Museum Studies Seminar
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English Lecture Series: Bonnie & Clyde
Jerome Christensen Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Brown-Alley Room, Weinstein Hall Jerome Christensen is a Professor of English and Film at the University of California, Irvine, and the author of several books, including Romanticism at the End of History; Lord Byron's Strength: Romantic Writing and Commercial Society; Practicing Enlightenment: Hume and the Formation of a Literary Career; and Coleridge's Blessed Machine of Language. His current project, which will be published by Princeto
Robbins Tower Dedication
The Dedication of the Robbins Tower was held on April 22, 2011. The Tower was given in honor of Dr. W. David Robbins, Dean of the Robins School of Business from 1959-1977 by Alice and Bob Jepson (B'64, GB'75 and H'87).
A rare Choctaw spelling book and Choctaw catechism are stored in the University of Mississippi's Archives and Special Collections.
Golf at Ole Miss
12-hour Time-Lapse of #5 green (par-3), #5 tee box is in the background to the right and #7 green is in the background on the left.
Highlights from Aron Ralston's (E'97) Keynote Speech
Aron Ralston (E'97) delivered the keynote address at Carnegie Mellon University's 114th commencement on May 15, 2011. Ralston's heroic story of survival is the subject of the film "127 Hours." Pinned by a half-ton boulder in a Utah canyon for nearly a week, Ralston turned to the analytical problem solving skills he acquired at Carnegie Mellon University to survive and eventually free himself. Please note, due to contractual obligations we cannot post the entire keynote address by Mr. Ralston,
The King's Speech: The First Executive Coach?
The film The King's Speech was particularly interesting for the work of Lionel Logue, the speech therapist, who could be considered the first executive coach to King George V1th. The quality of the relationship is key: the coach creates a safe environment in which leaders can experience a trusting relationship where the only agenda is to support the learning of the Leader. At its best, coaching is effective in helping individuals to develop a more effective and impactful communication style; man
Small Businesses: Is government support on the right track?
The UK's 2011 Budget for Growth put emphasis on encouraging small start ups and small businesses. Is it likely to succeed? David Molian gives his perspective, drawing on 24 years' experience of working with growth businesses. He cautions the need for a long time horizon, with only a small proportion of start-ups succeeding in creating significant growth for the UK economy. He considers that the government needs to think carefully about the support measures appropriate for that group of companies
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.
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
Invitation from Clyde Allen and the University of Minnesota Board of Regents
Clyde Allen and the Regents of the University of Minnesota cordially invite all U of M students, faculty and staff to an open house for President Robert H. Bruininks and Susan A. Hagstrum celebrating their leadership of and dedication to the University of Minnesota. Event information: President Bruininks - Susan Hagstrum Open House, 9 - 11 a.m., April 27, 2011, DQ Club Room, TCF Bank Stadium. Enter at Benton County Premium Entrance
Carlson School Flash Mob - Electric Slide
University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management students staged a "Flash Mob" on Monday, April 25th in the atrium of their building. They performed to the electric slide.
University of Rochester Study Abroad: Freiburg, Germany
Estefany Angeles ('11, Economics) talks about her experiences on the European Union Program in Freiburg, Germany.
UPC Spring Concert - Far East Movement
Valparaiso University hosted top 40 artist Far East Movement in a concert at the Harre Union on April 28, 2011. Valpo students Kevin Brown and Dion Robinson performed in in the opening act. More information on upcoming concerts and events can be found at valpo.edu/union.
Northeastern on Co-op: Brightcove
While on co-op, Northeastern economics major Georgiy Kupovykh earned significant real-world experience collecting and analyzing data for Brightcove, a company that produces an online video platform.
Gates, Cook, Redd offer WSU grads words of encouragement, challenge
--Selected Sections of Commencement Speech-- Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates issued a ringing call to public service in addressing Washington State University graduates at the second of three Commencement ceremonies held at the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum on the university's Pullman campus Saturday. Click here for more about commencement: http://wsunews.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=26074&TypeID=25
TEDx McMaster U - Professor Hayden King
"Canoe Believe IT? Implications of an Indigenized Academy"
Future of Career Services -- Week 4
This week, the participants in the Keller Futures Center current project, the Future of Career Services, create opportunity statements from their research. They will use these opportunity statements to begin innovating solutions for career services. You can follow the team's progress online at: http://www.grcc.edu/futurecentercareerservices Facebook & LinkedIn: Future of Career Services Twitter: @kellerfuture firstname.lastname@example.org
Tooling Promo: KCTC and GRCC
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Korea Night part 3