Dr. Molumby explores a new world of possibilities, discussing her diverse teaching and creative activities that bridge the timeless art of music with ancient meditation techniques and modern technology.
Brendefur explains that mathematics also is about spatial reasoning — the ability to visually manipulate stimuli, to break apart and put together 2-D and 3-D shapes, to take these ideas and twist and turn them, or not to be confused when an object’s orientation changes.
Are books such as vampire novels, mysteries, and fantasy “real” literature? Do they have a place in the education of today’s children?
Biomedical engineers must overcome significant hurdles to create joint replacements that can serve as stand-ins for healthy bone and cartilage.
Are you aware that 10,000 people will turn 65 years of age in the United States every day for the next 19 years?
- Exploring the Public’s Land June 18, 2012John Freemuth discusses the role public lands play in the American psyche and in our country’s culture and history.
- Breast Cancer: Progress in the Search for a Cure June 11, 2012 Cheryl Jorcyk discusses how breast cancer develops and spreads, current therapies, the challenges involved in a finding a cure, and her research program.
- There’s No Debate: The Importance of Forensics in Everyday Life June 4, 2012Manda Hicks explains how many preconceived notions about debate and forensics are inaccurate or only tell part of the story.
- Get a Move On May 29, 2012Do we move to live or live to move? What are movement playgrounds and why are they important? Tyler Johnson provides the answers to these questions and more.
- The WTO: Made By the World, For the World May 21, 2012Meredith Taylor Black examines the history and mission of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
- Carbon Culprits: Construction and Transportation May 14, 2012Susan Mason compares the impact that construction and transportation have on the environment.
- STEM Pipeline: Inspiration to Occupation May 7, 2012Louis Nadelson examines important programs and ideas which are critical to improving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.
- Knowledge + Skills = A Valuable College Experience April 30, 2012Eric Landrum examines the need for higher education to balance the compilation of knowledge with the demonstration of relevant skill, and how accurate assessment factors in.
- Music, Machines, & Meditation April 23, 2012Nicole Molumby looks at how new technology and centuries old philosophies are combining to create an innovative approach to teaching music.
- Risk vs. Reward? The Truth About Vaccines February 13, 2012Juliette Tinker explores the fascinating science of vaccines and immunizations.
Meet Our Team Beyond the Blue
These faculty podcasts are examples of the innovative spirit that exists in many fields at Boise State University. Just as the Broncos are known for inventive, well-executed football, our campus community is recognized for creative new ideas and exciting partnerships that enhance the experiences of our students every day.
Introducing Foundational Studies Podcasts
- What is Genius? April 16, 2012Jim Stockton and Riley Caldwell-O’Keefe study the thought-provoking subject of Genius, looking at patterns that may (or may not) be present in the remarkable people and events of human history.
- The Human Situation April 9, 2012Stewart Gardner investigates the role that the individual plays in society, including a comparison of the self-questioning approach espoused by Socrates and the modern scientific philosophy.
- The Rise of the West and Asia’s Resurgence April 2, 2012Rick Moore discusses how the United States and other Western countries rose to power, and how Asia rapidly is overtaking the West in economic and political clout.
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