Our newest video series brings you mini-lectures from some of UD’s brightest minds.
Get insightful discoveries, life-changing advice and food for thought from the TEDxUniversityofDelaware talks.
The Blue Hen Minds series is brought to you by Delaware First: The Campaign for the University of Delaware.
Preservation of Our Photographic Heritage for Future Generations: Here, There and Everywhere | Debra Hess Norris | TEDxUniversityofDelaware
This month, we’re sharing “The Preservation of Our Photographic Heritage for Future Generations: Here, There and Everywhere ” by Debra Hess Norris, chair of UD’s Art Conservation Department, professor of Photograph Conservation and director of the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. Our heritage from the 19th century forward is often captured in photography and preserving them is crucial for future generations. Hess Norris gives insights on the importance of conservation and steps you can take to conserve your own photographic collections.
"Preservation of Our Photographic Heritage for Future Generations: Here, There and Everywhere" by Debra Hess Norris: youtube.com/watch?v=QSw0PCwe1oE
In "Six Steps to Defanging Your Vampire" Dr. April Kendra, UD assistant professor in the English department and affiliate faculty member in Women and Gender Studies, shares the ways you can identify the "vampires" in your life—people, organizations, things that suck the control from your life. She then gives you steps to defang the vampires, taking back your power and living your best life.
Six Steps to Defanging Your Vampire” by Dr. April Kendra | TEDxUniversityofDelaware: youtube.com/watch?v=EGx8ccM0V5I
Dr. Mortenson takes us from unskillful behavior to skillful behavior in this talk focusing on the Personal Shadow and projecting it on to other people. Steve Mortenson is a professor of communication at the University of Delaware. His teaching and research focus on skillful communication, emotional management, and effective leadership.
Mental Health Needs to Move Beyond Just Being Aware | Katie Manta | TEDxUniversityofDelaware: youtube.com/watch?v=5udJgxOBrtk
"Sometimes it's the adventures we don't ask for that we learn the most from." In her TEDx talk, Katie speaks to the dark days of her personal journey and provides a realistic way for us to actually make a difference in a society of stigma. Katie Manta is a senior Elementary Education Major with a Middle School Science Concentration. Driven by values of kindness, empowerment and growth her dream is to create a classroom where each student knows how important they are.
Mental Health Needs to Move Beyond Just Being Aware | Katie Manta | TEDxUniversityofDelaware: youtube.com/watch?v=1GfBfuudLTg
Elon Kline is a UD student pursuing a degree in Interpersonal Effectiveness in Leadership. He gives insights on how we can all take control of our personal power by understanding the detrimental belief of perfectionism and embracing the idea that we are all naturally imperfect.
This is Why You Are a Perfectionist | Mr. Elon Kline | TEDxUniversityofDelaware: youtube.com/watch?v=ctTKBPMVtEg
Gillian Williams, a UD student majoring in Public Policy with a minor in Organizational and Community Leadership, sheds light on how we build, brick-by-brick, walls around us that prevent us from growing and moving forward.
You Are the Only thing in your way.: youtube.com/watch?v=0xgnm9y82R4
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