Lima youth ride wave of eco-awareness with bottle boards
Mar. 25 - A surfer in Peru is turning plastic bottles into surfboards for local youths who can't afford the real thing. Called the "Life out of Plastic Initiative", the project aims not only to teach the kids how to surf, but also the importance of eco-awareness. Ben Gruber reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters pro
Ben Flint - Online Student Spotlight
"All of my teachers - they're very knowledgeable. They know the material inside and out and they make an effort. They put every single student as a priority." Ben Flint is a musical instrument technician for the Blue Man Group in New York City. He is currently working on Specialist Certificates in Creative Writing for Musicians and Rock Bass Styles. He appreciates that Berklee Online allows him to study music from anywhere. "If you're serious about music, that's where you go."
No Means No
Alfred University Softball shows support to the No More campaign, which is aimed at ending domestic violence and sexual assault.
SMU Celebrates Making It To The NIT Final 4
SMU Men's Basketball made it to the NIT Final 4 by defeating Cal 67-65 in Moody Coliseum on March 26, 2014. The Mustangs will face Clemson in the NIT semifinals on Tuesday, April 1.
Northrop Sneak Peek
Northrop Grand Reopening featuring American Ballet Theatre performing Giselle with live orchestra on the Carlson Family Stage. Tickets are available online: http://z.umn.edu/ktl Tickets can also be purchased from U of M Tickets and Events Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. -- 5 p.m. at 612-624-2345 or in person at Northrop, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, east side ground level box office only.
Darden Faculty Profile: Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat
Assistant Professor of Business Administration Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat's research is focused on the effective implementation of a firm's innovation strategy. His recent work has evaluated the effect that various resource allocation processes have on a firm's ability to innovate, the appropriate use of different performance metrics for collaborative innovation, and the effect of both incentives and tolerance for failure on managerial decision making within an innovation context. More: http://goo.
Darden Faculty Profile: Mike Lenox
Professor Michael Lenox is the Samuel L. Slover Professor of Business. He teaches and serves as the course head for the first year "Strategy" core course. He is associate dean and academic director of Darden's Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He serves as president of the multiple-university Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS), a professional society of scholars from all disciplines studying the interface between business and sustainability. More: http:/
Darden Faculty Profile: June West
Assistant Professor June West teaches First Year "Management Communication" in the MBA program at Darden and Second Year electives in special topics in organizational communication. She is the university Faculty liaison to the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA, and team-teaches in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. West also directs a Darden faculty team that teaches in the summer orientation program for the Secretary of Defense Corporate Fellows program that places acti
Darden Faculty Profile: Dennis Yang
Dennis Yang is the Dale S. Coenen Free Enterprise Professor of Business Administration. He has taught first-year MBA and GEMBA classes on Global Economies and Markets and is developing an elective course on China and Asia. Yang's research focuses primarily on economic development and growth, as well as labor economics, especially in the context of China and economic transition. More: http://goo.gl/yOpcIn
Reggie Willis EMBA ('03)
A legacy of leadership.
Billiris Building Dedication - Tarpon Springs Campus
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Billiris Building Dedication - Tarpon Springs Campus About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed le
First sightings of solar flare phenomena confirm 3D models of space weather
Scientists have for the first time witnessed the mechanism behind explosive energy releases in the Sun's atmosphere, confirming new theories about how solar flares are created. New footage put together by an international team led by University of Cambridge researchers shows how entangled magnetic field lines looping from the Sun's surface slip around each other and lead to an eruption 35 times the size of the Earth and an explosive release of magnetic energy into space. The discoveries of a g
José Ramon Pérez International Scholarship
On Feb. 26, 2014, scholarship founder and CAPA president/CEO John Christian '87 met with scholarship recipients Brittany Sperino Horsford '14 and Lindsay King '14. Sperino Horsford participated in the CAPA London experience and King participated in the CAPA Beijing experience.
#iheartcoop feat. Kelsey O'Neil
Kelsey O'Neil really hearted her co-op and was hired by the EPA after only a couple stints there. #iheartcoop Video by Ursula August
Sir Richard Roberts Lecture at Northeastern University
Roberts delivered his lecture titled "Why I love bacteria," describing not only why bacteria are important to sustain human life but also how they are so aesthetically pleasant. The several hundred trillion microscopic individuals helping to keep each of us alive and healthy, Roberts said, only scratches the surface of the extreme biodiversity encapsulated in the planet's entire bacterial population. In fact, he noted that if you added up all
Towards knowledge transfer between robots: Computers teach each other Pac-Man
PULLMAN, Wash. - Researchers in Washington State University's School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science have developed a method to allow a computer to give advice and teach skills to another computer in a way that mimics how a real teacher and student might interact. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/2014/03/27/towards-knowledge-transfer-between-robots-computers-teach-each-other-pac-man/#.Uz2kA61dVZA
Masked gunmen kill policeman in Lebanon's Tripoli
March 28 - Policeman's death in Tripoli comes a day after government approved a security plan for the city, where at least 29 have been killed in last two weeks. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national,
Dogs of Sochi arrive in U.S..
Follow the Olympics in Sochi: http://smarturl.it/SochiOlympics Ten displaced dogs from Sochi, Russia arrive at a shelter in Washington, D.C.. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its r
A show of support for Sisi in Tahrir Square
March 28 - Supporters of former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gather in Tahrir Square in support of his bid for the Egyptian presidency. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internationa
From Wall Street to Main Street - former analyst aims to electrify Citibike program
Mar. 28 - It's a journey that's kept inventor and electrical engineer Jeff Guida busy for the past nine months. The former hedge fund analyst is testing a small, portable engine-in-a-box which gives an electric boost to heavy city rental bikes. Tara Cleary reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage aro