Web Videos We Like


[introtext] There are many videos online that feature something unique about our locale. Our media gallery is a place to find “All-Things-Silicon-Valley” when it comes to homegrown media. Whether or not it was made with the Media Center’s resources, we are proud to share these links with you.

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Biomedical Device Program
From Foothill College

Students in a new biomedical device engineering program at Foothill College have teamed up with California Children’s Services to design and create devices that help children overcome disabilities and become more independent.

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What is the Environmental Impact of Feeding the World?
From California Academy of Sciences

To feed our growing world, we need innovative solutions. The video explores environmental issues related to the food we grow and eat, and reviews key issues such as food waste, urban farming, and diet. It shows how simple choices we make can impact our planet.

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Defining the Humanities: African American Theater
From Stanford

Stanford Professor of Drama Harry Elam discusses African American theater and its use as a form of social protest.

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Palo Alto Teen Arts Council
From Jay Han

The Teen Arts Council is a creative community of Palo Alto teens dedicated to enriching the lives of their peers through artistic expression.

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Meet Rhea Boyd, Pediatrician and Child Health Advocate
From DiverseCity

Rhea Boyd is a pediatrician in the Bay Area. She also works on community advocacy projects. Rhea’s path is unconventional because she splits her time between the clinic and the community, serving as a physician while also trying to enact change beyond the walls of a hospital.

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At the Crossroads: Supporting Homeless Youth
From Micro-Documentaries

At The Crossroads works with underserved homeless youth and young adults in San Francisco’s Mission and Downtown/Tenderloin neighborhoods.

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The Tech Awards 2015 laureate: BeeLine Reader
From The Tech Museum of Innovation
BeeLine Reader, a Silicon Valley-based literacy startup, has developed a technology that improves reading ability for the vast majority of readers, and is particularly helpful for students who struggle with reading. The startup was recognized at The Tech Awards, a program of The Tech Museum of Innovation.

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Berkeley Chinese A Cappella 2015 Spring Show
Xiaoxi Xu

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Getting Involved
De Anza College
Great ways to get involved on campus life at De Anza College.

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UNiTED: Unifying Neighbors Through Education and Development
From KSFS Media
Short documentary about UNiTED, an organization dedicated to empower people from Kpando, Ghana. Produced by students from the Electronic Media and Social Justice class at San Francisco State University.

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The Future of Well-being
From Institute for the Future (IFTF)
The Food Futures Lab from the Institute for the Future investigates how science might transform the future of health and food. The IFTF is a non-profit research center based in Palo Alto.

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Out of Reach
From Stanford Journalism
Christina is one of the millions of California drivers struggling to manage the mounting financial burden of a suspended driver’s license, the result of costly driving fines. “Out of Reach” chronicles Christina’s attempts to have her license re-instated after more than thirteen years of suspension.

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Stanford graduate travels 2,300 miles o create an Alaskan field school
From Stanford
Stanford PhD graduate Zachary Brown traveled 2,300 miles by foot and by kayak to create an Alaskan field school to inspire the next generation’s understanding of the environment.

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The I HEART Project
From Techbridge
For over a decade, Techbridge has been setting girls off into a lifetime of learning and excitement about science, technology, and engineering. Techbridge’s programs are in place at schools in three Bay Area school districts.

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TRIBES at The Pear Theatre
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Nina Raine’s “Tribes,” winner of the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play in 2012, is playing at the Pear Theatre in Mountain View. Directed by Troy Johnson.

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Environmental Volunteers 2015
From Environmental Volunteers
The Environmental Volunteers delivers high-quality, affordable science and nature education programs to students, teachers, schools and community members.

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