CAA Chair George Van Amson '74CC and alumni talk about innovative ways and lifelong traditions that connect almost 300,000 Columbia alumni, from CAA Signature Events around the world, networking, the Columbia Alumni Center, and more. By Joe Turner Lin '96CC, '04SOA | OutsideTheFrame.net.
Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano November 01, 2011 This Silver Lecture Series and World Leaders Forum program features an address by Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
September 27, 2011 Part one of a year-long series on the political economy of Europe. Speakers: Victoria de Grazia, Moore Collegiate Professor of History and Director of the Blinken European Institute Charles Maier, Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University Perry Mehrling, Professor of Economics, Barnard College Comments: Gordon Bajnai, Former Prime Minister of Hungary, Adjunct Professor at SIPA Michele Alacevich, Heyman Center for the Humanities Co-sponsored by the Heyman Center for the Humanities
A conversation with Denis Lacorne, moderated by Mark Lilla In Religion in America: A Political History, newly translated into English and published by Columbia University Press, Denis Lacorne identifies two competing narratives in American history and national identity: a secular one, derived from the philosophy of the Enlightenment, and a religious one, rooted in the Protestant Reformation and Puritanism. Lacorne outlines the role of religion in the making of these narratives and examines how key historians, philosophers, novelists, and intellectuals situate religion in American politics.
Building upon the last lecture, Cohen discusses contract management and why it is important. He presents the central elements of contract management and the knowledge managers need to know in order to manage contracts and contractors effectively. Cohen also discusses the obstacles to contracting and how can they be overcome as well as presents arguments for when a business should and should not contract. The lecture concludes with a discussion of the future of contracting. Content in this video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Date: October 27, 2011 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT Location: Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue This program will feature acclaimed chef, restaurateur, author and television personality Mario Batali and Dr. Sharon Akabas, Director, MS in Nutrition, Institute of Human Nutrition, for a discussion on the intersection of culture and cuisine.
In this lecture, Steve Cohen how sustainability metrics can be defined and what aspects of sustainability should an organization measure including: material intensity, energy intensity, water consumption, toxic emissions, and pollutants. He next presents the relationship of sustainability metrics to the organization's performance measurement and management systems. Cohen discusses the methodological issues raised by measuring sustainability and concludes with the reasons why it is important to measure sustainability.