Black History Month Speaker, Leroy Wadlington
2008 UM Black History Month speaker, Pastor Leroy Wadlington reflects on the importance of Black History Month and how he marks the month.
Marian Wright Edelman Inspires Ole Miss Journalism Students
Children's Defense Fund President and the first African-American Woman granted entrance in the Mississippi Bar Association, Marian Wright Edelman, spoke to students at an Overby Center for Southern Journalism & Politics program recently. Edelman encouraged journalism students to be a voice for those without voices. Video by Mary Stanton.
From Cranfield School of Management to...
Harry Clarke MBA 1992, Commercial Director, Cobalt Telephone Technologies talks passionately about his Cranfield experience.
Jason Priem presents Altmetrics at Purdue University February 14, 2012
This presentation featured Jason Priem from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discussing the future of scientific communication. Jason is with the school of information and library science and his talk was entitled: Toward a Second Revolution: altmetrics, total-impact, and the Decoupled Journal. For a complete set of slides from this presentation go to: http://bit.ly/purdue-altmetrics
Social media and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure announcement
SMU Journalism Professor Jake Batsell, an expert on social media, talks about the powerful role social media played in the hours following an announcement by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation that it would halt funding for some Planned Parenthood affiliates. That decision later was reversed.
SMU Centennial Symposium: Closing Remarks
Perkins School of Theology Dean William Lawrence's closing remarks at "The University and the City: Higher Education and the Common Good." The relationship between cities and universities was the theme of SMU's Centennial Academic Symposium, held November 10-11, 2011.
Happy Mother's Day from Buzz!
Georgia Tech's Yellow Jacket mascot, Buzz, commemorates Mother's Day with a video tribute to Kathy Spetz, aka Buzz Mama.
Mexico's Roswell: The Coyame Crash
This video clip contains the story behind the unidentified UFO object that crashed outside the small town Coyame. On a quiet summer night in 1974, a plane collided in the sky with the unidentified object. The Mexican recovery team went out and retrieved the unidentified object but mysteriously died. The United States recovery team quickly responded by removing all evidence of the crash. (3:03)
Land of Odysseus
This clip discusses the land of Odyesseus. For centuries scientists have wondered what island Odysesseus, the hero of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, calls home. Homer, in his epic poem, describes four islands while scientists have discovered only three. They question themselves on where the fourth one might have come from. (2:40)
In 1988, scientists discovered an ancient ship deep in the Mediterranean Sea. Scientists believe that this ship, which dates back to 500 B.C., may have been sailed by Odysseus, Homer's legendary Greek King. (2:34)
Coroner's Report: King Tut
In this video, Shiya Ribowsky discusses a possible theory in the death of teenage pharaoh King Tut. According to theory, an accident that broke his leg caused the untimely death of teenage pharaoh King Tut. The most famous Egyptian pharaoh contracted gangrene as a result of his wounds which led to his death. (2:18)
Introduction to Comparing Fractions by Using Percents
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad looks at data on the Squitters' jumping attempts. They first convert the fractional results to equivalent fractions with denominator values equal to 100. Then they notice that these fractions can be written as percents. (1:11)
Building Virtual Architectural History
Art professor Caroline Bruzelius has teamed with a group of computer science and visual studies colleagues to teach students how to digitally model ancient sculpture and medieval architecture to give viewers a virtual experience of history.
FACES: ROTC alumnus
A Del Mar College alumnus shares some thoughts about the College's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program, which operates in tandem with the program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Class teams engineering leadership students with Hungarian university
Participating in an international experience traditionally means study abroad or a similar college program. But an engineering leadership course is letting students learn in a global context without having to leave the confines of campus. The class, International Leadership of Enterprise and Development (ILEAD), teams students in Penn State's engineering leadership program with economics students at Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary, using the latest information technology available. Taug
Launching a Brand
The principles of launching a brand or a brand extension are critical to a business. Get it wrong and the consequences can be disastrous. Dr Radu Dimitriu explains.
Chris Edwards looks at how to manage the multiplicity of applications within a company in a strategic manner. Introduces a tool called the applications portfolio which enables managers to give appropriate treatment according to their strategic importance.
Leadership Role of the CIO
The changing role of IT leadership is discussed in relation to meeting the key challenges that are required for the IT manager to step up to top team involvement.
Rob Lambert outlines the critical importance of strategy execution and how to go about the process to ensure greater effectiveness.
How do you get value from your investments? Arnoud Franken discusses a structured way to ensure benefits accrue from your investments. Stakeholder listening, involvement and management form a key part of this process.