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Astronomy to Zoology

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Astronomy to Zoology

    Tracy Hookway, Binghamton University – Cell Research Could Help Us Better Understand How Our Hearts Beat

    Tracy Hookway, Binghamton University – Cell Research Could Help Us Better Understand How Our Hearts Beat

    When it comes to the heart, we have much research left to do. Tracy Hookway, assistant professor in the biomedical engineering department at Binghamton University, outlines some remaining questions. The focus of our lab is to develop predictive engineered in vitro models of human cardiovascular tissues to interrogate the mechanisms that drive morphogenic developmental processes. […]

    • 2 min
    Ediz Ozelkan, University of Colorado Boulder – Music Artists Hurt by TikTok Licensing Snafu

    Ediz Ozelkan, University of Colorado Boulder – Music Artists Hurt by TikTok Licensing Snafu

    Musical artists are being hurt by a new TikTok licensing snafu. Ediz Ozelkan, lecturer in the media studies department at the University of Colorado Boulder, takes a listen to find out more. I graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2023 with my PhD in media research and practice. I am currently a lecturer […]

    • 2 min
    Gerald LeTendre, Penn State University – Will We See Robots in Our Child’s Classroom?

    Gerald LeTendre, Penn State University – Will We See Robots in Our Child’s Classroom?

    Is ChatGPT the professor of the future? Gerald LeTendre, Harry Lawrence Batshelet II Chair and professor of educational administration at Penn State University, examines the possibilities. Gerald LeTendre is the Harry Lawrence Batschelet II Chair of Educational Administration at The Pennsylvania State University.  He was editor of The American Journal of Education, and served for […]

    • 2 min
    Amit Kumar, University of Texas at Austin – Conceal Less, Reveal More

    Amit Kumar, University of Texas at Austin – Conceal Less, Reveal More

    What secrets are you keeping? Amit Kumar, assistant professor of marketing and psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, says maybe it’s better to conceal less and reveal more. Amit Kumar is currently an Asst. Professor of Marketing and Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining the McCombs faculty, he […]

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    Bruce Johnson, Centre College – Benefits of Public Goods Do Not Justify Stadium Subsidies

    Bruce Johnson, Centre College – Benefits of Public Goods Do Not Justify Stadium Subsidies

    Taxpayers are told to ante up to keep sports teams in their cities, but is it worth it? Bruce Johnson, James Graham Brown professor of economics at Centre College, examines this question. Bruce K. Johnson is the James Graham Brown Professor of Economics at Centre College, where he has taught since 1987. He became interested […]

    • 2 min
    Lindsey Davis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Projects Narrow Self-Efficacy Gaps for Women

    Lindsey Davis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Projects Narrow Self-Efficacy Gaps for Women

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Benefits of Project-Based Learning Week: Narrowing self-efficacy gaps for women is crucial. Lindsey Davis, assistant professor of teaching in the humanities and arts department, looks into how projects can do so for female students. I am a broadly trained interdisciplinary scholar of 19th and 20th American history and critical feminist studies. Along […]

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