Engaging Diaspora: Facilitating initiatives to create change in their places of attachment
From September 2010 -- September 2011 Simon Fraser University and community partners convened a series of public dialogue and learning workshops diaspora and development. Together we explored the ways Canadian based diaspora are involved in development projects in the global south. This video captures some of the people and projects involved. This project was made possible with financial support from CIDA's Public Engagement Fund. For more information, visit: http://www.sfu.ca/diasporas/
Tip of the Week: NCBI's FLink
For more information about this resource see our blog post at URL http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=6208. Here I'll introduce you to FLink, or Frequency weighted Links, NCBI's tool for linking items from one of their databases to a weighted list of associated items in another of their databases.
Pakistan floods cause humanitarian crisis
Sept 18 - The United Nations says urgent assistance is needed in Pakistan as flooding continues to swamp the southern part of the country. Andrew Raven reports.
Libya's moving frontlines
Sept. 18 - The frontlines at Sirte and Bani Walid ebb back and forth, with fighters' shows of bravado colliding with the reality of battle. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
MAC Points of Pride PSA
:30 sec spot produced by The University of Toledo and WGTE Public Media
A Way to Connect
MU President Ashley Barnes and ASOSU President Tonga Hopoi welcome to OSU for the 2011-2012 school year.
The Revolt against Rationalism [The Clash of Group Interests (1945; 2011)] The most remarkable fact in the history of our age is the revolt against rationalism, economics, and utilitarian social philosophy; it is at the same time a revolt against freedom, democracy, and representative gover
[The Clash of Group Interests (1945; 2011)]
The most remarkable fact in the history of our age is the revolt against rationalism, economics, and utilitarian social philosophy; it is at the same time a revolt against freedom, democracy, and representative gover
British prime ministers 1783 - 1852
This learning object on British Prime Ministers, 1783-1852, is designed to support the programme of lectures and seminars on the module The Many Faces of Reform: British politics, 1790-1850. It will help familiarise you with the leading political figures and parliamentary groupings of the period we are studying. It will also test your knowledge of this information and help you think about some of the wider political developments which we will be studying. Copyright Information: All of the imag
This popular maths talk gives an introduction to various different kinds of infinity, both countable and uncountable. These concepts are illustrated in a somewhat informal way using the notion of Hilbert's infinite hotel. In this talk, the hotel manager tries to fit various infinite collections of guests into the hotel. The students should learn that many apparently different types of infinity are really the same size. However, there are genuinely "more" real numbers than there are positive inte
Lecture 7, September 20
Marketing - MKTG 25010 Lectures - Lecture 7, September 20 - Kent State University > COLLEGES > College of Business Administration > COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION > Marketing > MKTG 25010 Lectures > Lecture 7, September 20
Between the Lions: Song - "Read a Book Today"
The "Between the Lions" lions -- Theo, Cleo, Lionel, and Leona -- team up to sing this catchy, New-Orleans-style, musical tribute to all the different kinds of books available for students to read. Books are all great in their own way! Read a Book Today (1:06)
Making a Film Canister Rocket
In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, two cast members demonstrate what happens when vinegar is added to baking soda inside a container. The resulting chemical reaction produces enough carbon dioxide to launch their paper rocket skyward. Run time 03:23.
Nobel winner: why waste is a bigger threat than war
Nobel peace prize laureate Wangari Maathai's exceptional journey reminds us that taking world-changing action can begin with a simple act: planting a tree.
Palestinians clash with Israeli police
Sept. 23 - Young men throw stones at an Israeli checkpoint as President Mahmoud Abbas's application for U.N. recognition provokes mixed reactions. Lily Grimes reports.