17th Street Canal
Explore visits the Ninth Ward district of New Orleans, where in August 2005 rising waters blasted through a levee in the 17th Street canal. Approximately 2,000 people were killed and $84 billion of damages were incurred. (5:20)
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity often works against it. (4:28)
Scenes from Trojan Women: A Love Story
Trojan Women: A Love Story. Directed by Dorothy Holland, choreography by Matthew Thornton, lighting design by Maja White, costumes by Thom Hayer and set design by Reed West.
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BIO190 Sessio 8 Fall 2011
BIO190 Marine Live Session Eight 11/1/11 Sarah Swain Guest: Stacey Koupal
Optimism drives stocks higher
Oct. 26 - Summary of business headlines: Wall Street lifted by encouraging earnings and economic news; New optimism from euro debt summit; Former Goldman Sachs director charged in insider trading case. Bobbi Rebell reports.
21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT)
Focusing primarily on the period since 1500, explores the influence of climate, topography, plants, animals, and microorganisms on human history and the reciprocal influence of people on the environment. Topics include the European encounter with the Americas, the impact of modern technology, and the historical roots of the current environmental crisis.
Blended Learning at Otis: The Student Experience
Otis Students talk about the benefits of Blended Learning classes. They share what they like best, especially how they can manage their own time between meetings in person, as well as having online discussions with questions, prompts, or critiques between each other and faculty. www.otis.edu/teaching-learning-center
Station Commander Congratulates New Flight Directors
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum congratulates Judd Frieling, Tomas Gonzalez-Torres and Greg Whitney on being selected as NASA's newest flight directors. They will join a select group of human spaceflight leaders in the Christopher C. Kraft Jr. Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. More info: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/news/fltdir2011.html
Groupon IPO no bargain for investors: Morningstar analyst
Oct. 28 - Morningstar analyst Rick Summer discusses why he thinks buying into the Groupon IPO is a bad bet for investors.
Parrot rises from the rubble, reviving hope
Oct. 28 - Rescue workers pull a live parrot from rubble 110 hours after a deadly quake hit Turkey, and name him 'Hope'. Jane Ross reports.
K-pop concert rocks Seoul
Dec. 2 - South Korea's top K-pop acts perform at Korea University. Alicia Powell reports.
Introduction to Biology, Fall 2001
Cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, and an exploration into current research in cancer, genomics, and molecular medicine.
Cecil Murray: What Matters to Me and Why
Reverend Cecil "Chip" Murray, holder of USC's John R. Tansey Chair in Christian Ethics and a senior fellow at the university's Center for Religion and Civic Culure, discussed the topic of "What Matters to Me and Why" on Sept. 7, 2011. Rev. Murray also directs the Passing the Mantle program at USC, which trains up-and-coming black ministers in community development. For 27 years, he headed one of Los Angeles' most visible churches, the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church, which grew
Breakthrough in production of flood tolerant plants
Crop scientists at The University of Nottingham, in collaboration with experts at the University of California, Riverside, have made a discovery that could lead to the production of high-yielding, flood-tolerant crops.
UT student shaves head for cancer research
Nancy Ngo, a student at The University of Toledo studying social work, raised money for cancer research by accepting donations in exchange for the promise of shaving her hair. Ngo raised a total of $3,000 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, which is a volunteer-driven charity committed to research for a cure for childhood cancers. Ngo had her head shaved Oct. 12 in the McComas Village on the UT Main Campus.
Ultimate Fan Plan Men's Basketball
Includes: $20 Gift Certificate to the Rocket Merchandise Store $24 Concession Vouchers Parking Pass for the season in General Parking Areas Seats are in Section 202 and 206, rows 18-46 and Sections 203-205, rows 36-46 Price: $59.00
English conference: Sports Writing in the Internet Age
Mary Ullmer, the Sports Editor for the Grand Rapids Press, explains the difficulties of sports writing in today's world.