15 episodes

Why Not Change the World? brings leading experts from different disciplines together on the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to discuss the global and interconnected challenges facing humanity.

Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast

    • Education
    • 4.9, 17 Ratings

Why Not Change the World? brings leading experts from different disciplines together on the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to discuss the global and interconnected challenges facing humanity.

    S2 E8: Increasing Inclusion On Campus

    S2 E8: Increasing Inclusion On Campus

    Strategies for increasing diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education are considered by two leaders implementing them at Rensselaer.

    • 29 min
    S2 E7: Engineering The Anthropocene

    S2 E7: Engineering The Anthropocene

    An anthropologist and an engineer outline their interdisciplinary effort to increase awareness about how humans impact the planet.

    • 29 min
    S2 E6: The Future Of Materials & Supply Chains

    S2 E6: The Future Of Materials & Supply Chains

    An architect and a systems engineer explore how new approaches to building materials and supply chains will shape the future.

    • 28 min
    S2 E5: Social Media & Artificial Intelligence

    S2 E5: Social Media & Artificial Intelligence

    Researchers within the Rensselaer-IBM Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration talk about their work in the world of social media.

    • 29 min
    S2 E4: Earth's Origins & Life's Limits

    S2 E4: Earth's Origins & Life's Limits

    Two scientists describe the extreme conditions in which life can be found and tell us what it means about the origins of Earth.

    • 29 min
    S2 E3: Saving Lives With Naloxone

    S2 E3: Saving Lives With Naloxone

    The use of a life-saving drug and the social movement to make it available is examined from both historical and personal perspectives.

    • 27 min

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