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:
As "The Raven" Opens -- Edgar Allan Poe Expert Teaches College of Charleston Class on Poe
Students at the College of Charleston recently had the opportunity to enroll in ENGL 462: Poe, Place and History and study with a leading authority on Edgar Allan Poe, English Professor Scott Peeples. The course covered many of Poe's well-known and lesser-known works, including The Raven which has spawned a new film starring John Cusack, Alice Eve and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. In the film, Poe (Cusack) tracks down a serial killer whose murders mimic Poe's literary works. In addition to teaching,
Laurie Anderson's Dirtday!
Performance artist Laurie Anderson talks about her new work Dirtday! She begins her US tour at Cal Performances, located on the campus of UC Berkeley, Tuesday, September 18, 2012.
Student Summer Plans
Various Kent State students talk about what they plan to do over the summer.
Naomi Wolf - Engaging democracy: How citizen uprisings will reshape America
Naomi Wolf presented "Engaging democracy: How citizen uprisings will reshape America" at the 2012 Public Affairs Conference: Culture of Connectivity. The years 2011-12 have been rocked with protest and citizen activism -- around the world, but also in the U.S. The Occupy movement, the Tea Party movement and other grassroots efforts are on the rise where many people feel that "democracy is broken." People know that they want to fix our Republic, but they are not sure exactly how. Based on what
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
Education as a Tool in Preventing Conflict: Suggestions for the International Criminal Court
Harvard Law School dean and professor Martha Minow delivers the 16th annual Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C. Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on March 16th, 2010.
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.
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A Vanderbilt First!
Besides fulfilling a life-long dream, Blair School of Music senior Ryan Korell is doing something no other Vanderbilt student has ever done.
Setting priorities for science - Sir Peter Gluckman Video
Professor Sir Peter Gluckman is Chief Science Advisor in the Office of the Prime Minister's Science and Advisory Committee. He delivered this special lecture at University of Otago, outlining priorities for science in New Zealand and in a broader context. The lecture is entitled "Setting Priorities for Science" and it was delivered on Tuesday 24th April 2012.
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
Testing the waters
Chemistry professor John Brennan talks about a paper strip, developed at McMaster University, that can detect harmful concentrations of E. coli in recreational water within minutes. The bioactive paper detects E. coli quickly* and simply, with much greater accuracy than existing portable technology. Read the full story: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/story.cfm?id=8902 *Test time accelerated for video demonstration.
Geoff Baylis Lecture 2009
The Geoff Baylis lectures are a joint initiative between the Otago Botanical Society and the Department of Botany, University of Otago. This lecture was presented by Associate Professor Daphne Lee, a paleo-botanist. The title is "Palms, Podocarps, orchids and proteads: the contribution of new fossil plants from Otago and Southland to our understanding of NZ's vegetation history." The lecture was given on the 16th of September 2009.
2390 - A Gift for Every Student
2390 Campaign at Dickinson - May 1 - 31, 2012 http://www.dickinson.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