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Supreme Deliberations

Supreme Deliberations

September 30, 2020

This week, the Brave Space feature launches with Kelly Ha, a Master's of Social Work student who talks about her experiences as an Asian American and the #IAmNotaVirus campaign; we talk with Professor David Yalof about the future of the Supreme Court; and we learn what Mirror Lake replaced on campus. 

Broadcasting Diverse Voices in Sports

Broadcasting Diverse Voices in Sports

September 16, 2020

This week, Adam Giardino '11 (CLAS) tells us what he's doing to make the sports broadcasting world more welcoming and inclusive for diverse voices via a new scholarship and grant program; we meet new UConn 360 student worker Tyler Silverio '21 (CLAS); and Tom horses around ... historically. 

Here Comes The Story of the Hurricane

Here Comes The Story of the Hurricane

September 2, 2020

This week, we talk with Professor Caitlin Lombardi about how family income can adversely affect the development of math skills in children, and we learn about how the Hurricane of 1938 left an indelible mark on campus, but couldn't stop classes from being held. 

Symbol of Might to the Foe

Symbol of Might to the Foe

August 19, 2020

This week, we sit down with UConn sports expert Mike Enright to go over some of the most memorable moments in Husky history, and we learn that the prehistory of Downtown Storrs is longer than we originally guessed. 

The Great Grade-Change Caper

The Great Grade-Change Caper

August 5, 2020

This week, Professor Rachael Gabriel, director of the Neag School of Education's Reading and Language Arts Center, talks about what she's done to help students, parents, and teachers stay on top of reading education during the pandemic, and we learn about the fatal flaw in a plan to illegally change the grades of students. 

The Tide Is In

The Tide Is In

July 22, 2020

This week we sit down with alumna Lara Herscovitch '95 about balancing a career in social work with a career in writing and performing music; and we travel to storied Fort Trumbull to learn how UConn students there got the news out in the 1940s. 

The Spirit of ‘49

The Spirit of ‘49

July 8, 2020

This week, we hear from Coach Geno Auriemma; we meet Louis Goffinet '17, who launched a local charitable project in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and we don mismatched Colonial uniforms to march alongside the mysterious UConn 49ers. 

Dig This Episode, Literally! (Well, Not Literally)

Dig This Episode, Literally! (Well, Not Literally)

June 24, 2020

This week, UConn Humanities Institute Fellow Siavash Samei '19 PhD tells us about his work on archaeological digs in what used to be Mesopotamia, we learn about a class so good students deliberately flunked so they could take it again, and we almost forget to brag about an award. 

A Nation in Turmoil

A Nation in Turmoil

June 10, 2020

With marches and protests in small towns and big cities across the country in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, a black man, by Minneapolis police officers, we convened a panel of UConn faculty members affiliated with the Africana Studies Institute to help us understand the events unfolding across the nation and the world. Joining us are Melina Pappademos, associate professor of history and Africana Studies and director of the institute; Sean Salvant, associate professor of English and Africana Studies; Bede Agocha, assistant professor in residence of psychological sciences and Africana Studies; and David Embrick, associate professor of sociology and Africana Studies. 

Awopbopaloopbop AlopbamUConn

Awopbopaloopbop AlopbamUConn

May 27, 2020

This week, Professor Jeffrey Ogbar talks about the art and lasting influence of Little Richard, and we journey back to the 1940s, when a professor was on trial for suspected anti-American sympathies.

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