HSBC says it may leave UK
Nov. 9 - HSBC counts the cost of staying in Britain, and says $2.5 billion a year may be too high a price to pay as third quarter profit falls more than expected. Kirsty Basset reports.
ISS Update - Nov. 16, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Nov. 16, 2011.
Lecture 12a: Math. Analysis - Proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
The first part of the sixteenth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's G12MAN Mathematical Analysis module includes a proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=c6c045f6-286d-6b9f-b96c-36a998632fc3 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/71.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feins
Wildcats Show Their Spirit in Homecoming Video Booth
Wildcats young and old stopped by UANews' Homecoming video booth to tell us why they love the UA. They wore football helmets and silly hats, passed around footballs and shook pom poms, showing their Arizona spirit. Homecoming was Nov. 3-6 on the UA campus.
LQP Asks: Has someone close to you served in the military?
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OSIRIS REx: Tapping Asteroid RQ36
Dante Lauretta, Ph.D. and professor in the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Sciences Laboratory, started his career at the UA as a math major. As a young student, he was accepted into the NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Program. Today, he is the principle investigator on the OSIRIS REx mission to return a sample of pristine, carbon-rich material from asteroid 1999 RQ36. Such material may just contain precursors to key biomolecules that could tell us how life on Earth began. Th
In Step with the Pride of Arizona
What does it take to achieve excellence? According to Jay Rees, director of the Pride of Arizona Marching Band, it boils down to a willingness to make the sacrifices and do the hard work. Named one of the top five bands in the nation in 2009, the Pride of Arizona knows how to get it done, and they bring the fans to their feet every time. More at http://www.arizona.edu.
Life in Miniature
Molly Hunter, Ph.D., professor of entomology, describes the subjects of her study as "elaborate and colorful and beautiful." Focusing her microscope lens on the sweet potato whitefly, Molly and her students explore enthralling worlds while creating knowledge that is contributing to more environmentally sound pest control. More at http://www.arizona.edu.
SOC101 Session 9 Fall 2011
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2011 Battle for Charleston: College of Charleston
The College of Charleston's young alumni have been challenged by the Citadel in a historic battle for Charleston! Both schools will be competing based on young alumni giving participation. The winning school will be announced at the College of Charleston vs. Citadel basketball game on February 25, 2012. This is a participation challenge. That means a gift of ANY size makes a difference. Take part in the College of Charleston/Citadel young alumni giving challenge and make your gift by February 1
THE ART OF TRANSLATION: Clayton Eshleman Reads Aimé Césaire
Clayton Eshleman has released three translations this year: Solar Throat Slashed, by Aimé Césaire, co-translated with A. James Arnold; Curdled Skulls Poems, by Bernard Bador, translated by Eshleman and the author; and Endure, by Bei Dao, co-translated with Lucas Klein. Poet Wang Ping has called the latter work "a timely new translation by a master translator". His long career has spanned the years as well as the globe. Eshleman lives with his wife Caryl in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Distinguished Innovator Lecture - Garrett Gruener
http://cet.berkeley.edu/teaching/lecture-series Garrett Gruener, CEO, Nanomix; Co-Founder, Alta Partners
Jepson School of Leadership Studies Prelude Ceremony 2011
The Jepson School of Leadership Studies inducts the Class of 2014 at its annual Prelude Ceremony. Jepson School Dean Sandra J. Peart welcomes the guests and Dr. Kristin Bezio gives the keynote address. November 7, 2011
Second Great Awakening
This video uses quality images and both a written text and narration to explain the importance of this event. It does not offer conflicting views.
8.02 Electricity and Magnetism (MIT)
In addition to the basic concepts of Electromagnetism, a vast variety of interesting topics are covered in this course: Lightning, Pacemakers, Electric Shock Treatment, Electrocardiograms, Metal Detectors, Musical Instruments, Magnetic Levitation, Bullet Trains, Electric Motors, Radios, TV, Car Coils, Superconductivity, Aurora Borealis, Rainbows, Radio Telescopes, Interferometers, Particle Accelerators (a.k.a. Atom Smashers or Colliders), Mass Spectrometers, Red Sunsets, Blue Skies, Haloes aroun
Visit Vienna, Austria
Situated on the Danube River, Vienna, Austria, is both cosmopolitan and mindful of a regal history. Gothic styled St. Stephen's Cathedral holds a central position in the downtown area, that maintained its Renaissance style. This 1:15 minute video reviews the highlights of this city.
Provost Lloyd Minor on Gilman's Legacy
Provost Lloyd Minor speaks on "Gilman's Legacy: Ph.D. Education and the Making of the Modern University" at the Johns Hopkins University Conference on the Future of Ph.D. Education on October 25, 2011
World Affairs: The Arab Spring and Prospects for Democracy
Professor Keith St. Clair presents about the Arab Springs and the prospect for democracy, for GRCC's World Affairs series.
ESPN College Football feature at O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory
Oregon State University Engineering student Katie Kavanaugh introduced viewers to the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Laboratory at OSU as part of a "My University" segment that aired nationally on ABC-TV during the OSU-Standford game Nov. 5. The Hinsdale Lab is one of the world's largest facilities for the study of wave, wave energy, tsunamis and related topics, and has been featured frequently in international media coverage related to tsunami events. Oregon, California and Washington have special vulnerab