Does Philanthropy Make a Difference? | Institute of Politics
Mimi Corcoran, Special Fund for Poverty Alleviation Director at the Open Society Foundations; Christine W. Letts, Interim Director of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations; and Margaret McKenna, President Emeritus at Lesley University and former Walmart Foundation President participated in a discussion about the power, limitations and complications of philanthropy. IOP Fellow (Fall '12) Sonal Shah moderated the conversation, which covered partnerships, social investing and the challenges
ARTD6064 Entrepreneurship WSA
ARTD6064 Entrepreneurship WSA
Is Happiness the Right Measure of Social Progress? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Richard Layard, Professor Lord Robert Skidelsky | In his book, Happiness (recently updated), Richard Layard argues that the best societies are those with the most happiness and the least misery. Public policy should be made on this basis. Robert Skidelsky has many reservations. They debate the issue. Richard Layard is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, where he was, until 2003, the founder-director of the Centre for Economic Performance.
Music, Dance, Art Burst Out on Duke Campus
During Duke's two-week Arts Festival Oct. 26 - Nov. 4, student performances and works of art took center stage -- in the library, on the plaza, around the quad and elsewhere on campus. The images in this video are of original student artworks. Learn more about the arts at Duke arts.duke.edu.
Owl Moon Read Aloud
A good read aloud of the young children's classic Owl Moon. (10mins)
The future electric car may be one big battery
Swedish researchers believe the problem of battery efficiency in electric cars can be solved by turning the car's entire frame into one, big battery. They say their solution would remove the drag created by today's heavy batteries, vastly increasing the range of electric cars. Jim Drury has the story.
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Taal en rekenen : Diagnostische toetsen Het volgende wordt getest:
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Skate - cómo hacer un heelflip
Los trucos de flip consisten en que al dar un salto, la tabla gira en distintos ejes y tú debes volver a caer encima. (2:53)
Photo Slideshow: Rare Books Bind Literature, Art
The UA Poetry Center, which specializes in contemporary works, maintains the L.R. Benes Rare Book Room. "All of our rare books have a focus on poetry but we interpret poetry very broadly. So some of the books have very few words and some are rare first editions of a book and we have everything in between," said Wendy Burk, the Poetry Center's Librarian. The collection includes rare and oversized works by the likes of Robert Frost, Emily McVarish and Robert Creeley and also pieces by UA faculty,
How the Body Works : The Spleen
This is a brief video with narration spleen is a small organ located behind the stomach in the left, upper part of the abdomen.
Veterans Day 2012
Northeastern University observes Veterans Day at the Veterans Memorial on campus. President Joseph E. Aoun welcomed U.S Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, the guest of honor. Other speakers included Aoun, Student Veterans Organization President Michael Trudeau and LTC Blaise Gallahue.
Mary Todd Lincoln - The White House
Watch a biography video about Mary Todd Lincoln and her redecoration of The White House. (02:11)
Letter "E" Activities with Food
Featuring the Letter E. In this video children learn interactively about a specific letter of the English alphabet with Cullen and Gator in this educational and entertaining video. Three things are covered for each letter: viewing upper and lower case letters, making the letter's sound together, and learning about a food that starts with that letter with Cullen and Gator. Here is a list of the foods used for each letter so you and your child can interactivity participate with the foods. Re
Abraham Lincoln - Second Inaugural Address
NOTE: There are photographs dead Civil War soldiers in this video biography of Abraham Lincoln. Learn about his abolitionist views and his relationship with Frederick Douglass. (02:13)
ISS Update: Station Crew Departure Preps
As three Expedition 33 crew members spend their final week aboard the International Space Station preparing for their return to Earth, NASA astronaut Dan Burbank joined ISS Update commentator Pat Ryan at the PAO console in Mission Control Houston to explain the process. It's a topic near and dear to Burbank as he made that same journey April 27 after spending more than five months aboard the orbiting complex as an Expedition 29 flight engineer and commander of Expedition 30. Expedition 33 Comma
Television by Roald Dahl (poetry reading)
Roald Dahl was an author so he had a vested interest in people reading. Perhaps he changed his mind when his stories were dramatised for TV, and that became a major source of income. (I watched the movie Fantastic Mr Fox on TV and really enjoyed it.) When all the other kids watch television, is it a good idea to make our kids different? Don't they have to grow up in the world as it is - not the world as we would like it to be? Didn't George Bush say he had never read a book? Of course, sch
Breakingviews: Car wars
Nov 14 - Jeffrey Goldfarb talks to Breakingviews editors about how Tesla and Peugeot are affecting the auto industry in different ways.