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Entries for January 2014

It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Shane Hudson and Sports in the University!

Dr. Shane Hudson, Director of the Texas A&M Laboratory for the Study of Intercollegiate Athletics, joins us to chat about the role of Sports and Athletics in the University.  There is so much attention given to budgets and costs and sports is often a large expenditure department of the University.  Why do Universities has sports?  We cover that topic (and more) in this podcast!  LISTEN NOW!

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It's Video and Audio Podcast Friday! with Hall of Fame Coach Mark Johnson

Today we have our second webcast of our 2013 Huffines Discussion talks (these talks are analogous to TED Talks).  Up today is Hall of Fame Coach Mark Johnson talking about the importance of Athletics/Sports in a University  You can see the video here, or if you don't have time, download the audio-only version here. The transcript of the talk is here and Coach Johnson's bio is here!  Enjoy!

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It's Podcast Friday! with Dr. Buzz Pruitt and Sex Education (and health risks!)

Following last week's podcast about exercise and pregnancy, Dr. Buzz Pruitt joins us for a frank discussion about sex education.  This topic has become politicized in some segments of our society, so it's great to hear a clear, reasonable voice regarding sex education.  Dr. Pruitt doesn't shy away from any of the contentious issues and we think you'll be well-informed by this chat. LISTEN NOW!

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It's VIDEO and Audio Podcast Friday! With Huffines Discussion Scholar Dr. Jim Pivarnik!

Today we kick off the webcast of our 2013 Huffines Discussion talks (these talks are analogous to TED Talks).  First up today is Dr. Jim Pivarnik from Michigan State University talking about Exercise and Pregnancy!  You can see the video here, or if you don't have time, download the audio-only version here.  The transcript of the talk is here and Dr. Pivarnik's bio is here!  Enjoy!

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Want to know more about the Huffines is doing?  The Annual Reports are here!
If you've ever wanted to know all that the Huffines Institute does, check out our Annual Reports. Or, if you want to do it the long way, you can ...

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