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Chancellor Eloy Oakley takes you inside California Community Colleges for a series of lively discussions on a variety of academic and administrative topics. In each episode, Chancellor Oakley will be joined by a special guest to explore new perspectives on the most pressing issues facing two-year college educators and stakeholders in California. Transcripts available by request.
 
Southern California is home to some of the world’s most incredible innovations and accomplishments. But who are the change agents responsible for it all? Each week, Giselle Fernandez will take a deep dive into the philosophies and motivations of these people, who are creating an impact throughout the community. LA Stories Unfiltered is the companion podcast to the weekly television series on Spectrum News 1 and gives you an even more in-depth look at the stories and lives of change makers in ...
 
The most-watched woman in the history of cable news takes her trademark no-holds barred political and cultural commentary to the world of podcasting with "The Laura Ingraham Show," a part of the Quake Media network. A bestselling author, a breast cancer survivor, and the mother of three internationally-adopted children, Laura was the most listened-to woman in talk radio before making the move to podcasting. Laura has been a trailblazer across multiple media platforms, and she brings a unique ...
 
The Innovators podcast, a product of Harris Search Associates, features interesting conversations with global thought leaders in the areas of higher education and research, engineering, technology, and the health sciences and provides our listeners an opportunity to benefit from lessons learned from the national leaders changing the landscape of innovation and discovery.
 
Orange Coast College prof Trump's election an 'act of terrorism' audio English A couple of months ago, a student at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, took the following video of Olga Pere Stable-Cox, his human sexuality professor, pontificating about the 2016 election. The delightfully named Stable-Cox called the election an “act of terrorism,” labelled Mike Pence an “anti-gay human” and lamented that any American could vote for Donald Trump. If you were wondering if there woul ...
 
Business Ideas Expert Kathi Calahan and Tough Love Motivational Speaker Kevin Manley show entrepreneurs how to start any business from home using their God-given skills, values and interests. Time saving tips to help you open ANY business from home. For our very best BUSINESS BOOKS ideas go to our business blog at http://kathicalahan.blogspot.com/ and to our Business Books on the website http://www.youneedthisebook.com/index.html Kathi & Kevin teach the art of Discovering Your Life's Work, u ...
 
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Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Calbright College's President and CEO, Ajita Talwalker Menon discuss the online college's latest developments and plans to support adult learners and California's economic recovery after the pandemic.Read the Transcript: https://www.cccco.edu/-/media/CCCCO-Website/Podcasts/Transcripts/CCC21044.pdf…
 
California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley knows firsthand the importance of receiving both an affordable, quality education and the proper guidance during those years. After serving in the Army following high school and then transferring from Golden West College to UC Irvine, Oakley ultimately became the first Latino to serve as Ch…
 
Welcome to The Academic Life. You are smart and capable, but you aren’t an island, and neither are we. So we reached across our mentor network to bring you podcasts on everything from how to finish that project, to how to take care of your beautiful mind. Wish we’d bring in an expert about something? Email us at dr.danamalone@gmail.com or cgessler@…
 
Hate crimes against Asian Americans are on the rise. Ying Liu, research scientist at the center for economic and social research at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, explores this topic. Dr. Liu is a behavioral scientist and senior statistician who aims to better understand how we can improve health and education. She received…
 
“They tried to bury us, but they didn't know we were seeds." "I hope people recognize that we are continuing to fight and uprise against the injustices that are happening on all levels.” - Jasmine Dellafosse Today’s convening and conversation with community leaders is our final follow up conversation from both our The Townhall Event we hosted in Ma…
 
In Becoming Rwandan: Education, Reconciliation and the Making of a Post-Genocide Citizen (Rutgers UP, 2020), S. Garnett Russell argues that although the Rwandan government makes use of global discourses in national policy documents, the way in which teachers and students engage with these global models distorts the curricular intentions of the gove…
 
On this show: 7:08 - Israel continues its violent crackdown in Jerusalem and its airstrikes on Gaza, after raiding the Al-Aqsa mosque following ongoing evictions of Palestinian families from Sheikh Jarrar. We're joined by Phyllis Bennis, Middle East analyst and director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Her bo…
 
Many sexual violence perpetrators do not face justice. Joseph Seiner, professor of law at the University Of South Carolina School Of Law, discusses why. Joseph Seiner is a Professor of Law and the Oliver Ellsworth Professor of Federal Practice at the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he teaches the labor and employment law curriculu…
 
Dr. Jennifer Christner, Dean of the School of Medicine at Baylor University, joins Innovators to talk about how to build medical schools and healthcare systems around a more diverse generation of doctors and healthcare workers. Dr. Christner became the Dean of Baylor's School of Medicine in 2015 after a role at State University of New York (SUNY) U…
 
How Ten Global Cities Take on Homelessness: Innovations That Work (U California Press, 2021) provides a first-hand account of the challenges of homelessness and how cities have used innovation and local political coordination to take them on. Most importantly, it shares lessons from ten cities--Bogota, Mexico City, Los Angeles, Houston, Nashville, …
 
How do women claim rights against violence in India and with what consequences? By observing how survivors navigate the Indian criminal justice system, Roychowdhury provides a unique lens on rights negotiations in the world's largest democracy. She finds that women interact with the law not by following legal procedure or abiding by the rules, but …
 
The key to success in our new COVID and post-COVID new landscape is knowing how to connect-to and relate-to all our campus stakeholders. Andy Vogel, Classroom Support Coordinator at The Ohio State University, joins the show to discuss how his journey helped position him well in his newest roll. Also, we discuss how a student-led initiative helped e…
 
0:08 - Israeli crackdown in Jerusalem kills at least 27, Palestinian resistance Rashid Khalidi is the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University. He’s a historian and author. His latest book is The Hundred Years' War On Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017 [1]. Fund Drive Gift: Get the book …
 
Immigrant communities have been hit hard by the pandemic. Elizabeth Kiester, associate professor of sociology at Albright College, determines the reasons. Dr. Elizabeth Kiester is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Albright College in Reading, PA. She specializes in Gender and Family Studies particularly within labor market organizations and gl…
 
Two federal relief bills have allocated almost $50 billion to pay rental debt, but when it comes to getting the help to the people who need it, the devil is in the details. In California, landlord non-participation, language and technology barriers, and a lack of information on tenants' rights are delaying help for those who need it. Photo from Ali…
 
Prior to becoming the first female CEO of City National Bank in Los Angeles, Kelly Coffey was living in New York City and working at J.P. Morgan for 20 years. Known as the “bank to the stars,” City National has a rich history of working with the entertainment industry, having famously helped Frank Sinatra with ransom money in 1963 when his son was …
 
Tetyana Lokot's new book Beyond the Protest Square: Digital Media and Augmented Dissent (Rowman & Littlefield, 2021) examines how citizens use digital social media to engage in public discontent and offers a critical examination of the hybrid reality of protest where bodies, spaces and technologies resonate. It argues that the augmented reality of …
 
In More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State (Cornell UP, 2020), LaTonya J. Trotter chronicles the everyday work of a group of nurse practitioners (NPs) working on the front lines of the American health care crisis as they cared for four hundred African American older …
 
Providing one of the first comprehensive, cross-cultural examinations of the dynamic market for sexual services, this book presents an evidence-based look at the multiple factors related to purchasing patterns and demand among clients who have used the internet. The data is drawn from two large surveys of sex workers' clients in the US and UK. The …
 
Ernst Cassirer (1874-1945) was a leading neo-Kantian who developed a systematic view of how we construct and experience culture, widely construed to include mathematics, science, religion, myth, art, politics, ethics and other social endeavors. In Cassirer (Routledge 2021), Samantha Matherne explains how Cassirer updates Kant to develop his critica…
 
0:08 - Monday's with Mitch: we discuss Republicans moving to unseat Liz Cheney as GOP conference chair, what it means for the party, and more. Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich) [1] hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. [caption id="attachment_358477" align="alignright" width="311"] Rally in Harrisburg PA to end death by incarceration …
 
Space holds the future for the human race. Robert Edgell, professor of technology management at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, looks beyond our planet for innovation. Dr. Edgell is currently a Professor of Technology Management and Co-Director of the Joint Center for Creativity, Design, and Venturing at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. He directs Innovatio…
 
As more Americans become vaccinated and economic sectors increasingly reopen, the country is facing a startling conundrum— unemployment is high, but many industries cannot find workers. Restaurants, manufacturing and construction are the sectors most affected, though it's a phenomenon seen across many professions. The shortage is in part due to wor…
 
Although Native Americans are one of the most at-risk groups in contracting COVID-19, they've been the most successful at vaccinating their populations. NPR reported that the Navajo Nation had vaccinated more than half of its adult population, which surpasses the U.S. national vaccination rate. At one point, the Navajo Nation was a hotbed for coron…
 
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Dean Blumberg from UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Topics today include: There might be a shortage of special syringes, leading to vaccine waste WHO considers EUA of Chinese vaccine Pfizer and BioNTech apply for full FDA approval Poll: s…
 
In the wake of the George Floyd killing, many Americans are engaging in a renewed debate about the role violence and especially police violence, plays in American society. In A Pattern of Violence: How the Law Classifies Crimes and What it Means for Justice (Harvard UP, 2020), David Alan Sklansky, the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law at Stanford L…
 
I spoke with Prof. Tim Jackson about his latest book: Post Growth, Life after Capitalism, published by Polity Books in 2021. The book starts with a reflection on the event of the past few months. The success in 2019 of the school strikes for climate, the attention that Greta Thunberg received even in Davos, and the arrival of the pandemic that chan…
 
[caption id="attachment_358340" align="alignright" width="307"] (Photo: Let the People Speak!/FLICKR [1])[/caption] 0:08 - May is Mental Health Awareness Month: self care, activism and mental health Nauser Bear (@nauserbear [2]) is a licensed marriage and family therapist and spiritual activism coach in Oakland, California. 0:34 - This week Republi…
 
On University of Houston Clear-Lake Week: There is always a place for stories in academia. Andrew Baldwin, lecturer in communication, explains why storytelling is important in any field. Dr. Andrea Baldwin is a Lecturer in Communication at the University of Houston- Clear Lake and advisor to the UHCL Storytellers. Baldwin received a Ph.D. from Sout…
 
A new poll conducted in late March by the Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research noted that 88% of the public would like to live their twilight years in their home as opposed to a long-term care facility. And for good reason, with some long-term care facilities having a track record of health violations and mistreatment of res…
 
In 2019, Mayor Garcetti formed a panel of forty scholars, historians, architects and other cultural leaders to reassess its official relationship with its history - both the good and the bad. The subcommittees spanned from Indigenous Land Acknowledgement and the Work of Decolonization to Monuments and Markers Last week, the group released a 166 pag…
 
Bill and Melinda Gates said Monday that they are divorcing but would keep working together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the largest charitable foundations in the world. Their split after 27 years of marriage came as a shock to some, but it’s reflective of recent trends in so-called “gray divorce.” According to reporting in the W…
 
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Annabelle De St. Maurice of UCLA/Mattel Children’s Hospital. Today's topics include: What to expect from restaurants and bars in the yellow tier Read the guidance here U.S. support for waiving intellectual property rights brings hope t…
 
“I look forward to seeing how sort of the general public reviews, how they look at artists. And go, Oh, this is a valid life choice”-Erica Andracchio In this episode our featured voice is Playwriter, actress and Executive Director of the Left Coast Theater Company. Erica Andracchio who describes herself as, the lady with many hats for a number of y…
 
"Harriet's Spirit is using the spirit of Harriet Tubman as an inspiration to a young girl to overcome bullying in school" - Nicole Paiement In this episode our featured voice is the Artistic and General Director of Opera Parallele Nicole Paiement. “I started this company because I was very eager to not only collaborate with a lot of artists in the …
 
Today I talked to Jon Levy about his new book You’re Invited: The Art and Science of Cultivating Influence (Harper Business, 2021). Jon Levy is a behavioral scientist who over a decade ago founded The Influencer Dinner, a secret dining experience for industry leaders. He’s the author of The 2 AM Principle: Discover the Science of Adventure and has …
 
How should we understand creative work? In Creative Control: The Ambivalence of Work in the Culture Industries (Columbia UP, 2021), Michael Siciliano, an assistant professor of sociology at Queen's University, Canada, explores this question through a comparison of a recording studio and a digital content creation company. The book considers the mea…
 
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