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Jill Barkin: VP of Corporate Philanthropy at JP Morgan (#301)

Jill Barkin: VP of Corporate Philanthropy at JP Morgan (#301)

posted on January 11, 2013 at 11:04 AM

On Intelligent Talk Television, Vice President of Corporate Philanthropy at JP Morgan speaks about success of a Colorado program to advance education policy. Jill Barkin spoke before a Business Summit to Drive Education Reform in Des Moines. 50:24 Read More »
Brandon Busteed of Gallup (#302)

Brandon Busteed of Gallup (#302)

posted on January 10, 2013 at 11:16 AM

On Intelligent Talk Television, a look at a Gallup Student poll on how engaged students remain as they progress in grades 5 through 12. Brandon Busteed of Gallup spoke before a Business Summit to Drive Education Reform in Des Moines. 32:57 Read More »
President Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter at Drake (#0)

President Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter at Drake (#0)

posted on September 17, 2012 at 11:50 AM

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter present their unique perspectives on current humanitarian and social justice issues in this 2012 lecture. Active in national and international public policy since their... 58:06 Read More »
Education Reform Perspectives at the Iowa Education Summit (#226)

Education Reform Perspectives at the Iowa Education Summit (#226)

posted on August 2, 2011 at 11:28 AM

Full Program: Iowa has moved from being a national leader in education to being among the average over the past two decades. In response to this downward trend in Iowa’s standing, Governor Terry Branstad called for an education summit to discuss ideas with... Read More »
US Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan at Iowa Education Summit  (#222)

US Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan at Iowa Education Summit (#222)

posted on July 29, 2011 at 11:44 AM

Full Program: The honorable Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, called education reform, "the most pressing issue facing America." On July 25, in Des Moines, Secretary Duncan addressed attendees at the Iowa Education Summit to discuss what the U.S.... 50:00 Read More »
Stanford University Professor, Linda Darling-Hammond at Iowa Education Summit (#224)

Stanford University Professor, Linda Darling-Hammond at Iowa Education Summit (#224)

posted on July 29, 2011 at 9:16 AM

Full Program: A distinguished author and professor of education at Stanford University, Linda Darling-Hammond was named one of the nation's ten most influential people affecting educational policy over the last decade. On July 25, in Des Moines, Ms.... Read More »
Former North Carolina Governor, Jim Hunt at Iowa Education Summit (#223)

Former North Carolina Governor, Jim Hunt at Iowa Education Summit (#223)

posted on July 29, 2011 at 8:03 AM

Full Program: Serving four terms as Governor, Jim Hunt is a nationally recognized leader in education who led North Carolina through twenty years of education reform and economic growth. On July 25, in Des Moines, Governor Hunt spoke at the Iowa Education... 35:30 Read More »
Former Massachusetts Education Commissioner, David P. Driscoll at Iowa Education Summit (#225)

Former Massachusetts Education Commissioner, David P. Driscoll at Iowa Education Summit (#225)

posted on July 28, 2011 at 4:26 PM

Full Program: Former Massachusetts Education Commissioner, David P. Driscoll, has had a 45 year career in public education and educational leadership. His reform efforts with the Massachusetts education system have led to a consistent annual improvement in... 53:14 Read More »
Crisis in Japan (#220)

Crisis in Japan (#220)

posted on April 6, 2011 at 4:10 PM

Full Program: Iowa scientists and emergency response specialists talk about Japan's multiple crises: earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disasters. 01:08:19 Read More »
Leslie Schaffer: Disaster Relief in Japan (#220)

Leslie Schaffer: Disaster Relief in Japan (#220)

posted on April 6, 2011 at 10:56 AM

Leslie Schaffer, Executive Director of the American Red Cross, Central Iowa Chapter, describes relief efforts now and in the future for Japan, what can we do to help with disaster relief efforts, what obstacles the Japanese and relief workers facing. 03:03 Read More »
Rich Singer: Nuclear Power in Iowa (#220)

Rich Singer: Nuclear Power in Iowa (#220)

posted on April 6, 2011 at 10:40 AM

Rich Singer from MidAmerican Energy is the Project Manager for the Nuclear Facility Silting Study. He will describes general nuclear issues and the feasibility of building a nuclear plant in Iowa, including the pros and cons of nuclear power. 11:17 Read More »
Ken Kerns: Nuclear Disasters Facts and Myths (#220)

Ken Kerns: Nuclear Disasters Facts and Myths (#220)

posted on April 6, 2011 at 10:39 AM

Ken Kerns, Iowa State University Associate Director of Environmental Health & Safety, has 20 years of experience in radiation safety and emergency response planning. He describes the facts and myths regarding the Fukushima Nuclear Plant, an... 20:27 Read More »
Dr. Sri Sritharan Discusses Earthquake Building Designs (#220)

Dr. Sri Sritharan Discusses Earthquake Building Designs (#220)

posted on April 6, 2011 at 10:15 AM

Dr. Sri Sritharan is the Associate Chair for Graduate Study & Research and Wilson Engineering Professor at Iowa State University. He explained to what extent Japan’s buildings, or nuclear reactors, were built to withstand large earthquakes, how... 14:00 Read More »
Dr. Kathryn Szramek Explains Earthquakes and Tsunamis (#220)

Dr. Kathryn Szramek Explains Earthquakes and Tsunamis (#220)

posted on April 6, 2011 at 9:52 AM

Dr. Kathryn Szramek, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at Drake University has a PhD in Geology and is explaining the earthquake and tsunami, as well as the likelihood of an even like this happening in the U.S. 17:27 Read More »
Jane Smiley Discusses John Atanasoff (#218)

Jane Smiley Discusses John Atanasoff (#218)

posted on March 24, 2011 at 4:34 PM

Full Program: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley has written on such topics as politics, impulse buying, farming and marriage. She now adds to that list: John Atanasoff, the Iowa State University physics professor credited with inventing the first digital... 58:27 Read More »
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