Chris Bowen Inaugural
Professor Chris Bowen, researcher in materials science from the University's Department of Mechanical Engineering, gives an overview of the properties and applications of active materials, composites and structures.
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Leading By Design Fellows Program at California College of the Arts
The Leading by Design Fellows program at California College of the Arts (CCA) provides senior professionals from any industry who are interested in leading innovation, the chance to have a greater impact in what they do. It's about leading change and creating lasting, sustainable business and social value. Graduates of the program receive a certificate in innovation leadership. For more information cca.edu/fellows Filmed and produced by CCA Film alumnus Adam Behrmann
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Why choose the McColl School?
"We create a container where students can examine what leadership means to them and how they will use it and apply it."
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ACS Talk on Cheminformatics in Open Notebook Science
I present at the American Chemical Society meeting in New Orleans on April 6, 2008. The use cheminformatics tools such as SMILES, InChI, InChIKeys and JCAMP-DX to store and retrieve experimental information on a public laboratory notebook is detailed.

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Rochester Youth Year Fellows reflect on their year of service
An AmeriCorps* VISTA program housed in the Rochester Center for Community Leadership, the Rochester Youth Year fellowship places talented, recent graduates of Rochester-area colleges (including the University of Rochester) in youth-based community organizations for one year in order to create or expand initiatives that address the various challenges facing youth and families in Rochester.
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Exploring Leadership-Yash Gupta
Yash Gupta, Dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, gives a speech for the Exploring Leadership Colloquium Series at the Goddard Space Flight Center.
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The History of Leadership Impacting Intelligence Analysis, Bascom "Dit" Talley
Bascom "Dit" Talley, faculty advisor and academic coordinator for the Master's Degree in Intelligence Analysis for the Division of Public Safety Leadership at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, discusses the importance of students studying the history of leadership and using it to inform them in contemporary decision making.
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Black Holes
This is a really good video that explains Stephen Hawking's theory on Black Holes. The video provides several relateable examples of concepts discussed in the the theory. The video also provides viewpoints from other experts as well.   
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ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
This seminar meets six times during the semester. Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and assignments emphasize the characteristics of great leadership. Global leaders participate in the "Leadership Lunch" series to share their experiences and recommendations. Discussions explore leadership development. The learning experience culminates in a personal leadership plan.
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‘Not for Free’: Saul J. Berman on Creating New Revenue Models
The "phenomenon of free" has hit many businesses hard, particularly media businesses, argues Saul J. Berman, Global & Americas Leader for the IBM Strategy & Change Consulting Group. In Not for Free: Revenue Strategies for a New World, Berman offers lessons from businesses that have integrated successful business model innovations, as well as from businesses that have failed to do so. Recently, Knowledge@Wharton and Jerry (Yoram) Wind sat down with Berman to discuss his thoughts
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15.668 People and Organizations (MIT)
This course examines the historical evolution and current human and organizational contexts in which scientists, engineers and other professionals work. It outlines today's major challenges facing the management profession and uses interactive exercises, simulations and problems to develop critical skills in negotiations, teamwork and leadership. It also introduces concepts and tools to analyze work and leadership experiences in optional undergraduate fieldwork projects.
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Steve Edge: Guest Lecture "Leading Creative Heads to Momentum Gathering"
VT3036 Guest Lecture "Leading Creative Heads to Momentum Gathering" Steve Edge, Founder of Steve Edge Design Ltd 2013 Annual Institute of Directors Lecture in association with Leeds Metropolitan University. In what is an annual link-up between the Institute of Directors and Leeds Metropolitan University, this lecture will look to draw on the experiences of Steve Edge, a branding guru. Having been diagnosed with dyslexia at just four years old, Steve through himself into his passion for art and d
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Soil matters

pdfThis manual, from APSRU (Agricultural Production Systems Research Unit) in Australia provides a set of learning modules outlining best practice in soil monitoring. A simple explanation is given of key soil processes as a basis for learning, and practical guidance when making
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Albright Offers Foreign Policy Advice to Obama: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Address
Building on her latest book, 'Memo to the President: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership,' former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discusses foreign policy facing the Obama administration.
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Clinical leadership
The recent Darzi report recommends an increase in clinical leadership in the NHS. Whilst Professor Stefan Scholtes believes it is important to have more clinicians on the board, he cautions that this approach needs to be thoughtfully implemented, arguing that the key is to motivate clinicians to want to become managers, and to then train them up, equipping them with the necessary managerial skills to make economically sensible decisions about the distributions of resources.
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#260: Beyond exceptional: What makes a child prodigy?

Psychology researcher Dr Joanne Ruthsatz talks about the personality traits that set child prodigies apart from other children. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.