“A university is not beholden to the community around it in the way an alderman is supposed to be, but on the other hand, a university is shameable.”
Posts Tagged: talk
“What do statisticians do that is different from computer scientists or from mathematicians or from economists?”
“I’m interested in how those [images] that are humanly constructed can be used to organize a community, and that that’s [even] necessary for the organization of a community.”
“Anger and high volume debates are not a strategy toward victory in the sense of problem solving.”
The talk was part of OMSA’s Emerging Minds Project, a program intended to create meaningful dialogue through personal experience.
Wil Sands hopes his photographs can illustrate the nuances of crisis.
“If [students] don’t get involved in politics, then they’re missing an opportunity to serve their community… [and] move the country forward.”
Ambassador speaks on Morocco’s strategies to de-radicalize jihadists in region.
LeVine discusses his new book, The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World, in an interview with The Maroon.
Ayers is best known as the co-founder of the Weather Underground, a ’60s leftist group.
Aleida Assmann, a professor at the University of Konstanz, gave a lecture, “Forms of Forgetting,” on Wednesday evening.
“Whether or not the U.S. should lift the embargo was the main point of contention in the discussion.”
Mitch Daniels has helped Purdue implement reforms for tuition, college costs.
In an event organized by the Chicago Society, the chair of anthropology describes the paradoxes of race.
“Attraction and reaction between entities is a reoccurring theme…and is an unexpected link between science and cinema.”
“The real question as an entrepreneur is not, ‘Are you the smartest?’ but [if] you can relate what you know….”
President of Feminists for Life speaks at Logan.
“Bitcoin is the opposite of PayPal, in the sense that it actually succeeded in creating a currency,” Thiel said in his talk.
In the midst of the recent controversy surrounding the Washington football team, Charlene Teters, a Native American artist, professor, and… Read more »
Experts discussed the forefront of the Ebola epidemic in an event on Tuesday.
Executives from the Red Cross and Ryder Systems meet for an event sponsored by AKPsi.
The defectors described school textbook propaganda, among other things.
“I think that [Putin’s] endgame is regime consolidation and regime survival, and I think that the way that he sees to achieve that is to try and consolidate support among Russian patriots and Russian chauvinists.”
Herman Cohn remembers Kristallnacht, the Holocaust, and Normandy.
Venkatesh: Studying the underground economy allows people to “break out of the box.”