Meet Stephanie Hanes: A Global Look at Statelessness
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/stateless-citizenship-nationality-kenya-bangladesh-dominican-republic Pulitzer Center grantee Stephanie Hanes explains the difficulties confronted by stateless population—people who have no citizenship rights—and how they are distinguished from refugees. Using Kenya, Bangladesh and the Dominican Republic as a lens to look into this worldwide phenomenon of statelessness, Hanes emphasizes diversity within stateless people who are individualized b
Meet Greg Constantine: The Stateless Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/stateless-citizenship-nationality-kenya-bangladesh-dominican-republic Reporting from Bangladesh, Pulitzer Center grantee Greg Constantine discusses a web of issues faced by the Rohingya community—an ethnic minority group stripped off citizenship in Myanmar (Burma)—that exemplifies the consequences of statelessness worldwide. Constantine has been documenting the issue of statelessness for the past six years, exposing the impact the denial of cit
Brad Jones on Commercial Crew Program Partner Integration
NASA Public Affairs Officer Kyle Herring talks with Brad Jones, deputy manager for the Partner Integration Office of the Commercial Crew Program.
Sarah Waechter, Partner Manager for Excalibur Almaz Inc.
NASA Public Affairs Officer Kyle Herring talks with Sarah Waechter, partner manager for Excalibur Almaz Inc., on the status of the Space Act Agreement. Excalibur Almaz is one of seven partners associated with the Commercial Crew Program.
Orion: Exploration Flight Test-1 Animation (with narration by Jay Estes)
This animation depicts the proposed test flight of the Orion spacecraft in 2014. During the test, which is called Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), Orion will launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., perform two orbits, reaching an altitude higher than any achieved by a spacecraft intended for human use since 1973, and then will re-enter and land in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the United States. Narration by Jay Estes, Deputy for flight test integration in the Orion program.
Oneironaut by Catherine Chandler (poetry reading)
An oneironaut must be one who navigates through dreams. Oneiromancy means interpreting the meaning of dreams, perhaps in order to predict the future. Many engineers and mathematicians have experienced the phenomenon of waking-up with a solution to a problem from the day before. The mind obviously works on problems while we are asleep. Reason and intelligence are only one aspect of thinking and problem solving; there is also intuition: solutions just come to the mind. We don't know where our
Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, From New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2011
As part of the national celebrations during Jazz Appreciation Month's 10th anniversary this April, the Museum will be taking a close look at jazz's birthplace, New Orleans: how its art forms, rich cultural diversity, and spirit have thrived in a cosmopolitan fusion for nearly three centuries. Join in the celebration through family-friendly activities and performances by Cajun bluegrass ensemble Hoppin' John String Band of Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rhythm Road series and trombonist and National E
Microraptor: Live Chat with Mark Norell & Mick Ellison
On March 9, the American Museum of Natural History and io9 hosted a live webcast discussion about new dinosaur feather research. The study, by a team of researchers that includes Museum paleontologists, reveals the black iridescent color and detailed feather pattern of Microraptor, a pigeon-sized, four-winged dinosaur that lived about 130 million years ago. Robert Gonzalez, a science reporter at io9, moderated the discussion with two of the new paper's co-authors: Mark Norell, chair of the Mus
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Materialenleer : Inleiding over gebruik en bewerking Informatieve presentatie over materialen uit Kernboek 1 Materiaalkunde. Achtereenvolgens worden koper, brons en ijzer behandeld, waarbij in gegaan wordt op verschillende begrppen uit de materialenleer.
Informatieve presentatie over materialen uit Kernboek 1 Materiaalkunde. Achtereenvolgens worden koper, brons en ijzer behandeld, waarbij in gegaan wordt op verschillende begrppen uit de materialenleer.
How World War I Began
The murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand is credited with sparking the war, though a battle was inevitable. This video clip, from WatchMojo.com, explores how and why the First World War began. (2:16)
030 GG Sentence Fragments
Learn to recognize them.
The British Economy: Past and Future [Audio]
Speaker(s): Alistair Darling MP | Alistair Darling is MP for Edinburgh South West and former Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Edward J. Bloustein School: Nexus of Planning and Public Policy
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy serves as one of the nation's key centers for the theory and practice of planning and public policy scholarship and analysis. The school celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011-2012.
U.S. Civil War Begins April 12, 1861--4:30 am
This short video gives a brief synopsis of the beginning of the United States Civil War on April 12, 1861 at 4:30 am. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between this turbulent time in American History and the classroom. (5:04)
Chapter 22 - Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
Chapter 22. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Mike Vendetti.
COFA Online wins USA Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resources Google Docs and Cloud Computuing ESP Opening: Learning Day 2012
Eric Mullen presents to Educational Support Professionals about utilizing these tools for sharing data and making presentations, including a very quick Prezi tutorial.
To kick off the first Educational Support Professionals' Learning Day, Provost Gilda Gely honors Candy Norder and Former President Anne Mulder talks about resilience.
Google Docs and Cloud Computuing
ESP Opening: Learning Day 2012