Words Matter Podcasts
WORDS MATTER - PART 1 - DR. PETER MERCER
Peter Mercer, President of Ramapo College, shares thoughts, humor, and personal anecdotes on the challenges and rewards of college leadership, the central role of humanities in education, and the importance of words and meaning.
WORDS MATTER - PART 2 - DR. JUDITH STARK
6/11/2014 - Dr. Judith Stark, Professor of Philosophy at Seton Hall University, offers new 'quality of life' metrics, and underscores the need for citizen responsibility, respect for nature, and a rich interior life to ensure a healthy planet.
WORDS MATTER - PART 3 - DR. NANCY CANTO
Dr. Nancy Cantor, Chancellor of Rutgers University-Newark, speaks about Newark’s potential for growth, her love of Social Psychology and creative dialogue, and the news media’s role in empowering diverse voices and fostering collaboration.
WORDS MATTER - PART 4 - DR. MICHAEL ZAVADA & DR. JUDITH STARK
An interview with Dr. Michael Zavada, Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Judith Stark, Professor of Philosophy at Seton Hall University. Dr. Zavada speaks about environmental change as a “test of humanity,” and the necessity of citizen knowledge and civic action.
WORDS MATTER - PART 5 - DR. SHIRLEY TILGHMAN
Dr. Shirley Tilghman, President Emerita, Princeton University, discusses arts as central to undergraduate education, the urgency of "putting a price on carbon" to motivate environmental stewardship, and the need for women in leadership.