This week marks the start of the Brave Space feature with an interview featuring Kelly Ha, a Master’s of Social Work student who tells us about her experiences as an Asian American and with the #IAmNotAVirus campaign. We also sit down with Prof. David Yalof to discuss the future of the U.S. Supreme Court, and […]
Tag: Student Stories
This week, we check in with students who are building a Minecraft-style graduation for UConn seniors, and learn about life on campus in 1905 from the perspective of an original women’s basketball team member. Transcript Tom Breen: [00:00:00] Hello everyone and welcome to episode 58 of UConn 360, that’s the only podcast in the world […]
This week, we learn about a student’s innovative approach to promoting composting at UConn; we get a glimpse inside an exhibit devoted to the work of underground comics legend R. Crumb; and we quiz each other about UConn urban legends. Transcript Tom Breen: [00:00:00] Hi everybody welcome to episode 54 of UConn 360. That’s […]
This week, we meet the UConn Woodsmen, one of the most distinctive and interesting student clubs on campus; we learn from Prof. Christopher Vials why a new anthology about the history of anti-fascism is so timely; and we ponder the call letters for UConn’s very first radio station and consider the career of its founder, […]
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, Julie talks with members of the basketball team organized by the UConn chapter of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association about their winning ways; Ken gets us ready for the visit by the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine’s visit to the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts; and Tom tells us about the […]
This week, Student Podcast Assistant Extraordinaire Maxine Philavong takes the reigns for a spooktacular Halloween episode. She interviews UConn students about their costume choices, and provides a feature on UConn’s Horror Club. We wrap up this excursion into terror with a rundown of historic Halloweens at UConn, and ponder the mystery of the “milkshake dance.”
This week, we meet UConn 360 student worker Maxine Philavong ’20 (CLAS); we learn about the UConn Gaming Club from Ryan Marsh ’20 (ENG); PhD candidate Rebecca Rowe discusses her research on the ways in which characters in animated films and television shows can affect girls’ ideas about body image; and we try, unsuccessfully, 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 meet superstar student Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru ’20 (CAHNR); learn about Prof. Ryan Watson’s survey research focusing on LGBTQ adolescents; thank our lucky stars that commencement ceremonies have drastically changed since the 1890s; and salute a master in our midst.