Video: Global Planning vs. Local Realities
Bruce Mihok, Vice President for SAP's global Marketing and Demand Management Strategy group, talks Sept. 23, 2010, at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
London School Of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine: New Director And The Global Health Agenda
Professor Peter Piot, incoming Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, talks about tackling the world’s health challenges and delivering good health for all. From his perspective as a leader in the global fight against AIDS, former Director of UNAIDS, research scientist working in several African countries, co-discoverer of the Ebola virus, [...]
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Purdue features five students who are making a global impact
Purdue University will celebrate its Green Week on Oct. 4-8, and the university is recognizing five students who are making a global impact in issues related to sustainability. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/students/2010/101001CoiroStudents.html
Video: Thunderbird Global Wealth Management Summit
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor F. John Mathis talks about the timing of the 2010 Thunderbird Global Wealth Management Summit. http://www.thunderbird.edu/WealthSummit
14.3 International business for the entrepreneur: Harnessing technology for global business success
Global Text Project
14.7 International business for entrepreneurs: Global marketing: Assessing potential markets oversea
Global Text Project
Global Focus on Knowledge 2010 / The World of Diverse Matter Lecture-notes
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Global Warming: Science and the Message
When you hear the words "Climate Change", what do you think of - last week's, thunderstorm, or something longer-term? Do you think the media gives credence to climate change deniers? In this video Dr Ben Newell from UNSW's School of Psychology talks about the difficulties for climate scientists in cutting through misconception and misinformation to get their messages across. Dr Newell has written a paper on the Psychology of Global Warming with Professor Andy Pitman of the UNSW Climate Chang
Living Standards: Regional & Social Differences 1919-1939 Laura Anderson Barbata, " 21st Century Living in the Amazon: In the Order of Chaos" 10/27/2010 The Global Challenge: No Facts Global Development Policies and Social Injustice “This Wormy World”: Global Atlas of Worm Infections Global Knowledge for Global Change 11.975 Feeding Cities in the Global South: Challenges and Opportunities for Action in Cartagena (MIT TGC Salzburg: Global Community TGC Salzburg: Global Impact Report Because saving wheat prevents global famine
Dr. Hester Barron, University of Sussex: Living Standards: Regional & Social Differences 1919-1939
History as written and presented by current historians. Visit thehistoryfaculty.com for free downloads and more information.
Laura Anderson Barbata worked with the Yanomami people of the Venezuelan Amazon Rainforest, teaching them to make paper and books so they could write their own history. Their first book Shapono tells the story of the gods Omawe and Yoawe who taught the Yanomami how to build their home as a communal dwelling. Contact with outsiders has brought with it industrialized materials and solutions integrated by the Yanomami into their building techniques, homes and lifestyle, posing new challenges and pr
The Global Policy dialogues are a unique series of exchanges bringing together today's most preeminent scholars and practitioners to discuss pressing questions of policy, with the aim of advancing our understanding of the underlying issues and offering innovative solutions to global challenges. Hernando de Soto is currently President of the ILD —headquartered in Lima, Peru— considered by The Economist as one of the two most important think tanks in the world.
The Sixth Goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases such as tuberculosis. In Bolivia, a country with a population of over 8,000,000 people, it was claimed in 2006 that there were 2366 confirmed cases of HIV. According to the World Health Organization, Bolivia is considered to be a country with a low incidence of the virus affecting 0.10% of the adult population. In contrast, it has been estimated that 50% of the population is infected
A global atlas of worm infections has been launched by scientists working in London and Nairobi. Simon Brooker of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine tells Peter Goodwin about “This Wormy World”, a new on-line atlas that makes it easier for health workers to plan campaigns – such as programmes for de-worming school [...]
The Institute of Development Studies Director - Professor Lawrence Haddad - talks about IDS' new strategy for 2010-2015.
The purpose of this seminar is to provide a context for understanding the challenges of urban food provisioning from a perspective of sustainability and social inclusion in cities of the global South. The seminar will be specifically geared towards preparing students for direct participation in urban markets and food policy project intervention in Cartagena, Colombia. To learn more about the Cartagena Practicum, visit the class website.
Thunderbird Global Council members talk Sept. 16, 2010, about ways to build a global community of lifelong learners.
Thunderbird Global Council members talk Sept. 16, 2010, about ways to develop a global impact report for the school.
University of Minnesota researchers are leading a global effort to stop the spread of wheat rust disease. If it isn't stopped, entire food supplies could be wiped out. Saving wheat could prevent a global famine.
Laura Anderson Barbata, " 21st Century Living in the Amazon: In the Order of Chaos" 10/27/2010
The Global Challenge: No Facts
Global Development Policies and Social Injustice
“This Wormy World”: Global Atlas of Worm Infections
Global Knowledge for Global Change
11.975 Feeding Cities in the Global South: Challenges and Opportunities for Action in Cartagena (MIT
TGC Salzburg: Global Community
TGC Salzburg: Global Impact Report
Because saving wheat prevents global famine