Jason Hicken | December 14, 2015 | 15 min | Share

Engineering Design in the Presence of Chaos

Jason Hicken, Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from University of Toronto, discusses how chaos influences the engineering design process.

Prakash Joshi | December 14, 2015 | 18 min | Share

Living in an RNA World

Prakash Joshi, Ph.D. in Chemistry from Agra University in India, studies the RNA World Hypothesis and shares his fascination with TALKS.

John Milanese | December 14, 2015 | 16 min | Share

Precautionary Policy and Unknown Dangers

A Ph.D. in Philosophy from SUNY Albany, John Milanese advises the audience on the impact of policy making with potentially unknown and chaotic outcomes.

Michael Fortun | May 14, 2015 | 22 min | Share

The 'Good Scientist' in the Time of Big Data

Michael Fortun, Professor of STS and History of Science Ph.D. from Harvard University, talks about the failings of big data and the responsibilities of the scientific community.

Wayne Roberge | May 14, 2015 | 18 min | Share

How to Build a Universe

Theoretical Astrophysics Ph.D. Wayne Roberge discusses the natural scale of the universe.

Fleet Hower | May 14, 2015 | 13 min | Share

21st Century Brick

Professor of Architecture and University of Pennsylvania graduate Fleet Hower elaborates on algorithms for modular 3D printed puzzle pieces and their potential in architecture.

Dick Siegel | May 14, 2015 | 7 min | Share

From Nanoscale to Macroscale

Dick Sigel, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer, comments on science on the nanoscale.

Bill Puka | Dec 06, 2014 | 25 min | Share

Moral and Ethical Development Across the Lifespan

Bill Puka discusses what guides moral and ethical development across a lifespan. He delves into how, from infancy to adulthood, we develop a moral compass.

Scott Robertson | Dec 06, 2014 | 40 min | Share

Inclusive Learning and Learning with Disability

Scott Robertson, Class of '03, shares a unique perspective on what it means to learn with disability and what is the current state of learning disability education.

Malik Magdon-Ismail | Dec 06, 2014 | 35 min | Share

Machines that Learn from Data

Machine learning expert Malik Magdon-Ismail explores why machine learning is both an incredibly important task and very nontrivial one.

Tomie Hahn | Dec 06, 2014 | 19 min | Share

Sensational Knowledge: Learning through the Body

In part talk, part performance, Tomie Hahn teaches us how to find inner inspiration and learn through our daily motions.

Charles Boylen | May 09, 2014 | 23 min | Share

Our Environment and Necessary Stewardship

As inhabitants of Earth, what must we do to ensure its survival? Charles Boylen touches on disasters, successess, and what are our necessary responsibilities as stewards of our planet.

Johnson Samuel | May 09, 2014 | 27 min | Share

The Spiritual Dimension of Life: Is it Worth Investigating?

We are all on a journey. Dr. Samuel, through the lense of a layman, delves into spirituality and whether we as individuals should be considering it.

Seth Appert | May 09, 2014 | 29 min | Share

Understanding Our Role as Leaders

Men's Division I Ice Hockey Coach Seth Appert pulls personal and professional experience together to offer his thoughts on what defines leadership and what sets great leaders apart.

Langdon Winner | May 09, 2014 | 19 min | Share

Thinking Outside the Box IS the New Box

Acclaimed STS Scholar Langdon Winner explores the downfall of a culture that refuses to scrutinize the normative and political values that are veiled by the term "innovation."

Eddie Ade Knowles | May 09, 2014 | 21 min | Share

Connecting with the Rhythms of our Mind, Body, and Spirit

Accomplished musician Dr. Eddie Ade Knowles dives into the clave pattern and the necessity to better to understand ourselves and others through rhythmic culture.

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