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Multidisciplinary Panel Videos

 

The Cost of Higher Education (Meta-LC Multidisciplinary Panel Discussion)

Wednesday, Oct 17th, 4:30 - 5:20 PM

Questions

1. What is unique about your disciplinary approach to higher education?
2. Should university student leaders think about the cost - to both themselves and to the world, writ large - of higher education?
3. Are the benefits of higher education quantifiable?

 

Health & Sustainability

Monday, Sept 10th, 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Questions

1. What is unique about your disciplinary approach to the relationship between health and sustainability (broadly conceived)?
2. Why is it important for students to think about the relationship between health and sustainability?
3. What is the relationship between healthy individuals and a sustainable society?

 

Memes, Genes, and Human Nature

Wednesday, Oct 17th, 1:30 - 2:20 PM

Questions

1. What's unique about your disciplinary approach to the concept of human nature?
2. Is it important for students to think about the impact of both genetics and culture on shaping and defining human nature?
3. Do genes and memes equally contribute to the concept of human nature?

 

Common Good(s): Freedom or Constraint?

Wednesday, Oct 24th, 10:30 - 11:20 AM

Questions

1. What's unique about your disciplinary approach to social justice and/or the common good?
2. Should students view their environment (broadly or narrowly conceived) as a common good or merely as a means to an end?
3. Are individual freedoms justly constrained by the social good?

 

Cyborg Cities: The Sustainable Solution?

Wednesday, Oct 31st, 11:30 - 12:20 PM

Questions

1. What's unique about your disciplinary approach to the built environment?
2. Is it important for students to think about sustainability in terms of the blending of new technologies with the natural world?
3. Are cyborg cities the sustainable solution?

 

Let Food be Thy Medicine?

Wednesday, Nov 7th, 12:30 - 1:20 PM

[VIDEO FORTHCOMING]

Questions

1. What is unique about your disciplinary approach to either food as medicine (feel good foods), or medicine as food (good for you foods)?
2. Why should students think about the relationship between their health, the health of other members of their communities, and the foods we have access to?
3. When should foods be used as preventative medicine against disease?