Money talks: September 26th 2011
Rumours abound of a plan to save the euro, the price of gold suffers a sharp fall and further upheaval hits UBS
Luis Moreno on emerging economies
The president of the Inter-American Development Bank on the future of development and growth in Latin America
UO Today #583 Bruce Schneier
Bruce Schneier, cyber-security expert and author of Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust Society Needs to Thrive, talks about corporate and governmental data collection and surveillance. Schneier gave a lecture, “Internet, Security, and Power” on May 28, 2014 at the UO in Eugene and at the UO in Portland on May 29, 2014.
The University of Memphis Basketball Media Day: Tarik Black
Tarik Black interview from Tiger Basketball Media Day.
Jonathan C. Edwards, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Jonathan C. Edwards, M.D. He is the Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Chief of the Division of Neurology. He was awarded his M.D. from Wake Forest University. He completed his Residency at the University of Maryland and did his Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology.
Highlights: 2011 Leadership Breakfast
President Mary Sue Coleman launches new initiatives to elevate U-M's academic excellence and impact as it approaches its bicentennial in 2017.
Sampling and Data: Statistics
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module introduces the concept of statistics, specifically the ability to use statistics to describe data (descriptive statistics) as well as draw conclusions (inferential statistics). An […]
History of Libya
This is a 14 minute documentary film of some of the key events in Libyan history between the years 1911 -- 1969. it has many images, but lacks an explanation for many of them.
Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, Purdue professor and 2009 World Food Prize laureate, is discovering ways to improve sorghum production in Africa, helping feed millions and saving lives.
CALPACT Training: Inua Ubunta
This workshop will examine an innovative project, Inua Ubuntu ("To lift up; I am, because we are") aimed at reducing disproportionality rates for African American male children served in Allegheny County's (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth and Families - ACCYF). The goal of Inua Ubuntu is to provide culturally-based intervention and child protective services aimed at keeping African American male children safely in their own homes with their famil
Boston City Guide
This 4:22 long video provides an overview of Boston with some mention of historical sites. Essentially, this is a travel style video that would give students some idea of what the city is like today.
Types of Pronouns
Pronouns are defined as words used in place of nouns. This video describes the six types of pronouns: personal, reflexive and intensive, demonstrative, interrogative, relative and indefinite. It also explains how to identify pronouns by looking for the antecedent that the pronoun replaces. If there is not an antecedent, then it is not a pronoun. (5:07)
Driving a Performance Culture
Faisal Abdalla, vice president of independent Toyota distributor Adbul Latif Jameel, talks Sept. 27, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Cambridge Festival of Ideas: Access all archives
Find out more about the eagerly awaited Cambridge Festival of Ideas event 'Access all archives: sights and sounds' which will take place on Monday 24 October 2011. The University's museums will be brought alive with live music and cutting-edge sound installations to accompany your exploration of the archives. Film and photography projections, improvisation, gamelan gongs, DJ sets and more combine to awaken your senses as you embark on a trail of discovery throughout this late night opening. Full
A TEMPLAR'S APPRENTICE, by Kat Black
London 2012 - the app Olympics
Oct. 10 - The Technology Operations Centre for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games has officially been unveiled in London's financial district Canary Wharf. Matt Cowan reports.
2011 Prize in Economic Sciences
Announcement of The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel by Professor Staffan Normark, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 10 October 2011 awarded jointly to Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy". Learn more about the Economics Prize: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/2011/press.html
POLS 151-02, United States Politics, Fall 2004
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This course serves as an introduction to our political system. We will explore several distinct yet interrelated domains of American political life, including the philosophic underpinnings of our political system, our primary political institutions, the ways in which citizens organize and communicate about political life, and a few salient topics in contemporary politics. While centering on the
War and Public Health
A public health seminar recorded on October 3, 2011. This presentation will focus on the public health ramifications in the U.S., of the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - from long term physical disability, to mental health issues, substance abuse, suicide, community/family violence and injury. Not only have the wars affected health outcomes for the returning military personnel and veterans, but the effects have extended to their families as well. A new kind of collateral damage will be fou