The Reality of the Tax Deal

Let's Make a Deal

Economists and other pundits have been discussing the deal struck between Obama and the Republicans. It is an interesting topic because it showcases the enormous gulf between what makes good political sense and what policies are economically beneficial.

Paging Orwell: Baseline Budget
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Leading through Adversity
Few companies have endured such hardship, or risen to such heights in a brief span of time as Akamai Technologies. Paul Sagan tells how he became the CEO of this young firm, and helped it survive and then flourish despite “unimaginable adversity.”

Brought up in a Chicago newspaper family, Sagan trained for a life in journalis

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Participatory Culture: The Culture of Democracy and Education in a Hypermediated Society
Even back in the early days of Comparative Media Studies (CMS), when Henry Jenkins and colleagues met in the basement of the Media Lab, there was much discussion of how new media might shape learning and spur novel forms of expression and community engagement. Over the years, as Jenkins and these panelists attest, CM
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TV or Not TV: That’s Not the Question
While Alice Cahn cites evidence that traditional TV viewing is alive and well, her panelists line up to describe a TV industry under siege by digital competitors, and in the throes of major change. In the course of this session, which focuses on how television engages a young(er) audience, a generational divide springs up that h
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Victims of a multi-vehicle crash have just arrived at Queens University of Charlotte's hospital emergency room. Student nurses are challenged to provide the necessary care for a six-year-old boy, his unconscious father, his pregnant mother, and an infant who was in the back of another vehicle.
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Hitler and the Third Reich
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. The Third Reich is one of the most notorious, discussed and horrific periods of our age and although it is also very well researched, still raises many questions: How could a man like Hitler gain so much power? How could a whole nation ‘fall’ for the Nazi ideology? Why the Jews ..? In this module we will aim to deal with these and other questions about the time between 1933
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Guided Reading Lesson: Letter Sound & Combination Accuracy
Teacher-Created Video- During this lesson, the students go on a sound hunt. They are looking for the sounds, /sh/ and /r/. During the guided reading group, students use their leveled books to search for the sounds. (6:35)
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Phonological Awareness & Phonics - What Do They Mean?
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The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. For more information, please see http://www.cam.ac.uk/year12summerschools/
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Ending the War on Drugs
Interviewed by host Alan Butler, Mark Thornton discusses the failed War on Drugs, and how a return to sanity is possible if the intellectual, scientific, and ideological communities rise up against it. He also talks about Janet Yellen, the Fed, and our current economic situation.

Reforming the NHS
Our correspondents discuss one of the most radical plans to transform Britain's National Health Service in its history
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Catholic News: USC's James Heft Organizes International Catholic Symposium at the Vatican
Fr. James Heft, Alton Brooks Professor of Religion and President of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at USC, made Catholic news by organizing an international symposium at the Vatican for a renowned group of scholars -- including economists, ethicists, business leaders and theologians. The group discussed key themes from Pope Benedict the XVI's first social encyclical, "Caritas in veritate" [Charity in Truth], and how his writings relate to social justice and the current economic cris
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Rent Your Textbook!
University of Rochester students can now rent textbooks at the campus bookstore. The cost is about 50 percent less than the cost of buying a new book. Students can purchase new, used, and also e-books or digital textbooks to read online; students can even highlight pages.
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Dr. Oliver Mülken (Physikalisches Institut, Univ. Freiburg): In diesem Vortrag soll der Bogen zwischen unterschiedlichsten physikalischen Prozessen geschlagen werden. Ein Extrem sind quantenmechanische Suchalgorithmen, wie sie u.U. für Quantencomputer verwandt werden können. Auf der anderen Seite steht der hocheffiziente Energietransport bei der Photosynthese, bei dem momentan debattiert wird, in wie weit kohärente Dynamik verantwortlich für die hohe Effizienz ist. Beide Prozesse lassen sic
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This class introduces students to the interdisciplinary nature of 21st-century engineering projects with three threads of learning: a technical toolkit, a social science toolkit, and a methodology for problem-based learning. Students encounter the social, political, economic, and technological challenges of engineering practice by participating in real engineering projects with faculty and industry; this semester's major project focuses on the engineering and economics of solar cells. Student te
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