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.
Faculty Retreat in Research Ethics--Modules and Issues
William Frey, Jose A. Cruz-Cruz
This module is a derived copy of a module that supports faculty development workshops. It is developed in conjunction with the EAC (ethics across the curriculum) Toolkit. Faculty development […]
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 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 these four areas, readings and lectures will often diverge in unpredictable ways, providing a variety of p
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
Programming Principles: Variables, Primitives, Objects and Scope
Programming Principles: Variables, Primitives, Objects and Scope
Lecture 16 | MIT 5.111 Principles of Chemical Science, Fall 2008
Lecture 16: Determining hybridization in complex molecules; Thermochemistry and bond energies/bond enthalpies Instructors: Catherine Drennan, Elizabeth Vogel Taylor View the complete course at: http://ocw.mit.edu/5-111f08 License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA More information at http://ocw.mit.edu/terms More courses at http://ocw.mit.edu
DigitalVU: WordPress training
Watch WordPress Training with Lacy Tite from University Web Communications. This Oct. 10, 2011, training session for current WordPress users was also open to those interested in learning more about WordPress, one of the university’s two supported content management systems. The event was part of DigitalVU month at Vanderbilt, co-coordinated by Medical Center Web and Creative Services and Universitykeep reading »
Iran gov't factions plotted to kill Saudi abassador to U.S.: Holder
Oct. 11 - An Iranian in custody has confessed to an alleged $1.5 million assassination plot to kill the Saudi ambassador of the United States and provided information about involvement by factions of the Iranian government, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder tells a news conference. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Thunderbird Online Learning Environment
Thunderbird Online's learning environment gives you the functionality you need to immerse yourself in in your online program, and the convenience of studying on your schedule. See the Thunderbird learning environment in action to understand how your online course will function throughout your Thunderbird Online professional development experience. http://www.online.thunderbird.edu
PSALMI DAVIDIS 003 HEBRAICI - MONTANUS
the text "psalmi davidis hebraici' is on google books in two editions.
Sneak Peek: Beyond Planet Earth Opens November 19
Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration (November 19, 2011-August 12, 2012) offers a vision of the future of space travel as it boldly examines humanity's next steps in our solar system and beyond. See a re-creation of a lunar habitat, a model of a space elevator rising up from the surface of the Moon, and one of the world's largest color holograms, depicting 1,000 exoplanets. Discover missions that were once limited to the realm of science fiction but today are discussed by leadi
1900s History of Las Vegas
This three minute video reviews the history of the city. It does have some images that may need to be reviewed. The history of the city comes nearly the one minute mark.