‘The Relevant University’ to air Sept. 25

September 24, 2012 | Events, UToday
By Meghan Cunningham

Tune in to “The Relevant University” Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. on AM 760 WJR.

This month, Lawrence J. Burns, UT vice president for external affairs, explores the cutting-edge research led by the nation’s colleges and universities that advances knowledge.

In this month’s episode:

• Dr. James Sayer with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute shares the unique vehicle-to-vehicle wireless communications project under way in Ann Arbor to help make driving safer.

• The University of Toledo’s Dr. Karen Bjorkman discusses the strong astronomy program that is advancing with a partnership with the new Discovery Channel Telescope.

• Dr. Judd Shellito with the Louisiana State University Health Science Center New Orleans talks about a new partnership in the state that teams colleges and health centers together to advance care.

• And Bob Geolas, CEO of the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, provides information on the leading research business park that has long been a model for such collaborations.

The University and Detroit’s WJR Radio produce the monthly, hourlong program that explores the critical role higher education plays in our world.

Listen at utoledo.edu/therelevantuniversity.

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