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President Bowman at 2011 Alumni Day Luncheon
Speaking at the Alumni Day Luncheon, Dr. Bowman enumerated the many successes that have taken place on the Illinois State campus in the past year.
Sentence Types - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video describes the 4 different types of sentences: simple, compound, complex or compound-complex. Simple sentences are independent clauses while compound sentences are made up of two or more independent clauses. A complex sentence has an independent plus a dependent clause, while a compound-complex sentence has two or more independent clauses plus one dependent clause. (5:30)
The explore team visits the tomb of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, where there is a ceramic army of 8,099 life-sized, intricately carved statues modeled after Emperor Qin's army. (3:14)
Movements in modern science
A major focus of modern science has been on genetics and genome construction.
The '43 Group and Battling Anti-Semitic Groups in Britian
This 15 minute video has interviews The 43 Group was an English anti-fascist group set up by Jewish ex-servicemen in the immediate wake of World War II when, on their return to London, they encountered British fascist organisations. The activities of these fascist groups included antisemitic speeches in public places, inciting racial hatred, and from the rank-and-file fascists, violent attacks on London Jews and Jewish property. The 43 Group worked to try and stop this hatred. A good video to sh
Caleb Tabor '09 on Religious Studies @ Elon
Religious Studies @ Elon: Caleb Tabor '09
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City of Wheeling
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Anti-government demos fuel doubts about Syrian plan
Nov. 4 - Anti-government protests throughout Syria cast doubt on whether an Arab League plan can end months of bloodshed. Deborah Gembara reports.
Heavy Cavalry of the Middle Ages (2:41)
Arguably the most opulent form of protective battle gear in history was worn by medieval knights, the warrior class of medieval Europe. This video shows the advantages of such gear as well as how it was used in battle.
Nigerian forces hunt Islamist militants
Nov. 7 - Nigerian security forces search for Islamist militants behind a coordinated attack in the north that killed at least 65 people. Katharine Jackson reports.
Documentary about Peabody College airs on NPT Nov. 3
Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development celebrated its 225th anniversary last year. A new documentary on Nashville Public Television will celebrate that milestone. Paying the Debt: A History of Vanderbilt Peabody College airs at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, on NPT. Narrated by Tony Award-winning actor Brian Dennehy (Broadway’s Death of a Salesman,keep reading »
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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.
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
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.
The little known link between Occupy Wall Street and India's "Unique Identity" project
Nov. 12 - Indian cabinet minister and billionaire Nandan Nilekani says corruption and the fight for inclusion make Occupy Wall Street and India's Identity Project similar.
Holocaust Lecture Series: Isaac Nehama
Watch video of Isaac Nehama speaking at the 2011 Holocaust Lecture Series. Isaac Nehama, a Holocaust survivor from Greece, recounts his experiences as a traditional Sephardic Jew. When German troops began to occupy the area in 1943, Nehma fled to Thessaly. Most of his other family members went into hiding. Nehama returned to Athens in 1994 andkeep reading »