About the Series
The Eureka Next Podcast is meant to bring insight and inspiration to the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. Our guests cover the business, creative, athletic, and tech worlds as we look for life lessons and tips that can change everything.
EP 3: Exploring Passions Through Higher Education with Dr. Kyriacos Athanasiou
In this episode on Eureka Next, Nick Kallins sits down with world renowned biomedical engineer Kyriacos Athanasiou.
How does one go about pursuing excellence?
A 2020 inductee to the National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Kyriacos Athanasiou is a Cypriot-American biomedical engineer who has pioneered and contributed significantly to advancements in biomedical engineering, high-tech industries, tissue engineering, and medical technology. He is currently a Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Irvine and has published hundreds of cutting-edge scientific articles detailing structure-function relationships and tissue engineering approaches for articular cartilage, the knee meniscus, and the jaw joint.
Dr. Athanasiou has made many new discoveries in the medical world and among many other accomplishments, his research has helped athletes with damaged knee joints to remain competitive. Professor Athanasiou is also the former President of the Biomedical Engineering Society and among many other honors, he is a member of the National Academy of Inventors.
EP 2: Becoming a Champion with Christophe Killian
What does it take to become a champion?
Professional Sailor Christophe Killian has been the champion of several prestigious globally ranked regattas including Gov Cup, National College Championships, and was ranked #1 Match Race sailor in the USA and 12 in the World.
In this episode, Christophe shares insight and inspiration on what it takes to become a professional athlete and how someone in the younger generation can go about pursuing their passion to become a champion.
EP 1: Working Toward Your Passion with Murphy Karges
In this episode of Eureka Next, Nick Kallins sits down with musician and Founder of iconic rock band Sugar Ray.
What do you wish you knew when you started that you know now?
What made you want to start your own band?
Eureka Moments Only EP 10: The Power of a Liberal Arts Education with Andrew Stott
In this episode of the Eureka Moments Only series, special guest host Nick Kallins interviews pioneer in education, Professor Andrew Stott.
As the former Dean of Undergraduate Education at the University of Southern California Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Stott played a leading role in ensuring that undergraduate programs at USC Dornsife reflect USC’s mission of creating the college of the 21st century. Andrew Stott has recently been appointed Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Dean of the Graduate School at USC. He is also a Professor of English, the author of four widely-acclaimed books, and the recipient of multiple fellowships. In this episode, Vice Provost Stott highlights the power of a liberal arts education and how it benefits the mind and future of next generation scholars.