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Maroon Minute: Dr. Anson Elliott
Dr. Anson Elliott, head of Missouri State University's William H. Darr School of Agriculture, was recognized with Missouri's Agricultural Educator of the Year award. The award was presented in January during the 44th Missouri Governor's Conference on Agriculture. The award honors those who serve as a strong voice for the future of Missouri agriculture by educating the next generation. With a research background in forages and animal performance, Elliott has led Missouri State's School of Agri
Knocking on Heaven's Door
Ninety percent of all minor league baseball players never play one inning in the major leagues. Author Marty Dobrow, in a book published by the UMass Press, follows the dreams and lives of six minor leaguers, including two former UMass players.
The Historical Value of Religious Teachings for Conflict Resolution and the Power of Gestures
Dr. Marc Gopin Talks about the power of symbolic gestures, the Dali Lama and the historical value of religious teachings combined with the value of psychological literature.
Building Learning Communities
Learning communities (“LCs”) involve collaboration, not only across academic departments, but across other institutional resources that serve student needs. Departments such as academic affairs, student development, and the library offer services and skills that contribute to the mission of learning communities and to students’ experience of higher education. This workbook is intended to guide you through the challenge of building or strengthening a learning community.
België : Geschiedenis, staatkundig, koningshuis,... In deze bundel over België komen volgende onderwerpen aan bod:
In deze bundel over België komen volgende onderwerpen aan bod:
Confronting the Global Burden of Injuries and Violence
Dr. Charles Mock of the University of Washington confronts the prevalence of injuries due to accident and violence in developing nations, in this lecture during Global Health Week. He details the social, economic and occupational risks of transportation, as well as the necessity and effectiveness of violence prevention and support campaigns.
Marquette University Engineers Without Borders
Marquette University's chapter of Engineers Without Borders is launching an Indiegogo campaign to fund their next trip to Guatemala. All funds raised will go toward the construction of a pedestrian bridge for the indigenous community of Xepepen. Learn more at http://igg.me/at/ewb
Baby Octopuses Eating
The baby octopuses at the Vancouver Aquarium are now six weeks old and still going strong. They are dining on thawed krill in this clip, and sometimes have a tug-a-war over their food.
Destination: New Zealand, Overview
This 3:40 long video shows the landscapes and cities of this country. The diversity of the country is stressed. The differences between the southern and northern islands are explained.
A Way to Remember the Entire Unit Circle for Trigonometry
This video instructor offers his way to remember the Entire Unit Circle for Trigonometry in seven minutes. He uses a small whiteboard. (07:19)
Pied Flycatcher-An Overview
This video gives excellent real life footage of the Pied Flycatcher in its natural environment. Students will enjoy seeing an inside look at nests, fledglings at different stages, and parents feeding the chicks. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 6 Minutes)
Pediatric Care Professions Video: Career Options in Pediatrics
This 3:49 video explains what is required in this career both for doctors and nurses. Includes both job descriptions and schooling.
Ethical Insights: Working Across Cultures -- Business and Ethics in China
Daryl Koehn, Ph.D., a member of the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business faculty and a nationally recognized scholar in business ethics who has studied Chinese thinking and approach to ethics in business, shares her insights into Chinese culture and the current context for business. Four specific aspects of Chinese cultures are examined: huge population; local government power; collectivism; and, management by guan xi. Ethical Insights is hosted by Ron James, president and CEO of th
Christmas in Kabul
Dec. 25 - U.S. Troops celebrate Christmas in Afghanistan. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Days of the Week
Inflated Tomato Frog
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of an inflated Tomato Frog. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
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