A Separate Peace (in 2 Minutes)
This is a video made by a student for  English class about A Separate Peace by John Knowles .  It is a short summary about the book with excerpts read from the book.

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MA Peace & Conflict Resolution
Watch Goodness Ubah talk about her motivation for studying our MA Peace & Conflict Resolution and her hopes for the future.
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2010 Nobel Peace Prize Announcement.mp4
Announcement of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize by Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, 8 October 2010.
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Softbank calls for Japan e-highway
Japanese Internet giant Softbank details plans for a new broadband super highway.
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Newbie S5 #22 - Staying Busy from Monday to Friday in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’ve been trying to make your usual weekly family get-together, but lately you’ve been running very late. When you arrive to dinner on Sunday evening, your mother asks you in Japanese, “Where have you been?” You tell your mother in Japanese, “Well, I’ve been here and there and everywhere, really. Besides [...]
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Interview about 2010 Nobel Peace Prize
Following the announcement, Geir Lundestad, Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, told senior editor Simon Frantz why the Committee felt a strong need to shine a spotlight on human rights issues in China.
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Alexander Petri: "The Future of Transatlantic Alliances"
A talk by Alexander Petri, Consul General of Germany. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
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Rashid Khalidi: "The Road Map to Peace? The War and its Impact on Israelis and Palestinians"
A talk by Rashid Khalidi, Director, Center for International Studies and Professor, Departments of History and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
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Latin American Business Conference: "Sustained Growth in Latin America: Key Lessons From Chile"
CLAS logoLecture by Pedro Aspe, Protego, former Finance Minister of Mexico; from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
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"Local and Global Public Health Links: Preparation for an Influenza Pandemic"
epidemics posterDr. Nicole Cohen, Medical Director, Acute Disease Surveillance, Chicago Department of Public Health. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for Ea
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"Environmental Challenges Across Asia - Q & A"
There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies, increasing levels of personal consumption, and serious ecological problems. Southeast As
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"National Interests, Regional Concerns: Historicizing Malayalam Cinema"
south asiaA talk by Muraleedharan Tharayil, Dept. of English St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth (University of Calicut, Kerala). Co-sponsors: the South Asia Seminar and the Center for Gender Studies.
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Genocide Conference Panel 3: “Confronting Darfur"
genocide posterThis panel addressed the conflict in the Darfur region of The Sudan and the allegations of genocide; the adequacy of the international response to the crises and proffer solutions to end the conflict. Vincent O. Nmehielle, Principal Defender of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and Associate Professor of Law, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)
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“Asian Carp Invasion: Potential Economic and Ecological Impacts in the Great Lakes”
A multi-disciplinary panel, held at the Shedd Aquarium, provided a public examination and discussion of the threat of Asian carp to Chicago and the Great Lakes. Experts in biology, economics and policy shared the most up to date information about how these species threaten the ecology of the Great Lakes, how closing Chicago waterways would affect the regional economy, and the broader implications for the Great Lakes region and environmental management. Cosponsored by the Program on the Global En
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"Local and Global Public Health Links: Preparation for an Influenza Pandemic" (video)
epidemics posterDr. Nicole Cohen, Medical Director, Acute Disease Surveillance, Chicago Department of Public Health. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for Ea
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"Environmental Challenges Across Asia - Q & A"
There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies, increasing levels of personal consumption, and serious ecological problems. Southeast As
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Genocide Conference Panel 3: “Confronting Darfur" (video)
genocide posterThis panel addressed the conflict in the Darfur region of The Sudan and the allegations of genocide; the adequacy of the international response to the crises and proffer solutions to end the conflict. Vincent O. Nmehielle, Principal Defender of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and Associate Professor of Law, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)
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“Asian Carp Invasion: Potential Economic and Ecological Impacts in the Great Lakes” (video)
A multi-disciplinary panel, held at the Shedd Aquarium, provided a public examination and discussion of the threat of Asian carp to Chicago and the Great Lakes. Experts in biology, economics and policy shared the most up to date information about how these species threaten the ecology of the Great Lakes, how closing Chicago waterways would affect the regional economy, and the broader implications for the Great Lakes region and environmental management. Cosponsored by the Program on the Global En
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A Grid Services Implementation for a Virtual Research Environment
In the past, virtual learning and research environments have typically been implemented as monolithic systems. Current research focuses on creating such environments from selected Grid and Web services. In this paper we describe the Virtual Orthopaedic European University, which was created to support Higher Surgical Trainees to provide evidence for their learning contracts by carrying out experiments and publishing the results. We use this environment as a case study for the re-implementation
Author(s): Wills Gary,Gilbert Lester,Gee Quintin,Davis Hugh C

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Developing a Service Based Architecture in the Mobilearn E-Learning Project
Mobilearn is a project within the 5th Framework Programme of the European Union. Its objective is, to investigate the use of mobile technologies in different learning contexts. In order to achieve this, a service based software architecture is developed. In the following paper we describe the architectural approach taken within the Mobilearn project and some of the experiences gained. The author is a member of the Mobilearn Project Management Board. His institute maintains the Mobilearn Softwar
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