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2012 Festival Video - Campus & Community

Campus and Community Program Introduction


Campus and Community curator Betty Belanus and coordinator Cristina Díaz-Carrera introduce the ins and outs of the program. Video editedRead More

 

Montana State University: An interview with paleontologist Jack Horner


Paleontologist Jack Horner has advanced dinosaur science through both unique and controversial methods. His lifelong passion for dinosaurs drove himRead More

 

Lily Diego, University of Illinois


Student poet Lily Diego reads one of her poems at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. She is introduced by Dr.Read More

 

Matthew Ramir, University of Illinois


Matthew Ramir, a student at the University of Illinois, reads two poems that he wrote about living with cerebral palsy.Read More

 

Meeting of the Mariachis: Mariachi Aztlán and Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano


Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano of Los Angeles joins University of Texas-Pan American’s Mariachi Aztlán for a joint performanceRead More

 

Texas A&M Water Filter Project


Many rural communities in Texas, the Caribbean, and South America lack access to safe drinking water. The Texas A&M UniversityRead More

 

Dr. Scott Willard, Mississippi State University


Mississippi State University is a leader in the use of technology and public outreach to illuminate advancements in animal health.Read More

 

Living Light: The University of Tennessee Solar-Powered House


The University of Tennessee brought to the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival a prototype home powered entirely by solar energy calledRead More

 

UNUKUPUKUPU in performance


UNUKUPUKUPU is a rigorous didactic and experiential hula curricula that teaches students to better understand their place in the communityRead More

 

The Guernsey Brothers: Turkey in the Straw


The Guernsey Brothers, a bluegrass duo, performed at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival to supplement the University of Indiana’s exhibitRead More