Articles by tag: harvard
Identifying Lightning Damage on Pecan Trees: Tips from TreeNewal
Join ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers from TreeNewal as he examines the aftermath of lightning damage on a pecan tree. In this insightful video, Wes highlights the path taken by the lightning bolt through the tree, causing superheating of the water inside. The resulting vapor expansion creates visible damage to the tree. The tree’s survival […]
Transforming Coverage to Meet Healthcare Needs with SCAN Health Plan
John Petito, SVP of Transformation at SCAN Health Plan joins the podcast to share his story and how his work is helping enable new types of healthcare coverage for diverse populations. Join us to hear how Health Plans are beginning to evolve their approach to addressing the needs of older adults and the LGBTQ+ community […]
Finding Your Identity with Dustin Odham
In an era where screens dominate our time, finding your personal identity becomes a challenge. Our generation is shaping itself based on an increasingly virtual world, often losing touch with the inner self. In fact, a recent study suggests that we could end up spending at least ten years of our life in front of […]
What is the Future for edX as a 2U For-Profit?
MIT & Harvard University have officially passed ownership of their edX online learning platform to the public benefit company 2U. Founded in 2012 in collaboration with MIT & Harvard, edX began as a non-profit organization with the mission of providing an open-source e-learning platform with both free and affordable online courses from accredited high-profile universities. […]
Who Does Walmart’s ‘Made in America’ Plan Benefit?
Walmart has made an additional $350-billion pledge to its Made in America pledge, promising to spend that amount on items made, grown or assembled in the United States over the next decade. The company estimates that the move will generate more than 750,000 new U.S. jobs – but will it really be such a resounding […]
Leading With Transparency in Times of Crisis
Bringing together leaders, lawmakers and lawbreakers. Host Luke Fox explores how innovations in business and technology are redefining our trust in security measures. To say that Juliette Kayyem, CEO, Grip Mobility has a pretty impressive resume is an understatement. Kayyem spent the last two decades in both state and federal government, managing complex policy […]
Harvard Professor Defends Social-Emotional Learning Program
The Education Liberty Watch recently published a piece attacking the educational philosophy of social-emotional learning. Curious to learn how others feel about this method of learning, Daniel Litwin had a conversation with Stephanie M. Jones, Professor of Education at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Hear her thoughts on the matter and find out why she […]