Euro crisis fears over Greek vote shock
Nov. 1 - Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou's decision to call an unexpected referendum on Greece's bailout creates climate of fear and uncertainty. Kirsty Basset reports.
Navajo Canyon Country
A 1954 documentary of the Navajo, or Diné people of Arizona revealing their history as well as their life and customs of the time of the documentary. (12min)
Land interview with Felix Murimbarimba
30 September 2009 Land interview with Felix Murimbarimba
One in a series of interviews with beneficiaries of land reform in Zimbabwe.
2011 Fites Center Dedication
The Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center
Teaching: • Start in bridge position with forearms on physioball Coaching: • Keeping a straight line from your head to your toes roll the physioball away from your body • Keep back flat and core tight • Return to start position and repeat Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Hips are flexed • Head is not neutral
Helping Students Understand Text Structures: Informational Problem/Solution
This exercise teaches students to understand the organizational structure of problem/solution essays by having them write "what it says" and "what it does" statements about a text. Asking students to write these statements about a text will enable students to read the text closely and will ensure that they understand the structure of a problem/solution text.
The University of Memphis Centennial Moment: Founding the School of Law.
Allie Prescott (BA '69, JD '72) with the story of the founding of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis.
Marshall Center Fellow Christopher S. Martin on Sympathy in Economics
Christopher S. Martin, a visiting fellow at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies' John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship, discusses "Sympathy in Economics: A Critical History." Martin is completing his doctoral dissertation on the history of economic thought and his presentation focused on the idea of "sympathy" within economics and its role in motivating commitment to rules of conduct. Nov. 4, 2011
Facebook CEO visits Harvard
Former Harvard student and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by his old stomping grounds to answer a few questions.
Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, & Yorktown, VA
U.S. military personel take a tour of Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, VA in the 1960's viewing the major attractions and learning the history of these colonial cities and their involvement during the Revolutionary War. (10min)
Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
Who's Afraid of the Human Genome
Jeffrey Kahn of the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics gives a preview of his discussion planned for December, 1, 2011 in Nashville -- alluding to the power and some potential pitfalls to avoid with personalized medicine.
7 Giving structure to thinking Two common thinking problems are: a feeling of not being able to 'see the wood for the trees', and difficulty in being logical and orderly. The key to solving them is being able to think about ideas and information in a conceptual and systematic way so that you have ways to structure your thinking. This can involve: looking at the broader context developing mental models and frameworks to hang ideas and information on bein
Two common thinking problems are: a feeling of not being able to 'see the wood for the trees', and difficulty in being logical and orderly. The key to solving them is being able to think about ideas and information in a conceptual and systematic way so that you have ways to structure your thinking. This can involve:
looking at the broader context
developing mental models and frameworks to hang ideas and information on
Obama impressed with Noda's bold vision
Nov 13 - US President Barack Obama says he was "extremely impressed" with Japan Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's "bold vision". Rough cut (No reporter narration)
Office of International Studies Shanghai, China Program
The Shanghai program is located on the campus of East China Normal University (ECNU), locally known as "HuaShiDa." The University has a long history of scholarly endeavors and is well known as one of the most innovative universities in China. Established in 1951, it is one of China's key institutions of higher learning that specializes in teacher education, and is nationally known for its Chinese language and literature program. It enrolls more than 16,000 students and 1,000 international studen
Office of International Studies Dublin, Ireland (Trinity) Program
Notre Dame's program in Ireland is located in the city of Dublin, a capital city of 1,000,000 people located on the Irish Sea on the east coast of Ireland. Physically a small city — all the major museums and sites are within walking distance — it has a rich cultural life manifested especially in its established and experimental theater and traditional Irish and classical music. Dublin also boasts several excellent museums including the National Museum, with Celtic objects from the 8th and 9t
Abdallah Daar and Peter Singer on The Grandest Challenge
Taking it's name from the book The Grandest Challenge: Taking Life-Saving Science from Lab to Village, this symposium features the book's authors, Dr. Abdallah Daar and Dr. Peter Singer.
English Vocabulary-Lesson 5-Idioms Related to Colors
This video discusses idioms and sayings related to colors-"pass with flying colors", "show one's true colors", and "to be in the red". This video not only explains what the idiom means but where it originated. The video narrator does not supply much depth to the lessons and images would be of value.(5:14)
Electoral reforms and the quest for democracy in Malaysia: Dato' Ambiga Sreenevasan
Dato' Ambiga Sreenevasan gives this lecture entitled 'Public Lecture Electoral reforms and the quest for democracy in Malaysia' at The Australian National University on 1 November 2011. The BERSIH 2.0 rally of the 9th of July 2011 will forever be etched in the memory of Malaysians as a historic day. This was the day when around 50,000 Malaysians from all ethnic groups defied attempts by the government to prevent a demonstration. In this video, the speaker discusses the eight demands of BERSIH