Sustainable Investing in Brazil
Brookfield Asset Management partner Luiz Maia, a 1981 Thunderbird School of Global Management graduate, talks Jan. 7, 2011, with Brazil Winterim students in Sao Paulo.
Executive Chef and Owner, Johnny Hernandez '89
Executive Chef and Owner, Johnny Hernandez '89 speaks about how he got started cooking in the family business in San Antonio and why he took his passion to the CIA.
The Story of Stuff - Chapter 3
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This third chapter gives an explanation of the production process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary. Run time 03:28. This chapter discusses the impact of toxins in productions and their impact on humans
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
The Art of Self-Renewal (Barbara Mackoff)
Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Dr. Barbara Mackoff, management psychologist and author of "What Mona Lisa Knew." They discuss the glass ceiling or glass onion, which refers to the limits placed on women in business. Dr. Mackoff points out that the increasing numbers of women in the work force has not been accompanied by a transformation of corporate values or culture. They speak of the unfulfilling nature of upper management jobs and the need for women to keep a sense of humor when working closel
SEM Ground Spider Interactive
This interactive look at a ground spider's anatomy has 30 close-up images taken using the high-resolution technology of a scanning electron microscope (SEM). By mousing over the labeled images, students can see both the dorsal and ventral views.
Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling 4 million copies in 35 languages. Now, four years in the making, arrives the follow up: SuperFreakonomics|. Steve Levitt and Stephen Dubner return with a book that is even bolder, funnier, and more surprising than the first. Freakonomics made the world safe to discuss the economics of crack cocaine and the impact of baby names. SuperFreakonomics| retains that off-kilter sensibility (comparing, for instance, the relative dangers of driving while dru
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Getting Lost
This cute video emphasizes the importance of staying together when out. Stay with the grownup who brought you there, Don't leave your grownup, Stay by their side, Knowing how to be safe is worth any cost are some of the points covered in this short video. This would be a great, easy resource to teach about safety in a busy classroom (1:06)
Egypt Protests in front of White House
As protests swarm Egypt, Egyptians abroad are proclaiming solidarity with the anti-government sentiment. In front of the White House in Washington, some 200 people gathered to call upon President Barack Obama to support the plight of the Egyptian people. However, many foreign policy experts have noted that Mubarak is a critical Middle East ally of the United States. Currently, civil unrest pervades Egypt. The masses are demanding an overthrow of Mubarak's 30-year reign.
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
The Life of a Poet: Carl Phillips
As part of the new series, "The Life of a Poet," the Washington Post Fiction Editor Ron Charles conducts an in-depth interview with poet Carl Phillips. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6298
Astronaut alumni from Purdue University returned to campus in April. As part of their visit, Eugene Cernan talked with electrical and computer engineering students.
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Why I chose the Lambuth Campus of the University of Memphis - Herbie
See why Herbie chose to go to the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus in Jackson, TN. For more on the Lambuth Campus, please visit http://www.memphis.edu/lambuth/
Duke Medicine Profiles: Donald D. Glower, MD
Get to know Duke Heart Center's providers. Learn more about Donald Glower, MD at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/donald-d-glower-md.
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
California State University - Transforming Course Design
This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site. Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here: http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The CSU Transforming Course Design (TCD) Project is a community of members – CSU faculty, staff, administrators – that share a common interest in enhancing the quality of teaching and learning through the use of Transforming Course Design .The mission of
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Pollinate Energy - bringing safe lighting to India's poor
http://pollinateenergy.org/ UNSW alumnus Monique Alfris talks about Pollinate Energy, the company she co-founded with two other UNSW grads. Pollinate Energy is bringing clean solar lighting to the millions of India’s poor who are still using kerosene - a fuel known to be the country’s second biggest killer of women and children. Monique has a Bachelor of Renewable Energy from UNSW. MORE INFO UNSW student Jifei Wang on his Pollinate Energy Fellowship in Bangalore: https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au