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Bonus Episode: Interview with Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School

Human rights scholar and award-winning author Kathryn Sikkink talks about her work with the Harvard Votes Challenge, how young people are more savvy about misinformation than older generations and why, in this year of elections, democracy needs protection.

Stoicism and Spirituality

Ancient philosophies can still ring true today. In today’s Academic Minute, Arizona State University’s Sandra Woien determines why.

Interpreting Research Through an Artist’s Eyes

Artists and researchers could have a lot of collaborate on. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Arizona’s Cynthia A. Standley explores why these two groups coming together could have real benefits for society.

The Field Concept in Modern Mechanics

We’re still learning how to understand certain aspects of science and mechanics. In today’s Academic Minute, North Carolina State University’s Larry M. Silverberg discusses one such area of study.

How to turn university students into engaged citizens – and voters

Political scientists, in the US and the UK, discuss how universities can support Generation Z to engage with the democratic process, how to foster safe and open political discussion and why voting is like bungee jumping.

How to Make Jeopardy! Work for Your Career

This quiz show could help you in your career. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Iowa's Daniel Newton says “What is Jeopardy?”

Tempting Choices and Outcome Devaluation

Every day we face many choices; how do we make the best ones for long-term benefits? In today’s Academic Minute, part of Assumption University Week, Karen Lionello-DeNolf delves into this type of decision-making.

An interview with James Purnell, president and vice-chancellor of the University of the Arts London

The president and vice-chancellor of the University of the Arts London talks about how AI will affect the creative sector, the connection between cities, commerce and creativity, and how UAL plans to pioneer online creative education