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Education Across Borders: The India Perspective

Education Across Borders: The India...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:51:28 | 5569 views

10/27/2009 3:00 PM 10"250Shri Kapil Sibal, Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of IndiaDescription: Rickshaw drivers in India are frequent victims of tuberculosis after just a few years inhaling traffic fumes. ...

The Next Giant Leaps in Energy, Environment, & Air Transportation

The Next Giant Leaps in Energy, Env...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:34:00 | 4670 views

06/11/2009 1:00 PM KresgeThe Honorable John P. Holdren, '65, SM '66, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President; Dr. Ian A. Waitz, Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor and Department Head, Department of...

The Art of Science Television

The Art of Science Television

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:16:00 | 4943 views

10/15/2009 4:15 PM 10"250Paula S. Apsell, Senior Executive Producer, PBS"NOVA, and Director of Science Unit, WGBHDescription: Paula Apsell, NOVA's senior executive producer laments the sad state of science journalism and discusses how NO...

Leadership Amidst Crisis

Leadership Amidst Crisis

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:49:35 | 7760 views

10/27/2009 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumS. D. Shibulal, Co"founder and Chief Operating Officer, Infosys Technologies, Ltd. Description: In thirty years, S. D. Shibulal has seen his share of economic crises, three to be exact. But in thinking...

Toward India 2020: Challenges and Opportunities

Toward India 2020: Challenges and O...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:30:00 | 4560 views

09/09/2009 11:00 AM Bartos theaterDr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Indian Planning CommissionDescription: People sometimes ask Montek Singh Ahluwalia questions loaded with "aspirational objectives," such as when India will "g...

Engineering for the Ecological Age: Lessons from History

Engineering for the Ecological Age:...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:24:00 | 8880 views

05/01/2009 2:00 PM Bartos theaterJohn Ochsendorf, Associate Professor, Department of ArchitectureDescription: John Ochsendorf, a structural engineer, "fell in love with archaeology" during college. His senior thesis at Cornell involved a...

The Power of Competition: How to Focus the World's Brains on your Innovation Challenges

The Power of Competition: How to Fo...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:05:00 | 7392 views

06/06/2009 9:00 AM Wong AuditoriumFiona Murray, Sarofim Family Career Development ProfessorDescription: Cooperation may be making us "a little bit too nice" when it comes to innovation, suggests Fiona Murray. She believes there's nothing...

Yes We Must: Achieve Diversity through Leadership

Yes We Must: Achieve Diversity thro...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:00:00 | 2681 views

02/05/2009 7:30 AM Walker Morss HallDr. Susan Hockfield, President, MIT; Johnnetta B. Cole, Chair, Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity and Inclusion InstituteDescription: Two "sisters" -- both university chiefs -- celebrate the victory o...

China's Development and China"US Relations

China's Development and China"US Re...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:11:00 | 3704 views

02/10/2009 3:30 PM 10"250His Excellency Zhou Wenzhong, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of ChinaDescription: MIT President Susan Hockfield hails a new era of collaboration between the Institute and Ch...

Yes We Must: Achieve Diversity through Leadership

Yes We Must: Achieve Diversity thro...

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Added almost 3 years ago | 00:14:06 | 4141 views

02/05/2009 7:30 AM Walker Morss HallMatt Gethers; Joy JohnsonDescription: Two students deliver heartfelt appeals for courage and integrity at the annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast. In the 1940s, Matt Gethers recounts, his grandf...

Looking Ahead to 2020

Looking Ahead to 2020

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:29:00 | 4529 views

06/16/2009 11:00 AM Wong AuditoriumWilliam Rouse, SM '70, PhD '72, Executive Director, The Tennenbaum Institute, ; Georgia Institute of Technology ; ; Robert E. Skinner, Jr., Executive Director, Transportation Research Board, National...

MIT Perspective on Engineering Systems

MIT Perspective on Engineering Systems

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Added almost 3 years ago | 01:13:00 | 3223 views

06/16/2009 9:15 AM Wong AuditoriumSubra Suresh, ScD '81, Dean, MIT School of Engineering; ; Yossi Sheffi, SM '77, PhD '78, Director, Engineering Systems Division, and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Sys...