The Podcasting team decided to have a little fun as the Spring Term comes to a close. The following podcast is a compiliation of several candid interviews of students around campus. If you need a little break from those last major papers or from studying for your upcoming finals, check it out!
Arthur I. Miller is a Meritus Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University College London. He earned his B.S. degree from the City College of New York and went on to earn a Ph.D. in physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has also written eight books including: “Empire of the Stars” and
“Einstein and Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc”, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
Members of the Seawolf Speech and Debate Team held a public forum debate in Library 307 earlier this week to open a discussion on the subject of what Alaskans can and should do to combat global warming. After the debate, a knowledgeable panel discussed their views of climate change and fielded questions from audience members.
Dr. William Easterly is a professor of economics at New York University. He is also the Co-Director of NYU’s Development Research Institute. He has written several books on various economic issues and has published over 50 articles in nationally acclaimed newspapers such as the New Yorker and the Wall Street Journal.
Dr. Henry Petroski, professor of Civil Engineering and History at Duke University, presented “To Engineer is Human” last night at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium. Among his many accomplishments, are several books on designs and success of previous engineers. Dr. Petroski has also written numerous articles for the New York Times and the Washington Post. While all kinds of engineering are of interest to him, much of his work focuses on large structures, especially bridges.