Filter by

University of Michigan

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 20 of 55 Show 55
  • [alt text]

    U.S. Government Human Radiation Experiments

    University of Michigan History of Medicine Professor Dr. Joel Howell talked about U.S. Government Human Radiation Experiments during the Cold War. This class was from a course titled “History of…

    848 views
  • [alt text]

    Student Debt

    Rohit Chopra and Susan Dynarski talked about whether there was a student debt crisis in the U.S., and, if so, who was being affected and why. They examined the role of the student loan industry,…

    266 views
  • [alt text]

    Inside the White House

    Broderick Johnson talked about his experiences working at the White House for President Obama. He also described the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force, which he chairs, and provided observations…

    86 views
  • [alt text]

    Female Slaves and the Law

    Professor Martha Jones talked about the mid-19th century court case of Celia, a female slave who killed her master after repeated sexual assaults. Topcis included what options Celia may have had,…

    1,281 views
  • [alt text]

    Egypt and the Origins of al-Qaeda

    University of Michigan History Professor Juan Cole, author of Engaging the Muslim World and Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East, talked about the birth of al-Qaida.

    1,399 views
  • [alt text]

    University of Michigan Commencement Address

    Mary Barra gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class of the University of Michigan. She described some of the things she has learned since graduations.

    201 views
  • [alt text]

    Backlash Against Women's Liberation

    University of Michigan professor Regina Morantz-Sanchez talked about the 1970s and 1980s backlash against the Women’s Liberation Movement and the Equal Rights Amendment.

    459 views
  • [alt text]

    Edward Bernays and Corporate Public Relations

    University of Michigan professor David Hancock talked about Edward Bernays and the rise of corporate public relations. Edward Bernays was a pioneer in the field of public relations and marketing. His…

    1,093 views
  • [alt text]

    Black Power Movement in the 1960s

    Professor Howard Brick of University of Michigan talked about the Black Power Movement in the 1960s. While the Civil Rights Movement led by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. sought equality…

    1,238 views
  • [alt text]

    University of Michigan Commencement Address

    Dick Costolo gave the 2013 commencement address at the University of Michigan. He advised the graduating class to make bold decisions in their lives and careers. and to focus on the present…

    210 views
  • [alt text]

    Ben Bernanke on Economy and Monetary Policy

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the University of Michigan’s Gerald Ford School of Public Policy about a number of topics related to the U.S. economy, including the “fiscal cliff” agreement, economic…

    371 views
  • [alt text]

    Poverty in the United States

    Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional family structure, and “advance welfare…

    943 views
  • [alt text]

    Remembering Victims of September 11, 2001

    Jonathan Marwil talked to students about perceptions and remembrances of the victims of the September 11, 2001. The class discussion revolved around a photograph by Associated Press…

    375 views
  • [alt text]

    Michael Hayden on U.S. Policy Toward al-Qaida

    Former CIA and NSA Director Michael Hayden talked about counter-terrorism policies. He talked about how a consensus was being developed among Americans for counter-terrorism measures against al-Qaeda,…

    437 views
  • [alt text]

    The Escape Artists

    Noam Scheiber discussed why President Obama’s economic team was unable to improve the economy, even though many members of the team were successful in doing so in the 1990s under President Clinton. He…

    513 views
  • [alt text]

    Music of the Civil Rights Movement

    University of Michigan history professor Kevin Gaines gave a lecture on the music of the civil rights and black power movement. Several song clips were featured during the class as well as…

    597 views
  • [alt text]

    An Anatomy of Addiction

    Howard Markel, director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan, spoke about the cocaine use of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and surgeon William Halsted. Mr. Markel…

    634 views
  • [alt text]

    University of Michigan Commencement Address

    Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) gave the commencement speech at the University of Michigan 2011 graduation ceremonies.

    144 views
  • [alt text]

    Mitt Romney on Health Care Policy

    Mitt Romney spoke about health care policy. He focused on differences between the health care plan he passed while he was governor of Massachusetts and the 2010 health care law, which he…

    58,147 views
  • [alt text]

    Social Security 75th Anniversary

    James Roosevelt, Jr., grandson of President Franklin Roosevelt, spoke at a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Social Security program. He talked about the program and why it is still necessary.…

    314 views
  • Load 20 More