Haunted Memories and Complex Loyalties
This Maguire Public Scholar Lecture by William Abraham, SMU's Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies, focused on terrorism's ties to religion and other causes. It was given September 8, 2011, as part of a series of SMU events commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorists attacks.
The Inventor of the Digital Age
Michael S. Hart (March 8, 1947 — September 6, 2011) got it. He understood. He saw what others missed. And he was nearly alone at the time.
After he was permitted access to an Internet account at the University of Illinois as long ago as 1971, he had a mind-blowing revelation. He realized that this tool had the potential to
pg 62 - 67 Puer Romanus
Page 62 - 67 from 'Puer Romanus' by Appleton and Jones; A Latin Novella for Beginners you can find the text of this book on archive.org; use the search box there. If you are outside the USA, you may need to select "all http" to find a downloadable copy.
This audiobook is available on DVD at the Latinum online shop, and includes the pdf file.
This text is suitable for intermediate level students of Latin.
Groupon investors impatient, Facebook gets a pass: analyst
Sept. 15 - It's a tale of two IPOs: Facebook and Groupon. One is proceeding with caution, the other pushing ahead. Wedbush Securities' Lou Kerner says Groupon is under pressure to go public now, while Facebook investors are willing to wait.
Biological Monitoring of Workers Exposed to Pesticides: Guidelines for Application in Field Settings
This guideline was produced for those persons responsible for the maintenance of health and safety measures at agricultural workplaces handling potentially hazardous organophosphate and carbarnate chemicals. It is primarily aimed at professional nursing and other medical staff charged with monitoring workers for pesticide exposure, but will be useful to all personnel involved in workplace health and safety monitoring for pesticide exposure. The guidelines concentrate on monitoring for organophos
Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self-belief in Elite Athletic Performance
In the past Prof Tim Noakes was convinced that physiology could explain performance. After 38 years of studying the human body, he now believes that the mind and the role of self belief are crucial factors in human athletic feats. In January 2008, Noakes presented this lecture, entitled "Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self Belief in Elite Athletic Performance" at Croke Park Stadium, Dublin.
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Annual Faculty Reading
The 2011-2012 Holloway Series begins the autumn season in poetry with a reading featuring UC Berkeley's own celebrated poets and teachers.
Geoffrey G. O'Brien
and Holloway visiting poet, Judith Goldman.
Patterns of life
Each mp3 voice recording accompanies a PowerPoint slide or set of slides. These two files were bundled together with a transcript of the mp3s (mainly for people with hearing disabilities) and a printer-friendly pdf of the slides.
Each set of files is organised into topics, which are set out in two ways. For linear learners they are set out in a suggested order. For non-linear learners they are organised via an interactive “mind map”, which is a diagram showing how the different sub-top
Should Guardian journalists reveal their sources?
The Metropolitan police are seeking a court order to make reporters for the UK newspaper, The Guardian, disclose their sources about the News Corp phone-hacking scandal. Reuters editor-at-large, Harold Evans speaks with Guardian's lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, QC about the latest developments.
Quantitative economics 2
As taught Autumn Semester 2010
The module introduces those statistical methods and concepts most applicable in economics. There are no pre-requisites: In particular, no previous knowledge of statistics will be assumed. The analysis of economic data necessarily proceeds in an environment where there is uncertainty about the processes that generated the data. Statistical methods provide a framework for understanding and characterising this uncertainty.
These concepts are most conveniently intro
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept.
Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes.
Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education
Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations
Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
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)
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