This week, we speak with School of Fine Arts faculty members Cora Lynn Deibler and Earl MacDonald about the new collaborative work of animation “By Our Love”; student Tomaso Scotti tells us about what it’s like to host the My First Year Story podcast; and we learn about a bygone student tradition that is probably […]
This week, History Prof. Manisha Sinha talks about the significance of the 2020 presidential election within the context of U.S. history, as part of our ongoing Brave Space series; Political Science Prof. Evan Perkoski discusses his study of the role civil society can play in preventing (or worsening) mass violence; and we learn about bygone […]
This week, we hear from Coach Geno Auriemma; we meet Louis Goffinet ’17, who launched a huge local charitable effort in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and we try (and fail) to solve the riddle of the UConn ’49ers. Transcript Tom Breen: [00:00:00] Hello everyone and welcome to episode 63 of UConn 360. That is […]
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, Prof. Arnold Dashefsky tells us what goes into the making of the American Jewish Year Book, which first began publishing in the 19th century; no less a personage than Jonathan XIV drops by the studio to demonstrate why he’s UConn’s favorite pooch; and, with news of conference realignment in the air, we travel […]
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.
This week, we talk about the trial of war criminal Ratko Mladic with Gladstein Visiting Professor of Human Rights Predrag Dojcinovic; Julie takes us inside a class at UConn Hartford where students are learning to be mindful; and Student Alumni Association President Bryan Kirby drops by to give us all the dirt on the annual […]
This week, we sit down with Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek and I’m With Her fame to talk about her upcoming performance at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts; learn about Prof. Cathy Schlund-Vials’ unconventional route to the academy and how taking complaints about a pizza restaurant played a role in that; and finally […]