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
Can Americans Be Civil and Work Together to Solve Public Problems?
Panelists discuss polarization, civility, public participation and the opportunity for meaningful policy initiatives at the local, state, and federal level. Join Dean Henry E. Brady, the Honorable Roger E. Dickinson (BA '73, JD '76 UCLA) and Professor Paul Pierson, with Q & A moderated by Richard "Dick" Beahrs (BA '68).
Alumni Field House Dedication - President Leo Lambert
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Elon Law Leadership Program: The Third-Year Experience
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ELEC2141 Digital Circuit Design - Lecture 25
ELEC2141 Week 9 Lecture 3: Arithmetic Circuits
ELEC2141 Digital Circuit Design - Lecture 26
ELEC2141 Week 10 Lecture 1: Computer Design Fundamentals
5 Students: A Sustaining Force
David Perkis can sum up his inspiration in a word: sustainability. After earning a degree in chemical engineering, he worked in corporate America for five years. During those years, his understanding of economics grew and he discovered his passion for sustainability. http://www.purdue.edu/fivestudents/policy/perkis.html
Antibiotics, not surgery, sometimes better for appendicitis
A new statistical analysis by Southern Methodist University and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School suggests nonperforating appendicitis and nonperforating diverticulitis are similar diseases that can both be treated with antibiotics. Read more at http://blog.smu.edu/research/2011/04/study_antibiotics_not_surgery.html
Social Sector Investment
Emerging social sector leaders participate in the 2011 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Social Sector Youth Movement
Participants in the American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management discuss the social sector youth movement.
Thunderbird Commencement April 28, 2011 - Dr. Cabrera
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Thunderbird Commencement April 28, 2011 - Precessional
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Project Artemis Pakistan: Shah Rukh
Islamabad businesswoman Shah Rukh talks May 14, 2011, about her participation in Project Artemis Pakistan, a women's empowerment program at Thunderbird School of Global Management in partnership with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women and the U.S. State Department.
This Week @Minnesota: Ag Awareness, Beautiful U and the Dalai Lama
In "This Week @Minnesota" for the week of April 18-22, Minnesota farm animals invade the U's East Bank for the second annual Ag Awareness Day, cyclists take over Northrop Plaza on "Beautiful U" Day and we preview the Dalai Lama's May 7-8 visit to campus. Connect with us on Twitter @UMNews and let us know what you'd like to see next week on This Week!
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
Jasmine - 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. History, Veterinary Medicine and Theology & Religious Studies, with Philosophy... 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, Jasmine, a student on the Mo