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What’s the problem with civility?

What’s the problem with civility?

February 7, 2019

Three Rochester professors discuss the nature of America’s political and social divide and offer ideas on how higher education might help bridge the widening gap.

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An academic understanding of hate

An academic understanding of hate

November 29, 2018

Listening to the news, it can feel as though acts of violence—particularly violence inspired by bigotry and hate—are on the rise, and unfortunately the numbers back that up. How are we to make sense of this rise? Three Rochester researchers sat down for an academic conversation about hate and intolerance, discussing reactions to recent incidents of hate, important lessons from history, and the psychology of stereotypes and intolerance.

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Quadcast transcript: Creating a ‘citizen economist’

September 12, 2018

The complete transcript for the September 12, 2018 episode of the University of Rochester Quadcast podcast.

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Quadcast transcript: Rochester implements restorative practice

September 7, 2018

This is a transcript for the September 7, 2018 episode of the University Quadcast podcast.

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Quadcast transcript: Dean Donald Hall shares priorities, vision for AS&E

July 16, 2018

Jim Ver Steeg:            You’re listening to QuadCast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. I’m Jim Ver Steeg, your host. On July 1st of this year, Donald Hall became the University of Rochester’s Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering. Dean Hall comes to us from […]

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Quadcast transcript: 13 signs your teenager may have an eating disorder

June 1, 2018

Sandra Knispel: You’re now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. To most of us, eating is pleasurable, but according to estimates, some 30 million Americans suffer at least at some point in their lives from eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge eating disorder. For them, […]

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Quadcast transcript: Political scientists monitor threats to US democractic instituions

April 11, 2018

You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official Quadcast of the University of Rochester. Sandra Knispel: “One of the greatest threats to democracy is the idea that it is unassailable.” That’s the tagline for Bright Line Watch, a non-partisan group of political scientists. The scholars monitor US-American democratic practices, the resilience of the […]

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Quadcast transcript: Multinationals pull strings at World Bank

March 14, 2018

Intro Sandra Knispel: The World Bank’s goal is to end poverty. It was founded in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference to rebuild Europe and other parts of the world devastated by World War II. The Bank is independent and gives loans to countries solely based on need and merit of the project. But that’s […]

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Quadcast transcript: How to land a job straight out of college

February 21, 2018

Read the story: Changing approaches guide students’ path to career success What’s your dream job? What do you want to be? Every five-year-old has a quick answer or two to this question. But once you are at university it becomes more pressing. Besides, what’s a dream job? The question becomes: how do you land a […]

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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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