2012 Profile in Courage Award Recipient - Ambassador Robert Ford
Robert S. Ford began serving a recess appointment as the U.S. Ambassador to Syria in January 2011; his appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in October 2011. He is the first American ambassador posted to Damascus since 2005, when the U.S. withdrew its diplomatic presence amid tensions over the Iraq war, human rights complaints, and the February 2005 assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Ford's arrival in 2011 signaled a significant effort by the U.S. to reopen diplomatic
WSU faculty member knee-deep in education efforts for Spokane museum exhibit "Dig It!"
If ever an opera is written about dirt, look for soil scientist Ann Kennedy's name in the credits. If she's not the lyricist, she'll be the enthusiastic backer. "I love dirt," she said with a laugh. "I'm always, constantly, taking up handfuls of soil and smelling it." Kennedy, a researcher with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service and an adjunct faculty member in crop and soil sciences at Washington State University, talks about dirt the way some people ta
How to Dye Easter Eggs
This video demonstrates making Easter Egg dye using water, food coloring, and vinegar. The video then shows how to dye Easter Eggs step-by-step.
Oceanus sailing the Panama Canal
Oregon State University's new research vessel, Oceanus, recently sailed from Woods Hole, MA to Newport, OR. En route, the ship crossed the Panama Canal during a 28-day voyage and now docks at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center.
RISE in Action
Pratt Master of Engineering Management and Master of Engineering Commencement, Duke University
Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Commencement Ceremony
Fareed Zakaria: 'Extraordinary Opportunity' Awaits Duke University Graduates
A leading analyst of global politics, CNN journalist Fareed Zakaria told Duke University's newest graduates Sunday, May 13, they are entering an "astonishingly peaceful" era whose "extraordinary opportunity" should not be obscured by temporary concerns about the economy and other world problems.
Fourth New UTPD Officer Sworn In
The University of Toledo Police Department has added a fourth new officer in recent additions.
Transformative Trailblazers - Women in the Law Conference 2012
A video montage presented as part of NUSL's fourth annual Women in the Law Conference, 2012. Featuring testimonials and insights from Mary Bonauto '87, Judith Olans Brown, The Honorable Dana Fabe '76, Courtney Hunt '89 and Regine Theodat '09. Co-produced by Kathy Morris '75 and Mielle Marquis.
Outstanding Grads 2012: Jose Escobar Castro
An interview with an extraordinary CSUN student we profiled in our Newsroom commencement article at: http://blogs.csun.edu/news/2012/05/graduates-4/ directed, shot and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti interviewer/producer: Carmen Ramos Chandler executive producers: Vance Peterson and Stacy Lieberman assistant editor and production assistant: Jacquil Constant music by Impact Music Library special thanks: Lee Choo and Rayetta Esquibel © 2012 California State University, Northridge.
UTMC Physician Dr. Raymond Bourey Speaks on Insomnia
ABC 13's Diane Larson shares information about treatments for insomnia, including hormone therapies used by Dr. Raymond Bourey, a UTMC physician in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He also serves as medical director of the Regional Center for Sleep Medicine.
The 1885 Society: Funding Research and Innovation
The 1885 Society is a unique fund of unrestricted monies that the UA President uses to support the best and brightest faculty and students at the University or Arizona. This year, 1885 Society Fellow Marissa Juarez, a Ph.D. student, investigated the connection between the Afro-Brazilian martial art form of capoeira and the academic discipline of Rhetoric. Last year, Chris McGinnis, an M.F.A. student, used painting to explore the link between mechanization and American identity, while Engineering
Afrocentric Fine Arts Show
It has been called an annual rite of spring, signaling the change of seasons. An event to eagerly anticipate after a long, cold winter. The Afrocentric Fine Art Show, sponsored by Sisters & Friends, takes place early spring each year. The prestigious event welcomes area residents and visitors from around the United States to a weekend of fine art and fellowship. Throughout the two-day event, stunning and stimulating works of art are exhibited, featuring African-American artists and artists fro
POL310 Session 2 Summer 2012
Current Issues in American Government with Brenda Riddick 05/15/12 Guest: Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, BondAction
Highlights -- 2012 College of Charleston Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Highlights
See the FULL Morning and Afternoon Ceremonies: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB60369F1D671D473&feature=plcp Find out more about the class of 2012: http://cofc.edu/about/graduation-class-profiles/index.php The College of Charleston undergraduate commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 in the historic Cistern Yard. An additional record breaking 160 students graduated from The Graduate School of the College of Charleston on May 11, 2012 in the TD Arena. The commenceme
Overview of Aquatic Biomes
A biome is a type of ecosystem with similar life forms and environmental conditions. Biomes can be affected by factors like rainfall, humidity and latitude. Aquatic biomes are often classified into freshwater ecosystems (lakes, rivers and ponds), salt water ecosystems (seas, oceans and coral reefs) and wetlands (marshes and swamps). (4:47)