Tag archives for Chicago

  1. Calendar of Cool: First Open-Heart Surgery

    Daniel Hale Williams

    This Wednesday, July 9, marks the 121st anniversary of the first open-heart surgery. A man with a knife in his chest was brought to Dr. Daniel Hale Williams at Provident Hospital in Chicago. Using no anesthesia, Dr. Williams removed the knife and repaired the heart of the patient, who lived for years after the procedure. […]

  2. Meet the new DENtern: Katy Stankevitz

    Greetings, DEN community! My name is Katy Stankevitz and I am the newest social media intern here at DE. This summer I’ll be building buzz around upcoming events, using #DENfitfriday to inspire myself and others to work out and of course, sharing Discovery Education news and announcements with you through sites like Twitter and Facebook. […]

  3. Meet the New Summer DENtern!

    Saying goodbye to exams and final papers has never felt better with the thought of Discovery Educator Network as my next step. As the new social media and marketing intern for DEN (the DENtern), I am happily making a new home for myself in the Chicago office while surrounding myself with an inspiring, innovative, and […]

  4. Have Horse, Will Travel

    Can you IMAGINE the fun Jan's having...

    Until I met Jan Abernethy, I never wanted to be anyone else. But right now, I think Being Jan Abernethy would make for an interesting life  ~  and a fantastic movie. Her nearly 2000 mile jaunt on Sweetie to the DENSI 12 humbles and energizes me. Nothing like a vicarious experience you wish were really […]