It’s the start of a new academic year! We interview UConn students on what they hope the year brings them, learn about human rights and sustainability from Prof. Shareen Hertel, and travel back to a time when you got napkins in dining halls only if you were lucky.
The UConn 360 Podcast
This week, we learn from Philosophy Prof. Mitchell Green how to “know thyself,” meet globetrotting fitness journalist Emily Abbate ’10 CLAS, and welcome special guest Graham Stinnett, curator of Human Rights Collections and Alternative Press Collections in Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, who introduces us to some cults from […]
This week, we take a reflective look at the Mirror Lake swing and its related anonymous journal; hear from Prof. Kenneth Fuchs about his new classical music works; and learn what happened at UConn when Hurricane Gloria came through.
This week we meet UConn alum David Wollner ’82 and learn about the thriving business he created from scratch; check in with Political Science Prof. David Yalof on the Supreme Court vacancy; and learn how parents in the 1940s got the scoop on what their children were doing at UConn.
This week we meet the founders of the UConn Film Club, dive into the 20th anniversary edition of the Long River Review, and travel back to 1980 to see how UConn reacted to a Klan rally in eastern Connecticut.
This week we talk with Nick Zaharias ’85 (CLAS), whose multiple claims to fame include a very muddy one; learn from Political Science Prof. Brian Waddell about the differences between what people think the government does and what the government actually does; and relive the night in 1941 when a visiting basketball coach sparked a […]
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.
This week, we visit a UConn Science Salon where the weighty topic of “fake news” is dissected, talk with Broadway star Terrence Mann about spending the summer at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and get to know Homer Babbidge, the man rather than the library. Listen to the full UConn Science Salon, “Elevating the Conversation: How […]
This week, we talk to Political Science Prof. Evan Perkoski about terrorism and cybersecurity, learn how Kristi Kaeppel went from dropping out of high school to pursuing a PhD from the Neag School of Education, and explore some bygone UConn traditions that are probably best left in the past. Visit the “That Wasn’t on the […]
It’s time to commence! This year, something like 9,000 degrees will be awarded by UConn, including roughly 6,000 undergraduate degrees. As the Class of 2018 sets off to take their place among the Huskies Forever of the world, we talk with a group of seniors about what they love about UConn, what they’ll always remember, […]