Europe Day Ahead
Jan. 5 - A look at Friday's key events including U.S. non-farm payrolls, Nicolas Sarkozy meeting Mario Monti and easyJet traffic figures.
Britons in Afghan weapons arrest
Jan. 5 - Two Britons and two Afghans are arrested in Kabul for possession of dozens of Ak-47 assault rifles. Simon Hanna reports.
Obama unveils defense strategy
Jan. 5 - Obama unveils a defense strategy that calls for greater U.S. military presence in Asia and envisions cutting troops in Europe. He says, "We will be strengthening our presence in the Asia Pacific and budget reductions will not come at the expense of that critical region." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Stocks focus on euro jitters
Jan. 5 - Summary of business headlines: Services sector report disappoints, Private sector jobs increase; Retail sales up but at a price. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Trading at Noon: Wall St. falls on European debt concerns
Jan. 5 - U.S. stocks are down in choppy trading after concerns over the euro zone's debt crisis overshadowed data suggesting a solid U.S. economic recovery.
Breakingviews: Lessons to be learned from Kodak and B&N
Breakingviews columnists discuss the plights of Kodak and Barnes & Noble, two companies hobbled in different ways by technology.
"Free Syria Army" members meet Arab League
Jan. 5 - Amateur video purports to show defected Syrian Army soldiers meeting with members of an Arab League team that is in Syria to verify whether the government is implementing a peace plan. Katharine Jackson reports.
Swiss bank chief won't quit over trade
Jan. 5 - Swiss National Bank Chairman Philipp Hildebrand says he won't resign over a controversial currency trade made by his wife three weeks before he oversaw moves to impose a cap on the Swiss franc. Bobbi Rebell reports.
BIM and Integrated Practice as Provocateurs of Design Education
Building Information Modeling (BIM) obfuscates the role of composition, scale and abstraction by displacing the primacy of abstract conventions of representation with a methodology based on simulation. BIM subverts, while simultaneously clarifying, the holistic relationships of the parts to the whole in the architectural design of form and space. Architectural design education has great opportunity and risk in how it comes to terms with re-conceptualizing design education pedagogy as the profess
Managing the European economy after the introduction of the Euro
The Euro was first adopted as a currency in 1999, but what impact has it had on the European economy? This unit looks at the key developments in the economy since that date and examines the challenges of economic policy formation and governance of the EU's expanding economy. First published on Wed, 13 Jul 2011 as
Belize Crocodile--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Belize Crocodile in its natural environment. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 3 Minutes)
Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
4.4 Closure of an ocean Some of the oldest rocks in the British Isles are over 2500 million years old, whereas elsewhere on the Earth rocks as old as 3800 million years have been found within the continents. These ages contrast with that of the world's oldest in situ oceanic crust (excluding obducted ophiolites), which is only 200 million years. Considering that basins must have been opening and closing for approximately the same amount of time as continental crust has been forming, this implies that a
Some of the oldest rocks in the British Isles are over 2500 million years old, whereas elsewhere on the Earth rocks as old as 3800 million years have been found within the continents. These ages contrast with that of the world's oldest in situ oceanic crust (excluding obducted ophiolites), which is only 200 million years. Considering that basins must have been opening and closing for approximately the same amount of time as continental crust has been forming, this implies that a
Happy New Year and Welcome to 2012
Dear faculty, staff and students, alumni and friends, You can be proud of the impact you have made in 2011. Click above to see why. Thank you for your hard work and your inspiration. Very best wishes for a successful 2012! France Córdova
Is This the Theory of Everything?
This model by Garrett Lisi reveals the link between gravity and the other fundamental forces of nature. The intricate pattern is shown in this animated selection accomapnied by narration. ( 2:24)
Basics of the Coordinate Plane
This selection provides an introduction to the basics of the coordinate plane. An interactive board is used to show the x and y axis, quadrants, and an ordered pair. A tip is also provided to help students learn the number of each quadrant. ( 1:46)
History of Royal Weddings
Royal marriages have changed in the last century. They were once purely political affairs, matching a prince up with a princess of another royal family. This 2:34 video explains the reason for many such marriages with the emphasis on current marriages.
Down to the wire in New Hampshire
Jan. 8 - New Hampshire readies itself for next week's primary as candidates jockey for position in the final days. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Observers face grief in Syria
Jan. 8 - Women in Deraa tell Arab League observers of the deaths of family members at the hands of Syrian security forces.