Research MSc and PhD in Business in Society – Amsterdam

Research MSc and PhD in Business in Society – Amsterdam

My research interests are driven by my conviction that businesses can have a great impact on society! I believe that theories and academic research can inform and guide practice. This program is unique in that students get the best of two top universities in the …

Conferring of degrees

I made a call today when I found this out to David Eisler, the president of Ferris State University, so please pay attention. By the virtue of the authority vested in me, by the State of Michigan, and the Board of Trustees, on behalf of …

Stylish Academic Writing | Elizabeth Knoll | Office of Faculty Development & Diversity

Stylish Academic Writing | Elizabeth Knoll | Office of Faculty Development & Diversity

ELIZABETH KNOLL: I’m here to speak as an editor, as a book editor, for the editors and about the editors. This is partly obviously sheer self-indulgence on my part. But it’s also because an editor whom you deal with, if you’re thinking about writing a …

The Shimer College in Oxford Study Abroad Program: the Great Conversation is also a Global One

The Shimer College in Oxford Study Abroad Program: the Great Conversation is also a Global One

It’s very easy to forget, but the classical world was never divided up into parts. There’s always been conversation going on between them. One of the many Buddhist sutras takes place in the court of King Menander, who was an Alexandrian king. Hi! My name …

Applications Process: Postgraduate Study at Cambridge Myth Busting

Applications Process: Postgraduate Study at Cambridge Myth Busting

I’m Karen Forbes and I’ve just finished a PhD in second language education. Doing the undergraduate application process the majority of people are coming directly from school at postgraduate level particularly for the master’s and PhD people are coming from very, very different backgrounds you …

Inside the HBS Case Method

Inside the HBS Case Method

[BIRDSONG] [MUSIC PLAYING] When you’re first approaching a class– it’s 8:30 in the morning, I’m walking off to class, I’m about ready to teach– the first thing I’m thinking about is, where are they? What’s going to be on the students’ minds? The morning, for …

DENTRO l’UNIVERSITA’ di CAMBRIDGE

DENTRO l’UNIVERSITA’ di CAMBRIDGE

I found my faculty! hehehe At this moment I feel a lot like Piero Angela. [Piero’s voice over: “PREGO”] I’m inside the museum of classical archeology of Cambridge University. find it in the Classics section. inside there are a lot of sculptures, of sculpture reproductions …

New Faculty Institute 2009 | Juan Celedon, Nonie Lesaux, Sarah Stewart

New Faculty Institute 2009 | Juan Celedon, Nonie Lesaux, Sarah Stewart

Thank you. So we are going to start the panel sessions. And this year, as you will see from our schedule, the theme of the faculty panels is Establishing Your Professional Identity. And I’m delighted in particular to be able to introduce the panelists that …

2016 Graduate Orientation: Incoming Graduate Student Tips

2016 Graduate Orientation: Incoming Graduate Student Tips

What piece of helpful advice do I have for incoming graduate students that I wish I would have been told: First it would be don’t be afraid to seek self help. You need to make time for yourself. Whether that’s going to the gym, running, …

Stylish Academic Writing |Steven Pinker | Office of Faculty Development & Diversity

Stylish Academic Writing |Steven Pinker | Office of Faculty Development & Diversity

STEVEN PINKER: Thank you. The invitation to this conference summarized its theme in words that I think that Helen wrote, “Pick up any guide to effective writing and what will you find? Probably some version of the same advice that Strunk and White offered in …