Britain's legacy of slavery (UCL)
Professor Catherine Hall (UCL History) and her team in the project Legacies of British Slave-ownership are examining how modern Britain, from its art collections and grand buildings to its financial institutions, has been built on the wealth generated from slavery. The project is tracing the slave owners who benefitted from the £20m paid in compensation in the 1830s and where this money subsequently went. In this video, Professor Hall reflects on the texts of two women from the 19th century --
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2011 International Forum on R&D: Session 3 - Luo Weidong
This session will focus on the student experience in international R&D collaborations.
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Dangerous animals on the loose in Ohio
Oct. 19 - Dozens of exotic animals including tigers, lions and bears were let loose on Ohio farmland by their owner before he committed suicide, sparking a shoot-to-kill hunt for the wild beasts and forcing panicked residents to stay inside. Sarah Irwin reports.
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Highlights from AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative Lecture Series, China 2011
During the AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative Lecture Event, held on 20-22 September 2011, at Fudan University, Shanghai and Peking University, Beijing and the AstraZeneca China Research and Development Center. Barry Marshall gave his lecture at Fudan University 'The Road to the Nobel Prize Lessons from a life with Helicobacter pylori" and at Peking University 'The Road to the Nobel Prize and Beyond Man versus Helicobactor pylori'. Find out more: http://bit.ly/ojWjJc Copyright © Nobel Medi
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Saving the Amazon?
Brenda Baletti with the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina presented this lecture "Saving the Amazon? Sustainable Soy and the New Logic of Conservation" as part of the Global Environment Speaker Series at the University of Richmond.
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"The Global Politics of Clean Energy Innovation"
Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science and Policy - Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study "The Global Politics of Clean Energy Innovation" by Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment; Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations
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Bio Bulletin: Deadly Larvae Lure Predators
Amphibians that try to feed on the larvae of the Epomis beetle will find that they've bitten off more than they can chew. Rather than avoiding its predators, the larva lures them closer and then attacks, latching on tight with its hooked jaws and feeding parasitically. The latest Bio Bulletin from the Museum's Science Bulletins program highlights this unprecedented role reversal in the animal kingdom. View the story in AMNH's Hall of Biodiversity until November 14, 2011 or online. Science Bulle
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Alumni Profile: Nigel Andrews MSc11(1978), Governor, London Business School
Nigel Andrews MSc11(1978) reflects on his career and time at the School.

Séance on a Sunday Afternoon
In this video we meet the cast and Director of Séance On A Sunday Afternoon, Lakeside's latest in-house production written by Stephen Lowe. Recently bereaved, and lost to the world and herself, CECILIA finds herself at the legendary Rennes Le Chateau in the South of France, believed by many to be the final resting place of Mary Magdalene, where she hopes and prays for meaning. Performances take place between 14 - 29 October 2011. For more information and booking visit Lakeside's website http
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A Presidential Perspective - Discussing Student Retention Rates
In this edition of "A Presidential Perspective," UT President Lloyd Jacobs talks in depth with Matt Rubin, Student Government president, about ways to increase student retention.
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Founder's Roundtable - Gender & Women's Studies, UC Berkeley
Gloria Bowles (link to: http://www.gloriabowles.net/) UCB Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, First Coordinator UCB Women's Studies Program In 1973, when she was a graduate student in Comparative Literature, Gloria Bowles worked to create a women's studies program at UCB and in that same year became its first coordinator, initiating the process of course development. She is the author of Theories of Women's Studies (1983) and Living Ideas: A Memoir of the Tumultuous Founding of Berkeley Women's St
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The Year at Maple Hill Farm
This is the story The Year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice and Martin Provenson. The story describes the activities on the farm for each season and month.  Text, narration, and images are all included in this video. The book is part of the suggested reading materials listed on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. (18:00)
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URI Theatre presents: "Crimes of the Heart"
For ticket information visit: www.uri.edu/theatre
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How baseball is a historian's dream
Gen Ed at Bat part 1 Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History (History) Jay Harris October 18, 2011
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Economist Shiller: Historic low interest rates can't last
Oct. 25 - Yale economist and co-founder of the Case/Shiller Housing Index Robert Shiller discusses the report and the health of the U.S. housing sector.
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UBS overcomes rogue trading loss
Oct.25 - Swiss bank UBS and Germany's Deutsche Bank post better-than-expected third quarter profit but warn of tough times ahead. Sonia Legg reports
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IMPACT Speaker: Dennis Lockhart
Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, addresses students, faculty, staff and community members on the topic of "Observations on the Work of and Working at the Fed." In the talk, Lockhart provides a basic introduction to the work of the Fed, discusses his own career path that led him to his current position, and shares "a day in the life", detailing his meetings, actions, and responsibilities on the job.
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"In My Craft Or Sullen Art" Poem by Dylan Thomas
A poem written and read, darkly, by Dylan Thomas, illustrated with photos of the poet during his lifetime.  (01:04)
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Microsoft debuts new smartphones
Nov 8 - Microsoft adds four new smartphones to the Windows Phone portfolio, focusing less on apps and more on experience, as it tries to build its small take of the global mobile phone industry. Jill Bennett reports.
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