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In a single minute, leading ASU experts share their wisdom on major topics that influence our world.

 
 

"Rather than being ruled by fear, we can learn to better balance it with our reason."

Andrew Maynard is the director of ASU's Risk Innovation Lab, professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, and author of the forthcoming book Films from the Future: The Technology and Morality of Sci-Fi Movies. He holds a PhD in physics from the University of Cambridge. 

 

"Ending racism is not about magically fixing attitudes, but about adopting policies that reckon with our nation's history."

Matthew Delmont is a Professor of History at ASU. He is the author of "Making Roots: A Nation Captivated," "Why Busing Failed: Race, Media, and the National Backlash to School Desegregation" and "The Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand, Rock 'n' Roll, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in 1950s Philadelphia." 

 

"...a massively complex, interconnected, international network of computers, wires, routers and underseas cables."

Jamie Winterton is the Director of Strategy for ASU’s Global Security Initiative, where she creates novel solutions for multifaceted and disparate problem spaces. Winterton coordinates and participates in defense and security-related research, with a special emphasis on cybersecurity. 

 

"As we've looked at the fundamental structure of matter, we've discovered the universe isn't at all what we thought it was."

Lawrence Krauss is Foundation Professor in ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Physics department. Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist and author of the bestselling "A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing" and the newly published "The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far."

 

"Creativity is everywhere. But sometimes it hides beneath social conventions, rules and a fear of failure."

Steven J. Tepper is dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at ASU. Tepper is a leading writer and speaker on U.S. cultural policy and his work has fostered national discussions around cultural engagement, creative work and careers, art and democracy, and the transformative possibilities of a 21st century creative campus. 

 

"I think kindness is a behavior, a skill, it's glue. It's essential to all of our environments."

Liz Lerman is a renowned choreographer, performer, writer, educator and speaker, and the recipient of numerous honors, including a 2002 MacArthur "Genius Grant," a 2011 United States Artists Ford Fellowship in Dance and a Deutsch Fellow. In 2016, she was named the first Institute Professor at ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.

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