Reuters Breakingviews: Expect more foreign CEOs in Japan
April 20 - A string of frustrated foreign CEOs in Japan have left their companies. But don't blame the corporate culture - it's more about a move towards better governance. And foreign bosses will keep coming.
TU Delft Energy Courses
Providing clean, reliable and affordable energy for the world's population is one of today's biggest challenges. At the same time green energy technology also offers new economic opportunities. The Delft Energy Initiative provides easy access to the more than 700 energy researchers at TU Delft and brings together researchers, students, companies and governments to tackle the energy challenge. Courses found below are both listed in the Energy Energy Courses Booklet and available as OpenCourseWar
Lunch and Learn Event with John Geer
Watch video from the April 18 Lunch and Learn Event featuring John Geer, chair of political science, speaking on “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole.” The typical view is that President Obama has been weakened by the strength of the Tea Party movement. While the Tea Party is formidable force in Americankeep reading »
Bears Basketball Highlights: Jan 15, 2012
Highlights from the Missouri State Men's Basketball game vs Evansville on January 15, 2012.
Spirit country - Roger Vlitos
Professional photographer Roger Vlitos talks about nature writer Richard Jefferies, who coined the phrase Spirit Country for the west of England countryside that inspired him and many other followers.
Creativity in the face of crisis - How great entrepreneurs rise from recessions - David Rogers
David Rogers talks about how entrepreneurs use innovation and creativity to survive and thrive in hard times.
Bio-technology in Africa - Florence Wambugu
Florence Muringi Wambugu talks about the contribution of bio-technology, including GM crops, for improving the sustainable livelihoods of resource poor families in Africa.
How to amaze your friends - Chris Budd
Professor Chris Budd from the University of Bath takes mathematics into the dark territory of murder, suicide, love, sex and conquest.
The Science of Drug Politics - David Nutt
Prof David Nutt talks about the regulation of drugs including alcohol and tobacco.
Landscape painter Alan Cotton talks at Bath - Alan Cotton
Alan Cotton, Honorary Professor of Art at the University of Bath, gives his inaugural lecture where he presents stories about people and places from his travels.
Journeys in Indigo - Jenny Balfour-Paul
Dr Jenny Balfour-Paul, honorary research fellow at the University of Exeter and fellow at the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club, tells a compelling story of indigo, the world's oldest, most magical and best-loved dye.
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IPL: Gary Wilson: Shall we lower the lifeboats? A marine ecological view of warming climates - Audio
Inaugural Professorial Lecture from Gary Wilson, head of Marine Science and researcher in Geology at University of Otago. The lecture was entitled "Shall we lower the lifeboats? A marine ecological view of warming climates." The lecture was delivered on Thursday the 1st of September, 2011
Marquette's President Reads a Poem for National Poetry Month
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Marquette University's Raynor Memorial Libraries and the Department of English held a reading by five faculty poets, who read their own poetry and other favorites. President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., introduced the event, as well as read a favorite poem, "The Metaphysicians of South Jersey," by Stephen Dunn.
U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine reads at Plutzik Centennial Celebration
U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine gives a reading as part of the centennial celebration of University of Rochester poet Hyam Plutzik, and the reading series established in his name. Established in 1962, the Plutzik Reading Series is the longest and one of the most prestigious collegiate poetry reading series in the United States.
“Celling India: The Mobile Phone's Contribution to Capitalism, Democracy and Unsettling Society”
A talk by Robin Jeffrey, Director, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. From the South Asia Seminar.
The Earth's Seasons (in Arabic)
An arabic educational 3d cartoon animation about the Earth's seasons, day and night, and phases of the moon. (2:00)
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