Season 241 Videos

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Show 227 – CPR | Hudson Alpha

/ UAB – CPR / Hudson Alpha / It used to be that video games didn’t require their users to be very active. But with the introduction of Nintendo’s Wii gaming system, the games have become more interactive. In fact now, there are programs centered around exercise routines and fitness. Students and instructors at UAB […]
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Show 226 – Sellers | LBW

/ Sellers / LBW / Have you ever driven by a wooded area, and wondered what happens if someone wanted to “manage” or “oversee” a forest? Well, we did, so “On the Job” took a trip down to visit Lurleen Burleen Wallace Community College forestry department to get a first hand look at what the […]
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Show 225 – Old Iron Doors

/ Old Iron Doors / Doors… They open. They close. They let people in, and they keep people out. They come in all different types and sizes… and through out history have played a functional role in our everyday lives. Though their ‘function’ is simple enough, their ‘form’ can be anything from simplistically adequate to […]
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Show 224 – Scale Reproductions

/ Scale Reproductions / Scale Reproductions in Foley builds scale models, replicas, mock-ups and prototypes for many different types of industries including: Architecture, Maritime, Aerospace, and many more. We spoke with some of Scale Reproductions Model builders to learn what’s involved in building scale models.
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Show 223 – AirEvac Lifeteam | Homeland Security

/ AirEvac Lifeteam / Homeland Security – Chattahoochee Valley Community College / One of the largest private air ambulance companies in the US is AirEvac. With 88 stations across the south and Midwest, AirEVAC has carved out a niche by providing medical service in rural areas. On The Job, had the opportunity to spend some […]
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Show 222 – O’neil Steel

/ O’neil Steel / Founded in Birmingham in 1921, O’Neal Steel has played an important role in the steel fabricating business. O’Neal was one of the first metal service centers in the south, and during world war two they became the nation’s largest producer of general purpose bombs. And since then they have seen tremendous […]
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Show 221 – Biotechnology

/ Biotechnology / The field of biotechnology has grown tremendously in the past 15 years. And while we have daily contact with the industry through the medicines we take or the food we eat, few of us know much about this growing industry. And it’s becoming more and more important. Birmingham and Huntsville are at […]
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Show 220 – Geological Science | TTL

/ University of Alabama Geological Science / TTL, LLC / We visited the Geological Science program at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and learned about the many different aspects of this field and the many career opportunities. Then, we visited TTL, who is a company specializing in geological type services, including geotechnical, analytical and […]
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Show 219 – Mining Program

/ Bevill State Community College – Mining Program / We visited Bevill State Community College in Sumiton to learn about their state of the art Mine Technology Program. Since 1975 Bevill State has been the only college in the state to provide training in the mining industry. With so many changes in the business landscape […]
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Show 218 – Industrial Maintenance Technology

/ Industrial Maintenance Technology Program – Jefferson State Community College / Robotics / The Industrial Maintenance Technology Program at Jefferson State Community College, is a multifaceted program that includes C.A.D. Classes, Welding Classes, High School Dual Enrollment Programs, Robotics, and Partnerships with Local Industries. On the Job drove up to Jefferson State Community college to […]
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Show 217 – Snowmasters | TLS Lighting

/ Snowmasters / TLS Lighting / In Alabama we rarely see snow, at least any snow that amounts to anything. Yet in rural northwest Alabama, there’s one company that’s making it snow, not just here, but all over the world. We visited Snowmasters in Lexington and learned about their growing business. “We light the Stars,” […]
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Show 216 – Therapeutic Massage

/ Trenholm State Technical College & Spa At Montgomery – Therapeutic Massage / Therapeutic Massage dates back to the medieval times. While the intent of this industry on improving health and wellness has not changed, the technology, education, and training for becoming a massage therapist has reached new levels. Join Bobby Jon as he takes […]
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Show 215 – Technology & Engineering

/ Jacksonville State University – Department of Technology and Engineering / Jacksonville State University offers a wide array of technology degrees for students interested in automation of industrial manufacturing, robotics, digital networks and communication, and management of computer integrated manufacturing systems. While Jacksonville state offers an array of 4 year technology degrees, it also offers […]
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Show 214 – Communications | WDJC

/ Jacksonville State Department of Communications / WDJC / Today, Radio is a multi billion-dollar industry that through over-the-air stations and satellite radio reaches every corner of the country and around the world. At Jacksonville State University’s Department of Communications, they’re teaching students not only how to run the station technically, but also how to […]
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Show 213 – Engineering & Manufacturing

/ Auburn University Automotive Engineering & Manufacturing Program / The automotive manufacturing industry is rapidly growing in Alabama. The companies involved in this movement, Toyota, Honda, Mercedes, and Hyundai, all require various types of skilled, professional engineers, with experience in the field of manufacturing. Because the Automotive Industry grew so quickly here, the skill set […]