Todd Vandenbark

Posts by Todd Vandenbark

Spring 2012 Remodeling: construction complete, nearly ready for move-in

The plastic sheeting no longer hangs from the ceiling, and visitors can see clearly into the new offices on the second floor. Once HVAC adjustments and the final inspection are completed, library faculty can finally move into new offices! While we have referred to this as a recent remodeling project, it actually began in the …Read More »

Another step on the road to a better search: Google Knowledge Graph

With little noticeable fanfare, Google recently made a change to its interface that has important implications for anyone with online content. Now when you search using Google, it looks at the terms in your search and identifies the things in it. Based on previous searches on your topic, the Google search engine may offer a new …Read More »

Health literacy and prevalence of stroke: interpreting a CDC report

The number of strokes nationwide has decreased little in the last four years, and regional and socio-economic disparities are strong indicators of their continued prevalence, according to the CDC.

Weight of the Nation video: great video series from CDC

As reported on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s site, Obesity is common, serious, and costly. More than one-third of adults (35.7%) and approximately 17% of children and adolescents are obese. To confront this epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is collaborating “with public health researchers and practitioners, partners, state …Read More »