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People Behind the Science Podcast - Stories from Scientists about Science, Life, Research, and Science Careers

Dr. Joel Berger is the Barbara Cox Anthony University Chair of Wildlife Conservation at Colorado State University. He is also a longtime Senior Scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the author of multiple books, including most recently Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World. Joel is dedicated to saving animals that are off the radar of most people such as the Takin in Bhutan or the Huemul in Patagonia. These animals live in faraway places, and there are relatively few people advocating for their preservation. When he's not working, Joel enjoys hiking, watching animals, traveling to remote places, and drinking good coffee. He is also a fan of bodysurfing, but he doesn't get to do this often living in Colorado. Joel earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in biology from California State University, Northridge, and his Ph.D. in biology from the University of Colorado Boulder. He was awarded a Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship to conduct research at the National Zoo's Conservation & Research Center, and he was subsequently awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship which supported his research for four years. Before joining CSU, he held the position of John J. Craighead Chair of Wildlife Conservation at the University of Montana. Joel has received numerous awards and honors over the course of his career, including the Aldo Leopold Conservation Award for Lifetime Achievement from the American Society of Mammalogists, the Life-time Achievement Award from the Institute for Parks at Clemson University, the Society of Conservation Biology's LaRue III Life-time Achievement Award, and the Conservation Biology Award from the Denver Zoological Society. He is also an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, and he is a three-time finalist for the prestigious Indianapolis Prize in Conservation, one of the field's greatest honors. In this Interview, Joel shares more about his life and science.

The Last We Fake
S2 E15 - Cameron Gomez Reads and Discusses "Volcanoes, from Above: Oil on Canvas"

The Last We Fake

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2022 34:41


Cameron Gomez reads his visionary but deeply human short story "Volcanoes, from Above: Oil on Canvas," then talks with Alan Rifkin about amusement parks out of season, risky career choices, and stories that decide not to be ironic. Gomez is a third-year English major at California State University, Long Beach, who dreams of glory, riches, and a better haircut. "Volcanoes..." is his second published work of fiction.

Asked and Answered By Soul
Worthiness with Pamela Elaine Nichols

Asked and Answered By Soul

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2022 18:24


On this episode of Asked and Answered by Soul, Jennifer Urezzio and Pamela Elaine Nichols, author, coach, and co-founder of Executive Beauty Coaching, discuss worthiness and how to discover, cultivate and achieve feeling enough in all aspects of your life. When you practice the discipline of self-generosity, you learn to recognize the treasures you possess that can become gifts to others. Join us today as Jennifer and Pamela Elaine share that we are all on an individualized journey, but there are some basic principles you can utilize to discover your innate value. As you invest in your self-development, gain clarity about what you want, and learn to celebrate yourself, you are on the path to achieving true worthiness. You can learn more about her at http://www.peaceofmindprofits.com/. About Pamela Elaine Pamela Elaine Nichols is a growth strategist and insightful problem-solver for businesses and individuals. As a coach, trainer, speaker, and possibility-thinker, the strategies and techniques she offers to her clients consistently deliver breakthroughs and self-discovery. Before starting her own business, Pamela Elaine made important contributions to health care during her extensive career at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Virtua Health of South Jersey, and United Concordia – one of the largest dental companies in the U.S. Pamela Elaine has a dynamic and engaging personality. As such, she has been a guest on numerous radio and news spots to promote health, happiness, and success for women. She appeared on The Dr. Oz Show to share her story about building her business as a healthy way to bounce back after divorce. She is an author. Her book, Muddy High Heels: 14 Lessons Learned From My Breakdown, Breakup and Breakthrough, reveals what holds women back from feeling good enough, and teaches lessons to live authentically. In addition to a passion for empowering women, Pamela Elaine is a singer/songwriter and produces inspirational videos. One of her songs was the theme for a radio program on 900AM WURD, Philadelphia. She co-produced an original 3-part series on divorce recovery that airs on public television. Pamela Elaine is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt in business process improvement, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from California State University at Northridge, and a Master of Health Sciences Degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. She founded and serves as Executive Director and Creative Producer of a non-profit, 501c3 entertainment company that inspires victims of abuse to find healing artistic performance. Pamela Elaine is a cool mom of four and resides outside of Philadelphia, PA. The Asked and Answered by Soul podcast is dedicated to helping you understand that your Soul is the answer. If you are interested in learning more about your soul's answers, you can secure your free empathy tool here: https://bit.ly/3xVXXnn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

24 brott till jul
102. ACCEPTED

24 brott till jul

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2022 39:04


Matt var redo att flytta hemifrån. Han var väldigt hemmakär, och ville inte vara ifrån sin familj för mycket. Men han var taggad, han var redo för något nytt. Universitetet hägrade - California State University, 40 mil från hans hemstad. Matt var lugn, ordentlig och lite tillbakadragen. Han var eftertänksam, klok, och inte direkt en person som festade. Så när han berättade för sin mamma Debbie att han tänkte söka in till studentföreningen Chi Tau blev hon förvånad. Men Matt berättade om hur välkomnande medlemmarna i föreningen var mot honom. Han berättade för sin mamma hur han redan innan han ens ansökt om medlemsskap hade känt sig mer än välkommen. Accepterad. Som en i gänget.

Walk Me Through
S2EP1: Walk Me Through True Crime

Walk Me Through

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 57:30


In today's episode, we'll dive into the psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy of true crime. Find out what happens in your brain as you watch a thriller documentary, whether females really do enjoy true crime more than males, and how true crime mirrors the current status of our society.Adam Golub is professor of American Studies at California State University, Fullerton, where he teaches courses on popular culture, music, monsters, and creative work. He is co-editor of Monsters in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching What Scares Us (McFarland, 2017) and the author of numerous articles on topics including fandom, true crime, zombies, the blues, and cold war youth culture. Get started with Buzzsprout HERE!FIND DR. ADAM GOLUBWebsite: https://www.everydayfictions.com/MENTIONEDHonorable Donald E. Shelton, "The 'CSI Effect': Does It Really Exist?," March 16, 2008, nij.ojp.gov: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/csi-effect-does-it-really-existVicary, A. M., & Fraley, R. C. (2010). Captured by true crime: Why are women drawn to tales of rape, murder, and serial killers? Social Psychological and Personality Science, 1(1), 81–86. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550609355486Kelli S. Boling & Kevin Hull (2018) Undisclosed Information—Serial Is My Favorite Murder: Examining Motivations in the True Crime Podcast Audience, Journal of Radio & Audio Media, 25:1, 92-108, DOI: 10.1080/19376529.2017.1370714https://ncadv.org/STATISTICShttps://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/final-report/Zach Sommers, Missing White Woman Syndrome: An Empirical Analysis of Race and Gender Disparities in Online News Coverage of Missing Persons, 106 J. Crim. L. & Criminology (2016). https://scholarlycommons.law.northwestern.edu/jclc/vol106/iss2/4"Criminal Crossovers," Foreword to "American True Crime in the 21st Century Re-Examined: Critical Interventions in a National Obsession," special issue, Crime Fiction Studies 3:1 (2022): v-xiii.FIND MEWMT Instagram: @walkmethrough.jpg Website: https://walk-me-through.mailchimpsites.com/Support WMT: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/walkmethroughPersonal Instagram: @eugenia.jpgCREDITSTrack: Electric Ten — Broke in Summer [Audio Library Release]Music provided by Audio Library PlusWatch: https://youtu.be/qooMP-upphwFree Download / Stream: https://alplus.io/electric-tenSupport the show

Heinemann Podcast
Beyond Invert & Multiply: Developing Algebraic Reasoning

Heinemann Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 10:03


Welcome back to the Heinemann Podcast. Today we are joined by Julie McNamara. She is an associate professor of mathematics education at California State University, East Bay, in Hayward California. She also provides professional development and classroom coaching to teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area.This short conversation was recorded back in September, and Julie and I talked about how students develop algebraic reasoning skills in their younger years.As always, a transcript of this conversation is available on blog.heineman.com© Heinemann Publishing 2022See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Cerebral Women Art Talks Podcast

Ep.130 features Devin B. Johnson (b. 1992,Los Angeles). He obtained his BA in Fine Arts from the California State University of Channel Islands (2015) and received a Masters of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute (2019). He was selected for Forbes 30 Under 30 Art and Design(2022), was included in Cultured's “Young Artists 2021,” and was one of sixteen artists from around the world selected for the inaugural year of the Black Rock Senegal residency (2020). His work is collected by the Columbus Museum of Art; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Longlati Foundation, Shanghai; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art;  the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Pond Society, Shanghai; the Rubell Museum, Miami; and many others. Recent exhibitions include Between Ground and Sky, Nicodim, New York(2022), My Heart Cries, I Set Out an Offering for You, Nicodim, Los Angeles(2021, solo); Long Walk, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest (2021,solo); Melody of a Memory, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2020, solo); When You Waked Up the Buffalo, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2020); Hollywood Babylon: ARe-Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome, Jeffrey Deitch, Nicodim, AUTRE Magazine, Los Angeles (2020); Atmosphere of Certain Uncertainty, Residency Gallery, Inglewood (2019, solo); and Incognito, ICA LA, Los Angeles (2019).   Nicodim https://www.nicodimgallery.com/artists/devin-b-johnson Black Rock Senegal https://blackrocksenegal.org/devin-johnson/ Forbes https://www.forbes.com/pictures/61a6674fc9fb30bf6703d8c8/devin-johnson-29-artist-n/?sh=32c97536d46c The Cut https://www.thecut.com/2020/11/they-seem-cool-artist-devin-b-johnson.html Artillery Mag https://artillerymag.com/pick-of-the-week-devin-b-johnson/Artsy https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-artsy-vanguard-2022-devin-johnson Siena Art Institute https://www.sienaart.org/News/Devin-B-Johnson-resident-artist/ Residency Art Gallery https://www.residencyart.com/exhibitions/the-atmosphere-of-certain-uncertainty Curate https://curate.la/event.php?id=17686 WE AND THE COLOR https://weandthecolor.com/paintings-by-artist-devin-b-johnson/125331 Art and Practice https://www.artandpractice.org/public-programs/program/artist-talk-devin-b-johnson/ Teeth Magazine http://www.teethmag.net/interview-devin-b-johnson/ Just Smile Magazine https://justsmilemagazine.com/home/devin-b-johnson-my-heart-cries

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick
Episode 730: Ron Insana

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 66:47


Hello There You! Thanks for checking out the show notes for today's very cool show. I recapped the news and had an awesome / best conversation with the great Ron Insana !  Stand Up is a daily podcast that I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day. Please subscribe now for as little as 5$ and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out StandUpwithPete.com to learn more Ron Insana covers the most pressing economic and market issues of the day. He also delivers The Market Scoreboard Report to radio stations around the country. For over three decades, Insana has been a highly respected business journalist and money manager, who began his career at the Financial News Network in 1984 and joined CNBC when FNN and CNBC merged in 1991. Insana is well-known for his high-profile interviews, which included Presidents Clinton and Bush; billionaire investors Warren Buffett, George Soros and Julian Robertson, among others: captains of industry from Bill Gates to the late Jack Welch and Steve Jobs, top economists, analysts and global heads of state, from former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to Jordanian Queen Rania. Insana was named one of the “Top 100 Business News Journalists of the 20th Century” and was nominated for a news and documentary Emmy for his role in NBC's coverage of 9/11. He has authored four books on Wall Street and is a highly regarded lecturer on domestic and global economics, financial markets and economic policy issues. Insana graduated with honors from California State University at Northridge. Follow Ron Insana on Twitter @rinsana. Check out all things Jon Carroll Follow and Support Pete Coe Pete on YouTube Pete on Twitter Pete On Instagram Pete Personal FB page Stand Up with Pete FB page

The Connected Caroline Show

In this episode of  @The Connected Caroline Show , I interview Peggi Cooney, motivational speaker, social worker, and author of the quit-lit book "This Side of Alcohol: Random thoughts and candid words of pain, hope, humor, love." LINKS: ThisSideOfAlcohol.com Facebook: thissideofalcohol Linkedin: Peggi-Cooney Email: thissideofalcohol@gmail.com Peggi Cooney entered the motivational speaking world through her journey to sobriety and her recently published book, This Side of Alcohol: Random thoughts and candid words of pain, hope, humor, love — and all that is possible in sobriety. This Side of Alcohol is borne out of the cathartic journaling she did during the first two years following her break-up with alcohol. It tells the story of what she did to get and stay sober, allowing her to transform her shame, guilt, and anger into self-compassion, self-discovery, and forgiveness – of herself and others. From self-loathing isolation to a joyous community of support and rediscovered intimacy with her family. From living her life engulfed in cognitive dissonance (teaching about the connection between trauma and addiction while she was drinking every evening) to the pride she feels today in being present and authentic in every aspect of her work and life. This Side of Alcohol is her story of living her sobriety out loud, telling the truth, and being at peace... Peggi is a social work instructor/coach for a local California University. She has a Master's degree from California State University at Chico and spent 16 years as a Child Welfare and Adult Protective Services social worker. Peggi has become a sobriety advocate all over the world. She facilitates a weekly recovery support group and is currently working on the development of a sobriety tool to be released in 2022. Peggi has been married to Paul for 35 years. Together they have five children and 12 grandchildren. They make their homes in West Sacramento and Lake Almanor, California.

Diverse Thinking Different Learning
Ep. 109: IEP and 504 Plan Q&A with Vickie Brett and Amanda Selogie

Diverse Thinking Different Learning

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 36:10


Returning to the podcast today are Vickie Brett and Amanda Selogie in a unique collaboration episode that will also air on the Inclusive Education Project (IEP) Podcast. Through my experience as a clinical neuropsychologist specializing in pediatric assessments, parents ask a lot of great questions. In this episode, together with Educational attorneys, Vickie and Amanda, we are addressing some of the most common IEP-related questions in an effort to inform and educate parents.   Show Notes: [1:26] - Does my child need a diagnosis to get accommodations at school? [4:49] - What should parents do when they approach the teacher with concerns, but the teacher discourages an assessment? [6:53] - What are SST meetings and their purpose within the school? [10:01] - Does a child need an assessment if there is a diagnosis of just ADHD? [11:23] - If I, as a parent, do not agree with the school's assessment results and believe that something else is going on, what are my options? [13:12] - What will an IEP provide that a 504 Plan will not? [16:10] - What are the pros and cons of requesting an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE)? [18:04] - If a parent chooses to have a private assessment done and the results show the need for accommodations, modifications, or treatment, what is the next step with their school district? [20:41] - What are parents entitled to if they have a private evaluation done? [24:01] - Why are services not provided at private schools and can private school students still access public school services? [26:57] - How does Child Find work in school districts to ensure they find students in private schools that need services? [28:29] - If the school is recommending support that is not evidence-based, can I push back to ensure that my child gets an evidence-based intervention, and what should that look like? [34:01] - No matter the situation, follow your gut feeling.   About Our Guests: Vickie BrettVickie Brett was born and raised in Southern California and through the Inclusive Education Project she focuses on advocating and educating families about their legal rights. Vickie is committed to strengthening her clients who come to her disheartened and beaten down by the current education system. Because Vickie is bilingual, she represents and empowers many monolingual Spanish-speaking families. She is a dedicated pro bono attorney for the Superior Court of Los Angeles's Juvenile and Dependency 317(e) Panel and, in the past, was a supervising attorney for the UCI Law School's Special Education Law Project.   Amanda Selogie Amanda Selogie received a bachelor's degree in Child and Adolescent Development, specializing in Education from California State University, Northridge and a Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School where she served as a Fellow in the prestigious Center for Children's Rights Fellowship Program and served in the school's pro-bono Special Education Legal Clinic. Amanda immersed herself in the world of civil rights and educational advocacy through her work in education, empowerment, and advocacy with the Inclusive Education project, supporting inclusion in early education through her appointment to the Orange County Child Care and Development Planning Council and their Inclusion Collaborative Committee, previous work serving as a supervising attorney for UCI Law School's Education Rights Pro-bono project and coaching of AYSO's VIP (Very Important Player) program coaching players living with disabilities and creating an inclusive soccer program.   Connect with Vickie and Amanda: Inclusive Education Project Website   Links and Related Resources: Episode 32: Advocating for Children with Special Needs with Heather Zakson Episode 1: Demystifying the Assessment Process What is a Comprehensive Evaluation and How Can It Help Support My Child's Learning? How to Initiate a Special Education Assessment   Need a more individualized learning and support experience? Join one of our learning groups! Join our email list so that you can receive information about upcoming webinars - ChildNEXUS.com The Diverse Thinking Different Learning podcast is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or legal advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Additionally, the views and opinions expressed by the host and guests are not considered treatment and do not necessarily reflect those of ChildNEXUS, Inc or the host, Dr. Karen Wilson.

Trust Me
Elder Law Attorney – What is it and why do I need one?

Trust Me

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 38:23


In this episode, our guest Josie M. Porras Corporon, CELA, will be diving into the misunderstood world of elder law.  This episode is geared towards practitioners who don't know what an elder law attorney does and when they need to refer their clients to an elder law attorney; as well as to the general public as a guide for where to start when they want to plan for a long term disability in addition to their passing.  We will discuss the basics of long term care planning and public benefits and provide examples of when and how to best plan for a crisis. About Our Guest:Josie M. Porras Corporon, CELA is a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Certified Dementia Care Practitioner by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. As a Certified Elder Law Attorney, she is well-versed in creating a plan to protect families in the event of crisis as well as helping families deal with the crisis with or without planning.  Josie received her BA/BSW in Social Work from California State University, Chico, and her JD from the University of Iowa College of Law. Josie was a medical social worker prior to becoming an attorney and has incorporated those skills into her law practice. She is the appointed attorney representative on the State's Advisory Committee on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias; is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Past President of the Northern California Chapter; and is appointed to the Executive Board for Legal Services of Northern California. Locally, she sits on the Advocacy Committee for the Chico Chapter of the Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and is a Board Member at the Peg Taylor Center. Josie can be reached at (530) 892-2421.About Our Host:Host Kimberly R. McGhee is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, and V.A. Certified Accredited Attorney. She is a Member of the California Lawyers Association, Trusts and Estates Executive Committee (TEXCOM), former President of the Southern California National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member of the Board of Directors for Palomar Health Medical Group, Member of the Board of Directors for Southern Caregiver Resource Center, contributing author and editor for CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar's) Trusts & Estates practice guide and Vice-Chair of the North County Bar Association California Conference of Delegates. She also serves as a Court Appointed Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem in the Superior Court of San Diego County, California.  Trust Me is Produced by Foley Marra StudiosThank you for listening to Trust Me!

Loving Liberty Radio Network
11-24-2022 Washington Watch Live with Tony Perkins

Loving Liberty Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 54:10


Dr. Kenyn Cureton, FRC's Vice President for Christian Resources, reflects on the first Thanksgiving and how a spirit of gratitude to God helped the Puritans endure. Dr. Erwin Lutzer, Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church, discusses the importance of a spirit of gratitude and how through thanksgiving we affirm the power of God. Dr. Giacomo Bono, associate professor in the Psychology Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills, explains his academic research on the benefits and importance of gratitude and how to cultivate it. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loving-liberty/support

The Professor Podcast with Ruth and Claire
133: What is an Associate Dean? With Bori Mazzag

The Professor Podcast with Ruth and Claire

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 33:04


Our new Associate Dean - and former guest co-host of several episodes of the podcast - Bori Mazzag talks with us about her new position. She describes the role, what she likes about it, challenges, and what advice she has for faculty interested in pursuing similar administrative roles. We mention the transition that our university is going through: earlier this year, Humboldt State University became Cal Poly Humboldt, the third polytechnic university in the California State University system, along with Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly Pomona. This transition brings new opportunities for growth and changes to our university, and Bori has been involved with many aspects of this work.Have you recently started an administrative role? Do you have aspirations to go in that direction? Share your thoughts and experience with us at contactprofessorpodcast@gmail.com. professorpodcast.simplecast.com

Herbal Radio
Interviews on Herbal Radio with Thomas Dick | Featuring Tyrone Ledford

Herbal Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 53:51


We are deeply thankful for today's interview with co-founder of Holistic Divine Innovations and founder of the Ridgecrest Community Garden and Herbal Zen Garden, Tyrone Ledford. This inspiring conversation centers around Tyrone's life growing up in Compton, California, his experiences growing food, his development of the Ridgecrest Community Garden and Herbal Zen Garden, as well as his life's other meaningful pursuits. Holistic Divine Innovations was one of five Grants4Plants winners in 2021 whose organizational mission is to show innovative, holistic ways of living by teaching self-sustainability through gardening and agriculture, herbalism, and maintaining one's connection to nature. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we do! Tyrone Ledford, a native from Compton, CA received his Bachelor's Degree from California State University, Fullerton in Child & Adolescent Development with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education. He later received his Master's Degree from Pacific Oaks College in Human Development/Social Change. Tyrone has almost 15 years of experience in teaching early childhood education and is currently a full-time child development professor for Cerro Coso Community College. Tyrone's background also consists of working in mental health intensive services as a family specialist. Tyrone is an author of the Child, Family, and Community Open Resource Textbook that is used throughout community colleges in California. Tyrone, who is the co-founder of Holistic Divine Innovations, founded and organized the Ridgecrest Community Garden and Herbal Zen Garden. Tyrone has been gardening intentionally for 10 years, and grows a combination of fruits, vegetables, and herbs for both culinary and healing power. Tyrone's experience extends as far as growing herbs to create his own teas, and tinctures, and educating communities on how to grow their own food and how to use plants for its nutritional value and medicinal properties. Tyrone's goal is to introduce individuals to the natural resources our earth provides, and to increase fresh organic food resources throughout communities. Tyrone hopes to help you create a sustainable garden because he believes health is wealth. Visit Holistic Divine Innovations here. Visit the Ridgecrest Community Garden Facebook page here. Join our community! Subscribe to the Mountain Rose Herbs newsletter Subscribe to Mountain Rose Herbs on YouTube Follow on Instagram Like on Facebook Follow on Pinterest Follow on Twitter Read the Mountain Rose Herbs blog Follow on TikTok Strengthening the bonds between people and plants for a healthier world. Mountain Rose Herbs www.mountainroseherbs.com

Indie Film Hustle® - A Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari
BONUS EPISODE: Lighting the Biggest Films of All-Time with Dean Cundey A.S.C

Indie Film Hustle® - A Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 73:28


Today, my guest is a prolific cinematographer, accomplished photographer, and member of the American Society of Cinematographers, Dean Cundey.Dean rose to fame for extraordinary cinematography in the 1980s and 1990s. His early start was working on the set of Halloween.  Dean is credited as director of photography on five Back To The Future films and Jurassic Park.The Halloween slasher franchise consisted of eleven films and was initially released in 1978. The films primarily focus on Michael Myers, who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his sister, Judith Myers. Fifteen years later, he escapes to stalk and kill the people of the fictional town of Haddonfield, Illinois. Michael's killings occur on the holiday of Halloween, on which all of the films primarily take place. The second film, one of which Cundey served as director of photography, was based on Marty McFly, who had only just gotten back from the past when he is once again picked up by Dr. Emmett Brown and sent through time to the future. Marty's job in the future is to pose as his son to prevent him from being thrown in prison. Unfortunately, things get worse when the future changes the present.The three Back To The Future films Dean worked on grossed $388.8, $336, and $243 million globally, becoming all-time hits on budgets of $19, $40, and $40 million.Cundey is cited as being amongst some of the best directors of photography. In addition to his lighting skills, particularly in the famous hallway scene where the hidden face of Michael Myers is slowly revealed by way of a blue light next to the mask, he was among the first cinematographers to make use of a recent invention called the Steadicam, or paraglide.Some other shows and movies he's worked on include, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Tales of the Unexpected, Romancing the Stone, Invitation To Hell, Big Trouble in Little China, etc.Who Framed Roger Rabbit; A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hoping to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. Basically, 'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead, and Roger is the prime suspect. Groundbreaking interaction between the live and animated characters, and lots of references to classic animation.Dean grew up an avid reader of the American Cinematographer magazines he would buy after school from a local camera shop close by. That was how his inspiration to pursue filmmaking came about. He shifted his focus to theater history while still taking some architectural design classes at California State University before he ultimately enrolled at the University of California Los Angeles film school.In 1993 Jurassic Park, Dean made a minor appearance as a boat crew member (Mate) while also staffed as director of photography. The film follows a pragmatic paleontologist visiting an almost complete theme park tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park's cloned dinosaurs to run loose. Huge advancements in scientific technology have enabled a mogul to create an island full of living dinosaurs. A park employee attempts to steal dinosaur embryos, critical security systems are shut down, and it now becomes a race for survival with dinosaurs roaming freely over the island.Cundey holds over one hundred and fifty cinematography & photography credits for movies, television, and short films. That is no small feat in this business. The man has stayed busy and booked since graduation from film school. That kind of consistency in Hollywood is only doable by having extreme persistence and excellence.One of the many things he did to stay prepared and on top of his craft was investing into building himself a ‘super van' or one couple call it a cinematographer's heaven that contained every equipment (cameras, editings tools, etc.) required to help him get work get and do work easily. We talk more about this in our chat.Enjoy my conversation with Dean Cundey.

New Books Network
Antonio T. Bly, "Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America" (Lexington Books, 2022)

New Books Network

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 88:02


Antonio T. Bly had collected and edited hundreds of advertisements offering a reward for enslaved Native Americans who run away from their masters. Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America (Lexington Books, 2022) captures the lives of numerous individuals who refused to sacrifice their humanity in the face of the violent, changing landscapes of early America. The documents reveal much about the strategies of resistance, but also about the fears and anxieties of the white men who viewed Native American women and men as their property. Antonio T. Bly holds the Peter H. Shattuck Endowed Chair in Colonial American History at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Bly earned his Ph.D. in American Studies at College of William & Mary in Williamsburg in 2006. He then joined the faculty of Appalachian State University in 2007. For a decade he was the Director of the Africana Studies program. In 2019, he joined the Department of History at Sacramento State University. His previous books include Escaping Servitude: A Documentary History Runaway Servants in Colonial Virginia. Co-authored with Tamia Haygood. Lexington Books, 2015 and Escaping Bondage: A Documentary History of Runaway Slaves in Eighteenth-Century New England, 1700-1789. Lexington Books; 2012. Michael G. Vann is a professor of world history at California State University, Sacramento. A specialist in imperialism and the Cold War in Southeast Asia, he is the author of The Great Hanoi Rat Hunt: Empires, Disease, and Modernity in French Colonial Vietnam (Oxford University Press, 2018). When he's not reading or talking about new books with smart people, Mike can be found surfing in Santa Cruz, California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network

New Books in Early Modern History
Antonio T. Bly, "Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America" (Lexington Books, 2022)

New Books in Early Modern History

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 88:02


Antonio T. Bly had collected and edited hundreds of advertisements offering a reward for enslaved Native Americans who run away from their masters. Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America (Lexington Books, 2022) captures the lives of numerous individuals who refused to sacrifice their humanity in the face of the violent, changing landscapes of early America. The documents reveal much about the strategies of resistance, but also about the fears and anxieties of the white men who viewed Native American women and men as their property. Antonio T. Bly holds the Peter H. Shattuck Endowed Chair in Colonial American History at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Bly earned his Ph.D. in American Studies at College of William & Mary in Williamsburg in 2006. He then joined the faculty of Appalachian State University in 2007. For a decade he was the Director of the Africana Studies program. In 2019, he joined the Department of History at Sacramento State University. His previous books include Escaping Servitude: A Documentary History Runaway Servants in Colonial Virginia. Co-authored with Tamia Haygood. Lexington Books, 2015 and Escaping Bondage: A Documentary History of Runaway Slaves in Eighteenth-Century New England, 1700-1789. Lexington Books; 2012. Michael G. Vann is a professor of world history at California State University, Sacramento. A specialist in imperialism and the Cold War in Southeast Asia, he is the author of The Great Hanoi Rat Hunt: Empires, Disease, and Modernity in French Colonial Vietnam (Oxford University Press, 2018). When he's not reading or talking about new books with smart people, Mike can be found surfing in Santa Cruz, California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

New Books in American Studies
Antonio T. Bly, "Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America" (Lexington Books, 2022)

New Books in American Studies

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 88:02


Antonio T. Bly had collected and edited hundreds of advertisements offering a reward for enslaved Native Americans who run away from their masters. Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America (Lexington Books, 2022) captures the lives of numerous individuals who refused to sacrifice their humanity in the face of the violent, changing landscapes of early America. The documents reveal much about the strategies of resistance, but also about the fears and anxieties of the white men who viewed Native American women and men as their property. Antonio T. Bly holds the Peter H. Shattuck Endowed Chair in Colonial American History at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Bly earned his Ph.D. in American Studies at College of William & Mary in Williamsburg in 2006. He then joined the faculty of Appalachian State University in 2007. For a decade he was the Director of the Africana Studies program. In 2019, he joined the Department of History at Sacramento State University. His previous books include Escaping Servitude: A Documentary History Runaway Servants in Colonial Virginia. Co-authored with Tamia Haygood. Lexington Books, 2015 and Escaping Bondage: A Documentary History of Runaway Slaves in Eighteenth-Century New England, 1700-1789. Lexington Books; 2012. Michael G. Vann is a professor of world history at California State University, Sacramento. A specialist in imperialism and the Cold War in Southeast Asia, he is the author of The Great Hanoi Rat Hunt: Empires, Disease, and Modernity in French Colonial Vietnam (Oxford University Press, 2018). When he's not reading or talking about new books with smart people, Mike can be found surfing in Santa Cruz, California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/american-studies

New Books in History
Antonio T. Bly, "Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America" (Lexington Books, 2022)

New Books in History

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 88:02


Antonio T. Bly had collected and edited hundreds of advertisements offering a reward for enslaved Native Americans who run away from their masters. Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America (Lexington Books, 2022) captures the lives of numerous individuals who refused to sacrifice their humanity in the face of the violent, changing landscapes of early America. The documents reveal much about the strategies of resistance, but also about the fears and anxieties of the white men who viewed Native American women and men as their property. Antonio T. Bly holds the Peter H. Shattuck Endowed Chair in Colonial American History at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Bly earned his Ph.D. in American Studies at College of William & Mary in Williamsburg in 2006. He then joined the faculty of Appalachian State University in 2007. For a decade he was the Director of the Africana Studies program. In 2019, he joined the Department of History at Sacramento State University. His previous books include Escaping Servitude: A Documentary History Runaway Servants in Colonial Virginia. Co-authored with Tamia Haygood. Lexington Books, 2015 and Escaping Bondage: A Documentary History of Runaway Slaves in Eighteenth-Century New England, 1700-1789. Lexington Books; 2012. Michael G. Vann is a professor of world history at California State University, Sacramento. A specialist in imperialism and the Cold War in Southeast Asia, he is the author of The Great Hanoi Rat Hunt: Empires, Disease, and Modernity in French Colonial Vietnam (Oxford University Press, 2018). When he's not reading or talking about new books with smart people, Mike can be found surfing in Santa Cruz, California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/history

Pulling Curls Podcast: Pregnancy & Parenting Untangled
Healthcare Communication with Samantha Ghabra RN & Midwifery Student - Episode 167

Pulling Curls Podcast: Pregnancy & Parenting Untangled

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 23:09


Healthcare communication is one of the most important things you can learn about before your delivery. Today's guest is Samantha Ghabra. Samantha has been a registered nurse since 2017. Her passion for labor, birth, and women's health has lead her on a path towards becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife/Woman's Health Nurse Practitioner. She is currently a student at California State University, Fullerton in their CNM/WHNP program. Samantha's favorite aspect of nursing is patient education. She loves showing patients the incredible amazing capabilities of their bodies and how to be their own best advocate by empowering patients to make informed decisions. She is a firm believer of Health At Every Size, as well as supporting BIPOC women, and other birthing people. Outside of the world of labor and delivery, Samantha is a cat mom to two fur babies, Watson & Frankie, and she loves to read, cook, and travel. Big thanks to our sponsor The Online Prenatal Class for Couples -- it has a whole bonus video on communicating with your healthcare team which I think you will really enjoy! In this episode Be Kind Be specific about what you need (even in communication) Things you can do to get more time to make a decision Other things that might interest you Disadvantages of doulas (and advantages) Making your partner part of the birth TEAM Delivery room rules

New Books in Native American Studies
Antonio T. Bly, "Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America" (Lexington Books, 2022)

New Books in Native American Studies

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 88:02


Antonio T. Bly had collected and edited hundreds of advertisements offering a reward for enslaved Native Americans who run away from their masters. Escaping Slavery: A Documentary History of Native American Runaways in British North America (Lexington Books, 2022) captures the lives of numerous individuals who refused to sacrifice their humanity in the face of the violent, changing landscapes of early America. The documents reveal much about the strategies of resistance, but also about the fears and anxieties of the white men who viewed Native American women and men as their property. Antonio T. Bly holds the Peter H. Shattuck Endowed Chair in Colonial American History at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Bly earned his Ph.D. in American Studies at College of William & Mary in Williamsburg in 2006. He then joined the faculty of Appalachian State University in 2007. For a decade he was the Director of the Africana Studies program. In 2019, he joined the Department of History at Sacramento State University. His previous books include Escaping Servitude: A Documentary History Runaway Servants in Colonial Virginia. Co-authored with Tamia Haygood. Lexington Books, 2015 and Escaping Bondage: A Documentary History of Runaway Slaves in Eighteenth-Century New England, 1700-1789. Lexington Books; 2012. Michael G. Vann is a professor of world history at California State University, Sacramento. A specialist in imperialism and the Cold War in Southeast Asia, he is the author of The Great Hanoi Rat Hunt: Empires, Disease, and Modernity in French Colonial Vietnam (Oxford University Press, 2018). When he's not reading or talking about new books with smart people, Mike can be found surfing in Santa Cruz, California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/native-american-studies

The Retirement Wisdom Podcast
The Vintage Years – Dr. Francine Toder

The Retirement Wisdom Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 25:00


Retire? My guest today has a phrase that better captures this phase of life than the word retirement: The Vintage Years. So how are you planning for your vintage years? Dr. Francine Toder joins us to discuss how to do so with your brain in mind. And that means including novelty, complexity and problem-solving into your day-to-day life. Taking up an artistic pursuit, even without any prior experience is one way to bring those elements into your vintage years. Dr. Toder joins us us from the San Francisco Bay area. _________________________ Design Your Retirement Be intentional about your next phase. Invest in your future with my small group coaching program. Two new groups starting in January 2023 - Limited to 10 participants More info and registration here _________________________ Bio Francine Toder, Ph.D. is an emeritus faculty member of California State University, Sacramento and is a clinical psychologist retired from private practice. She is also the author of The Vintage Years: Finding your Inner Artist (Writer, Musician, Visual Artist) After Sixty.Her most recent book is Inward Traveler: 51 Ways to Explore the World Mindfully.  Her extensive writing on diverse topics appears in magazines, professional journals, newspapers, blog sites and as edited book chapters. She resides in the San Francisco Bay area. _________________________ For More On Francine Toder, Ph.D.  Website The Vintage Years: Finding your Inner Artist (Writer, Musician, Visual Artist) After Sixty Inward Traveler: 51 Ways to Explore the World Mindfully __________________________ Podcast Episodes You May Like A Round of Golf with My Father – William Damon Retire Happy – Dr. Catherine Sanderson How Can You Be Better with Age? – Alan Castel If You Love Your Work, What Challenges Will You Face in Retirement? – Michelle Pannor Silver ___________________________ Wise Quotes On the Power of Novelty "Basically, neuroplasticity means it's plastic, it can continue shaping itself. And the way it does that is through novelty, complexity and problem solving. So let's say you play golf and you like to play golf and you've been playing golf for 40 years. Well, I'd say either you take up another sport or you learn to hold a club in your opposite hand, which is almost impossible and very counterintuitive, and most people would not like it. But that has the benefits of what I call novelty and problem solving. It would be the same way if you were a knitter, I'd say take up a different craft or knit something totally different or in a different way. So you don't have to change hobbies, you just have to change the way you do it. Or find a new hobby. Even if you didn't know what you wanted, you could go back to something you did as a child." On Wisdom and the Richest Stage of Life "This is the richest stage in life. For one thing, I am a psychologist, so I look at the world through psychologist eyes. When you get to this stage of life, your mental health is probably better than it's ever been. And partly, and this may surprise some people, it's because the drop off in certain hormones, estrogen and testosterone and some other ones, that pull for other kinds of activities. And when those are gone, there is more room for taking up something new. And besides that, at this point, we have wisdom. I'll give you an example. Kids have little bookcases full of half a dozen books, and by the time they're out of school, you've got a big bookcase, and by the time you're 60, you've got a huge bookcase. Well, it's the same way in your brain. You have a huge amount of storage in your brain, and excellent problem solving skills that young people don't even have. Those two things together make this the richest stage in life." On Staying Sharp "The most important thing is exercise. And while that isn't an art form, it certainly can be added to an art form.

Faith Matters
141. The Song of the Heart — Brett Stewart and Brandon Stewart

Faith Matters

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022 66:55


A few years ago, we were invited by some good friends to see a Christmas concert their kids were participating in. We were happy to be invited, and of course, wanted to support our friends and their kids! So we headed to Salt Lake City expecting a fun evening.But when we walked into Abravanel Hall, we knew something was going on that we didn't understand. The place was buzzing — it was packed full of people, with a tangible excitement in the air. We took our seats, and when the lights went down, nearly 1000 musicians flooded the stage and filled the balconies around us. When the music began, we were hit with a wall of sound unlike anything we'd ever heard. The quality of instrumentation, singing, and arrangement was truly incredible — by the time the concert was over, it felt like every person in attendance had been profoundly moved.That was our first introduction to Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, known as MCO, founded in 2007 by Brett and Brandon Stewart — and now home to over 4,000 musicians in five different chapters. Brett and Brandon are brothers, both with incredible musical resumes. Brett received a doctorate degree in choral conducting with cognate studies in composition from the University of Cincinnati College–Conservatory of Music, a master's degree in choral conducting from California State University, Long Beach, and a bachelor's degree in piano performance from BYU. All in all, he's been teaching music for nearly three decades, and is an accomplished conductor, composer, pianist, and vocalist. Brandon received a bachelor's degree from BYU before going on to receive a Master's Degree from Juilliard, and being invited to complete a doctorate program and teach at Juilliard — before choosing to instead join his brother Brett and found MCO. In addition to his talents as a conductor, composer, and vocalist, Brandon has been second-prize winner of the Juilliard Concerto Competition and the first prize winner of the MTNA national collegiate piano competition.Brett and Brandon tell the  founding story in the episode itself, but here we'll just say that these two have felt guided each step of this journey over the last fifteen years, including in some difficult moments that have turned into remarkable blessings for the choir and for audiences around the world.We're releasing this episode this week because over the next few weeks, MCO will be conducting its Christmas Concert series, with concerts in Utah, Arizona, California, Texas, and Idaho. You can still find tickets to the concerts and we can promise that you won't be disappointed. To get those tickets, head to millennial.org. You can also find a book about the MCO story, called Divine Orchestration,  written by our friend Greg Trimble and available on Amazon.

The Last We Fake
S2 E14 - Brooke Prado Reads and Discusses "The Hollow Book"

The Last We Fake

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022 34:52


Writer Brooke Prado reads her macabre, symbolically rich but never quite implausible modern parable, "The Hollow Book," developed this fall in an upper-division fiction workshop at California State University, Long Beach, then talks with Alan Rifkin about the perils of reading in the dark.  Prado's work has been published in multiple journals, including Chaffey Review and Queer Sci Fi Anthology, as well as various contests online.  A fourth-year undergraduate majoring in English, she is at work on a short-story collection tentatively titled "Mother Oh Mother" and the first of what she hopes will be a long list of published novels. Follow her @brooke.prado on Instagram. 

Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast
SELebrate Good Times: Featuring Kim Gameroz

Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2022 31:34


In this week's episode, Kim Gameroz breaks down the misconceptions of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and how to build a systematic approach to have the most impact with SEL. In this episode, we discuss: Creating a common language   Making Morning Meetings meaningful  And her upcoming book!  About Kim Gameroz: Kim Gameroz is a change agent for schools and districts who seek to revolutionize classrooms by taking on a systematic approach to teaching social and emotional skills. For over 15 years, Kim has coached, trained, and mentored teachers, students, and families around the globe. She was invited to speak at Social Thinking's Global Provider's Conference in San Francisco, as well as Get Your Teach On's Rock Your School and PBIScon22 for PBIS Rewards. She has also consulted for school districts and families in need of social and emotional support, served on SEL panels for the Cotsen Art of Teaching Foundation, and has appeared on various webinars and podcasts with leaders and companies near and far. She holds a Bachelors in Psychology from California State University, Long Beach, and a Masters in Education from National University, San Diego. She currently resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband, Shaun, and son, Wyatt, and is looking forward to spreading her knowledge of SEL even further to schools, districts, and homes around the world. Follow Kim Gameroz: Website: SELebrateGoodTimes.com Instagram: @SELebrateGoodTimes Facebook: Private Facebook Group: From Powerless To EMPOWERED New OFFICIAL Sponsor of the Aspire to Lead Podcast! As a passionate coffee drinker, I am always looking for the best cup of premium coffee. Once Leslie and I tasted Papa Rob's Coffee, we instantly fell in love with the flavor of the Espresso Special Blend. Papa Rob's Coffee is the only coffee we drink and I'm proud to have them as the exclusive sponsor of the podcast! Papa Rob's Roasting Company was started to pass on the love for premium coffee that is as fresh as it is delicious! Rob sources only the finest green coffee beans from around the world and then roasts them to perfection upon order in small batches, so that they will always be at their peak flavor and freshness. One taste and you will experience the difference! Make sure you use the coupon code "Aspire15" to save 15% off your order! https://paparobscoffee.com/  [caption id="attachment_3508" align="alignnone" width="1024"]

Silence on Set
Clay Epstein, President of Film Mode Entertainment and Co-Chair of IFTA and AFM talks market trends and advice for filmmakers

Silence on Set

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 33:07


Clay Epstein, president of Film Mode Entertainment, has spent his life pushing the boundaries of what is possible for independent filmmakers. Epstein is inventive, always looking for that special "something" that makes a film stand out. In doing so, he has created a successful career in making films through Film Mode Entertainment and has become the co-chair of the Indedpent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) and American Film Market (AFM). Epstein gives us the latest forecast in domestic and international trends, where the independent film circuit is going, and what filmmakers should do to take advantage of both IFTA and AFM's services. The IFTA supports, protects, and advances the global independent film and TV industry. Their membership includes more than 140 companies from 23 countries. From independent production and distribution companies to sales agents and financiers, they are the only organization that unites the collective voice of Independents worldwide and ensures that they are well represented across all issues that impact the independent business. AFM includes acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, the world's press, and all those who provide services to the motion picture industry. This brings a place for everyone to converge to push forward those must-see films. Epstein is a wealth of knowledge about independent filmmaking and gives valuable tips and tricks to get yourself in the door. Host: Monica Gleberman Editor: Miranda Currier Social Media Graphic: Jojo -- Bio: Clay Epstein is the President and Owner of Film Mode Entertainment, a worldwide sales and distribution entity with a producer friendly initiative. In addition to representing worldwide rights, Clay executive produces many of the company's titles. In 2021, Film Mode launched a consulting division offering producers expertise and guidance on financial models, marketing, and distribution strategies. Film Mode has had recent successes with films such as CRYPTO starring Kurt Russel, LITTLE PINK HOUSE starring Catherine Keener and Mayim Bialik's directorial debut AS SICK AS THEY MADE US starring Dustin Hoffman, Candice Bergan, Dianna Agron and Simon Helberg. Prior to Film Mode, Clay was SVP Sales & Acquisitions at Arclight Films. He was instrumental in acquiring and representing high profile films such as Paul Schrader 's DOG EAT DOG starring Nicolas Cage, and the Spirig brother's PREDESTINATION starring Ethan Hawke. Earlier in his career, Clay represented prestigious titles such as TSOTSI (2006, Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Language,) and THE LAST STATION (2010, Academy Award Nominee for Best Performance by an Actress.) Clay earned a BA in Fine Arts, from California State University, Northridge majoring in Film Production and minoring in Italian Language. In addition to his professional accomplishments, he holds the elected position of Chairman of Independent Film and Television Alliance. Clay is an instructor at UCLA Extension, and a frequent lecturer at film festivals worldwide., a member of PGA, FIND, BAFTA LA, and the Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @SilenceonSet and Instagram @SilenceonSetPod

Genome Insider
JGIota: Looking Back at How Cow Rumen Samples Landed on a Syllabus

Genome Insider

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 8:15


Back in 2011, JGI-supported researchers published a paper in the journal Science. They'd used metagenomics to sift for microbial genes encoding carbohydrate-chomping enzymes in cow rumen — and found 27,000 candidates. The data from that study is now used across California State University campuses for biotechnology education as part of a course-based undergraduate resource experience. Hear from CSU San Marcos Professor Matt Escobar and UC Davis Associate Professor Matthias Hess, also the chair of the JGI User Executive Committee, on how that study went from the lab to the classroom. Links from this episode:Episode TranscriptJGI@25 StoriesScience Highlight: Rumenating on improving biofuel productionPaper: Metagenomic Discovery of Biomass-Degrading Genes and Genomes from Cow RumenOur contact info:Twitter: @JGIEmail: jgi-comms at lbl dot govGenome Insider is a production of the Joint Genome Institute. 

Keen On Democracy
Andrew Anagnost: How the Moral Sickness Afflicting Silicon Valley Might Be a Pandemic of Egoism

Keen On Democracy

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 26:04


Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now. In this episode, Andrew is joined by Andrew Anagnost, CEO of Autodesk, Inc. Andrew Anagnost is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk. Dr. Anagnost's career spans more than 25 years of product, business, and marketing experience focused on driving strategy, transformation, and product development — and includes positions at Autodesk, Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Company, and EXA Corporation. He also completed a doctorate degree at Stanford University and worked at NASA Ames Research Center as an NRC post-doctoral fellow. Anagnost began his career at Autodesk in 1997 and has held a wide range of roles in the areas of marketing, new business development, product management, and product development. Prior to becoming President and CEO in June 2017, he served as Chief Marketing Officer and SVP of the Business Strategy & Marketing organization. In this role, Andrew served as architect and leader of Autodesk's business model transition—moving the company to become a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions provider. Previously, Anagnost held various executive positions across Autodesk. Early in his Autodesk career, he led the development of the company's manufacturing products and grew Autodesk Inventor revenue to over $500 million. Anagnost is a member of the Autodesk Board of Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Northridge (CSUN), and holds both an MS in Engineering Science and a PhD in Aeronautical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford University. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Klepper
Pizzagate: Are Democrats Harvesting Children's Blood?

Klepper

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 56:19


It's one of the weirder things Jordan Klepper has heard at Trump rallies: Democrats are drinking the blood of children to get their daily adrenochrome fix. What is adrenochrome, and how did Hillary Clinton get involved? Jordan sits down with Matt Gertz, Senior Fellow for Media Matters for America and Elise Wang, an assistant professor at California State University, Fullerton. Together, they unravel this conspiracy theory that begins in the Middle Ages, pops up in the 2016 election, and makes its way to the non-existent basement of a Washington D.C. pizza shop. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Buddhability
How To Do It All, With Dr. Gitima Sharma

Buddhability

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 60:18


Today we're talking about how to do it all when you have a full plate. Whether you are an overwhelmed parent or caregiver aspiring to build a career you love, or lacking the support you wish you had to care for yourself and everything else in your life, doing it all can be tough. And amid the chaos, we tend to be hardest on ourselves.Dr. Gitima Sharma, of California State University, talks us through how she approaches this subject as a counselor educator, and also as a Buddhist practitioner and working mom with two young children. CHEAT SHEET1:34 How Gitima started chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo13:11 Her own experience with “doing it all”19:22 The challenges of self-doubt, self-comparison and perfectionism28:04 What having a sense of purpose means in Buddhism32:02 What research says about having a sense of purpose45:46 How to increase your sense of purpose53:31 A favorite Buddhist quote about time and enlightenment56:27 Advice for anyone who is struggling to do it allReferences: The Time Is Now! Let's Create a Whirlwind of Dialogue! Live Life to the Fullest With Clear Purpose

The Treasury Career Corner
Why Hybrid Work Is Here to Stay with Bruce Edlund

The Treasury Career Corner

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 40:42


The world has not been the same since COVID first struck in 2020. Back then, many treasurers were adapting to remote work and acclimatising to the challenges of being out of the office. Now, many professionals have returned to the office, either completely or as part of a hybrid working pattern. In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner, we welcome back Bruce Edlund, now Group Director, Assistant Treasurer at Cloud Software Group. Bruce joined the show back in June 2020, whilst working at Citrix. He explained why he returned to the company, shared his thoughts on technology in treasury and provided tips for young treasurers. Now, Bruce returns with career updates and explains why he thinks hybrid work is here to stay. Bruce Edlund is Group Director, Assistant Treasurer at Cloud Software Group based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was previously Director of Treasury, Senior Director, Assistant Treasurer and Group Director, Assistant Treasurer at Citrix Systems, Inc. also in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He had been Senior Director of Treasury at Citrix in his first stint with the company between 2004 and 2010. He has over 20 years of treasury experience starting as Assistant Treasurer at DIRECTV Latin America and later becoming Director of Global Cash Management at Walmart Stores. His experience in companies of varied size in different industries has given Bruce a wealth of experience in treasury systems and different ways of tackling industry challenges. Prior to corporate treasury, Bruce worked for five years in investment banking in Latin America, primarily at Bank of America. He has an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management where he maintains ties and has been a regular guest judge for their FORAD finance competition. He also has BA degrees in Economics and French from California State University, Sacramento. Bruce speaks French and Spanish, learning the languages while studying and working in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Latin America. On the podcast we discussed… The importance of finding the right role for you Bruce's transitions from banking to cash management to treasury Why he returned to his previous company Why hybrid working will continue How remote/hybrid work affects staff turnover The value of virtual conferences and events You can connect with Bruce Edlund on LinkedIn. Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury? Whether you've recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. Find out more here. Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move! If you're enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts click here! If you're interested in learning more about the fundamental pillars of treasury, download my free Corporate Treasury eBook by clicking here!

Speaking Your Brand
303: Fabulous Facilitator Speaker Archetype with Susan Moe

Speaking Your Brand

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 31:14


This is the second episode in our series exploring the four speaker archetypes. (You can discover your archetype by taking our free quiz at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/quiz.)   Knowing your archetype will help you to: Create more impactful and memorable presentations Market yourself as a speaker using your strengths Try our recommendations to take your talks to the next level In this episode, we're talking about the Fabulous Facilitator speaker archetype with my guest and Thought Leader Academy grad Susan Moe. As a Fabulous Facilitator: You're a great teacher and listener and really good at helping people understand concepts and learn from each other. You enjoy speaking to smaller groups in a workshop setting where you can encourage participation and dialogue. Your empathetic nature allows you to identify connections among people. Rather than you being the provider of the solutions, you like to help people find the solutions together. Your big challenge? You're so inclined to give the floor to others that your audience misses out on the opportunity to learn more about you. Susan and I talk about how she's leveraged her strengths as a Fabulous Facilitator plus what she's learned about the power of incorporating personal stories into her talks and the results so far. Discover your Speaker Archetype by taking our free quiz: https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/quiz.   About My Guest: Susan Moe is the founder of Ascended Presence, a coaching and training company that helps people live richer, more meaningful, and happier lives. Susan is an international clairvoyant reader, life coach, spiritual mentor, public speaker, and workshop facilitator. Through her readings and trainings, she empowers people to take ownership over their emotional well-being regardless of their external circumstances. Susan holds a Master's degree in business from UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from California State University, Sacramento while having studied in Sweden her junior year at Uppsala University. She also graduated from CDM Spiritual Center's advanced seminary program. About Us: The Speaking Your Brand podcast is hosted by Carol Cox. At Speaking Your Brand, we help women entrepreneurs and professionals clarify their brand message and story, create their signature talks, and develop their thought leadership platforms. Our mission is to get more women in positions of influence and power because it's through women's stories, voices, and visibility that we challenge the status quo and change existing systems. Check out our coaching programs at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com.  Links: Show notes at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/303 Susan's website: http://www.ascendedpresence.com/ Discover your Speaker Archetype by taking our free quiz: https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/quiz/. Join our Thought Leader Academy: https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/academy/    Connect on social: Carol on LinkedIn = https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolcox Susan (guest) on LinkedIn = https://www.linkedin.com/in/susan-moe-580a1b2/ Susan (guest) on Instagram =  https://www.instagram.com/ascendedpresence/ Related Podcast Episodes: Episode 285: 4 Speaker Archetypes: Learn How to Market and Sell Your Speaking with Carol Cox Episode 264: The Role of Symbols and Metaphors in Our Stories with Susan Moe  

Taking the Leap
Oren Zaslansky - Founder and CEO of Flock Freight

Taking the Leap

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 94:36


Show Notes:  Oren is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach & Harvard Business School Young President's Organization (YPO) member Marc Andreessen “Software is eating the world!” Flock Freight – “We are building an enormous tech stack and incredible cutting-edge technology business while building a best-in-class freight block – algorithmic ride-sharing of freight.” https://www.flockfreight.com/about-us/ 50% of the semi-trailers on the road are only 50% full. This is wasteful of space and increases carbon emissions to move cargo. Terminal-free or hubless shipping to move cargo across the country. Key performance indicators in the freight industry. On-time pick up On-time delivery Damage Transit time Loss/theft (9:45) HBS Professor Francis Frei - Three Wedges of Business  Customer Delight Supplier Surplus Profits for the Firm Flock Freight is the only Certified B-Corporation in the freight industry! It is important to be environmentally AND financially sustainable (18:00) Is deflation coming to the freight industry?  Transportation as an industry is $7 Trillion globally and $1 Trillion in the US (20:50) How does Oren pivot and tackle the challenges of entrepreneurship while dealing with the stress of the job? “It is better to expect that you will have to chew glass daily!” “Because it is hard it is worth doing! Don't expect hard things to be easy.” (27:00) Why is it important to have close friends, confidants, mentors, and coaches around you on your journey to help you? (29:00) “Business is like middle school.” (33:00) What is it like to navigate an 18-month near-death experience for his business? (39:00) What is it like to have big outside investors like Softbank, Google Ventures, GLP, and Signal Fire as investors in your company?  (49:00) Why is it important to wear your values on your sleeve as a leader and CEO? (50:40) Why does Oren invest so much in continuing education?  Why I started vs. Why I stayed. “I loved it because I felt safe.” (1:04:00) How can society come together to communicate better and see different points of view? Be conscious about the world around us Be thoughtful about others' viewpoints and perspectives “99% of the world is the same…we all want to live in peace and raise our families in peace and prosperity.” As you move up Maslow's Hierarchy of needs, you are able to have different types of conversations. (1:11:45) What is coming down the pike with technology advancements, AV (autonomous vehicles) and how will this impact the economy? Upwards of 2.5m truck drivers could lose their jobs over time Creative destruction in all industries are changing jobs and careers across many sectors…causing “career migration or career immigrants” (1:22:00) We love our truck drivers! “It's hard…Let's do it!” “The benefit of being a for-profit is we are sustainable! You can do well by doing good.” Book Recommendations Mornings on Horse Back – David McCullough War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy Washington – Ron Chernow Hamilton – Rob Chernow (1:25:00) Why Oren is reading historical biographies of leaders “They were people who worked on big things with a lot of purpose behind what they did and many times were reluctant but they felt called and felt compelled into service.” “I've been filling up my tank on people doing hard things!” Final Question: If you had the ability to give a state of the union address to the American people what would you say? Follow Bob Dickie on Twitter @RobertDickieFollow "Taking the Leap Podcast" on Youtube.com

GANAS! Leading from the Heart
Rob Bishop: Learning Leadership on the Court

GANAS! Leading from the Heart

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 24:14


As athletic director and vice principal at Palma School in Salinas for the last five years, Rob Bishop brings vast leadership experience – much of it on the basketball court. Bishop is the former head basketball coach at California State University, Monterey Bay, overseeing all aspects of the program for more than 8 years. Before CSU Monterey, Bishop served as an assistant coach at Northern Arizona University for six seasons. He also served as an assistant at California State University, Chico, where he received his bachelor's degree in physical education in 1996 and masters in physical education with an emphasis in coaching in 2001.

LibVoices
Episode 29: Jimmy Zavala on Community Archives, Counternarratives, and Student Empowerment

LibVoices

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 39:47


Jimmy Zavala is the Teaching & Learning Librarian for UCLA Library Special Collections. Prior to joining UCLA, Jimmy was the Project Coordinator Librarian for Transforming Knowledge, Transforming Libraries, a three-year IMLS-funded research project analyzing the intersection of Ethnic Studies and Community Archives at UC Irvine. He received his MLIS from UCLA and also holds a BA in Latin American Studies and an MA in History from California State University, Los Angeles.

The You Project
#985 Conspiracies, Skeptics & Echo Chambers - Dr. Michael Shermer

The You Project

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 50:55


Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founder of Skeptic magazine and the Executive Director of The Skeptics Society. He is the author of New York Times bestsellers Why People Believe Weird Things, The Believing Brain, Why Darwin Matters, The Science of Good and Evil, The Moral Arc, Heavens on Earth, Giving the Devil His Due: Reflections of a Scientific Humanist and his new book is called Conspiracy: Why the Rational Believe the Irrational. He has also delivered two popular TED talks, appeared on Oprah, The Colbert Report, 20/20, Dateline, Charlie Rose, Larry King Live, Joe Rogan (7 times) and now, in what is clearly the highlight of his career (lol), he finds his way to TYP-HQ. Dr. Shermer received his B.A. in psychology from Pepperdine University, M.A. in experimental psychology from California State University, Fullerton, and his Ph.D. in the history of science from Claremont Graduate University. He has been a college professor since 1979, also teaching at Occidental College, Glendale College, and Claremont Graduate University, where he taught a transdisciplinary course for Ph.D. students on Evolution, Economics, and the Brain. Enjoy. michaelshermer.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Myers Detox
Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Feel Good Chemicals with Loretta G. Breuning

Myers Detox

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 37:29


Loretta G. Breuning joins the show to talk about how to develop healthy habits that retrain your brain and increase your feel good chemicals. Boosting these chemicals, that were once primarily used in evolutionary survival, requires a new approach in our 21st century lifestyle, and Loretta is here to tell us how. She explains how brain chemicals are controlled by neural pathways built from past experiences, how you can build new pathways by feeding your brain new experiences, and what exactly each of our brain chemicals are designed to do. So many fascinating topics and tips discussed in todays podcast. You'll leave with a new understanding of your brain and how you can become a happier person by using Loretta's incredible brain boosting strategies.   On today's podcast, you will learn: The purpose of each of our main neurotransmitters. The experiment where rats drank cocaine water until they died. Why your body releases cortisol so frequently. How to rewire your brain to release more feel good chemicals. How social media affects our brain, and ways to reduce its use. Loretta's top tips for boosting feel good chemicals.   Loretta G. Breuning's Bio: Loretta G. Breuning, PhD, is Founder of the Inner Mammal Institute and Professor Emerita of Management at California State University, East Bay. She is the author of many personal development books, including Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin and Endorphin Levels. As a teacher and a parent, she was not convinced by prevailing theories of human motivation. Then she learned about the brain chemistry we share with earlier mammals and everything made sense. She began creating resources that have helped thousands of people make peace with their inner mammal. Dr. Breuning's work has been translated into twelve languages. Before teaching, she worked for the United Nations in Africa. She is a graduate of Cornell University and Tufts.  The Inner Mammal Institute offers videos, podcasts, books, blogs, multimedia, a training program, and a free five-day happy-chemical jumpstart.  You can learn more about Loretta and her work at  

The Dissenter
#702 Eric Schniter: Skill and Knowledge Acquisition, and Trust-Based Interactions

The Dissenter

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 79:46


------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 10 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/y9r3fc9m PayPal Subscription 20 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/y95uvkao This show is sponsored by Enlites, Learning & Development done differently. Check the website here: http://enlites.com/ Dr. Eric Schniter is a Lecturer in Anthropology at California State University, Fullerton, and a Visiting Research Associate at the Economic Science Institute at Chapman University. He has been examining the development of skill, knowledge and material production across the lifespan. He is also interested in how emotions calibrate personal and interpersonal behaviors, contributing to relationship maintenance and well-being. In this episode, we talk about skill and knowledge acquisition, and trust-based interactions. We start by talking about the acquisition of skill, knowledge, and material production across the lifespan in foraging societies. We also discuss ethnobiological knowledge, sex differences in knowledge acquisition and specialization, and storytelling skills. We then get into how human relationships are maintained, with a focus on trust. We discuss how promises, apologies, and confessions build and rebuild trust. We talk about dishonesty and mistrust, and gender stereotypes associated with them. We talk about trust games, and what we can learn from them. Finally, we discuss the role that risk plays in the evolution of human exchange. -- A HUGE THANK YOU TO MY PATRONS/SUPPORTERS: KARIN LIETZCKE, ANN BLANCHETTE, PER HELGE LARSEN, LAU GUERREIRO, JERRY MULLER, HANS FREDRIK SUNDE, BERNARDO SEIXAS, HERBERT GINTIS, RUTGER VOS, RICARDO VLADIMIRO, CRAIG HEALY, OLAF ALEX, PHILIP KURIAN, JONATHAN VISSER, JAKOB KLINKBY, ADAM KESSEL, MATTHEW WHITINGBIRD, ARNAUD WOLFF, TIM HOLLOSY, HENRIK AHLENIUS, JOHN CONNORS, PAULINA BARREN, FILIP FORS CONNOLLY, DAN DEMETRIOU, ROBERT WINDHAGER, RUI INACIO, ARTHUR KOH, ZOOP, MARCO NEVES, COLIN HOLBROOK, SUSAN PINKER, PABLO SANTURBANO, SIMON COLUMBUS, PHIL KAVANAGH, JORGE ESPINHA, CORY CLARK, MARK BLYTH, ROBERTO INGUANZO, MIKKEL STORMYR, ERIC NEURMANN, SAMUEL ANDREEFF, FRANCIS FORDE, TIAGO NUNES, BERNARD HUGUENEY, ALEXANDER DANNBAUER, FERGAL CUSSEN, YEVHEN BODRENKO, HAL HERZOG, NUNO MACHADO, DON ROSS, JONATHAN LEIBRANT, JOÃO LINHARES, OZLEM BULUT, NATHAN NGUYEN, STANTON T, SAMUEL CORREA, ERIK HAINES, MARK SMITH, J.W., JOÃO EIRA, TOM HUMMEL, SARDUS FRANCE, DAVID SLOAN WILSON, YACILA DEZA-ARAUJO, IDAN SOLON, ROMAIN ROCH, DMITRY GRIGORYEV, TOM ROTH, DIEGO LONDOÑO CORREA, YANICK PUNTER, ADANER USMANI, CHARLOTTE BLEASE, NICOLE BARBARO, ADAM HUNT, PAWEL OSTASZEWSKI, AL ORTIZ, NELLEKE BAK, KATHRINE AND PATRICK TOBIN, GUY MADISON, GARY G HELLMANN, SAIMA AFZAL, ADRIAN JAEGGI, NICK GOLDEN, PAULO TOLENTINO, JOÃO BARBOSA, JULIAN PRICE, EDWARD HALL, HEDIN BRØNNER, DOUGLAS P. FRY, FRANCA BORTOLOTTI, GABRIEL PONS CORTÈS, URSULA LITZCKE, DENISE COOK, SCOTT, ZACHARY FISH, TIM DUFFY, TRADERINNYC, SUNNY SMITH, AND JON WISMAN! A SPECIAL THANKS TO MY PRODUCERS, YZAR WEHBE, JIM FRANK, ŁUKASZ STAFINIAK, IAN GILLIGAN, LUIS CAYETANO, TOM VANEGDOM, CURTIS DIXON, BENEDIKT MUELLER, VEGA GIDEY, THOMAS TRUMBLE, AND NUNO ELDER! AND TO MY EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS, MICHAL RUSIECKI, ROSEY, JAMES PRATT, MATTHEW LAVENDER, SERGIU CODREANU, AND BOGDAN KANIVETS!

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