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Beyond the Talk
30 minutes | Oct 31, 2022
Let’s Chat | Meet Exec
Welcome back to a new semester! Meet our 2022-2023 Executive Board and hear their thoughts and insight about TEDxUF.
39 minutes | Jan 28, 2022
Christine Errico | Cleft Confidence
Cleft Lip and Palate (CLP) is most widely known because of it's effects on a person's appearance; however, there are many lesser known struggles, such as being underestimated in professional settings, and feeling excluded from society. Today we are talking with Christine Errico, who has a Ph.D. in accounting, and is now working as a Cleft Confidence coach to advocate and help those struggling with CLP. Join us as we discuss Christine's journey living with CLP, and how she is working to educate the public about CLP and promote inclusivity for cleft-affected individuals. Have an idea for Beyond the Talk? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
45 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
06: Dr. Daniel Czyz
In a time when microbes are dominating our lives, researchers like Dr. Czyz are always looking for ways to avoid our "Microbial Doomsday." Dr. Czyz is an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida with the Microbiology and Cell Sciences Department. His Lab and interests involve a prevalent and potentially devastating field of Antimicrobial resistance and the development of alternate therapeutics to bacterial infections.
35 minutes | Jul 18, 2021
Dr. Jamie Foster
Dr. Foster is a Microbiologist with interests and research in Astrobiology. Her work uncovers the vast relationships between microbes and how they interact with their environment and surroundings, in space and on Earth.
58 minutes | Apr 13, 2021
04: Dr. Kole Odutola
A poet, photographer, literary critic, and modern-day hunter-gatherer of texts, Dr. Odutola is an ambassador of art and language with many importantly diverse views on the state of these fields today. This episode will transform the way you might view research and introduce you to the influence that global media has on your local community.
27 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
03: Dr. Natalie Dean
This episode features Dr. Dean, a well-accomplished biostatistician at the University of Florida, specializing in infectious disease epidemiology. We are rounding many corners during this pandemic, but there is still much to learn and understand about COVID-19. From sifting through vaccine efficacy data to social implications of this process, Dr. Dean breaks down some of the most highly discussed topics surrounding this disease.
49 minutes | Feb 24, 2021
02: Dr. Munger
Wake up and smell the roses! Dr. Munger is the Director of the Center for Smell and Taste at the University of Florida and he shares his research and expertise in the science behind the senses. Join us in learning more about the fascinating ways our body experiences and interprets the world around us.
33 minutes | Feb 16, 2021
01: Dr. Donnelly
For this season's pilot episode, get a taste of what the University of Florida has to offer in terms of research from the director and founder of the Center for Undergraduate Research. Learn about current fascinating projects, tips on getting involved, and even some exclusive insight on Barack Obama.
23 minutes | Mar 9, 2020
Let's Chat | TEDxUF 2020 Paradox
We've spent a semester hyping you up but now it is finally here! Our TEDxUF Conference will be taking place this March 15th, 2020 at the Phillips Center. Join us this week as we give you a little preview of the talks we will be having and what to expect from this year's conference. Our team has spent an entire year getting ready for this great event so make sure you don't miss out. More information available on our fb (https://www.facebook.com/TEDxUF/) or at tedxuf.com.
32 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
Episode 31. Laz Tejera | Get TEDsted
We make sure to eat healthy, take breaks and exercise to maintain our physical and mental health, but how often do you think about your sexual health? Join us this week as we discuss disparities in health and how that can affect people's sexual health with Lazaro Tejera, UF alum and HIV Prevention Coordinator with the WellFlorida Council. For more information about safe sexual health practices and resources available for you please check out everyonestopaidsnow.com.
32 minutes | Jan 30, 2020
30. STRIKE Magazine | Four Strikes You're Out
New year, new great content! Every day we interact with fashion but have you ever stopped to think about how different trends come to be? Join us as we discuss style, artistry and the demise of athleisure with STRIKE magazine’s Kaureen and Matt (@strikemagazineuf)! We also have our final salon of the year this Saturday Feb. 1st at Flow Space in Downtown, Gainesville. Check out our facebook page (TEDxUF) for more info.
33 minutes | Dec 20, 2019
29. Mike Waylen | Off the Grid on the Pod
With larger implications for next semester, Erika and Virginia interview Mike Waylen, social geographer and PHD student at the University of Florida. Themes of social inequality, research, and the answers to STEM or no STEM, Virginia and Erika find out just how abstract the maps you think of can get!
46 minutes | Dec 6, 2019
28. Dr. Rebecca Baldwin | Bugs and People
Have you ever thought about how bugs affect your day to day? Join us as we bug out on the pod with Dr. Rebecca Baldwin, entomology professor here at the University of Florida. We talk about how bugs impact every aspect of our lives; from the places we live in, to the food we eat.
40 minutes | Nov 8, 2019
27. Dr. Diego Pascual | Heritage Speaker Bilingualism
In today's world, we are exposed to a variety of cultures in our day to day lives. However, have you ever stopped to think about how this increase in migration and globalization has impacted language? Join us this week as we speak with Dr. Diego Pascual and discuss Heritage Speaker Bilingualism, language and culture and the experience of being bilingual in the United States.
33 minutes | Oct 31, 2019
26. Derek Diel | Pods on the Pod: Even Farther Beyond
Much to Virginia’s resentment, engineering is back. Join Erika and Virginia as they interview Derek Diel, a speaker of both the engineering and business language who combines his interests to compete in one of the most niche competitions around the world: Hyperloop. Learn more about how transportation, SpaceX, and memes can equate to the next generation of brilliance.
38 minutes | Oct 25, 2019
25. Let's Chat | Boo-yond the Talk
It's spooky season and Beyond the Talk is bringing you the facts behind the myths we all know and love. Join Virginia and Erika as they dive deep into the origins of your favorite spooky characters and share some of their favorite Gainesville scary stories.
67 minutes | Oct 18, 2019
24. Benny Torres | Invisible Things Aren't Visible
We are constantly being confronted with advertisements, yet we usually don't really think about the impact advertising can have for certain communities. This week we interviewed Bienvenido "Benny" Torres, part of the faculty at UF's College of Journalism and Communications, as well as a Gator Alum. Join us as we discuss advertising and queer communities, advocacy and the cultural impact of RuPaul's Drag Race.
25 minutes | Oct 11, 2019
23. Robert Schulte | The Bee in Business
Have you ever thought about how bees impact your day to day life, beyond just honey? In this episode, Erika and Virginia speak with Robert Schulte, an Industrial and Systems Engineer student at the University of Florida, as well as the proud owner of Karen's Bees. Join them as they discuss the importance of bees and how these small creatures can transform the world of business and engineering.
28 minutes | Oct 3, 2019
22. Let's Chat | TEDxUF 2019 Recap
Beyond the Talk is back! Dive in with new hosts Erika and Virginia for season 2. In the first episode get to know the new faces as they get to know each other and recap last years record breaking conference.
51 minutes | Apr 1, 2019
21: Let's Chat | Last One, Best One
For the very last, audience-dedicated episode of Beyond the Talk, Zoe and Apeksha answer questions directly from listeners. Thank you to everyone who has supported the podcast for the past eight months - your incredible commitment to exploring the expansive world of TEDx Talks has inspired us beyond measure. We hope you've enjoyed this journey as much as we have.
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