Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
Lecture 18
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Ireland faces years of pain
The Irish Government unveils a raft of tough austerity measures aimed at restoring the country's broken finances.
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NSF Briefing for the Organization of Biological Field Stations
NSF Briefing for the Organization of Biological Field Stations presented by Peter McCartney (NSF) at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS)
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TED402 Fall 2010 Session 11A
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Eleven A 11/10/10 Jeff Miller
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MSUToday: Watchdog reporting
Alumnus M.L. Elrick shares his Spartan Saga on winning the 2009 Pulitzer Prize with Detroit Free Press colleague Jim Schaefer for local reporting of the corruption and scandal in former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's administration. Go to www.spartansagas.msu.edu for more information.
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The Labour leadership contest
In this podcast, Professor Philip Cowley, from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the announcement of former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s decision to stand down as leader of the Labour Party and British Prime Minister on 27th June 2007. Professor Cowley discusses the reasons behind Tony Blair’s announcement and the pressure he has faced from within his own party. Professor Cowley goes on to discuss why Gordon Brown succeeded Tony Blair uncontested and the potential
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Elon dedicates Chandler Family Professional Sales Center
The center on the first floor of the Koury Business Center named for one of Elon's most devoted families is the centerpiece of a sales program that school leaders cite for helping to elevate the university's national reputation.
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Blue Laura Ashley Bridesmaid Dress
Midnight blue dress; 'V' necked bodice with short puffed sleeves ending in plain banded cuff. Bodice is cut in three sections ending at a point at centre front. Skirt is gathered at waistband. back is 'V' necked; long zip to centre back. Unlined. Labels: Laura Ashley made in Great Britain and 100% acetate UK 12. Petticoat in shocking pink net,. Maker: Laura, Ashley. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Sur des "personnes" mortelles : Reiner Schürmann / Emmanuel Cattin (texte lu par Alain Petit)

Sur des "personnes" mortelles : Reiner Schürmann. Emmanuel CATTIN (texte lu par Alain Petit). Colloque international organisé par le Laboratoire ERRAPHIS (Equipe de Recherches sur les Rationalités Philosophiques et les Savoirs) et EuroPhilosophie dans le cadre du programme ANR “Subjectivité et aliénation. Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail, 24-25 juin 2010.


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The post-crisis politics of financial reform: business as usual or new global order?
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, President of European Socialist Party and former Prime Minister of Denmark talks about the politics of current efforts to regulate the financial sector.
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Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: October 2007
1. Exhibition Focus: Curator Douglas Druick speaks about Jasper Johns: Gray.

2. American Perspectives: Poet Quraysh Ali Lansana speaks about his work and a painting by Horace Pippen.

3. Art Institute in the Community: Teen Lab participants create their own art inspired by works in the collection.

4. What's News: As the Modern Wing takes shape, galleries throughout the museum are being renovated and reinstalled.

 


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Introduction of Computer Studies to non-science university students: The Sri Lankan experience
Introduction of computer studies as a subject to students in the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences in Sri Lankan universities is a relatively recent experience. University of Kelaniya was the first university in Sri Lanka that offered computer studies as a subject to its Bachelor of Arts Degree programme starting in 2001. This paper attempts to analyze the relative performance of science and non-science students offering the same module under the new computer studies curriculum.
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Reflections on Success: A retrospective of the mLearn conference series 2002-2005
mLearn is now in its fifth year. Although mobile learning has a much longer history, the inauguration of a conference for learning in the mobile age marked an important point in its development. This paper takes a retrospective look at the mLearn conferences from 2002 through to 2005; reflecting on our progress in order to facilitate the transition of mobile learning from a novel research concept into a viable means of providing meaningful learning opportunities “across generations and cultures
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Antarctica as an Educational Resource
As an educational resource, Antarctica is extremely broad in scope with the potential to contribute to a number of study areas, from the sciences to history, sociology, and politics. Authored by molecular biologist Clive Evans at the University of Auckland, this Web site provides a convenient resource for introducing Antarctica into the classroom and could be adapted for a range of grade levels. Luckily for life science educators, the site focuses primarily on Antarctic biology, adaptation, huma
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Euro crisis to hit jobs in powerhouse Germany
Sept. 27 - The job market in Europe's biggest economy shows little sign of suffering from the euro zone crisis so far. But that could change as Chancellor Merkel heads for an election year.
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Utopian Hope and Apocalyptic Religion
Editor's note: The original event recording started slightly after the beginning of the introduction by Professor Lord Meghnad Desai. Where does the utopian impulse in politics originate, and does it have a future? John Gray argues that though they often claimed to be rooted in a scientific analysis of history and society the revolutionary political movements of the past were informed by a utopian vision which derives from religion. Is the age of secular utopianism over, and if so how will relig
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In Sickness and In Power
The course of world history has been critically shaped by the physical and mental illnesses of heads of state, sometimes in the public eye but usually in secrecy. Long fascinated with the inter-relationship between politics and medicine, David Owen uses his deep knowledge of both to undertake a unique study of illness in Heads of Government during the last 100 years. Owen expertly scrutinises such diverse political personalities as Sir Anthony Eden at the time of Suez in 1956; John F. Kennedy an
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Imagining a Humanist Europe
Francois Bayrou will address the theme of humanism. He will outline how he believes that Europe needs a new set of values and specially humanism after the failures of capitalism. Francois Bayrou is the leader of the French centre party called Mouvement Democrate (Democratic Mouvement) and former presidential candidate. Mr Bayrou entered politics in the early 1980s and joined the centre right party called UDF. He served as education minister in centre-right governments between 1993 and 1997. He r
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The role of the West in Rwanda's Genocide
Linda Melvern is an investigative journalist and author. A world expert on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, she was a consultant to the prosecution team at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in the military one case. She is an Honorary Professor of the Department of International Politics (University of Wales - Aberystwyth).
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LSE Director's Dialogue with Stephen Green
As the world's financial order is in a state of flux, how do we align our desire to improve material human wealth, and capitalism, with our spiritual and psychological needs? Do businesses and banks in particular have a duty to society that goes beyond the creation of profit? Does open market capitalism remain our best hope for creating wealth that benefits all of society? Green and Davies discuss history, politics, religion and economics. This event marks the launch of Stephen Green's book Goo
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