African American studies programs
Carmen Fields reports on differing opinions of the African American studies program at Harvard University. Fields interviews Harvard professors Harvey Mansfield and Orlando Patterson. Mansfield says that conservative scholars are excluded from the African American studies program at Harvard. Mansfield adds that the program is too political and not concerned enough with the study of the African American experience. Mansfield calls African American studies an 'advocacy major' which promotes a cert
African American physicians
Dr. Gloria White-Hammond (pediatrician) examines a young Latina child in an examining room. The child cries and White-Hammond comforts her, speaking in English and in Spanish. White-Hammond speaks to the child's mother about treatments for the child. White-Hammond examines the child with a stethoscope. Callie Crossley interviews White-Hammond about a program designed to increase the number of African American physicians across the nation. White-Hammond says that medical schools lack the financia
Accusations against William Celester
David Boeri reports that William Celester (Deputy Superintendent, Boston Police Department) has been accused of sexual assault by a female employee of the Police Department. Boeri reviews the allegations. He notes that neither the department or Celester will comment on the ongoing investigation. Boeri interviews Rafe Kelly (St. John's Missionary Baptist Church). Kelly talks about the case from the victim's point of view. Boeri's report includes footage and photographs of Celester.
Australian aborigines visit Franklin ParkProgram focuses of the culture of Australian aborigines. Host David Crippens introduces Dighton Spooner's interview with Gulpilil (and other aborigines visiting Boston) on music, ceremonies, instruments, costuming, and the requirements for the cultural survival of Australia's aboriginal people. Interviews touch upon offers from European companies to purchase tribal lands, Australia's attempts to restore native culture, Australian rules governing 'mixed bl
Health Symposium: Dr. Fraser Mustard, Dr. Bruce Lanphear and Dr. Charlotte Waddell
Faculty of Health Sciences Health Symposium featuring the inaugural Dr. Cam Coady Foundation Lecture Series in Health Issues. Speakers: Dr. Fraser Mustard Dr. Cam Coady Foundation Lecturer The Canadian Leader about the socioeconomic determinants of human development and health. Founding President of the Canadian Institute for Advance Research (CIFAR). Head of the CIFAR Founder's network. "The Experience-based Brain and Human Development" Dr. Bruce Lanphear Professor of Children's Environment
A Walk Through Time
This sit elooks at the evolution of time keeping, how humans have measured the passage of time throughout history. The site describes and shows depictions of ancient calendars, sun and water clocks, mechanical and quartz clocks, and world time scales and time zones.
Thirteen? Oh, no! : Are you superstitious? Do you avoid the number 13?
This activity asks student to determine if there a Friday the 13th in every year. The activity, from the Figure This! collection of 80 math challenges, also considers superstitions associated with the number 13. It suggests that the student make lists and examine calendars to determine the total number of possible calendar arrangements. The usefulness of reasoning with number patterns and dates is noted. The page features links to a solution hint, the solution, related math questions, and resour
Korean War Memorial in the Snow, Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama 1
This image is part of a series of color photographs of the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Korean War Memorial in the snow ... The AVE MARIA GROTTO consists of over 125 miniature reproductions of famous churches, shrines and buildings from all over the world. Encompassing an area of over three acres, this miniature fairyland was built by a Benedictine Monk, Brother Joseph. He has spent over 40 years in making this scenic spot, using all kinds of jewelry, pottery, ch
SPCtv Community Around the Globe via SharethePoint.com | SharePoint Conference 2014 SharePoint community is global. Debbie Ireland, Brendon Ford, Brian Farnhill and Elain van Bergen join us to share their experiences building community in New Zealand, Australia and other locations. Their portal SharethePoint.com serves as a home for their SPUG's and their upco
SharePoint community is global. Debbie Ireland, Brendon Ford, Brian Farnhill and Elain van Bergen join us to share their experiences building community in New Zealand, Australia and other locations. Their portal SharethePoint.com serves as a home for their SPUG's and their upco
The Hazor Excavations in memory of Yigael Yadin: Zooarchaeological Analyses This dataset represents the zooarchaeological identification and analysis conducted by Justin Lev-Tov as part of the Hazor Excavations in memory of Yigael Yadin . The majority of the faunal remains come from Late Bronze Age and Iron Age contexts. These ongoing excavations are led and directed by Professor Amnon Ben-Tor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. The majority of the excavation staff as well as the dire
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Arts for the Nation: American Sheet Arts, 1870-1885
This site consists of tens of thousands of pieces of sheet music registered for copyright during the post-Civil War era. Included are popular songs, piano music, sacred music and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra. This first release of the online collection consists of over 22,000 musical compositions registered for copyright during the years 1870 to 1879.
Entrepreneurship in an economic downturn
John Mullins, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Entrepreneurship, discusses the impact the credit crunch will have on entrepreneurs, and gives the truth behind some myths about investors.
A perspective on inquiry
In this interview, Norman Budnitz, cofounder of the Center for Inquiry Based Learning, talks about inquiry and how to teach with it in a K-12 classroom.
Conversations with Berkeley Faculty: Ira Lapidus (1/14/03)
Conversations with History Presents Faculty Research at the University of California, Berkeley A Conversation with Ira Lapidus Professor Emeritus of History "Islamic Societies" This interview took place on January 14, 2003. Complete transcript is available. Ira Lapidus, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Berkeley, and the founding Chair of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies on the Berkeley campus. Professor Lapidus has traveled extensively across the Muslim worl
Bush Science: Use and Abuse of Science in Policymaking
This event took place on Tuesday, October 12, 2004 in Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley Featuring: * David Baltimore, President, Cal Tech and Nobel Laureate * Bruce C. Buckheit, Former director, EPA Air Enforcement Division * Andrew Eller, Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service * Kurt Gottfried, Chair, Union of Concerned Scientists and Professor of Physics at Cornell * Moderated by Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism
America In the Second Nuclear Age
The Goldman Forum on the Press & Foreign Affairs and UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism present: America In the Second Nuclear Age The live event took place on April 30, 2003 in Sibley Auditorium, UC Berkeley. A conversation with: Jonathan Schell Author and Fellow at The Nation Institute and Senior Fellow at the Center for Globalization at Yale University Frances FitzGerald Author of Fire In The Lake and Way Out There In The Blue Michael Nacht Dean, Goldman School of Public Policy;
Givology: Using Social Networks to Connect Education with the Developing World
Nine months ago, a group of Wharton students launched an online site called Givology.org, whose purpose is to raise money for scholarships and education projects in the developing world. Givology's vision, according to chief development officer Catherine Gao, is that of a global community of individuals connected through their belief in the power of education to change people's lives. The group, which so far has attracted more than 200 lenders, has partnerships in China, India, Uganda, Ecuador a
David Roberts, of Private Equity Firm Angelo, Gordon, on Adapting to Market Transformation
The world of private equity has been in a shambles since the onset of the financial crisis, but some executives see that as an opportunity rather than a threat. Among them is David N. Roberts, senior managing director of Angelo, Gordon, who manages the firm's private equity business. Roberts also founded the firm's opportunistic real estate area. During a visit to campus recently, Roberts pointed out that some opportunities are starting to open up that could ease the credit crunch.Author(s):
Raghda Shaheen: Bridging Two Worlds -- America and The Middle East
Raghda Shaheen, who works for the Dubai International Finance Centre, recently completed a four-week business and legal fellowship program at Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania law school. The program, funded by the U.S. Department of State Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and supported by America-Mideast Educational and Training Services (AMIDEAST), teaches management, business and legal skills to women from the Middle East and North Africa. This year, 22 women from 11 countrie