My simple invention, designed to keep my grandfather safe

60% of people with dementia wander off, an issue that can prove hugely stressful for both patients and caregivers. In this charming talk, hear how teen inventor Kenneth Shinozuka came up with a novel solution to help his night-wandering grandfather and the aunt who looks after him … and how he hopes to help others with Alzheimer’s.

Webinar Wednesday returns February 18, 2015 with Elizabeth Briody! by Andrew R

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Abstract

If you are either a faculty member or a student interested in training related to professional anthropological careers, this webinar is for you!

Interest in anthropological practice has never been higher.Students continue to seek greater job market preparation yet many faculty wonder how to help them.We will talk about:

1.Key differences between “traditional” anthropology programs and applied/practicing-oriented programs

2.Commonalities across high performing applied programs

3.Four distinct models of program effectiveness, highlighting the cultures of the University of Memphis, University of Maryland-College Park, Northern Arizona University, and the University of North Texas

4.If you are a faculty member:How do you build a program with a focus on application and practice?

5.If you are a student:How do you choose a program that will work for you?

Bio

Elizabeth K. Briody, Ph.D. is Founder and Principal of Cultural Keys LLC, a firm that helps companies and nonprofits understand and address organizational and cultural-change issues.  Briody has helped clients in many industries, including those at General Motors where she worked for 24 years.  She is currently a member of the AAA Executive Board and just completed her service as Chair of the AAA Working Group on Mentoring.

The event is complimentary, but does require you to register here. The event will begin at 2 PM EST, and will include a in-depth Q&A session at the end. Be sure to check your system beforehand, so you’ll be ready to go. Be sure to mark the date on your calendar for this event, and all future webinars, so you don’t miss out on any of the amazing speakers:

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Opening doors

Kick in the door, raid houses, police charges, street violence, are some of the stereotypes that popular imagery associated with squatter movement. Beyond the surface of these prejudices however, a complex reality of wealth that brings us back to ideologies and life choices we thought cornered by the course of history hides.

A documentary created by Juanmi Gutiérrez

Produced by: ZAZPI T’ERDI

Producer: Kany Peñalba

September 2013 – Run time: 89′

Original version: Basque, Spanish.