Washington DC - Study Program
Students can participate in the various facets of American political and cultural life from a unique vantage point, whether engaged in government service, elective politics, international relations, history or policy research, museum work, or some other realm. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Fremantle, Australia - Study Abroad
Students will study at the University of Notre Dame Australia (NDA), the first private Catholic university in Australia. NDA was founded in 1990 through an act of the Western Australian Parliament and a Canonical statute from the Archdiocese of Perth which took effect on July 2, 1991. Notre Dame Australia has strong collegial links with the University of Notre Dame Du Lac. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Oxford, England - Study Abroad
Located 60 miles northwest of London, Oxford is a medieval town with the oldest university in the English speaking world - Oxford. Instruction at Oxford dates to the 11th century. It's 30 colleges are self-governing units, each of which offers a full university curriculum. The oldest of these was established in 1249. New College, where Notre Dame students live and study, opened in 1379. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Rome, Italy - Study Abroad
As a student at John Cabot University, you will find yourself in one of the most stimulating environments available to any undergraduate anywhere in the world. The picturesque Trastevere neighborhood becomes the campus when school is in session. Students congregate in local cafes and trattorias. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Spartan Sagas: Linda Nelson
I earned a doctoral degree from MSU in 1963 and am a professor emeritus and former chairperson of MSU's family ecology department. I went to Costa Rica to gather data for both my master's (from Iowa State) and for my doctoral degree. I remained in Latin America for 17 years, working for the U.S. Agency for International Development and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Both positions were for South and Central America and I was headquartered in Costa Rica and then in Santi
Making Big Waves
If you have dreams of surfing the perfect wave, there is so much more to learn than just hanging-ten. Waves can come from many different types of sources, yet they all have very similar physical properties. Before you learn to surf the big waves, you should learn the science behind how they are created. In this video from QUEST, learn about the origins and the power of Big Waves along the Northern California Coast. Run time 06:18.
The US Constitution: Checks and Balances
The Constitution allows for a balance of power between the three equal branches of government. Each branch maintains a check on the other two so that no one branch can become more powerful than the others. This 2 minute video reviews this. but not much depth and no examples from life. Some words will need a teacher to explain their meaning.
Promoting Positive Development Among Youth
The focus this semester will be a discussion and analysis of national, and in particular, international perspectives on promoting positive development through youth participation in, and leadership of, civil society. The course will present the work of scholars and practitioners who have pursued (a) the building of civil society through the strategy of youth civic engagment and the fostering of healthy individual development; and (b) the promotion of positive development through engaging youth i
Calls for Botswana diamond boycott
Protesters from Survival International call for a boycott of Botswanan diamonds over the government's treatment of the Kalahari Bushmen
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The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
The opening of The Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT’s latest innovative building, inspires this panel’s historical review of collegiate architecture projects. James Ackerman provides the longest lens, focusing first on the earliest, national trends, when buildings served as both residences and classrooms. In the 18th century
Nice Hat, Harry
Panama hats symbolized power in the first half of the 20th century. This expensive headgear was the mark of a well-traveled man. Today's episode considers a Panama hat worn by President Harry Truman.
How a Solar Cell Works
How a home solar panels works. Video discusses how a photovoltaic cell generates power, and how different locations, receive different quantities of solar energy. Run time 01:18.
The Dismempowering Power of Transitional Justice
Tshepo Madlingozi gives his talk for the Taking Stock of Transitional Justice 2009 conference u - The Dismempowering Power of Transitional Justice: Case Study of South Africa's Khulumani Support Group
Children and violence: An introductory, international and interdisciplinary approach
Children are subject to many forms of adversity, for example, poverty or ill health. However, a significant form of adversity experienced by children in many different regions of the world is violence. The form of violence against children varies widely and is hugely disparate. In this unit, the focus is on three different environments where children experience violence: at home, among peers at school and in the wider society (in the context of armed conflicts). The text considers the experience
Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery
Located in downtown Montreal at Concordia University the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery is a contemporary art gallery that reflects upon current art and curating practices. It produces exhibitions, events, catalogues and books involving local, national and international artists and thinkers. Its program of exhibitions examines both contemporary art and its historical antecedents. Functioning within a university setting the gallery offers a dynamic framework for research and unique platform for
Panel #1 - U.S.-Asia Relations in the 21st Century
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Moderator: T. J. Pempel, University of California-Berkeley Presentations: Challenges in Asia's Regional Security Environment - Christopher Twomey, Naval Postgraduate School The Instability of China-U.S. Relations - Yan Xuetong, Tsinghua University Discussant: John Brandon, The Asia Foundation This conference is jointly sponsored by the Institute of East Asian Studies, National Bureau of Asian Research, The Asia Foundation and W
Opening Remarks and Keynote Address - Importance of Asia to the United States
Welcoming remarks Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California-Berkeley Richard Ellings, The National Bureau of Asian Research Douglas Bereuter, The Asia Foundation Introduction Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars Keynote Address Sources of Mutual Strategic Suspicion in U.S.-China Relations David Lampton, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, Scalapino prize winner This conference is jointly sponsored by the Institute of East Asian Studies,
Panel #4 - Natural Resource Trends in Asia
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Moderator: Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Presentations: Energy Resources and China's Economic Growth David Roland-Holst, University of California-Berkeley Energy Cooperation in Northeast Asia Se Hyun Ahn, University of Seoul Closing remarks and acknowledgements: Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars