Regional Night: India Bollywood
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform July 14, 2012. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Rusty Kanokogi: The Mother of Women's Judo
A role model for women athletes of all ages and a native of Brooklyn, Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi speaks about her trailblazing entry into competitive judo at a time when women were prohibited from competition. Disguising herself as a man in order to compete, Rusty discusses the shift from her struggle as an outsider in a men's sport to a celebrated female pioneer, athlete, and the highest-ranking American woman in judo. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on Mar
16.622 Experimental Projects II (MIT)
Students in 16.622 gain practical insight and improved understanding of engineering experimentation through design and execution of "project" experiments. Building upon work in course 16.621, students construct and test equipment, make systematic experimental measurements of phenomena, analyze data, and compare theoretical predictions with results. Deliverables comprise a written final project report and formal oral presentations. Instructions on oral presentations and multi-section re
Dialogue in the Workplace
Dialogue in the Workplace was funded by the Community Resilience Project and Freddie Mac Foundation. These dialogues are part of a series of multi-party dialogues in Fairfax County conducted by Sandra Cheldelin. The dialogues began one year after 9/11/20
Freed Cuban tells of release joy
Dec 30 - One of the first Cuban dissidents freed from jail ahead of a visit by Pope Benedict XVI describes his shock at learning of his pardon. Paul Chapman reports.
Populaarteaduslik ülevaade Venemaa teadusuudistest nii inglise kui vene keeles. Sarnaselt meie TeadusTeabe (www.teadus.ee) portaaliga on võimalik tellida regulaarne uudistekiri oma e-mailile.
Tokyo stocks nearly 20 percent down in 2011
Dec. 30 - Tokyo benchmarks shed around 18 percent in 2011, after a tumultuous year marked by the March earthquake, Thai floods and the euro zone crisis. Arnold Gay reports.
Simulations bring new angle to crowd studies
Jan. 2 - 2011 was notable for the level of civil unrest that rocked cities around the world, either because of perceived economic injustice or political protest. The unprecedented breadth of protests from New York to Cairo has resonated with one geography professor at the University of Maryland, whose work might one day help prevent protests from turning into riots. Rob Muir reports.
Twin probes begin moon mapping mission
Jan. 2 - After a three month spaceflight, a twin set of lunar probes has reached the moon. NASA intends to use the orbiters to create a precise map of the moon's gravitational field. Researchers hope the data will answer questions about the composition of the moon's core and how it was formed. Ben Gruber reports.
Italians fear tough 2012
Jan 2 - Italians prepare for a lean 2012 as the country's austerity reforms kick into action. Nick Rowlands reports.
Monitors amid the devastation in Syria
Jan. 2 - Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby says Syria's military has withdrawn from residential areas in Syria. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Environmental Philosophy" in the Department of Philosophy. The aim of this course is to enable participants to bring together materials from various disciplines bearing on our current environmental crisis, and from this integrated perspective to evaluate possible ways in which the crisis might be resolved. Disciplines to be consulted include ecology, thermodynamics, economics, value theory, and environmental
Law of Supply
Sal Khan offers an introduction to the economic Law of Supply during this eight-minute video.
Elasticity of Demand (Economics), Part 1
In this thirteen-minute video Sal Khan offers an introduction to elasticity of demand.
The Colors of the Rainbow
This student-created video explains a memory technique for learning the colors in a rainbow: Roy G. Biv. ( R=red, O=orange, Y=yellow, etc.) Roy G. Biv appears horizontally with the colors written vertically below each letter. ( 1:38)
Absolute Beginner S2 #1 - Making Spanish Introductions
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! When you first meet someone in the Spanish-speaking country that you’re visiting, you exchange pleasantries in Spanish. Then, as you get ready to say good-bye, you extend your hand for a handshake. At the same time, your new Spanish-speaking acquaintance leans in for a kiss on the cheek. This is awkward. [...]
Religious Roots of Underground Railroad/Myths About Harriet Tubman
This historian tells of the myths that surrounds the life of Harriet Tubman. Kate Clifford Larson, is a historian and author of Bound For the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero
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Using Data Effectively—Bill Finger from FHI360
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-reproductive-health-family-planning-reporting-initiative Bill Finger, Progress Project associate director at FHI360, explains the pitfalls journalists can fall into when they don't have adequate data resources available or don't understand what the data means. He spoke on a panel for journalists about how best to use data at the International Family Planning Conference in Dakar, Senegal. This video is part of Pulitzer Center's collaborati
The rise and fall of euro zone jobs
Jan. 3 - Two euro zone countries release contrasting jobs figures - unemployment in Spain increases for a fifth month while in Germany a record number of people are in employment. Sonia Legg reports.