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Is academic philosophy a “safe space” for women? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Is academic philosophy a “safe space” for women? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Some claim that philosophy departments are hostile environments for women. Could they be right? Let’s look at the evidence—coming up next on the Factual Feminist. In 2014, women earned 28% of the PhDs in philosophy. By contrast, they…

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Chris McKay at MIT – 1997 MA Space Grant Consortium Public Lecture

Chris McKay at MIT – 1997 MA Space Grant Consortium Public Lecture

[MUSIC PLAYING] MODERATOR: The Massachusetts Space Bank Consortium is a NASA-funded program whereby we’re trying to distribute government funds and industry funds to worthy students and faculty members throughout the Commonwealth in an attempt to keep the spirit…

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Peter Glaser at MIT – 1999 MA Space Grant Consortium Public Lecture

Peter Glaser at MIT – 1999 MA Space Grant Consortium Public Lecture

[MUSIC PLAYING] YOUNG: –and fellowships. We have had, in the course of this lectureship, a very, very distinguished group of people, beginning with Bill Lennor in 1990. And our last speaker in 1998 was Dr. John Logsdon from…

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Global Leadership Fellows – Columbia University 2011

Global Leadership Fellows – Columbia University 2011

Irwin Mendelssohn: My name is Irwin Mendelssohn, I work for the World Economic Forum out of our New York offices and I’m part of Global Leadership Fellows Program. Ramya Krishnaswamy: I’m Ramya Krishnaswamy. I’m a Project Manager of…

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UWM Theater Professor Anne Basting wins MacArthur Fellowship

UWM Theater Professor Anne Basting wins MacArthur Fellowship

[Music fades in and continues throughout] Moderator: Hi Paul. This is your first time. Hey Pat, are you going to be OK with everyone here? Anne: TimeSlips is really pretty simple — it’s improvisational storytelling. Moderator: So, we’re…

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Bay Science Collaborative 2016: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate

Bay Science Collaborative 2016: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate

>>Welcome to the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies. My name is Karina Nielsen and I’m the Director of the Center. I’m also a marine ecologist and a member of the faculty in the Department of Biology. So,…

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Milwaukee Public Schools’ Culturally Responsive Teaching Fellows Program 2017-18

Milwaukee Public Schools’ Culturally Responsive Teaching Fellows Program 2017-18

– The culturally responsive teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools came about as part of the GE grant in 2011. At MPS we really set the goal establishing culturally responsive practices district wide. Once a month we have teachers…

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Forbes School of Business Celebrates its First Year | Ashford University

Forbes School of Business Celebrates its First Year | Ashford University

In December 2013 Ashford University and Forbes Media created a new partnership. The result: the Forbes School of Business. Students and alumni receive access to exclusive quarterly events with premier speakers. Students have access to a century’s worth…

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The Most Successful People Explain Why a College Degree is USELESS

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Well, often times Business Education today, and I see it all the time Kids come out of college, the best colleges Wharton and Harvard and Stanford and some of the great business schools and they’ll come out and…

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New Species of Rock-eating Clam Discovered by UMass Amherst Researcher

New Species of Rock-eating Clam Discovered by UMass Amherst Researcher

[MUSIC PLAYING] [water lapping] I’ve actually got some massive holes were these big animals used to live. [MUSIC PLAYING] [water lapping] You see that they’re quite unusual looking bivalves. There we go. Just give them a little rinse….

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