"In this episode of STEM in 30, we explore the role African Americans played during World War II and the transformation of aviation.
Before 1941, there were no African American pilots in the United States' armed forces. With entry into World War II imminent, the U.S. Army Air Corps began to offer training to African American pilots and mechanics. ’t any African American pilots in the United States armed forces. Called the Tuskegee Airmen because they trained in Tuskegee, Alabama, these airmen made a pioneering contribution to the war and the subsequent drive to end racial segregation in the American military."
Professor Hungerford situates Marilynne Robinson's novel Housekeeping (1980) in a tradition of American writing about the individual's relationship to nature that includes the powerful influences of the Bible, Herman Melville, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. The loss of identity that Emerson describes as becoming a "transparent eyeball" in the woods, Robinson brings into the realm of the home, the built environment. The individual voice and its guiding consciousness are all mixed up in the material substance of the world, giving them a concurrent fixity and fragility that it is Robinson's talent, and our challenge, to explore.
Student DV is a unique, award-winning program that showcases student produced educational content. In this episode we'll learn what some students think of their siblings, how to get a confidence boost and more!
Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans, the Rev. Mark V. Scott, Associate Pastor at the Azusa Christian Community and member of the City of Boston's Streetworker Team, and the Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown, founder of RECAP (Rebuilding Every Community Around Peace), discuss successes and challenges facing the community. Byron Barnett, reporter for 7News WHDH and host of Urban Update, moderates.
As a part of its "Reel Folk" event examining cultural explorations on film, Stephen Winick and Mary Sue Twohy interviewed Bernard MacMahon and Allison McGourty of the PBS "American Epic" documentary series. The series chronicles the period from the 1920s through the 1940s when collectors for both commercial record companies and public institutions like the Library sought and recorded traditional American roots music, including ballad singers in the Appalachians, blues guitarists in the Mississippi Delta, gospel preachers across the south, Cajun fiddlers in Louisiana, Tejano groups from the Texas-Mexico border, Native American drummers and Hawaiian musicians on the big island.
Closing the Gap is an all-volunteer nonprofit that screens, funds, and assists programs focused on closing the academic achievement gap in Sacramento area public schools. Sac State’s College of Education partners with Closing the Gap. “The Video Magazine” welcomes guests Cheryl Miles, board president of Closing the Gap, and Sac State and Closing the Gap alumnus Curtis Dao.
The Sacramento State School of Nursing offers a 21st century education, with leading edge facilities. Students are provided an educational experience that prepares them for a hospital setting and to be better nurses.
Putting English to Work uses a story format to teach traditional grammar structure, vocabulary, sentence construction, comprehension and problem solving and skills needed to find employment and excel in the work place.
Enjoy American River College combos in action! The American River College Jazz Collective and several jazz combos, directed by Dr. Dyne Eifertsen and Dr. Sam Griffith, performed a concert of original songs and jazz standards May 5, 2017.
What was everyday life like in Berlin during WWII? Hear the experiences of Ingrid Radke-Azvedo, who survived an unimaginably bleak childhood in the center of Hitler’s Germany. Her book shares stories about Germany throughout World War II; how Hitler became the leader of Germany and the changes that instantly happened after he took over. Gas masks, black market trading, living in bomb shelters and near-starvation were the way of life for her family during that time. Radke-Azvedo will share her memories of the atrocities of war, along with warm memories and gratitude toward the Veterans of the Western Allies who, through the greatest humanitarian effort in world history, stood up against the Soviet power and supplied Berlin with food and coal. T he Berlin-born, longtime Elk Grove community member’s stark time spent in Nazi Germany during World War II are all part of her book, Out of the Rubble.
Best Practices for Teaching and Learning integrates the wealth of institutional knowledge with current educational research and when fully implemented, applied consistently and effectively, improve student learning and achievement.
Showcasing the excellence and diversity of the nation's premier research university, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research and public service -- through quality, in-depth television that informs, educates and enriches the lives of people around the globe.
Learn from Luther Burbank High School Sacramento City Unified School District students about their media teacher and this week's SEVA Teacher of the Week John Hull!
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