Big East basketball is back! We hear from a variety of voices about the significance of UConn’s return to the conference where we became a national powerhouse; we talk to Avinoam Patt, Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies and Director of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, about the critical […]
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This week, we sit down with UConn sports expert Mike Enright to recount some of the most memorable moments in Husky history; we also discover the prehistory of Downtown Storrs is longer than we would have guessed, and talk about which residence hall might have made a good hotel.
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, we get the lowdown on UConn’s participation in Connecticut’s first-ever ice hockey festival; we hear about ways students can stay healthy on campus; and we travel to the town of Ridgefield to learn about the significance of a Revolutionary War-related discovery. Transcript [00:00:00] Tom Breen: Hello everyone and welcome to episode 51 of […]
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, 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, UConn football great Dan Orlovsky talks social media and UConn memories, History professor and Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow at UConn’s Humanities Institute Kate Grandjean regales us with the tale of notorious British loyalist serial killers Micajah and Wiley Harpe, and Tom’s History Corner gets personal with perhaps the worst building occupation in UConn history (with […]
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, we’re taking the show on the road, taping in front of a Homecoming Weekend crowd estimated to be the largest ever assembled to listen to an episode of this podcast. Prof. Margaret Rubega (@ProfRubega) talks about what it’s like to be the official state bird expert, Baseball Coach Jim Penders recalls the time […]
This week, we speak with UConn English Professor Pamela Bedore about the world’s most famous detective, learn about the intricacies of literary translation from Peter Constantine at the Humanities Institute, and learn about what we were called before we were called Huskies.