Tuesday, August 9, 2016

In depth, all over -for consideration

lots of UC connections, some mentioned in this  in-depth story
MEET THE CALIFORNIA COUPLE WHO USES MORE WATER THAN EVERY HOME IN LOS ANGELES COMBINED
How megafarmers Lynda and Stewart Resnick built their billion-dollar empire.
AUG. 9, 2016

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2016/04/lynda-stewart-resnick-california-water

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http://www.ai-cio.com/lists/50-things-that-matter.aspx?index=19
"A year-and-a-half later, Bachher won CIO of the Year at CIO’s Industry Innovation Awards. He stood beside University President Janet Napolitano as she made the acceptance speech. That’s trust."


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https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/world-academic-summit-2016-more-speakers-announced

"More than 10 university presidents from across four continents are among a prestigious line-up of speakers confirmed for Times Higher Education’s World Academic Summit in September.

The event, which takes place at the University of California, Berkeley, from 26 to 28 September 2016, will also hear keynote speeches from Robert Reich, Berkeley's professor of public policy and former US secretary of labor under Bill Clinton; Nobel laureate and Berkeley professor Saul Perlmutter, who won the 2011 Nobel prize in physics; and Mary Sue Coleman, president of the Association of American Universities, which encompasses 62 leading public and private research universities in the US and Canada.

Meanwhile, Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn, will speak in conversation with Berkeley chancellor Nicholas Dirks, as well as during part of a breakout session on universities and the business sector.

Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge, and Tan Chorh Chuan, president of the National University of Singapore, will also give keynote speeches.

Other confirmed university leaders speaking at the event include Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University; Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system; Bernd Huber president of LMU Munich; and Jianhua Lin, president of Peking University"
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