Calisphere Themed Collection - 1870-1900: Closing of the Frontier: Everyday Life and People
The images in this topic show how Californians in the late 19th century worked and played. Many of these photographs reflect the manual labor (mining, logging, agriculture) and services (like barber shops and grocery stores) that supported the rapid growth of cities and towns. As they do today, people spent their free time doing quiet activities like painting, enjoying themselves outdoors, riding bicycles and camping.
The Role of Physical Evidence from Cambodiaʹs Killing Fields in the Quest for Justice
Dr. Melanie Klinkner, Lecturer in Law, Bournemouth University gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar series on 7th June 2011
Teaching Botany through Inquiry
The introductory botany course at the Univ. of Oklahoma is taught using the "inquiry method," integrating the laboratory experience with the lecture and discussion. This exercise describes how the inquiry method is used at UO, focusing on first-day activities.
Eutrophication: A Project Lab for Multi-section Lab Courses
This lab is designed to simulate the process of eutrophication over an eight to ten week period. Students use a water-soluble fertilizer (similar to Miracle Grow) to determine the effects of nutrient loads on both terrestrial and aquatic environments. By using three aquariums, Elodea, and radish plants, students can examine the ongoing process of eutrophication by taking weekly measurements of water quality and looking at plant growth. Students become "experts" on such equipment as dissolved oxy
Malaysia negotiates refugee swap
June 28 - Malaysia and Australia are considering a controversial swap of refugees for asylum-seekers that activists say is wrong. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Evolution and Fine-Tuning in Biology - Part 2
Prof. Simon Conway Morris : Course
Measuring American Power in Today's Fractured World [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Paul Kennedy | The United States today is undoubtedly the 'number one' power in world affairs, but it also faces the challenges that our fast changing and fractured world throws up. This has caused enormous debate among scholars of international strategic affairs about how best to measure relative American power.
LSE Literary Weekend - Ben Okri 'showcase' [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ben Okri | Poet in the City and LSE are honoured to be holding a special showcase event with the world famous poet and writer Ben Okri. Born in 1959 in Minna, northern Nigeria, he became world famous as a writer in 1991 when he won the Booker prize for his novel The Famished Road. Set in a Nigerian village, this was the first in a trilogy of successful novels about Azaro, a spirit child. In all he has published eight novels, and won countless awards and honours for his writing. His l
Keynes and the Crisis of Capitalism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Skidelsky | Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick. His three-volume biography of the economist John Maynard Keynes (1983, 1992, 2000) received numerous prizes, including the Lionel Gelber Prize for International Relations and the Council on Foreign Relations Prize for International Relations. He is the author of The World After Communism (1995) (American edition called The Road from Serfdom). He was made a life peer in
Deciding our Future in Copenhagen: will the world rise to the challenge of climate change? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Stern | Nick Stern is IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at LSE and chairman of LSE's new Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. He also directs the Asia Research Centre and the India Observatory at LSE. He was Chief Economist of the World Bank (2000-2003), then Head of the UK Government Economic Service and led a Review of the Economics of Climate Change which was published in October 2006. In October 2007 he was appointed to th
The Future of Global Capitalism, Convergence or Divergence Across the World [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Michael Cox; Martin Jacques; Professor Robert Wade | This event brings together Martin Jacques, Professor Michael Cox, and Professor Robert Wade to debate the changing nature and form of modern capitalism and to explore some of the challenges that will confront capitalism in the years ahead. Martin Jacques is the author of When China Rules the World: the Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World, and a Senior Visiting Fellow at LSE IDEAS. Michael Cox is pr
Independent Prosecutors and Democratic Accountability [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Ken MacDonald QC | Public prosecutors must be free from political influence to command confidence. But if they are not answerable to politicians, how are they accountable to the public for their work?
Global Challenges for Europe and America [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Nicholas Burns | Nicholas Burns is Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair for the Programs on the Middle East and on India and South Asia. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He was a visiting Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in summer 2008.
Greece is Changing [Audio]
Speaker(s): George Papaconstantinou | The Greek sovereign debt crisis of 2010 has received world-wide attention and has elicited unprecedented action by the European Union and its member governments as well as by the IMF. Greece is now obliged to follow the terms of the 'Memorandum' agreed with the 'bail-out' loan it has received. Is Greek economic policy on track? What are its future prospects?
The Future for Media Policy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jeremy Hunt MP | At a time when there are major media policy decisions being made in government, the secretary of state will outline his vision of the creative industry landscape in conversation with leading media commentator Raymond Snoddy. Jeremy Hunt is UK Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport. He was elected as MP for South West Surrey in May 2005. He was formerly Shadow Culture Secretary (2007-2010) and Shadow Minister for Disabled People (2005 - 2007). Befor
Why Indians Win in Business [Audio]
Speaker(s): Patrick French | Award-winning historian Patrick French looks at the cultural roots of India's transformation: how a stagnant planned economy has become an entrepreneurial powerhouse, who gets super-rich and who remains super-poor - and why. Patrick French is the author of The World Is What It Is, Liberty or Death and Tibet, Tibet. This event marks the publication of his new book, India: A Portrait.
Aspectos Sociales, Legales, Éticos y Profesionales de la Informática (Curso académico 2009/2010)
Capacitar para la reflexión sobre el impacto en la sociedad de la profesión de Ingeniero Técnico en InformáticaCapacitar para la reflexión sobre la ética y la deontología profesional, y conocer las instituciones relacionadas con este aspecto (Colegios Profesionales, códigos deontológicos).Conocer la normas legables aplicables al ejercicio profesional, con énfasis en la Ley de Protección de Datos y la Ley de Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información.Saber analizar una situación del
The Crystal Capers: #5
All of Auburn's sports teams are "all in" for each other. Here, Aubie is seen sneaking the crystal football into the women's basketball locker room, where Coach Nell Fortner and two of her student athletes, Chantal Hilliard and Blanche Alverson, get pumped up during a practice break by reviewing the BCS National Championship game. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
Samuel and Lisa are together at last
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to answer questions about the conversations in which agreements are made and you will be able to recognize the formulas.
Epstein-Barr and Mononucleosis (Spanish)
This patient education program discusses the Epstein-Barr virus which is active as infectious mononucleosis including the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. It also reviews the immune system response to viral infections. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.