Rock this Town
Mining has been big business in southeastern Kansas almost since our state was founded. These mineral samples from the town of Treece speak to the area's mining heritage, as well as its less savory legacy.
Young Love: Martha Farnsworth Diary
Martha Farnsworth was a prolific diary writer, recording her daily experiences from 1882 through 1922 with only minor gaps. This podcast features entries from Martha's diary that describe her courtship and first marriage to John W. Shaw, a post man in Topeka, Kansas. In these entries, Martha is in her early twenties and describes her involvement with several boyfriends, including breaking off an engagement with one of them. She is very candid about her feelings and many of her diary entries ar
To Love, Honor, and Obey? Stories of Italian Renaissance Marriage Chests
July 3, 2010 - July 2011: In Renaissance Italy, betrothal and marriage were celebrated with a variety of events as well as commemorative works of art. Often elaborate, these objects marked the joining of a couple while symbolizing wealth and demonstrating alliances between powerful families.
Why kids love the ROM!
Intern Melissa Banwell speaks with kids in the galleries and discovers interesting and fun things to do and see at the ROM.
Spoils of Love
Set in the 1920's, a man's fiancee is kidnapped by a jealous madman. A silent short. Directed by Dustin Frankel. This is a contemporty vrsion of a silent film demonstrating the style of silent films in the 1920s. (9:56)
Algae on a rock in the intertidal zone
Algae are a collection of a millions of photosynthetic protists. These algae are red because of a special pigment. They cement themselves onto rocks in moist areas.
Documentary- In Australia's Kakadu Park, images of dreamtime decorate rocks. See the magical art of the Aboriginal people before time and the elements wash it away.
Blues Rock Keyboard - Chicago Blues Comping
Berkleemusic's instructor Dave Limina demonstrates Chicago blues keyboard comping.
Pop & Rock Vocals - New Online Course
Instructor Didi Stewart talks about her new online course, Pop & Rock Vocals. Learn the vocal skills necessary to master the styles of pop/rock greats, such as Lennon/McCartney, Janis Joplin, Mariah Carey, Jeff Buckley, Radiohead, and many others. Learn more: http://bit.ly/9AcGr7
You Love Us... Now LIKE Us!
Calling all Cougars! Help the College of Charleston reach 20,000 likes and win a semester of free pizza from Papa John's on August 20! Well be giving away lots of pizza between now and August 20, too! Find out more: http://www.cofc.edu/about/socialmedia/20000fans.php
Students in the PEHD 252 Outdoor Education class learn the fundamentals of rock climbing at James Island County Park. This course also covers sea/surf kayaking, camping and orienteering. For more information on this three-credit-hour Maymester course: http://sessomse.people.cofc.edu/252/252info.htm
In this film featuring Jeff Masters and Barrett Weed, Love and Money collide in this short film by Director Philip Kimbrough. This film was part of the Elon in Los Angeles program, part of the Climbing the LAdder productions. 2010
The Math of Rock Climbing
What's it like to fall 40 feet down a sheer cliff face, while dangling from a rope hundreds of feet from the ground? Emory mathematician Skip Garibaldi describes his rock climbing experiences on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. He also explains some basic climbing math, such as the fall factor, used to reduce the risk of injury during a rope climb. For more interesting science related stories go to: http://esciencecommons.blogspot.com
MSU Community Music School's Rock Camp performs at Common Ground
Teens growing up with games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero are getting the chance to learn what it is like to be in a real band at Michigan State University's Community Music School during the week-long Rock Camp.
Rock CAN Roll Rocks NC State
On June 23, What Laura Says and Bright Young Things took to the Witherspoon Student Center stage in support of Rock CAN Roll, a volunteer, non profit, hunger relief organization committed to restocking the dwindling shelves of local food pantries, soup kitchens, safe homes and shelters. NC State students, faculty and staff packed the auditorium, doing their part to help the Food Bank of Eastern NC fight hunger in our area. For more information on the event, visit: http://www.ncsu.edu/features/2
Moon Rock Gets New Home
Dr. Chris Brown, a professor at NC State University, helped find a new home for a moon rock that was given to the state of North Carolina by the crew of Apollo 17 in 1972. Produced by News Services, NC State University. For more information, visit http://ncsu.edu.
Jane Hadley wins 2010 Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching Award
The longtime drama professor was honored at Queens' traditional undergraduate commencement on May 8, 2010. Click here to order a DVD of the entire ceremony: http://www.queens.edu/commencement/order/video.asp
New Book Tells Bolshevik Love Story
Stanford book tells the tale of the ill-starred life of Bolshevik Nikolai Bukharin and his wife Anna Larina. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford News: http://news.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
Triumph of Love premieres on the U of M Showboat
This summer the University of Minnesota Showboat presents "Triumph of Love," which runs through August 28, 2010. The 19th-century play by Pierre Marivaux follows a princess on her quest to return her crown to its rightful owner—the young scholar Agis (pronounced "Ah-zhee"). But Agis has been taught to loathe and distrust women since birth, so the princess disguises herself as a man in the hopes of winning his trust and restoring his crown. Director Peter Rothstein chose musical numbers from th
Love and Revolution
Divergent views on politics and religion fuel a feud between two prominent Williamsburg families. Museum educator Anne Willis tells the story of their children's unlikely marriage.