Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Episode 44: Recording your elders - Jessica Lamarre gets it done

Jessica Lamarre talks about how she recorded her 89 year old grandfather, Arthur Lamarre, in his home in Fall River, MA. She and her own dad triggered and focused his memory using photos from the time and asked meaningful questions to get a sense of the time when he was a young man.

Check out the process Jessica uses here.

Watch the youtube videos of Arthur Lamarre for the full effect!

Part 1: Conversations with Pa: The Wedding
Part 2: Conversations with Pa: The Early Years
Part 3: Conversations with Pa: Travels with Mary and Larry

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Saturday, December 27, 2014

Episode 43: Jon Watts describes how ROTC training interfaces with the corporate world.

2007 Duxbury High School grad, Jon Watts, tells how signing up for the Air Force ROTC helped him get a top-notch education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute AND allowed him to bring military leadership skills into the world of industrial engineering.

Air Force ROTC

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Episode 42: Andrew Flowers on curating your interests as a career strategy

Andrew Flowers, 2008 UChicago graduate, talks about how he navigated his way from college into a fulfilling career as a quantitative editor at the fast-paced data-driven news agency,

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Episode 41: Bill McBain: Navigating his career decisions and landing at Razorfish

Bill McBain, 2003 Duxbury High School graduate, explains how he made his career decisions while steering his way through the largest financial crisis since the Great Depression.

Where he works now: Razorfish

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