Alumni and Friends on "Empowering the Dream"
Alumni and community leaders share their thoughts on the University of Memphis' Empowering the Dream Centennial Campaign.
2011 McBaine Moot Court Competition Final Round
The James Patterson McBaine Honors Competition is BerkeleyLaw's venerable moot court competition and is open to all Boalt second- and third-year law students. Cases chosen for the competition involve cutting-edge issues of great public importance. This year, we are proud to welcome Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the United States Supreme Court, Judge William Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Justice Carol Corrigan of the California Supreme Court as our panel f
Inauguration of President Eric Kaler
Eric Kaler took his place as the University of Minnesota's 16th President Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Ted Mann Concert Hall. Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton handed over the mace of the University and Kaler gave his inaugural address which outlined his vision for the U of M.
This Week @Minnesota: Inauguration of President Eric Kaler
For this episode of This Week @Minnesota, we celebrate the inauguration of the University of Minnesota's 16th President, Eric Kaler. The week leading up to his inauguration included community visits and college tours.
Abbas makes Palestinian statehood claim at U.N.
Sept. 23 - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds up paper application for statehood to applause at the United Nations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Particles break the speed of light
Sept. 23 - International scientists make breakthrough discovery as sub-atomic particles are found to be quicker than the speed of light. Sunita Rappai reports.
Israel: Peace talks should precede statehood bid
Sept. 23 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Palestine should make peace with Israel before the United Nations considers its bid for statehood. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The worst board in America
Peter Lauria, Reuters' Editor-in-Charge of technology, media and telecom for the U.S., reveals his short-list of companies with the worst board-of-directors -- but only one takes home the prize for "Worst in Show."
Students learn how a bill becomes law in the U.S. Congress and research legislation related to global warming.
"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
The Desert: A First Film
Despite the desert's hot and dry conditions, many different kinds of plants and animals have adapted and thrived in these arid regions. "Desert" explores the plants and animals that live in these regions, and provides explanations of how they have adjusted to this unusual and extraordinarily harsh environment. (01:22)
21A.470J Gender and Representation of Asian Women (MIT)
This course explores stereotypes associated with Asian women in colonial, nationalist, state-authoritarian, and global/diasporic narratives about gender and power. Students will read ethnography, cultural studies, and history, and view films to examine the politics and circumstances that create and perpetuate the representation of Asian women as dragon ladies, lotus blossoms, despotic tyrants, desexualized servants, and docile subordinates. Students are introduced to the debates about Orientalis
The Economic Meltdown: What Have We Learned, if Anything?
The U.S. has had more than 70 years to come to terms with the Great Depression, and we really thought we knew how to avoid another one, says Paul Krugman. “It wasn’t supposed to be possible. Then came the current crisis.”
So how to explain the Great Recession of 2008? Krugman suggests a combination of factors: Fi
Thomas Piketty and Mises’ ‘The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality’
Ludwig von Mises, a mentor to Friedrich Hayek and a major figure in economics in his own right, set out his views on capitalism and inequality in a slender
book (just 113 pages) called The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality. First published in 1954, and readily available online for less than $10, it is well
worth reading today.
Mises’ treatise on why capita
Ludwig von Mises, a mentor to Friedrich Hayek and a major figure in economics in his own right, set out his views on capitalism and inequality in a slender book (just 113 pages) called The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality. First published in 1954, and readily available online for less than $10, it is well worth reading today.
Mises’ treatise on why capita
Counting from 1 to 10 in Chinese
This video introduces a fun way to count from 1 to 10 in Chinese - with hand gestures. Run time 0:49.
Voices From the Forest: Testimonies of Partisans from Vilna
In order to ensure that the subtitles are enabled, make sure that the "cc" button on the video player bar is turned on (red). Holocaust survivors from Vilna describe being partisans in the forests of Narocz and Rudniky near Vilna: The escape to the forest, the painful separation from family members that remained behind in the ghetto, news of the liquidation of the ghetto, the war against the Germans, the antisemitism they faced from the non-Jewish partisans, taking food from the peasants in ord
Part of the circulatory system is composed of a series of tubes carries the vital elements and the wastes that keep us strong and healthy. Take a look at these amazing vessels and how they work together.
"The Scientific Method Song"
In this video, Mr. Edmonds sings about some basic steps in the scientific method for experimental study. Some of the key vocabulary words include the following: dependent variable, constants, independent variable, research, hypothesis, procedure, data table, label, units, experiment, and data. This is a great resource to help students remember this important skill. Middle School and High School students will enjoy this catchy tune. (2:34)