Dignity of the Human Person
What is "human dignity"? How important is it? What is its origin? Six distinguished scholars, in an informal conversation, probe the meaning of human dignity from a variety of historical, philosophical, religious, medical and social perspectives. For speaker biographies, captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5294.
Simply Everyone's Taking Cocaine by Murray Lachlan Young (poetry reading)
You can fill your iPod with Murray Lachlan Young's performances here at Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Murray-Lachlan-Young/dp/B0020DC2RE And here's Murray himself performing it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qo_BULUMQc For our long-lost transatlantic cousins: "Khyber Pass" is rhyming slang for arse. "Fireman's Helmet" refers to the male reproductive organ. To "gurn" is to pull faces - e.g. like Jim Carrey "Cocaine Nights" is a novel by J.G. Ballard The painting came from here: http://fo
Motivation to US
An undergraduate multi-state textbook for criminal justice, paralegal, pre-law and administration of justice courses in criminal law. Explores sources of law and the legal system, the Constitution, criminal defenses, elements of a crime, parties to crime, and most criminal offenses such as inchoate crimes, crimes against the person including criminal homicide and sex offenses, crimes against property, crimes against the public, and crimes against the government. The textbook is interactive, and
Wine Rules: Meat meets wine
Nov. 9 - Ray Isle, Executive Wine Editor at Food & Wine, overturns the traditional dinner table, pairing unconventional wines with red meat.
Galeries Lafayette rocks for Christmas
Nov. 9 - Paris department store Galeries Lafayette turns on its "rocking" Christmas displays. Tara Cleary reports.
In this module, we will investigate the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and look at future climate projections. We will inspect these findings and analyze their […]
A History of Immigration in Australia
An overview of immigration to Australia from 1788 to present day. This video gives a brief timeline. The images are good and could be used for more discussion. The five-minute video deals with the more controversial issues and some images may need to be reviewed. (04:58)
ART100 Session 10 Fall 2011
ART100 Looking at Art Session Ten 11/10/11 Kirstin Ellsworth Guest: Luke Swetland
Alumni Profile: Harry T. "Trey" Harvin III, Former CEO of dotMobi
Howard F. Rudd, Jr. Business Person of the Year Award -- This year's recipient is Harry T. Harvin III or "Trey" as everyone knows him. Graduating with honors from the College with a degree in business administration in 1992, Trey not only excelled in the classroom, but also on the basketball court as captain of the men's basketball team under Coach John Kresse. Following graduation, Trey went on to receive his MBA from Georgetown University with graduate studies in international management at O
Alumni Profile: Kellie Bentz, National and International Disaster Relief Director
Alumna of the Year Award -- Following Kellie's graduation from the College as a Communication major, she embarked on a journey of community service with the HandsOn Network in Atlanta, GA. When Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Kellie answered the call for help and became the founding executive director of HandsOn New Orleans. She worked around the clock to build facilities to house 100 volunteers per night and involved these volunteers in more than 400,000 hours of service. Within two y
Alumni Profile: Dr. Neil Draisin, Renowned Optometrist and Children's Eye Health Advocate
Distinguished Alumnus Award -- Neil majored in biology at the College and then graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and completed his residency in pediatric optometry and vision therapy at State University of New York. He has practiced optometry in Charleston for more than 38 years and has been a national leader in the field. SECO International, one of the largest optometry meetings in the world and most comprehensive sources of continuing education for eye care professionals ha
Alumni Profile: Dr. John Tisdale, NIH Researcher, Stem Cell Transplants and Sickle Cell
Pre-Medical Society's Outstanding Service Award in Medicine Award -- This year's recipient is John F. Tisdale, Class of 1986 and the son of Belton and Sara-Gantt Tisdale, Class of 1956. After completing his degree in chemistry at the College, John received his medical degree from MUSC in 1990 and did his internship and residency at Vanderbilt in internal medicine. In 1994, he joined the National Institutes of Health as a hematology fellow and has been there ever since. In 2007, he became a tenur
Alumni Profile: Cyrus Buffum, Charleston Waterkeeper
Young Alumnus of the Year Award -- Cyrus Buffum became Charleston's first Waterkeeper on September 16, 2008 after the organization was officially approved as a member program of the Waterkeeper Alliance. Cyrus was born and raised on Cape Cod, MA and grew up sailing throughout New England; his time on the water gave him an incredible appreciation and passion for the ocean and its delicate ecosystems and eventually gave direction to the many decisions he's made in his life. When it came time for
Using Social Science to Improve the World
A "Duke Idea" conversation in Los Angeles, Calif., between President Richard H. Brodhead and Dan Ariely Ph.D.'98, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics. Learn more at http://www.thedukeidea.com.
Five Pressing Challenges for Doctoral Education
Chris M. Golde speaks on Five Pressing Challenges for Doctoral Education at the Johns Hopkins University Conference on the Future of Ph.D. Education on October 25, 2011
U.S. shoppers making a comeback
Nov. 11 - The mood of the American consumer rose to a five-month high in early November, a welcomed sign as retailers prepare to start the holiday shopping season earlier than ever. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Rick Perry's debate stumble
Nov. 12 - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, already facing an uphill struggle to mount a comeback, made a difficult situation worse on Wednesday night by forgetting one of the three government agencies that he has repeatedly said he would eliminate if elected president.
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