Reconstructing the Capitol
Bricks and mortar bear witness to a contest of aesthetics and evidence. Senior Architectural Historian Carl Lounsbury tells the story of the Capitol's reconstruction.
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Rwanda: You Go, Girls!
The PBS WIDE ANGLE documentary series analyzes a number of significant and current global issues. In 'Ladies First' (2004), WIDE ANGLE delivers a riveting report on the political and socio-economic success of the Rwandan women after the genocide of 1994 that divided the country's major ethnic groups, the Tutsi and the Hutu. The purpose of this lesson is to use 'Ladies First' to show not only that women working together can and did create a dialogue and a basis for trust among ethnic groups, but
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XIX, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calender of the IAC'S Spring Public Lecture Series, The CGS Appoints Tammi Schneider as Assistant Professor of the OT, Consultation on Thomas Christianity, Institute Scholars at Magic Conference in Lawrence, Kansas, The Spring Public Lecture Series 1993: "Sectarianism from the Second to the First Temple Periods," "From Meeting House to Holy Place: The Synagogue During Late Antiquity," "Ancient Jewish Coins," "Images of the Philistines: In Light of the As
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New Labour and the Welfare State - Roger Duclaud Williams
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Musharraf on leadership challenges in solving Middle Eastern disputes
Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf talked about the qualities of leadership, the conflict in the Middle East and many other topics during an intense one-hour class session with International Relations students on Oct. 13. 2010
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John Ballam, Director of the Undergraduate Diploma in Creative Writing at Oxford University's Depart
Dr Ballam tells how his love of writing brought him from his modest Appalachian childhood to his current position at Oxford University; and of a creative writing contest which the University's Department for Continuing Education is sponsoring.
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5.4 Empirical evidence
Discrimination in the labour market exists in many forms: the ‘glass ceiling’ ageism, racism, etc. This unit will help you look at this problem with a new perspective: through economics. You will learn how economists have tried to understand what drives this distortion of the labour market and why women and the ethnic minorities seem to suffer the most.
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Central Banking and the Credit Crunch
Howard Davies is working on a book about the future of central banking to be published in 2009 by Princeton University Press. He will assess the ways in which central banks around the world have responded to the credit crisis and what that implies for their role in financial sector regulation in the future. Howard Davies is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to this, from 1997-2003 he was Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, the single regulato
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How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events

"How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events"

A lecture delivered by UCI Professor Soroosh Sorooshian on February 20, 2008. Professor Sorooshian, Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing at the University of California, Irvine is both Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Earth System Science. Among the world's top experts on drought, he has been advisor to the World Meteorolo
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Washington as a Symbol
Washington's leadership was an appealing surrogate for the king's paternal presence. Historian Kevin Kelly discusses the first president's legacy.
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3.2 Using mental images
The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change in different contexts. When answering the question ‘What makes us who we are?’, psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of ‘who we are’
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Money talks: June 9th 2014


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Reality checks for private equity
Chris Higson, Professor of Accounting, provides a reality check into what went wrong with private equity as well as his insights into what the future now holds
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Video of Russian driver running over man after argument goes viral
A dashboard camera video of a Russian driver running over a fellow driver after an argument and escaping without paying attention to an injured man goes viral. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nat
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GLS 2010 highlights
Highlights of London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2010, held on 5 July. The theme was emerging markets: "New Frontiers: Expansion, Opportunity and Innovation."
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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
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1.2.2 Choosing Keywords

Keywords are significant words which define the subject you are looking for. The importance of keywords is illustrated by the fact that there is a whole industry around providing advice to companies on how to select keywords for their websites that are likely to make it to the top of results lists generated by search engines. We often choose keywords as part of an iterative process; usually if we don't hit on the right search terms straight off, most of us tweak them as we go along based on t
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Car bomb kills three south of Iraq's Kirkuk
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 5 - Three people are killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb exploded in the Iraqi city Kirkuk. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and inter
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R.J. Mitte -- Star of "Breaking Bad" -- Speaks to the College of Charleston
Cougar Activities Board (CAB), within the Office of Student Life at the College of Charleston, hosted RJ Mitte to talk about overcoming adversity. Mitte is best known for playing the role of Walt, Jr. on the Emmy-winning AMC drama "Breaking Bad." Now, Mitte has a recurring role on the Peabody Award-winning ABC Family drama, "Switched at Birth," playing Campbell, a pre-med college student paralyzed by a snowboarding accident who works at the free clinic. RJ Mitte has worked his entire life to no
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Managerial Economics
This course covers the essential principles and tools of Managerial Economics, the application of microeconomics to management decisions. Students who master this material will be better prepared for leadership positions in business, not-for-profit, and government entities.
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