Here’s a look at what’s happening this week on FORA.tv.
College football programs are an important source of revenue for many universities across the nation and heighten a school’s brand awareness among young generation. However, these programs have also been been blamed for exploiting the welfare and health of young athletes for profit. Tomorrow, Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates presents Ban College Football, featuring arguments for and against the future of the sport’s place in institutions of higher learning.
For a preview of the argument in favor of the motion, check out an editorial by Buzz Bissinger, author of Friday Night Lights, in today’s Wall Street Journal.
From May 9 to May 12, the 2012 Community Schools National Forum will address how California can put together school and community assets to support student success. Speakers at the conference include stakeholders in the California public school system, such as policymakers, administrators and educational practitioners.
The G-8, G-20 and NATO summits will convene this spring as leaders and representatives from many of the world’s industrialized nations gather to discuss geopolitical issues such as economic stability, growth and security. But how do these meetings manage to build cooperative efforts? On May 10 and 11, the Stanley Foundations presents The Apex of Influence – How Summit Meetings Build Multilateral Cooperation.
Yahoo! is one of Silicon Valley’s most venerable institution and has struggled in recent years to compete with the likes of Google and emerging social media giants. On May 10, the Paley Center for Media hosts Ross Levinsohn, Executive Vice President of the Americas at Yahoo! to talk about the company’s position in the marketplace.