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Living and Studying in New York City

Living and Studying in New York City

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The world comes to New York. It’s a fabulous environment to be a teacher. And from what my students tell me, it’s a great place to be a student. Barnard is pretty phenomenal because it’s a small liberal arts school within a greater institution, Columbia, that would give me a well-rounded education, while also having […]

1. Introduction to Human Behavioral Biology

1. Introduction to Human Behavioral Biology

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Loneliness

Loneliness

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Everybody feels lonely from time to time. When we have no one to sit next to at lunch, when we move to a new city, or when nobody has time for us at the weekend. But over the last few decades, this occasional feeling has become chronic for millions. In the UK, 60% of 18 […]

Enabling DRM for Kindle Publishing

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(upbeat music) – Hey guys, Julie Broad of havemoreinfluence.com, and the new author of The New Brand You, now available in bookstores and Amazon everywhere. So I had a question come in from Jennifer, and this is for all of you self-publishing authors out there trying to make some decisions when you’re uploading your book […]

Do We Still Need Libraries?

Do We Still Need Libraries?

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With almost unlimited access to a wide array of knowledge online, do we still need libraries? And do phones, computers, tablets and other devices make brick and mortar libraries obsolete? While some think that libraries are expensive and rarely used, others argue that they’re still essential social spaces that provide vital resources for communities. Today, […]

[FULL] Audio Book: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin read by Jesse L. Martin

[FULL] Audio Book: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin read by Jesse L. Martin

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The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin Narrated by Jesse Martin For James James, Luke James God gave no more rainbow sighs no more water

15.  Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping

15. Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping

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Professor Amy Hungerford: Today I wanted to begin with that question I left you with: What does Housekeeping have to do with the Identity Plot? Did you see elements of the Identity Plot in this novel? Who did and what did you see? Yes. What did you see?Student: Oh…Professor Amy Hungerford: Oh. Now you have […]

DIY turn around bookshelf with Warby Parker box

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This is my turnaround bookshelf If you don’t know what a turnaround bookshelf is, it’s a bookshelf and you take the right book out which this is not the right book and it’s like a closet door but a bookshelf connected to it So it would open up I’ll show you more of that later […]

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

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Mass layoffs and record profits at the same time, manager salaries, scarcity of natural resources and imminent climate catastrophe, morally questionable advertising, child labor, corporate fraud, financial crisis and the “Occupy Wall Street” movement … These are just a few examples you may have heard about under the topics of sustainability business ethics or corporate […]

Thomas Sowell talks about his new book Economic Facts and Fallacies

Thomas Sowell talks about his new book Economic Facts and Fallacies

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Welcome to Uncommon Knowledge. I’m Peter Robinson. Joining me today, economist Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution, the author of such classics as Basic Economics and the Vision of the Anointed. By the way, the Vision of the Anointed explains everything. It is a truly great book. And when I call that one a classic, […]