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Mark Reese

“The material covered in LSSU's engineering program provided me a solid foundation for graduate studies. The systematic approach and communication skills needed to tackle engineering projects were taught and then practiced over and over again. In particular I appreciate the many hours spent by the faculty to develop oral presentation skills in each student. As a graduate student now, these skills have proven to be highly beneficial and, to my surprise, obviously not taught to the same extent at many other universities.”

Mark Reese, Mechanical Engineering 2005
Hawaii Natural Energy Institute
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Graduate Student, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Title: RETURN TO GLORY: MICHELANGELO REVEALED
Movie ID: VT2736
Movie Number: 2736
Description: Where there were only areas of darkness and deep shadow, there is now a wealth of detail and luminous color: purple ripples on a youth's stockinged leg; the scratchy gray of an old man's beard emerges soft and snowy white; a long-lost earring gleams again. In 1980, work began on the restoration of Michelangelo's frescoes in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. Return to Glory: Michelangelo Revealed is the exclusive film record of the first phase of the 12-year endeavor that has been hailed as "the most significant art event of the century." Five hundred years of candle soot, incense smoke, pollution, and previous restoration attempts had dulled the frescoes. Mounted on the restorers' scaffolding, the cameras closely follow the meticulous cleaning of the lunettes--14 semicircular frescoes on the sides of the chapel. Edwin Newman explains each step while the restorers carefully analyze and remove centuries of dirt to reveal the magnificent colors of the original art. Far painter he has always been taken for, Michelangelo is being rediscovered as a bold colorist who painted with astonishing subtlety and skill. Superbly produced by Nippon Television, Return to Glory: Michelangelo Revealed is an elegant and accurate account of the remarkable events that have lead to a radical reassessment of Michelangelo the man and his work.
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Part: 0
Time: 52
Department: AL
Call Number: N 2950 .R47 1986
At LSSU: Y

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Brian Applegate

Brian Applegate
Fire Science

LSSU's dedicated three-story fire lab made all the difference to Brian Applegate.

"Our certification training classes offered real situations," Brian says. Students practice victim search techniques while controlling and extinguishing fires. Applegate says his favorite exercise was the live fire flashover simulation. "We saw how fires evolved as they burned," he says. "It’s as close as you can get to the real thing."

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