UM Builds New Residence Halls
The University of Mississippi is constructing new dormitory buildings for its growing number of incoming freshmen. The buildings, located off of Rebel Drive, are slated to open in July of 2012. Video by Mary Stanton and Erin Parsons.
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Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #6 - Top 20 Mexican Spanish Verbs 4
Learn Mexican Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’ve always wondered, will you dream in Mexican Spanish? After learning Mexican Spanish in Mexico for only a short while and learning even more Mexican Spanish vocabulary, you have seen and done more than you would have ever imagined — and with such ease. Not only have you been studying [...]
This video explores the possibility of having ports in space the transport people from Earth into outer space. This video explains how it may work as well as featuring excellent audio. The importance of facts is a constant.Running time 11:45 minutes
Karachi tightens security
Aug.20 - Security personnel patrol the streets in Karachi after further bloodshed. Paul Chapman reports.
Teacher Tipster-Pizza Pages-Dealing with "Down Time"
The last thing you need in class is "down time". Students without a task do nothing, but get into trouble. See this tip to see how you can combat "down time". Mr. Smith uses extra copies of pages that the class has already done. He puts them into the "pizza pages" basket. Students write a "P" on the paper so Mr. Smith will know that it is a pizza page. Students turn in their pages to a real pizza box. At the end of the month, Mr. Smith chooses a paper and that student gets a prize. Great tip!! (
Libya rebels hail Zlitan victory
Aug.21 - Rebels celebrate major breakthrough on Misrata western front as they drive into the town of Zlitan. Paul Chapman reports.
Brazilians protest giant Amazon dam
Aug 21 - Indigenous tribes and environmental activists protest a planned hydroelectric dam that could displace 30,000 Brazilians. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Assad to speak as protests continue
Aug 21 - Protesters take to the streets in cities across Syria, as state media reports President Bashar al-Assad will address the country on TV. Lily Grimes reports.
Hayek's Ghost Haunts the World Did you ever have the feeling that we've been through this before? Think of it. Those in charge have only recently sworn — yet again! — that if we keep interest rates at zero, keep battling the symptoms of recession and unemployment with spending and jobs programs, clobber the speculators with regulations, and otherwise keep trying to revive moribund industries
Did you ever have the feeling that we've been through this before?
Think of it. Those in charge have only recently sworn — yet again! — that if we keep interest rates at zero, keep battling the symptoms of recession and unemployment with spending and jobs programs, clobber the speculators with regulations, and otherwise keep trying to revive moribund industries
Fur flies at European convention
Aug 22 - Fans of all things furry meet in Magdeburg, Germany for Europe's largest furry convention. Tara Cleary reports.
Excavating Ancient Armor
A broken helmet is discarded and forgotten, only to be resurrected 400 years later by curious archaeologists on Jamestown Island. Curator Michael Lavin describes the effort.Author(s):
More Than Meets the Eye
Early maps and prints leave geography for last, focusing first on politics and propaganda. Curator Margaret Pritchard talks about a new exhibit at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.Author(s):
NSIPP Global SST Anomaly and Soil Moisture
An animation of global sea surface temperature anomaly and soil moisture from June 2000 through June 2001 from the NSIPP global climate model
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Holy Trinity (Swedish) Evangelical Lutheran Church, Greensburg,
The Records of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church consist of minute books and financial records of the various church boards and societies; combined church records which include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, reception and dismissal of members, and funerals; church directories and census records; church bulletins and newsletters; and parish files.
Microfilmed Records of Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian Church, 1804-1997
This church, first formed in 1804 as the Associate Reformed Congregation of Saw Mill Run, became Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian in 1912. Shortly thereafter, the church was renamed the Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian Church. The records cover the period 1804-1997.
Microfilmed Records of Slavonic Congregational Church of Pgh. Records,1901-1970
This collection contains the microfilmed records of the Slavonic Congregational Church of Pittsburgh.