Could We Ever...

Could We Ever...

By The University of Texas at Dallas
“Could We Ever...” shines a light on UT Dallas experts and asks them to tackle questions you never knew you needed answered — from science to art and more.

Produced by the UT Dallas Office of Communications.
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1.8 | Could We Ever Achieve Gender Equity?

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1.8 | Could We Ever Achieve Gender Equity?
In the season one finale, Danyelle and Ricardo sit down with Jacqueline Prince, assistant director for women’s & gender equity programs at the Galerstein Gender Center, to discuss whether we could achieve gender equity. NOTE: This interview was recorded before safer at home measures were put in place. (Clip from “Hidden Figures” by Fox 2000 Pictures) --NOTES-- Upcoming events can be found on the UT Dallas Galerstein Gender Center website: https://www.utdallas.edu/gendercenter/ UT Dallas Galerstein Gender Center on social media: https://www.facebook.com/GGCatUTDallas/ https://www.instagram.com/utd_gender_center/ https://twitter.com/UTDGGC Jacqueline Prince recently was honored by UTD Leadership Programs with the Advisor of the Year award for her work advising Chi Alpha Iota Diaternity, the University’s first gender-inclusive Greek organization. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_V-OHUJmSD/?igshid=1t2b0f0vh7hce Kimberle Crenshaw’s TED Talk, “The urgency of intersectionality,” from 2016: https://www.ted.com/talks/kimberle_crenshaw_the_urgency_of_intersectionality?language=en Study: Transgender Youth Allowed to Use Their Chosen Name Have Fewer Mental Health Problems https://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/handle/2152/65222 Related image: https://www.facebook.com/glyswny/posts/1288808967961433/ Diversity vs. Inclusion images: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a9/45/72/a94572bb7656f119c39d19f021271c5b.jpg http://ogden.cps.edu/diversity--inclusion-committee.html Video: UT Dallas Ranked the Most LGBT+ Friendly Campus in Texas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUHaOe7yn2o
33:29
May 6, 2020
Announcement: Could We Ever Start *Another* Podcast? Yep!
You can find our new show, Comets Discuss, on major podcasting platforms and at utdallas.edu/cometcast/comets-discuss/
01:49
April 10, 2020
1.7 | Could We Ever Have New Literary Classics?
What exactly is a “classic” piece of literature, and why should the Harry Potter series be counted among them? Danyelle and Ricardo sat down with Dr. Theresa Towner, Ashbel Smith Professor of literary studies in the UT Dallas School of Arts and Humanities, to find out. Dr. Theresa Towner https://www.utdallas.edu/ah/people/faculty_detail.php?faculty_id=1181 School of Arts and Humanities Facebook https://www.facebook.com/UTDArts/ School of Arts and Humanities Instagram https://www.instagram.com/utd_arts/ School of Arts and Humanities Twitter https://twitter.com/UTDallasArts
29:58
April 1, 2020
1.6 | Could We Ever Get Smart About Work?
Danyelle and Ricardo speak with Dr. Doug Kiel, professor of public and nonprofit management, to see whether we could ever get smart about work. (Clip from “Parks and Recreation” by NBCUniversal) Circadian Rhythms https://www.nigms.nih.gov/education/pages/factsheet_circadianrhythms.aspx Dr. Doug Kiel https://profiles.utdallas.edu/lowell.kiel?pub=6 EPPS Public and Nonprofit Management Program https://epps.utdallas.edu/about/programs/public-and-nonprofit-management/ EPPS Facebook https://www.facebook.com/UTDEPPS EPPS Instagram https://www.instagram.com/utdepps EPPS Twitter https://twitter.com/UTDEPPS
20:51
March 4, 2020
1.5 | Could We Ever Destigmatize Mental Health Concerns?
Danyelle and Ricardo sit down with Dr. Kimberly Burdine, licensed psychologist and assistant director of the UT Dallas Student Counseling Center, to discuss whether we could ever destigmatize mental health concerns. (Clip from “SuperSoul Sunday” on OWN » https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0V0h9WNUtU) UT Dallas Student Counseling Center https://utdallas.edu/counseling/ UT Dallas Student Counseling Center’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/utdcounseling/ UT Dallas Student Counseling Center’s Instagram https://www.instagram.com/utdcounseling/
30:50
February 5, 2020
1.4 | Could We Ever See Creativity Become Dangerous?
In our first episode of 2020, Danyelle and Ricardo review the dark side of creativity with Dr. Magdalena Grohman, associate director of the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology at UT Dallas. (Clip from “Jurassic Park” by Universal Pictures) Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy > https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/09/technology/facial-recognition-race-artificial-intelligence.html How a Self-Driving Uber Killed a Pedestrian in Arizona > https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/03/20/us/self-driving-uber-pedestrian-killed.html Dr. Magdalena Grohman > https://www.utdallas.edu/ah/people/faculty_detail.php?faculty_id=376 Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology > https://www.utdallas.edu/c4v/
35:53
January 8, 2020
Holiday Announcement
The holidays cause a bit of a change in our episode schedule, and Danyelle and Ricardo preview our January episode.
02:08
December 18, 2019
1.3 | Could We Ever Use Science to Fight Crime?
Ricardo and Danyelle sit down with Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of criminology, who dissects the question: “Could we ever use science to fight crime?” (Clip from “Unbelievable” by Netflix) **Links** D.A.R.E. > https://www.livescience.com/33795-effective.html Dallas District Attorney John Cruezot > https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2019/04/11/dallas-da-reveals-plan-for-ending-mass-incarceration-for-petty-crimes-slashing-probation-and-bail/ Dallas DA’s Plan to Give Petty Criminals a Pass Could Backfire, Police Leaders Argue > https://www.dallasnews.com/news/courts/2019/04/12/dallas-da-s-plan-to-give-petty-criminals-a-pass-could-backfire-police-leaders-argue/ Dr. Piquero’s NFL study > https://www.utdallas.edu/news/research/ut-dallas-criminologist-tackles-perception-of-nfl/ Dr. Piquero’s theme park study > https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/10.1080/07418825.2019.1677935 School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences > https://epps.utdallas.edu/ More about Dr. Piquero > https://www.utdallas.edu/chairs/profiles/dr-alex-r-piquero/
39:45
December 4, 2019
1.2 | Could We Ever Conquer Diet Culture?
On today’s show, Ricardo and Danyelle talk with Sara Asberry, a registered dietitian with the UT Dallas Student Wellness Center, who tackles the question: “Could we ever conquer diet culture?” (Clip from “Mean Girls” by Paramount Pictures) Oxidative Stress: Harms and Benefits for Human Health: > https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5551541/ Is Dieting Passe? Study Finds Fewer Overweight People Try To Lose Weight > https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/03/08/519080766/is-dieting-passe-study-finds-fewer-overweight-people-try-to-lose-weight UT Dallas Student Wellness Center: > https://www.utdallas.edu/studentwellness/nutrition/ UT Dallas Student Wellness Center social media: > https://www.facebook.com/utd.wellness > https://www.instagram.com/healthycomets/
37:04
November 6, 2019
1.1 | Could We Ever Have Robotic Surgery Without the Surgeons?
On today’s show, Ricardo and Danyelle talk with Dr. Ann Majewicz Fey, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and she answers the question, “Could we ever have robotic surgery without the surgeons?” (Clip from “I, Robot” by Twentieth Century Fox) FDA warns about robotic devices for mastectomy and other cancer surgeries: > https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/01/health/fda-warning-robotic-surgery-mastectomy/index.html FDA warning:  > https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/safety-communications/caution-when-using-robotically-assisted-surgical-devices-womens-health-including-mastectomy-and Dr. Fey’s bio:  > https://me.utdallas.edu/people/majewicz.html   Human-Enabled Robotic Technology (HERO) Lab: > https://www.utdallas.edu/hero/   Mechanical Engineer Perfecting the Performance of Surgical Robotics: > https://www.utdallas.edu/news/research/nsf-career-award-funds-improvements-to-surgical-robotics/   The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science on social media: > https://www.facebook.com/JonssonSchool > https://twitter.com/utdjonsson > https://www.instagram.com/utdallasjonsson/
25:55
October 2, 2019
1.0 | Could We Ever Start a Podcast?
“Could We Ever...” shines a light on UT Dallas experts and asks them to tackle questions you never knew you needed answered — from science to art and more. Produced by the UT Dallas Office of Communications. Music by Roxanne Minnish, senior lecturer in the UT Dallas School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication. Artwork by Rachael Drury, arts and technology senior student.
02:44
September 18, 2019