C-Suite Conversations: Chris Mooney
The Robins School of Business is pleased to unveil a series of educational summits for students, alumni and the business community facilitated by distinguished executives in the area. "C-Suite Conversations" are unscripted interviews with leading decision makers in central Virginia. Throughout five installments in the 2011 - 2012 academic year, Senior Associate Dean Richard Coughlan and each executive will discuss business-related topics on stage in the Ukrop Auditorium at the Robins School. T
Nokia CEO Elop talks about new Windows smartphone
Oct. 26 - Insider speaks to Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop about the mobile manufacturer's battle to win back U.S. customers from Apple and other rivals.
Gregory Maguire: 2011 National Book Festival
Author Gregory Maguire appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Gregory Maguire is the author of more than a dozen novels for children and many novels for adults, including "Wicked," the basis of the smash Broadway musical of the same name. Formerly a professor of children's literature at Simmons College, he is a co-founder of the Foundation for Children's Books and of Children's Literature New England Inc. Maguire is also one of the writers of "The Exquisite Corpse Advent
The Exchange: Eviscerating the Middle Class
Nov. 3 - Rob Cox is joined by New Yorker writer George Packer, who recently authored "The Broken Contract," an article published in Foreign Affairs to discuss economic inequality in America.
Basic Bootcamp #1 - A Pleasure to Meet You
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You just arrived in Latin America, and you take a deep breath of the crisp air, look around you, and get ready to embark on a new adventure! What brings you to Latin America? Work? Vacation? Family? Or have you decided to grab life by the horns and study abroad at [...]
Reuters Summit: Josten on restructuring entitlement programs
Nov. 7 - Bruce Josten, the Chief Lobbyist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, says the "Super Committee" on deficit reduction will have to fundamentally set a new course on restructuring entitlement programs.
Dancing with Geometry
A professional dancer and an orthopedic surgeon demonstrate the
fundamental role geometry and technology play in keeping dancers
performing at the highest level.
Running time 1:59 minutes
Summary of the PE Curriculum
Brief summary of the content and aims of the physical education curriculum. It also offers guidance on planning a physical education programme outlining some of the issues to be considered.
Electronic Configurations of the First 30 Elements
Exercises on the electronic configurations of the first 30 elements in the periodic table (and some of their ions).
China imports surge sign of strong domestic demand: RBC
Nov. 10 - China's imports jumped in October as exports slowed, suggesting efforts to tilt the economy towards domestic demand may be offsetting weakness abroad.
If you wanted to know what kids looked like while playing in the snow during the 1940s - this is your chance. If you live in a warm climate, you can learn how to build a snowman. (10min)
High Performance Computing with Wenming Ye If there were a special geek merit badge for those whose desktop PC has the word "CRAY" across the front, Wenming Ye would have plenty of them. Wenming works just down the hallway from us on Channel 9 exploring the possibilities of HPC (High Performance Computing). I wanted Niners to meet Wenming and see some of the interesting projects he's working on and find out how the cloud has changed supercomputing.
If there were a special geek merit badge for those whose desktop PC has the word "CRAY" across the front, Wenming Ye would have plenty of them. Wenming works just down the hallway from us on Channel 9 exploring the possibilities of HPC (High Performance Computing). I wanted Niners to meet Wenming and see some of the interesting projects he's working on and find out how the cloud has changed supercomputing.