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  • 01:16

    Episode 1165: Research to Tactics

    in Training

    This radio show will discuss all of the research conducted with the fire service by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute.  Guests from fire departments that have served on the technical panels of the research will share their perspectives and how they have incorporated the results into their departments.

    Host Steve Kerber is the Director of the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute. He has led fire service research and education in the areas of ventilation, structural collapse, and fire dynamics. A 13-year veteran of the fire service, with most of his service at the College Park Fire Department in Prince George's County Maryland where he served at ranks up through Deputy Chief.  He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Fire Engineering and the Fire Department Instructors Conference.  Steve has also been appointed to the rank of Honorary Battalion Chief by the FDNY.

    Also, do you know a firefighter or first responder who has made remarkable contributions to their local fire service?  Tell us who and why by providing a short video or a short essay and your nominee could be awarded a full scholarship to attend FDIC International 2016!

    Honeywell and DuPont™ Kevlar® have partnered to award 20 deserving firefighters and first responders with a full-paid scholarship – including travel and accommodations – to attend the industry’s premier safety and training event. Winners will receive admission to FDIC International 2016 which includes classroom training, seminars and exhibits.

    Visit www.fdic.com/scholarship-2016.html for more details and to vote on nominations.

  • 01:59

    Research Methods in Criminal Justice – Theory and Philosophy

    in Training

    Brought to you by The American Public Safety Training Institute (TAPSTI) www.tapsti.org, this 2 hour session will review the work of Dr. Peter Kraska and Dr. W. Lawrence Neuman in their excellent textbook entitled “Criminal Justice and Criminology Research Methods” (2012, 2nd ed.).  This first seminar helps answer some basic questions about knowledge, how it is constructed and what it has to do with criminal justice studies. We have questions we ask every day, departments across the country need research done, but who is to say what research needs to be done and how it is to be done to satisfy the needs of that Chief, Warden, Regional Administrator, or other agency manager who needs to make serious and accurate decisions based on your work? This seminar introduces the concepts of epistemology, positivist social science, interpretive social science, and critical social science. Then we go into the parts of a theory and variables in research before expanding to the development of a theory.  The latter half of the seminar reviews Grounded Theory, Temporal Order, Association, Types of Variables, etc. and then we finish up with Hypothesis and errors in reasoning. 

  • 02:00

    Becoming a Cosmic Citizen - Rick Nelson - Denver Paranormal Research Forum

    in Spirituality

    Intelligent Non-Physical & Non-terrestrial Life Forms

    Rick Nelson is founder and host of the Paranormal Research Forum based in Denver Colorado formed in late 2004.  A few years ago the Forum became ”The World’s Largest Monthly Gathering on Any Paranormal Matters ” regularly attracting 100-300 curious souls at the monthly meetings.

    His journey of exploration and discovery has been highly unique exposing him to many interactions with various non-conventional life forms and discoveries about them.

    Out of the culmination of more than 30 years of exploration, investigation, research and discovery a most fascinating matrix has emerged.  Rick’s desire to better understand the gap between science and spirituality is likely best approached from the above title.

    In addition to conducting paranormal investigations, being the lead investigator on Stan Romanek’s UFO/ET encounters for several years and conducting Bigfoot investigations this summer has marked his 27th annual UFO Trip to remote high activity areas.  This matrix will be shared this evening…


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    Don Daniels

  • 02:51
  • 00:28

    The Road to Enlightenment with Kellie Fitzgerald and WomanKraft Art Center

    in Goals

    Today I have the pleasure of talking with Zoe and Grace from WomanKraft Art Center in Tucson, AZ. This center was established in 1974 and according to their website is the place where "dreams you didn't even know you had come true."  WomanKraft Art Center was founded in 1974 to claim, validate, and empower women artists and other under represented groups. 

    Kraft with a “K” means power in German.  In 1974 the founders of WomanKraft chose this name to claim, validate, and empower the cultural contributions of women and incorporate this non-profit Arts Organization.

    In 1979 WomanKraft started the Community Artist Project and received Comprehensive Education and Training Federal Money to send artists out into the community to work with special populations, such as prisons, mental institutions, special schools, senior citizen centers, and other social service places.


  • 00:42


    in Education


    First time guest Frank LoMonte of of SPLC...a non-profit legal services organization protecting the rights of student journalists K-20.

    Presented by GIHON RIVER PRESS 

  • 00:12

    Audrey Gruss, Founder of Hope for Depression Research Foundation

    in Education

    The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Audrey Gruss, Founder of Hope for Depression Research Foundation.



    Audrey Gruss is the Founder and Chairman of the Hope for Depression Research Foundation. She started the foundation with $30m of her own money to fund pioneering neuroscience research by creating a Depression Task Force which is an outstanding collaboration of seven leading scientists, at the frontiers of brain science, from different research institutions across the U.S. and Canada. 


    Audrey is one of very few women working in science, or science funding. Audrey lives on the Upper West Side with her husband. 


    Audrey was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy, from the University of Haifa. She graduated with honors from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  A  Fellow of Tufts University, she established the Audrey Butvay Gruss Science Award for women. Audrey is President  of  The  Audrey  and  Martin  Gruss   Foundation, which  her  husband established twenty-five years ago to support charitable activities in the  cultural  arts, education and medical research. Through the foundation they have donated $5m to fund the The Audrey & Martin Gruss Heart & Stroke Center in Southampton Hospital. 




  • 00:14

    Bonnie Eames - Lead The Way Equestrian Center For Girls

    in Entrepreneur

    Host Kevin Willett is joined by Bonnie Eames from Lead The Way Equestrian Center For Girls. Lead The Way Equestrian Center For Girls is made up of a board of directors, teacher, riding instructors, master gardener, and our volunteers. From the founder to the volunteers we all care about our communities, environment and our children of the future. We believe we can give the girls a safe environment to build trust, patience, and kindness naturally so that they can strive for a better future.

    For more information please visit their websit at http://wwwleadthewayforgirls.com/

    For more information about the Friends of Kevin Networking Group please visit our website at www.friendsofkevin.com 

  • 00:19

    The Third Eye Center and IT'S Connectedness

    in Spirituality

    The third eye meridian is strongly and directly connected to your root energy center. It is beneficial and important to ensure those portals are protected

  • 01:00

    " Who Owned Solomon? African American Research" with Janice Lovelace, Ph.D.

    in History

    Who Owned Solomon? A Case study of 19th Century African American Research– Many African American researchers struggle to break through the brick wall of slavery.  This discussion will look at the strategies used by Janice Lovelace to identify her ancestors’ slave-owners through the use of military, land, probate and court records.

    Janice Lovelace, Ph.D. a genealogist who primarily lectures and writes on health, genetics, research methodology and her ethnic minority heritage, lives and lectures primarily in the West. A licensed psychologist (with an undergraduate degree in Biology), she recently retired from 30 years of tenured college teaching in the social sciences, including women’s studies and American Cultural studies. Janice is a member of APG, GSG, AAGHS and several local societies.



  • 00:35

    NABWIC talks with UNF Small Business Development Center

    in Women

    Don Zavesky is the Procurement Specialist with the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) affiliated with the University of North Florida located in Jacksonville, Florida.

    Don works with Florida companies who are interested in pursuing federal, state, county, and local government business. His 20+ years of government contracting experience encompasses the Department of Defense and civilian agencies, large multi-million dollar contracts, GSA Schedule contracts, and all facets of business operations.

    Kevin Monahan has over 20 years of professional economic development experience. He has served in a wide range of business assistance roles in organizations such as the University of Florida, New Jersey Department of Commerce, Metro New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, and First Energy Utilities. He specializes in community economic development planning and small business development having worked with over 75 municipalities to improve their local economies.

    Contact information:  Website www.sbdc.unf.edu or call UNF SBDC 904.620.2476

    Don Zavesky - email: don.zavesky@unf.edu

    Kevin Monahan - email: kmonahan@unf.edu