Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of September 25, 2011
Two seniors describe their work on a major anthropological dig in South Africa. Duke language instructor Jacques Pierre introduces his courses on Haitian Creole. And, the GoDuke Weekly web video show features sports commentary, interviews, highlights and more.
Sara Neher's Video Blog: 10-4-11
Questions from applicants, the Consortium application process, and recent events are the topics for this video blog from Sara Neher, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
The world economy
The shift in economic power from East to West is accelerating says John O'Sullivan in his special report
Money talks: September 26th 2011
Rumours abound of a plan to save the euro, the price of gold suffers a sharp fall and further upheaval hits UBS
Luis Moreno on emerging economies
The president of the Inter-American Development Bank on the future of development and growth in Latin America
Armstrong College of Health Professions TV Commercial
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Queens Botanical Garden: Build Your Own Worm Bin
Some people recycle with the use of a worm bin. In this video, learn how to build a worm bin with the help of the knowledgeable staff of the Queens Botanical Garden in New York City. ( 3:58)
This two minute video is student created and uses popular images to tell the story. The video lacks depth and main use would be to show other students what they could create.
C9 Lectures: Mahmoud Saleh - Advanced CRT 1 of n You first met Mahmoud Saleh in an episode of C9::GoingNative covering CRT (C Run-time Library). Mahmoud is the keeper of the CRT(C Run-time Library) at Microsoft, working on the VC++ team as a software engineer. The information presented in that GoingNative episode was introductory in nature and as we expected you asked for more advanced treatm
You first met Mahmoud Saleh in an episode of C9::GoingNative covering CRT (C Run-time Library). Mahmoud is the keeper of the CRT(C Run-time Library) at Microsoft, working on the VC++ team as a software engineer. The information presented in that GoingNative episode was introductory in nature and as we expected you asked for more advanced treatm
Ruth Robbins Lumen Scholar 2010
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Architecture and Happiness [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ben Rogers, Professor Roger Scruton | Architecture is the most public of art-forms and has borne political, religious and moral meanings throughout history. Can architecture promote human well-being? and if so, how? Ben Rogers is director of the Centre for London think tank. Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher, who holds visiting positions at St Andrews University, the University of Oxford and the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. With an introduction from William Ar
Phonics with The Funnies-/letter s sound/
In this cute, animated video, the Funnies family teach about the letter /s/ sound while using the Funny Bubble Maker. The letter /s/ appears in one bubble while words that begin with /s/ appear in the other bubble. Some of the pictures included are soup, sun, sausage, sandwich, and seven. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom and for sharing at home. (2:07)
Leeds Varsity Live 2011 - Rugby Union - 2nd Half
In conjunction with Met TV and Leeds Metropolitan University, students have taken part a live production exercise, producing a multi-camera live recording of the Leeds Varsity Rugby Union Clash filmed at Headingley Carnegie Stadium. Commentary by Ben Hooper and Joe Cuthbert Study at Leeds Met: http://bit.ly/dPM0cp Students from film, tv and media related courses were involved in all aspects of the production, from camera work, sound recording and event journalism,Over 1,500 students compete i
Independent Clause and Dependent Clause - Free English Video by Brightstorm
Clauses are groups of words that contain a subject and a verb. Independent clauses can stand alone while dependent clauses cannot. This video describes how to recognize a dependent clause and add parts to the sentence to make it an independent clause. (3:34)
North Pacific and North America: Showing the Changing Seasons
SeaWiFS false color data showing seasonal change in the oceans and on land for North America and the North Pacific. The data is seasonally averaged, and shows fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, spring, and summer.
Handmade in America: Dale Chihuly, 1981
Interviewer: Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Part of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Video Archive in the Duke University Libraries: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/dsva/
This has been taken from Nikki Giovanni's poem "Covers." The poem is part of the suggested reading material on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. The video includes text, narration, and images.
Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky on the Mead Film Fest
Much has changed in documentary filmmaking since the American Museum of Natural History organized the first Margaret Mead Film Festival in 1977 as a celebration of the pioneering anthropologist and longtime Museum curator. But the one constant has been the Mead Festival's enduring distinction for bringing the public the best in innovative nonfiction films, a legacy that will be celebrated at this year's 35th-anniversary program held from Thursday, November 10, through Sunday, November 13. "Sin
SMU's Community Garden
This video is about SMU's Community Garden, which is a joint project of the Center for Missional Wisdom, Perkins School of Theology, and SMU's Office of Facilities Management and Sustainability. The garden provides SMU students, faculty, and staff the chance to learn about and tend an organic garden in order to nurture personal and community spiritual growth, and provide locally grown food to Dallas food banks.