Yu Hua talking about his new book "China in Ten Words"
Yu Hua is one of China's best-known novelists. Author of Brothers, To Live, and Chronicle of a Blood Merchant, he will talk about his most recent work. In Chinese with English interpretation.
Legacy Day 11.11.11 - TGC Helps Student in the Library
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=248284341881080 Celebrate Clemson history at Legacy Day Nov. 11 The determined spirit and generosity of Thomas Green Clemson is impacting and changing the lives of all Tigers even still today. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni and friends are invited to learn about and celebrate Clemson history at Legacy Day from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Fort Hill. Legacy Day will feature food, fun, and entertainment including tours of the Fort Hill home.
Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
Lewis Sorely presents "Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam," as part of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center's Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series.
How We Fight: Crusades, Quagmires, and the American Way of War
Dr. Dominic Tierney, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Swarthmore College, presents How We Fight: Crusades, Quagmires, and the American Way of War, as part of the Army Heritage and Education Center's Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series. Find more at http://www.carlisle.army.mil/AHEC/mediagallery/videoGallery.cfm?id=32
The Whole Frog Project
Computers can't teach everything in anatomy, but they can teach some things better, either by themselves or through synergy with conventional methods. Try out this award-winning virtual frog- as a case in point.
Inside the News: Risk appetite lifted on Greek bailout hopes
Nov. 4 - Intense European pressure has forced Greece to seek political consensus on a new bailout plan instead of holding a referendum after EU leaders raised the prospect of a Greek exit from the euro.
Data analysis: as real world as it gets
In Data Analysis: As Real World As It Gets, we feature resources for teaching about data and statistics as supported by the NCTM Standards (NCTM, 2000). Data collection and analysis can be an avenue into the meaningful mathematics and problem-solving skills needed by students in the twenty-first century. And an answer to the student question, Why do we have to study math? can be found when teaching mathematics with a real-world statistics approach.
Repubican Rally, Capehart Farms, Daviess County, Indiana, August 27, 1938
Indiana Senator, Homer E. Capehart owned Capehart Farms in Daviess County near Washington, Indiana. On August 27, 1938, he organized the Republican Cornfield Convention to be held on his land. The many tents and activities that were set up drew thousands of visitors.,Daviess County Journey,On verso of photograph: "Republican Rally, Capehart farms, 8/27/38"
Ceylon Covered Bridge in Adams County, Indiana
Built circa 1860, the Ceylon Covered Bridge is the last still standing of 23 known covered bridges that originally crossed the Wabash River. The single span Howe Truss structure was bypassed in 1974 and surrounded by a roadside park.,Adams County Journey
Embattled Berlusconi under fire again
Nov. 5 - Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi faces a broadside from members of his own party after agreeing to let the IMF oversee the country's books. Andrew Raven reports.
Dr. Conrad Murray guilty; Lindsay freed
Nov. 07 - A Los Angeles jury finds Michael Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter. John Russell reports.
Life Lessons From Theater
Ellen Hemphill is director of undergraduate studies in Duke's Department of Theater Studies. She took questions from online viewers on how acting skills can be applied to life offstage, during a live "Office Hours" conversation at Duke's Bryan University Center, November 3, 2011.
Jobs data hint at improvement
Nov. 4 - The U.S. unemployment rate fall in October to a six-month low and although job creation was weaker than expected, economists say the labor market is showing small signs of improvement. Jill Bennett reports.
St. Joseph's College, Collegeville, Jasper County, Indiana
St. Joseph's College was founded in 1889 and opened in 1891. In its early years it was both a high school and junior college. It became a four year college in 1936 and remained all male until 1968. The current enrollment is over 1,000 students. The Main Building (now Drexel Hall) was constructed in 1888 and originally served as an Indian mission school.,Jasper County Journey
Summer Institute 7/19/11
How to Fix the Housing Crisis The foreclosure crisis has crawled on for going on four years now with no end in sight. The S&P/Case-Shiller index for August fell 3.8 percent from a year ago. The index includes home prices for 20 US cities. "Continued house price declines could lead to even more defaults, foreclosures and distress sales, undermining wealth, confidence and spending," Willia
The foreclosure crisis has crawled on for going on four years now with no end in sight. The S&P/Case-Shiller index for August fell 3.8 percent from a year ago. The index includes home prices for 20 US cities.
"Continued house price declines could lead to even more defaults, foreclosures and distress sales, undermining wealth, confidence and spending," Willia
European Commitment to Entrepreneurship (ECE)
Een bedrijf onderscheidt zich van een ander bedrijf omdat het een specifieke aanpak heeft, omdat het mensen met een …
Proteins & Enzymes: Transglutaminase | Lecture 8 (2011)
Wylie Dufresne (wd~50) October 24, 2011
Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 3 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 3 of 6. (09:57)
Uluru (Ayers Rock), Northern Territory, Australia's Outback
This selection contains video showing the magnificent Ayers Rock, a huge, natural sandstone rock in the flat desert brushland of Austrailia. The video is set to music without narration. ( 1:01)