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Joel Cohen: An Introduction to Demography (Malthus Miffed: Are People the Problem?)


My name is Joel Cohen I’m Professor of Populations at the Rockefeller University and at Columbia University in New York City.   My background is partially in public health and partially in applied mathematics. WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY DEMOGRAPHY? Why should you consider taking a course in demography in college? 

You will be growing up …

Centrality of Compassion in Human Life and Society

Centrality of Compassion in Human Life and Society

[ Background Music ]>>Stanford University. [ Applause ]>>Ladies and gentleman, please welcome, Stanford University President John Hennessy.>>Thank you. [ Applause ]>>Thank you. It’s my great honor to welcome His High Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama back to Stanford. We’re delighted that the Office of Religious Life and our School of Medicine, and the Center for …