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5 Tips for Booking Prestigious Speaking Gigs

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 11.21.2016 | Home
Loolwa Khazzoom

Back in my 20s and 30s, I made my living as a Jewish multicultural educator, lecturing at prestigious venues like Harvard University and Barnard Cente...

Is Lecturing Bad?

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | Posted 08.03.2016 | Home
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

There is nothing wrong with lectures per se. The real question is: Are students learning from lectures?

It's Better To Be Kind, Than It Is To Be "Right."

Zac Thompson | Posted 06.20.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

We've created a culture where everyone feels entitled to comment on everything. We've become disinterested in gaining knowledge for knowledge's sake. ...

Professor Comforts Student’s Baby In Class To Let Mom Focus On Studies

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.23.2016 | Home

While it may not have been part ​of the syllabus, empathy ended up being the biggest takeaway from this lecture. After her babysitter canceled, 33-y...

Thoreau's Nephew: Romania's Literary Slaughterhouse

Tara Skurtu | Posted 02.23.2017 | Home
Tara Skurtu

Poets be warned. Only in Romania is there a poetry reading series known as the slaughterhouse. It's called Thoreau's Nephew (Nepotu´ Lui Thoreau) and...

Monday Night in Queens -- a Step in the Right Direction

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 07.21.2016 | Home
Dr. Michael Laitman

Last night, I gave a lecture at the Rego Park Jewish Center in Queens, New York. The topic was "What makes people single out Jews, and what can counter anti-Semitism's sharp rise." Admittedly, I was not very hopeful.

Top Hip-Hop Artist Brings Awareness to the Killing Fields

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.09.2016 | Home
Lauren Kruczyk

With lyrics in Khmer and English and a focus on Killing Fields era legacies, Khmer American rapper praCh Ly's first album, Dalama, was not only credited with introducing hip-hop to Cambodia--it introduced this history to a new generation largely unaware of its genocidal past.

Getting Along Better with Others

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.23.2014 | Home
William B. Bradshaw

I can guarantee that if you think about whether to use "to" or "with" and put into practice actually saying what you mean, it will make a big difference in how you get along with other people.

10 Unconventional Career Tips from an Unlikely CEO

Fred Cook | Posted 06.21.2014 | Home
Fred Cook

The business world is full of rules. Some succeed by following them, others by breaking them. You have to find the right balance. If you break all the rules, you may frighten people. But if make your own rules, they may not even notice.

Health in the Ancient Greek World

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Sandra Marinopoulos

The evolution of ancient medical practices -- how the Greeks of the Homeric period linked sickness and disease with the supernatural, tying them to the wrath of the gods -- is what this new exhibition will be all about.

How to Give the Best Presentation You Possibly Can

Karl Gude | Posted 11.19.2013 | Home
Karl Gude

Your goal as a speaker is to be relevant to your audience, engage them, have them learn something and then perhaps persuade them to do something with this newfound knowledge.

Stop Watching So Many TEDTalks

The Brown Daily Herald | Posted 05.06.2013 | Home
The Brown Daily Herald

Is there nothing significant outside our formal education that requires more than 15 minutes or 1,500 words to make its point?

How to Complete All Your Facebook Tasks in Just 4 Hours: A Tim Ferriss Presentation

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.20.2013 | Home
Shira Lazar

"The 4-Hour Facebook" video provides insider tips on Instagramming your food, mastering FarmVille, ignoring Zynga Bingo, and much more so that you can set these measly four hours aside and make time for the truly important things in life.

The 5 Best Foods to Take to Class

Small Kitchen College | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Small Kitchen College

For the best foods to bring into the classroom, just take a nostalgic look into your childhood lunchbox for some inspiration. The results are delicious, scholastic and timeless.

Counting My Blessings

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home
Zoe P. Strassfield

I think there's a very good chance that John Glenn was the first astronaut whose name I ever learned. So getting to hear him speak was an exceedingly memorable moment.

Artlog's Top Art and Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Two essential museum events to attend on the circuit are the Guggenheim's International Gala and the MoMA Film Benefit.

Dean Sree Sreenivasan on Using Social Media For Better Journalism

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alexander Howard

"I used to say "justify every pixel," said Sree Sreenivasan, a dean of student affairs and professor at the Columbia Journalism School. "Now I say earn every reader."

Nidal Hasan Warned Army During 2007 Walter Reed Speech, Urged Release Of Muslims From US Military

Washington Post | Dana Priest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Army psychiatrist believed to have killed 13 people at Fort Hood warned a roomful of senior Army physicians a year and a half ago that to avoid "a...