Signs of hope on jobs, housing
July 28 - Summary of business headlines: Jobless claims drop below key 400,000 level; Pending home sales show surprise rise; Sprint lags further in mobile race. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Striking gold in South Africa
July 28 - Some 100,000 gold miners go on strike in South Africa, which could push up prices. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Murdoch biographer says family must step down from News Corp
July 28 - As NewsCorp's James Murdoch is backed by the board of BSkyB, Michael Wolff, the family's biographer, tells Insider why the family should step down immediately.
SFU Bhangra Flash Mob
SFU Bhangra students surprise unsuspecting Canucks fans by performing a flash mob outside Rogers Arena on April 7, 2011.
NYCOM White Coat Ceremony 2011
The White Coat Ceremony marks the transition that medical students make when they complete their classroom education and begin their clinical training. New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM).
REI 6th Annual Symposium: Part 1 - Introductions by Dr. Paul Falkowski & Lecture by Dr. Ralph Izzo
This is the first lecture of the Rutgers Energy Institute's 6th Annual Symposium. Dr. Paul Falkowski, director of the Institute, begins the symposium, followed by Dr. Ralph Izzo, President & CEO of PSE&G, who lectures on "The Benefits of Competitive Markets on Consumers in Electricity Markets." Please find the second lecture of the symposium at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezCWyM1cXvI For more information please visit http://rei.rutgers.edu/
IDS336 Session 12 Summer 2011
IDS336 Human Rights - Session twelve 07/26/11 Emily Magruder
Vietnam and the Civil Rights Movement 1967-1968
This four-minute video shows various parades and rallies for and against the war highlighted by a warning by President Johnson that the FBI would be watching. This is a good video to show students the mood during that time period and how people were expressing themselves.
Poor People's Campaign (2:10)/ML Kings Death Announcement
The announcement of a campaign to help poor people is stopped when Kennedy tells the audience that Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed. This video is best used to show the mood of the day and to hear the reaction of the audience to the tragic news.
Lloyd's of London chairman: Debt crisis "incomprehensible'"
July 28 - Lord Peter Levene, chairman of insurance giant Lloyd's of London, says a possible U.S. credit downgrade will not help insurers.
Breakingviews: Exxon misses, Lazard, Evercore fare better
July 28 - Reuters Breakingviews columnists say Exxon's profit miss puts more pressure on its CEO, while Lazard and Evercore show signs of strength despite their misses.
Clooney, Madonna, Pacino amongst Venice line-up
Clooney, Polanski, Madonna amongst directors to showcase films at this year's stellar Venice Film Festival. Cindy Martin reports.
Tea Party members sound off on debt
July 28 - Freshmen Republicans in the House of Representatives sound off ahead of key vote on the debt deal. Rough Cut (No reporter narration).
If you wonder why, when so much development action is taking place, life seems to stay so bad for so many people and you want to be involved in managing development better, this unit is for you. It is a taster of course materials from the Development Management masters programme.
Inbreeding Depression and the Evolutionary Advantage of Outbreeding
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in plant reproductive biology, evolution, and genetics, including student outlines, instructors notes, suggested questions for laboratory reports, and sample data from a pilot study.
Veilig surfen In 2007 bracht het Ministerie Van Onderwijs de brochure 'Veilig Online, tips voor veilig ICT-gebruik op school' uit. Deze brochure bevatte ook een aantal technische en pedagogische tools om leerkrachten en ICT-coordinatoren op weg te helpen. Via …
In 2007 bracht het Ministerie Van Onderwijs de brochure 'Veilig Online, tips voor veilig ICT-gebruik op school' uit. Deze brochure bevatte ook een aantal technische en pedagogische tools om leerkrachten en ICT-coordinatoren op weg te helpen. Via …
South Korea classrooms to go fully digital by 2015
July 28 - South Korea is pushing forward with a plan to completely digitize its classrooms by 2015. The US$2.1 billion plan calls for supplying every student in the country with a digital tablet replacing traditional textbooks. The tablets will give the students access to a massive cloud-based network where students can learn online, even when they are sick at home. Ben Gruber reports.
Microsoft announces largest layoff ever
Microsoft plans to let go of up to 18,000 employees, mostly tied to its acquistion of Nokia's mobile handset unit, as the tech giant tries to adapt quicker to changing tastes in the tech world. Lily Jamali reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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 incl
The Technological Sublime: Virtual Money & Physical Violence: Suarez’s Daemon & Freedom
Katherine Hayles How do we decipher reality in such a virtual world? The technological sublime may not manifest itself as monumental physical artifacts such as the Hoover Dam, nor as the grand adventures of NASA space missions, but as exponential expansions of virtual realms, virtual money, and virtual politics. At stake are notions of sovereignty unanchored by physical territory, the relation between “real” and virtual money, and the relation between virtual realms and physical violence. D