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    • Alan Arkin lecture "Acting and creativity"

    • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.); Acting
    • Actor/director/writer Alan Arkin discusses his view of the role of creativity in relationship to society, especially as it relates to acting. Concludes with a time of questions and answers. Recorded during the UniverCity 1990 Conference at Ball...
    • Roald Hoffmann lecture "One culture"

    • Science and the humanities
    • Nobel prize winning chemist Roald Hoffmann discusses the similarities between sciences and the humanities. Recorded during the UniverCity 1990 Conference at Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana.
    • Bruce Feiler lecture on his Middle East travels

    • Feiler, Bruce S.--Travel--Middle East; Abraham (Biblical patriarch); Christianity and other religions--Judaism; Christianity and other religions--Islam; Judaism--Relations-Christianity; Judaism--Relations--Islam; Islam--Relations--Christianity;...
    • Features Bruce Feiler, best-selling author of Walking the Bible, who discusses his experiences during his journey through the biblical Middle East. He also talks about the relationship between the monotheistic religions in today's world and...
    • Sally Ride lecture "Reach for the stars"

    • Women astronauts; Astronautics
    • Features Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, who describes how she got involved in the space program and talks about what it's like to be in space. Recorded during the UniverCity 2002 Conference at Ball State University, in Muncie,...
    • Barbara Dana lecture "The creative life and family integrity

    • Work and family; Lifestyles; Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
    • Barbara Dana, actress/author and wife of actor Alan Arkin, shares her views on combining a life of creative expression with the experience of being a decent, caring, giving individual. Stresses the importance of family life and mutual support...
    • Betty Edwards lecture "New ways to look at creative thinking"

    • Cerebral hemisphere; Creative thinking; Creative ability
    • Dr. Betty Edwards, Director of the Center for the Educational Applications of Brain Hemisphere Research, California State University, Long Beach, discusses the differences between the left and right brain and the need for both. Focuses on the...
    • Stedman Graham lecture "Teens can make it happen"

    • Success in adolescence
    • Features corporate training and leadership development entrepreneur Stedman Graham, who introduces his "success process," a systematic approach to organizing and advancing life goals and aspirations. He focuses on ways that youth can take control...
    • Terry Waite news conference

    • Waite, Terry--Interviews; Hostage negotiations--Middle East; Victims of terrorism--Lebanon;
    • News conference with humanitarian and author Terry Waite, Ball State UniverCity guest speaker, regarding his being held hostage in Lebanon.
    • Terry Waite news conference

    • Waite, Terry--Interviews; Hostage negotiations--Middle East; Victims of terrorism--Lebanon;
    • News conference with humanitarian and author Terry Waite, Ball State UniverCity guest speaker, regarding his being held hostage in Lebanon
    • Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning student designs

    • Ball State University. College of Architecture and Planning; Architecture--Designs and plans; Architecture Building (Ball State University);
    • College of Architecture and Planning students at Ball State University present design proposal projects in conjunction with the UniverCity 1992 cultural programming. Video also includes footage of the UniverCity 1992 campus and exhibits.
    • Lead poisoning and children panel discussion

    • Lead poisoning in children
    • Features a discussion on lead poisoning in children, with a special emphasis on Delaware County and Muncie, Indiana. Includes a presentation of the results of research on the level of lead in children's blood in various parts of Indiana and...
    • Linda Ellerbee lecture on breast cancer

    • Ellerbee, Linda--Health; Breast--Cancer--Patients
    • Features journalist and television production company CEO Linda Ellerbee, who discusses her personal struggle with breast cancer. Recorded during the UniverCity 2002 Conference at Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana.
    • Moisés Kaufman leads discussion about his play "The Laramie project"

    • Kaufman, Moisés. Laramie project; Gays in literature; American drama--20th century
    • Features playwright and artistic director of Tectonic Theater Project Moisés Kaufman, who leads a discussion about his play The Laramie project. The discussion followed a performance of The Laramie project by Ball State students and included the...
    • Peter Benson lecture "Healthy community, healthy youth"

    • Child rearing; Community life
    • Features Search Institute president Peter Benson, who gives recommendations on how to create a society which produces healthy youth. He criticizes the extreme age-segregation in contemporary society and emphasizes the importance of community and...
    • Michael Piraino lecture "The impact of CASA, past, present, and future"

    • Legal assistance to children--United States; Child welfare--United States; Abused children--United States
    • Features Michael Piraino, CEO of Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA), who describes some of the difficulties facing abused children who enter the foster care system in the United States and what CASA does to help address these problems....

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