The Museums of New Orleans
New Orleans is a cultural center, and as such is populated with a number of small galleries as well as large museums. From southern art, to landscaped gardens, to World War II history, the museums in the city are diverse and distinct. The Ogden Museum of Southern Art gives context to the art of the American south. The New Orleans Museum of Art is one of the city’s most important cultural institutions, and is also home to the beautiful Besthoff Gardens. Meanwhile, the United States’ N
SENSORY DETAILS AND TRANSITIONS
This video provides a brief explanation of how sensory details and transitions are used in writing. This video was made for a "flipped" classroom (meaning students are introduced to a concept first through the video), but would be suitable to complement any lesson on using sensory detail in writing. It also covers transition words. (03:19)
George H.W. Bush: Biography of the 41st American President
George Herbert Walker Bush was born June 12th, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts, to Prescott Sheldon Bush and his wife Dorothy. Raised in a politically-inclined and affluent household, Bush assumed many leadership roles throughout his life, flew in service to the navy, and ascended to the nation’s highest office, before his eldest son followed in his footsteps. Join WatchMojo.com as we learn more about the life and accomplishments of George H.W. Bush. (5:24)
Haiku's about band instruments
This is a video of band members reciting Haikus they wrote about their instruments. (02:55)
ISS Update: Weekly Recap for Oct. 12, 2012
The International Space Station Weekly Recap for Oct. 12, 2012.
UGA Campaign for Charities, Tamica Payne
Athens resident Tamica Payne shares her personal story about how her family was assists by the Athens Area Homeless Shelter.
Clemson professor creates tool to resolve issues related to Affirmative Action
Clemson University professor Juan Gilbert explains why a tool he created - Applications Quest - can help resolve issues related to the ongoing debate over the use of Affirmative Action for college admission and hiring practices.
SFU Public Square - Rain City Chronicles - Extra Ordinary
On September 21, 2012 The Vancouver Foundation and SFU Public Square partnered with Rain City Chronicles to host Extra Ordinary, an evening of storytelling and music at the Vancouver Playhouse. The night featured the personal reflections of local community members, women and men who have drawn on their very ordinary-ness to accomplish something extraordinary. These folks represented some of Metro Vancouver's citizens who work tirelessly, thanklessly, to better their neighbourhoods and the lives
The History of The American Empire
The term empire might not technically be an accurate way of describing the United States of America. Because the goal of U.S. foreign policy is to protect the country’s own interests and territory, it is by definition not an empire. However, the United States’ influence of the rest of the world is still undeniable. Throughout the twentieth century, the country dominated the music, film and financial worlds, while also making headway in both the science and technology milieus. In this
Cómo dibujar un elefante - en español
Este vídeo explica cómo dibujar un elefante con dos círculos. Van un poco rápido pero enseña cómo dibujar el cuerpo, las orejas, la trompa y colita. (2:01)
Cómo dibujar un pez - en español
Este vídeo explica cómo dibujar un pez. (.52)
Combining Entrepreneurship and Environmental Science
Jesko von Windheim combines business savvy and scientific understanding in his new role at Duke as the director of the Nicholas School's Environmental Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center. A founder of multiple companies himself, von Windheim was already teaching entrepreneurship courses at Duke when he recently joined the Nicholas faculty to lead the new environmental entrepreneurship certificate program. Classes in the two-year program will train students to understand business models and
2012 Homecoming Queen
Courtney Pearson, Ole Miss 2012 Homecoming Queen, talks about being the first African-American elected to the title and what being Queen means to her. Video by Mary Stanton.
Polymeric Nanofiber Scaffold
In this video, Ching Theng Koh shows the microstructure of a fibrous polymer scaffold, produced by an electrospining technique. Polymeric electrospun scaffolds have been considered as replacement of various tissues due to their microstructures, which mimic the fibrous networks in natural tissues such as cartilage and blood vessels. This video shows one of the images we used to study how nanofiber scaffold deforms at micrometer scale under mechanical loading. Such study provides guidelines to r
Fear, Duty, and Regulatory Compliance: Professor Emeritus Robert A. Kagan at ANU
Professor Emeritus Robert A. Kagan, University of California, Berkeley gives this talk entitled .'Fear, Duty, and Regulatory Compliance' at The Australian National University. This talk is part of the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) seminar series News headlines repeatedly provide us examples of terrible accidents, injuries, economic losses, and environmental harms caused by the failure of regulated business entities to comply with government regulations. At the same time, social scien
Joy Jiang: Study Abroad in Israel
Joy Jiang ('13, Mechanical Engineering) discusses her experiences studying abroad in Israel at the Israel Institute of Technology.
Learn Spanish in Three Minutes #8 - How Much?
Learn useful number-related phrases in Spanish with our Spanish in Three Minutes series! In Peru, knowing numbers is important, and this step-by-step video teaches you some of the basics you need to know while speaking Spanish. A native Spanish teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to ask “How Much?” [...]
The Art of the Metaphor
This is an excellent TED Ed video all about similes and metaphors. Students can learn about figurative language in a precise and clear presentation. (05:38)
Trading at Noon: U.S. stocks struggle; Amazon, Google down
Oct 15 - Tech stocks are leading the Nasdaq lower with Amazon and Google down over 1 percent today.
Breakingviews: Sprint winners
Oct 15 - Richard Beales and Robert Cyran discuss why Sprint Nextel's shareholders do best out of the U.S. cellphone carrier's $20 billion deal with Masayoshi Son's Softbank.