College of Communications faculty and staff say, "Thank you."
Faculty and staff from the College of Communications at Penn Sate offer a "thank you" to prospective students who attended Spend a Summer Day sessions on campus.
Christopher Martin on "Equity, Besides: Adam Smith and the Utility of Poverty"
Christopher Martin, Marshall Center Visiting Research Fellow, discusses "Equity, Besides: Adam Smith and the Utility of Poverty" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
IPL: Professor Andrew Geddis
Professor Andrew Geddis, Faculty of Law, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic “Of Flags and Protest: Dissent, Offence and the Limits of Free Speech”.13 September 2011.
The Pennell Center - DR. ANN FORSYTH
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09 MITEC Keynote Address
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Power Versus Strength - The Difference - ESL British English Pronunciation
This is a brief explanation of the difference between power and strength. The presenter in this video has a series of explanations about the differences between synonyms. (01:43)
EAHA Day 3 Session 2: Policy Framework For Disaster Management Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
End salvos of Central PA Fourth Fest 2012 pack a punch.
The Central PA Fourth Fest 2012 has come and gone, ushering in the unofficial start to summer here at University Park. Watch the final few moments to see the last of the over 10,000 shots lobbed into the warm Centre County night sky.
Course provides a strong grounding in the economics of information goods and services. Students analyze strategic issues faced by for-profit and not-for-profit organizations: pricing, bundling, versioning, product differentiation and variety, network externalities, and rights management.
Bill Draper: The Startup Game
This is an episode of REVOLUTIONARIES, a co-production of the Computer History Museum and KQED television, with major sponsorship by Intel. Recorded: February 10th, 2011, originally broadcast on April 30th, 2012. When we think of Silicon Valley today, innovative companies such as Google, Facebook, Open Table, and others will come to mind. It's difficult to imagine these powerhouses as small, struggling start-ups, but at some point, each one was just a good idea that needed support. For these an
30.08.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** China hat sich zur Unterstützung im Kampf gegen die Euro-Krise bereiterklärt. Ministerpräsident Wen Jiabao kündigte nach einem Treffen mit Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel in Peking an, die Volksrepublik werde weiter in Staatsanleihen kriselnder Euro-Staaten investieren und sich dabei intensiv mit der Europäischen Zentralbank und dem Internation
Robert Storr: Gerhard Richter - The Cage Paintings (2011)
Robert Storr talks about Gerhard Richter's Cage paintings. (14:28)
AN OVERVIEW OF HOME AND CONTINUING CARE IN CANADA
Marcus Hollander, President, Hollander Analytical Services, Victoria, BC
Slavica and Rossica
The Library of the Congress has one of world's largest collections of Slavic items. Jefferson's library, bought by Congress in 1815, contained a number of books about this distant region. However, Slavic items were hardly collected for the next century. The purchase of the Yudin Collection in 1906 signaled a turning point in collecting Slavic items with the help of many Russian-born scholars including Babine, Vinokouroff and Yakobson. Since that time, Slavic collections grew rapidly and constant
Megafires caused by climate change and human activity
A study co-authored by fire anthropologist Christopher I. Roos of SMU suggests that today's mega forest fires in the southwestern U.S. are truly unusual and exceptional in the long-term record. This study and the causes of these fires was discussed on the June 21, 2012, edition of CBS This Morning. Learn more at http://blog.smu.edu/research/2012/05/15/ancient-tree-ring-records-from-the-southwest-u-s-suggest-todays-megafires-are-atypical/
California Butterflies in the Field 2008
This beautiful video shows nice close-up shots of native California butterflies in their natural habitat. Students will enjoy the real life footage. What a great way to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (3:45)
World Travelers for Science
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