Impact University: Featured Talks

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Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud >

Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: help design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other — using resources and mentoring from the cloud. Hear his inspiring vision for Self Organized Learning Environments.

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Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America >

Geoffrey Canada has spent decades as head of the Harlem Children's Zone, which supports kids from birth through college in order to break the cycle of poverty.

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Stephen Black: The Transformative Potential of Campus-Community Collaborations >

In recent decades, we've witnessed a fundamental shift in how we "sort" ourselves into like-minded groups, neighborhoods, and online communities. Stephen Black argues that the future of moral progress is incumbent upon developing empathy and compassion for those unlike ourselves.

Impact America, an AmeriCorps Program, is housed and supported by the Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility at The University of Alabama.  Additional office space is provided by UAB and Maynard, Cooper & Gale, PC.