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In their lively and entertaining weekly discussion of issues related to higher education, KUT’s Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger explore the topics of higher education, lifelong learning, and exercising the brain. Ed and Jennifer practice what they preach, too, by introducing math puzzlers and brain teasers to keep listeners on their toes.

Higher Ed: Leadership - Can It Be Taught and Learned?

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This 2016 election season has a lot of people talking about leadership: what qualities do we want in a leader, and what kind of experiences can prepare someone to lead? In this week's episode of KUT's podcast Higher Ed, KUT's Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger talk about whether leadership can be taught and learned, or if someone people are just "born leaders."

What qualities make up a good leader? And are these things that can be taught? Click here for Ed and Jen's discussion about the role education can play in preparing someone to be a leader. You'll also get the newest puzzler. Bonus this week: it's in 3D.

This episode was recorded on August 10, 2016.

For all of the Higher Ed episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on itunes here!