Reuters Breakingviews: Expect more foreign CEOs in Japan
April 20 - A string of frustrated foreign CEOs in Japan have left their companies. But don't blame the corporate culture - it's more about a move towards better governance. And foreign bosses will keep coming.
Lunch and Learn Event with John Geer
Watch video from the April 18 Lunch and Learn Event featuring John Geer, chair of political science, speaking on “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole.” The typical view is that President Obama has been weakened by the strength of the Tea Party movement. While the Tea Party is formidable force in Americankeep reading »
Wendell Brooks is a teacher at the diverse Berkeley High School in
Berkeley, California. Mr. Brooks' ninth–grade history class focuses on a variety of political ideologies present during the period of World War
I. His class includes lively discussion on capitalism, communism,
totalitarianism, and Nazism, as portrayed by leaders such as Hitler and Mussolini. In his lesson, Mr. Brooks incorporates a Socratic discussion into his lesson, as well as group activities and present
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
Dimensions of the Global Food Crisis: Session 11
Barry Coates, Oxfam, New Zealand presents "Need and greed: Food security, trade and global supply chains". 44th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 26 June to Sunday 28 June 2009.
Spirit country - Roger Vlitos
Professional photographer Roger Vlitos talks about nature writer Richard Jefferies, who coined the phrase Spirit Country for the west of England countryside that inspired him and many other followers.
Creativity in the face of crisis - How great entrepreneurs rise from recessions - David Rogers
David Rogers talks about how entrepreneurs use innovation and creativity to survive and thrive in hard times.
Bio-technology in Africa - Florence Wambugu
Florence Muringi Wambugu talks about the contribution of bio-technology, including GM crops, for improving the sustainable livelihoods of resource poor families in Africa.
How to amaze your friends - Chris Budd
Professor Chris Budd from the University of Bath takes mathematics into the dark territory of murder, suicide, love, sex and conquest.
The Science of Drug Politics - David Nutt
Prof David Nutt talks about the regulation of drugs including alcohol and tobacco.
Landscape painter Alan Cotton talks at Bath - Alan Cotton
Alan Cotton, Honorary Professor of Art at the University of Bath, gives his inaugural lecture where he presents stories about people and places from his travels.
Journeys in Indigo - Jenny Balfour-Paul
Dr Jenny Balfour-Paul, honorary research fellow at the University of Exeter and fellow at the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club, tells a compelling story of indigo, the world's oldest, most magical and best-loved dye.
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Marquette's President Reads a Poem for National Poetry Month
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Marquette University's Raynor Memorial Libraries and the Department of English held a reading by five faculty poets, who read their own poetry and other favorites. President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., introduced the event, as well as read a favorite poem, "The Metaphysicians of South Jersey," by Stephen Dunn.
U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine reads at Plutzik Centennial Celebration
U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine gives a reading as part of the centennial celebration of University of Rochester poet Hyam Plutzik, and the reading series established in his name. Established in 1962, the Plutzik Reading Series is the longest and one of the most prestigious collegiate poetry reading series in the United States.
The Earth's Seasons (in Arabic)
An arabic educational 3d cartoon animation about the Earth's seasons, day and night, and phases of the moon. (2:00)
Calculus Study Guide 6.1-6.3
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Car on Eggs