IMPACT Speaker: Dennis Lockhart
Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, addresses students, faculty, staff and community members on the topic of "Observations on the Work of and Working at the Fed." In the talk, Lockhart provides a basic introduction to the work of the Fed, discusses his own career path that led him to his current position, and shares "a day in the life", detailing his meetings, actions, and responsibilities on the job.
Fiddling whilst the ice melts
Dr Shazhad Ansari asks whether organisational academics are prepared to help build new narratives and to reconcile human and social evolution with the physical reality of climate change, or will they simply 'fiddle while the ice melts'?
Photo Slideshow: BioBlitz 2011
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Station Commander Connects With Texas A&M
NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, commander of Expedition 29 aboard the International Space Station, answers questions from engineering students at his alma mater, Texas A&M University.
The Head Chef
This video shows how Chef Dennis Burrage creates dishes and his math background that helps him do it including a study of architecture.
Running time 2:15 minutes.
Gary Collins, MD Full Testimonial on Health Care UST MBA.mp4
Reflections from the Health Care UST MBA (Class of 2011) Gary Collins, MD with Regions Hospital, HealthPartners Department Head of Surgery and Medical Director, Quality & Safety Go here to see the condensed version... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiJWcqUmb2A
Inside the News: Risk appetite lifted on Greek bailout hopes
Nov. 4 - Intense European pressure has forced Greece to seek political consensus on a new bailout plan instead of holding a referendum after EU leaders raised the prospect of a Greek exit from the euro.
Jobs data hint at improvement
Nov. 4 - The U.S. unemployment rate fall in October to a six-month low and although job creation was weaker than expected, economists say the labor market is showing small signs of improvement. Jill Bennett reports.
CHIN 101-01, Elementary Chinese, Fall 2004
This course introduces students with no previous knowledge of Chinese to the language--called "Mandarin" by English speakers, putonghua in the People's Republic, and Kuo-yu in Taiwan. Equal emphasis will be given to acquiring the rudiments of both spoken and written Chinese. Although oral-aural work naturally makes up the bulk of our work in the classroom, the instructors will always be available during their office hours to help students with their written homework or their writing of character
Boundary Spanners: Beyond Repackaging
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Andreas Schotter, Ph.D., goes inside the mind of a boundary spanner. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Authors@Google: W. David Stephenson
W. David Stephenson visits Google Cambridge to talk about his new book "Data Dynamite: How Liberating Information Will Transform Our World." From the description: "Martin Luther unleashed the printed word by translating the Bible into German so priests were no longer needed as intermediaries, and allowed wide public access by printing it instead of having it copied by monks. Data Dynamite will do the same for data, unleashing its power by giving everyone access using the Internet. "Data is com
Grading the Graphics
Students work as graphics illustrators on a newspaper, interpreting, creating, and analyzing graphic displays. The page opens to the tasks as well as the solutions for each task and, most helpful, a scoring rubric.
The Lost City of Atlantis [1/4]
This nine minute video provides students a look at possible sites of the city of Atlantis. Part of a series on Mystery Quest. Shows students how scientists work and deal with proving one's beliefs.
World Affairs: The Arab Spring and Prospects for Democracy
Professor Keith St. Clair presents about the Arab Springs and the prospect for democracy, for GRCC's World Affairs series.
The 10 Most educated people on the planet. These people are far from the smartest people on the planet ( sfter all who spends their entire life studying.) but they do hold more degress than a thermometer. This may be of interest to some people out there. Thanks to online colleges for this one.
These people are far from the smartest people on the planet ( sfter all who spends their entire life studying.) but they do hold more degress than a thermometer. This may be of interest to some people out there. Thanks to online colleges for this one.
James Murdoch turns on ex-colleagues
Nov.10 - James Murdoch maintains that he was not shown the "For Neville" email - and says former legal chief of the News of the World, Tom Crone, misled parliament. British MP Tom Watson later compared an irritated Murdoch to a mafia boss. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Credit Agricole profit slumps 65%
Nov. 10 - French Bank Credit Agricole posts 65 per cent slump in third quarter net profit - double what analysts had expected, on Greek losses. Kirsty Basset reports.
Time of Apollo : NASA
This 28 minute video reviews this space exploration. The footage shot on the Moon is exceptional, but the slow start to the video might not be suitable for some students.