Italy fears see European shares drop
Nov. 9 - European stocks have dropped following a short-lived rally sparked by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's pledge to resign, with Italian bond yields rising to levels thought unsustainable for the country. Andrew Potter reports.
Wine Rules: Meat meets wine
Nov. 9 - Ray Isle, Executive Wine Editor at Food & Wine, overturns the traditional dinner table, pairing unconventional wines with red meat.
Galeries Lafayette rocks for Christmas
Nov. 9 - Paris department store Galeries Lafayette turns on its "rocking" Christmas displays. Tara Cleary reports.
ART 319-01, Roman Art and Architecture, Spring 2008
This course will survey the main periods and works of Roman art and architecture, employing a variety of interpretative strategies to the works. The goal of this study is to gain a better understanding of what motivated Roman artistic production and how the ancient Romans interpreted and used those works.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor
Chinese President urges efforts to oppose protectionism.
Nov. 12 - Chinese President Hu Jintao urges countries to take concrete actions on development issues and protectionism. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The Oxfam Social Issues Banquet
Each year, the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement hosts the Oxfam Social Issues Banquet, a program dedicated to addressing hunger and other important social issues.
eConference 2011 - HOT MARKETS: High Tech Keynote
The Darden School of Business and its Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation held it's annual Entrepreneurship Conference on November 3rd & 4th, 20011in Charlottesville, Virginia. This year's conference theme: "Innovate. Effectuate." unraveled the mysteries behind successful entrepreneurs and innovators and provided the framework for applying their strategies to build a viable business. The final session of Friday was a keynote address from Patrick Sweeney (Darden MBA '98), found
Modern Climate Change
Recent climate change, which has occurred during the modern instrument era, is the focus of this chapter. It is through the lens of long-term climate change (occurring on thousands to millions of […]
China imports surge sign of strong domestic demand: RBC
Nov. 10 - China's imports jumped in October as exports slowed, suggesting efforts to tilt the economy towards domestic demand may be offsetting weakness abroad.
James Murdoch turns on ex-colleagues
Nov.10 - James Murdoch maintains that he was not shown the "For Neville" email - and says former legal chief of the News of the World, Tom Crone, misled parliament. British MP Tom Watson later compared an irritated Murdoch to a mafia boss. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Credit Agricole profit slumps 65%
Nov. 10 - French Bank Credit Agricole posts 65 per cent slump in third quarter net profit - double what analysts had expected, on Greek losses. Kirsty Basset reports.
Siemens boss defends euro zone
Nov. 10 - Siemens, a bellwether for the euro zone's largest economy, has announced a smaller than expected dividend and given a cautious outlook after ending its year in a turbulent economic environment. Sonia Legg reports.
Gaming wars go digital
Nov. 10 - With the holidays just around the corner, gaming companies are continuing to expand the battlefield to a multitude of platforms. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Protests, gunfire near Damascus
Nov. 10 - Activists say government security forces fired on protesters in and around the capital. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Inside the Occupy movement - Mexico City
Edur Velasco, a participant in the global "Occupy" protest movement, speaks to Reuters on November 10 from the protest camp outside Mexico's stock market in Mexico City.
Blackwater CEO Erik Prince has been on the PR offensive this week, appearing on television to answer questions about his security firm Blackwater and its involvement in the shooting deaths of Iraqi civilians. Why is the press buying it? Bill Moyers interviews journalist Jeremy Scahill to help separate the spin from the reality. Scahill is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of the bestselling book, Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army.
Academic Writing Symposium, Chapter 14
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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,