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Chelsea Sparrow

"My experience at Lake Superior State University is one of the best of my life. Not only did the education I received prepare me immensely for the work world, I made friendships and connections that are sure to last me a lifetime. LSSU is the perfect collegiate experience: exceptional educators, a welcoming community and the beauty of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula."

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ATC Graduate Intern Athletic Trainer;
University of Minnesota, Duluth

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Title: WALT WHITMAN
Movie ID: VT2354
Movie Number: 2354
Description: Profiling the Good Gray Poet.; Answering Ralph Waldo Emerson's call for a distinctly American poetry, Whitman (1819-1892) sought to break away form European conventions. His earthy language, innovative meters and prophetic images were used to convey broad themes of sexuality, war and urban life, in ways that sometimes shocked contemporaries. The hour surveys "Leaves of Grass," which Whitaman wrote and rewrote over 40 years, and Civil War elegies that reflect his experiences as a battlefield nurse. Poets Allen Ginsberg and Galway Kinnell acknowledge their debt to Whitman; Louis Turenne portrays the poet in old age.
Series: VOICES AND VISIONS
Part: 0
Time: 60
Department: AL
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Amanda Zoerner
Honors Biology
Pre-veterinary Science
Business Minor
Harbor Springs, MI

"I have wanted to be a veterinarian since second grade. During my sophomore and junior years of high school, I started looking into other in-state colleges where I could get an undergraduate degree in pre-veterinary medicine. I chose LSSU ..." [ more ]

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