UMUC’s Thursday Thoughts on Facebook Live: Meeting the Challenges of Climate Change

 

Join University of Maryland University College (UMUC) on May 31 for the second in a series of ongoing “Thursday Thoughts” interviews via Facebook Live. This week’s discussion is on climate change with Robert Ouellette, Ph.D., program chair and professor of Environmental Management in The Graduate School.

Dr. Ouellette has extensive knowledge in the areas of science, technology and business and will share his thoughts on the politics and economics of climate change. Watch the live interview at 1 p.m. ET on UMUC’s Facebook page.

The upcoming Thursday Thoughts line-up includes discussions on:

  • Innovation in higher education with Peter Smith, UMUC’s Orkand Chair
  • The growing importance of data analytics in all kinds of businesses, with Elena Gortcheva, program chair, Graduate Data Analytics

Previously on Thursday Thoughts

The May 17 series premiere featured Jeff Tjiputra, UMUC’s chair of Cloud Computing Architecture, who discussed the advantages and disadvantages of businesses increasingly migrating their data to the cloud, and the importance of understanding cloud computing and the services associated with it. Watch the interview, “The Cloud: What Is It and How Does It Work?” here.

Thursday Thoughts airs every other Thursday at 1 p.m. ET on UMUC’s Facebook page.