reporters Get Paid?
What is the starting salary for a reporter working for a conventional media outlet? Is it still possible to make good money in the field of journalism? Find out why many reporters never make great salaries with help from a journalism professor in this video on careers in journalism.
In the footsteps of Marco Polo
The website "In the footsteps of Marco Polo" was produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Museum in 2002-2003. An interactive map shows the route Marco Polo (1254-1323?) took, having departed Venice in 1271. Users can retrace the journey, which lasted twenty-four years and took the Venetian merchant to China, which he called Cathay, and to the Court of Khubilai Khan. Some places visited by Marco Polo are described in detail - taking in
Theoretical and conceptual advances in the cognitive neuroscience of self representation : represent
Theoretical and Conceptual Advances in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Self Representation: Representations of the Minimal Self in Self-Narrative is a research project based at the University of Central Florida. Funded by the National Science Foundation and the European Foundation, the project is an interdisciplinary collaboration between philosophers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and cognitive neuroscientists in the USA and Europe. It considers connections between the 'minimal self' (which inclu
Memórias paroquiais de 1758
This site digitises the Parish Descriptions of 1758, which resulted from a general research on the geography and social life in Portugal, conducted by the help of questionnaries by the government, and resulting in 44 volumes. The site provides the map of mainland Portugal, on which the user can superimpose the religious division of 1758 (dioceses and parishes); the administrative divisions of 1758( provinces, judicial districts, councils) and the administrative divisions of 1991 (districts,
Evolution Ep3: Extinction! (6/6)
Some 99.9 percent of all species that have ever lived on Earth are now extinct. This documentary explores why, then confronts a frightening notion: Are humans causing the next mass extinction -- the sixth in the history of life on Earth? This documentary is suitable for high school grades. Run time 02:52.
The Dodo Bird
At EG'08, Adam Savage talks about his fascination with the dodo bird, and how it led him on a strange and surprising double quest. It's an entertaining adventure through the mind of a creative obsessive. Adam Savage, the host of "MythBusters" on the Discovery Channel, is a longtime special-effects artist. Run time 15:34.
This video, done by a high school student in Santa Clara, California, attempts a balanced exploration of the strengths and weaknesses of communism as a political philosophy. This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.