• Campus Walk with UK’s New College of Education Dean
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    Campus Walk with UK’s New College of Education Dean

    [Music] AMY JONES-TIMONEY: Hi I’m Amy Jones-Timoney, from the University of Kentucky. And today we are here with the new Dean of the College of Education, Julian Vasquez Heilig. Thank you so much for joining us. JULIAN VASQUEZ HEILIG: So glad to join you. AMY JONES-TIMONEY: So, I guess first of all, as we begin our walk over here by Dickey Hall and Taylor Education Building over there, what attracted you to the UK College of Education? JULIAN VASQUEZ HEILIG: What I think is great is the sort of innovative spirit and the community engagement of the college. The faculty, with not only internally, the collaborations that happen between departments.…

  • Three of a Kind: Triplets bring their Rochester story full circle
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    Three of a Kind: Triplets bring their Rochester story full circle

    [Sandra Gelb] At 29 weeks, there’s really no viability, so it’s a very scary time. [Jay Gelb] Matthew was a pound and a half, Nicole was two pounds, and Robert was the big boy at two and a half pounds. Rushed him up to the NICU, which is the neonatal intensive care unit. We were there for three months. [Matthew Gelb] I definitely think that it was stressful for everyone. Our parents were worried whether or not we were going to make it. [Nicole Gelb] It makes me really appreciate life and the opportunity I’ve been given and the two people I’ve been giving it with. [Jay] Having them kind…

  • Education Beyond Borders: South Africa
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    Education Beyond Borders: South Africa

    Emily Karem: I had a feeling in South Africa that I hadn’t felt anywhere else. I’ve traveled all over the world and there’s something special about the spirit of the people of South Africa. Andrew Gordon: One of the things about diversity is you can study it as much as you want you can read everything you might want to find, but you really have to experience it you have to feel what it’s like to interact with people from different cultures, beliefs, and self expressions. Brittney Carey: Culture is so broad and complex you can’t just learn everything about a culture It’s a continuum and you’re constantly growing and…

  • Weill Cornell Medicine is Where Everything Connects
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    Weill Cornell Medicine is Where Everything Connects

    Weill Cornell Medicine is a very special place. You sense it in everything we do. As we grapple with unknowns. And seek breakthroughs that could reshape the world. You see it, as we comfort and heal. You feel it, when we bring the best out in each other. Never too small to think big. And never so big that we lose sight of why we’re here. We meet the mysteries of medicine with humility and resolve. With curiosity, and with a belief in the possible. Always moving forward with a commitment — not simply to treat patients, but to care for them. As we work to reshape health care… And…

  • Ronnie furthered his education five minutes from home at USU Moab
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    Ronnie furthered his education five minutes from home at USU Moab

    >>I wanted to further my education, and I cannot believe that the university is actually in Moab. It’s five minutes from my house. I can still get really good education. I’m the Director of Physician Services at Moab Regional Hospital. I wanted to see the relationship between health care and everything else. That’s why I got the MBA degree. When you go in there and all the equipment is laid out, you can interact with the students and sometimes five campuses and still feel like it’s a real classroom. It’s a highly skilled, highly thought of program in a small setting and you get a lot of things out of…

  • Thijs 30 Years in Higher Education
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    Thijs 30 Years in Higher Education

    Hello! I’m an ACTress for 6 years. I’m an ACTor for 7 months. I’m an ACTor for 2.5 years. I’m an ACTress for less than a year. I’m an ACTor for about 1.5 years. I’m an ACTor for around 4 years. I’m an ACTor for 3.5 years. So even with the 24 (18!) years of experience, every talented ACTor needs an experienced director to bring us to the Oscars. And YOU are that guy, Thijs! CONGRATULATIONS! Congratulations on this huge milestone and thanks a lot for the guidance! 30 Years! Congratulations! It is a pleasure and a total honour to work with you. Congratulations and on to the next 30…

  • Cal State LA’s Master of Music in Choral Conducting Program
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    Cal State LA’s Master of Music in Choral Conducting Program

    Our program’s unique in that it really focuses on musicianship. and good conducting. I would say if you direct a church choir, a middle school choir, a community choir, high School choir College choir, it doesn’t matter. If you’re standing up in front of singers and expecting them to respond to something that you’re doing this program is for you. You teach choir, you need help teaching choir you should do this program that’s at Cal State LA. It was life changing. The students who should attend this program would be anybody who really wants a personal connection with the faculty. It’s small enough that they really have a great…

  • Dr. Woodie Flowers: What is the Future of Education?
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    Dr. Woodie Flowers: What is the Future of Education?

    600,000 college freshman take calculus every year. 250,000 fail. That’s ridiculous. Forty-two percent. If you make the assumption that each failure is worth two thousand dollars, that’s very conservative. 250,000, two thousand. Wow, half a billion dollars. In this country in particular, we’ve lost sight of education because we’re doing this teach to the test training thing, and we think that what we measure is the Holy Grail. But people like Angela Duckworth are pointing out that grit may be more important than ‘IQ.’ The correlations with what you end up getting done in life don’t fall under the check box, quiz, ‘IQ’ category. Let me distinguish what I call…

  • Higher education at work: ‘Cry closets’ for snowflakes
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    Higher education at work: ‘Cry closets’ for snowflakes

    ♪>>Tucker: COLLEGE STUDENTS TEND TO GET STRESSED OUT BY FINALS IF YOU ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, YOU HAVE AN OPTION. IT’S CALLED THE CRY CLOSET. THE CLOSET IS THE CREATION OF A ART STUDENT EXISTS FOR INTO IT FOR 10 MINUTES OF CRYING TO HELP COPE WITH THE TEST. THE CLOSET INTERIOR INCLUDES FUZZY STUFFED ANIMALS FOR MAXIMUM COPING. THE QUESTION IS IT TIME TO GO NATIONAL WITH THIS. WEEPING WARDROBES ERECTED ACROSS THIS FRAGILE COUNTRY. ONLY ONE WOMAN MAKE THE CASE FOR THAT CATHY AREU PUBLISHING OF CATALINA MAGAZINE AND SHERPA. GOOD TO SEE YOU TONIGHT.>>GOOD TO SEE YOU.>>Tucker: COLLEGE, OF COURSE, IS THE LEAST STRESSFUL PLACE THERE…

  • California Spending on Prisons and Higher Education | Los Angeles Live 10-4-17
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    California Spending on Prisons and Higher Education | Los Angeles Live 10-4-17

    >>: Welcome to Los Angeles music Center and California live! I am Cloey Hewlett Executive Director of the Cal Alumni Association and I am really overjoyed to be with you tonight and absolutely delighted to see so many Southern California Cal alumni and friends. I want you to know how important it is that you are supporting the best — events like this that encourage open dialogue and cutting-edge cutting edge issues. Tonight’s theme, “A Matter of Degree: California Spending on Prisons and Higher Education” .” I know you share my anticipation about having this is steamed group of panelists here to help us navigate through this complex and significant…