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.
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.
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
The 2012 Day of Discovery was held at Chicago’s very own John G. Shedd Aquarium this past Monday! A very different experience for me, as I was used to these Day of Discovery events being held at various schools instead of
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