Economist Joseph Stiglitz and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich reminisce about opposing "corporate welfare" during their days in the Clinton Administration and talk here about problematic trade deals, income inequality and Stiglitz's new book, "The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them." Reich and Stiglitz are presented by the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. Recorded on 04/29/2015.
Most employers agree that the workforce of tomorrow will need a deep knowledge of computer science, IT, big data, math, and other STEM-related abilities, not just for science and tech jobs, but for all occupations. Such skills are essential for San Diego's booming biotech and life sciences industry (ranked third largest in the country), as well as other large employers in IT, manufacturing and health care. The U.S. Navy, too, has recruited strong STEM talent for more than two decades and partnered with a range of San Diego schools and universities to actively equip students with necessary skills through tech fairs and after-school and enrichment programs. Hear from several San Diego region industry experts about what skills they need most today, tomorrow, and well into the future. Recorded on 07/01/2015.
Shaun Tomson is a former World Surfing Champion, best selling author, inspirational speaker, environmentalist and successful entrepreneur. He talks with UCSB students about his many adventures and efforts. Recorded on 11/08/2016.