Judith Garber – Orthodontics in American culture

Judith Garber – Orthodontics in American culture

Judith Garber: I went through the process of Orthodontic treatment and my sister’s going through it right now. It kind of caused me to think about what are the motivations that people use to go through it and what exactly does the orthodontic industry have to do in increasing the demand, perhaps, artificially increasing the […]

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Inside the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture

Inside the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture

I think the building itself is dazzling. I mean most of the mall in Washington bespeaks a kind of classical tradition. The Smithsonian’s new African American Museum is actually built on an African classical tradition. So when you see for example the stacks they evoke the caryatids of a Yorba shrine. The bronze cladding is […]

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Getting Started Global Freshman Academy

Getting Started Global Freshman Academy

SPEAKER: Welcome to the Global Freshman Academy, a groundbreaking new way to earn university credit. We’re open to everyone. There’s no application, no transcripts, or GPA required. If you want to earn credit, you can. The best part? You only pay for it after you successfully complete the course. And it’s cost effective. You’ll be […]

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Gloria Ladson-Billings presents “Hip Hop/Hip Hope: Reinventing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy”

Gloria Ladson-Billings presents “Hip Hop/Hip Hope: Reinventing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy”

Good evening. Good evening. Now, people told me this is at least partly the south. Good evening. [crowd responds] Good evening. Thank you. My name is Rob Helfenbein and I am the Associate Dean of Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education. It’s my great pleasure to welcome you tonight for this special event with Dr. […]

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Rethinking the Nature of Prejudice

Rethinking the Nature of Prejudice

-John Turner: In the first lecture of this series, I outlined the notion of a prejudice theory of social conflict.  This is the idea of negative attitudes towards outgroups being a function of irrationality and deficit at the level of individual psychology. I also briefly outlined what I take to be some of the fundamental […]

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How an American can live in Spain legally= Cultural Ambassador

So you are an American who wants to live and work in Spain Legally. Well I have some good news for you. You can totally do that. But there’s a catch, you have to teach English to children. I have done this program two years and I lucked out. The schools that I worked at, […]

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Cultural Diversity at Cal State East Bay #YouAreWelcomeHere

Cultural Diversity at Cal State East Bay #YouAreWelcomeHere

Welcome to California State University, East Bay. Cal State East Bay is located in California at the heart of the Bay Area. Students, Faculty and Staff mirror the diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area It is nationally recognized and constantly awarded as one of the most culturally diverse campuses across the United States Aside […]

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The importance of gaining international experience

The importance of gaining international experience

Through this work in Manitoba, I met a contact who was very interested in taking this work to his homeland in the territory, in Kalinago Territory, and the QES scholarship facilitated that perfectly. So again, all about community development and building relationships and long-term partnerships. There’s more so now of a push for people, for […]

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Celebrate Community During UK’s Cultural Diversity Festival

Celebrate Community During UK’s Cultural Diversity Festival

The University of Kentucky is home to a diverse community of students, faculty and staff. Together, they knit a colorful tapestry of culture, beliefs and perspectives. This is the rich community a university provides – a microcosm of the global society our students will enter when they graduate. UK’s “Cultural Diversity Festival” celebrates the community […]

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