Jun 20, 2014 - The fellows who’ve moved into the campus house start to settle in—all the while gearing up for orientation. In this episode, the teens hear advice from current and past fellows on the challenges they'll face, including how to make the most of their $100,000 grants.
Jun 03, 2014 - It’s almost time for the lightning pitches, but as the pressure mounts can the Thiel Fellowship hopefuls keep their cool? In this episode, the finalists run through their strategies—and lack thereof—as they get ready to present to the judges. Plus, finalists Alexander Koren and Andrew Ninh explain their medical- and tech-based projects.
Jun 19, 2014 - With degrees in mathematics and physics from U.C. Berkeley, 19-year-old Rebecca Jolitz is planning to revolutionize the satellite development industry. Get to know the 2014 Thiel Fellow and find out what first inspired her love of science.
Jun 30, 2014 - The Thiel fellows get a dose of Silicon Valley life as they visit Google’s collaborative workspace, The Garage. After a demo of Google Glass, the group gets hands-on with an innovation exercise to hone their creativity and team-building skills.
Jul 09, 2014 - In this episode, Thiel fellow Rebecca Jolitz takes us on a tour of the NASA Ames Research Center, where she worked while attending UC Berkeley. The entire group also pays a visit to lunar transportation company Moon Express for lessons on space, technology, and how to turn the impossible into a reality.
Aug 08, 2014 - They each won $100,000 to change the world. Find out how the 2014 Thiel Fellows are planning to do it—all in under 60 seconds.
Aug 15, 2014 - What inspires a 17-year-old to go into cancer research or a 19-year-old to develop an obsession with astrophysics? Find out, as the 2014 Thiel Fellows explain how they first discovered their passions and why they've decided to turn them into careers.
May 27, 2017 -
On Memorial Day, the American Cinematheque will present five World War II documentaries from the directors featured in Laurent Bouzereau’s new documentary series Five Came Back (Netflix). Frank Capra’s Oscar-winning Prelude to War (1942), a look at the threat of the Axis powers, screens at 3 p.m....
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