Cafe Scientifique: Concussions & Brain Trauma

Date: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:30 pm
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Location: 
ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center
Address: 
One College St.
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

We will have two speakers from UVM College of Medicine that are going to talk about brain trauma. Coming on September 13, we will have two speakers, Kalev Freeman, Principal Investigator, Trauma Physiology Laboratory and Director of Emergency Medicine Research UVM College of Medicine & James Slauterbeck, M.D., Associate Professor, College of Medicine, UVM and Orthopedics/Sports Medicine, Fletcher Allen Hospital.

Our speakers will be share the latest information about what physicians are seeing and how they are treating these types of sports injuries. Each of our speakers will have 15 minutes to talk about their research on brain trauma followed by a 45 min dual Q&A.

Jimmy Slauterbeck will be talking about mechanisms and management of injuries during sporting events, and how to prevent them. Kalev Freeman will focus on the biology of post-concussive syndrome, neuroimaging and rehabilitation.

Guests are encouraged to bring questions!

More information at ECHOVermont.org.

Watch Cafe Scientifique: Concussions & Brain Trauma on PBS. See more from Vermont Public Television Specials.

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Community Cinema: Solar Mamas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Solar Mamas
Date: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Solar Mamas" by Jehane Noujaim

Rafea, who lives in a small Jordanian village, is 30 years old with four children and a husband eager to take a third wife. With encouragement from her country's Ministry of Environment, she attends the Barefoot College in India to train to become a solar- energy engineer. The Barefoot College provides training to the rural poor to empower them to make their communities sustainable. Students include rural women from Kenya, Burkina Faso, Colombia, and Guatemala.

Watch the preview here: http://www.itvs.org/films/solar-mamas

Visit the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

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Community Cinema: Solar Mamas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Solar Mamas
Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Solar Mamas" by Jehane Noujaim

Rafea, who lives in a small Jordanian village, is 30 years old with four children and a husband eager to take a third wife. With encouragement from her country's Ministry of Environment, she attends the Barefoot College in India to train to become a solar- energy engineer. The Barefoot College provides training to the rural poor to empower them to make their communities sustainable. Students include rural women from Kenya, Burkina Faso, Colombia, and Guatemala.

Watch the preview here: http://www.itvs.org/films/solar-mamas

Visit the Catamount Arts website for more information: http://www.catamountarts.org/

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: Solar Mamas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Solar Mamas
Date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Phone: 
802-773-1860
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Solar Mamas" by Jehane Noujaim

Rafea, who lives in a small Jordanian village, is 30 years old with four children and a husband eager to take a third wife. With encouragement from her country's Ministry of Environment, she attends the Barefoot College in India to train to become a solar- energy engineer. The Barefoot College provides training to the rural poor to empower them to make their communities sustainable. Students include rural women from Kenya, Burkina Faso, Colombia, and Guatemala.

Watch the preview here: http://www.itvs.org/films/solar-mamas

Visit the Rutland Free Library website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

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Community Cinema: As Goes Janesville

Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "As Goes Janesville" by Brad Lichtenstein.

As Goes Janesville records two years in the lives of laid-off workers, business leaders, and elected officials trying to reinvent their lives and their midwestern town amid the closure of their GM plant and America's worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

For more information on the film visit AsGoesJanesville.com

Visit the Catamount Arts website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

 

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Community Cinema: As Goes Janesville

Date: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "As Goes Janesville" by Brad Lichtenstein.

As Goes Janesville records two years in the lives of laid-off workers, business leaders, and elected officials trying to reinvent their lives and their midwestern town amid the closure of their GM plant and America's worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

For more information on the film please visit AsGoesJanesville.com

Visit the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

 

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Community Cinema: As Goes Janesville

Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Phone: 
802-773-1860
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "As Goes Janesville" by Brad Lichtenstein.

As Goes Janesville records two years in the lives of laid-off workers, business leaders, and elected officials trying to reinvent their lives and their midwestern town amid the closure of their GM plant and America's worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

For more information on the film visit AsGoesJanesville.com

Visit the Rutland Free Library website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

 

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Community Cinema: Half the Sky

Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Phone: 
802-773-1860
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Half the Sky."

Inspired by his best-selling Pulitzer Prize-winning book, author Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists travel to nine countries. They witness courageous individuals who are confronting oppression and creating meaningful solutions through  health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls.

For more information on the Half the Sky Movement please visit HalftheSkyMovement.org

Visit the Rutland Free Library  website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library

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Community Cinema: Half the Sky

Date: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Half the Sky."

Inspired by his best-selling Pulitzer Prize-winning book, author Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists travel to nine countries. They witness courageous individuals who are confronting oppression and creating meaningful solutions through  health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls.

Panel:
LuAnn Rolley, Director, Women's Center at UVM
Annika Ljung-Baruth, UVM's Women's & Gender Studies Program
Tiffany Bluemle, Ex Director, VT Works for Women
Auburn Watersong, Economic Justice Specialist at Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

For more information on the Half the Sky Movement please visit HalftheSkyMovement.org

Visit the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts  website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing ArtsLane Series at UVMOsher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Click here to RSVP to this event on Facebook.

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Community Cinema: Half the Sky

Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Half the Sky."

Inspired by his best-selling Pulitzer Prize-winning book, author Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists travel to nine countries. They witness courageous individuals who are confronting oppression and creating meaningful solutions through  health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls.

For more information on the Half the Sky Movement please visit HalftheSkyMovement.org

Visit the Catamount Arts  website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library

Click here to RSVP to this event on Facebook.

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