The Business School Buzz Book

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Author: Vault Editors,Vault (Firm)

Publisher: Vault Inc.

ISBN: 1581314000

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 519

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In this new edition, Vault publishes the entire surveys of current students and alumni at more than 100 top business schools. Each 4-to 5-page entry is composed of insider comments from students and alumni, as well as the school's responses to the comments.

Global Health 101

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Author: Richard Skolnik

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284050548

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Rated by an independent panel as the best introductory Global Health text for undergraduates, Global Health 101, Third Edition is a clear, concise, and user-friendly introduction to the most critical issues in global health. It illustrates key themes with an extensive set of case studies, examples, and the latest evidence. Particular attention is given to the health-development link, to developing countries, and to the health needs of poor and disadvantaged people. The Third Edition is a thorough revision that offers an extensive amount of new and updated information, while maintaining clarity, simplicity, and ease of use for faculty and students. Offering the latest data on the burden of disease, the book presents unique content on key topics that are often insufficiently covered in introductory materials, such as immunization and adolescent health. Key Features: • New chapter on Adolescent Health—an important but largely uncovered topic in the existing Global Health literature • Expanded chapter on Child Health with special attention given to immunizations • Expanded coverage throughout on the topic of health disparities • The latest information on nutrition including the Global Nutrition Report of November 2014 and the Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition of 2013 • New section on Pharmaceuticals • More than 25 additional “Policy and Program” briefs that cover a range of key topics Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access with: A comprehensive, interactive eBook with embedded video links, knowledge checks and end-of-chapter quizzes Interactive practice activities including study questions Pre-loaded assessments including chapter quizzes, mid-terms, and a final exam. An expansive package of instructor materials including: sample syllabi, model policy briefs, a case study for discussion for each of the core chapters of the book, and an extensive bibliography of global health references organized by chapter.

Careers in Global Horticulture

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Author: John Deere

Publisher: Deere & Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gardening

Page: 156

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Achieving fulfillment in one's work and being paid well to do it should be complimentary goals. Unfortunately,too many people attain one without the other. This book demonstrates that both objectives are not only feasible but highly have little to do with farming,but much to do with computer systems,gene splicing, financial systems,providing not just food but fuels,industrial chemicals,and a wide array of pharmaceutical medicines. The reader will discover the true world of horticulture and the stimulating careers that are found within it. This book,accomplishing two objectives simultaneously,can be used as a:1) textbook,providing historical accounts of American agriculture in general and horticulture in particular,2) career guide to assist in identifying and choosing satisfying and lucrative professions. The book's subject matter should be of interest to instructors at the senior high school and freshman college levels,to students seeking career guidance, and to everyone not satisfied with their current employment status. Consisting of three parts,the book first presents an overview of American agriculture,from its humble beginnings to the mighty industry it represents today. Part two covers vital components of horticulture,the academic disciplines that support it,and a comprehensive discussion of economics and international trade. Part three instructs the reader in a practical easy to follow approach,how to secure a career that will offer both personal and professional satisfaction for years to come.

Introduction to International and Global Studies, Second Edition

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Author: Shawn C. Smallman,Kimberley Brown

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469621665

Category: Political Science

Page: 408

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This innovative introduction to international and global studies, updated and revised in a new edition, offers instructors in the social sciences and humanities a core textbook for teaching undergraduates in this rapidly growing field. Encompassing the latest scholarship in what is a markedly interdisciplinary endeavor, Shawn Smallman and Kimberley Brown introduce key concepts, themes, and issues and then examine each in lively chapters on essential topics that include the history of globalization; economic, political, and cultural globalization; security, energy, and development; health; agriculture and food; and the environment. Within these topics, the authors explore such timely and pressing subjects as commodity chains, labor (including present-day slavery), human rights, multinational corporations, and the connections among them. New to this edition: * The latest research on debates over privacy rights and surveillance since Edward Snowden's disclosures * Updates on significant political and economic developments throughout the world, including a new case study of European Union, Icelandic, and Greek responses to the 2008 fiscal crisis * The newest information about the rise of fracking, the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the decline of the Peak Oil movement, and climate change, including the latter's effects on the Arctic and Antarctica * A dedicated website with authors' blog and a teaching tab with syllabi, class activities, and well-designed, classroom-tested resources * An updated teacher's manual available online, including sample examination questions, additional resources for each chapter, and special assistance for teaching ESL students * Updated career advice for international studies majors

The Scholarship Book

The Complete Guide to Private Sector Scholarships, Grants, and Loans for Undergraduates

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780735200791

Category: Associations, institutions, etc

Page: 521

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This bestselling directory to thousands of scholarships for undergraduates includes application guidelines, contact names, deadlines, and sample letters. Index.

Courses of Study

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Author: Cornell University

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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