Jun 28, 2017
Social movements are in our DNA. So how do mass media and new technologies affect our tendencies for social movements? Soledad O'Brien, Shanelle Matthews, and Sarah Jackson share their perspectives on the relationship between media and social movements.
Jun 21, 2017
Translating ideas from your head to the world can take many forms. In the last episode of our 3-part series on ideas, we learn how innovators present their ideas to the world. We hear stories about a parent tricking their child to perform, overcoming fears and other emotions, and finding peace.
Jun 14, 2017
A spark of an idea does not always lead to innovation or sustainable change. In this episode, we explore how innovators at SwitchPoint 2017 develop their ideas through collaboration, communication, and sheer belief.
Jun 7, 2017
SwitchPoint is a conference like no other, which the organizers describe as a place where "humanitarian innovation, global health, and technology collide." In our first part of a 3-episode series, we visit SwitchPoint 2017 to gain insights on how people conceive ideas and where they draw...
May 24, 2017
Scientific communities are pivotal in the advancement of society through technology, medicine, and new knowledge. But where do large honor societies fit in scientific communities? How do they help shape science policy? Jamie Vernon and John Nemeth of SIGMA Xi discuss the important role honors societies play in...