Entrepreneurship

Career Profile: Animal Scientist David Patterson | Market to Market Classroom

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David Patterson is an animal scientist researcher at the University of Missouri in this career profile from Market to Market Classroom. Market to Market Classroom provides insight on the experiences, education and opportunities from a variety of career professionals working in agriculture-related industries. 

Widows in Israel | Wide Angle

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Financial independence provides strength and security, two invaluable aids in facing the vulnerability that envelops a woman who has been widowed. In this video segment from the Wide Angle film "Pickles, Inc.," meet the widowed Palestinian Muslim women from the Arab-Isaeli village of Tamra in the Galilee who have started a pickle business and improved their financial and social status.

Career Profile: Farmer James Petersen | Market to Market Classroom

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James Petersen raises livestock, grows organic, conventional, and genetically modified crops on his family-run farm in this career profile from Market to Market Classroom. Market to Market Classroom provides insight on the experiences, education, and opportunities from a variety of career professionals working in agriculture-related industries.  

Growth and Entrepreneurship | The Economics Classroom: Workshop 8

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This one hour video workshop explores entrepreneurial activity, what it is, who does it and what conditions are necessary to make it flourish. Students explore what makes some countries rich and others less so, and why it is not always necessary that a nation's natural resources determine whether that country will be rich or not. Finally, we explore the tradeoff of copyrights and patents, in which ideas are protected from competition in order to create incentives for innovation. We examine recent case histories such as Napster that test that tradeoff.

Career Profile: Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations Jim Gaffney | Market to Market Classroom

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Learn about what Jim Gaffney does as Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations, for DuPont Pioneer in this career profile from Market to Market Classroom. Gaffney helps to guide new agricultural products through the regulatory process and to bring them to market in the most efficent way possible. Market to Market Classroom provides insight on the experiences, education and opportunities from a variety of career professionals working in agriculture-related industries.

Career Connections | Marketing & PR Director

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A public relations, or PR, professional with a passion for affordable family entertainment explains how a marketing class he took in college led to a rewarding career with the Cincinnati Cyclones, a minor-league hockey team.

Pam Boyers: Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Simulation, UNMC | What If – Innovator Insights

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NOTE: Spanish version is captions only.

Pam Boyers helped create iExcel at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. iExcel uses simulation and visualization technologies to improve health care education.

Innovation Insights features short video interviews with innovators and creators answering questions about things like influences, passions, and mistakes, and offering advice for the next generation of innovators.

Inside Appalachia | Still Grinding: A Miller's Tradition

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Explore the traditional gristmill methods of grinding corn into flour and examine the reasons for the demise of this industry. One of West Virginia’s last remaining gristmills, Reed’s Mill in Monroe County, was placed on the list of endangered properties by the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia last year. The man who owns this mill, Larry Mustain, is wondering how long he can continue to keep his family’s business going.

Dusty Davidson: Co-Founder and CEO of Flywheel | What If – Innovator Insights

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NOTE: Spanish version is captions only.

Omaha web hosting start-up Flywheel is changing how and where people work, with dogs in the workplace to beer coolers to tearing down walls and different attitudes and ideas about what a workplace should be. 

Innovation Insights features short video interviews with innovators and creators answering questions about things like influences, passions, and mistakes, and offering advice for the next generation of innovators.

Business: Made in Montana Episode 2201

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Business: Made in Montana is a student-produced program that profiles companies that create products in Big Sky Country and do business around the state, the nation and the world.

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