Staff profiles: Juan Alvarez
Juan Alvarez, curator of exhibits at the Michigan State University Museum, talks about his everyday tasks and working with students. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/10033
Life Without Art
A three minute video that explores all that would be missing from the world without art and what it teaches. This well done video shows a variety of genres using the theme, "Art is my Life." A good video to show in school districts where the arts are being cut. (3:34)
Weekly ISS Recap - Nov. 14-Nov. 18, 2011
The weekly International Space Station video recap for Nov. 14-Nov. 18, 2011
Career Development and Employability Hub
With 70 applications submitted for every graduate job, the need for careers and employability support for students has never been greater. Will you help our graduates to succeed in the most competitive jobs market for a generation?
The Nottingham Advantage Award
Graduates need more than academic knowledge and skills to stand out from the crowd in today's competitive global job market. Will you help promote the employability of our graduates?
Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (Spanish)
This patient education program discusses Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, including the anatomy of the digestive system, causes and effects, signs and symptoms, possible complications, and treatment options for GERD with their benefits and side effects. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
21L.701 Literary Interpretation: Interpreting Poetry (MIT)
This seminar offers a course of readings in lyric poetry. It aims to enhance the student's capacity to understand the nature of poetic language and the enjoyment of poetic texts by treating poems as messages to be deciphered. The seminar will briefly touch upon the history of theories of figurative language since Aristotle and it will attend to the development of those theories during the last thirty years, noting the manner in which they tended to consider figures of speech distinct from n
Syrian protesters: "Death and not humiliation"
Nov. 22 - Video purports to show a funeral for a man in Homs who opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claim was killed by security forces. Katharine Jackson reports.
Stock options: just asking for disaster?
Roger Martin, Dean of the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto, rails against stock-based compensation, pointing to it as a slippery slope responsible for much of the financial malaise we've experienced. Clay Lowery, former assistant secretary for the U.S. treasury answers: But shareholders demand results, so what is there to do?
Is the U.S. learning from Canada's example? Nope.
Former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Clay Lowery lays out where the U.S. went wrong financially in the last few years and how Canada has set a great example. Then, he elaborates on how the U.S. ignored it all.
Digitization Projects and Copyright
When scanning or digitizing photographs, articles, artworks, etc, whether for a hobby or a professional activity, there are copyright issues to consider. On a larger scale, the professional […]
North Carolina Women and the Progressive Movement
This lesson includes primary sources from Documenting the American South specifically related to North Carolina women involved in reform movements characteristic of the Progressive era. For the most part, these documents detail women's work in education-related reform and describe the creation of schools for women in the state. They also demonstrate that, as was true in the rest of the nation, the progressive, female reformers of N.C. were segregated based on race and socio-economic status.
TED407 Session 12 Fall 2011
TED307 Language Learning Session Twelve 11/19/11 Danny Brassell
Soil and Sustainability
In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) soil's importance to society, 2) the formation of soil profiles, 3) soil constituents for plant growth and nutrient uptake, and 4) soil's […]
Pedro Almodovar honored in New York
Nov. 16 - The Museum of Modern Art honors Pedro Almodovar's award-winning career. Alicia Powell reports.
Maoist rebels re-enter civilian life
Nov. 20 - Former Maoist fighters in Nepal prepare to re-enter civilian life. Julie Noce reports.
Cold agglutinins cause RBC clumping at temperatures below 37C (for example, at room temperature of 22C). This can result in an artifactual reduction of the RBC count, with increased MCHC and increased MCV. Warming the sample to body temperature reverses these changes. Cold agglutinins may occur in lymphomas, auto-immune disorders, and with certain infections (infectious mononucleosis and severe Mycoplasma infection). Rouleaux formation may also occur in some disorders at body temperature. The
Golden Christmas Tree lights up
Nov. 22 - A US$2-million Christmas tree made out of pure gold goes on display in Tokyo for the holiday season. Elly Park reports.