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Preview: Dowling College Library Omnibus

Dowling College Library Omnibus



From the south shore of Long Island, a continuing conversation between the Library and its community about curiosity, creativity and history.



Published: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:00:00 EST

Last Build Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:00:00 EST

Copyright: Copyright 2011
 



Dowling Library Omnibus #68

Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:00:00 EST

This spring the Drama Department is presenting "A Year with Frog and Toad" at the Performing Arts Center. Based on the award-winning series of books by Arnold Lobel, "A Year with Frog and Toad" tracks the friendship of two amphibians through the course of a year. On this podcast you'll get to meet a number of the cast and crew and get a sneak peak at what's in store. This family-friendly production includes singing, dancing, educational activities, and a chance to meet with the actors afterwards. "A Year with Frog and Toad" is directed by Dr. Kim Poppitti, Associate Professor of Dramatic Arts and Dance. Opening night is Thursday, March 29th at the Performing Arts Center in Oakdale.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni68.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #67

Wed, 26 Oct 2011 09:30:00 EST

Melissa Theodorakatos, president of the Dowling Gay-Straight Alliance, and Dr. Suzanne Johnson,professor of Psychology, discuss the new Dowling anti-bullying campiagn End the Hate. Topics include cyber-bullying, the role of social media in bullying, and places to get help.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni67.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #66

Thu, 08 Sep 2011 10:00:00 EST

Dr. John Tanacredi, professor of Earth and Marine Sciences, discusses his travels in summer 2011. You'll learn about horsehoe crabs from Taiwan to Hong Kong with a stop in the Galapagos with a group of Dowling students. We also tour Dowling's CEECOM facility in West Sayville.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni66.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #65

Fri, 15 Apr 2011 17:00:00 EST

Dowling alumni Marc Rosen and James P. Wagner discuss Perspectives: Poetry Concerning Autism and Other Disabilities, a poetry anthology they both edited and contributed to.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni65.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #64

Mon, 11 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EST

The history of the Fire Island Lighthouse with Dr. Gayle Haines, past president of the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni64.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #63

Tue, 07 Dec 2010 14:00:00 EST

Dowilng alum Ilker Ucaner ('10) describes his research into the first English translation of the Koran.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni63.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #62

Wed, 03 Nov 2010 15:30:00 EST

Artist Roy Nicholson on his installation 52 Weeks II at the Anthony Giordano Gallery.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni62.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #61

Wed, 06 Oct 2010 14:00:00 EST

Part 2 of the story of the Ludlow family, 19th century military heroes of Oakdale, as told by local resident George Munkenbeck. Also, email us at podcasts@dowling.edu to win a copy of the book Oakdale by Dowling librarians from Arcadia Press.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni61.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #60

Sun, 03 Oct 2010 10:00:00 EST

The story of the Ludlow family, 19th century military heroes of Oakdale, as told by local resident George Munkenbeck. Also, email us at podcasts@dowling.edu to win a copy of the book Oakdale by Dowling librarians from Arcadia Press.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni60.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #59

Wed, 28 Jul 2010 18:00:00 EST

The history of the DIVCO truck company with John Rienzo. Learn more about the rise and fall of "America's Favorite Milk Truck.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni59.mp3




Into the Ocean

Thu, 13 May 2010 12:00:00 EST

This is the complete version of the one-act play Into the Ocean written by Dowling student Jolie Mohn for the playwriting course ENG 2075A.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/intotheocean.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #58

Thu, 13 May 2010 12:00:00 EST

Students from Dr. Kim Poppiti's playwriting class read from their works. Jolie Mohn and Erica Tabachnick, the authors of Into the Ocean and Boy Band Ho, respectively, are joined by Tara Evans, Anthony Iglesias, Justin Murphy, and Dr. Poppiti.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni58.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #57

Fri, 19 Mar 2010 15:00:00 EST

Associate Professor of English Josh Gidding discusses the films of his father, Hollywood screenwriter Nelson Gidding who wrote such films as I Want to Live, The Andromeda Strain, and The Haunting. Dr. Gidding has donated many of his father's scripts to the Dowling College Library special collections.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni57.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #56

Mon, 12 Oct 2009 13:00:00 EST

n this episode, Dowling student Karl August Ekstrom discusses his book Ravencroft: The Artifact War. Envisioned as the first in a series of four novels detailing an epic struggle between good and evil in the world of Ravencroft, the book is a mixture of J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K. Rowling with a bit of Arthurian legend thrown in. Karl discusses these and other influences, including George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire. Karl also discusses his use of Publish America as the vehicle for getting his book into print, along with the ensuing challenges of promoting and selling the work in an age of Internet marketing and publish on demand technology.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni56.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #55

Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:00:00 EST

Dr. Fred Zito, retired NASA engineer, discusses his fascination with Guglielmo Marconi and the development of radio. You'll hear about the small shack operated by the Marconi Company on the south shore of Long Island in Babylon. This shack, which now stands in Rocky Point, is at the center of Dr. Zito's attempt to reinvigorate the teaching of the history of science in schools. In this episode we also get a concise history of how radio developed and how new technologies are built on top of existing ideas.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni55.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #54

Mon, 14 Sep 2009 10:00:00 EST

Howard Dando has been involved in dance and theatre productions since the late 1960s. He produced a ballet-version of the Who's Tommy, as well as organized the Stars of American Ballet, an all star troupe of dancers in the United States. In this interview, he discusses what life was like on the road, the intrigues of the ballet world, and what makes for a good theatrical production. He also describes his time as drama direction at Southgate High School and his forays into new media production.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni54.mp3




George Worthmore ('70)

Wed, 08 Jul 2009 11:00:00 EST

George Dillworth ('70) now goes by the name George Worthmore. He's a musician, actor, and onetime nightclub manager (see more at www.georgeworthmore.com). Back in the late 60s he was an acting student involved in the Loft Theatre, a lacrosse player, and one of the minds behind the Happening. In this 15-minute interview, excerpted from a longer oral history conducted with George over the phone, he discusses the changes in the College and society that he saw between 1965 and 1970, from the sexual revolution to the draft, Kent State, and more.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/WorthmoreGeorge.mp3




Liz Foy Casey ('70)

Wed, 08 Jul 2009 10:00:00 EST

Liz Foy Casey ('70) was editor of the New Voice for much of her time here at Dowling. In these audio clips, excerpted from a longer oral history, you'll hear her perspective on the times and conditions on campus, from Vietnam War protests to women's issues to students' rights.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/FoyLiz.mp3




Virginia Spiess ('70)

Thu, 21 May 2009 16:30:00 EST

Virginia Spiess grew up down the block from the College and remembers sneaking into the mansion to play. In this interview, excerpted from a longer oral history, she describes her experiences in the late sixties at Dowling, traveling in Europe, and teaching in the Connetquot School District.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/SpiessVirginia.mp3




Tom Daly ('71)

Thu, 21 May 2009 10:30:00 EST

Tom Daly came to Dowling in the fall of 1968, drawn by the College’s new Aeronautics Program. He is one of the founding members of Alpha Eta Rho at the College and went on to a career flying helicopters for the Nassau County Police Department.In this interview, excerpted from a longer oral history, Tom discusses the early days of the Aeronautics Program, the unique atmosphere on campus, and his reactions to the Vietnam War


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/DalyTom.mp3




Joe Maniaci ('70)

Thu, 21 May 2009 10:00:00 EST

Joe Maniaci transferred to Dowling (then Adelphi Suffolk) in 1967 with basketball already in his blood. He had played high school ball in New York City with Lew Alcindor (aka Kareem Abdul-Jabbar). In these excerpts from an oral history conducted in January of 2009, Joe recounts how he wound up playing at Dowling, his memories of the school and most importantly, of the Dowling Golden Lions basketball teams of the late sixties.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/ManiaciJoe.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #53

Mon, 02 Mar 2009 21:00:00 EST

Dr. Fred Zito ('02) literally helped land a man on the moon. As an aerospace engineer for NASA during the 1960s, he worked on the navigation and guidance systems for the lunar module at Grumman. In this interview Dr. Zito recounts the history of the space race, from Werner Von Braun and the V-2 rocket, through the Russian's attempts at a lunar landing, to Neil Armstrong's and Buzz Aldrin's descent to the moon in July of 1969.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni53.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #52

Sat, 31 Jan 2009 01:00:00 EST

Former drama professor Ned Bobkoff discusses theatre in the 1960s, from Off Off Broadway to anti-war dramas to happenings, as well as the origins of the Loft Theatre at Dowling.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni52.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #51

Tue, 25 Nov 2008 15:00:00 EST

The Loft Theatre presents Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Tom Stoppard's existential comedy that follows two minor characters from Shakespeare's Hamlet to their bitter end. In this episode we interview members of the cast and crew, discussing the intricacies of the play's plot, the demands of physical comedy and the importance of aerial acrobatics.We also introduce our audio footnote technology, providing background information on Shakespeare's Hamlet and other important facts within the context of the podcast.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni51.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #50

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 21:00:00 EST

Dr. Kim Poppiti,assistant professor of drama and dance, discusses her research into 19th century hippodrama and the elaborate machinery invented to create the illusion of motion on stage. Before the introduction of cinema, hippodrama (plays with horses in them) was the public's choice for spectacular and elaborate action scenes. Kim describes her research into the stagecraft and machinery involved, as well as her use of U.S. patent images to uncover this forgotten aspect of theater history.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni50.mp3




Dr. Kurt Fisher Interview

Wed, 12 Nov 2008 16:00:00 EST

Dr. Kurt Fisher began teaching at Dowling in the fall of 1968 just as the College assumed its new identity. Drawn from an oral history interview, these segments recount how Dr. Fisher found his way from the Bronx to the south shore of Long Island. He also relates some of the challenges of teaching physics and how he met his future wife, visual arts instructor Sarah Chin. All part of Born in the Sixties, a year-long look at the first year of Dowling College in 1968-69, available at http://dowling1968.wordpress.com


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/fisherkurt.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #49

Thu, 06 Nov 2008 21:00:00 EST

Look back at the election of 1968 with Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Don Beahm. We discuss the escalating war in Vietnam, the clash of police and demonstrators at the Democratic National Convention, and how Richard Nixon returned from the political wasteland to win the presidency in November.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni49.mp3




Chris Bodkin ('71) Interview

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 14:00:00 EST

Chris Bodkin started at Dowling in 1967 when it was still Adelphi Suffolk College. He graduated in 1971 with a BA in Social Science and is currently a Councilman on the Islip Town Board. This interview features excerpts from an oral history in which Chris describes his early connection to the College growing up in Sayville, his experience with the draft lottery for the Vietnam War, and what it was like meeting Robert Dowling, the College's namesake. Chris' interview is part of Born in the Sixties, a year-long look at the first year of Dowling College in 1968-69, available at http://dowling1968.wordpress.com


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/bodkinchris.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #48

Wed, 01 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EST

Omnibus #48: From 1968 to 1973, Mike Jahn ('65) covered the rock and roll music beat for the New York Times. In this episode he looks back at the music and the times, from Janis Joplin's days with Big Brother and the Holding Company to Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour. He gives his take on the importance of rock and roll, his favorite album, and the one band he would go back and see one more time. He also touches upon the marketing and distribution of rock today and who he listens to now.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni48.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #47

Wed, 03 Sep 2008 16:00:00 EST

Omnibus #47: The Hurricane of 1938. Five local residents describe their experiences in the severest storm ever to hit Long Island.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni47.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #46

Mon, 30 Jun 2008 11:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #46: The William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach, Long Island was occupied by eight generations of the same family and is now preserved exactly as they left it when the National Park Service took over in the 1970s. Steve Czarniecki, Cultural Resources Manager for the Fire Island National Seashore, explains how this unique property came to be and the preservation challenges it represents. Also, Park Ranger Mary Laura Lamont takes us on a tour of the house, revealing the history of the Floyd family and how it reflects the history of Suffolk County, Long Island, and the United States as well.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni46.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #45

Fri, 16 May 2008 23:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #45: Ted Sanford, trustee of the East Islip Historical Society, explains the history of East Islip, Great River, and Islip Terrace. Founded in 1992, the East Islip Historical Society now maintains its varied collections in the Local History Room of the East Islip Public Library.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni45.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #44

Thu, 17 Apr 2008 16:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #44: Discussing the presidential primaries with Dr. Don Beahm, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Dr. Yanek Mieczkowski, Associate Professor of History. Also: introducing the South Shore History Wiki (lisshistory.dowling.edu).


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni44.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #43

Wed, 09 Apr 2008 16:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #43: Dr. Isaac Rosler, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages, discusses his book Eros Revisited: Love for the Indeterminate Other published by Lexington Books in 2007. Drawing on the works of Heidegger, Derrida, and others, Dr. Rosler explores the enigma of Eros, friendship, and a desire that cannot be categorized as either heterosexual or homosexual. His work touches upon many fields, including gender studies, philosophy, psychology, culture studies, and literary theory.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni43.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #42

Thu, 20 Mar 2008 23:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #42: Rhoda McManus moved with her family from Queens to the Pepperidge Hall estate in the 1940s. Her memories of the area, then known as Holland Farm, paint a picture of rural life on Long Island complete with cows and snakes and commuting on the Long Island Rail Road.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni42.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #41

Tue, 12 Feb 2008 09:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #41: Valentine's Day episode: alum Marianne Lennie Latini ('75) describes life at Dowling during the early 1970s.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni41.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #40

Thu, 17 Jan 2008 10:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #40: Chris Clapp of the Nature Conservancy explains how his organization is working to restore not only the diminished clam population (on the property of the former Blue Points Oyster Company) but the health of the entire Great South Bay.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni40.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #39

Wed, 19 Dec 2007 21:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #39: Suffolk County Historical Society. Wally Broege, longtime director of SCHS, describes collecting, preserving and interpreting over 300 years of Long Island history. The Society's collections cover everything from Indian artifacts to genealogical resources to the photographs of Hal B. Fullerton.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni39.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #38

Fri, 23 Nov 2007 11:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #38: Much Ado About Nothing starts tonight at the Loft Theatre on our Rudolph Campus in Oakdale. Hear the cast and crew give their insights into William Shakespeare, acting, and the meaning of nothing.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni38.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #37

Wed, 7 Nov 2007 16:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #37: student readings from riverrun, Dowling's art and literary magazine. Visit podcasts.dowling.edu for a slideshow of images from the 2007 issue. Album art by Patrick Hamel.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni37.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #36

Fri, 19 Oct 2007 16:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #36: The story of Pepperidge Hall, the Christopher Robert estate in Oakdale, Long Island. Dowling alum Pam Manuel Siemsen ('85, '04) describes her research into this forgotten corner of south shore history. And Dowling student Kimberly Margolis reads Robert Frost.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni36.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #35

Tue, 02 Oct 2007 17:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #35: Iranian-born artist Samira Abbassy discusses her influences and creative process. Her work is on display at Dowilng's Anthony Giordano Gallery through October 14, 2007. A slideshow of images is available at http://podcasts.dowling.edu


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni35.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #34

Wed, 19 Sep 2007 14:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #34: Our Osprey. Dr. John Tanacredi discusses the pair of osprey that have built a nest atop Fortunoff Hall here on the south shore of Long Island and librarian Judy Brink discusses the Library's use of Flickr


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni34.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #33

Thu, 09 Aug 2007 11:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #33: Has No Child Left Behind (NCLB) been good for Long Island schools and students? Martin Cantor, director of Dowling's Long Island Economic and Social Policy Institute and Dr. Patrick Johnson of the School of Education discuss their recent report and findings.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni33.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #32

Tue, 31 Jul 2007 21:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #32: James Connell and Alden Olsen of the Bayport Heritage Association describe the 25-year restoration of Meadow Croft, the country home of John E. Roosvelt. Designed by Isaac H. Green in 1891, Meadow Croft is located off of Middle Road on the border between Sayville and Bayport.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni32.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #31

Wed, 11 Jul 2007 10:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #31: Dr. Alice Ross, food historian, traces cooking on Long Island and explains what cookbooks, recipes, and diaries can tell us about social history.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni31.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus Recipes

Wed, 11 Jul 2007 10:00:00 -0400

Recipes from the cookbooks of Dowling librarians and staff.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/dowlingrecipes.pdf




Dowling Library Omnibus #30

Wed, 13 Jun 2007 13:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #30: Tony Tracy, visitng scholar from the National University of Ireland and the Huston School of Film and Digital Media, discusses the potrayal of Irish-Americans in film. From silent movies like Happy Hooligan through Martin Scorsese's The Departed, he reveals the unique position of the Irish in the history of cinema.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni30.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #29

Thu, 17 May 2007 10:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #29: Gil Bergen describes his experiences working at the South Side Sportsmen's Club from the late 1940s through the present. He details the development of the club as an exclusive hunting and fishing preserve founded by wealthy New Yorkers after the Civil War and how the property became the Connetquot State Park Preserve.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni29.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #28

Thu, 26 Apr 2007 17:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #28: Interviews with the cast and crew of the Loft Theatre's production of What the Butler Saw, directed by Stephen Wisker. Find out the risks and rewards of performing this English farce, written by Joe Orton. The show runs from April 27th through May 13th.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni28.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #27

Mon, 23 Apr 2007 17:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #27: Seven poets with ties to Long Island create a collaborative poem through the exquisite corpse technique. Contributors: Bill Thierfelder, Duane Esposito, Julie Sheehan, George Wallace, Jesse Ball, David Axelrod and Graham Everett.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni27.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #26

Mon, 16 Apr 2007 11:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #26: Dr. Luis Rivera, Associate Professor of Finance, on the life and works of his father, Guatemalan poet and diplomat Victor Manuel Rivera-Toledo. The second in a series of podcasts celebrating National Poetry Month.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni26.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #25

Mon, 09 Apr 2007 12:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #25: Daniel Thomas Moran discusses poetry, Long Island, and life as the Poet Laureate of Suffolk County. The first of a series of podcasts celebrating National Poetry Month.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni25.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #24

Wed, 28 Mar 2007 10:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #24: Interviews with the cast and crew of the Dowling Drama Club's production of Cabaret.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni24.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #23

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 13:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #23: Folklorist Nancy Solomon of Long Island Traditions discusses a survey of the lives, traditions, and architectural record of the south shore's maritime history.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni23.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #22

Fri, 2 Mar 2007 10:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #22: Leroy Douglas ('64) discusses his research into the development of higher education in Suffolk County.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni22.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #21

Wed, 28 Feb 2007 14:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #21: Leroy Douglas, Class of 1964, reminisces about being one of the first full time students to attend Dowling College (originally known as Adelphi Suffolk College). Part II of this interview will be posted Friday, March 2nd.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni21.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #20

Wed, 14 Feb 2007 15:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #20: A special love story told through inscriptions discovered in the works of Don Marquis, James Branch Cabell and John Erskine.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni20.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #19

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 16:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #19: Rey Burns, conductor of the Dowling Symphony Orchestra, discusses teaching, composing and performing music both at Dowling and for 34 years in Bay Shore public schools.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni19.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #18

Wed, 17 Jan 2007 13:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #18: Dr. Rich Wilkens discusses his study of galls and the insects that make them in the Long Island Pine Barrens.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni18.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #17

Wed, 13 Dec 2006 17:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #17: Dr. Nicholas Mauro, Professor of Management and Quality, discusses his on-going research and how it led him to a friendship with the Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni17.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #16

Wed, 29 Nov 2006 10:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #16: In his book Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s, Dr. Yanek Mieczkowski, Associate Professor of History, reevaluates the presidency of Gerald Ford.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni16.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #15

Fri, 10 Nov 2006 16:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #15: Researching the genealogy of ghosts with archivist Sue Garrison-Terry, including resources for the study of ghosts on Long Island. Also, an interview with the student winner of our 2006 Library Art Contest.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni15.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #14

Wed, 25 Oct 2006 15:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #14: Discussion of poetry and Long Island with Drs. Bill Thierfelder and Virginia Walker. They read from their works and discuss the upcoming "Evening of Poetry to Celebrate Long Island" at Dowling, November 6, 2006 at 7:00PM.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni14.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #13

Wed, 11 Oct 2006 14:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #13: George Flanagan discusses the Telefunken wireless station built in Sayville in 1911 and the early days of radio on Long Island. Joyce Gotsch, chair of the Library department, describes the changes to the second floor.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni13.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #12

Wed, 27 Sep 2006 11:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #12: Dr. Richard Wolff examines the life and works of Alfred Hitchcock and the Media Studies course MED 2041A (The Films of Alfred Hitchcock). We go over the Hitchcock films available in the Library - call 206-600-6886 to leave your own review of any title. Also, the Library's new Chat Reference service (AOL and Yahoo screen name: dowlinglibrarian).


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni12.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #11

Wed, 13 Sep 2006 15:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #11: Dr. James Tate discusses film noir and his senior seminar on the topic. Call 206-600-6886 to leave your own review of any of the movies in our collection.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni11.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #10

Fri, 11 Aug 2006 12:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #10: Conversation with Ray DiMaria on his decades long hunt to find and collect the history of Bay Shore and Long Island.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni10.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #9

Mon, 03 Jul 2006 11:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #9: Dr. Rhoda Miller discusses genealogy, genealogical resources, and her senior seminar. Former student Virginia Ehlers discusses her own family research.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni9.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #8

Thu, 01 Jun 2006 17:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #8: Oakdale Historical Walk/Run with Vicki Kuhn, VP of Oakdale Civic Association and Chamber of Commerce, and the Ask Me service from the Dowling College Library.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni8.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #7

Mon, 15 May 2006 17:00:00 -0400

Omnibus #7 from the Dowling College Library includes part II of an audiodocumentary of the Drama Club's production of Godspell and interviews with the adminstrator and president of the Sayville Historical Society.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni7.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #6

Mon, 27 Mar 2006 14:00:00 -0500

Welcome to Omnibus #6, a podcast of the Dowling College Library in Oakdale, New York. In this edition we discuss Earth and Marine Sciences with Dr. John Tanacredi, talk Blue Point history with local historian Gene Horton, and present part I of an audiodocumentary of the Drama Club's production of Godspell.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni6.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #5

Wed, 1 Mar 2006 12:00:00 -0500

Welcome to Omnibus #5, a podcast of the Dowling College Library in Oakdale, New York. In this edition we disucss civil liberties and a new library exhibit with Alan Polsky, legal director for the Suffolk chapter of the NYCLU, and explore the history of Oakdale with local author and historian Pat Hogeboom. Her new book is Idle Hours: The Grace and the Glory.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni5.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #4

Mon, 6 Feb 2006 14:00:00 -0500

Welcome to Omnibus #4, a podcast of the Dowling College Library in Oakdale, New York. In this edition we talk library donations with Victor Hernandez of the Student Government Association, hear about the My Library function from librarian Laura Pope Robbins, and interview Dowling basketball player Teelah Grimes.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni4.mp3




Poems by Aaron Kramer

Tue, 17 Jan 2006 14:00:00 -0500

Aaron Kramer was a poet, scholar, translator, and professor of English at Dowling College for over 30 years. Using traditional poetic forms , he reacted to the social and political events of his day, including the Holocaust, McCarthyism, and segregation. This podcast features six of his poems as read by Dowling faculty.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/kramer.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #3

Wed, 21 Dec 2005 18:00:00 -0500

Welcome to Omnibus #3, a podcast of the Dowling College Library. In this edition we solve the riddle of the Continuous Flow Intersection, hear more on computer safety from Chris Ihm, Director of Information Technology, and provide news on the Library's Firefox plug-in, our art contest and our holiday hours.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni3.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #2

Sun, 20 Nov 2005 21:00:00 -0500

Welcome to Omnibus #2, a podcast of the Dowling College Library. In this edition we explore the history of Dowling's Idle Hour mansion through primary sources in our Special Collections, interview the co-editor of the student newspaper and hear from the winner of the Library's annual art contest.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni2.mp3




Dowling Library Omnibus #1

Thu, 13 Oct 2005 22:00:00 -0500

Welcome to the first Dowling College Library podcast. In this omnibus of interviews and information we discuss computer viruses with the director of Dowling's IT department, hear from the founder of the Humanitarian Club and explore the history of Dowling's Idle Hour mansion through primary sources in our Special Collections.


Media Files:
http://www.dowling.edu/library/new/omni1.mp3