Queally Hall Dedication (March 20, 2011)
The dedication of Queally Hall, a 37,000-foot addition to the Robins School of Business, took place on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. Tours of Queally Hall and a reception took place before the ceremony at 5:30 pm. The Honorable Robert F. McDonnell, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, gave the keynote address at the event. Other speakers included Dean Nancy Bagranoff and President Edward Ayers. Paul B. Queally R'86 addressed the audience and moderated a panel discussion on "The Word from W
Voices from the SCS Class of 2011
Interviews with graduating students from the School of Continuing Studies class of 2011. Features reflections on their experiences at the University of Richmond. Produced by Kevin Heraldo at the University of Richmond. © 2011 University of Richmond.
A Special Commencement
Duke University holds a special ceremony for student-athletes who were competing on Graduation Day.
DMC TV: TACHE BBQ textbook fund-raiser
In an effort to help Del Mar College students alleviate some of the associated costs of purchasing textbooks for classes, the DMC Chapter of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE) held a barbecue plate fund-raiser for textbook scholarships on Saturday, April 9, 2011.
Letters from a Former Slave
Benjamin Montgomery, a former slave, was overseer of plantations owned by Jefferson Davis' brother, Joseph. Montgomery's letters are housed at the University of Mississippi's Archives and Special Collections.
Inside Rethink 2011: Topspin CEO Ian Rogers on Social Media
Berkleemusic talks with Topspin CEO Ian Rogers behind the scenes at the Rethink Music conference in Boston. Ian shares some thoughts on engaging with fans on Facebook and Twitter, and the key difference between artist-to-fan (direct) marketing and fan-to-fan (viral) marketing.
AU from a Longboard!
Alfred University senior Cory Lewandowski, a biology major from Spencerport, NY, provides a look at what the AU campus looks like from a longboarder's point of view. Hop aboard to see Cory's unique perspective! Video recording and editing by: Cory Lewandowski Music by: Motorama "There's No Hunters Here" Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Motorama/Alps/09_Theres_No_Hunters_Here
WBAA: The Jewish Jesus: Revelation, Reflection, Reclamation
WBAA Public Radio interview with Zev Garber, Emeritus Professor and Chair of Jewish Studies and Philosophy at Los Angeles Valley College. He is editor of The Jewish Jesus: Revelation, Reflection, Reclamation. More information about the book is available at the Purdue University Press website: http://www.thepress.purdue.edu/titles/format/9781557535795
Interview with Ramiro Garces, VP, Human Resource with Kimberly-Clark. Mr. Garces speaks passionately about the ties between Krannert School of Management and Purdue University, and private sector companies like Kimberly-Clark.
Herrick Labs Groundbreaking Ceremony
Herrick Labs Groundbreaking Ceremony recorded April 1, 2011
Boiler Bytes: Women in Engineering Program
Purdue University's Women in Engineering Program (WIEP) helps women and girls discover their inner engineer. From mentoring to career development, WIEP continually encourages current and future women engineering students by providing interesting and engaging programming relevant to their lives. https://engineering.purdue.edu/WIEP/AboutUs
Boiler Bytes: 2011 Bridge Bust Competition
Teams from 13 Indiana and Illinois high schools constructed bridges only to see them destroyed during the 32nd annual Bridge Bust contest March 4 at Purdue University. The competition is administered by the Purdue chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/events/2011/110223SchenkBridgebust.html
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Boiler Bytes: 86-year-old student working on technology degree
Jerry Cole is spending part of his retirement in a Purdue classroom, working toward a degree from the College of Technology. Cole, former vice president of marketing for Lafayette Life Insurance Company, is studying for a degree in organizational leadership.
Boiler Bytes: Purdue Cycling Club
The Purdue Cycling Club is composed of both undergrad and graduate students who desire to become better cyclists. http://www.purdue.edu/cycling
Boiler Bytes: Students reach out to the community through Pete's Pals
Helping children is what Purdue students strive to do with every session of Pete's Pals, a physical activity program for children with disabilities sponsored by Purdue's Department of Health and Kinesiology. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/general/2010/101203_PetesPals.html
Purdue Engineering - Dreams Need Doing
Student recruitment video from Purdue's College of Engineering
5 Students: A Sustaining Force
David Perkis can sum up his inspiration in a word: sustainability. After earning a degree in chemical engineering, he worked in corporate America for five years. During those years, his understanding of economics grew and he discovered his passion for sustainability. http://www.purdue.edu/fivestudents/policy/perkis.html
Antibiotics, not surgery, sometimes better for appendicitis
A new statistical analysis by Southern Methodist University and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School suggests nonperforating appendicitis and nonperforating diverticulitis are similar diseases that can both be treated with antibiotics. Read more at http://blog.smu.edu/research/2011/04/study_antibiotics_not_surgery.html
The Dalai Lama Speaks at SMU
See the Dalai Lama's special lecture at Southern Methodist University's 10th Hart Global Leaders Forum on Monday, May 9. Visit http://www.smu.edu/News/2011/dalai-lama-09may2011.aspx for more details