Marquette CIRCLES in Seattle
This Seattle CIRCLES panel was moderated by Mike Flynn, Jour '62, of Mike Flynn & Associates, LLC. The panelists (left to right: Diane Irvine, president, chief executive officer and director, Blue Nile, Inc.; Jim Murphy, executive vice president of international operations, Costco Wholesale; and James F. Nordstrom, Jr., president, Nordstrom Direct Division, executive vice president, Nordstrom) answered questions about the business practices of companies they admire most and reflected on the ways
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Verzekerd tegen bliksemschade?
At the end of this unit you can respond to a claim for compensation for the damage caused by a thunderstorm.
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2.1 Planning your search
This unit will help you to identify and use information in business and management, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of or
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1.6 Keeping up-to-date
This unit will help you to identify and use information in business and management, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of or
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2.4.1 Qualities

Clearly, some qualities are easier to recognise than others. We might be able to identify some of our qualities, but we might choose to skate over some of which we are not very proud, or have little awareness. We might be inclined to be too hard on ourselves and ‘beat ourselves up’ unnecessarily. However, it is impossible to deny that qualities are important. They influence how we come across to other people. Our qualities are also shaped by our values. To give an example, someone’
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Lee and Longstreet at Gettysburg - End of First Day at Gettysburg
This 4:30 long video is a recreation of the feelings at the end of the first day of battle at Gettysburg - July 1, 1863 - Union lines had collapsed and General Robert E. Lee, their leader, wanted to push forward.Lee's second-in-command - General Longstreet - thought the best move, at that point in the battle, was to have Confederate troops stop fighting. Longstreet reminded Lee that  Confederate strategy was defensive (not offensive) in nature - even though the battle of Gettysburg its
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U.S. Week Ahead: Q2 GDP to grow by 2.3 percent: IFR
July 22 - The U.S. economy likely see improvements in net exports, inventories and a rebound in defense spending, despite recent U.S. economic data, says IFR economist David Sloan.
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Blasts kill at least 15 in Iraq's Tikrit
July 28 - Two suicide bombers killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 30 in Iraq's Tikrit city. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Imagine Nature
This showcase of digital broadsides is devoted to nature poets and their work. Imagine Nature explores the convergence of poetry, graphic arts, and the technology of the Internet. Along with the text of the poem, some broadsides includes an audio reading (often by the author), photographs or original artwork, related nature sounds, or videos. The featured works include: "The Snakes of September" by Stanley Kunitz| "Sleeping In the Forest" by Mary Oliver| "St. Francis and the Sow" by Galway Kinne
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eBay hits the high street
Dec. 1 - Online auction giant eBay is taking on traditional retailers as Christmas approaches, launching a pop up shop in London, which stocks the website's 200 best-selling items. Hayley Platt reports.
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(Not) a Great Text (but) a Big Question: The Protection of Information Bill
In the wake of the controversy surrounding the Protection of Information Bill, UCT's Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) presents a panel discussion entitled,Not a Great Text but a Big Question: The Protection of Information Bill. Veteran writer, philosopher, academic and former Vice Chancellor of UCT, Professor Njabulo Ndebele, leads the panel that includes Professor David Benatar from UCT's Department of Philosophy and Tony Weaver Assistant Editor of the Cape Times. The p
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Security Council Simulation: Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Miguel Centellas
This module provides context and guidelines for a Security Council simulation involving a conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, situated in the Caucasus Mountains. The simulation is meant to help […]

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The Role of Red Blood Cells in Anemia
Watch this one-minute video to learn about how the body makes red blood cells, which contain hemoglobin and carry oxygen throughout the body. Anemia occurs when there are too few red blood cells or not enough hemoglobin.
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Aid drops to Pakistan flood victims
Sept 19 - Almost a month after monsoon rains triggered floods in southern Pakistan, many towns and villages remain submerged, and the army is dropping emergency rations by helicopter. Nick Rowlands reports.
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Politics in 60 seconds
This video is the introductory trailer for a series of videos which capture political experts at The University of Nottingham rising to the challenge of defining a political concept in 60 seconds. Warning this video will contain bloopers The School of Politics and International Relations
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Concert Acoustics
How do venue owners make sure a concert sounds great no matter
where someone is sitting in 18,000 seat arena?  They hire an
Acoustical Consultant.  This video explains what is required to be involved in this unique career that blends science with music appreciation.
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Libya's new leader addresses UN
Sept. 24 - Libya's interim leader Mahmoud Jibril says his country has been 'reborn' since Gaddafi's government was toppled. Deborah Gembara reports.
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