Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
Road to Wolong
The SPARTANS WILL. 360 crew travels up the long, bumpy road from Chengdu to Wolong. Visit http://report.president.msu.edu/360/ for a firsthand look at Spartan impact in locations from East Lansing to East Africa.
NPR Music Interview: John McLaughlin: On Coltrane And Spirituality In Music
10:52 Listening to odcast program is from the NPR News show "Weekend Edition Sunday" with host Liane Hansen. Marc Antomattei Productions Introduction: In an interview with Weekend Edition host Liane Hansen, McLaughlin says that the great achievement of A Love Supreme was to integrate a spiritual dimension into the world of jazz music. Now, the guitarist has recorded an album inspired by his passion for Coltrane's masterwork. It's called To the One, and it was recently nominated for a Grammy
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options Moderator: Mr. Nate Freier, U.S. Army War College Panelists: Dr. Steven Metz, U.S. Army War College; Dr. Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, CATO Institute; Dr. Bernard Finel, National War College
Battle of Antietam
The bloodiest single day in American history ends in a Union victory that bolsters President Lincoln's ability to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. In this video clip, learn more about the intense battle of Antietam. (2:45)
1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
Windows Phone Minute: Custom Focusing Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Nov. 2, 2001
Former Harvard professor and White House fellow under Lyndon Johnson, Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of bestsellers The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson & the American Dream. Her articles on political issues have appeared in leading national publications, and she is a regular panelist for “The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.” In 1995, she received a Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II. Goodwin has receiv
Eisenhower in War and Peace
In this video clip, the United States Information Service presents newsreel footage of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on the run up to D-Day. Dwight Eisenhower was a decorated World War II general who successfully conquered the Germans on the beaches of Normandy. Eisenhower became the 34th president of the United States. (8:57)
Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
In early American times, only members of Congress and the Senate could nominate a Presidential candidate. Things soon changed and Americans were able to gain the right to choose their party nominees. In this video clip, host David Eisenbach explains the history of the long election process a candidate must go through to become President of the United States. (4:15)
172: What is our networked readiness?
When the INSEAD/WEF Global Information Technology Report was created 11 years ago, the countries with the most fixed-line telephones were the best-connected in the world. Today, it’s a much different story.
Discrete Random Variables: Summary of the Discrete Probability Functions
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a review of the binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson probability distribution functions and their properties.
TWC9: Windows 8 Release Preview, SkyDrive, PhoneGap Build and more This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or other problems. Haselbach says, "WSU has been installing various sections of pervious concrete and porous asphalt on the Pullman campus to see how they might help with stormwater management on campus and prevent icing conditions in the winter. Researcher
ND Relay for Life - Fighting Irish Fighting Cancer
The University of Notre Dame community gears up for the ND Relay for Life on April 16-17, 2010 in the Notre Dame Stadium.
Space Station Live: Preps for Deep Space Exploration
Space Station Live commentator Pat Ryan interviews Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA's Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operation Directorate about the work that the agency is doing to prepare for deep space exploration missions of the future. This interview aired during Space Station Live on June 5, 2014.
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
This seven minute video does an excellent job of showing students the culture and events of the Shang Dynasty using a lecture format. There are many graphics to add depth to the understanding of this period of time in China.
Perestroika in America
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Mikhail Gorbachev talks April 28, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona, during an event sponsored by Thunderbird School of Global Management, O'Connor House, Arizona State University, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Eight, Arizona PBS. http://www.thunderbird.edu
01.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bei einem Fährunglück auf dem Fluss Brahmaputra im Nordosten Indiens sind mindestens 105 Menschen ums Leben gekommen. Rund hundert Menschen werden nach Behördenangaben noch vermisst, weitere 150 konnten an Land schwimmen oder wurden gerettet. Die mit rund 350 Passagieren überfüllte Doppeldecker-Fähre war bei schwerem Sturm in zwei Teile zerbro