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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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Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin – Back to School Shopping 4pm news 07-20-2015

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I KNOW IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE – BUT IT’S TIME TO START THINKING OF BACK – TO -SCHOOL SHOPPING. IN 2014… MORE THAN $74 BILLION DOLLARS WERE SPENT GEARING UP TO HEAD BACK TO CLASS.., ACCORDING TO THE…

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6 Problems with our School System

6 Problems with our School System

– [Narrator] There is a growing feeling today that something is wrong with our system of education. But what is it? Well, we send our children to school to prepare them for the real world, which is changing…

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Dr. William Darity | Duke Consortium on Social Equity

Dr. William Darity | Duke Consortium on Social Equity

>>AND TO CONTINUE THIS SUBJECT ABOUT POVERTY IN EDUCATION, HERE’S DR. SANDY DARITY. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US.>>GLAD TO BE HERE.>>NOW, WE SEE STORIES ABOUT EDUCATORS WORKING AGAINST THE ODDS IN HIGH-POVERTY SCHOOLS AND WORKING TO TRY AND…

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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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Showcase Fall 2015 Feature: Dane Shumak: Business Administration Graduate

Showcase Fall 2015 Feature: Dane Shumak: Business Administration Graduate

So when I was in first year university I joined up with the Anne Shirley Theatre company sort of by accident. I had sort of been concerned by the time commitment and all of that sort of stuff…

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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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An International Exchange of Ideas

An International Exchange of Ideas

“See what happens when you throw that idea through this filter. Does it score a lot lower?” [Mark Wilson] The program is a great exchange program to bring some faculty from Romania who are really trying to build…

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Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

Translator: Morton Bast Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha Like many of you, I’m one of the lucky people. I was born to a family where education was pervasive. I’m a third-generation PhD, a daughter of two academics. In my childhood,…

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UB’s 2017 Social Impact Fellows Program

UB’s 2017 Social Impact Fellows Program

UB Social Impact Fellows [Paul Tesluk, Dean and Professor, UB School of Management] Social Innovation is coming up with new creative approaches to address societal challenges that we have. [Nancy Smyth, Dean and Professor, UB School of Social…

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