Raj Shah on foreign aid
The administrator of USAID on partnering with big business, a recent deal with PepsiCo and focusing aid on the horn of Africa
What Can Creativity Do?
This professionally-made video shown at the Night of the Unboring (2005), a benefit for the Ontario College of Art and Design. Creativity can capture, can make you comfortable, make you uncomfortable, define a nation, define a generation, transform, make life easier, move you, stop you in your tracks... (02:53)
The China Model Is Unsustainable While the pols in Europe endlessly consider how they will paper over their financial crisis, "ring fence" Greece and the other PIIGS pass austerity programs, and still get reelected, some speculate that perhaps China will step forward to bail out the eurozone.
While the pols in Europe endlessly consider how they will paper over their financial crisis, "ring fence" Greece and the other PIIGS pass austerity programs, and still get reelected, some speculate that perhaps China will step forward to bail out the eurozone.
MIT Alumni Crew Oct 1, 2011
Alumni Crew Race between Class of '63 and MIT10. Announcement of winner. Christening of our new women’s racing shell in honor of Julie Soriero, our wonderful athletic director.
Sodium Acetate Crystals
Bittersweet Music for a Beloved
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Erin R. Stead and the Woodblock Printing Process
Watch this video to hear children's book illustrator Erin E. Stead talk about the woodblock printing process she used to create the picture book illustrations for A Sick Day for Amos McGhee, written by Philip C. Stead. This picture book for children won the Caldecott Medal. ( :47)
Steve Jobs 1984 to 2011 (2)
This 12 minute biography shows Jobs life and accomplishments in these years. It shows clips from his various speeches and provides some insights into his character and later life.
Creole Language and Culture
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Creole Language and Culture". This course introduces students to the language of Haitian Kreyòl, or Creole, and to the culture of its speakers. The program is designed to meet the needs of those who plan to conduct research in Haiti or in the Haitian diaspora, or who intend to work in a volunteer or professional capacity either in Haiti or with Haitians abroad.
Borrow a Bike at UMass Amherst!
Students, faculty and staff at UMass Amherst can now borrow a bike, helmet and lock for free as part of the university's sustainability efforts. To pedal around campus or nearby byways, head to the Student Government Association office on the second floor of the Student Union Building to make your reservation.
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of September 18, 2011
This week in Duke on Demand, Professor Steven Churchill presents the bone fossils of a new hominin species and explains their significance. Also, the Duke lemur center documents the free-range behavior of their primates. And Duke doctor Andre Grant gives a lesson on how to avoid and treat adult sports injuries.
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.
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
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
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