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Quadcast transcript: How to get into your dream college

February 7, 2018

Sandra Knispel: Welcome to the Quadcast. I’m your host, Sandra Knispel. Do you ever lie awake at night and wonder how to get into your dream college, or how to stand out during the interview process, what you should never, ever write in a college application essay? Besides, what’s a dream college? How do you […]

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Quadcast transcript: History class uses podcasts to explore Erie Canal

January 31, 2018

Welcome to the Quadcast—I’m your host Sandra Knispel. You may have ice skated on it recently, taken a lazy boat trip on it in the summer, or simply jogged along its banks. We’re talking, of course, about the Erie Canal, which today is largely a recreational waterway. That wasn’t always the case. When it was […]

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Quadcast transcript: East High School two years later

November 15, 2017

 C’vanna Gibson: It was a hot mess. It was just mad crazy, everybody was fighting. Jamahl King: “Some of the kids, you know, they were just fighting. Crazy. Disrespectful.” Elaine Christiano: “A lot of the kids just didn’t want to come to school. The teachers were not respected. Adults were not respected.” That’s 10th-grader C’vanna […]

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Quadcast transcript: Understanding the University’s global impact

November 14, 2017

Peter Iglinski: We think of colleges and universities as institutions of higher education, where students study, learn and prepare for their futures—and that’s all true. But, universities can also be powerful economic engines for their communities. Last year, the Center for Governmental Research published a report that quantified the University of Rochester’s economic impact on […]

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Quadcast transcript: Interest rates, inflation, and you

October 25, 2017

You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. Peter Iglinski: I’m Peter Iglinski, your host for this episode. Narayana Kocherlakota is a Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester. Before joining the faculty last year, Professor Kocherlakota served six years as president and […]

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Quadcast transcript: Polish Film Festival marks 20th year

October 19, 2017

You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. I’m Peter Iglinski, your host for this episode. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Polish Film Festival in Rochester, presented by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies. Each fall, the festival features more than […]

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Quadcast transcript: Education professor sees an environment in transition

October 18, 2017

Sandra Knispel: You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. [intro music] Welcome to the Quadcast—I’m your host Sandra Knispel. I’m joined today by Joanne Larson, who is the Michael W. Scandling Professor of Education at the University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education. Professor Larson is also […]

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Quadcast transcript: Ehsan Hoque, among ‘10 Scientists to Watch,’ is a study in resiliency

October 4, 2017

Peter Iglinski: You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. I’m Peter Iglinski, your host for this episode. Ehsan Hoque is an assistant professor at the University of Rochester. He studies, in his own words, “human behavior through a computational lens.” Professor Hoque received his Ph.D. from […]

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Quadcast transcript: Student leaders take the reins

September 27, 2017

Read the complete transcript of the September 27 episode of the University of Rochester’s Quadcast podcast.

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Quadcast transcript: Does guilt make good parenting

August 22, 2017

[music, voiceover] You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, University of Rochester’s official podcast. Sandra Knispel: Welcome to the QuadCast. I am joined today by University of Rochester psychology professor Judi Smetana, an expert in the field of adolescent-parent relationships, and Wendy Rote, who got her PhD in Psychology at Rochester and is now […]

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