Motivations and Response to Crusades in the Aegean: c.1300-1350
This thesis examines the interaction between the conflicting ideologies of crusade and commerce, during the period when the Turkish maritime emirates of Anatolia became the primary target of western crusading endeavour. Through the close study of papal documents and archival evidence from the Italian mercantile republics, two principal areas are focussed on: firstly, the extent to which the temporal and spiritual mechanisms (e.g. trade licences and indulgences) introduced by the popes of the fou
Massive asteroid to fly past earth
Nov. 6 - An asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier is expected to come within 201,000 miles of earth this week. Deborah Gembara reports.
Topografía y Geodesia (2011)
Esta asignatura se caracteriza por que introduce a los alumnos de cualquier ingeniería en el mundo de la Topografía y la Geodesia, y en definitiva persigue plantear al alumnos las diferentes técnicas existentes en la actualidad para que el alumno sea capaz de representar el territorio en un mapa o plano, lo que a su vez configura el documento sobre el que todo ingeniero plasma sus proyectos.
07.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der frühere Vizepräsident der Europäischen Zentralbank, Lucas Papademos, ist griechischen Medienberichten zufolge Favorit für die Nachfolge des scheidenden Ministerpräsidenten Giorgos Papandreou. Papademos werde schon am Dienstag das Amt übernehmen, berichtete die Tageszeitung "Ta Nea" ohne Angabe von Quellen. A
Research Abstracts from the DOE Genome Contractor-Grantee Workshop IX
Research abstracts from a recent Department of Energy (DOE) genomics workshop are now available online. Researchers presented updates on DOE-funded genome research at this January 2002 workshop. Abstracts can be viewed within topical categories or by author name. Abstracts include title of the talk, author name, and contact information.
USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab
The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various projects within each research area; there are several publications that can be downloaded to complemen
Who or what is the Tea Party movement? Survey offers some answers
They’re called patriots, extremists, conservatives, libertarians. So who really makes up the Tea Party? Vanderbilt sociologist Steven Tepper surveyed some two thousand people and found four major traits that make up a Tea Party supporter: authoritarian, libertarian, fear of change and strong anti-immigrant sentiment. He also found that one of the strongest influences in thekeep reading »
80 percent chance of recession in early 2012: professor
Nov. 9 - With money supply growth contracting, Johns Hopkins economics professor Steve Hanke predicts the U.S. will fall back into a recession as early as the first half of next year.
Strijdbewijs Tweede Wereldoorlog Een verzameling van nuttige informatie m.b.t. de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De website startte ooit met 'Tour Langs de Landingsstranden van Normandië' en 'Het Ardennen Offensief'. De inhoud werd verder aangevuld …
Een verzameling van nuttige informatie m.b.t. de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De website startte ooit met 'Tour Langs de Landingsstranden van Normandië' en 'Het Ardennen Offensief'. De inhoud werd verder aangevuld …
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Mathematics. The mathematics curriculum offers programs tailored for students interested in careers in life sciences, business administration, engineering and social science.
What Is Empathy? (One Minute Dictionary Video Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "empathy". Empathy is defined as being aware of and sharing another persons feelings, experiences, and emotions. This is a good resource for the upper elementary classroom to introduce the word "empathy". This is also a good resource for our special education students who struggle with empathy. (0:57)
Help Prevent Teen Violence
Video created and edited as a public service announcement about identifying and preventing teen violence. (01:41)
Alumni Profile: Billy Silcox, Championship Tennis Coach
Alumni Award of Honor -- To receive this highest of honors, one must make a truly outstanding contribution to the College or to the Alumni Association. Billy Silcox has done just that for over 50 years -- since he set foot on this campus as a freshman and became one of our all-time great tennis players. However, those who know Billy well, know his love affair with the College began with his father and mother (Willard and Mary Silcox, both Class of 1933). The Silcox blood truly is maroon. After
C. Everett Koop Award Presentation to Dr. Anthony S. Fauci
Presentation of the 2nd Annual C. Everett Koop HIV/AIDS Public Health Leadership Award to Dr. Anthony S. Fauci
Office of International Studies Nagoya, Japan Program
The University of Notre Dame's program in Japan operates in conjunction with the Center for Japanese Studies at Nanzan University in Nagoya. Nanzan is a Catholic university founded in 1949 by the Society of the Divine Word. Its 5,000 Japanese students enroll in Nanzan's five faculties of Arts and Letters, Economics, Foreign Languages, Business Administration and Law. In 1974, Nanzan opened the Center for Japanese Studies to teach Japanese language and culture to students from the United States a
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Arab League suspends Syria
Nov. 12 - The Arab League of Nations suspends Syria's membership and threatens political and economic sanctions after Damascus fails to halt violence against dissidents. Jessica Gray reports.
Asia Regional Night: Thailand
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform Nov. 12, 2011, during Homecoming festivities. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Beetlejuice - Beauty & The Beetle PART 2
Examines the use of irony and personification.