2011 McColl School Investment Forum at Queens
Queens Trustee Alex Porter moderated an enlightening discussion with economists and investment experts who spoke about domestic and global opportunities and current trends in the investment world. Panelists included Joe Bossong, managing partner of ASI Healthcare, an independent research firm assisting institutional money managers with investment in the healthcare industry; Harry Bowen, Ph.D., professor of international business and finance, McColl School of Business; Randy Kincaid, Ph.D., profe
Transboundary Environmental Policy and Institutions along International Borders
Sustainability Seminar delivered on February 16, 2011 by UC Riverside Professor Linda Fernandez "Transboundary Environmental Policy and Institutions along International Borders." The seminar […]
Immigration Law Symposium
Our labor markets rely heavily on unauthorized workers, yet the law affords these workers only modest workplace protections. Restrictionists condemn sanctuary cities while praising Arizona's S.B. […]
Saudi Arabia buries Crown Prince Sultan
Oct. 25 - The funeral of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Sultan on Tuesday set the stage for King Abdullah to name a new heir, widely expected to be veteran Interior Minister Prince Nayef, a choice that would emphasise stability in the world's top oil exporter. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Lohan to pose for Playboy, Robin Williams marries
Oct. 25 - The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Lindsay Lohan to pose for Playboy, Robin Williams gets married and Stallone sued over "The Expendables." Lindsay Claiborn reports.
UIL 2010 WICKED
Snippet from Finn Family Moomintroll
This is the preface from the book Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson. The video includes text, narration, and images. The book is listed on the corestandards.org website as part of the suggested reading material for grades K-1. (03:45)
Sample performance tasks for this story include:
Students identify the points at which different characters are telling the story in the Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson. [RL.1.6]
COMP2211 SEG Final (5th) Deliverable
COMP2211 SEG Final (5th) Deliverable
Education, Investing and Philanthropy
A "Duke Idea" conversation October 6, 2011, in Washington, D.C., between President Richard H. Brodhead and David Rubenstein T'70, Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms.
Primetime Employee Forum: Emergency Management
Kyle Cavanaugh, vice president for administration and Duke's emergency coordinator, will be the guest at the Primetime employee forum from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 26. He will take questions and discuss the university's emergency management process, decision-making and the communication channels used to notify the campus community in emergencies.
Let's Talk Business Live!
Mitch Schlimer, founder and host of the radio show "Let's Talk Business," interviews guests A.J. Robinson and Doug Shipman. Robinson and Shipman share leadership lessons and insights into what it takes to turn an entrepreneurial dream into a reality, discussing their own journey in working toward building the Atlanta-based National Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Proteins & Enzymes: Transglutaminase | Lecture 8 (2011)
Wylie Dufresne (wd~50) October 24, 2011
Authors@Google: Jeff Jarvis
A visionary and optimistic thinker examines the tension between privacy and publicness that is transforming how we form communities, create identities, do business, and live our lives. The internet, Jarvis argues, will change business, society, and life as profoundly as Gutenberg's invention, shifting power from old institutions to us all. Based on extensive interviews, Public Parts introduces us to the men and women building a new industry based on sharing. Some of them have become household n
BIO190 Sessio 8 Fall 2011
BIO190 Marine Live Session Eight 11/1/11 Sarah Swain Guest: Stacey Koupal
The U.S. on why it didn't vote for Palestinians' full membership to UNESCO
Oct. 31 - The United States comments as to why it didn't vote in favor of full Palestinian membership to the United Nations' cultural agency UNESCO. Washington is likely to cut funding to UNESCO over the vote. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Optimism drives stocks higher
Oct. 26 - Summary of business headlines: Wall Street lifted by encouraging earnings and economic news; New optimism from euro debt summit; Former Goldman Sachs director charged in insider trading case. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Susan Best: Visualising Feeling Michael Roth: "Why Liberal Education Matters" Rally Elon 2011 21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT)
Michael Roth's lecture was co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the Townsend Center for the Humanities at UC Berkeley. Currently President of Wesleyan University, Roth has served as President of the California College of the Arts, Associate Director of the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, and Director of European Studies at Claremont Graduate University. He was also H.B. Professor of Humanities at Scripps College, where he founded and directed the Scripps College Humanities Insti
The Rally Elon event on Friday, October 21, 2011 celebrated the success of Elon University's Ever Elon fundraising campaign. [Full event version; video produced by Elon University's Teaching & Learning Technologies.]
Focusing primarily on the period since 1500, explores the influence of climate, topography, plants, animals, and microorganisms on human history and the reciprocal influence of people on the environment. Topics include the European encounter with the Americas, the impact of modern technology, and the historical roots of the current environmental crisis.
Michael Roth: "Why Liberal Education Matters"
Rally Elon 2011
21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT)