Eight Great Speakers Round Out Autumn 2017 Speaker Series

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The fall Voices from the Field series, co-sponsored by the Global Water Institute, the Center for African Studies and the Global One Health Initiative, brought together eight speakers in multiple disciplines to give their perspectives on the Challenges and Opportunities of Data in Africa. Over 150 people attended the series throughout the semester, with additional attendees participating remotely through live …

Brown Bag: Cooperation and Collaboration to Meet Challenges of Research in a ‘No-Go’ Zone

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Voices from the Field Brown Bag Speaker Series In the fall of 2013, the Modeling Regime Shifts in the Logone (MORSL) team was eager to continue their multi-year human and natural system research on the Logone Floodplain in the Far North Region of Cameroon. However, growing regional unrest spilling over from neighboring Nigeria prevented the team from traveling to their …

The 411 on Social Franchising – External Advisory Board Member Speaks With Fisher MBA Students

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Recently, a member of our external advisory board, Michael Seid, international franchising consultant, came to speak to a group of Fisher MBA students on campus. Well over 40 students attended the lecture, on a topic of great interest in the business world: franchising. Franchising is defined as licensing the right to use a firm’s business model and brand for a …