Daylight Saving Time Explained
This is a brief history and explanation of the annual madness that is daylight saving time. (06:40)
Ping 122: Omnitouch, PocketTouch, Cutting Phone Costs, Ballmer's Feeling Lucky Laura and Paul are back to their hyper-selves this week and bring you all sorts of touchy subjects and the banter you have learned to love. Stories:
Laura and Paul are back to their hyper-selves this week and bring you all sorts of touchy subjects and the banter you have learned to love.
25.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.In Tunesien haben sich die gemäßigten Islamisten zum Wahlsieger erklärt und zugleich beteuert, die Rechte von Frauen und von Minderheiten zu achten. Alle Tunesier würden gleich behandelt, unabhängig von Religion, Geschlecht oder sozialer Herkunft, versicherten Führungsmitglieder der Ennahda-Bewegung in Tunis.
Distinguished Innovator Lecture - Keval Desai, Partner at InterWest
Keval Desai, Partner at InterWest, VP Product, Digg; PM Director, Google; Investor, AngelPad Distinguished Innovator http://cet.berkeley.edu/teaching/lecture-series
Desdemona Takes The Microphone: Toni Morrison and Shakespeare's Hidden Women
As part one of a two-part symposium presented by Doreen B. Townsend Center and Cal Performances, director Peter Sellars discusses giving voice to the unheard characters in Shakespeare's Othello.
Bill R. Foster and family's gift supports University recreation center
When students enter the university recreation center for the first time this spring, they will find a new place on campus to enjoy a variety of wellness and recreational activities. In addition, thanks to a major gift commitment from Bill R. Foster and the Foster Family, they will find the building already has a name: the Bill R. Foster and Family Recreation Center.
Thunderbird Career Fair
Students, staff and recruiters make connections and discuss MBA job trends Oct. 28, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
The Art of Discovery: Carl Flink & Marla Spivak
University of Minnesota star faculty share their creative path. Theatre, Arts and Dance chair Carl Flink and entomology professor and MacArthur Genuis Grant winner Marla Spivak discuss how they came upon their passions and how that has informed their work as a faculty member, teacher and student.
This Week @Minnesota: Goldy pumpkin carving, UMore wind turbine and Mini Medical School
In "This Week @Minnesota" for the week of Oct. 24-28, we carve a Goldy-themed pumpkin, head out to UMore Park for the opening of a new wind turbine and visit the U's Mini Medical School. Connect with us on Twitter @UMNews and let us know what you'd like to see next week on This Week!
Student pharmacists spend month raising awareness for medication adherence
Poor medication adherence -- not taking medication as directed -- can be bad for your health, even fatal. Student pharmacists in the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn University have been raising awareness about this critical health issue as part of the Script Your Future Challenge, led by the National Consumers League.
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Wildland Fire Primer
This Wildland Fire Primer is intended to serve as an outline for educators interested in teaching students about wildland fire. Fire and its management can be intimidating subjects for those with little or no knowledge of wildland fire issues. The background information provided in this Primer and related curriculum materials will enable educators to feel comfortable discussing wildland fire topics, and assist them in bringing these important topics into the classroom. This Primer has five areas
Interview with the Vice Chancellor, Dr John Hood
Dr John Hood talks about the impact of the global recession on universities and how they themselves will contribute to the solution. He also presents his vision for the future of higher education.
"Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East" (video)
A talk by Rashid Khalidi. Rashid Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies and Director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia University, and is among the foremost U.S. historians of the modern Middle East. He is the author of numerous books on the region--several written during his many years on the faculty at the University of Chicago--
Creating Survey Questions
Creating Survey Questions. Part of the series: Teaching English. Create a survey by including a variety of questions with yes and no answers, suggestive answers that use variables and questions with open-ended answers, before tabulating the results to compare...
All things considered, there is a lot to learn about teaching, and much of it comes from educational psychology. Teaching as a career has distinctive features now that did not figure as prominently in its profile a generation ago. The features make it more exciting in some ways, as well as more challenging, than in the past. From a teacher’s point of view, the changes mean learning knowledge and skills—and practicing them—that were less important in teachers’ repertoires in earlier time
INFO 2009 Resource
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Smart contact lenses at Auburn could make eye drops a thing of the past
An Auburn University team of chemical and biomedical engineers led by Mark Byrne, the Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden associate professor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has developed a new method to deliver eye medication by wearing contact lenses. Byrne's lenses are the first to release drug doses over time for as long as the contact should be worn. The lenses deliver a constant flow of medication without altering a patient's natural vision, or can be used to correct vision while a
Life in Philadelphia during the Great Depression
Shops, monuments, and people are shown during the depression in North East Philadelphia. This commercial was produced by the Mayfair Businessmen's Association. Commercials like these were used to try to boost moral during the depression. (18min)