Engineering an Empire - China, Part 5/5
WARNING: This video talks of eunuchs who have greater access to the emperors. This documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of China and is suitable for high school students. Narrated by Peter Weller and various scholars.
Jane O'Connor: 2011 National Book Festival
Speaker Biography: Jane O'Connor graduated from Smith College and is an editor at a major publishing house. She is the author of more than 50 books for children, including the "Fancy Nancy" series, six of which have been No. 1 New York Times best-sellers. In addition, she has written one book for grownups, a spooky mystery called "Dangerous Admissions." For captions, transcript, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5392.
Making Connections Lesson "How Mr. Monster Biggens Changed My Life"
Story about being different. Jacketflap - "My classmates wouldn't play with me because I was different. I wanted to be just like them. However, when Mr. Monster Biggens visited our school, I wanted to be me...more than anything." There are no spoken words. This is a sample of a full story. This is a great resource to use to describe characters in a story and and explain how their actions contribute to the events in the story. (2:04)
Breakingviews: German split helps Draghi
Aug. 28 - ECB President, Mario Draghi, has an ally in Angela Merkel while the Bundesbank opposes his plan to restart buying sovereign debt, says Reuters Breakingviews
Jacques Nasser opens Swanston Academic Building
The centrepiece of RMIT University’s $700 million capital investment program, the Swanston Academic Building, is today being officially launched by RMIT alumnus Jacques Nasser AO, Chairman of BHP Billiton. The Swanston Academic Building (SAB), a 35,000 square metre, 11-storey educational facility, contains innovative lecture theatres, classrooms and specialist spaces that support the most advanced teaching and learning methodologies. RMIT's Swanston Academic Building. Photo: John Gollings.
This Day in History January 3: Noriega Surrenders to U.S.
On this day in 1990, Panama's General Manuel Antonio Noriega, after holing up for 10 days at the Vatican embassy in Panama City, surrenders to U.S. military troops to face charges of drug trafficking. Also on this day, NASA’s Mars rover Spirit touched down on the Red planet. (1:00)
Investigation of Aliasing Effects
This lab investigates the effect of aliasing.
Fotografie zo Slovenska - Levoča
Fotografie zo Slovenska - Levoča.
Reuters Today: Moody's piles pressure on ECB's Draghi
As attention centres on Thursday's crucial ECB policy meeting, ratings agency Moody's ratchets up the temperature, changing its outlook on the European Union's Aaa rating to negative.
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
District of Literature Festival - Afternoon Session
A day-long celebration reflecting DC's literary past, present, and future (afternoon session). Speakers included Sarah Browning, Regie Cabico, Melissa Tuckey and Dan Vera. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6262
Movenote App for iOS
Movenote let’s you record video alongside documents or pictures to create an integrated video presentation with slides. Creating presentations is easy and fast. Simply record video with your device and swipe to synchronize the slides to the video. Presentations are shared by sending a link to the recipient and can be viewed without the app.First add the material you want to present to form a slideshow. Add pictures from your photo albums or take them directly with your camera. Alternatively br
BusinessCast 230 with Darden Professor Paul Simko
Professor Paul Simko, Associate Dean for Darden's MBA for Executives program and faculty for the Darden Executive Education Open-Enrollment "Management Development Program", or MDP, joins us to discuss this valuable course for up-and-coming managers and business professionals. In the Darden headlines: "Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards", "Jefferson Innovation Summit" and "Batten Speaker Series". The Darden BusinessCast is a weekly news podcast featuring the events, news, and newsmakers of the
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.
Circumference GRCC Library & Learning Commons UMMC Physician Profile: Zelijko Vujackovic, M.D., Ph.D. Race and politics Cyberbullying - 09/18/2012
Students will review parts of a circle and how to use a formula to find the circumference of a circle.
This short video introduces viewers to Zelijko Vujackovic, M.D., Ph.D., professor of radiation oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and director of translational radiation sciences at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center. Dr. Vujackovic's special interests include, therapeutic interventions/strategies to prevent, mitigate, or treat radiation injury, and radiation-related normal tissue injury. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMGCC. Relat
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
A teacher education seminar highlights the negative impact cyberbullying has on both children and adults.
GRCC Library & Learning Commons
UMMC Physician Profile: Zelijko Vujackovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Race and politics
Cyberbullying - 09/18/2012