Draghi defends ECB's mandate after Bundestag grilling
Oct. 24 - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi faced questions from German lawmakers who fear his bond-buying plan to ease the debt crisis could fuel inflation and undermine the ECB's independence.
Trading at Noon: Facebook soars and Netflix sinks
Oct 24 - Investors friend Facebook, Netflix sinks further and Zynga sends workers packing.
For dung beetles keeping cool is a balancing act
Oct. 23 - Scientists in Sweden have discovered that dung beetles not only feed on excrement produced by other animals, they use it to keep cool as well. Using thermal imaging cameras, the researchers found the beetles were significantly cooler when standing on their dung balls, a finding that suggests a previously undiscovered survival mechanism. Ben Gruber reports.
The Reuters Guide to What the Heck is Windows 8?
Oct. 25 - The next big thing from Redmond is here, and it is as beautiful as it is confusing. Reuters' Jon Gordon breaks down the various guises of the new Windows.
Family Weekend Concert: Woodwind Ensemble
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Scientific Pluralism and the Mission of History and Philosophy of Science
Inaugural Lecture by Professor Hasok Chang, Hans Rausing Professor of History and Philosophy of Science. This lecture was part of the Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science series and took place on 11 October 2012.
2012: A.P.J. Abdul Kalam - Doctor of Laws, honoris causa
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is a former president of India, aerospace engineer, professor, writer, world statesman and internationally renowned scientist and technologist who is passionate about the power of science to solve problems in ways that transcend ideology and religion. The degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, was conferred on Dr. Kalam on Friday, October 5 at the 9:45 am ceremony.
2012: Martha Nussbaum - Doctor of Letters, honoris causa
Martha Nussbaum is a prominent and fearless American philosopher, classics scholar and faculty member of the University of Chicago's law school, philosophy department and divinity school. She also passionately defends the humanities as central to the education of citizens of a democratic state. The degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, was conferred on Dr. Nussbaum on Thursday, October 4 at the 2:30 pm ceremony.
Explore a Place Promo - One Minute Romanian Lesson 07 - One Minute Romanian Lesson 08 - One Minute Romanian Journalist Dimiter Kenarov on Poland's Quest for Shale Gas How Emotional Intelligence Can Help Resolve Conflicts and Build Tough, Kind Leaders Golf - cómo agarrar el palo para jugar al golf Zach and Reggie Puppets Sing about Up and Down---Opposites Religion and Health: Pitfalls and Possibilities (10/24/12) Balnaves Place - Home of Nura Gili Light Me Up
Explore a Place
Explore a Place
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
In lesson 7 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that it's nice to meet someone in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
In lesson 8 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to count from one to ten. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
Poland is spearheading the development of shale gas resources in Europe, hoping to wean itself off Russian gas imports. Although there is no commercial production yet, exploration concessions cover 90,000 km2, or 29 percent of the entire territory of Poland, with about 30 international and domestic companies involved in the process. The government and the majority of Poles firmly support the search for unconventional fossil fuels, as energy independence has become a top priority in the country.
The second segment of Knowledge@Wharton's interview with Google's Chade-Meng Tan, author of Search Inside Yourself, focuses on the role that emotional intelligence can play in helping managers resolve conflicts within high-performance teams. It also shows how the Google SIY program, through compassion training, has helped managers become more successful and charismatic.
Tiger Woods no se hizo de un día al otro, pero seguramente lo primero que aprendió fue cómo agarrar correctamente el palo de golf. (2:11)
Zach and Reggie sing a fun, educational song about UP and DOWN! This is a great resource to introduce and/or review antonyms/opposites in the early childhood classroom. (2:01)
Watch video of Keith Meador presenting “Religion and Health: Pitfalls and Possibilities” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series. The course reviews the historical context and current research and conversations regarding religion and health in American culture. We will examine the significance and implications of our “therapeutic culture” and how the religion andkeep reading »
Indigenous education has taken its rightful place at the heart of the UNSW campus with the opening of Balnaves Place - Home of Nura Gili. Balnaves Place -- Home of Nura Gili was made possible thanks to a generous donation of $1.5 million from The Balnaves Foundation. The new centre provides a central hub for Indigenous programs on campus, increasing UNSW's capacity to provide Indigenous student support services and courses and research using state-of-the-art technological facilities with work
The 2012 Sydney Architecture festival is featuring a special installation this year at Customs House - "Hypersurface Architecture [Redux]", designed and built by 40 UNSW Computational Architecture students. WATCH FULL VIDEO HERE: http://youtu.be/HEVUK9j3WiA Hypersurface Architecture is a theory from the mid 1990's, which combines 3D form with 2D digital imagery. With advances in technology, the concept is even more relevant for computational architecture students today. Led by Dr Hank Haeus
Promo - One Minute Romanian
Lesson 07 - One Minute Romanian
Lesson 08 - One Minute Romanian
Journalist Dimiter Kenarov on Poland's Quest for Shale Gas
How Emotional Intelligence Can Help Resolve Conflicts and Build Tough, Kind Leaders
Golf - cómo agarrar el palo para jugar al golf
Zach and Reggie Puppets Sing about Up and Down---Opposites
Religion and Health: Pitfalls and Possibilities (10/24/12)
Balnaves Place - Home of Nura Gili
Light Me Up