UO Today #582 Fredrik Logevall
Fredrik Logevall, a UO alumnus and professor of History at Cornell University, talks about his Pulitzer Prize-winning book Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam. Logevall gave a talk titled “The Meaning of the Vietnam War” on May 14, 2014 as a guest of the Wayne Morse Center [...]
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
Q-Camp '12 took place on January 27 and 28 at the Westin Hotel. 120 business majors and minors attended the program in which 130 faculty, alumni, and corporate sponsors served as volunteers.
Global Cohort: Kate Sumantri
Kate Sumantri from Indonesia talks Feb. 2, 2012, about the U.S. Department of State and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
The fate of a thin liquid filament
The video shows a long liquid filament that does not breakup but recombines into a single body (drop). The filament has an original aspect ratio of 38 and a viscosity of 200 cP. The liquid used is a 85% glycerine solution in water.
Bouve - Team Sports
Bouve team players on and off of the field. Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University. Boston, Massachusetts
Prefixes and Suffixes
The slide show presents a prefix or a suffix and the definition. The student narrator uses a word with the prefix in a sentence and simple animations clarify the sentence. (4:44)
Corn Cobs and Generators: A Revolutionary Way to Light up Haiti
In rural areas of Haiti – one of the poorest countries in the world today – most residents have no access to cheap and reliable electricity. Limyè Pa w – founded by three social entrepreneurs – is trying to change that.
Trail of Tears
In this video segment adapted from American Experience: "We Shall Remain," reenactments help tell the story of how the Cherokee people were forced from their lands in the southeast. The U.S. government initially promised the Cherokee and other Native American tribes that if they could assimilate into European Americans lifestyles, they would be considered equals. But a new movement in the late 1820s, supported by President Andrew Jackson, promoted removal of Native Americans from the easter
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
Kultur was a JISC-funded online project, which created a... "working model of a sustainable institutional repository for research output in the visual and applied arts", the Kultur Demonstrator. The website contains a full set of PDF reports on the progress and outcomes of the project, along with details of the staff involved, and links to the original JISC description of the project. This may be an interesting resource for those considering the ways in which academic online repositories and arc
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Professional video of the birth of a premature elephant. Shows how an elephant tries to help her infant by moving it into the shade. Grades 9-12. 2:56 min.
World Affairs: End Game Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq
"End Game: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq" Dr. George A. Lopez Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. World Affairs of Western Michigan's Great Decisions lectures involves many local colleges, including Aquinas, GRCC, GVSU, Ferris, WMU and Davenport.
Earth Science Today
This laboratory exercise, designed for an introductory Earth Science course, examines stratigraphy and plate tectonics while considering predictions as a way to test theories. The laboratory focuses on the reconstruction of Pangaea and evidence for geologic events in rock layers. Users can also link to the course homepage and other activities related to Earth Science Today.
Obama warns Russia against any military intervention in Ukraine
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews President Barack Obama on Friday expressed concern about reported Russian military movement inside crisis-torn Ukraine and warned of consequences. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internation
Part 9 - Chapter 41 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
Part 9, Chapter 41: The Interdict. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
Playlist for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL594379211E091592
This video clip highlights archaeologists’ fascination with the ancient Aztec city. The Aztec pyramids hold many mysteries to what went on many years ago in this ancient society. (1:26)
Modern Jewish Literature - Course Trailers
Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 29: Modern Jewish Literature -- Ruth Wisse (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)