Because saving wheat prevents global famine
University of Minnesota researchers are leading a global effort to stop the spread of wheat rust disease. If it isn't stopped, entire food supplies could be wiped out. Saving wheat could prevent a global famine.
Sara Neher's Video Blog 10-15-10
The MBA for Executives and MBA for Executives Global (GEMBA) programs are the topics for this video blog from Sara Neher, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Infosys at the Crossroads
Can the IT giant re-invent itself to regain market share, sales, and investor confidence?
17.40 American Foreign Policy: Past, Present, and Future (MIT)
The mission for this course is to explain and evaluate past and present United States policies. What caused the United States' past involvement in foreign wars and interventions? Were the results of U.S. policies good or bad? Would other policies have better served the U.S. and/or the wider world? Were the beliefs that guided U.S. policy true or false? If false, what explains these misperceptions? General theories that bear on the causes and consequences of American policy will be applied to exp
"Bicycle Wheel" by Marcel Duchamp, 1951 | MoMA Education
MoMA School Programs Educator Jackie Delamatre discusses her approaches for exploring Marcel Duchamp's "Bicycle Wheel" with students.
Sam Olukoya on Child Marriage in Nigeria
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-reproductive-health-family-planning-reporting-initiative Here Sam Olukoya discusses his project on child marriage and its consequences, specifically Vesicovaginal fistula, a potential consequence of the obstructed labor these young girls often endure. Sam Olukoya of Lagos, Nigeria is part of Pulitzer Center's collaborative reporting project on reproductive health in Africa "The Promise of Life: Reproductive Choice in Africa" (http://bit.ly/
Global Warming: Science and the Message
When you hear the words "Climate Change", what do you think of - last week's, thunderstorm, or something longer-term? Do you think the media gives credence to climate change deniers? In this video Dr Ben Newell from UNSW's School of Psychology talks about the difficulties for climate scientists in cutting through misconception and misinformation to get their messages across. Dr Newell has written a paper on the Psychology of Global Warming with Professor Andy Pitman of the UNSW Climate Chang
The backyards of Williamsburg's finest homes tell the story of a separate society. Author Mike Olmert reads the architecture of outbuildings.
Study Finds Commercial Organic Farms Have Better Fruit and Soi
PULLMAN, Wash.—Side-by-side comparisons of organic and conventional strawberry farms and their fruit found the organic farms produced more flavorful and nutritious berries while leaving the soil healthier and more genetically diverse. "Our findings have global implications and advance what we know about the sustainability benefits of organic farming systems," said John Reganold, Washington State University Regents professor of soil science and lead author of a paper published today in the peer
This is a really good video that explains Stephen Hawking's theory on Black Holes. The video provides several relateable examples of concepts discussed in the the theory. The video also provides viewpoints from other experts as well.
ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
This seminar meets six times during the semester. Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and assignments emphasize the characteristics of great leadership. Global leaders participate in the "Leadership Lunch" series to share their experiences and recommendations. Discussions explore leadership development. The learning experience culminates in a personal leadership plan.
Ursula Hoff Annual Lecture 2014
The Ursula Hoff Annual Public Lecture on "Aboriginal Art Centres - The Good, The bad and the Ugly" 2014 held at RMIT Storey Hall on 16 September explored the role of curators and business in Aboriginal art. With speakers: RMIT Gallery Director Suzanne Davies (introduction); Exhibition curator Dr Jacqueline Healy (Warlayirti: The Art of Balgo at RMIT Gallery 16 September - 8 November; Professor Ian McLean– academic and author; and Sister Alice Dempsey, who played a key role in establishing the
Allied Advances in Japanese Occupied Asia in Late 1944
Towards the end of World War II, Japanese power was gradually decreasing due to pressuring American forces. American troops were wiping out the dwindling Japanese navy as Americans advanced inland towards more Japanese territory. In this video clip, from Indigo Film, learn how the Allied forces were finally bringing the battles of World War II to the Axis Powers Heartland. (5:17)
Een zonnig dagje : Vragen bij animatiefilmpje Werkblad met vragen bij filmpje Een zonnig dagje van Gil Alkabetz. De vragen zijn visueel ondersteund met picto's. Het filmpje is een onderdeel van het pakket …
Werkblad met vragen bij filmpje Een zonnig dagje van Gil Alkabetz. De vragen zijn visueel ondersteund met picto's.
Het filmpje is een onderdeel van het pakket …
Learning outcomes After studying this unit you should be able to: explain the meaning of all the newly defined (emboldened) terms introduced in this unit; draw, analyse and interpret position–time, displacement–time, velocity–time and acceleration–time graphs. Where appropriate, you should also be able to relate those graphs one to another and to the functions or equations that describe them, particularly in the case of straight-line graphs; find the derivati
After studying this unit you should be able to:
explain the meaning of all the newly defined (emboldened) terms introduced in this unit;
draw, analyse and interpret position–time, displacement–time, velocity–time and acceleration–time graphs. Where appropriate, you should also be able to relate those graphs one to another and to the functions or equations that describe them, particularly in the case of straight-line graphs;
find the derivati
The fate of the Jews of Stanislawow During the Holocaust
This video depicts the lives of Jews in the town of Radun before and during the War, until the destruction of community. http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/educational_materials/interactive_map_1944.asp
Chapter 04 - A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Chapter 4: Lottie. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Karen Savage. (16:32)
Blast near major U.S. air base kills 14
The Taliban claims responsibility for an attack that killed 14 people including four Czech soldiers near Bagram air base, the U.S. military base in eastern Afghanistan. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, finan
Lecture 17 - 5/9/2007