There’s still a lockdown, we’re still recording from four socially distant locations, and we’re still bringing the high heat: this week, Prof. Sarah McAnulty talks to us about adorable squids and the genesis of the Skype-a-Scientist initiative, and we visit Maxine’s History Corner to learn what UConn students were forbidden to do during the 1918-1920 […]
This week, UConn philosopher Susan Schneider tells us about some of the possible benefits (and some of the potentially terrifying downsides) to artificial intelligence; Daniel Burkey, associate dean in the School of Engineering, explains how the school became a nationally-lauded model of student diversity; and we learn about two incidents in 1960 that involved flags […]
This week, the gang takes stock of the year just about to pass, plays back some of our favorite stories, and learns about the antediluvian ancestor of UConn 360 itself. Transcript Tom Breen: Hi everyone. You’re hearing the sound of brass and not sleigh bells, but it’s still the holiday time of year here at […]
This week, men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley stops by to talk about UConn hoops, Madison Square Garden, and growing up in a basketball family; Jane O’Donnell takes us on a tour of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology’s Insect Collection; and we travel back to a time when UConn was a ski destination (sort […]
This week, Political Science Professor David Yalof gives us some insights into the history of impeachment in Washington, D.C.; Astronomy Professor Jonathan Trump tells us some awe-inspiring facts about black holes; and we relive the night when North Campus was convulsed by panic over rumors of sinister clown-related activity.
This week, Mike Chase ’11 (LAW) tells us about his runaway success as the author of a book offering pointers on very specific federal crimes; Adjunct Professor Matt DeBacco ’07, ’11 MS, ’14 MS talks about a unique class on the horticulture of cannabis; and Tom gives us some background information on why we shouldn’t […]
This week, Prof. Andrea Voyer explains what Emily Post’s collected advice can tell us about American society; Prof. Beth Taylor tells us why just five minutes of exercise a day can be a difference-maker for our health; and we travel back to 1919 to figure out why students were lining up in Hawley Armory to […]
This week, UConn engineering students get Hartford’s iconic Keney Memorial Clock Tower chiming once again; Prof. Bart Roccoberton Jr. reflects on his work with UConn’s world-famous puppetry program; and the gang tries to solve a mystery regarding the identity of the first woman to attend classes at the university.
This week, we talk with Prof. Erin Young about genetics and pain management, and the challenges that come with being a woman in science; Ken checks in with Geno Auriemma, Napheesa Collier, and some familiar names from UConn women’s basketball; and we look back at a raiding party that sallied north of the border to […]
This week, UConn poll expert extraordinaire Jennifer Necci Dineen tells us what to look for in the midterm surveys, Lakeside’s own Elaina Hancock talks about an ongoing climate change information project she’s doing, and Julie steps up to the History Corner to find out what happened when UConn turned a dorm over to the students.