De Carle Lectures 2010: Melanesian Success and Survival - Surviving on root crops
Tim Bayliss-Smith, De Carle fellow 2010, University of Otago; Reader in Pacific Geography, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge and Fellow of St. John's College presents the 2010 De Carle lectures. Given on September 28, 2010.
Patient Success Story: Pat Tierney (Shorter Version)
After four years of nagging throat and ear problems, Pat Tierney was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer at the base of her tongue in 2008. She traveled from her home in Kentucky to several cancer centers around the country for opinions before deciding to be treated by Dr. William Regine in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center in Baltimore. In this video, she shares the story of how she navigated a difficult diagnosis and treatment, including 17
The Hydrogen Economy: preparing the world for a new energy era and the third industrial revolution
This lecture critically examines the fossil fuel era and its consequences for industrial civilisation. It explores the nexus of politics, society and business and the massive potential for industry and capital investment. It also considers the future of renewable energy and the hydrogen economy, and how an integrated infrastructure and energy regime can be created in Europe.
Perceptions of School Superintendents and Board Presidents on Improved Pupil Performance and Superin
It is well documented that the demands on school superintendents have not only become more taxing but have also changed in recent years. The superintendent needs to possess a high degree of […]
Castle Acre Priory J850376 CASTLE ACRE PRIORY, Norfolk. West front of the church and prior's lodging.
CASTLE ACRE PRIORY, Norfolk. West front of the church and prior's lodging.
Carlisle Castle J920422 CARLISLE CASTLE, Cumbria. The Outer Gatehouse, Keep and Rampart Wall, floodlit at night.
CARLISLE CASTLE, Cumbria. The Outer Gatehouse, Keep and Rampart Wall, floodlit at night.
2.626 Fundamentals of Photovoltaics (MIT)
In this course students will learn how solar cells convert light into electricity, how solar cells are manufactured, how solar cells are evaluated, what technologies are currently on the market, and how to evaluate the risk and potential of existing and emerging solar cell technologies. We examine the potential & drawbacks of currently manufactured technologies (single- and multi-crystalline silicon, micromorph tandem cells, CdTe, CIGS, CPV, PVT), as well as pre-commercial technologies (orga
Egypt's Day of Wrath:
Georgetown professors Adel Iskandar and Tamim Al-Barghouti gave a 360 assessment of the state of play of the Egyptian protests.
Proud To Be Awesome
"Hip Hop Alphabet" song
"Hip Hop Alphabet" sings about the alphabet in a different, fun way. Some of the lyrics include--"Get ready, get set, hop to the alphabet". The letters of the alphabet are displayed on screen while the singer says each one. The song is repeated several times. This would be a good teaching resource for young students. (1:36)
1907-03-31: Mrs. Sage Is Leader On the City Tax Lists
This image is a newspaper clipping comparing Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage's property tax assessment to those of other wealthy New York residents.
European Civilization, 1648-1945
This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations
The Political Economy of Development
It is widely recognised that the interplay of political and economic forces has a major bearing on the path of development. How do the developments in the recent political economy literature bear on the practical problems that some countries face in achieving sustainable development paths? Tim Besley is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the London School of Economics, and served on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee from September 2006 until August 2009.
Predictioneer: How to predict the future with game-theory
Hailed as 'the new Nostradamus', Bruce Bueno de Mesquita has been shaking the world of political science to its foundations with his predictions of world events. His systems based on game theory have an astonishing 90%+ ratio of accuracy and are frequently used to shape US foreign-policy decisions on issues such as the terrorist threat to America to the peace process in Northern Ireland. Considered by many to be the most important foreign-policy analyst there is, it is no surprise that he is reg
1906-12-10: de Forest, Robert W., to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a typewritten memorandum from Robert W. de Forest to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer gives the outlines of what was to become the Russell Sage Foundation.,Russell Sage has died in July 1906, leaving Olivia Sage a $75 million dollar fortune. Five months later, her attorney and advisor Robert W. de Forest lays out his suggestions for a general-purpose benevolent trust, a "foundation" incorporated under federal and state laws and administered by trustees serving for life. This
Le changement climatique Een atelierwerk rond Le changement climatique, verbetersleutel en een toets voor achteraf. Het is los gebaseerd op de methode Branché 6 TSO en kan mits wat aanpassingen ook onafhankelijk gebruikt …
Een atelierwerk rond Le changement climatique, verbetersleutel en een toets voor achteraf. Het is los gebaseerd op de methode Branché 6 TSO en kan mits wat aanpassingen ook onafhankelijk gebruikt …
Rugbyinitiatie : lesvoorbereiding Deze bijdrage bevat een uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding over rugbyinitatie. Deze les kan gebruikt worden als kennismaking met rugby.
Deze bijdrage bevat een uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding over rugbyinitatie. Deze les kan gebruikt worden als kennismaking met rugby.
The Future of Sudanese Civil Society, North and South
Part 6 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 6 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium
Chinese New Year at Thunderbird
Thunderbird School of Global Management trustees, MBA students and guests celebrate the Chinese New Year on Feb. 3, 2011, in Glendale, Arizona.