Heart Transplant Recipient Michael Yater Makes Moving Pitch for Organ Donation
In February of 2010, Michael Yater underwent heart transplant surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The donated heart came from David DeSabla, 29, who died in a skiing accident. On April 7, 2011, Yater threw out the first pitch at that night's Baltimore Orioles game with David's mom Diane DeHaven at his side as part of a Donate Life month celebration. Yater and DeSabla talk about the importance of organ donation, the impact this has had on their lives and how their families have
Endometriosis Patient is Pain-Free after Minimally Invasive Surgery
After suffering from the symptoms of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain for over 20 years, Tanya Parker came to the University of Maryland Medical Center to seek treatment from Dr. Vadim Morozov after several other doctors told her she needed to have an open hysterectomy. She was looking for a more minimally invasive approach to surgery in order to have a quicker recovery and a shorter hospital stay. In this video, Tanya explains how the surgery relieved her symptoms and greatly improved her
Head and Neck Oncology Advertisement on WJZ-TV
This one-minute ad on WJZ-TV in Baltimore highlights the multidisciplinary Head and Neck Oncology Program at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC). The ad features a testimonial by cancer survivor Michael Abramson, who was treated by the head and neck oncology experts at UMGCC and is now cancer-free. Related Links: University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center http://www.umgcc.org/ Why choose UMGCC? http://www.umgcc.org/about_us/why_gcc.htm Head and Neck Oncology Pro
2011 UMMS NICU Reunion
The University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Maryland, College Park chapter of the fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon hosted a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) reunion on April 17, 2011. Approximately 300 people, including former NICU babies and their families, attended this year's reunion. These babies, toddlers and young children — many of them twins, triplets and even one set of quadruplets — who spent their first weeks of life in the medical center's NICU, came to celebra
HIV and HCV Co-infected Patients ... and other Special Populations
Session 4; Panel 4.1 HIV and HCV Co-infected Patients, Patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, and other Special Populations by Mark Sulkowski and Panel Discussion
Elon Law Preceptor Program
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Tent Theatre 2011
Get ready for three high-energy, feel-good shows at the 49th annual Tent Theatre at Missouri State University! The season explodes with "Shout! The Mod Musical," a flashback to the swingin' Sixties, when girl groups topped the pop charts. Next, you'll die laughing as actors set a trap for the dreaded Stage Door Slasher in "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940." Then, timeless romance and colorful history collide on the plains in Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical classic, "Oklahoma!" You'll wan
Spring 2011 Commencement: COAL, COE, CHPA and Global Studies graduates
Graduates in the College of Arts and Letters, College of Education, College of Humanities and Public Affairs, and Global Studies majors collect their diplomas during the Spring 2011 Commencement ceremony.
A Celebration of Leadership & Vision honoring Richard L. Sharp H'99
On April 13, 2011, Richard Sharp was recognized by the University of Richmond for his leadership, philanthropic work and contributions to the business community. Queally Hall has dedicated the lobby in honor of Mr. Sharp. Additionally, the Richard L. Sharp Viewpoints Lecture Series (a partnership with the Richmond Scholars) has been established.
Amy Nicholas '11
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A rare Choctaw spelling book and Choctaw catechism are stored in the University of Mississippi's Archives and Special Collections.
Staging Water Rites
D. Soyini Madison, Professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University, argues water is a human right and examines "acts of activism" by water democracy advocates in Ghana, West Africa and their struggle to protect public water systems from corporate privatization. Woven throughout the presentation are excerpts from a staged performance in 2006 at UNC Chapel Hill, entitled "Water Rites" that dramatized the politics and poetics of water. Through digital imagery, comic satire, dramatic m
Interview with Ramiro Garces, VP, Human Resource with Kimberly-Clark. Mr. Garces speaks passionately about the ties between Krannert School of Management and Purdue University, and private sector companies like Kimberly-Clark.
Grant - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. Archaeology & Anthropology, Medicine, Modern & Medieval Languages and Physics... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Grant, a student on the Law Su
Diversity Conference 2011
The 2011 Diversity Conference "Why Diversity" began with Maggie Brooks, Monroe County Executive, presenting a proclamation supporting the YWCA's "Stand Against Racism" campaign. President Joel Seligman and Provost Ralph Kuncl gave opening remarks which were followed by a keynote address by Daryl G. Smith, Professor of Education and Psychology at The Claremont Graduate University.
Northeastern Class of 2011: Years To Remember
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TEDx McMaster U - Erica Barnes
Chamber Orchestra - Lullaby - Musical Moods 2011
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The Apples of Our Eyes
Daniel J Kevles, the Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale University, teaches and writes about issues in science and society past and present. He has received various honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Page One Award, the Watson Davis Prize, and the History of Science Society's George Sarton Medal for career achievement. In his talk, Dan explains how innovation in fruits turned from a pastime of gentlemanly amateurs into a commercial business by the middle of the nineteenth c