Vietnam honors war hero's 100th birthday
Aug 24 - Vietnam celebrates retired General Vo Nguyen Giap's centennial birthday by holding a photo exhibition that looks back at the life of the prominent military commander. Elly Park reports.
Queen Anne's Lace
Women And Math: 2011 Conference COMING SOON!
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Education for Sustainable Development: a workshop for HE GEES Departments
This resource has been repurposed for the Educational Development Open Resources (EDOR) project, one of the OMAC Strand JISC/HEA UKOER Phase II Programme. This resource is based on a series of workshops on ESD that have been run by the HEA GEES Subject Centre for UK GEES departments over the last 7 years. It is increasingly expected that all graduates should have a good understanding of the importance of sustainable development and its implications for the workshop and lifestyles. For the GEES d
Kenya abduction shocks victims' friends
Oct 2- The boyfriend of a disabled French woman abducted in Kenya on Saturday says he contemplated fighting her armed kidnappers. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Understanding Professional Development - Professional Development Planning
These resources support a module on Understanding Professional Development. They focus on Professional Development Planning.The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
On the Brink of Inflationary Disaster Ever since Ben Bernanke began his massive infusions of money into the financial system, many analysts (including me) have been worried about the severe weakening of the dollar if and when the fractional-reserve-banking system magnified the initial injections severalfold. Although the trend could reverse, data f
Ever since Ben Bernanke began his massive infusions of money into the financial system, many analysts (including me) have been worried about the severe weakening of the dollar if and when the fractional-reserve-banking system magnified the initial injections severalfold.
Although the trend could reverse, data f
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Libyans scour bombed military base for 'spoils of war.'
Aug. 30 - Military bases near Tripoli bombed by NATO are now left wide open with people helping themselves to whatever wreckage they can find. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
NIFP Workshop Participant Fears
Presentation in the 2008 Rice University NSF Advance Conference entitled “Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position”. This handout is from Mikki Hebl's talk entitled "Fear of Failure, Fear of Success".
Authors@Google: Penn Jillette
Penn Jillette visited Google's Santa Monica office on August 19, 2011 to discuss his book "God No! Signs You Already May Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales." This talk took place as part of the Authors@Google series. Warning: This talk contains adult language.
The Keck Telescope
This video of the Keck Telescope on Mauna Kea, Island of Hawaii was produced to acknowledge the contributions of the W. M. Keck Foundation including its support for the National Academies' Keck Futures Initiative.
More information can be viewed at www.kecktelescopeexhibit.org
The video, which contains original high definition footage shot by Moey Inc specifically for this project, shows the telescope in action while introducing the viewer to an overview of the research work bei
Mecca Anderson, Law student
Mecca Anderson is a student in Valparaiso University's School of Law. She came to the school from Atlanta, Ga., and tells her story of feeling not only welcomed to the campus, but provided an education that will ensure her success as she works toward her life goal of serving as a judge.
All About the Biathlon
Travel to Fort Kent Maine and Tenth Mountain Ski Center to meet a young man involved in shooting and skiing in the sport of biathlon in this video. Watch footage of athletes participating in this sport which requires strength, speed, endurance, concentration, and a steady hand. ( 3:36)
NSIPP: North America Water Vapor and Soil Moisture
An animation of atmospheric water vapor and soil moisture from December 1999 through June 2000 for North America from the NSIPP global climate model
Learn About the Eskimos
This one minute video provides an overview of the native people of the North American continent. It briefly describes their cultural traits.
Dr. R. Bowen Loftin '71
President Loftin discusses the conference change.
Identification of T Lymphocytes
In a clinical setting, it is often necessary to examine the cells of the immune system, especially in patients with immune deficiencies. One method takes advantage of the fact that lymphocytes will bind foreign red blood cells to form rosettes which can be enumerated microscopically. Specifically, the Ox49/50 antigen on the rat T lymphocyte surface has been identified as the probable binding site of the sheep rbcs. In this exercise, we will show that the number of antigen-binding lymphocytes inc
Italy strike adds to debt crisis fears
Sept. 6 - A national strike in Italy and doubts about it and Greece's willingness to push through the austerity demanded by their euro zone partners add to fears that the debt crisis may spiral out of control. Sonia Legg reports.
Learn About Flag Day
This 1:46 video provides a brief history of Flag Day. The video lacks depth and does not go into how the flag has changed over the years. At best, a general overview.