A Child's-Eye View
Old toy trains and sprawling dollhouses connect imaginations through the span of years. Curator Jan Gilliam has the happy task of laying them out.
24.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.
Der derzeitige russische Regierungschef Wladimir Putin will wieder Staatspräsident werden. Auf einem Kongress der Regierungspartei "Einiges Russland" erklärte sich Putin zur Kandidatur bei der Wahl im März 2012 bereit, unmittelbar nachdem ihn der jetzige Präsident Dmitri Medwedew dazu aufgefordert hatte. Im Fall
UK retailers feel the heat
Sept. 30 - UK retailers fear a dip in winter clothing sales as Britain enjoys unseasonably warm weather. Kirsty Basset reports.
The Sun unleashes another X-class flare
On Saturday, September 24 at 09:40 UT, the Sun blasted out a powerful flare. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory too images in the ultraviolet, which I pout together into this animation. Make sure to set it to high-resolution!
More info: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/09/26/awesome-x2-class-solar-flare-caught-by-sdo/
Part One: GAMBIT Summer Summit 2011
Part One: Every summer at the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab, students from Singapore and the US work with GAMBIT researchers and development teams on novel game concepts, and visiting researchers spend that time research gaming related topics across a variety of fields. Back on July 6th, 2011, we drew back the curtains in the middle of the summer to provide insights into our current game development and research activities during the inaugural GAMBIT Summer Summit. Part One begins with an open
UMMC Physician Profile: Gaurav Jindal, M.D.
This video introduces viewers to Dr. Gaurav Jindal, an assistant professor of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and an interventional neuroradiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Dr. Jindal's special interests include endovascular interventions, interventional neuroradiology, brain aneurysm and cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM). Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMMC.
Jepson School of Leadership Studies reception welcoming Dr. Iwona Kuraszko
The Jepson School welcomes Dr. Iwona Kuraszko, The Zuzana Simoniova Cmelikova Visiting Scholar in Leadership and Ethics, 2011-2012, at a reception in Jepson Hall. The video includes remarks by Jepson School Dean Sandra Peart, Mr. Robert S. Ukrop and Dr. Kuraszko. The visiting scholar program was made possible by the generous support of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Ukrop. Sept. 14, 2011
An Interview With a Meteorologist
Watch this selection to take a virtual field trip to Colorado to meet a television weatherman. He describes his motivation to become a meteorolgist and background necessary for this career. Methods for predicting the weather such as Doppler Radar are explained. ( 4:44)
Sharp quills did the bidding of the even sharper intellects of the Revolution's founding mothers. Listen to the words of Mercy Otis Warren and Abigail Adams, voiced by Abigail Schumann.
Kids Tell the Story
History is in the hands of Junior Interpreters all summer long, as the story of the Revolution expands to include a kid's perspective. Pam Blount tells us how sites involve children in the 18th century and today.
Excavating Ancient Armor
A broken helmet is discarded and forgotten, only to be resurrected 400 years later by curious archaeologists on Jamestown Island. Curator Michael Lavin describes the effort.
Williamsburg's blacksmith transforms crude metal into elegant, functional tools. Master Blacksmith Ken Schwarz details the trade.
UR School of Law - Public Sector Employment in Times of Crisis Conference - Panel 1b
Panel 1b: Public Employee Compensation : Excessive or Inadequate?
Moderator: Professor Paul M. Thompson, Adjunct Professor of Law and Director of Special Projects, University of Richmond
Dr. Jeffrey Keefe, Associate Professor, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University
Dr. Jason Richwine, Senior Policy Analyst, Empirical Studies, Heritage Foundation
UR School of Law - Public Sector Employment in Times of Crisis Conference - Panel 5
Panel 5: Public Employee Job Security and Termination
Moderator: Phyllis C. Katz, Sands Anderson PC and Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Richmond
Professor Laura Cooper, J. Stewart & Mario Thomas McClendon Professor in Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Minnesota Law School
Susan Tsui Grundmann, Esq., Chairman, Merit Systems Protection Board
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