Global Business Dialogue: Day 1 Recap
A quick recap of what day one at the Thunderbird Global Business Dialogue looked like.
Jim Madigan postgame at Boston College, Nov. 11, 2011
Northeastern and No. 2 Boston College skated to yet another epic battle, but the Eagles prevailed in the final moments as BC scored with 2.8 seconds left to take the 2-1 victory on Friday night at Conte Forum. Sophomore Cody Ferriero netted his first goal of the season, fifth of his career, while juniors Garrett Vermeersch and Alex Tuckerman helped on the marker. Junior Chris Rawlings offered another valiant effort, stopping 34-of-36 shots in the setback. BC backstopper Parker Milner turned awa
Global Problems of Population Growth
This survey course introduces students to the important and basic material on human fertility, population growth, the demographic transition and population policy. Topics include: the human and environmental dimensions of population pressure, demographic history; economic and cultural causes of demographic change, environmental carrying capacity and sustainability. Political, religious and ethical issues surrounding fertility: infanticide, abortion, contraception, son preference, government co
News #144 - We’re So Thankful, We Had to Say it 26 Times
Thank you! Obrigado! どうもありがとうございます! Blagodaria! Thanksgiving may not be celebrated around the world but it’s always great to say “thank you.” Regardless of where you’re from, showing gratitude goes a long way. Here at Innovative Language, we’re thankful for being surrounded by passionate language learners like you. As a way of saying thank you, [...]
Why sharing the wealth is good business
Nov. 13 - Economies grow most powerfully when all the population participates, B.N. Kalyani says outside the World Economic Forum's India summit. Business is doing what it can, he tells Chrystia Freeland. Government needs to do more.
Indonesian Islamists protest Obama visit
Nov. 13 - Thousands of Indonesian Islamists protest ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit, to attend the East Asia Summit in Bali. Travis Brecher reports.
Robin Williams is cool with Penguins.
Nov. 13 - Robin Williams plays it clean when it comes to the family film, "Happy Feet Two."
Berlusconi's parting shots
Nov 13 - Outgoing Italian Priime Minister Berlosconi calls on the ECB to support the euro. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Academic Writing Symposium, Chapter 22
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English Vocabulary-Lesson 5-Idioms Related to Colors
This video discusses idioms and sayings related to colors-"pass with flying colors", "show one's true colors", and "to be in the red". This video not only explains what the idiom means but where it originated. The video narrator does not supply much depth to the lessons and images would be of value.(5:14)
Gucci and John Richmond roar 20s
Sep. 22 - Milan Fashion Week debuts with a celebration of gold and crystals in flapper form at Gucci and John Richmond. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
" Ants in Your Pants", A Rhyming Song From: Cool Tunes for Kids
This computer-animated selection features a lively song with rhyming lyrics,
" Dance like you've got ants in your pants, bees on your knees, a bear in your hair," and more.. The words of the song appear on the screen as the song is sung. (01:54)
Center for Social Concerns
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Center for Social Concerns. A variety of seminars and programs are built around national and international immersion experiences. Students examine social issues from multiple perspectives, read relevant texts, study Catholic social tradition, and take an active role in building a learning community.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Poverty Studies interdisciplinary minor.
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Using research to enhance professionalism in further education (FE)
This project aims to understand the relationship between the changing professionalism and research in the further education sector. It also aims to identify ways of using research for the advancement of professional practice within FE. In order to understand the ways in which research is or is not utilised to inform professional practice in the sector it has been necessary to explore and deepen understanding of professional identities and practice in FE. To this end existing research into FE has
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Reading and Interpreting Bar Graphs
The instructor demonstrates how to read and interpret bar graphs. The sound quality could be better. (02:38)
This episode of Stories of the Century has railroad detective Matt Clark tracking down Doc Holliday of the famous O.K. Coral shootout. (26min)