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The Princeton African American Studies Department is known as a convener of conversations about the political, economic, and cultural forces that shape our understanding of race and racial groups. We invite you to listen as faculty “read” how race and culture are produced globally, look past outcomes to origins, question dominant discourses, and consider evidence instead of myth.
 
Keeping it 101 is the podcast that helps our nerdy listeners make sense of religion. Why religion? Well, if you read the news, have a body, exist in public, or think about race, gender, class, ability, or sexuality, you likely also think about religion — even if you don’t know it yet. Let us show you why religion is both a lot more important and a little easier to understand than you might think. Put us in your earholes and let us show you why religion isn’t done with you — even if you’re do ...
 
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She Roars

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She Roars

Princeton University

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After some 50 years of coeducation, the women of Princeton University have roared to the forefront of just about every walk of life. From the Supreme Court to the U.S. Congress; from operating rooms and newsrooms to boardrooms and classrooms; from laboratories, war zones and trading floors to stages, startups and writing desks — Princeton women have penetrating views on things that matter. These are change-makers in the service of humanity.
 
The goal is to have A Second Opinion be seen as the go to place for learning how to improve health and health care. Together we will have conversations with the health thought leaders, the entrepreneurs, the clinicians, the policy makers, the business leaders, and the consumers— to better understand how we all can improve health and well-being — of ourselves as individuals, of our families — and of our communities. We achieve this through education and engagement at the nexus of policy, medi ...
 
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Cookies: Tech Security & Privacy

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Cookies: Tech Security & Privacy

Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science

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Technology has transformed our lives, but there are hidden tradeoffs we make as we take advantage of these new tools. Cookies, as you know, can be a tasty snack -- but they can also be something that takes your data. This podcast is presented by the Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science.
 
Podcasts hosted by George Miller, presenting fresh ideas and stimulating conversations on a wide variety of subjects, with a particular focus is on books published by university presses. Some of these interviews may present bold new theories (in the spirit of the hedgehog) while others may focus in detail on something quite small, even overlooked (in the spirit of the fox). The driving forces are curiosity and the desire to communicate original thinking in an engaging, accessible way. See ac ...
 
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Optimism is Cool Again

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Optimism is Cool Again

The Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey

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A Biweekly podcast from The Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey. Twice a month, we'll talk with priests, thought leaders, authors and more about what's going on in our communities, our country, and our world from a uniquely Episcopal perspective. No prior experience necessary--along the way, we'll bring us all up to speed on the deep traditions and modern outlook of The Episcopal Church, and seek ways to be the best, most positive disciples of Jesus Christ we can. We hope you'll join us for this ...
 
Kentucky Humanities is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, D.C. The Council is supported by the National Endowment and by private contributions. We are not a state agency, and we receive no state funds, but we are proud partners with Kentucky's cultural, heritage, arts, and tourism agencies. Why are we Telling Kentucky's Story? More than just history, by Kentucky's story we mean Kentucky's writers, inventors, judges, musicians, arch ...
 
A Democratic Socialist’s Almanac is a podcast exploring all things relevant to Socialism today, from the latest scholarship regarding the socialist tradition to socialist reflections on our current moment and where to go from here. Below is a partial prospectus with a subject by subject bibliography. Written by Lelyn R. Masters with a Memphis Music Soundtrack by Harry Koniditsiotis Marx’s Epicurianism Fusaro, Diego. Marx, Epicurus, and the Origins of Historical Materialism. Permanent Press, ...
 
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On January 14th, A Second Opinion joined with the Princeton University Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies and Princeton’s Center for Health and Wellbeing for Part 5 in a series, on the fiscal, monetary and health policy response implications of Covid-19. You can hear Parts 1, 2, 3 & 4 of this series in our podcast episode numbers 48, 69, 9…
 
"Keeping It 101: A Killjoy's Approach to Studying Religion" (6 October 2021) Being a live recording of our conversation with Dr. Jenny Wiley Legath for the Center for Culture, Society, and Religion at Princeton University. Thanks to Jenny, CCSR Director Jonathan Gold, and all the amazing folks at Princeton for having us! As always, be sure to visit…
 
This is the second half of the conversation I had last autumn with Polly Barton, a translator from Japanese and the author of a terrific memoir cum reflection on language and translation, Fifty Sounds. In the first part we talked about Polly’s early fascination with Japan and language, and her decision aged 21 to go to live and work on a remote Jap…
 
The multidisciplinary scholar’s wide-ranging interests led him to demography and population research early on. He speaks with Fred about what people generally misunderstand about immigration into the U.S., how border enforcement has backfired, and why racial segregation and housing discrimination persist around the country.…
 
After spending time as an assistant coach at schools like Baylor, Clemson, and Valparaiso, Coach Matt Driscoll is now the head men's basketball coach at the University of North Florida. He discusses how they break down conceptual offense, important stats for the offense, and how they generate more 3s and finishes around the basket. This episode is …
 
Friends, the long-awaited Word on Fire Bible, Volume II (Acts, Letters, and Revelation) is now available! Today, we give you a peek inside. Brandon Vogt and I discuss what’s new about this volume and why it’s even better than Volume I. A listener asks, if God is full of love, does God love the devil? NOTE: Do you like this podcast? Become a patron …
 
Dr. Linda Burnes Bolton is the Senior Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer at Cedars-Sinai. She joined Cedars-Sinai in 1971, was named vice president of nursing in 1991, and serves as the inaugural holder of the James R. Klinenberg, MD, and Lynn Klinenberg-Linkin Chair in Nursing. Over a career spanning more than five decades, Dr. Burnes …
 
Radius Athletics' Randy Sherman and A Quick Timeout's Tony Miller discuss mid-season and in-game adjustments to give your team an edge as you head towards the home stretch of your basketball schedule. Thanks to our sponsors at 323 Sports. If you're in the market for a team dealer, the guys at 323 Sports will not disappoint. They'll "Do It Right" fo…
 
In this week’s episode, we’re hearing from Dr. Rebecca Shaw, the Chief Scientist at the World Wildlife Fund. Rebecca received her MA in environmental policy and her PhD in energy and resources from UC Berkeley. After finishing her PhD, Rebecca did a postdoc at the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford, and then worked at the Nature Conservan…
 
Today on the THINK HUMANITIES podcast, Bill Goodman talks to Burton Webb, president of the University of Pikeville about the city, the university, and a very special upcoming event. Kentucky Humanities is partnering with the University of Pikeville to host its first 50th Anniversary celebration event on February 8 featuring journalist David Brooks.…
 
In this first part of my conversation with translator and writer Polly Barton, we talk about Polly’s early fascination with Japan and how she found herself on a remote Japanese island at the age of 21. ‘Sometimes’, she writes in her book Fifty Sounds, ‘I wonder how I ever thought I’d survive, setting out for a rural island with just a handful of Ja…
 
Miami Hurricanes' Chris Caputo is one of the top assistants at the Division I level. In this episode, the Hurricanes' associate head coach shares suggestions for defending modern offenses, goals for defensive statistics, and what it takes to be a great defensive coach. This episode is sponsored by the Dr. Dish Basketball Shooting Machine. Mention "…
 
Attempting to derive aesthetic systems from natural structures of human cognition, designers looked toward the “savage mind”—a way of thinking they associated with a racialized subaltern. In Savage Mind to Savage Machine: Racial Science and Twentieth-Century Design (U Minnesota Press, 2021), Ginger Nolan uncovers an enduring relationship between “t…
 
Today we share Lesson 1 from Bishop Barron's latest Word on Fire Institute course titled "Dante's Catholic Imagination." Listen as Bishop Barron leads us on a journey through the life of Dante and his major work, The Divine Comedy, the great literary treasure dedicated to the dynamics of the Christian spiritual life. In this first lesson from the c…
 
In Health, Healing and Illness in African History (Bloomsbury, 2021), Rebekah Lee makes an overall assessment of the history and historiography and health, healing and illness in the African context. This unique text is divided in two parts. In the first half of the book, Lee presents a chronological survey and analysis of the ideas and literature …
 
A true understanding of the pervasive role of software in the world demands an awareness of the volume and variety of real-world software failures and their consequences. No more thorough survey of these events may be available than Thomas Huckle and Tobias Neckel's Bits and Bugs: A Scientific and Historical Review of Software Failures in Computati…
 
Radius Athletics' Randy Sherman and A Quick Timeout's Tony Miller break down the Utah Jazz's ball screen offense options involving Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert. Thanks to our sponsors at 323 Sports. If you're in the market for a team dealer, the guys at 323 Sports will not disappoint. They'll "Do It Right" for you and your sports program! Sidel…
 
In this bonus episode, Steph shares some tips for grad school interviews. This episode is broken down into advice for before, during, and after the interviews. Here are some additional resources that were mentioned in the show: Template for thank you note to faculty: Hi Dr. (NAME), It was so great to meet you on Friday. Thanks for taking the time t…
 
In 1948, the World Health Organization began to prepare its social psychiatry project, which aimed to discover the epidemiology and arrive at a classification of mental disorders. In Mad by the Millions: Mental Disorders and the Early Years of the World Health Organization (MIT Press, 2021), Harry Y-Jui Wu examines the WHO's ambitious project, argu…
 
Heroic science. Chaotic politics. Billionaire entrepreneurs. Award-winning journalist Brendan Borrell brings the defining story of our times alive through compulsively readable, first-time reporting on the players leading the fight against a vicious virus. The First Shots: The Epic Rivalries and Heroic Science Behind the Race to the Coronavirus Vac…
 
In Hindu Theology and Biology: The Bhagavata Purana and Contemporary Theory (Oxford University Press, 2020), Professor Jonathan B. Edelmann develops a constructive and comparative theological dialogue between Hinduism and Western natural sciences. Describing the Bhagavata tradition and Darwinism as worldviews, the author asks the question in the bo…
 
Today, the Big Bang is so entrenched in our understanding of the cosmos that to doubt it would seem crazy. But as Paul Halpern shows in Flashes of Creation: George Gamow, Fred Hoyle, and the Great Big Bang Debate (Basic Books, 2021), just decades ago its mere mention caused sparks to fly. At the center of the debate were Russian American physicist …
 
What makes life meaningful? What is meaning, and where do we find it? Those are the pressing questions Brandon Vogt and I discuss today on “The Word on Fire Show.” We also recap my conversation with Jordan Peterson, Jonathan Pageau, and John Vervaeke, and highlight two recent surveys dealing with the question of meaning. A listener asks whether it'…
 
Tim Capstraw is a former NCAA D1 head coach and the current radio analyst for the Brooklyn Nets. He discusses Kyrie Irving's return, the differences in coaching at the NBA level, and what separates stars like Kevin Durant. This episode is sponsored by the Dr. Dish Basketball Shooting Machine. Mention "Quick Timeout" and receive $300 off on the Dr. …
 
We’re sharing with you a special discussion we had at the end of last year with Dr. Michael Petersen, who in 2021 served as the Chief Clinical Innovation Officer of NTT DATA Services. Dr. Mike is a pediatric emergency medicine physician, served in the U.S. Army, and brings over 20 years of deep health industry knowledge of emerging technologies and…
 
In this episode, we’re talking with Nixon Arauz, who is a PhD Student in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Nixon’s personal experiences have shown him how important things like housing, education, and local politics are for health and wellbeing and has prompted him to become a passionate advo…
 
Dear Ann by Bobbie Ann Mason was selected to be the 2022 Kentucky Reads selection. Listen to this 2020 THINK HUMANITIES interview with Bobbie Ann where she talks about writing Dear Ann.To join or host a book discussion, visit kyhumanities.orgTHINK HUMANITIES is made possible by generous support from the Spalding University Sena Jeter Naslund-Karen …
 
Wesley Brooks, assistant coach for The Ohio State University women's basketball team, discusses 5-out offense. He shares tips for choosing which version to use with your team, how to go about introducing the system to your players, and player workout ideas for coaching 5-out. This episode is sponsored by the Dr. Dish Basketball Shooting Machine. Me…
 
It is one of the most extraordinary cases in the history of science: the mating calls of insects were mistaken for a “sonic weapon” that led to a major diplomatic row. Since August 2017, the world media has been absorbed in the “attack” on diplomats from the American and Canadian Embassies in Cuba. While physicians treating victims have described i…
 
Today we share a sample from our new Word on Fire Institute course titled "Faith, Science, and Sin" taught by Dr. Christopher Baglow. Dr. Baglow considers the mysteries of the Catholic faith in dialogue with scientific discoveries, allowing us to avoid the shallowness that John Paul II says debases the Gospel and leaves us ashamed before history. T…
 
For decades, some of our best and brightest medical scientists have dedicated themselves to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease. What happened? Where is the cure? The biggest breakthroughs occurred twenty-five years ago, with little progress since. In How Not to Study a Disease: The Story of Alzheimer's (MIT Press, 2021), neurobiologist Karl Her…
 
Eric Hargan served as the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from 2017 to 2021. As Deputy Secretary, he oversaw the development and approval of all HHS, CMS, and FDA regulations, as well as the day-to-day operations and management of the department – the largest in the federal government with a budget in excess of…
 
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