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2009 [subseries]
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Do the right thing 1/11/2009
(Chamberlin talks about politicians and business executives acting unethically.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Detroit Auto Show 2009 1/19/2009
(UMTRI's Bruce Belzowski provides overview of what GM, Ford, Chrysler, Honda and Toyota are featuring at this year's Detroit auto show.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Joycelyn Elders visits U-M 1/22/2009
(Joycelyn Elders, 15th Surgeon General under then President Bill Clinton, discusses current pressing public health issues of today) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Intelligence: How to get it 2/1/2009
(Social psychologist Richard Nisbett discusses the impact of environment, including schools and culture, on the development of intelligence.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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A change in foreign policy 2/6/2009
(Morrow talks about changes in foreign policy under the Obama administration) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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U-M energy research on rise 2/13/2009
(Collaborative energy-research partnerships will enable the University of Michigan to prosper while helping to diversify and revive the state's economy, according to Vice President for Research Stephen Forrest.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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The impact of violent media 3/1/2009
(New research shows that playing violent video games and watching violent moves make people less empathic and sensitive to the suffering of others.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Greener computer data centers 3/5/2009
(By 2011, the nation's computer data centers will consume more power than 8 million average U.S. households. A new strategy cuts down on their energy waste by putting servers to sleep when they're not in use.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Execs on the hot seat 3/6/2009
(The days of the cozy relationship between executives and boards are gone.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Financial health of Europe 3/16/2009
(The European Union and the United States must work together to solve the world's economic crisis.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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No spanking allowed 3/21/2009
(A new University of Michigan analysis finds that physical punishment does not improve children's behavior in the long term.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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A modern form of slavery 3/25/2009
(Human trafficking is the second largest criminal activity in the world, generating billions of dollars annually. The new law clinic opens fall 2009 to help victims regain their lives.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Fostering a change for kids 4/7/2009
(The new advocacy clinic will provide legal representation and social work services to low-income families to prevent unnecessary placement and prolonged stay of children in foster care.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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High morale in low times 4/20/2009
(Massive layoffs, budget cuts, closures. The news is bad enough for workers and executives who lose their jobs. But for those still employed, keeping morale high can be challenging.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Organic molecules in space 4/27/2009
(Astronomy professor Ted Bergin will use the Herschel Space Observatory to search for the building blocks of life in the clouds of gas and dust around young stars. His research could give new insights into how life began on Earth.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Coping with depression 5/4/2009
(These days, many people feel stressed by the high unemployment rates, foreclosures and personal income. U-M professor Melvin McInnis talks about what's happening and offers tips to cope with depression.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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What is the URC? 5/22/2009
(U-M President Mary Sue Coleman will join Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Wayne State University President Jay Noren at Mackinac Island May 28 to release a new University Research Corridor report. Coleman answers the question "What is the URC in this one minute podcast.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Adult kids and their parents 5/29/2009
(New research shows that it's common for adult children and their parents to annoy each other. The research identifies common sources of irritation, and how parents and adult kids cope.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Scarce men likelier to scram 6/8/2009
(When young men are scarce, they're more likely to play the field than to propose) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Tips to stop flu spread 6/12/2009
(JoLynn Montgomery of the School of Public Health defines pandemic, and provides some simple steps people can take to protect themselves and other from flu symptoms.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Changing poverty 6/16/2009
(More than 37 million people are considered poor. U-M expert Sheldon Danziger says the Obama Administration could have policies in place to lower the poverty rate in the next few years.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Genetic testing debate 7/15/2009
(Researcher Scott Roberts discusses the debate over direct to consumer genetic testing.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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The legacy of Apollo 11 7/16/2009
(Forty years after the first lunar landing, astronaut and associate dean in the College of Engineering Tony England discusses the significance of Apollo 11 and the future of U.S. space travel and science.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Sports injury prevention 7/23/2009
(Professor Scott McLean discusses how sports injury prevention training programs could differ in the future.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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The road ahead for the Fed 8/7/2009
(Assistant professor John Ciorciari talks about what is ahead for the Federal Reserve, whose actions have raised concerns about inflation.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Hoarders vs. Spartans 8/18/2009
(Do you hoard (hang on to everything), leaving huge stacks of stuff whenever you're not sure if something is trash or might be needed in the future? Or are you a Spartan who throws everything away? U-M Assistant Psychology Professor Stephanie Preston explains what motivates both and what each trait has to do with traits related to survival, planning, anxiety, fear and a need to boost your status.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Poverty and Michigan 9/1/2009 (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Discovery of obesity gene 9/9/2009
(University of Michigan researchers have identified a gene that acts as a master switch to control obesity in mice. The finding could lead to treatments for obesity, diabetes and complications associated with those disorders.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Olympics in Chicago vote 10/19/2009
(Mark Rosentraub discusses why Chicago lost the Olympic bid and if it's possible to make money hosting the Olympics.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Budget for national security 10/24/2009
(The Ford School's Douglas A. Brook says security comes from not only military power, but also the strength of diplomatic and humanitarian functions of government and non-governmental agents acting in a concerted fashion.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Blow-out: Chinese tire tariff 11/4/2009
(U-M professor Linda Lim discusses the U.S. decision to impose a tariff on Chinese tires and how an all-out trade war can be averted.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Climate talks in Copenhagen 11/23/2009
(A discussion with professor Richard Rood, who will attend the COP-15 climate change meeting, about the meeting's significance and the role of higher ed in the debate.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Help wanted 12/7/2009
(Susan Collins, dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, discusses issues raised at the Dec. 3 White House jobs summit.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Michigan smoking ban 12/14/2009
(University of Michigan School of Public Health Dean Kenneth Warner discusses the benefits of the new smoking ban passed by the Michigan Senate and House.) (.mp3 file) [view item]
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Elders cope with holiday blues 12/21/2009
(Professor Louis Burgio talks about how the holiday season brings the holiday blues, especially among the elderly.) (.mp3 file) [view item]