International Political Economy Debate - Part Two
A Politics and International Studies department debate on IPE with Mark Blyth, Shirin M Rai, Dr Matthew Watson and Dr Jeffrey Chwieroth.
Professor Wyn Grant Discusses UK Election Politics
In the year of a General Election, Professor Wyn Grant from the Department of Politics and International Studies discusses the complexities of UK election politics
The Elegant Universe
This is a three part series on String Theory. This part covers the modern view on String Theory.
President Amy Gutmann "I'm First"
"I'm First." -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann Amy Gutmann was the first in her family to attend college—she attended Harvard (Radcliffe) on a generous financial aid package. This year at Penn, one out of every eight incoming freshmen is the first in their families to attend college. Penn's all-grant, no-loan financial aid package is available to every eligible undergraduate student. If you can get in to Penn, you can graduate without student loans. While Penn is the la
URI Alumnus finds a Sweet Calling
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"U.S.-Cuban Academic Relations Part II: Roundtable Discussion on U.S.-Cuban Academic Exchange" (vide
Introduction: Alan Kolata, University of Chicago. Discussants: Stephan Palmie, University of Chicago; Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, University of Chicago; Shannon Dawdy, University of Chicago; Laurie Frederik, University of Chicago; Paul Ryer, University of Chicago.
U.S. and Cuban scholars involved in academic, scientific, and cultural research face
This teacher-created video features a teacher explaining comparative adjectives ( adjectives used to compare two nouns). The teacher explains the use of -er and more to make comparisons; examples are shown on a white board. ( 5:31)
Politics was a rough business in the 1930s. Kansas governor Alf Landon knew the stakes were high, so he traveled with this lead lectern during the 1936 presidential campaign.
How to Teach Piano to Kids: Basic Beats for Children's Piano Lessons Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.
Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.
Cambridge and First Time Volunteering
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Introduction to European politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament
The Confederation of Cinque Ports is a historic series of coastal towns in Kent and Sussex.
The First Words to Teach Kids
Learn form an expert teacher what the best first words are to
teach kids in this free education video clip on home schooling your
Young and restless in China
Young and Restless In China is an accompanying online resource to a television film broadcast by Frontline, a current affairs series from US broadcaster PBS. This edition, directed by Sue Jones, focused on young Chinese coming of age in a country moving further and further away from its Communist past. From the main page, users can read introductions to the young people featured in the programme, watch the entire programme online, read a roundtable discussion with top academics about the economi
“Reconceptualizing the Question: Intervention Strategies” (video)
A presentation and discussion with University of Chicago Professors Roger Myerson, Department of Economics & Marshall Sahlins, Department of Anthropology. Roger Myerson: "A Field Manual for the Cradle of Civilization" Marshall Sahlins: "On the Anthropology of the Counterinsurgency Field Manual" Part of the April 2009 conference on "Reconsid
Today's opportunity: embedded marketing When Engaging with Your Stakeholders Is Worth Its Weight in Gold Frequency - Sixty Symbols 17.460 Defense Politics (MIT) The Threat of Animal Species Extinction
Nader Tavassoli, professor of Marketing, explains why marketing is not just about advertising, it's about people
Given two gold mines with the same amount of gold in the ground, the same cost of extraction and the same worldwide demand, why is one mine valued 10 times more than the other? Because one has local support and the other doesn't, argues Wharton professor Witold Henisz. In a new research paper, Henisz and his colleagues show how cooperating with, rather than antagonizing, external stakeholders generates sustainable shareholder value for companies around the world.Author(s):
You've heard of kilohertz and megahertz, but when things get down to the size of atoms, wave frequency gets to some seriously high values. Video discusses the various types of waves and why there is a difference is what you hear and see. Video is of good quality and is appropriate for high school students. Run time 07:02.
This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations. The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyzes the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contract
This short but informative video describes the startling risk for extinction that many species are facing, and how many of these species are at risk because of human activity. Video is set to music while information is written on the screen. Run time 0:51.
When Engaging with Your Stakeholders Is Worth Its Weight in Gold
Frequency - Sixty Symbols
17.460 Defense Politics (MIT)
The Threat of Animal Species Extinction