MVCC Library Podcast


Volume 13 Number 07

Materials Tribology featuring Kaylan Mutyala

Date: September 11, 2018   
Length:  58 minutes

Great strides made in the last 50 years in tribology research helped us conserve energy more efficiently and effectively. Learn more about tribology, future direction of the research, and how it can yield three-fold benefit by improving energy conservation and systems performance, increasing the lifetime of the components, thereby reducing downtime, and replacing the use of oils and greases, thereby reducing hazardous waste and greenhouse gas emissions into the environment. This event is part of the STEM Lecture Series.


Volume 13 Number 06

The Early Days of Hollywood and the Women Who Built It

Date: August 22, 2018  
Length:  13 minutes

Two MVCC librarians have a lively discussion on the bestselling novel, The Girls in the Picture.  Listen to their description of the early days of Hollywood and the women who played an enormous role in this fledgling industry.


Volume 13 Number 05

Illinois Bicentennial Special Events 

Date: July 11, 2018 
Length:  6 minutes

We are excited to be part of Illinois' bicentennial celebration. This discussion with Jessica Crotty, MVCC's Bicentennial Event Planning Committee, outlines the special events coming in the fall semester. 



Volume 13 Number 04

The Mosaics Program, G. Willow Wilson, and Ms. Marvel

Date: July 11, 2018
Length:  13 minutes

Tommy Hensel, Director of the Fine and Performing Arts Center, discusses the program Mosaics: Muslim Voices in America. He discuses previous and upcoming programming with a special emphasis on    This is part of our One Book programming and our Graphic Novel Symposium


Volume 13 Number 03

The Identities of Ms. Marvel

Date: June 27, 2018
Length: 19 minutes

Sundus Madi-McCarthy and Nina Shoman-Dajani club advisers for the Arab Student Union and the Muslim Student Association discuss G. Willow Wilson's graphic novel Ms. Marvel and the ways that it presents main character Kamala Khan's identity as a Muslim woman superhero. This is part of our One Book programming and our Graphic Novel Symposium


Volume 13 Number 02

Why Study Pop Culture? 

Date: June 26, 2018
Length: 7 minutes

Faculty member Carey Millsap-Spears discusses the importance of studying popular culture in preparation for the upcoming One Book program on the graphic novel Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona. This is part of our One Book programming and our Graphic Novel Symposium


Volume 13 Number 01

Ms. Marvel Review, One Book 2018-2019

Date: June 26, 2018
Length: 5 minutes

Librarians Tish and Troy give a brief overview of Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona, which is the 2018-2019 One Book text. They also discuss the program themes. This program will run from September 208 to May of 2019. This is part of our One Book programmingand our Graphic Novel Symposium