Green's the theme at Wall Street protest HQ
Nov. 3 - After six weeks of protest at a park in New York's financial district, hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters are using eco-friendly systems to keep their temporary home clean and environmentally friendly. Their green initiatives include composting, energy-producing bicycles and a gray water treatment system to sustain them as they rail against the wealthiest one percent of Americans. Sharon Reich reports.
Jeff Beck wins Living Legend
Nov. 10 - Jeff Beck wins Living Legend Award and performs with Joss Stone and Chrissie Hynde. Mirja Mey reports.
Republican Presidental Candidate Buddy Roemer Speaks at College of Charleston
Republican presidential candidate Governor Buddy Roemer presented A Town Hall Event as part of the College of Charleston's "The Bully Pulpit Series: Reflections on Presidential Communication." Roemer served as Governor of Louisiana for four years in 1988. He was elected to four terms in the United States Congress from 1981-1988. He currently serves as the founder, CEO, and President of Business First Bank, a small business community bank with approximately $650 million in assets. "The Bully P
Commonwealth Honors College Looks to the Future
UMass Amherst is embarking on an ambitious $186.5 million building project that will provide a new home for its Commonwealth Honors College. The six-building complex now under construction includes nine classrooms, a conference center, residence halls for 1,500 students, office and study space and a café. Scheduled to open in the summer of 2013, the complex will put UMass Amherst in the top tier of honors colleges nationally and help recruit academically talented students to the Commonwealth's
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.
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.
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
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.
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)
Floods threaten famous Thai market
Nov. 6 - Rising flood waters threaten a world famous outdoor market. Julie Noce reports.