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    How Animals Work

    How Animals Work

    Dr. Barbara Block, Professor of Marine Biology at Stanford, discusses how animals stay warm in the Antarctic environment. (January 4, 2010)

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Tracking Ocean Giants

    Tracking Ocean Giants

    Dr. Barbara Block, Professor in Marine Sciences at Stanford, discusses her work studying marine biodiversity in Antarctica, focusing on the importance of technological advances in engineering and genetics. (January 3, 2010)

    • 1 hr
    Buddhism: A Religion or a Philosophy? Implications for Leadership

    Buddhism: A Religion or a Philosophy? Implications for Leadership

    While traveling to Southeast Asia, Travel/Study passengers enjoyed many tours of Buddhist holy sites. To help us better understand this religion of the East, Professor Gerald Fry lectures on the interesting duality of Buddhism. (February 11, 2009)

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Vietnam, a Country Not a War

    Vietnam, a Country Not a War

    Professor Gerald Fry helps us remember that this beautiful gem of Southeast Asia has a rich history prior to the Vietnam War. (February 11, 2009)

    • 58 min
    Southeast Asian Dynamism: Unity and Diversity

    Southeast Asian Dynamism: Unity and Diversity

    Professor Gerald Fry begins our tour of Vietnam with a lecture encompassing the current and past dynastic cultures of Southeast Asia. (February 11, 2009)

    • 55 min
    Alexander in Fiction: The Historical Novels of Mary Renault

    Alexander in Fiction: The Historical Novels of Mary Renault

    Lecture by John L'Heureux (November 3, 2007)

    • 38 min

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