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Anthony Pavicic

"The small student to faculty ratio was a real benefit in my preparation towards my teaching career. It enabled me to get to know my professors well and come to them for help with anything I needed."

Anthony Pavicic
Bishop Foley High School
Madison Heights, MI.

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Title: HEART OF THE MATTER
Movie ID: VT1187
Movie Number: 1187
Description: The Greeks thought that the heart was like a furnace: blood was burned and purified on one side of the organ, then passed through a dividing wall the other side and into the rest of the body. This scheme was not fully overthrown until the seventeenth century physician Wm. Harvey had published his revolutionary work on the circulation of the blood. Dr. Miller explores the subject with visits to the famous anatomy theater in Padua, and with experiments on himself to illustrate how blood pressure works. The program ends with open heart surgery to correct a defective valve, an operation
Series: BODY IN QUESTION
Part: 6
Time: 60
Department: SS
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Rachel Claucherty-Arnold

Rachel Claucherty-Arnold
Environmental Health

What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.

"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."

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