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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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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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