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Bison Talk takes a deep dive into today’s current events and news with some of the Lipscomb University community’s most interesting people. Bison Talk is produced by the Lipscomb University Office of Communications & Public Relations.

Bison Talk takes a deep dive into today’s current events and news with some of the Lipscomb University community’s most interesting people. Bison Talk is produced by the Lipscomb University Office of Communications & Public Relations.
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Bison Talk takes a deep dive into today’s current events and news with some of the Lipscomb University community’s most interesting people. Bison Talk is produced by the Lipscomb University Office of Communications & Public Relations.

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S2E6: Preparing tomorrow's health care leaders

11/9/2018
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The health care industry is growing rapidly across the nation and especially in our hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, which is arguably the health care capital of the country. Thousands of young people every year prepare to enter the health care field as practitioners, but who will lead these organizations? Dr. Bart Liddle, assistant dean for health care programs in Lipscomb’s College of Business, discusses the new Master of Health Administration – and how it is preparing leaders for health...

Duration:00:24:16

S2E5: A journey through nursing: RN-to-BSN

11/1/2018
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When you find your passion and pursue it, that’s a very satisfying accomplishment. When you’re able to instill that passion in others that’s a powerful opportunity. Chelsia Harris, associate professor of nursing and associate executive director of nursing for degree development in Lipscomb University’s School of Nursing, is doing that every day as she inspires and trains those called to pursue nursing to find their passion and to follow it through the school's new RN-to-BSN program.

Duration:00:24:52

S2E4: How to practice personal cyber security

10/19/2018
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With cyber crime on the rise, expert Dr. Chris Simmons, professor of computer sciences and software engineering in Lipscomb’s College of Computing & Technology, shares what we need to know about cyber security and how to protect yourselves online.

Duration:00:23:05

S2E3: Conflict — Part of the Human Experience

10/11/2018
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Conflict. It’s a word that often brings to mind negative feelings or experiences. But conflict is something that comes naturally. It’s the clashing of thoughts and ideas – and it is a part of the human experience.

Duration:00:28:21

S2E2: A Sustainable Life

10/4/2018
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Dodd Galbreath, founding director of Lipscomb’s Institute for Sustainable Practice, shares experiences from the summer travel study in Vermont and a little about what’s happening this fall.

Duration:00:34:26

S2E1: They have flown the nest, now what?

8/31/2018
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They left the nest, now what? As students across the country head to colleges for the first time, parents and the families back home have to adjust to a new normal. Chris Gonazlez, director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program and associate professor of psychology at Lipscomb, who just moved his youngest child into the dorm and is a new empty-nester, shares insight on how to navigate this transition.

Duration:00:34:31

#32 Where Science Meets Religion

5/3/2018
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Laura Vento, a senior public relations major, is the guest host for this discussion about the intersection of science and religion with physics professor Alan Bradshaw.

Duration:00:16:59

#31 Making room in the inn

4/20/2018
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Professor Emily Stutzman learns more about the students who are behind running a Room in the Inn program on campus to provide warm accommodations during winter months for the homeless.

Duration:00:40:46

#30: Scott Baker talks with his hands

4/13/2018
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Scott Baker, director of marketing and recruiting for Lipscomb University’s George Shinn College of Entertainment & the Arts, takes talking with his hands to the next level.

Duration:00:33:10

#29 A forum for student research

4/5/2018
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For years, Dr. Jan Harris, associate professor of English, has been an integral part of Lipscomb’s Student Scholars Symposium. Rachel Kirsch, a senior strategic communications major, sat down with Harris to learn more about the interdisciplinary event that celebrates the creative and scholarly works of Lipscomb students.

Duration:00:16:34

#28 The first dance

3/29/2018
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This season has been a historic one for the Lipscomb University men’s basketball team as it earned its first trip to the The Big Dance aka the NCAA tournament! Head Coach Casey Alexander takes a look back and a look at what’s on the horizon for the program.

Duration:00:20:37

#27 It’s easy being green!

3/23/2018
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Lipscomb Academy Elementary School faculty Becky Collins and Ginger Reasonover are teaching future generations to be good stewards of the world around them through environmental science and Green Team programs. Third grader Jackson Savage is a special guest on this episode to share the lessons he has learned.

Duration:00:39:32

#26 ‘It Takes Two’ to Singarama

3/14/2018
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For more than half a century, generations of Lipscomb students have brought singing, acting and choreography to life on the stage of Collins Alumni Auditorium as part of one of the university’s longest-running traditions — Singarama. Laurie Sain, director of Singarama, shares details about the 55th production of Singarama, which takes place at Lipscomb, April 5-7.

Duration:00:29:25

#25 How to talk to kids in wake of mass shootings

3/8/2018
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In the wake of last month’s Parkland, Florida shooting and other mass shootings that have garnered national media attention this year, many parents are left wondering how do I talk to my children about these horrific events? We sat down with marriage and family therapist Chris Gonzalez to learn how to talk with children about these events, and how to process terror.

Duration:00:38:16

#24 A short-term mission with a long-term vision

3/2/2018
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This month, Lipscomb Missions is gearing up to send 22 teams and more than 400 individuals to serve over the university’s spring break, March 12-16. Tyler Kemmerer, director of Lipscomb Missions, shares details about the long-term vision these short-term mission trips are founded on.

Duration:00:25:44

#23 ‘The Resident’ expert

2/23/2018
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Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon, New York Times bestselling author and Johns Hopkins health policy expert, stopped by campus recently to watch the premiere of FOX’s “The Resident” with film students to share insights into the world of medicine.

Duration:00:35:58

#22 A place to belong

2/15/2018
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Prentice Ashford has a passion for helping individuals find not only their voice, but also a place to belong. As Lipscomb’s new dean of intercultural development his goal is to continue to build a community that helps students find their place on an increasingly diverse campus.

Duration:00:22:12

#21 You can afford a college education!

2/8/2018
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One of the most important factors when high school students and their families select a college is the cost. The cost of higher education seems to be in headlines a lot these days. Tiffany Summers, director of financial aid, shares information to help navigate this often confusing and sometimes scary subject.

Duration:00:26:30

#20 And the winner is …

2/2/2018
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Academy Awards nominations are out and the chatter has begun about what films will be recognized for their excellence and what films didn’t make the cut. Steve Taylor, director of the School of Theatre and Cinematic Arts, shares his insight on the best films of the year and what to look for at this year’s Academy Awards.

Duration:00:37:34

#19 A sustainable degree … online!

1/25/2018
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No matter where you live across the country or around the world, a graduate degree in sustainability is just a mouse-click away! Dodd Galbreath, founding director of Lipscomb’s Institute for Sustainable Practices, shares details of this new program.

Duration:00:24:58