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BearBuy Town Hall Series 1
Overview of campus' new e-procurement system - BearBuy. BearBuy is a joint procurement initiative between UC Berkeley and UCSF and is the way goods and services will be purchased for both campuses. Visit http://bearbuy.berkeley.edu for more information and to sign up for our monthly newsletter. Staying informed will give you the critical information you need in order to confidently and actively contribute. At this Town Hall you'll hear: * Why we are implementing BearBuy and who's involved
Putin & Resurgent Russia, Implications for the U.S.
CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty sits down with Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz to discuss the role of a resurgent Russia and implications for the US at UW's Kane Hall. Dougherty was the CNN Moscow bureau chief from 1997 to 2005, but actively covered events in Russia and the former Soviet Union both before and after that appointment. Her reporting history includes the post-Soviet economic transition, violence in Chechnya and the imprisonment of Yukos Oil founder, Mikhail K
Kerry: Preference is dialogue to diffuse Ukraine crisis
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews After meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Rome, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. preference is "to emphasize the possibilities for the dialogue that can lead to the normalization and diffusing of this crisis." Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters prov
An Asteroid's Surface in Fine Detail
A new video from NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes us on a flyover journey above the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. The data obtained by Dawn's framing camera, used to produce the visualizations, will help scientists determine the processes that formed Vesta's striking features. (01:58)
PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 1of5 The Babys Brain (3/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
Le jeu des sept familles européennes
Dans cette activité de classe, les jeunes apprenants (8-12 ans) travaillent sur le lexique de la famille et sur les stéréotypes européens. Ils imaginent des familles européennes et les partagent ensuite sur le site http://espagne.aquitaine.fr/spip.php?article2001&lang=es (Enfants nomades) afin de constituer un véritable jeu avec lequel jouer en classe.
TED402 Session 2 Fall 2011
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Two 09/07/11 Jeffrey Miller
Making History: Bill Dietrich Gift Announcement
On September 7, 2011, businessman, scholar, philanthropist and longtime Carnegie Mellon University trustee William S. Dietrich II announced a plan to provide a record-breaking gift of a $265 million fund to support CMU. It is the largest gift in CMU's history and one of the 10 largest by an individual to a private higher education institution in the United States. For more about Bill Dietrich and his unprecedented gift, visit: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich
Paul Dibb: The rise of China and the inevitable decline of America
Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb gives this lecture entitled 'Two geopolitical fallacies: the rise and rise of China and the inevitable decline of America' at The Australian National University on 5 September 2011. The public debate in Australia about the rise of China and the inevitable decline of America has become increasingly polarised. In one view, there are those who believe that China's rise and rise is inevitable and that it will come to dominate Asia. In this scenario, America has to accep
Was Earth Home to a Race of Giants?
This 3:45 long video explains why people become giants and the tales of giants across the planet. Lots of interesting facts are presented and this video would be of interest for most students to start a discussion.
Onomázein : Journal of Linguistics, Philology and Translation
'Onomázein' is a biannual, peer-reviewed journal of linguistics, philology and translation by the Faculty of Humanities at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. It publishes articles, reviews, and interviews in Spanish, English, and French within the field, although contributions in Spanish feature more often. In any case, an English version of the title and the abstract are provided. Likewise, although the study of the Spanish language has been widely covered by the journal, editors a
9/11: 2001-2011: An interfaith panel on how faith communities have responded
Sponsored by Duke University's Faith Council and Duke Divinity School 9/11: 2001-2011: An interfaith panel on how faith communities have responded Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook 016 at the Duke Divinity School. The event speakers included Abdullah Antepli, Muslim Chaplain; Richard Hays, Dean of the Divinity School; Sumi Kim, Buddhist Chaplain; Laura Lieber, Jewish Studies; and Sam Wells, Dean of Duke Chapel.
Walk the Plank Beach Bash Edition
This is the second episode of Walk the Plank on location at Beach Bash 2011
Cunniff, D. (September 2011). University Partnerships with Teachers and Students to Enhance the Teac
This paper examined the role of partnership relationships as they related to school districts and universities. It highlighted programs and delivery modes that could be used to improve […]
Perspective: The 'London Whale'
As headlines of apparent risk management failure or weak oversight inside one of Wall Street’s largest institutions abound, we argue that the story of a loss of 0.25 percent of the bank’s assets is getting too much face-time from regulators and the press.
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module will introduce students to key debates in the study of political behaviour. The module will focus specifically on the core ‘pillars’ of political behaviour (elections, voting, political participation and, to a lesser extent, public opinion). Through the module students will explore theories and methodologies used by political scientists to study these key aspec
Expedition Blue Planet- Angkor: Lessons for the Modern World
Cambodia serves as another case study of an environmental phenomenon affecting the entire planet.A World Heritage Site, Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. Stretching over some 400 square kilometers, the park contains the magnificent remains of the Khmer Empire, dating from the 9th to the 15th century AD.Today, researchers believe that water scarcity may have caused the demise of what was one of the largest and most important civilizations of its time. By
"Music and Dance Rhythms from the Balkans" (video)
A demonstration by John Kuo, Director of the Chicago ensemble Balkanske Igre. Presented in Angelina Ilieva's class on Balkan Folklore. Co-sponsored by the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, and the University of Chicago Arts Planning Council.