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)
Upcoming events can be found on the UT Dallas Galerstein Gender Center website:
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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.
Kimberle Crenshaw’s TED Talk, “The urgency of intersectionality,” from 2016:
Study: Transgender Youth Allowed to Use Their Chosen Name Have Fewer Mental Health Problems
Diversity vs. Inclusion images:
Video: UT Dallas Ranked the Most LGBT+ Friendly Campus in Texas
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
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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)
Dr. Doug Kiel
EPPS Public and Nonprofit Management Program
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
UT Dallas Student Counseling Center’s Facebook page
UT Dallas Student Counseling Center’s Instagram
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
How a Self-Driving Uber Killed a Pedestrian in Arizona
Dr. Magdalena Grohman
Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology
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)
Dallas District Attorney John Cruezot
Dallas DA’s Plan to Give Petty Criminals a Pass Could Backfire, Police Leaders Argue
Dr. Piquero’s NFL study
Dr. Piquero’s theme park study
School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
More about Dr. Piquero
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:
Is Dieting Passe? Study Finds Fewer Overweight People Try To Lose Weight
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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:
Dr. Fey’s bio:
Human-Enabled Robotic Technology (HERO) Lab:
Mechanical Engineer Perfecting the Performance of Surgical Robotics:
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science on social media:
“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.