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2012 Festival Video - Campus & Community

University of Florida at the 2012 Festival


The Everglades are living laboratories for University of Florida wildlife researchers looking for solutions to water challenges. At the 2012Read More

 

Mankind’s Oldest Biotechnology: Charlie Bamforth on Beer


Charlie Bamforth, department chair of Food, Science, and Technology at the University of California, Davis, discusses the merits of beerRead More

 

Emily Hoskins: Paralympic Gold Medalist and University of Illinois Alumna


The University of Illinois is home to the oldest post-secondary disability support program in the world. In this video, EmilyRead More

 

Ellie Mannette: Father of the Modern Steel Drum


Ellie Mannette, born in Trinidad in 1927, is considered “the father of the modern steel drum.”  He is the director ofRead More

 

Senator Justin Morrill at the 2012 Festival


Longtime Festival volunteer Robert Scow shares this 26-minute video he produced of Jon Vrana’s interpretation of Senator Justin Morrill atRead More