This week, we talk with Prof. Sharde Davis and Mason Holland ’23 (CLAS) about UConn’s newly-launched course on anti-Black racism; John Bell, director of the Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry drops by to talk about engineering and puppetry; and we learn about how the University prepared for nuclear attack at the dawn of the […]
The UConn 360 Podcast
This week, we talk with Larry Wasiele, who created the iconic statue of Jonathan that stands proudly in front of Gampel Pavilion, and the gang looks back on a year that many of us would just as soon forget, but which was not without its high points.
This week, we hear from Kenneth Fuchs, professor of music composition, about his new recording with the United States Coast Guard Band; Donald Pendagast ’20 MBA talks about how his Curated CT startup is helping local businesses; and we travel back to a time when a house ordered from a Sears catalog was the center […]
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 […]
This week, we sit down with the UConn School of Law’s John Aloysius Cogan Jr. to learn about this week’s arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the Affordable Care Act, and we travel back to the mid-1970s to discover an iconic campus building’s original name.
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 track down a documentary about American blues legends that had long been thought lost, and learn why Spring Break was once looked forward to as a time when students could finally take off their hats.
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 […]
This week, Adam Giardino ’11 (CLAS) tells us how he’s making sports broadcasting more welcoming and inclusive for diverse voices with the Black Play-by-Play Broadcaster Grant and Scholarship Fund; we meet Tyler Silverio ’21 (CLAS), the new UConn 360 student worker; and Tom canters through history with a look at UConn’s horses. Transcript Tom Breen: […]
This week, we talk with Professor Caitlin Lombardi about how low family income can adversely affect the development of children’s math skills, and we learn how the Hurricane of 1938 left an indelible mark on campus, but couldn’t stop the first day of classes.