David Gergen discusses the Elon University Poll - Sept. 3, 2012
CNN Senior Political Analyst David Gergen provided analysis of the Elon University Poll at a news conference prior to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
A chemical demonstration of the synthesis of nylon. The professor mixes two solutions and then draws off a long strand of nylon (03:43).
MIT Physics Demo -- Adjustable Capacitor with Dielectric
First, an adjustable parallel-plate capacitor is held at a constant voltage. As the separation between the plates is widened, the electrometer shows charge (or current) flowing off of the plates, while the electroscope shows no change in voltage. Notice (by the deflection of the needle) that more charge flows off of the plates when they are closer together, and less when further apart. When the plates are brought back together, we see charge flowing back onto of the plates (02:
Witness: Where North Korea meets the outside world
Sept. 4 - The biggest tourist draw in Dandong, China? Neighboring North Korea. In marketplaces or on speedboats, the city is one of the few places offering glimpses into the everyday lives of North Koreans.
Authors@Google: Eric Klinenberg | "Going Solo..."
"Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone" In 1950, only 22 percent of American adults were single. Today, more than 50 percent of American adults are single, and 31 million—roughly one out of every seven adults—live alone. People who live alone make up 28 percent of all U.S. households, which makes them more common than any other domestic unit, including the nuclear family. In GOING SOLO, renowned sociologist and author Eric Klinenberg proves that these numb
Alyssa Explains It All: Time Management
SUNY Oswego student video blogger Alyssa Levenberg gives tips on time management and adjusting to college.
One Minute Arch March | University of St. Thomas
On Sept. 4, 2012 the University of St. Thomas class of 2016 was welcomed by the campus community at the 12th annual March Through the Arches. Members of this year's freshman class gathered on Summit Avenue, passed through the Arches and were met with applause from administrators, faculty, staff and upperclassmen as they made their way to Schoenecker Area for the interfaith blessing for the new school year. There are 1,460 students in this year's incoming class. Among them are 37 international s
Archaeology of the Holy Land
In an "Office Hours" conversation, Duke University Professor Eric Meyers says archaeology in Israel and Palestine can give context for biblical narratives. In his new book, "Alexander to Constantine," co-authored with Mark Chancey, Ph.D. '99, he argues that Hellenistic culture gave Judaism, and later Christianity, a vehicle for worldwide expression. Learn more at http://religiondepartment.duke.edu and http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300141795.
NASA | Afterschool Universe: Life Cycle of a Small Star
Afterschool Universe is an out-of-school-time astronomy program for middle school students that explores basic astronomy concepts through engaging hands-on activities and then takes participants on a journey through the Universe beyond the Solar System.
This video shows a simple kinesthetic activity that models the life cycle of a star with a mass similar to our sun. (02:38)
Russula in North America
Cómo saber cuándo utilizar la Y y la LL
Los plurales de las palabras que en singular terminan en 'y' se escriben también con esta letra. (1:34)
21L.002 Foundations of Western Culture II (MIT)
Complementary to 21L.001. A broad survey of texts - literary, philosophical, and sociological - studied to trace the growth of secular humanism, the loss of a supernatural perspective upon human events, and changing conceptions of individual, social, and communal purpose. Stresses appreciation and analysis of texts that came to represent the common cultural possession of our time. Enrollment limited. HASS-D, CI. Readings this semester ranging from political theory and oratory to autobiography, p
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Oh My Soul Interviews: Wettgenstein - Audio
Professor Grant Gillett presents his play, "The soul and things themselves - being conscious is being in it"
Carmen Bugan - GRCC Alumna and Poet Author
Carmen Bugan, GRCC alumna and author of "Burying the Typewriter," reads poetry at GRCC.
Alamance County Parade of Heroes, Honor 9/11 First Responders
Representatives of several Alamance County police, emergency and fire departments - including Elon University Campus Police and Town of Elon police and Elon Fire and Rescue - were part of a procession that began at Magnolia Cemetery.
Breakingviews: Toasting AIG
Sept 10 - Jeffrey Goldfarb talks to Breakingviews columnists about the financial, symbolic and political ramifications of Uncle Sam ceding control of insurance giant AIG in an $18 bln stock sale.
Careers - interview success
Find out how to prepare for an interview -- the research to undertake, the types of questions you may be asked and how to structure your answers.
Coming in from the cold: recognition and reward for part-time language tutors in the FAVOR project
Coming in from the cold: recognition and reward for part-time language tutors in the FAVOR project.
BLOSSOMS - From Teenage to Old Age: How Cancer Develops over Time This lesson focuses on how cancer is caused by mutations that accumulate over time in cells’ DNA, how the genes mutated in cancer are involved in normal cell growth & division, and how different types of mutations affect the functions of these genes. It is part of an MIT BLOSSOMS series of three lessons on cancer.
This lesson focuses on how cancer is caused by mutations that accumulate over time in cells’ DNA, how the genes mutated in cancer are involved in normal cell growth & division, and how different types of mutations affect the functions of these genes. It is part of an MIT BLOSSOMS series of three lessons on cancer.