Mind-U Mind-U is a new podcast that's dedicated to stimulating the intellect, and inspiring you to learn something new every day. Mind-U is produced by WNIJ, in collaboration with NIU Steamworks.
Mind-U

Mind-U

From Northern Public Radio

Mind-U is a new podcast that's dedicated to stimulating the intellect, and inspiring you to learn something new every day. Mind-U is produced by WNIJ, in collaboration with NIU Steamworks.

Most Recent Episodes

Mind-U: Byte by Byte

Every time we use the internet, we leave a trail of information behind. On this edition of Mind-U, we'll hear a Northern Illinois University STEM Café talk, members of the NIU Marketing Department will discuss where we're leaving our digital footprints, who's using our personal data and what they're doing with it.

Mind-U: The Local Food Movement

Want to be healthier, contribute to lower pollution and stimulate the local economy? Eating locally grown food can help you do all three! On this edition of Mind-U we'll hear a Northern Illinois University Stem Cafe talk, "Our Daily Spread: Local Farms, Community Gardens and Access to Healthy Food," Melissa Burlingame, co-manager of NIU's Communiversity Gardens program, will explore the flaws that make our current food delivery and transportation systems so wasteful. She will examine the

Mind-U: The Rhetoric of Climate Change

Why do our conversations about climate change get so heated? And why do they often feel so unproductive? On this edition of Mind-U, we'll hear a Northern Illinois University STEM Café talk, "The Rhetoric of Climate Change." NIU Professor Emeritus of English Philip Eubanks will explore why people disagree so strongly about climate change and what can be done to make the conversation more useful for everyone.

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