The Castle by Edwin Muir (poetry reading)
Your enemy might not fight fair, so don't be too complacent. All it takes to defeat you is for someone you trust to be corruptible. The paintings are just to provide atmosphere. The first is Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland. The second by Diego Rivera shows Cortez taking a bribe. Photograph of Edwin Muir was by Mark Gerson: http://www.npgprints.com/image/404606/mark-gerson-edwin-muir All through that summer at ease we lay, And daily from the turret wall We watched the mowers in the hay
The Nervous System
Is the world any closer to closing the gender gap?
Despite improvement in the health and education spheres, women still fall behind in economic sectors around the world. Listen to what World Economic Forum Senior Director Saadia Zahidi tells Reuters Michelle Nichols about the 2011 Global Gender Gap report.
SCBWI: Master Class - Creating the Picture Book, with Tomie dePaola
Interview hosted by Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators. He is asked, "What is a picture book?" He answers that once the child has had the book read to them, they can remember the story by looking at the pictures. He discusses the visual style of books and how there is not one that works best. He hopes that the things he writes makes children feel good and see things in a different way. He then shows how he illustrates a picture. What single word would he leave as his legacy?
Adolescent Health and Development
The course consists of lectures, readings, discussions, panels of guest speakers, group and individual projects. The purpose of the lectures, readings, discussion and panels of guest speakers is to explore a variety of aspects of adolescence and adolescent health. The group and individual projects are meant to help students develop skills to work in multi-disciplinary teams and analyze adolescent health concerns through conceptual frameworks and recommend effective solutions through intervention
CAPS Doctoral Internship - Brett Vicario
Counseling and Psychological Services at Oregon State University.
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 3
This video demonstrates how to use the change of base formula to find the derivative of a logarithmic function. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (2:57)
This is a view of Madison from the Kentucy side of the Ohio River. The steamboat Ohio No. 4 is in the foreground.
Fort Wayne Skyline
The dome of the historic 1902 Allen County Courthouse stands out among the modern buildings in Fort Wayne's skyline.,Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana.,Allen County Journey
London pub is going to the dogs
Nov. 8 - The owner of the Mucky Pup Pub has turned his north London boozer into a pop-up doggy diner for just one night. Tara Cleary reports.
Soros: Angela Merkel was the creator of the European crisis
George Soros explains to Reuters' Chrystia Freeland how German Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions in 2008 could lead to the disintegration of the European Union. Consequently, a disorderly default of European sovereignties may lead to a global financial meltdown worse than 2008. He explains his analysis here.
St. Joseph's College, Collegeville, Jasper County, Indiana
St. Joseph's College was founded in 1889 and opened in 1891. In its early years it was both a high school and junior college. It became a four year college in 1936 and remained all male until 1968. The current enrollment is over 1,000 students. The Main Building (now Drexel Hall) was constructed in 1888 and originally served as an Indian mission school.,Jasper County Journey
How to Make a Lemon Battery
(Please do this experiment with the help of an adult.) Experiment! This time he's tackling what may be the most cliche, well-known and misunderstood experiment of all time: the lemon battery. The take home message in this one is: the electricity is NOT in the lemon. Just that delicious juice. (03:22)
North Salem, Indiana, High School Boys’ Basketball Team in 1923
This 1923 basketball team from North Salem High School is a tribute to the "czar" of the Indiana High School Athletic Association—Arthur L. Trester. Born in Hendricks County in 1878, Trester earned Basketball Hall of Fame status in the 1960s.,Hendricks County Journey
Smart contact lenses at Auburn could make eye drops a thing of the past
An Auburn University team of chemical and biomedical engineers led by Mark Byrne, the Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden associate professor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has developed a new method to deliver eye medication by wearing contact lenses. Byrne's lenses are the first to release drug doses over time for as long as the contact should be worn. The lenses deliver a constant flow of medication without altering a patient's natural vision, or can be used to correct vision while a
What Is Power? (One Minute Video Dictionary Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "power". Power is defined in several ways---a source or means of supplying energy, a great physical might, as an adjective, influence over others (powerful person), to produce an effect. This is a great resource when introducing power into the elementary classroom. (0:49)
U.S. Day Ahead: GM reports as pension shortfall looms
Nov. 8 - General Motors announces earnings before the bell Wednesday and investors will likely hone in on the U.S. automaker's funding gap for pensions, estimated at over $20 billion, says Reuters Detroit Correspondent Deepa Seetharaman.
The contact zone: the creation of a Roman literature
The 2011 Wolfson College Syme Lecture was given by Denis Feeney, Giger Professor of Latin and Professor of Classics, Princeton University. The speaker is introduced by College President Prof. Hermione Lee.
OSIRIS REx: Tapping Asteroid RQ36
Dante Lauretta, Ph.D. and professor in the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Sciences Laboratory, started his career at the UA as a math major. As a young student, he was accepted into the NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Program. Today, he is the principle investigator on the OSIRIS REx mission to return a sample of pristine, carbon-rich material from asteroid 1999 RQ36. Such material may just contain precursors to key biomolecules that could tell us how life on Earth began. Th