Summary - Fair Use as a Complement to Open Licensing
Summary of Steve Foerster's post on the American legal system’s concept of fair use of copyrighted materials as it relates to education.
Valles Marineris Flyover (short version)
This view of Valles Marineris was constructed by combining the Viking color texture with MOLA altimetry data. There is no vertical exaggeration applied to the surface displacement.
PAA "I Roll Up"
A Peer Advising Associate (PAA) is assigned to each incoming University of Richmond student in late spring. PAAs help new students keep up with the summer checklist, select fall courses, and prepare for registration. They are available to answer any questions as new students get ready for fall semester. More info at newspiders.richmond.edu.
Decisions, Decisions: Advice on choosing a college
Penn State Schreyer Scholars offer advice and hindsight on choosing the right college.
Being in the SHC
Schreyer Scholars discuss the many opportunities offered by the honors college. Whether it's scholarships, select internships, meeting faculty and CEOs, listening to distinguished speakers, joining clubs, or attending events, it's all part of what it means to be in the SHC .
Fear and Trembling' - Problema II - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
Deer are unusual because they are mammals but they don't make tracks with paw-shaped marks. Deer walk on hooves, and these hooves make different tracks than paws do.
The skull helps protect the brain. The eyes are set into the orbital sockets. The nose would be located in the upside-down heart-shaped opening, but the nose is mostly cartilage.
Money talks: June 27th 2011
International Energy Agency members open oil reserves, and stakes are raised in the US budget battle and the Greek debt crisis
Police, demonstrators clash at Greek austerity protest
June 28 - Greek police clash with groups of hooded protesters outside of parliament in central Athens at the start of two days of strikes and protests against cuts demanded by international lenders as the price for more financial aid. Parliament is due to vote this week on a package of spending cuts, tax increases and privatizations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Distance and Cities: where do we stand? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Gerald Frug, Dr Asher Ghertner, Patrik Schumacher, Professor Richard Sennett, Dr Fran Tonkiss, Professor Larry Vale | This panel discussion will examine the concept of distance when writing about cities. How does this concept remain relevant to urban disciplines? And how does it both inform and limit research on cities? Gerald Frug is Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Asher Ghertner is a lecturer in human geography at LSE. Justin McGuirk is the Desig
Florida SeaWiFS False Color Stills
SeaWiFS false color (chlorophyll-phytoplankton levels) ocean and true color land of Florida for 36 dates from September 15, 1997 to August 2, 1998
This 58 minute video is a recording of Alan Lomax as he travels through the Southern Appalachians investigating the songs, dances, and religious rituals of the descendents of the Scotch-Irish frontiers people who have made the mountains their home for centuries. Preachers, fiddlers, moonshiners, cloggers and square dancers recount the good times and the hard times of rural life. Performances by Tommy Jarrell; Janette Carter; Ray and Stanley Hicks; Frank Proffitt, Jr.; Sheila Kay Adams; and Ray F
Ron Gutman: The Hidden Power of Smiling
Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you'll live -- and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more about this evolutionarily contagious behavior. (07:27)
After this chapter you will be able to follow the train of thought behind the lyrics of a song.
Ethical Issues in the Public Mind
Dr Pete Moore : Course
Ethical Issues Raised by Science
Dr Pete Moore : Course
Creation, Evil and Time
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
Divine Action in Modern Science
Dr Nicholas Saunders : Course