Ackermann: New alternatives to traditional banks
The former chairman of Zurich Insurance Group, Josef Ackermann, talks to CNN's Richard Quest about banks being replaced by new funding mechanisms.
Penelope McPhee, President, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation - IMPACT
September 15 - IMPACT presents Penelope McPhee, President, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. As president and trustee of The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, Penelope McPhee directs the Foundation's strategic focus on fostering opportunities for children and youth and enhancing the quality of life in Atlanta and beyond. One of the largest family foundations in the region, the Blank Foundation has made grants of more than $250 million since its inception. Penny joined the Blank Family Fou
HHMI Research Introductions: Kristine Nolan
The Research Introductions Series, sponsored by a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, introduces students to the breadth of research happening at the University of Richmond. In these short, informal presentations, UR science, computer science, and mathematics faculty present their current research and discuss ways undergraduates can become involved in an undergraduate research experience. This talk features Kristine Nolan, Assistant Professor of Chemistry. For more on Dr. Nolan visit
Transgender priest preaches at Washington's National Cathedral
The Reverend Dr. Cameron Partridge, an openly transgender episcopal priest, preaches at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. during LGBT pride month. Gavino Garay 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 including business, financial, national, a
Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
Givology 101: The Study of Effective Philanthropic Giving
In a five-minute lecture on Locust Walk in the center of the University of Pennsylvania's campus, Katherina Rosqueta, the executive director for Penn's Center for High Impact Philanthropy, discusses effective charitable giving. Organized by Givology, a student group designed to raise money for international educational development, the free lecture was open to the public. The Center for High Impact Philanthropy is a resource center for donors who want their charitable dollars to have the gre
Wellcome Trust have developed these secondary school level educational resources as part of Darwin 200, a national programme of events which honour Darwins scientific ideas and their impact. The resources comprise hands-on experiments which are available free and which are designed to assist young people to view how Darwins ideas are connected to modern evolutionary principles and contemporary biomedicine. The three resources include Im a worm, get me out of here for 11-14 year olds ex
13. Fertility Attitudes and Practices
Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) Surveys show that most women are having more children than they would prefer to have. Further, studies show that the vast majority of women know about various forms of contraception. One World Bank study has shown that family planning programs have little impact unless they are attended by improved living standards and increasing status of women. Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/course
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
The Slave Ship: A Human History
This one-and-a-half hour lecture by Dr. Marcus Rediker is about the British slave trade and why it was considered essential to English prosperity. " British ships carried manufactured goods to West Africa, where they were exchanged with local rulers for slaves. Hundreds of these slaves were packed into the ships and carried to the West Indies -- the so-called "middle passage" -- where they were sold and the proceeds used to buy goods the ships then transported back to England. The use of quotes
Week 13: May 1, 2014
Discussion about learning. This is the final discussion podcast until January 22, 2015.
Male Lions vs. Female Lions
This video from National Geographic Wild provides a look at lions' behaviors and the roles of male and female lions in their prides. (4:26)
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
22.033 Nuclear Systems Design Project (MIT)
Group design project involving integration of nuclear physics, particle transport, control, heat transfer, safety, instrumentation, materials, environmental impact, and economic optimization. Provides students with opportunity to synthesize knowledge acquired in nuclear and non-nuclear subjects and apply this knowledge to practical problems of current interest in nuclear applications design. Past projects have included using a fusion reactor for transmutation of nuclear waste, design and develop
Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land
This is the classic cartoon of Donald in Mathemagic Land. It is a nice introduction to basic math concepts, including geometry, Pythagorean Theorem, fractions, and music. Run time 09:12.
Simplifying Exponents (Multiplication and Division)
Ms. Rebecca Newburn instructs students about how to properly address exponents when multiplying and dividing monomials. Ms. Newman also reminds viewers which errors to avoid and explains why the answers she gets are correct. Visual quality not in high definition, but sufficient enough to see examples.
Conférence de Serge Haroche à l'École polytechnique (Vidéo) Dans le cadre du séminaire général du Département de Physique de l'X, Serge Haroche, prix Nobel de Physique, intervient sur le thème « Jongler avec des photons dans une boîte pour explorer la frontière classique-quantique ».
Une conférence proposée par l'Institut Coriolis pour l'Environnement.
Dans le cadre du séminaire général du Département de Physique de l'X, Serge Haroche, prix Nobel de Physique, intervient sur le thème « Jongler avec des photons dans une boîte pour explorer la frontière classique-quantique ».
Epidemiology and the Cause of MS: Some Contributions of the Military
Nationally and internationally, Dr. John Kurtzke is the most recognized name in the MS field. Everyone who has MS is rated for their level of disability by a scale developed by Dr. Kurtzke —called the Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS). The EDSS is the standard measure of the effectiveness of MS medications in clinical trials throughout the world. Dr. Kurtzke is also acknowledged as one of the leading researchers of the epidemiology of MS. In this 5th program of the series he will
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
Putin calls for end to fighting as he reiterates support for Ukraine peace plan
Russian President Putin reiterates support for Ukrainian President Poroshenko's ceasefire and peace plan, but says that fighting in eastern Ukraine must stop. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 including business, financial, national, and