In-House Productions

Number:
331
Production Date:
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
ONLINE VIDEO [CC]  Featuring 3 UNC Asheville student presentations Not Eatin' Good in the Neighborhood - The purpose of this research was to assess the nutritional quality of children's items at America's top 50 restaurant chains.  Types of entrees, sides, beverages and desserts were reviewed individually and combos were analyzed for nutritional quality.  The usage of colored artificial dyes in these items was explored and is important to consider as there are numerous studies...
Number:
330
Production Date:
Thursday, April 18, 2013
ONLINE VIDEO [CC] Featuring David W. Berson – Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Nationwide Insurance and James F. Smith – Chief Economist at PARSEC Financial.  The Economic Outlook focuses on inflation, employment, interest rates, the strength of the dollar and the housing market. The Financial Outlook explores the implications of Federal Reserve policy for financial markets. Various investments are addressed, with an emphasis on interest rates and the bond market.
Number:
329
Production Date:
Monday, April 22, 2013
Gertrude Fraser is the Vice Provost of Faculty Hiring and Recruitment at the University of Virginia. Her talk focuses on the interviews with finalist candidates who turned down offered positions at UVA based on family formation, careers for spouses, schools for children, and social networks. She describes the challenges and solutions UVA has put into place to address hiring of underrepresented individuals from a community wide perspective including more cooperation between regional...
Number:
328
Production Date:
Monday, April 8, 2013
ONLINE VIDEO [CC]   Leah Greden Mathews and students Rachel Carson and Kelly Giarrocco present results from their research on how the interactions people have at tailgate (farmers) markets influence purchase behavior. The research, conducted during summer and fall 2012 at Asheville-area farmers markets, is supported by the Sarah and Joseph Breman Professorship of Social Relations.
Number:
327
Production Date:
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
ONLINE VIDEO [CC]  Featuring Dr. Jonathan Shay – Retired Staff Psychiatrist, Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic, Boston.  Dr. Shay explores the role of the arts in healing of the physically and psychologically wounded. He views PTSD as a psychological injury of war, not a mental disorder. Dr. Shay earned M.D. and PhD. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and has served as a visiting scholar-at-large at the U.S. NAval War College, and was chair of ethics,...
Number:
326
Production Date:
Thursday, April 4, 2013
ONLINE VIDEO [CC]  Dr. Bardone-Cone discusses her research examining how self-image is affected by online social media, including Facebook and pro-anorexia websites.
Number:
325
Production Date:
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Dr. Bijoy Mukherjee shares Rabindranath Tagore's vision of education that draws from his philosophy of man and nature.  Tagore's integrated vision led him to start Visba-Bharati, arguably the very first liberal arts institution of modern India.
Number:
324
Production Date:
Saturday, December 1, 2012
UNC Asheville's Visual Media Production final student films from Fall 2012. Featuring: The Story of the Beloved, Directed by Sarah Walters; Patchwork, Directed by Holly Freeman; Love Potion #9, Directed by Phil Kwarta; Love Lee Surprise, Directed by Yvonne Ballard; Uber Energy No More, Directed by Daniel Bradley; The Reception, Directed by Loren Pierce; Walker, Directed by Davis Farthing; and Look at the Birdie, Directed by Richard Edens.
Number:
323
Production Date:
Friday, March 29, 2013
Colin Adams writes a humorous column for the Mathematical Intelligencer Journal, is author of The Knot Book and received the Deborah and Franklin Pepper Haimo Distinguished Teaching Award from the Mathematical Association of America.  Thomas Garrity is the author of All the Mathematics you Missed (But Need to Know for Graduate School), a technical text covering topics such as vector calculus, probablility theory, abstract algebra and numerous other subfields of mathematics.
Number:
322
Production Date:
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
ONLINE VIDEO [CC]  From living with contaminated water in his own home as a child, to being forced out of his house for speaking out against the coal company, Junior Walk's path to activism was not an easy one. His courage and clear voice calling for change has been widely recognized. Today Walk works with Coal River Mountain Watch, Keeper of the Mountains Foundation, and RAMPS (Radical Action for Mountain People's Survival) to end mountaintop removal mining. He travels the country with...

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