Open Classroom - 9/12/12 #4 Greg Mankiw Q & A
The 2012 Election: Policy Advice to the President Topic for 9/12/12: Economic Recovery -- Fiscal Policy (Taxes & Spending) (Deficit/Debt)
Origins & Variety of Movable Structures in the Book Format
Toy and moveable books have fascinated and entertained children and adults alike for centuries. This talk explores the origins and variety of movable structures in the book format. Focusing on the innovative books published by Dean and Son during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the "first golden age of pop-up books" is discussed as well as factors that allowed movable books to flourish. A variety of early toy and movable books from the Library of Congress collections are displayed.
Reconciliation in Politics? On The Meaning of Justice in the Wake Of Massive Injustice
Fall 2012 Professors for Lunch Series, sponsored by Notre Dame's Tocqueville Program for Inquiry Into Religion and American Public Life, in partnership with the Office for Undergraduate Studies and the Dean's Fellows. Notre Dame Professor Daniel Philpott, discussed his book Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation (Oxford University Press), on Friday, August 31, 2012 at noon in the Oak Room at the South Dining Hall on the campus of The University of Notre Dame. A panel disc
The Spotlight on Science - "The Meaning of Life... Sciences" -
In this episode we learn about the Honours Life Sciences program from Dr. Pat Chow-Fraser and meet the Life Sciences Society Co-Presidents for 2012-2013.
AICGS At Issue Interview Series: Edward Luce
In this latest installment of the AICGS At Issue Interview Series, Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera sat down with Edward Luce to discuss the current state of the U.S. economy. Specifically, Mr. Luce details the steps America can take to regain its globally competitive edge amidst the political gridlock it now faces. Mr Luce is the Washington Columnist and Commentator for the Financial Times and recently authored the book entitled Time to Start Thinking: America in the Age of Descent.
This Day in History August 29: Hurricane Katrina Slams Into Gulf Coast
Hurricane Katrina makes landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, as a Category 4 hurricane on this day in 2005. Despite being only the third most powerful storm of the 2005 hurricane season, Katrina was the worst natural disaster in the history of the United States. After briefly coming ashore in southern Florida on August 25 as a Category 1 hurricane, Katrina gained strength before slamming into the Gulf Coast on August 29. In addition to bringing devastation to the New Orleans area, the hurricane
Secretary of labor announces grant program at St. Petersburg College.
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis discusses a $2 billion program to expand access to higher education, St. Petersburg College said. Solis was at St. Petersburg College's Clearwater campus to announce a second round of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grants, which are meant to foster partnerships between community colleges and local employers to promote skills development and employment opportunities in fields such as advanced manufacturing, transportation and heal
Volunteering at the University of Richmond (2012)
Volunteers play an important role in the life of the University by giving their time, counsel, and support. They assist with events, serve on boards, hire our students and make a difference in the lives of students, alumni, and friends.
Lunch and Learn: John Geer
Watch video from the September 21 Lunch and Learn event with John Geer. John Geer, chair of political science, spoke on “Negativity and the 2012 Presidential Campaign: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” This presidential campaign will be the most negative in modern history. Geer argued why that is true and why that developmentkeep reading »
Political analysis of the politics of justice
Part 1, Panel 2, Day 2 of the Way of Knowing After Atrocity colloquium. Part of the Ways of Knowing After Atrocity: A Colloquium on the Methods used to Research, Design and Implement Transitional Justice Processes (Hosted by Oxford Transitional Justice Research in collaboration with the Transitional Justice Data Base Project) 28-29 June 2012, St. Antony's College, Oxford. Please see http://www.csls.ox.ac.uk/OTJRColloquiumNew.php
Janessa Post: A Critical Re-Vision
Recorded in Timken Lecture Hall on April 28, 2012, at California College of the Arts as part of the Visual and Critical Studies Spring Symposium
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Slave History of Charleston
The old slave quarters of the Aiken family reveal many stories of slave life and culture in Charleston in the 19th century. Ironworking and the ability to cultivate rice are two of the many technical skills the slaves brought to the United States, contributing to Charleston's economic and rich cultural development. (05:28)
Historia del Pensamiento Económico I
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Investigating Wisconsin History-Making a Living: Industry
Making a Living: Industry - Series host Angie visits a lumberjack show in Hayward and wonders how that type of work evolved from a job to a tourist attraction. This prompts her to investigate the ways in which Wisconsin jobs have changed throughout history and how those changes have affected workers. As Angie explores changes in the lumbering industry, from early logging to industrial manufacturing to forest-dependent tourism, she also learns how these specific changes were reflected in Wisconsi
Introduction to similar triangles. The instructor uses his computer (appears to be the Paint program) to communicate with the viewer. He uses different colors to aid in comprehension. For middle school students and older.
Working Together - Crawford the Cat
Crawford the Cat has a kite, but no string. Then he remembers his friend Harriet has a string collection. By working together, Crawford and Harriet soon have the kite ready to go. They laugh and run and take turns flying the kite. Working together and playing together is fun!
Pride & Prejudice (1995) Episode 4 (Part 1/6)
This is an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice.
This movie is an almost perfect adaptation of the novel. This is part
1 of 6 parts.
How is sound created, and how do animals hear? This video segment explores the nighttime worlds of the desert fox and the barn owl, whose heightened sense of hearing allows them to travel and find food while most other animals lie low and wait for daylight. Footage from NOVA: "Mystery of the Senses: Hearing." Closed captioning included. Run time 01:40.