Winter 2009 Quarterly Podcast
That was the year that was 2009: it all began with the collapse of the sub-prime housing market in America, and the rest, as they say, is now history. The 2008 and 2009 recession saw consumption fall for the first time in 20 years, and that slow-down in America spread to countries as far apart as the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Canada, Japan, China, India and New Zealand. However, while some were officially in recession having experienced two consecutive quarters of negative growth, others suc
Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches t
3D Scanner, with a little help from some LEGOs, a wiper motor and the Kinect How can you go wrong combining LEGOs, a wiper motor, off the shelf software, 3d scanning, 3d printing and the Kinect? Christopher] from the Bamberg Germany hackerspace, [Backspace], wrote in to tell us about one of the group’s most recent projects. It’s a Kinect-based 3D
How can you go wrong combining LEGOs, a wiper motor, off the shelf software, 3d scanning, 3d printing and the Kinect?
Christopher] from the Bamberg Germany hackerspace, [Backspace], wrote in to tell us about one of the group’s most recent projects. It’s a Kinect-based 3D
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
UW|360 March 2014 - Collaborative Health Care
Initiative draws faculty, students into collaborative health care. The UW schools of Health Sciences have formed a new initiative to teach and deliver health care across disciplines, a team-based approach that is gaining recognition nationally and is expected to make health care more efficient and effective.
The Covert World of Fish Biofluorescence
A team of researchers led by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History has released the first report of widespread biofluorescence in the tree of life of fishes, identifying more than 180 species that glow in a wide range of colors and patterns. The research shows that biofluorescence—a phenomenon by which organisms absorb light, transform it, and eject it as a different color—is common and variable among marine fish species, indicating its potential use in communication and mat
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 2/5
To protect the invasion zone's western extremity and to facilitate the "Utah" landing force's movement into the Cotentin Peninsula, the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions descended on the peninsula by parachute and glider in the early hours of D-Day. The paratroopers were badly scattered. Many were injured and killed during the attack, and much of their equipment was lost. But the brave paratroopers fought fiercely, causing confusion among the German commanders and keeping the Germans troops
National Geographic presents the story of how one man In Ethiopia has spent a lifetime carving churches out of rock.
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students 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 introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
The New System of International Justice in the Wake of the Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first permanent judicial body with jurisdiction over genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The ICC has recently embarked on its first prosecution: the trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo for crimes allegedly committed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Arrest warrants have been issued for individuals in relation to the situation in Darfur, Sudan, and for crimes committed in Uganda. An investigation into crimes allegedly committed in the C
U.S. Trade Policy in the Western Hemisphere
World Affairs Council of Western Michigan presents: Armchair Discussion with Walter Bastian, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington DC "U.S. Trade Policy in the Western Hemisphere" Moderator: Drew Johnston, President, Walgren Company At the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center The Western Hemisphere has become a thriving market of nearly a billion people. While many US businesses are fully engaged in business partnerships with companies
Leading Change: The Convergence of Politics & Policy| Elaine Kamarck | Voices from the Field HSPH
Elaine Kamarck, Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings, spoke at the Harvard School of Public Health as part of the Decision-making: Voices from the Field series on March 11, 2014. Watch the entire "Voices from the Field" leadership series at hsph.me/voices. The Decision-making: Voices from the Field webcast leadership discussion series at Harvard School of Public Health invites leaders to speak about their experiences making decisions that affect global health. Highly interactive an
Al Roker ’76 Gives His Campaign Forecast
Al Roker ’76 thinks that the future is bright for all of the student's who receive scholarships at SUNY Oswego and all others who benefit from the support of alumni, family and friends. Find out more: http://alumni.oswego.edu/campaign
Missing British yacht spotted, no sign of crew or life raft
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard release photos of the overturned hull of the Cheeki Rafiki after it was discovered by a U.S. Navy warship about 1,000 miles (1609.3 km) off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts Friday. Rough Cut. (No Reporter Narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news pro
Lessons from RadioShack: To Stay on Top, Figure Out What Got You There
A poor strategy and messy execution led to the downfall of the once-iconic hangout for hobbyists and electronics buffs.
Accounting basics include two major ideas, cash versus accrual accounting and double entry accounting. Learn how each method works and is recorded in accounting ledgers with tips from a certified public account in this three minute video. The spokeswoman does an excellent job of relating her work through real world examples.