In Other Words
The cost of modern speech is paid in verbs as America trades eloquence for speed. Historian Cathy Hellier explains the change.
2009 Storytelling Concerts
Colonial Williamsburg continues the joyful tradition of telling with this year's storytelling concerts. Dylan Pritchett describes how stories evolve.
Richard Dawkins Speaking at Duke University, Oct 3, 2010
Note that Todd Stiefel's last name is pronounced to rhyme with "gleeful"
Elizabeth Thompson: Lady Spy
Women's unassuming roles made them excellent spies. Playwright Darci Tucker tells the story of Elizabeth Thompson: Lady Spy.
Bolivia: Climate Change Delegates Rally for International Climate Justice Tribunal
By Dan Grossman Delegates to the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth gathered in Cochabamba, Bolivia in April, 2010. Among other things, they discussed the need for a International Climate Justice Tribunal to prosecute crimes committed against the Earth.
ISS Update - Dec. 7, 2010
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 7, 2010.
2.3.2 Love Please now read ‘Dogs and Wolves’. Click to view the poem ‘Dogs and Wolves’ This poem is amazing in its forceful, simple-seeming expression of an extraordinarily complex combination of thought and emotion. The ‘dogs and wolves’ are the speaker's ‘unwritten poems’. Why ‘unwritten’? One infers that other matters take priority over l
Please now read ‘Dogs and Wolves’.
Click to view the poem ‘Dogs and Wolves’
This poem is amazing in its forceful, simple-seeming expression of an extraordinarily complex combination of thought and emotion. The ‘dogs and wolves’ are the speaker's ‘unwritten poems’. Why ‘unwritten’? One infers that other matters take priority over l
Málaga Program Anniversary
Fifty alumni who had attended Dickinson College's study-abroad in Málaga, Spain gathered with University of Málaga representatives, past Dickinson directors of the program, senior officers and other guests to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the program. The event was held at the Cervantes Institute in New York City on Nov. 29, 2010.
University Chamber Ensembles: Quintet in B-flat Major
Presented as part of the University Chamber Ensembles Concert on November 29, 2010. Quintet in B-flat Major performed by MaryGrace Apostoli on flute, Mike Goldberg on clarinet, Ryan Smout on French horn, Henry Marsh on bassoon, and Walter Beers on piano.
Faces of Del Mar College: Biology
A Del Mar College biology graduate recently became the national grand champion at the 2010 Science and Energy Research Challenge, held at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.
Panel Discussion: The Global University
Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus hosted a distinguished panel of university presidents from Asia, Europe and the United States during a summit on mobility and communication and their impact on global universities. The summit was sponsored by the International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies (InterACT), a network of leading global research universities and institutes. The presidential panel included Carnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon and presidents from the
Financial Assistance Services: Verification Selection
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Financial assistance is offered based upon financial need as determined by the federal governments system of need analysis. There is also financial assistance available to those that do not have need according to federal guidelines but that require assistance in paying for college costs. This aid is primarily in the form of low interest loans. What is Financial Need? According to federal guidelines, financial need is based on the following equ
CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - Prévenir et prendre en charge les conduites addictives - discussion
Thème : «Mauvais genre»
Session : Dépendance - Drogue - Addictologie. WORK in PROGRESS.
Modérateurs : Pr Christophe LANCON, Aurélie TINLAND
Titre : CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - Prévenir et prendre en charge les conduites addictives dans une société addictogène.
Auteur : Jean-Pierre COUTERON (Psychologue clinicien, responsable de la consultation en spécialisée addictologie du CEDAT à Mantes-la-Jolie et Président de l’ANITEA : association nationale des inte
Thème : «Mauvais genre»
"The Informal Economy in Mexico" (video)
Santiago Levy is Vice President for Sector and Knowledge at the Inter-American Development Bank and author of the book Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes: Social Policy, Informality and Economic Growth in Mexico. Mr. Levy speaks on the growth of Mexico’s informal economy.
06 Dec 2010: Personalized Genomic Medicine: Genetics in Health Care
Ten years after the completion of the first draft of the human genome sequence, the field of personalized genomic medicine is emerging. Affordable gene mapping and, in the near future, affordable whole genome sequencing is available for individuals who want to determine their genetic risks. The resulting information has the potential to help physicians diagnose and treat diseases. For this event, a panel of medical practitioners and policy experts will review the success of the Human Genome Pr
116: Cargill: China strategy
When it comes to doing business in China, going big may not always be the right answer. For agribusiness giant Cargill, the company has had to adapt its global business model to China's diverse domestic economies.
Germany's DAX hits 2-year high
Germany's DAX rises above 7, 000 points for the first time since June 2008 as Germany rejects increasing support for struggling EU members.
Lenihan lays out austerity budget
Ireland's Finance Minister Brian Lenihan announces the austerity measures his government feels are needed to help save the country's economy.