Jim Sciutto is Chief National Security Correspondent and Anchor at CNN. His new book, The Shadow War, is a fascinating and terrifying account the new ways China and Russia are waging war – from systematic election interference campaigns to kidnapper satellites straight out of a James Bond film. Jim visited UM last month and shared his thoughts on how to separate signal from noise in today’s crazy news environment.
The Innovation Factory opens on November 8, 2019. It’s a place where ideas collide and come to life. It’s a place where you can do things and make things. University of Montana art professors Elizabeth Dove and Brad Allen spent the last 18 months building “IF” and in this episode, we investigate their vision to create an experiential learning hub for our entire community.
Entrepreneur, teacher and persuasion expert Micah Larsen returns to the pod for #7 in the S.E.A. Change series. Learn all about Micah’s non-linear journey to motherhood and how having a child motivated a huge shift in her business – a specific and empathetic focus on helping women entrepreneurs succeed.
To learn more about Micah, check out: www.micahlarsen.com
This week’s episode brings you a deeply personal conversation with University of Montana alum Matt Gangloff, founder of Enlyten Lab. We discuss Matt’s military experience and his post-deployment battles with anxiety, depression and addiction. Many of us live with anxiety and depression every day, and this conversation shines a much needed light on that reality.
Matt Hamon is Professor of Art at the University of Montana. His photography is currently on display at the Montana Museum of Art and Culture in a striking exhibition called Ratljóst. We ask Matt about his process, his decision to shoot nudity and his conception of representing truth in photography.
Sheila Stearns is a Montana legend. Her list of important and difficult jobs in higher education is unparalleled: Montana’s longest-serving commissioner of higher education, interim chancellor of MSU-Billings, President of Wayne State College in Nebraska, provost and chancellor of UM Western, and – of course – President of the University of Montana. Now, she’s been tapped to chair Montana’s congressional redistricting commission. Is there anything Sheila can’t do?