Dressed for Success
 Ron Benson

At the age of 91, most people will already have been taking things easy for a number of years. Not so for the man responsible for robing graduates at the University of Nottingham – at 91 he’s just beginning his retirement!

In his 27 years service to the University, Arthur Roland Benson (known to all as Ron) has robed such distinguished honorary graduates as Sir David Attenborough,
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

A Song About Essential Listening Skills
This computer animated video describes essential listening skills.  Then, a song is sung about listening skills.  Teachers could use this video to teach and reinforce listening skills.  ( 1:09)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Measuring Palatopharyngeal Comptence with the Nasal Anemometer
Original source: ; ; ; ; This electronic text file was created by Optical Character Recognition (OCR). No corrections have been made to the OCR-ed text and no editing has been done to the content of the original document. Encoding has been done through an automa ted process using the recommendations for Level 2 of the TEI in Libraries Guidelines. Digital page images are linked to the text file.
Author(s): Jr. Quigley

License information
Related content

These pages may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Please contact drl-uls@library.pitt.edu for more information.

12.102 Environmental Earth Science (MIT)
The geologic record demonstrates that our environment has changed over a variety of time scales from seconds to billions of years. This course explores the many ways in which geologic processes control and modify the Earth's environment and serves as an introduction to Environmental Earth Science Field Course (12.120), which addresses field applications of these principles in the American Southwest.
Author(s): Bowring, Samuel

License information
Related content

Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative C

Talking about the way you feel
This lesson presents different vocabulary used to express your feelings and to show your reactions. There is new vocabulary introduced and written on the screen. The new words are used in examples and also acted out by the presenter.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Postulate, Axiom, and Conjecture
Three words that are used seemingly interchangeably in Geometry are postulate, axiom, and conjecture. This video explains how each word is different and describes the subtle implications of using each word. These terms are especially important when working with Geometry proofs. (2:06)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Martin Espada reads "Who Burned for the Perfection of Paper"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features
Martin Espada reading "Who Burns for the Perfection of Paper." The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Politics in 60 seconds. Lowering the voting age
Professor Philip Cowley defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on voting at 16. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Parliamentary Government, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at The University of Nottingham. He is an e
Author(s): Cowley P. J. Professor

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials (materials owned by someone other than The University of Nottingham) and where otherwise indicated, the copyright in the content provided in this resource is owned by

Race and politics
Forty years after race riots in Detroit, Newark, and dozens of other cities stunned the nation, has anything changed? Bill Moyers interviews Newark Mayor Cory Booker for a frontline report on race and politics today. The program takes a look at an update of the Kerner Commission Report, which blamed the violence on the devastating poverty and hopelessness endemic in the inner cities of the 1960s and includes an interview with former Oklahoma Senator Fred Harris, one of the last living members
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Josephine: -ight-
Watch Josephine as she sells some interesting items to her friends and neighbors. The goal for this segment is word family -ight-. (0:30)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Predicting Harmful Algal Blooms & Red Tides
This video explains algal blooms (also known as red tides) and how they are being observed so that the cause of red tides can be discovered. Run time 01:29.

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Top 10 Tips For Peak Performance
Because an athlete's schedule is often so busy, good nutrition can often take a back seat. UW Medical Center Dietician, Alysun Deckert, provides 10 easy nutrition tips to help athletes stay on track and reach their peak performance.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Dinosaur Plague
What killed off the dinosaurs? Over the years, experts have suggested everything from global climate change to a spate of massive volcanic eruptions to the most widely accepted culprit: an asteroid that unleashed global devastation. But as correspondent Chad Cohen reports in this video, some scientists believe the giant reptiles might have been taken down by something almost too tiny to see. (15:05)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Meteor From Mars
Shows a meteorite that is famous for killing a dog in Egypt. Explains how meteorite is named. Video interview. Includes closed captioning. Grades 5-12. 1:57 min.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Henri A. Termeer, Former Chairman, President & CEO, Genzyme
"His gambles rewrote the rules of an industry... and helped him build Genzyme." Henri A. Termeer was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Genzyme Corporation for nearly three decades. Under his leadership, Genzyme grew from a modest entrepreneurial venture to one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. The Darden School was proud to welcome Mr. Termeer as a distinguished guest of its Leadership Speaker Series on February 16, 2012. The conversation was moderated by Dard
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P
Author(s): Terry Hodgkinson,Leeds Metropolitan University

License information
Related content

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

The Month Song by Susan Salidor
This video clip teaches the months of the year in a fun catchy song. The song is very clear and easy to understand. (1:47)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

#279: Willingly waived: Migrant workers trading away rights for access to jobs

Labor migration researcher Dr Martin Ruhs discusses the often thorny questions around the rights of migrant labor versus access to work. With host Peter Mares.