POL335 Session 1 Spring 2012
Lunch Poems - Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon
http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu/ Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon was awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for Black Swan, her debut collection of poems that mixes vernacular language with classical mythology, modern struggles with Biblical trials, and gives voice to women past and present. With her second, ]Open Interval[, nominated for the 2009 National Book Award, Van Clief-Stefanon "marries a wildness of vision with a lens-maker's precision." She is co-author, with Elizabeth Alexander, of the chapbook
Dr. Boyce Watkins talks about Dr. King's dream
Dr. Boyce Watkins of Syracuse University spoke to a packed Whitley Auditorium as the Keynote Speaker for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Program at Elon University, January 11, 2012.
Auburn University students win first place in minority architect design competition
The challenge was to turn an Atlanta MARTA stop into a transit village that would become a "community incubator" for local services and community activities. Fifteen student teams from architecture schools across the country recently competed in this juried student design competition as part of the National Organization of Minority Architects, or NOMA, annual conference in Atlanta -- with a student team from Auburn University's School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's winnin
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Politics and Religion. Let's talk about it.
As the nation ramps up for another presidential election, it's time to confront that unspoken social nemesis - the specter of politics and religion. Associate professor, Matthew A. Sutton, addresses this issue in a thoughtful, nonpartisan manner through in depth studies on the origins and history of religion and politics in America. Hoping to make history relevant to his students and the wider public, Sutton publishes in many venues, including a recent op-ed in the New York Times. His book, "A
Steve Jobs lives on in comic book
Jan. 12 - A comic book documents the life of Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Survival Phrases #45 - Mr. Omiyage II
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Mr. Omiyage is back, and this time he has a thing or two to say about meibutsu, as well as some tips on making sure the price is right. In addition, learn how to have some meibutsu served up hot (or maybe cold) in the local restaurant. After listening, stop by [...]
Redesigning the World's Largest Development Programme: EU cohesion policy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Philip McCann | The special adviser to the European Commissioner for Regional Policy will discuss one of the great policy-making challenges of recent times. Professor Philip McCann is special adviser to Johannes Hahn and the University of Groningen Endowed Chair of Economic Geography.
Breakingviews: China between rock and hard place with Iran
China's in a tough spot with the Iran nuclear dispute, regardless of whether Beijing steps up oil purchases or joins U.S. sanctions, says Reuters Breakingviews.
3D moon flyover reveals greatest detail ever
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/3d-moon-flyover-reveals-greatest-detail-ever.html
Water-skimming ball leaps from surface
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/-brightcovecreateexperiences.html
Derecho Laboral Individual
En la asignatura “Derecho Laboral Individual” se toma como punto de partida el análisis de las relaciones sociales que constituyen el propio objeto del Derecho del Trabajo, para centrarse en la relación individual de trabajo. De este modo, se estudia la relación de trabajo asalariado, sin entrar en la dimensión colectiva del Derecho del Trabajo. Para ello se parte de una visión global del Derecho del Trabajo que permite delimitar el objeto de estudio de la asignatura y descender al aná
Vespers - 1/12/2012
Vespers - 1/12/2012
Politics of Local Education
Tod Allen Farmer
The content in this module is aligned with the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) Standard 4 and the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) Competency 002. ELCC […]
Iran blames U.S./Israel for killing
Jan 12 - Iranian officials blame the U.S. and Israel for the killing of one of the country's nuclear scientists who was blown up in his car on Wednesday. Simon Hanna reports.
Tomato Frog--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Tomato Frog. Tomato frogs (Dyscophus antongilii) live up to their name by possessing a vibrant, orange-red color. Females are much larger than males and have brighter tones of red or orange on their back, with a pale under surface. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help build real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
Fossil fuels provide 95% of the world's total energy, yet are considered to be the largest contributing factor to global warming. Will you help us to develop sustainable solutions to secure future energy supplies? http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/impactcampaign
Jan. 18 - Agenda-setting financial insight from Reuters global commentary unit Breakingviews.