Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Robby Klawitter, CRNP, BSN
Robby Klawitter works in our Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit. He was one of our first advanced practice nurses and he's seen it become an established part of our practice model. View his video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Robby on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC Award
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Tracy Statter, RN, BSN, CPEN
Tracy Statter RN, is one of our youngest senior clinical nurses. She's a great example of one of the most fundamental principles of our culture: merit matters most. View her video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Tracy on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC Awards and Honors htt
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: June Guadalupe, RN, BSN, CCRN, CNRN, CEN, CMC
June Guadalupe, works in the Trauma Resuscitation Unit at our R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. If you imagine that requires stamina, you'll understand why June is such a good fit here. View his video to learn more. You can also send your questions to June on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC
A glimpse into the life, food, and Mardi Gras celebrations of black Creoles in French Louisiana, featuring the stories and music of "Bois Sec" Ardoin and Canray Fontenot. Dry Wood is one of a number of Les Blank's critically acclaimed films on Lousiana life and culture. Hot Pepper, a film on zydeco great Clifton Chenier, is a companion to Dry Wood.
Foodways, Music, African American Culture / South / 1973
World War II- Major Charity Adams- 6888 Postal Battalion
This is historical footage of the eight hundred WACs of the Army's Central Postal Directory Battalion, the 'Six Triple Eight,' who were stationed overseas and in charge of redirecting all 'V-Mail' for Europe. Major Charity Adams was the battalion's commanding officer. There is no narration, just music. (02:39)
Springing to Life
"Springing to Life: Movable Books & Mechanical Devices," curated by Leah Hamilton, features more than 50 examples of pop-up books, bibliographic mechanisms, and amazing feats of paper engineering and spans nearly 500 years of the interactive book. Each of the books in the exhibit is a part of the collection in the University of Rochester's Rush Rhees Library Rare Books and Special Collections Department. For more information on the exhibit, visit: http://www.library.rochester.edu/node/32924.
A moment in the mind of a director
Rob Roznowski with MSU's Department of Theatre goes behind the scenes of MSU's production of "A Streetcar Named Desire." Produced by MSU student Erik Zinkel
BBC Nature-Coelacanths Class Agnatha
David Attenborough goes to the Madagascar Research Institute's
laboratory to see its most famous fish - the coelacanth. Until 1938 it
was believed to be extinct. The coelacanth, or a fish very like it,
would have been the ancestor of all amphibians, reptiles, birds and
This clip was first broadcast in 1961.
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This video segment from IdahoPTV's D4K An Egyptologist discusses the significance of some of the objects found by Haward Carter in 1922 in King Tut's tomb. You see examples which include a shanti, an amulet, a chair, a dagger and a fan. She tells us what a tomb is and why it was important for the Egyptian culture. (4mins)
"Days of Wine and Roses" by Ernest Dowson (poetry reading)
It's not actually called "Days of Wine and Roses" but people remember that quotation. The title is a quotation from Horace and it means "The brevity of life stops us from having long plans". The most persuasive argument for drinking in literature might be The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, for instance, "I often wonder what the vintner's buy One half so precious as the goods they sell". Then there's Baudelaire "You have to be always drunk...it's the only way...you have to be continually drunk".
Brain Tumor Success Story: Teresa Buchheister
Teresa Buchheister experienced a severe headache that sent her to the emergency room. After a CT scan showed something more serious was going on, she was transferred to the University of Maryland's Greenebaum Cancer Center, where Dr. Graeme Woodworth performed surgery to remove a rare type of tumor, known as a chondromyxoid fibroma, in her brain. In this 3-minute video, she describes her experience before, during and after her surgery. Related Links: Brain Tumor Center http://www.umgcc.org/bra
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Common Lionfish--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Lionfish swimming in its ocean habitat. A striking, boldly-patterned fish, the common lionfish (Pterois volitans) has distinctive bands of red and white stripes and conspicuous, elongated, fan-like fins. The red and white stripes are intermingled with varying reddish, golden brown and black-brown bars or stripes, alternating against a pale yellowish-white background. This is a great resource to help build background kn
In Search of Cyrus The Great: Babylon
This 11:32 video is the dramatic story of the take over of of Babylon and its reaction to his victory over them. This is an excellent overview of the Founder of the Persian Empire.
Big Belly Seahorse--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Big Belly Seahorse. The big-belly seahorse is one of the largest of all seahorses, growing up to 35 cm in length. Like other seahorses, the head is held at right angles to the body, the eyes can move independently of each other, and the tail is prehensile. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball (Full Clip)
Take a look... with your eye. You'll see how it works. You'll see things right side up that start out upside down. It's a quick trick your brain pulls. Your brain, by the way, is the part of your eyes that you can see. Click, and have a look-see. (02:13)
Student Report on the Re-Discover Concordia Fair
http://concordia.ca/now Student blogger David Adelman recently attended the Re-Discover Concordia Fair, which brought together over 25 university offices that offer support services for students. The fair is a chance for students to learn about resources that can help them achieve their personal, academic, and career-related goals.
USC NAI Theater Workshop Presents - A Christmas Carol
During the 2011 holiday season, student-artists of the USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI) Theater Workshop produced a steampunk adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
The 2012 CIA Leadership Awards - Pioneers of American Cuisine
The CIA's Annual Leadership Awards—the Augies—are fast becoming one of the biggest events on the culinary scene. Chefs from around the world will be gathering on Thursday, March 29, 2012 to join The Culinary Institute of America as it honorss the Pioneers of American Cuisine—Dean Fearing, Larry Forgione, Wolfgang Puck, Paul Prudhomme, and Jasper White. Don't miss the chance to rub elbows with chefs like Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and Charlie Palmer and enjoy a meal prepared by Bryan