The Case against Student Aid For decades, Federal Financial Aid (FFA) programs have been implemented and expanded to make higher education "affordable" for students. The ostensible merits are obvious: loans, grants, and work-study schemes allow students to purchase education without much need for cash or other sources of private funding — a supposed benefit to students who otherwise might not be able t
For decades, Federal Financial Aid (FFA) programs have been implemented and expanded to make higher education "affordable" for students. The ostensible merits are obvious: loans, grants, and work-study schemes allow students to purchase education without much need for cash or other sources of private funding — a supposed benefit to students who otherwise might not be able t
Fareed Zakaria: 'Extraordinary Opportunity' Awaits Duke University Graduates
A leading analyst of global politics, CNN journalist Fareed Zakaria told Duke University's newest graduates Sunday, May 13, they are entering an "astonishingly peaceful" era whose "extraordinary opportunity" should not be obscured by temporary concerns about the economy and other world problems.
Evolution Through Time
The fossil record reveals much about the diversity and development of species. This program examines the traces left by early plants, animals, and single-celled organisms and follows the progression of life forms over time. Connections are drawn between atmospheric gases, climate change, rock formation, biological functions, and mass extinctions.
Professor Brett Wright on the Open Parks Grid (OPG)
Clemson University professor Brett Wright explains the need for an Open Parks Grid...cyber infrastructure designed to connect parks and park managers around the world.
Reagan Testifies at Un-American Activities Hearing
In September 1947, the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HCUA) chaired by US Rep J Parnell Thomas subpoenaed 43 witnesses to appear in Washington, D.C. to answer questions about Communist infiltration of the motion picture industry. This newsreel includes the testimony of Ronald Reagan on October 27th. (2:14)
Duke Chapel Live - 6/10/2012
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr David Stubbs delivers a sermon entitled "Rescue and Release." Bulletin: http://bit.ly/KLOhk7 Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (31:58) "When it comes to combating the forces of evil, there is no one quite like John Paul Letterock. Now, he may not be the new Sherlock Holmes or one of the Avengers, but still he is a bit of a hero to me. John Paul Letterock is a peace builder. For the past 25 years he has willingly walked into situat
Gerald Ford on Resignation of South Vietnam's President
In April 1975, when North Vietnamese forces reached Xuan Loc, Saigon's last line of defense, President Nguyen Van Thieu announced his resignation. In an interview, President Gerald Ford denies that the U.S. government influenced Thieu's decision to resign. (0:36)
Dr. Rosemarie T. Nassif - Spring 2012 Commencement guest speaker
Dr. Rosemarie T. Nassif, special adviser to the assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, addressed the graduates at the Spring 2012 commencement ceremonies.
Drug destroys human cancer stem cells but not healthy ones
A team of scientists at McMaster University has discovered that the drug thioridazine successfully kills cancer stem cells in humans while avoiding the toxic side-effects of conventional cancer treatments.
Words In Action: ITALIAN - A scene from La Locandiera (The Inn Keeper, 1753) by Carlo Goldoni
Words In Action: ITALIAN A scene from La Locandiera (The Inn Keeper, 1753) by Carlo Goldoni Performed by Danielle Bezalel, Leah Cardoz, Athenas Contreras, Sam DeNicola, Kate Kaplan, Nicole McKelvey, Luis Perez, Jesus Reyes, Maddi Ravalin, Kierstin Sakai, Noemi Saldivar, Samantha Salis, Arthur Tonelli, Laura Wolf, Ashley Young. Harpist: Alana Mailes Words In Action - A MULTILINGUAL STUDENT PERFORMANCE CELEBRATING LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY AT UC BERKELEY Chevron Auditorium -- International House Wedn
This video describes buoyancy and explains why some things float in water while others sink. It also provides a quick review density (the amount of mass in a given volume) and how density and volume affect buoyancy. (5:55)
Van Gogh: An Analysis of The Starry Night
What gives this star-filled night its haunting power? A doomed painter's madness or a carefully planned strategy? Both possibilities are discussed, and inspirations for aspects of the painting are described. A thorough analysis of artists' interests in sky is given. ( Minutes five and eight contain material not appropriate for younger students.) ( 12:12)
Psychology at UC Berkeley, 1887-1965, Where we came from and how we Evolved.
Psychology at UC Berkeley, 1887-1965, Where we came from and how we Evolved.: Tryon Lecture Spring 2012 Lecture | April 11 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall Featured Speakers: Al Riley, Professor Emeritus; Steve Glickman, Professor Emeritus Sponsor: Department of Psychology http://psychology.berkeley.edu/ Robert Choate Tryon received his Ph.D from the University of California, Berkeley in 1928 and was a faculty member of the Department of Psychology at UC Berkeley from 1931 until 1967. Tryon
Tides with Tim and Moby
Take a night swim with Tim and Moby in this BrainPOP movie as they
discover how the Moon controls tides on Earth and how tides provide us with energy! The link also includes a quiz. (approximately 2:00)
Stress Echo to detect isquemic heart
By: drguilleortiz A rapid, non-invasive, easy and fully available test to diagnosis and follow up cardiac coronary disease. It can be done by normal exercise (treadmill or bike) or when the patient can t, by dobutamine infusion.
Japanese Popular Culture, Spring 2003
This course examines Japanese popular culture as a way of understanding the changing character of media, capitalism, fan communities and culture. Topics include manga (comic books), hip-hop and other popular music in Japan, anime (Japanese animated films) and feature films, sports (sumo, soccer, baseball), and online communication. Emphasis will be on contemporary popular culture and theories of gender, sexuality, race, and the workings of power in global culture industries.
HUM310 Session 5 Summer 2012
The Power of Masks with Bill DeLuca 06/10/12