Letters from a Former Slave
Benjamin Montgomery, a former slave, was overseer of plantations owned by Jefferson Davis' brother, Joseph. Montgomery's letters are housed at the University of Mississippi's Archives and Special Collections.
Student Speaker Alia Poonawala (BSA'11)
Alia Poonawala (BSA'11) was chosen to represent her class as student speaker at Carnegie Mellon University's 114th Commencement on May 15, 2011. She received her Bachelor of Science and Arts in Biological Sciences and Drama with a minor in Biomedical Engineering. Carnegie Mellon University's 114th commencement drew visitors from around the globe, celebrating the successes — and promising futures — of more than 4,000 new graduates. For more information, please visit: http://www.cmu.edu/co
Student Awards Convocation 2011
Armstrong's 2011 Student Awards Convocation celebrates the Academics excellence, service and leadership of many of its best students.
Student Scholars Symposium 2011
Examples of the best scholarly work produced by Armstrong students throughout the academic year is showcased at this research symposium.
Emerging Social Sector Leader Paula Tenaglia
Paula Tenaglia of Action Against Hunger participates in the 2011 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona.
The intersections economics, psychology and education
Two prominent University of Minnesota faculty, Aldo Rustichini and Robert Krueger, are the featured speakers at a special U of M Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute's (HHEI) forum on "Psychology and Economics: Perspectives on Decision Making" May 4 2011. Visit http://hhei.umn.edu for more. Research shows that economic success relates to a combination of cognitive skills, human capital accumulation and personality characteristics. Now, researchers are trying to formulate more accurate predictions
SPC Living Well - Episode 2 Promo
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it the first community college in Flori
SPC Apollo Award - 2011
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege SPC Apollo Award - 2010 Winner: Nhi Do. The Apollo Award, given each year since 1966, is presented by the St. Petersburg College Alumni Association to the outstanding associate degree graduate. Winners are chosen for their leadership, scholastic standing, community service, honors and awards. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two
Team Air Force One-Aerial Photography at Valpo
Team Air Force One was to provide the Valparaiso University Art Department with a camera that will allow students to safely capture photographs from a variety of outdoor locations.
Northeastern Commencement 2011: Sarah Tishler
Undergraduate student speaker Sarah Tishler told fellow graduating seniors they are about to "take flight" and embark on amazing paths.
The Sultan's Album: Bringing the Empire into the Palace
Emine Fetvaci, Assistant Professor of Art History, Boston University.
Fortress Europe: Pushing Back Unwanted Migrants
Marco Jacquemet, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, University of San Francisco. April 7, 2011
TEDx McMaster U - Dr. Patangi Rangachari
"Twixt, Tweets and Twits: Testing Time for Teachers"
TEDx McMaster U - Professor Hayden King
"Canoe Believe IT? Implications of an Indigenized Academy"
Student Life at SAIS Panel - SAIS 2011 Open House for Admitted Students
Open House allows newly admitted applicants to immerse themselves in life at SAIS. You'll have the opportunity to find out what the SAIS experience is all about - from current students, alumni, faculty and staff. The SAIS Open House programs include forums on student life, faculty panels, a department lunch, student activities forum, Question & Answer sessions on the SAIS Bologna and Nanjing campuses, and much more.
Summer Driving - Psychology professor June Pilcher warns
Many people are making plans for summer vacations. Drivers, for the most part, respect DUI laws, but Clemson University psychology professor June Pilcher warns, other drivers may take another dangerous chance behind the wheel. And, like driving under the influence, it too, can be deadly.
GRCC Commencement 2011
GRCC Commencement - April 29, 2011
3. Plight of polar bears- The Steaming Toad with HG Nelson
To Subscribe to our new climate change comedy series go to http://www.youtube.com/steamingtoad Polar Bears are in hot water. Not only is the ice melting, making life difficult, but the bears are so far apart they are having trouble getting on the job with mates. As a stopgap, the Polars are cracking onto Brown Bears. Is this win/win for the bear community or the end for the big furry, toothy whites?
Human skeleton vs. skeletons of closely related animals
Many obvious similarities between primate skeletons suggest a common ancestor. Differences suggest adaptations unique to each kind of primate. Man walks upright, whereas the long front limbs help a gibbon and orangutan climb or balance on all four limbs. Nancy Pelaez
Wallace Wurth Memorial Lecture 2011 - Kerry O'Brien (EXCERPT)
See full lecture here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCHoVvb6kOM